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4TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF DAY

Friday 22 March 2019

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Cultural Diversity Week 2019
16 - 24 March 2019
Join us for a week of fun and free cultural activities in Hobsons Bay from 16 – 24 March 2019. Come along and meet your neighbours, share your culture and learn about the many diverse communities that call Hobsons Bay home. The program has something for everyone including: Cultural games Native plant walks Food tastings Live performances Children’s activities  Art exhibitions including ‘Looking Up’ at Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre, presented by Melbourne Artists for Asylum Seekers Film screenings + many more
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Williamstown Craft Market
March - December 2019
Williamston Craft Market is a destination for anything handmade, homegrown or baked. Whether you are searching for a special gift, yummy food, homewares to match your colour palette or some fashion for young and old you will find what you are searching for at Williamstown Craft Market. Upcoming dates: 17 March 2019 21 April 2019 19 May 2019 16 June 2019 21 July 2019 18 August 2019 15 September 2019 20 October 2019 17 November 2019 15 December 2019  
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4th Annual Charity Golf Day
Friday 22 March 2019
Join Hobsons Bay Community Fund and support local community groups at the “Budget Car & Truck Rental” Golf Day at Kooringal Golf Club, Altona. The Fund has raised nearly $700,000 which will support the Hobsons Bay Community Forever.  For more information or to book visit https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=425954& 
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Much Ado About Nothing
23 - 24 March 2019
OZACT presents MUCH ADO Shakespeare’s ‘battle between the sexes’, loaded with comic incident bumbling security guards, squabbling brothers, and mismatched lovers. The play is full of suspense, high drama and delightful comedy, brought to life with powerful acting and exquisite costumes.   Bring along a cushion, and someone you love, or a whole group of people you love and become enthralled in one of Shakespeare’s most celebrated plays and enjoy the exceptional magic of Shakespeare in the great outdoors.
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Step Back In Time - Williamstown Guided Walking Tour
March - May 2019
Step back in time and unlock the secrets of the historic waterfront and seaport of Williamstown with free guided heritage walking tours. Meet at the Visitor Information Centre, Commonwealth Reserve, Corner Syme Street and Nelson Place, Williamstown. Bookings essential: hobsonsbaytickets.com.au or call 9932 4310 Upcoming dates: Friday 15 March 2019 Friday 22 March 2019 Friday 29 March 2019 Friday 05 April 2019 Friday 12 April 2019 Friday 26 April 2019 Friday 03 May 2019 Friday 10 May 2019 Friday 17 May 2019 Friday 24 May 2019 Friday 31 May 2019
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Friend In Me
Sunday 31 March 2019
Friend In Me brings together children of all ages, nationalities and abilities to dance, play, sing, create and most importantly, make lifelong friends and memories they will cherish forever. The event will ensure “no child is left behind”. Not today. Not tomorrow. Not ever. It is so important for parents and children alike to form long lasting, supportive networks and friendships within their local communities and beyond. Friend In Me helps to create and nurture those friendships in a fun, safe and welcoming environment. One of the aims of Friend in Me is to reduce the feelings of loneliness and…
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Children are Stinky
12 April 2019
All children are stinky, right? Against a backdrop of high calibre circus, a rocking ‘90s soundtrack and genuine belly laughs, this acrobatic duo’s attempts to prove kids STINK are met with messy, ridiculous and hysterical twists. They only succeed in proving that children are awesome…and they know it! Expect daredevil stunts, incredible acrobatics, lightning fast hula hoops, loads of laughs and mischievous fun. Off the back of five star sell-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe, this action-packed circus extravaganza will have your jaws on the floor hooting for more! Join us for some school holiday fun!
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Ada Cambridge Walking Tour
Wednesday 24 April and Sunday 28 April 2019
Join WillyLitFest and walk a mile in the shoes of Ada Cambridge. Author, poet and auto-biographer, Ada was a woman ahead of her time. Spend an hour taking in the air and view the world of Cambridge, her life at the Manse on Nelson Place and her well-worn paths of Williamstown.  Bookings essential: heritagehobsonsbay.eventbrite.com
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Paint the Gardens
Sunday 28 April 2019
In partnership with the Friends of Williamstown Botanic Gardens. Bring a picnic to the beautiful, heritage listed Williamston Botanic Gardens and enjoy this popular outdoor exhibition showcasing the talents of local artists. A great family day out, with free art workshops, musical entertainment and tours.  No bookings required.
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Preservation: One ship wreck. 14 dead. What is the truth?
2 May 2019
Presented by Hobsons Bay Libraries. Based on the true story of the wreck of the Sydney Cove, master storyteller Jock Serong turns his talent to historical narrative. Come and discover the truth of the wreck. Bookings essential: libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au or 1300 HOB LIB.
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Rock of Ages
3 - 18 May 2019
It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs for small-town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas with stars in her eyes). But the rock and roll fairy-tale is about to…
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Williamstown Town Hall Centenary Tour and High Tea
Monday 13 May 2019
Enjoy a 100th anniversary tour of the recently restored front building of the Williamstown Town Hall. Learn about the history of the building and the role that it has played in the local community over the years. The tour will be followed by a high tea in the Chamber. Bookings essential – hobsonsbaytickets.com
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New to you: Preloved Clothing Market
26 May 2019
New to you Markets are all about sharing the love of pre-loved clothing, shopping for bargains, never paying retail prices, making some cash, creating our own style, prolonging the life of clothing, having fun, and community. They are a women’s pre-loved clothing market and welcome any type of clothing stall be it contemporary fashion, vintage, retro, designer, A+ or anything else in between.  Their markets are not style, size or age specific (except no kids or baby clothing).
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Williamstown Farmers Market
2nd & 4th Sunday of the Month
“Fall in Love with Local Food” Regional Farmers Markets (RFM) is a rapidly growing business serving Melbourne and regional Victoria since 1999, building and operating vibrant farmers markets with a team of over 250 growers and producers. We encourage each of these market communities ‘to fall in love with local food’ by fulfilling our commitment to: Provide fresh local, seasonal food and produce with diversity and high quality. Support healthy and sustainable lifestyles for families and communities. Create an environment where people engage with the stallholders and each other and take pride in this sense of connectedness and belonging. Support all our…
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