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Whats on in Portland

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
“Souvenir” Exhibition
Exhibition on display until 15 October 2013 at the Portland Maritime Discover Centre, Lee
Breakwater Road, Portland. Open daily 9am – 5pm (except Christmas Day). Free
admission to the exhibition.
‘All about the Man’ – Exhibition at History House
Exhibition on display until 31 May 2013 at History House, Cliff Street, Portland. Open daily
10 am – 12noon, 1– 4 pm.
The Pattern Project
Exhibition on display at the Portland Arts Centre until 24 May 2013 between 9am-5pm,
Monday to Friday. Admission free. For further information ph: 5522 2263, email:
lcooper@glenelg.vic.gov.au or web: www.arts.glenelg.vic.gov.au
Bayview College 7 to 11 exhibition
Exhibition on display at the Portland Arts Centre until 27 21 June. Admission free. For
further information ph: 5522 2263.
Child’s Play
Exhibition on display at History House until Saturday, 3 August 2013 between 10am – 4pm.
For further information contact Trevor Smith, ph: 5522 2319 or email:
tsmith@glenelg.vic.gov.au.
Casterton Town Hall Celebrates 75 Years – Exhibition
Exhibition on display until 30 June 2013 at the Casterton Town Hall (Foyer), 67 Henty
Street, Casterton. Open weekdays 9 am – 5 pm. Free admission to the exhibition.
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Saturday 11 May 2013
Mother’s Day Community Local Market and Crafts Market from 9am til 3pm at the
Angling Club, Bentinck Street, Portland. Lots of stalls – something special for every mum.
Food and drinks available. For further information contact Heather, ph: 0400 236 413.
Monday 13 May 2013
Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs Forum with Paul Dillon Forum to be held from 7pm -
8:30pm at Bayview College, Bentinck Street, Portland. Paul Dillon, Author, Personal
Development, Education Consultant, Social Commentator. Founder of Drug and
Alcohol Research and Training Australia and a former school teacher, Paul continues to
conduct drug information sessions and workshops for school students across Australia
and internationally. Paul also had a regular spot on a national radio program on Triple J
for seven years where he has dealt with current youth drug issues.
Teachers and parents from across all schools and communities are welcome to attend
these free workshops presented by Independent Schools Victoria. To obtain a brochure
or for further information contact Jill Goldsworthy, ph: 5523 1042, email:
jill.goldsworthy@bayview.vic.edu.au or web: http://www.bayview.vic.edu.au
Thursday May 16 2013
Cuppa 4 Cancer Everyone is invited to the Narrawong Hall from 10am-12noon for
Narrawong’s answer to “The Biggest Morning Tea”, our Cuppa 4 Cancer. Morning tea,
raffle, craft, plant and produce stalls. Gold coin donation on entry with all proceeds
going to Cancer Research. There is a donation box at the store just in case you can’t
attend but would like to donate. For further information contact Phyllis Grace, ph: 5523
4806.
Thursday 16 May 2013
Deborah Cheetham with Jonathon Welch Well known, singer, music teacher and Choir
of Hope and Opportunity (formerly the Choir of Hard Knocks) conductor, Jonathon
Welch AM, will be holding a FREE community choir workshop for people of all ages
interested in singing from 6.30 – 9.30pm at the Portland Drill Hall. Jonathon Welch is
visiting Portland with Indigenous opera singers Deborah Cheetham and baritone Tiriki
Onus and their accompanist, Toni Lalich who are returning for the second year to work
with Indigenous children from Portland and Heywood. These events are part of the
Glenelg Shire Council’s Arts Program. For further information phone: 5522 2263.
Les Miserables
See this Academy award winning film on the BIG screen at the Portland Arts Centre on:
• Friday, 17 May 2013 from 7:30pm – 10pm. Drinks and nibbles at 6.30pm
followed by the movie at 7.30pm.
• Saturday, 18 May 2013 from 1:30pm – 4pm. Film commences at 1.30pm
followed by a delicious afternoon tea.
Tickets available from All Saints Outreach (opposite Target), All Saints School, The Little
Bookshop, 80 Percy St or after mass at All Saints Church. Proceeds to the restoration of
the All Saints Church Spire. For further information contact Cecile, ph: 0408 513 416.
SPORTS/RECREATION
Friday 10 May 2013
Zumba Masterclass with Brazilian master “Enrique Salomao” Activity to be held from
7pm – 8.30pm. Tickets presold or at the door. Dress up highly recommended. Event to
be held at the Portland YMCA. Fundraiser for Portland Gymnastic Club. For further
information ph: 5521 7174.
Saturday 18 May 2013
Friends of Great South West Walk, Walking Group – Forest Walk Car pool from Cliff
Street, Portland; depart 9am. T & W Road via Cobboboonee Camp to Pipe Clay Road.
BYO food, drink etc for bush dinner. For further information contact Alan and Robyn ph:
5527 2003; http://www.greatsouthwestwalk.com/events/index.php
REGULAR ACTIVITIES
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.
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 Centre, Hood Street,
Portland. For further information contact Mavis, ph: 5523 1556.

 

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