COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

Up to the highest height …

The best time and place to go fly a kite this year is at Delahey in November. Sydenham Kite Festival returns on November 20, 11am-4pm, at Delahey Recreational Reserve. All welcome. Volunteer and stallholders can call Calders Community Incorporated.

■ 0469 862 551

 

Help for addicts’ loved ones

ISIS Primary Care is offering a free and professionally run support group for adults affected by alcohol and other drugs used by a family member, partner or friend. The nine-week course runs every Tuesday for two hours from 10am, starting October 11, at 122 Harvester Road, Sunshine.

■ 9286 1228 or jodie.armstrong@isispc.com.au

 

Trends in trees

Sunshine Golden Age Garden Club’s September meeting will hear from Titch of Fleming’s Nurseries about the latest trends in trees, especially fruiting varieties, at Glengala Community Hall on Wednesday from 5.30pm. Fleming’s are expert growers of shrubs and trees. It will also be the group’s annual plant sale, so stay behind and enjoy some supper. All welcome.

■ 9312 7370 or stanley.ligeza@gmail.com

 

Poetry to go in print

Friends of Kororoit Creek are calling for original poems about Sunshine’s famous creek for its new poetry competition. Categories are primary, secondary or adult, with winners announced on December 1. Entries by November 15. A limited edition book will be published.

■ secretary@fokc.org.au or PO Box 787, Sunshine 3020

 

Live the good life

Learn about green cleaning on September 17. Bookings required.

■ 9249 4665 or environment@brimbank.vic.gov.au/environmentevents

 

History in action

Keilor Historical Society meets tonight, 7pm at Overnewton Gatehouse, Old Calder Highway, Keilor. Visitors welcome.

■ 0414 985 412

 

Clean-up by the creek

Friends of Kororoit Creek host a Clean Up the World event at Sunshine’s Buckingham Reserve, September 17, 10.30am. Bring friends and neighbours; rubbish bags, gloves and pick-up tools provided.

■ 0402 097 028 or jodie@total-wellbeing.com.au

 

WIN THIS

 

As the official laundry detergent of the Australian Football League, Radiant is giving one reader the chance to win a prize pack valued at $240. It includes two litres of Radiant liquid, an adult AFL guernsey, a children’s AFL guernsey, and an AFL scarf. Details at www.pzcussons.com.au

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59 pm on Sunday, September 18, and will be drawn the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be more than 18 years old and live in Victoria. See our competition terms and conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted directly by the prize supplier within seven days of winners being drawn.

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied