Community Calendar

Here’s 11 things to do around Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges.


First aid

Need to update you first aid-certification? Riddells Creek Neighbourhood House is running a level 2 course from 9am-4.30pm this Saturday.

■ 5428 7836


Macedon Kinder call

Past parents, pupils and teachers of Macedon Kindergarten are being urged to share memorabilia, photos and stories as part of a new project. The committee is especially keen to hear from those involved in establishing the kinder.

■ 5426 1877


Fusion in the chapel

Listen to the folk fusion sounds of Melbourne artist Pamela Joy at the next Live@theChapel event in Sunbury. The free event will be at Bethany Lutheran Church, corner Brook and Jackson streets, from 6.30pm this Sunday.

■ 0457 721 435


Eloquent endeavour

Need a confidence boost? Improve your public speaking and leadership skills with the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Toastmasters. The club’s next meeting will be at the Sunbury Senior Citizens Centre tonight (July 21) from 7.30. Guests welcome.

■ 0402 486 362 or


Diabetes info

Learn more about diabetes as part of a four-week course offered at Sunbury Community Health. Sessions will be from 10am-noon every Thursday from this Thursday. Bookings essential. Cost: $10 a session or $35 for all four.

■ 9744 9565 or


Sunbury fun

Sunbury U3A’s term three program is under way. Join in the fun of ballroom dancing and carpet bowls or learn some German or French. There’s also a walking group and regular guest speakers.

■ 9740 2030


Market appeal

Pick up a bargain at the next Rotary Club community market in Sunbury. Browse stalls offering crafts, plants, produce, hot food and more. At the community centre in Elizabeth Drive from 9am-2pm on Saturday, August 1.

■ 0400 907 793


Ambulance auxiliary

Romsey-Lancefield Ambulance Auxiliary’s annual meeting will be at Romsey Park from 7.30pm on Tuesday, August 18. New members welcome.

■ 0448 208 655


Goonawarra talk

Ian Whitehill from the Australian Prison Fellowship will speak at Goonawarra Neighbourhood House from 2pm on July26, at 8 Gullane Drive, Sunbury.

■ 9744 2549 or 0420 061 039


Kyneton awards

Entries for the Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival photography ($250) and art ($500) prizes close on August 14. This year’s festival is from September 3-13.


Kid treats

Children aged 3-5 can enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and craft activities as part of weekly pre-school storytime sessions at Sunbury library. The free sessions run from 2.15pm every Thursday.

■ 9356 6970