COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

On the right track

Riddells Creek Primary School pupils are among thousands of school children around the state on track and ready to participate in VicHealth’s Walk to School month in October.

Primary schools and pupils can sign up to track their achievements throughout the month at www.walktoschool.vic.gov.au.

 

Footy fun

Get the whole family down to Gisborne Aquatic Centre in their favourite footy team colours on Thursday for an afternoon of inflatable fun activities, games, handball competition, prizes and a barbecue at the Footy Fun Day. Festivities run from 1pm until 3pm.

■ 5421 1452

 

Nature kids

Join local nature enthusiast Caitlin Griffiths to learn about the world of leaf litter and creatures living on the forest floor. Aimed at six to 10 year olds, this free one-hour workshop at Gisborne library on September 21, will include a book reading and some art using leaf litter. The workshop runs from 2pm-3pm.

■ 5421 9660

 

Market to market

The Lancefield and districts farmers market is on this Saturday from 9am until 1pm at the centre plantation on High Street. The market features fruit and vegetables, preserves, poultry, meats and more.

 

Laugh it up

Australian provocateur Rod Quantock is up to his old tricks again, bringing his Boredom Protection Policy show to Kyneton town hall on October 7 at 7.30pm. The stand-up comedian will give contemporary politics and Australian society his unique perspective.

■ 1300 888 802

 

Doris and Shirley show

Meet two grand dames of musicals, Shirley Bassey and Doris Day, when performer Gina Hogan stages Night and Day: the Doris and Shirley show September 23, 11.30am, at Kyneton town hall.

■ 1300 888 802

 

Art of healthy minds

Artists from Anglicare Victoria’s Mind and Care Connect will share their art to celebrate Mental Health Week. Paintings, mandalas, poetry, quotes and yarn crafts will be on display at Kyneton town hall October 11-13.

■ 5421 2000

 

Green thumbs

Super success in the vegie patch is no secret; it all starts with healthy soil. Come along to this hands-on workshop to share in the secrets at Sunbury Community Garden on September 24 from 11am-1pm.

■ 9205 2473

 

WIN THIS

 

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. www.rustoleum.com.au

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

Photo: Supplied