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Whats on Portland - 5 July 2013 Whats On

Whats on Portland - 5 July 2013 Whats On

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Whats on in Portland this week.
Whats on in Portland this week.

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Published by: Guy Besley on Jul 04, 2013
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July 2013CURRENT EXHIBITIONSLight and Life Exhibition
Local artist Mischelle Star presents an illuminating exhibition of bright colours to stimulate thesenses, in scenes of landscape, abstract and contemporary illusions. Exhibition on display atthe Portland Arts Centre, Cnr Glenelg and Bentinck Streets, Portland until 19 July. Openweekdays 9am-5pm. Admission free. For further information ph: 5522 2263.
“Souvenir” Exhibition
Exhibition on display until 15 October 2013 at the Portland Maritime Discover Centre, LeeBreakwater Road, Portland. Open daily 9am – 5pm (except Christmas Day). Free admissionto the exhibition.
Time Out
Clubs, social groups and community events of yesteryear are the focus of this display ofPortland’s past. The display includes photographs and items relating to the Portland HighlandPipe Band, Portland P.A.&H. Show, Portland Star Theatre and Portland Social Amusement ClubExhibition on display at History House, Cliff Street, Portland until 31 January 2014. Open dailyfrom 10am to 12noon and 1pm to 4pm (except Good Friday and Christmas Day). Cost onentry.
Child's Play
 Exhibition on display at History House until Saturday, 3 August 2013 between 10am – 4pm. For further information contact Trevor Smith, ph: 5522 2319 or email:tsmith@glenelg.vic.gov.au.
Winding A Path To The Sea
Take a nostalgic journey along the Glenelg River with this exhibition looking at the river from ahistoric perspective. Themes include bridges and crossings; major floods; fishing the river;shacks and camping; recreation and celebration; and tragedy on the river. The exhibitionalso includes a collection of vintage fishing paraphernalia – rods and reels, floats, flies, creels,books and bait tins. Exhibition on display at the Casterton Town Hall (Foyer), 67 Henty Street,Casterton until 9 February 2014. Open weekdays 9am-5pm except Public Holidays. Admissionfree.
COMMUNITY EVENTSHoliday Movie Session screening at The Star Cinema, Portland
 'Snow Dogs' screening on Wednesday 10th July at 2pm. Entry Free. Canteen available.Presented by SWCC. For further information ph: 0408109152
SPORT AND RECREATIONSaturday 13 July 2013Friends of Great South West Walk 
Walk to be held on Saturday 13
July 2013. Meet 9amPortland Customs House, Cliff Street for car pool transport arrangements. Walk McHugh'sTrack to Simson's Landing via Hirth's Landing. Enjoy bush and river scenery in Lower GlenelgNational Park. Intending walkers please register with leader Julie ph: 55232131/ 0407 052 914by Thursday 11 July 2013 or http://www.greatsouthwestwalk.com/events/index.php 
PERFORMING ARTSWednesday 3 July 2013On Air.
The program consists of four works, all of which are choreographed by Simon Hoy. OnAir, is a pure dance work inspired by our fundamental human interdependence with music byClaude Debussy. Focussed on Aspects of Light, is based on a poem by Faye Jones,‘Separation’, with music by Dmitri Shostakovich. Submerged mirrors the endless possibilities ofour lives and scope for development. It is never too late to try and create a better tomorrow.Music by Samuel Barber. Motion Transcend is a classical ballet about picture, line, andsilhouette, an emphasis on grace within each gesture and intricacies of each linking moment.Music by Frederic Chopin. Cost on entry. Running time: 75 minutes, no interval. This event ispart of the Glenelg Shire Council's Arts Program. To be held at the Portland Arts Centre at7:30pm. For further information contact Lynda ph: 5522 2263, emaillcooper@glenelg.vic.gov.auor web:www.glenelg.vic.gov.au 
Saturday 6 July 2013Delectable Shelter
Delectable Shelter is a riotous, no-holds-barred portrait of western society,facing the end of the world as they know it. In a bunker deep under the Earth's surface, thelast five humans are left after ``the end of the world''. Their job is to ensure the human racesurvives for the 350 years it takes before it is safe to return to the surface. As these five verydifferent individuals plan their utopian society they introduce a hilarious breeding program.Their daftness contrasts with the darkness of the underground; all culminating in a purelyhilarious gospel choir belting out 80’s love ballads. “The performances are excellent” TheAge. Originally produced by The Hayloft Project and Theatre Works. Cost on entry.Approximately 90 minutes, no interval. Warning: Performance contains coarse language,adult themes, sexual references, smoking & 80s music. This event is part of the Glenelg ShireCouncil Arts Program. To be held at the Portland Arts Centre on Saturday, 6 July 2013 at7:30pm. For further information contact Lynda ph: 5522 2263, emaillcooper@glenelg.vic.gov.auor web:www.glenelg.vic.gov.au 
For further information on Performing Arts contact Lynda, ph: 5522 2263,email:lcooper@glenelg.vic.gov.auor web:www.arts.glenelg.vic.gov.au  CHILDRENS SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIESFriday 5 July 2013Playdough Icecream Creations
Create your dream icecream with playdough. Activity to beheld at the Portland Library at 11am. 5522 2265 (Portland)
web:www.glenelglibraries.vic.gov.auor email:library@glenelg.vic.gov.au 
Monday 8 July 2013Come around the world on our Scout holiday activities
Activities to be held at the Scout Hallin Market Court (behind the Fire Station) on Monday 8
July to Friday 12 July 2013. Sessions:9am-12noon or 1pm-4pm. Cost per session. Suitable for 6 to 16 year olds. Bookings preferred.Contact Laurel: 5523 4593 or Janice: 5523 6529.
Activity at Orchard Rise Creative Arts Studio (Portland) from 11am-12pm.Suitable for ages 7-17. Costumes provided or wear your favourite outfit. Limited numbers,bookings essential. For bookings call 1300 GLENELG (1300 453 635).
Tuesday 9 July 2013Rockwall Climbing
Activity at the Portland YMCA from 12 -2pm. Suitable for school agedchildren. For more information ph: 5521 7174.
10, 11, 12 July 2013Mad Science – Library Activity
Experiment with crazy, weird concoctions. Activity to be heldas follows: Casterton Library on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 at 11am, Heywood Library onThursday, 11 July 2013 at 11am and Portland Library on Friday, 12 July 2013 at 11am. For further information ph: 5554 2444 (Casterton), 55270 666 (Heywood), 5522 2265 (Portland),web: www.glenelglibraries.vic.gov.au or email:library@glenelg.vic.gov.au 
Wednesday 10 July 2013Theatre Sports Drama
At Orchard Rise Creative Arts Studio (Portland) from 11am – 12pm.Suitable for ages 7-17. Come and try fun and engaging drama games and join in ‘Portland’sGot Talent’. Limited numbers, bookings essential. For bookings call 1300 GLENELG (1300 453635).
Wednesday 10 July 2013Holiday Movie Sessions screening at The Star Cinema, Portland
'Snow Dogs” at 2pmEntry Free. Canteen available. Presented by SWCC. For further information ph: 0408109152.
 Thursday 11 July 2013Kids Zumba
Activity at the Portland YMCA from 1-2pm. Suitable for school aged children.For more information ph: 5521 7174.
Thursday 11 July 2013Music Taster Workshop with Rosie Collins
Workshop to be held at the Portland Arts Centre.Entree (suitable Prep to Grade 2) from 10.15 – 11.45am.Main (suitable Grade 3-4) from 12.45 – 2.45pmDesert (suitable Grade 5-6) from 3-5pmThis workshop series gives a brief introduction to playing numerous musical instruments thatinclude bass guitar, drum kit, electric guitar, keyboard, bongos, acoustic guitar and vocaltuition. It’s a fun interactive workshop that is sure to get your child excited about music! For more information and bookings call 0400 768 033.

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