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Get TWISK every Sunday evening | Suggest contentThe ugly St Kilda Triangle carpark has been transformed into MAP57 – a Winter Garden with rides, ice rink, two big venues and more. Visit MAP57.com for details of an amazing six weeks family entertainment, great local performers and more.

LOCALS DISCOUNT: Get $5 off general admission tickets to BLANC de BLANC and Ice Skating until the end of June with the promo code: LOCALS

Ice Skating returns to St Kilda @ MAP57 on the Triangle
From Thursday 15 June – Sunday 30 July
Get your skates on every day until 30 July with increased hours over the July school holidays. 45 minute sessions, $24 / Families $65, including skates
Bookings required 

BLANC de BLANC @ MAP57 on the Triangle
From Thursday 15 June – Sunday 30 July
Stylish adults-only cabaret in a grand spiegeltent. +18 audiences
$38 – $78
Tix and info

Seniors rights forums @ Council venues
Seniors Rights Victoria speaker Gary Ferguson and Greek/Russian presenters will provide information on how you can play a proactive role to feel healthier, safer and more secure in your home and life. Free. Morning/afternoon tea is provided.
Tuesday 13 June, 10 am – 12 pm, St Kilda Town Hall (English)
Tuesday 20 June, Time: 10 am – 12 pm, St Kilda Library (Russian translator)
RSVP ASSIST 9209 6777 or rsvp@portphillip.vic.gov.au
More info

Songs of Bob Dylan @ Memo
Part 1 Acoustic Bob, Friday 16 June, 8 pm
Part 2 Electric Bob, Saturday 17 June, 8 pm
For the third consecutive year, a dynamic group of local musos assembled by Shane O’Mara will come together to celebrate the musical genius of Bob Dylan over two exciting nights. Tix and info

Any Dad – Parent Information Session @ Town Hall

Saturday 17 June, 9 am – 12 noon
Fatherhood Clinician and father of three, Dr Matthew Roberts hosts this gathering of fathers, no matter the age of their children. He will lead this session in a way that many dads have found helpful – info-sharing and network-building. No magic tricks. Just a sensible approach to getting the most out of fatherhood. Free
Bookings FYCParentInfoSessions@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Bill Garner on scripts for activism @ St Kilda Historical Society
Sunday 18 June, 3 pm, Community Room, St Kilda Library
Award-winning historian and writer Dr Bill Garner will talk on the ways local history generates scripts for activism using the history of the Brookes Jetty campaign as an example. Free

Worst of the Tiger Lillies @ Memo
18 June, 8 pm
The Tiger Lillies present their fiercest, filthiest tunes for the perverse pleasure of fans old and new. 16 + Tix and info

Book of Exodus Part I @ Theatreworks
Until Sunday 18 June
Two children create a documentary of a history they cannot remember.
Known for their bold, visually explosive theatre-making, Fraught Outfit’s Book of Exodus traces a community propelled by divine force. Part I premieres in June 2017, with Part II presented at Theatre Works in October 2017.
Info and tix

The Moors @ Redstitch
Until Sunday 9 July
Post-show Q&A Thursday 22 June
Sisters Agatha and Huldey live on the bleak English moors. A black comedy about love, obsession and being seen.

Skating on Thin Ice @ Town Hall Gallery
Until Wednesday 5 July
Janita Ryan, Skating on Thin Ice. From plastic waste to polar bears in an environmentally challenged world. Also showing is Carol Swain, Traces of Memory. Their artworks are inspired by walking in St Kilda.

100 years of maternal nursing @ Town Hall

Exhibit open until 4 August, Portico entrance
In 1917 the state’s first Maternal and Child Health service was set up and Council is marking the 100th anniversary with a display of memorabilia, detailing the contribution of its own nurses and support staff since 1918.

Looking ahead

Elders For The Earth @ St Kilda Library
20 June, 7 pm
Dr. Geoffrey Binder talks on the Climate Change, its causes and effects and what we must do to preserve our earth. Geoffrey teaches Sustainability and Behaviour Change at Melbourne University and consults to industry and government.
More info Liz Gallois egallois@optusnet.com.au

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks @ MAP57 on the Triangle
Friday 30 June, The Box  Tix
The Songs Of James Taylor: Bittersweet & Low @ MAP57 on the Triangle
Saturday 1 July, The Box  Tix
Renee Geyer @ MAP57 on the Triangle
Saturday 8 July, The Box Tix

Tex, Don & Charlie @ Memo
Thursday 31 August, 8 pm
Classic trio, classic venue. Best to book early me thinks. $60/$50
Tix and info

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