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YOU BEAUTY: Residents throughout the Fairfield region will join events organised by councils and community groups to celebrate Australia Day this weekend.

YOU BEAUTY: Residents throughout the Fairfield region will join events organised by councils and community groups to celebrate Australia Day this weekend.

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THURSDAY

Free diary: Cabramatta MP Nick Lalich invites local seniors to visit his office  at Suite 10, Level 1, 5 Arthur Street, Cabramatta and collect their free copy of the 2019 NSW Legal Aid Diary for older people. It’s printed in large easy to read text and contains information that covers consumer issues, neighbour disputes, retirement, aged care facilities, elder abuse, home care and licences for older drivers. There are also topics such as being a guarantor for a loan, using your home as security and where to find Legal Aid assistance.

U3A Liverpool: Liverpool University of the Third Age, for over 50s, has classes in art and craft, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking and more. It’s at Dr Pirie Centre, corner Bigge and Moore streets, Liverpool. Annual membership: $45 (singles), $80 (couples). Details: 9601 5574.

FRIDAY

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.

SATURDAY

Liverpool Historical Society: Local history events for members. For $20 annual membership members can attend a meeting and then tour a historic building or location.  Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month. Details: Glen, 0403 107 496.

Ingleburn Social Tennis: Group want to hear from anyone interested in having a game on Saturdays, 2pm-5pm. Details: Marie, 4628 4947.

MONDAY

Make new friends: The Probus Club of Bossley Park will meet on Monday, January 28 at Club Marconi and new members are welcome. The club aims to give seniors a place to meet and enjoy the fellowship of like-minded people. You can hear wonderful guest speakers, stay active by participating in a wide range of activities and explore your community, your country or the world. Details: president Denis Price, 0408 291 417.

Stitch one, chat two: Take your needles, hooks and wool and enjoy a social morning’s stitch and chat. 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: mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au.

TUESDAY

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, 9755 0008 or swslhd-FarfieldWomensHealthService@health.nsw.gov.au.

WEDNESDAY

Fairfield Anxiety Disorder: Support group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7pm at Fairfield Community Centre. For people with anxiety disorders and their friends and family. For over 18s, not suitable for people with schizophrenia or PTSD. Details: Rachel, 9339 6013.

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

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