Brimbank community calendar

By Laura Michell

Night walk

What creatures wake up when you go to bed? Join Brimbank council for a guided night walk along Taylors Creek on Tuesday, April 9, from 6.30pm to learn about the nocturnal wildlife living along the creek. Meeting point will be provided upon booking.

■ 9249 4000


Boomerang Bag workshop

Head to Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House and join in Boomerang Bag-making on Mondays from 9.30-11.30am. At Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House, 61A Selwyn Street, Albion.


Tutors wanted

University of the Third Age Brimbank is seeking volunteer basic and intermediate computer tutors for Monday mornings at West Sunshine Community Centre, 25 Kermeen Street, West Sunshine.

■ 9249 4570,


Tax essentials

Learn about the tax essentials for small businesses at iHarvest CoWorking, 301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine on Wednesday, April 3, 10am-noon. Staff from the Australian Taxation Office will be on hand to discuss business structures, tax rates, annual and quarterly reporting requirements and more. Bookings required.

■ 9249 4413


Free playgroup

Children aged up to five can join in a new free playgroup at Sunshine and Deer Park libraries on Tuesdays from April 30-June 25. The playgroup is run by qualified early childhood educators and pre-service teachers from Victoria University. Sessions run at Deer Park library, 4 Neale Road, from 10am-noon, and at Sunshine library, 301 Hampshire Road, from 1-3pm.


Sip ‘n’ stitch

Join Sydenham library’s Sip ‘n’ Stitch  group on Thursday, April 11, 10-11.30am to work on your craft projects while having a cuppa and a chat. At 1 Station Street, Taylors Lakes.

■ 9249 4680


Probus Club

The Combined Probus Club of Deer Park meets at the Deer Park Club, 780 Ballarat Road, Deer Park, on the second Wednesday of each month from 10am.

New members welcome. Monthly guest speakers and outings  during the year.

■ 9363 3619


Historical society meet-up

The Keilor Historical Society will meet on Wednesday, April 10 at Keilor Community Hub, Old Calder Highway, from 7pm. New members and visitors welcome.

■ 0414 985 412


Friends of Kororoit Creek

Have your say on current and future projects for Kororoit Creek at the Friends of Kororoit Creek’s next meeting on Tuesday, April 9, at Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House, 61A Selwyn Street, Albion, 7-9pm.


iHarvest meet-ups

If you’re a start-up, entrepreneur or  have an idea for building your business, the monthly meet-ups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you the opportunity. Register for any iHarvest meet-up or workshop and receive a complementary mentoring session with one of the VU entrepreneurs in residence.


The Buddhists of the West

Join Buddhists of the West for a day filled with talks by Buddhist leaders from different cultural backgrounds, food stalls, pranic healing and exercise demonstrations, and meditation sessions.

Sunday, April 7, 9am-6pm at Bowery Theatre and Errington Oval, St Albans.


School holiday program

Keep the kids entertained throughout the school holidays with Brimbank libraries school holiday program. Running from April 6-22, activities  include Easter basket-making, a puppet show and a petting zoo.