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Events for the month of July 2020
 
Crazy Kitchen Chemistry - Kids Kreative Virtual Event
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids Kreative
Are you ready for some virtual fun with Mad About Science these School Holidays? Become a Scientist in your own home! 🧪

Learn about chemistry through everyday items found in the kitchen, from explosive chemical reactions to mesmerising physical changes.

Stay tuned until the end to participate in a guided, hands-on activity.

WHEN: Wednesday 1 July
TIME: 4:30pm to 5:00pm
WHERE: Live streamed to the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
https://www.facebook.com/events/

Soup and Singing - free
Thursday, July 2, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Make yourself a warm cup of soup and join us for a singalong via videoconference. Local musician Brendan Scott will be our entertainer for the day.

Date: Thursday 2 July 2020
Time: 1pm to 2pm (via Zoom)

To book: email judy.bowman@lca.org.au or call 0409 097 294

Hosted by Our Saviour's Lutheran Church


LOCATION:
Via Zoom - details to be confirmed upon registration
CONTACT NAME:
Judy   
PHONE:
0409097294
EMAIL:
judy.bowman@lca.org.au

Dance Workshop with SLAMS MTC - Kids Kreative Virtual Event
Friday, July 3, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kids Kreative
It's time to get singing and dancing these School Holidays! 👯‍♂️✨

Join SLAMS MTC for a fun and interactive Dance Workshop live-streamed to Facebook on Friday 3 July.

SLAMS Musical Theatre Company will teach kids the basic skills they need to perform a dance number in this FREE online workshop - be ready for them to perform it for you!

WHEN: Friday 3 July
TIME: 4:00pm
WHERE: View the live-stream on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)

You will need: Some space to move around, lots of energy and big smiles!


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
facebook.com/events/

Live in your lounge room - Renee Taggart
Friday, July 3, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LIYLR_RENEE
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

Every Friday night, we’ve arranged for you to hang out with some talented local artists and performers on Facebook Live.

Streaming LIVE from the Knox Community Arts Centre, we will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

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Renee Taggart is a local singer/songwriter and has been performing and entertaining from a young age. With influences spanning multiple genres, Renee believes that the true magic of music is being able to convey a story that everyone can relate to, much like many of her favourite songwriters.

Renee has a passion for teaching and sharing her love of music with others, and teaches singing at ASV Academy in Ferntree Gully. She believes that music can truly bring people together and loves any opportunity to do so. Renee was the winner of the Knox Factor 2018, taking out first place in the 16 – 25 year old age category during the fourth season

WHEN: Friday 3 July
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream inside on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
https://www.facebook.com/events/

All things Google workshop
Saturday, July 4, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
All things Google workshop
Hosted by Mountain District Learning Centre
Whether you are looking for information, images, news, videos, books or to check your email. There are all sorts of components to Google. Join us and find out about all things Google.

Date: Saturday 4 July 2020
Time: 10am to 12pm (either in-person or via Zoom)
Location: Mountain District Learning Centre, 13-15 The Avenue, Ferntree Gully

To book: email office@mdlc.com.au or call 9758 7859



LOCATION:
Via Zoom - details to be confirmed upon registration
CONTACT NAME:
Mountain District Learning Centre   
PHONE:
0397587859
EMAIL:
office@mdlc.com.au

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot! - Kids Kreative Virtual Event
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids Kreative
Are you ready for some virtual fun with Mad About Science these School Holidays? Become a Scientist in your own home! 🧪

Feel the heat with an amazing session covering everything to do with temperature, featuring incredible demonstrations and surprising phenomena.

Stay tuned until the end to participate in a guided, hands-on activity.

WHEN: Wednesday 8 July
TIME: 4:30pm to 5:00pm
WHERE: Live-streamed to the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
https://www.facebook.com/events/

Kids Songs with SLAMS MTC - Kids Kreative Virtual Event
Friday, July 10, 2020
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kids Kreative
It's time to get singing and dancing these School Holidays! 🎶✨

Join SLAMS MTC for another fun and interactive session live-streamed to Facebook on Friday 10 July.

Come and enjoy a fun filled show, packed full of kids songs and games! This show will have kids up and dancing and singing along in the comfort of your own home.

WHEN: Friday 10 July
TIME: 4:00pm
WHERE: View the live-stream on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents).

You will need: Loud voices, lots of energy and big smiles!


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
facebook.com/events/

Live in your lounge room - The Gami Gami Devils
Friday, July 10, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LIYLR_Gami
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

Every Friday night, we’ve arranged for you to hang out with some talented local artists and performers on Facebook Live.

Streaming LIVE from the Knox Community Arts Centre, we will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

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The Gami Gami Devils will be hosting the next 'Live in your lounge room' session.

Australian born and bred, The Gami Gami Devils are a five-piece band playing country originals and covers with a twist.
The boys offer more than just live music, they extend a warm invitation into The Gami Family.

WHEN: Friday 10 July
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents).

What you will need: A good internet connection.

More 'Live in your lounge room' program announcements coming soon.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (knoxartsandevents) for updates.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
facebook.com/events/

Knox Online Trivia Event
Thursday, July 16, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join us for an all ages, fun filled quiz afternoon. There are 30 multiple choice questions. You can play as an individual or, if you are with your family/household, you can play as a team. To play the quiz, you’ll need to join via Zoom where our awesome MC will be dropping the questions, banter and laughs. We recommend you use two devices to play eg a laptop and smartphone (if you only have access to one device, that is ok):
1. Access zoom on your laptop/tablet/ipad and watch the live stream a bit like TV
2. Access the game up on your smart phone, and lock in your answers a bit like a buzzer.
Date: Thursday 16 July 2020
Time: 2pm to 3pm (via Zoom)
Contact: email: linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au or call Linda on 9298 8828

To book: online: stickytickets.com.au/MGOOQ more details will be communicated upon registration.


LOCATION:
Via Zoom - details to be confirmed upon registration
CONTACT NAME:
Linda   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
stickytickets.com.au/MGOOQ

Author talk – Laura Simpson
Friday, July 17, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Laura Simpson
Laura Simpson is an author who writes seductive, contemporary romance novels. Having grown up in the Dandenong Ranges, she published her first story at age 11, about the bushfires that ravaged her hometown. During high school, she played volleyball and represented Australia, before gaining a scholarship at the University of Iowa. Returning from the States, she commenced work at the Red Cross and completed a Masters of Law in Human Rights and now advocates against poverty and homelessness. Laura is married with two children, two dogs and seven chooks and lives in the Alpine Valley. Join us to hear more of Laura’s achievements, some of her challenges and how she has launched herself as a successful author.

Date: Friday 17 July 2020
Time: 10am to 11am (via Zoom)
Contact: email: linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au or call Linda on 9298 8828

To book: online www.stickytickets.com.au/NHNMN


LOCATION:
Via Zoom - details to be confirmed upon registration
CONTACT NAME:
Linda   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
www.stickytickets.com.au/NHNMN

Live in your lounge room - Phoebe Bengough
Friday, July 17, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LIYLR_PhoebeB
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

Every Friday night, we’ve arranged for you to hang out with some talented local artists and performers on Facebook Live.

Streaming LIVE from the Knox Community Arts Centre, we will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

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Phoebe Bengough is a local singer/songwriter, who enjoys immersing herself in the Melbourne music scene, gigging and busking. Her songs tell of heartfelt stories from past experiences, incorporating folk styled, flowing melodies that will leave you wanting more.

Phoebe is currently studying a Bachelor of Music Performance at Box Hill and is loving every second of it. She’s hoping to release her first EP by the end of January next year and she can’t wait to share some songs with you all on the 17th!

WHEN: Friday 17 July
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents).

What you will need: A good internet connection.

More 'Live in your lounge room' program announcements coming soon.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (knoxartsandevents) for updates.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
facebook.com/events/

Introduction to My Aged Care and home care support
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Do you or someone you know need help to understand and navigate My Aged Care, so that you can remain living independently in your own home? Find out more about: What home care services are available; What you are eligible for and how to apply; The process of registering with My Aged Care; Assessments and eligibility; Home Care Packages; and Commonwealth Home Support Program.
When: Tuesday 21 July 2020 – 11am to 12pm - via Zoom
Tuesday 21 July 2020 – 2pm to 3pm – via Teleconference
Contact: email: linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au or call Linda on 9298 8828
To book: online www.stickytickets.com.au/HUTLM


LOCATION:
www.stickytickets.com.au/HUTLM
CONTACT NAME:
Linda   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
www.stickytickets.com.au/HUTLM

Live in your lounge room - SLAMS Musical Theatre
Friday, July 24, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LIYLR_SLAMS2
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

Every Friday night, Knox Arts and Events has arranged for you to hang out with some talented local artists and performers on Facebook Live.

Streaming LIVE from the Knox Community Arts Centre, we will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

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SLAMS MTC are returning for a second 'Live in your lounge room' session.

SLAMS are an amazing local theatre company who are regulars at the Knox Community Arts Centre. They are all missing the stage during these times and are excited to bring you their musical talent straight to your lounge room.

WHEN: Friday 24 July
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream inside this event & on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.

What you will need: A good internet connection.

More 'Live in your lounge room' program announcements coming soon.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (knoxartsandevents) for updates.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
https://www.facebook.com/events/

Bush Rummy with Dee
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Dee Denton, President of Ferntree Gully Senior Citizens has found a way to play Bush Rummy while in isolation. All you need is two packs of cards that are completely different, eg a red pack and blue pack and a smart phone with the ‘House Party’ app.

Join Dee for a fun game of Bush Rummy. Full instructions on how to download House Party, as well as game rules will be communicated upon registration.

Note: Dee is looking for volunteers to be trained as ‘card game hosts’, so please let us know if you are interested in being trained as a host upon registration.

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2020
Time: 11am to 12.30 pm (via Houseparty app on your smart phone)
Contact: Linda on 9298 8828 or linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au


LOCATION:
Via Houseparty (app on smartphone)
CONTACT NAME:
Linda   
PHONE:
0392988828
EMAIL:
linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au

Live in your lounge room - Lightbox Productions
Friday, July 31, 2020
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LIYLR_lightbox
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

Every Friday night, Knox Arts and Events has arranged for you to hang out with some talented local artists and performers on Facebook Live.

Streaming LIVE from the Knox Community Arts Centre, we will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

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Lightbox Productions will be hosting the next 'Live in your lounge room' session.

Lightbox are looking forward to getting back onto the stage and giving the community an opportunity to perform some musical theatre hits again. Accompanied by their very talented and excited house band, Lightbox Live is sure going to be worth tuning in for.

WHEN: Friday 31 July
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream inside this event & on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.

What you will need: A good internet connection.

More 'Live in your lounge room' program announcements coming soon.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (knoxartsandevents) for updates.


LOCATION:
Knox Arts and Events Facebook page (facebook.com/knoxartsandevents)
WEB:
https://www.facebook.com/events/

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