What’s on around the town

LOVE BOOKS: Dennis Johnson Branch Library offers early literacy programs for toddlers and preschoolers.

LOVE BOOKS: Dennis Johnson Branch Library offers early literacy programs for toddlers and preschoolers.

YOGA AND MEDITATION: Classes are held each Monday and Wednesday at Glenwood Community Hub, 72 Glenwood Road, Glenwood and Blacktown Senior Citizens Centre, 21 Gribble Place, Blacktown, 7pm-8.30pm. Details: Dada, 0432 650 495 or email krsnapremananda@hotmail.com.

HATE WASTE: Blacktown's environmental group welcomes new members to its monthly meetings.

HATE WASTE: Blacktown's environmental group welcomes new members to its monthly meetings.

FLYING THE FLAG: PFLAG, the support group for parents, family and friends of lesbian and gay children will meet on Saturday, July 22 from 2pm at Wesley Lodge Motel, 175 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Off-street parking is available. Details: Judy, 0439 466 125, email info@pflagaustralia.org.au or visit the website pflagaustralia.org.au.

GREEN MATTERS: Blacktown and District Environment Group meets on Tuesday, July 25, 6-8pm, at the 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: environmentblacktown.com or email blacktowndeg@hotmail.com.

HOME PROJECTS: Learn to tackle your own DIY projects with experts this month as part of the Bunnings Warehouse McGraths Hill and Rouse Hill adult DIY workshops. Held every Saturday and Sunday at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm, topics include windows and doors on July 22 and 23 and flooring on July 29 and 30. Details: bunnings.com.au.

DANCE CLASS: At the Lodge of Eternal Light, 1 Garfield Road West, Riverstone, 2pm-3pm, on Saturdays. Cost is $5. Meetings are held 3.30pm-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays with free psychic readings. Meditation is on Tuesdays, 10am-noon, at a cost of $5. Details: Anna, 0469 857 197.

STANHOPE SCRIBES: An informal and supportive writers group for adults, which meets from 2pm-3.30pm on the second Saturday of each month at Dennis Johnson Library, Stanhope Gardens. Develop your skills, share your work in a supportive environment and meet like-minded people. Details:  Ruth, 9421 2670 or email ruth.coulter@blacktown.nsw.gov.au.

BABY RHYME TIME: Fun for babies every Thursday from 10.30am at Dennis Johnson Branch Library in Stanhope Gardens. Take part in an interactive, early literacy program developed for children aged 0-2. Talk, sing, rhyme, dance, read and more with your child over a story and make some new friends. Details: 9421 2670.

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