Community Diary

Community forum

A community forum on how to respond to the growing climate emergency and biodiversity crisis will be held in the Darron Honey Centre (behind Healesville Uniting Church) on Sunday 30 June at 3pm. Inquiries: 0417 372 128.

Probus welcome

The Valley Ladies of Healesville Probus Club meets every third Monday of the month at 11am in the seniors club rooms at River Street, Healesville. Probus clubs are for semi or retired people looking to keep their minds active and expand their interests. Call 5962 1890 for more information.

Yarning Circle

At this free community yarning circle event, early-childhood educator Emma Stenhouse will discuss her immersion into Gundijtmara culture and country with her students, and their artistic responses on Sunday 30 June at 2pm at Healesville’s Hearth Galleries. It coincides with the ’Our Voices Echo Through the Kuyaang’ exhibition, which will be on show from 30 June to 13 July.

Lunch with a VIEW

The next Yarra Valley VIEW Club lunch will take place at the Yering Meadows Golf Club at noon on Tuesday 30 July. Inquiries: 0419 007 728.

Badger community meeting

Badger Community Group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 4pm to 5.15pm at the Badger Creek Old School. Local people work together to make Badger Creek even better. All welcome.


The Healesville Ladies Probus Club meets every third Friday of the month at 10am in the Senior Citizens Hall. Attendees can enjoy making new friends who will enrich their life in retirement. There’s no fund-raising involved and new members will be made very welcome. Call Nancy on 5962 3713.

Community choir

Those who love to sing can join the friendly locals singing their hearts out at the new Healesville Community Choir on the first and third weeks of the month at Healesville High School at 7pm. Call Monica on 0417 904 862 for dates and more information.

Bingo and social activities

Healesville Senior Citizens Club is seeking senior members of the public who would be interested in meeting new people to come along and join their activities. Bingo is held every Friday afternoon from 1pm to 3.30pm and general club meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month, featuring lunch and entertainment. Inquiries: Ken 5962 1550.

Probus for men

Join the Men’s Probus Club of Healesville every third Thursday of the month at St Bridget’s Hall at 9.30am for morning tea and to hear a guest speaker, who this month will be Warren Sparrow from Angel Flight. Call 0409 030 750.

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