From learning about physiothera[y for horses to watercolour painting, here’s 8 things to do around Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges.
Physio for horses
Discover more about equine physiotherapy during a workshop in Gisborne on Tuesday, August 18. Animal physio Katrina Varcoe-Cocks and Dr Rohan Luxmoore will speak ahead of a forum discussion and supper. At Gisborne Bowling Club; bookings essential.
■ 5428 2805
Digital gone Mad
An exhibition of works by Macedon Ranges digital artist Dan Verkys opens at Lancefield’s Mad Gallery at 2pm this Sunday.
■ 5429 1432
Carers and Centrelink
Carers can learn how to navigate the sometimes confusing world of Centrelink services at a free workshop at St Luke’s Anglicare, 1 Victoria Street, Kyneton, from 10.30am on August 27.
■ 0475 269 965
Lunch on Wednesdays
Enjoy a two-course meal and make new friends at Kyneton’s community lunches, held at the Mechanics Institute from 12.30pm every Wednesday during school terms. Cost: $5
■ 5422 3433 or goo.gl/wTROjs
Educator, activist and refugee advocate Sister Brigid Arthur will speak on social justice, faith and education at Salesian College’s Twilight School from 6pm this Wednesday. Cost: $10. Rupertswood Mansion, 3 Macedon Street, Sunbury.
■ 9744 0085 or BLettieri@scr.vic.edu.au
Watercolour painters meet socially at Riddells Creek Neighbourhood House every Monday, 1-3.30pm. Crafts people meet on Fridays, 1-4pm.
■ 5428 7836
Storytime for kids
Children aged three to five can enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and craft activities at weekly pre-school storytimes at Sunbury library. Free on Thursdays from 2.15pm.
■ 9356 6970
Resonance String Orchestra, Quartet Conspirito and renowned Opera Australia soprano Tiffany Speight will perform romantic-inspired works from Puccini, Strauss, Dvorak and others. Sacred Heart College’s Mary Maloney Theatre, 3pm, September 13. Tickets: $20/$15.