Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Friends of South Surrey Park at the the Boroondara Volunteer Expo

Pam Welsford represented the Friends of South Surrey Park at the Boroondara Volunteer Expo in the Hawthorn Arts Centre main hall. on 6 March 2019.

Pam gave away information flyers and spoke to many people interested in the park. Those who knew the park provided some great feedback about how nice the park is looking.




Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Working Bee dates for 2019

Our Sunday working bee dates for 2019 are


  • Sunday 31 March 2019
  • Sunday 28 April 2019
  • Sunday 26 May 2019
  • Sunday 30 June 2019
  • Sunday 28 July 2019 National Tree Day
  • Sunday 25 August 2019
  • Sunday 29 September 2019
  • Sunday 27 October 2019
see our calendar for more details



Monday, June 11, 2018

Vale Val Crohn

Val Crohn, Philip Crohn's mother, passed away on 23 May 2018.  Philip is one of the founding members of the Friends of South Surrey Park.

You are invited to celebrate the life of Val Crohn at the Balwyn Community Centre

412 Whitehorse Rd, Surrey Hills Melway 46 F8

From 2pm on Saturday 16 June.

Please call Philip  98363329 if you need more information.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Sunday working bee in South Surrey Park weeding out Oak seedlings

Sunday 29 October 2017. We pulled out a lot of tiny Oak seedlings that were sprouting from acorns under Oak trees and also did some weeding up near Delta Street.

Our thanks to students and parents for Carey who participate again.







David Beardsall planted a Willawa tree - Brachychiton rupestris grafted on to Brachychiton populneus rootstock (Kurrajong)