Welcome to Knox
Skip Links
Visit facebook.com/KnoxcouncilVisit twitter.com/knoxccVisit youtube.com/knoxccVisit our LinkedIn pageContact Knox City Council
Printer Friendly

Calendar of Events

Today's Date:
Sunday, September 15, 2019
  
 
Select Category: All | General | Festivals & Events | Business | Young People | Council Meetings | Health | Training | Arts

Events for the month of October 2018
 
Pottery - Hand Building Creations
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Clay
Children will enjoy creative skill development within a fun, small group setting mentored by our experienced arts tutors. All pottery workshops offer firing of work, for collection at a later date.

During these week 1 sessions, children will create their very own clay frog or octopus.

For 6 years and over sessions parents are not able to stay during sessions due to space constraints.

Dates:
Wednesday 3 October
Friday 5 October

Times:
10:00am - 11:30am
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Cost: $14.50 per child


LOCATION:
Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre
WEB:
knox.vic.gov.au/schoolholidays

Morning Melodies and Lunch – Bayswater Seniors presents Glenn Starr
Monday, October 08, 2018
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Bayswater Senior Citizens Centre is delighted to present the great entertainer Glenn Starr providing music from the 50’s and 60’s. Lunch is included.
Time: 11.00 am to 3.00 pm
Venue: Bayswater Senior Citizens Centre
790 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater (Mel Ref: 64 G3) Buses 664, 755
Cost: $10 and raffle tickets $1
Bookings essential - please book by calling Val on 0400 581 750 or 9720 7232 (RSVP by Friday 28 September).


LOCATION:
Bayswater Senior Citizens Centre, 790 Mountain Highway, Bayswater
CONTACT NAME:
Val   
PHONE:
0400581750

Dr Declutter – Wardrobe DeClutter – From Overwhelmed to Organised
Monday, October 08, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Have you ever stood in front of your wardrobe and wondered what to wear? Does the thought of decluttering make you feel overwhelmed? Are you unsure where to start? This workshop will provide tips tailored to the audience, to achieve the wardrobe you've always wanted.
Time: 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm
Venue: Knox Library, Westfield Knox Shopping Centre, 425 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Anita Gardener on 9800 6470 or email knox@erl.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Friday 5 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Library, Westfield Knox Shopping Centre, 425 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Anita Gardener    
PHONE:
0398006470
EMAIL:
knox@erl.vic.gov.au

Photographic Walk
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Bring your camera and take a stroll around the Tim Neville Arboretum, taking photos and receiving advice from members of the Knox Photographic Society to help you get the most out of your camera. This is suitable for all camera types. A talk on photography will follow at Boronia Library.
Time: 10.00 am to 11.00 am at Tim Neville Arboretum
11.00 am to 12.00 pm at Boronia Library
Venue: Tim Neville Arboretum (Francis Street Entrance)
98-106 Dorset Road, Ferntree Gully
Boronia Library, Park Crescent, Boronia
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Tracey Martin on 9800 6489 or boronia@erl.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Monday 8 October)
Additional information: Morning tea is provided. If it is raining, please go directly to Boronia Library for a 10.00 am start.


LOCATION:
Tim Neville Arboretum and Boronia Library
CONTACT NAME:
Tracey Martin   
PHONE:
0398006489
EMAIL:
boronia@erl.vic.gov.au

Patio Style – Container Gardening for Seniors
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Have you recently downsized or moved to a unit or apartment but still love to get your hands in the soil? Join us as we discuss ways to make the most of your available garden space.
Time: 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
Venue: Rowville Library, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Stud Road, Rowville
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Linda Dalziel on Ph: 9800 6443 or email: rowville@erl.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Monday 8 October).


LOCATION:
Rowville Library, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Stud Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Dalziel   
PHONE:
0398006443
EMAIL:
rowville@erl.vic.gov.au

Australian Jazz Museum - Anita Harris and Friends
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Australian Jazz Museum, Seniors' Festival Event: Anita Harris Quintet celebrates The Lyric - enjoy some wonderful, timeless jazz songs.

Music 1pm - 3pm | 15 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna, Victoria
Tickets $10 for concert and tea and coffee
(03) 9800 5535 to enquire
www.ajm.org.au.



LOCATION:
15 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Australian Jazz Museum   
PHONE:
0398005535
WEB:
www.ajm.org.au

Embolden Fashion Parade - bus tour
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Embolden
We will travel by bus to St Kilda for a fashion parade by older people, which will explore beauty and gender in ways that celebrate ageing bodies and empower us all. Includes drinks and canapés.
Time: 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Venue: Meet in foyer of Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
Cost: $20
Bookings essential – please book by contacting Linda on 9298 8828 or linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Friday 5 October)

Note: this bus tour will start and depart from the Knox Civic Centre and is participating in the Fashion Parade only. To book your seat on the bus, please contact Linda. However, for those interested, Embolden2018 is a two-day conference and aims to challenge the concept of ageing. It will be held in St Kilda on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 October. For further details, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/embolden2018-registration-46558986181


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

Barbecue & Singing
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
BBQ lunch followed by musical entertainer Rhys Lett. Attendees will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with great fellowship.
Time: 11.30 am to 2.30 pm
Venue: Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 646 Burwood Highway, Knoxfield Vic 3180
Cost: voluntary donation
Bookings essential: please book by contacting Patricia on 9778 9460 or soupandsinging@outlook.com (RSVP by Friday 5 October)


LOCATION:
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 646 Burwood Highway, Knoxfield
CONTACT NAME:
Patricia   
PHONE:
0397789460
EMAIL:
soupandsinging@outlook.com

Fabulous Melody String in Knox
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
A combination of beautiful Chinese and Western String music to be enjoyed. A relaxed and informal atmosphere that includes a light lunch.
Time: 11.30 am to 1.30 pm
Venue: Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by contacting Richard on 0433 966 251 or erhusoul@gmail.com (RSVP by Friday 5 October)


LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Richard   
PHONE:
0433966251
EMAIL:
erhusoul@gmail.com

Tai Chi with Knox Chinese Elderly Citizens Club
Thursday, October 11, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:00 NOON
Come along and try the ancient art of Tai Chi for a fit and healthy mind and body; a gentle but effective exercise regime for all ages. Soft white soled shoes and loose clothing are recommended. Followed by a morning tea.
Time: 9.30 am to 12.00 pm
Venue: Knox Chinese Elderly Citizens Club, Rowville Community Centre, 40 Fulham Road,
Rowville
(Mel Ref 81 K1) Buses 691, 900
Free event
Additional Information: For further information call William Wai on 0411 138 448


LOCATION:
Rowville Community Centre, 40 Fulham Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
William   
PHONE:
0411138448

Ageing with Vitality
Thursday, October 11, 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ageing is often associated with a myriad of health and wellness concerns, but there are many strategies you can put in place to enhance your physical, mental and emotional health as you reach your retirement years. Join us for a workshop on healthy ageing and vitality.
Time: 10.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Knox Chiropractic and Wellness, 14/603 Boronia Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Knox Chiropractic and Wellness on 9800 5350 (RSVP by Friday 12 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Chiropractic and Wellness, 14/603 Boronia Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0398005350

Grandparent – Grandchildren Storytime
Thursday, October 11, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Join us for a special Grandparents and kids storytime, enjoy stories, songs and a craft activity. Mums and Dads are very welcome to join in the fun.
Time: 11.00 am to 12.00 pm
Venue: Ferntree Gully Library, 1010 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Denise Hibbs on 9800 6455 or email ferntreegully@erl.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Friday 5 October)


LOCATION:
Ferntree Gully Library, 1010 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Denise Hibbs   
PHONE:
0398006455
EMAIL:
ferntreegully@erl.vic.gov.au

Pole Dancing for Over 55s
Friday, October 12, 2018
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pole dancing has all sorts of health benefits, it strengthens your core, is a great cardio workout and improves strength and balance. If you’re curious to know what the hype is all about, put on your dancing shoes and come along to this absolute beginners class. You’ll learn some basic tricks and spins on the pole combined with a mini dance routine. We’ll get your muscles working and you’ll have so much fun, you won’t know you’re working out!
Time: 10.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Factory 3/5 Kelletts Road, Rowville
Cost: $15 (usually $30)
Bookings essential - please book by calling Cassandra on 0422 304 483 (RSVP by Tuesday 9 October).


LOCATION:
Factory 3/5 Kelletts Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Cassandra   
PHONE:
0422304483

Australian Jazz Museum - Pippa Wilson and band
Friday, October 12, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Australian Jazz Museum, Seniors' Festival Event: Pippa Wilson and Friends

Music 1pm - 3pm | 15 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna, Victoria
Tickets $10 for concert and tea and coffee
(03) 9800 5535 to enquire
www.ajm.org.au.


LOCATION:
15 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Australian Jazz Museum   
PHONE:
0398005355
WEB:
www.ajm.org.au

Art in Ferntree Gully - Friendly Friday
Friday, October 12, 2018
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Visit the Hut Gallery for the Ferntree Gully Arts Society Annual Exhibition of paintings, prints, pastels and drawings by local artists. See artists at work on Friendly Friday and try your hand at drawing and painting (materials supplied). Enjoy a cup of tea with our members.
Time: 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm
Venue: The Hut Gallery, 157 Underwood Road, Ferntree Gully
Cost: Gold coin donation
Additional Information: For further information, please contact Shirley on 9736 3804 or shirley.dougan@bigpond.com


LOCATION:
The Hut Gallery, 157 Underwood Road, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Shirley   
PHONE:
0397363804
EMAIL:
shirley.dougan@bigpond.com

Bingo Night
Friday, October 12, 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
A great night out with bingo and a free healthy supper. Prize money of up to $100 available. We also run a raffle with many prizes during the night and all proceeds go to the Royal Children’s Hospital Appeal.
Time: 7.15 pm to 10.30 pm
Venue: Knoxfield 55 Plus Club, Carrington Park Activity Centre, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
(Mel Ref: 73 A6)
Cost: $2 Bingo: $2 per book Raffle tickets: $1 each
Bookings essential - please book by calling 9763 7944 (RSVP by Monday 8 October). Please leave a message with your details.


LOCATION:
Knoxfield 55 Plus Club, Carrington Park Activity Centre, 20 O'Connor Rd, Knoxfield
CONTACT NAME:
Bill   
PHONE:
0397637944

Gentle Reformer Pilates
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Using the Reformer Pilates machines, this workout is a gentle, resistance based training suitable for all fitness levels. The exercises work through a range of motions to tone and strengthen your muscles whilst increasing joint stability in one fun workout.
Time: 9.00 am to 9.50 am
Venue: Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please call Reception on 8805 1777 or email admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0388051777
EMAIL:
admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au

Mindfulness Meditation
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Is a type of meditation which involves paying attention to the present moment, deliberately and without judgement. It enhances positive emotions and creates a feeling of calm.
Time: 9.00 am to 9.50 am
Venue: Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please call Reception on 8805 1777 or email admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0388051777
EMAIL:
admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au

Yoga
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.
Free.


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0388051777
EMAIL:
admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au

Gardens for Harvest – Active Ageing Through Gardening Workshop
Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Why is it that when we finally have time to work on our gardens, our bodies tell us to slow down or our physical circumstances change. Changing a gardens’ design and some of our gardening practices means we can continue to enjoy all the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits from a garden, even as our own capability changes. Presented by Richard Rowe from Sustainable Gardening Australia.

Time: 10.00 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Room 4, Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
Free Event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Barb Jordan on 9298 8000 or email: gardensforharvest@knox.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Friday 5 October)


LOCATION:
Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Barb Jordan   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
gardensforharvest@knox.vic.gov.au

Gentle Reformer Pilates
Saturday, October 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Using the Reformer Pilates machines, this workout is a gentle, resistance based training suitable for all fitness levels. The exercises work through a range of motions to tone and strengthen your muscles whilst increasing joint stability in one fun workout.
Free.


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0388051777
EMAIL:
admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au

Positive Ageing – Ride the Wave
Saturday, October 13, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
An interactive information session including simple techniques to gain and maintain emotional wellbeing and a positive mental attitude to support thriving as we get older. The vital relationship between the mind, emotions and body will also be covered. You will leave with a whole new positive perspective of ageing!
Time: 11.00 am to 12.00 pm
Venue: Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please call Linda Black on 0413 313 440 or linblack@insightingpeace.com (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Black   
PHONE:
0413313440
EMAIL:
linblack@insightingpeace.com

You are not alone – mental health issues in retirement for older residents
Saturday, October 13, 2018
12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM
You are not alone. It is common to experience mental health issues such as, anxiety and depression, grief and loss as we age and this can increase upon retirement. Our Counselor (Mental Health Social Worker) Heather Mikronis will discuss some of the problems that can occur with our mental health at this stage in life and give you tips on dealing with your concerns to allow you to get on with enjoying life!
Time: 12.00 pm to 12.50 pm
Venue: Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please call Reception on 8805 1777 or email admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0388051777
EMAIL:
admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au

A rainbow of foods for nutrition in positive ageing
Saturday, October 13, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
An interactive information session on the different foods you can eat to maintain health and wellbeing.
Time: 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm
Venue: Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please call Dr Jyothsna Rao on 0421 555 851 or email jyothsnarao14@gmail.com (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Dr Jyothsna Rao    
PHONE:
0421555851
EMAIL:
jyothsnarao14@gmail.com

Hypnosis for Stress Management & Reduction for Senior Citizens
Saturday, October 13, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
We all experience stress from time to time. This talk will cover the dangers of stress, how it contributes to many illnesses, what is hypnosis and how it helps with stress management. It will include a 20 minute hypnosis process allowing participants to powerfully relax and stay calm.
Time: 2.30 pm to 3.15 pm
Venue: Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please call Reception on 8805 1777 or email admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Health & Sports Clinic, 171 Stud Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0388051777
EMAIL:
admin@knoxhealthandsportsclinic.com.au

Pinterest
Monday, October 15, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join the Bayswater Library team as we explore the fun and creativity of Pinterest! People are using Pinterest for all kinds of interesting things like planning holidays, decorating their homes, collecting favourite recipes and more. Bring along your device, questions and curiosity!
Time: 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm
Venue: Bayswater Library, 7-13 High Street, Bayswater
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Judy Cousins on 9800 6498 or email bayswater@erl.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Friday 12 October).


LOCATION:
Bayswater Library, 7-13 High Street, Bayswater
CONTACT NAME:
Judy Cousins   
PHONE:
0398006498
EMAIL:
bayswater@erl.vic.gov.au

Bridges Shopping Tour
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Enjoy a day of retail therapy indulge in some shopping pleasures (spend as much or as little as you want). Catch a small friendly bus from Carrington Park to commence your shopping at Brandon Park before moving onto the Waverley Gardens where you can either buy your lunch or BYO.
Time: 9.30 am to 3.00 pm
Venue: Carrington Park Leisure Centre, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
Cost: $5
Bookings essential - please book by calling Lyn Maestri on 9763 9700 (RSVP by Tuesday 9 October).


LOCATION:
Carrington Park Leisure Centre, 20 O’Connor Road, Knoxfield
CONTACT NAME:
Lyn Maestri   
PHONE:
0397639700

Knox Interfaith Tour
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 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.
Time: 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
Venue: Start and finish at the Knox Civic Centre (foyer), 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
Cost: $5 includes tour, minibus transportation, morning tea and a light luncheon
Bookings essential: Please contact Mark Herrmann on 9557 6713 or email tsa@templesociety.org.au (RSVP by Tuesday 9 October)


LOCATION:
Start and finish at the Knox Civic Centre (foyer), 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Mark Herrmann   
PHONE:
0395576713
EMAIL:
tsa@templesociety.org.au

Monica Dullard – Ageing with Attitude
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Monica Dullard
Monica Dullard is shocked that she is a Baby Boomer! Baby boomers apparently, are ‘the wealthiest and healthiest and unique generation to ever walk this earth’, but try telling that to Monica, with her feisty 92 year old mum in tow. There is something for everyone in this hilarious comedy show, including, health, travel, and wellbeing information and tips for dealing with your own senior moments. So charge up your scooters and get yourselves to this jam-packed fun comedy show where we can share together our stories of what we do, not to get ‘old’! Let’s not take ageing lying down, Age with Attitude!

Knox City Council’s Active Ageing & Disability Services department proudly presents this event and supports the LGBTIQ community.
Time: 2.30 pm to 3.10 pm
Venue: Knox Community Arts Centre, Cnr Scoresby Road and Mountain Highway, Bayswater (Mel Ref: 64 G3)
Cost: $5.00
Includes free tea and coffee
Bookings essential: please book by calling 9729 7287 or online www.knox.vic.gov.au/theatretix
Tickets will be available at the door, unless sold out prior. If you require wheelchair access or have mobility requirements, please call the box office on 9729 7287 for assistance.


LOCATION:
Knox Community Arts Centre
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0397297287
WEB:
www.knox.vic.gov.au/theatretix

Knox Seniors Indoor Bowls Carnival
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Participate in a round robin tournament of indoor bowls. A guaranteed six match event in a safe environment. Light lunch and afternoon tea provided for teams.
Time: 10.30 am to 3.30 pm
Venue: Rowville Senior Citizens Club, Rowville Community Centre, 20 Fulham Road, Rowville (Mel Ref: 81 K1) Buses 691, 900
Free event
Bookings essential – please book by calling Sandra Goodwin on 0402 811 789 (RSVP by Friday 28 September).


LOCATION:
Rowville Community Centre, 40 Fulham Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Sandra   
PHONE:
0402811789

Nutrition and Diabetes Risk – can your diet help prevent diabetes?
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Nutrition and Diabetes Risk – can your diet help prevent diabetes?
Wednesday 17 October
EACH
Three out of five Victorians are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and up to 58% of cases can be prevented. Learn how what you eat impacts healthy ageing, check your diabetes risk and understand how to decrease the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Time: 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm
Venue: EACH Shire Hall – 1063 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully
Free Event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Meagan Watson on 9757 6260. (RSVP by Tuesday 16 October).


LOCATION:
EACH Shire Hall – 1063 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Meagan Watson    
PHONE:
0397576260

Open Day at the Knox Chinese Elderly Citizens Club
Thursday, October 18, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Come along to our open day and experience Tai Chi, badminton, table tennis and other activities. Soft white-soled shoes and loose clothing are recommended.
Time: 10.00 am to 12.00 pm
Venue: Knox Chinese Elderly Citizens Club, Rowville Community Centre, 40 Fulham Road, Rowville (Mel Ref 81 K1)
Buses: 691, 900
Free event
Additional Information: For further information call William Wai on 0411 138 448


LOCATION:
Knox Chinese Elderly Citizens Club, Rowville Community Centre, 40 Fulham Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
William   
PHONE:
0411138448

Friends of Dementia - carers support
Thursday, October 18, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
An afternoon tea and opportunity for carers to make new friends in a socially inclusive environment, promoting friendship and access to educational resources.
Time: 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: Estia Health Knoxfield, 428 Scoresby Road, Knoxfield
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Rachel Williams 9763 1421 (RSVP by Thursday 11 October).


LOCATION:
Estia Health Knoxfield, 428 Scoresby Road, Knoxfield
CONTACT NAME:
Rachel Williams   
PHONE:
0397631421

Jazz in the Afternoon
Thursday, October 18, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Join a group of U3A Jazz enthusiasts as they listen to and discuss a variety of Jazz pieces. Our Jazz course has some 20 members with a broad range of Jazz interests and share a considerable body of knowledge.
Time: 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm
Venue: U3A, 1A Park Boulevard, Ferntree Gully
Free event
Booking is essential – please book by calling U3A Office on 9752 2737


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

Gardens for Harvest Bus Tour
Friday, October 19, 2018
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Be transported by bus to the Mornington Peninsula to enjoy a guided garden tour and morning tea. We will be visiting Heronswood and The Diggers Club Dromana. The property was originally the holiday destination for Melbourne University’s first Professor of Law, William Hearn who employed Edward La Trobe Bateman to design Heronswood House in 1866. Now, after eight owners, it is home to The Diggers Club who use the gardens to showcase the evergreen fruits, vegetables and flowers featured in their magazines.
Time: 8.30 am to 1.00 pm
Venue: Pick up from Knox Civic Centre (foyer), 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
Cost: Free for Gardens for Harvest Members otherwise $10.00 for non-members (please bring cash on the day). Includes garden tour and morning tea
Bookings essential: places are limited, please book by calling Barb Jordan on 9298 8000 (RSVP by Friday 5 October)


LOCATION:
Pick up from Knox Civic Centre (foyer), 511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Barb Jordan   
PHONE:
0392988000

Knox Street Orienteering Walkers
Friday, October 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Knox SOW organises Street Orienteering Walks every month in and around the City of Knox. We have maps and walk in teams of 2 to 5 people for one hour, finding answers to 20 clues. Cuppa afterwards at Forage Food Store in Boronia. www.knoxsow.org.au
Time: 10.15 am to 11.30 am
Venue: Tormore Reserve, Tormore Road (carpark entrance opposite Conway Court), Boronia
Free event
Bookings essential: Please contact David on 0419 337 311 or david@knoxsow.org.au (RSVP by Friday 12 October).


LOCATION:
Tormore Reserve, Tormore Road (carpark entrance opposite Conway Court), Boronia
CONTACT NAME:
David   
PHONE:
0419337311

Asian Finger Food
Friday, October 19, 2018
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Come along and immerse yourself in this wonderful cooking experience. Our entertaining chef will teach you the tips and techniques in preparing some delicious Asian finger foods to impress your friends and family. Morning tea and tastings included.
Time: 10.30 am to 1.00 pm
Venue: Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Rd, Wantirna South (Mel Ref: 64 B9) Bus 737
Cost: $5
Bookings essential: please book by calling Lisa Thomas on 9801 1895 or onh@netspace.net.au (RSVP by Monday 8 October).


LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Lisa Thomas   
PHONE:
0398011895
EMAIL:
onh@netspace.net.au

How to Reduce Your Falls Risk
Saturday, October 20, 2018
12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM
A workshop on how to reduce falls in the senior population with take home exercises.
Time: 12.00 pm to 1.00 pm
Venue: Knox Chiropractic and Wellness, 14/603 Boronia Road, Wantirna
Free event
Bookings essential: please book by calling Knox Chiropractic &Wellness on 9800 5350 (RSVP by Friday 12 October).


LOCATION:
Knox Chiropractic and Wellness, 14/603 Boronia Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0398005350

Knox Seniors Festival Closing Event – The Melbournaires
Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The 2018 Knox Seniors Festival Closing event will feature The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus which was formed in 1991 and is ranked amongst the top choruses nationally. They comprise of about 50 men, singing 4-part a cappella harmony music and sing popular songs in the barbershop harmony style. Come and enjoy. Our principal partner for this event is Biggin & Scott Knox.
Time: 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm
Venue: Knox Civic Centre
511 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South
(Mel Ref: 64 A12) Buses 732, 737, 755
Cost: $6.30 includes afternoon tea
Bookings essential – please book by calling 9729 7287 or online www.knox.vic.gov.au/theatretix (Please book by Thursday 4 October, unless tickets sold out prior)
Access Key: https://accessabilityaustralia.com/access-keys-2/


LOCATION:
Knox Community Arts Centre
CONTACT NAME:
Reception   
PHONE:
0397297287
WEB:
www.knox.vic.gov.au/theatretix

Bright Ideas Network Meeting
Wednesday, October 24, 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. Our meetings regularly include a guest speaker.
Time: 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm
Venue: EACH, Shire Hall, 1063 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully
Free event
Bookings essential: by calling the Linda Keenahan on 9298 8828 or linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au (RSVP by Friday 19 October)


LOCATION:
EACH, Shire Hall, 1063 Burwood Highway, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Keenahan   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
Knox City Council

Small Business Bus is coming to Bayswater
Thursday, October 25, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Business Bus
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 High Shopping Centre on Thursday, 25 October 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.


LOCATION:
Mountain High Shopping Centre, 7-13 High Street, Bayswater
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/events/

Powered by