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  • Xmas in July Dinner, Saturday 22nd July

    A traditional Xmas dinner, Golden roasted Turkey, a baked glazed Ham, crispy potatoes, roast pumpkin, cauliflower cheese, herby stuffing, rich gravy, cranberry sauce, preceded by cheeses, dips and nibbly bits and followed by a plum pudding wafting the smell of spices through the room and smothered in creamy custard, why wait until December? Come bring […]

  • S4Reel Film Club – 16th June (Bend it Like Beckham)

    We look forward to you joining us for guaranteed laughs; suspense; and drama together with fine food; good company and a movie in our Gold Class venue. Screening on Friday 16th June: Bend It Like Beckham (2004). Wonderful film about a young talented Indian girl who dreams of playing soccer but family tradition is a […]

  • Shortest Lunch – 24 & 25 June 2017

    Celebrate the shortest weekend of the year at the Shortest Lunch – 24 & 25 June 2017 The Yarra Valley’s smaller winemakers invite you to join them for the Shortest Lunch Festival being held on 24 & 25 June 2017. Take pleasure in the smaller things in a moving feast of entrée size meals and […]

  • 2017 Festival of Light Fundraising Event at Hargreaves Hill

      Please join us for a fundraising evening for the 2017 Festival of Light at Hargreaves Hill in Yarra Glen on June 18 at 5pm. Come and enjoy wine donated by De Bortoli Wines and cheese donated by the Yarra Valley Dairy WHERE: Hargreaves Hill Yarra Glen WHEN: June 18, 5pm COST: $20 per person […]

  • Yarra Ranges Council Grants for Community and other updates

    Grants opening soon   Hello and welcome to the new grants season! Council’s annual Grants for Community is on the horizon with the program opening on 1 June 2017. Please visit the Grants for Community webpage for the program’s guidelines, selection criteria, and tips for maximising your application’s chance of success. Grants for Community information sessions will be […]

  • Garden Club: Special Speaker Event -Phillip Johnson

    Renowned landscape artist, Phillip Johnson, will be presenting a special session at the Steels Creek Community Centre on July 11 at 9:30am. Now, working alongside some of Australia’s leading developers, architects and government departments, Phillip Johnson Landscapes has been ‘recreating habitats’ for more than 20 years. Phillip’s designs have focused on the creation of beautiful […]

  • Yarra Valley Arts Open Studios 2017

    Explore the Inspirational world of artists in the Yarra Valley! In Spring 2017 art-lovers can immerse themselves over three weekends of artist studio visits in the beautiful Yarra Valley in Victoria. Connect with artists, be inspired, feel the artworks speak to you, while exploring parts of the Yarra Valley you may not be familiar with. […]

  • Planned burn at ST ANDREWS – FLORA CR ST ANDREWS

    This notice is to inform community members that the ST ANDREWS – FLORA CR planned burn, located on public land at ST ANDREWS (MELWAYS 394 G12) may be ignited at any time within the next 10 days. Please note that this burn will only be ignited if conditions are suitable. The burn may be postponed […]

  • S4Reel Film Club: April – May 2017

    We forgot the camera so just imagine the scene – 25 lively, loquacious locals seated at a long table enjoying fine food and excellent company.  The occasion – the first film for the year was about to be shown at our Community Centre.  A delicious dinner was followed by the beautifully produced and thought provoking […]

  • Steels Creek Association (SCA) Special General Meeting

    WHAT: Steels Creek Association – Special General Meeting WHERE: Steels Creek Community Centre WHEN: Sat 6 May from 4:30pm (followed by Pizza Night) The Steels Creek Association was formed in 2012. The Steels Creek Community Centre Committee (SCCCC) had its hands full at the time with recovery activities and building works at SCCC. A group […]

  • Steels Creek Tennis Club Pizza Night

    Come and enjoy great wood fired pizza, live music and sit around the fire with family and friends. Download the flyer WHAT: Pizza and Tennis, fun and frivolity with friends (old and new!) WHEN: Saturday April the 1st at 5pm WHERE: At Steels Creek Tennis Club, 821 Steels Creek Road COST: Families $55, Couples $35, Singles […]

  • Fire Danger Period Ends

    The Fire Danger Period for the following municipalities will conclude at 0100 hours on Monday 20 March 2017. Knox City Council Manningham City Council (areas inside CFA Districts) Maroondah City Council (areas inside CFA Districts) Yarra Ranges Shire Council (area inside CFA Districts) The conclusion of the Fire Danger Period is based on the change in […]

  • Do you have an idea that could benefit from $3000 of funding?

    Grants News Flash $20,000 Energising Your Community Development Fund  Exclusive to Yarra Ranges  $20,000 in grant funding is being made available to support community groups, clubs and non-profit-organisations in the Yarra Ranges. Groups can apply for up to $3,000 for projects, equipment and initiatives that benefit the local community. Applications will be accepted from Monday 13 March until Thursday 13 April […]

  • Afterburn encore screening on Foxtel Sat 4 Feb

    On the 8 year Anniversary of the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires; don’t miss the encore screening of the brilliant documentary ‘Afterburn’ on the National Geographic Channel, Foxtel Sat 4 Feb 8.15 pm & Tues 7 Feb 7.15 pm “It’s nature at its worst – but the Aussie spirit at its best. Afterburn follows the efforts […]

  • S4Reel Film Club – 17th March (from 6pm)

    Guaranteed laughs; suspense; and drama together with fine food and good company. Dinner and movie in our Gold Class venue. We start of the year with our now traditional BBQ DINNER FROM 6pm – FILM STARTS 7.30pm Screening on Friday 17th March: LAST CAB TO DARWIN. Taking advantage of the controversial Northern Territory’s Voluntary euthanasia […]

  • Community Skill Building Calendar (Jan-Jun 2017)

    The Council has just released their calendar of FREE community skill building workshops being provided for the community. The Council highly recommends a session scheduled to take place in Healesville on 21 March from 6-9pm at the Memo – “Collaborative Leadership“. This session is about working collectively to achieve your group’s vision. Often skill building […]

  • TENNIS CLUB Open Day, Sunday 29th January, 2017 – 1pm

    Come and have a hit of tennis, a friendly chat or just check out our wonderful tennis facilities in Steels Creek. We will have free tennis coaching and games for the kids and free sausage sandwiches. Everyone welcome. Please note that you should BYO your own drinks. WHAT: Steels Creek Tennis Club Open day WHEN: Sunday, […]

  • Hard Waste Collection Dates for 2017

    Are you ready? The annual combined hard waste, bundled branches and metals collection kicks off in January. For more information and to look up specific collection dates, please refer to http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Lists/Latest-news/Combined-hard-waste-bundled-branches-and-metals-collection

  • YARRA GLEN ARTS SHOW 2017

    Founded by six local artist’s friends and operating since 2002, the Yarra Glen Art Show, now rebranded the Yarra Glen Arts Show is a major community bi-annual art event for the Yarra Valley. Our 2017 show is scheduled for 11-13 March 2107 and our new Artist Awards are attractive and will address the diverse range […]