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Crafts and conversation

The Craigieburn Library hosts a weekly craft group on Wednesdays from 1-3pm and everyone is welcome. Join the craft and conversation group and share your love of all things crafty. Bring your current project and make new friends.

Community lunch at Roxburgh Park

Join the Homestead team, along with community members for a free lunch and make new friends while you’re there. Lunch will be prepared by the Northern Turkey Women’s Association. Lunch will be held every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Homestead Community and Learning Centre, 30 Whiltshire Road, Roxburgh Park.


Tai Chi for health

Come to the Homestead Community and Learning Center in Roxburgh Park for a lesson in Tai Chi, a low-impact exercise program to build strength. Everyone is welcome. It will take place every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Meeting Whittlesea Probus

Members of the Combined Probus Club of Whittlesea will meet on Monday July 4 at the Whittlesea Bowls Club at 9.30am.

A speaker representing Whittlesea Physiotherapy will discuss how to treat the cause and not just the symptoms.

Visitors are welcome.

Probus is open to all retired and semi-retired members of the community.

Whittlesea meets on the first Monday of the month.

■ André 0438 578 652

Winter School Vacation Program – Hume Youth Engagement and Pathways

Wondering what you can do during the school holidays? And if you make the most of it with Hume’s winter school holiday programme!

The Hume Youth Engagement and Pathways unit is organizing a range of free activities to take advantage of these school holidays. All programs have limited availability and require online registration.


Midday Surprise Crafts

Join us for fun and creativity at the Hume Global Learning Center – Broadmeadows.

All people aged 5 and over are welcome.

It will take place on Thursday, June 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Relax at Sunbury

Are you between the ages of 12 and 18 and want to engage with other young people, participate in activities such as quizzes, games, art, music, contests, personal development and more? Chill Out Sunbury is for you. It’s free and it happens every Wednesday from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at the Sunbury Youth Centre, 51-53 Evans Street.


Sunbury WOMEN’S Badminton Club

Get involved with a welcoming, fun, and social group of women who have been making women’s badminton known since 1999. Social games are Mondays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, and team competitions are Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Eric Boardman Reserve, Wilson’s Lane.

[email protected]

Come and chat

Dive into deeper topics and enjoy intriguing conversations by joining the Table 8 discussion group. The common thread in the months to come will be benevolence. Chats take place every Tuesday from 10.30am to 11.30am at the Macedon Lounge, 40 Victoria Street, Macedon.

■ Carol, 0431186575

Badminton fun at Sunbury

Sunbury Badminton Club has new extra playing time on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome at Clarke Oval Stadium, 49 Riddell Road, with equipment provided and coaching available. Playing for the first time is free.

[email protected]

Gain weight naturally

Are you having trouble losing weight? Are you having trouble motivating yourself? Want to try to do it in a friendly and less stressful atmosphere? Come join TOWN (Take Weight Off Naturally) every Tuesday at 6pm at Darlingsford Barn, Darlingsford Boulevard, Melton.

■ Catherine, 0416 612 517, or Bob, 0411 824 739

Melton Friendship Group.

Join the Melton Friendship Group for singles 55+. Meet fortnightly for coffee and chat nights and organize affordable outings and events.

■ 0406 493 734

Probus Women’s Club of Melton Valley

The Melton Valley Ladies Probus Club meets at 10am on the second Tuesday of each month at the Melton Country Club. The group is open to all, new and old members, to meet and discover the social aspects of the group.

■ Anne, 0425 705 150

Sunshine Fly Fishing Club

Are you interested in learning to fish with a fly rod and artificial flies and lures that you have made yourself? Sunshine Fly Fishing Club is looking for new members. The club can teach you everything you need to know to get started. It meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Barclay Reserve, King Edward Avenue, Albion.

■ Ted, [email protected]

group of women

Duke Street Community Center started a women’s social group to give people a place to interact. The group will run every other Friday, starting at 1 p.m., as a way to connect with other women in the community in a safe, fun, and social way. It will be developed according to the needs of the participants and will take place in a relaxed setting.

■ 9311 9973

Probus of Keilor

The Keilor Combined Probus Club is back in business. The group meets on the third Monday of each month at the Keilor Pub. Welcome new members.

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

Combined Probus Altona North

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

■ Lesley, 0414 481 442

Club Rotary Point Gellibrand

The Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand meets at the Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6 p.m. for a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. The club has great speakers and needs energetic and enthusiastic new members who want to make a difference in their community. Visit our website to find out more about our projects and community work via

■ Pam, 0418 347 691 or [email protected]

Wyndham Ladies Probus

Are you recently retired or semi-retired? You are looking for fun, camaraderie and to increase your social networks. Wyndham’s Ladies Probus Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month at Hotel520, Sayers Road, Tarneit, and normally holds a night out or event on the third Wednesday of every month.

■ Rosa Sanderson, 0410 303 046

AL-ANON meets

AL-ANON provides support for families and loved ones living with alcoholics and problem drinkers. The group meets on Mondays at the foyer of St Thomas’ Anglican Church, 117 Synnot Street, Werribee.

bingo for all

The Werribee RSL hosts Bingo every Monday, except on public holidays. Eyes down from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

■ 9741 5525