Events

Below is a list of upcoming health and wellbeing events in the G21 region. Also included are some of the special health-related awareness days/weeks/months.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 (All day) to Wednesday, 30 October 2019 (All day)

Your community needs your help to Feed Geelong this October!

 

Monday, 7 October 2019 (All day) to Friday, 1 November 2019 (All day)

Walk to School is a fun and easy way for Victorian primary school kids to build healthy habits for life.

Friday, 18 October 2019 - 1:45pm to Sunday, 27 October 2019 - 1:45pm

Children's Week in Geelong represents one of the largest community celebrations focusing on young children.

Monday, 21 October 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, 22 October 2019 (All day)

During Childrens Week, The City of Greater Geelong are offering free yoga class aimed to encourage interest in physical activity, including various yoga techniques and games to play.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Children and their families are invited to join us for a free morning of fun, interactive and exciting activities that meet the Geelong Children's Week theme of children have the right to be healthy, safe and happy.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Children and their families are invited to join in a free morning of fun, interactive and exciting activities that support our children to be healthy, safe and happy.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - 8:30am to 2:30pm

Following the success of last year’s education day, with over 120 booked, we are back and once again proudly sponsored by GenU Training and supported by a host of businesses in bringing you an exciting day of creative entertainment and enriched understanding of mental wellbeing for yourself and t

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

During Childrens Week, The City of Greater Geelong are offering free work shop to create some fun, creative healthy snacks. Learn what's a healthy snack and what to avoid. Active Lawn games to finish with prizes to be won and a take home book of fun snack ideas to try.

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - 10:30am to 2:00pm

People hear data, people feel stories.

Friday, 25 October 2019 (All day) to Monday, 25 November 2019 (All day)

The month of action is held annually, surrounding two major international movements for ending men's violence towards women. The events begin on Reclaim the Night and end on the International Day for the elimination of Violence Against Women.  The final day of the month of action also marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism.

Friday, 25 October 2019 (All day) to Saturday, 26 October 2019 (All day)

During Childrens Week, The City of Greater Geelong are offering free yoga class aimed to encourage interest in physical activity, including various yoga techniques and games to play at Splashdown Sports & Leisure Centre.

Friday, 25 October 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Reclaim the Night is a global women’s protest against men’s violence.

Saturday, 26 October 2019 (All day)

During Childrens Week, The City of Greater Geelong are offering free yoga class aimed to encourage interest in physical activity, including various yoga techniques and games to play at their  Bellarine Aquatic Sports Centre (BASC).

Saturday, 26 October 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Come and hear Jane Gilmore speak about Violence and Representation of Women in the Media as part of the Barwon Month of Action.

Monday, 28 October 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Designed for experienced practitioners working in the primary prevention & gender equity sectors.

Monday, 28 October 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a compelling evening with award-winning investigative journalist Jess Hill whose recently released debut, See What You Made Me Do: Power, Control and Domestic Abuse, dissects the flawed logic of victim-blaming and challenges domestic and family violence.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 (All day)

Volunteering Geelong & the City of Greater Geelong presents a series of workshops for Volunteers & Volunteer Leaders from not- for- profit community organisations or groups.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

During the Barwon Month of Action we are re-writing history.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

Mental Health Foundation Australia and National Mental Health Foundation Month 2019 are pleased to invite you to this free event: Food and Mental Health

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Power Meri follows Papua New Guinea’s first national women’s rugby league team and takes audiences inside Papua New Guinea and behind the scenes of women’s sport as it follows the Orchids through selection trials, arduous training with a fly-in-fly-out Australian coaching mentor, and diverse personal struggles as they prepare to face the world champion Australian Jillaroos and compete at the Rugby League World Cup in Sydney. 

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