Bring your puppy or pet to storytime or read to a toy puppy at Whittlesea libreary, 57 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, on Friday, February 17, 4-5pm. There will be lots of fun for kids and their pets in the community garden.
■ 9716 3028
Playgroups for kids
Mill Park Playgroup runs community playgroup sessions in Mill Park, Epping and Thomastown for children aged up to six years old, as well as a three-year-old program for children two-and-a-half years and up. Sessions are held Tuesday-Friday morning and are run by a group leader. Toys and activities change weekly. Free trials available.
■ 0466 944 809 or millparkplaygroup.org.au
Thomastown Neighhourhood House is running community programs throughout term one, including introduction to social media, English as a second language for asylum seekers, makers space morning teas and makers days. At 52 Main Street, Thomastown.
■ www.thn.org.au or 8376 6939
Celebrate the rich culture of the Philippines at Plenty Valley Community Church’s Philippines Festival on Saturday, February 18, 1-5pm. There will be singing, dancing, a fashion parade, lots of food, music and an art exhibition. Entry is free. At 5/9 Danaher Drive, South Morang.
■ 0409 528 618
Make your way to Homestead Community and Learning Centre, 30 Wiltshire Drive, Roxburgh Park, on Saturday, February 18, for a free outdoor screening of Finding Dory. The movie is part of Hume council’s summer events program. There will be entertainment from 6pm, with the movie screening from 7pm. BYO rug or chair.
Calling all Dr Who fans – Mill Park library will host a Dr Who fan club on Wednesday, February 15, 7-8pm. Meet other fans, watch videos and discuss all things Dr Who. At 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park.
■ 9437 8189
Bethel Gospel event
Be part of Bethel Gospel Centre’s pre-launch service and connection evening on Sunday, February 19, at Craigieburn Guide Hall, 4-5.45pm.
■ 0456 629 501
Join the charity knitting group at Whittlesea library, 57 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, on Monday, February 20, 10.30am-noon. Participants knit items for local, national and international charities.
■ 9716 3028