The Neighbourhood House Community Expo will provide a series of taster classes at Brimbank shopping centre on May 11. Activities will include mask making, computers, book giveaways, napkin art, Chinese brush painting, edible blooms and flower arranging. From 10am-2pm.
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Breakfast for business
Brimbank businesses are being invited to the Brimbank City Council Business Breakfast on May 27. Jason Clarke from Minds at Work will be guest speaker. From 7-9am at the Sunshine Golf Club, $25 a head. Bookings: bit.ly/BusBreakfast27May
■ 9249 4413
Free barista training courses will be held at the Brimbank Bicycle Education Centre in Keilor Downs on May 23, 25 and 27.
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Prize-winning artist Paul Borg will speak at the Infuse artist network session on May 12 from 6-8pm at the Visy Cares Hub in Sunshine. The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize semi-finalist will talk about his experience in running a successful art school, with his students exhibiting at the Hunt Club Community Arts Centre until June 4.
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Pokies expose on screen
Brimbank residents are being invited to watch a free screening of the ABC documentary, Ka-Ching, which exposes the addictive design of poker machines and how they cause harm. At Village Cinemas, Sunshine, on May 11 from 10am. Psychologist and former poker machine addict Caroline Hirsch will speak at the event. Entry includes a free choc top.
■ 9249 4190
History meet in Keilor
Keilor Historical Society’s next monthly meeting will be on May 11 from 7pm in the upstairs community meeting room at Brimbank council’s Keilor offices. New members and visitors welcome.
■ 0414 985 412
Weekly disability help
Families navigating the disability support system can get assistance through a program in Sunshine. Tweddle Child and Family Health Care’s My Time, a free weekly group on Tuesdays at Sunshine Special Developmental School, caters for kids up to the age of 16. A facilitator guides discussions and connects parents with support services, while a skilled play helper engages children. From 9.30-11.30am.
■ www.tweddle.org.au or 9689 1577