Chinese calligraphy: Monday, September 24. One teen workshop only: 11.45am-12.45pm. Ages 12-16.
One junior workshop only: 10.30am-11.30am. Ages 7-13 years.
Science: Tuesday, September 25, Create a catapult, 10.30am-11.30am, $10 a child, ages 7-13.
Lego Robotics: Tuesday, September 25, 1pm-2.30pm, ages 8-13 years. Only 20 tickets per workshop. Embroidery: Tuesday, October 2. One workshop only, 10.30am-noon. Ages 7-12.
Under the sea: Thursday, October 4, 10am-11am and 11.30am-12.30pm. Ages 6-12.
Magic show: Wednesday, September 26. 10.30am-11.20am. For the whole family. Shadow puppets: Wednesday, October 3. 10.30am-11.20am. For the whole family.
Tickets on sale from the service desk at Penrith Library.
Madagascar 3 Interactive Circus Show: September 24-28, 11am and 1pm, Centre Court, ground level. Free.
Berry Sport and Recreation Centre: Kids' Club, Surf's Up, Adventure Camp.
Broken Bay Sport and Recreation Centre: Adventure Camp, Hooked on Fishing.
Jindabyne Sport and Recreation Centre: Frosties Snow Play, Adventure Camp.
Lake Burrendong Sport and Recreation Centre: Bush Venture, Western Horse Riders, Adventure Camp, Cooking 4 Kids, Surf's Up.
Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre: Adventure Camp, Cooking 4 Kids, Kreative Kids.
Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation (Narrabeen): Water Wings, Kids' Club, September 24 to October 5. Details: www.dsr.nsw.gov.au/kidscamps or 13 13 02.
ST CLAIR NEIGHBOURHOOD TEAM:
MasterChef Challenge and an Active Day: For ages 12-18, from Monday, September 24, to Wednesday, September 26, 10am-3pm, at 97a Cook Parade, St Clair (next to Gumbirra pre-school). $3 a day.
Details: 9834 2708.
Ropes Crossing Church: Family program. The theme is magic and there will be lots of crazy games, activities, music, drama, morning tea, craft and quizzes. September 24-28, 10am-noon, Ropes Crossing Public School. Cost: gold coin donation. Details: Pete or Liz Wood, 9673 5183.
If you are stuck for ideas on what to do these holidays, the council has the solution: the Blacktown City School Holiday Guide, a comprehensive listing of all the fun and exciting activities on offer at the council's facilities/venues and other sites around the city.
Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub: Fun at the Library, 10.30am, September 26 and October 3.
Max Webber Library, Blacktown: Fun at the Library, 10.30am on September 27 and October 4.
Lalor Park Branch Library: Fun at the Library, 10.30am, September 28 and October 5.
Dennis Johnson Branch Library, Stanhope Gardens: Fun at the Library, at 10.30am on September 26 and October 3.