Want your event listed? The community calendar is made available free of charge to non-profit organizations to keep the public informed of special events and activities. Send article details to Star Weekly Community Calendar, Corner Thomsons Road and Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park, 3042, or email [email protected] by 9 a.m. on Wednesday the week before publication.
The Multiple Sclerosis Community Visiting Program is looking for female Maltese and Italian volunteers to visit the elderly care residents at Altona Meadows and Point Cook on a weekly basis.
â– Sue, 9845 2744 or [email protected]
Additional support needs
MyTime at Tweddle Newport is a peer support group for parents and caregivers of children with additional needs. The group meets every Friday at 10 a.m. during the third term in the Community Hall at the Newport Gardens Early Years Center, 51 Maddox Road, Newport.
Diabetes Support Group
The Westgate Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Altona Bowling Club at 10 a.m.
â– Elaine, 0415 030 996
Free computer workshops
The Williamstown Community and Education Center is hosting a free computer workshop on how to create a MyGov account on November 7th. The workshops are held at Joan Kirner House, 14 Thompson Street, Williamstown.
â– RenÃ©e, 9397 6168
Hobsons Bay Group
Do you play the trumpet, flute, or lower brass? The Hobsons Bay City Band is looking for musicians to join the community group. Rehearsals take place every Monday evening starting at 7:30 p.m. at Newport Lakes Elementary School, Elizabeth Street, Newport.
â– Roger Lewis, [email protected]
Altona North Combined Probus
The Altona North Combined Probus Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Altona Sports Club. Includes a speaker, organized trips and outings and a friendly atmosphere.
â– Lesley, 9369 1785
The Willin Wimmin choir meets every Wednesday during school time from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. During COVID restrictions, the choir meets via Zoom. When cleared, he will return to the Christ Church Hall at Douglas Parade, Williamstown. There are no auditions and no need to know how to read music. The sopranos are particularly welcome. Sign up for a free trial.
Altona Day View Club (Voice Interest Education of Women) meets at 11 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Altona RSL.
â– Janet, 9394 6522 or 0412 010 176
Enjoy a 90-minute walk with guide John, from the Williamstown Tourist Information Center in Nelson Place, every Tuesday starting at 9:20 a.m. Each week covers a different route in the region.
â– Jean, 0418 377 336
Laverton Community Choir
Everyone is welcome for a friendly song meeting, suitable for all ages and abilities, Thursday evenings starting at 7 p.m. during school time at Laverton College P-12, 91 Bladin Street, Laverton.
â– Ada, 0419 116 013
The Point Gellibrand Rotary Club meets at the Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. for a dinner meeting at 6.30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
â– Pam, 0418 347 691 or [email protected]
The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets on Friday evenings at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Good music, friendly atmosphere. Welcome new members, players or beginners.
â– Heather, 9399 2190
Equine farming webinar
Join Stuart Myers of Equiculture for this online event hosted in part with the Macedon Ranges board to discuss simple changes that could dramatically improve the lifestyle of your horses. The event will be held online on Tuesday, October 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. It’s a free event.
The Keilor Park Cricket Club is looking for senior male and female players, as well as junior players for the coming season. Interested players can contact the club via the club’s Facebook page.
Probus deer park
The Deer Park Combined Probus Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at Deer Park Club, 780 Ballarat Road, starting at 10 a.m. New members and visitors are welcome.
â– Don, 0409 191 580
Goal setting for seniors
EdConnect Australia, with support from the Wyndham Board, will host a free lunch and workshop on Goal Setting Strategies for Seniors, which will cover the use of open-ended questions to elicit goals from young people or students. and other topics, Wednesday, October 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Grange Community Center, 260-280 Hogans Road, Hoppers Crossing.
AL-ANON provides support to families and loved ones living with alcoholics and problem drinkers. The group meets on Mondays at the foyer of St Thomas’ Anglican Church, 117 Synnot Street, Werribee, from 7:30 p.m., and Tuesdays in the halls of St Mary’s Tennis Club, 204 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough.
â– 0412 432 760
Fibro / CFS support
Expressions of interest in starting a fibromyalgia and CFS support group in Manor Lakes and surrounding areas. Connect with real people and share information, experiences, problems and solutions.
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Join the volunteer community trash cleanup team at Hoppers Crossing, which meets the third Sunday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
â– Karen, [email protected]
People of all ages and cultures are invited to join the Wyndham Patchworkers Inc, which will host its 25th Anniversary Quilt In on November 6, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at St James the Apostle Catholic Church, 336 Derrimut Road , Hoppers Crossing. The event will feature a guest speaker, raffle, door prizes, morning and afternoon tea, a show and local traders. Admission: $ 15. BYO handmade sewing, mug and lunch. Pre-reservation required.
The Tarneit Community Learning Center hosts a playgroup for dads every week on Thursdays. The morning starts at 9:30 am and promises to be an opportunity for male caregivers to connect and make new friendships.
â– Shaun, 0455 521 154
Diabetes Support Group
Cricket at Rupertswood
Come play cricket at Rupertswood this season, with sought-after junior players from the Under-11s to the Under-17s. Registration days will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday October 9 and Sunday October 10 at 1 Macedon Street Sunbury.
The Office of the Public Advocate is looking for volunteers in the Melton area to become community visitors, advocating for the human rights of people with cognitive disabilities living in assisted care. Community visitors monitor and report on the adequacy of services provided to residents, talk to residents to identify issues, and write a brief report at the end of the visit. Training and reimbursement of expenses are ensured.
â– [email protected] or 0418 931 247
Join the Melton South Community Singers at the Melton South Community Center on the first and third Tuesday of each month.
â– Sue, 0400 082 413
Melton South Knit & Natter
Everyone is welcome to join this social craft group, which takes place at the Melton South Community Center every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring all your knitting or crochet projects and work on them while sharing tips, learning skills, and catching up over a cup of tea.
â– 9747 8576
Zonta club meets
The Zonta Club of Melton meets on the first Monday of each month at the Melton Country Club, Reserve Road, Melton.
â– Suzanne, 0417 512 420
Interested in learning to play Mahjong? U3A Melton has a band that plays Tuesdays at 10am.
â– u3amelton.com or 0419 563 016
First aid courses
Melton South Community Center offers a number of first aid courses for people wishing to learn or renew these valuable skills. One-day courses are held on Saturdays throughout the year.
â– 9747 8576
Club Melton Probus
The Melton Probus Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Melton Dart Club, 63A Reserve Road, starting at 9.45am. New members and visitors are welcome.
â– 9746 0271
The Sunbury Neighborhood House social sewing group meets on the first Saturday of each month to chat, share ideas and sew. Beginners by experienced welcome. Sunbury Neighborhood House, 531 Elizabeth Drive, Sunbury from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Sunbury Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month. There is a guest speaker at each meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunbury Football Club.
â– Cheryl, 9744 1663
Seniors are invited to visit the Sunbury Senior Citizens’ Club on Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8 O’Shannassy Street. A variety of activities offered – bowling mats, cards, billiards, darts, board games or just a cup of coffee and a chat. Subsidized lunch. If you are over 55 and want to meet new people, do not hesitate.
â– Franck, 0423 392 884