Pakenham Antique and Collectables Fair
The Pakenham Antique and Collectables Fair is returning on Saturday 30 July to the Cardinia Cultural Centre from 9am to 3.30pm. Entry is $5 for adults and children are free. Valuations from David Freeman from 1pm. Please bring a photo of larger items.
Phone 0432 869 215.
Girls United soccer
Officer City Soccer Club is excited to be hosting Girls United on Mondays. This program is free to girls aged between 5 and 16 and is coached by a captain from an International Women’s Football Team. This is a relatively new program from Football Victoria and it aimed at the CALD community, for girls that come from families that are from all over the world that speak another language at home other than English.
Sessions are on Mondays at 4.30pm from Monday 11 July to Monday 12 September.
Please register via form.jotform.com/ffv/GirlsUnited
Free singing group at Tonimbuk
This winter, warm up with a free singing group at the Tonimbuk Hall. Join other friendly people from the Tonimbuk and surrounding communities for some music, catching up, and laughter every Thursday evening from Thursday 14 July to Thursday 1 September, 7pm to 9pm. Then, be part of a community performance to share your songs with your family and friends circle.
RSVP call Libby on 0458 265 198.
Finding Hope Parents Building Solutions
A free six week program in the Cardinia Shire area for parents and carers of a child or young person with an eating disorder. Parenting is never an easy job, but if you have a child with an eating disorder, it is even more complex. Help and advice is available. Held at Pakenham Library Thursday 28 July and 4, 11, 18, 25 August and 1 September 5pm-7pm.
Bookings through Anglicare Pakenham bit.ly/35x5iyz
Inverloch Jazz Festival
It seems that jazz is alive and well, judged by the popularity of the Inverloch Jazz Festival, now in its 28th year. There will be crowd favourites including the wonderful singers Sarah Maclaine, Anita Harris and Pippa Wilson, great saxophonists Ron Anderson and Roger Clarke, and pianists such as Rory Clarke and Neil Taylor. Local band the Streeton Court Big Band will again be performing at the Friday night Jazz Concert. Held on Friday 6 August to Sunday 8 August at the Inverloch Community Hub. Tickets on sale now, with early bird specials at invyjazz.com
Services Australia’s Mobile Service Centre Golden Wattle is coming to Lang Lang on Wednesday 20 July opposite IGA, Westernport Road from 9.30am to 4pm. Mobile Services Centres are operated by staff from Services Australia, providing regional and rural Australians with friendly face-to-face service and tailored support. Staff on board this trip can help with Centrelink claims, Medicare registrations, and accessing online services.
Cardinia Youth Services
The Youth Wellbeing Night is a free event created by young people, for young people, to support young people’s well-being. The night will include information on youth mental health services, a guest speaker, giant games, a retreat space and a movie. All young people aged 12 to 24 who live, study, work or recreate within the Cardinia Shire are welcome to attend. The event will be held at the Cardinia Cultural Centre on Friday 22 July from 6pm to 10pm. Call My Place on 1800 496 884 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Loads of friendly stall holders offering a range of products and services, such as tasty treats, arts, crafts and jewellery, grocery items, beauty, cleaning and eco products, dog accessories and treats. To be held at the Gembrook Community Centre on Sunday 24 July from 9am to 2pm.
Christmas in July
A night market will be held at Akoonah Park to celebrate Christmas in July on Friday 29 July from 4pm to 9pm. Come and enjoy some delicious food and drink and browse our wide range of products – we will have many of the outdoor and indoor stalls that you know and love from our weekly Sunday market.