Community diary

NEVER TOO OLD: Gadgets for seniors is just one of the many courses on offer from University of the Third Age.
NEVER TOO OLD: Gadgets for seniors is just one of the many courses on offer from University of the Third Age.
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FOR KIDS

Westside Youth project: Health and fitness, computer skills and cooking classes as well as homework and assignment help for those aged 12-25 at Frank Oliveri Hall, 1 Tantangara Street, Heckenberg, Monday to Thursday, 3pm-5.30pm. Details: 9600 0600.

Active Girl: If you’re 15 to 25 and female you’re invited to join this free fitness program at Warwick Farm. No levels, no judgement, join any time. Each term there will be a different fitness activity. Mondays, 4pm-5.30pm, at 11 Gallop Street. Wear comfortable, flexible clothing and sports shoes. Bring bottle of water and a smile.

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

Clothes Box: Heckenberg Connections, Oliveri Hall,1 Tantangara Street, on Fridays and Tuesdays, 9.30am-12.30pm. Used clothing for babies to adults available. Grab some bargains.

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.

MONDAY

Right side of 50: At George Bates Hall, corner of Hill and Wonga Roads, Lurnea on Mondays, 10am-1.30pm. Enjoy games, Bingo, guest speakers and monthly outings. Cost: $4 (week). Details: 9600 0600.

TUESDAY

Book chat: Read great books and make new friends when you join the book club which meets at Liverpool library on the third Tuesday of each month, 1.30pm-2.30pm. Enjoy a lively discussion with fellow book lovers in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The monthly schedule of books will include a mix of contemporary fiction, classics, biography, non-fiction.

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

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 to take part in the the weekend-long event. For details contact Tony van Sleeuwen on 0418 308 008 or email tonyvs47@bigpond.com or phone John (Doc) Lloyd on 0438 325 205 or email lloyd_adapt@yahoo.com.au.

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