Wyndham Community Calendar | Wyndham

BinGO MOVEMENT

BinGO MOVE is a social exercise group that meets every Monday at 11.00. It involves a fun interactive game where bingo numbers trigger an exercise or dance move. Activity suits all levels of abilities you can do sitting or standing as a suit. IPC Health currently runs via Zoom and also offers face-to-face groups in Hoppers Crossing when restrictions allow.

■ 8734 1400

Volunteers are needed

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Visitors Scheme is seeking female Maltese and Italian-speaking volunteers to participate in their volunteer program in the Werribee and Point Cook areas to visit elderly residents in either a nursing home or their own home. The scheme is also looking for a female volunteer with an understanding of MS to visit a mature lady at a geriatric care facility in Altona Meadows.

■ Sue, volunteer@ms.org.au or 9845 2744

AL-ANON meetings

AL-ANON provides support to families and loved ones living with alcoholics and problem drinkers. The group will meet on Monday in the foyer of St Thomas Anglican Church, 117 Synnot Street, Werribee, from 6 p.m.

Fibro / CFS support

Expressions of interest to start a Fibromyalgia and CFS Support Group in Manor Lakes and surrounding areas. Connect with real people and share information, experiences, problems and solutions.

■ wyndham.fibrogroup@gmail.com

Love our street 3029

Come and join the voluntary waste clean-up team in Hoppers Crossing, which meets on the third Sunday of the month at 10.30pm.

■ Karen, 3029@loveourstreet.com.au

Laverton Community Choir

Everyone is welcome to a friendly singing gathering that suits all ages and abilities on Thursday evening from kl. 19 in school at Laverton P-12 College, 91 Bladin Street, Laverton.

Yes, 0419 116 013

Father’s medical group

The Tarneit Community Learning Center hosts a fathers playgroup each week on Thursdays. The morning starts at 9.30am and promises to be a chance for male caregivers to connect with each other and form new friendships.

■ Shaun, 0455 521 154

Diabetes Support Group

The Westgate Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Altona Bowling Club at 10.00.

■ Elaine, 0415 030 996

Heritage hiking

Enjoy a leisurely two-hour walk around historic Williamstown and nearby suburbs with guide John. Hiking starts at 9.20 every Tuesday outside the Visitor Information Center in Nelson Place.

■ John, 0418377336

Sew group

The Sunbury Neighborhood House Social Sewing Group meets on the first Saturday of each month to chat, share ideas and sew. Beginners through experienced welcome. Sunbury Neighborhood House, 531 Elizabeth Drive, Sunbury 12.30-15.30.

Lions Christmas Cakes

Werribee Lions are looking for businesses in the Wyndham area where they can sell Lions Christmas cakes up to the festive season to raise money for charity. They will start selling the cakes the last weekend in November and hope that local malls, businesses and other places will put their hands up to hold sales events. Lions will also be selling the cakes from their Lions Cave off Ballan Road (across from Edgar / Duke Streets) this Christmas weekend. Lions Christmas cakes are available in 1.5 kilogram ($ 17) and one kilogram ($ 13) sizes. The 900 gram pudding costs $ 13.

■ werribeelions@gmail.com

Additional need for support

MyTime at Tweddle Newport is a peer support group for parents and caregivers of children with additional needs. The group meets every Friday at 10.00 during the third semester in the common room of Newport Gardens Early Years Center, 51 Maddox Road, Newport.

■ kim.mace@tweddle.org.au

Free computer workshops

Williamstown Community and Education Center holds free computer workshops on setting up a MyGov account (November 7). Workshops are at Joan Kirner House, 14 Thompson Street, Williamstown.

■ Renee, 9397 6168

Hobsons Bay band

Do you play trumpet, flute or lower brass instruments? The Hobsons Bay City Band is looking for musicians to join the community band. Exercises are held every Monday night from 7.30pm at Newport Lakes Primary School, Elizabeth Street, Newport.

■ Roger Lewis, hbcityband@gmail.com

Altona North combined probus

Altona North Combined Probus Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Altona Sports Club. Includes a speaker, organized tours and excursions and a friendly atmosphere.

■ Lesley, 9369 1785

Friendship group

Altona Day View Club (Voice Interest Education of Women) meets at. 11.00 on the third Wednesday of the month at Altona RSL.

■ Janet, 9394 6522 or 0412 010 176

Rotary club

The Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand meets at Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. 18:00 for a dinner meeting at. 18.30. Visitors are welcome.

Pam, 0418 347 691 or rotarypointgellibrand@gmail.com

Mouth organ band

The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets Friday night at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Great music, friendly atmosphere. New members, players or beginners are welcome.

■ Heather, 9399 2190

Community visitors

The Office of the Public Advocate is looking for volunteers in the Melton area to become community visitors who uphold the human rights of people with cognitive disabilities living in supported care. Visitors to the community monitor and report on the adequacy of the services provided to residents, talk to residents to identify issues of concern, and write a brief report at the end of the visit. Training and reimbursement of expenses are provided.

■ opavolunteers@justice.vic.gov.au or 0418 931 247

Singing group

Join the Melton South Community Singers at the Melton South Community Center on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

■ Sue, 0400 082 413

Melton South Knit & Natter

Everyone is welcome to join this social craft group, which runs at the Melton South Community Center every Monday from 10.00 for dinner. Take all knitting or crochet projects with you and work on them while sharing tips, learning skills and grabbing a cup of coffee.

■ 9747 8576

Zonta club meet

Zonta Club of Melton meets on the first Monday of each month at Melton Country Club, Reserve Road, Melton.

■ Suzanne, 0417 512 420

Mahjong group

Interested in learning to play Mahjong? U3A Melton has a group that plays on Tuesdays at. 10.00.

■ u3amelton.com or 0419 563 016

First aid courses

The Melton South Community Center offers a range of first aid courses for people who want to learn or renew these valuable skills. One-day classes are held on Saturdays all year round.

■ 9747 8576

Melton Probus Club

The Melton Probus Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Melton Dart Club, 63A Reserve Road, from 6 p.m. 9.45. New members and visitors are very welcome.

■ 9746 0271

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