Community Workshops and Events

Winter Fun at Colo Heights Hall 

Free for local children 5-15 years old. Places are limited so register to secure your child's place. 

One Giant Leap Australia Program - Leap into Spac

We will go to Mars, build rovers, and construct habitats 

Date: Monday 11 July 
Location: Colo Heights Hall
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Kool Kids First Aid 

An introduction for kids to first aid, defibrillators and how to handle snake and spider bites. 

Date: Saturday 6 August
Location: Colo Heights Hall
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Cheeky Monkeyz - Outdoor Games

Tug-o-War, Dodge Ball, Stuck in the Mud, 3 legged races. Come and run around with us! 

Date: Saturday 23 July, Saturday 20 August, Saturday 24 September
Location: Colo Heights Hall
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 

Everyday Leaders Information Session

Everyday Leaders are local community members who have a genuine desire to assist others. They provide support, resources, and a friendly ear. They listen and support those who are feeling the impacts of disasters like drought, flood, fire, or other issues affecting their mental health and wellbeing. Everyday Leaders also promote resilience and share self-care practices.

If you're interested in finding out more, the first step is to register for either of the below Information Sessions:

Date: Tuesday 28 June
Location: Retreat at Wisemans, 5564 Old Northern Rd, Wisemans Ferry 
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Date: Tuesday 28 June
Location: Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre, 114 March St, Richmond
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Lithgow Trauma Informed Conference

The last two years has presented unprecedented challenges to regional and rural communities with multiple floods, a major bushfire, plagues, and an ongoing pandemic. Lithgow Trauma Informed Recovery Conference is the only event of its type specifically addressing the cumulative and complex trauma due to the intersection of natural disasters and domestic and family abuse within rural and regional communities.

Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, 6 – 7 September 
Location: Mahldran Ngurr Ngurra Lithgow Transformation Hub
Time: Day 1 - from 8.30 am – 5:00 pm
Day 2 - 8.30 am – 4:00 pm