Orion Nebula

Astronomy in Burwood

31/08/2017 Perry Vlahos

Have you ever wondered what that bright star is called, twinkling majestically in the early evening sky? Do you want to recognise the shapes of the constellations? Then you may be interested in the Astronomical Society of Victoria. Anybody with a fascination for astronomy is welcome to join, and for a small fee, you get access to the whole Universe!

Eucalyptus painting by Margaret Landvogt

A Passion for Painting

30/08/2017 Marjorie Walker

As well as being exhibited in Melbourne commercial galleries, Margaret Landvogt has had over 10 exhibitions at The Highway Gallery. A concern for the environment has been a driving force in Margaret’s subject matter, which has ranged from immense skyscapes to intricate desert landscapes, from abstractions of subterranean strata to the symbolic images of trees; but the heart has always been nature.

Ibis Colony in Jells Park

Burwood Walks #18: Jells Park

30/08/2017 Mark Learmonth

Our eighteenth walk takes us to the very east of the Burwood Bulletin “catchment”. The length of this walk is approximately 7km. We start this walk in Glen Waverley, exploring Shepherds Bush, Dandenong Valley Parklands and Jells Park, generally walking in a southerly direction.

Box Hill U3A Nordic Walking

Life After Work with U3A

23/08/2017 Valerie Bourke

The University of the Third Age is an international organisation that employs a self-help model to provide affordable educational and social programs for seniors. Volunteer retirees share skills and knowledge garnered over a lifetime.