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10th Feb 2020 | Belong Blue Mountains Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre

Official Launch Seniors Festival 2020 – Love Your Life”

10.30 – 1.30   Carrington Hotel Katoomba

Bookings Essential: Belong Blue Mountains Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre on 4782 1117

Kodie Bedford, Belvoir’s 2018 Balnaves Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Fellow, alongside Deputy Executive Director and Senior Producer Aaron Beach, will be speaking about connecting with community in the development of a new play, as well the process of bringing Kodie’s new work Cursed! to the mainstage as part of Belvoir’s 2020 season. Cursed! is Kodie’s first play following a highly successful career in writing for television. Drawing on her experience as a Jaru/Gija woman from Geraldton, Kodie has written a semi-autobiographical madcap comedy about class, mental illness and blended families.

  • Stories & Community
  • Special Guest Speakers
  • Kodie Bedford & Arron Beach
  • Belvoir St Theatre
  • MC John Hockney

18th Feb 2020 | Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope Gardens


10.00 am – 2 pm  Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope Gardens

Bookings essential as places are limited.

Bookings open 9 am on 20 January, phone 9839 6203 or book online at

Join us for a fabulous celebration featuring interactive music and dance performances, activities, information stalls and lucky draw prizes. Hear from Dr Kay Patterson, Age Discrimination Commissioner and connect with several local groups and agencies through information stalls. Lunch provided. Bring your own refillable water bottle to reduce waste.

The New South Wales Seniors Festival is a wonderful opportunity for older people to make new friends or get together with old friends and enjoy a broad range of activities.
From cooking classes and aqua aerobics to yoga and Young at Heart, there are plenty of fun
activities designed especially for seniors during the 2020 Seniors Festival.
For more information relating to any of the events, please call the venue in which the
event is being held, or contact Council on 9839 6000.

26the Feb 2020   | Max Webber Library, Blacktown

Getting to ‘Yes’, Essential Sales Skills

The Business Success Program is a series of business education workshops for businesses of the greater Blacktown area, and is an initiative of Blacktown City Council.

Learn professional selling skills and strategies to help you close more sales than ever before​.

What you’ll learn at this workshop:

• The mindset you need for success sales

• How to build rapport and trust with your customers, and create credibility

• Understanding buying styles and how people make a buying decision

• Targeting decision makers, and tips for getting past the gate-keeper

• The common reasons why sales fail, and how to avoid them

• Questions you can ask that create need, urgency and action

• Minimising sales resistance with your sales process

Visit the online registration page for more information.

28th July  2020   | Max Webber Library, Blacktown

Marketing 101 – Define Your Target Market & USP

Define your ideal customer avatar and create a powerful unique selling proposition that addresses their specific needs.

What you’ll learn at this workshop:

• How to identify your target market

• What makes customers respond

• How to develop your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) so it stands out

• Secrets to creating an irresistible offer

• Tips for connecting with new customers (including FREE channels)

Visit the online registration page for more information.