Activities for all during festive season

■ Saviour King - Carols by Candlelight, Glenwood, December 22, 6pm.

It is organised by Emmanuel Baptist Church Glenwood, 992 Old Windsor Road, Glenwood.

For more information, contact Ben Wilmshurst on 9629 1656 or

The family fun event will have jumping castles, face-painting, petting zoo, coffee and tea and a sausage sizzle before its Carols by Candlelight service begins at 8pm with carols and a short gospel message.

■ Living Word Church, unit 5, 2 Stoddart Road, Prospect, December 19.

Pastor Chris Bonsu will officiate Christmas Carols and Christmas Play when families from different backgrounds come together and celebrate Christmas in one spirit and sing carols in their local dialects.

■ St Patrick's Cathedral, 1 Marist Place, Parramatta, December 24.

6pm (Vigil Mass) 9pm and Midnight Mass (Solemn Sung Mass).

■ December 25, Christmas Day services: 8am, 9.30am, 11am (Solemn Sung Mass), 6pm.

■ Christmas Carols Concert Westmead, December 22, 7pm.

Organised by Foursquare Church, Westmead, 2-14 Bridge Road, Westmead.

For more information, call Netta Collins on 9635 1969 or email

A range of traditional and modern carols will be shared with opportunities for a sing-along. It will also feature traditional Korean dancers this year.

■ Christmas in the Park at Blaxland, December 22, 6.30pm.

It is organised by C3 Church Blue Mountains at Blaxland Town Square and C3 Church Blue Mountains. Carols from 7.30pm and free supper will be provided afterwards.

Contact Bethany Eid on 4739 9099 for more information.

■ Carols on the Lawn, Pitt Town, December 22, 6pm-9pm. The event is organised by Pitt Town Anglican Community Church, 110 Bathurst Street, Pitt Town.

Contact Carly Hopkins on 4572 3262 or the website: or email

■ Christmas Eve Family Festival, Penrith, December 24, 5.30pm.

Organisation: Penrith Church of Christ, 158 Stafford Street, Penrith.

Contact: Janelle Payne on 4721 3640 or check event website,

It is a free Family Festival and Carol Night that includes petting zoo, jumping castle, sausage sizzle, nativity photo booth, fairy floss, cupcake decorating and more followed by family Carol Service, 7pm.

■ Holroyd Council's Christmas Carols Carnival, December 14, 4pm-8pm, Central Gardens. Besides dazzling Christmas carols, it will also have an outdoor cinema, wildlife and farm animals plus a summer cooking demonstration.

Call Brian Rensford (secretary for Holroyd Christian Ministers' Fellowship) on 9896 2514.

■ Carols by Candlelight and Family Festival - West Pennant Hills, December 20, 5.30pm.

St Matthews Anglican Church, West Pennant Hills event at West Pennant Hills Public School Oval, corner of Church Street and Cardinal Avenue, West Pennant Hills. Contact: Kat Butler on 9479 3700 or email

■ For information on Catholic Diocese of Parramatta events in Blacktown go to

Visit for more information.

■ For more information, contact Monica on 0425 629 110, event website: or email

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