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IN OUR THOUGHTS: White Lady Funerals Chapel in Liverpool will host a memorial service to remember those who cannot be with us at Christmas time.
IN OUR THOUGHTS: White Lady Funerals Chapel in Liverpool will host a memorial service to remember those who cannot be with us at Christmas time.
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THURSDAY

U3A Liverpool: Liverpool University of the Third Age is for over 50s and offers classes in art and craft, computers, creative writing, Euchre, French, gadgets for seniors, history, meditation, Rummikub, Tai-Chi, Yogalates, walking and more. Enrolment days for 2019 are on Thursday and Friday, January 10 and 11 from 10am-noon each day at the Dr Pirie Centre, corner Bigge and Moore Streets, Liverpool. Annual membership is $45 for singles or $80 for a couple. Detaiils: 9601 5574.

FRIDAY

Raise awareness: Stop Domestic Violence Day will be held at Bigge Park, Liverpool on Friday, December 7 from 5pm-9pm. The event is being staged by Liverpool police, Liverpool Council, Liverpool Domestic Violence Liaison Committee and the Kanafeh Boys. There will be food, entertainment and information stalls. Details: Maria Zappala or Danielle Pineiro on 9601 6988.

SATURDAY

Christmas cheer: Mounties will present their Christmas Carnival at Mounties Oval on the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, December 15 and 16. Free to members, the event will include carnival rides, show bags, games, petting zoos and fireworks. Food trucks on offer will include The Bearded Bakers, EL’s Fried Chicken, Krazy Cup and Tezga Belgrade. The club is also collecting toys and books for The Smith Family. Donations can be placed in the sleigh in the club foyer. Details: mounties.com.au

SUNDAY

Sydney Bazaar: With Thrift Stall, where you drop off unwanted items and collect your cash when sold. No commissions. Bring unwanted items to the bazaar and they will try to sell them for you. For everyone and everything. Bring items in and add to the sale table. Once sold come in and collect your cash or they can EFT you the money. No haggling, no strangers coming to your home, no time standing at market stalls. Every Sunday from 8am at 1895 Camden Valley Way, Horningsea Park (Prestons). sydneybazaar.com.

MONDAY

Fill your pantry: Anglicare Sydney, in partnership with St Johns Park Anglican Church, has opened a new Mobile Community Pantry. Once a fortnight, a van drives up to the church at 73 Edensor Park, St Johns Park to distribute affordable fresh food to those who need to stretch their budget further. For a $10 contribution, people on a Health Care, Immigration or Pension card can take home more than $60 worth of pantry items. Shoppers can take home up to two large grocery bags of food. The pantry will be open again on Monday, December 10 from 1.30pm-2.30pm.

TUESDAY

Memorial service: White Lady Funerals Chapel, 124 -128 Elizabeth Drive, Liverpool will host a memorial service to remember those who cannot be with us at Christmas time on Tuesday, December 11 from 6.30pm. The service will be led by celebrant, Vanessa Leigh and Sister Anne Martin. Kathy Wilson from White Lady Funerals said the service was “a way to celebrate the lives of loved ones and include them in your Christmas celebrations”. Details: 9602 6001.

WEDNESDAY

Gentle exercise: Warwick Farm Neighbourhood Centre, 11 Gallop Street, Wednesdays, 8.30am-9.30am. Enjoy gentle exercise and learn from a qualified instructor. For details phone 9600 0600.

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