What’s on this week around Geelong
26th May – 1st June 2014
Dementia and Driving
Wednesday 28th May 2014
Dementia is an issue for so many in our community. This free community information session being held at the Geelong West Town Hall has been specially designed to help family members, carers and friends support people living with dementia and to help balance their independence with safety and the ability to stay mobile and socially connected with society in the often difficult transition to not driving. Spaces are limited so registration is essential, you can register online at https://register.eventarc.com/22726 or phone 03 5229 6979.
Thursday 29th May 2014
Free Kokoda Information Night
Mountain Design is holding a special information night for people who are interested in visiting the incredible Kokoda trail in New Guinea. This night will help you plan the best time to travel, pricing and options plus working out the essential equipment and fitness you will require and plenty of other useful tips. The event takes place at Mountain Design 171-181 Moorabool Street and bookings are essential call 1300 669 780 or visit www.trekkokoda.com.au/info-sessions
Thursday 29th May
Diversitat Training Open Day and Course Info Sessions
Come along to one of our open days to find out everything you need about a course to enrol. The day kicks off at 10:00 AM and runs through until 3:00 PM at their offices at 68-71 Little Ryrie Street. (Behind the Village Theatre) Register at www.diversitat.org.au/training or give them a call if you are interested in attending 03 5224 2329.
Art in the City
Friday May 30th 2014
Art in the City is going to be a fantastic event in aid of ‘SPAIN’ the Suicide Prevention Awareness Network. The event will have a gallery space, live music, complimentary nibbles and even a bar. Entry is $10 at the Ginsberg Market 53 Corio Street Geelong, just down from the Bush Inn Hotel from 5:30 PM onwards.
Friday 23rd – Friday 30th May 2014
Connecting to Country
Connecting to Country is a Aboriginal Arts Festival celebrating the knowledge and wisdom of our Wauthaurong People, the traditional land holders of much of the Geelong and Surfcoast region. The event will take part in Spring Creek Reserve at Torquay and will feature a wide range of activities including ceremonies, dance, arts and cultural workshops, movies, guided cultural walks. For more information visit www.facebook.com/connectingtocountry
Saturday 31st May 2014
Cloverdale Autumn Festival
the Coverdale Community Group are celebrating art, culture and the community in a fun day of live music, art workshops, henna tattoos, story telling, gardening food and so much more. The day kicks off at 11:00 AM and runs through until 3:00 PM at the Cloverdale Community Centre 167 Purnell Road in Corio. For more information visit www.cloverdalecommunitycentre.org.au