WEEK ONE

Friday 3 March to Sunday 19 March
COLLECTIVE KEW

Kew Library Opening Hours. Free

Kew Library Foyer
Cnr Cotham Rd,
and Civic Dr,
Kew

A collective public artwork. Share your favourite Kew memories to help create this work by Xavier art students.
Friday 3 March
OPEN AFTERNOON AT KEW TRAFFIC SCHOOL

3.00-6.00 pm/ free entry
Kew Traffic School
Cnr Cotham and
Grange Roads, Kew

Children can learn the rules of the road. BYO bicycles, scooters and safety helmets. Adult supervision is a must There will also be face painting, an animal farm and jumping castle.

Bookings essential: https://kts_open_arvo.eventbrite.com.au More info: 9278 4768
Friday 3 March
ROUND THE BEND: ASYLUMS ON THE YARRA (1848-1988)

6 pm, thereafter open 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18 March, 11.00am to 1.00pm. Free

Level 1, Kew Court House, 188 High Street, Kew

An exhibition exploring the historical roles of the ‘asylum' in Victorian culture, focusing on the Yarra Bend Asylum, the Kew Lunatic Asylum (later Willsmere Hospital) and Kew Cottages.

Bookings for opening essential: Phone 0438 370 967 or email info@kewhistoricalsociety.org.au
Friday 3 March
QART EXHIBITION

6.45 – 9pm thereafter Tuesday- Friday, 10am-4pm. Saturday, 10am- 2pm. Free

QArt Gallery at the Kew Court House, 188 High Street Kew

A special art display themed "Celebration", featuring an inspiring range of works by artists with intellectual disability.

More info: http://qart.endeavour.com.au
Friday 3 March
CENTENARIAN PORTRAIT PROJECT BY TEENAGERS OPENING

7.30pm – 9pm therefter Wed- Sun 10am - 5pm Free

Birds Gallery, 236 High St, Kew

A one-of-a-kind art exhibition profiling Kew´s oldest residents through portraits painted by skilled young artists from local Kew scondary schools. Presented in association with Birds Gallery and Millennium Aged Care.
Friday 3 March
ROVING POP UP PROJECTOR BIKE

8pm –9.30pm + others… Free

Various locations in and around Kew

Painting With Light - More info to be announced via social media in March. Stay tuned…

Saturday 4 March
“LIMINALITY” A CONCERT OF HARP AND STRINGS

7:00 – 9:00 pm $30, children Free

Villa Alba Museum, 44 Walmer Street, Kew

Cath Connelly and Greg Hunt present “Liminality”. Electronic payment to NAB, Kew BSB 083 - 290 Account 03 548 6346 Description Liminality + name OR Cheque to Villa Alba Museum Inc. PO Box 436 Kew VIC 3101. Please supply email or postal address for receipt. Receipt to the concert as ticket of entry.

Enquiries: Phone Sue 9882 6292 or email: enquiries@villaalbamuseum.org
Saturday 4 March
SUSTAINABILITY IN KEW

10 am – 2 pm Free

14 Highbury Grove, Kew

The Highbury Common Project is an exciting new sustainability venture in Kew. What else is happening here and how can you be involved? Come along to Newnham Hall, talk to various groups exploring sustainability, enjoy a sausage and visit the Highbury Common Project, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Balwyn and the City of Boroondara.

Saturday 4 March
BOROONDARA MARTIAL ARTS CLASSES

11 am – 1 pm Free

12 Peel Street, Kew

11am - 12pm Introduction to Taekwondo Workshop 12pm - 1pm Haedong Kumdo (Korean Sword Fighting) Workshop.
Bookings essential - phone 0411 257 846

Saturday 4 March
UNWINDINGS

10.30am for an 11am start. Program runs until 5pm
Early bird: $35/$30, on the door: $45

East Kew Uniting Church,142 Normanby Road, East Kew

A day of mindfulness, meditation and music. Speakers will provoke reflection, activities will offer time out and music will transport. Proceedings will close with three ancient faiths joining together to present a magnificent musical meditation.

Full Program: http://www.eastkew.unitingchurch.org.au
Bookings - https://www.trybooking.com/ODHU >
Sunday 5 March
VILLA ALBA MUSEUM OPEN DAY

1pm – 4pm Entry: $10, $8 concession, under 18 free

44 Walmer Street, Kew

Explore this homestead, an important example of period decoration. This heritage listed property features exquisite 40 ft murals of Sydney Harbour and Edinburgh.

Afternoon tea: $3 donation. No stiletto shoes allowed.

WEEK TWO

Monday 6 March
HATHA YOGA CLASS

10 – 11.30am Free
12 - 1.30pm Free

Kew Yoga Studio, 9 Downton Grove, Kew

Bookings essential on 0408 163 079

Tuesday 7 March
ISRAELI DANCING CIRCLE

9:15 am Free

The Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism, 31-37 Harp Road, East Kew

Join in the beginner’s class. No partner required.
Enquiries: 9819 7160

Tuesday 7 March
KEWMUNITY LUNCH

12:00 noon Free

Trinity Grammar School, Cnr Cotham Road and Charles Street, Kew

Lunch prepared and served by Trinity Grammar and Ruyton College students. Sponsored by Toscanos.
Limited numbers - bookings essential: 0430 164 899
Tuesday 7 March
NO LIGHTS NO LYCRA LAUNCH - KEW

6 - 7pm Free

Just Theatre, Kew Court House, 188 High St Kew

Explore your senses - feel, smell and hear what all the commotion is about. No Lights No Lycra is Kew´s new weekly event you just can’t miss! Just show up ready to dance. BYO water and comfortable clothing to get your groove on.
Tuesday 7 March
THE 2017 MCINTYRE LECTURE

7:30 pm for 8 pm start $10 members, $20 non-members.

Just Theatre, Kew Courthouse, 188 High Street, Kew

Professor Stuart Macintyre AO, Chair of the Heritage Council of Victoria, will speak on heritage challenges and the role of the HCV.
Bookings essential: 9278 4770. Enquiries: info@kewhistoricalsociety.org.au
Wednesday 8 March
STREETWALKING

11am Free

Boroondara (Kew) Cemetery, 344 High Street, Kew

Meet at Gates, cnr of High St & Parkhill Rd

How do streets get their names? Some are obvious like High Street, Station Street. Others, not so! We will share with you the origin of some local street names and their significance. We will be visiting the graves and stories behind the names. Bookings essential: 0417 278 905
Thursday 9 March
BIG FUN AT BIG SWING GOLF
5:30 – 9 pm Free entry

320 High Street, Kew

Have a free hit on the indoor golf simulators used by Tiger Woods & Jordan Spieth. Beginners and experienced golfers – bring your own clubs or use ours. Meet and get tips from Brett Ogle and other professionals. Free clinics: children 5.30 – 6 pm, women 7 – 7.30 pm. Nearest the pin competition (prizes), plus Drummond Golf special shopping discounts. Finger food supplied by The Salmon Shop & Little Viet Grill. Drinks at bar prices.

Clinic bookings: 9853 3144, kew@bigswinggolf.com.au
Friday 10 March
DEEP SOULFUL SWEATS

CANCELLED

Just Theatre
Kew Courthouse
188 High St,
Kew

Lose your self in our dark yogic disco. A little bit yoga, a little bit Jane Fonda, a little bit interpretive dance, a little bit deep house. Exorcise through exercise, embracing the inner chaos, the darkness and the light.
BYO water and clothes you can move in.
Saturday 11 March
LEO BAECK CIVIC SERVICE

10 am Free

Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism, 31-37 Harp Road, Kew East

Experience progressive Judaism worship in a friendly environment. Questions welcomed after the service. Enquiries: 9819 1760
Saturday 11 March
A WALK IN KEW WITH THE YARRA RIVER KEEPER – ANDREW KELLY

10.00am Free

Meet at: Studley Park Boathouse, off Boathouse Road, Kew.
Parking: In adjacent carpark or on the Yarra Boulevard. Melway 44 H4.

Take a walk around Studley Park and hear the stories of the river, its rich history and learn about its complex ecology.

Approx two hours with some unsealed and steep surfaces. Not suitable for strollers or dogs. Enquiries 0434 892 772.
Sunday 12 March
BOROONDARA SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT

2:30 pm Free

Holy Trinity Church, Cnr High Street and Pakington Street, Kew

Take a trip around the world with the Boroondara Symphonic Band from New York to Chicago, London to the Caribbean and back home to Ballarat!

WEEK THREE

Monday 13 March
SPIRITUALITY THROUGH MUSIC / MUSIC IN WORSHIP

10 am – 4 pm Free

Multiple locations

Join us on a visit to four very different worship centres in Kew/Boroondara. Learn and experience how music is used to develop spirituality as part of worship. Bus transport and lunch provided.

Bookings essential: www.trybooking.com/OFRT - 9853 9576

Monday 13 and Wednesday 15 March
CHOCOLATE APPRECIATION NIGHTS

6:30pm $10 pp

Xocolatl, 11 Strathalbyn Street, Kew East

Indulge in and learn how to differentiate and appreciate the various types of fine chocolate. All participants will receive a free goodies bag.

Bookings essential: 9857 0971

Wednesday 15 March
CHORAL CONCERT

7:30 – 9:30 pm

Sacred Heart Church, cnr Cotham and Glenferrie roads, Kew

Enjoy an evening of singing from a number of Boroondara-based choirs. The evening will culminate with massed singing of a popular song.

Donations ($10) appreciated.
Friday 17 March
ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION

6am - 5pm

773 High Street, East Kew

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at The Bean Thief with a special Irish menu and a Guiness. See you there. 9859 8448
Saturday 18 March
CROQUET CLUB OPEN DAY

1 pm – 4pm Free

Victoria Park cnr. High Street and Adeney Avenue, Kew

Come and try your hand at croquet. It’s easy to learn and fun to play. All equipment provided. Flat shoes essential.

For details contact 9898 1889.

Saturday 18 March
KEWMUNITY DAY

12.00pm - 5.00pm / Free entry

Victoria Park, cnr. High Street and Adeney Avenue, Kew

Come and enjoy fun activities for all. A wide variety of food stalls, information stands, amusements, Animals of Oz and much, much more. Entertainment on ‘The Curve’ staging system all afternoon featuring a range of performers and sporting stars.
Saturday 18 March
PRE-CONCERT ACTIVITIES

5 - 7 pm Free entry

Victoria Park

Activities for the whole family.
Saturday 18 March
KEWMUNITY EVENING CONCERT

7 - 9.30 pm

Victoria Park, cnr High Street and Adeney Ave, Kew

Enjoy a diverse musical program headlined by guest artist Jimmy Cupples from ‘The Voice Australia’. Other invited musicians and selected music students will feature.

Musical director Matt Amy´s original composition will accompany The Magical Ride in the 5th Dimension.

Bring a picnic or purchase food on site.

Sunday 19 March
SACKVILLE STREET PRECINCT WALKING TOUR

10:30 am Free

Meet at corner of Cotham Road and Davis Street, Kew

Join Mel Lawrence for a one-hour walking tour around the Sackville Street heritage precinct. Originally part of the Dumaresq Estate, the area contains many of the most picturesque and grandest houses in Kew. Hear the stories behind them.

Bookings essential: 9489 7815 or email: info@kewhistoricalsociety.org.au

Sunday 19 March
INTER-FAITH ECUMENICAL GATHERING

2:30pm Free

Carmelite Monastery
94 Stevenson St,
Kew

Religious Service including choirs and musicians, inviting local churches and synagogues, followed by afternoon tea in the monastery gardens.

Bookings on 9853 2402.
Sunday 19 March
NORTH KEW TENNIS CLUB OPEN DAY

12.30 -5.30pm Free

177-179 Willsmere Rd, Kew

All Welcome to play at the club Open Day with sausage sizzles and coaching clinics. New members warmly invited.

More Info: www.nktc.org.au
Sunday 19 March
THE ANNUAL LEO BAECK LECTURE

CANCELLED

7.30pm Free

The Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive Judaism, 31-37 Harp Road, Kew East.

Speaker: Rafael Epstein (well known ABC broadcaster and commentator). Enquiries: 9819 1760