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from hip to historic

Parramatta is in a state of construction - an evolutionary period where progress is imprecise but definitely 'on the upward move'. Construction surges - towering and proud - into the blue sky over Macquarie and George Streets and along the riverfront on Church Street at Lennox Bridge.



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BURRAMATTA NAIDOC: Congregate and celebrate Songlines along the Parramatta River foreshore. Sunday 10 July, 1pm - 6pm. This celebration of Aboriginal culture and heritage will include live entertainment,outdoor markets, workshops and fireworks. The history and diversity of Aboriginal Australia are found in the relationships between land, river, sea and the people. Hip-hop, blues, country&western music are all on the bill. Make your way to the river on Sunday, 10 July.

OLD GOVERNMENT HOUSE, PARRAMATTA PARK. The gift shop staff stocked lovely pillows and pillow covers -- products in collaboration with Aboriginal artists this morning (5 July). We browsed through the collection this morning. We think you will find the art interesting and beautiful. Great gifts for friends or family. 02 9635 8149

PARRAMATTA WINTERLIGHT: FRIDAY 30 JUNE THROUGH 17 JULY.  Ice shows, snow flakes, public ice skating, carnival rides and loads of entertainment. It is really a family event during the school holidays. During lunch, Parramatta's professionals are incouraged to come out, put your balance to the test on the ice and enjoy lunch from the many food vendors on site at Prince Alfred Square.

HOLIDAY INN  AT  18 Anderson Street continues its full service for visitors while most accommodation in Parramatta are under some form of construction.  for bookings. 

'WELCOME AND DISCOVER' TOURS AROUND PARRAMATTA.  New comer residents or workers are invited to explore the corners and lanes of Parramatta on 'discover tours' led by Council's professional and knowledgeable Host & Guides. Bookings required. Read more about the tours

PARRAMATTA PARK BIKE HIRE -- AT YOUR CONVENIENCE. Opposite the Queens Road entrance to the park, you can hire a bike during the July School Holidays from 9am to 4:30pm. Bring a picnic or stop by Parramatta Park Cafe for delicious food and tables overlooking the lake. Great way to keep active kids happy.

TWENTY ONE FIFTY @HOLIDAY INN  is offering a winter menu: duck curry or rack of lamp -- warm and filling. Take a look at the TripAdvisory reviews -- seems Parramatta has found this modern restaurant. 02 9891 1277 for bookings.