Celebrate World Environment Day on Sunday, June 3, with a kid’s eco explorer day at Cantera Park, corner Sunstone Boulevard and Cantera Avenue. Doreen, 10am-1pm. Kids can take part in an art adventure, plant a tree and play in the kids’ recycling truck. Bring your own mug to get a free coffee, tea or hot chocolate and enjoy a snag at the barbecue.
Artefacts uncovered during last year’s archaeological dig at the site of the Old Bridge Inn will be on display at the Whittlesea Civic Centre, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang, until Friday, June 29. The exhibition, compiled by Mernda Rail, is part of the Level Crossing Removal Authority’s National Archaeology Week celebrations.
Visit haunted sites in and around Whittlesea on a historical bus tour on Thursday, May 31. Bring a torch and suitable footwear. Tour departs Mill Park library, 394 Plenty Road, at 7.30pm.
■ 9437 8189
Jive in June
Get ready to jive. Whittlesea library will host a dance party for residents aged 50 and above on Friday, June 1, from 1-3pm. There will be music from the ’50s, ’60 and ’70s. At 57 Laurel Street, Whittlesea.
■ 9716 3028
Do you have a big idea on how to improve life in Epping north and Wollert? Then head to Whittlesea council’s Big Idea community workshop on Thursday, May 31, from 6-8pm at Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre, 2 Snugburgh Way, Epping north. Registration required.
Help the Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden to bloom by taking part in a working bee on Friday, June 1, from 9am. Bring your own gloves, boots and morning tea to share. At the corner of Green Street and Bulla Road, Bulla.
■ 9205 2306
Free tip day
Clear the clutter by taking your hard rubbish to the Hume Resource Recovery Centres at Campbellfield and Sunbury on Saturday, June 2, from 8am-4pm. The centres will accept mattresses, couches, electronic goods, car tyres and white goods for free throughout the day. Bring proof of Hume residency. Household limit of 15 items that can be disposed of for free. At 71 Bolinda Road, Campbellfield, and 515 Riddell Road, Sunbury.
Browse the stalls at the Thomastown Neighbourhood House indoor market on Saturday, June 2, from 10am-1pm at 52 Main Street. There will also be a free children’s magic show.
■ 8376 6939