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 Are you looking after someone?  
Tuesday, 7 October 2014
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A free morning tea and presentation by Carers Victoria about the importance of looking after yourself when you are looking after someone else. Exploring supports and services in the community. Please call 1800 052 222 to RSVP by Monday 29th September.
LOCATION: Colac Neighbourhood House, 23 Miller Street, Colac
CONTACT NAME: Serena Griffin  PHONE: 1800 052 222
EMAIL: carer_respite@barwonhealth.org.au

 Birregurra Movie Night  
Friday, 10 October 2014
5:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Birregurra Movie Night - FREE
5-6.30pm Frozen
7.30pm - 9.30pm Pirates of the Caribbean - The Curse of the Black Pearl
Wear your favourite onsie or PJ's. Snacks and drinks available for purchase on the night.
LOCATION: Birregurra Primary School
CONTACT NAME: Emma Clark  PHONE: 0400 319 192
EMAIL: emma.clark@colacotway.vic.gov.au

 Chase the Dog  
Saturday, 11 October 2014
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Chase the Dog is a non competitive cycling event. The spectacular 80km course will take in some of the best old logging routes of the Otway ranges, a mixture of rail trail, fire roads and quiet back country roads. This event can be ridden on virtually any type of bike - as long as it has got wheels and goes alright on the dirt, bring it along! This is the pefect opportunity to lose yourself in the heart of the Otways with your mates in a safe, supported and friendly manner. Prouldly supporting beyondblue.
CONTACT NAME: Norm Douglas  PHONE: 0439 579 520
EMAIL: normdouglas@gmail.com
WEB: www.chasethedog.com.au

 Birregurra Festival & Art Show  
Saturday, 11 October 2014
to Sunday, 12 October 2014

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Enjoy the beautiful Otways and the town of Birregurra for 2 days. Begins with the opening of the Art Show on Friday 10 October at 7.30pm. Children's activities, Dog jumping, music, animal nursery, stalls and the Food and Wine Area.
LOCATION: Main Street, Birregurra
CONTACT NAME: Vicki Jeffrey  PHONE: 0419367994
EMAIL: vaj001@bigpond.net.au
WEB: www.birregurra.com/festival

 Colac Orchid Club Annual Show  
Saturday, 11 October 2014
to Sunday, 12 October 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Showcasing a brilliant variety of Orchid species. Sales table and repotting and general tips on growing orchids.
LOCATION: Colac Showgrounds
CONTACT NAME: Geoff Coghill  PHONE: 5231-3473
EMAIL: geoff.beilby@bigpond.com

 Classic Scramble Club  
Sunday, 12 October 2014
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Classic scramble for pre60 to pre78 classic scramble bikes.
aasa permit and ma senior licence acceptable. entry is on the day.
a great family day out entry is free.
LOCATION: carlisle/gellibrand road gellibrand
CONTACT NAME: Peter Ellard  PHONE: 0417 515 220
EMAIL: petrell@optusnet.com.au
WEB: http://www.classicscramble.org.au

 Detox your Home is coming to Colac  
Saturday, 18 October 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Detox your Home - a safe, free and easy-to-use-service to dispose of common household chemicals without harming your health or the environment - is coming to Colac. Why not take the opportunity to clean out your own shed, bathroom, kitchen, laundry and garage to get rid of unwanted, highly toxic household chemicals? And make sure you tell your friends and family so they too can take advantage of the FREE Detox your Home mobile collection.
LOCATION: Colac Livestock Selling Centre, 55 Colac Ballarat Road, Colac East
CONTACT NAME: Janet Forbes  PHONE: 5232-9556
EMAIL: janet.forbes@colacotway.vic.gov.au
WEB: www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/detoxyourhome

 Mental Health Expo  
Sunday, 19 October 2014
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Displays, Activities and Entertainment from the Barwon South West Mental Health Network, in conjunction with the Lions Market.
Mental Health Awards for Individuals, Organisations and Community Groups to be presented at 12 noon.
LOCATION: Lions Market, Memorial Square, colac

 Warrion Flower Show  
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
This year is the 104th Warrion Flower Show, making it one of the longest running annual events in Victoria. Exhibits are open to the wider community and show the wonders of spring. Vegetables, cakes and preserves, handcraft and school art are also on display. The lunch and afternoon tea is a wonderful experience with food provided by the local community. Market stalls selling local produce, plants and craft are a feature as well as the evening 'Taste of the Shire' meal. A great day!!
LOCATION: Warrion Hall, Warrion
CONTACT NAME: Kathy Mahoney  PHONE: 0419 590 490
EMAIL: kmmahoney@bigpond.com

 Australia's Open Garden Scheme in Birregurra  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
to Sunday, 26 October 2014

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Australia's Open Garden Scheme comes to Birregurra. Enjoy two gardens at 31 and 35 Birregurra-Yeodene Road. $8 entry or $14 for 2. All of the participants funds will go to charities. Devonshire teas and sausage sizzles. Plants for sale.
LOCATION: 31 and 35 Birregurra-Yeodene Road, Birregurra
CONTACT NAME: Vicki Jeffrey  PHONE: 0419 367 994
EMAIL: vaj001@bigpond.net.au
WEB: http://www.opengarden.org.au/regions/vic_calendar.html

 Otway Oktoberfest 2014  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
to Sunday, 26 October 2014

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Two days of fun-filled Oktoberfest celebrations. Live music, traditional German food, great beer and plenty of activities.
Saturday - 10.30am-6pm
Sunday - 11am-5pm
LOCATION: Otway Estate
CONTACT NAME: Georgie Wheeler  PHONE: 03 5233 8400
EMAIL: info@otwayestate.com.au
WEB: http://www.otwayestate.com.au

 Colac SES Gala  
Saturday, 25 October 2014
7:00 PM
Gala Auction Night

All proceeds going to the Colac State Emergency Services Unit building fund.

For more details please visit out facebook page.
LOCATION: Lake Colac Bowling Club
CONTACT NAME: Heather  PHONE: 0418312240
EMAIL: fundraiser@colacses.org
WEB: http://facebook.com/colacses

   

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