Wednesday, January 22
THE Auburn Salvation Army hosts a Community Kitchen serving a two-course lunch for $5, or $2.50 for concession card holders, from Tuesday to Friday, 12-1.30pm.
THE Refugee Advice and Casework Service offers free legal advice at the Auburn Centre for Community, 10am-12pm; and on Mondays by appointment. A telephone advice line also operates on Tuesdays, 10-11.30am; call 8355 7227.
REGISTRATIONS are open for a free cycling workshop run by Auburn Diversity Services Inc (ADSi), from 9am. Learn to ride a bicycle, make friends, and be active. Meet at ADSi at 17 Macquarie Road, Auburn, before travelling by train to the workshop site. Bookings: Nazifa Ali or Saira Mohammad, 8737 5500.
Thursday, January 23
FIND your green thumb with the free gardening group at the Auburn Centre For Community, 9.30am-1.30pm. Register: 8757 9028.
Friday, January 24
THE Western Sydney Community Centre is hosting a fundraising barbecue for Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers at 98 Auburn Road, Auburn, from 2pm. All money raised will support the RFS. Details: 9649 2063.
Saturday, January 25
GUILDFORD’S Red Cross shop will hold its monthly ‘garage sale’, 9am-12pm, in the Tom Collins room next to the library; the store is also open Thursdays and Fridays, 9am-12pm.
THE Wentworth Wobblies hold short, easy rides in and around Wentworth Point, Sydney Olympic Park and Rhodes on Saturdays and longer rides on Sundays. Details: facebook.com/wentworthpointcyclists.
Tuesday, January 28
STATE MP for Auburn, Lynda Voltz, and Federal MP for Parramatta, Julie Owen, are hosting a free ‘How to Write a Grant’ workshop in the Sommerville Room at the Auburn Town Hall, 2-4pm. Community, sporting groups and not-for-profit organisations serving both the State seat of Auburn and the Federal seat of Parramatta, are encouraged to attend. Registrations; howtowriteagrant2020.eventbrite.com.au.
LIDCOMBE Toastmasters will meet in the Keighery Hotel at 51 Rawson Street, Auburn, 7.30-9.30pm. Details: Nick, 0403 244 144.
DEVELOP public speaking skills with Parkview Powertalkers. The club will meet at the Regents Park Community Centre at 10.15am. Details: Dagmar, 9749 1135.
CUMBERLAND Multicultural Community Services hosts a range of activities each week at Block C242, Granville TAFE, including playgroups for babies and toddlers, craft, computer classes, Mens Shed, English classes, youth drop-in for teens and homework help. Details: 9637 7600.
MEALS on Wheels Auburn delivers meals for frail aged and people with a disability. Details: 9897 3832.
ASSISTANCE to complete forms, excluding visa applications, is available at the Auburn Centre for Community on Mondays, 9.30am-2.30pm, and the Auburn Library on Tuesdays. Interpreting support available. Details: 8757 9028 or 8757 9060.
A NOT-FOR-PROFIT organisation, Community Wheels Inc provides transport services for residents living in the Parramatta, Holroyd and bordering area of Auburn, to destinations within these areas. Details: 8868 1400.
NOT-for-profit Citizen Advocacy Western Sydney Inc seeks to introduce people with intellectual disabilities to community members. Details: 9893 8210.
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