Child's play: North Ringwood Community House has occasional care (Monday-Friday) and three-year-old activity group (Tuesday and Wednesday). Details: 9876 3421
English skills: AMES needs volunteers to assist adult migrants and refugees with their English and settlement skills. Free training starts this month in Ringwood. Details: Gitta Clayton, 9847 0405 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends call: Anglicare Victoria is seeking enthusiastic volunteers in Melbourne's east to join our 'Friends of Foster Care' to enhance the lives of children and young people in foster care. Join us for training on February 28 from 6.30-9.30pm at Anglicare Victoria, 47-51 Castella Street, Lilydale. Opportunities — over four hours per month — include occasional child minding, mentoring, tutoring, gardening, and transport assistance. Details, bookings: Belinda Knight, 1300 889 335 or email email@example.com
It's a sign: People wanting to learn or practise AUSLAN (signing for the deaf), for free, can meet at the Firehouse Cafe, Maroondah Highway, Ringwood, each month. Next meeting is this Sunday, February 17. Details: Mariette, 0403 843 383
New term: Arrabri Community House in Bayswater North has its brochure for term one available. New computer classes include MYOB. Details: 9294 7530 or arrabri.org.
Guitar hero: Arrabri Community House Inc, Bayswater North, has beginner and advanced children's guitar lessons. Details: 9294 7530 or arrabri.org.
This way: A 'toolbox parenting' program for those with primary school-aged children is now on at Ringwood Community Church. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org, theparentingplace.com.
Speak up: Women can improve self-confidence and have fun at the Penguin Club, which meets in the Glenn Frost room at Croydon library on second and third Tuesday of the month. Details: 9439 8687
Get together: Interested women are welcome to visit the Heathmont Ladies Probus Club for bus outings, social groups, movie luncheons, suburban walks, and more. Details: Wendy, 9870 0068