Brimbank & North West Community Calendar – October 25, 2016

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Fly to highest height

Looking for something new to do? Go fly a kite at Sydenham Kite Festival on November 20, 11am-4pm, at Delahey Recreational Reserve. Everyone welcome.

■ 0469 862 551


Blooming fun

Join Martha, from Brimbank council’s conservation department, and the Friends of Kororoit Creek on a ramble around Davitt Drive wildflower garden and Isabella Williams Reserve tomorrow (Wednesday), from 10am. RSVP


Good parenting back-up

Early parenting support organisation Tweddle will hold an open day on Friday, October 28, 11am-2pm, at its Adelaide Street base in Footscray. There will be tours, children’s activities, a free sausage sizzle and staff on hand to talk to parents. Tweddle also has a fortnightly day stay program at 24 Maplewood Street, Kings Park, for parents with children up to a year old, who need help with sleep, settling and feeding routines, and to help adjusting to parenting.

■ 9689 1577 or


Play it on the streets

Sunshine Street Band meet fortnightly on Tuesdays, 7-9pm, at Albion House, 61a Selwyn Street, Albion, the next meeting being November 1. All musicians welcome.

■ 0413 623 683


Hone your trivia

Support an important emergency service at Brimbank SES’s trivia night on Friday, November 4, from 7.30pm, at Westend Market Hotel, Sunshine. Silent auction, raffles, and games. $15pp, $100 for table of 10. BYO snacks, drinks at bar prices.


Detox your home

Learn about Detox Your Home on November 5, 10am-4pm. Safe and free disposal of household chemicals without harming people or the planet. Register online, then turn up with your unwanted items.


Albion, Ardeer open day

The Albion and Ardeer Community Club will hold a spring open day at the Eco-Living Centre at Selwyn Park, Albion, on November 6 from 2-5pm. The event, partnered by FoodisFree Sunshine, will include a wicking bed construction demonstration, free kids’ face-painting, music, community volleyball and cricket. BYO barbecue.


Fine art of flowers

Floral Art Society of Australia president Noreen Donovan will give tips and share her knowledge at Sunshine Garden Club’s next monthly meeting on November 9 at Glengala Community Centre from 7.30pm. Learn how to make a floral art arrangement. A trading table will offer plant bargains.

■ 9312 7370 or


Join a Relay for Life

Help raise funds for the Cancer Council’s Inner West 2016 Relay for Life at Whitten Oval from 4pm on Saturday, November 19, until 10am on Sunday, November 20. Start or join a team, $20 per person., or 0477 477 685


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