Volunteers for elderly

The Multiple Sclerosis Community Visitors Scheme is seeking female volunteers to visit elderly female residents in an aged care facility in Newport.

■ cvsrecruitment@ms.org.au or 9845 2729


Volunteer drivers

Gateway Community Services in South Kingsville is seeking volunteer drivers, experienced in minibuses or refrigerated small vans, to drop off food donations to community agencies. No special licence required.

■ 9399 3511


Self publish

Publisher Aly’s Books is offering a free self-publishing course to any published or unpublished authors at Maribyrnong library, 6pm Wednesday, July 27.


U3A meeting

The annual general meeting of U3A Altona will be held at 1pm on Friday at the Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre. The guest speaker will be Geoff Mitchelmore, 2015 Senior Citizen of the Year. Light refreshments, visitors welcome.

■ altonau3a@yahoo.com.au or 9398 1346


Care classes

Are you unemployed or been retrenched? Government-funded Certificate III in early childhood education and care CHC30113 and aged care classes start soon at Laverton Community Education Centre.

■ 9369 2726 or 0411 232 800


Athletics carnival

Williamstown Little Athletics Club will hold a free carnival from 9-11am Saturday, August 13 for new and existing members to celebrate athletics during the Rio Olympics.


Gig Guide


Littlefoot Bar

Sunday, July 24

At the crossroads where indie rock, blues, folk and jazz converge you’ll find Aleister James and Neeko waiting to take you on an ethereal sonic journey. From 7pm; free.

223 Barkly Street, Footscray


Rosamond Bowls Club

Saturday, July 30

Enjoy a supper dance with music supplied by talented duo Horizon. BYO food; families welcome. From 7.30pm; adults $15, kids free.

114-118 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong


Altona Sports Club

Saturday, July 30

Rocker, headed by Alfi Rocker of Dirty Deeds fame, returns to play the greatest classic rock anthems. From 9.30pm; free entry.

11 Altona Road, Altona


Williamstown RSL Club

Saturday, August 6

Chris Finnen & The Melbourne Blues Disciples will headline eight bands at Blues for Lost Souls to help fight homelessness. From 3pm-11pm; $50.

128 Ferguson Street, Williamstown