Open day

Give tennis a try at St Luke’s Thomastown Tennis Club on Sunday, February 17, 10am-1pm at Thomastown East Reserve, Rowen Street. There will be free coaching sessions, family activities and a sausage sizzle. All abilities welcome.

■ 0429 300 592

 

Kinder open night

Find out more about sending your children to three and four-year-old kinder at Hume council’s open night on Tuesday, February 26, from 5.30pm. Centres across the municipality will be open to visit and chat with educators. Visit www.hume.vic.gov.au to find which centres are taking part.

■ 9205 2564

 

Neighbourhood house

New courses, including retail skills, will run at Thomastown Neighbourhood House from February 18. The centre is also running a Wellness Wednesday walking group, 9-10am. At 52 Main Street.

■ 8376 6939

 

Coffee club

Join the Whittlesea Coffee Club’s business networking event on Friday, February 22, 9-10.30am at Zait Bakery Cafe, 6-8/797 Plenty Road, South Morang. Meet with local business owners to share information, ideas, resources and opportunities.

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Mums and bubs yoga

Whittlesea library’s mums and bubs yoga session is on Wednesday, February 13, 10.30-11.30am. Suitable for babies up to 9 months. Bring your own mat. At 57 Laurel Street. Bookings required.

■ 9716 3028

 

Mini-golf

Craigieburn’s new mini-golf course is at the Stockland Highland display village. The course is open daily from 10am-5pm, with balls, putters and scorecards provided. To play, visit the Highlands sales pod on Whitfield Crescent or the land sales centre at 1 North Shore Drive.

www.stockland.com.au/highlands

 

Parkinson’s boxing program

Punchin Parkos Victoria promotes a non-contact boxing exercise program designed for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Sessions are held in Craigieburn.

■ 0425 782 941

 

Remembering Black Saturday

Works by local artists will feature at the Great Hall at the Whittlesea Civic Centre throughout February to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2009 bushfires. The exhibition, Reflections Looking Forward, Looking Back, also includes a selection of poetry by local writers. At 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang, 10am-4pm.

www.whittlesea.vic.gov.au

 

Chinese cultural night

Celebrate Chinese culture at Mill Park library’s cultural night on Thursday, February 28, 7-9pm. There there will be lion dancing, music and presentations. At 394 Plenty Road.

■ 9437 8189

 

Retro suburbia

Join Lalor library’s new retro suburbia group on Wednesday, February 20 and learn more about growing your own food and reducing you energy use. At 2a May Road, 6.30-8.30pm. Bookings required.

■ 9465 2353

 

A night with Narelle Fraser

Former detective Narelle Fraser will share stories from her 15 years with the homicide and other police squads during a visit to Broadmeadows library on Thursday, February 21, 7-8pm, at 1093 Pascoe Vale Road. Bookings essential.
■ 9356 6900

 

Volunteer with SES

Learn about volunteering with the SES at a information session on Wednesday, February 19, at Whittlesea SES, 77 Schotters Road, Mernda, from 7pm.

■ whittlesea@ses.vic.gov.au

Aurora Punjabi fun day
Experience the Sikh and Punjabi cultures at Aurora’s fun day on Saturday, February 16, 2-5pm, at Sprout Hub Aurora, 1 Timbarra Parkway, Wollert.
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