HISTORY BUFFS ALERT: Hawkesbury Historian, Carol Roberts offers fascinating historic Hawkesbury tidbits each week in her blog. This week, she posts interesting post cards -- amazing how this form of communication has NOT lost its appeal. Life as seen through post cards. For additional cards, we learn about the long history of the Bridge to Bridge Event beginning in 1933! The Glenelg Takes the Prize

WISEMAN FERRY GALLERY: 'LOCAL COLOUR' EXHIBITION OPENS Saturday 23rd March 5-7pm at the River Artists Gallery in Wisemans Ferry. Located in the centre of Wisemans Village, this gallery exhibits a wide array of art: sculpture and iron art, paintings, textiles and cloth art -- all providing the unique impressions of the natural surroundings of The Hawkesbury River.

ROUSE HILL FARM & HOUSE HARVEST FESTIVAL. Sunday, 24 March 9 am - 3 pm. IT'S GREAT! TERRIFIC! IT'S EVERYONE'S BEST & WELL-ORGANIZED FESTIVAL IN AUTUMN! Hawkesbury, Hills and Blue Mountains finest artisan producers and makers.  Parking is not a problem. Wrap up as it can get chilly. Check your weather source before you head out! (Gold Coin fee)

MURDER, MYSTERY AND MAYHEM! HAWKESBURY REGIONAL MUSEUM, 30 March, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Are you a detective, a problem solver, a curiosity-seeker? This entertaining talk by expert storyteller and historian Jo Henwood could be your cup of tea. Book tickets here  

BALCOMBE HEIGHTS RESERVE SKATE PARK READY FOR SCHOOL HOLIDAYS -- OFFICIAL OPENING 14 APRIL: our source tells us avid scooter riders jumped, carved, pivoted and 360’d around the new skate facility ahead of the official opening on April 14. Check it out you fearless ones!

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


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.