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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
  
 
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Events for the month of November 2014
 
White Ribbon Campaign 2014
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Last Edited: Monday, November 17, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
White Ribbon Day
Yarraville, Footscray, West Footscray and Tottenham train stations will be transformed as local artists celebrate women in our community and an end to violence and gender inequality.

Grab a tasty free breakfast treat, collect your white ribbon and join in a photo booth art project.

During the month of November, come to town hall and donate practical goods to McAuely Community Services for Women:
such as new clothes, new socks and underwear; new sheets and towels, new kitchen ware and cutlery, Myki cards, phone cards and supermarket and department store gift cards.

Grab a coffee for a cause by picking up a specially stamped coffee from one of these local cafes: Guerrilla Espresso, Common Galaxia, The Little Man, Seddon Deadly Sins, La Chien, Wee Jeenie, The Milking Station and
Dad and Dave.

Encourage and support our cafés for their participation and generate conversation about ending men’s violence against women on November 25. #EVAW


LOCATION:
Yarraville, Footscray, West Footscray and Tottenham train stations
WEB:
www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/Page/

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding - Know Your Rights
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Last Edited: Friday, November 21, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Know your legal rights when pregnant and breastfeeding. Join us for a Q&A session with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. Afternoon tea, afterward. Babies and children very welcome!

Free event, but RSVP by email is essential

www.facebook.com/ozbreastfeedingwestgateregion


LOCATION:
Reception Room, Footscray Town Hall
WEB:
http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Faith, Acceptance and Living Together
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Last Edited: Friday, October 31, 2014
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Faith 2012
Celebrate the year's work and achievements of the Brimbank and Maribyrnong Interfaith Network. Panel discussion featuring Father Bob Macquire from the Father Bob Maguire Foundation; Jagdeep Singh Shergill, Sikh Community Representative and Aunty Di Kerr, Wurundjeri Elder. Includes entertainment and light supper. RSVP essential by 20 November to Maxine phone 9249 4814. Free event.

LOCATION:
Sunshine Convention Centre, 460 Ballarat Road, Sunshine 3020
WEB:
http://business.brimbank.vic.gov.au/events/

Cosi by Louis Nowra
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Last Edited: Friday, October 31, 2014
Thursday, November 27, 2014
to Saturday, December 06, 2014

8:00 PM
Cosi
It's 1971. Lewis has just graduated from university. As his best friend and girlfriend campaign against the Vietnam War, Lewis battles to stage a play with the patients in a mental hospital. When your government's actions seem insane, is a mental hospital the sanest place to be?

Join us for a modern Australian classic.
Directed by Mark Doggett

Featuring:
Kate Allnutt, Kate Bindley, Belinda Campbell, Matthew Dorning, Josiah Lulham, Colin Morley, Jennifer Piper, David Price and Tammy Weller.


LOCATION:
Bluestone Church Arts Space, 10A Hyde St, Footscray 3011
WEB:
http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/

Cheese Tasting and Appreciation Evening
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Last Edited: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cheese Appreciation
Miriam McWilliam (Mimi of Mimi-Myrtle +Co.), will be your cheese-hostess for the evening, who quite simply put… has always been “a more-than-enthusiastic appreciator of fine cheeses.” These events are Designed to help you understand the finer points of a specially selected range of cheeses, hand-picked from Melbourne’s finest cheese rooms.

For this first Cheese Appreciation Society event Miriam will be carefully selecting the cheeses to feature for the evening, from locally based specialty cheesemonger Harper & Blohm. Guests can expect to be educated in an informal manner with tasting notes written especially by Olivia Sutten from Harper & Blohm;.A complimentary selection of wine will also be offered to enjoy on arrival from Prince Wine & Spirits.

Cost: $45 per head
Class size: 10-12
Host: Miriam McWilliam (Mimi)


LOCATION:
The Mimi-Myrtle +Co. Studio - 198 Somerville Rd. Yarraville, Melbourne
CONTACT NAME:
Miriam McWIlliam   
PHONE:
0430877373
EMAIL:
workshops@mimi-myrtle.com
WEB:
http://mimi-myrtle.com/workshop/

Light up the City - Mayoral Lighting of the Christmas Tree
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Last Edited: Friday, November 21, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Christmas Lights
Everyone is welcome to celebrate the turning on of the Christmas Tree Lights. Free festivities include childrens activities, entertainment, and there will also be a craft market.

LOCATION:
Maribyrnong City Council Town Hall, Cnr Hyde and Nicholson Street, Footscray

Footscray City Festival
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Last Edited: Friday, October 31, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Footscray City Festival
State Election day. A day of festivities including food stalls, designer craft stalls, pre-loved treasure stalls, jumping castle and live music.

LOCATION:
Footscray City primary School
WEB:
http://www.fcps.vic.edu.au

Open Studios in the West
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Last Edited: Monday, November 17, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
to Sunday, November 30, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open Studios 2014
Artists in Maribyrnong will open their studios to the public to showcase their vibrant creative arts practice for free. The Maribyrnong Open Studios Weekend is an opportunity to meet the artists and get behind the scenes - explore their studios, watch demonstrations, participate in workshops, buy artworks and listen to artist talks.

You’ll find artist studios in their homes, tucked away in industrial estates, in converted warehouses and in community spaces across Maribyrnong.

Join in, get inspired, learn and discover the impressive creative scene bubbling away in Maribyrnong!


LOCATION:
Footscray, West Footscray, Yarraville, Seddon, Maidstone
CONTACT NAME:
Katrina Gubbins   
PHONE:
0396880233
EMAIL:
Katrina.Gubbins@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/openstudios

Micro Herbs, Greens and Edible Flowers @ 114 Blackwood St
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Last Edited: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Saturday 29 November 10am – 1pm (1 session)
These are a tasty fresh vitamin packed addition to any meal or snack. In as little as 10 days you will be eating your home grown food. Very little space and sunshine is all that is required in making this approach to growing easy, rewarding and very tasty goodies! All materials supplied.
Cost: $45


LOCATION:
114 Blackwood Street, Yarraville
CONTACT NAME:
Kate   
PHONE:
0396871560
EMAIL:
info@ycc.net.au
WEB:
http://www.ycc.net.au

Balkan Savoury Breads
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Last Edited: Friday, August 29, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Pastry
Saturday 29 November 10.30am – 1.30pm (1 session)
Learn how to make this yeast dough from scratch and turn it into a puff pastry style. Make scroll style bread with feta cheese, croissant style rolls and a moorish loaf. These breads are great to take to a picnic and for kids lunches! Ingredients and recipes are provided, BYO apron & container to take some samples home.
Cost: $40


LOCATION:
Yarraville Community Centre, 59 Francis Street
CONTACT NAME:
Kate   
PHONE:
0396871560
EMAIL:
info@ycc.net.au
WEB:
http://www.ycc.net.au

Crochet Christmas Ornaments
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Last Edited: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Crochet
Saturday 29 November 10.30am – 1pm
Learn the basics of crochet and how to make a selection of lovely Christmas decorations. You will gain the confidence you need to make gifts for your family and friends. All wool provided, please BYO crochet hook (3mm). Visit www.ycc.net.au for sample images
Cost: $30


LOCATION:
Yarraville Community Centre
CONTACT NAME:
Kate   
PHONE:
0396871560
EMAIL:
info@ycc.net.au
WEB:
http://www.ycc.net.au

Candle Making
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Last Edited: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Candles
Hands on interactive workshop. Learn how to make your own natural soy wax candles (using the melt and pour method). Make soy burner melts, soy votives and tea-lights. Soy is eco-friendly and burns up to 50% longer than paraffin candles. Course includes fragrance and colour selection and wick choice, you will also get to take home the candles you make. Visit www.ycc.net.au for sample images.
Cost: $45


LOCATION:
Yarraville Community Centre
CONTACT NAME:
Kate   
PHONE:
0396871560
EMAIL:
info@ycc.net.au
WEB:
http://www.ycc.net.au

Chinese and Vietnamese Yum Cha Fusion
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Last Edited: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Yum cha
Saturday 29 November 2.00pm – 5.00pm (1 session)
Yum Cha is very popular amongst Asians to break their fast. It's a few mini meals brought out in traditional bamboo steamers and you choose what you want. This workshop will show you how to achieve this at home. Dumplings, spring rolls, bbq pork bao and many more. Ingredients and recipes are provided, BYO apron & container to take some samples home.
Cost: $45


LOCATION:
Yarraville Community Centre, 59 Francis Street
CONTACT NAME:
Kate   
PHONE:
0396871560
EMAIL:
info@ycc.net.au
WEB:
http://www.ycc.net.au

Friendly Neighbours Program
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Last Edited: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Sunday, November 30, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friendly Neighbours Family Day
The Friendly Neighbour Family Day will be a mini festival and will aim to engage with the local Yarraville community and strengthen connections with community clubs and groups.



LOCATION:
Beaton Reserve, Yarraville
CONTACT NAME:
Mal Ward   
PHONE:
0396880200
EMAIL:
email@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au
WEB:
http://www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/friendlyneighbours

Kebapi with Ajvar
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Last Edited: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Sunday, November 30, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Kebapi
Sunday 30 November 2.00pm – 4.30pm (1 session)
In this hands on workshop you will be shown which complimentary ingredients to add to your mince beef to make these delicious skinless sausages that are great on the barbecue. Add delicious Ajvar (capsicum paste) which you will learn to make in class as an accompaniment. Ingredients and recipes are provided, BYO apron & container to take some samples home.
Cost: $35 (plus optional sausage making mould for $12)


LOCATION:
Yarraville Community Centre, 59 Francis Street
CONTACT NAME:
Kate   
PHONE:
0396871560
EMAIL:
info@ycc.net.au
WEB:
http://www.ycc.net.au

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