What’s On

Neighbourhood Watch Casey is hosting an event on Sunday 27 February at Bunnings Cranbourne. 269102_01. Picture: SUPPLIED.

Trivia night

The Railway Dog in Emerald will be hosting their first trivia night of 2022. To take part, get a team of four and come along.

Thursday 24 February from 7.30-10.30pm.

A Celebration of Creativity During Covid

With so many people taking up different types of arts during the lockdown, so people are being asked to share their talents by the Botanic Gardens Retirement Village. Items can be dropped off for display during the day on Friday 25 February and get picked up on Sunday 27 February after 4pm. Morning and afternoon tea will be available to visitors and there will be a folk music performance on Sunday from 3-4pm.

The show will open on Friday night and run until Sunday at 4pm at 41 Craig Road, Junction Village.

Safe Plate Day

Neighbourhood Watch will be hosting a safe plate day at Bunnings Cranbourne. Anti-theft screws will be fitted to the front and back of your vehicle for a gold coin donation.

From 10am-2pm on Sunday 27 February.

Pakenham Psychic and Wellbeing Expo:

The expo will take place on Sunday 27 February from 10.00am-5.00pm at Pakenham Library. There will be free workshops throughout the day and there will also be readings, healings and crystals and more. If you would like to host a stall, call the Psychic and Wellbeing Expo on 9500 8220.

Pay at the door on the day: $5 for adults and children under 12 enter free.

Sunday sessions with Brodie O’Halloran

The Cardinia Club will be hosting a Sunday Session on 27 February from 2-6pm. Brodie O’Halloran will perform and there will be food and fun.

Fireball Festival:

This will be a fundraiser for the Pearcedale Fire Brigade and Pearcedale Cricket Club that are celebrating their 100 year anniversary on Sunday 27 February from 1pm at 710-720 Baxter-Tooradin Road, Pearcedale.

Local bands will be performing: As Crows Fly from Pearcedale and Turk Tresize from Cannons Creek. Overseas bands Riding Northbound and Boneyard Blondes will also be entertaining. There will be children’s attractions, a raffle and a sausage sizzle. Profit will be split between the cricket club and fire brigade.

Entry is $5 for those aged over 12 and free for children. For more information call 0411 066 327 or visit facebook.com/events/478907960288483

Casey Cardinia Life Activities Club

The Casey Cardinia Life Activities Club is a welcoming vibrant social club for active senior men and women who live in the City Of Casey and the

Shire of Cardinia and surrounding areas.

Activities include sequence in line dancing, dine outs, table tennis, coffee mornings, IT discussion groups, Saturday country rambles, walking groups, coach trips, musical theatre and others.

They have a strong social calendar and if you are independent, young at heart and feel they might inspire you.

Make contact with their enquiry officer on 0468 363 616.

Pakenham Arthritis Self Help Group

The group is looking for new leaders to run its exercise sessions. Training provided. Contact Anne on 0400 701 093 or Tess on 0427 594 051.

Annual general meeting: 10.30am Tuesday 8 March at Deep Creek Golf Club, Pakenham, with lunch to follow.

Cost is $15 per person.

Cuppa and Chat

An open social group at Cranbourne West Community Group for anybody wanting to meet new people in the community.

This takes place every Wednesday from 10.30-11.30am and bookings are not needed.

Games Club

People of all ages are being encouraged by Casey City Council to get down to Cranbourne West Community Centre and play different board games.

The Games Club takes place every Friday until 2 April from 1.00-3.00pm.

Line Dancing:

The Cranbourne Senior Citizens Club encourages you to come along for a fun morning of line dancing from 9.30am – noon each Monday at the Senior Citizens Hall – 1 Codrington St, Cranbourne. Call 0432 107 590 for more information.

New Vogue and Old Time Dance:

The dancing mornings run by the Cranbourne Senior Citizens Club take place from 1-3pm each Tuesday and from 7.30-11pm on the fourth Friday of every month.

It takes place at the Senior Citizens Hall – 1 Codrington Street, Cranbourne. Call 0432 107 590 for more information.

Carpet Bowls:

Each Saturday and Wednesday from 12.45-3pm, the Cranbourne Senior Citizens Club host carpet bowls at the Senior Citizens Hall in Cranbourne.

Call 0432 107 590 for more information.


The Cranbourne Senior Citizens Club host Bingo from 1-4pm every Thursday at the Cranbourne Senior Citizens Hall.

Call 0432 107 590 for more information.

Dung Bettle workshop at Bunyip

Farmers are invited to attend a dung beetle workshop on Tuesday 1 March with Dr Russ Barrow from Charles Sturt University. It runs from 10am-12.30pm at Sherwood Park Orchard Packing Shed, Bunyip and lunch is provided. Russ will talk about beetles found in Gippsland, how to capture, breed and relocate. Several other local farmers will talk about their experiences in setting up dung beetle nurseries.

Places are limited to 50 people and RSVP is essential. Register via the following link trybooking.com/BWOTY.

Great Book Swap

Federation University’s O-Week festivities includes a book swap. All are invited to come along and donate a gold coin for each book you find. We have loads of fiction, young adult and non-fiction books available. Money raised will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

To be held at Federation Berwick’s library, Wednesday 2 March 11am-2pm.