June Events

JUNE in Gippsland

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Open Season  in the Snow

Hit the slopes on the opening weekend of the Gippsland ski season.
Head to the high country at Mt Hotham via Omeo or visit family friendly Mount Baw Baw which is within easy reach of Melbourne.

www.mthotham.com.au

www.mountbawbaw.com.au

 

More Than Opera’s

The Ring: Wagner Animated

Saturday June 7 at 8.00pm

A thrilling musical adventure adaptation of Richard Wagner’s The Ring Cycle.

Proudly sponsored by Dyers Transport

ESSO BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre

www.ebbwec.com.au

 

Wombat Stew – The Musical!

Thursday June 26 at 6.00pm

A combination of story-telling, mime, music, dance and puppetry.

Proudly sponsored by Sale Signtorque

ESSO BHP Billiton Wellington Entertainment Centre

www.ebbwec.com.au

 

The Community Bank, Tanjil Valley Art Show

June 6 to June 9

The 8th Annual Exhibition and Sale of artworks and photographs will be held at the former Hill End School over the Queen’s Birthday weekend. The official opening, wine and refreshments, and presentation of awards will be held on Friday June 6, and entry is free. Refreshments will be available for those wishing to view the exhibition on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 4pm. Wheelchair access is available. The Tanjil Valley Art Show introduces Digital Art as a new Open Topic for 2014.

Former Hill End School, Paynters Road, Hill End

(03) 5635 4277

 

Multicoloured Journeys

June 15

‘Multicoloured Journeys’ is the collaborative work by Gippsland performing artists and community members from a range of established and newly arrived backgrounds from across the region. The show is a creative showcase of shared journeys and settlement experiences of participants. A new and dynamic production featuring dance, drama, music and percussion from all over the world in a fusion of the cultures represented in Gippsland. Directed by Kumari Middleton and Steve Schulz.

Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, 96 Graham Street, Wonthaggi

(03) 5133 7072 or lisa@gmsinfo.com.au

 

Cora Lynn Football Club major fundraiser

June 21

Join the Cora Lynn Football Club for a fun-filled night with BABBA. BYO drinks and glasses. Cost: $65 (price includes dinner and show)

Pakenham Hall, corner John and Henry Streets, Pakenham

0417 546 481

 

Warragul Stamp & Coin Fair

June 7

Buy, sell and swap stamps, coins, postcards and militaria at this popular fair.

West Gippsland Arts Centre

Civic Place, Warragul

0409 793 081

 

Casey-Cardinia Business Breakfast series featuring
Layne Beachley

June 25

Join regional businesses for a morning of networking and to hear from Layne Beachley. Layne Beachley is widely regarded as the most successful female surfer in history. The only surfer, male or female, to claim six consecutive world titles (1998 to 2003), Layne went on to win a seventh in 2006 before retiring from the ASP World Tour two years later. Having spent two decades breaking down the barriers in her chosen profession, Layne has committed herself to making it easier for young women to achieve their goals by establishing the Layne Beachley Aim For The Stars Foundation. Celebrating achievement and supporting the journey of Australia’s young women, the foundation provides financial and moral support to encourage them to dare to dream, pursue their passion and aspire to achieve in all endeavours including academia, business, arts and sport. The Casey–Cardinia Business Breakfast series is presented by Cardinia Shire Council, City of Casey, Monash University and the Melbourne Football Club.

Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham

www.caseycardinia.com.au

Book online through www.trybooking.com.au 

 

WIN Network Traralgon Marathon

Sunday June 15 at the Traralgon Tennis Centre from 8am.

The Traralgon Harriers Athletics Club proudly presents Australia’s oldest marathon. Now in it’s 47th year, the Traralgon Marathon and Running Festival offers great value and a friendly country atmosphere. Go along and enjoy the friendly marathon and running festival, and stick around after the race for a bite to eat and the chance to socialise with fellow runners.

Traralgon Tennis Centre, Davidson Street Traralgon.

 

Art Exhibitions

Until June 14

ALISON LESTER’S ANIMALS

Featuring a new release of prints from Alison’s award winning book ‘Noni The Pony’. Books available to purchase at the studio.

The Gecko Studio Gallery

15 Falls Road, Fish Creek

www.geckostudiogallery.com.au

 

June 15 to July 19

Paul Sheehan & Rajko Grbac

Paintings and sculptures. Opening event Sunday June 22 between 2pm and 5pm.

The Gecko Studio Gallery

15 Falls Road, Fish Creek

www.geckostudiogallery.com.au

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