What’s on this weekend

St John’s Quilters exhibition: The St John’s Quilters will run its annual exhibition during a three-day exhibition. All funds raised will go to Blairlogie Living and Learning Centre to help adults with a disability develop their lifestyle skills to live their best life. The Exhibition will be launched by a special evening event on Friday April 13 (7pm – 9.30pm) with special guest speaker Leesa Chandler. Leesa is hugely popular in quilting circles and is expected to draw a great crowd to this event. Entry fee is $20 to hear Leesa who will have her ‘POP-UP’ shop and talk about her travels and show us her new fabric and projects whilst enjoying dessert and coffee. (Booking is essential for catering purposes). • St John’s Anglican Church at 27 Childers St, Cranbourne on Friday 13 April at 7pm-9.30pm (Friday night is $20 with bookings essential) and Saturday, 14 April from 10am-4pm and Sunday, 15 April from 12pm-4pm (entry is $5 on the weekend). Tickets for the raffle and refreshments will also be available for purchase.

By Brendan Rees

Freeze! The Heart-Stopping Performance that Defies Gravity
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria will host Freeze!, the gravity-defying show by Dutch performance artist, Nick Steur, from 14 April. Freeze! promises edge of your seat’ fascination, as Nick precariously balances rocks on unbelievable angles; in the peaceful garden locale at both the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s Melbourne Garden and Cranbourne Garden. Showcasing the patience and unique skill he developed a child, Nick has created a 50-80 minute stone sculpturing performance. No glue, cement or any other trick is involved.
• Public performances cost $20 for adults and $16 for concession / Friends members / Under 15. Performances take place at Cranbourne Gardens on Saturday, 14 April from 11am and 3pm, and Sunday, 15 April from 11am and 3pm. For tickets please call Cranbourne – 03 5990 2200, Melbourne – 03 9252 2300 or visit https://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on. Please note this is an ages 8+ show.

Circus Royale Cranbourne
Providing quality entertainment for the entire family, Circus Royal is an international, multi-million dollar daredevil circus and animal spectacular, all under the Mighty Big Top. Circus favourites including aerial acts, contortion, geese, dancing horses and tail wagging dogs. Staged in a modern big top tent, every seat is a comfortable chair with both fans and heating inside to ensure customer satisfaction is number one priority. Make sure you do not miss out on this spectacular event.
• Friday 13 April 4pm – 6.30pm at 398 South Gippsland Highway, Cranbourne. Cost: From $25 an adult and $15 a child. Website: https://www.circusroyale.com/. Mobile: 0410 669 253.

Storytime – Casey Cardinia Libraries
Are you a full time working parent and can’t make story time during the week? Storytime introduces children to a wide range of books, stimulates new ideas and interests, helps develop language skills and provides a chance to socialise. Perfect for preschool aged children, but all are welcome.
• Saturday 14 April from 11am – 12pm at 7-9 Selandra Boulevard, Clyde North. Free entry. Organiser: Selandra Community Hub. Email: selandrach@casey.vic.gov.au.

Active April: Narre Warren Tennis Club Open Day
Activities will include but not limited to:
• Free BBQ
• Face Painting
• Cardio Tennis demonstration
• Net challenge run time trials for visitors
• Speed camera to record the fastest serves
• Demonstration of hot shots junior coaching in a modified session
• Coaches available for juniors older than the hot shot age for tips and the trial hit up
• Fast four tennis sets organised for adults
• Please wear appropriate shoes
• Saturday 14 April from 12pm – 4pm at Golf Links Road, Narre Warren. Organiser: Narre Warren Tennis Club
Contact: Rebecca McLean. Email: play@caseytennis.com.au. Mobile: 0421 788 746.

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