Join the Year One Reading Club to receive a special sticker on your card, a log book and a welcome gift. Come to the desk every time you borrow from the library to receive a sticker in your log book. After two stickers you will receive a special reward. There are activity sheets to complete for extra stickers. Details: April until October 31. Contact your local Hills library.
Spies and Sleuths
Test your sleuthing skills with hidden messages to decode, mysteries to solve and villains to uncover. For children in school years K-2. Free. Details: April 20, 10.30am to 11.30am, Vinegar Hill Memorial Library, 29 Main Street, Rouse Hill. Call 8889 5200.
The Book of Everything
Thomas is nine and is writing a book about everything he sees in Amsterdam in 1951, including his troubled family life and his friend, Jesus Christ. The story is about a child learning to cope with life, determined to be happy. Details: April 21 and 22, 8.15pm, Pavilion Theatre, Castle Hill Showground, Castle Hill. Cost: $22-$27. Bookings: 9634 2929.
Gardening in Small Spaces
Explore effective methods to increase plant yield in a limited space. Bookings essential, places limited. Free. Details: April 27, 10am to 11.30am, Community Environment Centre, Annangrove Park, Currie Ave, Annangrove. Bookings: eventbrite.com.au/e/gardening-in-small-spaces-tickets-33268416730
KindiFarm Mobile Animal Farm are making a stop at Rouse Hill House and Farm. Parents and children can meet with the lambs, piglets and baby chicks. Hourly petting shows from 10am to 2pm. Details: April 20 and 21, Rouse Hill House and Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill. Cost included in museum’s admission. Bookings: 9627 6777.
Learn how to make your own beauty products. Wear enclosed shoes and bring an apron and reusable plastic containers to take home your products. Participants must be over the age of 14 and accompanied by an adult. Bookings essential. Details: 9.30am to 1.30pm, April 28, Thompson Hall, Balcombe Heights Estate, 92 Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills. Bookings: 9843 0310.