Wednesday, March 18
BERALA Community Centre will host a free Super Smart Toddlers and Babies session, 10am-12pm. Suitable for ages up to five years. Details: 8757 9026.
CHARITY House To Grow holds Colouring Dreams workshops for children aged four to eight at Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club, 4.30-6.30pm. Bookings: housetogrow.org.
Thursday, March 19
BUSINESS owners can book an appointment with the one-on-one business advisory service at the Lidcombe Community Centre between 9.30am-4pm. The service supports small-to-medium businesses. Bookings: 8757 9491 or cumberland.nsw.gov.au/business.
FIND a playing partner and refine your board game skills with chess, backgammon, monopoly and scrabble in a friendly, informal meeting space at Merrylands Library, 2-4pm. Details: 8757 9065.
Friday, March 20
PEOPLE with dementia and their carers can join the Dementia Cafe support group held at Dooleys Lidcombe coffee shop, 10.30am-12pm. Details: 9845 6903.
MEMBERS of Merrylands Library’s Friday Fiction Book Club meet at 10am. This month’s book is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Details: 8757 9065.
Saturday, March 21
THE Dementia Advisory Service of Western Sydney’s Saturday Cafe group, will meet in The Sterling Lounge of the Parramatta Leagues Club from 12pm. Details: 9845 3333.
LEARN how to cook vegan Ethiopian dishes with a Flavours of Auburn cooking class at the Auburn Centre for Community, 1.30-4.30pm. Tickets are $70 for adults; $50, local residents; $45, concession (plus booking fee). Details: 8757 9796.
ISLAMIC Relief Australia is running a free ‘Dangers and Disasters’ workshop on how to prepare for and recover from dangers and disasters in Australia at 67-73 Saint Hilliers Road, Auburn from 10am-4pm. Bookings: Peter Sapsford, 0466 092 150.
Sunday, March 22
RIDE the Rails around the historic Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park, with departures every 30 minutes from 11am-1.30pm. Travel on the trains that transported munitions. Tickets: $5 (free for under three-year-olds). Details: 9714 7888.
Monday, March 23
EARLYED’S free weekly supported playgroup is held at 7 Mary Street in Lidcombe, 9.30-11am. Experienced educators and therapists will be available to talk with you and discuss the best ways to help your child. Details: 9897 1511.
REGENTS Park Combined Probus Club will hold their annual general meeting at the rear of the Regents Park Library at 1.30pm. Come and meet interesting people for outings, theatre and travel. Details: Pam, 9644 7458.
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, March 24
DEVELOP public speaking skills with Parkview Powertalkers. The club will meet at the Regents Park Community Centre at 10.15am. Details: Dagmar, 9749 1135.
LIDCOMBE Toastmasters will meet in the Keighery Hotel at 51 Rawson Street, Auburn, 7.30-9.30pm. Details: Nick, 0403 244 144.
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