Winner: Ian Shortland (above) has won $10,000 in a special promotion at Blacktown Workers Club. The Win A Worker promotion held earlier this month gave members the chance to win either a contractor’s services to the value of $14,000 over 12 months or $10,000 in cash. Second and third prizes were a $3000 Harvey Norman Gift Card and a $2000 Good Guys Card, and there were 10 $100 consolation prizes ¦Peter Rogers dance classes: Jazz, funk and tap for kids, new classes. Also adult dance fever, the new fitness craze. Tuesday night at Blacktown Workers Club.
Details: 0420 897 323.
¦Volunteers needed: Musical theatre group seeks help for roles on stage and behind the scenes. No experience is necessary. Rehearsals on Thursday evenings, 7.30pm-10pm.
Details: 0408 499 899 or [email protected]南京夜网.
¦National Seniors Association: Sydney Greater West Branch, 10am, Blacktown RSL, third Thursday of each month. Guest speaker. Members and visitors welcome.
Details: Jan Lewis, 9627 1460.
¦Riverstone Festival: Saturday, May 12, 9am-3pm. Stallholders are encouraged to book their sites early as space is limited. Community organisations or businesses who have not yet registered and are wishing to participate in the 11am street parade need to contact Tanya Bigeni, the events co-ordinator at Blacktown City Council.
As 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Riverstone High School, the parade will be led former high school teachers and students, some travelling in open cars, others marching.
The high school will be running a barbecue and promotional stalls at the festival.
Former students may order commemorative pavers, to be laid in the school grounds for the official October Reunion Day.
They may also be able to assist with the naming of some of the students in the photos on display from the first intake in 1962.
¦Riverstone and District Historical Society: Visit the Riverstone Museum, Sunday, May 6, Garfield Road near the Lions’ park and swimming pool. The Heritage Week apron display and many other aspects of Riverstone history will be on view, 11am-3pm.
¦Morning tea: Riverstone Uniting Church, corner Garfield Road and Oxford Street, Riverstone, Tuesday, April 24, 9.30. Chesne Jones will speak about the history of St John Ambulance.
¦Blacktown and District Environment Group: meets on Tuesday, April 24, 6pm-8pm, Westpoint Community Room, Level 4, Patrick Street, Blacktown (near the gym).
Members of the community are welcome to come along to the meeting and raise any local environmental concerns.
¦Yoga for Sound Sleep: Saturdays, 9.30am, 1 Bessemer Street, Blacktown.
Contact: Dr Sharma, 0410 152 245 or [email protected]南京夜网
¦Bereavement support: Fortnightly on Tuesdays, 10-11.30am. CCSS, 51-59 Allawah Street, Blacktown.
Details: Eileen Quade, 9933 0205.
¦Separation and divorce support: Last Tuesday of each month, 7.30pm-9.30pm. CCSS, 51-59 Allawah Street, Blacktown.
Details: Eileen Quade, 9933 0205.
¦Musical theatre group: Under-25s volunteers required for roles on stage and behind the scenes of community theatre. Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Orientation night in May. Details: 0408 499 899 or [email protected]南京夜网.
¦SongBirds: This non-profit group that visits nursing homes seeks people over 18 to perform on stage or to form part of the stage crew for musical productions.
No experience required.
Rehearsals take place each Thursday, 7.30pm at Baulkham Hills.
Details: [email protected]南京夜网.
¦Scottish Country Dance Class: Thursdays 7.30pm-9.30pm, Community Hall, Bulolo Drive, Whalan. All welcome
Contact: Judith, 9621 8940.
¦CAWS: This non-profit group introduces people with intellectual disability to community volunteers. People needed to take an interest in and/or speak up for a person with an intellectual disability. Training and support is provided.
Details: Kaye, 9893 8210 or [email protected]南京夜网.au.
¦Riverstone Festival: Saturday, May 12. Potential stallholders should contact Phyllis McAlpine on 4572 3271.
¦Tai chi: Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre, Saturdays, 9.30am.
Details: Margaret, 9626 7565.
¦Yoga classes: Blacktown North Public School, Saturdays, 9.30 am. Contact: Dr Sharma, 0410 152 245, [email protected]南京夜网.
¦Blacktown Garden Club: Meets second Wednesday of each month.
Blacktown Boys High School. Details: Han Janssen, 9622 7761, 0435 021 881.