What's on around Penrith

■ Ancient Egypt: U3A curriculum convener Lucy Bantermalis will give a presentation on the archaeologists who have awakened our interest in Ancient Egypt, at 1.30pm on Tuesday, August 6, at the U3A, Penrith School of Arts, 3 Castlereagh Street. The presentation is free.

Details: Alan 4736 5541.

■ Friendship Group: Do you enjoy any dining, dancing, outings, shows and barbecues? Then join this over 55 group.

Details: Connie, 4731 5263, or Tricia Knight, 0414 976 997.

■ Freejob seeker workshop: How to find a job in difficult times and how to prepare for the interview. Thursday, August 8, 10am-noon, Skilling and Employment Centre, 51 Phillip Street, St Marys. Details: 9673 1225.

■ Baby and Kids Market: Sunday, July 28, 9am-noon. Penrith Regional Valley Sports Centre, Herbert Street, Cambridge Park, Entry $4 for adults, children free

Details: www.babykidsmarket.com.au

■ Penrith Valley Seniors Computing Club: Annual general meeting followed by a general meeting, 11am, Wednesday, August 21, Penrith Valley Seniors Centre, 86 Station Street. Details: Lorraine 4736 5541.

■ Hubertus Country Fair Markets: Last Sunday of every month, gates open 8.30am. Household goods, produce, bric-a-brac, antiques, arts and crafts, flowers, plants, food and refreshments.

Details: Eddie, 0412 662 260.

■ Rotary Club markets: Pulley Drive, Ropes Crossing.

Details: 0408 365 369.

■ Steel Magnolias: Henry Lawson Theatre, 144 Henry Lawson Avenue, Werrington.

Contact: 9673 6666.

■ Marianna Ensemble, Joan Sutherland Centre, Sunday July 28, 3pm. Details: 4723 7600.

■ Nordoff Robbins High Tea: Sunday, July 28, Belle Saveur Cafe, Penrith - a relaxed afternoon of music and fine food.

Details: 4736 0240.

■ Sunday Kids Club: Lewers Gallery, July 28, Musical note hanging mobile workshop. Ages 6-12, 10-11am, $12 per student, materials supplied.

Bookings essential: 4735 1100 gallery@penrithcity.nsw.gov.au

■ Crowning Glory exhibition: Lewers Gallery, Emu Plains, until September 15. Crowning Glory presents marble, bronze, clay, plaster, porcelain and wooden sculptural portraits (busts and heads) to display hair and identifiable hairstyles.

Details: 4735 1100.

■ Sensis is on the hunt for the inspirational people in Penrith for the cover of next year's Yellow and White pages books.

The 2014/2015 theme — Inspiring Others to Achieve — honours mentors, role models, coaches and teachers who give their time to motivate others.

People can nominate residents through www.whitepagescommunity.com.au, coversprogram@sensis.com.au, White Pages® Australia on Facebook or fax (03) 8416 6779.

Post your nominations to Inspiring Others to Achieve, Locked Bag 6005, Richmond, Victoria 3121.

Those nominated must have helped someone achieve in an individual or team sport, provided education opportunities for academic success, mentored another person to help them achieve a goal, initiated programs/activities that have helped others achieve, undertaken a stirring feat to inspire or motivate others in their community, regularly donated their time to help guide others, and/or created tools/resources to help others in pursuing greatness

Nominations close on August 18.

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