Flowers and fairs: around the town

LIVING HISTORY: St Bartholomew's at Prospect is open to the public later this month and offers a fascinating glimpse into the past.

LIVING HISTORY: St Bartholomew's at Prospect is open to the public later this month and offers a fascinating glimpse into the past.

AUTUMN FAIR: At Pennant Hills Uniting Church, corner Boundary Road and Bellamy Street, Pennant Hills on Saturday, April 22, 9am-2pm. Stalls include books, plants, trash and treasure, cakes and jams, small furniture, Mother’s Day gifts, morning tea and sausage sizzle. There’s a free jumping castle for children. All welcome. Details: Elaine, 9875 4416.

BEGONIA SOCIETY: Members meet on Sunday, April 23 from 2pm at Bloomin’ Greenery Nursery, 226 Annangrove Road, Annangrove. This month’s speaker’s topic is “Caring for your Begonia”. Details: Ross, 9679 1386 or www.begoniansw.com.au.

EXPLORE HISTORY: The Friends of St Bartholomew’s will hold its annual Back to St Bartholomew’s Day on Saturday, April 29, 9am-3pm, at historic St Bartholomew’s Church, Ponds Road, Prospect. There will be a town crier, NSW Marine Corp, variety stalls, historic exhibitions, self-guided cemetery tours, demonstrations of conservation work, musicians, a sausage sizzle, coffee cart and much more. Details: 9621 8225 or 9622 8309.

GET CREATIVE: Holroyd Art and Craft Society holds classes in the community centre, Miller Street, Merrylands, including pottery, jewellery, china painting and painting with watercolour, acrylics and oils. Details: Shirley, 9636 3743.

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