Neighbourhood Week Activities for Harris Park 23rd September – 27th September 2013.


Neighbourhood Week is an opportunity to focus on the local community and connect them with their neighbourhood services. During Neighbourhood Week we highlight the outstanding services that the local community/health and emergency Services provide to their local communities. Harris Park Community Centre is keen to lead a project during Neighbourhood Week that will increase the social capital of this area.


 Date: Monday 23rd September 2013

Where: James Ruse Reserve Parkes St Harris Park

Activity: Learn to ride a bicycle 10am to 12pm

Activity: Heritage ride through Harris Park 12pm to 2pm

Purpose: Learn to ride for a healthier life and enjoy the freedom of avoiding traffic.


Date: Tuesday 24th September 2013

Activity: Bush Tucker Workshop 10am – 11pm

Activity: Children’s activity at the community garden 11pm to 12pm

Where: John Irving Park Community Garden Jordan St Rosehill

Purpose: Learn about indigenous plants what to grow and how to eat them


Date: Wednesday 25th September 2013 10am to 12pm

Activities: Ultimate Frisbee

Where: Robyn Thomas Reserve crn Hassall St and Parkes St Harris Park

Purpose: Children’s activity designed to enjoy the open space, have fun with other children.


Date: Wednesday 25th September 2013 Community Expo 1pm to 4pm

Activities: Include BBQ, and information stalls, children’s activities

Where: James Ruse Reserve Parkes St Harris Park

Purpose: promote all services to the general public in an interactive way


Date: Thursday 26th September 2013 2pm to 3.30pm

Purpose: Highlighting the historical value of the local area, showcasing the facilities and museums of Experiment Farm Cottage and Hambledon Cottage including children’s activities.

Where: Meet at Experiment Farm Cottage, 9 Ruse Street, Harris Park,

Activity: Explore Harris Park’s historical cottages, with a short stroll to Hambledon Cottage, Gregory Place Harris Park, and then back to enjoy Devonshire tea in the beautiful surrounds of Experiment Farm Cottage.

Activity: Children’s colonial farming, gardening and games

Contact: Limited places, booking essential please phone: 96350157

Cost: $5.00


Date: Friday 27th September 2013 6pm to 8pm

Where: Harris Park Community Centre

Purpose: Providing an opportunity for the community to visit the centre and meet other community members, and enjoy a light supper.

Activity: Open House at Harris Park Community Centre, winner of photo competition announced, Parramatta City Choir, Guest Speaker