GRACE Christian Church Friendship Group resumes on Thursday, February 6, with registrations from 9.3 am at 206 Marco Avenue, Panania. Classes are available in knitting, crochet, patchwork/quilting, card making and keep fit, every Thursday morning, 9.30am-noon. Details: Betty, 9773 3539.
ARE you wanting to give back to the community? Come and find out about volunteering on Monday, February 17, 10.30-12.30am, at the Carrington Centre, 2 Carrington Square, Campsie, to hear about opportunities available. Details: Angela, 9750 9344.
BOOKINGS are filling up fast for Canterbury City Community Centre’s ‘Tea and Talk’ info sessions plus afternoon tea, with the first on Arthritis on February 12, followed by Falls Injury Prevention on March 11, Medication Management on April 8, Healthy Brain Ageing on May 13, Oral Health on June 10, Osteoporosis Awareness on July 8, and Diabetes Awareness on August 12. They’re on from 1-2.30pm at 130 Railway Parade, Lakemba. Call Alison on 9750 9344 for more info or to register.
THE Association of Independent Retirees will meet on Friday, February 21, 9.45am in Mortdale RSL Club. Guest speaker will be Mayor Georges River Council Kevin Greene. Membership of A.I.R. is open to retirees, semi-retirees, persons approaching retirement and corporate entities. Visitors welcome. Details: Pat, 9554 4113.
THE annual Begonia and Frangipani weekend is on February 22-23, from 10am at 226 Annangrove Road, Annangrove. Presented by the NSW Begonia Society Inc and the Australian Frangipani Society, the festival will feature plants, displays, talks and sausage sizzle. Gold coin donation.
THE Stroke Foundation, via Bankstown Stroke Support Group, will be presenting updates on what is new in Stroke research and new access tools for stroke survivors, carers and their families at a talk on Wednesday, February 26, 10.30am-12.30pm, at Revesby Workers’ Club. Details: Tony Finneran, 0402 525 230.
BANKSTOWN Computer Pals for Seniors is offering one-on-one tuition on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12.15pm. Lessons provided on iPads, tablets, computers and phones. Details: 9707 1629.
PADSTOW Heights Probus meets on the first Tuesday of the month at Padstow RSL at 10.30am. New members welcome to enjoy fun and friendship on day trips, overnight trips, lunches, morning teas and movies. Details: Jean, 0417 650 993 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WOULD you like to support Greenacre Area Community Centre’s community lunch as a valued volunteer? You would be needed every second Friday, 11am-3pm. Tasks involve packing food hampers, setting up, packing down, assistance in kitchen and connecting with neighbours. Training provided. Must be 18 plus, a permanent resident, proficient in English and have basic cooking skills. Details: 9750 7982.
BANKSTOWN Women’s Health free group and activities return next week: Monday, Active women, 9.30-10.30am; Monday, Wellness for women cancer support group, 10.30am-1pm; Tuesday, Craft group, 9.30-11.30am; Wednesday, Yoga, 9.30-10.30am ($10); Wednesday, Healthy lifestyle group, 11am-12.30pm; Thursday, Foodshare, 9.30-10.15am (BYO bag). Details and bookings: 97901378.
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