Kew community festival

Burwood Village Festival

When: 10am - 3pm, Saturday 30 April, 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.

For more information:
Email: shoplocal@burwoodvillage.com.au
Web: www.burwoodvillage.com.au

Surrey Hills Music Festival

When: Various times, Saturday 12 - Sunday 13 November, 2016
Where: Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre, 157 Union Road, Surrey Hills

Bringing music from all countries and cultures to Union Road the festival celebrates local musicians and performers. There will be great acts across a number of stages, demonstrations and workshops, plus the Festival Café and Bar. All music from 12-7.30 pm is free. The evening ticketed event sells out so make sure you book a ticket when they become available.

This event is presented by the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre.

For more information:
Call: 9890 2467, Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Email: musicfestival@surreyhillsnc.org.au
Web: www.surreyhillsnc.org.au

Kriskindl Festival

When: 5pm - 9pm, Friday 2 December, 2016
Where: Maling Road, Canterbury

Kriskindl Festival delivers a program that brings together residents, traders, and community groups to celebrate the "spirit of giving".
The festival has become part of the fundraising and community events of several community groups and schools and is patronised by generations of families. The event assists residents to participate in their community and encourages partnerships between volunteer organisations and community networks.

This event is presented by the Maling Road Business Association Incorporated.

For more information:
Web: www.malingroad.com.au/maling-road-business-association

Carols in Canterbury Gardens
Sunday 4 December, 2016
Canterbury Gardens, corner Canterbury and Balwyn Roads, Canterbury
6.30pm - 9.30pm

Activities begin at 6.30pm, with Carols starting at 7.30pm.

This annual free event is open to the general public with all profits going to charity.

This event is presented by the Canterbury Council of Churches.

For more information:
Web: www.boroondara.vic.gov.au


Kew Community Carols by Candlelight

When: 6.30pm, Sunday 4 December, 2016
Where: Petrie Square, corner Cotham Road and Charles Street, Kew

This event provides a shared space in which residents of various cultural backgrounds and demographics can participate in a free, fun and uplifting experience.

This event is presented by the Kew Inter-Church Council.

For more information:
Web: www.vcc.org.au/links

Carols in the Park

When: 6pm - 10pm, Saturday 17 December, 2016
Where: Macleay Park, corner Belmore Road and Buchannan Avenue, North Balwyn

Carols in the Park is held annually in December at Macleay Park, Balwyn North.

The Carols in the Park event is presented in a non-consumerist fashion and for the past 27 years is continuing to engender a spirit of community and goodwill in the area.

This event is presented by the North Balwyn Inter-Church Council.

For more information:
Email: Carolsinthepark@gmail.com
Web: www.facebook.com/carols.northbalwyn


Carols in Grace Park

When: 5pm - 7pm, Sunday 11 December, 2016
Where: Grace Park, Hilda Crescent, Hawthorn

Boroondara Brass will be holding this event that not only celebrates the Christmas season in the traditional way but also contributes towards strengthening the sense of community throughout the Hawthorn/Glenferrie area. It aims to provide a family friendly, non-denominational atmosphere. This event will showcase the talents of Boroondara Brass, who will provide the musical entertainment for the afternoon, supported by a local choir to lead the singing! This event will also feature students from local Primary Schools. Prior to the commencement of the carols there will be a sausage sizzle. Father Christmas will arrive during the course of the event. This is a wonderful event and promises lots of fun for the whole family.

This event is presented by the Grace Park Community Carols Incorporated.

For more information:
Email: graceparkcarols@gmail.com
Web: www.boroondarabrass.org