DURAL GALSTON: Probus Club will hold its annual general meeting from 10am on Thursday, March 16 at The Galston Club, 21-25 Arcadia Road, Galston. The meeting will be followed by a luncheon. Details: Anne, 9653 1004.
HILLS SHIRE: Garden Club members will meet on Monday, March 20 from 1pm at Barton Hall, David Road, Castle Hill. Guest speaker is Gary Dale on geraniums. Details: 9624 5034.
GALSTON VIEW CLUB: which raises money for the Smith Family’s Learning for Life Program will celebrate its 25th birthday with a gala luncheon on Wednesday, March 22 at Dural Country Club from 11am. The colour theme for the day will be deep blue with silver. Details: Vivian, 9894 1189.
LEARNING CURVE: Many people are committed to learning and others are working to help others learn. What’s the secret to successful learning? Join an insightful, interactive EQ Cafe to learn about the latest neuroscience of learning, and how to use “emotional intelligence”. It’s at Restore Church, 47 Britannia Road, Castle Hill on Thursday, March 23, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Details and registration: eventbrite.com.
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.
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 book fair will take place on the weekend of April 7-9. Details: 9871 1233.
PLAY CARDS: Castle Hill Seniors invite card players for canasta hand and foot, bolivia and 500. Members meet Wednesdays and Sundays, 10am-3pm, at 2 McMullen Avenue, Castle Hill. Parking available. Details: Margaret, 0458 546 772.
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