DIARY | Community calendar

SHOW TIME: The Uruguayan Club in Hinchinbrook will host a Latin Fiesta on Friday.

SHOW TIME: The Uruguayan Club in Hinchinbrook will host a Latin Fiesta on Friday.

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Charity golf day: The Miracle Babies Foundation Annual Charity Golf Day will be held on Thursday, November 22 at Camden Lakeside Golf Club, 50 Raby Road, Gledswood Hills. Miracle Babies Foundation is Australia’s leading non-profit organisation supporting premature and sick newborns, their families and the hospitals that care for them. The day will feature a four-person Ambrose game with a shotgun start. Registration and breakfast is 7am and tee off at 8am. Tickets are $155 and include breakfast, golf, cart, lunch and two-hour drinks package with on course activities, raffles, auctions and more. Sponsor packages are also available. Details: www.miraclebabies.org.au


Pyjama party: Mounties will host a chidrens’ Pyjama Party on Friday, November 16 from 6pm to raise funds for The Pyjama Foundation. The non-profit organisation supports children in foster care and aims to give them the opportunity to change the direction of their lives with learning, life skills and confidence. Children of all ages are invited to join in the themed night, wear their PJs and bring along their teddy bears. Cost is $5 entry. Details: mounties.com.au.

Fiesta time: The Uruguayan Club, 56-62 Whitford Road, Hinchinbrook will host a Latin Fiesta on Friday, November 16. There will be Latin dancing, a band and a DJ as well as giveaways and prizes. The club serves a traditional South American charcoal barbecue grill. Details: www.cluburuguayo.net.au.


McHappy Day: Comes to NSW on Saturday,  November 17 and Ronald McDonald House Charities is calling on locals to help contribute to the cause. For every Big Mac sold on McHappy Day $2 will go directly to Ronald McDonald House Charities. For more information go to www.mcdonalds.com.au.

Support group: PFLAG, the support group for parents, family and friends of lesbian and gay children, will hold their AGM and Christmas Party on Saturday, November 24 from 2pm at “175” (formerly Wesley Lodge Motel), 175 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Details: Judy, 0439 466 125 or go to www.pflagaustralia.org.au.


Fill your pantry: Anglicare Sydney, in partnership with St Johns Park Anglican Church, has opened a new Mobile Community Pantry. Once a fortnight, a van drives up to the church at 73 Edensor Park, St Johns Park to distribute affordable fresh food to those who need to stretch their budget further. For a $10 contribution, people on a Health Care, Immigration or Pension card can take home $60 worth of pantry items. The pantry will be open on Monday, November 26 from 1.30pm-2.30pm.


Healthy lifestyle: Free group for women on Tuesdays from 10am-11.30am at Arthur West Memorial Hall, McBurney Road, Cabramatta. There’s health education by an accredited dietitian and a 30-minute group personal training session. Bookings essential to Fairfield Women’s Health Service on 9755 0008.


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 technology. For anyone interested in making videos. Details: southwestvideoclub.org.au.