What's on in Frankston

Bike Breeze: A new program funded by Cycling Victoria aims to get more women on bikes in Frankston, Seaford, Carrum and the Mornington Peninsula. The Mornington Peninsula Breeze Rides program is for those who want to get fit and healthy outdoors and socialise with other women and is  held on Saturdays from 7-8am. Participants are not required to attend every session. Beginners are welcome and Breeze offers  on-road and path rides to suit all levels and types of bikes. Details: Ride leader Nicole Cowan on 0407 952 590 or email [email protected]

Market fun: Mornington Farmers Market will celebrate its accreditation with the Victorian Farmers Markets Association with cooking demonstrations at 10am, 11am and noon on Saturday. They will be presented by Gavin Ong, head chef and part-owner of Mornington's Counting House restaurant and the recipes will highlight the array of available produce and be simple enough to try at home. The market is held on the second Saturday of each month at Mornington Park, Schnapper Drive, from 8.30am-1pm. Entry: adults $2, children admitted free. Bring your own carry bags.

Play time: Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre, 26 Mahogany Avenue, Frankston North, has a tots playgroup from 1-3pm each Tuesday. Cost: $4 each family. Details: 9786 1445.

Youth hub: Langwarrin Youth Hub late-night drop-in centre at Langwarrin Community Centre offers activities for ages 12-24. Details: Kellie, 0488 591 421.

Carer support: Grow Better Together carer support group helps friends and family of those affected by mental health issues and meets regularly in Frankston. Details: 1800 558 268.

Collectors fair: Mornington Peninsula Antique Bottle and Collectors Club will hold its 26th annual collectors fair at the Cranbourne Public Hall, South Gippsland Highway, on Sunday, April 14 from 9am-2pm. The club meets at 7.45pm on the second Saturday of each month in the Uniting Church Hall, corner of Lindrum Road and Karingal Drive, Frankston. Details: Terry, 0439 070 191.

Pottery display: Dromana Potters Group's annual exhibition will be held in room 8, the Old Shire of Flinders Hall, Point Nepean Road, Dromana, from 10am-4pm on March 30-31 and 10am-1pm on April 1. Details: 5987 1410.

Langy classes: Langwarrin Community Centre has classes in sustainable gardens and professional writing. The school holiday program begins on March 12. Details: 9789 7653.

Musical afternoon: A country and gospel group will perform at Frankston Forest Baptist Church, 43 Monterey Boulevard, Frankston North, from 2pm on Saturday. Details: 9013 0483.

Lyrebird classes: Lyrebird Community Centre, 203 Lyrebird Drive, Carrum Downs, has cooking classes including 'death by chocolate' and cupcake decorating for children. A class on email and the internet begins on March 14. Details: 9782 0133.

Social group: Activities at Belvedere Community Centre, 36 Belvedere Road, Seaford, include creating an 'art therapy inspiration board' and flower arranging. An adult social group meets at 1.30pm each Tuesday. Details: 9776 8922.

Choir girls: Frankston Ladies Choir performs throughout the year. The annual meeting is at 7pm on March 19 at the corner of Spring and Nolan streets, Frankston. Details: Marion, 0419 561 082.

Sing along: Frankston Sings meets at 5.30pm each Monday at The Nave, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 26 High Street, Frankston. Details: 8679 6088.

De-stress dad: Dads in Distress support service helps men experiencing separation grief and related issues. Frankston group meets at 7.30pm each Wednesday at Orwill Street Community House. Details: 1300 853 437.

Prep prep: The Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters is a free, home-based early literacy and numeracy program for residents of Frankston North, Seaford East and Karingal. Details: Louise, 9786 0724.

Youth hub: Langwarrin Youth Hub late-night drop-in centre at Langwarrin Community Centre offers activities for ages 12-24. Details: Kellie, 0488 591 421.

Swing in: The Peninsula Youth Askey Swing Band and Orchestra welcome violin, viola, cello, double-bass, brass, woodwind, drums or percussion players to join in rehearsal from 5.45pm each Wednesday at St Peter’s Church Hall, Albert Street, Mornington. Details: 9782 2450.

Music prep: Karingal Primary School has dancing fun, drama, singing and music for prep to grade 4 at 9.30am each Saturday. Details: 9789 3686.

Jack high: Seaford Bowls Club in East Road has barefoot bowls from 5.30pm each Friday. Cost: $4, bowls provided. All welcome. Details: 9776 8289.

Karingal classes: Karingal Neighbourhood House,  103 Ashleigh Avenue, Frankston has places in occasional child care. Classes include sketching and drawing, beading, scrapbooking, playgroups, computers and cupcakes. Details: Lisa, 8786 6656.

Probus: Carrum Downs Probus Club meets at 10am on the second Wednesday of each month at The Sands Hotel in Hall Road, Carrum Downs. Activities include day trips and theatre visits. Details: Vel, 9770 0140.

Learn bridge: Frankston Bridge Club has lessons for beginners and intermediate players. Details: Lyn, 8751 3020.

Croquet lessons: Frankston Croquet Club is seeking new members and offers free tuition on Tuesday mornings. Details: Angela, 0418 141 729.

Senior swim: The Frankston Fabulous Fifties Swimming Club meets at Jubilee Park Aquatic Centre for aerobics and coaching for non-swimmers and swimmers. Men and women welcome. Details: Joan, 9786 3775.

Check this: Chess players meet at Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre, 26 Mahogany Avenue, Frankston North from 2-4pm each Tuesday. Cost: $4. Details: 9786 1445.

Chorus line: Southern Sounds Chorus seeks members who love to sing. Rehearse from 7pm each Tuesday at St Jude’s Parish Hall, Warrandyte Road, Langwarrin. Details: 9775 4464.

Art classes: McClelland Guild of Artists offers classes in many mediums and levels. Details: Jane, 0419 373 460.

Retiring time: The peninsula branch of the Independent Retirees Association meets at 10am on the third Monday of each month in the hall at 2 Logan Street, Frankston East. Details: Bernard, 8790 8534.

Call trumps: A friendly card group plays ‘500’ at Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre, 26 Mahogany Avenue, Frankston North at 7.30pm each Wednesday. Cost: $3. Details: 9786 1445.

Dog walking: A dog-lovers’ walking group meets for friendship and gentle exercise at 8.30am each Tuesday in Baxter Park’s leash-free reserve. Details: Suzanne, 9789 8475.

Mah jong: Mt Eliza Mah Jong Club meets at 9.30am and 7pm each Monday in the Village Neighbourhood Centre, Canadian Bay Road. Experienced and novice players welcome. Details: 9787 4002.

Scrabble club: A Scrabble club meets at Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre, 26 Mahogany Avenue, Frankston North from noon each Tuesday. Cost: $4. Details: 9786 1445.

Send details by noon on the Wednesday before publication to peninsulasee&do@yourweekly.

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