COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

Team up to tango

Take free Argentine Tango classes at the corner of Glengala Road and Simmie Street. Sunshine, 7.30-8.30pm Thursdays.

■ 9331 6580

 

Volunteer in language

Multiple Sclerosis Community Visitors Scheme is seeking a female volunteer who speaks German or English to visit an elderly lady in a Sunshine West aged care centre.

■ 9845 2729 or cvsrecruitment@ms.org.au

 

Keep those feet busy

A new dance and movement class for children with disabilities, Busy Feet, is held in Hillside on Saturdays, 11-11.45am.

■ Annette, 0401 031 917

 

Trivia to help the traumatised

A trivia night to raise funds for the Western Emergency Relief Network will be held from 7-10.30pm on July 8 at Caroline Springs Rotary. WERN is a not-profit organisation assisting people suffering trauma through emergency circumstances, such as fire and flood, family violence, refugees and the homeless. $20 a head. The Club, 1312 Western Highway, Caroline Springs.

■ Wendy, 0407 360 422, Tom, 0447 341 869 or Kathy 0425 717 886

 

Indigenous health boost

Important health information is available at Sunshine Hospital for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, stressing the importance of regular breast screening. The ‘Nan, Aunty, Mum – you are a treasure to our family’ project aims to boost indigenous participation in breast-screening. Sessions, from 10.30am-12.30pm on July 12, include information, guided tours of the breast screen clinic, lunch and a gift pack of health information.

■ 9689 9588 or email ngahina@whwest.org.au

 

Save the dingo talk

Lyn Watson, from the Dingo Foundation, will be guest speaker at the July meeting of the Sunshine Golden Age Garden Club on Wednesday, July 13. She will share her work on the preservation of the Australian alpine variety of dingo, or native dog, now facing extinction in the wild, from 7.30-9pm. Lyn will also bring along some dingo puppies. All welcome.

■ 9312 7370 or email stanley.ligeza@gmail.com

 

Author back at school

Popular author Lili Wilkinson will appear at Taylors Lakes Secondary College on July 20 with the school announced as the Victorian flagship ambassador school for the 2016 Inky Awards. The event, in the school library at 4pm, is organised by the school’s teen ambassadors.

■ 9380 3130 or email earl.penny.p@edumail.vic.gov.au

 

Looking at Keilor’s history

Keilor Historical Society’s next monthly meeting is at 7pm on July 13, in the upstairs community meeting room at Brimbank council’s Keilor offices. New members and visitors welcome.

■ 0414 985 412

 

WIN THIS

 

Joseph Lyddy is giving you the chance to win one of two Pet Indulgence prize packs, each valued at $105.60. It includes four shampoos, two crème conditioners, refreshing deodoriser and a melamine dog bowl – everything you need to keep your pooch looking, smelling and feeling great! josephlyddypetindulgence.com.au

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday, July 10 and will be drawn at 9am the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be over 18 and reside in Victoria. See our Competition Terms & Conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted direct by the prize supplier and within seven days of the winners being drawn.

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied