From a custom car and motorbike show to tai chi, here’s 11 things to do around Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay

Autorama on again

Renegades Hot Rod and Custom Club is holding its fifth annual Westside Autorama Car and Bike Show this Sunday. The event is from 8am-2.30pm at Westside Indoor Sports, corner Grieve Parade and Dohertys Road, Alton North. Prizes for top cars and bikes will be presented at 1pm. General admission $5, children free. Register vehicles for $15 before 11.30am, or by contacting the club.

■ or 0411 327 515


Frock swap

More than 90 stalls will be on offer for the next Melbourne Frock Swap, 10am-4pm, Sunday, September 20, at Seaworks.


Woodcut show

See collaborative artworks created by asylum seekers and refugees who attended wood-cut workshops. The exhibition opens 5-8pm Friday, September 18, closing September 24, at the Dancing Dog, 42 Albert Street, Footscray.

■ 9689 2566


Magda Szubanski

Magda Szubanski

Magda talk

Author Magda Szubanski will be chatting about her new book Reckoning: A Memoir at the Sun Theatre, 6pm, Thursday, September 24. Free, bookings required.

■ 9689 0661 or


Laverton courses

Aged care, childcare and Home and Community Care courses are starting at Laverton Community Education Centre. Government funding is available. Courses are easily accessible by Laverton train station.

■ 9369 2726


Sing with us

Willin Wimmin choir is calling on women who love to sing. No audition or experience necessary. Rehearsals every Wednesday at 7.30pm in Williamstown.

■ Steph, 0409 856 071 or


Holiday fun

Book now for school holiday adventures with Yarraville Community Centre. Activities will run all day during the first week and will include cooking, paper marbling, making a book or dream-catcher, superhero costume illustration and gardening.

■ 9687 1560 for


Lions anniversary

The Lions Club of Altona will hold a gala 50th anniversary dinner on October 14 at Williamstown RSL Club. Bookings close September 28.

■ Anne, 0409 413 230 or


Tai chi

Join in tai chi sessions at The Village, 1-49 Paas Place, Williamstown, Mondays, 8.50-9.45am, first time free.

■ Jen, 9393 9359


Art society

Hobsons Bay Art Society activities include classes, monthly events and workshops.

■ Janette, 0400 671 616


Help care for kids

Anglicare Yarraville urgently needs foster parents.

■ or 9396 7403