Community Calendar | Brimbank & Northwest

Do you want your event to be listed? Community Calendar is made available free of charge to non-profit organizations to keep the public informed about special events and activities. Please send item details to Star Weekly Community Calendar, Corner Thomsons Road and Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park, 3042, or email [email protected] by 9am Wednesday the week prior to publication.

Keilor an honest man

The Keilor Combined Probus Club is back in business. The group meets every third Monday of the month at Keilor Pub. New members welcome.

■ Steve, 0408 193 793, or Keith, 0409 494 801.

women’s group

Duke Street Community Center has created a women’s social group to give people a place to interact. The group will run every second Friday from 1pm as a way to connect with other women in the community in a safe, fun and social way. It will be developed to meet the needs of the participants and in an informal setting.

9311 9973

Werr-I-Bee Long photo comp

Submit your photos and digital art to the Werribee River Association’s annual photo competition. three awards, totaling $650. Open to amateur levels and to people living, working or studying in Wyndham. Email photos and inquiries to [email protected] and include full name, address, and phone number, and include photo category. Competition closes on June 15.

Bingo for everyone

The Werribee RSL hosts Bingo every Monday, except on public holidays. Eyes down at 12.30-2.30pm.

■03 9741 5525

Western Budgerigar Club

The Western Suburbs Budgerigar Club meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:30 PM at Masonic Hall, 223 Watton Street, Werribee. Meet other members who are also passionate about breeding budgerigars.

■ Thurs, 0414 975 862

Wyndham Ladies Probus

Are you recently retired or semi-retired? Looking for fun, fellowship and to increase your social networks. Wyndham’s Ladies Probus Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at Hotel520, Sayers Road, Tarneit, and normally has an outing or event on the third Wednesday of each month.

■ Rosa Sanderson, 0410 303 046

U3A Werribee

U3A Werribee Region is a non-profit organization made up of half-retired and retired Wyndham residents. It gives a variety of weekly classes run by volunteers.

Rick, 0402 299 220

met AL-ANON

AL-ANON provides support to families and loved ones living with alcoholics and problem drinkers. The group will meet on Monday in the foyer of St. Thomas Anglican Church, 117 Synnot Street, Werribee, of

Wednesday Walking group

The Williamstown Community Center offers a regular walking group on Wednesdays that walk the area from 10:15am-11am. New members are welcome. This activity is free and includes morning tea.

9397 6168

Musicians wanted

Sunshine Community Brass is looking for new members for the vibrant band of musicians. With over 90 years of history, the band is looking to grow for the future. Sunshine Community Brass is currently looking for trumpeters and percussionists. It rehearses Tuesdays from 7.30pm, 45 Furlong Road, North Sunshine.

Andrew Wilson, 0419 444 620

All aboard the club

The All Aboard Club is 85 years old. It is a social association that is committed to charities, with speakers, theater and trips. It meets in the rooms of Williamstown City Hall at 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month. New members welcome.

■ Wendy, 0421 747 040

AeroSpeakers Toastmasters Club

Do you want to develop self-confidence in communication, language skills and clarity in writing? AeroSpeakers Toastmasters Club would like to invite all residents to join in on the first and third Thursdays of each month to help develop public speaking, communication and leadership skills. The group will meet at the Laverton Community Hub, 95-105 Railway Avenue, Laverton from 7-9:30 PM.

■ Vince Camilleri, 0413 734 707

Communal lunch and morning tea

The Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Williamstown will be holding a complimentary morning tea and lunch community every Friday at the Parish Center on Nelson Place. The morning tea starts from 10am. Coffee and tea are served, in addition to all kinds of fun activities such as knitting, board games and puzzles. Lunch is from 12.00-13.00, takeaway meals are possible. Check-in and vaccination status are required.

Altona book sale

Friends of Altona Library hold a monthly book sale on the first Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday of each month at the rear of Altona Library 123 Queen Street Altona, access via Coles carpark, 10am-1pm libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/community/ friends-of-the-libraries

Booksale in Williamstown

Friends of Williamstown Library holds a book sale every second Saturday of the month from 10-12:30 am. The book sale will be held at the Williamstown Library in the Friends room, which can be accessed through the front desk. The event is cash only. See the Hobson Bay library website for more information.

women’s choir

Choir Willin Wimmin welcomes new members. They meet every Wednesday from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM at the Church of Christ Hall in Douglas Parade, Williamstown. There are no auditions and members are not required to be able to read music. Come by for a free try-out.

[email protected]

Computers for beginners

Williamstown Community and Education Center is now accepting enrollments for classes to help people with limited computer skills. Classes are held daily at both Joan Kirner House, Williamstown, and North Altona Library.

■Lynne of Tahlia, 9397 6168

walking group

Residents of Altona Meadows and Newport are invited to join a Heart Foundation walking group that meets on Wednesdays and Fridays. The group runs for 60 minutes and is a great way to socialize and get active at the same time. Members must register with the Heart Foundation to become a member.

■ Ian Watson, 0411 566 862, or www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Whats-On/Altona-Meadows-and-Newport-Heart-Foundation-Walking-Groups

Williamstown Craft Market

Commonwealth Reserve comes alive on the third Sunday of the month for the Williamstown Craft Market. The market has over 50 stalls selling everything from handmade crafts, homegrown produce and food vendors. There will also be live music. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

■ www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Whats-On/Williamstown-Craft-Market

Diabetes support group

The Westgate diabetes support group meets every first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Altona Bowling Club.

Elaine, 0415 030 996

Musicians welcome

Do you play trumpet, flute or lower brass? The Hobsons Bay City Band is looking for musicians to join the community band. Rehearsals take place on Mondays from 7.30pm at Newport Lakes Primary School, Elizabeth Street, Newport.

■ Roger Lewis, [email protected], or www.hbcb.org.au

Altona North combined probus

The Altona North Combined Probus Club meets every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Altona Sports Club. Includes a speaker, organized trips and outings and a friendly atmosphere.

Lesley, 0414 481 442

Rotary club

Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 6:00 PM at the Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, for a 6:30 PM dinner gathering. Visitors welcome.

■ Pam, 0418 347 691 or [email protected]

Mouth organ band

The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets Friday night at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Great music, friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.

■ Heath, 9399 2190

Friendship group

Altona Day View (Voice Interest and Education of Women) Club meets at 11am on the third Wednesday of the month at Altona RSL. The club is always open to new members and anyone interested is encouraged to get in touch today to see what it’s all about.

■ Janet 9394 6522 or 0412 010 176.

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