Community diary

SCHOOL FOR SENIORS: Enrolments are now open for a wide range of courses on offer from University of the Third Age, including new technology.
SCHOOL FOR SENIORS: Enrolments are now open for a wide range of courses on offer from University of the Third Age, including new technology.
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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. Enrolment days for next year are January 11 and 12 from 10am-1pm  at the Dr Pirie Centre, Moore Street, Liverpool. Details: 9601 5574.

Funding call: IMB Bank’s Community Foundation is now accepting applications for funding in 2018. In the past 18 years, the foundation has supported eight projects to the tune of $200,000 in Liverpool. IMB Bank CEO Robert Ryan said they were always interested to hear about new projects. Applications close on February 9. Go to to apply.


Casula Seniors: Meet on Fridays, 10.30am-1.30pm, at Casula Community Centre, 39 Ingham Drive. Bingo, trivia, guest speakers, planning days, monthly outings. Tea, coffee provided. All welcome. Details: 9600 0600.

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.


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 March 31. For details phone 9725 0190 or email


Stitch one, chat two: Take your needles, hooks, thread, wool, whatever it is you work with, and enjoy a social morning’s stitch and chat with other creative folk. All skill levels welcome. Sessions: Carnes Hill library Mondays 10am-noon; Miller library Tuesdays 10am-noon; Casula library Thursdays 10am-noon; Moorebank library Fridays 10am-noon; Green Valley library Saturdays 10am-11.45am. Details:


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.


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. Details: Tony van Sleeuwen on 0418 308 008 or email or phone John (Doc) Lloyd on 0438 325 205 or email

Tai-chi: Wednesdays at Moorebank Community Centre, corner Nuwarra Road and Maddecks Avenue,11.30am-12.30pm. Enjoy gentle and relaxing exercise for any age. Qualified instructor. Cost: $7 (session). Details: 9600 0600.

Make movies: SouthWest Video Club Sydney meets on the first and second Wednesdays of the month from 7pm at St Joseph’s Parish Hall, 45 Nuwarra Road, Moorebank. Find out about the latest in cameras and editing software, network with other video enthusiasts, improve skills. Details:


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