Belgrave Platypus Festival: Belgrave Lake Park, 35 Park Drive, Belgrave. Sunday 9th September 11am-3pm. Free family event...
Australian Plants Expo 2018
Eltham Community & Reception Centre, 801 Main Rd, Eltham. Sat-Sun 8-9 September 10am-4pm.
Australian Plants Society Yarra Yarra presents its annual Australian Plants Expo. Come along and view and purchase a diverse range of native and indigenous plants, including a native bonsai display. Guest speakers, demonstrations, workshops and stalls offering gardening books and unique giftware.Cost: Adults $5, Concessions $4, Children free. For more info visit apsyarrayarra.org.au.
Belgrave Platypus Festival
Belgrave Lake Park, 35 Park Drive, Belgrave. Sunday 9th September 11am-3pm. Free family event. Join Southern Dandenongs Landcare Group in this annual celebration that highlights the platypus life of Monbulk Creek and aims to educate the community about ways to protect them. Family friendly fun includes music, interactive Dreamtime story, tree planting, information stalls and a sausage sizzle. Waterwatch will be at the festival, providing helpful hints about the local platypus population.
Mt Waverley Combined Probus Club
Mount Waverley Community Centre, 47 Miller Cres, Mount Waverley. Friday 7 September 10am-12pm. The Club has 160 members, actively engaged in over 20 different activities each month. Come and meet with our members to see our club in action. Contact Sue on 98846749, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit probussouthpacific.org/microsites/mountwaverleycombined.
Cheeky Monkey Market
Craigieburn Central Market, Craigieburn Central, Saturday 1 September 9am-5pm. Indoor Family Market, bargain priced new items, pre-loved and handmade. Kids' activities. Interested stall holders please visit www.melbournecheekymonkeymarket.com. Phone 0400 081 483 or visit Facebook for details.
Kymmy's Family Market
Cranbourne Public Hall, 166 Sth Gippsland Highway, Sunday 2 September 9am-2 pm. Mostly indoors, weatherproof, family friendly. Good quality market wares, supporting local and home-based businesses. Includes crafts, candles, baby items, clothes and more. Entertainment for kids including jumping castle and face painting. Food and fresh coffee. Entry free.
Heathmont Lions Farmers Market
Great Ryrie Primary School, Great Ryrie St, Heathmont. Sunday 2 September 8am-1pm. Enjoy a hearty country breakfast and shop from a great selection of fresh food from a range of over 40 stalls. Gold coin entry. Phone 5664 0096 or Peter 0439 364 760.
Bollygum Community Market
Bollygum Park, 40 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake, Sunday 9 September 10am to 2pm. First Bollygum for the season! Jewellery, handmade carry bags, baby and children's wares, home décor, candles and soaps, and unique gift ideas. Food stalls and adventure playground. See www.facebook.com/Bollygum-Community-Market-565568340147314.
Maroondah Handicrafts Makers Market
Ringwood East Seniors, Laurence Grove, Ringwood East. Sunday 9 September 10am-3pm. Indoor craft market selling locally handcrafted items, including homewares, gifts, cards, jewellery and much more. Phone 9870 4722.
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
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
125A Warrandyte Rd, Ringwood North Tues 11 September 2-4pm. No cost. For information please call Barbara Tibb 9876 6181.