Community Diary

RSL raffle

Warburton RSL’s raffle deadline has been extended to 29 October giving locals a greater chance at purchasing a winning ticket after the recent lockdowns. There are great prizes to be won, from a high-pressure washer to shopping vouchers, fresh food and firewood. You have to be in it to win it. Enquiries: 5966 9874 or

Plant sale

Hoddles Creek Red Cross are hosting a spring plant sale to be held at their Launch Fresh stall on Saturday 4 September.


Healesville Women 4 Women invites locals to a movement workshop learning how to move for nourishment not punishment. This workshop will provide the best resources and supports to help with exercise and movement practices. Sunday 22 August 2-4.30pm Lions Club Hall. Registrations:

Community choir

Healesville Community Choir is for everyone who loves to sing. Singers of all abilities are welcome as the group meets on the first three Mondays each month 7-9pm at YAVA Gallery and Arts Hub. Enquiries 0406 402 590 or

Over 50’s friendship

The Over 50’s Friendship Group meets every Monday and Wednesday 12.30pm – 4pm at the Yarraburn Senior Citizens Centre. The group provides a venue for elders to meet, play cards and games, chat and share knowledge and create friendships and provides support for those struggling to cope with the isolation and lockdowns.

Community Bank grants

An information session for the upcoming Community Grant Round – Community Banks Warburton and Yarra Junction will be held on Monday 23 August, 7pm at the Yarra Junction Bowls Club. Registrations and enquiries:

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