Coolart’s the place for counting on birds

IT’S National Bird Week and Parks Victoria has nominated Coolart Homestead and Wetlands Reserve near Somers as among its top 10 places to watch birds. Run by BirdLife Australia, the Aussie Backyard B...

Rhythms for rain

“RHYTHMS FOR RAIN” EVENT will take place in Flinders Village on Sunday 21 October. The launch will be on Saturday 20 October from 6pm-8pm at the Flinders Bakehouse Café, Cook Street Flind...

Surf teams back for fun

The Maladiction Longboarders Club has again teamed up with the Disabled Surfers Association, Mornington Peninsula (DSAMP) for a fun surf competition to help finance surfing days at Point Leo for peop...

The AGL Peninsula Film Festival back for 2019

THE Peninsula Film Festival is proud to announce a new partnership with AGL. AGL has come on board as Naming Rights Sponsor and will support the Peninsula Film Festival activities which include the e...

Art show entries from far and wide

Entries from interstate will be among the 850 works exhibited at next year’s Mornington Art Show. One of the feature artists at the show will be Kathy Van E and the art show judge is Lyn Mellady, who...

Australia’s favourite singers…together at last

SILVIE Paladino and David Hobson are seen together when they appear on Carols by Candlelight each year but are seldom seen performing in their own show together. They will perform classical hits from...

Shackleton now on show

THE Escape from Antarctica exhibition being shown by the Hastings-Western Port Historical Society focuses on the life and work of British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, right, whose expedition to An...

Microbats explained

THEY might be among the most common animals in our backyards, but they are also among the least seen. Microbat expert Dr Casey Visintin will reveal much about these flying animals during a talk at th...

Nature ‘heightens senses’ of Red Hill artist

RED Hill artist Jennifer Riddle has been voted by exhibition visitors as the winner of the Mercury People’s Choice Award in the 2018 Hadley’s Art Prize, with her depiction of a Red Hill garden cloake...