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Tuesday, 19 June 2018
  
 
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Events for the month of June 2018
 
World Environment Day
Saturday, 2 June 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Mint Street Wetlands
Learn more about your local environment, enjoy a nature tour and discover how Knox Council is improving water quality and protecting our local waterways.

Knox Council Officers will lead walks to reveal the new native fish habitats within the wetland that will support the nationally threatened Dwarf Galaxias and Yarra Pygmy Perch populations.

BBQ Lunch provided

RSVP ESSENTIAL, by Monday 28 May
RSVP to biodiversity@knox.vic.gov.au


LOCATION:
Mint Street Wetlands, end of Mint Street, Wantirna
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
biodiversity@knox.vic.gov.au

Tax Essentials for Small Business - ATO Workshop
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Australian Taxation Office
Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business?
Give your business the best start!
REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE introductory workshop run by ATO staff.


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/events/

Tai Chi
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Learning the movement of Tai Chi along with breathing exercises based on traditional Chinese medicine.

Time: 10.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Aimee Seebeck Hall, 100 Police Road, Rowville
Cost: $11
Bookings essential: please book by calling 9764 1166 (RSVP by 30 May)


LOCATION:
Aimee Seebeck Hall, 100 Police Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre Inc   
PHONE:
0397641166

Record Keeping for Small Business - ATO Workshop
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Australian Taxation Office
Are you new to business, or thinking of starting a small business?
Good record keeping is important even before your first transaction occurs.
Good record keeping can save you time and helps you to claim all the deductions to which you’re entitled.
REGISTER NOW to come along to this FREE workshop run by ATO staff.


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/events/

Understanding and Coping with Dementia
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
This will detail the nature of dementia, its progression and some of the typical psychological and behavioural impacts on both the dementia sufferer and their carers. Discussion will focus on a range of coping strategies and processes.

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

Bright Ideas Network Meeting
Wednesday, 13 June 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Knox Bright Ideas Network brings together older Knox residents and community groups, who support older people, to share current and future challenges for Knox seniors. The meetings are held bi-monthly and aim to give participants the opportunity to develop ideas and opportunities, which actively support seniors to continue to contribute and participate in the Knox Community.

Time: 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: U3A Carrington Park, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
Free
Bookings essential: please book by calling Linda Keenahan on 9298 8828 or email linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Wednesday 6 June)


LOCATION:
U3A Carrington Park, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Keenahan   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Morning Tea
Friday, 15 June 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is an annual day recognised by the United Nations and aims to raise awareness of this issue and encourages community to say ‘no’ to elder abuse. Please support this day by wearing purple and join us for morning tea.

Time: 10.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Atrium, Knox Civic Centre
Free
Bookings essential: please book by calling Linda Keenahan on 9298 8828 or email linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au


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

Knox Interfaith Tour
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Tuesday, 19 June 2018
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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.
Cost: $5 per person, includes tour, transportation, lunch and morning/afternoon tea.


LOCATION:
Meet at the Knox Civic Centre 511 Burwood Highway Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Mark Hermann   
PHONE:
0395576713
EMAIL:
tsa@templesocirty.org.au

Immunisations: Knox City Council (Evening)
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Council's Health Services holds immunisation session at Knox Civic Centre in Wantirna South.

Booking is required through www.knox.vic.gov.au/immunisations


LOCATION:
511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
WEB:
www.knox.vic.gov.au/immunisations

Creating Effective Digital Content - What works and why - Business workshop
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KnoxBiz logo
In the digital world, content is king! Make sure yours is working for your business, your brand and speaking to the customers you want to reach.
Find out how to ensure the way you communicate with your customers online, whether by website, blog or social media, is not only compelling but also aligned to your business goals at this essential small business 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/events/

Parent Information Evening - Positive Parenting -
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
baby
Melinda Vander Reest, Early Childhood Consultant, Early Life Foundations will explore the topic of positive parenting and provide information and tips for families. www.earlylife.com.au

LOCATION:
Knox Civic Centre, Room 4, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Sharon Bradford   
PHONE:
0392988348
EMAIL:
play@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/playgroups

Bingo Day
Thursday, 21 June 2018
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
A great afternoon of bingo with a free afternoon tea. Prize money of up to $100 available.

Time: 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Knoxfield 55 Plus Club, Carrington Park, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
Cost: $2 Bingo: $2 per book
Bookings essential: please book by calling 9763 7944 (RSVP by 15 June). Please leave a message with your details.


LOCATION:
Knoxfield 55 Plus Club, Carrington Park, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
PHONE:
0397637944

Book Chat - Bayswater Library
Thursday, 21 June 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Do you enjoy talking to others about favourite books or DVD’s. Come along on the 3rd Thursday of the month for a relaxing afternoon, chatting over a cuppa about books that you have enjoyed.

LOCATION:
Bayswater Library, Mountain Highway Shopping Centre, 7/13 High Street, Bayswater
PHONE:
0398006498

Book Chat - Ferntree Gully Library
Thursday, 21 June 2018
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Do you enjoy talking to others about favourite books or DVD’s. Come along on the 3rd Thursday of the month for a relaxing afternoon, chatting over a cuppa about books that you have enjoyed.

LOCATION:
Ferntree Gully Library - 1010 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully
PHONE:
0398006455

Immunisations: Knox Civic Centre (morning)
Friday, 22 June 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Council's Health Services holds immunisation session at Knox Civic Centre in Wantirna South.

Booking is required through www.knox.vic.gov.au/immunisations


LOCATION:
511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
WEB:
www.knox.vic.gov.au/immunisations

Older Men New Ideas (OMNI) - Men's discussion group
Friday, 22 June 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

Flavours of the World – Taste of Thailand
Friday, 22 June 2018
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Our resident Chef and Learn Local trainer will be demonstrating how to make some authentic Thai fare. Come along and enjoy some fabulous tastings.

Time: 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Venue: Orana Neighbourhood House
62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
(Mel Ref: 64 B9)
Buses: 737
Cost: $5
Bookings essential: please book by calling Lisa Thomas on 9801 1895 (RSVP by 15 June)


LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Lisa Thomas    
PHONE:
0398011895

Come along to a Welcome Dinner!
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Saturday, 23 June 2018
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Do you live in Knox or surrounds and want to meet your neighbours?

In celebration of Refugee Week and the positive contributions made by refugees to the Australian community, we're hosting a Welcome Dinner!

Welcome Dinners connect newly arrived people with established Australians over a shared meal in a family home or a community space.

Everyone is invited to come along. Just bring along a plate of your favourite food to share.

Entry is free.


LOCATION:
Coonara Community House, 22 Wilow Road, Upper Ferntree Gully - enter via rear gates in Kongs Park
CONTACT NAME:
Coonara Community House
WEB:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/

Ferntree Gully Laughter Club
Sunday, 24 June 2018
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
The Ferntree Gully Laughter Club is a free community club, that practices ‘laughing for no reason’, which is the best medicine. With regular laughter comes the ability to renew one’s sense of humour and increase feelings of joy. The Club has been meeting for 13 years and promotes community spirit and well-being as participants join together in the spirit of laughter.

This is free to attend and is outside, but will be held under shelter if it is raining. For further information, please call Lynette on 0425 799 258 or 9763 5475


LOCATION:
Behind Ferntree Gully Library and Community Centre, 1010 Burwood Hwy, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Lynette   
PHONE:
0425799258

Immunisations: Rowville Community Centre
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Council's Health Services holds immunisation session at Rowville Community Centre in Rowville.

Booking is required through www.knox.vic.gov.au/immunisations


LOCATION:
40 Fulham Road, Rowville
WEB:
www.knox.vic.gov.au/immunisations

Financing Your Business
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
KnoxBiz logo
Access to the right type of finance is just as important to small business survival as it is to have money in the bank.
Learn how to size up the different sources of finance available at this workshop that will guide you through a website of resources put together by the Australian Bankers’ Association and accounting industry group CPA Australia to help you get your application over the line.
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/events/

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