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 MS Readathon  
Friday, 1 August 2014
12:30 AM - 11:30 PM
MS Readathon is a reading based fundraising program open to participants of all ages. Read through the month of August, get sponsored and make a difference!

All funds raised go towards services provided for people living with MS.

Participants under the age of 18 may be eligible for reading awards and incentives are offered to all participating schools across VIC, NSW, QLD and TAS

LOCATION: Statewide - All Suburbs
CONTACT NAME: Brigita Litte  PHONE: 1300677323
EMAIL: msreadathon@msaustralia.org.au
WEB: http://msreadathon.org.au

 Family History Workshop  
Saturday, 2 August 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Military Members in Your Family.
Most families have an ancestor with links to the military. Stephen Brooks will show you how to find information about military members in your family.
LOCATION: History Centre COPACC
CONTACT NAME: Norma Bakker  PHONE: 03 52 315736
EMAIL: secretary@colacfamilyhistory.org.au
WEB: http://www.colacfamilyhistory.org.au/

 21st Warm Winter Words - "Rethinking Australia's Indigenous Past".  
Monday, 4 August 2014
to Friday, 29 August 2014

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Proudly presenting, award winning journalist, Bruce Elder, author of 'Blood on the Wattle'; prominent lawyer Professor Mick Dodson AM, discussing Aboriginal people that fought for Australia in the wars; and Bruce Pascoe author of 'Dark Emu', in which he argues for the need to rewrite history. Tickets $10
LOCATION: Apollo Bay Hotel, Krambruk Room
CONTACT NAME: Jane Gross  PHONE: 5237 6355
EMAIL: jane.gross@pobox.com
WEB: www.apollobay.com/arts

 60 Minutes for MS  
Friday, 22 August 2014
12:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Coinciding with Book Week, 60 Minutes for MS is a reading based one-day fundraising event for all schools, kinders, libraries, book clubs, retirement villages and any other groups who like to read, have some fun and make a difference!

Read together, dress up, have a party or hold your own event and help people living with MS! Open to all ages and abilities across VIC, NSW, QLD and TAS.

LOCATION: Statewide - All Suburbs
CONTACT NAME: Brigitta Litte  PHONE: 1300677323
EMAIL: msreadathon@msaustralia.org.au
WEB: http://www.msreadathon.org.au

 Red Cross Community Wills Day  
Friday, 22 August 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Everyone Should have a Will. Do you?
Red Cross has arranged a special offer with local solicitors who will donate their time to prepare a simple Will from $75. This is a great opportunity to make or update your Will!
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
To book please call: 1800 811 700
LOCATION: Colac Community Library and Learning Centre, 173 Queen St, Colac
CONTACT NAME: Raechel Gleeson  PHONE: 1800 811 700
EMAIL: bequests@redcross.org.au

 Radio Play Matinee Performance  
Saturday, 23 August 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Enjoy three locally written and produced radio plays at the Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery.
TWO SHOWS ONLY - 2pm and 7:30pm

The performances feature a number of local performers, some from OCR FM, some from Colac Players and some who are performing for the very first time.
'Dead End' is the story of a local news team investigating the grizzly tale of killer koalas written by Barry Mousley and Lorraine Henkel.
'Buff Hurricane' is the adventure of a not-so-super superhero written by Tyson Graham and Jonathan Graham
'Losing Track' is the tale of two teenagers lost on their way to a remote bush music festival written by David McKenzie and Catherine Kat Bryan.
Dead End and Buff Hurricane will be performed in full and there will be excerpts of Losing Track because it goes for over 2 hours).

TICKETS are $15 each and are available from Cow Lick Bookshop, Embrey’s store in Cororooke, Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery or OCR FM.
LOCATION: Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery
CONTACT NAME: Jonathan Graham  PHONE: 0439329713
EMAIL: lol@ocrfm.org.au
WEB: https://www.facebook.com/events/726996554014905/

 Rory Ellis  
Saturday, 23 August 2014
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Rory Ellis is playing at ODDFELLOWS. Dinner and show $40.
Contact us now to book a table! 5231 6111
LOCATION: ODDFELLOWS 43 Gellibrand St Colac

 Radio Play Matinee Performance  
Saturday, 23 August 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Enjoy three locally written and produced radio plays at the Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery.
TWO SHOWS ONLY - 2pm and 7:30pm

The performances feature a number of local performers, some from OCR FM, some from Colac Players and some who are performing for the very first time.
'Dead End' is the story of a local news team investigating the grizzly tale of killer koalas written by Barry Mousley and Lorraine Henkel.
'Buff Hurricane' is the adventure of a not-so-super superhero written by Tyson Graham and Jonathan Graham
'Losing Track' is the tale of two teenagers lost on their way to a remote bush music festival written by David McKenzie and Catherine Kat Bryan.
Dead End and Buff Hurricane will be performed in full and there will be excerpts of Losing Track because it goes for over 2 hours).

TICKETS are $15 each and are available from Cow Lick Bookshop, Embrey’s store in Cororooke, Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery or OCR FM.
LOCATION: Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery
CONTACT NAME: Jonathan Graham  PHONE: 0439329713
EMAIL: lol@ocrfm.org.au
WEB: https://www.facebook.com/events/333200586839263/

 Stonyford Hall  
Sunday, 24 August 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Stallholders are invited for the 'friendly market'. Free Insurance, trestles and tables. $10 per site. Inside or outside the hall. Contact Terry 0438 329 952 for bookings.
LOCATION: Stonyford Hall
CONTACT NAME: Terry Wilson  PHONE: 0438 329 952
EMAIL: pdwilson@tca-online.net.au

 IICA Technology Expo  
Thursday, 28 August 2014
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Come and See the Experts in the Industry. Go to the website for more information.
LOCATION: COPACC - Colac
CONTACT NAME: Josie Minutillo  PHONE: 0425 824 508
EMAIL: events@iica.org.au
WEB: www.iica.org.au

 Colac East Kinder Monster Market Day  
Sunday, 31 August 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Colac East Kinder Monster Market Day featuring market stalls, party plan stalls, kids corner, raffles, spinning wheel, showbags, local produce, jumping castle, train rides, AND LOADS MORE!
LOCATION: Colac Primary School Stadium

   

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