Toy library

It’s toy library time at Lalor library. Bring your pre-loved toys to the library on Tuesday, November 14 to swap with other toy library members or donate. You can also borrow three toys per toy library member card. At 2a May Road, 10.30am-noon.

■ 9465 2353


Sensitive arts class

Join the Wings Support Group at the Whittlesea library on Saturday, November 11 for an art class for children with autism and their families. At 57 Laurel Street, Whittlesea, 10am-1pm.

■ 9716 3028


CALD art exhibition

Celebrate the launch of the CALD women’s art exhibition at Mill Park library on Wednesday, November 8, 1-2pm. The exhibition is the result of 20 weeks of art classes for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD). It is in partnership with Plenty Valley Arts and the Whittlesea CALD family violence project. At 394 Plenty Road until Saturday, November 26.

■ 9437 8189


Grow summer vegies

Visit Thomastown library on Thursday, November 2 to find out how to get your vegie patch ready for summer. Pick up tips on the best vegies to grow over the warmer months and take home seeds to grow in your garden. From 10.30am-noon. Bookings required. At 52 Main Street.

■ 9464 1864


Story Island exhibition

Visit Craigieburn’s Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery from Friday, October 20 – Saturday, December 2 to head on a journey of imagination, where you can touch the skin of a dragon, tickle a wombat’s fury tummy, discover secret trapdoors and hide away in a reading pod. The journey is part of the Story Island – An Adventure in Pictures exhibition. At 75-95 Central Park Avenue.

■ 9356 6980


Rose garden open day

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Bulla’s Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden on Saturday, November 11, from 10am. The garden features Alister Clark roses and is maintained by Hume council with the help of volunteers. At the corner of Green Street and Bulla Road.

■ 9205 2306


Monthly market

Browse the stalls at Thomastown Neighbourhood House’s monthly family market on Saturday, November 4, 10am-1pm.

■ 8376 6939


Farmers’ market

Enjoy a morning of fresh produce, delicious food and community activities at the Merrifield Farmers’ Market on Saturday, November 4, from 8.30am. At the corner of Balmain Road and St Georges Boulevard, Mickleham.