Memories Are Made of This

Create lasting memories whilst remembering days of old at Mt Evelyn’s Street Party, on Sunday October 29, from 10am to 4pm. The town’s shopping strip will be closed to traffic to make way for the people, who flood Wray Crescent for the biennial 1950s event. Imagine a 1950s street fair in Australia; freshly‐waxed cars rumble in, families…

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Historical Writing Competition

Update (25th September) : The deadline for the Historical Writing Competition has been extended until Midnight Friday October 20th. New entry forms are available, but any entries using the old forms will still be accepted. ——- The Mt Evelyn History Group are again holding an Historical Writing Competition as part of the Mt Evelyn Street…

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Master Plan to go ahead

Last Tuesday night saw a packed building at Montrose Town Hall for the Council meeting to discuss the Mt Evelyn Recreation Reserve Master Plan. Only a small group of those who turned up were able to fit in to hear the debate, a large group, mainly members of the Mt Evelyn Football Netball Club, had…

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Yarra Hills Community Art Show

The Yarra Hills Community Art Show opens this Friday night at Yarra Hills Secondary College, 15 Burdap Drive, Mt Evelyn. The exhibition will run from Friday night, 6:30pm to 8:30pm, through Saturday, 10am to 4pm, and finish on Sunday, 10am to 3pm.

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Vale Patricia Maggs OAM

It is with sadness that Caladenia Dementia Care announces the loss of Trish Maggs OAM. Trish passed away peacefully, at 88 on August 10th, with her family around her. On a winter’s day in 1983, Trish attended a Public Meeting for those concerned about the lack of services for people with Alzheimer’s Disease and related…

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New exhibition at Holy Grill

There’s a new exhibition at Holy Grill this month, featuring the bright colourful artworks of local artist Frances Phelan. Her writing is also on show with some short pieces she has written over the years available to read alongside her artworks. Frances has attended lessons at Kevin Boucher’s Studio in Mount Evelyn, as well as taking…

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