Community Diary

Notes on Sunday

Notes on Sunday returns on 28 February to celebrate live classical music again in Healesville. Riddell Ensemble together with special guests Bons Ventos Baroque trio will be at the Darron Honey Centre at 3pm with a varied program of classical gems. Also on the programme will be two movements of Debussy’s piano trio in G, and Dvorak’s piano quintet. Registration essential. Enquiries:

Hearth Galleries

Please join Hearth Galleries for a casual yarn and feisty conversation with Glenn Loughrey throughout the day on Saturday 20 February. Loughrey will discuss the processes and inspiration for his work including his relationship to Wiradjuri Country, the political motivation for his work, including the impacts of colonisation and ongoing colonialism on Aboriginal people and land, and the two intersecting layers of his spiritual life. Loughrey will be in attendance between 11am and 4pm.

Maroondah Reservoir Cleanup

A working bee is being held to clean up Maroondah Reservoir Park on Saturday 27 February. Participants can meet at 9.30am at the main car park/rotunda. BYO hat, food, water and gardening tools. Contact:

Hall maintenance

Interested Badger Creek residents are being asked to help maintain Badger Creek Hall. The management committee meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7.30pm in the rear meeting room behind the hall. Enquiries: Kathy 5962 3639.

Tennis players wanted

Female tennis players of any age and skill are wanted to join Hoddles Creek Tennis Club for the Tuesday Maltta competition. 14 week season around the Yarra Valley for good fun healthy exercise suitable for active retirees. Enquiries: Val 9728 5079.

Probus Club

Ladies, keep the third Monday in the month free. Healesville Valley Ladies Probus Club meets at the Senior Citizens Club Rooms at 11am. You are welcome to join in on the friendly get-together meeting. For more information contact 0447 055 264.

Fresh Food

A fresh food program takes place each Friday at 10.30am at the Wandin Senior Citizens Hall allowing residents in need to come along and grab food items and ready to eat meals. For more information contact 5967 1272 or visit

Men’s health barbecue

Mr Perfect men’s mental health community barbecue will be taking place on the last Sunday of every month from 10.30am to 12.30pm in Melba Park, Lilydale. Free event with food and drink including vegetarian options. Children and pets welcome. More information:

Barefoot bowls

Yarra Junction Bowling Club is hosting barefoot bowls every Friday evening from 6.30pm. The bar will be open, as well as music and a sausage sizzle. $5 per person with equipment supplied.

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