what’s on

TO celebrate International Day of Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), the Inclusive Communities Network, will be hosting Queer Inclusion Stories, a panel discussion on the theme ‘Justice and Protection for All’. It will this Friday, May 17, 9.30am-1pm, at Bankstown Arts Centre, and will feature MC Lauren Foy and panellists Siobhan Irving, Peter Polites, Divina Blanca, Jinny-Jane Smith and Virgo Hawkins. Lunch and networking from noon. Register at eventbrite.com

ST Johns Seniors Group will meet this Friday, May 17, at 11am in the hall at 102 Iberia Street, Padstow. Lipiyus Biniluk will be talking about the Gospel in Papua New Guinea.
The program includes morning tea fromt 10.30am and lunch which follows the meeting. For RSVP and details: Eric, 97711272.

THE Association of Independent Retirees – working for those in retirement – will be meeting this Friday, May 17, 9.45am at Mortdale RSL Club. Guest speaker will be Dr Kim Phan-Thien, a surgical specialist who will speak about general health and colorectal health/awareness. Visitors welcome. Details: Christine, 9534 3905.

DISCOVER a wide range of culinary treats, wine tasting, locally made craft beers and more at Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Food & Wine Market this Saturday, May 18, 12-6pm. Entry is free but for $10, you receive a glass for tastings and five tokens to use towards sampling the delicious fare from 20 exhibitors.

THE next meeting of the East Hills VIEW Club will be held on Monday, May 20, at 10.45am at Revesby Workers’ Club. Coffee and tea are available prior to the meeting.
The guest speaker this month will be Mary Prince, a nurse whose focus will be “Keep Healthy and Happy”. New members are always welcome. Details: Bev, 9771 5457.

DO you enjoy the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber? Why not come to Voices in Harmony’s next concert, ‘Memory’ on Saturday, May 25, 2pm at Yagoona Baptist Church, Yagoona. The concert will celebrate his music with choral music and solos from Jesus Christ Superstar, The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita and more. Cost $15 including afternoon tea with all proceeds going to support the farmers in NSW drought areas. Details: Lyndal, 0407 304 949.

FILM buffs are in for a free treat on two occasions next month when Greenacre Library screens ‘Hidden Figures’ on June 7, 10am-noon, and a family PJ night to enjoy ‘Moana’ on June 28, 5.30-8pm, with free snacks and drinks also on offers. Bookings essential on 9707 9744.

POPULAR choir South West Voices is on the hunt for more singers. No audition. Mixed repertoire. They make a wonderful sound and rehearse on Mondays, 7-9pm, at Padstow Anglican Church, 102 Iberia Street, Padstow. Details: Gary, 0414 869 352.

GATHER up those precious memories and prepare them for the enjoyment of others. The Revesby Workers’ Club Writers’ Group meets on the first Saturday of the month, 1-4pm. Details: 9709 4117.

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

BANKSTOWN’S Women’s Health Centre offers Yoga for Women ($10) on Wednesdays, 9.30-10.30am, Gentle exercise for women 50 years and over on Mondays, 9.30-10.30am, and cancer support group for Arabic speaking women on Mondays, 10.30am–1pm. Bookings: bwhc.org.au or 9790 1378.

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