PADSTOW Combined Probus Club invites residents to go along and enjoy friendly company, entertaining guest speakers, bus outings, sporting activities, theatre entertainment, holidays, Christmas celebration and picnics. The club meets on the first Friday on the month, 10.30am-1pm at Padstow RSL. Details: Val Isaacs, 9771 2893.
AN inspiring film about the life of chef Julia Child and younger woman Julie Powell who aspires to cook all 524 recipes from Child’s cookbook, ‘Julie & Julia’ is on offer for free at Greenacre Library on Friday, September 6, 10am-noon. Bookings essential: 9707 9744.
RIVERWOOD Community Centre offers a ‘List Shopping Service’. If you are over 65 and unable or have difficulty with completing your weekly grocery shopping, RCC volunteers will pick up your shopping list from you and do the groceries for you! If you are interested in using this service, register with My Aged Care and call RCC on 9533 0100.
IF you enjoy singing, the Bankstown City Choir could be for you. The choir is open to new members of all music levels and meets at Georges Hall Community Centre every Tuesday, 7.30-9.30pm. Details: 9728 3494.
TO celebrate its 90th anniversary, St George District Red Cross will host a fashion fundraiser at Beauty Point Retirement Village in Padstow Heights on Sunday, August 25, from 2pm, with a fashion parade, bargain clothing on offer, afternoon tea and birthday cake. Cost is $25. RSVP: Meg, 9533 1020.
THE Georges River-Riverwood Probus Club will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 10.15am at Club Rivers, Riverwood. Enjoy guest speakers and activities such as walking, lunches and shows. Visitors and new members welcome. Details: Craig, 9584 8913 or Alana, 0404 293 873.
RESIDENTS aged 65 and over with full or limited mobility, are invited to a free Salsa class on Wednesdays, 10am-noon, at Canterbury City Community Centre, Lakemba. Morning tea provided. Participants need to be registered with My Aged Care which the centre can assist with. Details: 9750 9344.
A FREE Healthy Lifestyle Group, including a women’s gym and nutrition education, is on offer at Bankstown Women’s Health Centre, on Wednesdays, 11am-12.30pm; a free craft group on Tuesdays, 9.30-11.30am, a free gentle exercise for women over 55 on Mondays, 9.30-10.30am; free food share on Thursdays, 9.30-10.30am; and $10 yoga on Wednesdays, 9.30-10.30am. Register: 9790 1378.
A YOGA-Pilates Program for Over 55s will be held at Yagoona Community Centre until September 23, 8.45-9.45am. Designed to aid the body and mind using yoga and pilates (BYO mats, towels, water bottles). Cost: Donation. Spaces limited. Bookings: 1300 874 348.
REVESBY Writer’s Group meets on the first Saturday of the month in the Macarthur Room, Revesby Workers’ Club. If you have a desire to write your memoirs, poetry, short story or even a novel, get along to the meeting where you will be made most welcome. Details: 9709 4117.
POPPY is a free playgroup run by the Kingsgrove Community Aid Centre on Mondays, 10.30am-12.30pm, for mums needing support and their children. Morning tea provided. Details: 9150 7823.
FREE Community Bike Rides up to 30km are held on the first Sunday of the month, 9.30am-noon, from the WSCN bike shed at the back of Fairfield Showground, off Moonlight Road, Prairiewood. Free sausage sizzle on return. Must have a roadworthy bike. Under-18s to be with an adult. Details: westernsydneycyclingnetwork.com.au
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