Blacktown City Council are seeking to create a talent pool of performers to participate in their events over the next 12 months including proposed trips to South Korea, New Zealand and Liverpool Plains in Northern NSW.
Residents of Blacktown aged between 14 and 17 are invited to apply to participate in an audition in the Bowman Hall, Blacktown Civic Centre on one of four upcoming dates.
Performers may be solo, duo or trio and perform as vocalist, instrumental or dance.
To register your interest, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or click the link below:
When: Sunday 15th July, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: The Lucky Australian - 81 Forrester Road, North St Marys.
The Lucky Australian is having their Winter Car Show on Sunday July 15th. With 16 trophy categories, this will be their biggest event yet. It will be a fun family day with a jumping castle , face painting and The Lucky’s great new menu to keep you satisfied.
Click here to see the Facebook event and to contact Team Combat for Entry details.
When: Saturday 26th May. 9am-4pm
Where: Blacktown CBD (click here to view the full parade map)
How Much?: FREE!
The Streets Alive and Parade Day will bring a vibrant array of colour to Blacktown CBD. Featuring 6 performance areas, art and craft stalls, amusement rides and activities, this day will not leave you disappointed.
SWR Triple 9 FM will be broadcasting LIVE from the SWR Triple 9 FM Stage (Located in front of Max Webber Library). Make sure you come and say hello to the team!
Come and grab something to eat from one of the many food trucks and dessert vendors on the day, or skate around the Village Green on Blacktown’s synthetic ice-skating rink. Activities throughout the day will include a freestyle show choreographed by Flair Riders crossing the boundaries between trials, BMX and freestyle Moto-X, a wildlife display, and roving characters.
Commencing at 11 am the street parade will travel through the CBD showcasing Blacktown’s rich and diverse multicultural community.
Key highlights for this years event:
When: Friday 25th & Saturday 26th May 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Where: The Southee Complex. 1 Showground Rd, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
How Much: FREE!
The Sydney Disability Expo is set to be the biggest and most anticipated Disability Expo on the 2018 calendar. The National Disability Insurance Scheme has now rolled out across most of NSW, and thousands of residents with disabilities from the greater Sydney Suburbs will gain greater control over their lives and be on the lookout for the most suitable services in their local area to meet their individual needs.
The Expo will offer a crucial opportunity:
The Expo will involve:
Blacktown Meals on Wheels Building Bridges Open Day
When: Tuesday, 10th April 2018. 10:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Senior Citizens Hall, Gribble Place, Blacktown
Blacktown Meals on Wheels is holding an Open Day to Build Bridges within our aged community.
Our aim is to encourage the broader community to gain knowledge of the services we provide for the whole community; including the aged, disabled, newly retired and young persons living in the Blacktown LGA.
There will be information talks and presentations from our staff, volunteers, clients and partners.
We invite seniors, local businesses, aged care and disability services and community members to come learn more about our service, how you can get involved, to network with like-minded community members and share information.
For more information, contact Heidi Langshaw.
Phone: 02 9622 6183
Measurable targets have been set to monitor improvements in the health and well-being of the Indigenous population. These targets which we are focusing on are:
PCYC Mt Druitt's goal is to close the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australian's within a generation. PCYC's Family Fun Day aims to achieve this through coming together of it's Healthy Lifestyle facilities, the Western Sydney Community with a focus on the Indigenous population, Health Service Staff, Local Schools and Local Businesses. This will strengthen partnerships between health services, community, education and NGOs to achieve the overall goal of the Close the Gap initiative and reducing the disadvantages indigenous Australian's face.
The biggest rugby event in Australia this year is coming to SWR Triple 9 and SWR Sport as we proudly bring you live and free coverage of every single match of the 2018 World Rugby Sydney Sevens from Allianz Stadium (Sydney Football Stadium) over the Australia Day weekend.
For the first time both the men's and women's tournaments will be held exclusively on the main field at Allianz Stadium as the Australian's look for their first Sydney 7's title after the men and women's sides both finished fourth in 2017.
The event marks Round 3 of the Men's World Sevens Series and Round 2 of the Women's tour, the Aussie girls won the opening tournament of the season in Dubai while the men will be hoping to crack their first win in the Sydney tournament after losing the final to New Zealand in 2016 and going down to eventual champions South Africa in the semi final last year.
SWR Sport will have live commentary of each and every match of both tournaments over the three days, 79 games of rugby in all (45 men's, 34 women's).
It all starts 9:30am on Australia Day with over 36 hours of live broadcasting across the platforms of SWR, while every match will be live on SWR Sport's dedicated Sydney's 7's live stream selected matches and sessions will also be live on SWR Triple 9.
A full broadcast guide will be announced in the days leading up to the tournament. For all the latest news on SWR Sports complete coverage of the Sydney 7's go to www.swr999.com.au/sydney-7s
SWR Triple 9 FM will be broadcasting LIVE from the top of The Rooty Hill on Australia Day!
Make sure you come and say G'Day to the crew!
Enjoy all the festivities of Australia Day 2018 at our Australia Day Celebrations on The Rooty Hill. Including free amusement rides, Circus style and acrobatic performers and a fireworks spectacular to close the event. Featuring performances by Diesel, Pseudo Echo and Christie Lamb.
The Rooty Hill is a 10 minute walk from Rooty Hill Railway Station or can be accessed by car via Eastern Road, Rooty Hill. Limited free parking is available.
3.30 pm Gates open on Eastern Road, Rooty Hill
4.00 pm Jay Seeney Band
5.00 pm The Kami’s
6.00 pm Christie Lamb
6.45 pm Pseudo Echo
8.00 pm Diesel
9.15 pm Fireworks Spectacular
9.30 pm Event Close
This Wednesday night the Socceroos will take on Honduras for the final place at next years FIFA World Cup in Russia, and SWR Triple 9 will bring you the most comprehensive coverage of the big game live from ANZ Stadium!
But it doesn't stop at just the game itself....
Wednesday we're celebrating all things Socceroos and Australian as we fiddle around with the music playlist and hit the "All Aussie Button"
Nothing but the best Australian music all day this Wednesday while you work, so keep it tuned into 99.9FM as we roll out Aussie classic after Aussie classic.
Then from 6pm join Julian Daw, Scott Jackson and Will Gotsis live from ANZ Stadium as they bring you every moment, every shot, every save, every goal of the final leg of the World Cup playoff. After the 0-0 draw in Honduras on Saturday a win for the Socceroos puts them into the World Cup, anything else we don't want to think about.
After the game the boys will have a full breakdown of where the game was won or lost until 11pm when we crank out the best Aussie songs of all time through to midnight as we hopefully celebrate a Socceroos win.
The home of the Socceroos this Wednesday is SWR TRIPLE 9 Sydney's West as the West joins the rest of Australia to say GO YOU SOCCEROOS!
This October marks the month for SWR's infamous Live Radio Gig! Tune in LIVE on SWR Triple 9 FM to listen to great local Aussie artists and bands bring great music to Sydney's West.
Adam's Tavern on Richmond Road, Blacktown is hosting the event for us this year! It is an all-ages event.
This year's lineup includes:
SWR will also be livestreaming video of the day on our Facebook Page. Head on over there and give us a like!
The LIVE BAND ACTION starts at 1pm.