Wyndham Community Calendar – October 12, 2106
Cambridge Primary School fete
Cambridge Primary School, Carruthers Drive, Hoppers Crossing, is holding its school fete on October 15 from 10am-3pm. The many things to enjoy will include rides, entertainment, a sausage sizzle, face-painting, stalls and showbags. Stallholders required for the event.
Fun day at the village
Come and celebrate the launch of Satterley’s new display village at Upper Point Cook, located along Nagle Drive off Hacketts Road, Point Cook, from noon-3pm, October 15. Enjoy free treats and entertainment, including face-painting, balloon artists, inflatable slides, and human statues. Also, take part in a New York City-themed scavenger hunt through the new display homes for your chance to win a $1500 or $500 visa gift card. Free tacos and burgers for the first 700 visitors.
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.
All the fun of the fete
The annual St James the Apostle community fete will be held from 10am-4pm, Saturday, October 15, at 336 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing. Come and join in the fun of amusement rides, all your traditional stalls, a silent auction and entertainment. Free admission.
■ Kevin, 0439 314 572
Tai chi for seniors
Tai chi is an ancient Chinese gentle physical exercise that increases flexibility, reduces stress, improves health and improves balance.
Attend a free session and practise how to relax your mind and body. The next class is October 18 from 5.30pm at Kelly Park Main Hall, 2B Synnot Street, Werribee. Call to register your attendance:
■ 0418 512 255
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cuppas for carers
In celebration of National Carers Week, October 16-22, the Watton carers support group is hosting a morning tea on October 17 from 10am at Watton Cafe,
169 Watton Street, Werribee.
■ Patricia, 0434 487 360
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 in Williamstown on the second Tuesday evening each month.
■ Debbie, 0418 178 143 or email email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Craft folk show their wares
The 38th annual Werribee Craft Festival is 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.
■ werribeecraftfestival.tripod.com or email email@example.com
Probus Club calling
The Combined Probus Club of Wyndham provides fun, fellowship and friendship for retired or semi-retired adults. The club meets 1.30-3pm on second Tuesday of the month at Kelly Park Community Centre, Werribee. If you like walking, dining, cycling and outings, come to a meeting.
■ Noeline, 9741 0266
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