Activities

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 raise funds for projects undertaken at the RBG Cranbourne.

Check out some of our forthcoming activities and please do feel welcome to join us. Just complete the Booking form (MS Word - 25.6 kB).

Regular monthly activities

T: (03) 9583 5731

M: (04) 3898 5382

T: (03) 9707 2624 / M: (04) 1110 2107

M: (04) 3898 5382

T: (03) 5996 9759

T: (03) 8774 2483

T: (03) 9736 2309; Marjanne Rook T: (03) 9769 7881

T: (03) 9885 2744 / M: (04) 3885 2744


ANNUAL ACTIVITIES CALENDAR for 2015

Note these activities in your 2015 diary now so that you do not miss out on attending any that you are interested in.

FEBRUARY

MARCH

APRIL

  • 18 Saturday Plant genus workshop—Eucalyptus

MAY

  • 2 Saturday Annual Luncheon in Tarnuk Room at RBGC
  • 10 Sunday Plant workshop—ferns & palms
  • 16 Saturday – 23 Saturday Discovery tour #1—Lord Howe Island (fully booked)
  • 23 Saturday – 30 Saturday Discovery tour #2—Lord Howe Island (fully booked)

JUNE

  • Afternoon talk—The Celia Rosser story, Lyn Landon, author of Celia Rosser biography (date yet to be finalised)
  • 13 Saturday – 20 Saturday Discovery tour #3—Lord Howe Island (possible vacancy)
  • 16 Tuesday Discovery day—St McCartens Mornington & Tony O’Connor Garden Mornington

JULY

  • 5 Sunday 2016 Activities planning day—in the Australian Garden Auditorium
  • 19 Sunday Afternoon talk—Geology & plants, John Webb of Latrobe University

AUGUST

  • Discovery tour—Little Desert and surrounds, with Maree and Graham Goods
  • 16 Sunday Afternoon talk—Climate, Prof David Karoly
  • 29 Saturday Discovery day bus tour—Heritage Australian trees

SEPTEMBER

  • 6 Sunday Discovery day—Bayside Australian gardens
  • 13 Sunday Plant genus workshop—Melaleuca

OCTOBER

  • Sunday Discovery day—Burnley Gardens and surrounds (yet to be confirmed)

NOVEMBER

  • 15 Sunday Annual General Meeting
  • 22 Sunday Wetlands workshop

Bookings

To book for any of the activities, just complete the Booking form (MS Word - 25.6 kB).