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U3A Liverpool: Liverpool University of the Third Age is for those aged over 50 and offers classes in art and craft, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking and more. Annual membership is $45. The office is open from 10am-noon at the Dr Pirie Centre, corner of Bigge and Moore Streets, Liverpool or phone 9601 5574.
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.
Help for parents: MyTime Liverpool is a group for parents of a child with a disability to share information and build a network. Free supervision of children aged 0-6 is provided while you enjoy a cuppa, morning tea and a chat. The next meeting on Friday, March 16 from 10am will feature a guest speaker on “Keyword Signing”. The venue is Lifegate Liverpool, 222 Hoxton Park Road, Prestons. To RSVP contact Melissa Cotterill on 0418 162 544.
Active Seniors: Meet at Moorebank Community Centre, corner Maddecks and Lucas Avenues, Moorebank every Friday from 9am-11am for fun and friendship. Enjoy social gatherings, activities and outings. Details: 0420 828 200.
Language classes: Assyrian Australian Association classes at Assyrian Diqlat School. Saturdays, 10am-1pm, Fairfield High School, Horsley Drive and St Johns Park High School, Mimosa Road. For 5 to adult. Details: 0417 555 002.
Liverpool Historical Society: Local history events for members. For $12 annual membership members can attend a meeting and then tour a historic building or location. Details: Glen, 0403 107 496.
Stitch one, chat two: Take your needles, hooks, thread, wool, whatever it is you work with, and 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.
Women’s group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Group at Bonnyrigg Community Centre, 1pm-3pm, the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. For women living in Fairfield. Activities include arts and craft and yarning. Free entry. Details: Cathy, 0414 336 785 or Wendy, 0414 964 657.
Probus Prestons: Members meet at Mounties, Mount Pritchard on the third Wednesday of the month, 10am. For active retirees, singles and couples and offers formal meetings, guest speakers, outings, fellowship and fun. Meet like-minded people, enjoy social activities, morning tea, shows, low-cost outings. Details: Nolene, 9771 6130.
Slim and Trim: Meets every Wednesday, 9am-10.30am, at Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, 11 Gallop Street, Warwick Farm. Get nutritional advice, discus your weight-loss problems, weigh in, meet new friends. Details: 9600 0600.