LGBTI social support

Mix and mingle at a social and support group get-together for transgender, gender-diverse, gender-fluid or gender- questioning people aged 12-25, who live, work or play in Macedon Ranges. The next gathering is August 23 at Woodend Community Centre, corner High and Forest streets, Woodend.

■ 5421 1666


Trick or treatment

Pills and potions to fix anything from baldness to dimples are on display at the Trick or Treatment exhibition at Kyneton Museum. The exhibition explores the medical quackery that was rife in the Victorian era. Friday to Sunday, 11am-4pm until October 16.

■ 1300 888 802 or


Frock-up for garment history

Don’t miss this show of historic garments from Mount Macedon’s grand mansions, with pieces dated 1890s-1940s on show; 10am-noon at Gisborne Courthouse every Wednesday and Saturday this month.




Get to know your friendly community police volunteers at the upcoming Bluelight disco at Sunbury Memorial Hall, 6-8pm on August 26. Gear up in your team colours for the sports/footy theme. Entry is $7.

■ 9744 8111


For ballet lovers

Join Melbourne City Ballet for a reimagining of one of William Shakespeare’s most popular works, Romeo and Juliet, at Kyneton town hall on August 19.

Tickets are priced from $15 for students to $42 for adults.


Cool for Kids

Help kids with cancer and their families and friends at a night of music, fun and dancing when The Naturally Cool Big Band performs at Sunbury Bowling Club from 7.30pm, August 20. Tickets: $30; proceeds to Royal Children’s Hospital.

■ 5428 2228


Market to market

The new Sunbury Village Market will commence at the Sunbury Memorial Hall and Village Green, Stawell Street, on Saturday, August 13, from 9am until 2pm.Fabulous new stalls and car boot sites available.

■ 0400 907 793




Combat the cold with nourishing, super-powered, blended teas and tonics with Barker’s of Geraldine fruit syrups. Four readers will win a Winter Wellness Pack valued at $65 each, which includes three fruit syrups (blackcurrant; lemon, honey & ginger; orange & barley with passion fruit) and a Thermos travel mug.

To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59 pm on Sunday, August 7, and will be drawn at 9 am the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be more than 18 years old and reside in Victoria. See our competition terms and conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted directly by the prize supplier within seven days of the winners being drawn.

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