Community diary

Lest we forget: Smithfield RSL Club invites everyone to honour Remembrance Day on Saturday at their march and memorial service.
Lest we forget: Smithfield RSL Club invites everyone to honour Remembrance Day on Saturday at their march and memorial service.
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U3A Liverpool: For over 50s. Liverpool University of the Third Age has fun classes. Annual membership: $35. Art and craft classes, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking. Office at corner of Bigge and Moore streets. Details: 9601 5574.


Crafties Social 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.

Active Seniors: At Moorebank Community Centre, corner Maddecks and Lucas avenues, Fridays, 9am-11am, social gatherings, activities, outings. Details: 0420 828 200.


Remembrance Day: Smithfield RSL will mark this year’s Remembrance Day with a special march to be led from Smithfield RSL Club, followed by a ceremony held at McCarthy Memorial Park on Saturday, November from 11am. Smithfield RSL operations manager Michael Bramman said it was important for the community to take this time to reflect on the sacrifice that so many soldiers have made for our country. In the case of rain the service will be held in the Orion Room at Smithfield RSL. For further details phone 9604 4411.

Short film workshop: Hands-on experience in film-making, acting, photography, producing and more in a one-day workshop for ages 8-16 at Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, 634 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield from 9.30am-4.30pm on Saturday, November 11. Participants will work in small groups to shoot, act, direct and edit a short film. Bookings essential on 9725 0190 or email


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

Lurnea Roses: Meet Mondays, 4pm-6.30pm, George Bates Hall, corner Hill and Wonga roads. Join a group that assists you with weight loss. Join in discussions about nutrition and tips on weight loss. Joining fee $8, then $4 week. Details: 9600 0600.


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. Details: 9600 0600.

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.  Details: 9600 0600.


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. Details: Tony on 0418 308 008.


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