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Today's Date:
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
  
 
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Events for the month of July 2018
 
The Municipal Office - Celebrating Civic History
Monday, October 16, 2017
to Friday, July 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Exhibition

The Cultural Collection includes many items relating to the administrative and civic history of the three former Municipalities which amalgamated in the early 1990's to make up Glenelg Shire


LOCATION:
Casterton Customer Service Centre

The Municipal Office
Monday, January 1, 2018
to Friday, July 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Municipal Office
With the amalgamation of Councils in the early 1990s, the former municipalities of Shire of Glenelg, Shire of Heywood and City of Portland came together to form the new Glenelg Shire. This exhibition brings together images, objects and ephemeral items that tell the story of the region's civic history. The display includes office equipment, ledgers, stationary and council seals, with a focus on the former Shire of Glenelg - the local government in the Casterton district.

Until 13 July 2018
Open week days 9am to 5pm & Saturdays 10am to 1pm
(closed public holidays)

FREE EVENT


LOCATION:
Casterton Customer Service Centre
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

The Zoo / The Farm
Monday, January 1, 2018
to Sunday, August 5, 2018

10:00 AM
The Zoo The Farm
The images and objects in this display are connected by the themes of animals, fish, birdlife and the natural world. The display includes items from Council's Cultural Collection and selected items on loan from the Portland Historical Society. Highlights include a 19th century calendar in the shape of a cockatoo; a fur collar made from fox tails; a pull-along toy cow; K.S. Anderson's white elephant; and a 1920s photograph of Bert Vivian in a magnificent rooster costume.

Until 5 August 2018
10am to 12noon & 1pm to 4pm.
(Except Good Friday)

Adult: $3 Concession: $2 School Groups: 50c per student


LOCATION:
History House
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

Souvenir
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
to Friday, March 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Souvenir
Since the late 19th century Portland has been a summer destination for holiday makers seeking relief from inland heat. To promote the town and provide memento of those summer memories, souvenirs of Portland began to be mass produced in the 1920s. This display of vintage souvenirs includes china, view ware, tea spoons and other quirky keepsakes produced between the 1920s and the 1980s.

10am to 12noon & 1pm to 4pm
(Except Good Friday and Christmas Day)

Adult: $3 Concession: $2 School Groups: 50c per student


LOCATION:
History House
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

The Shire Papers
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
to Monday, September 17, 2018

ShirePapers
Ephemeral items are any transitory written or printed not meant to be retained or preserved. this exhibition brings together a collection of ephemera from the Cultural Collection that gives an insight into how people lived, worked and went about their everyday life in Glenelg Shire. Items in the exhibition relate to past events, civic history, commerce and business, recreation and promotion. The exhibition also includes original historic ledgers and documents.

LOCATION:
Portland Arts Centre
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

Community Free Lunch
Friday, July 6, 2018
12:00 NOON - 3:00 PM
Come and enjoy lunch and good company at the Portland Baptist Church at the Corner of New Street and Learmonth Street on the first Friday of every month. Next Lunch will be served on Friday 6th July 2018. Hope to see you. All welcome.

LOCATION:
Portland Baptist Church Cnr New and Learmonth Streets
WEB:
http://www.portlandbaptist.org.au

Portland Kyokushin Karate Open Border Challenge
Saturday, July 7, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Portland Open Border Karate Tournament. Spectators welcome, $5 entry at door. Canteen on site, hot and cold food and drinks.

LOCATION:
Portland Secondary College
CONTACT NAME:
Michelle Elder   
PHONE:
0419546343
EMAIL:
misheld40@gmail.com

Pool Party
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
School Holiday Pool Party

Free Entry

Inflatables and a DJ!


LOCATION:
Y.M.C.A Portland

Winda-Mara Presents Dave Arden
Thursday, July 12, 2018
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Winda-Mara is proud to present Dave Arden in concert at the Heywood Community Hall.
This free fantastic event is not only Dave Arden, but we also have some fabulous indigenous women as guest speakers as the NAIDOC theme is BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN!
Come along and hear some inspirational stories from some inspirational women and then listen to some wonderful soul music from Dave Arden.
Please bring a plate of nibbles to share. Tea, coffee and water will be supplied.
This is a Drug and Alcohol Free Event.
Tickets available from Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation.


LOCATION:
Heywood

Disco Night
Friday, July 13, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Looking for something to entertain the kids in the school holidays? Fully supervised event for kids 8 - 15 years. 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Casterton Sandford Football Netball Club $5.00 per person. Snacks and drinks available from the canteen.

LOCATION:
Casterton

Portland Community Markets
Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Lots of items to choose from including Toys, Jewellery, Soaps and Melts, Clothing, Gifts, Cleaning products, Books, Plants, local made Pies and Sausage Rolls.
For site bookings please call 0400 236 413 or 0408 398 296


LOCATION:
Portland

Mask It Up Ladies Day
Saturday, July 14, 2018
5:00 PM
Mask It Up Ladies Day at Portland Football Netball Cricket Club.
Tickets $50 includes music and dinner
5pm
Drinks at bar prices.
Want to book a table or buy a ticket?
Contact PFNCC representative Jen Grant on 0417 536 993.
Payment required by 30 June.


LOCATION:
Portland

Kindergarten Open Day
Monday, July 16, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Kindergarten Open Day
16 July 2018
1:30pm – 3:30pm

Come and discover your local Glenelg Shire Council managed kindergarten and discuss 2019 enrolment opportunities.
No bookings necessary.

The following early learning centres will be participating:
• Jaycee Kindergarten, Portland
• Kalbarri Kindergarten, Portland
• Heywood Kindergarten
• Portland Child and Family Complex

For further information please contact the Children’s Services team on 5522 2211.


LOCATION:
Shire wide
CONTACT NAME:
Glenelg Shire Children’s Services    
PHONE:
0355222211
EMAIL:
ChildrenServicesEnquiry@glenelg.vic.gov.au

Casterton Show - 150 years
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
to Friday, March 29, 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Casterton Show
This exhibition commemorates the 150th Casterton P&A Society Show and includes items sourced from community members. Curated with assistance from the Casterton P&A and the Casterton and District Historical Society.

Open week days 9am to 5pm & Saturdays 10am to 1pm
(Closed public holidays)

FREE


LOCATION:
Casterton Customer Service Centre
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

The Cole Porter Songbook
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
10:30 AM
Cole Porter
Written by best-selling author Anna Goldsworthy (Piano Lessons, Welcome To Your New Life). Musical Direction by Michael Griffiths.

Helpmann award winner Michael Griffiths explores the colourful life and timeless songs of Cole Porter including You're The Top, It's De-Lovely, Let's Do It and Night and Day. Hedonism, grave misfortune, enduring love and legacy that sparkles with wit and wisdom. Premiered at the 2015 Adelaide Cabaret Festival by invitation of Barry Humphries and top rated cabaret show at Edinburgh Fringe 2016.

All tickets: $20
Duration: 60 minutes. No interval.


LOCATION:
Portland Arts Centre
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

Victorian Off-Road Championships
Saturday, July 21, 2018
to Sunday, July 22, 2018

7:30 AM
Victorian Off-Road Championships -
Endur-X at Dartmoor
Entry via Pennies Road and Johnsons Road.
Free entry for spectators.
Gates open from 7:30am both days.
Full catering by Dartmoor Primary School
For further information please contact Shane Foster on 0407 811 656


LOCATION:
Dartmoor

Melbourne Guitar Quartet
Saturday, July 28, 2018
7:30 PM
Melbourne Guitar Quartet
The Melbourne Guitar Quartet are a brilliant addition to Australia's musical landscape. As Melbourne's leading guitar ensemble, MGQ's blend of innovative arrangements, technical flair and superb ensemble playing is a joy to experience.

Avid lovers of chamber music, guitar aficionados as well as concert first timers will no doubt be captivated and fascinated by the award winning ensemble's inimitable re-workings of established classics and feel invigorated by more contemporary and newly commissioned works. With MGQ at the helm, guitar performance is set to transform as they embark upon a voyage of exploring the world of guitar as you have never heard it before.

Adult: $35 Concession: $30 Under 16s/ Student: $20 Family: $90
Duration: 2 hours plus interval.


LOCATION:
Portland Arts Centre
WEB:
www.portlandartscentre.com.au

Family Day
Sunday, July 29, 2018
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Edgarley Assisted Living presents their Family Day and Sod turning ceremony to mark the start of their redevelopment.

Stall holders wanted ... Free sites available
For more information or to book a site Phone Jacinta or Sally on 03 5581 1211 or email office@edgarley.com.au


LOCATION:
Casterton

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