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Monday, 26 February 2018
  
 
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Events for the month of February 2018
 
Worried about your memory
Monday, 5 February 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Are you worried about your memory? This information session will help you to:
- Understand that memory is a process
- Identify common memory changes that occur with ageing
- Understand factors, other than dementia, that can impact on memory
- Identify a number of memory strategies
- Recognise when memory concerns need to be investigated and what to do
- Understand the services provided by Alzheimer’s Australia

Please RSVP by 1 February.


LOCATION:
Room 4, Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Keenahan   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au

Starting Your Business Workshop
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
KnoxBiz logo
Prepare to get your bright idea off the ground, step by step, at this essential planning workshop packed with vital start-up tips, tools and expert guidance that will prepare you to give your business the best chance of success.
Come to grips with everything you need to know before you get started and walk away prepared with a clear vision of the next steps needed to turn your idea into business reality.
Cost: $30


LOCATION:
Knox City Council 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Launch of Probus Club - Wantirna South
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Probus is all about Friendship, Fellowship and Fun in retirement.

Probus provides you with the opportunity to join a social club with other
retirees to enjoy social interaction and activities in your local community.

This is the Wantirna South Club's first meeting and they are looking for members.


LOCATION:
Knox Club, 480 Boronia Road, Wantirna South Vic 3152
CONTACT NAME:
Doreen Allison, Secretary   
PHONE:
0408822927

Bright Ideas Network Meeting
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Knox Bright Ideas Network has been developed to bring together older Knox residents and community groups.

The network provides an opportunity to share current and future challenges for Knox seniors and to work together to develop ideas and opportunities.

The group meets on a bi-monthly basis and a newsletter is distributed each month. You are welcome to join us at this meeting and learn more about the Bright Ideas Network.


LOCATION:
Bayswater Senior Citizens Centre, 790 Mountain Highway, Bayswater
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Keenahan   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au

Picnic in the Park
Thursday, 8 February 2018
5:00 PM
The Life Activities Club Knox Inc invites you to a picnic in the park. This will be an enjoyable evening i a pleasant and relaxed environment.

BYO - Food, drink and chairs


LOCATION:
Tim Neville Arboretum and Boronia Library
CONTACT NAME:
Margaret   
PHONE:
0397624332

Knox Interfaith Tour
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Tuesday, 13 February 2018
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Explore places of worship in your local community...

Join us on a Knox Interfaith Tour and learn about other faiths. Discuss beliefs and traditions. Appreciate the diverse faiths that make up our community. Through knowledge, understanding and respect, we can strengthen and build on the rich heritage everyone brings to our community.

Time: 9.15am - 2.15pm
Cost: $5 per person (includes tour, transportation, lunch [vegetarian] and morning/afternoon tea

Strictly limited seats!!


CONTACT NAME:
Knox Interfaith Network   
PHONE:
0395576713
EMAIL:
tsa@templesociety.org.au

Business Planning Essentials Workshop
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KnoxBiz logo
Put your business on the path to longterm success at this essential workshop that will take you, step by step, through the vital process of building a business plan to drive your business forward.
Learn how to map out a plan that will show where your business is at right now, where you’d like to be in future and, most importantly, help you develop a clear vision of the next steps and strategies that will take you there.
Cost: $20


LOCATION:
Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Are you at risk? Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Thursday, 15 February 2018
10:30 AM - 12:00 NOON
Three out of five Victorians are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and up to 58% of cases can be prevented. The symptoms may not always be obvious, so it is important to check your risk. The good news is that, once you know your risk, you can take the first step towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. EACH is here to help.

LOCATION:
Courthouse Large Room, EACH, cnr Station and Spring Streets, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Meagan Watson   
PHONE:
0397576260
EMAIL:
meagan.watson@each.com.au

Bike Maintenance Course
Sunday, 18 February 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Do you know how to fix a puncture or test the tyre pressure on your bike? Or how to remove or replace the wheels, or oil the chain?

This summer we are running free workshops to show you how to keep your bike up and running. And if you don’t have the tools, not to worry – we have installed a bike repair station at the Marie Wallace Reserve which has all the tools you’ll need to maintain your bike, where you a can practice your new skills from the workshop.

Cost: Free. (A bike isn’t required to participate)
All sessions will cover the same information


LOCATION:
The Basin Progress Hall
CONTACT NAME:
Transport & Traffic Team   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
sustainabletransport@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/cycling

Small Business Bus is coming to Ferntree Gully
Monday, 19 February 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Vic State Govt logo
Are you looking to start a small business but not sure how?

Do you own a business and need expert advice on how to grow and thrive?

The Victorian Government’s Small Business Bus is coming to Mountain Gate Shopping Centre in Ferntree Gully on Monday, 19 February 2018.

The Small Business Bus offers:

- FREE confidential mentoring provided by a small business specialist
- ADVICE on developing your business idea, formulating a business plan, marketing your business, improving your understanding of cash flow management and more
- Friendly ASSISTANCE from a Small Business Victoria information officer
- INFORMATION about Small Business Victoria’s programs and services

Book in now for your free one-on-one mentoring session and discover how the Small Business Bus can help you plan, start or grow your business.

Book via the web link below or call the Business Victoria Contact Centre on 13 22 15.


LOCATION:
Mountain Gate Shopping Centre, 1880 Ferntree Gully Road, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.business.vic.gov.au/events/

cancelled - BreastScreen Victoria Information Session
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
This session focuses on educating women on how to be breast aware and will inform you about the free breast screening program (for people over the age of 50) at BreastScreen Victoria. There will be a 30 minute presentation covering topics on:
- Breast health awareness
- Risk factors
- Myths
- Signs and symptoms (screening vs diagnostic)
- Breastscreen process


LOCATION:
Boronia Library, Park Crescent, Bornia
CONTACT NAME:
Tracey   
PHONE:
0398006488
EMAIL:
tracey.martin@erl.vic.gov.au

Marketing Your Business Workshop
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KnoxBiz logo
An effective marketing strategy should boost your brand, capture customers, keep them coming back, and ultimately save you time and money.
Find out why just a website and a Facebook page is not going to cut it at this back-to-basics workshop that will show you how to develop a marketing action plan to keep your effort and resources focused in the right areas.
Cost: $20


LOCATION:
Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Film and Pizza Night
Wednesday, 21 February 2018
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This is a fun and social evening and we select films that we feel will be relevant/popular with our regular members who are on average, aged around 71 years.

Typically, we will have a couple of short items such as the old Movietone (Is this right or is it Movietime?) News, followed by some pizzas and then watch a Feature Film. If you are looking for an enjoyable way to spend the evening, come and join us.

Cost is $5. Please book by 14 February.


LOCATION:
U3A Parkhills, 1A Park Boulevard, Ferntree Gully.
CONTACT NAME:
U3A Office   
PHONE:
0397522737

Older Men New Ideas (OMNI) - Men's discussion group
Friday, 23 February 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
OMNI is a men's discussion group that provides an opportunity for men over the age of 50 to interact with other local men. Discussions are wide-ranging and conducted in a friendly, respectful and confidential environment. A light morning tea is provided.

The group meets on the second and forth Friday of each month.


LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
John Doutch   
PHONE:
0431844833

Ten Pin Bowling
Monday, 26 February 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
As part of the Knox Over 55s Zest4Life program, AMF Bowling is offering a complimentary session to show you the finer points of the great game. You will learn how to select a bowling ball, the correct steps to releasing the ball and how to strike or pick up those spares.

LOCATION:
AMF Boronia, 125 Boronia Road, Boronia
CONTACT NAME:
Boronia Bowl    
PHONE:
0397627666

Ten Pin Bowling
Monday, 26 February 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
As part of the Knox Over 55s Zest4Life program, AMF Bowling is offering a complimentary session to show you the finer points of the great game. You will learn how to select a bowling ball, the correct steps to releasing the ball and how to strike or pick up those spares.

LOCATION:
AMF Boronia, 125 Boronia Road, Boronia
CONTACT NAME:
AMF Boronia   
PHONE:
0397627666

Ten Pin Bowling
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
As part of the Knox Over 55s Zest4Life program, AMF Bowling is offering a complimentary session to show you the finer points of the great game. You will learn how to select a bowling ball, the correct steps to releasing the ball and how to strike or pick up those spares.

LOCATION:
AMF Knox (Westfields), cnr Adelaide and Perth Court, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Knox Bowl   
PHONE:
0398872322

Ten Pin Bowling
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
As part of the Knox Over 55s Zest4Life program, AMF Bowling is offering a complimentary session to show you the finer points of the great game. You will learn how to select a bowling ball, the correct steps to releasing the ball and how to strike or pick up those spares.

LOCATION:
AMF Boronia, 125 Boronia Road, Boronia
CONTACT NAME:
AMF Boronia   
PHONE:
0397627666

Are you at risk? Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Three out of five Victorians are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and up to 58% of cases can be prevented. The symptoms may not always be obvious, so it is important to check your risk. The good news is that, once you know your risk, you can take the first step towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. EACH is here to help.

LOCATION:
Shire Hall, EACH, 1063 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Meagan Watson    
PHONE:
0397576260
EMAIL:
meagan.watson@each.com.au

Pricing for Maximum Profit Workshop
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KnoxBiz logo
The prices you charge for products or services are too important to leave to guesswork. Too low and you’ll run headlong into cash flow problems. Too high and your customers will turn away.
Find out how to set a price point that’s just right to give your business the best chance to thrive at this essential workshop.
Cost: $20


LOCATION:
Knox City Council, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Knox Ramblers Heart Foundation Walking Group
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
This group meets each Wednesday at 9.30 am. It is a brisk walk of 4 kms which will take approximately 60 minutes.

LOCATION:
Knox City Myer under cover carpark (close to Stud Road)
CONTACT NAME:
Nola    
PHONE:
0400525119

MDLC Social Friendship Group
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This group provides a social environment to all participants and enjoys mini bus outlings, lunches, guest speakers, as well as a different activity each Wednesday. Everyone is welcome and there is no age barrier.

LOCATION:
Mountain District Learning Centre, 13-15 The Avenue, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0397587859

Ten Pin Bowling
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
As part of the Knox Over 55s Zest4Life program, AMF Bowling is offering a complimentary session to show you the finer points of the great game. You will learn how to select a bowling ball, the correct steps to releasing the ball and how to strike or pick up those spares.

LOCATION:
AMF Knox (Westfields), cnr Adelaide and Perth Court, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Knox Bowl   
PHONE:
0398872322

Committee Roles and Responsibilities
Wednesday, 28 February 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Facilitator - Leisure Networks

If you have taken on the role of president, vice president, secretary, treasurer or are a general committee member of a community organisation or club, then this workshop is for you!

Committees are an integral part of every community organisation and club. Are you wondering what your roles and responsibilities are as a committee member? Do you want to be part of an effective, well-functioning and cohesive committee? If so, then this workshop will help you to understand the specific roles and obligations of committee members. It will help your committee members to understand what makes an effective committee and provide you with useful tips and strategies to enable you to plan effectively and undertake your role in an effective, efficient and enjoyable way.

Free - bookings essential (see link below)

RSVP by Friday 23 February 2018


LOCATION:
Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Community Strengthening Team   
PHONE:
0392988000
WEB:
https://www.stickytickets.com.au/61349/

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