Community diary

GET FIT: A boot camp challenge in Bossley Park is open to everyone.
GET FIT: A boot camp challenge in Bossley Park is open to everyone.

THURSDAY

Seniors welcome: Moorebank Happy Seniors meet every Thursday at Moorebank Community Centre, corner Maddecks Avenue and Lucas Avenue, 10am-2pm, for morning tea and games. The group welcomes senior residents to come along and meet new friends, and also offers monthly outings. Details: 9600 0600.

Supported playgroup: Fairfield City Council offers a free playgroup to families who have a young child with a developmental delay or disability at Bonnyrigg Early Learning Centre on Thursdays, 10am-noon. Stay and play in a safe environment designed for your child. Sessions include specialist therapy supports that are targeted to your child’s development. Details: 9724 7948.

FRIDAY

​My Child and Autism Workshop: Presented by the NSW Early Days Program on Friday, February 3, 9.30am-2.30pm, at Bankstown Sports Club, 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. The workshop is designed for parents and carers with a child aged 0-7 who is on the spectrum. Subjects covered include; understanding autism; ways you can promote your child’s learning and development at home; and early Intervention. The workshop is run by qualified professionals with backgrounds in providing services, advice and support. It’s free but registration is essential. Details: 8977 8353.

SATURDAY

Fairfield City Markets: Every Saturday, 9am-4pm, at Fairfield Showground in the covered area behind the grandstands. More than 600 stalls, free entry and lots of parking. Goods range from clothing and toys to groceries and household items. Entry via Smithfield Road, Prairiewood. To find out about stall availability call 9725 2333.

MONDAY

Vacation care: At Warwick Farm Community Hub, 11 Gallop Street, Warwick Farm, for school children aged 5-12 from Monday, January 16 until Friday, January 27.  A range of activities and excursions are provided including arts and crafts, cooking, games, a trip to Inflatable World, a trip to Calmsley Hill City Farm and Australia Day celebrations. Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. Cost is $38 a day.  Details and bookings: Sarina, 0424 204 738.

Liverpool U3A: Ideal for over 50s looking for an interesting way to spend their time. Courses and groups available in arts and craft, computers, creative writing, euchre, French, gardening, history, meditation, numerology, tai chi, brain sharpening and more. Annual membership is $35. Meets at Dr Pirie Centre, corner of Bigge and Moore streets, Liverpool. Enrolment days are being held January 12 and 13, 10am-1pm. Details: 9601 5574.

TUESDAY

Boot camp: Fitness and fundraising in a six-week challenge every Tuesday from January 17 until February 21 at 6.30pm in Terone Park, Barrington Street, Bossley Park. The aim is to raise funds towards a youth centre and involve the Fairfield community through physical fitness. Cost of participation is a gold coin donation towards Big Heart Big Vision. Details: 0450 122 665 or bigheartbigvision.com.au.

WEDNESDAY

Yoga with Teresa: Improve your health and wellbeing and gain more energy at weekly yoga classes. Cost is $10 and classes are 9.30am Wednesdays and 7pm Thursdays at Cecil Hills Community Centre, Sandringham Drive, Cecil Hills, Bring a mat and a towel. Details: wwwadcyoga.com.au or phone 0432 077 007.

Fairfield City Camera Club: Meets at 7.30pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Share Care, 26 Green Valley Road, Heckenberg. Cost is $40 per year for one or $50 per year for a family. Details: Greg, 0433 440 569 or www.fairfieldcitycameraclub.com.au.

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