BREAKFAST: For men wanting to find a place for a chat, look no further than the Grab Life by the Balls community which meets at Lake Pertobe at 7.30am every Friday.
CARNIVAL: The Warrnambool Family Carnival is operating from Good Friday until April 11 with rides including dodgem cars, the cha-cha and the Enchanted Circus. Keep an eye in the sky on Sunday evening with a Easter fireworks display by the foreshore from 8.45pm.
EXHIBITION: The Warrnambool and District Artists Society exhibition is now showing at the Merri View Gallery until June 20. The gallery is open 12pm-4pm on weekends.
SEA CHANGE: Caroline Healey and Tim Freeman's collaborative exhibition is now showing at The F Project. The exhibition showcases a range of Warrnambool and surrounding seascapes in the artist's different styles. The community gallery is open 10am-4pm Friday-Sunday at 224 Timor Street, Warrnambool with the show running until April 25.
FITNESS: Parkrun meets every Saturday at Lake Pertobe at 8am for a five-kilometre run/jog/walk.
MARKET: The Port Fairy Community Market brings together a selection of locally grown and handmade products and produce.
CHOIR: The Australian Chamber Choir will perform Faure Requiem at the Thomson Memorial Church in Terang at 3pm. Tickets are $15-$40 with people under 15 free and available from Les Reicha's General Draper Store, Terang or online via auschoir.org.au
WALKS: Take a guided tour at 2pm through beautiful Port Fairy and learn the history of the many and varied stone walls around the town as part of the National Trust of Australia's Heritage Festival. Tickets are $15 with bookings essential via the National Trust website.
TALK: Dr Caleb Dawson his research in Breast Cancer Exploration in a free lecture at the Wyton Theater, Emmanuel College at 7pm. The talk is part of the Easter Arts Festival with more information availble via easterartsfestival.com
DUTCH CELEBRATIONS: The Dutch Community Group will be celebrating Dutch King Willem Alexander's birthday at Lake Pertobe from 2pm with a stack of traditional Dutch games for all ages including Koekhappen, Spijkerpoepen, Steltlopen, Zaklopen and more.
BIKE NIGHT: Warrnambool Bike Night will be held at the Civic Green from 4pm. Head down for a family friendly meet and greet of riders in the local region as well as a chance to see some awesome bikes.
MARKET: Warrnambool showgrounds will hold its weekly undercover market from 8am to 1pm.
DANCE: Panmure Dance group is holding an afternoon of old-time and western partner dancing at the Panmure Hall from 1.30pm. The cost is $5 and everyone is welcome to come along. Dances are held regularly on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.
SHOW: BEAST features 23 dancers from across the south-west for a full-length urban dance production. The show begins at 4pm at the Lighthouse Theatre with tickets available from the Lighthouse Theatre box office by calling 5559 4999.
ANZAC DAY:Services across the south-west: Hawkesdale will have a dawn service at 6am at the Memorial Hall at Dawson Street. Mortlake RSL sub-branch members will march to the memorial in Dunlop Street at 10am. Ellerslie will have a service at 9am. Camperdown will have a dawn service at 6am at the memorial and a service at 10.30am. Port Fairy will have a service at 10.15am at Port Fairy at the memorial on Railway Place. Koroit will hold a service at noon at the memorial in High Street. Terang will host a dawn service at the hall with a gunfire breakfast to follow.
COMEDY: Dirty Angel Comedy is returning with Melbourne International Comedy's seasoned comedian Gavin Sempel's show Phillip. The show will begin at 5pm at Mozart Hall with tickets $15 via the Dirty Angel Comedy website.
THRIVE: The Connect to Thrive Exhibition is a virtual event aimed at contributing to and supporting the south-west community. It provides a space to connect and collaborate with others to contribute to a collective goal. The event begins at 1pm with more information available via Eventbrite.
LEARNING: Warrnambool's University of the Third Age is hosting a tutorial with Dick Whitaker discussing limits in nature; the speed of light and terminal velocity in the atmosphere. The tutorial will take place at 10.30am in the Hammond Centre on Henna Street and will also be streamed live over Zoom. For more information contact Peter Dexter on 0417 431 277.
BEEKEEPING: The beekeeping club meets every Monday at the Jim Robinson Shearing Pavilion at the Warrnambool Showgrounds at 7pm.
CREATIONS: Molly Melican is joining the team at One Day Studios for an after school class on character creations using a range of materials. Every Monday during school terms Molly will help students aged from 7-11 with the character building. Bookings are available via the One Day Studios website.
MARKET: The Warrnambool Community Gardens' market returns from 3.30pm to 6.30pm with stalls of fresh fruit and vegetables, seedlings and plants from within 150 kilometres of the city. There will also be live music from Bruce Campbell and Friends.
TREATY: A free lunchtime yarn will be held at the Pavilion Cafe at 11am to discuss, learn and guide the First Peoples' Assembly of Victoria's work towards Treaty. Bookings are essential via Eventbrite.
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