Teddy bear’s picnic

Enjoy a teddy bear’s picnic at Craigieburn library, 75-95 Central Park Avenue, on Wednesday, September 27, 2-3pm. Bring your teddy for an afternoon of songs, stories and craft in the children’s garden. Open to children aged 5-12.

■ 9356 6980


Grand final story time

Don your footy colours and head to Whittlesea library on Wednesday, September 27 for a special grand final story time. It’s at 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea from 6-7pm.

■ 9716 3028


Whittlesea Connections exhibition

The Whittlesea Connections Photographic Exhibition will be on display at the Mill Park library until Saturday, September 30. The exhibition depicts the successful stories of business people from the area and their contribution to the economic and cultural life of Whittlesea. At 394 Plenty Road.

■ 9437 8189


Youth photography workshop

Head to The Age Library on Tuesday, October 3 to learn tips and tricks to help get the most out of your camera. Bring your camera or phone to practice composing and editing your photos. At 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows, from 1-2pm. Open to young people aged 12-18.

■ 9356 6900


Spring fling

Celebrate spring with a barbecue and live band at the new Orchard Road Community and Early Learning Centre in Doreen on Friday, September 22, 6-9pm. Six-piece band Gami Gami Devils will perform while you sit back, relax and chat with your friends and neighbours. Bookings required.

■ 9217 2172


Chess tournament

Put your chess skills to the test in a fun chess tournament at Newbury Child and Community Centre, 440 Grand Boulevard, Craigieburn, on Friday, September 22, 4-7.30pm.

■ 9356 6729


Trolls in the garden

It’s all about Trolls at Lalor library on Monday, September 25. Visit the library at 2A May Road, from 2-3pm to make yourself a Troll wig, help decorate the garden and make a mini Troll habitat.

■ 9465 2353


Thomastown market

Browse the market stall at the Thomastown Neighbourhood House monthly market on Saturday, October 7, 10am-1pm. There will also be children’s craft activities and entertainment, a coffee cart and much more. At 52 Main Street.

■ 8376 6939