Grave concerns for Powerful Owl family

There are concerns for the Recreation Reserve Powerful Owls as the last few years they have been unsuccessful in raising young. There have been positive signs from the Powerful Owls, with a nesting site chosen by the couple, and the hope is that in the next month the young will make their first appearance. However…

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Story Time for Grown Ups

The Mt Evelyn Reading Room is celebrating Adult Learners week by hosting a series of Story Times for Grown Ups every Friday afternoon throughout September. Starting on September 1 from 2pm to 2:45pm, Chris Field will be reading a short story while you can sit back and enjoy the atmosphere. Story Time for Grown Ups…

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High Tea and Art Show

The Able Bake House, a social enterprise supported by Melba Support services, will be holding a High Tea at the Mt Evelyn Pubic Hall on Thursday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm. The menu will be prepared by Angela from the first series of The Great Australian Bake Off, and will include delicious treats like vanilla…

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Exhibition Entries Close this Friday

Artworks entries for the Yarra Hills Community Art Show close this Friday August 25. The art show will run from September 15 to September 17 at Yarra Hills Secondary College, 15 Burdap Drive, Mt Evelyn. For more information and to enter your artworks visit: www.yarrahills.vic.edu.au/extra-curricular/art-shows

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Children’s Book Week Storytime

Saturday August 19 to Friday August 25 is Children’s Book Week and to celebrate, Mt Evelyn Reading Room will be holding a magical night of interactive storytelling on Wednesday August 23, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Children are encouraged to come along dressed as a book character, or in their pyjamas. Join our storyteller, Fairy Mary,…

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Watercolour Exhibition

A new exhibition has been hung at the Mt Evelyn Exhibition Space located inside Holy Grill, 50 Wray Crescent. Peter Thorpe, artist and tutor, is currently holding an exhibition of his watercolour artworks which will be on display until Thursday 31st August. Holy Grill and the Exhibition Space is open: Wednesday/Thursday: 11am – 2:30pm, 5pm…

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Homeless Week Sleepout

On Friday August 4th, local resident and Billanook Ward Councillor, Tim Heenan will be sleeping outside in a cardboard box for 9 nights to highlight the issues of homelessness.┬áThis is the ninth year Cr Tim Heenan has slept out opposite Melba Park in Lilydale during Homeless Persons Week. Supported by Holy Fools, a local charity…

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