Community diary

Open day: Children and adults alike are invited to discover their local fire station on the weekend and talk to firefighters.
Open day: Children and adults alike are invited to discover their local fire station on the weekend and talk to firefighters.
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Supported playgroup: Fairfield Council offers a free playgroup to families with a young child with developmental delay or disability at Bonnyrigg Early Learning Centre, Thursdays, 10am-noon. Sessions include specialist therapy supports targeted to your child. Details: 9724 7948.

Bike rides: Thursdays, 9.30am-noon, from the WSCN bike shed at the back of Fairfield showground, off Moonlight Road, Prairiewood. Up to 30 kilometres of easy, slow-paced social riding with coffee stop before return. Details: Bob Ward, 9724 1520.


​​Travelling exhibition: In collaboration with the National Australia Day Council and the National Museum of Australia, Liverpool City Library presents an exhibition celebrating the Australian of the Year Awards. It features objects, selected by each state and territory recipient, that have deep personal significance and tell us something about the recipient’s life, aspirations and experiences. It’s in the Heritage Exhibition Space until Thursday, May 25.


Open day: Fire and Rescue NSW stations across the region including Moorebank, Smithfield and Horningsea Park will hold their annual Open Day on Saturday, May 20, 10am-2pm. There will be demonstrations, tours and fun activities for children. Visitors can also speak to firefighters about smoke alarms and fire safety in the home. Details:

Walking tour: Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Moore of colonial times with Liverpool and District Historical Society on Saturday, May 20, 10am-noon. When Governor Lachlan Macquarie proclaimed the new town of Liverpool on November 7, 1810, he commissioned Moore to build the town. The tour begins at the forecourt of Liverpool Hospital, corner of Goulburn and Elizabeth Street, at 10am and finishes at Liverpool’s Pioneers’ Cemetery at noon. Cost is $10 adults, $7 concession and $5 children. Details: 0403 107 496.


Ingham family exhibition:  On display now at the Liverpool Regional Museum, 462 Hume Highway, until the end of June are significant items from the History Room of the Ingham Building which reflect the family’s long-standing contribution to the Liverpool community. They include the saddle which once belonged to the champion thoroughbred race horse Octagonal. Details: 9602 0315.


Coffee with a cop: A chance to meet and talk with Fairfield police officers on Tuesday, May 23 from 10am at Fairfield Public School, Smart Street, Fairfield. Take the opportunity to meet local officers and discuss community issues in an informal, neutral space. Details: Nathaly Parish, 9728 8407 or email

Kids Karate: At Sadleir Scouts Hall, corner Celebration and Dundee Streets, Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm, from age 5. Cost $10 (session). Details: 0418 273 420.


Heckenberg playgroup: Meets every Wednesday, 9.30am-11.30am, at Oliveri Hall, 1 Tantangara Street. Parents, carers and children under 5 invited to attend for games, craft, music. Details: 9607 0077.

Slim and Trim: Meets every Wednesday, 9am-10.30am, at Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, 11 Gallop Street, Warwick Farm. Discuss your weight-loss problems, meet new friends. Details: 9600 0600.


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