It is on Sunday! Manningham Family Festival!

Lots of fun for the whole family - 60 Craft and Food Stalls, Children's Rides, Animal Farm, Camel & Pony Rides, and Stage Entertainment for the whole family. Entry by gold coin donation - see you there! We will be at Finns Reserve - adjacent to the Wombat Bend Children's Playground, Cnr Templestowe Road and … Continue reading It is on Sunday! Manningham Family Festival!

Big Band at the Manningham Family Festival! (Sun, Nov 18th)

Enjoy the big band sounds of Opus 21 at the Manningham Family Festival this Sunday, November 18th.  Back again as one of our headline acts, the Opus 21 Big Band promises to get the whole family swinging, swaying and jiving! The Family Festival is being held at Finns Reserve, and we have arranged our best … Continue reading Big Band at the Manningham Family Festival! (Sun, Nov 18th)

Be entertained this November 18th!

Be entertained at the Manningham Family Festival this November 18th! This year, we will have ten adult and kid acts performing for you as you enjoy the kids' attractions, the 60 community and craft stalls, and delicious food on a beautiful spring day. This years' entertainers are: Wendy Samantha Productions, Donvale Calisthenics Club, Manningham Concert … Continue reading Be entertained this November 18th!

The Camels are Back!

The Rotary Club of Templestowe will be running the ever popular Manningham Family Festival at Finns Reserve. We will  have the famous camel rides, as well as attractions like pony rides, a jumping castle, a merry-go-round, and a baby animal farm. On stage, we will celebrate our community's talent with performances from local adult and … Continue reading The Camels are Back!

Spring is in the Air!

Join us at the ever-popular Manningham Family Festival at Finns Reserve on Sunday, November 18th. This day is always fun for all the family: from the babies and toddlers, to bigger children, teenagers, parents, grandparents and even the dog! We will again have the famous camel rides, as well as kid's attractions like pony rides, … Continue reading Spring is in the Air!

Whitehorse Art Show 2018

Please join the Rotary Club of Box Hill for an evening dedicated to fun, delicious food and another wonderful art display. The 2017 Victorian of the Year, celebrity singer Mike Brady will open the show at the Box Hill Town Hall on Thursday 1st Nov at 6.00pm (Art Preview) followed by Dinner at 7.00pm. Proceeds … Continue reading Whitehorse Art Show 2018

Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser (Jul 15)

Our FIRST Bunnings BBQ of the year and we have a Sunday!!! This should be a great day and we need all hands on deck. This was a very successful fundraising in the 2017/18 year and we now have our Bulleen Heights Shade Sails Project to raise money for. This Sunday is a great chance … Continue reading Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser (Jul 15)

The Story of the Black Rhino’s

Wednesday July 11, 2018 Graeme Allen, CEO of the Dandenong Basketball Association will tell us about the Black Rhino’s. This is a fascinating story of perseverance by a few individuals unprepared to accept that the lives of some young, South Sudanese boys and men were destined for ongoing disengagement. Basketball, discipline, camaraderie ……and care have begun to turn the lives of … Continue reading The Story of the Black Rhino’s

Introducing Zoos Victoria

Wednesday July 25, 2018 Join us to hear from two members of Zoos Victoria’s Business Development team, to hear about their plans. Zoos Victoria consists of the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and the Werribee Zoo. Their vision is “ to be the world's leading zoo-based conservation organisation”. Our guest speakers will be Hannah Code and … Continue reading Introducing Zoos Victoria

City of Manningham – Citizenship Ceremony (Jun 28)

Becoming a citizen of this nation is a very special moment in the lives of the people who have undertaken this step. We are looking for two members to represent our club at this event. You’ll see the pictures and comments from Brian Negus who represented our club at the last ceremony. Please contact Brian … Continue reading City of Manningham – Citizenship Ceremony (Jun 28)

Planning for a More Active Victoria:

Wednesday August 1, 2018 Sport and active recreation creates economic growth and jobs, makes Victorians healthier, builds community cohesion and contributes to our liveability. Sofi DeLesantis has played a key strategic role in 'Active Victoria', the State's game plan to ensure even more people can tap into all the benefits that sport and recreation delivers. … Continue reading Planning for a More Active Victoria:

Message from our Club President (Jun 25)

  Last Wednesday Actor Rachel Negus, daughter of club member Brian Negus, came to present to our club. They do say the best way to explain something is by ‘showing’ people and this is what Rachel did. We saw two Monologues where Rachel acted in a short one person ‘play’ for a couple of minutes. This was an amazing experience as … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 25)

Message from our Club President (Jun 18)

We were treated to an extremely stimulating presentation last week by the recently appointed Principal of Templestowe Secondary College, Peter Ellis. Peter and the school have a very different approach to education than we are used to, and we were impressed by the approach and the results that the school have achieved. The role of … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 18)

Message from our Club President (Jun 12)

Last Wednesday, our club ran our sixth Primary Schools Speech Contest, this time hosted by Templestowe Valley Primary School. This was a fantastic evening for this event which continues to grow in popularity. Fourteen students from seven local primary schools participated and they were all absolutely fantastic, giving the Toastmasters judges some difficult decisions to … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 12)

New beginnings; OUR club, OUR Future (Jun 27)

The invitation from Dan, Keith and Bruce: This is a very special evening and we are seeking 100 percent attendance. The focus of the evening will be our way forward so please come with all your ideas in hand The evening is designed as an "input" night of participation as we have an exciting plan … Continue reading New beginnings; OUR club, OUR Future (Jun 27)

Message from our Club President (Jun 4)

  Last Wednesday PP James Cunningham organised a fantastic Pride of Workmanship awards event. The room was packed and it was a happy event where five very well deserving winners were presented with their award by the Mayor of Manningham, Andrew Conlon. The winners were: Denise Prowd from The Travelstore; Maria Obregon, Susan O’Connor and … Continue reading Message from our Club President (Jun 4)

Club Changeover Night (July 7)

Join us to thank President Janis McFarland and to welcome Presidents Dan Hession, Keith Anderson and Bruce Evans. We look forward to you joining us as we celebrate the highlights of 2017/ 2018 and seek out the plans for the 2018/2019 year. Payments can be made directly into the bank acct: Direct Deposit: BSB – 633-100 Account: 140 967 696 … Continue reading Club Changeover Night (July 7)

Don’t put your daughter on the stage (Mrs Negus), June 20

Our program title is offered with an apology of Noel Coward. Hilarity aside, we have the opportunity to explore the achievements (triumphs and less triumphant moments) with Rachel Negus. In a family moment, Brian will interview Rachel as she relates the steps and challenges of a career on stage. Clarendon Room at the Manningham Club 1 Thompsons Road, Bulleen … Continue reading Don’t put your daughter on the stage (Mrs Negus), June 20

Message from our Club President (May 23)

Last Wednesday night our club made a major decision and breakthrough. Facilitated by President Elect Dan Hession, our club took what we learned from our session on 2 May 2018 and had discussions on our options for the future. What was decided that some changes need to be made in our club but that they will be changes for the better. … Continue reading Message from our Club President (May 23)