With the fires throughout the Hawksbury, we find it difficult to write about anything. Topics have seemed somewhat frivilous. While Canberra is now suffering and we think often of those affected, traditional life is returning to the Hawkesbury. This week, 7 February, the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery opens an unusual exhibition.  Reflections of Mabo

ESCAPISM MAY BE JUST WHAT YOU NEED! AUTHOR CHRIS ALLEN will discuss his Intrepid Series thrillers and action packed on Monday, February 10, 6 - 7:30pm. Hawkesbury Regional Library. Allen's series is soon to be among NETFLIX streaming offerings. Thrilling series soon to be on Netflix

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 LIBRARY Film showings are free! 12 Dec our favourite A Christmas Story is on.  This family Christmas comedy highlights a saavy 9 year old boy scheming to get the desired Christmas gift. Bring snacks if you wish. Coffee & tea provided.  10am & 6pm showings. 

FROM PURPLE NOON GALLERY: WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE and a special introductory offer: Check out the new website

 Artists Gallery in Wisemans Ferry. Located in the centre of Wisemans Village, this exhibition is all about affordable art.  8x8 canvasses will be priced at $80. Throughout the year the 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. See more of the art


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.