First Aid Course - Yackandandah Community Centre
Mar.
2
9:00 am09:00

First Aid Course - Yackandandah Community Centre

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First Aid Series - you can enrol in all sessions, or just choose one.

CPR (HLTAID001-CPR) - 9am till 11.30am

Provide First Aid (HLTAID-003) - 9am till 3.30pm

Anaphalaxis (22300VIC)

Asthma (22282VIC - Management of Asthma Risks)

An online pre-course workbook needs to be completed prior to the practical session for participants doing Provide First Aid. Online component not required for CPR only

All courses conducted by registered trainer to national standards.

Bookings essential

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 High St, Yackandandah

Contact: 02 6027 1743

Email: manager@ycc.org.au

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Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting
Mar.
5
10:00 am10:00

Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting

SLEEP, SETTLING AND FUSSY PERIODS: What Does That Look Like?

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Our meetings are for everyone, whether you are a new mum, you are pregnant or have many kids. Whether you find breastfeeding a breeze, a challenge or you are not breastfeeding at all. Come along, have a cuppa and meet some new friends.

Please bring a plate to share if able.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 high St, Yackandandah

Information: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Contact: Louise 0425 707 346


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Mental Health First Aid Course
Mar.
15
9:00 am09:00

Mental Health First Aid Course

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To mark the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires there will be a free Mental Health First Aid Course run at the Yackandandah Community Centre. It will help you develop skills to support a friend, family member or co-worker. Having Mental Health First Aid skills can assist someone developing a mental health problem or experieinceing a mental health crisis and make a positive difference in your community.

This is a free event with catering provided. Please RSVP to Yackandndandah Community Centre. Transport to the event can be arranged if required.

Research has shown that completing a Mental Health First Aid course can assist with improved knowledge of mental illness, treatments and first aid strategies. It can help increase the level and type of support offered in your community, and decrease stigmatising attitudes.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 High St, Yackandandah

Phone: 02 6027 1743

RSVP: manager@ycc.org.au

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Yackandandah Folk Festival
Mar.
22
to 24 Mar.

Yackandandah Folk Festival

The Yackandandah Folk Festival is a celebration of music and community. 2018 will mark the 21st Yackandandah Folk Festival

Yackandandah Folk Festival is a total community event. It has developed a great reputation for providing some of the best overseas and touring acts, as well as assisting in the nurturing of younger performers.

People getting together to celebrate, play and listen to good music, to dance and maybe learn a new skill. 

Make the most of this great musical event and enjoy the opportunity to experience all that Yackandandah has to offer.

Outdoor stages, children’s activities, workshops and concerts featuring International and Australian talent are all on offer. Meander through market stalls and visit tourist venues with entertainment and great food.

Website: https://yackfolkfestival.com/

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Mental Health First Aid Course
Mar.
29
9:00 am09:00

Mental Health First Aid Course

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To mark the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires there will be a free Mental Health First Aid Course run at the Yackandandah Community Centre. It will help you develop skills to support a friend, family member or co-worker. Having Mental Health First Aid skills can assist someone developing a mental health problem or experieinceing a mental health crisis and make a positive difference in your community.

This is a free event with catering provided. Please RSVP to Yackandndandah Community Centre. Transport to the event can be arranged if required.

Research has shown that completing a Mental Health First Aid course can assist with improved knowledge of mental illness, treatments and first aid strategies. It can help increase the level and type of support offered in your community, and decrease stigmatising attitudes.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 High St, Yackandandah

Phone: 02 6027 1743

RSVP: manager@ycc.org.au

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Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting
Apr.
2
10:00 am10:00

Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting

FIRST AID

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Our meetings are for everyone, whether you are a new mum, you are pregnant or have many kids. Whether you find breastfeeding a breeze, a challenge or you are not breastfeeding at all. Come along, have a cuppa and meet some new friends.

Please bring a plate to share if able.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 high St, Yackandandah

Information: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Contact: Louise 0425 707 346


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Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting
May
14
10:00 am10:00

Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting

NATIONAL MOTHERING WEEK LUNCHEON

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Our meetings are for everyone, whether you are a new mum, you are pregnant or have many kids. Whether you find breastfeeding a breeze, a challenge or you are not breastfeeding at all. Come along, have a cuppa and meet some new friends.

Please bring a plate to share if able.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 high St, Yackandandah

Information: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Contact: Louise 0425 707 346


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Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting
Jun.
11
10:00 am10:00

Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting

RETURNING TO WORK

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Our meetings are for everyone, whether you are a new mum, you are pregnant or have many kids. Whether you find breastfeeding a breeze, a challenge or you are not breastfeeding at all. Come along, have a cuppa and meet some new friends.

Please bring a plate to share if able.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 high St, Yackandandah

Information: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Contact: Louise 0425 707 346


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Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting
Jul.
23
10:00 am10:00

Copy of Australian Breastfeeding Association Meeting

SHARING BREASTFEEDING STORIES: Surprises and Challenges

surprises and challenges

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Our meetings are for everyone, whether you are a new mum, you are pregnant or have many kids. Whether you find breastfeeding a breeze, a challenge or you are not breastfeeding at all. Come along, have a cuppa and meet some new friends.

Please bring a plate to share if able.

Location: Yackandandah Community Centre. 29 high St, Yackandandah

Information: www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Contact: Louise 0425 707 346


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Free Movie Event - The Merger
Feb.
23
7:00 pm19:00

Free Movie Event - The Merger

Come along to this free screening of “The Merger”, Supported by Amnesty International and Amnesty Yackandandah.

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THE Merger (rated M): A former professional football player returns to his country town after his sporting career comes to an abrupt end, and takes on the position of coach for the local footy team, the Roosters.

Location: Yackandandah Public Hall

Doors open at 6.30pm, bar opens at 7pm. Movie begins at 7.30pm

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Ann Blainey Author Talk
Feb.
23
2:00 pm14:00

Ann Blainey Author Talk

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You are invited to an afternoon with the author Ann Blainey on Saturday 23rd Feb, 2.00pm in the Yackandandah Courthouse.

Ann will be talking about her recent biography - King of the Air: The Turbulent Life of Charles Kingsford Smith.

Ann’s talk is sponsored by Arts Yackandandah and is part of the Yackandandah Museum 50th Anniversary Celebrations.

Location: Yackandandah Courthouse, William Street, Yackandandah

Contact: Beverley Lello 0437 913 012

Website: http://www.arts.yackandandah.com

Free event

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Yackandandah Museum 50th Anniversary - Sculpture unveiling
Feb.
23
10:30 am10:30

Yackandandah Museum 50th Anniversary - Sculpture unveiling

Historian, Geoffrey Blainey will officially unveil the sculpture, Sound of Stone, by local artist, ben Gilbert.

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Followed by the opening of a special exhibition showcasing the Historical Society’s Collection.

A brief talk will be given on the history of the society and museum by collections manager, Susan Reynolds AO.

Event location: Yackandandah Historical Society. 21 High St, Yackandandah.

Contact: 02 6027 0627 or museum@yackandandah.com

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50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
Feb.
22
6:00 pm18:00

50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

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Event Description : The Victorian Gold Rush Era - A presentation by historian, Geoffrey Blainey

Presentation followed by a light supper, Bar available. Tickets $30 per person. Available from the Museum or online at Evenbrite:http://vic-goldfeilds.eventbrite.com.au

Event Location: Yackandandah Senior Citizens Hall. Wellsford St, Yackandandah

 Event Website: http://yackandandahmuseum.wordpress.com/

 



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LINCD - Community Crowdfunding Event.
Feb.
20
6:00 pm18:00

LINCD - Community Crowdfunding Event.

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The LINCD Pitch & Pledge live crowdfunding event will be a highlight of your year.

An evening of pitching and pledging; fun & fundraising; optimism & opportunity.

Sumptuous smoked meat and local produce from The Star Hotel Yackandandah, craft brews from Two Pot Brewing Co, and local wines will be available to purchase.

Buy your LINCD Pitch & Pledge Community Crowd Funding event tickets before 30 January to include a complimentary chilled bevy. Attendance numbers are limited, so please don’t delay.

This is an opportunity to support local community groups as they talk with passion about their current projects. Meet up and network with the doers, influencers and motivators in your community.

Get your tickets and get involved NOW

https://LINCD.eventbrite.com.au

All ticket proceeds are distributed to the five community groups who will be pitching their project on the night.

The participating community groups are:

1st Yackandandah Scouts

TRY (Totally Renewable Yackandandah) for Kangaloola Wildlife

Girls Stand Strong

1st Baranduda Scouts

Meg’s Children

Location: Yack Ingredients Venue - 275 Yackandandah Rd Yackandandah

Event Date and Times: 6pm, Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Event Website: http://LINCD.eventbrite.com.au

Buy your LINCD pitch & pledge community crowd funding event tickets before 30 January to include a complimentary chilled bevy. Attendance is limited.

Event organiser: Cait Wilson 0400 530 568

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Author talk - Frank Prem
Feb.
14
5:30 pm17:30

Author talk - Frank Prem

Come and hear Frank talk about his collection of poems and stories, sharing the type of childhood that has mostly disappeared in contemporary times.

Frank is a local to Beechworth and has been a storytelling poet for forty years.

Free event - Bookings Preferred.

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Location: Indigo Shire, Yackandandah Library. 34 High St, Yackandandah

Website: https://www.indigoshirelibraries.com.au

Contact: Indigo Shire (02) 6028 1180 yackandandahlibrary@indigoshire.vic.gov.au

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Kombucha Basics Workshop @ Avenue
Feb.
13
5:30 pm17:30

Kombucha Basics Workshop @ Avenue

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This workshop will be for those who are looking to brew their own Kombucha but aren't quite sure how to get started. We will be going over the basics, explaining some of the health bennfits and troubleshooting some of your local brews so that you can ferment to your hearts' content. You will leave with your own SCOBY and the ability to brew your own healthy and delicious Kombucha after only a couple of hours!

Location: Avenue Shared Workspace, 9 High Street, Yackandandah

Contact: Nik the Barista 02 6027 1202

Email: kindredkultures@gmail.com

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Advanced Kombucha and Flavouring Fermentations Workshop @ Yack Organics
Feb.
10
10:00 am10:00

Advanced Kombucha and Flavouring Fermentations Workshop @ Yack Organics

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This workshop will be delving into the world of Kombucha and natural fermentation. You will learn how to use the wonderful seasonal produce you can get through our local producers to make amazing, healthy food and drink. Food is the tastiest medicine, so come learn how to get the most out of your favourite flavours and eat your way to happiness and healthiness!

Spots will be limited so email kindredkultures@gmail.com to confirm your booking asap.

Location: Yack Organics, 685 Back Creek Road, Yackandandah

Event organiser: Nik The Barista

Contact: 02 6027 1202

Email: kindredkultures@gmail.com

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1GWh Celebration
Feb.
8
9:45 am09:45

1GWh Celebration

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An event to capture the success in people across Yackandandah collectively generating 1GWh of local electrons.

At the same time we will welcome in the new solar and battery system on the CFA building.

Address: Yackandandah CFA Station - 5 High Street. Yackandandah

Contact: Matthew Charles-Jones 0457 003 839

Email: mattc_j@bigpond.com

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Yackandandah Beekeeping Club
Feb.
7
7:00 pm19:00

Yackandandah Beekeeping Club

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7.00pm sharp - Club hive inspection with Neil Padbury (be in bee suit and ready at 7pm)

7.30pm - Guest Speaker Craig Scott

Commercial Beekeeper from Echuca will present and then a question time.

Location: Yackandandah Men’s Shed, 24 Isaac Ave, Yackandandah (rear of top car park next to Yack Health)

Contact: Debbie Rodda 0417 244 495

Email: Debbierodda@westnet.com.au

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Yackandandah Lions Club Australia Day breakfast
Jan.
26
8:00 am08:00

Yackandandah Lions Club Australia Day breakfast

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Australia Day Celebration on the 26th January, breakfast from 8am. $5 for individual or $15 for a family. There will be cereal, bacon and egg rolls, juice, tea and coffee and entertainment from Ukendandah. At Lions/Isaac's Park. Come along and start your Australia Day as a community.

Let's be waste wise and bring own cultery and crockery.

Location: Sir Isaac’s Park, Isaacs Avenue, Yacakandandah
Contact: Jane Moore 0400 271 992 yackandandah.vic@lions.org.au

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Community Christmas Lunch
Dec.
25
11:30 am11:30

Community Christmas Lunch

Christmas lunch provided for community members who may be single, couples or families. Everyone is welcome. RSVP is helpful, but not compulsory. We cater for walk-ins on the day. Gold coin donation.

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11.30am-2.30pmTuesday, December 25, 2018

Yackandandah Football Club rooms - Butson Park Yackandandah

Gold coin donation.

This is an alcohol free event.

Contact: Carmel Kelley 0418 242 105

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Yackandandah Community Christmas Party
Dec.
2
5:00 pm17:00

Yackandandah Community Christmas Party

Yackandandah Lions Club - Yackandandah Community Christmas Party

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From 5pm, Sunday, 2nd December 2018

Yackandandah Sportspark Complex - Inside Stadium if weather is inclement

Jumping castles, face painting and Santa with lollies for the children.

Fun to be had by all the family - come along and join in the festive spirit of Christmas in Yackandandah

BBQ dinner and drinks available.

Website: http://yackandandah.vic.lions.org.au/

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What A Hoot
Dec.
1
11:30 am11:30

What A Hoot

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A community event and exhibition. Community members make anything in any medium and exhibit it for 10 days at Yack Station Arts. This is an exhibition not a competition. It cost $5 to enter 3 small items or 1 large item. Money raised will go to “Shoe Shuffle”. A local charity that provides fitted shoes for disadvantaged children in this area. Each entry can be sold with 10% for the charity, the whole sale donated to the charity or you can exhibit only. 
There will be a door prizes at the opening. And “hoot” snacks. 
It also coincides with Yack Station Open Day - so two events in one

Opening Sat December 1st 11.30am. Running through to Sunday 9th December Open daily from 10am to 3pm

Heather Mullen 0457116163

Heather@mullen.com.au

Yack Station Arts. 6 Turntable Lane Yackandandah

Entries need to be in by 3pm Wednesday 27th November

Free event


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Yackandandah Artist's Open Studio Day
Dec.
1
10:00 am10:00

Yackandandah Artist's Open Studio Day

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Take a tour of the studios of our local artists and have a chat about their work. If you can't find anything that ticks all your boxes, consider a commission of something personal. Discover their upcoming workshops, exhibitions and artistic tours.

Studios located in and around Yackandandah.

Saturday 1st Dec 10am - 3pm

Contact: Kevin Poyner

kevin@indi-architects.com

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Yackandandah Artist's Op en Studio Day
Dec.
1
10:00 am10:00

Yackandandah Artist's Op en Studio Day

Take a tour of the studios of our local artists and have a chat about their work. If you can't find anything that ticks all your boxes, consider a commission of something personal. Discover their upcoming workshops, exhibitions and artistic tours.

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Saturday 1st Dec 10am - 3pm

Artist’s Studios located around Yackandandah - Visit the High Country Craft Fair at the Memorial Gardens, High St Yackandandah to obtain a map of locations.

Contact: Kevin Poyner 0439849785

kevin@indi-architects.com

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