Wednesday, January 29
THE Auburn Centre For Community hosts weekly free beginners sewing classes, 10am-12pm. Details: 8757 9028.
Thursday, January 30
JUSTICE of the Peace (JP) volunteers are available at Berala Community Centre, 10-11am. Volunteers are also available at Cumberland Council libraries, but check to ensure a JP is onsite. JPs can witness and sign statutory declarations, affidavits and certify documents. Details: 8757 9000.
FIND your green thumb with the free gardening group at the Auburn Centre For Community, 9.30am-1.30pm. Register: 8757 9028.
Friday, January 31
JOIN the Nick Nack Knitters at Berala Community Centre from 11.30am-3pm. Details: 8757 9026. A knitting group also meets at Merrylands Library on Saturdays, 1-3pm. Details: 8757 9065.
Saturday, February 1
THE NSW Spoon Collectors Club next meets at 1pm at Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club. Details: Geoff, 9897 3509 or Cary, 4628 5155.
THE Parramatta Family History Group will meet in the Coach House at Hambledon Cottage, Parramatta, at 1.30pm. Details: 9672 4137.
THE Creators of Peace Auburn Network will hold a planning meeting for 2020 at the Auburn Centre For Community, 2-4pm. The gathering is multicultural and multi-faith and all are welcome. Details: Joyce, 9559 2301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, February 2
ON World Wetlands Day, join a morning walk with an experienced ornithologist through Badu Mangroves, the Bird Hide and the Waterbird Refuge at Sydney Olympic Park. Suitable for ages eight and up. Cost: $18 a person. Bookings: 9714 7484 or email, email@example.com.
Monday, February 3
JOIN Merrylands Library’s Monday Book Club from 10am. Swap recommendations, discover new authors and meet other book-lovers in the area. Details: Sarah Garland, 8757 9065.
AUBURN Poets and Writers group meets to encourage and discuss writing, and work together towards performance opportunities at Auburn Library from 6-8pm. Details: 9896 6956; 0422 263 373; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUBURN-LIDCOMBE Girl Guides aged six to 15, meet at the Auburn Guide Hall on Olympic Drive, Lidcombe, 6-7.45pm. Details: Fay, 9649 8601 or Ruth, 0404 666 952.
Tuesday, February 4
JOIN the free Mini Park Rangers program at Sydney Olympic Park from 10-10.45am. Children aged up to five and their carers can enjoy stories, songs and crafts and explore the natural world. Register: 9714 7888, and meet at the Lake Pavilion, in Sydney Olympic Park’s Bicentennial Park.
FIRST Granville Scouts meet in the Scout Hall in Markey Street, South Granville, 6.45-8.15pm. Cubs (8-10 years) and Scouts (11-14 years) take part in games and training. Membership is free for 2020. Details: 9681 2478.
The Auburn Lidcombe Lions Club will meet at the Rosnay Golf Club at 7pm. Details: Ralph, 0414 592 189.
THE Granville Men’s Shed is open at 243 Clyde Street, South Granville. Drop in Tuesday and Wednesday, 9am-3pm, and Saturday, 9am to 1pm. Details: Michael, 0410 561 163.
AUBURN Diversity Services Inc offers free services for new migrants. At 17 Macquarie Road, ADSi is open 9.30am-4pm, Monday to Friday. Details: 9649 6955.
PRIMARY school children can enjoy free craft sessions at local libraries, 3.30-4.30pm. No bookings required.
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