We invite you to attend our monthly Entertainment Meetings for members and friends on the fourth Thursday of each month January to November. For 2017, the December meeting occurs on Tuesday 12 December.
Meetings are held in the Hayden Raysmith Room, Level Four, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane,Melbourne.
Meetings commence at 8.00pm and usually finish by 10.30pm. Supper is usually provided (tea, coffee and biscuits - at a charge of $1.00).
You are welcome to come in from 7.30 pm. The Sales table operates before the start of the meeting and offers the latest publications.
Meetings usually consist of a presentation by a Guest Speaker our by one of our members or a video show by our Film and Video group. Tea and coffee available at interval.
The details of the Meetings for 2017 are shown in the table below.
Outings are held usually on the first Tuesday of the month.
The details of the Outings for the remainder of 2017 are shown in the table below.
Meetings are held, usually on a two-monthly basis. The meetings commence at 11:00 and are usually completed by 2:00pm. A light lunch is available to order at a small charge.; Details are given in a flyer. Meetings are usually held in the Meeting Room at the Prahran Mechanics Institute Library, 39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran. Attendees can browse through the Society Library after the meeting.
Timetable of Meetings, Tours and Events for 2017
|Day||Date||Subject||Speaker or Organiser|
|Thursday||January 26||Rail travel journeys encompassing travel
on a range of different gauges.
|Member Greg Michael|
|Tuesday||February 7||Luncheon Outing to Docklands||Enquiries: (03) 9889 5140 between 19:30 and 20:30|
|Thursday||February 16||Morning meeting at Prahran Mechanics institute - details - t.b.a..||Guest Speaker: tobe confirmed|
|Thursday||February 23||A speaker from the Level Crossing Removal
|Guest Speaker: to be confirmed|
|Saturday||February 25||Regional Members Meeting at Shepparton||Ian Jenkin|
|Tuesday||7 March||Luncheon Outing - 3 Gauges||RSVP by 2 March|
|Saturday, Sunday, Monday||March 11-13||Sandown Train and Hobby Exhibition|
|Thursday||March 23||Film and Video Group||Details: Castlemaine & Maldon, Tocumwal line|
|Tuesday||April 4||Luncheon Outing - Farewell Tram Route 8||RSVP by 30 March|
|Saturday, Sunday||April 15, 16||Yarra Valley Model Railway Club exhibition at Diamond Creek|
|Thursday||April 27||Members Meeting - Projects and Progress at the Museum.||Speakers: John Hawthorne and Nick Hewitt|
|Saturday||April 29||Great Railway Swap Meet|
|Tuesday||May 2||Luncheon Outing - Caroline Springs, Ginifer and St Albans||RSVP by 27 April|
|Thursday||May 25||Speaker from a Tourist and Heritage Railway||Guest Speaker: to be confirmed|
|Tuesday||June 6||50th Luncheon Outing - Whittlesea and Kinglake||RSVP byJune 2|
|Saturday, Sunday, Monday||June 10-12||Waverley Model Railway Club exhibition at Brandon Park community Centre|
|Saturday, Sunday||June 10-11||Steam Rally Echuca-Moama at Rotary Park, Echuca|
|Thursday||June 22||Film and Video Group||Details: to be confirmed|
|Thursday||July 27||"Where is it?" - Presentation of various
locations, unidentified images from the Archive
|presented by Jonathan Scutt|
|Thursday||August 24||Annual General Meeting|
|Thursday||August 24||following the AGM: t.b.a.|
|Thursday||September 28||Ballarat through the lens of Wal
|Thursday||October 26||Annual Stan Flattely Film and Video Festival||Film and Video Group|
|Thursday||November 23||The Newport Railway Museum 2014 to 2017 A progress report||Museum Management team|
|Tuesday||December 6||Luncheon Outing - Bylands Tram Museum|
|Tuesday||December 12||Annual Film Night –
plus the award of the prizes in the Monthly Photographic Competition and the C.D. Gavan Duffy Winner of Winners Photographic Competition
|Film and Video Group|
Daytime meetings are held a few times per year and details of them will be posted in these pages.