Community Calendar & Gig Guide – August 31, 2016

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Park run fun

Medibank has teamed up with Maribyrnong Parkrun to hold a personal better day, from 8am Saturday, September 3, corner Burton Crescent and Raleigh Road, Maribyrnong.


Sunrise group

The Sunrise Women’s Group for women aged between 18 and 65, who live with a disability and/or a mental health condition, meets fortnightly from 10am until 1.30pm on a Friday at Laverton Community Hub.

■ 9689 9588 or


Bronte on stage

Inspired by the letters of Charlotte Bronte, a stage production of Miss Bronte will be performed at 7pm on September 1 at Altona Theatre, 115 Civic Parade, Altona. Adult themes, not suitable for children under 12. Tickets and details:


Hub opens up

An open day will be held on September 3 from 10am until 1pm at Newport Community Hub, 13 Mason Street, Newport. Join the party in Paine Reserve, with activities including face-painting, book-making, live music, entertainment from roving performers and craft activities.


All aboard

Tenacious, the world’s biggest wooden ship, will be open to the public from 9am until 4pm on September 1 and 2 at Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown. The ship was built for people of all abilities, and has wheelchair-accessible rigging and masts.


Fashion market

The Melbourne Frock Swap Fashion Market planned for Seaworks in Williamstown on August 28 has been cancelled and rescheduled for November 27.


Community classes

Classes start soon at Yarraville Community Centre and will include cooking and art workshops.

■ 9687 1560, or


Projector bike

The Projector Bike team is taking up residency from 1pm-4pm on Fridays from September 2 to November 4 at the Woods Street Arts Space, 44 Woods Street, Laverton.



Various venues

Until September 4

Check out West Set 2016 at pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants.


Rose of Australia

Friday, September 2

Alfi Rocker, vocalist with AC/DC tribute band Dirty Deeds, will perform an acoustic set of ’60s, ’70s and ’80s classic rock in the wine bar. Free entry, 8pm-11pm.

54 Ferguson Street, Williamstown


Yarraville Club

Friday, September 2

Footy satirist Titus O’Reily and podcast co-host Sergio Paradise dissect the footy fan, leadership groups, handball receives and David Koch. From 6.30pm dinner, 8.30pm show, tickets from $27.

135 Stephen Street, Yarraville


Way Out West Roots Music Club

Sunday, September 11

At the crossroads of roots and soul, Canadian singer-songwriter-guitarist Charlie A’Court has an international following and a host of awards and accolades. From 2pm, $20 ($15 WOW members)

Sunday, September 11128 Ferguson Street, Williamstown




Lyric Opera is giving two readers a double pass to see Our Man in Havana, valued at $140 each. Composed by lauded and outrageous Australian composer Malcolm Williamson, Our Man in Havana is a dark comedy set in a Cuban nightclub, complete with a bar, showgirls and a vacuum cleaner salesman. The passes are for the 7.30 pm show on Saturday, September 17, at The Comedy Club.

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59 pm on Sunday, September 4, and will be drawn the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be more than 18 years old and live in Victoria. See our competition terms and conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted directly by the prize supplier within seven days of winners being drawn.

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