VENUES & INFO:
BHT – Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd. Open Tues- Fri 10am-4pm; Sat noon-4pm.
CFS – Camberwell Film Society, Old Library, 25 Inglesby Rd. Ph. 9347 6969
CMS – Camberwell Music Society, Camberwell Uniting Church, 314 Camberwell Road
CMSM – St Mark’s Anglican Church, 303 Canterbury Rd, Forest Hill
HAC – Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Rd
HP – Hartwell Players, Ashwood College, Vannam Dr. Ph. 0422 010 830 or trybooking.com/YTPB
MTB – Melbourne Tramways Band, concerts 2:30pm weather permitting; check by noon. Ph. 131 963
PT – Peridot Theatre, Mt Waverley Sec College, Lechte Rd. Ph. 9808 0770; email@example.com
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. Ph. 9807 3426
WFS – Whitehorse Film Society, Willis Room, Whitehorse Centre, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading
WAS – Whitehorse Artspace, inside Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill. Free entry.
WC – Whitehorse Centre, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading. w: whitehorsecentre.com.au
1-10 Mar Hot Options Paintings by Linda Judge document her wardrobe from 1989 to now. Reflects on relationship between clothes & memories. [HAC]
Sat 2 Mar 6pm Markham Reserve Concert Enjoy free outdoor concert: from jazz to opera, soul to cinema. Location: Markham Reserve, Ashburton.
Sun 3 Mar 10:30am-5pm Glenferrie Festival Deconstructed parade, live music, fashion parades, etc. Over 250 food stalls, artisan products. Glenferrie Hawthorn traders with bargains and samplings. Glenferrie Rd between Burwood and Barkers Rds.
Tues 5 Mar 10am-1:30pm Pancake Day Burwood Uniting Church’s annual Pancake Day. Proceeds to Uniting Care. $3 per pancake with lemon juice or maple syrup. Free tea or coffee. Cnr Warrigal Rd & Hyslop St, Glen Iris.
Wed 6 Mar 1-6pm Boroondara Volunteer Expo Discuss volunteer roles with 50 local community organisations. boroondara.vic.gov.au/volunteerexpo or ph. 9278 4550. [HAC]
Thurs 7 Mar 12:30-1:30pm Community Meals at St Mark’s Free hot lunch. Just turn up, no need to book. Transport can be arranged for locals. Christian hospitably for local community. [CMSM]
Tues 12 Mar 10:30am Camberwell Music Society Piano recital by CMS pianist Glenn Riddle on love & death themes. Works by Granados, Liszt and Prokofiev. Tickets: trybooking.com/YICT [CMS]
13 Mar – 7 Apr Individualism by Swinburne Senior Secondary College. Media: photography, painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, sculpture & textiles. [HAC]
Wed 13 Mar 7:40pm The Blue Angel Germ.,1930 Marlene Dietrich. Teacher goes to a sleazy bar, the Blue Angel, to confront his student but falls in love with a dancer. [WaFS]
Sun 17 Apr 2:30pm Tramways Band – Brass Melbourne Tramways Band. [MTB]
Wed 20 Mar 7:30pm Don’t Tell. Aust. Based on true events that changed the law. Story of abused 11 y.o. attending prestigious school. Gripping courtroom drama with Jack Thompson and Rachel Griffiths. [CFS]
Sat 23 Mar 4pm Relay For Life Cancer Council Fundraiser. Overnight relay celebrates teams’ achievements. Opening Ceremony Sat. 4pm; Closing Ceremony Sun. 24 10am. Candlelight Ceremony Sat. 8:30pm. Venue: Auburn High School Sporting Fields, Auburn Rd, Hawthorn East.
Sun 24 Mar 2:30pm Sunday Afternoon Concert The Melbourne Singers. Classical, contemporary & popular songs. [SO]
Thurs 4 Apr 12:30-1:30pm Community Meals at St Mark’s Free hot lunch. Just turn up; no need to book. Transport can be arranged for locals. Christian hospitably for local community. [CMSM]
Sat 6 Apr 7:30pm Fidelio String Quartet Camberwell Music Society’s Beethoven program incl. Op.18 quartet, two Op.59 Razumovsky quartets. Tickets: trybooking.com/YICN [CMS]
Wed 10 Apr 7:40pm A Tale of Two Cities UK 1958. Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin. An English barrister becomes involved with French aristocrats during French revolution. [WaFS]
11-14 Apr 7:30pm Love/Sick Explores the pain and joy that comes with being in love. An unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone. [HP]
11-13 Apr 8pm, 14 Apr 2:15pm Three One Act Plays A Night at the Venue by Bryan Lynagh; Libretto by Robin Rothstein; The Child by Olsen Wymark. Peridot Theatre. [PT]
Fri 12 Apr 8-10pm Vika & Linda The sisters’ voices cover soul, gospel, blues, country and their Tongan ancestry. Limited cabaret-style table seating. $42 adult $36 concession. [HAC]
Sun 14 Apr 2:30pm Tramways Band – Brass Melbourne Tramways Band. [MTB]
Wed 17 Apr 7:30pm Run Lola Run. Germ. Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend who lost bad guy’s money. She has 20 mins to raise the money. [CFS]
Good Friday 19 Apr. 88th annual appeal to raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital
Thurs 2 May 12:30-1:30pm Community Meals at St Mark’s Free hot lunch. Just turn up, no need to book. Transport can be arranged for locals. Christian hospitably for local community. [CMSM]
Sun 5 May 7-11am Memory Walk & Jog Dementia Aust. fundraiser. Walk, jog or run 5km or 10km family friendly course. Open all ages & fitness levels. Dog bandanas: register to walk your dog. Info: memorywalk.com.au/events/16/melbourne Westerfolds Park, Fitzsimons Ln, Templestowe.
6 May – 9 June Boroondara Eisteddfod 28th year of six weeks of competition and events. [HAC]
Wed 8 May 7:40pm Saving Grace GB 1999. Brenda Blethyn, Martin Clunes. Widow left heavily in debt grows marijuana plants [WaFS].
Sun 12 May 2pm Inventi Sunday Classics Harp in program of classical chamber works. Perfect Mother’s Day concert. Chandelier Room. $18. [HAC]
Tues 14 May 10:30am Camberwell Music Society Baroque ensemble, Accademia Arcadia. Fortepianist J. Ogeil, violinist D. Monti, cellist J. Vains will play pieces incl. trio sonata and liturgical music. Comp. refreshments after concert. trybooking.com/YICU [CMS]
Wed 15 May 6:30-8:30pm Hello I am David! First documentary about David Helfgott’s breakdown and return to concert stage. Free but bookings essential. [HAC]
Wed 15 May 7:30pm Faces Places France. Travels around France in a box truck equipped as portable photo booth taking people’s photos. [CFS]
Fri 17 May 8-9:40pm David Helfgott in Concert For one night only after sold out performances at Hollywood Bowl, Royal Albert Hall, Vienna’s Golden Concert Hall & Sydney Opera House. An extraordinary talent. $58 adult, $49 conc. [HAC]