What’s on around the town

FAMILY FUN DAY: On Saturday, September 24, 11am-1pm, at Boronia Park Playground, entry via Bridge Street, Epping. A chance to officially celebrate the completion of Stage 1 works at Boronia Park which includes pathways, seating, playgrounds, drainage, picnic shelters, grandstand upgrades and lighting. Activities on the day will include face painting, free barbecue, a clown, a balloon twister and a number of environmental games to celebrate spring and learn about nature. Details: www.parracity.nsw.gov.au.

YOGA FACTS: Find out all about the scientifically-proven health benefits of this ancient practice at a conference.

YOGA FACTS: Find out all about the scientifically-proven health benefits of this ancient practice at a conference.

PERFORMING ARTS WORKSHOP: A free event conducted by the experienced production team at the Cumberland Gang Show for young people aged 9-16 on Tuesday, September 27, 9am-1pm, at the Redgum Centre, 2 Lane Street, Wentworthville. Young people can choose from acting or singing. Limited to the first 150 participants. Register online: www.gangshow.asn.au.

YOGA CONFERENCE: The Vedanta Centre of Sydney presents its fifth International conference, Yoga – Science of Infinite Possibilities, on the weekend of October 1-3 at Parramatta South Campus of Western Sydney University. Ever wondered about the science of yoga and how it builds health and happiness? Would you like to experience the power of clarity and the peace of a monk? Distinguished speakers, doctors, scientists and yoga teachers from India, USA, Australia and New Zealand  will cover the benefits of yoga in ageing, wellness, mental health and more. Details and registration: www.yogavedanta.org.au.

FAMILY DAY: Face painting is one of the activities on offer at the Boronia Park celebration.

FAMILY DAY: Face painting is one of the activities on offer at the Boronia Park celebration.

BRIDGE LESSONS: For beginners this month with Parramatta Bridge Club at the Burnside Community Hall, Oatlands. For details contact Margaret  on 9639 1364.

MEDITATION CLASSES: Learn a simple technique in free classes at Merrylands Community Centre, 17 Miller Street, Merrylands, every Tuesday, 7.15pm-8.30pm, from October 11 until December 20. No matter your gender, age or status you’ll find the meditation and associated simple techniques easy to practice. No bookings are required,  just join in any time. Details: Eugene, 0424 780 762.

GREEN THUMBS: Pennant Hills Garden Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 10.15am at Pennant Hills Bowling Club, 52 Yarra Road, Pennant Hills. Guest speakers, trading table, garden visits and outings. Details: Louise, 9484 5008.

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