August Events

Computer Confidence

Mon 12th July  until Mon 13th September , Mondays 10am - 12 Noon

Share a relaxed morning with local computer whiz, Malcolm & choose what YOU want to learn. Malcolm will help you get the most from your iPad, iPhone or laptop. From sending emails, to managing your photos & keeping your computer virus free. For beginners & those wanting to learn something new (BYO device)

Kallista Community House, 2 Church St, Kallista

FREE

Crochet Fortnightly Classes

Wed 21st July  until Wed 15th September , Wednesdays 10am - 12 Noon

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve crocheted & want to learn more, these classes are for you. You’ll learn basic stitches, how to increase & decrease, decipher symbols & follow patterns and gain the skills to create beautiful shawls, beanies, mittens, blankets, bags & more . BYO crochet hooks (4 or 5mm), odd balls of wool & one plain 8ply light coloured ball and you’ll be hooked! (Tutor will have hooks for purchase).

Kallista Community House, 2 Church St, Kallista

$60 for 5 Classes

Crochet Weekly Classes

Fri 23rd July  until Fri 17th September , Fridays 9.30am - 11.30am

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve crocheted & want to learn more, these classes are for you. You’ll learn basic stitches, how to increase & decrease, decipher symbols & follow patterns and gain the skills to create beautiful shawls, beanies, mittens, blankets, bags & more . BYO crochet hooks (4 or 5mm), odd balls of wool & one plain 8ply light coloured ball and you’ll be hooked! (Tutor will have hooks for purchase).

Kallista Community House, 2 Church St, Kallista

$108 for 9 weeks

Social Media for Small Business

Fri 30th July  until Fri 17th September , Friday Nights 4pm - 5pm

Join social media expert Hayley Clinch & discover the ins & outs of posts, tweets & pics for small business. With 14 years of marketing knowledge, Hayley will cover all you need to know from knowing your audience to creating a social media plan. Hayley will also provide reporting templates, a content calendar & tailored feedback for students.

Kallista Community House, 2 Church St, Kallista

$40 for 8 weeks

Crochet Weekly Classes

Fri 6th August  until Fri 17th September , Fridays 1pm - 3pm

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve crocheted & want to learn more, these classes are for you. You’ll learn basic stitches, how to increase & decrease, decipher symbols & follow patterns and gain the skills to create beautiful shawls, beanies, mittens, blankets, bags & more . BYO crochet hooks (4 or 5mm), odd balls of wool & one plain 8ply light coloured ball and you’ll be hooked! (Tutor will have hooks for purchase).

Kallista Community House, 2 Church St, Kallista

$84 for 7 weeks

Kallista Community Market

Sat 7th August , 9am - 1pm

Kallista is a vibrant outdoor country market with handmade and home crafted goods including jewellery, plants, wood crafts, soap, clothing, delicious food and so much more.

Village Green, Church St, Kallista

Cockatoo Country Market

Sat 7th August , 8.30am - 1.30pm

The Cockatoo Country Market is your local artisan market held in Cockatoo in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Where possible stall holders offer locally grown and made products.

77 Pakenham Road, Cockatoo

Belgrave Big Dreams Market

Sun 8th August , 9 am - 2 pm

A place to find all things grown and made with love : A dream come true : A dream to foster community, abundance, joy and creativity. You'll discover a collection of Melbourne's finest Artists and Makers. Discover original and bespoke design pieces alongside some of the yummiest and freshest produce the area has to offer with live music courtesy of our very talented onsite buskers, bouncy castle and facepainting for the kids, this is a market for the whole family to enjoy!

Reynolds Lane, Belgrave

Free Entry

Monbulk Produce Market

Sat 14th August , 9am - 1pm

Monbulk Produce Market at top of main street brings fresh seasonal produce, home baked good and wares to our local town where the community. Make it, Bake it, Grow it. Meet the producers and everyone benefits.

50 Main Road, Monbulk

Free Entry

Emerald Craft and Produce Market

Sun 15th August , 10am - 3pm

The Emerald Market is vibrant and colourful featuring locally made products and home grown produce right in the centre of town. Visitors can expect a variety of goods including preserves, cakes, hot food stalls, local specialties, vegetables and plants, jewellery, clothing, food, lifestyle products and massage. Our market is plastic bag free, so don’t forget to bring along your own bags.

Cnr Kilvington Drive & Main St, Emerald

Enquiries: 03 5968 3881

Off the Rails LIVE - The Book Launch - Murder Mystery

Sat 21st August , 7pm

Join the Gemco Players for The Book Launch, a story by our talented Murder Mystery Cast. We are a community theatre company set in Emerald, Victoria, with an emphasis on quality performance and a friendly atmosphere.

Gemco Community Centre, 19 Kilvington Drive, Emerald

Theatre Seating $15. Cabaret Table for 4 $70.

Montrose Craft Market

Sat 21st August , 9am - 1.30pm

Situated at the base of Mt Dandenong on the way to Lilydale the Montrose Market has a variety of craft and fresh produce stalls. Drop in on the way out to the Yarra Valley.

Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Montrose

Enquiries: 9728 1703

Gembrook Market

Sun 22nd August , 9am - 2pm

Promoting sustainable living, many of the 90+ stall holders are artisans and craftspeople who have created unique items from recycled materials. Purchase home grown produce including some wonderful gourmet foods. We have a 'garage sale site' and if occupied on the day you visit, who knows what bargain you may find! A jumping castle, farm animals or similar activities for young children are on site at most markets.

Gembrook Community Centre, Gembrook-Pakenham Rd, Gembrook