From patriotic sing-alongs to a celebration of all things platypuses, here’s 10 things to do around the north west this weekend
The annual Platypus Festival is back again this month. The fun-filled family event will be on Saturday, October 10, from noon until 4pm at Toolern Creek, Tamar Drive, Melton.
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Classic movie Calamity Jane will screen at Caroline Springs library during Victorian Seniors Festival, until October 14.
Brimbank Animal Expo is this Saturday at the Westvale Community Centre, 10am-2pm. Handy tips on petcare. Register desexed and microchipped pets for free.
Kyneton Farmers Market this Saturday offers great selections of meat, wine and beer, olive oils, plants, eggs, fruit and vegetables. Otherwise, the next Malmsbury market is from 9am-3pm this Sunday.
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