Wanna be Mayor? @ St Kilda Town Hall
Monday 1 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Council elections are coming up on Saturday 22 October and nominations close at noon on 20 September. If you want to stand and maybe be mayor, this briefing session for candidates is for you. If you want to vote, make sure you are on the roll by Friday 26 August. More info Mandy Socha CoPP 9209 6777
Artist Speakeasy Finance 4 Women @ Linden
Thursday 4 August, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Rhiannon Robinson will take you through an alternative way to think about your financial security and independence. Rhiannon founded Finance Women, a specialist financial planning service.
$11, includes a drink on arrival Info and bookings
Arboviruses: What Is Zika? @ Alliance Francaise
Thursday 4 August 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
This talk is part of the ‘Innovation Rendez-vous’, an initiative of the Embassy of France in Australia. It’s open to the general public and particularly suitable for novices. The speaker )in English) is Christian Doerig, PhD in molecular virology at the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC) in Lausanne, Switzerland
$15/$10, 51 Grey Street Tix and info
Plastic Free July Celebration @ EcoCentre
Thursday 4 August, 6 pm
Did you try Plastic Free July? Or want to be prepared for next year? Celebrate this year’s successes and learnings, while indulging in a little food and drink. Bring a plate of plastic-free food to share. There will be celebratory bubbles to share.
EcoCentre, 55A Blessington Street
Contrasts @ Artist’s Studio 106
Opening: Saturday 6 August 3 pm – 5 pm
Check out Tamar Dolev’s exhibition, also on 13, 14 and 20 August, 11 am – 4 pm
2/106 Barkly St. St. Kilda
Gallie @ Memo
Saturday 6 August, 8 pm
Following the sell-out launch of his debut album ‘The Occoquan River’ at Memo in 2015, Gallie is back, kicking -off his first East Coast tour with an eight-piece band.
$27 for seat, $20 standing
See his YouTube clip
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Bollywood school @ National
Sunday 7 August, 2.30 pm
SHIAMAK’S Winter Funk is a platform for all students to perform on stage in a professional setup.
$25.00 Info and tix
Bird @ Astor
Sunday 7 August, 7 pm
Clint Eastwood’s 1988 biopic about sax player Charlie Parker inNew York in 1940. He is quickly noticed for his remarkable way of playing butbecomes a drug addict.
Tix and info