LEGAL AID: Family law staff will be available for appointments on Thursday, November 16, 9.30am -noon, at Anglicare, 91a Kurrajong Avenue, Mt Druitt. To make an appointment call 8805 0900.
HEALTH SURVEY: Are you from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community? Researchers from Western Sydney University are interested in how being from a culturally and linguistically diverse background may affect taking part in preventative health opportunities, such as cancer screening. They are looking for participants who are female, over 18 and not suffering from any other serious health conditions. Details: Dr Kate McBride, 4620 3436 or email email@example.com.
SEWING SKILLS: This free TAFE NSW course will take you from the basics of dressmaking through to making items and re-modelling clothes. It runs on Thursdays until December 7, 9.30am-1pm, at Anglicare Mt Druitt, 91a Kurrajong Avenue, Mt Druitt. Details and bookings: Hazel, 8805 0969.
CANCER SUPPORT: Nepean/Blue Mountains Prostate Cancer Support group will meet from 6.30pm on Monday, November 20 at St Stephen’s Anglican Church Hall, 254 High Street, Penrith. The meeting will feature presentations from Dr Alan Oloffs, senior staff specialist at the Nepean Cancer Care Centre, and Greg Millan on bowel cancer screening. The group is open to males and their partners who are seeking information on this cancer, and who live in the Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Penrith areas. Details: www.prostatesupport.org.au or phone David Wilkinson,1300 133 878.
SOMETHING NEW: The W.A.S.H House, Lot 5, Kelly Close, Mount Druitt has begun its new term program for women only. Groups include yoga, art, computers, sewing, folk art, belly dancing and Bollywood dancing, tai chi, stretch and tone, meditation, self defence and more. Details and bookings: 9677 1962.
CHANCE TO SING: The Sunset Station Singers meet at St Marys RSL Club every Monday, 7.30pm-9.30pm. The group, which performs in nursing homes, hospitals and at local commemorative ceremonies, was started by Vietnam veterans and has grown to include wives, partners and friends. They welcome anyone who enjoys singing and there’s no pressure to read music or audition. The group motto is: “If you can talk, you can sing.” For more details: Rick, 0425 223 113.
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