Markets of Frankston

Bonbeach Farmers’ Market: second Sunday of month, 8.30am-12.30pm, Bonbeach Primary        

Frankston Sunday Market: every Sunday 8am-1pm in Sherlock & Hay carpark, Young St, Frankston

Karingal Uniting Church: Second Saturday of month, 8am-1pm, cnr Karingal Dve & Lindrum Rd, Frankston   

Mount Eliza Farmers’ Market: fourth Sunday of month, 9am-1pm, Mount Eliza Village Green 

Pearcedale Farmers Market: third Saturday of month 8am-1pm at Pearcedale Community Centre, Baxter-Tooradin Rd, Pearcedale

Plaza Palooza: every Thursday, 9am-4pm, Langwarrin Plaza, Langwarrin        

Seaford Farmers’ Market: third Sunday of month, 8am-1pm Broughton St Reserve, Station St, Seaford

Seaford Handmade Market: third Sunday of month, 9am-1pm, Seaford Scout Hall, Seaford

The Little Flamingo Design Market: first Sunday of month, 9am-1pm, Langwarrin Community Hall, Langwarrin

The Mermaid Mother + Child Makers Market: July 1, 10am-3pm, Elisabeth Murdoch Stadium, 80 Warrandyte Road, Langwarrin 

Wells Street Market: every Thursday, 8am-2pm, Wells St, Frankston

WHAT’S ON FREE LISTINGS

TUESDAYS

Mid-afternoon Women’s Workout: Every Tues 2-3pm; Frankston South Community & Recreation Centre, 55 Towerhill Rd Frankston.

Big Bucks Bingo at the Bowl: 7.30pm; prizes up to $100k; bar; City of Frankston Bowling Club

Southern Sounds Chorus: Every Tues 7pm; Ladies do you want to sing A Capella style? No previous exp req; enq. 0438 783 475; St Jude’s Hall, Warrandyte Rd, Langwarrin.

WEDNESDAYS

Weekly Wednesday Walking Group, Gateway Shopping Centre; 230 Cranbourne Frankston Rd, Langwarrin; 7.45am-8.45am

THURSDAYS

Rotary Club of Frankston: 6pm Frankston International Motor Inn, 389 Nepean Hwy; visiting Rotarians welcome; secretary.rcf@gmail.com

Open Mic at the Green: Every 3rd Thur; Yamala Bowling Club; free; performers welcome; FB- @Open-Mic-At-The-Green; from June 15

FRIDAYS

Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society - Public Viewing Nights:  8pm 1st Friday of month; The Briars; Bookings essential; mpas.asn.au; ph: 0419 253 252.

The Peninsula Jazz Club; 3rd Friday, (ex. May & Dec); Patterson Lakes Community Centre; Thompson Rd; 8-11pm; peninsulajazzclub.com.au; Tix: Harry 0422 657 634

SATURDAYS

Frankston Food Swap: Swap excess vegies from your patch, old jam jars, seedlings or homemade pickles. 2nd Sat of month; 1pm; Coffee on Kareela Café 53 Kareela Rd, Frankston; all welcome.

Frankston Writers and Poets Society: informal meetings at Frankston Library in the long room; 2nd Sat of month; 10.30am-1pm

Frankston Writers Block: Every 2nd Saturday; 10-12am; share readings & expertise; morning tea inc.; $5 fee; new members welcome; T: 0468 362 079; Ebdale Community Room, 20 Ebdale St, Frankston

SUNDAYS

The Little French Deli: Live jazz or blues 3.30-6.30pm; 524 Nepean Hwy Bonbeach; 9776 0855

Lawn Bowls: Free bowls tuition; first Sun of month, 10am-noon; City of Frankston Bowling Club; ph. 0418 331 377

Live music at Pop & Selmas Café 34 Ranelagh Drive, Mt Eliza

UNTIL SUNDAY JULY 15

Another Dimension: McClelland Gallery Sculpture Park+Gallery, Langwarrin

SATURDAY JUNE 16

Children of Ghana Charity Ball 2018: 4 course meal & complimentary drink, entertainment, auctions, door prize; MC: Brodie Harper: 6.30pm, Frankston Arts Centre; tix: $145 via 0400 516 265

The Human Elephant Learning Programs 2018 Black Tie Ball -Mornington Racecourse, 6.30-11.30pm, tix $155, on sale bit.ly/elephantball

Writer’s meet: share your stories & poems; new members welcome; 10.30–1pm; Frankston Library; edgearts.com.au/organisations/writersblock

Peninsula Field Naturalists’ Club Inc. Excursion: Greensbush; peninsulafieldnaturalists.org.au

WEDNESDAY JUNE 20

Peninsula Grammar presents Amy Lehpamer – One of Australia’s most versatile leading ladies of stage, Peninsula Grammar, 20 Wooralla Drive, Mt Eliza, 7-8.30pm, tix $25, eventbrite.com.au

Meet the Planner Session – considering an extension or subdividing your property? 6-7.30pm, Frankston Library long room, 60 Playne St, Frankston

THURSDAY JUNE 21

Whistlewood with Susan McCulloch – Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 9.30am-3pm, tix $25-$30, mprg.mornpen.vic.gov.au, 5950 1580

Understanding What Makes Us Tick – Mornington Library, 11am-noon, free but bookings essential, 5950 1230

Winter Solstice Swim – Mothers Beach, Mornington, 5-6pm, free, 9788 1100

Facebook for Your Business: Everything you need to get started – 6-8pm, Frankston City Council, 30 Davey St, Frankston

Social Sixes – exciting new cricket program for women, fun & social, Saxon Indoor Sport, 4/4 New St, Frankston

Vinnies CEO Sleepout – support Frankston City CEO Dennis Hovenden sleeping rough for the homeless, ceosleepout.org.au/fundraisers/dennishovenden/ 

SATURDAY JUNE 23

Peninsula Music Society presents Melbourne Chamber Orchestra – Peninsula Community Theatre, Mornington, 7.30pm, tix $18-$55, bookings trybooking.com/book/event?eid=362294&

SATURDAY JULY 14

Psychic Development Workshop: Experience your aura, Chakra Healing etc; 1-5pm; 23 Stornoway Dr, Baxter; $70; innerpeaceofspiritualfitness.com

THURSDAY JULY 26

Peninsula Grammar presents LIOR: Nominated for three ARIAs inc. best male artist & Triple J album of the year, Peninsula Grammar, 20 Wooralla Drive, Mt Eliza, 7-8.30pm, tix $25, eventbrite.com.au

WEDNESDAY JUNE 27

Travel writer Tim Richards – Lonely Planet writer reveals secrets of good travel writing, 6pm, Frankston Library, free, bookings essential at library.frankston.vic.gov.au/whats_on

THURSDAY JUNE 28

Fabulous? Absolutely! – three-course meal & Absolutely Fabulous tribute show, The Brooks Restaurant, Mornington, $89pp, 7pm, email Cassandra at sales@brooklandsmornington.com.au or 5973 9200

FRIDAY JUNE 29

Plastic-Free July Take Action Day – Frankston South Community and Recreation Centre, 55 Towerhill Rd, Frankston

SUNDAY JULY 1

Peninsula Field Naturalists’ Club Inc – birding, excursion, working bee, Langwarrin FFR, peninsulafieldnaturalists.org.au

MONDAY JULY 2

Peninsula Field Naturalists’ Club Inc- birding Waterfall Gully; peninsulafieldnaturalists.org.au

MON, TUES, THUR, FRI JULY 2,3,5&6

Hot Arts For Cool Kids School Holiday Program – Frankston Arts Centre, 10am-12.30pm, tix $15, thefac.com.au, 9784 1060

MONDAY JULY 2 – FRIDAY JULY 13

Winter School Holiday Program – Frankston Library, for full program phone 9784 1020 or library.frankston.vic.gov.au/whats_on

TUES-WED JULY 3 & 4

July 2018 School Holiday Workshops Design Your Own Poster – Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, ages 5-8,(tues) 9-12 (Wed) 10am-noon, $12, bookings essential, mprg.mornpen.voc.gov.au, 5950 1580

THURSDAY JULY 5

Josephine Wants to Dance – Frankston Arts Centre, 11am & 2pm, tix $25-$95, thefac.com.au, 9784 1060 

TUESDAY JULY 10

Introduction to Volunteering Session – Impact Volunteering host Chelsea Community Support, 10-11am, Frankston City Library long room, bookings essential. info@impactvolunteering.org.au

Baby Makes 3 – three-week program to support and guide first-time parents, 6.30-8.30pm, Karingal Neighbourhood Centre, 103 Ashleigh Ave, Frankston

WEDNESDAY JULY 11

Peninsula Field Naturalists’ Club Inc - guest speaker, AGM & open night, peninsulafieldnaturalists.org.au

SATURDAY JULY 14

Psychic Development Workshop: experience your aura, chakra healing etc; 1-5pm; 23 Stornoway Drive, Baxter; $70; innerpeaceofspiritualfitness.com

La Petite Mort – Frankston Arts Centre, 7.30pm, tix $30-$44, thefac.com.au, 9784 1060

Kim Hodges – Girl Over the Edge, Kim’s second memoir, free, bookings essential. library.frankston.vic.gov.au/whats_on

SATURDAY JULY 14 – SUNDAY JULY 15

Frankston MS 24-Hour Mega-Swim – join in the fun at PARC, 16N Cranbourne Rd, Frankston

THURSDAY JULY 26

Peninsula Grammar presents LIOR: nominated for three ARIAs incl best male artist & Triple J Album of the Year, Peninsula Grammar, 20 Wooralla Drive, Mount Eliza, 7-8.30pm, tix $25, eventbrite.com.au

Speed Dating – 40-50-year-olds, 7-10pm, One Pear Tree, 372 Nepean Highway, Frankston, register at onepeartree.com.au

TUESDAY JULY 31

Woodleigh School Information Session – 7.30pm, woodleigh.vic.edu.au

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8

Mornington Peninsula Choral Festival – Peninsula Community Theatre, Mornington, 7pm, tix $7.50-$10, mpchoralfestival.com.au

THUR AUGUST 9 – SAT SEPTEMBER 29

The Local Tales from a Suitcase exhibition – Mezzanine Gallery at Frankston Arts Centre, thefac.com.au

TUESDAY AUGUST 14

Introduction to Volunteering Session – Impact Volunteering hosts Dress for Success, 10-11am, Frankston City Library long room, bookings essential info@impactvolunteering.org.au

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 11

Introduction to Volunteering Session – Impact Volunteering host Whitelion, 10-11am, Frankston City Library long room, bookings essential info@impactvolunteering.org.au

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19

Peninsula Grammar presents Vaudrey with Howard Penny: A cello duo recital of the world premiere of Vaudrey’s Suite for Two Cellos, Peninsula Grammar, 20 Wooralla Drive, Mt Eliza, 7-8.30pm, tix $25, eventbrite.com.au

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