Mail Snippets

Kallista Community House

All are welcome to join the Kallista Community House for its monthly shared dinner and the opportunity to share conversation, recipes, gardening tips and good cheer. The shared dinner event is on at 6.30pm on Tuesday 20 August. Attendees can bring a plate of food to share. Inquiries: Christina 0424 100 420

U3A Upwey garden group

Amy Wang will talk about making eco-enzyme spray out of food waste, for use in house cleaning and gardening, at the Upwey Senior’s Community Centre, 6 Mahony Street, on 14 August at 7.30pm. Supper will be provided. Inquiries: Barb 9754 3877

Life Activities Club Knox

Another bus trip is on the horizon for the Life Activities Club Knox. Painters have displayed their talents by painting silos and the group will be going to visit these art displays in November. The trip will go for five days and four nights. Anyone who would like to join the group should call Frank and Lorraine on 9754 8792.

Pop-up playground

Belgrave Preschool will hold a ‘prepare for preschool’ pop-up playground on 16 August. Parents can head along with their child and join in free preschool activities including story time, sand play, block play, imaginary play, music, art and outdoor play.

Gembrook Market

The next Gembrook Market on 25 August will feature a wide range of mostly locally grown and made craft and produce for sale. The market is on from 9am to 2pm every fourth Sunday, except in December. Visitors can find everything from crafts, jewellery, plants to soaps and other handmade goods and foods. Often a community barbecue operated by Gembrook community groups is available.