WHAT'S ON IN THE HAWKESBURY AND THE HILLS

HAWKESBURY & HILLS  BULLETIN BOARD

HAWKESBURY CEMETERY Walking & Driving Tour,Thursday 11 May 9.30 - 11.15am. the tour of little known cemeterys around the Hawkesbury starts at Pitt Town Cemetery, 52 Old Pitt Town Road, Pitt Town. Wear comfortable shoes and BYO water. Bookings essential: - (02) 4560 4460.  

HAWKESBURY LIBRARY. . . BEING COUNTED? Tuesday 9 May 6.30-8.30pm. The UK Census can reveal a lot of information about your family. Find out what is available and how to access census records. Central Library. $10 – bookings essential.(02) 4560 4460.

SYDNEY'S HEAD ON PHOTO FESTIVAL 6 - 28 MAY. For all you Hawkesbury artistic types with a Hasselblad in hand, the festival kicks off with exhibitions, talk and meet & greets in Paddington. Prizes and networking! BOOK TODAY! See the schedule: winners' exhibition

WISEMANS FERRY.VILLAGE. Wisemans Inn & Hotel are a great stop during the holidays. A trip up to the first level is an eye opener -- the Cobham Hall Museum gives kids and 'older' kids an opportunity to see exposed sandstone walls of the original building along with furniture, dishes and cutlery from the 1800s. Amazing show of ingenuity of our ancestors -- free and convict alike, Open Saturday & Sunday 1pm - 3pm. Downstair in the Bistro fantastic steaks are served up! 4566 4301

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL MUSEUM (Windsor), Historian and former Ghost Spotter, John Miller hosts a new DVD: "Hawkesbury History: from Aboriginal History to the European Settlement".Available for purchase at the Museum Desk. 

ROUSE HILL HOUSE & FARM: School Holidays. Feed the Baby Farm Animals 18 April - 21 April, 10 am - 2pm. Wear enclosed shoes when you feed the chicks, pet the piglets and lambs. On the hour beginning at 10 am and through 2pm.(fee)

ROUSE HILL HOUSE & FARM " Earn Your Tucker" The sun is up. . . time to get on those chores. Wear enclosed shoes while you grind the feed fot the chickens, make butter and learn about 'buttermilk'! Bookings 8239 2211 (fee) 

HAWKESBURY VISITOR CENTRE, CLARENDON  (02 4560 4620) Staff are a wealth of knowledge. Drop by for all Hawkesbury information. Books, maps, brochures and guides. 9-5pm Monday - Friday; Saturday & Sunday 9 - 4pm

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY: ART AND DEMENTIA TOURS ON THIRD THUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 11AM. Bookings are essential. These workshops are designed for those living with Dementia and for their carers. Facilitated by gallery staff (specially trained by Alzheimer's Australia) the experience offers an enriching program. Bookings 02 4560 4418.