The Heartlands 2016 Arts Project: Stories from Refugee Youth features young people from refugee backgrounds telling their stories about their unique settlement journeys through film, June 17-30, at Footscray Community Arts Centre.
The Maribyrnong Makers Market will be held on Saturday, June 18, from 9.30am-3.30pm at the Seddon Uniting Church, Gamon Street, Seddon. Entry free.
Yarraville Community Centre’s Winter school holiday program will run three days 9am-5pm from June 28-30, with four different activities each day including cooking and art workshops.
■ 9687 1560 or www.ycc.net.au
Off The Map, Into The Stars is a free celebration of young poets and storytellers in Melbourne’s west. From 7.15pm on Wednesday, June 15, in the cosy setting of Back Alley Sally’s, 4 Yewers Street, Footscray, artists will read original works relating to the theme of Footscray’s varied and colourful artistic culture.
The West Writers Group teams up with Emerging Writers’ Festival for a free performance of spoken word and conversation, 8.30-9.30pm on Wednesday, June 15, at FCAC Performance Space. Bookings required.
The Altona Community Choir meets from 7.30-9.30pm on Mondays at the Altona Senior Citizen’s Centre.
■ Paula, 0409 215 352