8 things to do: Sunbury/Macedon Ranges

Men in chorus

A choir made up of men armed with their voices, a collection of hats and magnificent facial hair will wow crowds as part of Kyneton Town Hall’s April program. The Spooky Men’s Chorale has received rave reviews for live shows that blend comedy, harmonies and a cheeky dollop of fun. Macedon Ranges choir The Polyphonics will support the chorale from 7.30pm this Friday.



Spin and weave weekend

Macedon Ranges Spinners and Fibre Group will hold its annual exhibition and sale this Saturday and Sunday. Items including beanies, socks, shawls, garments and novelties will be on show at Patch ’n’ Quilt, Prince Street, Gisborne, 10am-4pm Saturday and 10am-2pm Sunday.

■ 5420 7333


Wetlands planting on

Join the Friends of Emu Bottom Wetlands for the first planting as part of the Corridors of Green project, designed to plant out a large, weedy patch. Free barbecue. Homestead Way, Sunbury, 10am-12.30pm, May 1.

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Scraps to compost

Learn how to turn food scraps and garden clippings into nutrient rich compost at Hume council’s next Live Green workshop at Sunbury library. It’s from 6.15-7.45pm on May 5.

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Snap up some art

More than 200 works will be for sale at this year’s Sunbury Art Show. It’s at the Boilerhouse Gallery on Jacksons Hill from 10am-4pm this Saturday and Sunday. Free entry.

■ 5428 7022




Recognise Trentham’s potato-growing heritage during the town’s annual Spudfest. Spud games and activities, food, market stalls, free music and cooking demonstrations are all on offer at Quarry Street Reserve from 10am-4pm on May 7.



Eagle-eye fundraiser

A screening of Hugh Jackman’s latest film Eddie the Eagle will raise money for Goonawarra Golf Club on May 3. It’s at Reading Cinemas Sunbury from 7pm. Tickets: $20 (includes supper).

■ 0407 331 399


Arthritis support group

Macedon Ranges Arthritis Peer Support Group meets at Woodend Neighbourhood House 1-3pm first Monday of the month.

■ 0411 116 711