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Bar pops up for sixth time SUMMER nights will once again be filled with live music thanks to the return of the popular Kingston Arts Pop Up Bar for a sixth consecutive year. The newly renovated Kingston Arts courtyard in Moorabbin will host free live music every Friday night in February. “This is a great annual event where our community gathers together with friends, family and workmates to enjoy fantastic live music right here in the neighbourhood,” the mayor Cr Steve Staikos said. The Pop Up Bar is part of Kingston Arts’ year-round calendar of events including theatre performances, children’s entertainment, art house movies and comedy shows. Performers at the 2017 Pop Up Bar include: n 2 February - Soulfire with Andrea Marr n 9 February - Jam The FUNK 16 February - Soul Sacrifice (Santana Cover Band) n 23 February - Soul Sister and Dirty Laundry Artist-in-residence Robert Scholten will be running a hands-on interactive art event to entertain all ages on 2 and 9 February. The weekly event will also feature: n a chill-out zone featuring DJs, giant Jenga game and interactive art a variety of food trucks including Greek Trojan, Mutter Krause, Nuoc Mama, Yo India and The Real Jerk n Braeside brewery The Boatrocker Brewing Company will supply craft beer. For further information see kingstonarts.com.au online.

Eyes out for meter thieves

Bar back: A pop-up bar will be hosted at Moorabbin’s Kingston City Hall during the summer and live music will be a Friday night treat featuring bands including Jam The FUNK, right.

A SPATE of water meter thefts in the Bonbeach area is concerning police. Detective Senior Sergeant Shane Cashman, of Moorabbin CIU, said the meters were being taken from both established and new houses. Although the thieves get a paltry $20-$30 for the scrap metal their loss causes inconvenience and a much greater expense to property owners as their water is shut off for days and they are not able to shower, flush the toilet, or cook. They then have to arrange a time for reconnection and pay the new price to the water company and foot the bill for the plumber. Businesses can potentially suffer huge losses if machines have to be shut down until water is reconnected. About 20 meters were stolen from schools, sporting clubs, houses and commercial properties in the Seaford, Frankston North and Frankston areas over the past six weeks. Detective Leading Senior Constable Ash Eames, of Frankston CIU, said the meters were “easily stolen by desperate thieves and only require unbolting with a shifter”. “The issue for the thieves is offloading them, as reputable scrap metal dealers won’t accept them and provide details to police of anyone attempting to sell them,” he said. Police urge residents to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity, especially late at night or the early hours of the morning when most of the thefts occur.

Saturday 3rd February

9am - 1pm

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Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 31 January 2018

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Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 31 January 2018

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