What's on in and around Parramatta this week

FOR PARENTS: PFLAG, the support group for parents/family/friends of lesbian and gay children will meet on Saturday, March 25 from 2pm at Wesley Lodge Motel, 175 Hawkesbury Road, Westmead. Off-street parking is available. Details: Judy, 0439 466 125 or www.pflagaustralia.org.au.

JUST REWARDS: The Sydney Hills Branch of the Association of Independent Retirees invites new members to join and meet like-minded people.

JUST REWARDS: The Sydney Hills Branch of the Association of Independent Retirees invites new members to join and meet like-minded people.

BINGO NIGHT:  Riding for the Disabled’s Tall Timbers is holding a fundraising night, 6.30pm on Saturday, April 1, in the amenities building, 125 Old Pitt Town Road, Box Hill. Lots of great prizes. Tickets: $5 entry includes light refreshments. Children free. Tickets $5 per book for 15 tickets. All proceeds to RDA Tall Timbers. Book: 9679 1246 or after hours: 02 4572 3116.

RETIREES MEET: The Sydney Hills Branch of the Association of Independent Retirees meet on Friday, April 7 from 10.45am at Beecroft Presbyterian Church Hall, Welham Street, Beecroft. Guest speaker will be Chris Nothling, an aged care advisor. The group welcomes retired citizens and baby boomers looking for new interests. Details: Lauris Rennie, 9634 1186 or email ifreys@optusnet.com.au.   

BOOKS NEEDED: The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children seeks donations for its big sale in April.

BOOKS NEEDED: The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children seeks donations for its big sale in April.

GET CREATIVE: Holroyd Art and Craft Society holds classes in the community centre, Miller Street, Merrylands, including pottery, jewellery, china painting and painting with watercolour, acrylics and oils. Fees are $22 per year for society membership and $5 per lesson. Details: Shirley, 9636 3743 or email holroydartncraft@optusnet.com.au or visit the website holroydartncraft.com.

JOIN PROBUS: Active retirees and semi-retirees who would like to share friendship, fellowship and fun are welcome to join the Probus Mens Club of Carlingford. The club meets from 9.45am on the first Tuesday of the month at Muirfield Golf Club. Activities include an impressive line-up of guest speakers and monthly outings with wives/partners. Guests and friends are welcome. Details: Colin, 9629 9634.

DONATIONS NEEDED: The 2017 Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s Book, Toy and Music Fair is seeking donations of quality books, toys, records, CDs and DVDs to help raise funds to support children and adults with vision or hearing loss. The three-day book fair will take place on the weekend of April 7-9, 8am-3pm each day, at the institute’s North Rocks centre, 361-365 North Rocks Road. Please only donate quality goods in useable condition. Details: 9871 1233 or email fundraising@ridbc.org.au.

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