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RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: Westside Youth Project offers cooking classes, as well as homework help and computer skills, at its afternoon sessions in Heckenberg.
RECIPE FOR SUCCESS: Westside Youth Project offers cooking classes, as well as homework help and computer skills, at its afternoon sessions in Heckenberg.
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FOR KIDS

Westside Youth project: Health and fitness, computer skills and cooking classes as well as homework and assignment help for ages 12-25 at Frank Oliveri Hall, 1 Tantangara Street, Heckenberg, Monday to Thursday, 3pm-5.30pm. Details: 9600 0600.

Active Girl: If you’re 15 to 25 and female you’re invited to join this free fitness program at Warwick Farm. No levels, no judgement, join any time. Each term there will be a different fitness activity. Mondays, 4pm-5.30pm, at 11 Gallop Street. Wear comfortable, flexible clothing and sports shoes. Bring bottle of water and a smile.

THURSDAY

Supported playgroup: Fairfield Council offers a free playgroup to families with a young child with developmental delay or disability at Bonnyrigg Early Learning Centre, Thursdays, 10am-noon. Stay and play in a safe environment designed for your child. Sessions include specialist therapy supports targeted to your child. Details: 9724 7948.

FRIDAY

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. For those who enjoy talking about books. All you need is a current library card. Free entry. Details: Maria Rosa Lopez, 9725 0339.

SATURDAY

Moving performance: Phoenix Voices of Youth, in partnership with Community First Step, presents the I Am Change Fairfield Youth Refugee Choir Concert on Saturday, November 18 from 6.30pm at the Fairfield School of Arts. This choir started at the Fairfield Intensive English Centre with the vision to be an empowering and healing experience, full of joy and fun. It has now developed into an opportunity for all youth - refugee, newly arrived migrants and those born here - to share in the universal language of music. Tickets are $15 adults and $10 youth and are available at iamchangeconcert.eventbrite.com.au or at the door on the night. Details: 9727 4333 or www.cfs.asn.au.

Fairfield on film: An exhibition exploring the rise of early cinemas and theatres as places for entertainment, in contrast with emerging young filmmakers, telling stories from their perspective. It will be held at Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, 634 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield from Saturday, November 25 until Saturday, March 31, 2018. For details phone 9725 0190 or email museumgallery@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au.

MONDAY

Right side of 50: At George Bates Hall, corner of Hill and Wonga Roads, Lurnea on Mondays, 10am-1.30pm. Enjoy games, Bingo, guest speakers and monthly outings. Cost: $4 (week). Details: 9600 0600.

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. Cost of dinner is $22. Next meeting is November 21. There are also lunches twice a month. Details: Dianne, 9730 3344.

WEDNESDAY

Fairfield Anxiety: Disorder Support Group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7pm at Fairfield Community Centre. For people with anxiety disorders and their friends and family. Details: Rachel, 9339 6013 or supportgroups@wayahead.org.au