COMMUNITY DIARY: Events to be a part of

All abilities karaoke

This Mount Evelyn initiative started 13 years ago and has been meeting fortnightly on a Monday night at Mt Evelyn Pizza and Bar on York Road from 6.30pm to 8.30-9.00pm ever since.

With a donation of $10, enjoy a night of singing, lots of dancing and the most important thing, lots of fun.

To find out more, contact Irene Stewart on 0467846642.

Reconnect at Celebrate Mooroolbark

The Mooroolbark two day festival is coming up on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March with stalls, artists, activities and more all on offer.

This year’s theme is ‘reconnect’ with the aim of getting back out into the community, meeting new people and catching up with old friends.

Held in Hookey Park, Mooroolbark over the two days, there’s something for everyone.

Go to the website for further details

Empowering women in trades

A two week Experience Trades Program hosted by Empowered Women in Trades at Box Hill Institute Lilydale will begin on 23 March.

The program aims to give women the mental and technical skills of working in a trade industry.

20 scholarship positions are available and successful applicants will receive a full PPE pack including steel cap boots.

For more information and to register for this exiting opportunity, contact 1800 18 3948, or visit