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SSC Newspaper : September 2011
who has played with the Korean Symphony Orchestra, will be the soloist. When: 11 September. Time: 2:30pm. Where: Strathfield Town Hall. Tickets: $25/$20/$16. www.mca-tix.com.au. ■ Sunday 18 September Ice cube Hip Hop TV and MTV Classic present Ice Cube, one of America’s most influential hip hop artists. Starts 8pm. Tickets: $65. Enmore ■ Sunday 11 September StrathfIeld Symphony The Strathfield Symphony Orchestra will present an afternoon performance called Fire & Ice. The program includes Cello Concerto (Dvorak) and Symphony No 1 (Sibelius). Cellist Kenichi Mizushima, 18 Strathfield Scene Pick of the month: With sketches and songs, Back to School, hosted by Nick Cody, is sure to bring back vivid memories. september 2011 sept/oct events calendar need a Jp? Justice of the peace services are available at Strathfield Library on Wednesdays from 11am to noon and on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. lIbrary ServIceS A home library service is available to residents unable to visit Strathfield Library due to disability or lack of mobility. Volunteers deliver preselected materials to residents fortnightly, and there’s a community bus to the library on the first Wednesday of each month. A volunteer travels on the bus to help residents. For details, contact to play some of Waits’ classic hits and apply their own musical spin. Featuring Johnny Wishbone, Mojo Juju, James Grim from the Brothers Grim & The Blue Murders and Holiday Sidewinder from Bridezilla. Starts 6.30pm. Tickets: $35 (pre-sale)/$70 (main meal and show)/$40 (door). The Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.au. ■ frIday 7 october eaSt WeSt dance party feSt. dJ taba East West Sydney 2011 is billed as Australia’s biggest ever Persian dance party. A huge line-up of local Iranian DJs is planned, with Radio Javan’s Taba headlining. Starts 9pm. Tickets: $97.50. Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www.factorytheatre.com.au. $190/$140/$105/$65. ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park. Book at www.ticketek.com.au. ■ WedneSday 5 october looney tuneS lIve! claSSroom caperS Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes gang will entertain kids this school holidays in a non-stop musical show. The teacher at the ACME Academy is running late so the Looney Tunes characters take matters into their own hands – a recipe for mayhem. Starts 10.30am. Tickets: $32.90/$45. Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www. enmoretheatre.com.au. ■ thurSday 6 october the muSIc of tom WaItS This isn’t a tribute night but rather local musicians coming together communIty bulletIn board Michael Hing’s latest show is I’m Only Doing This Because They Won’t Let Me Be a Rapper. His 2010 show was given five stars by Sydney Critic and this year he was nominated as Sydney’s best comedian in the Time Out Comedy awards. Starts 8.30pm. Tickets: $15. Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www.factorytheatre.com.au. ■ thurSday 6 october ■ thurSday 22 September NICk CODy IN BaCk TO SCHOOL nova fm dJ nick cody will host a night of high school- related hilarity as part of the Sydney fringe festival. mixing some of australia’s best comedians, who will perform stand-up, sketches and songs about high school experiences, this act is sure to bring back some vivid memories. Starts at 10pm. tickets: $15. factory theatre, 105 victoria road, marrickville. phone: 9550 3666; www.factorytheatre.com.au. ■ WedneSday 14 September LauReN LaROuge Lauren Larouge’s love life has all gone wrong the past year – or the past 26 years, to be exact. But her loss is her audience’s gain as she performs songs about her heartache. This one-woman cabaret show includes songs performed with the ukulele. Starts 6.30pm. Tickets: $23 (pre-sale)/$18 (pre- sale concession)/$58 (main meal and show)/$25 (door). The Vanguard, 42 king Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au . Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www. enmoretheatre.com.au. ■ Sunday 2 october nrl telStra premIerShIp grand fInal The NRL grand final is one of the biggest sporting events on the calendar. Starts 5pm. Tickets: Nick Cody Strathfield Library and Information Centre on 9762 0222. frIendShIp group Come to a weekly friendship group at St Thomas’ Church Hall in Enfield, from 11am to 2pm Tuesday. Phone Neil (9642 4564) or David (8214 8397). rotary club SeSSIonS Strathfield Rotary Club meets at 6.30pm on Wednesdays at Strathfield Golf Club, 84 Centenary Drive, Strathfield. Phone 9642 0236. carIng for the elderly Older residents are being encouraged to put themselves on a police register so their health and safety can be monitored. The service is free and confidential. Every fortnight, a volunteer calls registered residents to check on their wellbeing. Phone Flemington local area police command on 9646 8691. Improve your englISh converSatIon claSSeS Free easy English conversation classes for school students give them the chance to practise structured and unstructured conversation. Classes are held every Tuesday night of the school term from 7.30pm to 9pm at St John’s Anglican Church, 93 Newton Road, Strathfield West. For more information, phone Shelly on 9763 1932 or Jenny on 9746 8777. help WIth gardenIng Garden Aid is a non-profit project helping financially disadvantaged and socially isolated people convert their gardens into more low-maintenance areas. The service costs $25 a day, plus tip fees. To join the waiting list, phone 9799 5099, email email@example.com or visit www.iwna.com.au paIntIng claSSeS Strathfield West Senior Citizens Club holds beginners’ painting classes on Mondays, 10am to 12pm, at Strathfield Community Centre, 1B Bates Street, Homebush. Free for members; $10 to join. There’s a small cost for morning tea or to arrange a pick-up and drop-off service. The Strathfield Council community bus goes from Strathfield station to the venue. Phone 9746 1037. MICHaeL HINg