Wyndham Community Calendar September 28, 2016

Barefoot bowls

Come and try bowls at the Hoppers Bowls Club in a fun, relaxed and friendly environment, every Friday night in October, 6-8.30pm, at 180-200 Pannam Drive, Hoppers Crossing. All ages and abilities welcome. Great for work and family events. Cost $15 includes BBQ.

■ Hoppers Club, 9749 4844, or Glenn, 0427 012 059

 

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

 

Zonta out west

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. Zonta meets on the second Tuesday evening each month at Williamstown.

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

 

Werribee craft festival

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

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

 

Teddy vet checks

These schools holidays, Werribee Open Range Zoo is offering teddy vet checks to its young visitors to the Ranger Kids compound each day between 11am and 3pm. Teddy vet checks are the perfect way to nurture children’s kindness for other beings, whether human, animal, or teddy bear.

zoo.org.au/teddy

 

Wyndham Eid Festival

The Wyndham Eid Festival is on at Presidents Park in Wyndham Vale, 9am-8pm, on October 1. This year’s festival will feature rides, children’s cultural performances and camel rides. The festival commemorates Eid al-Adha, a significant date on the Islamic calendar, translated as “festival of the sacrifice”.

■ wyneidfestival@gmail.com

Photo: iStock

Photo: iStock

 

Manor Lakes neighbourhood market

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

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

 

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

 

Artisanal 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. Available for sale will be wood crafts, handbags, jewellery, cards, preserves and baked goods.

■ Norma, 9394 6726

 

Writing the War exhibition

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.

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

 

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, on October 15, noon-4pm. The event will be held on campus, Duncans Road, 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 adults who are retired or semi-retired. 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

 

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 will start on October 6 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

 

WIN THIS

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

Go West Eatery & Tuckshop is the latest venture of renowned café owner and restaurateur, Jason M Jones and coffee entrepreneur Ramez Abdulnour.

Two lucky readers will win a dining experience for two, each valued at $125. The new café is located within the master planned community of Woodlea in Rockbank.

www.gowesteatery.com.au

To enter, click here and follow the prompts. Entries close at 11:59 pm on Sunday, October 2 and will be drawn the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be over 18 years old and reside in Victoria. See our Competition Terms & Conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted direct by the prize supplier and within seven days of the winners being drawn.

 

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