Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Community Calendar & Gig Guide October 19, 2016



Have a go

Footscray Trugo Club Revival is holding a family-friendly social day from 2-5pm Sunday at Footscray Park Bowling Club, 1 Hoadley Court.


Bird count

Friends of Newells Paddock are hosting the annual White Ibis Community Survey and general bird count at Newells Paddock at 10am Saturday, October 22. From 5pm Sunday it will be holding a social barbecue and quick AGM. RSVP:

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Drawings on show

Anne Miller’s exhibition Drawings and Other Things runs until October 29 at Helen Bassett Gallery, 14 Wembley Avenue, Yarraville.


Coworking day

Inspire9 is holding a series of free coworking days for everyone to experience coworking at the Dream Factory. From 9am-8pm Friday, join a community lunch, tours, or drinks at the end of the day.


For history buffs

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 on October 22. The second session is for Yarraville, Kingsville and Seddon residents from 1.30-4pm on October 23. Register early.

■ or 9689 3820


Charity ball

Altona Sports Club is hosting a black and white-themed charity ball on October 29, 8-11pm to raise money for the Hobsons Bay SES. Tickets $15 per person.

■ 9398 2283


Gig Guide


Reverence Hotel

Friday, October 21

Enjoy Evil Twin’s mix of rock, blues, rockabilly and punk, supported by The Council and the Midwayers. Doors 8pm, entry $10.

28 Napier Street, Footscray


Pirates Tavern

Friday, October 21

Dirty Deeds, the world’s longest established AC/DC tribute band, performs its first show in Hobsons Bay since 2014. Doors open 6pm, show 9pm, entry $20/$15 members.

2 Ann Street, Williamstown


Kooringal Golf Club

Saturday, October 22

The show by Babba, the official Australian Abba tribute band, includes a two course dinner. From 7pm, $75 ($65 members) Bookings a must on 9315 0855.

Wilga Avenue, Altona


The Yarraville Club

Monday, October 31

Davey Lane will direct a tribute to the great George Martin, bringing together Melbourne’s rock royalty in “The Fifth Beatle – A Celebration”.Tickets from $30. 135 Stephen Street, Yarraville



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