Our aims are two-fold:
- to provide interesting, enjoyable and educational activities for Friends, exploring aspects of natural history, such as plant and bird life
- to support projects undertaken at the RBGV Cranbourne.
Check out some of our forthcoming activities and please do feel welcome to join us. Just complete the Booking form (MS Word - 28.3 kB).
Regular monthly activities
- 1st Monday - Herbarium Collectors - Nola Foster
T: (03) 9583 5731
- 1st and 3rd Wednesday - Botanical Illustrators (other than January) - Margaret Holloway
M: (04) 3898 5382
- 1st Saturday - Friends in Focus - James McKee
T: (03) 9707 2624 / M: (04) 1110 2107
- 2nd Tuesday - Botanical Fabricators - Gwen Elliot
T: (03) 8774 2483
- 3rd Saturday - Botanical Basketmakers - Lynn Lochrie
M: (04) 3775 9610
- Every Thursday - Growing Friends - Don Dower
T: (03) 9736 2309; Marjanne Rook T: (03) 9769 7881
- On selected dates - Seed Collectors - Richenda Harrison
T: (03) 9885 2744 / M: (04) 3885 2744
ACTIVITIES CALENDAR for FEBRUARY - JUNE
Note these activities in your 2016 diary now so that you do not miss out on attending any that you are interested in.
- 13 Wednesday - Discovery Day: Dandenong Ranges inc. Burnham Beeches
- 14 Thursday - Open House Elliot Centre
- 18 Monday - Boat Cruise around Wilsons Promontory
- 7 Saturday - Annual Luncheon
- 12 Thursday - Open House Elliot Centre
- 4 Saturday - Workshop: Fungi
- 3 Friday & 4 Saturday - Bookfest, for RBGV Staff and Friends members only
- 9 Thursday - Open House Elliot Centre
- 11 Saturday to 13 Monday - Bookfest
To book for any of the activities, just complete the Booking form (MS Word - 28.3 kB).
The Cranbourne Friends are holding a wide range of pre-loved Books and Magazines on numerous subjects related to Plants and Plant related subjects and sciences.
An opportunity to purchase these publications at bargain prices will be held in the Auditorium of the Australian Garden on the long weekend of Saturday 11, Sunday 12 and Monday 13 June, from 10am to 4pm. There will also be an opportunity for Friends Members to purchase books on two pre-sale days, Friday 3 and Saturday 4 June from 10am – 4pm at the Elliot Centre.
Please bring Cash or Cheque as this method of payment is preferred. Also bring a bag or box.
If you would like any further information please contact Marjanne Rook – see details below.
Bookfest 2016 contact:
Marjanne Rook – Organiser Email: email@example.com