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Calendar of Events

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
  
 
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Events for the month of August 2020
 
Author Talk – Heather Morris, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
This story, full of beauty and hope, is based on years of interviews author Heather Morris conducted with real-life Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov. Heather was born in New Zealand and now lives in Melbourne. For several years, she studied and wrote screenplays. When she met Holocaust survivor Lale Sokolov, both their lives changed forever. Heather’s book Cilka’s Journey is also available.

Date: Tuesday 4 August 2020
Time: 11am to 12pm (via Zoom)
Contact: call Linda on 9298 8828 or linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
To book: online www.stickytickets.com.au/GBXLQ


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/GBXLQ

Online Supermarket Tour
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Want to learn more about label reading and to be able to confidently choose healthier products from the supermarket shelf? In this session, EACH dietitians will teach you the essentials of choosing healthy food products. This is a ‘virtual online tour', no walking involved; great for those with limited mobility.

Date: Wednesday 5 August 2020
Time: 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm (via Zoom)
To book: call Service Access on 1300 003 224 or email Intake.PH@each.com.au


LOCATION:
Via Zoom - details to be confirmed upon registration
CONTACT NAME:
Service Access   
PHONE:
1300003224
EMAIL:
Intake.PH@each.com.au

Kids Kreative Festival at Home
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids Kreative
Bringing the kids festival stage to your lounge room, curious.events.co will be presenting two fun online activities in August!

Wednesday 5 August 4:30pm - The Wishing Well Kids Yoga
Wednesday 12 August 4:30pm - Becky Bubble Show

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✨ THE WISHING WELL KIDS YOGA ✨
WHEN: Wednesday 5 August at 4:30PM
WHERE: In this Facebook event (see discussion tab) and on the Knox Arts and Events page!

Welcome to The Wishing Well. A magical world of play. Meet Mary Diamond, whose passion for children’s well-being and happiness has been the driving force of her successful career in the Children’s Entertainment and Wellness Industries.

Mary has extensive experience as a performing artist as well as a Yoga and Dance teacher.
Mary's Yoga and Mindfulness classes are focussed on fun and connection, giving children permission to be self expressed and relaxed.

She will take us on a kids Yoga journey through the Forest where no dream is too small for a caterpillar. Get your stretchy pants ready for a very special exercise class.

You can find more about Fairy Mary and The Wishing Well here: www.fairymary.com.au

✨ BECKY BUBBLE SHOW ✨
WHEN: Wednesday 12 August at 4:30PM
WHERE: In this Facebook event (see discussion tab) and on the Knox Arts and Events page!

Becky Bubble is a Melbourne based bubble artist who endeavours to share the surreal, shimmering beauty of those magical, floating, rainbow orbs to all!

With her elaborate custom made costumes, ever growing collection of handcrafted big bubble making contraptions and her very own Top Secret GIANT Bubble Making Mix, she invites audiences of all ages to step out of their bubble and immerse themselves in a wonderful world of swirling rainbow colours.

Since bringing her bubble dreams to life 5 years ago, Becky has shared her love of bubbles at incursions in schools and early learning centres, parties for kids and big kids alike, in fields and on stage at festivals across Australia along with bubbling about at countless events around Melbourne and most recently, showcased her bubble artistry on stage at TEDxMonashUniversity.

With her variety of mesmerising bubble acts, she is set to fill any event with wonder and magic by doing things with bubbles you never thought possi-bubble!!

So prepare to bask in some BIG bubble magic when this un-bubble-evable bubbleologist pops in to blow bubbles and minds on her quest to blanket events across Australia in an endless ocean of GIGANTIC glistening bubbles!!


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

Solar Savers webinar - find out about getting solar for your home
Thursday, August 6, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Solar Savers logo
Are you interested in solar but unsure how to choose an installer or who to trust?

Solar Savers is a local government initiative making solar easy. They have done the hard work for you by evaluating companies and selecting a trusted and quality installer, so you can have peace of mind.

To start saving with solar now and reduce your carbon footprint, visit www.solarsavers.org.au

Register via the link below to join this webinar with Solar Savers to hear more about solar for your home.


LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
CONTACT NAME:
Justin Schreuder   
PHONE:
0392988000
WEB:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/

Kids Kreative Festival at Home
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids Kreative
Bringing the kids festival stage to your lounge room, curious.events.co will be presenting two fun online activities in August!

Wednesday 12 August 4:30pm - Becky Bubble Show

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✨ BECKY BUBBLE SHOW ✨
WHEN: Wednesday 12 August at 4:30PM
WHERE: In this Facebook event (see discussion tab) and on the Knox Arts and Events page!

Becky Bubble is a Melbourne based bubble artist who endeavours to share the surreal, shimmering beauty of those magical, floating, rainbow orbs to all!

With her elaborate custom made costumes, ever growing collection of handcrafted big bubble making contraptions and her very own Top Secret GIANT Bubble Making Mix, she invites audiences of all ages to step out of their bubble and immerse themselves in a wonderful world of swirling rainbow colours.

Since bringing her bubble dreams to life 5 years ago, Becky has shared her love of bubbles at incursions in schools and early learning centres, parties for kids and big kids alike, in fields and on stage at festivals across Australia along with bubbling about at countless events around Melbourne and most recently, showcased her bubble artistry on stage at TEDxMonashUniversity.

With her variety of mesmerising bubble acts, she is set to fill any event with wonder and magic by doing things with bubbles you never thought possi-bubble!!

So prepare to bask in some BIG bubble magic when this un-bubble-evable bubbleologist pops in to blow bubbles and minds on her quest to blanket events across Australia in an endless ocean of GIGANTIC glistening bubbles!!


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

Live in your lounge room - Jamie McLennan
Friday, August 21, 2020
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LIYLR JAMIE MCLENNAN
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

We will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

Please note: This is a virtual program recorded by the presenter from their own premises in compliance with the Victorian Governments' current COVID-19 restrictions

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Jamie McLennan - Music is an independent singer-songwriter and guitarist from Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs.

Jamie's debut single, 'Lover or Friend', received multiple awards including 'Song of the Month' for Radio Eastern FMs 'New Talent Hour' competition and then later, 'Song of the Year' for the same radio station. His next single, and first off his upcoming EP, 'Jager' won the Andrea Marr Music Academy 2018 Song of the Year and listed in the Triple J Unearthed Pop Charts Top 10 for two consecutive weeks in January 2020.

Jamie is currently promoting his third and final single 'I'm Your Dad' off his second EP, he's made it 3 from 3 in the charts scoring many reviews, including that of multiple Triple J DJ's and Unearthed Super Users across Australia!

WHEN: Friday 21 August
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream inside this event & on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.

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/

Women on the Go 2020 - virtually
Friday, August 28, 2020
9:30 AM - 12:00 NOON
WOTG 2020 logo
It’s the 13th Women on The Go networking event but there is nothing unlucky about this event. In fact the only thing unlucky about this event – is if you miss it! We’re going virtual and this means you will virtually have everything you need to promote your business, get inspired and network with other business owners.

Join with other business owners in your area on Friday, 28 August 2020 and set yourself up for the final quarter of the year and beyond.

For your $20 investment you will receive:

- Access to the event including inspiring stories from two business women
- Opportunity to network on the day
- Access to a power networking workshop to take your networking to the next level
- Online promotion of your business through our Facebook Group
- Opportunities to keep the conversations happening online when the event is over
- Tips on how to make the most of the day
- A chance to win prizes during the event

Prize Giveaways
If you are a Knox business and would like to donate a prize to give away during this event, please contact Angela at business@knox.vic.gov.au.

Event Details
Date: Friday, 28 August 2020
Time: 9:15am for a 9.30am start, finishes at 12pm
Where: Online via Zoom (event link will be emailed to you closer to the event)
Cost: $20


LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
CONTACT NAME:
Economic Development   
PHONE:
0392988000
EMAIL:
business@knox.vic.gov.au
WEB:
www.knoxbiz.com.au/wotg

Live in your lounge room - Tilly Ruddick
Friday, August 28, 2020
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LIYLR_TILLY_RUDDICK
If you can’t come to us, we will come to you “live in your lounge room”!

We will bring you unique unplugged sessions featuring some of our best local singer-songwriters, performing artists and much more!

Please note: This is a virtual program recorded by the presenter from their own premises in compliance with the Victorian Governments' current COVID-19 restrictions

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TILLY RUDDICK is a solo singer/ songwriter and musician from the base of The Dandenong Ranges. She plays both guitar and ukulele when performing indie-folk, pop and contemporary original songs while also performing covers from various artists.

WHEN: Friday 28 August
TIME: 8:00pm
WHERE: Your lounge room!!! View the live-stream inside this event & on the Knox Arts and Events Facebook page.

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/

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