Queen Street, Melbourne. Sat 17 Feb 9am–3pm & Sun 18 Feb 9am–4pm. Huge variety of bustling stalls, cooking workshops & demonstrations, roving performers and activities for all ages. Lion dances, martial arts displays, instrumental acts, free cooking demonstrations with special guest chefs. For the latest news please visit www.qvm.com.au
Hawkers Night Market
Clayton Community Centre Carpark, Cooke Street, Clayton. Sunday 18 February 5pm-8pm. Part of the Clayton Festival, the popular evening market features food trucks and live entertainment from This Way North, Irie Band and Alariiya. For details visit Monash Council website or phone 9518 3636.
Werribee Pop-Up Park
Station Place, Werribee. Mon-Sat from 9am & Sun from 10am until 25 February. Live music and licensed bar Friday nights 5pm–10pm, outdoor cinema Saturdays, food trucks, activities and games. Please visit www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/popuppark for the full program guide.
Harmony Square, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Every Friday night 7pm until 16 March. Bring a blanket, some chairs or a picnic to enjoy the balmy, relaxed summer nights with a free movie. To see film program visit www.greaterdandenong.com/sunsetcinema.
Mt Waverley Men's Probus Club
1st Floor, Masonic Hall, 322 Stephenson's Road, Mount Waverley, Thursday 15 Feb 10am to 12pm. Come and meet with our members to see our club in action. Our guest speakers cover a very wide ranging selection of topics, catering for the interests of all our members. The meeting is followed by a luncheon at a nearby, reasonably priced, restaurant.Contact Geoff Smith 9807 4098, or email email@example.com and we will arrange your visit.
Fitzroy Primary School, 319 George Street, Fitzroy. The market returns for 2018 on Sat 17 Feb 10am-3pm. Craft, art, jewellery, books, CD's, records and household items, plants and seedlings and much more. Entry by gold coin donation. Website link www.fitzroymarket.com
Springvale Rotary Sunday Market
Springvale Railway Station, Springvale Road, Springvale. Sunday 25 Feb 8am-2pm. Entry by gold coin donation. Trash & treasure, plants, clothes, tools and lots more. For more information contact the Rotary Club of Springvale, Loc Lam on 0425 806 006 or Bob Graham on 0438 303 939.
Nunawading Craft Market
Whitehorse Civic Centre, 379 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading. Sun 25 Feb 9am-2pm. Entry free.
Over 70 stalls: giftware, jewellery and fashion accessories, fabrics, cosmetics, children's and babyware, food and produce.
Rotary Tunstall Square Donvale Market
Tunstall Square Shopping Centre, cnr Doncaster & Tunstall Roads, Doncaster. Sun 25 Feb 8am-1pm. Clothing, produce, plants, crafts and general trash'n'treasure. Free entry. Interested stallholders please contact San & Heather on 9005 2331 or visit warrandytedonvalerotary.org.au
Brimbank Community Market
614 Ballarat Road, Ardeer. Sat & Sun from 8.30am to 4pm. Many stall holders with a large variety of items. Hot foods and refreshments, entertainments, kids' activities. Phone 0411 757 335 or 0421 675 150
Cheltenham Trash & Treasure, Craft & Car Boot Sale
Cheltenham Shopping Centre car park, cnr Charman & Station Roads, Cheltenham. Every Sunday 8am-1pm. Household items, plants, toys, tools and books. Food available and fully sheltered. See www.cheltenhamrotary.org.au/market/ for more information.
Dandenong Trash & Treasure Market
Cnr Sth Gippsland Hwy & Hallam Valley Rd, Dandenong South. Every Sunday 8am-4pm. Entry $1, children under 15 free. Phone 9791 2992
South Melbourne Night Market
Coventry and Cecil Streets, South Melbourne. Every Thursday from 5.30pm, now in its 10th year. Balmy, summer city nights come to life with a feast of street food, market stalls and entertainment. Bring your friends and family and enjoy dinner and drinks, shopping and music under the stars. Quality food, excellent drinks, and live music and entertainment. Get the latest news at southmelbournenightmarket.com.au.
Thomastown Trash and Treasure
Cnr Wood Street & Settlement Road, Thomastown. Each Sunday 8am-4pm. Small entry fee.
Sunshine Street Market, Hampshire Road, Sunshine. Every Friday 9am-2pm. Street market with homewares, arts and crafts and more. May be cancelled in bad weather. Stall holders please contact Bob Mitchell 0400 560 620.
Aladdin Sand Sculptures
Frankston Waterfront, 510 Nepean Hwy, Frankston. Daily until 25 April. See 3,500 tonnes of sand transformed into towering sand sculptures of Aladdin and the Arabian tales. Tickets $14.50 Adult, $11.50 Conc, $9.50 Children. Times, bookings and details at www.sandsculpting.com.au/landing-1.
Bulla Hill Railway
15 Green Street, Bulla, Sun 18 Feb, 12 noon to 4pm. Miniature train rides on 7 ¼” gauge steam or diesel locomotives. Rides cost $3.00, entry to park free. More info: www.bullahillrailway.org.au.
Altona Miniature Railway
1 Blenheim Road, Altona North, Sun 18 Feb 11am-4pm. Cost: $3 a ride. Facilities include picnic tables under cover and shade, toilets, BBQ. Coffee van on run days serving coffee, cold drinks and snacks. Birthdays and private events welcomed. BYO food. Visit altonaminiaturerailway.com.au
Box Hill Miniature Railway
649 Elgar Rd, Mont Albert North. Sun 18 Feb 11am-4pm. Delightful little 1.25km railway track. Rides $3 per person, or $50 for 20 ride pass. Phone 9898 2671 or visit www.bhmsrs.org.au
Computer & IT Market
Caribbean Park, Cnr Ferntree Gully Rd & Stud Rd. Every Sunday 8.30am-4.30pm. PC's laptops, mobiles devices, software, hardware, accessories, repairs and more.
125A Warrandyte Rd, Ringwood North Tues 27 Feb 2-4pm. No cost. For information please call Barbara Tibb 9876 6181.
Tai Chi in Monash
Central Reserve, Glen Waverley. Every Wednesday 10am-11am. Free of charge. No need to book, just turn up. If there is wet weather, please check if the activity is going ahead by calling 9518 3527 or visit Twitter account @monashcouncil.
Morning Tai Chi
Springvale Neighbourhood House, 46-50 Queens Avenue, Springvale. Every Thursday 8.30am-9am. Free activity, no bookings required. Open to all fitness, no special equipment. Meet in the court yard just outside the Neighbourhood House. For more information phone 9548 3972.
Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment and make new friends. Beginner to Intermediate every Thursday, 6pm-7.30pm. Advanced levels every Tuesday, 6pm-7.30pm. Free. Only during School terms. For bookings and more information phone 1300 630 920 or see library staff.
English for Migrants - Spoken and Written
Waverley Community Learning Centre, 5 Fleet St, Mount Waverley. Every Friday 9.30am to 12 noon. Info from 9807 6011 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Migrant English Group
Heathmont Uniting Church, 89 Canterbury Road, Heathmont. Every Monday 7.30pm-8.30pm and Thursday 11am-12 noon. Suitable for migrants and refugees. This is a chance to improve your spoken and written English. Contact John Rolfe, 0437 758 281, or email email@example.com.