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Penrith Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from artists, performers and musicians to be part of this year's Real Festival at the Nepean River from 2-3 November. Find out more about #realfestival and the different ways you can be involved at www.realfestival.com.au. Submit your expression of interest by Friday 25 May. #sydney #penrith #visitpenrith #markets #artisan #artinstallation #festival #event #art #sydneyeats #music #sydneymusic #musicfestival #instafood #art #nowopen #happeningrightnow #liveperformance #performanceart #callingallartists #musician #musiclife
Plant a tree for your Mum at Council’s annual free Mother’s Day tree planting event on Sunday 13 May. Registrations are open to everyone and will take place between 9am-12pm at Dorothy Radford Reserve in Daniel Parade, St Clair. Planting a tree is a wonderful opportunity to recognise your mum and the importance mothers play in our lives. Make sure you register so we can provide enough trees for everyone. Call 4732 7559 or email council@penrithcity.nsw.gov.au #penrithcitycouncil #treesformum
During this school holiday please don’t forget to take care of the most vulnerable members of the family – your pets. Please don’t leave your pets at home alone, even for one night. If at any point your pet runs away, contact Penrith Council’s Animal Services on 4732 7543.
Literary lovers are in for a treat when Penrith Library plays host to author Luke Slattery, on Wednesday 2 May between 6.30-7.30pm as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival. Luke, one of Australia’s foremost journalists, will talk about his new book Mrs M. An imagined history of desire, ambition, dashed dreams and a portrait of Elizabeth Macquarie, widow of disgraced former NSW Governor Lachlan Macquarie Tickets are $5.00 and include light refreshments. Book early to make sure you don’t miss out on this special event. For more information call 4732 7891. #penrithlibrary #sydneywritersfestival2018 #sydneywritersfestival
Going away for the April school holidays? Then please don’t leave your pets at home alone, even if it’s just for one night. Take care of the most vulnerable members of the family – your pets. If at any point your pet runs away, contact Penrith Council’s Animal Services on 4732 7543. #penrithcitycouncil
Tonight for one hour between 8.30pm-9:30pm Penrith Council will be taking part in Earth Hour and turning off all non-essential lighting at our facilities. We encourage everyone to get involved! #penrithcouncil #earthhour2018 🌏
Today we celebrated the cultural diversity of our city with a Harmony Day event at the Mondo greenspace. Council staff and members of the Penrith Multicultural Interagency led a short walk around Westfield Penrith starting from the Mondo, in a show of inclusiveness, community and friendship. This was followed by a light lunch and entertainment, back at the Mondo following the conclusion of the walk. #harmonyday2018 #penrithcitycouncil
At 8.30pm on Saturday 24 March, Penrith Council will be switching off all non-essential lighting at our facilities for one hour in support of Earth Hour. We encourage everyone to get involved and switch off all your lights at home or work. #earthhour #penrithcitycouncil
Join us on the banks of the beautiful Nepean River this Sunday 18 March from 11am – 4pm at Tench Reserve for the free event, Music by the River. Pull up a deck chair, grab something from one of the food trucks, and enjoy local musicians playing original music and famous favourites. #nepeanriver #tenchreserve #musicbytheriver
Walk with us to celebrate our cultural diversity on Harmony Day, Wednesday 21 March from 12:30pm starting at the Mondo greenspace (located between Westfield Penrith and The Joan). Council staff and members of the Penrith Multicultural Interagency will lead the short walk around Westfield as a show of inclusiveness, community and friendship. After the walk there will be a light lunch and entertainment back at the Mondo. Don’t forget to wear something orange as it’s the colour of Harmony Day. The event and walk is inclusive and accessible. Read the full media release here: http://bit.ly/2Do2EaA #harmonyday #mondogreenspace #penrithcitycouncil #penrithcommunity #thejoan #westfieldpenrith
Whether you like to dance, sing along, or relax to mellow tunes, there’s something for everyone at Music by the River. Don’t miss this free outdoor concert on the banks of the stunning Nepean River. There’ll also be free entertainment for the kids and some delicious food for you to buy. #musicbytheriver #penrithcitycouncil #nepeanriver
There’s no better way to enjoy a Sunday than lazing by the river listening to good music. Join us for Music by the River, a free event, where you’ll hear local musicians play original tracks and famous favourites as you enjoy the beautiful Nepean River. Come down to Tench Reserve from 11am-4pm on Sunday 18 March, pull up a deck chair and soak up the sights and sounds of Music by the River.
Are you a young person or the parent of a young person who would like to access services for help with relationships, accommodation, counselling and legal advice. The Penrith Youth Services Card contains a comprehensive list of 95 local services which can help. You can pick the card from the Penrith Civic Centre, all Council Libraries and Council Childcare Centres. Or download online at: penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/youthservicescard #penrithcouncil #youthservicescard
Penrith City Council today acknowledged the 10th anniversary of the National Apology to Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a ceremony in the Council Chambers. Penrith Mayor John Thain said that Apology Day reminds everyone to continue to build on lessons from the past to work for better outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the future. #nationalsorryday
Council’s exciting new arts Initiative - the DiG (Digital) Maker Space Program was launched this morning at its project office in the Penrith CBD. Penrith Mayor Councillor John Thain met with Mentor David Clarkson and the five creatives who will take on the first project to deliver a series of digital artworks about the benefits of trees and green cover in Penrith’s urban environments. Find out more: http://bit.ly/2BUOOf5 #digspace
Join us this morning to see the Queen's Baton make its way through Penrith on Day 41 of the 230,000km relay to the Gold Coast for the XXI Commonwealth Games. From 10am at Jamison Park there will be sports activities and a BBQ as we welcome the arrival of the baton at approx. 11am. For more details on the route and activities, go to penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/QBR #penrith #penrithcitycouncil #queensbatonrelay #commonwealthgames
Come down to Jamison Park this Sunday to welcome the Queen’s Baton arrival in Penrith and while you’re there why not try out some of the amazing sports we have in Penrith. There will be free activities families can participate in with our ‘come, try and enjoy’ sports activations zone. Soccer, cricket, netball, basketball, AFL and more will be at Jamison Park. Sports activities start from 10am with the Queen’s Baton arriving at Jamison Park approximately 11am. For more information go to: penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/QBR #qbr2018 #penrith #visitpenrith #penrithcitycouncil #sport #commonwealthgames
Congratulations to our newest Australian citizens at Penrith Council’s Citizenship Ceremony this morning. #penrith #penrithcitycouncil #australiaday2018 #citizenshipceremony
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