What’s on in Wyndham

Michael Natoli and Jessica McConnell. Photo by Damjan Janevski.

By Charlene Macaulay

Plasma donors needed

The Werribee Blood Donor Centre needs 500 more people to donate plasma in the next four weeks to help thousands of Australians enjoy an improved quality of life. Plasma can be used in 18 different life-giving ways, and with demand for this powerful component of blood growing rapidly every year, donations are always needed.

■ 13 14 95 or visit www.donateblood.com.au


Wyndham multifaith dinner

The Wyndham Interfaith Network will host the 2018 Wyndham Multifaith Dinner on November 7 from 6.15pm at Encore Events Centre, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing. Tickets are $20 per person. This is an alcohol free event. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musician Jessie Lloyd will provide the key note address on the night.



Children’s Week picnic

Head down to the Werribee Mansion, K Road, Werribee South, on October 28 from 10am-4pm for the annual Children’s Week picnic. This free community event is open and accessible to all and is a fun family-friendly day out full of entertainment, interactive arts experiences, sporting activities, music, dancing and good times.

■ 8734 6006 or email events@wyndham.vic.gov.au


Afternoon melodies

Werribee Community Singers presents Afternoon Melodies as part of Wyndham’s Seniors Festival. Saturday, October 27 from 2-4pm at Central Park Community Centre, Lonsdale Circuit, Hoppers Crossing. Gold coin donation entry. Afternoon tea included.

■ 0407 493 065


Mini fete

Head down to Mercy Place Wyndham, 39 Deutgam Street, Werribee, on November 24 from 10am-3pm and enjoy a mini fete featuring a barbecue, plant stall, craft and cake stalls, Devonshire tea, books, white elephant stall and raffle.

■ 0403 202 169


Join the choir

Residents can join the Bridge Community Choir as it starts to prepare carols for the Christmas period. The all-ages, all-abilities choir meets weekly at the Werribee Baptist Church (opposite Werribee Pacific Plaza) on Mondays from 7.30-9pm.

■ 0409 177 461 or email max_coster@live.com.au


Over ’50s table tennis

Come down for a social hit of table tennis on Tuesdays between 9-11am at Eagle Stadium, Ballan Road, Werribee. Equipment available for use.

■ Gerald, 0432 485 591


Werribee Craft Festival

The Werribee Craft Festival will celebrate its 40th year with its biggest event yet. More than 100 stalls will showcase handmade, unique and high-quality goods, and there will be food stalls and children’s activities. From 9am-4pm on November 10-11 at the Encore Events Centre, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing. Entry is free.



Bowling with babies

Mums and bubs get together each Friday from 10am-1.30pm at Werribee Bowls Club, Chirnside Park, 237 Watton Street, to socialise and have fun games of indoor bowls. Mums’ groups are very welcome.

■ 9741 3229


Halloween in Manor Lakes

It will be Nightmare on Dalrymple Boulevard, Manor Lakes, this Halloween when the street’s residents pull out all stops in a spooky street party on October 31 from 5-10pm. There will be gory displays, treats for trick-or-treaters, face-painting, a pizza food truck, coffee van and a photographer on hand to capture people in their spookiest get-ups.



New players wanted

Werribee Ladies Badminton Club is looking for new players to play on Tuesday mornings at Eagle Stadium, 35 Ballan Road, Werribee. All ages and beginners welcomed, so join in for some fun and exercise.

■ Yellie, 0421 064 597