Aberfeldie

Aberfeldie is characterised by its proximity to the Maribyrnong River and the attractiveness of the river valley, open spaces and green treed slopes.

Did you know 29% of your neighbourhood is open space, the largest proportion of any neighbourhood in Moonee Valley - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3MB)

Events

Here is a list of local events and programs happening throughout Aberfeldie.

Do you know of any other events or programs that can be added? Email us at neighbourhoods@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Valley View online

Want the scoop on the latest news, events and works near you? The Valley View website is coming soon!

Get the news you care about delivered straight to your inbox, add your own, and use interactive maps to find out what's going on around your place. Stay tuned for details early this year.

Personal Touch exhibition - Midsumma Festival

22 January - 17 February at the Incinerator Gallery

Find out more.

Teacher Program: Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Look Club

Friday 25 January 2019, 11am-12.30pm

Incinerator Gallery, 180 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be part of a VTS conversation? Or do you just want to experience an exploration into an artwork with a group? Find out more.

Drag storytime at the Incinerator Gallery - Midsumma Festival

Saturday 9 February, 11am-11.45am  at the Incinerator Gallery

Join our fabulous drag artist to hear stories, sing songs, eat fairy floss, giggle and celebrate loving who you are. Presented in collaboration with the Women’s Circus and the Incinerator Gallery.
After storytime, find somewhere comfy in the garden to sit and share a rainbow library book with your family and friends.

Free – register your attendance at Midsumma.org.au

Relay For Life - Moonee Valley 2019

Friday, 15 February 2019 from 7pm Friday to 12pm Saturday

Aberfeldie Athletics Track, Corio Street

Welcome! Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Moonee Ponds community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.

Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year in the fight against cancer:  start or join a team in the Moonee Valley 2019 Relay today!

Teacher Program: Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) Workshop 2 days

Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March 2019 9.30am – 3.30pm

Incinerator Gallery, 180 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie

Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is a research based pedagogy that uses art to develop students’ critical thinking, communication and visual literacy skills. It engages learners at all levels and capacities in a rigorous process of examination and meaning making through a facilitated group discussion. Find out more today!

Moonee Valley Festival - Illuminate the River

Saturday, 30 March, 2pm–9pm at The Blvd, Maribyrnong River, Aberfeldie

The Moonee Valley Festival comes to an end in spectacular style with a full day of food, art and entertainment in a grand cultural celebration. Be dazzled with live music, roving performances and pop-up activities for all ages!

The celebration will continue into the evening with laser lights, projection art and fireworks as we close the 2019 Moonee Valley Festival in style!

Citizen Science Discovery

Sunday 19 May, 10am - 12pm at Afton Street, Aberfeldie

Become a citizen scientist and contribute to your environment by collecting data, raising awareness and discovering new facts about our native species.

Registrations opening soon.

Incinerator Gallery Events

Incinerator Gallery, 180 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie

Incinerator Gallery’s Studio Workshops

The Incinerator Gallery’s Studio Workshops will back in 2019 with an exciting range of courses to choose from! Find out more.

Connect

Find and connect with others from the Aberfeldie community!

Aberfeldie Community Club

Aberfeldie Men's Shed

Address: 5 Rutherford Street (access via Bruce Street), Aberfeldie

Whether you are an expert timber craftsman or a complete novice, you will be welcomed at our Men's Sheds.  Never used power tools? No problem! Our skilled Men’s Shed Program Facilitator will show you how.

Childcare & Kindergarten

Ave Maria Kindergarten

Beaver Street Kindergarten

Playgroups

Maribyrnong Riverside Probus Club

Meets every third Monday of the month from 10.30am at Maribyrnong Park Bowls Club.

Schools

Aberfeldie Primary School

Ave Maria College

Steele Creek Trail

Volunteer at the Incinerator Gallery

Get active

Get Active with Aberfeldie clubs and sporting groups.

17th Essendon Scout Group

Aberfeldie Auskick

Aberfeldie Community Bowls Club

Aberfeldie Cricket Club

Aberfeldie Football Club (AFL)

Aberfeldie Jets Basketball Club

Aberfeldie Park Cricket Club

Aberfeldie Social Golf Club

Aberfeldie Sports Club

Aberfeldie Netball Club

Athletics Essendon Inc

Essendon Maribyrnong Park Ladies Cricket Club

Essendon Rowing Club

Essendon Tennis Club

Fitbit Cardio Tennis

Fitbit Cardio Tennis is a fun, social, group tennis - fitness program for people of all ages. Find your nearest workout.

Healthy ageing exercise programs

We offer a range of affordable classes to improve the health and wellbeing of senior residents (aged 65 years and over, people with disability or carers). Find out more.

Maribyrnong Park Bowls & Croquet Club

Maribyrnong Park Football Club (AFL)

Maribyrnong Park Tennis Club

OLN Parish Tennis Club

Explore Aberfeldie

Explore the Aberfeldie neighbourhood.

Dog off-leash park

Aberfeldie Park is designated as a dog off-leash park by Moonee Valley City Council’s local laws.

Friends of Maribyrnong Valley Inc

Local parks and reserves

Main parks

Aberfeldie Reserve

Aberfeldie Reserve located beside the Maribyrnong River, is a popular park with walkers and fitness groups. Dogs are able to exercise off leash here

Afton Street Conservation Park

Afton Street Conservation Park is a historical open space on the Maribyrnong River. The site and surrounding Maribyrnong Valley Parklands are home to several species of birds and it features the occasional visits by swamp wallabies, dolphins and seals

Maribyrnong Park

Maribyrnong Park is a large reserve that borders the Maribyrnong River. The park features two sports fields and it also has an excellent path network for walking and cycling to surrounding areas.

Maribyrnong River Valley - State Government Vision and Design Guidelines

Maribyrnong River Walking Trail (pdf, 3.17MB)

Playgrounds

Explore and experience what playgrounds Moonee Valley has to offer.

Public Toilets

Access to public toilets can be important when exploring. Opening hours.

Aberfeldie Park - Moonee Valley Athletics Centre, 2-50 Park Crescent, Aberfeldie

Clifton Park, 20 Ramsay Street, Aberfeldie

Riverside Park (recently upgraded), 101 The Boulevard, Aberfeldie

Steele Creek: Airport West to Keilor Park

Water stations

Thirsty? Free drinking water stations are being installed across Moonee Valley. Learn More.

Last updated: Thursday, 17 January 2019, 3:54 AM