Third age learning

U3A Hobsons Bay needs new members for classes, including computers, craft and bridge. 83 Bayview Street.

■ Ralph, 9397 2358

Ancient dance

Dance performance In Plain Sanskrit, by Raina Peterson and Govind Pillai, launches from the foundations of a 3000-year-old Indian dance tradition on a journey to a new world. July 17-19 at Footscray Community Arts Centre. Tickets $25/$15.



Silent shock

Author Michael Magazanik will chat about his new book, Silent Shock, the story behind the thalidomide scandal, at the Sun Theatre, 7.30pm, Monday, July 20. Free, please book.

■ 9689 0661 or


Wearable art

The Its Art: Wear It Winter Lights wearable art and jewellery exhibition is on at Altona’s Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre until July 22. 5 Sargood Street; free entry.

■ 9398 2511


Yoga for kids

Yoga helps build happy and healthy bodies and minds, suitable for three to five year-olds. Starts July 20.

■ 9032 4305, or


Free trees

Celebrate National Tree Day by getting a free tree from Williamstown library on July 21, 3.30-4.30pm, or from Altona library on July 23, during the same times.

Solar plate workshops

Secondary school students are invited to participate in an all-day solar plate print workshop with Lilian Tran. Two one-day workshops are part of the curated exhibition Basked in Sunlight, at the Bluestone Arts Space, Footscray. July 19 and 25, 11am-3pm. Cost $40.

■ or 0411 415 456