What’s On – October

The weather’s warming up, and so too are activities in Boroondara. Check out what’s on in October.


Get into gardening

Saturday 8 to Sunday 9 October 2016

Annual Bonsai Exhibition (presented by the Bonsai Society of Victoria)

When: 9am to 5pm (Saturday) and 9am to 4pm (Sunday).
Where: Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill.
What: Exhibiting high quality bonsais in many styles. Free expert advice and plants and bonsai related material for sale.
Cost: $5

For more information secbonsaivic@gmail.com .

Thursday 13 October 2016

Camberwell Morning Garden Club

When: 10am to 12noon, second Thursday month (February to November).
Where: Lynden Recreational Reserve Wakefields Grove, Camberwell (Melway Map 60 F4).
What: Hear varied speakers, visit the plant stall, have morning tea and meet fellow gardeners. Regular outings for members. Visitors welcome.

For more information cmgc.net.au .

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Victorian Orchid Club

When: 8pm
Where: Camberwell Central Bowls Club, 14 Bowen Street, Camberwell South.
What: See a display of beautiful plants and get friendly advice. Visitors welcome.
Cost: free

For more information John 9478 9764.



Network with your neighbours

Tuesday 4 October 2016

Camberwell Probus Club

When: 10.30am.
Where: St Faiths Anglican Church Hall, 8 Charles Street, Glen Iris.
What: Presentation on the exotic wildlife in South Africa by Tim Lansberg.

For more information camberwellprobus.org.au or Richard Johnson 0411 612 464.

Wednesday 12 October 2016 

Red Hat Group

When: 2pm, second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.
Where: Surrey Hills, Boroondara. Please call Margaret to find out more information.
What: Red Hat Society is a worldwide organisation with many groups all over Australia. It is for women 50 plus for friendship, sharing interests, having fun and visiting new places.

For more information Margaret 9836 7884.



For a cause

Sunday 9 October 2016

Blessing of animals

When: 10am
Where: St John’s Anglican Church, 552 Burke Road, Camberwell.
What: Bring your pets, large and small, for a blessing at the 10am Feast of St Francis Family Eucharist.

For more information office@stjohnscamberwell.org.au or 9882 4851.

Thursday 13 October 2016

Style edit workshop (presented by Ark Clothing and Camberwell and Canterbury Rotary)

When: 6.30pm arrival (7pm start)
Where: 2 Rochester Road, Canterbury
What: Style is a unique expression of you, your lifestyle and what makes you happy. Our stylists will show you how to wear different pieces for travel, work and weekends.
Tickets: $30

For booking www.trybooking.com/201777 and for more information www.canterburyrotary.org/projects/busyfeet/.

Wednesday 26 October 2016

Embroidery art workshop (presented by Basscare Social Support Services)

When: 1.30pm to 4.30pm.
Where: 2 Rochester Road, Canterbury.
What: Join artist Louise Saxton to transform discarded lace and embroidery into works of art. Please register and receive detailed list of things to bring.
Cost: $25

For more information  v.bayly@basscare.org.au .


Julia Hastings

Move to the music

Saturday 8 October 2016

‘…and all that jazz’

When: 9am to 2pm
Where: 100 High Street, Glen Iris
What: Oswald’s Fete featuring the Bluetone Jazz Band.  Enjoy jazz, food, fun, and bargains. Includes art show, cakes, jams and preserves, bric a brac, children’s activities, plants, raffles, big second hand book sale, sausage sizzle and teas.

For more information 0402 217 542.

Thursday 13 October 2016

The Pajama Game

When: 7.45pm (evening) 2pm (matinees).
Where: Geoffrey McComas Theatre, Scotch College Campus, Hawthorn.
What: musical theatre full scale production (but not a school production).
Tickets: $30/$45

For more information Rbevo@bigpond.net.au or 0414 413 013.

Sunday 23 October 2016

Camberwell Chorale presents … Mendelssohn’s Elijah

When: 2.30pm
Where: Hawthorn Arts Centre, Burwood Road, Hawthorn
What: Under the direction of Douglas Heywood, the Camberwell Chorale, Camerata Orchestra and leading Melbourne soloists present Mendelssohn’s Elijah, an oratorio based on the Old Testament which depicts events in the life of the biblical prophet Elijah.
Tickets: $40/$35 (concession).

For more information hawthornartscentre.com.au or 9278 4770.

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