Kew community festival

North Balwyn Multicultural Festival - Get to Know Your Neighbours

When: 9am to 2pm, Saturday 27 February 2016

Where: The Village, Doncaster Road, North Balwyn

This event encourages participation in new activities, supports community groups, increases economic development, encourages residents to ‘think local’, and increases community strengthening and participation within the North Balwyn Village.

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Ashburton Community Festival

When: 12noon to 7pm, Sunday 28 February 2016

Where: High Street Shopping Centre, between Johnston Street and Carool Road, Ashburton

The Ashburton Community Festival has a tradition of encouraging performances from local schools and residents wishing to display their talent and hone their performing skills. The festival includes emerging creative groups that provide exciting new ideas that inspire community members to experience new art forms.

Ashburton Festival is ‘anything but ordinary’…stay tuned for the 2016 theme.

This event is presented by the Ashburton Shopping Centre Traders Association Incorporated.

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KEWfest

When: Friday 4 March to Sunday 20 March, 2016

*Saturday 19 March Kewmunity Day and Evening Concert

Held at various locations and at various times

The festival presents a variety of events and activities throughout the duration of its program. The Kewmunity Day and Evening Concert (held at Victoria Park, Kew) includes a community parade, many diverse musical acts and presents as an opportunity to enhance community awareness between participants who are culturally and generationally diverse.

Providing an innovative and exciting program please see the Kew Community Festival website for further information on the 2016 event.

This event is presented by the Kew Community Festival Incorporated.

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Glenferrie Festival

When: 10am to 5pm, Sunday 6 March 2016

Where: Glenferrie Road, between Burwood and Barkers Roads, Hawthorn

The Glenferrie Festival provides a space for the community to meet and enjoy all the sights, tastes and sounds of this vibrant and evolving community hub - connecting through food, entertainment, education, health, play and fun.

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This event is presented by the Glenferrie Road Hawthorn Shopping Centre Association.

Burwood Village May Festival

When: 10am to 3pm, Saturday 1 May 2016

Where: Burwood Village Shopping Centre, Toorak Road, between Warrigal Road and Charles Street, Camberwell

The festival celebrates everything local and is held at the Burwood Village Shopping Centre, where Toorak Road begins.  This community event offers something for everyone with live entertainment by local artists, hands-on workshops, roving acts and children’s activities. Be sure to take advantage of local traders and market stalls at this family-friendly affair.  It is a celebration full of fun, fun, fun with plenty of surprises for all. 

This event is presented by the Burwood Village Traders Association.

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