The Rotary Club of Port Fairy presents Greenbook at the Reardon Theatre at 7.30pm. Drinks and nibbles from 6.30pm. All welcome.
15 Minutes of Fame
The popular 15 Minutes of Fame is on again at St Brigid's Hall in Crossley from 7.30pm. The fundraising variety concert will showcase talent including the Tru North Duo, Breckin, Chloe Mutton, Andrea Robertson, The Chosen Few, The Sisters, Bruce Campbell and Robyn Gleeson. $15 entry. Doors open at 6pm, dinner available at 6.30 pm.
Letters: Scribed and Sung
Enjoy letter scenes from Italian, French , German and Russian opera featuring soprano Louise Keast, mezzo-soprano Naomi Flatman, tenor Asher Reichman and Pam Christie on piano. Letters: Scribed and Sung is on at the Warrnambool Christ Church, Koroit Street at 7pm. Tickets at trybooking.com or at the door. For more information call 0481 317 692.
Walk for Water
Join the Warrnambool Presbyterian Church in the global event that is World Vision's 6K for Water. Unite with people around the world and run, walk or jog to raise funds that will help bring life-changing clean water to vulnerable children and communities. Meet at 9.15am on the beach side of Pertobe Road, just after the McGennans Beach car park turn off in Warrnambool.
Damon Kowarsky's exhibition Sans Frontières at the Warrnambool Art Gallery closes on Sunday so this weekend is your last chance to view it. Sans Frontières is a survey of prints, paintings and drawings created by Kowarsky between 2008 and 2018. It collectively tell the story of places often relegated to the margins of vision. It highlights the many structures that man has built across the earth for habitation, ritual and gathering is an inherent power. Each tower of stone or brick, steel, concrete or plaster is an embodiment of social, political, individual or collective decisions that describe narratives of culture, power and agency. The gallery is open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm from and 10am to 3pm on weekends.
Gaming through the night
Join other gaming enthusiasts for LAN Of The Damned 40 at Warrnambool's Brauer College theatre on Saturday at 10am. The 24-hour event is run by a Warrnambool group which organises not-for-profit events that focus on multi-player computer gaming. It concludes Sunday at 10am. Cost is $25. To join other like-minded people or for more information go to the LAN of the Damned Facebook page or lanotd.com
Get some gift ideas for mum ahead of Mother's Day at the Abbey Lane Mother's Day Fashion Parade. It's on at the Terang Civic Hall's Rose Room in High Street at 2pm. The event will showcase women's and children's clothing, giftware, bags, candles from the Abbey Lane Linen and Gifts store in Warrnambool. Entry is $10 and includes a raffle ticket and glass of champagne. Proceeds from the day will go to Terang and Mortlake Health Service Mount View Garden Project.
Fight for the Bight
Port Fairy will host a Hands on the Sand event in Port Fairy at 12pm at South Beach, which includes an address by guest speaker and independent Wannon candidate Alex Dyson. Fight for the Bight Port Fairy's goal is to protect the Great Australian Bight from all exploratory drilling and mining for fossil fuels and protect the region's beautiful coastline. For more information go to the Fight for the Bight Port Fairy Facebook page.
The Loft will host a special Earth Songs-themed concert from 2.30pm with artists performing covers and original songs, with a focus on strong communities and a healthy environment. Headline artists include Lee Morgan & Sweet Charity, who will be supported by Bruce Campbell & The Plover Lovers, Russ Goodear & The Good Ideas Band, Stony Rises featuring Owen 'Less Is More' Ellemor, Bronson and Tina Go Cleaner and Greener, Topaz and the Red Tent Singers. It's on at the Liebig Street venue in Warrnambool. Tickets for the all-ages event are $10 at the door, children free.
Warrnambool Bowls Club, Jess Skye, 3-6pm and Hotel Warrnambool, Rhythm X Revival. 3pm.
Cancer Council morning tea
Port Fairy will again host its Biggest Morning Tea at the Port Fairy Yacht Club at 10.30am. Entry is a minimum $10 donation and includes morning tea. There are also raffles and a silent auction. Last year's event raised more than $11,000 for the Cancer Council and organisers hope to better the fundraising tally this year.
The St John of God Hospital Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a fundraiser with a morning tea at 10am, followed by the movie Poms, starring Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier and Rhea Perriman, at Warrnambool's Capitol Cinema at 10.30am. Entry is $20 and there is a lucky door prize and raffles.
Live music: Hotel Warrnambool, John Hudson guest session, 8pm and The Courthouse Camperdown, Sharps and Flats, 8pm.
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