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Guided Walk: Terrys Creek and Browns Waterhole
Join us as we walk along Terrys Creek and visit Browns Waterhole. This peaceful walk makes its way through remnant bushland, and features some closed forest and sandstone heath.
The trail takes you through Blue High Gum Forest. Canopy trees include Sydney Blue Gum, Turpentine and Blackbutt, and the Red Gum Trees found on the walk are important habitat trees for many bird species, as well as possums and bats. Eastern Water Dragons can also be found sunbathing on rocks and swimming in the water.
Terrys Creek eventually widens into Browns Waterhole, which features a waterfall and was once a popular swimming spot. This walk is a great way to experience some beautiful natural surrounds without having to leave our local suburbs.
Meeting Point: At the corner of Crimea Rd and Pembroke Rd (do not confuse with Pembroke St, Epping), Marsfield. Please arrive by 10:15am. The walk will commence and conclude at the same location.
- Medium grade walk suitable for adults and families with primary school or high school aged children who are competent walkers.
- Walk distance is approximately 4 km in duration so a basic level of fitness is required. This walk is conducted on a combination of paths and bush tracks including some hills and rough tracks so a reasonable level of mobility is required.
- This walk is not suitable for strollers, prams or mobility devices.
- All children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/carer.
- No dogs or pets.
- No smoking.
Equipment: Please bring your own water, water bottle and sunscreen.
Clothing: Must be suitable for physical activity. Hats must be worn. Bring a jacket in the event of inclement weather.
Footwear: Shoes must be sturdy, enclosed, have a non-slip sole and suitable for physical activity. Thongs, sandals and open-toed shoes are not permitted.
This is an Active in Ryde program brought to you by the City of Ryde.
Date & Time
Sunday 11 August 2019 / 10.30am – 1.00pm
City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222
Blacktown City Art Prize | Call for Entries
The winner of the Blacktown City Art Prize will receive $15,000.
Three supporting prizes will also be awarded:
– Aboriginal Artist Prize ($2,000)
– Local Artist Prize ($2,000)
– People’s Choice Prize ($1,000).
Chatswood Library Camera Group
Start Date & Time: Tuesday, 13 August 2019 6:30 pm
End Date & Time: Tuesday, 13 August 2019 8:30 pm
Address: Chatswood Library on The Concourse, Lower Ground, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Places Available: 4
Expand your photographic skills and knowledge with free workshops and relaxed group discussions at our camera group at Chatswood Library.
Workshop: Digital Camera Settings & Controls – Practice #1 with Dr Zen Loy
In this practical workshop we will look at digital camera settings and controls and explore how to use the menu and controls to choose the various settings for our camera. Topics include:
- image resolution and quality
- ISO, White Balance
- A:Auto, P:Program, SCN:Scene, Av:ApertureValue, S/Tv:ShutterSpeed/ TimeValue
- Movie Mode
Bring your digital camera (phonecam, compact, dSLR), with space on storage card and battery fully charged. If possible, bring the instruction manual booklet or as a pdf file on laptop or mobile phone.
All skill levels welcome.
Please register your interest using the ‘Book Now’ button below.
Contact: Willoughby City Library on 9777 7900 or email email@example.com
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Ballet for Better Balance 55+™ seniors ballet for beginners
|Where:||Studio 2, Ecole Ballet and Dance Theatre
1A Lindfield Avenue, Lindfield
|Cost:||Free first trial class. Thereafter $18 per class or $80 for 5 class pass|
Ballet for Better Balance 55+™ is a registered program with the NSW Government’s Active and Healthy Program meeting the criteria as a fall prevention program.
The class aims to improve balance, stability, flexibility, coordination and mental agility in seniors.
Traditional ballet steps will be taught at a gentle pace.
All exercises are choreographed to classical ballet music so dancers are able to get the true experience of a traditional ballet class.
This is an absolute beginner class. Participants do no need to have any prior ballet experience.
INDIAN FLAG RAISING CEREMONY
City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Andrew Wilson, together with a Consul-General of India Representative will be hosting an Indian Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate Indian Independence Day.
Thursday 15 August 2019
11.30am – 12.30pm
Parramatta Town Hall
Centenary Square, Parramatta
This is a free public event and includes raising of the Australian and Indian National flags, with plenty of entertainment including Bollywood and traditional dance performances and music. All are welcome to join.