Christmas carols: The Mount Waverley Chadstone Inter Church will be holding community carols on Hamilton Walk at 4.30pm on Friday. There will be several musical sites around the walk and the singing starts at 6pm. Details: mtwaverleychadstonechurches.org.au or call 9807 4084.
Public speaking: Waverley Communicators teach people to speak confidently in public. Classes are held every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Mount Waverley Community Centre. Details: Heather, 9576 8790, or Hazel, 9578 1947.
Stamp collectors: The Waverley Philatelic Society is holding its monthly evening meeting in the Waverley Community Centre, 41 Millers Crescent, Mt Waverley, at 7.30pm on Thursday and its monthly daytime meeting at the Mount Waverley Uniting Church, 484 High Street Road, 9.30am on Friday. Details: Daryl, 0404 604 429.
AA help: Alcoholics Anonymous meets 7.30pm every Wednesday at Kerrie Road Neighbourhood House in Glen Waverley. Details: 1300 222 222.
Parents wanted: Wesley Mission is calling for Monash residents with a spare bedroom to become volunteer foster carers for children and young people. Training and support provided. Details: Rachel 9794 3620.
Hitting the green: The Oakleigh Veterans Golf Club is looking for new members. The club plays at the Oakleigh Public Golf Course on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Hit off is between 7am and 8am. Members need to be 55 years or older. Cost: $10, yearly membership. Details: John 9579 5362 or Bill 9807 7715.
Short courses: The Mount Street Neighbourhood House has classes in basic computer skills, meditation, English as a second language and Pilates. Cost: $5-$14. Details: mountstreetnh.com.au or 9803 8706.
Local lessons: Pilates classes are held on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings in the Uniting Church Hall at 482 High Street Road, Mount Waverley, and on Tuesday evenings at the Parkhill Primary School hall in Ashwood. Details: karenspilates.com or 9807 0429.