COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

Auslan community classes

Learn how to speak Australia’s own visual language. Classes run for two hours each week until August 31. The practical classes teach students how to finger spell, develop a vocabulary of basic conversational signs, and to structure a sentence. Wyndham Community & Education Centre, Room 8, 106 Duncans Road, Werribee.

■ Teale, 9473 1186

 

Ferry to fireworks

Port Phillip Ferries is running a special Docklands winter fireworks experience for six weeks on Fridays during August. Departing from Wyndham Harbour at 4.30pm on Fridays, Port Phillip Ferries will arrive in Docklands just in time for an amazing view of the fireworks at 6.30pm.

www.portphillipferries.com.au

 

Lacrosse players wanted

Wyndham Warriors lacrosse team is looking for players for teams ranging from boys and girls to men’s and women’s. The club trains Mondays and Wednesdays from 6pm at Tarneit’s Wootten Road Reserve.

■ wyndham.lacrosse@gmail.com

 

Free expo for older drivers

A senior drivers expo will be held from 9.45am on August 20 at Hobsons Bay council civic offices, 115 Civic Parade, Altona. RoadSafe Westgate Community Road Safety Council will provide information about road laws, health and effects of medicines. Participants can have a free and confidential driving assessment in their own car, and an assessment of their car’s safety and roadworthiness. A free lunch will be provided. Bookings essential.

■ Leigh, 9315 9464

 

Manor Lakes market

A Manor Lakes neighbourhood market will run at Wyndham Vale Community and Learning Centre on October 15. Organisers are looking for more stallholders, who must reside or run their businesses in Wyndham and have their own public liability insurance.

■ Michelle, 0417 370 218 or manorlakesmc@gmail.com

 

Probus restores B24

Werribee Probus Club is looking for new members – retired or semi-retired men who would have spare time to join in bowls, lunches, theatre nights, day tours, or listen to speakers at monthly meetings on the fourth Monday of each month. There’s also the B24 bomber restoration work …

■ Jack or Noel, 9974 2227

 

Race unplugged

Wyndham Art Gallery presents RACE; an extended program of events that unpack, unmask and explore issues around race and what it means. Through exhibitions, film, public discussions and performance, this program aims to break down the barriers and stigma that can surround this topic, and lead the way towards a more understanding, unified, represented and dignified society. Until September 2 at Wyndham Art Gallery, 177 Watton Street, Werribee.

■ 8734 6021

 

Learn to relax

Learn mindfulness, meditation, yoga and relaxation on Tuesdays during term three from 7.30-8.30pm at Crossroads Uniting Church foyer, corner of Synnot Street and Duncans Road, Werribee. Bring your own yoga mat and blanket.

Cost is $15, or $12 for concession.

■ Nadia, 0448 505 687 or nadia@readytorelax.com.au

 

Lawn bowlers wanted

Hoppers Bowls Club is looking for social and pennant bowlers for the upcoming season. All ages and skills are welcome. Coaching can be provided. Contact Glenn on 0427 012 059, hoppersbowls@hoppersclub.com.au or the club in Pannam Drive, Hoppers Crossing.

■ hoppersbowls@hoppersclub.com.au

 

Yoga moves west

This vinyasa flow class caters for all levels of experience over an hour of yoga. Mats are provided. Casual classes cost $10 and are held at the Iramoo Community Centre, 84 Honour Avenue, Wyndham Vale.

Wednesday night at 7.30pm between August 3 and August 31.

■ Catherine, 0416 009 024

 

Set in sculpture

In Tarneit, sculptor Clive Gono will present new works tomorrow, August 11, 6pm until 8pm, that draw on traditional cultural symbols that are finding new places in the gardens and backyards of suburban Melbourne. The exhibition will be held at the Tarneit Community Learning Centre,150 Sunset Views Boulevard, Tarneit.

■ Nicholas, 9742 0777

 

Learning is forever

Wyndham Learning Festival 2016 will bring together educators and trainers, businesses, governments and people to celebrate learning between September 1-8. A signature event is a food safari hosted by Shadowfax Winery head chef Ben D’Arcy.

www.facebook.com/WynLearnFestival

 

WIN THIS

 

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