MEEPPA celebrates 10 years of Melbourne Water grants

The Mount Evelyn Environmental Protection and Progress Association (MEEPPA) is celebrating 10 years as a recipient of Melbourne Water’s Community Grants program. Melbourne Water has provided MEEPPA with grants of $130,000 to assist with planting nearly 7,000 native plants over 10 years as well as weed control along Olinda Creek from York Rd, down Tramway…

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Mt Evelyn Community Market

Mt Evelyn’s Community Market is fast becoming a place for people to drop in and catch up with friends. The front room is always set up with tables and chairs to enjoy a devonshire tea or just sit down and chat. The main hall is full of stalls, even in the cooler weather, displaying and…

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Community Bush Dance

The Annual Community Bush Dance is coming up on Saturday May 20! Sausage sizzle and drinks will be available from 6:30pm, and music starts from 7:15pm with Blackberry Jam Bush Band as the feature act again this year. Devonshire Tea will also be available to purchase though out the night, provided by the Mt Evelyn…

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Coin Collecting Talk

Tim Herlihy will speak on collecting Australian Copper coins Tim Herlihy started collecting coins in the early 1960s, when as a young boy he could only afford to collect copper – pennies and half pennies. In addition to the collector’s desire to “get all in the set”, he became very interested in the historical connections…

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Hair with Heart Donation

Last Thursday, Scarlett made a big change and donated her hair to Variety – Hair with Heart. Petite Chique on Birmingham Rd cut 35cm off Scarletts hair, to just above her shoulders. Her hair will be used by Variety the children’s charity in their Hair with Heart program which helps support children with serious medical conditions,…

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Have Your Say

The Mt Evelyn Community Planning Evening or ‘Have Your Say’ event for 2017 will be on Wednesday, 17 May, from 5pm to 9pm at Yarra Hills Secondary College, Burdap Drive, Mt Evelyn. As usual, there will be a representative from most of the relevant Yarra Ranges Council departments to answer questions. The Mt Evelyn Township…

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