What’s on

Pakenham Carols by Candlelight

On Saturday 8 December the annual Pakenham Carols by Candlelight will be held at Toomuc Reserve from 6pm onwards, where attendees can enjoy pre-carols entertainment by local artists and primary schools, followed by carols by the Cardinia Civic Concert Band and a Fireworks Display.

– Saturday 8 December, 6pm onwards at Toomuc Reserve, Pakenham

Cockatoo Community Christmas Carols

The Cockatoo Community Christmas Carols will also be held on Saturday 8 December from 5pm at the Alma Treloar Reserve. There will be free family activities, a sausage sizzle and more.

– Saturday 8 December, from 5pm at Alma Treloar Reserve, Pakenham Road, Cockatoo

Kooweerup Carols by Candlelight

All welcome to enjoy guest artists, a full orchestra, a ‘monster’ fireworks display, food stalls and more at Kooweerup’s Carols by Candlelight.

– From 6.30pm at Cochrane Park, Kooweerup on Saturday 8 December

Gembrook Community Carols

Gembrook will host their Community Carols from 5pm at Gembrook Primary school on Sunday 9 December.

– Sunday 9 December from 5pm at Gembrook Primary School, 50 Main Street Gembrook

Soldier On

Join a Soldier On volunteer/ex-serving veteran at the Aroma Cafe in Pakenham 11 December for an informal catch up and chat with other current and ex-serving national security personnel, their spouses and/or carers. To register email vic@soldieron.org.au

– Tuesday 11 December

Lang Lang Christmas Carols

Lang Lang’s Christmas Carols, presented by the Rotary Club of Kooweerup and Lang Lang, will be held at the Lang Lang Showgrounds from 6pm on Wednesday 12 December.

– Wednesday 12 December from 6pm at the Lang Lang Showgrounds

Carols by the Lake

Emerald’s Carols by the Lake will take place at Emerald Lake on Friday 14 December from 6pm to 9.30pm.

– Friday 14 December from 6pm to 9.30pm at Emerald Lake Park

Garfield Christmas Festival

Street parade at 7pm and lots more activities, including market stalls, candy cane stilt walkers, live music and a visit from Santa.

– From 5pm at Main Street Garfield

Heritage Springs Christmas Party

The Heritage Springs Residents Group will present its annual Christmas party on Saturday 15 December at the duck pond on Henry Lawson Drive. There will be plenty of activities, including a jumping castle, face painting and a Santa visit.

– Saturday 15 December, 2-5pm at the duck pond on Henry Lawson Drive, Pakenham

Carols by the Creek

Beaconsfield’s Carols by the Creek anticipates a night of community carols and family-fun activities from 6.30pm at Bob Burgess Reserve, Beaconsfield on Sunday 16 December.

– Sunday 16 December, from 6.30pm at Bob Burgess Reserve, Beaconsfield

Senior’s service

A Christmas service will be held at the Pakenham Senior Citizens from 6pm to 9pm at 38-42 James St, Pakenham on Monday 17 December.

Tigers training session

Richmond Football Club will also celebrate Christmas in Cardinia this month, with a training session and free kids clinic from 3.30pm at Holm Park Reserve, Beaconsfield on Tuesday 18 December.

Santa’s coming to town

The crew at Bunyip Fire Brigade will once again be assisting Santa during this busy time of year by delivering presents to bunyip, Iona, Modella, Garfield and Tonimbuk on Christmas Eve. Presents can be delivered to the following locations until Tuesday 18 December: Bunyip Bendigo Bank, Garfield Post Office, Bunyip Primary School and Bunyip Fire Brigade (Tuesday only from 7pm). For all enquiries please call Anne on 0408385566 or Leeanne on 0438210160 or email bunyipfire@dcsi.net.au.

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