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Guest Speakers

At regular monthly meetings held on the 2nd Thursday of the month at the Masonic Lodge, 318-322 Stephens Road, Mt Waverley.

The Speaker for our recent meeting on 8th July outlined the history of Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, from the 6th century in Japan. Ikebana has strict principles including minimalism, shape, line and movement.

A demonstration of examples provided the following displays.

Unfortunately, due to Lockdown, we had to postpone our June Speaker, Senior Constable Sara Coe from Oakleigh Crime Prevention presenting on 'Confident Living'.  We will reschedule to a later date.

 Month  Topic
 12th August

 Postponed due to Lockdown 6.0

 9th September   Birthday luncheon to celebrate the founding of the Club 30 years ago. 
 October   TBA
 November   TBA

Speakers in 2021

  • Sue Thompson, President of Lilydale & District Historical Society - The Life of Dame Nellie Melba; 
  • Michael Dorary - Epic Journeys: Cross Continental Expeditions in Australia and the USA (Burke & Wills and Lewis & Clark)
  • Senior Constable Sara Coe from Oakleigh Crime Prevention - Confident Living. 

Speakers in 2019

  • Clif Hardy Childhood Memories of London Blitz
  • Susan Pierotti – City Kid
  • Dr Geoff Crawford – Hidden Treasure or Trash
  • Sharon Morgan – South Eastern Volunteers
  • Ros Martin – Shrine of Remembrance
  • Ian Crawford – Crawford Productions & Early Television
  • Don Jones – The Magic of Laughter
  • Maria Matser – Former Myer Lift Driver