■Market: Free community event at 11 Jersey Street, Busby, 10am-1pm, to celebrate the official opening of Food4Life Market and the People's Shed Social Enterprise Hub on Saturday, August 31. The day will include art workshops, a barbecue lunch, jumping castle, face painting and more. Contact: Joel, 0435 659 175.
■Career info: TAFE NSW South Western Sydney Institute will hold a manufacturing excellence expo at Miller College, from 10am to 8pm, on Thursday, August 29. The free event will include live demonstrations, TAFE apprentices showcasing their skills, a barbecue lunch and opportunities to speak with local manufacturers.
■History: Liverpool and District Historical Society invites its members to a lecture by the curator of Mitchell Library, Paul Brunton. He will speak about Australian history and James Cook's adventures, at the Liverpool Library on Saturday, August 31, at 12.30pm. RSVP by Friday, August 23.
Details: 6905 1341.
■Thinking of others: Liverpool Library's knitting group, K2tog, have breast cancer survivors in mind as they work on creating cotton prosthetic breasts which will be donated to the Oncology Unit at Liverpool Hospital. The knitting group is looking for more members and meets every Thursday from 10am to noon. Details: tinyurl.com/cmy6ctd.
■Community support: Georges Fair will hold its fourth annual Spring Fair on Sunday, September 22. The event aims to raise $10,000 for Liverpool Hospital's palliative care unit. There will be a free pirate and mermaid show by Move and Groove Kids at 1pm. There will also be amusement rides, market stalls, face painting and performances from musicians and dances by local primary and high school students.
■Fair of fun: The Living Waters Lutheran Church in Liverpool's 30th anniversary fun fair on Saturday, October 19, 8.30am-1.30pm. There will be line dancing at 10.30am, market stalls, barbecue lunch and coffee.
Details: Hanna, 9602 2659.
■Intake: The 2168 Residents Action Group is looking for people to join its group. Meetings are held at The Hub, Miller, on the second Monday of each month at 9.30am. Representatives from council, community service groups, childcare organisations, housing, police and health at the meetings.
Details: Email secretary Sharyn Henry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
■Healthy: Go4Fun is a lifestyle program for children seven to 13 who are above their ideal weight. The 10-week program teaches healthy eating and good life choices through fun games and activities. It runs during the school term on Mondays and Thursdays after school at Liverpool West Public School and is delivered by trained health and fitness professionals.
Details: Go4Fun program manager Leah Choi: 9780 2811.
■Tidy up: Liverpool Council is calling for volunteers to join Chauvel Park Environment Group. The group meets on the third Saturday of each month at 8am-11am. The group is involved in beautifying the area around Chipping Norton by picking up rubbish, weeding, mulching and planting native trees. The group will meet on September 21, October 19 and November 16.
Details: 9821 7788 or visit tinyurl.com/qfnujzd.
■Maintenance: Macarthur Home Modifications Program offers services including: doorway widening, ramp installation, furniture modification, replacing door locks and screens and occupational therapy assessments. Home maintenance is available to ensure your home is safe for you to live in.
Details: 4655 3263.
■Go green: Not-for-profit cheap lawn mowing services are available from Wednesdays to Fridays, for residents living in Warwick Farm and Liverpool. Details: Lisa, 9600 0600.
■Volunteers needed: Cancer Council Casula hub are looking for volunteers for the In-Home Support program to visit cancer patients at their houses. Training provided. Call: 9354 2051.
■Melanoma sufferers: Residents who have had melanoma are encouraged to take part in the High Risk Melanoma Clinic research study, conducted by Liverpool Hospital's department of dermatology. The study will monitor people who have a high risk of developing melanoma over a four-year period. Tests will include diagnostic methods and total body digital photography. Details: Dr Nira Chinniah on 9828 4560.
■Active: Fleur Hardy will hold Zumba classes every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night at locations in Austral and Rossmore. For more information call Fleur; 0409 765 844.