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Events for the month of July 2016
 
Gembrook Market
Sunday, July 24, 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Gembrook Market features a wide range of mostly locally grown and made craft and produce for sale. Find everything from Crafts, Jewellery, plants to soaps and other handmade goods and foods. Tantalise your taste buds with freshly brewed coffee, a range of sweet and savoury foods, a community barbecue operated by Gembrook Community groups available.

Stallholder and volunteer enquiries welcome.


LOCATION:
Gembrook Station, 60 Main Street, Gembrook (Melway ref: 312 K10)
CONTACT NAME:
Gembrook Market coordinator   
PHONE:
0437664121
EMAIL:
info@gembrookmarket.com.au
WEB:
www.gembrookmarket.com.au

Toomuc Valley Walking Group
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Tuesdays (except public holidays)

Why not take the first steps to increase your physical activity by joining our Heart Foundation walking group? A social, fun and easy way to get active and improve your health.

Friendship and chats included, coffee afterwards optional.

Cost: Free


LOCATION:
Outlook Community Centre, 24 Toomuc Valley Road, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 A4)
CONTACT NAME:
Alison Ryan   
PHONE:
0359404728
EMAIL:
alisonr@outlookvic.org.au
WEB:
www.outlookvic.org.au

Free business mentoring sessions
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Cardinia Shire in conjunction with SBMS is offering business mentoring sessions to support businesses which are situated within the Cardinia Shire.

Small Business Clinics provide general business advice and can assist you in the steps you need to take to overcome an issue or information gap.

There are four time slots available throughout the day:
10.30–11.15am
11.30am–12.15pm
1–1.45pm
2–2.45pm

Book in for a free session now.

Cost: FREE
Enquiries: Please contact the Economic Development Team via email.

These sessions are now booked to capacity


LOCATION:
Toomah Community Centre, 15 Golden Green Street, Pakenham (Melway ref: 215 E7)

Play and learn
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Enjoy the morning learning and playing together. Activities include:
- storytelling
- singing
- making healthy snacks
- sharing morning tea.


LOCATION:
Pakenham Uniting Church, 47 James Street, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 D8)
CONTACT NAME:
Belinda Clear or Ann Simons   
PHONE:
0359413495

Evaluation for successful programs workshop
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Dr Bosco Rowland from Deakin University will be sharing insights into the key elements of evaluation essential for successful program delivery and outcomes.

RSVP by Thursday 21 July as places are limited.


LOCATION:
Gallery Room, Cardinia Shire Civic Centre, Siding Avenue, Officer
CONTACT NAME:
Amy Moore, Health Promotion Coordinator   
PHONE:
1300787624
EMAIL:
a.moore@cardinia.vic.gov.au

Together We Can - A Year of Action
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Year of Action Launch 2016 - 2017
Join together with guest speaker Kristy McKellar as Cardinia Shire launches its first year of action to end family violence in the shire.

Kristy McKellar is renowned in the family violence sector, in Victoria and nationally, with an academic background in social science and social work. She is uniquely positioned to bring important context and insight into the debate around family violence as a professional and a courageous survivor of family violence. She has been able to highlight system failures and influence important decision making.

Her work is recognised by various Commissioner’s nationally, the Victorian Attorney General and Premier, Victoria Police and the Lord Mayor of Melbourne.

RSVP essential to ajansen@familylife.com.au with dietary requirements.


LOCATION:
Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham
CONTACT NAME:
Fiona Cost   
PHONE:
1300787624
EMAIL:
fcost@familylife.com.au
WEB:
http://togetherwecan.org.au

Blacksmithing - a demonstration
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Blacksmithing - a day-long demonstration
This day-long demonstration by members of the Australian Blacksmiths Association Victoria, is a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about the wonderful ancient art of blacksmithing.

LOCATION:
Emerald Library, 400A Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald
CONTACT NAME:
Emerald Library   
PHONE:
0359494600
EMAIL:
information@cclc.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.cclc.vic.gov.au/node/

Card games social group
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Do you enjoy playing card games? Looking to exercise your brain and have fun doing so?

Join this group and gather with others who love playing card games of all types.

Informal, friendly and non-competitive games of Bridge, 500, Canasta, Euchre, Solo.


LOCATION:
Outlook Community Centre, 24 Toomuc Valley Road, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 A4)
CONTACT NAME:
Alison Ryan   
PHONE:
0359404728
EMAIL:
alisonr@outlookvic.org.au
WEB:
www.outlookvic.org.au

Open day at Evergreen Retirement Village
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Take a tour through the village, display villa and other villas that are available.

LOCATION:
Evergreen Retirement Village, 11 McGregor Road, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 C8)
CONTACT NAME:
Sharyn or Annie   
PHONE:
0359403477
EMAIL:
info@evergreenretirement.com.au
WEB:
www.evergreenretirement.com.au

Think outside the square with David Astle
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Peek inside the black and white box of a cryptic crossword and you will find wonders. Puns and double meanings. Reversals and codes. Charades and homophones.

This session will unlock the secrets of each clue recipe, as well as pass on the pleasures of solving and making your own clues.

Topics include, how to:
- stretch your imagination
- play with words
- read and recognise the main clue recipes in a cryptic crossword
- solve (and make) your own
- see language freshly.


LOCATION:
Emerald Library, 400B Belgrave–Gembrook Road, Emerald (Melway ref: 127 F4)
CONTACT NAME:
Emerald Library   
PHONE:
0359494600
EMAIL:
information@cclc.vic.gov.au
WEB:
www.cclc.vic.gov.au/node/

Short massages from Soothe Mobile Massage
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Thursday, July 28, 2016
10:30 AM
Sandra from Soothe Mobile Massage will be doing short massages and talking about Myotherapy and other therapies.

Morning tea provided.


LOCATION:
Evergreen Retirement Village clubhouse, 11 McGregor Road, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 C9)
CONTACT NAME:
Sharyn   
PHONE:
0438640803

'All Together' Choir
Thursday, July 28, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Everyone is welcome, no mater what your age or ability. Variety of excellent performance opportunities.

Inspirational teachers, music, directors and accompanists, No previous singing experience needed.

Come and share your love of singing with other members of the community.

Cost: $5 per session (includes light lunch)


LOCATION:
Outlook Community Centre, 24 Toomuc Valley Road, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 A4)
CONTACT NAME:
Alison Ryan   
PHONE:
0359404728
EMAIL:
alisonr@outlookvic.org.au
WEB:
www.outlookvic.org.au

Officer Owls Country Women’s Association social/craft night
Thursday, July 28, 2016
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Need a break from the everyday! Social/craft night, held fourth Thursday of every month.

Come in for a cuppa and chat, maybe play cards or a board game, bring your own craft project to do or learn something new, it’s totally up to you.

The country women will always have something there to do, as well as that cuppa waiting for you.

Open to all ages, children must be supervised.

Cost: gold coin donation


LOCATION:
Officer Public Hall, 9 Tivendale Road, Officer (Melway ref: 214 J4)
CONTACT NAME:
Karen Lewis (President)   
PHONE:
0431096147
EMAIL:
officerowlscwa@gmail.com

Nar Nar Goon Bingo
Thursday, July 28, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Nar Nar Goon Bingo is held every Thursday night. Books are on sale from 7pm.; eyes down at 7.30pm.

1st session is $2 per book and the prize is $20 per game and $100 jackpot.
2nd Session is $4 per book and the prize is $40 per game and $100 jackpot (with a rolling jackpot)
3rd Session is $4 per Book and the prize is $40 per game and $1000 jackpot ( if sufficient books are sold)

Two flyers on the night.
Little Duck Flyer is $2 for a full sheet, $1 for half a sheet and prize is $80 plus a rolling jackpot
Big Bucks Flyer - is $2 per ticket and the prize is between $250-400, with a chance to win $2000, $10,000 up to $100,000.

All money goes to local clubs and organisations (e.g. primary school, kinder, CFA, football club etc.)

Canteen available.


LOCATION:
Spencer Street, Nar Nar Goon (opposite the primary school)
CONTACT NAME:
Gillian Gavin   
PHONE:
0412553951
EMAIL:
contact@narnargoonbingo.org.au
WEB:
http://narnargoonbingo.org.au

Marketplace Marchers walking
Friday, July 29, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
This group walks laps inside the shopping centre every Friday morning.

It promises you can walk, talk, and meet people in your neighbourhood all at the same time. Includes a warm up, walk and cool down.

Suitable for all ages and ability levels, but enjoying a chat is essential!

Cost: Free


LOCATION:
Pakeham Marketplace, 50–54 John Street, Pakenham (Melway ref: 317 E8)
CONTACT NAME:
Alison Ryan   
PHONE:
0359404728
EMAIL:
alisonr@outlookvic.org.au
WEB:
www.outlookvic.org.au

Dig In Community Cafe
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Friday, July 29, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Held on the last Friday of every month.

Dig-In Community Cafe provides a great community meal and is open to everyone. So come for the food, volunteer in the kitchen, enjoy a great dinner and come back for the friendships. Donations gladly accepted!

Like us on Facebook!


LOCATION:
Emerald Community House, 356–8 Belgrave–Gembrook Road, Emerald (Melway ref: 127 F4)
CONTACT NAME:
ECH Reception   
PHONE:
0359683881
EMAIL:
echsupport@iinet.net.au
WEB:
www.emeraldcommunityhouse.org.au

Freeza Push Start Competition
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Friday, July 29, 2016
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Freeza Push Start Battle Flyer
The FReeZA Push Start competition is open to any style of music, including bands, soloists, duos, hip hop artists, electronic acts, acoustic acts, etc. It is great exposure for local performers and their are awesome prizes to be won!

Applications are open and can be found at cardinia.vic.gov.au/youth

Come along and support your local community and listen to the amazing talent we have in Cardinia!


LOCATION:
Corner John and Henry streets, Pakenham
WEB:
http://www.cardinia.vic.gov.au/youth

Day 1: Secrets of Success
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Saturday, July 30, 2016
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Learn the secrets of a successful arts business!

Secrets of Success is a seminar and workshop specially created for independent artists and small to medium arts organisations, presented by John Paul Fischbach, who is the founder and CEO of Melbourne's Auspisious Arts Incubator.

This seminar will guide you through the business, marketing and audience development skills as they apply to artists. You will also learn how to apply your knowledge and resources to develop long-term strategies for your practice and thrive in a competitive marketplace.

Cost:
Very early bird tickets (until Friday 24 June): $15
Early bird tickets (until Friday 8 July): $25


Visit the Art Business Success website for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Day 1 is only open to artists and organisations at any of stage of development.


LOCATION:
Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham (Melway ref: 215 H5)

Bargain booksale
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Saturday, July 30, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Love relaxing with a good book? 

Snap up an armful of treasures at The Friends of the Library Bargain Booksales!

Check the times and location on the following dates for some great buys.

All books are for cash sale from 50c to $5.


LOCATION:
Mechanics Institute Hall, 400 Belgrave–Gembrook Road, Emerald (Melway ref: 127 F4)
CONTACT NAME:
Emerald Library   
PHONE:
0359494600
EMAIL:
information@cclc.vic.gov.au
WEB:
www.cclc.vic.gov.au/booksales

Day 2: Secrets of Success
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Sunday, July 31, 2016
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn the secrets of a successful arts business!

Secrets of Success is a seminar and workshop specially created for independent artists and small to medium arts organisations, presented by John Paul Fichbach, who is the founder and CEO of Melbourne's Auspicious Arts Incubator.

This seminar will guide you through the business, marketing and audience development skills as they apply to artists. You will also learn how to apply your knowledge and resources to develop long-term strategies for your practice and thrive in a competitive marketplace.

Cost:
Very early bird tickets (until Friday 24 June): $10
Early bird tickets (until Friday 8 July): $20

Visit the Art Business Success website for more information.

PLEASE NOTE
Day 2 is only open to organisations that have been in business for at least 1 year.


LOCATION:
Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham (Melway ref: 215 H5)

Bargain booksale
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Sunday, July 31, 2016
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Bargain Booksale
Love relaxing with a good book? 

Snap up an armful of treasures at The Friends of the Library Bargain Booksales!

Check the times and location on the following dates for some great buys.

All books are for cash sale from 50c to $5.


LOCATION:
Mechanics Institute Hall, 400 Belgrave–Gembrook Road, Emerald (Melway ref: 127 F4)
CONTACT NAME:
Emerald Library   
PHONE:
0359494600
EMAIL:
information@cclc.vic.gov.au
WEB:
www.cclc.vic.gov.au/booksales

Bunyip Community Market
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Sunday, July 31, 2016
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Pure local raw honey
The Bunyip Community market is held on the last Sunday of each month adjacent to the fire brigade training track at the Bunyip Reserve.

LOCATION:
Nar Nar Goon, Longwarry Road, Bunyip
CONTACT NAME:
Roman Kulkewycz   
PHONE:
0417360783
EMAIL:
roman.kulkewycz@gmail.com
WEB:
http://bunyipmarket.com.au

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