■Embroidery classes: Springwood Community Arts Centre. Thursday 10am-12.30pm with Leonie Jones. Thursday 1.30pm-4pm with Ruth Marshall.
Details: 0407 235 216.
■Sewing and Dressmaking class: Wednesday 6.30-9pm with Leonie Jones.
Details: 0407 235 216.
■Enrolment day for sewing classes: Saturday, October 6, 9am-1pm, or call 0407 235 216.
Classes held at 22 Ferguson Rd, Springwood.
■School reunion: McCarthy Senior High Students Emu Plains (year 11 1986/year 12 1987) for a 25-year reunion at Panthers on October 20 at 7pm. Cost $43 a person.
Contact: email@example.com or 0431 225 748.
■Knitting group: Penrith Library, 9.30am-noon, first Monday of the month. Learn to knit and crochet and help Wrap With Love and other charities. Morning tea provided; bring your own mug.
Details: Library, 4732 7891, or Jillian, 9623 5037 (local contact).
■Probus Club: Meet at Glenmore Park Community Centre, Luttrell Street, on the third Wednesday of the month at 10am. Morning tea. All retirees welcome.
Contact: Gwen Head, 4733 8745, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
■Bereavement: Support Group. Fortnightly Tuesdays 10-11.30am. St Nicholas of Myra Parish Centre, Penrith.
Details: Eileen Quade, 9933 0205
■Playgroup: Ages 0-5 with disabilities or developmental delay or at risk of a delay. Tuesdays 10am-noon during school terms, St Marys. Gold-coin donation.
Details: Lifestart Nepean, 9623 2100.
■Orchid Club: Blue Mountains and Penrith District, meets fourth Friday of each month, 7.30pm, The Melrose Hall, Corner Great Western Highway and Park Street, Emu Plains.
Details: 4739 3502
■Red Cross: Next meeting October 11, 10am, CWA rooms.
Details: Diane, 9623 9789.
■Arthritis NSW: Next meeting, CWA rooms, Tindale Street, October 10, 10am. Coffee from 9.30am.
Details: Dianne, 9623 9789.
■The Learning Lounge: Free service that provides homework help and educational support for young people in years 7 to 12. Tuesday afternoons throughout the school term, 3.15pm-5.15pm, St Clair Youth Centre, 97A Cook Parade.
Details: Jessica, 9837 2708 or email@example.com.
■Penrith Women's Health Centre: Zumba Gold classes for women. Low-impact dance fitness class for people beginning their fitness journey. Mondays 9.30am-10.15am. $5 a class during school terms.
Contact: 4721 8749.
■Penrith Garden Club: Meets on the third Monday of each month, 7.30pm, Jamison Room, Nepean Shores, Tench Avenue, Penrith. All welcome.
Details: Heather, 0408 365 002.
■Free exercise program: Penrith Women's Health Centre and St Clair Youth and Neighbourhood Team. Nine-week program on Fridays, to help migrant and refugee women have access to physical exercise. Yoga and zumba. Autumnleaf Neighbourhood Centre, Corner Timesweep Drive and Autumnleaf Parade, St Clair, 10am-noon.
Details: Belinda, 9834 2708 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
■Zen: Free study, 9.30am Saturday, 10.30am Sunday, Tench Reserve.
Contact: Guan, email@example.com or 0407 522 886.
■Country Women's Association: Meets last Monday of every month, CWA room, 1 Tindale Street, Penrith. Free morning tea 9.30am, meeting 10am. CWA Friendship Group meets every other Monday, 9.30am, CWA rooms.
Details: Maureen, 0414 713 310.
■The Nepean Retired Men's Club: Meets third Wednesday of each month, 10am, John Lees Christian Centre, 15 Evan Street, Penrith. All men welcome.
Details: Don, 4721 5889.