Scartree visit

Join Wurundjeri elder Ian Hunter for a visit to the Keelbundoora Scar Tree on Thursday, July 12, 10am-1pm. Ian will lead a traditional indigenous smoking ceremony and a tour of the heritage trail in the area. A light lunch will be served afterwards. Departs from RMIT Bundoora West Campus, Plenty Road, Bundoora. Bookings required.



Christmas in July

Celebrate Christmas in July with a festive story and craft session at Craigieburn library on Thursday, July 12, from 6.30-7.30pm. Bookings required. At 75 Central Park Avenue.

■ 9356 6980



Watch some of the best-known dreamtime stories come to life at Broadmeadows library’s NAIDOC Week celebration on Wednesday, July 11, 2-3pm, at 1093 Pascoe Vale Road. Bookings required.

■ 9356 6900


E-waste recycling

Get rid of your unwanted household electrical items in an environmentally friendly way at Whittlesea council’s free E-waste recycling day on Friday, July 13, 11am-1pm, at Epping Football Ground, corner High and Park streets. Any household electrical item with a cord or battery will be accepted. Whitegoods and solar panels will not be accepted.

■ 9217 2170


Dance workshop

Unleash your inner dancer at Ausdance Victoria’s Come Make a Dance, Come Make a Costume workshop on Saturday, July 21, 2-4pm, at Whittlesea council offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang. Participants can take part in a group dance performance and make their own costume.

■ 9217 2174


Home business drop-in sessions

Get advice about running a home business at Whittlesea council’s drop-in sessions on Tuesday, July 17, 10am-3pm at the Whittlesea Community Activity Centre, 57-61 Laurel Street, Whittlesea. Business development staff will be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance for home business owners.

■ 9217 2278


Learn to meditate

Head to Thomastown library on Monday, July 23, to learn the benefits of meditation with life and business coach Rebecca Sharkle from Whittlesea Wellness. At 52 Main Street, from 10.30-11.30am.


Family night

Spend time with the family at Newbury Child and Community Centre’s family fun night on Friday, July 20, 6-9pm. There will be music, dance performances, a drumming workshop, games, pizza and hot chocolate. At 440 Grand Boulevard, Craigieburn. Bookings required.

■ 9356 6729