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Australia's leading psychic, mentalist and hypnotherapists, Greg Riley (voted Australia's most gifted psychic in 2011 on Channel 7 Melbourne's show 'The One' & Jason D Varga). This is a Beyond Blue fundraising event to raise awareness around mental illness and break the stigma. It's okay to not be okay. It's okay to talk about it. Thank you for supporting Beyond Blue. Tickets include admission, finger food, tea and coffee. Drinks at bar prices. Friday 30 August from 7pm to 9pm at Cranbourne Golf Club.

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Find out how Australia’s birds have shaped Australian forests and flowers on a free walk within the Australian Garden. Hear stories about how they have shaped the forests and wildflowers of Australia. Listen and look for birds flying, feeding and nesting as you explore the Gardens with your guide. Saturday 15 June from 10am to 11pm at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne. Free entry. Suitability for all ages. Bookings essential. Contact Visitor Centre or call 5990 2200.


Hallam Community Learning Centre Inc Computer classes are beginning again next term for those who are beginners, all adults welcome. We have a small class for lots of attention. Class to begin on Tuesday 23rd July from 9.30am to 12.15pm for 8 weeks (Tuesdays only). Cost: $135.00 or $115.00 concession. Please call to book on 9703 1688, places limited.


Berwick Springs View Club We love to see new members join our ladies at our monthly meetings/lunch at Cranbourne RSL and also enjoy a guest speaker. In partnership with The Smith Family, our club sponsors six Learning for Life Students through their education. Fundraising is done in a fun and social

manner with no pressure. For further information please email


Hallam Community Learning Centre Inc The Hallam Community Learning Centre on Kays Avenue, Hallam, has vacancies in our Tuesday Quilting classes and in our morning and afternoon Painting classes. Please call 9703 1688 for further details and bookings.


Boomerang Bag project Do you have some free time, and have some sewing skills and want to make a difference to your environment? The Boomerang Bag Project is a community driven initiative tackling plastic pollution, one bag at a time. Why not get involved - run on a weekly basis to make these sustainable bags that are then donated onto local support organisations for food relief. It does not matter if you cannot sew, we can teach you. Every Tuesday - 9.30am - 12.30pm. Balla Bal-


Women's learning social group Come along and meet other women and make new friends in this friendly, informal atmosphere while developing your sewing/craft skills. Cost is free. Every Monday from 1pm to 3pm at Oakgrove Community Centre, 89-101 Oakgrove Drive Narre Warren South.


Hampton Park Seniors Come join the Hampton Park Seniors if you are aged 55 and over. Our activities include Monday mornings Tai Chi 9.30am to 11am; Tuesdays and Thursdays Bingo 12.45 to 3pm; Tuesdays and Fridays Line Dancing 10am to 12pm; Saturdays indoor carpet bowls 1pm to 3pm. For more information please contact the club on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11 am3pm Saturdays 12pm - 3 pm Phone 9799 2588, or email, or All are welcome as we are a multicultural club.


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The conductor of The Fenix Chorale Inc. is looking at retirement in the not so distant future and is seeking a deputy to start to assist at the moment and eventually take over. The choir sings four part works; anything from light opera to modern songs. The 30 members are senior citizens and practices are held at Woodlands Retirement Village, 72 Kangan Drive, Berwick in the auditorium, on the first, second and third Wednesday afternoons of the month from 2.30 - 3.45pm. Several concerts are held during the year at villages and churches in the local area. Please contact the Secretary, Margaret Haywood 9700 3973 or mhaywood.celebrant@ if interested in the position which is unpaid or indeed to join the choir.

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