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CENTENARY COMMEMORATION: This camp at Holsworthy housed the World War 1 internees who built Harris Creek Military Bridge.
CENTENARY COMMEMORATION: This camp at Holsworthy housed the World War 1 internees who built Harris Creek Military Bridge.
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THURSDAY

U3A Liverpool: For over 50s. Liverpool University of the Third Age has fun classes. Annual membership: $35. Art and craft classes, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking. Office at corner of Bigge and Moore streets. Details: 9601 5574.

FRIDAY

Historic day: The 100th anniversary of the Harris Creek Military Rail Bridge will be commemorated on Friday, October 20 from 10.30am at the Harris Creek Reserve, Heathcote Road, Holsworthy. The rail bridge is the only known remaining example in Australia of a military rail bridge constructed during the First World War by the Commonwealth Government employing internees as labour. Hosted by the Moorebank Heritage Group the ceremony is being held to acknowledge and recognise its significant historical, social and cultural values. All welcome. Details: Pam Browne, 0408 579 781 or email info@moorebankheritage.org.au.

SATURDAY

Liverpool Action Group: Meets on Saturday, October 14 from 12.30pm-3.30pm at Liverpool City Library, George Street, Liverpool. There will be reports and a round table discussion on the changes to the Incorporation Act. Details: Ian Bailey, 0412 251 337.

Carers Week: Celebration on Friday, October 20, at CORE Community Services, 41 Peel Street, Canley Heights, 10am-2pm. Live entertainment, information stalls, line-dancing demonstration. Morning tea, light lunch provided. Details: 9728 4973.

Screen printing: Westtees course for young people on Saturday, October 21 and 28, 10am-3pm, at Community First Step, 25 Barbara Street, Fairfield. Learn how to develop your own design ideas, create hand-cut stencils, work with photo emulsion and their application to make a series of prints. Bookings essential at: http://tiny.cc/3abuny.

Support group: PFLAG, the support group for parents, family and friends of lesbian and gay children, will meet on Saturday, October 28 from 2pm at 175 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Details: Judy, 0439 466 125.

MONDAY

Stitch one, chat two: Enjoy a social morning’s stitch and chat with other creative folk. All skill levels welcome. Sessions: Carnes Hill library Mondays 10am-noon; Miller library Tuesdays 10am-noon; Casula library Thursdays 10am-noon; Moorebank library Fridays 10am-noon; Green Valley library Saturdays 10am-11.45am. Details: mylibrary.liverpool.nsw.gov.au.

TUESDAY

Women’s group: Social activities, speakers and raising money for charity are on offer at Moorebank Evening VIEW Club, which meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 6.30pm at Moorebank Hotel. Next meeting is October 17.  Cost of dinner is $22. There are also lunches twice a month on Wednesdays. Details: Dianne, 9730 3344.

WEDNESDAY

Plan ahead day: NSW Trustee & Guardian invite you to make or update your Will or Power of Attorney documents with expert help on Wednesday, October 18 at the Hilda M Davis Hall, 185 Bigge Street, Liverpool. Planning ahead involves considering how your affairs would be managed and how you wish to be looked after if your circumstances change. Bookings: 8688 6090 or online at www.tag.nsw.gov.au/planahead.