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Portland Update – Other activities

Whats on in Portland

Saturday 20th April 2013
Friends of Great South West Walk

Meet 9 am Portland Customs House, Cliff Street. Car
pool to Condah Forest walk. Contact: Wendy, ph: 5572 3097 or Julie ph: 5523 2131.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday 19 April 2013
Free Movie Night ‘Here Comes the Boom’ screening on Friday 19th April at 7pm at The
Star Cinema. Entry Free. Canteen available. Enquiries:-Vic 0408 109 152. Presented by
SWCC.

Saturday 20 April 2013
Film Society screening “A Separation” Screening the Iranian film “A Separation” on
Saturday 20th April at the Portland Arts Centre. Winner of the 2012 Academy Award for
best foreign film it depicts an Iranian middle-class couple who separate, and the
conflicts that arise when the husband hires a care-giver for his father. Session starts at
7.30pm. All welcome.

Saturday 20 April 2013
Portland Women’s Service Club Garage Sale Garage Sale to be held 9am – 1pm at 52
Percy Street (next door to Main Street Cafe). This very popular sale held every 2 years will
have many bargains including homewares, books, furniture, bric-a-brac, clothes and
much more. For further information contact Lyn Murphy, ph: 5523 1260 or email:
brianandlyn@hotkey.net.au
Sunday 21 April 2013
Poetry Reading Poetry Reading to be held at 2pm at the Portland Arts Centre. All
welcome listeners and readers. For further information contact 5523 1804 / 5523 4659.

PERFORMING ARTS

Friday 26 April 2013
360 Allstars A performance like no other, 360 ALLSTARS reinvents the traditional circus.
Replace acrobats with breakdancers, substitute a basketball freestyler in place of a
juggler, swap the unicyclist for a BMX flatlander, and throw in a Roue Cyr artist and you
get an exhilarating circus performance, like nothing you have seen before! Performing
at the Portland Civic Hall on Friday 26 April at 7.30pm. For further information or booking
details ph: 5522 2263.

Tuesday 30 April 2013
The Revenge of the Bat (Die Fledermaus) Co-Opera’s new touring production, The
Revenge of the Bat, traditionally known as Die Fledermaus, is world famous for its
gorgeous music and ability to cast its spell over audiences of all nationalities and ages.
Performing at the Casterton Town Hall on Tuesday 30 April at 7.30 pm.

REGULAR ACTIVITIES

Mahjong is going really well with six tables of experienced and newer players last week.
Come and join us at 1pm every Monday at the Netball clubrooms in Wade Street.
CEMA Bellydance Group

The CEMA Bellydance Group holds classes at Portland Arts Centre on Monday nights.
Learner fun Bollywood dance. Women of all ages & abilities welcome to join for fun,
fitness and friendship. Contact Monica, ph: 0423 945 300 for further information.

Fawthrop Wednesday Walking Group
Need to walk more? Like to meet others? The Wednesday Fawthrop Walking Group
meets in Hood Street Car Park at 8.55am for 9am walk around the lagoon. Free coffee
or tea after walking. New members always welcome. For more information contact
Rosemary, ph. 5522 1175.

Dance Class – Zumbellesque
Zumbellesque combining styles of Zumba moves, bellydance fusion and burlesque beats
all to modern music. It’s a get fit and have fun class held at St Stephens Church Hall in
Percy Street every Tuesday night at 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Small cost for adults and students.
Contact Gypsy Mischelle Star ph: 0418 717 555. All money raised goes to the Port Fairy
Community House.

Curator’s Cottage Museum in the Botanic Gardens
The Cottage Museum is open Mondays and Tuesdays 11-3, Wednesdays 1-3, Saturdays
and Sundays 11-3 for the month of February. For further information ph: 5523 3959.

South Portland Dance
Dance to be held on the third Saturday of every month from 8pm to midnight at the
South Portland Hall, Wellington Road, Portland. All welcome. A plate of supper would be
appreciated. Tarragal Band playing. For further information Marie, ph: 5523 4338.

Learn to Dance
Learn to Dance session to be held every Tuesday at the South Portland Hall, Wellington
Road, Portland. Beginners 7-8pm. Dancing 8-10pm. The Waltz, Modern Waltz, Rhumba,
Tango, Cha Cha, Swing, Fox Trot, Mambo. Cuppa and biscuits to finish. Entry fee – small
cost. Great exercise for body and brain. Learn here – dance anywhere. For further
information contact Jim, ph: 5521 1680 or Ellie, ph: 0438 233 424.

Seniors Activities
Mixed Pantry Bingo – held every Friday ‘eyes down’ at 1.30pm.
Cards (500) – held every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm.
Indoor Bowls – takes place each Monday and Wednesday at 1.30pm and Saturday at
12.30pm. All activities are held at the Fawthrop Community

 

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