Community calendar | Fairfield City Champion

Community calendar | Fairfield City Champion


  • Entries for this diary from community groups and non-profit organisations should reach us nine days before anticipated publication. Because of space restrictions there’s no guarantee entries will run. Email to alison.adams@fairfaxmedia.com.au.

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THURSDAY

Call to ex-students: At a recent get-together of retired and ex-teachers from Casula Public School, the discussion centred on what the ex-students have done since leaving the school. If you attended Casula Public School between 1986 and 2013 and you’d like to share your story with your ex-teachers contact David Nelson (retired principal) at cdnelson01@optusnet.com.au or PO Box 211, Caringbah NSW 2229.  

Liverpool Knitters: Share knitting skills, learn new ones at Liverpool library on Thursdays (school terms), 10am-noon. Work on your own or community projects and experience the gentle art of knitting in a friendly and supportive group. Bring your own knitting supplies. Bookings not needed.

FRIDAY

Give a little: As Red Nose Day celebrates its 30th anniversary on June 29, Red Nose are urging the Australian public to get involved to help them reduce nine children’s deaths per day, to zero. A Little Give, For a Little Life is all it takes. Get involved by purchasing a red nose or other Red Nose Day product, making a donation, hosting a children’s fundraising disco or setting up an online fundraising page. Visit www.rednoseday.com.au to learn more.

SATURDAY

Door knocking: The Salvation Army is having its annual Red Shield Appeal on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27. This is the organisation’s major appeal for the year. It offers an opportunity to raise funds to continue the Salvation Army’s work in the local community as well as a chance for the community to get involved and help out. Details: salvos.org.au.

SUNDAY

On your bike: Join Western Sydney Cycle Network for a free Community Ride and sausage sizzle on Sunday, July 1 and then every first Sunday of the month. This month it’s a 27 kilometre ride starting from the clubhouse at the back of Fairfield Showground, Prairewood. Riders meet at 9am for a 9.30am start. Details: www.westernsydneycyclingnetwork.com.au.

MONDAY

Hatha Yoga: Flow-style classes from beginners to intermediate are now running Monday and Thursday nights, 7pm-8pm, at Core Community Services, 41 Peel Street, Canley Heights. Great for increasing flexibility, improving breathing, relieving stress. Cost: $5 (session). Bring own mat. Details: Jason, 0411 255 881.

TUESDAY

Cancer help: The ENRICHing Survivorship program is a free group-based program comprised of eight, two-hour, face-to-face, weekly sessions. The sessions will run from 9am-11am on Tuesdays from September 18 to November 13. ENRICHing Survivorship provides cancer survivors with nutrition information, involvement in physical activity and practical information and discussion about adjusting to life following cancer treatment. For details, visit www.cancercouncil.com.au/enrich, phone 1300 360 541 or email enrich@nswcc.org.au.

WEDNESDAY

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. For anyone interested in making videos. Find out about the latest technology and editing software, network with other video enthusiasts, improve skills. Details: southwestvideoclub.org.au.





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