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Movies by the Bay in Altona: Captain Underpants (PG)

Friday 2nd February 

Enjoy great films under the stars at this popular free family event series. Bring your own picnic or stop at a local restaurant before the screening and enjoy a delicious dinner.
Movies begin at dusk, approximately at 8.30pm.
Held in Logan Reserve, Altona. For more information ph 9932 1000 or visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au  

 

The Substation presents Genesis Breyer P-orridge with Edley Odowd (UK/USA)

Friday 2nd February, 8pm

The Substation, 1 Market Street, Newport

Legendary English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance and visual artist Genesis Breyer P-orridge performs live on stage with Edley Odowd, who together tour as Psychic TV.  For more information visit www.thesubstation.org.au

 

Cherry Lake Market

Sunday 4th February

Held beside Cherry Lake, Millers Road Altona. For further information contact Lions Club of Altona Inc. Rick 9398 3946 or Ken 9749 3408

 

Summer Sounds: Altona featuring NEDA All Colour Project, Johnny Rollins and The Rrrrrrockets

 

Saturday 10th February, 4pm

Logan Reserve 

 

Neda delivers original world music performances in Australia in and around the world.  Her music combines acoustic, world electro, samba and hip hop.  Inspired by Brazillian carnival traditions, All colour live comprises glamourous percussion, harmonies, turntablism, guitar, dance and more.  Featuring DJ Jumps (the Cat Empire).  Johnny Rollins has found his voice as an RnB soul artist.  He points to the careers of John Legend, Lenny Kravitz and Frank Ocean as his musical role models.  After making the finals on the Voice, Rollins has toured nationally and released his own music, including single 'High'.  The Rrrrrockets, Awesome music for kids and their parents! Its time the kids of today got hip to some red hot rockability, skankin' ska, swingin big band and toe tappin rock 'n' roll.  The Rrrrrockets blast off with a seven-piece band including horn section and dancers playing up-tempo awesomeness.  For more information visit www.therrrrrockets.com.au

 

 

Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay - Community Celebrations 

Saturday 10 February

 

Hobsons Bay will proudly host the Queen's Baton Relay as it travels through Williamstown and Altona.  Cheer on the 32 baton -bearers at our two free community celebrations as they carry the Queen's Baton on its way to the ending at The Esplanade in Altona, the baton route takes in Hobsons Bay's beautiful coastal and heritage landscapes with plenty of viewing points.  Commonwealth Reserve in Williamstown will come alive from 11.30am with a family friendly program featuring Westside circus, Hoodoo Mayhem Brass Band, performance group Born in a Taxi and singers from Willin Wimmin.  Be there to see the baton arrive at Gem Pier on board the Tall Ship Enterprise at 1.15pm.

From commonwealth reserve, the baton will follow the coastline, along Point Gellibrand to end the first stage of its route at Williamstown Beach.  From there, the baton will travel by vehicle convoy to Kim Reserve in Altona, where the baton bearers will then travel south on millers road, before heading west along the esplanade to Logan reserve, before continuing to Maidstone Street.  From 12.30 pm, Altona's Logan reserve and the entire beach area will be filled with activities including netball, nippers, beach volleyball as well as a program of cultural performances celebrating the diversity of the Hobsons Bay community.  the baton will be welcomed into Logan Reserve at 3.25pm.  

11.30am to 3pm at Commonwealth Reserve, waterfront Williamstown

12.30pm to 4pm at Logan Reserve, Pier Street, Altona 

 

Farmers Market

11th February

Held in the Robertson Reserve, Cole Street, Williamstown from 9am - 1pm. http://www.rfm.net.au/

 

Planetarium Nights at Scienceworks

Friday 16 February, 7.30pm & 9pm

Scienceworks, 1 Booker Street, Spotswood

On Friday nights the Planetarium will reawaken after hours with a stellar line up of full-dome film screenings.  Grab a drink from the bar, take a seat under the dome, and let us take you on a journey! For more information and to book tickets, go to www.museumsvictoria.com.au/scienceworks

 

Summer Sounds Skate featuring Jungle Cuffs, Hollow December and Plaza-Trg

Saturday 17 February, Lunchtime concert, music starts at 11.30 am 

Altona Meadows Skate Park 

Jungle Cuffs are Evie Vlah, Lauren Hunter and sisters Hannah and Neve Tullberg, supplying solid garage punk to scream along and jump around to.  Westside Freeza Battle of the Bands winners Hollow December have been playing and writing music for almost two years.  Their sound is predominantly alt-rock with varied influences from The Black Keys to Cat Empire to Radiohead.  They released their first EP this year, and you can listen and download it for free at www.hollowdecember.bandcamp.com .  Hailing from Hobsons Bay, and now with two EPs out, Plaza-Trg (comprised of Ryan, Sunny, Elena and Harry) has been creating and performing thoughtful indie tunes ever since they first met in high school.  

 

Craft Market

18th February

Held in the Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 10am - 4pm. http://www.williamstowncraftmarket.com.au/ 

  

Movies by the Bay - Wonder Women (M)

Saturday 24 February

Commonwealth reserve, Williamstown

 

When a pilot crashes and conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight war.  Discovers her full powers and true destiny along the way.  The 2017 super-hero film based on the DC comic book, features Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright and more.  Its expansive, its big and its perfectly suited to this stunning waterfront location! The movie will start at Dusk - appproximatley 8.30pm.   More information available at www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au 

 

Farmers Market

25th February

Held at The John Morley Reserve, The Strand, Williamstown from 9am - 2pm. http://www.rfm.net.au/

 

Jalna Big Bay Swim 3.2 km Port Melbourne to Williamstown                                                                                            

25th February

The Annual Big Bay Swim starts at Sandridge Life Saving Club Port Melbourne at 9 am and finishes at Gem Pier Williamstown. Stalls, activities and entertainment held in the Commonwealth Reserve, Williamstown from 10am to 4pm. For more information or to pre register visit  www.bigbayswim.com.au

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        
 
                     

 

 







For feedback and comments please contact the Tourism Officer at Hobsons Bay City Council on (03) 9932 1000 email visitorinformation@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au