November 2018 Community Events - update compiled by Ralph Ballard

November 2018 Community Events - update compiled by Ralph Ballard
We call this corner 'Ralph Ballard's Community Wrap'- Ralph is an active networker and supporter of local community events. We post updates from Ralph here.
Here is a selection of our local events for November:

  • Every Monday at noon – Community fundraiser lunch at the Warburton Community Space.  Pay what you can afford.  
  • Every Monday  10.00am – 11.00am - Noble Silence Meditation.  Launching Place.  Enquiries – Patricia 0416208366.  No cost   All welcome. 
  • Tuesdays 8am-9am – Silent Mindfulness Meditation Sitting with Belinda Lloyd.  Wellspring Warburton. 3424 Warburton Hwy. By donation.
  • Every Tuesday evening - Rock 'n' Roll Classes.  Tuesday nights 7:00pm – Yarraburn Centre,  1-3 Park Road, Yarra Junction.  $15.  All levels welcome from beginner to advanced.  Phone Audrey for more info - 0423 590 588.
  • Every Thursday evening at 6pm – Koha Community Dinner at the Yarraburn Centre.  Pay what you can afford.
  • Second Thursday of each month talks hosted by Women's Warehouse on topics concerning health and wellbeing.  10.30am at the Redwood Centre. $5 entry.
  • Third Thursday of every month at Cunninghams Hotel, Yarra Junction  – Song Writers Open Mic from 7.45pm.  Hosted by Wendy Barnes of Wax Lyrical:  a great place to head for after Koha Cafe.
  • Every Thursday evening – Trivia Night at the Alpine Retreat Hotel, Warburton.  8.30 – 11pm.
  • Every Friday evening at 6pm – Community Dinner (soup) at the Redwood Centre, Warburton. 
  • Every Friday evening - Soul Dance at the Upper Yarra Arts Centre, Warburton 7.30pm to 10.00pm  
  • 2nd Friday of each month – 7pm Sufi chanting and meditation at the Interfaith Ashram, 3227 Warburton Highway, Warburton.  Currently deferred.
  • 4th Saturday of each month – Remakery.  Bring along old loved items for fixing.  Venue - Warburton Community Space.  Free.
  • 2nd Sunday of each month – Open Microphone session at the Warburton Community Space
  • 3rd Sunday of each month – Open Microphone session at Home Hotel, Launching Place.  3 – 6pm.
  • Nia dance for fun classes at Warburton Primary School.  All abilities welcome.  Mondays 5:45 pm and Saturdays 9:30 am.  $18.  Drop in Welcome.  Phone Santha: 0412 199874
  • Sunday 4 November - Warby Artisans and Produce Market 11am to 3pm 
  • Saturday 10 November - Warburton Community Market at St. Mary’s Church Hall 9am to 2pm 
  • Sunday 11 and 25 November - Yarra Junction Market beside the football oval 8am to 2pm  
  • Sunday 11 November – Services to commemorate Armistice Day.  6am and 10.30am at the cenotaph in Yarra Junction.
  • Friday 16 November at 7pm – “One Heart, One Mind, Many Paths” Spiritual Film evening at the Little Yarra Steiner School “Yogananda”.  7-9pm at LYSS.  $10.  BYO cushion / chair.  Hosted by Keith Simons, Father Michael Mifsud and Ralph Ballard. 
  • Saturday 24 – Sunday 25 November – Giro della Donna bicycle race.
  • NOTE - Little Yarra Market, 205 Little Yarra Road, Yarra Junction – closed until further notice.
All the best,  Ralph
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