Brimbank & North West Community Calendar – September 27, 2016

Colourful of Bird of paradise flower. Photo: Supplied

Brimbank & North West Community Calendar – September 27, 2016


Sunshine’s spring bloom on show

The Sunshine Garden Club’s annual spring show will feature a wide range of spring blooms including orchids, roses and birds of paradise, as well as other flowers and plants. There will also be a trading table where you can buy plants at bargain prices. Club membership costs $2.

■ 9312 7370 or or


Derrimut fun day, market

The Derrimut Community Centre will hold a family fun day and twilight market on Sunday, December 18, from 4-7pm. There will be lots of free activities, an animal farm, jumping castles, kids’ activities and exhibitions, senior groups and food vans. Bring a picnic dinner and stay for the carols by candlelight from 8-9pm.


Kororoit Creek art inspiration

Bring your passion for art and your love of Kororoit Creek to life at two ephemeral art workshops next month. Held at the Albion Community House on October 1 and 8 from 10am-2pm, the workshops will take participants through work with a local artist and foster an appreciation of natural spaces and sensitivity to litter and rubbish dumping. Learn about the natural wonders of Kororoit Creek through creating artwork using discovered natural objects.

■ 9249 4000 or


Bowls hot shots in Keilor

Some of the best lawn bowlers in the country will descend on Keilor next month when the Keilor Bowls Club hosts the champion of champions event from October 5 to 7. The best players from each state will fight it out to become Australia’s representative at the international champion of champions later in the year.

■ 0417 037 446 or or


Australia Day Awards nominations

Brimbank residents can nominate people for the Australia Day Awards, with nominations open until November 25. Applications can be made online across nine different categories.

■ Call 9249 4000 or email or go to


Spring open day in Albion

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


Dinosaur on the loose

Children will be able to walk alongside a dinosaur during a school holiday program at Brimbank Shopping Centre. The Discover Dinosaurs program will run from September 28 to 30. A four-metre long and two-metre high dinosaur will be roaming around the centre.

■ 9363 5188

Photo: Supplied
Photo: Supplied

Orama Street market day

Orama Street Child Care Centre will hold a market day on Saturday, October 8, 9am-2pm. Gold coin entry. Check out the stalls, preloved clothes and accessories. There will be a sausage sizzle, door prizes, games, a photo booth. Stalls available from $10. At 24 Orama Street, Deer Park

■ 9363 5918


Call for food donations

The Tin Shed (St Albans Community Youth Club) is calling for donations of non-perishable food such as tinned fruit, vegetables, tuna and soup, UHT milk, pasta, breakfast cereal and rice for its latest Anti-Poverty Week campaign from October 16-22. Donations will be distributed to Brimbank people who are facing economic hardship. At 309A Main Road East, St Albans

■ 9366 4302


Sydenham fun day

Sydenham Baptist Church will hold a community fun day on Saturday, October 15, from 10am-3pm. Enjoy a fun-filled day, meet surprise movie characters or enjoy a car boot sale, plant market, cake stall, kids activities and Devonshire tea. At 350 Calder Park Drive, Sydenham

■ 9449 2425 or


Cultural harmony in Sunshine

Rose Garden Sunshine Early Learning Centre will run a Cultural Infusion workshop on Wednesday, October 5. CI is a not-for-profit organisation that is aimed at cultural harmony through dance, music, and other activities from every continent. At 19 Link Road, Sunshine West.

■ 9412 6666


Sunshine pop-up market

A market is set to pop up in Sunshine every second Sunday of every month. The Sunnyside Pop Up Market will be held on October 9 at the Westend Hotel, 47 McIntyre Road, Sunshine, from 9am-2pm, featuring freshly cut flowers, street food and a kids playground. All attendees will go into a draw to win one of 10 $30 market vouchers.


Go fly a kite in Sydenham

The Sydenham Kite Festival, a free family event, will be held on Sunday, November 20, 11am-4pm at Delahey Recreational Reserve. To volunteer or to operate a stall, call 0469 862 551.

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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.

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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