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6th – 12th July 2015

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Tuesday 7th July 2015
Children’s Magic Train & Workshop
Geelong’s favorite magician Dazzling Dan the Magic Man is holding a fun day of tricks and fun at Bellarine Railway’s Queenscliff Station. magical experience they will not forget, where audience participation and storytelling are woven into the magic and everyone will learn to perform magic trick. Find out more at


Thursday 9th July 2015
Future Cities of the Global Age
The Council for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS)are holding an event entitled ‘The Future of Cities in the Global Age: views from Australia and Singapore’ exploring topics such as:

+ Demography and Diversity in a Globalizing City with a unique view from Professor Brenda Yeoh (National University of Singapore);
+ Encountering difference in the multicultural city: Tensions and possibilities with Dr Michele Lobo (Deakin University) and
+ The Fate of Small Cities with Professor Peter Spearritt FASSA (The University of Queensland). The discussion will also be chaired by CHASS Executive Director Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz AM.

Western Beach Room (AD/Sally Walker Building, Level 6, Room 104), Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus,  2pm – 4.30pm

More Info  Free ticket booking


Thursday 9th July 2015
Teddy Bear Picnic & Mik Maks
What a great double header, a Teddy Bear’s Picnic and the fabulous Mik Maks. Head down to the Geelong Art Gallery for this wonderful event. The day starts at 11:00 AM and tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite
Friday 10th July 2015
Catenary Lights Launch
Geelong’s latest attraction the catenary lights spanning the intersection of Malop and Moorabool Streets will be turned on for the first time in a huge celebration from 6:30 PM. There will be food trucks, live music and lots of fun. Be the first to witness what will be a spectacular addition to our city.


Friday 10th July 2015
Friday Night Market
The Vines Road Community Centre is hosting a night market at their complex on Vines Road, Hamlyn Heights. The fun starts at 5:00 PM and runs through until 8:00 PM and will have plenty of great stalls for the whole family to enjoy.