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Story appeared in: Review | May 15th, 2018

FIND a playing partner and refine your board game skills with classics including chess, backgammon, monopoly and scrabble at Merrylands Library this Thursday, May 17, 2pm-4pm. Details: 9735 1399.

PEOPLE with dementia and carers can join the Dementia Cafe hosted by Anglicare and the Dementia Advisory Service at Dooleys Lidcombe coffee shop this Friday, May 18, 10.30am-12pm. Details: 9845 6903.

THE Dementia Advisory Service of Western Sydney's Saturday Cafe group will meet in The Sterling Lounge of the Parramatta Leagues Club this Saturday, May 19, from 12pm. Details: 9845 6903.

OUR Local Community councillor Paul Garrard will host a community meeting for residents of South Granville Ward at the Auburn Tennis Club on Saturday, May 19, 10am-11am.

MEMBERS of the Creative Writing Club will meet at Merrylands Library on Sunday, May 20, 2.30-4.30pm. Details: 9735 1399.

A PUBLIC meeting with speaker Ann Howard on 'A Carefree War - Australian Child Evacuees in WWII', will be held at the historic 'Linnwood' House at 25 Byron Road in Guildford on Sunday, May 20, 2pm. The Friends of Linnwood also run tours of the house by appointment. Details: 9632 9203.

THE Wentworth Point Probus club will meet at the Waterfront Function Centre this Monday, May 21, at 7.30pm. Members are retirees and semi-retirees who meet to hear from guest speakers. Details: 0416 039 637.

DEVELOP confidence and public speaking skills with Parkview Powertalkers. The club will meet at the Regents Park Community Centre on Tuesday, May 22, at 10.15am. Details: Dagmar, 9749 1135.

LIDCOMBE Toastmasters will meet in the Keighery Hotel at 51 Rawson Street, Auburn, on Tuesday, May 22, 7.30-9.30pm. Get help with public speaking skill. Details: 0403 244 144.

PRIMARY school children can enjoy some after school fun and creativity with free craft sessions at local libraries, 3.30-4.30pm. No bookings required.

FREE advice for job seekers is available via a drop-in service at Auburn Library on Wednesdays, 9.30am-4.30pm and by appointment on Thursdays, 10am-1pm, call 9735 1399; and at Merrylands Library, Thursdays, 2-4.30pm, call 9735 1399.

HOMEWORK Help programs run at Granville Library on Wednesdays, and at Merrylands Youth Centre on Mondays, 3-6pm. The primary target group for the program are high school students, although it is also open to primary school students in Years 4-6. Details: Erick (CMCS), 9637 7600.

SENIORS aged 65 and over, along with people aged 18 and over with a disability, can learn how to surf the internet with a volunteer from Silver Surfers at Guildford Community Centre on Fridays, 10am-12pm. Bookings on 9632 2765.

TODDLER Time is an interactive session of stories, songs and rhymes for active toddlers aged one to three. Held at Merrylands Library on Mondays and Thursdays; and Auburn Library on Tuesdays, starting at 11am.

THE Cumberland Community Choir meets at the Auburn Centre for Community on Tuesdays, 7-9pm. No experience necessary, join for $55 a term. Details: 9735 1306.

ENJOY fun art activities for all ages with the Creative Connections Program at the Peacock Gallery in the Auburn Botanic Gardens on Sundays, 12-3pm. Details: 8745 9794 or visit

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Publication: Review | Section: News | Author: Kim Palmer | Story ID: 137003 | Viewcount: 3298