Lions Club of Lara

MD201V2 Victoria Australia

Every Friday: Lions Community Drop in Centre

Are you new to Lara, feeling lonely or just looking to do something and meet some people? 

Why not come along to the Community Drop in Centre?

The Drop in Centre is currently recycling plastic bags into mats for those in need in our region. 

We need help to cut and prepare bags for weaving. So, if you can spare some time.

We are open each Friday night from 6pm to 8:00pm and located at the Lara Uniting Church, 1 Flinders Avenue. 

Refreshments are provided so come join us!


8 October:      Annual Golf Day

08:30 shotgun start, Lara Golf Club, Elcho Road

Open 4 Person Ambrose Event

Funds raised will be directed to the Children’s Charity Network & Children’s Genome Cancer Research

**$5,000 Hole in One on 11th Hole**

Open & Mixed Teams - $120 per Team ($30pp)

Trophies Best Nett - 3 NTP

From 07:30 (Registration) Free Breakfast & BBQ Lunch

Make up a team & further details;  contact Herb 0418 585-798


12 October:    Women’s Health Night

Time:   6:15pm to 8:30pm

Date:   Thursday 12 October

Venue: Lara Golf Club, Elcho Road

Tickets:            $5:00 ph Bookings Essential

Contact:            Julie 0408 104-303 or 5282-4240

Refreshments are available -  See you all there!

All proceeds will be donated to ‘Pauline’s House’


13 October:    Candidates Information Session

Time:   19:30

Date:   Friday 13 October

Venue: Lara Community Centre

Host:    Lara Network Group


19 October:    Men’s Health Night

Time:   6:30pm to 8:30pm

Date:   Thursday 19 October

Venue: Lara Golf Club, Elcho Road

Entry:   $5:00 ph (includes light supper and door prizes)

Contact:            Steve 0428 244-029

Pain Management, Healthy Eating, Managing Anxiety, General Physical and Mental Wellbeing


29 October:    St Anthony’s Fete

Assisting with BBQ


2 November:  Junior Public Speaking Event

Details shortly


1st Sunday of the Month:     Community Market

The Lions Club of Lara in partnership with the Lara RSL are hosting the Lara Community Market located at the RSL surrounds from 09:00 to 14:00 on the first Sunday of the month (except January) and an extra Market the Sunday prior to Christmas.

Please contact Judy on if you wish to have a stall at the Community Market.


1st Sunday of the Month:     Ongoing Book Sale

Bring Bags, Boxes, Trailers and/or Trucks

Ongoing Book Sale at the Lara Community Market from 09:00 to 14:00 on the first Sunday of the month (except January) and an extra Market the Sunday prior to Christmas.


12 November: Classic Car & Bike Show

Time:               9:00am to 2:00pm

Date:               Sunday 12 November

Venue:             Pirra Homestead, 108 Windermere Road

Admission:       $10:00: Show cars, Bikes plus 1 passenger

                        Gold coin donation: Enthusiasts

Sausage sizzle and drinks on the day

Enquiries:        Contact John 0439 391-790, Rob 0418 320-014


October to December: Community Raffle

This raffle is held at no cost to Community Organisations and every dollar raised from tickets sold by community Groups goes directly to that group to be spent as they need.

The raffle is to be drawn by Jen Wilson, President of the Lara Lions Club on Monday, 11 December 2017, and winners announced in the Lara Happenings.

Contact Steve for your tickets on 0428 244-029.


8 December:   Catering for Air Radiators Christmas Break-up

Notice and roster will be forthcoming to members.


December: Father Christmas

The Club receives many queries from Schools, Pre-schools, Kinders, Private functions etc. 

If you are looking for Father Christmas this year, contact the Lions and don’t be disappointed.

Santa will be available for a reasonable donation to the Club which goes towards community projects. 

Contact Lynne on 0407 684-527


October to December: Christmas Cakes

Available at the following locations

Acorns Hair and Beauty, APCO Service Station, Country Link, Green & Kelly Motors, Lara District Community Bank, Lara Community Centre, Lara Quality Butcher, Lara Medical Centre, You Yangs Medical Centre, Lara Sporting Club, The Produce Corner, CFA, Avanti Coffee.

Two sizes of Christmas Cakes being offered this year being: 1.5kg for $17:00 and 1kg for $13:00