APS Mornington Peninsula Activities Calendar 2020

Upcoming Events for 2020

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Currently all indoor events are cancelled due to the covid-19 situation.

As of July 8th all walks are cancelled for the next six weeks due to the covid-19 situation.

Day Date Time Venue Topic
Tues 18 February Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre 5 for 5 (5 members talk to 5 pictures)
Sat 22 February Afternoon – 1pm Karwarra Australian Plant Garden Visit
Sat 1 March All day   Clean Up Australia Day
Tues 17 March Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Cancelled
Sat 21 March Morning – 10:30am Seawinds Propagation  workshop

Cancelled

Sat 18 April Afternoon – 1pm Sorrento-Portsea coast Coastal Walk

Cancelled

(school hols 30 Mar-13 Apr, Easter 10-13 Apr)
Tues 21 April Afternoon – 2:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Cancelled
Sat 2 May 10:00 am – 3:30pm Seawinds, Arthurs Seat State Park Plant Sale

Cancelled

Wed 6 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 1

Postponed

Wed 13 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 2

Postponed

Tues 19 May Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Plant Identification
Wed 20 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 3

Postponed

Sat 23 May Day – tba tba walk

Cancelled

Wed 27 May 7:00 – 9 :00pm Benton Square Community Centre Public course Gardening with Australian Plants session 4

Postponed

Sat 30 May Day – 10:30am or 2pm tba Public course Gardening with Australian Plants garden visit

Postponed

Tues 16 June Afternoon – 2:30pm Bentons Square Community Centre Seaford/Edithvale Wetlands

Cancelled

Sat 20 June Afternoon – 1pm Seaford/Edithvale Seaford/Edithvale Wetlands
Sat 18 July Afternoon – 2:30pm Bentons Square Community Centre Cancelled
Sat 25 July or 1 August Morning – 9:30am Devilbend Reserve Planting morning – Cancelled
Sun 16 August Day – tba tba Fungi spotting Cancelled
Tues 18 August Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Annual General Meeting -Postponed
Fungi – Cancelled
Sat 29 August Day – 9:30am Devilbend Reserve Weeding morning
Tues 15 September Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Eremophilas
Sat 19 September Day – 10:30am Warneet Reserve Excursion
Sat 3 October Afternoon – 1pm tba Garden visit or Wildflower Walk
Tues 20 October Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre Grand Plant Table
Sat 24 October Afternoon – 1pm tba Garden visit or Wildflower Walk
Tues 17 November Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre tba
Tues 17 November Evening – 7:30pm Benton Square Community Centre tba
Sat 21 November Day – tba tba tba
Sun 6 December Day – 12pm Rosebud Flowers & Fruit – 2020 final lunch

 

 

 

Previous 2020 Events

Tuesday 18th February

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

5 for 5 (5 members talk to 5 pictures)

Saturday 22nd February

1:00pm Karwarra Australian Plant Garden visit

Saturday 30th May 

1:00pm Main Ridge Conservation Reserve walk

Saturday 13th June

1:30pm Seaford Wetlands walk

Saturday 27th June 

1:30 Warringine Park wetlands walk/boardwalk

 

 

Previous 2019 Events

Tuesday 19th February

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Our Cultivation Experiences – Committee members

 

Saturday 9th March

Bonsai Workshop 2 – Charles Saffroy

Saturday 16th March

Propagation workshop – Seawinds Garden volunteers

 

Tuesday 23rd April

2:00pm for 2:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Balcombe Creek Restoration – Liz Barraclough (BERG)

 

Saturday 4th May

Annual Plant Sale – Seawinds Gardens

Saturday 18th May

Balcombe Creek Walk – Liz Barraclough (BERG)

 

Tuesday 18th June

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Plant identification with basic botany – Tony Thake, (Seawinds Gardens)

 

Saturday 20th July

2:00pm for 2:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Speaker – Trevor Blake – Banksias

Saturday 27th July

Devilbend Reservoir 9:30am

Planting morning – Ranger Sam Pollard

 

Tuesday 20th August

2:00pm for 2:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Speaker – Mornington Peninsula Shire Ranger

– Mornington Peninsula Bushland Reserves: Revegetation and Biodiversity

Saturday 24th August

Devilbend Reservoir 9:30am

Weeding morning – Ranger Sam Pollard

 

Saturday 21st September

Peninsula Gardens Bushland Reserve 9:30am – Mornington Peninsula Shire Ranger

 

Saturday 5th October

10:30am Garden Visit – Bob and Dot O’Neill’s garden, Narre Warren (2005 ABC Gardener of the Year)

Tuesday 15th October

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Annual general Meeting

Karen and Mark Allison – Floral Highlights of Our 2018 Western Australia Trip

 

Saturday 9th November 

10:30am Garden Visit – Sue Gilbert’s garden, Mt Eliza

Tuesday 19th November

7:00pm for a 7:30pm start at Benton Square Community Centre

Speaker – Royce Raleigh – Lesser Known / Small Plants in the Garden

 

Sunday 8th December

Break-up lunch – Noon

Verena Reich’s garden – 24 Mashie Court, Rosebud.