Movie Magic! The Third Man

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If you love watching movies made in what was arguably the greatest era of movie making, then come along to the Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre on the first and third Friday of each month and enjoy a morning of MOVIE MAGIC – THE GOLDEN YEARS Friday 5 April 2013  “The Third Man” A film noir classic starring Joseph Cotten and …

Blackheath Philosophy Forum for 2013

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The first of the 2013 Blackheath Philosophy Forums will be held in the Phillips Hall in the Blackheath Community Centre on Saturday 6 April at 4:00pm. In this election year, the Forum is starting off with a corker of a presentation by Rodney Cavalier entitled “The End of the Labor Project”. Entry $10 which includes tea/coffee and snacks. There is …

Have your say – Let’s talk about TAFE!

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TAFE NSW is Australia’s leading provider of vocational education and training (VET) with more than half a million enrolments online, in workplaces and across 10 Institutes with 130 campuses. TAFE NSW provides education and training to people across NSW, in courses from Certificate to Degree level across all major industry sectors. The NSW Government is conducting a survey as part …

BREAKFAST AT THE MOVIES

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Join Mark Horton weekday mornings 6-9am when he presents the ‘HORTO & FRIENDS BREAKFAST SHOW’ live from the EDGE CINEMA commencing on Monday 25th of March. Mark returns to the breakfast time slot after an eight months break, whilst as President he went about rebuilding/rebranding Blue Mountains Community Radio. 89.1fm RBM had struggled for over 20 years to secure a …

BLACKHEATH PHOENIX CHOIR

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Phoenix is an SATB community choir. We sing a range of music including classical, ancient, modern, sacred and secular works – usually accompanied, sometimes a cappella. We perform several concerts each year and also hold occasional social and fund-raising events. New members are always welcome. Rehearsals: 7.00 – 9.30 pm on Tuesdays during school terms at Blackheath Uniting Church Hall, …

Orpheus Strings

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Programme for Orpheus Quartet Concert on Sunday  March 10th 2013 at 3:00pm Juan Crisostómo ARRIAGA (1806 – 1826): String Quartet No 1 in D minor Swan HENNESSY (1866 – 1929): Suite Opus 46 String Quartet Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKY (1840 – 1893): String Quartet No 1 in D major Opus 11 Programme for Orchestral Concert on Sunday  April 7th at 3:00pm …

Welcome Home Lightning Stone

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A show for all Blue Mountains residents playing every weekend in March at spectacular outdoor venues. Welcome Home Lightning Stone is an inspiring outdoor theatre show. Three years in the making, created in the Blue Mountains, the show blends professional actors and music from a live band and will play every weekend in March across the Blue Mountains. Welcome Home …

FREE Zumba Gold class for Seniors Week

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Wednesday 20th March at 5pm Blackheath Community Centre Low impact Zumba class for Seniors Zumba Gold® takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active Seniors, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known …

String Trio Performance 24 March 2012

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The new classical string trio, Three Piece Suite, will have its public debut concert in Blackheath on Sunday, 24th March.Three Piece Suite is a trio of longstanding professional musicians, friends and colleagues Rachel Westwood (violin), Valmai Coggins (viola) and Deborah Coogan (cello). Despite the challenges set by their geographical situations and differing diaries, their goal is to perform together the …

Celebrate Senior’s Week with a FREE movie screening!

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Celebrate Senior’s Week this year by coming to see ‘Quartet,’ a wonderful film which includes in its cast Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly and Michael Gambon. “At a home for retired opera singers, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.” Wednesday 20th …

Film about refugees on at Mt Vic Flicks 24 February 2013

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is a 52 minute documentary that tells the stories of asylum seekers who made the impossible decision to become ‘boat people’. Jessie Taylor and her team are taking the film to 30 major cities around the country to share the real experiences of asylum seekers with every day Australians and politicians alike. …

Dog Exclusion Zones

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Blue Mountains City Council is seeking feedback about dog exclusion zones. This is a subject that inspires robust debate so have your say (politely, of course)! We seek your views on dog exclusion zones in sportsgrounds Dog use on sportsgrounds is an issue which has been raised by sporting groups in the Blue Mountains at different times.  We would appreciate your …