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Kokedama Workshop

You and your companions to can figure out how to make your own Kokedama Moss Ball! Kokedama starts from conventional Japanese garden art and comprises of wrapping a decorative plant’s foundations with greenery, framing a ball. Wrap, twist and bind a Japanese moss ball at our Kokedama workshop Time, Date,…

Online Puppet Making Packs & Workshop

You will be supplied with all the needs to create your very own sock puppets. You will then follow along during our live online workshop, step by step as you create your very own sock puppet. After you purchase your tickets: The packs will be available for collection at Learning…

Fireworks + Flypast

Hawkesbury City Council is inviting people to bring a picnic blanket to Governor Phillip Park, Windsor for a relaxed family event this evening. There will be roving entertainment, music, food, and drinks available from 7pm PLUS a C130J RAAF Hercules will flyover at 7.30pm. If that wasn’t enough there will…

Pool Shock

A man, aged in his 30s, has been taken to hospital in a stable condition after suffering an electric shock during swimming pool maintenance in Carlingford yesterday (25 January 2022). NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived by road and provided initial treatment, before the critical care medical team arrived. The Mounties Care…

Locals Honoured

By Bev Jordan A dozen locals have been named in the Australia Day Awards List, sadly three of them have passed away since their nomination. The Hills to Hawkesbury Community News has compiled a list of the local winners who include the late Lionel Smith (pictured) who volunteered with the…

Zone Program Now Available

Zone Program
Follow the link here and download Zone Program for all event Start Times; Please note that for ALL events, athletes must proceed directly to the Marshalling tents no later than 20 minutes before each published start time. A ‘Parent Roster’ will be available at the track tomorrow in order…

HCA Volunteer Opportunities

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Families & Children’s Program – Supported Playgroup Assistant Our playgroup HCA volunteers take on a variety of roles including set-up and pack-up, interacting with families, engaging with story time and group time, and helping families in a safe and welcoming environment. Visit our careers page for details and to register…

Updated Australia Day Activities in The Hills

Australia Day
By Dr Peter Gangemi - Mayor of The Hills Shire Council For those looking to get into the Australia Day spirit, a comprehensive list of the planned activities is list below. Flag Raising Ceremonies are being held at the following four locations – 8am at Wrights Road Reserve organised by…
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The Hills to Hawkesbury Community News is a fortnightly publication that has been operating for over 35 years.

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