Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Upcoming Event - Grand Opening of the Greythorn Community Hub and Library Lounge

Grand Opening of the Greythorn Community Hub and Library Lounge

Saturday 1st September 2018 | 10am - 1pm
Official proceedings commence at 10.30am

Greythorn Community Hub is an exciting new facility bringing much needed community services and programs to you and your family.

This FREE event has fantastic activities for everyone including:
  • Live Music and Entertainment
  • Table Tennis Competitions
  • Virtual Reality
  • Kid’s Art Activiites
  • Photo Booth
  • Explore the Hub
  • And more…

Boroondara’s first new library in 38 years is now open. 

Read, watch, listen and learn in the Greythorn Library Lounge! They have computers, free WiFi and a small print collection for everyone to use and enjoy. There's also a quiet space to work or relax, or book a room for your next meeting or event.

  • As a member you can borrow books, DVDs, magazines and talking books, as well as gaining access to our extensive digital library and free wi-fi. Join today - it's free!
  • Toddlers love to sing, dance and listen to fun stories and rhymes. Join us for an interactive and fun story time! Engage with your child and model listening skills and a love of language. Commencing in September, come along on the first Wednesday of the month at 10.30am to the Tiny Tots storytime.
  • The Greythorn Library Lounge wants to inspire and support lifelong learning and a love of reading.

You'll find:
  • a small print collection of books, newspapers and magazines
  • book drop-offs and pick-ups
  • access to the library's digital collection including ebooks and databases
  • free WiFi
  • events
  • study areas
  • computers
  • a meeting room

2 Centre Way, Balwyn North
Behind the Greythorn Central shops -
where you can grab a coffee afterwards!


Thursday, 2 August 2018

Upcoming Event: Dine In Dine Out

Dine In Dine Out food fiesta returns to Camberwell for sixth year

Food lovers will be pleased to learn that Camberwell’s annual food and wine event Dine In Dine Out returns on Saturday, August 4.
Now in its sixth year, the gourmet day and night will offer laneway pop-up parks, live music, food and wine tastings, demonstrations, in-store promotions, roving entertainers and activities for the kids.
The Camberwell traders put on Dine In Dine Out to showcase the best in local cafes, restaurants, niche food stores and market produce.
Daytime activities will run from 10am – 3pm, while the evening festivities will take place from 6pm – 10pm.
Camberwell Centre Association manager Kerry Daly said the event has proven popular with both Camberwell locals and food-loving visitors in previous years.
“We have more than 140 food businesses across the Camberwell precinct. Dine In Dine Out gives us the chance to showcase the diverse food and dining options in the area,” she said.
“The event has grown each year, and this year visitors can look forward to a few new activities and attractions.
“It’s a great day out for the whole family, and the evening offers a bit of fun for those who want to stay out late and enjoy a live show.”
Below is a rundown of some of the food and festival offerings to check out at Dine In Dine Out:

Evans Place laneway

During the day, Evans Place laneway will offer visitors a fun pop-up park, where a selection of food vendors will sell meals and snacks, and offer tastings and demonstrations.
The area will also have music, games such as giant chess and slot car racing hosted by Race Party, roving entertainers and face painters.

Burke Avenue carpark

The Burke Avenue carpark, located just outside The Well shopping centre, will become a carnival-style pop-up park with rides, a petting zoo, community stalls and food trucks.
There will also be a choir, live music, dancing, giant checkers and mini golf.

Camberwell Fresh Food Market

To coincide with Dine In Dine Out, the Camberwell Fresh Food Market will host their Family Day on August 4.
There will be music, a radio broadcasting van, exclusive offers on food, and the chance to win prizes.
Be sure to visit the Camberwell Fresh Food Market website here for further details .

Antique fire truck rides

Camberwell’s famous antique fire truck will return to give visitors the chance to ride around the precinct in style.
Departing from the Market Place carpark (near Nando’s Camberwell), rides will be free for visitors to enjoy.

After Dark Jazz Park

From 6pm – 10pm Evans Place laneway will transform into the After Dark Jazz Park, offering a magical night with plenty of energy.
Food and wine will be available to enjoy while jazz band Dr Jazz and The Gangsters Palace puts on a spectacular show of live music.
The evening will also include swing dancing and daring magic tricks.
Pop in for a glass of wine on the way to dinner at one of Camberwell’s restaurants, or stick around to enjoy a meal and live music.

For a full list of activities and events on the day, visit the Dine In Dine Out website here.


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