Community calendar

Market day

The Altona Lions Cherry Lake market is on the first Sunday of the month. The next one, on March 4, will have stalls, a jumping castle, petting zoo, live music and fundraising sausage sizzle. For stall queries call Ken Johnston on 9749 3408 or Angela Heywood on 0413 065 177.


Heritage walk

Free two-hour heritage walking tours are held each Tuesday from 9.20am. Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in Commonwealth Reserve, Williamstown.

■ 0418 377 336 or 9397 6023

Diabetes support

Westgate Diabetes support group meets 10am on the first Tuesday of the month at Altona Bowling Club.

■ Elaine, 9255 5501 or 0415 030 996


Friendship group

Altona Day View Club (Voice, Interest, Education of Women) meets 11am on the third Wednesday of the month at the Altona RSL Club.

■ Janet, 9394 6522 or 0412 010 176


Exploring art

Older adults and people with a disability can explore and create art at two pop-up studios. On March 19 from 10am-noon at Walker Close Community Centre, Altona North, and on March 26 from 10am-2pm at Brooklyn Community Hall.

■ 0468 313 040 or


Garden meeting

Laverton Community Garden is holding its annual meeting on March 29 at 6.30pm at Laverton Community Hub, 95-105 Railway Avenue, Laverton. Details:

■ 0490 478 409 or


Planetarium nights

Films will be screened in ‘full dome’ in the Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks every Friday in February and March, at 7.30pm and 9pm.