Community calendar

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PLAY ON: Try your hand at basketball during an open day at Whitlam Leisure Centre.

PLAY ON: Try your hand at basketball during an open day at Whitlam Leisure Centre.

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THURSDAY

Free courses: Presented by Cabramatta Core Community Services in basic English, computers, and community services certificate 2 starts in February. For more information phone Suhair on 0472 879 279.

U3A Liverpool: Liverpool University of the Third Age is for those aged over 50 and offers classes in art and craft, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking and more. Annual membership is $45. Term 1 starts on Monday, February 5. The office is open from 10am-noon at the Dr Pirie Centre, corner of Bigge and Moore Streets, Liverpool or phone 9601 5574.

FRIDAY

Senior walkers: Meet at the back of Fairfield Leisure Centre car park on Vine Street, Fridays at 9.30am for walks of 45 to 60 minutes. Details: Robert, 0422 933 612 or 9724 1520.

Latin dance: Learn a variety of styles of partner dancing including salsa, bachata, cha-cha on Fridays at Lansvale, 8.30pm-9.30pm. Cost: $15. Details: Derek Vuong, 0412 550 855.

SATURDAY

Fairfield on film: An exhibition exploring the rise of early cinemas and theatres as places for entertainment, in contrast with emerging young filmmakers, telling stories from their perspective. It will be held at Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, 634 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield until Saturday, March 31, 2018. For details phone 9725 0190 or email museumgallery@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au.

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 and there are still a few spots left. Details: Scott, 0435 026 992 or email myspartans@optusnet.com.au

MONDAY

Lurnea Roses: Meet Mondays, 4pm-6.30pm, George Bates Hall, corner Hill and Wonga roads. Join a group that assists you with weight loss. Weigh in and join in discussions about nutrition and tips on weight loss. Details: 9600 0600.

TUESDAY

Lurnea Playgroup: Games, activities, craft and music on Tuesdays and Wednesday at George Bates Hall, corner Hill Road and Wonga roads, 9.30am-11.30am. For parents, carers and under-5s. Daily cost: $2 (child), $3 (family). Details: 9600 0600.

Women’s group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Group at Bonnyrigg Community Centre, 1pm-3pm, the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. For women living in Fairfield. Activities include arts and craft and yarning. Free entry. Details: Cathy, 0414 336 785 or Wendy, 0414 964 657.

WEDNESDAY

Make movies: SouthWest Video Club Sydney meets on the first and second Wednesdays of the month from 7pm at St Joseph’s Parish Hall, 45 Nuwarra Road, Moorebank. Find out about the latest technologies available for cameras and editing software, network with other video enthusiasts, improve skills. Details: southwestvideoclub.org.au.

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