Celebrate your mum

Share stories with your mum and make her a special gift at Craigieburn library’s Mother’s Day event on Thursday, May 11, 6.30-7.30pm. At 75-95 Central Park Avenue.

■ 9365 6980

 

Girls’ tennis day

Visit West Lalor Tennis Club on Friday, May 5, 6.30-7.30pm for a free girls’ tennis day. There will be ANZ Hot Shots matches, a barbecue and gift bags. At 118 Kingsway Drive, Lalor.

■ 0411 443 627

 

Working bee

A working bee will be held at the Friends of the Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden. Green Street, Bulla on Saturday, May 6, 10.30am-2.30pm. Bring boots and gloves.

■ 9205 2306

 

Faith, festivals and food

Celebrate Whittlesea’s diverse culture at the Faith, Festivals and Food event at the Fountain View Room, Whittlesea council offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang, on Saturday, May 6, 1.30-4.30pm. The event will bring together people from different faiths and cultures to showcase their costumes and food.

■ 0415 325 940

 

Worm farming made easy

Learn how to turn your food scraps into a nutrient-rich soil supplement through home composting and worm farming at Lalor library’s free information session on Friday, May 5, 10.30am-noon. Learn which models of worm farms will work best in your home and how to overcome common composting and worm farming problems.

At 2A May Road.

■ 9401 0509

 

Community courses

Learn a new skill and make new friends by enrolling in a class at Mernda Community House. Classes include sewing, painting, drawing, singing groups, children’s choirs and meditation.

www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au

 

Youth art group

Baseline youth service is running a youth art group on Wednesdays until June 14 at EDGE Services for Young People, 415 McDonalds Road, Mill Park, 4.30-6pm. The multimedia-based program will help young people create characters, stories and art projects. Bookings essential.

■ 9404 8800 or baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

 

Podcast launch party

Come along to the launch and listening party of Thomastown Neighbourhood House’s podcast about life in Thomastown. On Wednesday, May 10, at Thomastown library, 52 Main Street, 6-8pm.

■ 8376 6939