A great list of things to do in St Kilda delivered to you every Sunday evening

aclandupgradeKeep up the love @ Acland Street
Works start on the new tram stop and plaza from Monday 8 August
Get down to Acland Street to support the traders while the works are on. Treat yourself at pasta at Cicciolina, grab a chocolate kugelhopf at Monarch, a book at Readings or a classic parma at the Belle.

Citizen science beach profiling @ EcoCentre
Monday 8 August 10.30 am – 2.00 pm
Get with the bearded Port Phillip Baykeeper to monitor coastal erosion on one of our beaches. This is a hands-on activity, fun for everyone, and recommended for all ages. No experience or environmental knowledge required. Donation $10 / $5 under 14
More info and bookings 

Elvis Double feature with live pre-show @ Astor
Monday 8 August, 7.30 pm
Elvis may have left the building, but he has not left the Astor.
Elvis – As performed by The Knave and his 10 piece big band will perform before the double feature screening of Elvis: That’s The Way It Is & Jailhouse Rock.
$12 Tix and info 



Family trees @ Laneway Learning
Wednesday, 10 August, 6.15 pm – 7.30 pm, Finn Cafe, St Kilda
Discover how to start exploring your family tree with Judy who has been delving into her family tree for more than twenty years.
$14 Booking and info

Deadline for poets @ EcoCentre
11 August
Seventh annual Elwood poetry prize entries close on Wednesday. Explore the theme ‘Beach’ and get your words in online

operaOpera and circus @ Palais
13, 16 & 18 August, 7.30 pm
Olivier Award winner Emil Wolk directs the captivating tragedy Pagliacci in collaboration with Victorian Opera and Circus Oz with two connecting episodes, ‘Laughter’ and ‘Tears’. More info  | Tix $130 – $60

Ruby Dee & The Snake Handlers@ Winnebago Lounge (RSL upstairs)
Friday 12 August, 8.40 pm
The 14-year-old four-piece combo plays an Americana spiced with Texas honky-tonk, Bakersfield twang, Memphis rockabilly, Western swing and good old-fashioned rock ’n’ roll. $20 Info and tix
See Ruby on YouTube

Tinpan Orange @ Memo
Saturday 13 Aug, 8.00 pm
Launching their single with guest Gabriella Cohen
$30 for a seat / $25 at the door
Info and tix 




Coming up …

Live’n’local @ local live venues

20 – 27 August, free
Check out the gig guide to plan your festive week