Christmas candles

Local Christmas Services

08/12/2017 Lisa Posthoorn

List of Christmas services in the Burwood area. Ashburton, Bennettswood, Blackburn South, Burwood East, Camberwell, Glen Iris, Glen Waverley, Mt Waverley and Surrey Hills,

Ceres Calisthenics

Introducing Calisthenics

01/12/2017 Wendy Holman

Calisthenics is a sport involving a combination of activities including marching, club swinging, rod twirling, aerobic exercise routines, singing, dancing and ballet.

Morten the Monster in The Big Tree app

Helping Kids climb the Big Tree

01/12/2017 Raine Biancalt

The Australina Childhood Foundation has an app called ‘The Big Tree’ to support children to have fun while they practise calming techniques and listen to stories that teach them problem solving strategies. It uses narratives, games and creative activities to help children learn how relationships can support them to meet challenges which can feel overwhelming on their own.

Fashion for Compassion

01/12/2017 Susan Connell

On 10 October at the Box Hill Town Hall, year 10, 11 and 12 Students from Box Hill Senior Secondary College partnered with Youth Employment Support Inc. (YES) to organise and present The YES Inc. Charity Event.

Turning despair into hope

Youth Education Support: Turning Despair into Hope

01/12/2017 Raine Biancalt

Named after her feisty grandmother, Irish-born Julia Mosley is a vibrant, charismatic woman with an unstoppable ‘can-do’ approach to life. In May 2009, to assist disadvantaged young people lacking education or training/skills to find employment, she and two friends, Trish Wade and Sue Hamilton, started Youth Education Support Inc. (YES ). Julia is its CEO.

AISOV - a vision of harmony

A vision of Harmony

01/12/2017 Leah Zartz

n 1983 an independent unregistered organisation was formed to help Victoria’s Iranian community settle in their new homeland. Its vision is to create harmony between the Iranian and Australian communities, celebrate the Iranian tradition and culture, educate Iranians about local laws, the Australian way of life, financial issues, health and well-being and mindfulness. The AISOV also runs a library and a monthly magazine for its members, called “Golbong”.

Learning adaptive technology at the Ablelink Centre

Able to Celebrate

01/10/2017 Raine Biancalt

In 2017, Able Australia celebrates its 50th Anniversary. From its humble beginnings in 1967 as an association for parents of children born deaf and blind through Rubella, it has grown into a diverse and dynamic […]

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!

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.