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Korean National Day: Saturday 9 September...

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    Korean National Day

    Saturday 9 September

    Saigon Night Market           

    Leeds Street, Footscray. Friday 8 Sep 4pm-11pm. Food and merchandise, live music, karaoke, street performances. Contact Hai Pham 0403 542 254 or Wing La 0411 184 804 or visit www.faba.org.au.

    Hainan Association Gala Dinner

    Happy Receptions, 201 Union Road, Ascot Vale, Sat 9 Sep 6pm-10.30pm. The Victorian Hainanese community of Chinese Australians sharing their heritage with the Hainan Province of China, celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australia Hainan Association of Victoria (AHAV). The dinner event includes Hainanese folk dances, the famous Jin Han Dancing Art School, musical performances by leading Chinese singers and choirs, Qipao catwalk, and a special appearance by the famous singer Mai Eng. Tickets $39 Adult, $19 Children (3-12), Children under 3 free. Contact Janine Guo on 0488 121 345 or janinequo (WeChat).

    Asian Street Food Tour

    Saturday 9 Sep 3-6 pm. Cost: $59. Meeting Point: Swanson Street, CBD. Guided tour around a variety of venues, each with their own delicious samples to share. Book at foodi.com.au/book/17741 or phone 1300 39 40 41 by Thursday 7 Sep.

    Springvale Rotary Sunday Market

    Springvale Railway Station, Springvale Road, Springvale. Sunday 10 Sep 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.

    KooWee Community Market

    Koo Wee Rup Community Centre, Rossiter Road, Koo Wee Rup. Sunday 10 Sep 9am-2.30pm. Toys, fresh local produce, handmade and artisan items. New stallholders welcome. Website: www.kooweemarket.com.au

    Maroondah Handicrafts Makers Market

    Ringwood East Seniors, Laurence Grove, Ringwood East. Sun 10 Sep 10am-3pm. Indoor craft market selling locally handcrafted items, including homewares, gifts, cards, jewellery and much more. Phone 9870 4722.

    Bollygum Community Market

    Bollygum Park, 40 Whittlesea-Kinglake Road, Kinglake, Sunday 10 Sep 10am to 2pm. 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.

    Fitzroy Market

    Fitzroy Primary School, 319 George Street, Fitzroy. Sat 16 Sep 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

    Treasures and Tastes Market at Trinity

    Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Cnr Union Road & Montrose Street, Surrey Hills. Sat 16 Sep 9am-1pm. Over 40 stalls, all indoors, free entry. Arts and crafts, food and produce, much more.

    Bulla Hill Railway

    15 Green Street, Bulla, Sun 17 Sep 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 at www.bullahillrailway.org.au.

    Altona Miniature Railway

    1 Blenheim Road, Altona North, Sun 17 Sep 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. Website: altonaminiaturerailway.com.au

    Box Hill Miniature Railway

    649 Elgar Rd, Mont Albert North. Sun 17 Sep 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

    Gardening with native plants

    Monash Seminar and Training Centre, 1A Atherton Road, Oakleigh. Sun 10 Sep 2pm to 4pm. Tips on how to create a garden with native plants to provide habitat for local wildlife. Find out how you can receive a voucher for FREE native seedlings. Book at monash.vic.gov.au/Leisure/Upcoming-Events or phone Monash Council 9518 3555.

    Mirusia - From The Heart

    Whitehorse Centre, 397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading. Fri 15 Sep and Sat 16 Sep 8pm. Australian soprano Mirusia presents her new concert. Beautiful music from celebrated musicals, classical melodies, and her own compositions. Tickets $68 or $65 Concession. Phone the Box Office on 9262 6555 or visit whitehorsecentre.com.au

    Rhythm of the Islands

    Clayton Hall, 264 Clayton Rd, Sun 17 Sep 2pm-4pm. The “Move on up” choir joins the Nuholani Polynesian Dance Group and Cook Island Dancers to present an authentic South Pacific culture music experience. Bookings essential, four per caller. Contact Monash Council 9518 3636

    Mahjong

    Eastern Ranges Retirees (ERRI), Maroondah Federation Estate, Greenwood Ave, Ringwood. Thurs 21 Sep 1.45pm. Enquiries please phone 9870 5508.

    Migration Timeline Activity

    Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm, public holidays 2pm-5pm. Free. Interactive and informative community-led display of migrant families' personal stories, the many journeys that have made Greater Dandenong what it is today. For further information phone the libraries on 1300 630 920.

    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.

    Tools, hardware, clothing, kitchen items, and curios. Phone: 9465 5523 (after hours)

    Frankston Sunday Market

    Young Street Car Park, Frankston. Every Sunday from 8am-1pm. Admission $1.00 for adults. Over 100 stalls selling arts and crafts, new and old goods, household goods, bric-a-brac, clothing and food. Enquires phone 9462 1520.

    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.

    Conversation Café

    Realm, Level 2, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood Friday 8 Sep 10.30am-12pm. All welcome.

    Meet our friendly group and improve your English skills over a cuppa!

    Conversation Circle

    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 info@wclc.org.au

    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 jjrolfe@bigpond.com.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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