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If you have a community event that you would like publicised in this Community Diary, please email us, phone us on 5475 2256, or send details to us at PO Box 18 Maldon 3463 to have it listed. This is a free community service.  It is a good idea to advertise closer to the event.

EVERY DAY

LIONS CLUB OP SHOP 10am to 2pm.

EVERY SUNDAY

DOG WALKING GROUP 10am (9am summer time), meet at the rear of Maldon Gardens for 30 to 60 minute walk on lead around different parts of town. On 2nd and any Maldon event Sunday TBA. Enqs Andrea 5475 1212.

BARINGHUP OVAL SOCIAL DOG GROUP 9.30am. No charge. Owners are fully responsible for their own dog off lead. The oval is a well maintained former cricket ground and fully fenced. People bringing their children are responsible for making sure they are well behaved. Well behaved, trained dogs most welcome. Enq: Lindsay 0418 477 395.

EVERY SUNDAY FORTNIGHT 

MALDON PÉTANQUE CLUB 2019 games every second Sunday at St. Brigid’s, opposite the Hospital. 1.30pm for a 2pm start.  New players & families welcome, boules and free, friendly tuition available to let you decide if you like the game.  Enq. Sandy Noble 0429 006 130 or Andrew Leckie 0409 020 768.

MALDON SOCIABLE PÉTANQUE GAMES meet on the Penny School piste on alternative Sundays to the Maldon Pétanque Club, 1.50pm for a 2pm start. BYO Boules, drinks and a folding chair. Enq: 0459 093 452.

FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

CASTLEMAINE FARMERS MARKET, 9am to 1pm at the IGA carpark in Forest Street. Enq: www.castlemainefarmersmarket.org or 0490 366 243.

VOCAL NOSH 6pm at Newstead Community Centre. 6-7pm Vocal entree, 7-7.30pm Food, 7.30-8.30pm Musical main course. Whole session incl. food $15/$12, children $5. Bookings Fay 0447 576 642 or Kerrie 0427 529 485.

SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

MALDON MARKET 9am-2pm in Fountain Street, Maldon. Hand-made arts, crafts, jewellery, clothes. Home-grown fruit, veg, plants and produce. Gourmet take-away food, great coffee, live music and kids’ entertainment. Enquiries market@maldonnc.org.au or ring MNC 5475 2093.

MALDON MUSEUM, Shire Gardens, 10.30am-2pm.

THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

TALBOT FARMERS MARKET, 9am to 1pm.

LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH

WHEEL CACTUS FIELD DAY 10.30am to 12.30pm. Learn how to kill cactus and/or help us kill some more. Finish with free BBQ lunch. Location advertised before or contact Ian 0412 015 807 or www.cactuswarriors.org

CASTLEMAINE & SURROUNDS REPAIR CAFE, Castlemaine Town Hall, 10am-1pm. Learn to repair small broken household items or have electricals repaired for you.  Tea, coffee and light refreshments - small donation.  Enq. Chris 5470 5508, facebook: castlemaine repair cafe, www.castlemainerepaircafe.wordpress.com.

FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH

CRYPTIC CROSSWORD MORNINGS, starting 5 August at 10am, no cost. Maldon Neighbourhood Centre. Enq: 5475 2093.

EVERY MONDAY

MALDON SOCIAL BRIDGE GROUP, 1.30 - 5pm at The Maldon Hotel.  Contact Sandy Noble 0429 006 130.

ATHENAEUM LIBRARY, High Street, Maldon. 2-4pm. Enqs Joy 5475 1326.

BRIDGE AT BERRYMAN’S- 1.15pm - 4.30pm.  Newcomers and beginners are welcome. Contact Kay 0419 472 044.

EVERY TUESDAY

LIVING STRONGER STRENGTH TRAINING CLASSES - 9am Maldon Community Centre. Ph. CHIRP 5479 1000.

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT SERVICE. Book the day prior for your door-to-door service. Trips within and to Maldon, Castlemaine, Baringhup, Wesley Hill, Barkers Creek, Chewton, Campbells Creek. Phone 5475 2093. $3 one way, $5 return. More info: www.maldonnc.org.au/community-bus.

EXERCISE CLASSES for over 55s holding a Health Care Card at the Maldon Hospital. 8.30am Active Adults Strength Training. 10.30am Chair Based Strength Training. $2.50 per session. Enq: 5479 8622 or socialsupport@maldhosp.vic.gov.au.

COMPUTING SUPPORT, 10am – 12.30pm at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre, no cost. Enq: 5475 2093.

MALDON HOSPITAL COMMUNITY BUS 1.30pm to various destinations. Ring 5479 8622 for further details and to discuss eligibility. 

MALDON CROQUET CLUB 10am. (9am. summer months). and 7pm. New members welcome. Enq. Club Secretary 5475 2340.

MALDON BOWLING CLUB, (weather permitting), open to locals and visitors, names in by 9.45am for 10am start. Flat soled shoes. Bowls available $5 green fees.

MALDON WALKING GROUP, Maldon Neighbourhood Centre at new time of 7.30am for a brisker walk of up to an hour before work or other commitments.  

MALDON SOCIAL TABLE TENNIS 1.30pm-4pm, Maldon Community Centre. Cost $10 annually, $2 donation on the day.  Enq. 0425 859 662.

MALDON BRASS BAND REHEARSAL 7.30pm at the Maldon Community Centre. Players of all ability welcome. Free tuition and instruments available. Enq. 0409 166 388.

EVERY WEDNESDAY

YOUNG AT HEART PLAYGROUP 10 – 11.30am Maldon Hospital. Enq: Maldon Neighbourhood Centre 5475 2093.

MALDON MUSEUM, Shire Gardens, 12.30-2.30pm.

MALDON ART GROUP (MAG). A casual, friendly group meeting at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre at 10am welcomes all levels of skill and experience in paint, pencil, fabric and paper. Enq: Lyn 0409 566 551.

MALDON MEN’S SHED From 9.30am at rear of Vintage Machinery Museum (accessed from Phoenix Street). All welcome. Contact Barry Murfett 0403 352 753. (Note: Closed on days of Total Fire Ban or over 38°). 

MIXED SENIOR COMPETITION TENNIS From 6pm at Maldon tennis courts. All levels welcome.

ATHENAEUM LIBRARY, High Street, Maldon. 2-4pm. Enqs Joy 5475 1326.

A.A. MEETING, 8pm at Holy Trinit y Anglican Church Hall.

COMMUNITY LUNCH, 12 noon, Maldon Community Centre. Delicious two-course lunch. Every Wed. during school terms. All welcome. $5. Enq. 5475 2093.  

EVERY THURSDAY

MALDON BRIDGE CLUB 12.45pm - 4.30pm at the Maldon Hotel. New players welcome including solo players. Ph 0429 006 130 or 0417 332 578. 

EXERCISE CLASSES for over 55s holding a Health Care Card at the Maldon Hospital. 8.30am Active Adults Strength Training. 10.30am Chair Based Strength Training. $2.50 per session. Enq: 5479 8622 or socialsupport@maldhosp.vic.gov.au.

TENNIS LESSONS for all age levels from 3.30pm to 6.15. Enq: maldontennisclub@gmail.com.

COMPUTING SUPPORT, 10am – 12.30pm at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre, no cost. Enq: 5475 2093.

CARDIO TENNIS FOR MEN AND WOMEN 6.15pm to 7.15pm. Enq: maldontennisclub@gmail.com.

LIVING STRONGER STRENGTH TRAINING CLASSES - 9am Maldon Community Centre - $5 per class. Ph. Ph. CHIRP 5479 1000.

MALDON CROQUET CLUB 10am. (9am. summer months). New members welcome. Enq. Club Secretary 5475 2340.

GENTLE TAI CHI 11.30-12.30pm Maldon Neighbourhood Centre. Enq: Amy 5475 2093. 

OASIS KID’S CLUB, 3.20pm-4.45pm Maldon Baptist Church, Edward Street. All primary aged children welcome. Free. Enq Gavin & Julie 5475-2338.

MALDON BOWLS CLUB, Bowls practice anytime Thursday until dark.

MALDON CHESS PLAYERS, 10.30am at Maldon Cafe. All levels. Visitors welcome.

EVERY FRIDAY

MALDON WALKING GROUP Maldon Neighbourhood Centre at 9.30am, leisurely 30-60 min walk, followed by a cuppa & chat ($1 donation). Cancelled in case of heavy rain. No RSVP necessary.  Continuing all through summer.

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT SERVICE. Book the day prior for your door to door service. Trips within and to Maldon, Castlemaine, Baringhup, Wesley Hill, Barkers Creek, Chewton, Campbells Creek. Phone 5475 2093. $3 one way, $5 return. More info: www.maldonnc.org.au/community-bus.

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ATHENAEUM LIBRARY, High Street, Maldon. 2-4pm. Enqs Joy 5475 1326.

HATHA YOGA 9-10.30am, Maldon Neighbourhood Ctr, Enq Wendy Ashton 5476 2240

FIRST FRIDAY OF SOME MONTHS

DRINKS AT THE GOLF CLUB 6pm. A relaxed informal evening BYO nibbles with $10 mains.  Drinks at the bar, pool competition. Enq. Gay Reid 0413 013 766.

SECOND FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

MALDON RSL SUB-BRANCH Monthly meeting in the Maldon RSL Hall behind the Athenaeum Library at 3pm. All Service and ex Service members are welcome to attend. No meeting in January.

LAST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH

MAREE EDWARDS LISTENING POST At Trades Hall Building, Mostyn Street, Castlemaine, 10am-2pm. Please ring for appt. 5444 4125.

EVERY SATURDAY

ATHENAEUM LIBRARY, High Street, Maldon. 9.30am-12 noon. Enqs Joy 5475 1326.

MALDON CROQUET CLUB, 10am. (9am. summer months). New members welcome. Enq. Club Secretary 5475 2340.

MALDON MUSEUM, Shire Gardens, 1.30-4pm.

MALDON MEN’S SHED From 9am to 2pm at rear of Vintage Machinery Museum (accessed from Phoenix Street). All welcome. Contact Barry Murfett 0403 352 753. (Note: Closed on days of Total Fire Ban or over 38°). 

EVERY SECOND SATURDAY

MALDON YARNIES. Next meeting is at 2pm, Cafe Maldon on Saturday 28 September.  All knitters and Yarnies welcome. 

SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER

NEWSTEAD CFA COMMUNITY MARKET, 8am - 1pm at Newstead Rotunda Park. Stallholders welcome, site cost $10.  Enq: 0427 506 843.

SUNDAY 22 SEPTEMBER

CAR-FREE CARNIVALE, from 12pm - 3pm Maldon’s main street. Exhibitors, children’s activities, live performances and local food.

WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER

MANAGE YOUR MEDICATIONS midday at Maldon Men’s Shed led by Gary Leung. All welcome. RSVP or find out more: Alan Hart 0408 399 192 or napier10@bigpond.net.au.

FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER

RUN THE MAINE, finishing under lights at Castlemaine’s Camp Reserve. 11.30am - 8.30pm. 21 km run, 10 km run and 5 km walk/run. Visit www.runthemaine.org.au.

SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER

MOVIE, The Bikes Of Wrath - 7.15pm at Maldon Neighbourhood Centre.  Part of The Maldon Classic event, with Maldon Golden Movies (MGM) for Maldon Hospital. $10 or $5 for MGM members.  Bookings at www.trybooking.com/bejoe or call Peter on 0408 181 114.

SATURDAY 28 & SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER

THE MALDON CLASSIC 2019 – Display of steel bikes, rides around Maldon and movie The Bikes of Wrath. Fundraiser for Maldon Hospital. Further information search: ‘The Maldon Classic’, or call Peter on 0408 181 114.

SATURDAY 5 & SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER

MUCKLEFEST 10am-5pm Saturday and 10am-3pm Sunday. Admission $5 pp, children up to 15 years and exhibitors free.  For tractor and engine enquiries call Graham on 5476 2481 and for all other enquiries call John on 0408 503 039.

SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER

VOCAL NOSH at Newstead Community Centre (last one for 2019). Theme: Songs of Change and Courage. 6-7pm Vocal entree, 7-7.30pm Food, 7.30-8.30pm Musical main course. Whole session incl. dinner $15/$12, children free, first hour only $5.

WEDNESDAY 9 OCTOBER

SPRING SOCIAL AFTERNOON at The Maldon Hospital from 2pm - 3.30pm, includes afternoon tea and performances. Transport is available in Maldon, bookings essential. Phone 5479 8622.

MONDAY 14 OCTOBER

MALDON GARDEN, FLORAL ART & CRAFT CLUB INC.  Greg Block’s garden Creswick. Meet at 1.30pm at Club room to carpool. Bring a plate to share. Enq. Carmel 0417 014 763.

MONDAY 21 OCTOBER

MALDON GARDEN, FLORAL ART & CRAFT CLUB INC. Ruth, Marilyn and Claire’s (Members) gardens Maldon. Meet at 2pm at Club room to carpool. Bring a plate to share at Claire’s. Enq. Marilyn  0417 393 172.

MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER

MALDON GARDEN, FLORAL ART & CRAFT CLUB INC. Jill’s garden (Member) Muckleford. Meet at 2pm at Club room to carpool. Bring along a plate to share. Enq. Judy 0437 130 025.

MONDAY 18 NOVEMBER

MALDON GARDEN, FLORAL ART & CRAFT CLUB INC. Bernhard and Julia Boulton’s garden Maldon. Afternoon tea at the Maldon Cafe. Enq. Marg 0401 884 581. 

 

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