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Events for the month of February 2019
 
Seniors Chat Club
Friday, February 01, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Come along and enjoy a chat and a cuppa. Tea and coffee supplied.

There's no need to book, just meet us at Rowville Library.


LOCATION:
Rowville Library, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Stud Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Rowville Library   
PHONE:
0398006443

Summer BBQ + Marcia Rae 50s-60s variety show
Monday, February 04, 2019
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Come and enjoy a BBQ lunch and get your dancin’ shoes on for Marcia Rae who will perform 50s/60s music. Take a look at our Op Shop and pick up a bargain!

RSVP by 23 January.


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

The Dusty Springfield Show (11am Show)
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wendy Stapleton presents an outstanding tribute to the songs and career of Dusty Springfield, Britain’s greatest female pop singer.
This show takes you on a colourful journey through all
of Dusty’s hits of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Complimentary tea and coffee will be served prior to the show.


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

The Dusty Springfield Show (2pm Show)
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 AM
Dusty
Wendy Stapleton presents an outstanding tribute to the songs and career of Dusty Springfield, Britain’s greatest female pop singer.

Dusty Springfield’s career spanned over 35 years, due to her unique heartbreaking voice, and her unfailing belief in songwriters such as Carol King, Gerry Goffin, Randy Newman, John Kander, Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

This show takes you on a colourful journey through all the hits of the 60’s 70’ 80’s and 90’s that made Dusty a household name.

Date: Tuesday 5 February.
Time: 2:00pm.
Tickets: Adult $20, Concession $18, Groups 6+ $16.
Duration: 75 minutes, no interval.


LOCATION:
Knox Community Art Centre, 790 Mountain Highway Bayswater
WEB:
https://bit.ly/2P1Rq1e

Diabetes Wellness Program
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Diabetes Wellness Program is a group that runs for four weeks (6-27 Feb) for people living with Type 2 Diabetes & family members. The program provides education about healthy eating for diabetes, blood glucose monitoring, physical activity, foot care and more, guiding you to learn to live well with diabetes. RSVP by 25 January.

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

Bright Ideas Network Meeting
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
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.


LOCATION:
Knox Library, Westfield Knox Shopping Centre, 425 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Keenahan   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
Knox City Council

The Independent Living Group
Thursday, February 07, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
This 6 week (7 Feb to 14 March) interactive group run by Occupational Therapists, will provide you with tips to make your everyday activities easier and safer! Includes an educational talk, practical circuit and tea/coffee. Talk Topics: Joint Protection, Energy Conservation, Back Care, Vision, Falls Prevention & Home Modifications and Future Planning.

LOCATION:
EACH Court House, cnr Spring and Station Streets, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Intake Services   
PHONE:
0397576272

Feng Shui Workshop
Friday, February 08, 2019
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join Salwa Abboud from Effortless Living to learn about Feng Shui. Bookings for this event open 30 days before it begins, so please call Rowville Library on Wednesday 9 January.

LOCATION:
Rowville Library, Stud Park Shopping Centre, Stud Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Rowville Library   
PHONE:
0398006443

On Road Defensive Cycling (intermediate)
Saturday, February 09, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Want to gain confidence in traffic? Join our two instructors, learn about safety checks, bike handling and practical traffic riding skills such as correct road positioning. Learn to navigate road without bike lanes with two instructors and visit intersections and roundabouts.

Cost is $10 (lunch provided). Participants must be able to ride and should bring own bike and helmet.


LOCATION:
Basketball Courts at Fairpark Reserve, Manuka Road, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Customer Service   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
Knox City Council

How to Reduce Your Falls Risk
Saturday, February 09, 2019
12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM
A workshop on how to reduce falls in the senior population with take home exercises. RSVP by 1 February.

LOCATION:
Knox Chiropractic & Wellness, 14/603 Boronia Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Dr Andjela Pecotic   
PHONE:
0398005350

Knox Sustainable Living Festival
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Monday, February 11, 2019
to Friday, February 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SLF
Eating seasonally, growing locally, and living sustainably has never been more important than now. Be inspired to join us for a week of FREE events and displays as part of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2019.

LOCATION:
Ferntree Gully Library 1010 Burwood Highway Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Barb Jordan   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
gardensforharvest@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/gardensforharvest

Starting Your Business - How to turn an idea into a business
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL


LOCATION:
Room 1 Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Cup Cakes with the Boronia CWA
Friday, February 15, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Join the talented Mirijana from the Boronia CWA and learn how to make and decorate cup cakes for that perfect occasion.

LOCATION:
Boronia Library, Park Crescent, Boronia
CONTACT NAME:
Boronia Library   
PHONE:
0398006488

Bike Maintenance Course
Saturday, February 16, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Learn how to maintain your bike and use the new bike repair stations at Lewis Park
and Walley Tew Reserve. With a qualified instructor, learn how to:
• Undertake bicycle checks
• Make basic adjustments
• Repair a puncture
• Replace an inner tube
• Clean a chain


LOCATION:
Mountain District Learning Centre, 13-25 The Avenue, Ferntree Gully
CONTACT NAME:
Customer Service   
PHONE:
0392988000
WEB:
knox.vic.gov.au/cycling

Addiction and the Brain
Monday, February 18, 2019
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Addiction is a modern day epidemic. Recent research suggests that addictions hijack the brain’s natural reward system and lead to an almost irresistible urge to pursue the object of addiction. Also certain drugs can produce psychological effects by mimicking the brain’s own chemical messengers, the neurotransmitters. Get a new understanding of what goes on in the brains of the addicted.

Bookings essential.


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

Flavours of the Seasons - Taste of Summer
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Enjoy a demonstration of artistic fruit carving using fresh summer fruits that will delight your guests when entertaining. We will also be making fresh multicultural salads using seasonal produce. Tastings and morning tea included. Cost is $10. RSVP by 12 February.

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

Business Planning Essentials - How to build a roadmap to success
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL


LOCATION:
Room 1 Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Ageing with Vitality
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM
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. RSVP by 13 February.

LOCATION:
Knox Chiropractic & Wellness, 14/603 Boronia Road, Wantirna
CONTACT NAME:
Kirsten Parkinson   
PHONE:
0398005350

Victorian Child Safe Standards - Creating Child Safe Organisations
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Child Safe
The Child Safe Standards have been introduced in Victoria to keep children safe from harm and abuse. They are designed to drive cultural change in organisations, so that protecting children from abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of leaders, staff and volunteers.

This introductory training program provides an overview of the minimum requirement for a child safe organisation and is recommended for staff and volunteers at organisations that have contact with children.

FREE of charge.
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL - see link below.


LOCATION:
Knox City Council - Function Room 4, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
WEB:
http://www.knox.vic.gov.au/Page/

Bike Maintenance Course
Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn how to maintain your bike and use the new bike repair stations at Lewis Park
and Walley Tew Reserve. With a qualified instructor, learn how to:
• Undertake bicycle checks
• Make basic adjustments
• Repair a puncture
• Replace an inner tube
• Clean a chain


LOCATION:
Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre, 40 Fulham Road, Rowville
CONTACT NAME:
Customer Service   
PHONE:
0392988000
WEB:
knox.vic.gov.au/cycling

Marketing Your Business - How to get it right the first time
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL


LOCATION:
Room 1 Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
https://www.knoxbiz.com.au/event/

Safer Scooter, Wiser Wheelchair
Thursday, February 28, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Designed to educate those who own/intend purchasing a Motorised Mobility Device (Motorised Scooter or Wheelchair) to minimise the risks associated with using these devices. Includes lunch.

LOCATION:
Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
CONTACT NAME:
Linda Keenahan   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
Knox City Council

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