What’s On

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Narre Warren Senior Citizens Centre

If you are over 55, live in Casey and looking for something to do, come and join us. We are a friendly club.

Our club day is on Wednesdays from 9:30am to 3pm. On the second and fourth Wednesdays, we have live entertainment.

There are also weekly activities on other days of the week which include, the garden group club, indoor carpet bowls, sing-a-long, line dancing, table tennis and friendly cards and darts games.

We are located at 192-196 Centre Road near the Narre Warren Station.

Phone us on 9704 0015 or 0426 736 467 or email narwarsen@bigpond.com for more information.

Cranbourne pop-up blood donor centre

Australia needs a blood donation every 18 seconds, but can’t do it without generous locals.

Donation centres are popping up in Cranbourne 13 – 29 June at the Cranbourne West Community Hub. 4 Flicka Boulevard Cranbourne West.

Book now!

Painting for pleasure

Painting for pleasure and special free workshops are back after the problems of Covid.

On Fridays 1-2pm, free art workshops for adults who want to start or re-start their art in oils.

The workshops are sponsored by the City Of Casey Arts Development Fund and tutored by award-winning artist Deborah Polman

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 10am – 2pm are painting for pleasure workshops for any medium aimed at taking your art to the next level to shows and sales.

Sundays between 10am – 2pm we are starting a specialised workshop for artists to learn how to refine their art with new techniques.

Tuesday nights 7pm – 10pm we have a special workshop suggested by the Pride Foundation to introduce and teach guys how to paint guys.

Our workshops are special and we only have five artists at a time so we can give individual attention to artists.

The workshops are held in our new studio at 2 Merrowland Avenue, Cranbourne North.

Contact: Calvin Bell, Provenance administrator, 0402 210 253 provenanceartists@gmail.com

Cranbourne U3A

Make the most of your retirement! Tutors available to teach art using various mediums. A variety of crafts including knitting, sewing, card making, and calligraphy.

Chess, line dancing and table tennis and cycling groups welcome you. Want to learn the ukelele, guitar, or just singalong for fun? We can help.

We also have Italian class running. If you would like to tutor a bridge or mahjong class let us know. We are in the Cranbourne Library building – Casey Radio entrance.

Expand your social life and get active for a healthy third age. For more information visit u3acranbourne.org.au or call Helen, 0423 623 337.

Cook it with Dad

A City of Casey event, the Cook it with Dad program is an opportunity for fathers and children to experience cooking together.

Every Saturday 10.30am to noon until 26 June at Selandra Family and Community Centre

Registration is essential. Contact City of Casey on 9705 5200 or email dadsmatter@casey.vic.gov.au

Timbarra Over 50s Social Club

Are you 50 or over, young at heart and would like to meet new friends while enjoying various weekly activities?

Then come along to the Timbarra Community Hall, Berwick. Morning and afternoon tea supplied.

Activities include: Monday and Tuesday – 1-3.30pm – carpet bowls(no experience necessary)

Wednesday – 10am-12.30pm – Scrabble, cards(500), table tennis and carpet bowls.

Thursday – 7-9.30pm – New Vogue/Old Time Dancing (tuition included)

Join in group lunches and day trips held throughout the year.

Call David on 0433 566 456 for more information.

Bakhtar Virtual information session

Bakhtar Community Organisation is delivering a virtual information session in Dari and English languages to address:

· Covid-19 and flu vaccination.

· General information for new arrivals.

· Tax and law in Australia.

· Government services.

The service will be aired on Sunday 12 June at 12:30pm from Channel 31.

Rockin’ Retro

Rockabilly, Retro and Rock ‘n’ Roll, are Rockin’ into the Pine Grove Hotel for an afternoon of ’50s and ’60s retro fashion, live music, dancing, delicious food and more. This event highlights and celebrates the ’50s and ’60s era and will relive the fun and the best of the era’s fashion, cars and music. All profits made from this fundraiser event will be used to hold a celebration for the Centennial of the Sacred Heart Church in Gembrook, on the November 13.

Sunday 10 July 1pm to 4pm at Pine Grove Hotel Upper Beaconsfield. Tickets at rockin_retro.eventbrite.com.au

Hallam Friends of the Red Cross 43rd Birthday Celebration

Hallam Friends of the Red Cross are holding a birthday party, to celebrate 43 years of service to the community.

With guest speaker, Helen Comport from Quilts of Valour Australia.

It all kicks off at 1pm on the 21/6/22 at Hallam Community Learning

Centre, 56 Kays Road Hallam. All welcome, a small cost of $5 non- members, $3 members. There will be refreshments after the guest speaker.

Robert 0455 566 570.