Social enterprise: Hoxton Industries, corner Cowpasture Road and Fifteenth Avenue, Hoxton Park, will hold an open day on Thursday, February 16, 10am-2pm. The non-profit organisation aims to help those in the community who face barriers to mainstream employment as well as those with disabilities. Details: 9607 6159 or email email@example.com.
Coffee with a cop: At Michel’s Patisserie, Carnes Hill Marketplace, on Thursday, February 23 from 10am. Join your neighbours and local police officers for free coffee and chance to ask questions and talk about your concerns. Details: Senior Constable Frisina on 9607 1790.
Community funds: IMB Bank Community Foundation for funding applications close at 5pm on Friday, February 24. IMB Bank has pledged $500,000 to support local projects in the communities. Projects that give back to local communities, eventually becoming self-sustainable are preferred. Details: www.imb.com.au.
Liverpool Historical Society: is offering a new and exciting series of local history events for its members this year. For an annual membership of $12 members get the chance to attend a meeting and then tour a historic building or location. The first meeting and tour will be held on Saturday, February 18 from 10.30am at Liverpool Masonic Lodge, corner Copeland Street and Memorial Avenue, Liverpool and includes morning tea and a light lunch. The lodge's association with the city dates back to 1884. Details: Glen, 0403 107 496.
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.
Hey active girl: If you are 15-25 and female you are invited to join active girl, a free fitness program in Warwick farm. There are no levels and no judgement and you can join anytime. Every term there will be a different fitness activity. It’s on Mondays, 4pm-5.30pm, at 11 Gallop Street, Warwick Farm. Wear comfortable and flexible clothing and sports shoes and bring a bottle of water and a smile.
Boot camp: Fitness and fundraising in a six-week challenge every Tuesday 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.
Timebanking: Are you community-minded and looking to be more involved in your local area? Timebanking is about creating connections through sharing skills and knowledge with people in Liverpool. An information session will be held on Tuesday, February 21 at Liverpool City Library’s Silver Room, 10.30am-11.30am. Details: Melissa, 9601 6825, email LVRCcommunity@gmail.com or visit the website www.timebanking.com.au
Safety Awareness Day: Presented by Outer Liverpool Community Services and funded by Liverpool Council’s Home Safety Awareness grants program on Wednesday, February 22 from 9.30am at HJ Starr Progress Hall, 264 Edmondson Avenue, Austral. Guest speakers will include representatives from the NSW Police, Rural Fire Service and Bonnie Support Services. Details: 9606 0629.
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