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NEWS DESK

Festival returns next month THE Pop Up Bar summer festival will return to Kingston City Hall next month. The month long festival will feature workshops, music, dance, and entertainment every Friday night during the month of February. The festival kicks off with Celebrating Midsumma at 5pm on 7 February. The event features a multimedia exhibition created by the Queer in Kingston group. The themes of each following nights are Like a Valentine on 14 February, Disc-OMG on 21 February, and Good Vibrations on 28 February.” The mayor Georgina Oxley said “Kingston Arts’ Pop Up Bar showcases a spectacular

diversity of performance, art and entertainment, and brings together the local community for a fantastic summer celebration. Visitors can experience a range of workshops, art, stories, food and music.” “Whether it’s classic rock, blues, soul or 80’s dance hits, there’s tunes for all tastes that will be sure to get you up on your feet. It’s a not to be missed event,” she said. “Every Friday night kicks off with immersive, family-friendly entertainment, free workshops and DJs from 5pm till 8pm, followed by a celebration of Melbourne’s music culture with live bands from 8pm till late.” Full program details at kingstonarts.com.au

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ATTENDEES and performers at the 2019 Pop Up Bar event. Pictures: Supplied

Kingston’s foreshore will light up with the sights and sounds of the Mordialloc Food, Wine & Music Festival on Saturday 29 February – Sunday 1 March at Peter Scullin Reserve, Mordialloc.

MORDI FEST

Mordi Fest features non-stop music across three stages, roving performers, delicious food and wine stalls, rides, kids activities and more! Join the facebook event for updates or visit kingston.vic.gov.au/festivals

AUSTRALIA DAY 2020 CELEBRATION

Join us on Australia Day for a free brunch to honour new Australian citizens and celebrate our Citizen of the Year and Community Group of the Year. Secure your ticket today at kingston.vic.gov.au/australia-day

POP UP BAR

Take in the balmy summer nights at Kingston’s Pop Up Bar, at Kingston City Hall, every Friday in February! Mosey down to four jam-packed festival programs full of live music, entertainment and fabulous arts activities for kids of all ages! Bands start 8pm every night. Visit kingstonarts.com.au for more.

COMMUNITY GRANTS OPENING SOON

Applications for the 2020-2021 Community Grants open on Tuesday 28 January. Thousands of dollars are available to help local community groups, artists and children’s organisations build a stronger, healthier and socially connected Kingston. Visit kingston.vic.gov.au/grants for more.

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SATURDAY 29 FEB + SUNDAY 1 MAR peteR scullin resErve, MORDIAllOC

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