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.
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.
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.
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:email@example.com.
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