Planting Kororoit Creek

A community planting day will be held at Kororoit Creek on May 22 from 10am until noon. Attendees can plant wildflowers, trees and small shrubs into patches of remnant escarpment vegetation along the creek. Meet at the playground opposite 66 Millbank Drive. Bring along your own gardening gloves, water bottle and wear sturdy shoes, long trousers, long sleeved top and a hat. Children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a responsible adult.

■ 9249 4076 or email environment@brimbank.vic.gov.au

 

Sunshine sports

Street soccer and basketball competitions will be held at RT Pollard Gardens every Friday until the end of April as part of Brimbank council’s bactive@Pollard program. Players aged from 12-25 should gather at the corner of Hampshire Road and Corio Street in Sunshine from 4.30pm. There will also be tai chi on Thursdays (8am to 9am), Powerfit from 8am and yoga in the park from 9.30am on Saturdays.

■ 9249 4000 or cpevents@brimbank.vic.gov.au

 

Build business success

Brimbank business owners can register for a new workshop series designed to build the right skills for running a successful business. Marketing for growth will be held on April 20, 6-9.30pm, and doing business in a digital world on May 4, from 6-8pm, at Brimbank council’s Keilor offices.

■ 9249 4413 or ecodev@brimbank.vic.gov.au

 

Ron, David and Nath. Picture: Kristian Scott

Burgle bonanza in Sunshine

Sunshine Community Theatre’s latest show, Wake Me Up Before I Burgle, will run until April 23. It tells the story of David, who suffers from sleepwalking episodes and thinks he is Charles Deveraux, the greatest cat burglar of the 20th century. At Dempster Park Hall in Sunshine. Tickets cost $20.

■ 0432 988 069

 

Declutter your life

Do you want to clear the clutter from your life? There’s a free, one-off workshop at Sunshine library on April 19, 1-3pm, to help people reduce stress by cutting the clutter.

■ 9249 4665

 

Friendly English

Meet new friends and learn English supported by expert tutors at the welcoming Duke Street Community House in Sunshine.

■ 9311 9973

 

Ditch the divide

Free digital literacy sessions for older residents, run by YouthNow, are on at five Brimbank libraries until the end of May. They are on at St Albans library on Tuesdays (9.30am-noon); Wednesdays at Deer Park (9.30am-noon) and Keilor Village (1.30–3.30pm); Thursdays at Sunshine (9.30am-noon and 12.30-3pm); and Fridays at Sydenham (9.30am-noon and 12.30-3pm).

■ 8311 5800

 

Have a Big cuppa

Enjoy a cup of tea and help raise money for the Cancer Council. Local group Delamates will hold a Biggest Morning Tea event at the Delahey Community Centre on May 24. The morning tea will go from 10am to noon. Entry $3.

■ 9249 4900

 

Find out about dementia

A free seminar on dementia will be held at the Sunshine Convention Centre on April 20 from 10am until noon. The seminar will explain in simple terms what dementia is, including its main causes – especially Alzheimer’s disease – key signs, symptoms and risk factors. Registrations are essential at sunshine.eventarc.com/31697

■ 9815 5708 or email vic.education@alzheimers.org.au