Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Community Calendar & Gig Guide 28-09-2016


Scouts’ open day

1st Laverton Scout Group will have an open day from 10am-4pm on Saturday, October 8, at its base in Railway Parade, Laverton. Activities will include cooking damper, tying rope knots, basic first aid, a jumping castle and sausage sizzle.

■ 0412 997 244


Home history

Footscray Historical Society is offering free workshops for History Week in October. The first session is for Footscray, West Footscray and Tottenham residents, 1.30-4pm on October 22. The second session is for Yarraville, Kingsville and Seddon residents from 1.30-4pm on October 23, at Ercildoune, 66 Napier Street, Footscray. Register early.

■ or 9689 3820


Sing with us

Willin Wimmin choir is calling all women who love to sing. No audition or previous experience is required, and rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7.30pm at Church of Christ hall, 124 Douglas Parade, Williamstown.

■ or 0409 856 071


Healthy brain, healthy body

Learn to experience happiness and satisfaction at any age. This session is presented by RDNS HomeCare from 11am-noon, Monday, October 10, at West Footscray Ladies Probus Club, 54 Raleigh Road, Maribyrnong. Free; booking required.

■ 9390 4449


Women supported

Sunrise Group for women with a disability and/or mental health condition aged 18-65 meets fortnightly, 10am-1.30pm, Fridays, at Laverton Community Hub.

■ 9689 9588 or


Diabetes support

Westgate Diabetes support group meets from 10am on first Tuesday of the month at Altona Bowling Club.

■ 92555501 or 0415 030 996




Littlefoot Bar

Sunday, October 2

Telur Ayam is the solo project of Emily Chen, performing a range of styles to make you feel warm yet excited. From 7pm, free.

223 Barkly Street, Footscray


Kooringal Golf Club

Saturday, October 22

The show by Babba, the official Australian Abba tribute band, includes a two course dinner. From 7pm, $75 ($65 members) Bookings a must on 9315 0855.

Wilga Avenue, Altona



Saturday, October 15

Tickets are on sale for the third Out On The Weekend festival, featuring alternative country and Americana bands. From 11.30am-10.30pm. Entry: $99, children under 12 free.

82 Nelson Place, Williamstown


Way Out West

Sunday, October 9

Veteran bluesman Matt Taylor performs his only Melbourne show, celebrating 50 years of Australian blues. From 2pm. Entry $25.

Sunday, October 9128 Ferguson Street, Williamstown



Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

Go West Eatery & Tuckshop is the latest venture of renowned café owner and restaurateur, Jason M Jones and coffee entrepreneur Ramez Abdulnour.

Two lucky readers will win a dining experience for two, each valued at $125.

The new café is located within the master planned community of Woodlea in Rockbank.

To enter, click here and follow the prompts. Entries close at 11:59 pm on Sunday, October 2 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 and within seven days of the winners being drawn.


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