What’s on in Wyndham Vale – March 2020 

Autumn has arrived and although the leaves will begin to change and the air will start to cool, Wyndham Vale is certainly not short of entertainment this month for you and the family to enjoy.  

Our great country celebrates multicultural month throughout March, so there is an abundance of multicultural festivals, fairs and fun runs to take part in all month long. 

And, don’t forget if you are a resident, that Australia’s largest private indoor waterpark – Club Jubilee One has officially opened, so make sure you check it out soon. 

We hope that you enjoy our favourite picks for the month!

 

HERITAGE FRUIT TREE FESTIVAL 

When: 10:00AM-3:00PM, Sunday, 1st March 2020 

Where: Werribee Park Heritage Orchard, K Road, Werribee South

Cost: Free 

Come and discover the best of Werribee Park Heritage Orchard with tours of the orchard at this community run event.

This fantastic event will have grafting demonstrations, workshops and live music, in addition to food, garden, craft and market stalls. 

You can also purchase your own grafted rare and heritage fruit trees (apricot, peach and plum) on the day for between $15-25. 

Entry to the event will be via Gate 5, K Road, Werribee South.  

Gold coin donation required for parking.

For further information and to register your attendance head to: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/summer-heritage-fruit-tree-festival-tickets-80572349065?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

YOGA ON THE BEACH 

When: 8:30AM – 9:30AM, Sunday, March 1st 2020 

Where: Werribee South Beach, Beach Road (Opposite O’Connors Road), Werribee

Cost: $5 (over 15 years), Free (under 15 years)

There are few better ways to start your day than with a relaxing yoga session on the beach. 

Join fellow yogi’s for a one hour session of Yoga on Werribee’s favourite and well known foreshore: Werribee South Beach. 

This event is open to all ages and beginners are welcome. 

Don’t forget to bring your mat/blanket, water and sunscreen. 

Please note that any cancellations due to weather will be notified on Facebook prior to event start time.

For further event information visit: https://www.facebook.com/BeWiseYoga/

CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY 

When: 10:30AM, Sunday, 1st March 2020 

Where: Meet at the Nido Childcare Centre Carpark, Jubilee

Cost: Free

Become part of the solution, not part of the problem. We will be doing a massive litter clean up in Wyndham Vale as part of Clean Up Australia Day. 

Join in with other community members for a family friendly day, helping our environment and improving the amenity of our suburbs. This is Australia’s biggest simultaneous clean-up day and makes a massive difference to our natural spaces

Gloves and bags will be provided on the day as well as a BBQ lunch at Nido Childcare Centre to say thank you to all our residents for all of your hard work.  

Please make sure you wear suitable clothing – closed shoes, hat and bring sunscreen and a water bottle.

PLAY SCHOOL LIVE IN CONCERT – “LET’S PLAY TOGETHER”

When: 10:00AM – 10:45AM,  Friday, 6th March 2020 

Where: Encore Events Centre, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing

Cost: $22

The brand new Play School concert ‘Let’s Play Together is all about fun and games with friends.

As with the television program, there are songs to move to, as well as quiet times to just watch and listen, and is presented by two Play School actors, along with everyone’s favourite Play School toys.

With familiar toys Big Ted, Little Ted, Jemima and Humpty and introducing two new toys on their tour debut Joey and Kiya, this concert is filled with adventures of the imagination and will take children across the sea, up in the sky and over the moon. 

Join the fun of new discoveries, delightful games to play, songs to sing and stories to enjoy.

Tickets may be purchased via: https://www.kidspromotions.com.au/whats-on/150-play-school-live-concert-lets-play-together-2020/bookings.

WYNDHAM HOLI – FESTIVAL OF COLOURS 

When: 12:00PM – 9:00PM, Saturday, 7th March 2020

Location: Presidents Park, Wyndham Vale

Cost: Free 

Wyndham Holi is a platform to bring many communities with diverse cultural backgrounds together and involve them collectively to celebrate the festival.

This amazing free community event brings groups together to celebrate multicultural Australia, with the main objective to spread the messages of peace and harmony through the vibrant colors of the festival.

Join in on the fun and oodles of colour at this alcohol free- family friendly event which will fill your day with loads of activities. From the iconic Colour Run Race, kids rides, dancing, live music, food tastings, market stalls and games to Holika Dahan and a major fireworks display at 8:00pm, you will definitely not be short of things to enjoy at this event. 

For further event information, visit https://www.vcaa.org.au

RIVERSIDE NIGHTS  

When: 4:00PM – 10:00PM, Friday, 13th, 20th & 27th March 2020 

Location: Wyndham Park, Werribee

Cost: Free 

Riverside Nights will transform Wyndham Park into an eclectic fusion of music, food, markets and great entertainment in the beautifully designed, state of the art parklands.

Head on down to enjoy these entertaining festival nights which are being organised to connect to the community through arts and entertainment.

To find out more, visit the Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/riversidenightsofficial/.

 

TARNEIT COMMUNITY FAIR 

When: 3:00PM – 7:00PM, Saturday, 14th March 2020 

Location: Tarneit Community Learning Centre, 150 Sunset Views BLVD, Tarneit

Cost: Free 

If you love Bollywood dancing, rides, kids craft, face painting, sports activities, food trucks, live tunes and more… then this event is not one to be missed. 

To celebrate the new renovations, Tarneit Community Learning Centre will throw open its doors for an afternoon of free family fun!

So, go on down for a bite to eat and soak up smooth tunes from local artists whilst having fun with the kids. 

To find out more head to: https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/whats-on/tarneit-community-fair

YOUTH FORUM 2020 

When: 10:00AM – 2:00PM, Thursday, 19th March 2020

Location: Youth Resource Centre, 86 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing 

Cost: Free

If you are between 12-25 and you live, work, study, or recreate in Wyndham, Youth Services want to hear about local issues that are important to you.

Wyndham City Council wants to hear your thoughts on education, employment, relationships, mental health, cultural diversity, LGBTIQ, amenities and support services in order to better community initiatives and plans for the future. 

Go along and let them know how they can improve Wyndham as a community for young people.

Lunch provided; dietary requirements catered for.

Registration closes Friday 28 February 2020.

To register email Bianca.mancuso@wyndham.vic.gov.au.

FROMAGE A TROIS CHEESE FESTIVAL 

When: 11:00AM – 6:00PM, Sunday 22nd March 2020 

Location: Werribee Park, K Road, Werribee South 

Cost: $33, children under 14 free

Calling all cheese lovers!!! Fromage a Trois Cheese Festival is the ultimate cheese-lover’s day out and is returning to the glorious Werribee Park and Mansion this March. 

Celebrating artisan cheese producers and knowledgeable cheesemongers, Fromage a Trois is a chance to meet the makers, find out more about how the cheese you love is made or discover a new favourite.

Create your own picnic hamper from the cheeses on offer, head to a cheese masterclass, pair cheese driven dishes with wine, beer, cider or spirits of watch chef demonstrations where cheese is the hero. 

This is the day to throw caution to the wind and indulge in cheese in all its forms, with a sensational music line-up setting the beat to your day.

For further event information and to purchase tickets go to: https://www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au/program/fromage-a-trois-cheese-festival-7549.

DAY BY THE BAY FESTIVAL 

When: 12:00PM – 7:30PM, Sunday 28th March 2020 

Location: Point Cook Coastal Park, Point Cook Homestead Road, Point Cook

Cost: Free

The Day by the Bay (DBTB) festival aims to celebrate and foster stewardship for Port Phillip Bay and its connected waterways. 

Held at the Point Cook Coastal Park (beach picnic area), the festival is a celebration of our natural and cultural heritage and an invitation for the community to learn about and share their love for the Bay in a fun and positive environment.

Live musicians, food, market and community stalls will be selected to ensure a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere. Activities for different ages will also be provided.

This is a community run event by Remember the Wild. Participants are welcome to bring a picnic blanket, picnic basket, reusable water bottles and containers to get food and reduce packaging, as well as swimwear and towels to enjoy the bay on site. 

For further information head to https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/whats-on/day-bay-festivalFor more ideas on what to do in the local Wyndham area visit Experience Wyndham.

To learn more about Jubilee, call Estate Manager William Agnew on (03) 9684 8185 or visit our Sales and Information Centre at 39 Memory Crescent (corner of Welcome Parade), Wyndham Vale VIC 3024, open 11am to 5pm daily (11am – 6pm daylight savings).

04/03/2018. Wyndham Star Weekly. Funrun. Issue Date 04/03. Werribee. Wyndham Rotary Fun Run. Picture Shawn Smits.

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