By Laura Michell
Celebrate pop culture at Thomastown library’s Comic Con on Saturday, May 18, 10am-5pm. There will be workshops, cosplay, stalls, video games and more. At 52 Main Street.
National Reconciliation week
View a unique collection of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal art in the Our Language, Our Stories, Our Voice exhibition at The Great Hall at the Whittlesea civic centre from May 1 – June 28. The exhibition showcases artworks from renowned artists from across Australia. At 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.
■ 9217 2174
Get advice to write a resume and cover letter and learn interview techniques for your job search at Broadmeadows library on Thursdays, 7.30-8.30pm. At 1093 Pascoe Vale Road. Bookings essential.
■ 9356 6900
Enjoy a game of social tennis at St Lukes Thomastown Tennis Club on Monday nights throughout May, from 7-9pm. At Rowen Street, Thomastown East.
Enjoy National Simultaneous Storytime at the Broadmeadows and Craigieburn libraries on Wednesday, May 22, 11am-noon. This year’s book is Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove.
Get rid of your unwanted small household electrical items in an environmentally-friendly way during Whittlesea council’s free e-waste recycling event on Thursday, May 23, 11am-1pm at Meadowglen International Athletics Stadium, 146 McDonalds Road, Epping.
■ 9401 0579
Learn the art of home composting and worm farming at Thomastown library, 52 Main Street, on Thursday, May 9, 10.30am-noon. Bookings required.
■ 9401 0509
Farmers and makers market
The South Morang Farmers and Makers Market launches on Saturday, May 18 at the Whittlesea civic centre carpark, 25 Ferres Boulevard, 9am-1pm. The market will showcase fresh local produce and quality handmade products.
■ 9217 2367
Come dance with us
Keep fit and active while learning dance moves at Mernda’s Waterview Pavilion on Wednesdays from May 8 to June 26. Sessions suitable for people of all ages and abilities. No dance experience necessary. At 60W Waterview Drive, from 1-2.30pm.
■ 9217 2172
Foster Care Information night
Anglicare Victoria is urgently seeking foster carers who can care for a child through a difficult time. An information night will be held on Monday, May 13.
■ 9301 5200
WINGS sensory support group
The WINGS sensory support group meets at Whittlesea library on Friday, May 24, 10am-noon. The group offers support for families and carers of people with sensory disorders. At 57 Laurel Street.
■ 9716 3028
Belly dance classes
Give belly dancing a try at Thomastown Scout Hall on Wednesday from 10am. At 31a Waratah Street.
■ 0413 423 926