Whittlesea and Hume community calendar

Thomastown library will host comic con later this month. (Supplied).

By Laura Michell

Comic con

Celebrate pop culture at Thomastown library’s Comic Con on Saturday, May 18, 10am-5pm. There will be workshops, cosplay, stalls, video games and more. At 52 Main Street.



National Reconciliation week

View a unique collection of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal art in the Our Language, Our Stories, Our Voice exhibition at The Great Hall at the Whittlesea civic centre from May 1 – June 28. The exhibition showcases artworks from renowned artists from across Australia. At 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

■ 9217 2174


Jobs help

Get advice to write a resume and cover letter and learn interview techniques for your job search at Broadmeadows library on Thursdays, 7.30-8.30pm. At 1093 Pascoe Vale Road. Bookings essential.

■ 9356 6900


Night tennis

Enjoy a game of social tennis at St Lukes Thomastown Tennis Club on Monday nights throughout May, from 7-9pm. At Rowen Street, Thomastown East.




Enjoy National Simultaneous Storytime at the Broadmeadows and Craigieburn libraries on Wednesday, May 22, 11am-noon. This year’s book is Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove.



E-waste recycling

Get rid of your unwanted small household electrical items in an environmentally-friendly way during Whittlesea council’s free e-waste recycling event on Thursday, May 23, 11am-1pm at Meadowglen International Athletics Stadium, 146 McDonalds Road, Epping.

■ 9401 0579


Home composting

Learn the art of home composting and worm farming at Thomastown library, 52 Main Street, on Thursday, May 9, 10.30am-noon. Bookings required.

■ 9401 0509


Farmers and makers market

The South Morang Farmers and Makers Market launches on Saturday, May 18 at the Whittlesea civic centre carpark, 25 Ferres Boulevard, 9am-1pm. The market will showcase fresh local produce and quality handmade products.

■ 9217 2367


Come dance with us

Keep fit and active while learning dance moves at Mernda’s Waterview Pavilion on Wednesdays from May 8 to June 26. Sessions suitable for people of all ages and abilities. No dance experience necessary. At 60W Waterview Drive, from 1-2.30pm.

■ 9217 2172


Foster Care Information night

Anglicare Victoria is urgently seeking foster carers who can care for a child through a difficult time. An information night will be held on Monday, May 13.

■ 9301 5200


WINGS sensory support group

The WINGS sensory support group meets at Whittlesea library on Friday, May 24, 10am-noon. The group offers support for families and carers of people with sensory disorders. At 57 Laurel Street.

■ 9716 3028


Belly dance classes

Give belly dancing a try at Thomastown Scout Hall on Wednesday from 10am. At 31a Waratah Street.

■ 0413 423 926