What’s on around Rouse Hill and Blacktown

AUTUMN FAIR: At Pennant Hills Uniting Church, corner Boundary Road and Bellamy Street, Pennant Hills on Saturday, April 22, 9am-2pm. Stalls include books, plants, trash and treasure, cakes and jams, small furniture, Mother’s Day gifts, morning tea and sausage sizzle. There’s a free jumping castle for children. All welcome. Details: Elaine, 9875 4416.

BARGAIN SHOP: Those on a low income can fill a bag for $10 at the Community Pantry.

BARGAIN SHOP: Those on a low income can fill a bag for $10 at the Community Pantry.

BEGONIA SOCIETY: Members meet on Sunday, April 23 from 2pm at Bloomin’ Greenery Nursery, 226 Annangrove Road, Annangrove. This month’s speaker’s topic is “Caring for your Begonia”. Visitors welcome. Details: Ross, 9679 1386 or email info@begoniansw.com.au or visit the website begoniansw.com.au.

COMMUNITY PANTRY: St John’s Anglican Church, corner Hill End Road and Cameron Street, Doonside hosts a mobile pantry, 10am-11am, every second Monday which offers low cost groceries to those on a limited income. Pay $10 and you can fill a bag. Details: Alex, 9621 8101 or doonsideanglican.org.au.

LIVING HISTORY: St Bartholomew's at Prospect will be open to the public later this month.

LIVING HISTORY: St Bartholomew's at Prospect will be open to the public later this month.

GREEN MATTERS: Blacktown and District Environment Group will meet on Monday, April 24, 6pm-8pm, at Westpoint Community Room, Level 4, Patrick Street, Blacktown (near the gym). Members of the community are welcome to come along and raise any local environmental issues of concern to them. Details: email blacktowndeg@hotmail.com.

BE HAPPY: Confidence coach Anita van Rooyen will run a workshop called Happy & Confident You at the Seven Hills Community Centre on Thursday, April 27 from 6.45pm. Ms van Rooyen has helped hundreds of people break through destructive patterns. Details: anitavanrooyen.com/services.

EXPLORE HISTORY: The Friends of St Bartholomew’s will hold their annual Back to St Bartholomew’s Day on Saturday, April 29, 9am-3pm, at historic St Bartholomew’s Church, Ponds Road, Prospect. There will be a town crier, NSW Marine Corp, variety stalls, historic exhibitions, self-guided cemetery tours, demonstrations of conservation work, musicians, a sausage sizzle, coffee cart and much more. Entry is $6 adults, children under 12 free. Details: 9621 8225 or 9622 8309.

SIMPLY VOICES: A choir for senior citizens needs males in the tenor/bass range aged over 50. No audition required. The group practises Monday afternoons at Bowman Hall, Campbell Street, Blacktown. A chance to just enjoy singing. Details: Ken Freeman, 9624 5216.

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