The National Calendar | Do Something!
Do Something's guide to community events
When:
10:00am - 05:00pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets
Phone:
13 11 02
Email:
mvbookings@museum.vic.gov.au
More:
https://museumvictoria.com.au/immigrationmuseum/whats-on/from-volcanoes-we-sailed/

30 Apr -
30 Oct

From volcanoes we sailed: connecting Aeolian generations

From volcanoes we sailed: connecting Aeolian generations

Famous in Melbourne for their ‘fruit palaces’ Aeolians established a vast number of independent businesses in their newly adopted home. Aeolians have also become leaders in politics and society. Uncover the cultural heritage of the Aeolian community who hail from a volcanic archipelago in the Mediterranean, and encounter extraordinary families who have helped shape the culture of modern Melbourne.

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03 Sep

National Salsa Day

National Salsa Day

Each year on the first weekend of Spring the Salsa Dance and Music community of Australia will come together in peaceful harmony to celebrate our amazing culture, which has a truly universal appeal to all people of the world. We invite all members of the nationwide community to attend National Salsa Day. This year we have 2 events, in Sydney at Sydney Park and at Albert Street, Brisbane.

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04 Sep

The Bloody Long Walk Sydney North

The Bloody Long Walk Sydney North

A 35km walk from Palm Beach to Manly to raise funds to find a cure for mitochondrial disease.

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When:
06:00am - 11:59pm
Phone:
07 3163 8000
Email:
rivertorooftop@mater.org.au
More:
www.rivertorooftop.org.au

09 Sep

River to Rooftop

River to Rooftop

River to Rooftop 2016 is 1040 heart-pounding stairs up the 55 levels of the One One One Eagle Street building in Brisbane's CBD. On Friday 9 September, join hundreds of people as you run (or walk) up the insane 55 floors! This is your chance to swap your work shoes for your runners and challenge yourself and your workmates, while raising much needed funds for prostate cancer research at Mater.

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10 Sep

2016 Victorian State Schools Spectacular

2016 Victorian State Schools Spectacular

Students from more than 200 government schools are preparing for the September 10 2016 extravaganza at Hisense Arena which will feature everything from show-stopping vocals, high-energy dance to awe-inspiring magic tricks and skating…not to mention a giant robot-cat puppet all brilliantly choreographed for this three hour show.

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When:
10:00am - 04:00pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Free parking, Public transport, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
0422 140 528
Email:
info@deephill.com.au
More:
www.nationaltrust.org.au/event/shades-of-woodford-academy-photographs-by-david-hill/

10 Sep

Shades of Woodford Academy

Shades of Woodford Academy

A photographic exhibition at Woodford Academy, a National Trust property, will lay bare the soul of the oldest collection of buildings in the Blue Mountains, revealing the colourful history which played out on the property. The collection of black and white images by Blue Mountains photojournalist David Hill gives a revealing interpretation of this collection of historic buildings.

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10 Sep -
11 Sep

Ride 8848 Royal National Park Everest Cycle - Cancer Council NSW

Ride 8848 Royal National Park Everest Cycle - Cancer Council NSW

Challenge yourself to cycle the height of Mountt Everest, 8,848m at Garie Beach, Sydney. This unique 24 hour event offers you unparalleled support and assistance to reach the summit. Base Camp at Garie Beach is transformed into a Himalayan mountain village where we will make sure you have somewhere comfortable to sleep, great food, great coffee, entertainment and a whole lot of fun.

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17 Sep -
18 Sep

Gardens of Stone: In Focus

Gardens of Stone: In Focus

A free exhibition of 160 exquisite landscape photographs is coming to Sydney this September. Curated by Anthony Bond OAM, one of the Great of Australia's art scene, and presented by the ABC's Julie McCrossin. Meet the photographers, see the beauty of the Gardens of Stone through their lenses and enjoy free drinks and nibbles and help protect this spectacular region for conservation and recreation.

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When:
08:00am - 11:59pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Free parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
08 6457 7373
Email:
info@parkinsonswa.org.au
More:
http://perth.parkinsonswalk.com.au/

18 Sep

A Walk in the Park 2016

A Walk in the Park 2016

A Walk in the Park is a great opportunity to celebrate and remember every Western Australian living with Parkinson's.This event is an enjoyable outing for the whole family including the pet dog! Join us for a leisurely 2 or 5km walk, a more energetic 5 or 10km timed run, or a picnic in the park. Lots of music, free entertainment, food and fun for the kids.

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25 Sep

The Bloody Long Walk Perth

The Bloody Long Walk Perth

A 35km walk from South Perth to Cottesloe Beach to raise funds to find a cure for mitochondrial disease.

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When:
11:00am - 04:00pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Free parking, Public transport, Accessible toilets
Phone:
8571 1000
Email:
events@cgd.vic.gov.au
More:
http://www.greaterdandenong.com/events/3286/little-day-out-for-big-imaginations/6740

25 Sep

Little Day Out 2016

Little Day Out 2016

Little Day Out – for BIG imaginations is the headline event for the 2016 Greater Dandenong Children's Festival. Join us at Ross Reserve in Noble Park on Sunday, 25 September from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This free event is packed to the brim with family activities, workshops, entertainment, games, food stalls, a mini-market village and roving performers.

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02 Oct

The Bloody Long Walk Brisbane

A 35km walk from Sandgate to South Brisbane to raise funds to find a cure for mitochondrial disease.

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03 Oct

World MSA Day

World MSA Day

This is a day which is celebrated world wide to raise awareness of a rare neurological disease called Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). On 3rd October each year members are encouraged to walk a mile and/or light a candle to raise awareness. Please see website http://www.world-msa-day.org/World-MSA-Day/HOME.html

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When:
08:00am - 11:59pm
Email:
admin@nhwa.com.au
More:
nhwa.com.au

03 Oct -
09 Oct

Neighbourhood Watch Week

Neighbourhood Watch Week

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is a community led safety and awareness program working in partnership with police. It aims to prevent crime, stop social isolation and increase the safety, security and quality of life for everyone in the community. NHW Week aims to raise awareness of and promote membership to local NHW programs and the benefits of belonging to a local NHW group.

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07 Oct

Odd Socks Day

Odd Socks Day

Odd socks day is a light-hearted approach to remind people that anyone can have an odd day, and that stigma is still one of the greatest barriers to people seeking help and recovering from a mental illness.

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When:
07:00pm - 11:30pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets
Phone:
03 9533 1213
Email:
jleeming@netspace.net.au
More:
hummingbirds.org.au

08 Oct

Hummingbirds Great Gatsby Dinner

Hummingbirds Great Gatsby Dinner

Hummingbirds Great Gatsby Dinner supporting the O’Brien Foundation. Raising funds supporting the O'Brien Institute of Regenerative Surgery, on Saturday, 8 October at 7.00pm at the RACV City Club, hosted by Peter Smith OAM, from Channel Nine. Three-course menu, unlimited beverages, and exceptional entertainment including Headstrong, Tim Ellis, and The Great Gatsby Cotton Club Party.

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12 Oct

Hollywood Scandal for Dogs for Diggers

Hollywood Scandal for Dogs for Diggers

A night of intrigue, mystery and murder, for a cause. The format is quite simple and you can be as interactive as you choose. If you wish to sit back and watch then you can do that or you can choose to get really involved and solve the murder. Raising funds for The Young Diggers and the Young Diggers Dog Squad to help our diggers suffering from PTSD.

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15 Oct

Light it Red for Dyslexia

Light it Red for Dyslexia

‘Light it Red for Dyslexia’ is a volunteer initiative to light significant monuments and landmarks across Australia in the colour RED for Dyslexia Awareness, on the 15th October 2016. Various volunteer Dyslexia support and community groups nationwide have come together to bring the initiative to fruition. #lightitredfordyslexia

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15 Oct

Breakaway Inc GATSBY GALA

Breakaway Inc GATSBY GALA

Join us in your Gatsby Getup at the Redcliffe RSL, Take the opportunity to network while enjoying great food, beverages, live music, surprise performances and most excitingly the chance to get involve and bid on great prizes in our auction and raffles raising funds for our disability services. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 100 attendees and a fundraising profit of $12,000.

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