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Welcome To May!

April 30, 2022 in Community, What's on in Clyde

Bittern Market, Frankston

When: Every Sunday (1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd May)
Time: 8.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: Free entry
Where: Frankston – Flinders Road, Bittern

Every Sunday, rain, hail or shine. Bittern Market opens with more than 80 stalls selling new and second hand goods, crafts, plants. fruit, vegetables, food, coffee and much more … something for everyone!

The market is a great Sunday morning activity to get out of the house and offers a bustling country feel close to the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Family friendly and a great outing to get the kids out of the house.

All operated by local volunteers for 30 years and has raised over $500,000 for Community Organisations.

For further details: https://whatsonfrankston.com/event/15267410-a/bittern-market


Casey Pet Expo

When: Saturday, 7th May, 2022

Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm 

Cost: Free Event 

Where: Wilson Botanic Park, Berwick

The Casey Pet Expo is back!

Join in on all fun at Wilson Botanic Park for an afternoon of goodies for all the furry, feathered and scaly friends we have! 

The event will feature animal acts, pet product stalls and charities to protect our animal companions. There’s something for everyone at this event. 

Wilson Botanic Park is an animal friendly space, however they ask that all pets brought into the park are kept on leads. 

To find out more or to become a stallholder visit: https://www.casey.vic.gov.au/petexpo


Teeny Tiny Stevies 

When: Sunday, 8th May, 2022

Time: 11:00am

Cost: $40 

Where: Bunjil Place, 2 Patrick NE Drive, Narre Warren 

Teeny Tiny Stevies are bringing their 2020 ARIA Award Winning “Thoughtful Songs For Little People” album tour (known as: A Thoughtful Tour) to Bunjil Place for one spectacular show. 

After launching their album Thoughtful Songs For Little People during the 2020 lockdown in Melbourne, Teeny Tiny Stevies went on to win Best Children’s Album in the 2020 ARIA Awards, a dream come true and highlight in an otherwise dreary year. 

With plenty of great tunes for the whole family to sing and dance along to, we are sure this will be a wonderful day out. 

For further event and ticket information, visit https://www.bunjilplace.com.au/teeny-tiny-stevies


When: Saturday, 14th May 2022

Time: 8:00pm

(Running time: 120 Minutes with a 20 minute interval) 

Ticket Cost: 

Adult $69.00

Child U15: $59.00 

Where: Bunjil Place, 2 Patrick NE Drive, Narre Warren  

Send out an SOS to all your friends!! Bjorn Again are bringing the silks, white boots and Swedish love back to our place for their Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Australian Tour!

Bjorn Again have had an opening in their touring schedule, and don’t want to make you wait until August 2022 to see their Mamma Mia! We Are Back Again Show, so they have bought their show forward to May 2022!  

Get ready to have the time of your life, with the world’s no 1 ABBA show. 

To secure your tickets, visit: https://www.bunjilplace.com.au/bjorn-again-mamma-mia-here-we-go-again


Look Into My Eyes Exhibition By S.A. Vandort 

When: Throughout May 

Time: From 10:00am Daily 

Cost: Free

Where: Bunjil Place Library, 2 Patrick NE Drive, Narre Warren  

Spend an afternoon exploring a collection of Surrealist portraiture pieces by S.A Vandort. His magnificent work is inspired by people that he meets and have had influence in his life to this day. 

S.A Vandort’s work shows a lot about him and most of his portraits are drawn with the eyes missing which is reflective of his struggle to make eye contact with people. Through this exhibition he wants you to look beyond the person’s eyes. 

For any enquiries or information, please reach out to [email protected] 


Warm Up The Family By Cooking This Delicious Creamy Chicken & Leek Pie 

We all know that when the days start getting cooler, we start to crave warmer foods, so it’s time to turn on the warm pots and delve into heartier food we’ve missed through the summer. Why not add this delicious creamy chicken and leek pie to your autumn and winter recipe list, which is sure to warm up the family and is packed with protein, vegetables and flavoursome pastry. What’s not to enjoy?! 


Condensed cream of chicken soup ingredients: 

  • 75g unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup milk 
  • 2 ½ tsp onion powder 
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt

Chicken and leek pie 

  • 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed 
  • 2 leeks, trimmed, sliced 
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped 
  • 750g chicken thigh fillets, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas 
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, partially thawed 
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • Salad leaves, to serve 



STEP 1: 

Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, leek and thyme. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until the leek is just starting to soften. Add celery. Cook for a further 2 minutes.

STEP 2: 

Increase heat to high. Add chicken. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until chicken is just cooked through. Transfer mixture to a heatproof bowl.

Stand for 20 minutes to cool. 

STEP 3: 

Meanwhile, make condensed chicken soup: Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour. Stir to create a paste. Gradually whisk in stock, onion powder, garlic powder, thyme and salt until mixture is smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, for 6-8 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Set aside to cool for 15 minutes. 

STEP 4: 

Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan-forced. 

STEP 5: 

Add peas, condensed chicken soup and milk to the chicken mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well to combine. Pour the mixture into a 3cm-deep, 20cm (base) glass or ceramic pie dish. Top with pastry. Trim edge. Brush top of pastry with egg yolk. Bake for 25 minutes or until the pastry is golden and puffed. Stand for 5 minutes. Serve pie with salad and leaves.