Learn to make a terrarium

Are you interested in making your own terrarium? Join in Bunning’s hands-on workshop at Whittlesea library, 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea on Thursday, November 24, 11am-12.30pm. Bring your own gloves and a glass container.

■  9716 3028

 

Indoor market

Browse stalls at Thomastown Neighbour- hood House’s indoor Christmas market on Saturday, December 3, 10am-1pm, at Thomastown library, 52 Main Street. Local crafts and bric-a-brac will be for sale, and there’ll be fun for families.

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Writing for children

Join author Ken Williams at Mill Park library on Saturday, November 26, 1.30-2.30pm, to learn about writing stories for children. The talk is a must for budding authors looking to enter the children’s storybook genre. Booking is required. It’s at 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park.

■ 9437 8189

 

Festive season budget tips

Pick up money-saving tips for the festive season at Lalor library’s budget seminar on Friday, November 25, 1.20-3pm. Topics will include how to reduce your costs at Christmas and tricks to save money. The library is at 2A May Road, Lalor.

■ 9465 2353

 

Learn to make Christmas treats

Learn the secrets to cooking edible Christmas gifts that your friends and family will love; the lesson is at Craigieburn library, 75-95 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn, on Saturday, November 26, 11am-noon. A selection of recipes will be showcased and recipe sheets will be available.

■ 9356 6980

 

Climb your family tree

Hume’s University of the Third Age genealogy group meets at The Age Library, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows, on Monday, November 28, 9am-noon. The group discusses resources to research family history.

■ 9356 6900

 

Jewellery-making workshop

Learn to make jewellery from art clay silver at Whittlesea Community House on Saturday, December 3, 10am-2pm. Art clay silver combines silver recycled from old negatives, X-rays and mobile phones with a binder to make a clay. It can be rolled, stamped, carved and squashed. Participants will make a pendant, earrings, set of charms or personalised gift. The workshop is at 92A Church Street, Whittlesea.

■ 9716 3361

 

Cake decorating

Join the Cake Decorators Association of Victoria at Whittlesea library, 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, on Wednesday, December 7, and pick up tips for decorating a Christmas cake. The workshop runs from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

■ 9716 3028