Email details of events to firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 6 – June 17
Intangible Island: Paintings and linoprints by Sofie Dieu. Wonthaggi ArtSpace. Sofie will demonstrate how she creates her images on Sunday, May 5, from 1-2pm. Formal exhibition opening May 11, 2-4pm.
Archies Bald Portrait Prize: Inaugural portrait and sculptural exhibition at Archies Creek Hall. Capture a person bald through chemotherapy, alopecia, shaving, genes, just born or simply a vision of what someone would look like without hair. Proceeds to the Cancer Council. Inquiries, entries to email@example.com.
Renewable energy roadmap: Workshops and conversations. A project of the Energy Innovation Co-operative.
Sat, June 8, 1-4pm
Matrifocal cultures: Wonthaggi Artspace.
Friday June 14, 7pm
Refugee Week film: The Staging Post. Wonthaggi Community Union Cinema. Screened by South Gippsland Rural Australians for Refugees, followed by a Q&A session with the director and a protagonist of the film. All welcome. Tickets: $10, concession $5, children free. All profits to the school in Indonesia.
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.
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.