What's on in and around Rouse Hill and Blacktown this week

SAY WORM: Learn how to identify and photograph native birds at a workshop on offer from The Hills Shire Council.

SAY WORM: Learn how to identify and photograph native birds at a workshop on offer from The Hills Shire Council.

BEGONIA SOCIETY: Monthly meeting on Sunday, October 15 from 2pm at Bloomin’ Greenery Nursery, 226 Annangrove Road, Annangrove. Visitors welcome. Details: Ross, 9679 1386, email  info@begoniansw.com.au or go to the website:  www.begoniansw.com.au.

BIRD PHOTOS: The Hills Council hosts walks and workshops with an emphasis on living sustainably. On Thursday, October 26 from 10am-11.30am you can learn basic bird identification and photography skills in one easy session. There is also an optional walk. Bookings essential at: www.thehillsenvironment.eventbrite.com.au.

FOR WOMEN: Blacktown Women’s and Girls Health Centre, 6 Prince Street, Blacktown, has a range of groups and activities starting this month. Art Therapy For Connection is a free open group being held at 11am-12.30pm on Mondays for six weeks. From Monday, October 16 from 9.30am-10.30am weekly there is a gentle low impact exercise group for $6 per session. Details: 9831 2070 or email info@womensandgirls.org.au.

SUPPORT GROUP: PFLAG, the support group for parents, family and friends of lesbian and gay children, will meet on Saturday, October 28 from 2pm at 175 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Details: Judy, 0439 466 125 or email info@pflagaustralia.org.au or visit the website www.pflagaustralia.org.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.

Take your pension, healthcare or immigration card and pay $10 and you can fill a bag with groceries of your choice from whatever is available on the day. Details: Alex, 9621 8101 or doonsideanglican.org.au.

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