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Piccolo with police

Pakenham Police invite the community to join them for a coffee at the Grind Café this Thursday 24 May. From 10am there will be giveaways including mini footballs, hacky sacks, activities for the kids and coffee cups for the big kids. Most importantly there will be free coffee and the chance to chat to local police members about the issues that are important to you – all thanks to the Cardinia Community Safety Network.

– Thursday 24 May from 10am at The Grind Cafe, Pakenham Marketplace Shopping Centre.

Newcomers and Neighbours dinner

A Newcomers and Neighbours Dinner in Kooweerup will be held on Friday 25 May at the Kooweerup Community Centre. The event is designed for people to meet other locals, new residents, learn about the community, what’s where, who to contact, and to enjoy dinner with company. Tickets include a two course dinner, lucky door prizes, lucky seat prizes and nibbles. Drinks available for purchase. Tickets $20 from Stockdale and Leggo on 59971899.

– Friday 25 May, 6:30 at the Kooweerup Community Centre

Pakenham camera club

The Pakenham Camera Club will be holding beginners’ classes for people who would like to know more about taking photos. It covers topics such as how to get the best out of your camera, what do all the settings on your camera do, what makes a good photo, what is the rule of thirds. It is suitable for new photographers and those that may need to tweak their photography skills, especially if they have a new camera and are not sure how to operate it. The classes begin on Tuesday 29 May at 7pm at Beaconhills College, Pakenham Road, Pakenham and will continue over five – six weeks with a final workshop class to be held in mid-June. The cost for the classes is $75 and it also includes free membership for the year to the Pakenham Camera Club. Contact Pauline Preston on 0448396244 or by email to pakenhamcameraclub@hotmail.com for bookings and more information.

– Starts Tuesday 29 May at 7pm at Beaconhills College, Pakenham Road, Pakenham

Move night

The latest Star Wars will be screened at the Warragul cinema to raise money for the Bangladesh Education Project. The Bandarban Hills Churches of Christ currently have two hsotels that provide accommodation for 80 students from outlying areas where education opportunities are limited. A famring initiative is also beginning to create income that aims to lead to self-sufficiency. Adults $20, students $15 – includes supper after. Tickets available from Heather Finger on 04672525605 or heather_finger@hotmsil.com

– Saturday 26 May, 7pm at the Warragul Cinema.

High tea fundraiser

4C’s hopes to empower the Cardinia Community with care and compassion and raise funds to help support those less fortunate in the community by hosting a high tea fundraiser.

The day will include small local business stalls, a silent auction, entertainment and special guest speaker to support those facing food insecurity, domestic violence, mental illness, homelessness, disabilities, family crisis within the community. Tickets can be purchased for $65 by visiting: www.bit.ly/scs-hightea.

– Saturday 23 June from 12.30pm to 3.30pm at the Cardinia Cultural Centre, Pakenham,

 

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