Community calendar | Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay

Do you want your event on the list? Community calendars are made available free of charge to non-profit organizations to keep the public informed about special events and activities. Send item information to Star Weekly Community Calendar, Corner Thomsons Road and Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park, 3042, or email westeditorial@starweekly.com.au no later than 9 Wednesday the week before release.

Charity Golf Day

Altona City Rotary Club is holding its 20th annual charity golf day on February 25, 2022. Very Special Kids will be the biggest benefit.

Donations and sponsorships for the event are welcome.

■ Charlie on 0412257723 or charles.montebello@bigpond.com

Anzac Day at Newport RSL

The Newport RSL Sub-Branch is looking for expressions of interest from community groups looking to participate in the 2022 Anzac Day Commemoration Services. They seek expressions of interest from groups such as choir groups or technical groups (e.g. with the ability to portray laser images to buildings) to enhance the event. Williamstown is set to have an Anzac Day Dawn Service from 6 p.m. 5:30 a.m., and Newport is set to host an Anzac Day Commemoration service from 5 p.m.

■newportrsl@gmail.com

Knitting group

Everyone is welcome to come to the Yarraville or Footscray Library for a weekly knitting group. Registrations are recommended via Eventbrite.

■ www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/library/Events/Knitting-Group

Williamstown Craft Market

The Commonwealth Reserve comes alive on the third Sunday of the month with Williamstown Craft Market. The market boasts over 50 stalls showcasing everything from handmade crafts, home-grown produce and food vendors. There will also be live music. The market takes place from 10.00-16.00.

■ www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Whats-On/Williamstown-Craft-Market

Conversation cafe

The Conversation Cafe is back at Footscray and Braybrook Library! It gives people the chance to meet new people and practice English conversational skills in a relaxed and friendly environment.

■ www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/library/Events/Conversation-Cafe

Diabetes Support Group

The Westgate Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Altona Bowling Club at 10.00.

■ Elaine, 0415 030 996

Heritage hiking

Enjoy a leisurely two-hour walk around historic Williamstown and nearby suburbs with guide John. Hiking starts at 9.20 every Tuesday outside the Visitor Information Center in Nelson Place.

■ John, 0418 377 336

Musicians are welcome

Do you play trumpet, flute or lower brass instruments? The Hobsons Bay City Band is looking for musicians to join their community band. Exercises are held on Mondays from kl. 19.30 at Newport Lakes Primary School, Elizabeth Street, Newport.

■ Roger Lewis, hbcityband@gmail.com or www.hbcb.org.au

Altona North combined probus

Altona North Combined Probus Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Altona Sports Club. Includes a speaker, organized tours and excursions and a friendly atmosphere.

■ Lesley, 0414 481 442

Rotary club

The Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand meets at Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. 18:00 for a dinner meeting at 18.30. Visitors are welcome.

Pam, 0418 347 691 or rotarypointgellibrand@gmail.com

Mouth organ band

The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets Friday night at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Great music, friendly atmosphere. New members, players or beginners are welcome.

■ Heather, 9399 2190

Singing group

Join the Melton South Community Singers at the Melton South Community Center on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

■ Sue, 0400 082 413

Melton South Knit & Natter

Everyone is welcome to join this social craft group, which runs at the Melton South Community Center every Monday from 6 p.m. 10.00 for dinner. Bring along all the knitting or crochet projects and work on them while sharing tips, learning skills and grabbing a cup of coffee.

■ 9747 8576

Zonta club meet

The Zonta Club of Melton meets on the first Monday of each month at the Melton Country Club, Reserve Road, Melton.

■ Suzanne, 0417 512 420

Mahjong group

Interested in learning to play Mahjong? U3A Melton has a group that plays on Tuesdays at. 10.00.

■ u3amelton.com or 0419 563 016

Melton Men’s Probus Club

The Melton Men’s Probus Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Melton Dart Club, 63a Reserve Road, from 6 p.m. 9.45. New members and visitors are very welcome.

■ 9746 0271

Rose Carers of Maddingley Park

Meet on Wednesdays from kl. 10-12 in Maddingley Park, the corner of Grant and Taverner streets, Bacchus Marsh, to maintain two beautiful rose gardens. New volunteers are always welcome – with or without experience.

■ Elaine Greenhall, 0418 171 119 or 0400 052 857

International Women’s Day

The Women’s Support Network will be launched at an International Women’s Day in Brimbank on Tuesday 9 March. All women are welcome to attend. Application necessary.

■ wsn.org.au

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