A Local Government Week event

To celebrate Local Government Week, Hawkesbury City Council will host a free community event ‘Hawkesbury Fest’ on Sunday, 29 July 2018 from 11am to 3pm at Governor Phillip Park, Windsor.

Governor Philip ParkThe Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Mary Lyons-Buckett is encouraging local residents to get involved in the inaugural community event which will include a gala playground opening.

“We will showcase many aspects of Hawkesbury City Council to our community,” the Mayor said.

“This is a free event with rides, craft activities, face painting, food, sheep dog trials, giveaways, soccer darts and more.

“We will also officially open the new playground at Governor Phillip Park, which has been upgraded as part of the Governor Phillip Park Master Plan,” she said.

Completed Stage 1 works include a children’s bicycle path and a variety of play equipment which aims to encourage balancing, climbing, sliding, spinning and exploration.

“The new playground looks fantastic and I’m sure everyone will enjoy the opening that we have planned in July as part of Local Government Week, so I encourage you all to come along and enjoy our first ever Hawkesbury Fest,” the Mayor added.

In addition to the Governor Phillip Park gala opening, activities will include a free jumping castle, face painting and roving entertainment; Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter – dog competitions, promoting pets for adoption, sausage sizzle and Rescue Groups; Library, Gallery, Museum – free interactive craft activities; Hawkesbury Community Nursery – 1000 plants to be given away to celebrate National Tree Day; plus food trucks and market stalls for a fun and festive event.

Local Government Week will be celebrated in the Hawkesbury from Sunday, 29 July to Monday, 6 August 2018. Visit www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au for more details.

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