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An open invitation is extended to all attend the Opening Night of the 35th Yea Rotary Art Show on Friday January 24th in the Yea Shire Hall. Doors open at 7.30pm and those attending will be given the opportunity to be the first to view and purchase from the magnificent ... Read More
The Volunteer Grants Activity is an element of the Families and Communities Program. The Families and Communities Program aims to strengthen relationships, support families, improve well being of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown and strengthen family and community functioning. Volunteer Grants aim to support the ... Read More
In February, Yarra Glen Garlic participated in the 2019 Australian Food Awards Garlic competition, to benchmark our garlic against other producers in the industry. The garlic is judged using the following criteria – Uniformity, Condition, Quality, Aroma, Flavour (raw), Flavour (cooked). This is our 3rd year growing garlic, and we ... Read More
Not The Archies is BACK! www.notthearchies.com Know someone great? Paint your mate! With a prestigious portrait prize returning in Sept 2019 to the TarraWarra Museum of Art in the Yarra Valley, Council is also returning the Not The Archies exhibition. Not the Archies encourages the local community to embrace their ... Read More
Please find attached a flyer for a free Council run event titled "Community Solutions in a Changing Climate". Expert speakers talking about strengthening community resilience and engaging others and ourselves with climate change. Dr. Susie Burke is a specialist in speaking to children about climate change and coping strategies. Associate ... Read More
Professor Lisa Gibbs and her colleagues at the University of Melbourne are planning to get back in touch with the original study participants of the Beyond Bushfires study over the next couple of months. The survey will look at how people are managing 10 years after the 2009 bushfires, ... Read More
Northern Yarra Landcare Network Deer Control ForumWHEN: Saturday 22nd June 1-3 pm WHERE: Dixon’s Creek Reserve Hall – Melba Highway, Dixon’s CreekAre deer damaging your crops, gardens or revegetation projects? Are you building high fences to protect your property against deer?Join us to learn about successful deer ... Read More
Northern Yarra Landcare Network invites you to a Landcare hosted tour of The Edible Forest, Yarra Valley - Saturday 16 March 2019 @ 10.30 – 11.30am Transformed from an old paddock, be amazed and delighted at the magnificent range of palette sparkling tastes on offer at this local culinary paradise! All ... Read More
There are a number of events being held to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria. State Commemoration: Mon 4th Feb, 5:00pm (more info) Recovery Talk with Rob Gordon: Wed 6th Feb, 7:00pm (more info) Steels Creek Reflection Walk: Thurs 7th Feb, 9:30am (more info) ... Read More
The next Jolly Thing is a Black Saturday commemorative edition. A special edition, marking 10 years and we are calling Screekians near and far to contribute. This is a reflective time for our community, although you may draw upon some tough and challenging memories, many great and wonderful things have come from it also.
Introducing next year’s Calendar featuring the Yarra Glen Primary School & celebrating their 150 year Anniversary. The 12 Black & White images inside include small group & whole school group photo’s as well as images over the years. It is available through the History Room priced at $12.00 for ... Read More