What’s On

MARCH

Mixed Comedy Grill at The Clyde
Hosted by Monica Dullard

Date:        Thursday 25 March, Thursday 8 April, Saturday 10 April
Thursday 15 April & Saturday 17 April 2021
Time:        8.30 pm to 9.45 pm
Location: The Clyde Hotel, 385 Cardigan St, Carlton
Cost:       $35
To book:  Click here or call Ticketmaster: 13 61 00 or Ticketek 13 28 49

Monica Dullard presents Mixed Comedy Grill at The Clyde! Starring Rachel Berger, Fiona O’Loughlin, Dave O’Neil, Sami Shah Kirsty Webeck and Monica Dullard!!  Book your tickets to one show or more than one show.  It is a smorgasbord of hilarious comedy and we all sure need a big fat laugh!

Ferntree Gully Village Food Trail 2021 – ‘Food Connects Us’

Where: Ferntree Gully Village
When: 26th March – 18th April

The Ferntree Gully Food Trail around the Village shops gives everyone an opportunity
to extend shopping habits, try out a new taste, a new takeaway, a coffee spot, bakery or bar.

Funded by Knox Council as part of township renewals, the Food Trail will be great for Easter and school holiday activities.

Pick up your ‘Food Connects Us’ brochure at any of the participating Traders or download a copy here. Then use the Map to visit traders and collect your stamps.

Once you have collected 10 stamps you can enter the draw to win 1 of 3 $100 Bunnings vouchers or a $50 Voucher from Flame Trees Burger Bar.

You can enter as many times as you like by dropping off your entry at a participating Trader location. T&Cs apply. Remember to check opening hours for participating traders before you visit and collect your stamp.

Tag us on your Instagram and/or Facebook and use #FerntreeGullyFoodTrail, and the best photo will receive a $100 Bunnings voucher.

Day Out with Thomas & Friends
Hosted by Puffing Billy Railway

With sessions available at 10am, 12pm and 2pm, you can join the adventure on:

  • Saturday 27th March 2021.
  • Sunday 28th March 2021.
  • Saturday 17th April 2021.
  • Sunday 18th April 2021.

Puffing Billy is thrilled to announce that Thomas and Friends are back for more adventures this March and April, for the highly anticipated return of a Day out With Thomas at Puffing Billy’s Gembrook station.

The whole family can enjoy a great day out with everyone’s favourite little blue engine, as it takes passengers on a 35-minute train ride departing from Gembrook’s heritage platform through to Fielder station and back.

Adult tickets are the same price as a child (4 years and over) – with tickets $42 per person, $25 for toddlers (1-3 years), and free for children under 1 year.

Bookings essential and must be made online here.


APRIL

Easter Fun at Miller’s Homestead

When: Saturday 3 April. Various sessions available between 10am and 5pm.
Where: Miller’s Homestead, 30 Dorrigo Drive, Boronia.
Cost: Tickets for $10 per family (max 2 adults, 3 kids)

The children of Knox and their families are invited to celebrate Easter Fun at Miller’s on Easter Saturday, 3 April 2021

The event offers a delightful mix of Easter Storytelling with True Fairies, Mad Hatter’s Magic Show, Live Music and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

Children (and their grown-ups!) are invited to wear their favourite Easter costumes, bonnets, bunny ears or other festive attire just for fun!

Tickets are now available at $10 per family (max 2 adults, 3 kids). The ticketing fee is fully redeemable at the event’s food and beverage offering.

View the sessions times and book online at knox.vic.gov.au/easter

This event is in compliance with the current Victorian Government’s COVID-19 restrictions. Physical distancing and COVID-Safe behaviours will be monitored.

11th – 25th – The Hut Gallery ‘The Four Mediums’ Exhibition

Where: The Hut Gallery, 157 Underwood Road, Ferntree Gully
When: Weekends 11am – 4pm

A major event when members put their best artworks forward. Members artworks done in one of the four mediums, featuring oil, acrylic, watercolour and pastel.

Official opening and presentations at 2pm Sunday 18 April
All welcome. Free entry.

Knox Drive-in Cinema

When: Saturday 17 April 2021
Time: Entry from 6:30pm. Movie starts approximately 7:30pm
Where: Knox Community Arts Centre carpark, 790 Mountain Highway, Bayswater

Join family and friends at the Knox drive-in cinema experience featuring Go! (PG). Enjoy a thrilling family film about a boy who must overcome tremendous odds and his own recklessness to achieve his dream of winning the National Go Kart Championship.

Limited tickets are now available at $10 per motor vehicle.
Tickets include entry (for one vehicle and its occupants), movie viewing and $10 worth of popcorn or ice cream. Due to the limited number of tickets, only one ticket is available per transaction.

Purchase your tickets now to avoid disappointment via: www.knox.vic.gov.au/drivein

Please note this is a CovidSafe pop up event

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

When: Thursday 22 April 2021
Time: 8:00pm -10:00pm
Where: Knox Community Arts Centre – 790 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater
Tickets: Adult $40, Concession $38

Join the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow in 2021 as it rolls across the country to home deliver the Comedy Festival vibe to every crack and crevice of Australia.

From Brisbane to Broome, Townsville to Traralgon, they are criss-crossing the country taking in more than 80 destinations along the way. More than any year before, our comedians are champing at the bit to break out from the barriers, shake off the seclusion and roll out the laughs.

With an all killer, no filler line-up of Australian stars and talented newcomers, buckle in for a night of stand-up, sketch, satire, silliness and song to satisfy all your comedy cravings!

Purchase tickets and see the full 2021 program at knox.vic.gov.au/kcac

Show Warnings: Performances often contain coarse language, sexual references and material that can offend. It is recommended for people aged 15 years or older.

ANZAC Day Service

Where: Knox War Memorial, Tim Neville Arboretum
When: Service starts 10am

ANZAC Day 25 April, will forever be marked as part of Australian history. This year the members of the Peace and Loyalty Masonic Lodge No 261 and associates will conduct an ANZAC ceremony at the Knox War Memorial.

The guest speaker this year will be Hurtle Lupton OAM, a well-known member of the local community. Floral tributes are welcome and may be laid.

(Subject to Government COVID 19 restrictions)

Downsizing Seminar

When: Monday 26 April 2021
Time:  1:30pm – 2:30pm
Where:  Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
Bookings Essential: www.stickytickets.com.au/AX58O
For more information contact Linda Keenahan on 9298 8828

Helpful information to assist people planning to downsize to retirement living or smaller apartments. Dealing with a lifetime of accumulated personal possessions is often a barrier for people who would like to move. We will give you practical tips about how to declutter and prepare the family home for sale.


MAY

2nd – 30th – The Hut Gallery ‘Abstract Art’

Where: The Hut Gallery, 157 Underwood Road, Ferntree Gully
When: Weekends 11am – 4pm

A collection of artworks done by the Thursday night group. A members exhibition with a difference.

Come along. All welcome. Free entry.

Knox’s All Ages Trivia Event 

Date:       Friday 7 May 2021 from 11am to 12pm (Via Zoom)
Contact:   Linda on 9298 8828 or linda.keenahan@knox.vic.gov.au
To book:   https://www.stickytickets.com.au/5Z824
More details will be communicated upon registration.

Join us for an all ages, fun filled quiz afternoon. There are 30 multiple choice questions. You can play as an individual or, if you are with your family/household, you can play as a team.

To play the quiz, you’ll need to join via Zoom where our awesome MC will be dropping the questions, banter and laughs. We recommend you use two devices to play e.g. a laptop and smartphone (if you only have access to one device that is ok):

1. Access zoom on your laptop/iPad and watch the live stream a bit like TV
2. Access the game up on your smart phone, and lock in your answers a bit like a buzzer.

Knox City Council Grants program

Date:       Thursday 20 May 2021 (via Zoom)
Time:       7pm to 8.30 pm
Contact:  Community Partnerships on 9298 8000
To book:  https://www.stickytickets.com.au/l4s0a

Knox City Council has a range of grants available. Learn more about the grants and how to prepare your application to address the application criteria.

Introduction to Round Dancing

When: Friday 21 May 2021
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Boronia Progress Hall, 134 Boronia Road, Boronia (near the corner of Dorset Road)

Round Dancing is cued social ballroom dancing and is the easiest way to learn to dance. You will be taught basic Rumba steps and by the end of the class you will be dancing round the room. In addition to the teachers, experienced round dancers will be present to assist you. Come alone or come with friends for an evening of fun.

Additional information: smart casual dress. Smooth soled shoes are recommended. BYO drink bottle. Parking available at the rear of the hall in the library carpark off Park Crescent.

Bookings essential. Contact David on 0419 337 311 or rdav0168@gmail.com by Friday 14 May 2021


Gully Market (weekly)

The Gully Market is a long established market that runs every Saturday and Sunday in the carpark of the Upper Ferntree Gully Train Station. It is on the Burwood Hwy and directly opposite The Royal Hotel.

It is at the base of the glorious Dandenong Ranges and is a great little venue to stop off and stretch your legs and peruse the many delights that our stall holders offer.

New stall holders are welcome.. Saturday stalls are $20 each and Sunday stalls are $10 each. These rates are for casual stall holders. Permanent stall holders must complete 12 weeks on a casual basis.

Knox Community Arts Centre program
Hosted by Knox Council

Tickets are now on sale for the Knox Community Arts Centre’s March-June program!

The 2021 program offers a diverse mix of professional evening shows, featuring quality comedy, music, theatre and cabaret performances, along with the all-time favourite daytime program and the much loved family shows offered during school holidays.

All performances are in compliance with the current Victorian Government’s COVID-19 restrictions, with limited seating available.

For more information and to purchase tickets, go to knox.vic.gov.au/kcac or call 9729 7287

OMNI – Men’s Chat Group
Hosted by Orana Neighbourhood House

Older Men New Ideas (OMNI) is designed for local men over 50. Developed and run by male volunteers from Council on the Ageing (COTA), OMNI provides opportunities to: Meet, talk and enjoy time with other local men your age; “Chew the fat” about the challenges that face you and other men; Enjoy a morning tea and refreshments during the morning’s discussion.

Date:          Every 2nd & 4th Friday of the month
Time:          9.30 am to 11.30 am
Location:   Orana Neighbourhood House, 62 Coleman Road, Wantirna South
Contact:     John on 9763 5411 or Orana Reception on 9801 1895