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 takes place at the Melton South Community Center every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring your knitting or crochet projects and work them out while sharing tips, learning skills, and catching up over a cup of tea.
■ 9747 8576
Zonta club meets
The Zonta Club of Melton meets on the first Monday of each month at the Melton Country Club, Reserve Road, Melton.
■ Suzanne, 0417 512 420
Interested in learning to play Mahjong? U3A Melton has a band that plays Tuesdays at 10am.
■ u3amelton.com or 0419 563 016
Melton Men’s Probus Club
The Melton Men’s Probus Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Melton Dart Club, 63a Reserve Road, starting at 9.45am. New members and visitors are welcome.
■ 9746 0271
Rose caregivers in Maddingley Park
Meets Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon in Maddingley Park, corner of Grant and Taverner Streets, Bacchus Marsh, to maintain two magnificent rose gardens. New volunteers are always welcome – with or without experience.
■ Elaine Greenhall, 0418 171 119 or 0400 052 857
The Keilor Combiné Probus Club is resuming its activities following the confinements. The group meets on the third Monday of each month at the Keilor Pub, with the next meeting on January 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. New members are welcome.
■ Steve, 0408 193 793, or Keith, 0409 494 801.
group of women
The Duke Street Community Center is starting a women’s social group to provide a place for people to interact. The group will take place every other Friday, to connect with other women in the community in a safe, fun and social way. It will be developed to meet the needs of participants and will take place in a relaxed setting. The group will meet at the center at 1:00 p.m.
■ 9311 9973
Taylors 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
The Sunshine Softball Club is looking for junior players as the club enters its new season. The club offers a Come N Try Softball Batter Up program which is ideal for beginners, but is open to all new and old players between the ages of five and 10. The program is a fun and engaging skills-based program that introduces players to the basics of our fantastic game with trained coaches. Equipment is provided.
Probus deer park
The Deer Park Combined Probus Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at Deer Park Club, 780 Ballarat Road, starting at 10 a.m. New members and visitors are welcome.
■ Don, 0409 191 580
The Sunbury Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at the Sunbury Bowling Club at 7 p.m.
This series of austere photographs that explore the relationship between a mother and her daughter, on deeper themes of death and regeneration in nature is available until Saturday, January 15. The series of images is available for free and is presented by Hume 2020 Artistic Youth Award recipient, Filipe Filihia.
Live music at the Macedon Railway Hotel
The Macedon Railway Hotel will welcome its guests again to Annie Hall next year with concerts booked from January to May. Go to the hotel website to reserve your place.
Sunbury & Macedon Ranges Toastmasters helps its members develop their public speaking, communication and leadership skills. The group meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 7:20 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at Sunbury Senior Citizens Hall.
The Sunbury Garden Club meets on the first Tuesday of each month. There is a guest speaker at each meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunbury Football Club.
■ Cheryl, 9744 1663
Seniors are invited to visit 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 offered – boules mats, cards, billiards, 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, do not hesitate.
■ Franck, 0423 392 884
AL-ANON provides support to families and loved ones living with alcoholics and problem drinkers. The group meets on Mondays at the foyer of St Thomas’ Anglican Church, 117 Synnot Street, Werribee, from 7:30 p.m., and Tuesdays in the halls of St Mary’s Tennis Club, 204 Grimshaw Street, Greensborough.
Diabetes Support Group
The Westgate Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Altona Bowling Club at 10 a.m.
■ Elaine, 0415 030 996
Enjoy a two-hour walk through historic Williamstown and neighboring suburbs with guide John. Walks start at 9:20 a.m. each Tuesday outside the Nelson Place Tourist Information Center.
■ Jean, 0418 377 336
Do you play the trumpet, flute, or lower brass? The Hobsons Bay City Band is looking for musicians to join their community group. Rehearsals are held Mondays starting at 7:30 p.m. at Newport Lakes Elementary School, Elizabeth Street, Newport. Visitors and interested musicians of all ages are welcome.
■ Roger Lewis, [email protected], or www.hbcb.org.au
Altona North Combined Probus
The Altona North Combined Probus Club meets on 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
The Point Gellibrand Rotary Club meets at the Customs House Hotel, 161 Nelson Place, Williamstown, on the first and third Tuesday of the month from 6 p.m. for a dinner meeting at 6.30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
■ Pam, 0418 347 691 or [email protected]
The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets on Friday evenings at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Good music, friendly atmosphere. New members, players or beginners welcome.
■ Heather, 9399 2190
Family fun day
The Altona North Bowls Club will host a day of family fun on January 26th. Starting at noon, there will be live music, activities for the kids, sizzling sausage, refreshments and barefoot balls. Donation of gold coins for entry.