Commemorative Events and Activities

There are a number of events and activities taking place across Murrindindi Shire to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the 2009 bushfires. Here is a list of public events and activities that Council is aware are taking place.

If you are know of any other public events please let us know so that we can add them to the list. You can email the Communications Unit - communications@murrindindi.vic.gov.au or call 5772 0333.

Media, please note that events marked with an asterisk (*) are closed to the media at event organisers' request.

For anyone interested in attending the State Commemoration event in Melbourne on Monday 4 February, Council is considering coordinating a bus service to and from Murrindindi Shire. To register your interest in accessing this bus service, pleas contact Council on 5772 0333 or msc@murrindindi.vic.gov.au.

Fire danger days: the below events may be cancelled or rescheduled at the organiser's discretion on days of high fire danger.

Event  Date Time Location  Contact Phone Email
Black Stumps Day (Cricket Match) 10/02/19  All day Kinglake Memorial Reserve Kinglake District Cricket Club 0402 683 821 nmca.kinglake@gmail.com
Living with Fire Exhibition 3/02/19 - 28/04/19 Sundays 12.00pm - 4.00pm or group bookings by appointment on other days
Kinglake Heritage Centre Kinglake Historical Society 0419 347 581 historical@kinglakeranges.com.au
Kinglake Bushfire Anniversary Exhibition and Workshops*
24/01/19 - 22/02/19

Thurs and Fri - 2.00pm - 8.00pm

Sat - 11.00am - 5.00pm

Sun - 10.00am - 4.00pm

Ellimatta Youth Inc Kinglake Kinglake Ranges Neighbourhood House 5786 1301 krnh@kinglakeranges.com.au
Celebrating life through planting* 10/02/19, 17/03/19, 24/03/19

All day (10/02 & 17/03)

10.00am - 12.00pm (24/03)

Bollygum Park (10 Feb & 24 March)

Kinglake Fair (17 March)

Kinglake Landcare 0419 858 504 johnstewart@live.com
Kinglake Ranges Combined Churches Black Saturday 10th Anniversary Memorial Service
10/02/19
5.00pm - 8.00pm
 St Peter's Anglican Church, Kinglake
Kinglake Ranges Combined Churches
0400 802 969
 jack.ngaire@bigpond.com
Kinglake Skate Park Street Art Wall* Ongoing
N/A Bollygum Park Friends of Bollygum Park 0413 698 140 committee@bollygumpark.com.au
'10-Years On' Photographic Exhibition
23/01/19 - 28/02/19  10.00am - 4.00pm
MiRa Marysville
MiRa Marysville
5963 4567
 info@marysvilletourism.com
'Beyond the Fires' Exhibition 1/03/19 - 11/04/19 10.00am - 4.00pm MiRa Marysville MiRa Marysville 5963 4567 info@marysvilletourism.com
'Life of the Leaf' Exhibition
1/03/19 - 11/04/19  10.00am - 4.00pm MiRa Marysville  MiRa Marysville  5963 4567  info@marysvilletourism.com
 Singing Saturday*
23/02/19 1.00pm - 5.00pm
MiRa Marysville
Triangle Arts Group
 0431 450 160  isaacsims99@hotmail.com
Reflective Seat at MiRa Marysville* TBC TBC MiRa Marysville Triangle Arts Group 0431 450 160 isaacsims99@hotmail.com
Marysville Community Arts Sessions* Thursdays (ongoing)
10.00am - 12.00pm MiRa Marysville Triangle Arts Group 0431 450 160 isaacsims99@hotmail.com
Black Saturday Commemoration Trail Ride
9/03/2019  from 9.00am 
 Gallipoli Park, Marysville
 Marysville Saddletramps
0430 134 934
 marysvillesaddletramps@hotmail.com
Murrindindi-Woodbourne Hub 10-year acknowledgement* 8/02/19  From 6.00pm  Murrindindi Woodbourne Hub Murrindindi Woodbourne Hub Committee
0412 828 686  dindihub@gmail.com
Red Cross Mental Health First Aid Training (available to Marysville and Triangle residents)*

13/02/19

2.00pm - 6.00pm

CH@T (old Taggerty Primary School) Taggerty Community Progress Association 0419 376 206 sfmcaulay@bigpond.com
Toolangi and Castella - Community Dinner* 21/03/19 6.30pm for 7.00pm Venue TBC - Cost $10 per person Toolangi Castella District Community House 5962 9060 tdchinc@bigpond.com
Commemorative Photography Exhibition
9/02/19 - 10/02/19
10.00am to 4.00pm (TBC)
Toolangi Castella District Community House  Toolangi Castella District Community House 5962 9060

 

 tdchinc@bigpond.com

 

'Light. Ash. White' photographic exhibition
5/02/19 - 16/02/19

11.00am - 5.00pm Tues to Fri

11.00am - 3.00pm Sat

45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000   9662 9966
brigid@fortyfivedownstairs.com