Foster caring

Learn more about becoming a foster carer at Anglicare Victoria’s information session on Tuesday, February 12 at Mill Park library, 394 Plenty Road, 6.30-7.30pm.

■ 9301 5200

 

Free tennis sessions

Epping Tennis Club is hosting free tennis sessions for women and girls aged 8-80 on Mondays throughout February from 7-9pm and on Thursday, February 7 and 14, 10am-noon. Racquets and balls provided, or you can bring your own racquet. Be sure to wear rubber-soled shoes. At Epping Reserve, corner High and Park streets.

■ 0407 610 656

 

Trivia night

Head to Broadmeadows library on Thursday, January 31, for a fun-filled trivia night. Get a team together and battle it out for the top prize. At 1093 Pascoe Vale Road, 7-10pm. Bookings required.

■ 9356 6900

 

Mini golf

Put your mini golf skills to the test at Craigieburn’s new mini golf course in the middle of 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.

stockland.com.au/highlands

 

A night with Narelle Fraser

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

 

Movie night

Grab a picnic blanket and head to Highlands Lake Reserve, Craigieburn for an outdoor movie night with the family on Saturday, February 9 from 7pm. The Highlands Community Residents’ Group and 1st Craigieburn Scout Group will be screening the family-friendly movie, Coco. The movie will start after sunset.

trybooking.com/BAEHK

 

Open day

Explore West Lalor Tennis Club at its open day on Sunday, February 3, 11am-2pm at 11 Kingsway Drive, Lalor. Free coaching for all ages and abilities, free court use, cardio tennis and a barbecue lunch.

■ westlalortec@yahoo.com.au

 

Explore Edgars Creek

Join the Merri Creek Management Committee and Friends of Growlers Grasslands for a walk along Edgars Creek on Wednesday, January 3, 5.30-7pm. Bring your kids for environmental art and science activities such as waterbug skin art and plant printing, and keep an eye out for birds, frogs and waterbugs. Meet at the pergola next to Edgars Creeks at Lehmans Park in Epping North.

■ 9380 8199

 

Business mentoring

Register to take part in Whittlesea council’s business mentoring session on Monday, February 4, 9am-4.30pm.

The sessions will provide help assessing ideas, business planning, growth strategies, addressing challenges and more. At the council offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

■ 9217 2278

 

Crowdfunding workshop

Learn how to use crowdfunding to kick-start your start-up into operation and expose you to thousands of potential customers at a workshop at Whittlesea Tech School, 33 Coopers Street, Epping on Tuesday, February 12, 6-8pm.

■ 9217 2492

 

Family history

Find out how to use databases such as Ancestry and Find My Past to learn more about your family history at the Hume U3A Genealogy Group’s meeting at Broadmeadows library on Monday, February 4, 9am-noon, at 1093 Pascoe Vale Road.

■ 9356 6900

 

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 between 10am and noon, family activities and a sausage sizzle. All abilities welcome.
■ 0429 300 592