COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

Lacrosse players wanted

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

■ wyndham.lacrosse@gmail.com

 

Table tennis Tuesdays

Werribee Table Tennis welcomes table tennis enthusiasts at their weekly Tuesday morning sessions between 9am and 11am at Eagle Stadium, 35 Ballan Road, Werribee. Free coaching provided. Cost $5.

■ Gerald, 0432 485 591

Photo: iStock

Photo: iStock

Probus Club invite

The Combined Probus Club of Wyndham is a club for fun, fellowship and friendship for adults who are retired or semi-retired. The club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at Kelly Park Community Centre, Werribee, 1.30-3pm. If you like walking, dining, brunch, cycling, trips and outings, come to a meeting.

■ Noeline, 9741 0266

 

Open studio

Artist Carolyn Warren-Langford will throw open the doors to PyreWorks Studio, 22 Covent Garden, Point Cook, between 10am-4pm on August 21 and 22. View her sculptures and watch Carolyn at work on her bead project, which is nearing completion.

■ 0478 626 147

 

Ladies night out

Women are invited to the Werribee Church of Christ, 200 Tarneit Road, Werribee, on August 27 from 6.30pm, for a free dinner and night out. The church has joined up with the Chinese Methodist Church and the Melbourne Praise Church to help women make friends and to discover the issues that are affecting them.

■ 9741 6051

 

Ferry to fireworks

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

www.portphillipferries.com.au

 

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

 

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 race relations, 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

 

Learning is forever

Wyndham Learning Festival 2016 will celebrate learning across many sectors from September 1-8.

www.facebook.com/WynLearnFestival

 

WIN THIS

 

Here’s your chance to see the 2016 Victorian State Schools Spectacular. Star Weekly has three double passes to the 1pm show on Saturday, September 10, at Hisense Arena (valued at $80 each). The cast of more than 3000 will captivate audiences with show-stopping vocals, high-energy dance routines, electrifying special effects and awe-inspiring magic tricks in a slick, brilliantly choreographed three-hour show. www.education.vic.gov.au/about/events

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday, August 21, and will be drawn at 9am the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be more than 18 years old and reside in Victoria. See our competition terms and conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted directly by the prize supplier within seven days of winners being drawn.

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied