Cake decorating

Join the Cake Decorators Association of Victoria at Whittlesea library, 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, on Wednesday, December 7, and pick up tips for decorating Christmas cakes. The workshop will run from 10.30am-12.30pm.

■ 9716 3028


Carols by Candlelight

The Community Carols Choir and Diamond Valley Brass Band will be rocking out all your favourite Christmas tunes at Whittlesea’s Carols by Candlelight on Friday, December 9. There will be plenty of free entertainment, including face-painting, an animal farm, art workshops, a live nativity scene and a special appearance from Santa and his elves. Food and drinks will be available for purchase or bring your own picnic. At Redleap Reserve, Redleap Avenue, Mill Park from 7-9.30pm.

■ 9217 2174


Make gingerbread houses

Get hands-on practice creating gingerbread houses for Christmas at Mill Park library, 394 Plenty Road, Mill Park, on Tuesday, December 6, 1-2.30pm. Bookings essential.

■ 9437 8189



Craigieburn Primary School’s carnival will be on Friday, December 9, 3.30-7.30pm, at 87-91 Grand Boulevard, Craigieburn. There will be fun for the whole family with lots of attractions and great food. Unlimited ride bands will cost $35.

■ 9308 1228


Indoor market

Browse stalls at Thomastown Neighbourhood House’s indoor Christmas market on Saturday, December 3, 10am-1pm, at Thomastown library, 52 Main Street. Local crafts and bric-a-brac will be for sale, and there will be plenty of fun for families.


Jewellery workshop

Learn to make jewellery from art clay silver at Whittlesea Community House on Saturday, December 3, 10am-2pm. Art clay silver combines silver recycled from old negatives, X-rays and mobile phones with a binder to make a clay. It can be rolled, stamped, carved and squashed. Participants will make a pendant, earrings, a set of charms or personalised gift. 92A Church Street, Whittlesea.

■ 9716 3361