Partying with your Mates: Know the Facts

Free Seminar for local students

Partying with your Mates: Know the Facts

Bankstown Liquor Accord and Bankstown Community Drug Action Team (CDAT) would like to invite local students to a free drug and alcohol seminar – Partying with your Mates: Know the Facts.

Students who attend this seminar will gain knowledge and skills relevant to safe partying and how to look after their peers when they are in trouble.

This seminar will include guest speakers – licensing officers from NSW Police, interactive sessions run by Encounter Youth Education, and a Save-a-Mate workshop run by Australian Red Cross which provides first aid information on how to help young people address alcohol intoxication and drug overdose. The sessions are designed to be fun, engaging and informative. Lunch will be provided.

The seminar is on: Thursday 14 August 2014 from 9:30am to 2pm at Revesby Workers Club, 2B Brett St, Revesby.

Please RSVP or call Justine Foo on 9707 9605 for more information.

Twilight Soccer Tournament 4

Twilight Soccer is back, Tournament 4 is coming up, it couldn’t be run it without your help, here are some of the following volunteer opportunities, come once, twice or each week:

  • Team Coaches
  • Team Assistants
  • Catering Assistant – setting up and serving dinner & cleaning up afterwards
  • General Administration Assistant
  • Bus Logistics (allocating players to their buses)
  • Workshop Assistant
  • Registrations (Sign in and sign out)
  • Bus driver and assistant

 

Click here to register online as a volunteer (now open). If you are catering, please ensure you and your catering team also register.

Here are the tournament details:

Twilight Soccer is a FREE 6 week, indoor soccer non competitive program. It includes dinner, uniforms and transport home (for Bankstown LGA Residents only).

Dates:              Friday, 8 August – 12 September 2014

Time:               6-10pm

Venue:            The Waugh Pavilion & John Mackay Sports Centre,

Bankstown Memorial Oval, Chapel Road South (next to Bankstown Girls High School), Bankstown

Nightly Schedule:

6pm                             Volunteers arrive/sign in at Waugh Pavilion

6:10pm Volunteer brief

6:20pm Players arrive/sign in at Waugh Pavilion

6:30pm Dinner

7:10-7.20pm Transition to John Mackay Sports Centre

7:30pm-9.25pm Rotations 1, 2 & 3 – Matches/Workshop

9:30pm-10.05pm Departure 1 – Best & Fairest/Bus Allocation (4 teams)

Rotation 4 – Match (2 teams)

10:10pm Departure 2 – Best & Fairest/Bus Allocation

Pack Up/Night Ends

Player registrations will open on Monday, 28 July, if you know of any young people who are in the ‘at risk’ category please contact me to register them before this date.

If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Semeri – melissa.semeri@bankstown.nsw.gov.au

My Human Family Photographic Exhibition

My Human Family Photographic Exhibition

Dates & Times

Tuesday 5 August 2014 | 12.00 AM
Friday 5 September 2014 | 11.00 PM
Venue: Campsie Library

‘My Human Family  – Rescue Dogs Find A Home’ is a community photographic campaign which will be displayed at Campsie Library from August 5 to September 5, 2014.

Add your ‘doggie’ photo and story to the campaign by clicking on the ‘gallery’ link at the Pine Street Gallery web site – http://www.pinestreet.com.au/my-human-family/

Campsie Library is located at 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie. Proudly supported by Campsie Library – a Nick Baldas initiative in partnership with the Pine Street Creative Arts Centre.

Cost

Free

Contact

Contact Name: Campsie Library
Telephone: 9789 9423

Location

Campsie Library
14-28 Amy Street Campsie NSW 2194

Links to Learning beginning soon

A Year 10 equivalent course for early school leavers.

The next will commence on 31st July at our Bankstown Alternative Learning Facility and will run over 2 terms of 9 weeks until the end of the 2014 school year.

Links to learning are looking for early school leavers aged 17-24 who have not completed year 10 and are keen to finish their studies while also attaining valuable certificates and developing life skills.

Students will complete Certificate I (Access to Work & training) & Certificate II (Skills For Work & Training) which will give them a qualification equivalent to the Year 10 Certificate.

For more info, contact Taha Marabani on D: 02 9793 6472 M:0425 340 168

Self Defence Workshop for Women

Dates & TimesSelf Defence Workshop for Women

Sunday 27 July 2014 | 12.30 PM
Sunday 27 July 2014 | 3.30 PM
Venue: Canterbury Aquatic & Fitness Centre

A Self Defence Workshop will be led by Penny Gulliver, a highly experienced instructor of self defence.

Learn some practical defence strategies in a relaxed and supportive environment. The workshop will include defence against bag snatching, being grabbed from the front, behind and blocking punches.

The workshop will be held at Canterbury Aquatic Centre on Sunday, 27 July, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.

Cost

Call 9789 9303 for further details.

Contact

Contact Name: Canterbury Aquatic Centre
Telephone: 9789 9303

Location

Canterbury Aquatic and Fitness Center
Philips Avenue Canterbury NSW 2193

Connections Drop-In

Dates & Times

Thursday 24 July 2014 | 6.00 PM
Thursday 24 July 2014 | 7.00 PM
Venue: Campsie Library

Join us on Thursday 24 July from 6pm-7pm and ask us questions about the world of eBooks and eMagazines.

Improve your catalogue searching skills, explore new technologies or discover the library’s online collections.

Campsie Library, 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie 2194. For more information please call 9789 9423. Just drop in!

Cost

Free community event

Contact

Contact Name: Campsie Library
Telephone: 9789 9423

Location

Campsie Library
14-28 Amy St Campsie NSW 2194

Tree-mendous Wolli

Wolli PossumDates & Times

Sunday 20 July 2014 | 10.00 AM
Sunday 20 July 2014 | 1.30 PM

Tree-mendous Wolli

In the lead up to National Tree Day, take an easy 10 minute walk through the threatened Wolli Valley:

  • be surprised and inspired by music, artists and bush regenerators at work
  • place an image along the track
  • learn about the local plants
  • BYO favourite poem about nature or a protest about bushland destruction and hang it up

Join the Wolli Creek Preservation Society at Illoura Reserve for light refreshments, more music and art, information stalls about the West Connex and alternatives and activities kids.

See the map on the attached flyer for locations and walk starting points.

Tree-mendous-Wolli-A4-flyer.pdf(PDF, 960KB)

For more information, contact the Wolli Creek Preservation Society on info@wollicreek.org.au or 0431 914 553

Cost: Free

Contact

Contact Name: Wolli Creek Preservation Society
Telephone: 0431 914 553
Email: info@wollicreek.org.au

Location

Illoura Reserve
Johnson St Earlwood NSW 2206