Toy and clothing swap

Don’t send your toys and kids clothing to landfill – take them to Whittlesea library’s toys and clothing swap on Thursday, June 14, instead. The swap is being held to celebrate World Environment Day. At 57 Laurel Street, 10am-noon.

■ 9716 3028


Refugee Week storytimes

Celebrate Refugee Week with bilingual storytime sessions at the Broadmeadows and Craigieburn libraries from June 17-23. The Broadmeadows library will host a Turkish storytime on June 18, from 11am-noon; an Arabic session on June 20, from 11am-noon; and Assyrian storytime, on June 21, from 1-2pm. At Craigieburn there will be a Sinhalese session on June 18, from 11am-noon; a Samoan session on June 21, from 10.30-11.30am; and
an Assyrian session on June 22, from 1-2pm.


Peace exhibition

Visit the Hume Global Learning Centre at Broadmeadows from June 16 to July 1, to view Peace, the Universal Language, a photographic exhibition featuring everyday people and prominent community figures holding signs with “peace” written on them. The project is aimed at showing that no matter what language we use, peace is the universal language that we all aim to speak. At 1093 Pascoe Vale Road.

■ 9356 6999


Bill compare

Representatives from Victorian Energy Compare will visit Thomastown library on Wednesday, June 20, from 12.30-2.30pm, to help residents find the best deals on their electricity gas and solar bills. At 52 Main Street.

■ 9464 1864


African drumming

Join the African Star Dancing and Drumming Group at Mill Park library on Thursday, June 21, for a drumming workshop as part of the Emerge in the North festival. At 394 Plenty Road, from 7.30-8.30pm.

■ 9437 8189


Farmers’ market

Browse the stalls at the Merrifield Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 23, from 9am-1.30pm. There will be plenty to buy, including fresh produce, handmade arts/ crafts, plants and herbs. At the corner of Balmain Road and St Georges Boulevard, Mickleham.


Link up market

Help raise money to help the Chaplaincy Fundraising Committee at Whittlesea Secondary College and Whittlesea Primary School by visiting the Link Up Market at the Whittlesea Community Activity Centre, Laurel Street, Whittlesea, on Saturday, June 16, from 11am-3pm.

■ 0413 756 654