What’s On: Maribyrnong/Hobsons Bay

Wine, cheese and book chat

Sun Bookshop is proud to host a wine, cheese and chats evening with writer Toni Jordan as she discusses her new book, Our Tiny Useless Hearts, at 7.30pm Wednesday, May 4 at The Sun Bookshop, 10 Ballarat Street, Yarraville. Free event.


Lighthouse opening

South West Community Services is celebrating the relocation of its Lighthouse Store op-shop with a grand opening day. Enjoy a free sausage sizzle and face-painting at the new store from 11am-2pm this Saturday at 79 Sunshine Road, West Footscray.


Heritage walks

Free guided heritage walking tours of Williamstown are happening every Tuesday and Friday until May 27, from 11.45am-12.45pm. Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre in Syme Street, Williamstown. RSVP:

■ 9932 4310 or hobsonsbaytickets.com.au


Williamstown’s sons

Visit Williamstown Town Hall for a free talk and chamber tour as part of ‘Discovering the sons of Williamstown: A Labour of Love’. The project involved collecting photos for an honour board of 265 Williamstown men who died in World War 1. RSVP: arts@hobsonsbay.vic.com.au



Women’s yoga

Join a women only yoga class every Monday or Thursday at Maidstone Community Centre to improve your flexibility, muscle tone and general physical wellbeing. Classes suitable for beginners to advanced. Mondays 11.30am-12.45pm, Thursdays 10am to 11.15am. Cost $5 per session.

■ 9688 0543 or maidcomm@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au



Kindred Studios

Thursday, April 28

Join Deborah Conway and Willy Zygier for an intimate evening as they showcase material from their new album. From 7pm, tickets $15.

212a Whitehall Street, Yarraville


russell morris

The Yarraville Club

Saturday, April 30

Shooting to superstardom in the early 70s with hits such as The Real Thing, Russell Morris is still going strong. From 7pm, $32-88.

135 Stephen Street, Yarraville



Sunday, May 1

Coastal art rockers Victoriana Gaye draw their music from jazz, classic movie soundtracks, sunny psychedelia and their own blend of indie/folk/rock. From 7pm, free.

223 Barkly Street, Footscray


Way Out West Roots Music Club

Sunday, May 1

Greg Dodd & the Hoodoo Men play Chicago-style blues, supported by Australia’s kings of roots rock ‘n’ roll, The Detonators. From 2pm, $20 ($15 WOW members).

128 Ferguson Street, Williamstown