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What's on

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September 29, 2016

WHAT'S ON - FAMILY

Thursday

Police Remembrance Day Service

What: A special service to remember the 159 Victoria Police members who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting Victoria.

When: From 11am.

Where: St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Poplar Ave, Shepparton.

Shaken Not Stirred

What: The best of James Bond theme music presented in cabaret format by Shepparton Theatre Arts Group and a host of talented local singers.

When: From 7.30pm, Thursday to Saturday.

Where: Blackbox Bakehouse Theatre, 17 Wheeler St, Shepparton.

Cost: From $15.

More information: Riverlinks Box Office, phone 58329511.

CWA session

What: An information session on what the Country Women’s Association is all about. Coffee and cake afterwards.

When: From 7.30pm.

Where: Soldiers’ Memorial Hall, Tallygaroopna.

More information: Visit www.facebook.com/events/811838152251764/?ti=icl

Mini golf

What: Set in more than 2ha of gardens, lawns and picnic areas. See if you’re up to the challenge as you wander through the gardens surrounding the tranquil lake.

When: Open seven days a week including school holidays, 9am to 5pm.

Where: Riverside Gardens, Emerald Bank Leisure Land, 7715 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla.

Cost: From $6.

More information: Phone 58231515.

Train Rides

What: Grab a ticket and ride the miniature train around SPC KidsTown.

When: From 11am to 3pm during school holidays and every weekend.

When: SPC KidsTown, 7287 Midland Hwy, Mooroopna.

Cost: $3 each person.

More information: Phone 58314213.

Star Bowl

What: School holiday fun with 18 lanes of tenpin bowling, automatic bumpers on every lane, fully computerised scoring systems and coin-operated arcade games.

When: From 9am until Sunday, October 2.

Where: Star Bowl, 112-122 Fryers St, Shepparton.

Cost: From $10.

More information: Phone 58215587.

Koala Petting

What: Daily koala petting from 11.30am. Also see the second largest collection of Australian fauna in Victoria, including koalas, dingoes, owls, snakes, wombats, kangaroos, wallabies, Tasmanian devils, waterfowl and lizards.

When: Daily, 9.30am to 5.30pm until Sunday, October 2.

Where: Kyabram Fauna Park, 75 Lake Rd, Kyabram.

Cost: Adults: $20. Children (4 to 16 years): $10.

More information: Phone 58522883.

Kingfisher Cruises

What: Experience timeless natural beauty and peace gliding through the world-heritage-listed Barmah Wetlands aboard MV Kingfisher.

When: From 10.30am until Sunday, October 2.

Where: Departs Barmah Lakes day visitor area.

Cost: From $17.

More information: Email info@kingfishercruises.com.au or phone 58552855.

Emerald Bank Adventure Park

What: Heritage and plenty of activities: miniature train rides; jumping castle; pony rides; rock climbing wall; hay rides; archery; paddle boats; and pedal cart track.

When: From 10am to 4.30pm until Sunday.

Where: Emerald Bank Adventure Park, 7725 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla.

Cost: From $5.50.

More information: Phone 0428317017.

Friday

Salsa celebration

What: Renowned salsa teacher Frankie Frank will teach those new to dancing a few moves and help those who already have the bug to brush up their skills. A chance to socialise or just enjoy watching.

Where: The Olivehouse, 7230 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Shepparton.

Cost: $65 includes three-course meal and music by DJ Cheb Ali (from Salsa Grande).

More information: Tracy, phone 0418142451.

Pokemon in the Park

What: Enjoy the last day of the school holidays and the Grand Final public holiday with your family and friends at a Pokemon chasing event. Pokemon face painting on site.

When: From 1pm to 4pm.

Where: SPC KidsTown, 7287 Midland Hwy, Mooroopna.

Cost: Free.

More information: Word and Mouth, phone 0437771114.

AFL Craft Workshop

What: Kids can have their faces painted with their favourite AFL team’s colours for AFL Grand Final Day.

When: From 11am to 2pm.

Where: In front of Just Cuts at Shepparton Marketplace, 110-120 Benalla Rd, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

More information: Visit www.sheppartonmarketplace.com.au

Saturday

Nagambie Lakes Market

What: Regional produce, arts and crafts, food stalls, plants and playground.

When: From 8.30am to 12.30pm.

Where: Jacobsons Outlook and Blayney Reserve, Nagambie.

More information: Julie, phone 57941691.

Echuca Farmers’ Market

What: Fresh produce from local growers.

When: From 8am to 1pm.

Where: Alton Reserve, High St, Echuca.

More information: Phone Doug on 0437746459.

Nathalia Community Market

What: A big variety of goods on offer, with many local producers offering their wares.

When: From 9am to 1pm.

Where: Nathalia, at the reserve along Broken Creek.

More information: Veronica, phone 58662979.

Stretch and Flex

What: Adult exercise program suitable for all levels of fitness, even if you are unaccustomed to exercise or are returning to exercise.

When: From 7.30am to 8.30am.

Where: Ferrari Park, Midland Hwy, Mooroopna.

Cost: Free.

More information: Mooroopna Education and Activity Centre, phone 58251183.

Sunday

Historical Walking Tour

What: Discover the hidden gems and historical points of the region with a tour guide on a 2km one-hour walk around Shepparton.

When: From 10am to 11am.

Where: Meet at the Visitor Centre, 33 Nixon St, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

More information: Phone 1800808839.

Monday

Playball

What: A multi-sport program that teaches sport and life skills to children aged two to eight years. Playball coaches use a variety of sports equipment designed to be fun and keep children engaged.

When: From 4pm to 5pm.

Where: Western Park, Tom Collins Dve, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

More information: Playball Goulburn Valley, phone 0403179873.

Evening Unwind

What: A 45-minute gentle yoga class combining mindfulness, vinyasa flow, breathing and meditation to create a wonderful way to wind down and renew yourself after work.

When: From 5.15pm to 7.15pm.

Where: Tatura Community House, 12-16 Casey St, Tatura.

Cost: Free.

More information: Rachel Smith Solutions, phone 0419236889.

Tuesday

Child-friendly Exercise in the Park

What: Train outdoors, get fit and bring the kids along. Join Everfit by Louise for a mixture of boxing, bodyweight and cardiovascular exercises to challenge and get you closer to achieving health and fitness goals.

When: From 5.30pm to 6.15pm.

Where: Western Park, Tom Collins Dve, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

More information: Everfit, phone Louise on 0438041538.

Wednesday

Social Spin

What: Outdoor pop-up-style spin class using real bikes. The classes are low impact, low intensity, fun, social and specifically designed for women who want to get more active. All equipment provided.

When: From 11am to 11.45am.

Where: SPC KidsTown, 7287 Midland Hwy, Mooroopna.

Cost: Free.

More information: Bookings essential with Cycling Victoria, phone 84803077 or visit www.socialspin.com.au

Bullet-proof your back

What: Visual demonstration, education and practice on how to improve your posture, health and wellbeing.

When: 12.15pm to 12.45pm.

Where: Queen’s Gardens, cnr Wyndham and Nixon Sts, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

More information: Active Spine Centre, phone Jacob on 0439610615.

WHAT'S ON - CINEMA

Shepparton Village Cinemas

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; Pete’s Dragon; The Secret Life Of Pets; Bridget Jones’s Baby; Spin Out; Storks; Sully; The Magnificent Seven. Saturday: Nikka Zaildar (Indian film); Deepwater Horizon. Wednesday: VMC preview — one session only, Flicks with the Chicks — The Girl on the Train.

Visit www.villagecinemas.com.au

Benalla Cinema

Thursday: Storks, 10.15am; Pete’s Dragon, 12.45pm; The Secret Life of Pets, 3.15pm.

Friday: Sully, 7.30pm.

Saturday: Pete’s Dragon, 10.15am; Storks, 12.45pm; The Secret Life of Pets, 3.15pm.

Sunday: The Secret Life of Pets, 1.30pm; Storks, 4.30pm.

Tuesday: Sully, 10.30am; The Secret Life of Pets, 1.30pm; Sully, 7.30pm.

More information at www.bpacc.com.au

Swanpool Cinema

The Man Who Knew Infinity, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6pm; Belle, 8.15pm.

Visit www.swanpoolcinema.com.au

Euroa Community Cinema

Absolutely Fabulous: Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 4pm.

Visit www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au

WHAT'S ON - MUSIC

Thursday

Shepparton Senior Citizens Concert: Jimmy and Riddy. Phone 58214921.

Cricketers Arms: Jimmy and Riddy. Phone 58252066.

Mulwala Water Ski Club: Rodney Vincent. Phone 57441888.

Friday

Aussie Hotel: Outrage. Phone 58214011.

Mulwala Water Ski Club: Maurice Milani. Phone 57441888.

Shepparton RSL: What’s Next. Phone 58213124.

Saturday

Flanagan’s Irish Bar: WTF Acoustic. Phone 58219955.

Aussie Hotel: Party Rock. Phone 58214011.

Mulwala Water Ski Club: Evening with the Models. Phone 57441888.

If you would like an event included in the What’s On listings, please email the details to editor@sheppnews.com.au at least two days prior to publication.

WHAT'S ON - ARTS

Shepparton Art Museum

Showcase #11: Bridget Bodenham; until Sunday, October 30.

80/80. Eighty Years of SAM, The Collection; until Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Drawing Wall #24: Darren Wardle; until Sunday, November 13.

More information at www.sheppartonartmuseum.com.au

Benalla Art Gallery

The Salon: Benalla Art Gallery Collection; until December 11.

Natural History: Lake Mokoan – Sally Simpson; until October 9.

Familija – Jacqui Stockdale; until November 13.

More information at www.benallaartgallery.com.au

Kyabram Town Hall

Spring Carnival — 100 Years of Fashion and Accessories. From the collection of Isobel Harvie; until January 31.

Exhibition of portraits by Esther Costa; until October 3.

Shared Art Journal Project by Splinter Contemporary Artists; until November 2.

More at www.kyabramtownhall.com.au

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