GABRIELLE Carey will present a lecture on Ivan Southall at the Ashfield Library on Monday, November 13, 11am-12pm. Writing edgy stories for children and young people, Southall is described as the 'literary breakthrough artist of a generation'. He authored more than 50 books and was a dominant figure on school syllabuses in the 1960s and 70s.
Plan learner driver lesson
DISCOVER how to plan lessons for a learner driver with a free workshop for parents presented by the Inner West Council and Roads and Maritime Services at the Petersham Service Centre on Tuesday, November 21, 6.30-8.30pm. Parents and supervisors can learn how to plan driving lessons and give constructive feedback. Bookings essential, 9335 2213 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Puppy love at festival
RESIDENTS interested in adopting or fostering a rescue greyhound will be able to experience 'hound love' firsthand this Sunday, November 12, at Newtown Festival. Janet Flann, Greyhound Rescue (GR) founder, says rescue greyhounds will be available on the day at Newtown's Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, 9.30am–5.30pm.
Dementia support on offer
DECAFE Marrickville is a multicultural support group for people with dementia and their carers. Meet once a month with relevant health professionals and service providers in a casual environment and enjoy a morning tea (gold coin donation). The next meeting is at Georgia's Kitchen at Marrickville on Thursday, November 9, 10.30am-12pm. Details: 9335 2057.