Wyndham Community Calendar 5-10-2016

Writing the War stories

Visit the Plaza Library, Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing, and hear extraordinary stories of war in the Writing the War exhibition, which details Australian experiences of World War I. The free exhibition will run until November 13.

■ 8734 2600 or karen.seckold@wyndham.vic.gov.au

 

Game, set, match

Werribee tennis club invites all those interested in social tennis for all abilities to come along to Chirnside Park, Watton Street, Werribee, on Thursdays from 7pm. Cost is $10.

■ Trent, 0432 605 044

 

Twilight market

Point Cook College will hold its first Twilight Market on October 14, 3-7pm, at 18-50 Ponsford Drive. The market will feature an array of stalls, community groups, a kids’ fun zone, food vendors and entertainment. Free entry.

www.pcc.vic.edu.au

 

Volunteers needed

The Multiple Sclerosis Community Visitors Scheme is seeking male and female volunteers to join its visitors program in the Point Cook and Altona Meadows areas to talk to residents in aged care centres.

■ Sue, 9845 2744 or volunteer@ms.org.au

 

National Carers Week

In celebration of National Carers Week, October 16-22, the Watton Group carers support group is hosting a morning tea on October 17 from 10am at Watton Cafe, 169 Watton Street, Werribee.

■ Patricia, 0434 487 360

 

Zonta meets

The Zonta Club of Melbourne’s West provides opportunities to give back to the community, cultivate friendships, network, develop new skills and work on projects and fundraising with members from diverse professional and social backgrounds. Meetings are on the second Tuesday evening each month in Williamstown.

■ Debbie, 0418 178 143 or email info@zontamelbwest.org.au

 

Artful healing workshops

Bored? Need some creative inspiration? In Artful Healing workshops you will learn new artistic skills, socialise and express yourself in a supportive and friendly setting. The classes start this week and run every Thursday at the Wyndham Arts Incubator Hub, corner Watton Street and Duncans Road, Werribee, between 10am and noon. Cost is $5, which includes art supplies, tuition, tea and coffee.

■ Aurora, 0431 037 911

 

Manor Lakes market

The Manor Lakes neighbourhood market will run at Wyndham Vale Community and Learning Centre on October 15, from 10am until 2pm. There will be more than 30 stalls showcasing small local businesses.

■ Michelle, 0417 370 218 or manorlakesmc@gmail.com

 

Artisans market

The Point Cook Village artisans market and open day will be held on October 8 from 10am until 2pm at 320 Point Cook Road, Point Cook. There will be wood crafts, handbags, jewellery, cards, preserves and baked goods.

■ Norma, 9394 6726

 

Werribee crafts

The 38th annual Werribee Craft Festival will be held on November 5 and 6 at Wyndham Civic Centre, 45 Princes Highway, Werribee, from 9am until 4pm both days. Free admission and parking. Enjoy children’s craft activities, roving entertainment and Devonshire teas and other tasty treats. More than 80 stalls will sell top-class crafts creations.

werribeecraftfestival.tripod.com or email werribeecraftfestival@hotmail.com

 

Back to school

Former and present students and staff of Werribee High School (now Werribee Secondary College) are invited to the school’s 60-year reunion held on October 15, noon-4pm at the Duncans Road campus, Werribee. RSVP by October 1.

■ parentsandfriends@parents.werribeesc.vic.edu.au

 

Probus Club is calling

The Combined Probus Club of Wyndham is fun, fellowship and friendship for retired or semi-retired adults. The club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at Kelly Park Community Centre, Werribee, 1.30-3pm. If you like walking, dining, cycling and outings, come to a meeting.

■ Noeline, 9741 0266

 

Lacrosse players wanted

Wyndham Warriors lacrosse club is looking for players for teams ranging from those for boys and girls through to sides for men and women.

■ wyndham.lacrosse@gmail.com

 

Table tennis Tuesdays

Werribee Table Tennis club is welcoming people to Tuesday morning sessions between 9-11am at Eagle Stadium, 35 Ballan Road, Werribee.

■ Gerald, 0432 485 591