The Festival of Lights in Wyndham tomorrow

The Festival of Lights in Wyndham tomorrow

Tweet Everyone in Wyndham and beyond is invited to Presidents Park tomorrow to celebrate the annual Wyndham Diwali Mela – aka the Festival of Lights. The Hindu festival is celebrated all around the world and is one of India’s biggest celebrations, illuminating the country every year with lights and firecrackers. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. Wyndham’s Diwali is set to be filled with lots of lights, colour and fun and it will be a...

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Learn how to make your own edible garden

Learn how to make your own edible garden

Tweet If you’d like to be able to make your salads using fresh leaves and herbs from your own garden then you might like to head to the Backyard Blokes – Edible Garden course in Wyndham Vale. The course begins tomorrow, Saturday 4 October, and it will provide hands on workshops to help locals develop their own edible garden so they can enjoy food fresh from the garden everyday. The course has been designed so that even those who have never gardened before can learn how to grow and harvest their own herbs, vegetables and fruit. Everyone who...

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Wyndham Celebrates its 150th Birthday

Wyndham Celebrates its 150th Birthday

Tweet Wyndham turns 150 this year and everyone is invited to celebrate our city’s birthday at a special event at the Werribee Civic Centre next month. To be held on Sunday 12 October from 10am, the event will take people back in time as Wyndham takes a look back at the events that have helped shape the city. There will be a family history service at the event, for those who want to find out more about their ancestors, and there will also be a Werribee City Centre Heritage Trail that will take people on a guided tour through the rich natural,...

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Trade your treasure at the Garage Sale Trail

Trade your treasure at the Garage Sale Trail

Tweet The Werribee community is being urged to start spring-cleaning their homes in anticipation for next month’s Garage Sale Trail. Residents, schools and community groups are all invited to join in on the event, which will see garages open up across the country, selling all sorts of trinkets and treasures. The Garage Sale Trail aims to help encourage community recycling and reduce the amount of waste that ends up in our landfills. A lot of items that get thrown away can be recycled, reused or repurposed in some way. If everyone were to...

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Children’s Week Picnic at Werribee Park

Children’s Week Picnic at Werribee Park

Tweet It’s certainly a fun time of year to be living in Werribee if you’re a kid. There are school holidays to look forward to, Christmas and end of year events, and the upcoming Children’s Week Picnic in Werribee Park. Taking place on Sunday 26 October, the Children’s Week Picnic will see an array of fun and unique activities come to Werribee Park. Kids will be able to enjoy all-day stage entertainment from the Warner Bros Looney Tunes Show, The Mudcakes, YogaBugs, Hey Dee Ho Music, African Drumming, The X Factor’s Jason Vasquez and...

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Werribee community urged to show heart for the Big Heart Appeal

Werribee community urged to show heart for the Big Heart Appeal

Tweet No doubt we’ve all seen the ice bucket challenge that has been reaching people around the world and helping to raise funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) disease. It’s great to see that so much money has been raised for a cause that many people may not have otherwise heard about, and that so many people have been so generous. There are many other causes that need our attention though, including the Heart Foundation, which raises funds and carries our research to help prevent Australia’s single biggest killer – heart...

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