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October 1 - November 7

Fisher's Ghost Fun Run online entries now open

Get your family, friends or colleagues together for a fun day of fitness and enter the annual Marsdens Law Group Fisher's Ghost fun run. Online entry makes it easy to do something great for your fitness and be part of our annual festival events. Visit to enter. Details: 4645 4111

Tuesday October 1

Creative Camden Holiday Workshop: Botanical Drawing. Learn techniques and observation to explore flower and botanical drawing. Details: 4654 7777

Wednesday October 2

Creative Camden Holiday Workshop: Drama @ Camden. Come and explore the world of your imagination to create your own stories combining improvisation, movement and voice. Details: 4654 7777

Wednesday, October 2

HSC Drop-in Help - Receive HSC preparation for General, 2 Unit or Extension Mathematics with a qualified tutor. 2pm - 4pm at H J Daley Library, Campbelltown. Details: 4645 4111

Wednesday, October 2

Spring Wind Activities - Let our kites blow you away. 2.00pm - 3.00pm at Glenquarie Library. Features: Ages 5-12 years. Bookings essential. Details: 4645 4111

Thursday, October 3

PJ Storytime - Put on your PJs, grab your family, bring your teddy & join us for a special storytime in the library at night. Stories Songs. Ages: 3-10 years. 6.30pm - 7.30pm. HJ Daley Library. Details: 4645 4060

Thursday October 3

Creative Camden Holiday Workshop: Print Your Own T-Shirt. Learn to design and make a stencil to print your own personal colourful T-shirt. Bring your creative ideas or designs. Details: 4654 7777

Thursday October 3

About Face Portrait Group - Special interest portrait group for those with a passion for capturing the many expressions of the human face. Details: 4654 7777

Thursday October 3

Creative Camden Holiday Workshop: Colour & Design. Come and explore shape colour through skills in design and composition to create your own original paintings to decorate your home. Bring a photo of your favourite landscape or pet for reference. Details: 4654 7777

September 23 - October 4

Free school holiday fun at the Bicycle Education Centre! Kids, grab your helmet, bike and scooter, and head down to the Bicycle Education and Road Safety Centre during the school holidays. The centre will be open from 10am to 3pm every day of the holidays, except Saturdays. Location: Bicycle Education Centre, Cnr Moore Oxley Bypass and Broughton St, Campbelltown (entry via King Street Campbelltown). Details: 4645 4111

Friday October 4

Creative Camden Holiday Workshop: Artmaking Inspired by World Music. Enjoy a hands-on experience exploring visual and creative expresion with movement through music from around the world. Take home your finished artwork on canvas to decorate your room. Details: 4654 7777

September 23 - October 4

September-October School Holiday Care program - is packed full of fun activities & excursions! 7.30am - 6.00pm at Campbelltown, Eagle Vale and Raby. Features: Drumming Incursion Wizard of Oz Disco Excursion Kite Making Roller Skating Rock Climbing and more! Details: 4645 4111

Thursday October 10

About Face Portrait Group - Special interest portrait group for those with a passion for capturing the many expressions of the human face. Details: 4654 7777

Friday October 11

Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer - The Sunsuper Ride to Conquer Cancer is a 2 day, 200km bike ride starting at Sydney Olympic Park and heading out to Camden. The ride is benefiting the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse at RPA, a world-class cancer treatment and research facility providing integrated care and support services to public and private patients.  We are seeking a large number of volunteers to assist on Friday the 11th of October as well as the Event weekend of the 12th and 13th to ensure the ride runs smoothly! Details: 4654 7777

Saturday October 12

Macarthur Community Indoor Markets. Come on down and see what your local online and home based business have to offer. Details: 4654 7777

Sunday October 13

Camden Wedding Expo - Unveiling over 50 of Macarthur's finest Wedding Specialists! Official launch of the In Macarthur Magazine Weddings and Functions Annual '14. Details: 4654 7777

Thursday October 17

About Face Portrait Group- Special interest portrait group for those with a passion for capturing the many expressions of the human face. Details: 4654 7777

Saturday October 19

Narellan Rhythms Festival 2013 - Elyard Street, Narellan will come alive on Saturday 19 October, 3pm - 7pm as Narellan Rhythms Festival kicks off again for another year! Details: 4654 7777

October 19 - 20

24hr Fight Against Cancer - Put your best foot forward in support of cancer treatment in the local area. Campbelltown Athletics Stadium, Leumeah. Details: 4645 4111

October 19 - 27

Children's Week - A week-long program of events and activities for children and families of Campbelltown Council's child care centres. Details: 4645 4111

Sunday October 20

Graffiti Removal Day - Become involved in the state-wide Graffiti Removal Day by volunteering for graffiti removal activities at various sites across Campbelltown. Graffiti vandalism costs councils millions of dollars each year. The New South Wales Government is committed to reducing graffiti vandalism by encouraging local communities to get involved in the removal and prevention of graffiti. 9.30am - 12.30pm. Dumaresq Street car park. Details: 1300 665 310.

Sunday October 20

Paws in the Park - Paws in the Park - Dogs day out! Is a packed day full of doggy fun and activities including a 3km and 5km dog walk at 9.15am, stalls, demonstrations and dog registration, competitions, FREE vet checks and more! Details: 4654 7777

September 6 – October 20

Towards the Morning Sun at Campbelltown Arts Centre explores the practice and process of artists who engage with and interrogate elements of Pacific culture. It brings together nine visual artists of Pacific heritage from Australia and New Zealand. Each artist in the exhibition has a practice that explores complex historical, political and cultural ideas with an emphasis on community and Pacific culture. The mediums presented in the exhibition span performance, narrative, print-making, installation and photo-media. Details: 4645 4111

Thursday October 24

About Face Portrait Group - Special interest portrait group for those with a passion for capturing the many expressions of the human face. Details: 4654 7777

Saturday October 26

Garage Sail Trail 2013 - Camden Council invites you to be part of the Garage Sale Trail event by hosting a garage sale at your own home on Saturday 26 October 2013. It's also a great day to follow the Garage Sale Trail and find a bargain or two! Details: 4654 7777



November – 1 - 11

Festival of Fisher's Ghost - Don't miss the biggest community event of the year, filled with fun, entertainment and activities for the whole family! Featuring a Street Parade, Street Fair, Fisher's Ghost Extreme Fun Run, Carnival, Fireworks, Miss Princess Quest, Fisher's Gig, Fisher's Kids and more! Details: 4645 4111

Saturday November 2

Macarthur Community Indoor Markets - Come on down and see what your local online and home based business have to offer. Details: 4654 7777

Saturday November 9

Christmas in Narellan - Don't miss the Christmas in Narellan on Saturday 9 November 2013, 6.00pm - 9.30pm in the Narellan Town Centre Carpark, Camden Valley Way. The event will include a range of family Christmas activities and entertainment such as Carols by Candlelight, community performances and of course a visit from Santa. Details: 4654 7777

Saturday November 16

Light Up Camden – is a festival which celebrates the start of the Christmas season in Camden. The event will have all the entertainment, fun and activities the family can handle with rides, Performers, stalls, Santa, Lighting of the Christmas tree and a fabulous fireworks display. Details: 4654 7777

November 2 – December 16

51st Annual Fisher's Ghost Art Award. An exhibition of annual art award entries showcasing works across a variety of categories, by artists across the country at Campbelltown Arts Centre.



Tuesday December 3

Artist Networking Event - Free event for professional development and networking opportunity for local professional and emerging artists in all art forms in visual ,literary and performing arts. Details: 4654 7777

Saturday December 14

Christmas Artisan and Designer Markets - Promoting contemporary art and design and ideas for sustainability. Local and regional artists selling original artworks, high quality handmade and handcrafted items and gifts for all ages. Free community event with Artycaf Live entertainment with young local talent. Details: 4654 7777

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Latest Photos

Lovely to meet representatives from the Young Adults Program (YAP) this morning. Thanks to Roz Hill and Sue Purnell for bringing their special guests Will and Julie Roth who are visiting from USA promoting International Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Proud to see the Macarthur community supporting the valuable Ronal McDonal House charity.
Youth off the Street Relaunch
Today I met with The Cottage Family Care Centre in Campbelltown. I would like to encourage people to visit Campbelltown Marketfair on Wednesday 22nd October 10am-1pm for their Paint Campbelltown REaD program.
It was great to meet John Siemon the new Curator Manager at the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. Best wishes to Caz McCallum in her retirement. A job well done!
Carers Week Lunch At Carrington
The Youngies
Heavenly Angels
24 Hour Fight Against Cancer

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