Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club was formed in 1994.
Currently, the Club sponsors six Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.
We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.
- Meeting Day on 4th Monday each month, with December meeting 2nd Monday
- Held at the R.S.L. Club
- At 6.30 pm
Claire on 03 9563 3855 or Mob: 0400175039
Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.
What a fabulous night we had with our Mystery Auction. Members brought items hidden in either a box, bottle or bag.
$376 was raised going towards our 6 Smith Family LFL students
Everyone got into the spirit of the evening with a few bidding wars keeping the auctioneer on her toes!
Lovely to welcome two new members, Noelle and Norma, who were presented with their membership badges.
Friendship! Fun! And Fundraising! for 25th Birthday in May
What a night! On Monday night May 27th the club hosted a fabulous dinner to celebrate its 25th birthday.
A 10 year badge was presented to Joy and we welcomed Joan as a new member.
The theme was come as a Song or Star of the Silver Screen.
Champagne flowed on arrival and a great dinner as always was served up at the Oakleigh RSL Club
Raffle prizes, including Mothers Day hamper from Carman’s Kitchen and travel goods from Snowgum helped raise over $500.
A paparazzi corner for photos, as well as delicious cup cakes and a finale from local singing group The Rubies made the night a special event.
New Members in April
On Monday April 29th we got to welcome three new members to the club
Sandra, Di and Janet
It was plant night on the trading table and we raised $110!
Maria the Myer Lift Lady
And what a night it was listening to the amazing Maria the Myer Lift Lady. She certainly jogged a few memories of the iconic Melbourne department store and had us laughing with some of her stories!
Our next meeting is our birthday party! So stay tuned to this page; there will be some fun dressing up's
Acknowledgement to Wonderful Members
At our 2019 Annual meeting we were able to thank three special ladies for their work on the committee over many years. They took on many positions throughout that time. What a great contribution Beaty, Marna and Fran have made to the Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club. They each received a Certificate of Appreciation to acknowledge their fantastic work.
Welcome to 2019
Fabulous lunch with fabulous ladies from the VIEW Club!! Great way to catch up after the festive season.
Christmas 2018 Celebrations
A fun evening of fun, friendship and frivolity!
Linguist In November
November's guest speaker was Kate Burridge, linguist, who gave a fascinating talk on Youth Speak. Some of our slang words like ‘dude’ were around in the 1800s.
Two new members, Sue and Teresa, received their membership badges
Second hand book sales
Our club presented a special award to a student at Oakleigh Primary School for her achievements during 2018.
We were very proud of the effort she’d put into her learning this year.”
Members congratulate our successful Student
October 2018 Make, Bake and Grow
Another great night at our VIEW club. Our Make, Bake or Grow items were auctioned and raised over $340.
New member Sal Joyce was presented with her membership badge. Lovely to have her join our club.
Another great night at VIEW club. Fantastic speaker, James Nicolas (pictured below) spoke about why he wrote The Mystery of Fairyland, Kew. Many of us wore wings, tiaras or waved wands for the occasion!!!
Tiaras and wands abound
New members are Welcomed
The Oakleigh Evening VIEW club welcomed two new members, Loreta and Jo, last night. It was great to give them their membership badges.
Our guest speaker Joan, from Mercy Ships, recounted her experiences when volunteering on the ship when it was in Libya.
Our members were amazed to see the doctors’ work in restoring very damaged people back to a normal life. The ship stays in the same place for 6 months and over that time the doctors truly perform miracles.
2018 Soup Luncheon
The Members of the Oakleigh Evening VIEW Club enjoyed meeting for their annual Soup Lunch. Just a social occasion where people mingle, catch up or find new friends.
Zone VB02 Presidents
The presidents of Zone VB 02 had a delightful dinner with Jan Roberts our National President. It provided an opportunity to share ideas about how our VIEW clubs sponsor their Learning For Life students through the Smith Family.
2019 Area VA Gala
Members from Zones VA01, VA02 and VA03 attended the 2019 VA Gala at The Karralyka Centre in Ringwood. It may have been a rainy day outside but it was sunshine inside as the room buzzed with the excitement of a wonderful day of friendship, learning and fun.Read more...
2019 Area VA Bunnings May VIEW Promotions
May 2019 Stephanie, on behalf of Thomastown Bunnings presented Sandi Muntisov, National Councillor Area VA, with 20 yellow pots of yellow and orange violas as well as a $50 Bunnings voucher.Read more...
2019 May VA01
Eighteen members from three VA01 VIEW Clubs, Heidelberg, Banyule and Plenty Valley headed off together to the magnificent Mallee-Wimmera area of Victoria. The main focus of the trip was to view the amazing silo art that has been created over the past three or so yearsRead more...