■On show: The Prospector Store has popped up at Casula Powerhouse Art Centre. The store is a part of a project called 'pop up Parramatta'. It is run in collaboration with Liverpool and Parramatta City Councils and Arts NSW. The store encourages visitors to change the way they feel about "the art" of shopping. Details: Casula Powerhouse 9824 1121.
■Support: Dads in Distress Services is an organisation that helps men going through separation grief and related issues. The Liverpool group meets at Interskills Training Rooms, Masonic Centre, corner Copeland Street (Hume Highway) and Memorial Avenue, every Thursday at 7pm.
■Last chance: There are still places available in TAFE courses for 2013, including: automotive, business and finance, digital media and photo imaging, hospitality, floristry, engineering, design, carpentry, painting, wall and floor tiling. For more information on course vacancies call 137 974.
■Trading Hours: Pepper's Place Cafe, in Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections centre is open Monday-Wednesday, 10am-1pm, and Thursday and Friday, 10am-5pm. There is a range of food.
■Free fitness classes: Casula Powerhouse invites women to participate in free yoga, boxing and Pilates sessions for the duration of Onside, the Women in Sport exhibition. Exercise all parts of your body while increasing your fitness and lowering levels of stress and anxiety.
Details: Phone 9824 1121 or email email@example.com.
■Free Expo: Liverpool Volunteer Resource Centre will hold a volunteer expo at Liverpool Library on Friday, March 8, at 10am-2pm. The exhibition will include a variety of local organisations people can be a part of.
Details: Liverpool Volunteer Resource Centre on 9601 6825.
■Slim and trim: For those who want to live a healthier life in 2013. Slim and Trim at Warwick Farm is looking for new members. For a joining fee of $5 and $2 a week, members receive nutritional advice, weigh-in and get inspired to lose unwanted weight. Details: Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, 11 Gallop Street, Warwick farm. 9600 0600.
■Carers needed: The University of Western Sydney research office is looking for carers of cancer patients to talk about their experience for a new project. The Caring at End of Life research project is part of a new study by UWS, to find out what happens when family and friends help each other when someone is dying at home.
Details: Contact Niki on 4736 0368 or visit www.caringatendoflife.wordpress.com.
■Volunteers needed: Caner Council information centre, inside Liverpool Cancer Service Centre is looking for volunteers to provide online and telephone support to cancer patients and carers. A criminal record check is required.
Contact: Janice, 9354 2051
■Playtime: The Hinchinbrook Gumtree Kidz playgroup will meet every Wednesdays (during school terms) at Hinchinbrook Community Centre from 10am until noon.
Details: Katrina, 0411 707 9954
■Money woes: A free financial counselling service will be held every Friday at the Warwick Farm Neighbour Centre from 10am to 2.30pm.
Details: 9600 0600
■Stay active: Dance classes for people with intellectual and physical disabilities will be held at the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre every Tuesday fortnight from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Participants will learn basic mobility exercises and moves from ballroom dancing, tango, cha-cha, salsa, waltz and more. Classes cost $10 each and carers are free. Details: Call 9824 1121
■ Set your mind free: Create It classes will be held at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on the first Saturday of the month at 11am. The free classes are open to residents of all abilities, including children from the age of five through to adults up to 30. Workshops will include drawing, jewellery making, cardboard car cruises and painting through dance.
Details: For bookings contact Tara, 0422 085 470.
■Want to be heard?: What Matters? is an annual writing competition run by the Whitlam Institute. The competition is opened to students in years 5 to 12. Responding to the simple question 'what matters?', entrants are free to express their views on any matter they care about. Entries close Friday May 3. Entry forms can be downloaded from tinyurl.com/ay8vg6j