Community courses

There’s lots happening at Thomastown Neighbourhood House throughout June. Learn the art of making coffee at free barista training sessions, sign up for a stall at the monthly indoor market or discover the power of social media for small businesses. At 52 Main Street.

■  8376 6939

 

Circus fun

Meet some magical creatures in Carp Productions’ Circus Under the Sea at Lalor library on Friday, June 2. 10-11am. There will be face-painting and circus fun, craft and door prizes available. At 2a May Road.

■ 9465 2353

 

Hindsight exhibition

If given the chance, what would you say to your younger self? Share the wisdom of our senior community members through Thomastown library’s Hindsight exhibition featuring portrait photography, words of wisdom, video footage and a community reflection space. It’s at 52 Main Street throughout June.

■ 9464 1864

 

Worm farming for kids

Learn about the new children’s garden at Whittlesea library and see how worm juice can make everything grow during kids’ worm farming event on Tuesday, June 6, 4-5pm. At 57-61 Laurel Street. Suitable for children aged five and over.

■ 9716 3028

 

Trivia night

Help raise money for Epping North Pre-school at a trivia night on Saturday, June 24, from 7.30pm. The night is the pre-school’s biggest fundraising event for the year and will feature trivia, games and great prizes. Money raised will be used to purchase much-needed equipment for the kinder. Tickets are $15 if pre-purchased or $20 at the door. BYO food. At 378 Findon Road.

■ 0408 033 877

 

Working bee

The Friends of the Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden will be holding a working bee on Friday, June 2, 9am-1pm. Please bring boots and gloves. At Green Street, Bulla.

■ 9205 2306

 

Knitting group

Join Lalor library’s charity knitting group on Wednesday, June 7, 10am-noon, and create items for local, national and international charities. The group meets to knit and chat. It’s at 2a May Road, Lalor.

■ 9465 2353

 

Sunday market

Browse the indoor market at Broadmeadows Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Tanderrum Way, on Sunday, June 18 and help raise money from the Friends of Sammy Joe. There will be arts and crafts, food stalls, children’s activities and live music. From 11am-3pm.

friendsofsammyjoe.org