Edible gardens

Learn how to transform your balcony, courtyard, pots, backyard or front yard into edible gardens under the My Smart Garden program. A free tomato masterclass will be held from 10-11.30am on September 24 at South Kingsville Community Centre, 43 Paxton Street, South Kingsville. Bookings:


Council elections

Nominations to stand as a candidate for the 2016 council elections open on Thursday, September 15, and close noon Tuesday, September 20. Candidate information sessions for will be held from 7pm Monday, September 12 at the Maribyrnong council offices and the civic centre, 115 Civic Parade, Altona.


Rescue fundraiser

Forever Friends Animal Rescue is hosting a film fundraiser featuring The Secret Life of Pets at Yarraville’s Sun Theatre from 6.15pm on Sunday, September 11.


Enabling women

A leadership program for women with disabilities is being run by Maribyrnong council and Women with Disabilities Victoria. An information session will be held from 1-2.30pm on Wednesday, September 14 at Footscray town hall.

■ 9688 0335


Grow an orchard

Learn about fruit trees, pruning, soil nutrition, maintenance and irrigation at a hands-on workshop from 10am-1pm on September 18 at Hobsons Bay Yacht Club. Bookings required.

■ 0433 559 530


Sing with us

Willin Wimmin choir is calling all women who love to sing. No audition or previous experience required. Rehearsals every Wednesday at 7.30pm in Williamstown.

■ 0409 856 071


Try bowls

Try barefoot bowls – and bring as many friends as you like. From 11am-2pm on Sunday, September 18, at Williamstown Bowling Club, 40-58 Melbourne Road. Free bowls and sausage sizzle.





Thursday, September 8

Hachiku (singer-songwriter Anika Ostendorf) creates shoegaze/dream pop with an avant garde twist. From 7pm, free.

223 Barkly Street, Footscray


Newport Bowls Club

Thursday, September 8

Alleged Associates will lend their cruisey vibes to a night of fun light pub rock. From 7pm, free.

4 Market Street, Newport


Altona Bowls Club

Sunday, September 11

Cadillac Drifters, made up of three students from Emmanuel College, will perform rock ’n’ roll favourites from the ’50s to the ’80s. From 3pm-6pm. Free entry.

113 Civic Parade, Altona


Way Out West Roots Music Club

Sunday, September 11

Canada’s Charlie A’Court, a multi-award winning blues guitarist, performs his roots and soul music. From 2pm, Entry $20 ($15 WOW members).

Sunday, September 11128 Ferguson Street, Williamstown




The super-charged moto-tainment phenomenon is back and bigger than ever, with Monster Jam returning to Australia for the Expect the Unexpected tour. Here’s your chance to win a major prize pack valued at $486, including tickets to see the 7pm show on Saturday, October 8, at AAMI Park. The prize pack also includes a cap, lunchbox, drink bottle, toy trucks and more!

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday, September 11 and will be drawn the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be over 18 years old and reside in Victoria. See our Competition Terms & Conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted direct by the prize supplier within seven days of the winners being drawn.

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