Learn something new in 2019
There are so many fun ways and places where you can learn new things and have a great time in the process.
If you’ve got creative flair and an interest in music, drama and dance then check out what’s on offer from Penrith Performing and Visual Arts. This organisation comprises the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, the Q Theatre, the Penrith Conservatorium of Music and Penrith Regional Gallery. They offer workshops, classes and courses in art making, dance, music, speech and drama and individual tuition for those who want to learn how to play musical instruments.
If you have a keen interest in the solar system or would just like to know more about it, then this is definitely the event for you. Each month Western Sydney University hosts an Astronomy Night at their Penrith Observatory. The evening includes a presentation, a short 3D astronomy movie, a tour of the dome area and an opportunity to view the night sky through the Observatory's telescopes. Bookings essential.
The hot summer months are a good time to reflect on the people who put their lives on the line fighting fires. With more than 30 years' experience providing information and education programs on fire-prevention and protection, the Museum of Fire is the best place to learn more about the drama of fire and firefighting. The Museum has one of the largest fire collections in the world; featuring a rotating display of historic fire engines, uniforms, phones, radio and alarm systems, firefighting tools and protective equipment.