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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : January 28th 2009
MB INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, January 29, 2009 21 See Dr Seuss's Horton's Hears a Who on Saturday. Watch the birds over breakfast at Homebush. Thursday, January 29 Sydney U3A courses for retirees start today. Venues include Burwood, Concord, Drummoyne, Newington and Summer Hill. Phone 9252 2033 during business hours. Buddhism information night at 7pm at the Vajrayana Institute, 9 Victoria Square, Ashfield. Get some practical instructions for meditation and find out how the ancient Buddhist philosophy can enhance daily lives. Phone Lena Bruselid on 8916 7412. Croydon belly dancing classes from 7.30pm at Imar Community Centre, 2a Fitzroy St, Croydon. Belly Dancing is a fun way to get into shape! Suitable for women of all ages and sizes. No previous dance experience is required. Ten-week term costs $17 per lesson. Phone Danielle on 0416 121 181. Holiday Kids Club with the Glorious Gospel Church in Burwood Park from 4pm-7pm near the rotunda, with free face painting, games, craft, barbecue and film at the cinema in Westfield. Phone Gina on 0431 089 121 or visit www.ggclife.org 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. Parents Without Partners City of Sydney Branch says there's no need to be alone. PWP hosts parties, restaurant nights, outings. Call Margaret on 9554 3444. 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 Sydney Town Chorus meets at 7.30-10pm 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 30 Watercolour classes from 10am-noon at Concord Recreation and Bowling Club, Clermont Ave. Phone Gaye on 9713 9987. Summer Hill Playgroup for children aged five years and under at Summer Hill Community Centre, 131 Smith St, from 9.30am-11.30am. New members and drop-ins welcome. First two visits free. Phone Helen De-Wolfe on 9798 2610. Canasta group meets 1-5pm at Drummoyne Community Centre, 10 Cometrowe St. Newcomers are welcome even if you have not played before. Phone 9719 8102. Saturday, January 31 World Wetlands Day birdwatchers breakfast from 8am-10am at Mason Park, Homebush. For details and bookings phone Jeanie Muspratt at Strathfield Council on 9748 9999. Movies in the Park -- Dr Seuss's Horton's Hears a Who from 8pm- 10pm at Strathfield Park. Take the whole family. 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. 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 Marrickville and Illawarra roads at 6.30am and returns at 8.45am. Counsellor and family therapist is available at Summer Hill Community Centre, 131 Smith St, by appointment. Call Nicole on 0402 092 009. Sunday, February 1 Classical Concert by Viktor van Niekerk (10-string guitar) and Stacey Yang (organ/ piano) at 2pm St Anne's Anglican Church, 42 Homebush Rd, Strathfield. Baroque sonatas by Weiss and Falckenhagen will be performed by van Niekerk. Yang will perform Bach (Trio Sonata no.5), Beethoven (Piano Sonata no.17), Alain (Litanies). Phone Viktor on 0430 451 963. Join the circus ina11/2-hour workshop as you hang, flip and make a catch. Held at 3.30pm and 6pm on weekends, Tuesdays and Thursdays outdoors at Sydney Olympic Park, Dawn Fraser Ave. Cost is $45 per workshop, or five workshops for $175. Bookings essential. Visit www.circusarts.com.au or phone 0412 402 742. Monday, February 2 Knitters and crocheters required for handicraft group to work for charity at Concord Senior Citizens Centre, 9-11 Wellbank St, Concord from 9am-1.30pm. Cost is 50c with morning tea provided. Phone 9743 5793. Croquet is held Mondays and Thursdays from 10am-12.30pm at 50 Redmyre Rd, Strathfield. Beginners welcome. Phone Yvonne Webster on 9744 6622. Drawing classes will be held at Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church St, Burwood, from 10am-noon. Phone Gaye 9713 9987. 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 7.30-9.45pm. Phone John on 9797 0354 or Noel on 9705 7290. Tuesday, February 3 Gentle exercise and get fit program for seniors is held at Parklands Education Centre, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park, from 10am. Cost is $7 for pensioners and $8 for non-pensioners per session. Phone 9843 3245. Ashfield's Youth Zone has moved to Goodman Hall, Holden St, Ashfield, from 3pm- 6pm. The free weekly drop-in space for ages 13-20 has activities such as table tennis, Nintendo Wii, craft, games and art workshops. 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 and arrives 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, on from 7-9pm. New members welcome (auditions apply). Visit www.sydneymalechoir.com.au Wednesday, February 4 Canterbury City Computer Club for Seniors monthly open day from 2pm at Earlwood Seniors Centre 362 Homer St, corner of Joy Lane, Earlwood. New members are invited. Phone: 0418 226 891. Drawing classes from 10am-noon at Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church St, Burwood. Phone Gaye on 9713 9987. Send your community notices including contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 9018 3531 or visit www.innerwestweekly.com.au or post to Inner-West Weekly, 181 First Ave, Five Dock, NSW, 2046. 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