2016 Neighbourhood Centres Week
TOGETHER: Linda Hayman of St Clair Youth and Neighbouhood Centre, Billy Beggs of Werrington Community Project and Barbara Shorthouse of North St Marys Neighbourhood Centre. The three centres together form Community Junction Inc. Picture: Gary WarrickBecomemore actively involved in your community by discovering the local support services,community programs and events that Penrith’s neighbourhoodand community centreshave to offer.
The PenrithNeighbourhoodCentresWeekevent will be held next Thursday,May 12 from10am untilnoon at Coachmans Park on the corner of Queen Street and Charles Hackett Drive,St Marys.
The eventis focused onneighbourhoodcentresconnecting with local community members.It’s an opportunity for residents to meet theirlocalneighbourhoodcentreworkers and learn about the range of servicesprovided by these centres.
Theevent will include a free barbecue, face painting, a drumming workshop as well as a Tai Chi demonstration.
Greening Australia and Penrith Council are providing free small plants and representatives from The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney will be available to provide information and advice on all things horticulture.
Come along and speak with representatives from the following services:
Nepean Community andNeighbourhoodServices – Cranebrook, Glenmore Park, Kingswood Park, South Penrith, Koolyangarra locations.Community Junction – North St Marys, St Clair, Erskine Park, Colyton, Werrington and Cambridge Park locations.St Marys Area Community Development Project – St Marys, Claremont Meadows and Colyton locationsThousands of Penrith residents useneighbourhoodcentresand halls for various purposes in any givenweek. They’re a gathering place for clubs, playgroups, dance schools, educational and vocational training programs and a range of community services.
Manycentresemploy community development and youth workers, who partner with local volunteers, government agencies and community groups to respond to local needs and interests.
Your localcentremay also be the answer if you wish to join or start up a group, or need a meeting space or function venue.
For information onNeighbourhoodCentresWeekcall Vesna Kapetanovic on 4732 7771. For details onneighbourhoodfacilities for hire, visit梧桐夜网penrithcity.nsw.gov419论坛
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