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There will be no stopping our seniors as festival returns

There will be no stopping our seniors as festival returns

From expos to fitness classes, seniors across the Macarthur region will be offered the chance to do it all in 2021 during April 13-24. In Campbelltown dozens of events will be activated during the seniors festival. Events are for people aged 60 and over, 50 and over for people living with a disability and 50 and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Bookings are essential for all activities. The popular Café Connect program returns and includes a number of activities ranging from history talks, board games, music and art and crafts while connecting local seniors with important local… Read more »

Swadisht – an exquisite addition to Alkalizer food offerings

Swadisht – an exquisite addition to Alkalizer food offerings

Nourish, balance, renew, energise. Those four words have been at the core of the philosophy at the aptly named Alkalizer cafe since it opened its doors four years ago in the forecourt of the Campbelltown Council building in Queen Street. “​Alkalizer​ has been blessed to be based in the multicultural and dynamic community of Campbelltown,’’ says Shefali Pall, the driving force behind this café with a difference. “Our team culture has been enriched with amazing food heritage of people from different cultures. “We have loved experimenting with cuisines, ingredients and techniques from Indonesia, Nepal, different regions of India and Pakistan… Read more »

Edmondson Park’s Ed.Square coup: iPlay centre on the way

Edmondson Park’s Ed.Square coup: iPlay centre on the way

iPlay is coming to Ed.Square town centre at Edmondson Park. The 1,600 sqm store will feature between 80 and 100 arcade games, including the latest releases and vintage classics, as well as a party room for functions such as birthdays and corporate events. It will also be the first iPlay centre in the Sydney metropolitan area to feature bowling lanes and its very own bar featuring cocktails and seating area, to be known as Jimmy’s Bar, pictured below. “Our arcades are for everyone, regardless of age,’’ says Nikki Elphinstone, the national operations manager of iPlay.  “Whether you’re a little kid… 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 »


Which community project are you going to vote for?

A science club for children and an art project that teaches people Aboriginal weaving techniques are among the local community projects vying for your vote in the Service NSW My Community Project fund. Up to $260,000 in each of the Campbelltown and Macquarie Fields state electorates is up for grabs.Read more »


Library can help get your book club started

If you run, or would like to start, your own book club, Narellan Library can help you out with Book Club Kits! The kits include 10 copies of a book, with the choice of fiction, non-fiction and biographies. There’s also a set of discussion questions to help your group getRead more »


Showcase coming to Camden just for laughs

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be headed Camden way next month. It will be the seventh year in a row the crème de la crème of the festival will be performed in Camden. The Showcase will be at Camden Civic Centre on Thursday, June 6, from 7.30pm.  Expertly curatedRead more »


Yanma: going walkabout to explore local bushland

With each step, members of the Aboriginal Yanma Walking Group are enjoying friendship and fresh air as they explore the beautiful bushland of the Macarthur region and Southern Highlands.  About 20 members meet every Tuesday during school terms to trek scenic areas including Fitzroy Falls, Picton Botanical Gardens, Avon DamRead more »

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