2013


DANCING IN KEW

For details of the Festival Time at Kew Courthouse program of events, visit http://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/kewcourthouse/festival-time


Friday 15 March

3pm - 5.30pm (free entry)

KEW TRAFFIC SCHOOL ANNUAL OPEN DAY

NB: There is an error in the printed program: Friday 16th should be Friday 15th
Kew Traffic School cnr. Cotham and Grange Rds Kew
Session times
3.00 - 3.30pm, 3.30 - 4pm and 4.00 - 4.30pm: ages 2-5 years
4.30 - 5pm, 5.00 - 5.30pm: ages 6-10 years

Free family activities - face painting, animal farm and jumping castle.
Boroondara Lions will be selling sausages and cold drinks.
Please BYO bicycle and helmet as wearing it is compulsory. Children must also be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
Bookings are essential and open from Monday 4 March - Phone 9278 4768
Tram route 109, stop 41


Saturday 16 March

10.00am – 12.30pm (no collection)

LEO BAECK CIVIC SERVICE

Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism, 37 Harp Rd East Kew.
Service followed by a tour of the synagogue. All welcome. Enquiries 9819 7160
Tram route 48 stop 39


1.30pm - 4pm (free entry)

WE WILL ROCK KEW

presented by High Voltage Rock School

Hays Paddock, Longstaff St. East Kew
Come and listen to live local bands perform in a fully supervised drug and alcohol free open air environment.
Enquiries: Danniel Smith 0401 447 367 or dann@highvoltagerockschool.com.au


6.30pm - 9pm (free entry)

OPENING CONCERT AND FIREWORKS

Hays Paddock, Longstaff St. East Kew.
Bring a picnic, enjoy THE HALLMARKS presenting 100% Aussie popular hits from the sixties to now, with special guests VIKA AND LINDA BULL and JIMMY CUPPLES.
Supporting musical acts to entertain. Spectacular fireworks will conclude the evening. Refreshments available. Enquiries 0451 654 042


Sunday 17 March

10.00am - 12noon (free entry, donations appreciated)

HISTORICAL STUDLEY PARK BOAT HOUSE TOUR

Join the Yarra River Keepers’ Association tour of historical Studley Park Boat House, Yarra Bend Park and River, Dight’s Falls, long gone bridges, pumping stations and geology conducted by Tony Michael, a local historian. Wear walking shoes, shades and sunhat recommended.
Not suitable for strollers or dogs. Max 20 persons.
Bookings essential: kewhistory@gmail.com or 0419 587 939 before 11 March.


2pm and 3pm (free entry)

MEET ANGELINA BALLERINA AT THE KEW SCHOOL OF DANCE

St. Paul’s Church Hall cnr. Windella and Hale Streets, East Kew
As seen on ABC television, Angelina Ballerina is a remarkable little mouse who wants to become a prima ballerina. Come and meet her.
Parents may photograph their children with Angelina Ballerina. Enquiries 0410 311 008


2.30pm (free entry)

CARMELITE MONASTERY 36TH ECUMENICAL GATHERING

94 Stevenson St. Kew. Enjoy the serenity of an interdenominational service, by local religious leaders, choirs and musicians followed by afternoon tea in the Monastery gardens.
RSVP 9853 2402


4pm - 6.30pm ($50.00 per person incl refreshments)

VILLA ALBA Jazz Soiree

Villa Alba, 44 Walmer St Kew. An Intimate Jazz Soiree with The David Gardner Trio. Two one hour sets interspersed with half an hour of refreshments. Enquiries enquiries@villaalbamuseum.org Bookings Jazz Australia 5258 3936


7.30pm (free entry)

LEO BAECK ANNUAL LECTURE

Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism 37 Harp Rd. East Kew.
Dr. Sandra Hacker AO, Chair of Australian Health Ethics Committee.
Enquiries 9818 7160
Tram route 48 Stop 39


Monday 18 - Friday 22 March

12noon - 2pm, (free entry)

HOLY TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH KEW 150th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

Cnr High and Pakington Sts Kew Daily open house. Enquiries 9857 3412 Tram route 48 stop 35


Monday 18 March to Saturday 24 March

Various times (free entry)

KEW SCHOOL OF DANCE. DO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE?

St. Paul’s Church Hall or East Kew Uniting Church Hall.
A free dance class children and teenagers in ballet, jazz, tap or hip hop.
Details on www.kewschoolofdance.com or 0410 311 008


Monday 18 March

7.30pm ($10.00 per person)

CHOCOLATE APPRECIATION NIGHT AT XOCOLATL

11 Strathalbyn St. East Kew.
Indulge and learn the appreciation of fine chocolate; the different types and what to look for. Showbags of chocolate goodies will be provided.
Bookings essential 9857 0971
Tram Route 48 Stop 39


Tuesday 19 March

12 noon to 2.30 pm (free entry)

SENIOR CITIZENS LUNCH

Trinity Grammar School, cnr Cotham Rd and Charles St Kew - (entrance near Petrie Square). Lunch is prepared and served by Trinity and Ruyton Students. This event is sponsored by Toscano’s. Thanks also to Mauro Bros.
Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.
Ring 0430 164 899
Tram route 16 stop 80, route 48 stop 35, route 109 stop 35


9.30 to 10.30am (free entry)

COME AND TRY ISRAELI DANCING

Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism, 37 Harp Road, East Kew.
Enquiries 9819 7160
Tram route 48, stop 39


1pm (free entry)

HOLY TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH KEW 150TH ANNIVERSARY

Holy Trinity Church cnr. High St and Pakington St Kew. Come join the building tour of architectural delights! Enquiries 9857 3412
Tram route 48 stop 35


7.30pm (free entry)

COFFEE APPRECIATION NIGHT AT BEAN THIEF

Bean Thief, 773 High St East Kew (opposite Officeworks). Your hosts Deb and Tony will take you on a journey of how the bean travels from its origins to your local café. Learn about different types of coffee and what to look for in a great cup of coffee.
R.S.V.P. 9859 8448
Tram route 48 stop 42


Wednesday 20 March 1pm (free entry)

HOLY TRINITY ANGLICAN CHURCH KEW 150TH ANNIVERSARY

Holy Trinity Church, cnr High and Pakington Sts. Kew.

A windows tour which demonstrates the beauty of stained glass art. Enquiries 98573412
Route 48 Stop 35


6.30pm - 8pm (free entry)

GAMES NIGHT FOR GIRLS

St. Hilary’s Church Hall, cnr. John and Rowland Sts. Kew.
Come and join with Kew Girl Guides for a fun filled night of games and activities! Open to all girls aged 6-13.
Please R.S.V.P. Lauren at Lauren_kew_guides@hotmail.com or 0419 355 549


7.30pm ($10.00 per person)

CHOCOLATE APPRECIATION NIGHT AT XOCOLATL

11 Strathalbyn St East Kew. Indulge and learn the the appreciation of fine chocolate; the different types and what to look for. Showbags of chocolate goodies will be provided.
Bookings essential 9857 0971
Tram Route 48 Stop 39


Thursday 21 March

4pm to 5.30pm (free event)

BOROONDARA INTERFAITH NETWORK’S HARMONY DAY EVENT - ‘FAMILY AND DIVERSITY’

Ashburton Baptist Church, 8 Y Street, Ashburton.
You are invited to join us for an afternoon of storytelling,learning and understanding about our City’s diverse families. Come along with the family for fun activities and a shared afternoon tea. Organised by Boroondara Interfaith Network in partnership with Camcare. Enquiries 9278 4753 or visit http://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/our-city/events/harmonyday


7.30pm - 9.30pm (entry suggested $5.00 donation)

CHORAL SINGING IN KEW

NB: There is an error in the printed program: Thursday 19th should be Thursday 21st
Sacred Heart Church cnr. Cotham and Glenferrie Rds - Kew.
Come and enjoy a wonderful evening listening to 5 great local choirs.
Booking not required. Tram route 16 stop 80, route 48 stop 36, route 109 stop 36.


Friday 22 March


Saturday 23 March

10.30am (free)

YARRA TRAMS COMMUNITY STREET PARADE

Watch the parade, commencing at Harp Junction and proceeding along High Street. The parade passes through the main gates of Victoria Park, before proceeding to the main stage in the park for the Acknowledgement of Country ceremony.
Immediately following the Parade are the main stage program and the general Kewmunity Day festivities.
Tram route 48 stop 39


10.30am - 4pm (free entry)

KEWMUNITY DAY

Victoria Park, cnr. High St. and Adeney Ave. Kew.
Bring the family. Experience a day of: live entertainment, children’s activities include amusement rides, face painting and Edgars Mission animal farm (sponsored by Bob Stewart) plus exhibitors selling a wide range of foods, crafts, displays and products. Join the theme and “Dance in Kew” plus lots more.
Main Stage program under The Curve:
11:15am Acknowledgement of Country Ceremony with didjeridu player Waitarie
11:30am Kew Band 12noon Official Welcome, speeches
12:15pm Hawthorn City Pipe Band
12:30pm Kew School of Dance
12:55pm Super Mande Percussion
1:30pm Jasmine Dance Group
2:05pm e.Motion21
2:20pm Super Mande Percussion
2:55pm Verchovyna Ukrainian Dance Company
3:10pm Flare Dance Company
3:40pm Hawthorn Studio of Dance
4:00pm Russian dance
Stage 2: High Voltage Rock School (12noon - 4:00pm)
Tram route 48 stop 39


12noon - 4pm (free entry)

BOROONDARA POLICE STATION TOURS

Boroondara Police Station, 34 Harp Rd. East Kew. Tours run hourly. See the holding cells, the detective’s desk, photos of police in 1880’s, the lost property, see inside a police car and more.
Bookings essential on 8851 1111
Tram route 48 stop 39


1pm-4pm (free entry)

COME AND TRY CROQUET SESSION

Victoria Park, High St. Kew. Visit the friendly Kew Croquet Club and meet club members who will provide information and coaching. Flat sole shoes only and equipment provided. Enquiries jilldj@melbpc.org.au
ph: 9802 0497
Tram route 48 stop 39


8pm (Tickets between $30-$5 (child))

ZELMAN MEMORIAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Eldon Hogan Performing Arts Centre, Xavier College, Barkers Road, Kew.
Beethoven Violin Concerto, Tchaikovsky Symphony Nr. 5
Bookings www.zelmansymphony.org.au orchestra or 9853 1962


Sunday 24 March

1pm - 5pm (free entry)

VILLA ALBA MUSEUM – OPEN DAY

Villa Alba, 44 Walmer St. Kew. View the progress being made in revealing and restoring the nationally significant painted decorations created in 1883-4 and enjoy exploring the flourishing recreated formal garden. At 2.00 p.m. there will be a 45 minute tour of the highlights of the house and garden. Afternoon tea will be available for purchase. Enquiries – enquiries@villaalbamuseum.org


12.30pm - 5pm (free entry)

NORTH KEW TENNIS CLUB OPEN DAY

177-179 Willsmere Rd., Kew.
Welcomes all to play at the club Open Day. Coaching clinics and sausage sizzle. As a special offer, join on the day and annual membership will be reduced by 50%. Contact: Mark 0404 878 688; or www.nktc.org.au


2pm (free)

BOROONDARA CEMETERY WALK - Kew Historical Society

Meet inside main cemetery gate near High st,. Parkhill Rd.
Booking essential on 9853 8758 Limited numbers. Tram Route 48 stop 36


1.45pm for prompt 2pm departure (free)

KEW HISTORY HERITAGE BUS TOUR – Kew Historical Society

Meet outside Kew Court House, High St., Kew.
Discover Kew’s historic buildings, homes and gardens.
Bookings essential on 9853 8758 Limited numbers Tram Route 48 stop 34, route 109 stop 34


2.30pm (free entry)

DANCE FIESTA CONCERT - Boroondara Symphonic Band

Holy Trinity Church, High St cnr Pakington St., Kew.
Put your dancing shoes on and have your feet tapping as the band presents some well known dance tunes from the world of ballet and musical theatre and a selection of folk dances from other cultures. Enquiries 9859 3734
Tram route 48 stop 35