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What’s on in February

What’s On?

Welcome to our monthly local event update, ‘What’s On?’ – your go-to guide for fun activities and events happening in the local Berwick community.

We’ve got you sorted with the best Berwick has to offer – from carnival rides to composting classes, there are plenty of fun activities for the entire family to enjoy.

Take a look to see what’s on in your local community this month.

MFC AFLW Round 1 – Melbourne vs North Melbourne

You don’t want to miss this – the AFL Women’s League is kicking off their 2020 season.

Cheer on the home team of the Melbourne Demons at 3:10PM on Saturday 8 February at Casey Fields. Entry is free, plus there’s plenty of fun activities for children including training clinics and minigames.

To learn more, visit the City of Casey website https://www.casey.vic.gov.au/events/mfc-aflw-round-1-melbourne-vs-north-melbourne

Branch Out: Bandicoot Ramble and Amble

Burrow into the fascinating world of the southern brown bandicoot this summer at Cranbourne Gardens.

These bandicoots were once a common sight in south-east Melbourne, however sadly due to habitat destruction, Cranbourne Gardens is now one of their last safe havens. Enjoy an interactive presentation and guided walk to learn more about the biology and history of these native marsupials and how Cranbourne Gardens contributes to their preservation.

The presentation will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday 18 February. Bookings are essential, so please contact Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne on 5990 2200 or email cbookings@rbg.vic.gov.au 

To learn more about the event, please visit the City of Casey website https://www.casey.vic.gov.au/events/branch-out-bandicoot-ramble-amble

Saturday Night Live Music

Pack a picnic, gather your friends and family and enjoy a fun night of live music by the lake at Wilson Botanic Park.

The iconic Saturday Night Live Music has returned featuring acoustic singer songwriter Chatham Manor. He’ll be performing a combination of popular cover songs, original music and even a couple of classic Disney tunes from 6:15PM on Saturday 22 February. Entry is just a $5 donation.

To learn more, visit the City of Casey website https://www.casey.vic.gov.au/events/saturday-night-live-music-mix-of-pop-covers-disney-song-or-two

2020 Berwick Show

Roll up, roll up – the amazing Berwick Show is back for 2020.

Head on down to Akoonah Park on Saturday 22 February and Sunday 23 February for a weekend jam-packed full of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. There will be plenty of carnival rides, show bags, horse riding competitions, arts and crafts, petting zoos and more.

For more information and to buy your tickets, visit the show’s official website https://berwickshow.org.au/

Composting 101

Have you ever wondered what to do with all your leftover food scraps?

Why not try composting – an easy, environmentally friendly way to dispose your food scraps, create nutritious fertiliser for your garden and make a few worm friends along the way. Learn the basics at Bunjil Place Library on Saturday 29 February, where Casey Cardinia Libraries will be teaching you everything you would ever need to know about composting from worm farms to Bokashi bins.

Don’t miss out! Register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/composting-101-tickets-81861013495?aff=ebdssbdestsearch