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Story appeared in: Torch | May 16th, 2018

BANKSTOWN Library and Knowledge Centre will present a free screening of 'Piano Forte' - a play exploring the issues facing seniors and their families when planning for the future - this Thursday, May 17, at 10.30am. Join Seniors Rights Service, Legal Aid NSW, NSW Elder Abuse Helpline and Older Women's Network for the screening, with morning tea and an expert panel discussion to follow. Bookings essential on 9707 9708. Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese interpreters attending.

ST Johns Seniors Group will meet this Friday, May 18, from 11am in the hall at 102 Iberia Street, Padstow. Les and Martha Nixon will be talking about their "Outback Patrol" work. The program begins with morning tea at 10.30am and lunch follows the meeting. RSVP and details: Eric, 9771 1272.

THE East Hills View Club will meet on Monday, May 21, from 10.45am at Revesby Workers' Club. Coffee and tea are available prior to the meeting. Faye Yarroll will be speaking about sensorial hearing loss. Membership of View (Voice, Interests and Education for Women) is suitable for all women interested in meeting regularly, establishing friendships, engaging in social outings and contributing to the valuable work undertaken by the Smith Family. Details: Bev, 9771 5457.

RESIDENTS are invited to Lugarno Evening View Club dinner meeting at "Gardens On Forest", 764 Forest Road, Peakhurst, on Monday, May 21, 7pm for 7.30pm. Speaker will be John Chate on Lions Hearing Dogs, a project of Lions Clubs Australia. For further info, call Jenny, 9543 1253.

THE Cancer Council is once again encouraging people to gather their friends, family or workmates for a cup of tea and a bite to eat while raising money to support Australia's Biggest Morning Tea and help those affected by cancer. It's on Thursday, May 24, but anyone can host an event any time in May or June. Register at or call 1300 656 585 to receive a free host kit.

THE Parrot Breeders and Exhibitors will hold their annual parrot show at Villawood Senior Citizens Hall, Villawood Road, on Sunday, May 27, 9am-1pm. Entry by gold coin donation. Details: 4681 8589

THE Trilogy Foundation will fundraise for children with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities at a trivia night on Saturday, June 30, at Panania Diggers. Cost is $20. For tickets, email

BANKSTOWN Lions meets at Bankstown Sports on the first Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm. New members are needed. Details: Robert, 0412 922 020 or Keith, 0402 466 402.

ST Luke's Social Club, Revesby, is a great way to mix and have fun, with trips, bingo, cards and bowls on offer. All welcome, ring Margaret on 9773 0888 for further info.

BANKSTOWN Computer Pals for Seniors is offering one-on-one tuition on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9am-12.15pm. Lessons provided on iPads, tablets, computers and phones. Details: 9707 1629.

FREE movie sessions are getting underway at Greenacre Library, with 'The Incredibles', to be screened on Friday, July 6, 5.30-8pm; free snack and drinks on offer at both events. Bookings essential at
THE free advanced English class is one of many programs provided by Canterbury City Community Centre for women who want to improve their English speaking, listening and writing skills. Classes are run from 12.30pm-2pm every Tuesday at Lakemba during school term. Participants are encouraged to chat on different topics with two English teachers. Afternoon tea provided. To book, call 9750 9344.

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Publication: Torch | Section: news | Author: Cindy Lynch | Story ID: 136922 | Viewcount: 2674