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									                                         Parks Victoria Summer
                                   Activities & Events Calendar
                                            1 December 2009 – 28 February 2010
                                                    Parks Victoria will provide fun for the whole family this summer with an action
                                                                  packed program of activities and events across the entire state.
                                                        Look out for lots of holiday activities at our parks, reserves, gardens and
                                                      waterways as well as at our marine national parks and marine sanctuaries.
                                                     Enjoy your Christmas and New Year with Parks Victoria.
                                                                                          This information is subject to change.
                                              Please contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre for up to date information on
                                                        13 1963 or visit our website at www.parkweb.vic.gov.au.
Date           Activity/       Where        Description                                            Cost            Booking       Contact
               Event                                                                                               Req.
All year       Serendip        Windermere   Serendip's visitors can walk the nature trails and     Free            For groups    Parks Victoria
               Sanctuary       Road, Lara   experience native flora and fauna. The walk is                         wanting       13 1963
                                            complemented by fantastic facilities including: a      (Group          guided
10am – 4pm                                  simulated underwater wetland with giant animal                         tours         www.parkweb.vic
                                                                                                   guided tours:                 .gov.au
                                            models, a ponding site, delightful picnic areas with   $5.50 per
                                            electric and wood fired BBQs, an activities room       person)
                                            and theatrette. Plus lots more!



All year       Werribee Park   K Road,      Visit Werribee Park and explore its beautifully rich   General         For           Parks Victoria
                               Werribee     and diverse history.                                   admission       specialised   13 1963
                                            Located just 30 minutes from Melbourne, the            fees apply:     tours
From 10am                                                                                                                        www.parkweb.vic
                                            property features a superbly restored 1870s                                          .gov.au
                                            mansion, ten hectares of exquisite formal gardens,     Adult: $14
                                            the internationally acclaimed Victoria State Rose      Child: $8
                                            Garden, contemporary sculpture walk, tranquil          Conc: $9
                                            riverine, original farmyard and specialised tours.     Family: $33
                                            Werribee Park and its beautiful surroundings can
                                            be explored from 10am daily (except Christmas
                                            Day).


For more information
call the Parks Victoria
Information Centre
on 13 1963 or
visit our website at
www.parkweb.vic.gov.au
Date              Activity/          Where             Description                                            Cost          Booking        Contact
                  Event                                                                                                     Req.
Wednesday         Friends of         Brimbank Park     The Friends of Maribyrnong Valley invite you to        Free          RSVP by        Friends of
2 December        Maribyrnong        Visitor Centre,   their annual Christmas Party to celebrate the                        calling        Maribyrnong
                  Valley Christmas   Brimbank Road,    festive cheer and reflect on the achievements for                    9336 1550      Valley
                  Party              Keilor            2009.                                                                               Ian Wheeler
6.30pm – 8.30pm
                                                                                                                                           9336 1550
                                                                                                                                           www.fmvonline.
                                                                                                                                           com
Every Wednesday   Maribyrnong        Maribyrnong       Join the Friends of Maribyrnong Valley and lend a      Free          No             Friends of
from 2 December   River              River Flood       helping hand with general revegetation and                                          Maribyrnong
to 24 February    Restoration        Plains            maintenance work as part of the Melbourne Water                                     Valley
                  Project            (near Warrick     and Parks Victoria Maribyrnong River Restoration                                    Ian Wheeler
                                     Court, Avondale   project. All welcome. Don't forget to bring a hat
10am – 12pm                                            and gloves.                                                                         9336 1550
                                     Heights)
                                                       You will find the Friends of Maribyrnong Valley                                     www.fmvonline.
                                                       working somewhere along the river every                                             com
                                                       Wednesday morning during summer.


Wednesday         Friends of         Highpoint         The Friends of Maribyrnong Valley invite you to        Free          Call           Friends of
2 December ,      Maribyrnong        Library,          come along to their monthly meetings which are                       9336 1550      Maribyrnong
7 January and     Valley monthly     200 Rosamond      held on the first Wednesday of every month. Guest                    to register    Valley
3 February        meetings           Road,             speakers are regularly invited and local                                            Ian Wheeler
                                     Maribyrnong       environmental issues are discussed. The meetings
                                                       are open to all members and to anyone interested                                    9336 1550
7.30pm – 9.30pm                                        in joining or finding out more about volunteering                                   www.fmvonline.
                                                       locally.                                                                            com
Saturday          Lakeside Polo      Albert Park,      Lakeside Polo is an annual polo event held in the      See website   Yes – see      www.lakesidepolo
5 December                           Oval 14 and 15    picturesque surrounds of Albert Park. Lakeside         for details   website for    .com
                                                       Polo is a tight action packed competition where                      details
                                                       every vantage point around the field offers great
7.30am – 6pm                                           viewing. With prizes for fashions on the field, the
                                                       champagne dash and the stomping of the divots,
                                                       the Lakeside Polo is a fun filled day for all. There
                                                       will be an array of marquees where you can
                                                       mingle and enjoy premium food and beverages.
                                                       The event is easily accessible by tram or taxi and
                                                       there is plenty of parking if you want to drive.


Saturday          ‘FAME’ –           Werribee Park     Enjoy movies under the stars at Werribee Park!         Adult: $15    Bookings       Parks Victoria
5 December        Twilight Cinema                      Find a spot on the lawn within the formal gardens      Child: $15    can be         13 1963
                  at Werribee Park                     and watch the musical ‘FAME’ on the big screen         Conc: $15     made at
                                                                                                                            the Regent     www.parkweb.vic.
Gates open at                                          with the beautiful Werribee Park Mansion in the                                     gov.au
                                                       background. Bring the family and a picnic blanket                    Cinemas
7.30pm                                                                                                                      Werribee
                                                       and make it a night out to remember.
                                                                                                                            Box office,
                                                       The Twilight Cinema season at Werribee Park                          at the
                                                       runs until March 2010. To view the full program                      Werribee
                                                       visit www.regentmultiplex.com.au/werribee/                           Park
                                                                                                                            entrance
                                                                                                                            gate, or
                                                                                                                            online at
                                                                                                                            www.regen
                                                                                                                            tmultiplex.c
                                                                                                                            om.au/werri
                                                                                                                            bee
Sunday            Friends of the     Shepherd Rd,      Come along and join the working bee and get            Free          No             Friends of
6 December and    Dandenong          Glen Waverley,    involved in a worthwhile project. You will be                                       Dandenong
7 February        Valley Parklands   Parks Victoria    helping to maintain an indigenous garden site and                                   Valley Parklands
Saturday          Working Bee        Depot             enhance the biodiversity within Shepherds Bush.                                     9561 2381
12 December and                                        Spend a day in the outdoors planting, weeding and
                                                       learning about the local indigenous flora. Bring a                                  http://home.vicnet
13 February                                                                                                                                .net.au/~dandvall/
                                                       hat, sunscreen and gloves.
9am – 12pm
Saturdays
2pm – 4pm
Sundays
Date            Activity/        Where             Description                                               Cost            Booking       Contact
                Event                                                                                                        Req.
Sunday          Quarantine       Point Nepean      Come and join in the celebration of the opening of        Free            No            Parks Victoria
6 December      Station          Quarantine        Point Nepean Quarantine Station, which has been                                         13 1963
                Community        Station,          closed to the public for over 150 years. There will
                Open Day         Point Nepean      be a range of free family activities including guided                                   www.parkweb.
10am – 5pm                       National Park     tours, performances by Ranger Roo, sand                                                 vic.gov.au
                                                   sculpting demonstrations and activities, a rock
                                                   climbing wall, bungee trampoline, and live
                                                   entertainment. The day will feature exhibits from a
                                                   number of local groups that have a long history
                                                   with the site and the chance to take a guided tour
                                                   and get an insight into the life of a quarantined
                                                   passenger and officer cadet. Free trips to Fort
                                                   Nepean will be provided 10am – 4pm. You can
                                                   bring a picnic and enjoy a relaxing and
                                                   entertaining day on the picturesque grounds
                                                   overlooking Port Phillip Bay, or buy local produce
                                                   from a range of food stalls. We look forward to
                                                   seeing you there!


Sunday          Shepherds Bush   Shepherd Rd,      Come along and join the working bee to create the         Free            No            Shepherds Bush
6 December      Community        Glen Waverley     community gardens including planting, path                                              Community
Sunday          Gardens          Parks Victoria    construction and nursery propagating.                                                   Garden
7 February      Working Bee      Depot             Participation provides social interaction, physical                                     9561 1999
                                                   activity and information about the environment,
2pm – 4pm                                          food provision, gardening and horticulture. Bring a                                     http://sites.google.
                                                   hat, sunscreen and gloves.                                                              com/site/shepher
                                                                                                                                           dsbushcommunity
                                                                                                                                           garden


Wednesday       Christmas Run    Albert Park       Join in the festive spirit by participating in the 2009   Adult: $35      Yes – visit   Start to Finish
9 December                       Lake              Emma & Tom's Christmas Run at Albert Park!                Child: $20      the website   Event
                                                   Catering for both serious runners and those               Conc: $30       to register   Management
                                                   participating for fun, the 5/10km run or walk             Family: $85                   www.starttofinish.
6.30pm – 10pm                                      around Albert Park Lake includes a group fitness                                        com.au
                                                   warm-up and post event activities including event
                                                   presentations, spot prizes, food and drinks. Why
                                                   not grab a picnic rug, bring your friends and family
                                                   along and make a night of it?


Saturday        Albert Park      Melbourne         Parks Victoria invites you the annual Carols by           Free            No            Parks Victoria
12 December     Carols by        Sports and        Candlelight event held at Albert Park. This year                                        13 1963
                Candlelight      Aquatic Centre,   the location will be the fantastic sheltered outdoor
                                 Albert Park       pool at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.                                        www.parkweb.
7.30pm – 10pm                                      This free event showcases the Royal Australian                                          vic.gov.au
                                                   Navy Band, a fireworks finale and guest
                                                   appearances by Santa and Ranger Roo! Join in
                                                   the Christmas spirit, and bring your family and
                                                   friends to a night of festive entertainment. Pack a
                                                   rug and picnic hamper or enjoy the food and drink
                                                   available on the night. Parking is available at the
                                                   Lakeside car park for $2 all weekend.


Saturday        Wyndham          Werribee Park     Over the last 20 years the event has grown to be a        Tickets are     Book online   Parks Victoria
12 December     Carols by                          key event within the life of the Wyndham                  $8 if pre-      at            13 1963
                Candlelight                        community and is a highlight on the calendar for          purchased by    www.wynd
                                                   many. This year’s program will feature Silvie                             hamcarols.    www.parkweb.
5pm                                                                                                          4 December                    vic.gov.au
                                                   Paladino as the main artist, much loved favourites        or $10 at the   org.au
                                                   including bagpipes, as well as our favourite carols       door.
                                                   sung by the Wyndham choir and you.
                                                                                                             Free for
                                                   To view the full program visit                            children
                                                   www.wyndhamcarols.org.au                                  under 15.
Date               Activity/           Where              Description                                              Cost          Booking        Contact
                   Event                                                                                                         Req.
Saturday           Melbourne           Albert Park        The Melbourne Hat is one of the best frisbee             See website   Yes – visit    Victorian Flying
12 December to     Ultimate Hat                           tournaments to attend. Teams are pulled out of a         for details   the website    Disc Association
Sunday             Tournament                             'hat' but are balanced so that there are a range of                    to register
13 December                                               players from beginners just starting to play through
                                                          to veterans that have played every Hat so far. The                                    www.vfda.asn.au/
                                                          21st Melbourne Hat (the Blackjack Hat) will be                                        hat/
                                                          held at Albert Park, with Disc Golf on the evening
                                                          of the 11th of December. Junior players are
                                                          encouraged to play - however for safety reasons
                                                          those under the age of 15 and wishing to play
                                                          must have a guardian attend the event.


Sunday             ‘Christmas for      Wattle Park        Come along and enjoy the free 'Christmas for the         Free          No             Parks Victoria
13 December        the Kids’ -                            Kids' concert in Wattle Park as part of the popular                                   13 1963
                   Melbourne                              Melbourne Tramways Band concert series. Bring a
                   Tramways Band                          picnic to share with family and friends and enjoy a                                   www.parkweb.
2.30pm – 4pm       Concert                                Sunday afternoon in the park. All cancellations due                                   vic.gov.au
                                                          to weather will be notified to Parks Victoria, so
                                                          please check prior to attending.


Saturday           Jells Park South    Ashes Picnic       Come down to the Farmers Market at Jells Park            Free          No             Regional Farmers
19 December,       Farmers Market      Area, Jells Park   South where you will find up to 50 stalls of fresh                                    Markets
16 January and                                            local and regional produce, including some plants.                                    Peter Arnold
20 February                                               A hot breakfast stall will be provided for the public.
                                                          Parking available. The market is held every third                                     5664 0096
8am – 2pm
                                                          Saturday of the month.
Sunday             Monash Carols       Jells Park         Join in the festive season with this popular             Free          No             Monash City
20 December        by Candlelight                         community event. Hosted by Pete Smith. Free                                           Council
                                                          children’s activities available from 4pm. Bring a                                     www.monash.vic.
                                                          picnic hamper to share with family and friends and                                    gov.au
8pm – 10.30pm                                             join in the spirit of Christmas this season! This is
                                                          an alcohol free event.

Saturday           ‘Summer in the      Mount Buffalo      Join Parks Victoria rangers this summer for a            Free          Bookings       Parks Victoria
26 December to     Alps’ Activity      National Park      range of fun and informative activities held every                     required for   13 1963
Sunday             Program                                day throughout January at Mount Buffalo, with a                        some
24 January                                                number of special events in the Alpine National                        activities.    www.parkweb.
                                                          Park. This year's ‘Summer in the Alps’ activity                                       vic.gov.au
                                                          program celebrates 2010 as the International Year
                                                          of Biodiversity. Most of the activities are free and                   Call 5756
                                                          offer fun for the whole family. Activities include                     2328 for
                                                          nature walks, campfire nights, Junior Ranger                           details.
                                                          activities, water watch activities, hands-on
                                                          presentations and many more!
Saturday           ‘History comes      Werribee Park      Take your kids and visit Werribee Park this              General       No             Parks Victoria
26 December to     alive’ – Werribee                      summer holiday. Join in a self-guided historic craft     admission                    13 1963
Thursday           Park Holiday                           activity, which is offered every day starting 26         fees apply:
28 January         Program                                December, or take part in one of the many                                             www.parkweb.
                                                          children's activity tours that run every Tuesday and                                  vic.gov.au
                                                                                                                   Adult: $14
                                                          Thursday during January.                                 Child: $8
                                                                                                                   Conc: $9
                                                                                                                   Family: $33

Monday             Federal Cave        Buchan Caves       Join Parks Victoria rangers for special cave tours       Adult: $25    Yes - call     Parks Victoria
28 December,       Tours               Reserve            during the spring holidays.                              Child: $18    5162 1900      13 1963
4 and 11 January                                          The Federal Cave tour provides a unique                                to make a
                                                                                                                                 booking.       www.parkweb.
Wednesday                                                 opportunity to view a cave that is rarely open to                                     vic.gov.au
30 December and                                           the public and is part of the same cave system as
6 January                                                 the Royal and Fairy caves. Helmets and lights are
Friday                                                    provided but sturdy footwear is required. The tour
1 and 8 January                                           operates with groups of 6 – 10 people and is not
                                                          recommended for children under the age of 8
                                                          unless accompanied by a guardian.
3pm – 4pm                                                 The Buchan Caves Reserve also offers walking
                                                          tracks, abundant wildlife and a picnic ground with
                                                          BBQs which are available for everyone.
Date              Activity/          Where             Description                                             Cost         Booking        Contact
                  Event                                                                                                     Req.
Tuesday           Spring Creek       Buchan Caves      Join Parks Victoria rangers for special cave tours      Adult: $45   Yes - call     Parks Victoria
29 December       Cave Tour          Reserve           during the spring holidays.                                          5162 1900      13 1963
Thursday                                               Ever wanted to go wild caving? Then Spring Creek                     to make a
                                                                                                                            booking.       www.parkweb.
7 January                                              is for you. This adventure is led by experienced                                    vic.gov.au
                                                       rangers and involves crawling through narrow
                                                       spaces. A reasonable level of fitness is required
10am – 11.30am                                         for this tour. Helmets, lights and overalls are
                                                       provided but sturdy footwear is required. The tour
                                                       operates with groups of 4 - 6 people and is not
                                                       recommended for children under the age of 12.
                                                       The Buchan Caves Reserve also offers walking
                                                       tracks, abundant wildlife and a picnic ground with
                                                       BBQs which are available for everyone.


Wednesday         Monthly Flying     Yarra Bend Golf   The bat count is held once a month at dusk when         Free         Yes            Australian
30 December       Fox Count          Course, Yarra     the whole colony of 10,000 -20,000 bats fly out to                                  Research Centre
                                     Bend Park         feed around Melbourne’s suburbs. New counters                                       for Urban Ecology
                                                       are very welcome and much appreciated.                                              Rodney van der
8.15pm – 9.15pm                                        Experience is not necessary as training is provided                                 Ree
                                                       on the night. Wear comfortable shoes for walking,
                                                       dress warmly and bring a torch. Parking available.                                  8344 3661
                                                       Meet at Yarra Bend Park Golf Course car park.


Saturday          CoastAction        Altona Coastal    Bring your dog along to meet the local rangers          Free         No             Parks Victoria
9 January         CoastCare Dog’s    Park              from Parks Victoria and Hobsons Bay City Council.                                   13 1963
                  Breakfast                            Enjoy a free breakfast and have a chat about any
                                                       dog issues/queries you may have. Please be                                          www.parkweb.
8am – 9.30am                                           advised that dogs must be on a lead.                                                vic.gov.au


Saturday          SeaSearch at       Jawbone           SeaSearch is a scientific, community-based              Free         Yes – call     Parks Victoria
16 January        Jawbone Marine     Marine            marine monitoring program. Explore and learn                         9393 9255      13 1963
                  Sanctuary          Sanctuary,        about the diversity of marine plants and animals at                  to make a
                                     end of Rifle      Jawbone Marine Sanctuary. Join the local rangers                     booking        www.parkweb.
11.15am –                            Range Drive,      in undertaking research on the sea grass in the                                     vic.gov.au
12.30pm                              Williamstown      marine sanctuary. All training will be provided on
                                                       the day. Be sure to wear appropriate clothing and
                                                       shoes that can get wet. If you have a wetsuit, wear
                                                       that too! Remember to bring sun screen, a towel
                                                       and drinking water. Meet at the intersection of Rifle
                                                       Ranger Drive and Mullins Court.


Saturday          Snorkelling at     Jawbone           Come snorkelling to see the beautiful marine            Free         Yes – call     Parks Victoria
16 January        Jawbone Marine     Marine            wonders in your blue backyard! Bring your snorkel,                   9393 9255      13 1963
                  Sanctuary          Sanctuary,        fins, mask, wetsuit, booties. Remember to wear                       to make a
                                     end of Rifle      sunscreen and bring drinking water, a towel and                      booking        www.parkweb.
1.30pm – 2.30pm                      Range Drive,      appropriate clothes.                                                                vic.gov.au
                                     Williamstown


Saturday          ‘Alvin and The     Werribee Park     Enjoy movies under the stars at Werribee Park!          Adult: $15   Bookings       Parks Victoria
16 January        Chipmunks 2’ –                       Find a spot on the lawn within the formal gardens       Child: $15   can be         13 1963
                  Twilight Cinema                      and watch ‘Alvin and The Chipmunks 2’ on the big        Conc: $15    made at
                  at Werribee Park                                                                                          the Regent     www.parkweb.
7.30pm                                                 screen with the beautiful Werribee Park Mansion                                     vic.gov.au
                                                       in the background. Bring the family and a picnic                     Cinemas
                                                       blanket and make it a night out to remember.                         Werribee
                                                                                                                            Box office,
                                                       The Twilight Cinema season at Werribee Park                          at the
                                                       runs until March 2010. To view the full program                      Werribee
                                                       visit www.regentmultiplex.com.au/werribee/                           Park
                                                                                                                            entrance
                                                                                                                            gate, or
                                                                                                                            online at
                                                                                                                            www.regen
                                                                                                                            tmultiplex.c
                                                                                                                            om.au/werri
                                                                                                                            bee
Date             Activity/           Where              Description                                              Cost          Booking       Contact
                 Event                                                                                                         Req.
Sunday           Melbourne           Albert Park        ‘Triathlon Pink’ is a fantastic sporting event with a    Free          Yes – visit   T3 Events
31 January       Ramsay Health                          focus on women only. Triathlon Pink is all about                       the website   www.triathlonpink.
                 Care Triathlon                         challenge, participation and fun. This event is for                    to register   com.au
                 Pink                                   all fitness levels and ladies of all shapes and sizes.
8am – 12pm                                              You can compete as an individual and complete
                                                        the whole course on your own or get together with
                                                        a group of friends and compete as team where
                                                        you can complete one of the legs much like a
                                                        relay. We look forward to seeing you and your
                                                        friends cross a Triathlon Pink finish line as you join
                                                        the exclusive Pinkie club ... see you there!


Sunday           Celebrating         Serendip           Celebrate World Wetlands Day and join in a               Free          Yes           Parks Victoria
31 January       World Wetlands      Sanctuary          ranger guided walk past wetlands and wildlife at                                     13 1963
                 Day – Serendip                         Serendip Sanctuary. Learn about wetland birds,
                 Wetland Walk                           the sanctuary's breeding program for Brolgas, the                                    www.parkweb.
10.30am – 12pm                                          importance of wetlands and what the community                                        vic.gov.au
                                                        can do to protect this amazing habitat. This activity
                                                        is suited for adults and children aged 10 and over.
                                                        Children need to be supervised by adults.


Sunday           Celebrating         Serendip           Celebrate World Wetlands Day at Serendip                 Free          Yes           Parks Victoria
31 January       World Wetlands      Sanctuary, car     Sanctuary and join in this fun ponding activity.                                     13 1963
                 Day – Mini Beast    park picnic area   Catch bugs from the pond and have a closer look
                 Discovery                              at these amazing mini beasts using microscopes                                       www.parkweb.
12.30pm – 2pm                                           and magnifying glasses. This activity is suited for                                  vic.gov.au
                                                        children aged 5 and over. All equipment will be
                                                        provided. Meet at the car park picnic area.


Saturday         Friends of Wattle   Wattle Park,       Come along and join the working bee and get              Free          No            Friends of Wattle
6 February       Park Working        picnic car park    involved in a worthwhile project. Participation                                      Park
                 Bee                                    provides social interaction, physical activity and                                   9833 4732
                                                        information about the environment and gardening.
10am – 12pm                                             Bring a hat, sunscreen and gloves.


Sunday           2010 Brazilian      Albert Park        Plan for a women's only day of action and fun at         See website   Yes – visit   Start to Finish
7 February       Butterfly Queen     Lake               Albert Park Lake. Run or walk 5km or 10km, then          for details   the website   Event
                 of the Lake                            relax and be pampered after ticking off one of your                    to register   Management
                                                        New Year’s resolutions to get fit.                                                   www.starttofinish.
8am -1pm
                                                                                                                                             com.au
Sunday           Pride March         Albert Park and    Pride March Victoria recognises and celebrates           Free          Yes – visit   Pride March
7 February       Victoria            St Kilda           the people and events that inspire the courage,                        the website   Victoria Inc.
                                                        solidarity, pride, diversity and strong sense of                       for details
                                                        community of Victoria's gay, lesbian, bisexual,
12pm – 5pm                                              intersex and transgender people. This annual                                         www.pridemarch.
                                                        event organises cultural activities that bring                                       com.au
                                                        communities together in a safe and positive
                                                        environment.
                                                        Starting point will be at Albert Park on the corner
                                                        of Fitzroy Street and Lakeside Drive.


Sunday           ‘Classics with      Wattle Park        Come along and enjoy the free 'Classics with             Free          No            Parks Victoria
14 February      Class’                                 Class' concert in Wattle Park as part of the popular                                 13 1963
                 Melbourne                              Melbourne Tramways Band concert series. Bring a
                 Tramways Band                          picnic to share with family and friends and enjoy a                                  www.parkweb.
2.30pm – 4pm     Concert                                Sunday afternoon in the park. All cancellations due                                  vic.gov.au
                                                        to weather will be notified to Parks Victoria, so
                                                        please check prior to attending.
Date           Activity/            Where          Description                                          Cost          Booking       Contact
               Event                                                                                                  Req.
Sunday         Victorian Road       Starting at    12 months will have passed since Black Saturday      See website   Yes – visit   www.rideforthe
14 February    to Recovery –        Albert Park    and the healing will be a long process. We can all   for details   the website   hills.org.au
               Ride for the Hills   Finishing in   help by continuing our support for those that lost                 to register
                                    Whittlesea     so much by being part of this great ride. All
8am                                                proceeds go to the SES and CFA.


Sunday         2010 Run for         Albert Park    Following the success of the inaugural event in      $25           Yes – visit   Muscular
21 February    Strength             Lake           2009, Albert Park Lake will once again reverberate                 the website   Dystrophy
                                                   to the sound of hundreds of feet hitting the track                 to register   Australia
                                                   for the 5km walk, and the 5km and 10km run. This                                 www.challengemd
7.30am – 1pm                                       fun run event is held to raise money for muscular                                .org.au
                                                   dystrophy, with all proceeds going to the Muscular
                                                   Research Foundation. Sausage sizzle provided for
                                                   a gold coin donation.
Join in the fun with Parks Victoria’s Licensed Tour Operators


                                       Tours and activities include:

   Abseiling                      Canoeing                       Four Wheel Drive Touring     Rock Climbing
   Ballooning                     Caving                         Heritage Tours               Sea Kayaking
   Bicycle Touring                Coach/Bus Touring              Horse Riding                 Ski Touring
   Birdwatching                   Dolphin Tours                  Horse-Drawn Wagon Tours      Spotlight Tours/Night Walks
   Boat Touring                   Fishing                        Mountain Bike Riding         Surfing/Surf Education
   Bushwalking                    Fossicking/Prospecting         Rafting                      Trail Bike Touring


        Some activities are seasonal while others operate all year round. Visit the Parks Victoria website
                         www.parkweb.vic.gov.au or call 13 1963 for more information.




        Welcoming Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities to Parks

   Parks Victoria is committed to welcoming culturally and linguistically diverse communities to our extensive parks
   system. Two new services are available to assist non-English speaking people to access information about parks.
   Parks Victoria has developed a Multilingual Park Note that welcomes the reader to Victoria's park system while
   incorporating important visitor information. This is available in 33 languages and can be found on Parks Victoria's
   website www.parkweb.vic.gov.au. In addition, an interpreter service is available for callers to Parks Victoria's
   information line 13 1963 which can provide detailed information about all of Victoria's parks.




                                              Details correct as at 01/12/09

								
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