Community diary

IN THE SPIRIT: Bunnings team members with Share the Dignity volunteers and bags filled with personal items for homeless women and those at risk.
IN THE SPIRIT: Bunnings team members with Share the Dignity volunteers and bags filled with personal items for homeless women and those at risk.
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Share the dignity: Liverpool and Fairfield residents have a chance to help women in need by participating in Share the Dignity’s “It’s in the Bag”’ campaign. Until Saturday, December 2 you can drop off a handbag filled with essential sanitary staples and personal care products, as well as something like a Christmas card or small note of support to women who are doing it tough, experiencing homelessness, domestic violence or poverty. Details:

Driver sought: Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections are looking for a volunteer bus driver to help out with senior’s group outings. You must have your LR licence. For more details phone 9600 0600.

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 $35O. Enrolment days for next year are January 11 and 12 from 10am-1pm  at the Dr Pirie Centre, Moore Street, Liverpool. Details: 9601 5574.


Charity week: At Couture Hair and Beauty, Shop 10, 1024 The Horsley Drive, Wetherill Park to raise funds for Westmead Children’s Hospital. Discount haircuts for men and children and cakes and ribbons for sale. Donations of new teddy bears for the children are also welcome. Details: 9604 9424.


Market bargains: Abbotsbury Uniting Church will host a Community Market on Saturday, December 2 from 8.30am-2pm at the corner of Stockdale Crescent and Cowpasture Road. There will be beautiful knitted toys, children’s clothing, books, plants, china, glassware and more as well as morning tea and a sausage sizzle. Details: 9826 1060.

Christmas craft: At Swiaa Village nursing home, 84-88 Restwell Road, Bossley Park on Saturday, December 9 from 11am-2pm. There will be art and craft items created by residents for sale, pizza and pampering sessions. Money raised will go towards a second bus. Details: 9426 1400 or


Food fiesta: And barbecue at Fairfield Showground on Sunday, December 3 from 10am-5pm in support of the McGrath Foundation. There will be Sydney’s longest Parrilla barbecue set-up, Latin bands, entertainment, market stalls, children’s rides and a great range of delicious food. Details:


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.


Art group: On Tuesdays, 10am-1pm at Canley Heights RSL, 26 Humphries Road, Wakeley. The group paints in oils, acrylics and water paints, and members bring their own canvas and paints. Details: Joan, 0410 437 566.


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


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