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Manemit/Early Winter Walk

Seabrook, vic

Listen to stories about the cultural significance of the local seasons of Hobsons Bay and how it can inspire our life, work and play.

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The Birds – A Fairy Tale: A Book Reading and Talk by Sally Nansen

Altona Meadows, vic

Embark on a layered journey into the past, intertwined with the pressing issues facing migratory birds today. Join us for illustrator and writer Sally Nansen's captivating exploration in "The Birds - A Fairy Tale," a unique glimpse into the world of a 19th-century child and a small migratory bird.

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Old Laverton School Open Day

Altona Meadows, vic

Visit the restored Old Laverton School, taking in the history of the historic site as an early school building and rural outpost of the developing city in Melbourne’s west in the late 1880s.

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Pier Revue Exhibition

Altona, vic

The Altona Pier Revue Exhibition features the heritage of Altona Pier through contemporary works.

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Altona Homestead Guided Tour

Altona, vic

The Altona Homestead provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to take a step back to the time of our early settlers to the region of Altona.

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Family History Social Discussion

Altona, vic

Come along and hear from other group members sharing their knowledge and skills about Family Research in a friendly and supportive environment while making use of the experience of researchers from the Altona Laverton Historical Society.

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Balancing the past, present and future of Williamstown Botanic Gardens

Altona, vic

Established in 1860, the Williamstown Botanic Garden was one of Melbourne's first public gardens. Together we will explore what it takes to maintain it.

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Hume and Hovell Expedition Termination

Werribee, vic

At this event we will be discussing the termination point of the Hume and Hovell expedition of 1824-5 with particular emphasis on the three days prior to reaching Port Phillip and the first three days of their return journey.

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Russell’s Travelling Suitcase: Family Story time in the Park

Altona, vic

Join us under the heritage listed Morton Bay fig trees for a special Story Time that encourages families to consider their own unique stories and the journeys they have taken to be where they are today.

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William Cooper- An Aboriginal Life Story presentation by Bain Atwood

Altona, vic

William Cooper's passionate struggle against the dispossession of Aboriginal people and the denial of their rights and his heroic fight for them to become citizens in their own country has been widely commemorated and celebrated.

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Hidden Histories – South Kingsville and Spotswood

Altona, vic

Hidden Histories is a short film created as part of Better Places – Spotswood and South Kingsville. Celebrating stories of this unique area captured through listening to and filming locals to the area. This beautifully filmed little gem reminds us how a small local area can have a distinctive style and feel. Screening at the Digital Lounge at the Altona Civic Centre.

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Avro Anson Restoration Project

Werribee, vic

Come and take a guided tour of the restoration of an Avro Anson, our latest project at the B-24 Liberator Memorial Australia museum in Werribee. Learn how the Anson's history connects us to Australia's World War II aviation history.

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Patchwork Quilts – Connecting threads from Tradition to Innovation

Altona North, vic

Rachaeldaisy Dodd, an acclaimed Australian quilt maker and designer showcases her collection of quilts and shares stories in a Trunk Show

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Preserving the past in jars

Brooklyn, vic

Learn the age-old skills of preserving food with jam and chutney making. Connect with the memories of the kitchens of parents and grandparents at a time when nearly every household had pantries filled with jars of preserved food.

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Heritage walk of Newport Lakes

Newport, vic

Newport Lakes is celebrating 40 years since it was reclaimed and rehabilitated as a stunning park and wetlands. Join author Dominique Hes and colleagues for a guided walk around the Lakes with before and after photos and stories.

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Williamstown Cemetery -Convict Graves and Tales

Williamstown North, vic

A guided walking tour around Williamstown Cemetery, one of Victoria’s oldest graveyards with local historian Brian Haynes.

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Big Country Games Day

Newport, vic

Come and try traditional children's games from First Nations communities across mainland and the Torres Strait Islands with Aunty Pauline. Many of the games you see today have evolved from traditional games of the past. Stretch your body and mind as we play and learn together.

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Williamstown Botanic Gardens: Postcards from the Gardens – Moments in time

Williamstown, vic

Using the historic postcard collection of the Williamstown Botanic Gardens archive, visitors will explore the early 1900’s craze for postcard sending and collecting.

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Williamstown Botanic Gardens: Secrets of the Pinetum

Williamstown, vic

Follow the historic, winding pathways of Williamstown Botanic Gardens through the rejuvenated Pinetum to discover the intriguing origins of the tree collection and the fascinating stories behind how they came to be here.

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On the Beach- heritage walk

Williamstown, vic

On the Beach- A heritage walk with local historian Brian Haynes along the Esplanade pathway of Williamstown Beach from the Botanic Gardens to the historic Williamstown Life Saving Club.

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Black Powder Mill Open Day

Cairnlea, vic

See where gunpowder was made, hear how firearms changed the world, learn the history of gunpowder and the the importance of fireworks in Asian cultures.

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