Community Calendar | Brimbank and North West

Want to list your event? The Community Calendar is made available free of charge to nonprofit organizations to keep the public informed of special events and activities. Send article details to Star Weekly Community Calendar, Corner Thomsons Road and Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park, 3042, or email by 9am Wednesday the week before publication .

Probus of Keilor

The Keilor Combined Probus Club resumes its activities after the confinements. The group meets on the third Monday of each month at the Keilor Pub. New members are welcome.

■ Steve, 0408 193 793, or Keith, 0409 494 801.

group of women

The Duke Street Community Center is setting up a women’s social group to give people a place to interact. The group will run every other Friday, as a way to connect with other women in the community in a safe, fun and social way. It will be arranged according to the needs of the participants and will take place in a relaxed setting. The group will meet at the center at 1 p.m.

■ 9311 9973


Taylor Lakes Football Club is looking for male and female players for all age groups, from under 8 to under 18.5. To be eligible, children must be born between July 1, 2003 and April 30, 2015.

■ Julie, 0409 259 389

Deer Park Probus

The Deer Park Combined Probus Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Deer Park Club, 780 Ballarat Road, from 10am. New members and visitors are welcome.

■ Donation, 0409 191 580

women’s cricket

Keilor Park Cricket Club is looking for female players to join its women’s cricket team. The club, which has enjoyed success in recent years, play Sundays in the North West Metropolitan Cricket Association.


Rotary Club

The Sunbury Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at the Sunbury Bowling Club at 7 p.m.


Live music at the Macedon Railway Hotel

The Macedon Railway Hotel will again welcome guests to Annie Hall next year with concerts booked from January to May. Visit the hotel’s website to reserve your place.



Sunbury & Macedon Ranges Toastmasters helps its members develop their public speaking, communication and leadership skills. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 7:20 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Sunbury Senior Citizens Hall.


garden club

The Sunbury Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month. There is a guest speaker at each meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. at Sunbury Football Club.

■ Cheryl, 9744 1663

seniors club

Seniors are welcome at the Sunbury Senior Citizens’ Club on Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8 O’Shannassy Street. A variety of activities on offer – carpet balls, cards, pool, darts, board games or just a cup of coffee and a chat. Subsidized lunch. If you are over 55 and want to meet new people, come.

■ Frank, 0423 392 884

AL-ANON meets

AL-ANON provides support for families and loved ones living with alcoholics and problem drinkers. The group meets Mondays at the foyer of St Thomas’ Anglican Church, 117 Synnot Street, Werribee, from 7.30pm, and Tuesdays at the halls of St Mary’s Tennis Club, 204 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough.

Diabetes Support Group

The Westgate Diabetes Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Altona Bowling Club at 10 a.m.

■ Elaine, 0415 030 996

Heritage walks

Enjoy a leisurely two-hour drive around historic Williamstown and surrounding suburbs with guide John. The walks start at 9.20am each Tuesday outside the Nelson Place Visitor Information Centre.

■ John, 0418 377 336

Musicians welcome

Do you play trumpet, flute or low brass? The Hobsons Bay City Band is looking for musicians to join their community band. Rehearsals are on Mondays from 7.30pm at Newport Lakes Primary School, Elizabeth Street, Newport.

■ Roger Lewis, or

Singing group

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

■ Sue, 0400 082 413

Melton South Knit & Natter

All are welcome to join this social craft group, which takes place at the Melton South Community Center every Monday from 10am to noon. Bring knitting or crochet projects and work on them while sharing tips, learning skills and catching up on a cup of tea.

■ 9747 8576

The Zonta club reunites

The 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 band that plays Tuesdays at 10am.

■ or 0419 563 016

Melton Men’s Club Probus

The Melton Men’s Probus Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at the Melton Dart Club, 63a Reserve Road, from 9.45am. New members and visitors are welcome.

■ 9746 0271

Combined Probus Altona North

The Altona North Combined Probus Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Altona Sports Club. Includes a speaker, organized trips and outings and a friendly atmosphere.

■ Lesley, 0414 481 442

Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand meets at the Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 6 p.m. for a dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.

Pam, 0418 347 691 or

mouth organ

The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets Friday nights at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Good music, friendly atmosphere. Welcome to new members, players or beginners.

■ Heather, 9399 2190

Rose Carers of Maddley Park

Meets Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon at Maddingley Park, corner of Grant and Taverner Streets, Bacchus Marsh, to maintain two beautiful rose gardens. New volunteers are always welcome – with or without experience.

■ Elaine Greenhall, 0418 171 119 or 0400 052 857

family fun day

The Altona North Bowls Club will host a family fun day on January 26. Starting at noon, there will be live music, kids’ activities, sausage sizzle, refreshments and barefoot bowls. Donation of gold coins for entry.

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