Email details of events to email@example.com.
Sat, Sept 14, 2-3:30pm
Get to know your plovers: BirdLife Australia information session on one of Australia’s most threatened species. Bunurong Environment Centre, Inverloch
Sat, Sept 14, 10am-1pm
Birdlife Bass Coast walk: Tarra Bulga National Park. Call Gil on 0416 118 393 for more information.
Sunday, Sep 15, 10.45
Bass Coast Fine Film Group: Happy as Lazzaro, Wonthaggi Cinema. Non-members welcome. Tickets $10-15.
Sun, Sep 15, 11am-2pm.
Fixit Cafe Wonthaggi: Harvest Centre / Men's Shed behind the Big W carpark. The fixit Cafe aims to reduce, recycle, repair, restore, repurpose or refer. No cost but a donation to cover our costs is appreciated.
Sept 10-Oct 21
ArtsPrint exhibition: Wonthaggi ArtSpace. Selected printmakers, including Bob Hickman, Susan Hall and Amanda Thompson. Opening Sunday, Sept 15, 2-4pm, includes a talk by Victorian printmaker Kate Zizys. All welcome.
Fri, Sept 20, 1pm
Global Climate Strike: McBride Avenue gardens, Wonthaggi. Join millions around the world calling for action. Organised by the Bass Coast Climate Action Network
Fri, Sept 27 2-4pm
Birdlife Bass Coast walk: Campbell Street Bush and Baxters Wetlands, Wonthaggi. Call Nola on 0428 348 393 for more information.
Sat Sep 21– Fri Oct 4
School Holiday Cinema: Not just for the kidlets, films to suit everyone. New or recent release film sessions. $10 concession/children, $15 adults. Tickets sold at the kiosk.
Fri Oct 4– Sunday Oct 6
Melbourne International Film Festival: For the first time ever in Wonthaggi. $10 concession/children, $15 adults. www.trybooking.com/BENXK or 5671 2470.
Sat-Sun, Oct 5-6, 10am-4pm
Nest and bird exhibition: 98 Acacia Road, Grantville. Free entry. Tea and coffee available.
Tues Oct 8 7.30pm
My Brilliant Divorce: Live theatre. A smash hit on London’s West End, this new production stars the acclaimed Mandi Lodge (Shirley Valentine, Always…, Patsy Cline). www.trybooking.com/BDDOA or 5671 2470.
Sun, Oct 13, 9am-noon
Pop –Up Free Shop: Harvest Centre Community Garden, behind Mitchell House, 6 Murray Street, Wonthaggi. Bring your unwanted household goods, small furniture, clothes, books, CDs, seedlings, cuttings and seeds (no electrical items) then help yourself to something! Enjoy spring in the garden and declutter your life. Inquiries: Jessica on 0407 307 231.
Sunday, Oct 15, 10.45
Bass Coast Fine Film Group: Aga, Wonthaggi Cinema. Non-members welcome. Tickets $10-15.
Gardening workshops: Harvest Centre Community Garden, behind Mitchell House, 6 Murray Street, Wonthaggi. Growing from seeds and seedlings (Oct 16), pests and diseases (Oct 23), health and safety in the garden, looking after your tools (Oct 30). Cost: $4 for members, $6 for non-members. Please book at Mitchell House Ph 5672 3731.
Wed, Oct 16, 12.30pm
Free Meal: To celebrate Anti-Poverty Week, the Wonthaggi Branch of the Unemployed Workers Union is hosting a free lunch at the Shed at Harvest Centre Community Garden, behind Mitchell House, 6 Murray Street, Wonthaggi. Donations of prepared food appreciated. All welcome. Inquiries: Jessica on 0407 307 231.
Sat Oct 19 8pm
Wonthaggi Citizens Band: Annual variety concert directed by band master Craig Marinus. Guest vocalists from Wonthaggi Theatrical Group. $27 adult, $15 children, $80 family, $25 group bookings 8+ tickets. www.trybooking.com/BEKTS or 5671 2470
Sunday 27 Oct 3pm
Friends for Life – Marina Prior, Silvie Paladino & Michael Cormick: Three of Australia’s most talented musical theatre performers in a rare concert performance. www.trybooking.com/BDCUL or 5671 2470
Mon, Oct 28, 2pm and 6pm
Dead Men Talking: Hit musical comedy. Part of ticket sales go to Wonthaggi Life Saving Club rebuilding fund.
Sunday, Nov 10, 10.45am
Bass Coast Fine Film Group: Who You Think I Am, Wonthaggi Cinema. Non-members welcome. Tickets $10-15.
1st Sat, 7-11pm, doors open 5.30pm
Coronet Bay Unplugged: Open mic night of good entertainment. Coronet Bay Hall, 39A Gellibrand St. Entry $2. Acts limited to 15 mins. Performers and audience of all ages welcome. Inquiries: Wayne on 5956 6454 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Monday, noon
Wonthaggi Branch of the Australian Unemployed Workers Union: Meet in the Shed at the Harvest Centre Community Garden, behind Mitchell House, 6 Murray St Wonthaggi. All welcome, just drop in. We support each other with information on job centres, Centrelink, housing and food banks.
1st Thursday 10am
Probus Club of Inverloch: Warrawee Senior Citizens Club, A’Beckett Street. Monthly Dine Outs, Speakers, Tours, Fellowship, Fortnightly Knitters, Weekly Golfers, Walkers. Guests and new members welcome. Inquiries, David Vance, 5674 6525, Inverlochprobus@gmail.com
2nd Saturday 8-10am
Cape Woolamai Coast Action: Foreshore planting and maintenance working bees, February-November. Meeting at Cottesloe Ave Cape Woolamai or Phone Kate 0427 554 635, capewoolamaicoastaction
Second Saturday, 9.30am
Wonthaggi produce and seed swap: Swap home-grown produce and seeds or anything homemade, make new friends, share gardening tips. Wonthaggi Harvest Centre (behind Big W, next to Dan Murphy's). Inquiries: Bron 5674 6454 or 0432 281 006.
2nd Sunday, 2-5pm
South Gippsland Jazz Society:
Inverloch RSL. Lovers of jazz welcome. For more information contact President Neville Drummond 5674 2166.
2nd Monday, 10am
Probus Club of San Remo: Newhaven Public Hall. Visitors and prospective members welcome. Interesting speakers, outings, trips and shared meals. Inquiries: Neil Stewart, Ph 5956 6581 or email@example.com.
2nd Tuesday, 10am-noon
Corinella cancer support group: Corinella & District Community Centre, 48 Smythe Street, Corinella. Entry $2 or gold coin donation. Details: Peter Berkers, 5678 1150, 0417 157 144, firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Monday, 6pm
Wonthaggi Evening VIEW Club. A national women’s organisation helping disadvantaged children. Wonthaggi Club. Dinner meeting 6 pm for 6.30. Inquiries: Marea on 5674 1540.
3rd Tuesday, 1.30pm
Wonthaggi Movie Makers: Wonthaggi Information Centre. Non-professional video-makers meet to view and discuss members' work, hold technical sessions and video shoots. Visitors and new members welcome. Inquiries: email@example.com, Tony Andrews 0409 804 567.
Third Tuesday, 9.45am
Wonthaggi & District Combined Probus Club: Guest speakers, tours and cruises, music appreciation, scrabble, theatre, movies, walking,picnics and dine-outs. Wonthaggi Golf Club. Inquiries: Jan Cheshire on 5672 2835 or 0409 428 619.
3rd Thursday, 10am
Anderson's Inlet Probus Club: RSL Hall Inverloch. New members most welcome. Inquiries: Freda Allen, 5674 2686 or firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Saturday, 1.30pm
Bass Coast Camera Club
Goods Shed, Wonthaggi via Big W car park. We are a friendly group of enthusiastic photographers. Inquiries: David Henry, 0414 994 729.
Fourth Thursday, 10am-noon
Support after Suicide: Grantville Transaction Centre. Meetings are hosted by trained volunteers who have themselves been bereaved by suicide. Inquiries: email@example.com or 9421 7640.
Inverloch parkrun: A free, weekly timed 5km run or walk for all ages from Rotary Centenary Park, Ramsey Boulevard, Inverloch. Visit parkrun.com.au/inverloch
or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Grantville Baptist Church: meets in the Transition Centre Grantville. All welcome. Inquiries: Brendan Smith 0412 187 893 or Eric Hornesby 0407 222 087.
Bass Coast Chorale: Rehearsals at the Wonthaggi Citizens Band room in Billson Street. New members welcome. Inquiries: Wayne Moloney on 0402 727 364.
Tuesdays and Fridays
Community bus: Door-to-door pick-up service to Wonthaggi for residents of The Gurdies, Pioneer Bay, Grantville, Tenby Point, Corinella, Coronet Bay, Bass, Kilcunda, Dalyston and Archies Creek. Cost $12 return. Bookings: 5678 2277 or email@example.com.
Carpet bowls: Combined Pensioners Association Newhaven Carpet Bowls Club, Newhaven Hall, Cleeland Street. Gentle exercise and good fun. $6 to join, $5 a week to play. Inquiries: Barb, 5678 5806, or Charles, 5952 6579.
No Lights, No Lycra: Dancing in the dark. RSL Hall, 15 Bolding Place, Inverloch. Entry $7. Dress: comfy - you’re going to get sweaty. BYO water bottle. Check out nolightsnolycra.com for the whole story.