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Midsumma Festival 2022

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Celebrate Midsumma at Incinerator Gallery

Celebrate Midsumma with WHOLE SELF and Hey, I have something to say at Incinerator Gallery. Midsumma Festival has partnered with Incinerator Gallery in 2022 to present WHOLE SELF as part of the Midsumma’s Keynote Program – AND/OR. Opening in the Main Gallery on Friday, 28 January, WHOLE SELF illuminates the over-lapping spheres of queerness and…

Midsummer fest

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Midsumma Festival 2022

What you need to know Entertainment Events Family Last Updated January 17, 2022First published January 17, 2022 Midsumma Festival is on again from Sunday, 23 January until Sunday, 13 February. Council participates in the annual Midsumma Festival, and we recognise and celebrate LGBTQIA+ diversity in Moonee Valley. Here is a list of events that are being held…

Pin Oak Cr Parklets

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Summer Outdoor Activations

Moonee Valley is continuing its Outdoor Activation Program into 2022. Council believes it is more important than ever to continue to provide safe spaces for the community to enjoy. Spaces that are popping up across the municipality include: Pin Oak Crescent Parklet Program, Flemington Junction Lane, Moonee Ponds Hall Keeper Lane, Moonee Ponds Skiplet Program…

Union Square

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Union Square pop-up park

What you need to know Business Community news Covid Recovery Events Family Local News Parklets Last Updated January 18, 2022First published January 17, 2022 The Union Square pop-up park is coming back to Ascot Vale this summer! In cooperation with the Union Road Traders Association, we’re installing this temporary pop-up park in St Leonard’s Road. Union Square…

Blood donation in Moonee Ponds Clocktower

A pop-up blood donation centre is coming to the Clocktower!

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood is coming to Moonee Valley with a pop-up donor centre at the Clocktower Centre in Moonee Ponds from 24 to 28 January, allowing locals to roll up their sleeves and donate blood. Across the week Lifeblood hopes to see around 100 locals through the pop-up helping to save lives. One in…

Mamma's Kitchen Clocktower Cafe

Mamma’s Kitchen serving at the Clocktower Café!

Our very own Mamma’s Kitchen will be serving falafels, wraps, rolls, east-African inspired curries, samosas and so much more at the Clocktower Centre Café from Monday 17 January. Check out the menu! Mamma’s Kitchen started during the pandemic in 2020 through funding from the State Government’s Working for Victoria initiative. The Council run program employs women…

Healing Ceremony Moonee Valley CIty Council

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Bunjil’s Marroun Healing Ceremony

We’re committed to Respect (Gahgook), Recognition (Ngarngaith) and Relationships (Djerri) through Reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and acknowledge that January 26 can cause pain to members of our community. Annually we hold the Bunjil’s Marroun Healing Ceremony and invite community members to  learn about and experience what the day means to our…

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Local Government Culture Discussion Paper

The Minister for Local Government recently announced the release of the Discussion Paper for the Local Government Culture Project. As you may be aware, the Discussion Paper has been developed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in partnership with eminent academics. It aims to better understand the factors influencing conduct and culture within local government and identify opportunities and…

Recycle Right this Christmas

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Tips to Recycle Right this Christmas

While a lot of us revel in the excitement of giving and receiving presents and indulging in treats, there is a downside to the excess… lots and lots of extra waste! One result of the 150,000km of wrapping paper – and nearly a billion dollars’ worth of gifts that don’t get used – is a…

Summer School Holiday Fun in Moonee Valley

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Summer School Holiday Fun in Moonee Valley

Kids and youths can enjoy the summer school holidays with a fun and exciting range of programs and activities planned across Moonee Valley. Moonee Valley Mayor Samantha Byrne said the that upcoming school holiday program had something for everyone, with opportunities to learn new skills and make friends. “There are plenty of activities on offer…