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Craft group: Run by Parks Community Network, 9.30am-11.30am, Thursdays at Prairiewood Youth and Community Centre. Cost: $5. Details: 9609 7400.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Group meets Thursdays, noon-1.30pm, 1 Dale Street, Fairfield. Organised by Oakdene House Foundation, which advocates abstinence as a path to recovery and supports the 12-step programs of addiction. Oakdene is smoke-free, drug-free, alcohol-free. Free entry. Details: Mark Henson, 0410 714 510.
Latin dance: Learn a variety of styles of partner dancing including salsa, bachata and cha-cha every Friday in Lansvale, 8.30pm-9.30pm. Cost $15. Details: Derek Vuong, 0412 550 855.
Spanish book club: Club Literario en Espanol (Castellano) meets 11am-1pm on the first Friday of the month at Bonnyrigg Library, Bonnyrigg Place, Bonnyrigg Avenue. Group is ideal for those who enjoy talking about books. All you need is a current library card. Free entry. Details: Maria Rosa Lopez, 9725 0339.
Health talk: Do you want more energy? Do you want to feel better? Learn some easy steps to a healthier, better you during a series of free sessions every Saturday at 2pm until August 12 at Fairfield SDA Church, 34 Wrentmore Street, Fairfield. Food samples are included in the first session. Details: Tana, 0431 205 543.
Fairfield City Markets: Saturdays, 9am-4pm, Fairfield Showground in the covered area behind the grandstands. More than 600 stalls, free entry and lots of parking. Goods range from clothing and toys to groceries and household items. Enter via Smithfield Road, Prairiewood. Details, stall availability: 9725 2333.
Polish song’n’dance: Lajkonik invites children with Polish connections, aged 5-12, to take part in Polish folk singing and dancing at All Saints Parish Hall, George Street, Liverpool, on Mondays, 6.30pm-8pm. First lesson free. Details: Ursula, 0418 265 271.
Glimpse into past: The Liverpool to Holdsworthy Railway WWI was officially opened last Saturday by Councillor Chrisma Kaliyand. There is still time to bring the children during the school holidays to see this great exhibition of trains and the story of this now forgotten railway which is part of Liverpool’s history. There are also exhibits from the home front and what women did for the war effort. It’s at Liverpool Regional Museum, 462 Hume Highway, Liverpool, which is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm. Details: Vicki, 9603 4589.
Women’s group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Group meets at Bonnyrigg Community Centre, 1pm-3pm, the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Activities will include arts and craft and yarning. Free entry. Details: Cathy, 0414 336 785 or Wendy, 0414 964 657.
Fairfield Anxiety Disorder: Support group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7pm at Fairfield Community Centre. The support group is open to people with anxiety disorders and their friends and family. It’s for over 18s and is not suitable for people with schizophrenia or PTSD. Details: Rachel, 9339 6013 or email email@example.com