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TwiSK #209
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Each week we will list ways to #stayhome and be part of the St Kilda community.
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St Kilda Botanical Gardens reopens on a trial basis

The St Kilda Botanic Gardens will reopen for the period before Easter!!!
Council will reopen this precious open space and Council officers will assess the results over the coming days.
Please, only strolling two-by-two or household groups for essential exercise.
Source: Cr Gross Facebook

Tim Rogers plays ‘The Third Level’ @ Review’s Isolation Room

Tim Rogers, You Am I front man and host of a Wednesday soiree at the Espy (when its open), sings an unreleased song in his bedroom.

More roll models @ Karen Hopkins art

Local artist Karen Hopkins is best known for magnificent eco Mandelas and art at Space2b.
She hopes these fun ideas will inspire you and yours to get creative with toilet roll tubes – god knows there must be a lot of them out there!
Karen’s site

Support indigenous artists @ The Torch
The Torch is a local project provides cultural and arts industry support to Indigenous offenders and ex-offenders in Victoria. Their online gallery / store is still open.

Australian Chamber Choir Good Friday live @ Digital Concert Hall
Friday 10 April, 7 pm
ACC perform regularly at the Carmelite Church in Richardson Street, Middle Park, but this special comes from the Melbourne Digital Concert Hall. $20 + $4 charge for Credit Card
Buy link

#3 Love letters on film @ JewMU
JewMu Education & Programs Manager Tamar Simons has curated five films to fill your head and heart (not to mention days!): Oma & Bella, Hava Nagila, Wedding Doll, Nicky’s Family and Scaffolding.

Cruise ships set to sail @ Port Phillip
The Viking Orion anchored off St Kilda is set to sail on Wednesday to ports unknown with just crew aboard. Meanwhile at Station Pier, the Golden Princess is set to leave next week,
Golden Princess bridge cam 

Kanopy: a free alternative Netflix @ Port Phillip Library card
Hundreds of great movies, documentaries and kids stuff free using your library card.
Go to Kanopy, enter your library card details; it’s free but there are monthly limits.
My recent views included Land of Mine, Last Metro, LBJ, Battle of Algiers and Grafters. Looking forward to some classic Jacques Tati.
Have your library card ready

The ultimate in intimate dining @ Local favourites
Some of St Kilda’s best kitchens are now open for take-aways. Great if you can afford it, romantic even? Send us your very short reviews (30 words)

Attica @ home

Not cheap but classy.
A variety of meals for two or the family.
Pick up or delivered. $60+

Di Stassio @ Home
Italian classics. Restaurant food made for home, that’s their slogan.

Cicciolina @ Home
Tasty favorites available for takeaway from $15

POW Kitchen @ Home
‘Specially crafted takeaway menu of Greatest Hits’ around $20

Ilona Staller @ Home
A Balaclava favourite. Great food from their special takeaway menu. $25 mains.
Monday-Saturday 4 – 8 pm
Menu   |  Website

Teddy bear discover walk @ Elwood & St Kilda

Essential exercise only: Take a walk with your young householders in the ‘hood to find local teddy bears. Spot them in windows, on fences and balconies. Organised by Elwood Toy Library and others.
Bear sightings map

Community service notices

Offices closed but phones are open @ Port Phillip Community Group
PPCG offices are closed, but the work goes on by phone
St Kilda 8598 6600
Phone, email and triage support
Food vouchers and other items provided online as able
Some food parcels and other emergency items available
No Interest Loans (NILS)

Vegetarian meals delivered @ Hare Krishna
Only available to needy student and concession card holders
The famous temple kitchen is delivering meals to the needy.
Order by SMS with name and address, concession card, number of meals needed.
Order before 6 am for delivery from 1 pm daily.
SMS 0438 716 335

Not local but interesting

The Show Must Go on @ Musicals on film 

Universal are releasing full-length, smash-hit musicals once a week for you to watch for free.
Not surprisingly, this week is Jesus Christ Superstar 11 April. 

Previous COVID-19 TWiSKs

Monday 30 March – Sunday 5 April

Monday 23 March – Sunday 29 March