How to attract birds

Horticulturalist and garden designer Kerrie Mewett will teach people how to use native plants to attract birds during a free sustainable gardening workshop at Romsey Community Hub from 10-11.30am this Saturday.



Lancefield market

Pick up a bargain and sample top local produce at Lancefield farmers market. High Street plantation, Lancefield, from 9am-1pm this Saturday.

■ 0487 444 090


Beating poverty

Learn about the causes of poverty and realistic strategies to support people caught in the cycle at the Bridges Out of Poverty workshop. Sunbury Community Health, Macedon Street, 8.30am-4.30pm, May 31. Cost: $125

■ 9744 4455


Stallholder call

New stallholders are needed for the next Sunbury market at the community centre in Elizabeth Drive on June 4 (no soy candles). Car boot sites also available.

■ 0400 907 793


St Andrew’s kinder bash

Past and present families, staff and church members are being invited to a celebration of St Andrews Kindergarten 50th anniversary in Sunbury. An afternoon tea will be held at the corner of Brook and Barkly streets from 1.30-3pm on Saturday, June 4.

■ 9744 1674

kinder kindergarten

Get set for kindergarten

Parents of children who turn four before April 30, 2017, are being encouraged to attend a free child-readiness information session. The session will provide tips in preparing children for kinder. At 71 Robertson Street, Gisborne, from 7pm, May 31. Bookings essential.

■ 5422 0231, or


Make new pals

Want to meet new people over an evening meal? A new social group meets in the Riddells Creek area on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month. Bookings essential.



Fostering children

Ever thought about fostering a child or adolescent? Find out what’s involved, and the support offered, at Anglicare Victoria’s next information night in Glenroy on May 30. Bookings essential.

■ 9301 5200 or


Xanadu on the mount

The Mount Players’ musical for 2016, Xanadu, runs until June 4. At Mountview Theatre, Smith Street, Macedon.

■ 5426 1892 or