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School Holiday Fun

23RD SEPT - 8TH OCT

Food Truck Friday

5th Feb. - 3rd Nov. 2017 (21 sessions)

Food Truck Friday is held on the first Friday of every month (excluding Dec 2016 and Jan 2017). The ...

Geelong Waterfront Makers and Growers Market

1st Jan. - 7th Jan. 2018 (13 sessions)

Geelong Waterfront Makers & Growers Market is the name for the combined Waterfront Market and Ce...

Horrible Harriet - Live On Stage

23rd September 2017

GPAC's 2017 Love Central Geelong Family Magic Program presents Horrible Harriet  Look out...

Grug and the Rainbow

21st October 2017

GPAC's 2017 Love Central Geelong Family Magic Program presents Grug and the Rainbow  Grug...

Geelong Orchid & Indoor Plant Club 'Spring Show'

23rd Sep. - 24th Sep. 2017

Massive display of judged, orchids & indoor plants. Sales area featuring good quality plants at ...

Knife handling workshop

11th October 2017

Bring your working hands and come on in to the Little Green Corner kitchen! Wednesday, 11 October. 6...

Archibald Prize

28th Oct. - 10th Dec. 2017

First awarded in 1921, the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize is Australia’...

St Mary's Derby Day Fete

4th November 2017

The Derby Day Fete is a fun event for people of all ages with lots of great stalls offering both tra...

The Grinch

17th Nov. - 25th Nov. 2017

Medimime Productions Inc. is proud to present "The Grinch", a modern pantomime based on the Dr. Sues...

Geelong Revival

24th Nov. - 26th Nov. 2017

The Geelong Revival Motoring Festival will take place on Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th ...

Justice Crew Concert - Kick Ons Tour

28th September 2017

  Eight-time ARIA nominees Justice Crew are back on the road this September/October 2017, brin...

The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz | Melbourne City Ballet | GPAC

23rd November 2017

Melbourne City Ballet's exciting new ballet “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will arrive at Geelon...

Heathers The Musical

6th Oct. - 14th Oct. 2017

GSODA Inc. presents Heathers The MusicalBased on the 1989 movie of the same title, featuring Winona ...

The Peter Allen Songbook

18th Oct. - 19th Oct. 2017

The Peter Allen Songbook is a concert tribute to a truly great Australian, Peter Allen, and his frie...

Choir of Hard Knocks

8th Nov. - 9th Nov. 2017

Now in its 10th anniversary year the Choir of Hard Knocks has performed in Australia’s most pr...

42nd Street

16th Mar. - 24th Mar. 2018

CenterStage Geelong presents 42nd Street‘The mother of all showbiz musicals’ (The D...

Dawnbuster Fun Run

31st December 2017

The Geelong Cross Country Club kicks off the 2018 New Year Celebrations by conducting the 5km Dawnbu...

Gala - 101st Annual Gala

11th November 2017

Gala Day is an annual family event hosted by the Barwon Health Foundation. The iconic event includes...

IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong 2018

18th February 2018

A multi-looped fast course, IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong tests even avid triathletes looking for a challengi...

Humans In Geelong Expo 2017

8th October 2017

Be inspired by the amazing locals who are making a difference. A day of - Uplifting speakers, Thoug...

Ascend 1.0

24th October 2017

"Ever since the dawn of time mankind has looked towards the heavens and wondered what it would be li...

Central Geelong Sidewalk Sales 2017

7th November 2017

This year’s Central Geelong Sidewalk Sales on Tuesday 7 November is set to be the largest yet....

Fred Williams in the You Yangs

19th Aug. - 5th Nov. 2017

Fred Williams first spotted the You Yangs in 1957 from the deck of the ship on which he was sailing ...

After hours at Geelong Gallery

13th October 2017

To celebrate the exhibition Fred Williams in the You Yangs Geelong Gallery’s after hours event...

2017 Geelong acquisitive print awards

14th Aug. - 8th Oct. 2017

This nationally acclaimed acquisitive prize exhibition features entries from around Australia by est...

Run Geelong

19th November 2017

Run Geelong is a running event like no other, with 100% of every registration fee and donation going...

High Tea at James St. Bakery

27th Aug. - 29th Jul. 2018 (11 sessions)

On the last Sunday of each month James Street Bakery open the doors for our scrumptious and decadent...

Toby The T-Rex - Real Dinosaur Show - Booked Out

25th Sep. (2 sessions)

Standing up to 2.5 metres tall and 4 metres long, Toby The T-Rex walks, blinks, breathes and ROARRS ...

Butterfly Gazebo

4th Oct. - 5th Oct. 2017 (12 sessions)

The Butterfly Gazebo is an enchanting and educational experience where kids can observe and wil...

Drawing 101

25th September 2017

A 3-part drawing master class series facilitated by young artist Eleanor Orchard. Learn the basics o...

Still Life for Kids

27th September 2017

Learn how to draw traditional still-lives with the guidance of Eleanor Orchard. Ages: 10+ Bookings...

BLOOM TRUE: TRANSFORMATION THROUGH DOLL MAKING

27th September 2017

Are you looking to shed something that no longer works in your life? Are you looking to embrace the ...

GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY

26th September 2017

Design and build a hanging sculpture. Learn the basics of using clay where you will learn how to mak...

Analogue Photo Walk (Black And White) - BOOKED OUT

28th September 2017

Participants will learn the basics of black and white film photography during this 4-hour workshop. ...

Cultural Workshops - Basket Weaving (girls only)

3rd Oct. (2 sessions)

Learn the art of traditional basket weaving from renowned local artist and elder Aunty Helen Brother...

Aboriginal Arts Workshop with Didgeridoo

3rd Oct. (2 sessions)

Learn about traditional stories of the ancient instrument Yidaki (Didgeridoo) from local artist...

BEGINNER'S PHOTOGRAPHY

4th October 2017

A workshop about the basics of photography: using the manual settings of your camera and how to iden...

Painting With Colours

5th October 2017

Learn about colour theory and abstract painting with talented local artist Miranda Jarvis. Age: 10 ...

Cyanotypes (Blue Print-Making)

5th October 2017

In this workshop we will use simple chemistry and the power of the sun to create unique artworks tha...

Print A T-Shirt (DIY Screen-print) - BOOKED OUT

6th October 2017

Each participant will make their very own design that they will print onto a t-shirt that is theirs ...

Linework Basics

6th October 2017

Learn about mark making, its various techniques and how you can incorporate it into your drawing pra...

SUPERHERO MASK MAKING

2nd October 2017

Create your own Superhero tools and meet your favourite Comic Book and Games Characters. Craft Activ...

Superhero Capes

3rd October 2017

Create your own Superhero tools and meet your favourite Comic Book and Games Characters. Craft ...

Shoppies Live Show

3rd Oct. (2 sessions)

It’s Jessicake’s birthday and she is so excited to celebrate with her Shoppies friends, ...

Kids Cook Up at Rook

25th Sep. - 2nd Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Participate in a unique cultural Sri Lankan cooking experience at Rook. Learn to cook carrot curry a...

Superhero Cuffs

4th October 2017

Create your own Superhero tools and meet your favourite Comic Book and Games Characters. Craft ...

Superhero Photo Frame

5th October 2017

Create your own Superhero tools and meet your favourite Comic Book and Games Characters. Craft ...

Superhero Pencil Case

6th October 2017

Create your own Superhero tools and meet your favourite Comic Book and Games Characters. Craft ...

YMCA Gym Day

27th September 2017

Time to burn up some energy? Join our charity partner, the YMCA, for the mini sports circuit and lea...

YMCA Crafting

26th September 2017

Help us support our local charity partner for the month, the YMCA, and join in on heaps of free and ...

Hero Town

25th Sep. - 28th Sep. 2017 (4 sessions)

Come visit Hero Town this September and watch the kids escape to another world as they use their ima...

Peppa Pig Live Show

4th Oct. (2 sessions)

Peppa Pig is a loveable, cheeky little piggy who lives with her little brother George, Mummy Pig and...

Lalaloopsy Live Show

5th Oct. (2 sessions)

Lalaloopsy are rag dolls that magically come to life Jewel Sparkle’s and our host Pink B Dazzl...

Blinky Bill Live Show

6th Oct. (2 sessions)

“Around the World with Blinky Bill” is an exciting new musical adventure show starring B...

Mr Men and Little Miss Live Show

7th Oct. (2 sessions)

We join Mr Bump when he is out looking for a job and over the course of 30 minutes he will attempt t...

Deakin University Teddy Bear Hospital

8th October 2017

Kids can participate by bringing in their teddies to be seen and treated by the ‘Teddy Doctors...

Tech-time for Teddies

25th Sep. - 7th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

If you go down to the library today where will your teddy play? Learn to use Book Creator and make y...

Young Engineers

26th Sep. - 30th Sep. 2017 (2 sessions)

Calling all budding engineers… Test your tower building skills in this hands-on session and t...

Mythical Mix-Up

28th Sep. - 6th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Come along for this fun filled story session and create your own mixed-up mythical creature with its...

Lego Zoom

5th October 2017

Use your skills to design, create and test a balloon powered LEGO car. Race against others in the ul...

Radical Robots

3rd October 2017

Use your imagination and scrap materials to create your own Radical Robot.  Ages: 8+ Cost: Fr...

Basic Programming With Nao

27th Sep. - 5th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Meet NAO, our humanoid robot. Learn to program with Choregraphe Suite and discover how to make her m...

Paper Plane Trials

2nd Oct. - 6th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Do you know how to make an awesome paper plane? Test your skills in our Paper Plane Trials. Which pl...

Inkblot Art

26th Sep. - 2nd Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Is it a bird? Is it a car? What can you imagine? Turn your inkblot into an amazing drawing with this...

Arduino Electronics

27th Sep. - 1st Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Learn to build simple electronics projects with Arduino in this beginner's hands-on workshop. All ma...

Advanced Programming With NAO

24th Sep. - 3rd Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Meet NAO, our humanoid robot. Learn to program with Choregraphe Suite and discover how to make her m...

Wire Art

28th Sep. - 4th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Learn to bend, twist and sculpt wire to make something truly unique and create your own piece of whi...

Butterfly and Turtle Sun Catcher Craft

27th September 2017

Kids can decorate and take home a beautiful butterfly or turtle sun catcher. While stocks last. Enq...

Come and Try Hooping

27th September 2017

Cost: Free Bookings: Not required Supervision: Children must be supervised at all times by a paren...

Tap Jack - Tap Performance

28th Sep. - 4th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Tap dance performance from 2016 winners of Geelong's Best Busker Competition. Cost: Free Bookings:...

Pokemon Card Club

27th Sep. - 4th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Want to learn how to play the Pokemon Trading Card Game? Or just get better at it? Includes card gam...

Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Club

26th Sep. - 3rd Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Want to learn how to play the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game? Or just get better at it? Inclu...

Cupcake Decorating

25th Sep. - 6th Oct. 2017 (4 sessions)

Kids can be their own MasterChef and decorate a cupcake that looks as good as it tastes. The caf&ea...

Eye spy art adventures for wee ones

2nd October 2017

Join a fun adventure through Geelong Gallery. Hunt for clues and uncover the hidden secrets in the w...

Eye spy art adventures— local landscapes

3rd October 2017

Uncover the hidden secrets in the works in Fred Williams in the You Yangs, followed by a hands-on ar...

School With No Walls—nature city

4th October 2017

Nature becomes a pathway for exploring place and time in this highly visceral workshop. Join the tea...

JAMIE’S MINISTRY OF FOOD GEELONG, SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM

25th Sep. - 2nd Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Do you have a budding chef at home who wants to do something fun this school holidays? You’re ...

Arty Felted Bowls

26th September 2017

Design, shape and decorate your felt bowl from scratch!  Ages: 10 – 16 Years Cost: $15 ...

Weaving- Wall Hanging Art

28th September 2017

Learn to build your own loom and weave your own wall art for your bedroom. Bring some scraps (fabric...

Wool People

25th Sep. - 2nd Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Create yarn dolls and other wacky wool creatures. Give life to your own wool people. Enquiries: nwm...

Pompom Monsters

6th October 2017

Make and shake your pompom….monsters! An oldie, but a goodie. Everyone loves pompoms.  ...

Knitted Critters

27th Sep. - 4th Oct. 2017 (2 sessions)

Build and decorate your own Knitting Nancy and then learn French knitting to create a person or even...

Intro to Knitting

3rd October 2017

Learn the basics to get started on your knitting adventure. Cast-on, knit, cast off! Create beautifu...

Learn to Print

5th October 2017

Discover and learn fun techniques to design your own pattern and style on a calico bag or pillow cas...

Family Sundays- Wool Weaving Family Day

1st October 2017

Use the giant collaborative loom and enjoy facilitated activities to share with family and friends. ...

Iconic Industry

24th Aug. - 1st Oct. 2017

Iconic Industry explores the iconic value of the industrial built fabric in Geelong. Five artists we...

The Art of Wool

8th Sep. - 19th Nov. 2017

Discover fashion and fine art in The Art of Wool exhibition which matches award-winning garments by ...

The Bald Archy Prize

14th Oct. - 11th Nov. 2017

Created in 1994 as a spoof of that more serious competition, the Bald Archy Prize provides artists o...

Kylie Ladd - The Way Back

28th September 2017

Best-selling author Kylie Ladd's latest release, The Way Back, was inspired by the stories of return...

Bitches with Balls

6th Sep. - 25th Apr. 2018 (34 sessions)

Bitch Bingo @ Piano Bar is held every Wednesday starting from 6:30pm with great Pizza & Drink sp...

Meditation guided tour—Dr Nadine Cameron

14th October 2017

Explore works of art at Geelong Gallery with a special guided tour facilitated by Dr Nadine Cameron,...

Pace Test Event 2017 - Adult bookings

16th September 2018

Pace Test Event 2017 - Adult bookings

Pace Test Event 2017 - NO Adult bookings

16th September 2018

Pace Test Event 2017 - NO Adult bookings

The Grinch Story Reading

27th Sep. (2 sessions)

Come and meet Santa and his Elves! Santa will be at GPAC reading the Dr Seuss story “How the G...

Our landscape - Peggy and Leslie Cranbourne Learn Space

23rd Sep. - 22nd Oct. 2017

Join our collaborative colouring-in space—be creative, grab a crayon and colour our landscape ...

35MM Old School Photography

6th October 2017

Explore Geelong's laneways with a professional photographer. Lunch provided. Age: Strictly for ages...

Artworx Art Bootcamp - 5-7 years

4th Oct. - 5th Oct. 2017

School Holiday Program Geelong - Artworx's Art Bootcamp Ages: 5-7 Years Cost: $150 per child Are ...

Artworx Art Bootcamp - 8-12 YRS

2nd Oct. - 3rd Oct. 2017

School Holiday Program Geelong - Artworx's Art Bootcamp Ages: 8-12 Years Cost: $150 per child Are...

Kids Construction Tours

26th Sep. - 5th Oct. 2017 (4 sessions)

On this tour, kids will have a behind the scenes look at the current construction works on Malop Str...

Basics of Sound Production Workshop

27th September 2017

Are you interested in working the entertainment industry?Do you want to learn more about the music i...

Meet and Greet with Half Cat

27th September 2017

Kids do you love the Cats?Here’s your opportunity to meet the official Geelong Cats mascot, Ha...

Beav's Disco - Sunday Nights

17th Sep. - 17th Dec. 2017 (14 sessions)

Get your Sunday night posse together for a night of non-stop disco dancing! All your fave old s...

Spice World: The Movie - Returning to cinemas!

24th September 2017

Celebrate 20 years of Spice World: The Movie and sing along to your favourite Spice Girls hits at Vi...

Toyworld Face Painter and Colouring Competition

27th Sep. - 6th Oct. 2017 (5 sessions)

This September School Holidays is the perfect time to check out Toyworld's great range of Super Hero...

Malop Street Kids Treasure Hunt

25th Sep. - 6th Oct. 2017 (10 sessions)

Revitalising Central Geelong will be running a self-guided Treasure Hunt along Malop Street, startin...

NEW IN CENTRAL GEELONG

Special Offers & Discounts

$12 Seafood Thursday @ Sir Charles Hotham Hotel

$12 Seafood Thursday. 

Offer Available: Between 07 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Sir Charles Hotham Hotel
3 Brougham Street
Ph: 5229 8842

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Family Magic Tickets @ Geelong Performing Arts Centre

GPAC’s 2017 Love Central Geelong Family Magic Program.
Purchase four tickets or more to any Family Magic Program Show in 2017 for $20 each (single tickets $22). Purchase at gpac.org.au or the GPAC Box Office.

Offer Available: Between 15 Mar 2017 and 21 Oct 2017

Geelong Performing Arts Centre
50 Little Malop Street
Ph: 5225 1200

Terms:

See in store for details.

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$25 Massage from VFA @ Victorian Fitness Academy

VFA Learning Massage run a student massage clinic on Thursday and Fridays (9am-3pm). Get a quality 1 hour massage for just $25. To book call 5223 6800 or email geelongreception@vfalearning.vic.edu.au

Offer Available: Between 17 Aug 2017 and 02 Nov 2017

Victorian Fitness Academy
78 Yarra Street
Ph: 5223 6800

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Half price wings, ribs and pints @ The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill

Monday means wings, ribs and pints half price at the Sporting Globe.

Offer Available: Between 10 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill
175-177 Ryrie Street
Ph: 52242600

Terms:

Conditions apply, see in store for details and T&Cs. Offer valid Mondays only.

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$15.90 Angus Rump or $19.90 Porterhouse Steak @ The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill

Enjoy an Angus Rump for $15.90 or a Porterhouse Steak for $19.90 on Tuesday's

Offer Available: Between 11 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill
175-177 Ryrie Street
Ph: 52242600

Terms:

Conditions apply, see in store for details and T&Cs. Valid Tuesdays only.

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All burgers $14.90 on Thursdays @ The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill

All burgers at The Sporting Globe are $14.90 each Thursday!

Offer Available: Between 13 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill
175-177 Ryrie Street
Ph: 52242600

Terms:

See in store for details. Offer valid Thursdays only.

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Buy 1 dessert get 1 free @ The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill

Buy 1 desert get 1 desert free on Wednesdays.

Offer Available: Between 12 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill
175-177 Ryrie Street
Ph: 52242600

Terms:

See in store for details. Offer Valid Wednesdays only.

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$13.90 half time lunch @ The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill

Any burger, wrap or salad with soft drink for $13.90, Monday - Friday. Add $2 for beer, cider, wine or large soft drink. 

Now served in 15 minutes or your money back!

Before 3pm on Monday - Friday and excludes public holidays.

Conditions apply.

Offer Available: Between 01 Sep 2017 and 30 Sep 2017

The Sporting Globe Bar & Grill
175-177 Ryrie Street
Ph: 52242600

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Roast Lunch for $10.50 @ Jokers on Ryrie

 

Enjoy a $10.50 roast lunch during the week.

Offer Available: Between 07 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Jokers on Ryrie
205-211 Ryrie Street
Ph: 5229 1104

Terms:

Conditions apply, see in store for details and T&Cs

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Parma Night @ Jokers on Ryrie

Parma night on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Offer Available: Between 10 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Jokers on Ryrie
205-211 Ryrie Street
Ph: 5229 1104

Terms:

See in store for details. Offer only available Monday or Tuesday nights. 

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$12.50 Pasta Night @ Jokers on Ryrie

$12.50 Pasta Night on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Offer Available: Between 09 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Jokers on Ryrie
205-211 Ryrie Street
Ph: 5229 1104

Terms:

See in store for details. Offer valid only on Sundays.

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$19.50 Steak Night Thursdays @ Jokers on Ryrie

$19.50 Steak Night

Offer Available: Between 13 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Jokers on Ryrie
205-211 Ryrie Street
Ph: 5229 1104

Terms:

See in store for details. Valid Thursdays only.

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Kids Eat Free @ Hogs Breath Cafe

Every Monday and Tuesday kids eat free for both lunch and dinner!

Offer Available: Between 07 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Hogs Breath Cafe
Shop MM1A Westfield Geelong, 23 Yarra Street
Ph: 5221 4661

Terms:

Conditions apply, see in store for details and T&Cs. Offer only available on Monday and Tuesday.

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$9.90 lunches @ Hogs Breath Cafe

$9.90 lunches every day.

Offer Available: Between 07 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Hogs Breath Cafe
Shop MM1A Westfield Geelong, 23 Yarra Street
Ph: 5221 4661

Terms:

See in store for details.

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Half price main meals for workers @ Tomi Lounge Bar Cafe

Central Geelong workers receive a ½ price main meal Monday – Friday’s during lunch and 20% off drinks. Just mention you work in Central Geelong to redeem the offer.

Offer Available: Between 04 Apr 2017 and 31 Dec 2017

Tomi Lounge Bar Cafe
64-66 Malop Street
Ph: 5229 6437

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2 course lunch for $16 or 3 courses for $22 @ Black Bull Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy a 2 or 3 course lunch, available Monday to Friday

Offer Available: Between 07 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Black Bull Tapas Bar & Restaurant
48 Moorabool Street
Ph: 5229 6100

Terms:

Conditions apply, see in store for details and T&Cs

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Carousel Multi Ride Card Discount @ The Carousel

10 Carousel rides for $37 usually retails for $42.

Offer Available: Between 23 Sep 2017 and 08 Oct 2017

The Carousel
1 Eastern Beach Road
Ph: 5224 1547

Terms:

See in store for details. 

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Carousel Birthday Party Special @ The Carousel

Book a children's birthday party and the birthday child is free. 

Offer Available: Between 23 Sep 2017 and 08 Oct 2017

The Carousel
1 Eastern Beach Road
Ph: 5224 1547

Terms:

See in store for details. Party must take place before 30 June 2018.

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Tuesday Risotto Night at Caruggi @ Caruggi Italian Restaurant

Tuesday Risotto Night $25. Includes risotto, wine, bread and salad.

Offer Available: Between 11 Jul 2017 and 31 Jul 2018

Caruggi Italian Restaurant
66 Little Malop Street
Ph: 5229 6426

Terms:

See instore for details. Offer valid Tuesday nights only.

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Sunday – Kids Eat Free – all day @ The Geelong Hotel

Been a long weekend?  Bring the family in and let us do the work this Sunday.

1 free kids meal available with every full priced main meal ordered.

Offer Available: Between 10 Sep 2017 and 24 Dec 2017

The Geelong Hotel
69 Yarra Street
Ph: 5223 2946

Terms:

Valid Sunday's only. See in-store for details.

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