Community calendar

GRAB A SNAG: Bunnings staff members and RFS volunteers are ready for the fundraising sausage sizzle on Saturday.
GRAB A SNAG: Bunnings staff members and RFS volunteers are ready for the fundraising sausage sizzle on Saturday.
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THURSDAY

Funding call: IMB Bank’s Community Foundation is now accepting applications for funding in 2018. The Liverpool PCYC is one of 50 recipients of last year’s funding. In the past 18 years, the foundation has supported eight projects to the tune of $200,000 in Liverpool. IMB Bank CEO Robert Ryan said they were always interested to hear about new projects. Applications close on February 9. Go to www.imb.com.au/communityfoundation to apply.

FRIDAY

Crafties Group: At Westacott Cottage, 107 Railway Parade, Canley Vale. Bring your knitting, crocheting, sewing, embroidery, spinning, weaving, patchwork, paper craft, scrapbooking or beading for company, chatter, fun, coffee and to share ideas and knowledge. The group meets every Friday, 9.30am-noon, and on the first Saturday of each month (except public holiday weekends), 9.30am-noon. Cost: $2. All welcome. Details: Nerida, 0403 270 213.

SATURDAY

Snag a snag: You can help raise much needed funds through Bunnings’ annual Emergency Services Volunteers Barbecue, taking place at all stores on Saturday, January 20 from 9am-4pm. Bunnings stores at Bonnyrigg and Cross Roads will be sizzling sausages and seeking donations for the Horsley Park and Casula Rural Fire Services. Details: bunnings.com.au.

Liverpool Historical Society: Local history events for members. For $12 annual membership members can attend a meeting and then take a tour of a historic location. Details: Glen, 0403 107 496.

SUNDAY

Shoot some hoops: Liverpool Basketball is offering young people the chance to try the game on Sunday, January 28 at the Whitlam Leisure Centre, 90 Memorial Avenue, Liverpool. With the new government participation fee of $100 for all school-aged children it has never been easier to get in the game. Liverpool Basketball is also starting its new season for mixed basketball every Tuesday evening. Details: Scott, 0435 026 992 or email myspartans@optusnet.com.au

MONDAY

Hatha Yoga: Flow-style classes from beginners to intermediate Monday and Thursday nights, 7pm-8pm, at Core Community Services, 41 Peel Street, Canley Heights. Great for increasing flexibility and relieving stress. Cost: $5 (session). Bring own mat. Details: Jason, 0411 255 881.

TUESDAY

Gentle exercise: At Casula Community Centre, 39 Ingham Drive, Casula on Tuesdays, 12.30pm-1.15pm. Gentle exercise, learn from qualified instructor how to improve balance, co-ordination, general fitness. Suits men and women. Cost: $5 (class). Details: 9600 0600.

WEDNESDAY

Service reunion: The 50th Anniversary Reunion of 11th Intake of National Servicemen -  February 1968-February 2018 - will be held at  Kingscliff Bowls Club from Wednesday, February 7 to Friday, February 9. All 11th Intake plus partners and family are welcome. Overseas service is not a requirement. The format is a casual gathering on the Wednesday, a formal dinner on the Thursday and then another catch-up on the Friday. There is plenty of budget-priced accommodation close by. Details: Tony van Sleeuwen on 0418 308 008 (email tonyvs47@bigpond.com) or John Lloyd on 0438 325 205 (email lloyd_adapt@yahoo.com.au).

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