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Monday, January 26, 2015
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Events for the month of January 2015
Angela Sparks Residency in Artsbox
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Last Edited: Monday, January 19, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015
to Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Angela Sparks
We are delighted to welcome Angela Sparks as our first Artist-in-Residence for 2015. Over the next seven weeks Angela will be creating hand-carved sandstone and wood sculptures.

Pop in to the Artsbox on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday, check out her work and stop for a chat.

Follow the link to sign up to our Art Bytes e-newsletter to receive regular updates on the Artsbox and other art-based activities and opportunities.

Arts Box is located outside Footscray Library, 56 Paisley Street, Footscray

International Women's Day
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Last Edited: Monday, January 19, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015
to Sunday, March 08, 2015

International Women's Day
International Women's day will be held on the 8 March 2015. Let us help you get organised !

We want to celebrate your awesomeness with you and your friends, community group, team mates, band, colleagues, fellow artists and sisters, to:

Hold a party celebrating women and girls
Focus your craft circle, street performance, installation or next art work on gender respect and equality
Paint it purple - your building, canteen, playground, wear purple clothing, update your team uniform/banner, your website, blog, emails
Connect with your favourite women’s charity
Create images or film, and generate social media
Launch your female-focused crowd-funding initiative
Run a webinar, panel discussion or think-in and generate effective
action for advancing and recognising women and girls
Something other!

Whatever you do - we want to celebrate women and girls, call for equality - and 'Make it happen' with you.

We can provide some resources, venues, funds, council and community connections, advertising and promotion, administration, and perhaps other support we haven't thought of yet—Let us know. We cant wait to hear from you!

Footscray, West Footscray, Maidstone, Braybrook, Tottenham, Kingsville, Yarraville, Seddon, Maribyrnong
Emma Wilkinson   

Australia Day Celebrations
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Monday, January 26, 2015
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Australia Day 2015
The City of Maribyrnong will come alive with Australia Day festivities in a free public event along the Maribyrnong River. Join us for a picnic in the park with live entertainment by Ausdance, Raw Elements and the Footscray - Yarraville City band. Take part in the Australia Day trivia quiz with special guest Australian Ambassador, John Blackman. We will also recognise our 2015 Civic Award winners and welcome up to 60 new citizens to our municipality. With lots of free activities for the kids, interactive displays, food trucks and aussie sausage sizzle this will be the best place to spend the day.

Coulson Gardens, Chifley Drive, Maribyrnong

Vietnamese Playgroup
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Last Edited: Friday, January 23, 2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015
to Thursday, June 25, 2015

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
A facilitated playgroup for families from a Vietnamese background with children aged from birth to 5 years offerring educational and fun activities to do.
When: Every Thursday starting 29 January
Cost: $2 per child/$1 per additional sibling (paid in 10 session blocks)

Maribyrnong Community Centre, 9 Randall st Maribyrnong 3032

Free Twilight Movies in the Park - 'Lego Movie'
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Last Edited: Monday, January 19, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
8:00 PM
Lrgo Movie
As the sun sets in the west, gather your friends, family and neighbours to share an evening under the stars while watching a family favourite movie.

All movies commence at 8.30pm. Pre-movie entertainment starts from 7.30pm

'Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the Special -- an extraordinary being and the key to saving the world. He finds himself drafted into a fellowship of strangers who are on a mission to stop an evil tyrant's (Will Ferrell) plans to conquer the world. Unfortunately for Emmet, he is hopelessly -- and hilariously -- unprepared for such a task, but he'll give it his all nonetheless.'

Skinner Reserve, Braybrook

Plan It : Free Workshop
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Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 NOON
Do you start the day with the intention of eating well and then somehow end up snacking on biscuits? Are you scared to look at the back of your fridge for fear of what you might find growing there? Then this workshop is for you! Discover how planning and organising your food will save you time, money and centimeters from your waist.

Tanya Lewis from Ecoorganiser will show you how to stock your pantry, plan meals and help you to get in control of your food!

FREE event. Bookings essential. Book by following the link below, or call 9091 5637.

Maidstone Child & Family Centre, 23-25 Burns Street, Maidstone

6 Week Body Transformation Challenge
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Last Edited: Monday, January 12, 2015
Saturday, January 31, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kouta Fit
New Year, New You. Kick start your health and fitness journey for 2015 for as little as $5 per fitness session (includes a delicious recovery shake & fat burning tea to refuel your body)

Registration for the 6 week Body Transformation is a must which includes a wellness evaluation, measurements and fitness test to help track your progress.

ALL fitness levels and ages welcome, bring the whole family (kids are free), increase your fitness endurance in a fun and supportive environment; everyone trains at their own pace with like minded people.

Challenge kicks off on Feb 3rd every TUES and THURS 6.30pm, however you can still attend sessions from Jan 13th on a casual basis.

114-118 Rosamond Rd, Maribyrnong
Michael Malkoun   

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