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Friday, January 24, 2020
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Events for the month of January 2020
Cruise Ships in Portland
Sunday, December 29, 2019
to Saturday, March 14, 2020

10:00 AM
Come and greet cruise ship visitors and enjoy family fun with markets and entertainment all day in Portland.

The Vasco Da Gamma - 29 December 2019
The 10 day cruise departs from Adelaide on 21 December and will cruise to Melbourne and Tasmania before arriving at Portland on 29 December 2019 before returning to Adelaide. The ship will arrive in Portland at 12 noon and will depart at 11pm.

Maasdam - 2 January 2020
The Ship leaves Sydney on 23 December for a 14 day cruise to the Pacific Islands and South Australia and arrives back in Sydney on 6 January 2020. Portland will be one of the later ports this ship will dock at from 8am – 5pm.

Seven Seas Navigator - 21 February 2020
The ship departs Sydney on 23 January and will travel in an anti-clockwise direction around Australia before arriving into Portland on 21 February.

Seabourn Encore - 14 March 2020
The ship departs Sydney on 8 March and will arrive at Portland on 14 March making it's way to Adelaide before returning back to Sydney.

Lee Breakwater Road, Portland

Portland SUFM
Monday, December 30, 2019
to Tuesday, January 7, 2020

10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
The Portland SUFM free program is back this summer!
In the mornings from 10:30am – 12pm Our teenagers program runs during the afternoon from 4pm – 6pm in the Uniting Church Hall. This is a place for teens to chill out and relax with other teens. There will also be the opportunity to participate in a variety of games and activities. Our evening program runs from 6pm - 8pm with a different theme every night. This is a time for the community to come together and have some fun! Invite friends along for many different themed nights. The first evening we are kicking off with a BBQ night before
having a night off for New Years. We’re then back on Wednesday with Music Night and finishing the week on Friday with a Carnival night. The following Monday and Tuesday evenings we will be having a Beach night and a Donut night! On each of these nights we will be joining together for a free community meal at 6pm provided by our team.

Bentinck Street Lawns

Community Lunch
Friday, January 3, 2020
12:00 NOON - 2:00 PM
Come and enjoy good food and good company we are serving Lunch every 1st Friday of the Month and our lunch for January 2020 will be served on Jan 3rd. Lunch comes at no cost and everyone is invited. the us stops right outside the door. Hope to see you

Cnr New and Learmonths street
Portland Baptist Church   

Tyrendarra Beer Fest
Friday, January 3, 2020
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Craft beer, wine, cider and more with gourmet food and local produce available. Musical entertainment all night and children's entertainment until dusk. Entry $20 for 18 and over with ID required, children free. Shuttle bus available please see facebook page

Tyrendarra Recreation Reserve
craft beer

Portland Croquet Club Annual Tournament
Monday, January 6, 2020
to Thursday, January 9, 2020

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Portland Croquet Club Inc. Annual Tournament January 2020
Annual tournament to be held on Monday 6 January to Thursday 9 January 2020.
The tournament will be played according to the Laws of Association Croquet and ACA Regulations for Tournament.
Croquet Victoria is a State Sporting Association responsible for croquet across Victoria and Southern New South Wales. Established on 18 June 1914 as the Victorian Croquet Association Inc., trading as Croquet Victoria.

Portland Botanic Gardens

Twilight Cinema Narrawong
Friday, January 10, 2020 Narrawong Mechanics Hall presents Fundraiser Family Movie Night.

Candy Bar will be open (additional fees apply)

Adults $5
Kids (0-10 years old) $3
Family Ticket $15
(Max 2 Adults + 3 Kids)

Tickets available at the Narrawong Post Office or at the door on the day.

Help us raise some funds for our kitchen upgrade and also come and join the community for a night out...

Narrawong Mechanics Hall

Dartmoor Produce & Makers Market
Saturday, January 11, 2020
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Traditional country markets with fresh local grown produce, preserves, crafts, gifts and cakes.

Dartmoor Museum Verandah

Mouth2Mouth Walk- Run Carnival
Sunday, January 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
People of all abilities are encouraged to participate.
Great prizes in all timed run categories – Total prize pool approximately $1000.
Start your training for the Mouth2Mouth Walk and Run Carnival, with 3km, 7km and 14km distances on offer around the stunning backdrop of the Surrey River and Narrawong beach. For further information head to the Mouth2Mouth Facebook page.

Narrawong Recreation Reserve

Portland Dahlia Society General Meeting
Sunday, January 12, 2020
to Sunday, March 15, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Portland Dahlia Society
General Meeting at 1.30 pm.
Meeting held at 134 Percy St. Portland (Next door to the C.F.A. Station)
All interested persons welcome.
Afternoon tea supplied

Enquiries: Bruce Millard 55723788
Steven Brown 55232172

134 Percy Street Portland
Bruce Millard, President   

South West Gaming Hub's 2020 Games Swap Meet
Saturday, January 18, 2020
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SWAP MEET (1pm - 3pm)
Buy/sell/trade video games, anime, manga, comics, tabletop games, customisable card games, DVDs, and more.
11am to 1pm set-up for sellers.

Console games and tabletop games.

More details to be confirmed closer to date.

Sponsored by South West Test and Tagging

Portland Yacht Club
South West Gaming Hub Logo

South West Gaming Swap Meet
Saturday, January 18, 2020
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Buy / Swap Sell video games, anime, manga, comics, tabletop games, customisable card games, DVDs and more. Set up for traders from 11am - 1pm

Portland Yacht Club

Sea Sherpa North Shore Challenge
Saturday, January 25, 2020
to Sunday, January 26, 2020

6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sea Sherpa annual Australia Day weekend fishing kayak competition

342 Dutton Way Portland
Eoin Corroon   
Henty Bay Beach

Hooked on Portland
Saturday, January 25, 2020
to Sunday, January 26, 2020

10:00 AM
Hooked on Portland will return in 2020 over the January long weekend to celebrate our coastal centre as a fishing and tourism hotspot. The free festival, hosted in partnership with council and the Victorian Fisheries Authority will feature entertainment and activities for all ages

Portland Foreshore

Australia Day Celebrations
Sunday, January 26, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Portland Memorial Triangle 8:00am free barbecue breakfast, 9:00am flag raising ceremony.

Casterton Island Park, 8:00am free barbecue breakfast, 9:00am flag raising ceremony.

Heywood - Banks of the Fitzroy River 12:00pm free barbecue breakfast by 1:00pm ceremony.

Nelson- Bridge Park, 8:00am free barbecue followed by the flag raising ceremony.

Merino - Merino Swimming pool, 11:00am followed by free barbecue.

Various Locations

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