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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : January 14th 2009
28 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, January 15, 2009 MB Learn to paint with Maurice Schlesinger. See Juno on the big screen at The Overflow. Thursday, January 15 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival opens at the Aquatic Centre and Archery Centre at Sydney Olympic Park. It runs until Sunday. Join Greenlees Park Women's Bowling Club for morning tea from 9.15am and games from 10am. Coach Neville Day has been a state player and is happy to teach. Phone Gladys Barnes on 9799 1052. Splasher's Water Playground is open at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. There will be dumping water buckets, water cannons and water slides for summer. Movies in The Overflow at Sydney Olympic Park is showing Juno (M) from 8.30pm. Free. Food and beverages from 6pm. Free kids' activities from 5pm. Take a bike safari around Sydney Olympic Park. Explore the Olympic Circuit, the Parklands Circuit or the River Heritage Circuit. Bike hire is available. Pick up a bike map from the Visitors' Centre or download one at www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au Creative Activities are run by the Schizophrenia Fellowship at Summer Hill Community Centre, 131 Smith St, Summer Hill from noon-2pm. Time out for the carer and free creative activities for people with a mental Illness. Light lunch and refreshments are included. Phone 9716 4404. The Inner West Carers Support Group meets at Burwood Community Centre, Belmore Rd, Burwood, from 1.30pm-3pm. Activities include guest speakers, discussions and outings. Afternoon tea is provided. Phone Kyeran on 9744 3955. Sydney Town Chorus meets from 7.30pm- 10pm at Concord Citizens Centre, Wellbank St. Women's four-part harmony, visitors welcome. Phone Adrienne on 0412 705 564 or Linda on 0419 274 851. Friday, January 16 Massive Water Fight from 1pm-3pm at Pratten Park, Arthur St, Ashfield, for 12 to 18-year-olds. Don't expect to stay dry. Bookings are essential on 9799 2785 or 0419 402 991. The Soulmate Connection hypnotherapy at Summer Hill Community Centre, 131 Smith St, by appointment. Help with addictions, allergies, fears/phobias, improved concentration, motivation and stopping smoking. Phone Sestina on 0411 611 012. Movies in The Overflow at Sydney Olympic Park is showing The Spiderwick Chronicles (PG) from 8.30pm. Free. Food and beverages from 6pm. Free kids' activities from 5pm. Canasta group meets from 1pm-5pm at Drummoyne Community Centre, 10 Cometrowe St. Newcomers are welcome, even if you have not played before. Phone 9719 8102. Saturday, January 17 Learn to draw and paint in Croydon from 10am with portrait and landscape artist Maurice Schlesinger. Schlesinger was a finalist in the 2007 Moran Portrait Prize. Individual tuition and small groups, from $40 for a two- hour session. Phone 0419 984 935. Movies in The Overflow at Sydney Olympic Park is showing Kung Fu Panda (PG) from 8.30pm. Free. Food and beverages from 6pm. Free kids' activities from 5pm. ASHBUG Saturday Slowies bike ride with Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club. It covers 25km-plus laps of Centennial Park and uses off-road and on-road cyclepaths. Easy pace for all riders. Starts at the corner of Marrickville and Illawarra Rds at 6.30am and returns at 8.45am. Jamberoo Action Park excursion for 14 to 17-year-olds. Book with Strathfield Council on 9748 9999. A counsellor and family therapist is available at Summer Hill Community Centre, 131 Smith St, by appointment. Call Nicole on 0402 092 009. Sunday, January 18 Peace meditation at Drummoyne Community Centre from 11am-2pm to send thoughts of peace out to the world. Candles will be lit and creative performances such as music, singing and poetry are welcome. Participants will then be sharing the food that people have brought in a group meal. Phone 9719 8102 to book. A conventional Anglican (Church of England) Service with traditional hymns will be held at 3pm at St Andrew's Anglican Church, Sibbick St (between Bay Rd and Byrne Ave), Abbotsford. A home-made afternoon tea will follow and transport is available. Phone 9713 8059. Movies in The Overflow at Sydney Olympic Park is showing Short Soup (short films with various ratings) from 8.30pm. Free entry. Food and beverages from 6pm. Free kids' activities from 5pm. Monday, January 19 Sistahood for 12 to 18-year-old girls. Hang out with your girlfriends in a youth-friendly place at 1 King St, Ashfield, from 11am-4pm. Design a frame, bead jewellery, make badges, do makeup, hair and nails, paint canvasses and eat free pizza and chocolate. Bookings with Ashfield Council essential on 9799 2785 or 0419 402 991. Ashfield Men's Probus Club, for retired men interested in hearing good speakers, having companionship, and taking tours, meets at Club Ashfield, 7 Charlotte St, Ashfield, at 10am. Phone Dennis on 9797 7930. Burwood Ladies Probus club meets at 10am at Strathfield Golf Club. Guest speakers and outings. Call Katey Ward on 9745 2138. Croquet is held Mondays and Thursdays from 10am-12.30pm at 50 Redmyre Rd, Strathfield. Beginners welcome. Phone Yvonne Webster on 9744 6622. Ashbury Sing Australia Choir welcomes new members. No auditions, relaxed environment, great range of popular songs. Held at Ashbury Public School Hall, Trevenar St, Ashbury, from 7.30pm-9.45pm. Phone John on 9797 0354 or Noel on 9705 7290. Tuesday, January 20 Evening bike ride covers 10km around Iron Cove at a slow pace. Easy, uses off-road cyclepaths. Starts 6.30pm at Hawthorne Canal Cycleway at Marion St (near Hawthorne Pde). No hills. Lights are essential. Phone Malcolm Hattingh on 0412 151 507. Ashfield's Youth Zone has moved to Goodman Hall, Holden St, Ashfield, from 3pm- 6pm. The free weekly drop-in space for ages 13 to 20 has activities such as table tennis, Nintendo Wii, craft, games and art workshops. Today there is a Uno Comp. Bike bus to the CBD (with ASHBUG and Burwood and Strathfield BUG) starts at Homebush Station at 7am, then to Strathfield, Burwood, Croydon, Ashfield and Summer Hill, arriving in the city about 8am. The 16km is at a moderate pace with some traffic and uses on-road cycleways. For experienced riders only. Phone Greg on 0438 275 749. The Sydney Male Choir meets at the Russian Club, Strathfield, from 7pm-9pm. New members welcome (auditions apply). Visit www.sydneymalechoir.com.au Wednesday, January 21 Mystery Ferry Trip for 12 to 18-year-olds from 9am-3pm. Lunch will be provided. Meet at Ashfield Town Hall, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield. Booking are essential on 9799 2785 or 0419 402 991. 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