What’s On Locally


BC – BASS Care (Boroondara Aged Svcs Soc.), Canterbury Centre,
Conochie Hall, 2 Rochester Rd, Canterbury. Ph: 9880 4709
BHT – Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd
CFS – Camberwell Film Society, Old Library, 25 Inglesby Rd
CL – Camberwell Library, 340 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell
CMSM – St Mark’s Anglican Church, 303 Canterbury Rd, Forest Hill
CMS – Camberwell Music Society, Camberwell Uniting Church, 314 Camberwell Road
HAC – Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Rd
HP – Hartwell Players, Ashwood College, Vannam Dr. Ph. 0422 010 830 or trybooking.com/YTPB
MCM – Mitcham Community Meal. 18 Edward St, Mitcham
MEFP – Malvern Emergency Food Program, 288 Glenferrie Rd, Malvern. Ph. 8823 5600
MTB – Melbourne Tramways Band, concerts 2:30pm weather permitting; check by noon.
NHCC – NewHope Community Care, Events Room, New Hope Baptist Church, 3-7 Springfield Rd, Blackburn Nth
PT – Peridot Theatre, Mt Waverley Sec College, Lechte Rd. tickets@peridot.com.au
SO – St Oswald’s Anglican Church, 100 High Street, Glen Iris
WaFS – Waverley Film Society, St John’s Uniting Church Hall, Virginia St, Mt Waverley
WAS – Whitehorse Artspace, inside Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill. Free entry.
WCC – Whitehorse Civic Centre, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading. w: whitehorsecentre.com.au
WFS – Whitehorse Film Society, Whitehorse Centre, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading. Ph. 9877 1474

August 2019

31 Aug-20 Oct  John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials  Chinese diaspora from 1840s. Reimagined memories of local Chinese elite. Stories of 180 years of Chinese-Aust. history. Free. [HAC]

September 2019

1-28 Sept Tues-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat noon-4pm Hearts & Minds: Wartime Propaganda Aust. War Memorial wartime posters. [BHT]

4-14 Sept 8:15pm, 2pm Ladies in Black Alluring comedy drama musical set in 1950s Sydney. Orig. music by Tim Finn. [MTC]

Sat 7 Sep 7:30pm Cello Masterworks Yelian He & Yasmin Rowe, award-winning cello & piano duo. [CMS]

Sat 7 Sept 6pm-10pm Pt Birju Maharaj Live in Concert Kathak, north Indian classical style. w: ghungroo.com.au [HAC]

Wed 11 Sep 7:45pm Victoria and Abdul Judy Dench. Queen Victoria’s unlikely friendship with young Indian clerk. [WaFS]

Sun 15 Sept 2:30pm Southern Cross Philharmonia Orchestra New and traditional classical music. [SO]

Sun 15 Sept 11am-4pm Schwerkolt Cottage Heritage Family Day Farm animals, pony rides, face-painting, etc. Deep Creek Rd, Mitcham.

Wed 18 Sept 10am–2pm Dementia: Celebrating Life. Activities, lunch, info. $10 pp. Blackburn North Bowls Club, 93 Springfield Rd. RSVP 9878 6632.

Wed 18 Sep 7:30pm The Apartment Winner of five Oscars. Billy Wilder at his satirical best. (Shirley MacLaine). [CFS]

Sun 22 Sept 2:30pm Camberwell Grammar School Orchestral music in various combinations. [SO]

24 Sept – 20 Oct Maranoa Gardens Florilegium Paintings of plant specimens picked by Maranoa Gardens curators in Balwyn. Free. [HAC]

26 Sep – 6 Oct Coriolanus by Shakespeare. Rome calls on Coriolanus who confronts angry people when famine threatens city. [HP]

October 2019

Fri 4 Oct Annual Awards Gala Dinner Whitehorse Business Group Award winners will be announced at Vogue Ballroom with MC Des Dowling. Come join us in the celebrations with prominent businesses. For more info visit: https://www.whitehorsebusinessgroup.com.au

5-6 Oct 10am–4:30pm Open Gardens Vic.: Astolat, Camberwell Beautiful two-acre garden. Entry $10, students $5, U18 free. 630 Riversdale Rd.

Wed 9 Oct 7:45pm Lantana Anthony Lapaglia, Geoffrey Rush, Kerry Armstrong. Discovery of body in suburban Sydney. [WaFS]

Fri 11 Oct 8pm The Planets Inventi Ensemble. Accompanied by majestic animated projections. [HAC]

Sat 12 Oct 8:30am-2pm St Peter’s Annual Fair Homemade jams & cakes, collectables, Devonshire teas, plants. 1038 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill.

Tues 15 Oct 10:30am Grieg Piano Concerto Nicholas Young & Partridge String Quartet. Dvorak’s Piano Quintet in A Major. [CMS]

Wed 16 Oct 7:30pm A Street Cat Named Bob Based on true story of London busker and recovering drug addict. [CFS]

Sat 19 Oct 9am-noon Walk & Sketch Learn about plants and wildlife at Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn. Free. Bookings essential. [HAC]

Sun 20 Oct 10am-4pm Spring Festival! Enjoy rides, activities, live music, face painting, interactive workshops, roving performers. [WCC]

Sun 20 Oct 2:30 pm Melbourne Tramways Band Brass Band. [MTB] Sun 20 Oct 2:30pm Verdi’s Requiem Camberwell Chorale. [HAC]

Sun 20 Oct 2:30pm Trio Moirae Piano trio with Euro-Latin globetrot from Schubert to Piazzolla. [SO]

26 Oct – 10 Nov The Wizard of Oz Nova Music Theatre journeys to Oz with Dorothy & friends. [WCC]

Sun 27 Oct 2pm Sunday Classics Chandelier Room. Inventi Ensemble play Scheherazade. $18. [HAC]

Sun 27 Oct St Peter’s 130th Anniversary Celebration 10am Eucharist, reunion lunch & display. 1038 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill. Ph. 9899 5122,

November 2019

1-16 Nov 8:15pm or 2pm Twelfth Night Shakespeare comedy about twins, Viola and Sebastian. [MTC]

Sat 9 Nov 7:30pm Wilma & Friends Includes saxophonist Christina Leonard. [CMS]

Wed 13 Nov 7:45pm From Here to Eternity Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr. Set in 1941 in Hawaii, WW2. [WaFS]

Fri 15 Nov 8pm Spring Opera Gala The Parlour. Stunning highlights from opera favourites. Limited cabaret seating. [HAC]

15-30 Nov 8pm Stage Kiss Art imitates life; life imitates art. 1930s melodrama. Not so romantic comedy. [PT]

Sat 16 Nov 6:30pm Handel’s Messiah Camberwell Chorale & Camerata Chamber Orchestra. [HAC]

Sun 17 Nov 2:30pm Melbourne Tramways Band. Big band. [MTB]

Sun 17 Nov 2:30pm Southern Cross Philharmonia Orchestra New and traditional classical music. [SO]

Wed 20 Nov 7:30pm The Grapes of Wrath Ranks as one of best 10 movies of all time. [CFS]

Sat 23 Nov 10am-4pm Pleasant Bazaar Craft market, rides. Free entry. Mt Pleasant Rd PS, 105 Mt Pleasant Rd, Nunawading.