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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 brand new active wellness program designed to help young residents deal with challenges around mental health, stress with studies, family life and friends. The free six week program by the Y (formerly YMCA), will be held at Mount Annan Leisure Centre every Wednesday from 6pm. “While The Y staff are not… Read more »

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 a variety of foods from the core food groups. “Children need a mix of grain, protein, dairy, fruit and vegetables to thrive each day,” Ms Trinh said. “We know it can be a little daunting putting together a balanced lunch box, particularly for parents of children starting kindergarten. “The Growing Healthy… Read more »

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 so on. Maybe a new exhibition coming to South West Sydney next month can answer some of these questions about sneakers and popular culture in general. It will be one of two new exhibitions being launched at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on February 1. The exhibitions, which explore control and the… Read more »

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Our botanic garden turns 26

NOW is the perfect time to applaud plant conservation as the Australian Botanic Garden at Mount Annan turns celebrates 26 years of existence. The epicentre of this nation’s efforts to protect our 25,000 native plants from extinction, the country’s largest botanic garden grows many of Australia’s native plants and atRead more »

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Plenty of school holiday activities

The school holidays have started and you don’t know what to do with the kids? Well, no need to fret, there are heaps of local activities available through your local council. Campbelltown City Council’s Spring School Holiday Program is, as always jam packed with activities of all types. Some ofRead more »

Number one: Campbelltown Golf Course at Glen Alpine.

Start shooting, you snappers

It’s that time of year again for nature loving shutterbugs to polish off that camera lens, get outdoors and get snapping as part of the annual Macarthur Nature Photography competition. Hosted by the three Macarthur councils – Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly, the competition aims to raise awareness of the region’sRead more »

A painting of Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah is part of the exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre

Catch The List on show

There is still time to catch The List, the current exhibition at Campbelltown Arts Centre. The List, which was opened early in August, will close on October 12. The List is a multi-disciplinary arts project addressing youth culture in Campbelltown. It offers a multifaceted insight into daily rituals and social issues.Read more »

Revolution Incorporated will perform at the next Liverpool Night Markets, on Saturday, September 6.

Night markets gaining in popularity

Where can you hear the sounds of Balkan-inspired gypsy fusion music, smooth reggae beats and rousing guitar solos, all in the one place, and for free? The increasingly popular Liverpool Night Markets, that’s where. The markets are next on Saturday, September 6 and offer a great musical line up includingRead more »

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New exhibition represents local artists

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is almost ready to present the 17th Annual Liverpool Art Society (LAS) Exhibition and Art Award. Each year, LAS members are invited to submit works for exhibition in the five gallery spaces at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. The 2014 exhibition promises to include a diverse range ofRead more »

retail view George Street Liverpool facing south

Starry sari night buzz is back

THE Liverpool City Centre will glisten with the return of the magical Starry Sari Night along George Street on Sunday, September 21, between 3pm and 10pm. George Street, which is a one way thoroughfare from Elizabeth Street to Scott Street, will be closed to traffic for the day with pedestrianRead more »

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