What’s On

Calling all superheroes The Wiggles are flying onto Pakenham's Cardinia Cultural Centre stage this June with their brand-new action-packed Superhero Tour! Anthony, Tsehay, Lachy and Simon are excited to sing, dance and play music for children and their families, and will be bringing along their Wiggly friends too! Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and Shirley Shawn the Unicorn are coming along for the fun plus special appearances by Caterina Wiggle and John Wiggle from the Fruit Salad TV Wiggles series. Head to thewiggles.com.au to buy tickets.

Autumn leaf painting

The final Kid’s Autumn Workshop at the Cardinia Cultural Centre will be a Autumn leaf painting workshop.

Bring as many fallen autumn leaves as you can find outside of your home on Tuesday 31 May from 10am to 12pm.

To book, visit Cardinia Shire Council’s Arts and culture page at cardinia.vic.gov.au

Craft market

The committee of the Yakkerboo Festival is holding a craft market on Sunday 22 May at the Pakenham Hall 12pm to 4pm.

Contact entryforms@yakkerboo.org.au for more information.

Using Trove for family history

Join Heather Arnold, president of the Kooweerup Swamp Historical Society and discover the treasure trove of information you can find through old newspapers.

Online Thursday 19 May from 11am to 12pm. Secure your place at events.ccl.vic.gov.au/event?id=6689

Paranormal investigation in Nar Nar Goon

Join us for a night of paranormal pleasures as we investigate the old Nar Nar Goon light horse museum and Artillery on Saturday 11 June. Supper Provided

For bookings visit australianpsychicbarber.com.au and click the booking tab.

Gembrook volunteers dinner

Our local Gembrook volunteers do an amazing job each and every day. This volunteer week (16-22 May), the Gembrook Community Group would like to celebrate our Gembrook volunteers by inviting you to a free volunteer dinner to say ‘thank you’.

Please register your interest and join us for this social and celebratory dinner with your fellow Gembrook volunteers.

Please note the event capped to 30 volunteers and drinks available at bar prices.

Wednesday 18 May 7pm at Station House Pizzeria.

Cardinia Region Australian Plants Society launch

Australian Plants Soceity Victoria is launching a new district group! John Arnott – the manager of Horticulture at the Australian Garden at Cranbourne, RGBV is the keynote speaker.

All interested gardeners and lovers of Australian plants in the region are invited! There will be a flower show, book sales and afternoon tea.

62 Cameron Way, Deep Creek Reserve Pakenham Saturday 28 May 1.30pm-4pm

Pakenham From Picture to Page Papercraft Show

Melbourne’s boutique papercrafts show and scrapbooking expo, From Picture to Page is heading to Pakenham. See the latest products in action with demonstrations by our talented crafters. Play with free make and takes, or do a mini class. Buy craft supplies and materials for your latest projects or just to stock up!

Saturday 21 May 9am to 4pm and Sunday 22 May 10am to 4pm. Entry $15. Details frompicturetopageandbeyond.com.au/pakenham/

Aspire Pakenham grand playground reopening

Join us for an evening of free family fun and celebrate the grand reopening of Aspire Pakenham’s Playground! Activities on offer screening of Encanto from 6pm, mini golf, petting zoo, face painting, sketch artist, live music from Duo101 and Hey Dee Ho music program.

75 Station Street Pakenham Friday May 27 5pm to 8.30pm.

Get Together – All Bangladeshi in Pakenham

Just to greet each other with all Bangladeshis residing in Pakenham. Please bring your favourite meal along with your family and friends.

Location: Lakeside Pakenham Lake (near Cardinia Cultural Centre) Please call 0430156320 (Sanjoy)