The Church Hall, Toorak Uniting Church
603 Toorak Rd Toorak 3142
10:00am – 12:30pm
 
Visitors are welcome to our monthly meetings

Programme 2020

February: Monday 10th 6:30 pm Meeting. Doors open 6pm
Guest Speaker Phillip Rhodes – Millner for the Australian Opera,
MTC and more. Theme ‘..the endless quest for materials and what
will I make it out of....’ Bring arrangements to inspire hat decoration.

March: Tuesday 10th 10:30 am Meeting. Doors open 9:30am
Birthday meeting and Japanese Day. Theme: The Kimono.
Bring arrangements using traditional Kimono motifs.

March: 25-29 Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

April: Saturday 18th 2pm Meeting & Workshop. Doors open 1pm
Celebrating autumn. Theme to be announced. Bring own materials.

May: Tuesday 12th 10:30 am Meeting. Doors open 9:30am
Guest speaker ‘Mr Fresh’ Florist wholesaler – Preservation and
importing of unusual Japanese and other floristry material.
Bring arrangements inspired by ‘the unusual’.

June: Saturday 13th 2pm Meeting. Doors open 1pm
Guest Speaker Ema Shin Melbourne based Japanese born artist
emashin.org. Ema’s art includes woodblock printing, tapestry and
needlework. Bring arrangements of contemporary ikebana.

July: Tuesday 14th 10:30 am Meeting Doors open 9:30am.
Workshop using winter branches. Leader TBA

August: Tuesday 11th 10:30 am Meeting. Doors open 9:30am AGM
and Commemoration of 75 Years of Hiroshima Peace Day.
All Schools demonstration. Bring arrangements reflecting this day.

September: Tuesday 8th Visit Cranbourne Gardens 10:30am.
Ballarto Road cr Botanic Drive (off South Gippsland Fwy Cranbourne
Melway Ref 133K10). A guided visit around these internationally
acclaimed architect-landscaped botanical gardens which showcase
the diversity of Australian and its flora.
Lunch available at the ‘Boon Wurrung’ Café. Suggest car-pool drive.

October: Saturday 10th 2pm Meeting & Workshop. Doors open 1pm.
Workshop to be run by Yuko Asano Senior Teacher Wafu School.

November: Tuesday 10th 10:30 am Meeting. Doors open 9:30am.
‘Life as a foreigner in Japan’
Members will share their ‘memories, mistakes and mishaps’.
Bring arrangements celebrating Japan.
And for our charity – a child’s gift or donation for ‘Çottage by the Sea’
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Visitors Welcome to meetings

   
   
 

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