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Finally, it’s show time for Camden Musical Society

Finally, it’s show time for Camden Musical Society

History will be in the making at Camden Civic Centre next month when the Camden Musical Society present their first ever production. Founded 18 months ago, the Camden Musical Society will launch their season of Seussical on Friday, March 5, with 12 shows featuring many locals as cast and crew. Production director, Melissa Musgrave, said it was hoped the show would be the beginning of something special. “This is massive for our group as we are a not-for-profit stepping into the Sydney community theatre space for the first time,” Ms Musgrave said. “We have come together with a lot of… Read more »

The Don was better than good on top of schnitty

After hooking into one of the loaded schnitzels just added to the menu at Wests League Club bistro eatery The Kitchen I am a converted man. Nothing against schnitty, but given a menu with so many other choices, it was usually given a miss. But when Wests Leagues Club invited the South West Voice to give these half kilo mega loaded schnitzels with the choice of four toppings a try, we gave it a shot. We ordered the Don – what else – pepperoni, fetta, napolitana, cheese and fried basil. The other three topping options are Australiana (the aussie)- bbq… Read more »

Getting fit and healthy easier than ever in Camden

Did you know that Camden is home to almost 40 free outdoor fitness stations? They are installed across the four corners of the town, from Birriwa Reserve Youth Play Space at Mount Annan and Dawson-Damer Park at Oran Park to Cunningham Park at Gregory Hills and Harrington Park Lake Outdoor Youth Space. Which means few residents are too far away from their very own outdoor gym. And with the pandemic still very much with us, outdoor facilities are perfect for exercising – and the more we do it the more we benefit. Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli, says the… Read more »

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How to tackle the lockdown rubbish spike

You will not be surprised to learn that while we’ve been stuck at home during the lockdown we have been producing a lot more rubbish than before the pandemic arrived. Camden Council says that over the past two months weekly household waste has increased by 15 percent. Now we areRead more »

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Art exhibitions now come to you

Even checking out an art exhibition from the comfort of your own home is fast becoming part of the brave new world we live in. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) have jumped on board with the new way of doing things during Covid-19 and have launched a virtual tour ofRead more »

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Blake art prize extends deadline for entries to May 31

In the difficult times of Covid-19,Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) has extended the submission deadline for both the 66th Blake Art and the Blake Poetry Prizes to May 31. With more than $46,000 in prizes,the new deadline is intended to give artists more time to complete and submit their works forRead more »

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Youth haven in Oran Park has it all

Julia Reserve, a youth heaven in the heart of Oran Park, has opened for “business’’. The park, designed and built by Greenfields Development Company and Landcom, includes the area’s second skate park, a parkour facility, multi-use courts, kick-about areas, ping-pong tables and much more. Local professional scooter rider Warick BeynonRead more »

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Let’s get physical, boys and girls

Juggling life’s challenges can be overwhelming for teenagers, says Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli. “Exercise and eating well can play a big part in getting our teenagers back on track.’’ But Camden Council isn’t just talking about this issue facing local teenagers. It is getting behind Uplift, a brandRead more »

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Give your kids healthy start to school year

Start the school year off on a healthy note with a well-balanced lunch box, including a variety of nutritious foods to give youngsters the energy they need to learn and play. South Western Sydney Local Health District health promotion officer Katie Trinh said lunch boxes should contain water and aRead more »

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Fascinating exhibitions explore pop culture

What is it about sneakers? There’s this young fellow in my circle who can’t get enough of them, buying a new pair every chance he gets. And when he does, he takes a photo and posts it on his Instagram account with the usual hashtags, such as #newsneakers and soRead more »

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River location for sculptures by the sea

Works from Sculpture by the Sea could soon be described as sculptures by the river. The eight sculptures will be installed along the Georges River in the inaugural Liverpool Sculpture Walk from December 7.  “We are thrilled to be partnering with Sculpture by the Sea for Liverpool Sculpture Walk,” says Liverpool Mayor Wendy Waller.Read more »

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Learn how to give waste the flick this Christmas

If you’d like to learn how to make this year’s festive season greener than ever than this sustainable Christmas workshop is for you. To be held on Saturday, November 30 at the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living (MCSL), you will learn about the Japanese art of gift wrapping, Furoshiki (picturedRead more »

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