Knitting group

Join Lalor library’s charity knitting club on Wednesday, September 13 to knit items for local, national and international charities. At 2a May Road, from 10am-noon.

■ 9465 2353

Art chats

Gain a deeper insight into John Borrack’s creative practice and passion for the landscape of the Plenty Valley at Art Chats on Thursday, September 7, 11am-noon at the The Great Hall at Whittlesea council, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

Bookings essential.

Bush tucker

Join Wurundjeri elder Ian Hunter at the Whittlesea Community Activity Centre on Friday, September 8 to learn about indigenous plants and their uses for food, medicine, canoes and tools. It’s at 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, from 11am-noon.

■ 9716 3028

Relay for life

Help raise money for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services by taking part in the Relay for Life at Meadowglen International Athletics Stadium on Saturday, September 9-Sunday, September 10. The event includes a survivors and carers walk, candlelight ceremony of hope, live music, children’s activities and a free breakfast. Registrations essential.

Improve your nutrition

Join medical nutritionist Kathy Ashton at The Age Library, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows, on Saturday, September 9, 1.30-3pm, to learn about maintaining a healthy wellbeing and improving your nutrition. Bookings essential.

■ 9356 6900

Reading hour

Gather up the family and head to Thomastown library on Thursday, September 14 for a cozy hour of bilingual stories in Macedonian, Italian, Dutch and more. At 52 Main Street, from 6-7pm.

■ 9464 1864

Whittlesea connections

The Whittlesea Connections photographic exhibition is on display at Mill Park library from Thursday, September 7- Saturday, September 30. The exhibition depicts local business people and their contribution to Whittlesea. At 394 Plenty Road.

■ 9437 8189

Sensitive storytime

Join the Wings Support Group at Whittlesea library, 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, on Saturday, September 16, 11am-noon for a sensitive storytime for children with autism and their families. Bookings essential.

■ 9716 3028