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Film night and talk – To Beersheba and back – the story of the Australian Lighthorse charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917 by the Australian Lighthorse, Penrith City Library will be screening the 1987 film The Lighthorsemen. Prior to the film screening Information Librarian Lorraine Stacker will give … Continue reading

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Launching the self-guided audio tour for Creative Enterprises’ embroidery projects

On Monday 11 September at 10:30am, Penrith City Council will be launching a new self-guided audio tour of the various embroidery projects created for the Civic Centre. The tour contains audio commentary by Mavis Reynolds, founder and Director of the … Continue reading

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National Family History Month @ Nepean Family History Society

Free Open House  – August 2017 Tues, Wed & Thurs                     10am to 2pm Thursday                                 … Continue reading

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National Family History Month – Activities at Penrith Library

August is National Family History Month and Penrith Library has arranged a varied programme of activities during the month. Tickets will be available from Penrith Library from 17th July. All events are free, but bookings are essential due to limited … Continue reading

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Family History Saturday: “Sourcing and Sorting It”

A big thank you to all of those who participated on the day. We received some lovely feedback on the speakers, the tours and the Library staff. Thank you to Nepean FHS for being there on the day and to … Continue reading

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National Family History Month – August 2016

National Family History Month is on in August. It is an initiative of AFFHO (Australasian Federation of Family History Organisations). Family history and genealogy is one of the most popular past-times around the world. There are over 250,000 Australians who are … Continue reading

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Nepean Family History Society Open House Saturday 7 November

Nepean FHS is hosting an Open House on 7 November Continue reading

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