Our Administration Centre, Libraries and Arts Centre will be closed during the Easter long weekend, Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April. There are changes to operating days and times at our pools and Animal Holding Facility too.
2018 Easter operating hours
Our online payment and certificate lodgement services will be unavailable from 5:30 pm on Friday 23 March until 9 am on Monday 26 March, due to system maintenance.
Are you and your family spending less time outdoors? We can help. Join our guided morning bird walk this Saturday, 24 March. This is a great opportunity to bring along family and friends and spend some quality time outdoors and connect with nature in your local area. Register for your free tickets at http://bit.ly/2I5gYZ7
Here we go now, the 2018 QBE Insurance International Festival of Speed (Official) is on from tomorrow at Sydney Motorsport Park!
Grab your tickets online to witness history in action - http://internationalfestivalofspeed.com/
Don't forget to register your school for Earth Hour schools Day. Cool Australia have partnered with Earth Hour and developed free, curriculum-aligned lessons to teach students about environmental sustainability. Find our more at https://www.earthhour.org.au/get-Involved/schools
#HarmonyDay celebrations in Blacktown City!
Thank you to SydWest Multicultural Services for organising today's event. It was a wonderful opportunity to recognise and celebrate our country's cultural and religious diversity.
This Sunday, 25 March is Neighbour Day. Good relationships with people that live near us support our mental health, reduce social
isolation and make us feel connected to our community. So how can you be more neighbourly? Smile, wave and say hello to your neighbours. Share produce from your garden. Start a meaningful conversation. Talk through issues, before they become big problems. Find out more ways to be more neighbourly: http://bit.ly/2DJ1kPw
Happy Harmony Day! Today we celebrate inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic backgrounds.
Share your celebrations on social media by adding #harmonyday
This Sunday, 25 March the Whitehaven Reserve bushcare group are meeting at 9 am to plant locally native plants, and remove weeds improving the natural environment. New volunteers are always welcome. You don't need any experience, just a sturdy pair of shoes, and an interest in getting outdoors and learning about our local native bushland.
Meet at Whitehaven Reserve, Lyndel Close, Quakers Hill. For more information, call us on 9839 6000.
Save the date to participate. Earth Hour is this Saturday, 24 March at 8.30pm. Earth Hour is a global event where people around the world will switch off their lights in use for one hour to celebrate our beautiful Earth and to raise awareness about its protection. 🌏🕣💡
Check out the video below and visit www.earthhour.org for ideas on how to take part.
NSW Seniors Festival is just around the corner and to celebrate we are hosting a variety of interesting and fun events for our city's seniors to participate in.
Download the program from http://bit.ly/2DIfQHw.
See the 2018 Comm Games live on the big screen at the Civic Plaza (opposite the Village Green on Flushcombe Road, Blacktown)! Free event, no bookings required.
We’re in for some rainy days ahead.
For emergency assistance during #storms or #floods, call #NSWSES on 132 500. For life threatening emergencies call 000 immediately.
#stormsafe #floodsafe #NRMAInsurance
We are looking to facilitate a bus service through the Colebee area and seek your feedback on the proposed changes to parking.
Come by the Civic Plaza and see the 2018 Comm Games on the big screen! Let’s come together to cheer on the talented athletes and watch some great sport.
Free event, no bookings required.
Working bees at the Sustainability Hub are back for 2018! Twice a month, we host a working bee where a group of volunteers help out to maintain the demonstration gardens and work on projects to improve the site.
Get some hands-on gardening experience, share your own knowledge, learn some new skills, and help shape the direction of this great project.
Join us at our next working bee on Saturday, 24 March 2018. Register your attendance at http://bit.ly/2FXKRMw
Today's the day! GWS Giants take on the Brisbane Lions for a spot in the AFLW Grand Final.
⏰: 7.05pm AEDT
🏟: Blacktown International Sportspark.
Congratulations to Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Josh Risdon who was named in final 26 player Socceroos squad!
An Open Day hosted by The Friends of St Bartholomew’s, supported by Blacktown City Council.
Enjoy a day of history and entertainment as we celebrate the 177th Anniversary of the opening of the St Bartholomew's Church and Cemetery this April.
The Friends of St Bartholomew’s invite you to celebrate the history of St Bartholomew’s Church and Cemetery.
The event features, town crier, guest speaker Kerima-Gae Topp from Australia’s female factories, historical displays on Church and cemetery history, St Bartholomew’s burial records, self-guided cemetery tours and refreshment and variety stalls.
Free Shuttle Bus from The Blacktown Council Car Park from 9am.
Free parking on site.
Entry into the church: $6 pp, under 12 free
Enquiries 02 9621 8225, 02 9622 8309
Experience Nurragingy Reserve when the sun goes down and see what creatures hide in the day and come out at night!
Join us on a guided spotlighting tour as we get to know Nurragingy Reserve at night, and we will also track some bats leaving their roosts in trees for a feed!
Book your free tickets quick as places are limited, go to: http://bit.ly/2FKTo23
How many birds can you name in your backyard? Join us on a guided morning bird walk in Nurragingy Reserve and you might find some birds you’ve never heard of but have been living in Blacktown all this time!
Bring along some friends or family and enjoy a wonderful outdoor activity. Book your free tickets at http://bit.ly/2Iq9eRN
To celebrate Earth Day, join us for our end plastic pollution workshop. Learn more about how plastic can reach the ocean through Blacktown's own waterways. We will also pick up easy tips on how you can do your bit and reduce your everyday plastic consumption.
All attendees will enter in a raffle prize for an eco-friendly hamper to kick start your plastic-free lifestyle, worth $200! There will also be some runner up prizes for a few more lucky attendees. This event is for Blacktown residents only. Book your free tickets at http://bit.ly/2p9lXjy
62 Flushcombe Road
Blacktown NSW 2148
Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.30 pm
PO Box 63, Blacktown NSW 2148
Phone: (02) 9839 6000
Fax: (02) 9831 1961
ABN: 18 153 831 768
After Hrs Emergency: 1300 133 491
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