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Please Contribute – Black Saturday Commemorative Edition

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.

Yarra Glen & District Historical Society 2019 Calendar

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 ...
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Yarra Valley Open Studios: 10th-11th Nov 2018

It’s nearing time again for Open Studios, but this year our area has been shifted to the later time-slot of 10th and 11th November. You'll be able to visit various artists studios and other events in the Valley leading up to, and over the Open Studios weekend. Local Steels Creek ...
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Inaugural Yarra Valley Opera Festival (Oct 12-21st)

The inaugural Yarra Valley Opera Festival, in conjunction with Gertrude Opera, is happening from Oct 12-21. This is no amateur festival! World class opera singers will come together under the big top at Olinda Yarra and other locations for an incredible program of both classic and contemporary Opera. Yes, even ...
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Help Celebrate 25 Years of Steels Creek Art Group! Sun Oct 21, 2-4pm

Come and celebrate 25 years of the Steels Creek Art Group at “Art at Linden Gate” on Sunday 21 October from 2-4pm. We are very happy to share our art and are proud of the high standards of our work. Exhibition is now open and runs through to 19 November ...
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Lilydale Airport Airshow – Nov 25th

The Lilydale Airport is hosting the airshow. Charities benefiting from this event are the Yarra Glen Mens Shed and the Lilydale Rotary Club. For more information contact: Neroli Merridew (0419 536 911) ...
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Garden Club: Lambley’s Nursery and Tulip Tour

Garden Club: Lambley’s Nursery and Tulip Tour  The Steels Creek Garden Club have organised a bus trip to Lambley’s Nursery and Tulip display on the 9th Oct. BYO morning tea and lunch. WHEN: Tuesday 9th Oct (8:15am) WHERE: Meeting at Yarra Glen Park 8.15am for a 8.30am departure. COST: $5 ...
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Steels Creek Garden Club: 2018 Annual Flower Show and Plant Sale

It’s on again! Come and check out the rose display and buy flowers and plants of all types. Local produce, arts and crafts, light refreshments and more.Our Annual Flower Show and Plant Sale, Rose and local schools art display, Great stalls and Delicious food. Gates open 9-2am. Free admission. Bring ...
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The Yarra Glen & District Historical Society’s Annual Tetlow Talk (Sun 14th Oct, 2pm)

WHERE: McCoomb Room, Yarra Glen Memorial Hall WHEN: Sunday 14th Oct, 2pm The speaker will be Irene Kearsey, historian and member of FROGS (Friends and Relations of Gulf Station). The topic is "Dickson or Dixon??…and who was he anyway?" Irene will talk about her research into this family who set ...
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Buy a Bale Fundraiser BBQ – 9th Sept

Steels creek landcare group are hosting a fundraiser for the Buy a Bale campaign to assist our farmers and let them know that people care. We will be holding a BBQ lunch at Graham and Angie Lloyd's on Sunday 9th Sept from 12 noon. We are asking for a ...
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Steels Creek Landcare – Volunteer Student Program

Do you need any help around your property? Volunteers are again available to assist landowners to undertake a range of tasks. Activities, which you might describe as “high volume low complexity”, have previously included tree planting, firewood stacking, fence removal, property tidy up, weed control plus a whole lot more ...
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Steels Creek Landcare Group – AGM Friday 10th August 2018

AGM and social dinner will be on Friday 10th August starting at 6.30pm for a 7pm dinner SCCC 699 Steels Creek Rd Steels Creek Open to all financial members of the SCLG Dinner provided, BYO wine/drinks. RSVP required by 3rd August to steelscreeklandcare at Have you considered joining our ...
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CHOPS upcoming concert at Christmas Hills hall: 7th April, 8pm

There is  an upcoming concert by the Christmas Hills orchestral players (CHOPS)  on 7th April 8pm at the Christmas Hills hall. See flyer below. The concert is an all Bach affair hence the tag 'Baching Mad in Christmas Hills'. CHOPS will be playing with a concert pianist from America Donna ...
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Fruit Fly Information Session: 7th March, 7-9pm

The Chum Creek Landcare Group, in association with the Northern Yarra Landcare Network, invites all fruit growers to learn about fruit flies in a short evening session given by Bronwyn Koll. The Victorian government has recently appointed Bronwyn as the Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator in the Yarra Valley to help ...
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Queensland Fruit Fly in the Shire of Yarra Ranges: Survey

Queensland Fruit Fly in the Shire of Yarra Ranges: On-line survey The University of Melbourne Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences have a couple of students conducting a survey on community knowledge and attitudes to Queensland Fruit Fly, in the Yarra Ranges Shire. Please encourage everyone you know to participate ...
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