Green storytime

Ride a bike, catch a bus or walk to a special green travel storytime at Craigieburn library on Monday, October 16, 2-2.45pm. Open to children aged 3-5 years. At 75 Central Park Avenue. Bookings essential.

■ 9356 6980


Charity quilting club

Make quilted items for local organisations and share your passion for quilting at Whittlesea library on Friday, October 6, 1-3pm. At 57 Laurel Street, Whittlesea.

■ 9716 3028


History project

Find out about the Springthorpe La Trobe History project from historian Sarah Rood at Mill Park library, 394 Plenty Road, on Monday, October 16, 1-3pm. The collaborative project will create a comprehensive online historical record of Bundoora, Gresswell Hill, Janefield, Strathallan, Macleod and Mont Park. Bring along your own stories and photos to share.

■ 9437 8189


Thomastown Trek

Explore Thomastown by foot on Tuesday, October 10, as part of Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s Thomastown Trek. Starting at Thomastown library at 10am, the tour makes its way along Edgars Creek to the historic precinct of Westgarthtown and back. Booking essential.

■ 9464 1864


Thomastown market

The Thomastown Neighbourhood House monthly market is on Saturday, October 7, 10am-1pm at 52 Main Street. There will be a variety of market stalls, free children’s craft activities and entertainment, slime making and a coffee cart.

■ 8376 6939.


Welcome expo

Are you new to the City of Whittlesea? Head to the Great Hall at the council offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang, on Thursday, October 5, 3-7pm, to find out what’s on offer in the community. The expo will feature roving entertainment, a photo booth and plenty of opportunities to meet other newcomers.


Mooncake festival

Celebrate the Mooncake or Mid-Autumn festival with the Whittlesea Chinese Association on Saturday, October 7 at the Epping Memorial Hall, 7-9.30pm. The festival will include a children’s lantern-making workshop and parade.



Working bee

Head to the Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden, Green Street, Bulla on Saturday, October 7, 10.30am-2.30pm for a working bee. Bring your own boots and gloves.

■ 9205 2306