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Sunday Activities - Usually on the 4th Sunday of the Month, 10 am to 12 Noon (March to November)


WHAT TO BRING: You will need old clothes and sturdy shoes, gardening gloves, a parka, or hat and sunscreen, and a water bottle. A cuppa is usually provided. You may also like to bring insect repellent. You don't have to stay for the entire session - even an hour of your time would make a valuable contribution to the Yarra Valley Park environment.


 
Sunday 24 June – 10 am to 12 Noon – Murundaka Park, Lower Plenty (Mel 32 K2)Follow Cleveland Ave all the way around past the Rosanna Golf Club (Mel 32 K2). Park near the Friends sign in Cleveland Ave. Walk through the nearby gate and follow additional signs down to the site. Some maintenance around previous plantings and some infill planting. Bring a mattock or other tool if you have one for weeding around the plants. BBQ lunch to follow. All welcome. BYO food to cook.


 
Sunday 22 July – Pettys Orchard, Homestead Rd. Templestowe (Mel 22 B12) 10 am to 12 Noon

Turn right into Homestead Rd. (Don’t go into the cafe car park.) Park near the Friends sign. Some maintenance around previous plantings and some infill planting. Bring a mattock or other tool if you have one for weeding around the plants.


 
Sunday 26 August – Bolin Bolin Billabong, Bulleen Rd. Bulleen (Mel 32 D8) 10 am to 12 Noon

Park in a rough parking spot between the billabong and the Veneto Club. Planting muttonwoods (Myrsine howittiana). This interesting small tree inhabits riversides and rainforests. It is no longer common along the Yarra.


 
End of year BBQ, Wednesday December ?? – from 6:30 pm – Westerfolds Park

BYO everything. BBQ hotplate and shelter provided. The BBQ will go ahead even if it is raining.
Enter Westerfolds Park from Fitzsimons Lane (Mel 33 G2), and then follow the signs to the Eucalypt Picnic Area, Red Stringybark carpark (Mel 33 F1).




Committee Meetings at the Westerfolds Depot (Melway 33F1)

Usually the 4th Thursday of the month, 7.30pm. Next meetings are:

  • Thursday June 28
  • Thursday July 26
  • Thursday August 23, AGM
  • Thursday September 27
  • Thursday October 25
  • No meeting in November. See you at the December BBQ
  • Wednesday ?? December, from 6.30pm, end of year BBQ