■Wood smoke reduction workshop: 6pm on July 29. Participants receive a bunch of giveaways and go into the draw to win prizes. Register: woodsmoke-blacktown.eventbrite.com or 9839 6055.
■Seven Hills Bunnings: DIY flooring workshops on August 2 and 3 at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Simple ways to update and maintain floors throughout the home. Kids' workshops: animal craft and wall art. Kids' workshop times vary; call the store. Details: corner Old Windsor and Abbott roads, 9679 3300.
■Atura Sketch Club: Sundays, 2pm-5pm. Atura Blacktown has partnered with the Blacktown Arts Centre for sketchers to take to the easels for an open life-drawing session. Artists need to supply their own paper, pencils and charcoal. Costs: $15 for adults and $12 for concessions. Bookings: Blacktown Art Centre website bit.ly/AturaSketchClub.
■Blacktown Stroke Recovery Club: Mondays, Blacktown Workers Club, 10am-noon. Cards. dominoes and support for stroke survivors, carers and families. Details: John, 9628 0968.