Halloween costumes

Visit Lalor library on Tuesday, October 31, 3.30-5pm to make something special to wear and to have some spooky fun before you head out trick or treating. At 2a May Road.

■ 9465 2353

 

Storytime on Church Street

Meet the local Whittlesea community and enjoy storytime on Church Street on Tuesday, October 31, 11am-noon. Meet at Whittlesea library, 57 Laurel Street.

■ 9716 3028

 

Story Island exhibition

Visit Craigieburn’s Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery from Friday, October 20 – Saturday, December 2 to head on a journey of imagination, where you can touch the skin of a dragon, tickle a wombat’s fury tummy, discover secret trapdoors and hide away in a reading pod. The journey is part of the Story Island – An Adventure in Pictures exhibition. At 75-95 Central Park Avenue.

■ 9356 6980

 

Moving with the times

Register for a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Dyson bus company on Thursday, October 19, 10-11.30am. The family-owned business started out serving the people of the northern suburbs in 1952 and now serves communities throughout Victoria and New South Wales. At 121 McKimmies Road, Bundoora. Bookings essential.

■ 9217 2377

 

Crime tour

Take a bus trip through Whittlesea’s criminal past. Departing from Mill Park library, 394 Plenty Road, the tour will visit sites of infamy and uncover stories from days gone by. On Thursday, October 19, 10.30am-12.30pm. Bookings essential, not suitable for children.

■ 9437 8189

 

Rockin’ @ Redleap

Kick-off Children’s Week at Rockin’ @ Redleap. On Sunday, October 22, Mill Park’s Redleap Reserve will be transformed into an kids zone featuring performances, kids activities, storytelling, dancing and art-making and more. From 11am-3pm.

www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au

 

Seniors festival

Celebrate seniors at the Lynda Blundell Community Centre on Friday, October 17, from 10.30am. Information will be available about services and programs in Hume. At 185 Blair Street, Dallas.

www.hume.vic.gov.au/seniorsfestival

 

Make a splash

Pack your togs and head to Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre’s come ‘n’ try day on Sunday, October 22. There will be fitness demonstrations, health assessments and massages, and entertainment for all ages. At 60 Central Park Avenue, Craigieburn. Registrations essential.

■ splash.hume.vic.gov.au/come-n-try-day