Kids club

An afternoon kids club will run at Belgrave South Baptist Church on Monday afternoons for students in grades four to six.

Afternoon tea and dinner will be provided at the program, which is located in the KidZone building.

The program includes games, crafts, resilience and character building activities, and a simple introduction to bible stories in a social and safe environment. Fee is $36 per term.

Bookings are essential. To register your child please email or contact Hannah Denny on 0438684727.

Artists wanted

Yarra Ranges Council are looking for an artist to create a large public artwork at the refurbished Belgrave library.

Council are seeking an artwork that shows the benefits books bring to the community, and would love to hear from local artists.

First Nations artists and creative teams are strongly encouraged to apply.

Submissions are due by 14 February.

Find out more and apply at

Trash 2 Treasure Market

Emerald and District Rotary is hosting another Trash 2 Treasure market on Saturday 6 February.

Rotary is looking for stall holders and shoppers. There will be stalls selling secondhand treasures, gifts and collectibles.

The market will run from 8.30am until 1.30pm at Emerald Primary School oval, Heroes Avenue, Emerald.

To book a stall or find out more, contact 0408 769 491.

Charity concerts

Local composer and singer Jacqui Rutten is holding a charity concert on Sunday 7 February at DRMC in Upwey.

Kicking off at 2pm, Ms Rutten will be performing her own compositions inspired by the hills and a recent trip to Ireland.

Also performing will be Melbourne pianist Danae Killian and Livia Judge will be presenting a rare collection of works of flute with piano by Astor Piazzollo and contemporary composers Maria Grenfell and Kristofer Spike.

The concert will be a rare chance to hear classical music. The entry fee is a gold coin donation.