Book sale

Peruse thousands of pre-loved books at Craigieburn library’s book sale on Saturday, February 3, 10am-1pm. Take home a bag of books for a gold coin donation. At 75-95 Central Park Avenue.

■ 9356 6980


Farmers market

Visit the Merrifield Farmers’ Market on Saturday, February 3, 8.30am-12.30pm, to browse stalls from some of the best local food producers. At the corner of Balmain Road and St Georges Boulevard.


Make music

Visit Broadmeadows Civic Plaza until Sunday, February 4, and make some music on a piano installed in the plaza by Arts Centre Melbourne. The piano is one of 20 in public locations across Melbourne as part of the international Play Me, I’m Yours exhibition. At 1093 Pascoe Vale Road.


Outdoor cinema

Make your way to Roxburgh Park’s Homestead Community and Learning Centre, 30 Whiltshire Drive, on Saturday, February 3, for a free screening of Moana. The movie is part of Hume council’s summer sessions movie series. There will be food stalls and fun from 6pm, with the movie kicking off at 7pm. BYO chair or rug.


Boomerang bags

Join volunteers at Thomastown library on Tuesday, February 6, 10am-noon, to make boomerang bags. The bags, which are made from upcycled materials, are made for a community bag-share program. At 52 Main Street.

■ 9464 1864


Free cupcakes

Treat yourself to a free cupcake at Stockland’s Highlands display village on Saturday, February 3. The smorgasboard of hand-crafted cakes will be available from Whitfield Crescent between 1-4pm.


Summer reading club

Celebrate the end of Hume Libraries’ summer reading club with a magic show at The Age Library, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows, on Monday, February 5, 4-5pm.

■ 9356 6900


Open day

Visit Mill Park Tennis Club on Sunday, February 4, and take part in the club’s open day. There will be tennis activities for all ages and abilities. At 280 Gordons Road, South Morang, 10am-noon.

■ 9401 4223


Volunteer youth mentors

Raise Foundation is seeking mentors from Whittlesea and Hume to work with high school students for two hours per week during terms two and three. Mentors need to be over 21 and have a genuine interest in working with young people.


Sausage sizzle

Show your support for the CFA by buying a $2 sausage at Stockland Cloverton’s sausage sizzle on Saturday, February 3, 2-4pm. At Dwyer Street, Kalkallo.