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TWiSK #208
But keep caring, communicating
and creating community.

Each week during the COVID19 restrictions
TWiSK will have a positive list of things to do at home,
all with a local St Kilda connection.
As the situation evolves, we’ll be listing call outs for volunteers with local orgs.
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We welcome your suggestions.

No opinion. No criticism. No fear.
Only positive stuff you can do within the official health rules.
Send your ideas now

Running Free workshops @ ACMI website
New workshops Wednesday and Fridays 10 am
Developed (in two weeks) by St Kilda locals Denise Eriksen and Esther Coleman Hawkins from Media Mentors, Running Free is a series of short and sharp online skills workshops for the screen industry.
The first workshops are:
Freelancing: Keep Calm & Find New Markets with author and journalist, Jenny Valentish.
Screenwriting: Where Do You Start? with drama writer David Hannam
What Makes A Good Factual Story? with Executive Producer Alex West
YuoTube page
Media Mentors

NatureSpot @ Your backyard or balcony
Saturday 4 April to Friday 10 April
Stay at home and participate in the NatureSpot from your backyard or balcony.
Spot plants and animals and log them online.
Do it at various times to see different critters – you might see bats or possums at night, many birds during the day and don’t forget the insects and plants.
Submit your sightings online.
There’s over 2000 wildlife species out there!  Free

Love Letters #1 Music @ JewMu

JewMu has partnered with the Festival of Jewish Arts & Music, to curate “Love Letters”.
The first letter is a song list, future letters will feature film, literature, podcasts and more.
Song list – From Lou Reed to Beastie Boys

Flawed heroes @ Sisters in Crime ONLINE
Live Zoom Friday 3 April, 8 pm
Emma Viskic, Karina Kilmore and Natalie Conyer explore the flawed heroes of their crime novels as they grapple with an equally flawed world. Chaired by author Jacqui Horwood.
Get details here 

Kate Ceberano Live Stream @ Memo
Sunday 5 April, 7.30 pm
MEMO has partnered with Renegade Films (makers of Rockwiz) to live stream Kate Ceberano & Co from the Memo. They hope this will be the first of many.
Give them some encouragement. $10
Buy a live link 

Gallery of ideas @ Linden

Links to great galleries and artist
The crew at Linden have curated a gallery of ideas for gallery fans and artists. The actual gallery may be closed, but your spirit can rove across a world of inspiration.
Linden Activities

Helpful Josh Burns @ Macnamara MP

9534 8126 or josh.burns.mp@aph.gov.au
Struggling to understand government support packages? You’re probably not alone.
MP for MacNamara – Josh Burns invites you to contact his office for assistance with access.
Josh’s one stop information shop 

Learn French online @ Alliance Française
Term 2 starts 20 April
All Term 2 French courses will be held 100% online and are now open for enrollment! $425 plus books.
Parlez-vous francais

Virtual Worship Kits @ Holy Trinity St Kilda
Linking parishioners via Zoom
Holy Trinity’s Reverend Kathryn Watt has arranged care packages for her flock with printed out sheets and booklets for the services now held remotely via Zoom. The packs, delivered safely by volunteers, included a toilet roll and Chocolate Easter Bunny. Thoughtful.
For more info

Get sober @ AA
Most local Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are now online.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
No dues or fees, local meetings everyday.
Meetings list and Zoom links
Also for other fellowships
Narcotics Anonymous 
Alanon Family Groups (for friends and family of alcoholics) 

‘Let It Be’ by The Beatles @ Missy Higgins
Listen now
Missy is a local.

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Previous editions of TWiSK

Monday 23 March – Sunday 29 March

Monday 16 March – Sunday 22 March

Monday 9 March – Sunday 15 March

Monday 2 March – Sunday 8 March

Monday 24 February – Sunday 1 March

Monday 17 February – Sunday 23 February