What's On (15 - 21 October)
What’s on at the Flem-Ken Festival this week? Lots for all ages.
> Gilbert and Sullivan Morning Melody sing-along – Tuesday, 16 October at 11.00am at 18 Anthony Street. FREE
> Mount Alexander College’s workshops – every morning and afternoon this week in the Festival Hub. Drones, drawing, mosaics, fashion and lots more. See online for full details. FREE
> Learn the joy of playing the ukulele at the RSL from 6.00pm- 7.45pm on Thursday, 18 October. FREE
> Hellection – Thursday 18 October is opening night of Flemington Theatre Company’s new production - a political comedy with music - at Flemington Primary School. Tickets are available via TryBooking and flemingtontheatrecompany.org.au
> Musical Sprouts – for pre-schoolers on Friday, 19 October from 1.00pm at the Flemington Community Centre FREE
> Thrill the World – Learn an easy ‘Thriller’ routine in this 90-min dance session, open to all ages and abilities. Sunday, 21 October 10.45am or 1.30pm. FREE, registrations essential (session will not run if there is no registration). Register here.
It’s going to be a busy weekend! Don’t miss out.
> The Whitlam Dismissal and the Palace letters – Friday, 19 October at 7.00pm at the RSL in Rankins Road - enjoy a drink and nibbles before Professor Jenny Hocking and former ABC journalist, Jim Middleton, discuss what really happened when Prime Minister Gough Whitlam was dismissed. FREE
> Speakers’ Symposium- Sustainability: Creative Solutions Saturday, 20 October at 1.30pm at Kensington Town Hall. Hear from Adam Bandt MP, Jacqui van Heerden and Peter Cribb. For the many of us who have small or no garden, hear a practical solution to sustainability from Vegetawall. FREE
> Forum on Australian politics – Saturday, 20 October at 4.00pm at Kensington Town Hall. Writers Professor Jenny Hocking and Daryl Dellora with Danny Pearson MP and Ellen Sandell MP look at politics in Australia today. Unfortunately Adam Bandt MP can no longer be available. FREE
> Pridham Jams – live music in Pridham Plaza on the evenings of Thursday, 18 and Friday, 19 October and across the middle of the day on Saturday, 20 and Sunday, 21 October. Come and support local talent. Open mic opportunities. FREE
> Art Deco talk and guided walks – Saturday at 3.30pm and Sunday at 2.00pm. Register at the Festival Hub. FREE –a gold coin donation for Flemington Association would be appreciated.
> Sounds of Flem-Ken Concert – fabulous family entertainment on Sunday, 21 October at 7.00pm at Kensington Town Hall