Community diary

HELLO NEIGHBOUR: Cold, rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the 600 people who attended Community First Step's Neighbour Day in Fairfield last month.
HELLO NEIGHBOUR: Cold, rainy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of the 600 people who attended Community First Step's Neighbour Day in Fairfield last month.
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THURSDAY

Help homeless women: Share the Dignity have launched their annual Dignity Drive, which ensures homeless women have access to sanitary products. Until April 30 you can donate a pack of tampons, menstrual cups, incontinence pads, or specialist sanitary underwear at White Lady Funerals, 124-128 Elizabeth Drive, Liverpool from 8.30am-5pm, Monday to Sunday.

Moorebank Happy Seniors: Meet Thursdays at Moorebank Community Centre, corner Maddecks Avenue and Lucas Avenue, 10am-2pm, for morning tea and games. Group welcomes senior residents to come along and meet new friends. Also monthly outings. Details: 9600 0600.

FRIDAY

​​Lest we forget: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden Valley Way, Leppington is hosting a special Anzac Day memorial service on Friday, April 21 from 10am. Details: forestlawn.com.au.

Early Days Program: Workshop for children on the autism spectrum on Friday, April 28, 10am-1pm at Bankstown Sports Club, 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. Get help to understand the critical building blocks for social interaction and communication. Details:  8977 8353 or email edworkshops@autismspectrum.org.au.

SATURDAY

High tea: Presented by Quota International of Liverpool in the ballroom of The Warwick, Hume Highway, Warwick Farm on Saturday, April 29, 1.30pm-4.30pm. There will be entertainment and prizes for best dressed, best hat and many more. All proceeds go to Liverpool Hospital’s High Risk Foot Service. Tickets are $50. Bookings essential. Details: Robyn Weddes, 0438 460 746.

Spirituality and Happiness: Free seminar at Prestons Christian Centre Hall, Kookaburra Road, Prestons, on Saturday, April 29 from 8pm. Speaker is Dr VS Athota of Notre Dame University. Dr Athota studied theology at Morling College, Sydney and the Talbot School of Theology in the USA. Details: Nadia, 0425 363 267.

MONDAY

Stitch one chat two: Calling all crafty types. Take your needles, hooks, thread, wool, whatever it is you work with, and enjoy a social morning’s stitch and chat with other creative folk. All skill levels are welcome. Sessions are at: Carnes Hill Library every Monday 10am-noon; Miller Library every Tuesday 10am-noon; Casula Library every Thursday 10am-noon; Moorebank Library every Friday 10am-noon; and Green Valley Library every Saturday 10am-11.45am. Details: http://mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au.

TUESDAY

Heckenberg Seniors: Meet every Tuesday, 11am-2pm, at Heckenberg Busby Community Centre, 30 Green Valley Road, Heckenberg. Have a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy meeting new friends as well as participating in a variety of interesting activities and monthly outings. Details: 9600 0600.

WEDNESDAY

Fairfield Anxiety Disorder: Support group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7pm at Fairfield Community Centre. The next meeting will be on April 26. The support group is open to people with anxiety disorders and their friends and family.  It’s for over 18s and is not suitable for people with schizophrenia or PTSD.  Details: Rachel, 9339 6013 or email supportgroups@wayahead.org.au