Fringe in five set

Melbourne Fringe brings seven raw, honest, celebratory, immersive and experimental events to Footscray Community Arts Centre, featuring 30 artists with ties to Melbourne’s west. See five Fringe events for $50.


Holiday fun

Yarraville Community Centre’s school holiday program on Wednesday, September 21, 9am-5pm, features cooking, stamp making, block printing and candle making. Materials, lunch provided, bring snacks, drink and apron.

■ 9687 1560 or


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 Saturday, October 22. The second session is for Yarraville, Kingsville and Seddon residents, 1.30-4pm Sunday, October 23, at Ercildoune, 66 Napier Street, Footscray. Register early.

■ or 9689 3820


Pokies spotlight

A free screening of Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation followed by a Q & A will be held at Seddon Uniting Church, Gamon Street, 7-9pm Thursday, September 29.


Charity baseball game

The ‘Matty 64 Legacy’ charity baseball game will be held at Greenwich Reserve in Williamstown on September 24. The game is in honour of Matthew Lawry, who died after an asthma attack at age 34. His two old teams, Williamstown Wolves and Bendigo Scots, will play. The day will help raise funds for the Asthma Foundation, and to promote awareness of organ donation. RSVP, Mitchell Clement:

■ 0423 777 608 or


Pink breakfast

The Rotary Club of Point Gellibrand will hold its annual pink breakfast at the Royal Victorian Motor Yacht Club in Williamstown on September 27. Proceeds will go to The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and National Breast Cancer Foundation. Inquiries and tickets to Marlene.

■ 0409 320 684,




Reverence Hotel

Thursday, September 22

Get your dose of Melbourne punk rock with Stoned To Death, Liquor Snatch, Jason Lives and Ding Dong Death Hole. From 8pm, $5.

28 Napier Street, Footscray


The Yarraville Club

Saturday, September 24

One-off local supergroup Ashley Naylor & The Diamond Dogs perform David Bowie gems, with Triple R’s DJ Max Crawdaddy spinning Bowie classics between sets. From 8pm, $25.

135 Stephen Street, Yarraville.


Pirates Tavern

Sunday, September 25

Rising country music starts, The Long and Short of it, launch their new album, The Night of our Life. From 2pm, free entry.

2 Ann Street, Williamstown


Way Out West

Sunday, October 9

Matt Taylor has been wowing audiences for more than 40 years with his brand of Australian rhythm and blues. This show is part storytelling and part music. From 2pm, $25.

Sunday, October 9128 Ferguson Street, Williamstown




Rust-Oleum is giving you the chance to win one of nine Reclaimed Wood Stain 946-millilitre tins valued at $34 each. Perfect for the DYI-er, Rust-Oleum’s Reclaimed Wood Stain is a simple way of transforming wooden furniture, flooring and home décor with an on-trend, vintage look. Rust-Oleum’s products are available at Bunnings and leading paint specialists.

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday, September 25, 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.

Photo: Supplied

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