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Bollywood dance fitness
A vibrant and entertaining dance suitable for beginners. He gives a full body workout while dancing to the beat of joy with the powerful nature of Bollywood music. Fusing classic Indian steps with folk, Latin and hip-hop styles, it offers a fast and lively dance workout that’s ideal for enjoyable group exercise. Classes are held every Tuesday at the Braybrook Community Hub, 6:15-7:15 p.m. until June 21. Cost: $54 or $45 for the concession.
meditation for longevity
Meditation for longevity is a journey of awareness and self-care that increases joy and fulfillment in life. Classes are held Fridays at the Braybrook Community Hub, 10:30 a.m., June 3-24. Cost: $32.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through historic Williamstown and surrounding suburbs with guide John. Walks start at 9.20am every Tuesday outside the Visitor Information Centre, Nelson Place.
■ John, 0418 377336
Wednesday walking group
The Williamstown Community Center offers a regular walking group on Wednesdays that walks around the area, from 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. New members are welcome. This activity is free and includes morning tea.
■ 9397 6168
All Aboard Club
The All Aboard Club has been around for 85 years. It’s a social club that works for charity, with speakers, theater and travel. It meets in the rooms of Williamstown City Hall at 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Welcome new members.
■ Wendy, 0421 747 040
Do you want to develop confidence in communication, competence with language and clarity in writing? AeroSpeakers Toastmasters Club would like to invite all residents to join them on the first and third Thursday of every month to help develop their public speaking, communication and leadership skills. The group meets at the Laverton Community Hub, 95-105 Railway Avenue, Laverton from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
■ Vince Camilleri, 0413 734 707
Community lunch and morning tea
Holy Trinity Anglican Church of Williamstown will host a free community tea and lunch every Friday at the Nelson Place Parish Center. Morning tea starts from 10am. Tea and coffee will be served, along with a variety of fun activities like knitting, board games and puzzles. Lunch will be from noon to 1 p.m., with take-out available. Registration and vaccination status are required.
Altona Book Sale
The Friends of Altona Library hold a monthly book sale the first Tuesday, Friday and Saturday of each month at the rear of the Altona Library 123 Queen Street Altona, access via the Coles parking lot, 10am-1pm library. hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/community/friends-of-libraries
The Willin Wimmin Choir welcomes new members. They meet every Wednesday of the term from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Christ Hall Church in Douglas Parade, Williamstown. There are no auditions and members do not need to know how to read music.
Residents of Altona Meadows and Newport are invited to participate in a Heart Foundation walking group that meets on Wednesdays and Fridays. The group walks for 60 minutes, and it’s a great way to socialize and be active at the same time. Members must register with the Heart Foundation to join.
■ Ian Watson, 0411 566 862, or www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Whats-On/Altona-Meadows-and-Newport-Heart-Foundation-Walking-Groups
Williamstown Craft Market
Commonwealth Reserve comes alive on the third Sunday of the month for the Williamstown Craft Market. The market has over 50 stalls showcasing everything from handmade crafts, local produce and food vendors. There will also be live music. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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
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, [email protected] or www.hbcb.org.au
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
Club Rotary Point Gellibrand
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. The club has great speakers and needs energetic and enthusiastic new members who want to make a difference in their community. Visit our website to find out more about our projects and community work via www.rotarypointgellibrand.com.au.
■ Pam, 0418 347 691 or [email protected]
The Yarraville Mouth Organ Band meets Friday nights at 203 Williamstown Road, Yarraville. Good music, friendly atmosphere. Everyone is welcome.
■ Heather, 9399 2190
The Altona Day View (Voice Interest and Education of Women) club meets at 11 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at Altona RSL. The club is always open to new members, and anyone interested is encouraged to get in touch today and see what all the fuss is about.
■ Janet 9394 6522 or 0412 010 176.
Relax at Sunbury
Are you between the ages of 12 and 18 and want to engage with other young people, participate in activities such as quizzes, games, art, music, contests, personal development and more? Chill Out Sunbury is for you. It’s free and it happens every Wednesday from 3.30pm to 5.30pm at the Sunbury Youth Centre, 51-53 Evans Street.
Sunbury WOMEN’S Badminton Club
Get involved with a welcoming, fun, and social group of women who have been making women’s badminton known since 1999. Social games are Mondays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, and team competitions are Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Eric Boardman Reserve, Wilson’s Lane.
Come and chat
Dive into deeper topics and enjoy intriguing conversations by joining the Table 8 discussion group. The common thread in the months to come will be benevolence. Chats take place every Tuesday from 10.30am to 11.30am at the Macedon Lounge, 40 Victoria Street, Macedon.
■ Carol, 0431186575
Badminton fun at Sunbury
Sunbury Badminton Club has new extra playing time on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. All are welcome at Clarke Oval Stadium, 49 Riddell Road, with equipment provided and coaching available. Playing for the first time is free.
Sunbury Family History and Heritage Society
If you fancy learning more about Sunbury and even your own family history, why not check out the Sunbury Family History and Heritage Society, which meets at 1:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month at the Sunbury Senior Citizens Centre, 8 O ‘Shanassy Street, Sunbury.
Lancefield Park Race Launch
Strap on your runners and join the revival of the Lancefield Park 5K Run, which takes place every Saturday at 8:00 a.m. at Lancefield Park. No need to be fast – participants can go at any pace. Meet at 62 Chauncey Street, Lancefield, and don’t forget to sign up.