Garden guru

Gardening guru Jane Edmanson (pictured) will help people make the most out of gardening in small spaces at a free community event at Amarco Apartments in Kingsville. The Gardening Australia and 3AW presenter will host an information session at the independent retirement living complex at 9 Edgar Street, Kingsville, 11am-1pm, Saturday, April 16.



Cash for community

Applications are open for the Seddon Community Bank Pitch Night. If you’re an incorporated organisation that operates around the inner west, you could share in the $20,000 raised from local businesses.

■Details and application forms:


Author talk

Ramona Koval will give a free author’s talk about her book, Bloodhound: Searching for my Father, at Williamstown library, 6.30pm Tuesday, April 19. A child of Holocaust survivors, Koval grew up suspecting the man who raised her was not her biological father … so embarked on a quest.


Car boot sale

Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed will host a car boot sale, 10am-3pm, on April 17 at 280 Queen Street, Altona (old EPA building). Sites, $10, public free.


GFC book launch

Altona author Tina Murray will launch her book, Design Your Life, 6-7.30pm on April 14 in the Gallery Space, upstairs at Williamstown library. The book reflects on her approach to job hunting after being made redundant during the global financial crisis.



Film festival

Tickets are now on sale for the Setting Sun Short Film Festival, the largest short film festival in the west. From April 14-17.


Friendship Group

Altona Day View Club for the interests and education of women meets at 11am on the third Wednesday of the month at Altona RSL.

■ Janet, 93946522 or 0412010176