What’s On Locally


CFS – Camberwell Film Society, Old Library, 25 Inglesby Rd
HAC – Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Rd. Ph. 9278 4770
MTB – Melbourne Tramways Band. Ph. 131 963 to check weather by noon.
MTC – Malvern Theatre Co., 29a Burke Rd, Malvern East, Tickets: 1300 131 552
WaFS – Waverley Film Society, St John’s Uniting Church Hall, Virginia St, Mt Waverley
WCC – Whitehorse Civic Centre, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading.
WFS – Whitehorse Film Society, Whitehorse Civic Centre, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading

December 2019

1–24 Dec Santa’s Magical Kingdom Big Top at Caulfield Racecourse. The magic of Christmas with Santa Claus, Mrs Claus, Rudolph & friends. Gate 22 Station St, Caulfield East.
Now – 20 Jun Return; the way back home … 1914-1920. Virtual reality headsets. The Gallery, Sir Louis Matheson Library, 40 Exhibition Walk, Clayton Campus, Monash Uni.
1–24 Dec UEB Christmas Hampers Contributions welcome for 200 personalised hampers. Food, money, gifts for children/adults. Please drop off early December. Cnr Burwood Highway & Blackburn Rd, Burwood East. Ph. 9803 3400.
Sun. 1 Dec 7:30pm-9:30pm Carols in Canterbury. Performances, entertainment. Free. Canterbury Gardens, 190B Canterbury Rd, Canterbury.
Thurs 5 Dec Forest Hill Lions Club Need new members to flip sausages & sell raffle tickets at Forest Hill Chase to raise $ for local community at Xmas. Ph. 0425 708 732.
From Fri. 6 Dec 4-9pm KrisKindl Festival Rides, live ent., food, Santa Claus. $25 bands for unlimited rides at Canterbury Community Bank Branch & Bennet’s Butchery. Maling Rd, Canterbury.
Tues 10 Dec 1:30 pm Carols and Cake featuring Scotsglen Singers. Church of the Ascension, cnr Witchwood Cres & Blackburn Rd Burwood East. Donations to Girl Guides Hand in Hand program at door. Ph. 9802 6209.
e: girlguidestownandcountry@outlook.com
Wed 11 Dec 7:30pm Sunshine on Leith Based on stage hit; music by The Proclaimers. Davy and Ally’s life in Edinburgh after serving in Afghanistan. (+ Christmas Party). [CFS]
Wed 11 Dec 7:40pm The Old Man and the Sea Spencer Tracy. Old Cuban fisherman hooks a gigantic fish which drags him out to sea. [WaFS]
Sat 14 Dec 10am-2pm Ashburton Artisan Market, Copland Room Ashburton Library, 152 High St. High quality Aust. Handcrafted products. Find your special gift.
Sun 15 Dec 2:30pm Melbourne Tramways Band, Wattle Park. [MTB]
Sun 15 Dec 5:30-9:30pm Whitehorse Carols Fun, family friendly event, 4:30–9:20pm, free rides. Photos with Santa & elves from 4:30pm. Auslan-interpreted. See David Hobson & Marina Prior. [WCC]

January 2020

Sun 26 Jan 10am City of Boroondara Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony. [HAC]
Sun 26 Jan 6-10pm Australia Day Concert and Fireworks Rides 5–9.40pm. Auslan-interpreted; viewing area and interpreters on big screen. [WCC]

February 2020

Sat 1 Feb, 7:45pm, Green Book USA. Working-class Italian-US bouncer becomes driver of an African-American classical pianist touring venues through 1960s American South. [WFS]
Sat 15 Feb, 7:45pm Woman at War Iceland. Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens her long-held hope. [WFS]
Sun 23 Feb 2:30pm Melbourne Tramways Band – Big Band. Wattle Park. [MTB]
Sun 23 Feb 11am-4pm Ashburton Community “Last Weekend in Summer” Festival (beer garden & band ’til 7pm) High St, Ashburton. Performers, rides, live stage with Ashburton Idol, amusements, interactive activities. Cuisine for sale, special offers. FB & Insta @ashburtonvillage3147. w: ashburtonvillage3147.com.au

Sat 1 Feb Jazz in the Park St James Park, Hawthorn
Sat 8 Feb Soul in the Park Greythorn Park, Balwyn North
Sat 15 Feb Opera in the Park Canterbury Gardens, Canterbury
Sat 22 Feb Cinema in the Park Riversdale Park, Camberwell