Community diary

Lots of fun: Carramar Early Childhood Education and Care Centre invites residents to an open day with play activities and face painting.
Lots of fun: Carramar Early Childhood Education and Care Centre invites residents to an open day with play activities and face painting.
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Neighbour Day: A free event presented by Community First Step on Thursday, March 23, 6pm-9pm, at 25 Barbara Street, Fairfield. Feee activities, performances, and fun for all ages. Details: 9727 4333 or 0421 615 763 or email


​​Latin dance: Learn a variety of styles of partner dancing including salsa, bachata and cha-cha every Friday in Lansvale, 8.30pm-9.30pm. Cost $15. Details: Derek Vuong, 0412 550 855.


Open day: At Carramar Early Childhood Education and Care Centre, 7 Karella Avenue, Carramar from 10am-2pm. Celebrate Neighbours Day with free food and drinks, free books, outdoor soft play park, face painting and a visit from the fire brigade truck. Details: 9726 6601.

Theology seminar: On the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus Christ at Prestons Christian Centre, Kookaburra Road, Prestons on Saturday, March 25 from 7.50pm. Guest speaker will be Dr VS Athota who teaches at Notre Dame University and studied theology at Morling College in Sydney and in the USA. Tea and coffee available. Details: Nadia, 0425 363 267.

Ingleburn Military Heritage Precinct: Second open day is on Saturday, March 25, 10am-4pm. Explore memorials to units who trained in the barracks. See the 25-pounder field gun, the 105mm Pack Howitzer, the Bofors anti-aircraft gun and the 4.2 inch mortar. Visit the museum and Living in Vietnam display. Visit the guard house and cell block. See the historic military vehicle display. Campbelltown Road, just past Macdonald Road. Details: Leon Walker, or vice-president/curator Bob Gosling,


Active Girl: If you’re 15 to 25 and female you’re invited to join this free fitness program At Warwick Farm. There are no levels and no judgement and you can join any time. On Mondays, 4pm-5.30pm, at 11 Gallop Street. 

English classes: Free conversational classes begin on Monday, February 6, 11.15am-12.15pm, at Core Community Services, 41 Peel Street, Canley Heights. Details: Julie, 9728 4973.


Knit-in celebration: Members of the Mt Pritchard knitting and crochet group, "Federazione Cattolica Italiana", will celebrate their 10th year at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish Church Hall, 9.30am-noon, on Tuesday, March 28. New members and friends always welcome. The group knits and crochets items for Wrap with Love, which together with World Vision, distributes them to the cold, hungry, traumatised and destitute in Australia and the world. Details: Caterina Tribbia, 0425 256 664.


Men’s Shed: New members are sought for this community-based non-profit organisation which aims to provide a safe, friendly environment for retired men to work on meaningful projects. Activities include carpentry, wood turning, computer work, metal fabrication and welding as well as table games and other hobbies. The Shed is at 31 Shepherd Street, Liverpool and operates on Wednesdays and Fridays, 9am-1pm. Membership $50 year plus $2 day for tea/coffee. Details: Alvan Freeman, 0401 717 104 or John Jewel, 0404 466 060.