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Youth night out

Paradox FReeZA presents Hands Like Houses, an experimental rock band which has toured with the likes of A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon and Pierce the Veil. The band will perform on December 16, from 6-10.30pm at the Youth Resource Centre, 86 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing. Tickets are $12 pre-purchase, or $15 on the night.

■ 8734 1355 or

Carols at Featherbrook

The annual Carols at Featherbrook, hosted by Lightpoint Church, will be held on December 16 at Featherbrook Oval, Windorah Drive, Point Cook, from 6-9.30pm. There will be a family fair with an animal farm, jumping castle, face-painting, food trucks and more. Christmas Carols will begin at 8pm and the evening will finish with a bang with fireworks at 9.30pm. Free event.

■ 0425 722 868 or

Letters to Santa

Let Santa know what you want for Christmas with free, specially addressed Santa letters available at Santa’s mailbox in the Williams Landing Shopping Centre. Make sure you post your letter before December 15 to allow enough time for Santa to reply.

■ www.williamslandingshoppingcentre.

Sustainable Wyndham party

Join members of Transition Wyndham for a gathering at Presidents Park, Wyndham Vale, from 6pm on Thursday, December 21, to celebrate the achievements of local sustainability groups. BYO food to share, eating utensils and anything else to make this a great night out with zero or minimal waste.

■ Lisa, 0433 559 530

Night market

The 2017-18 Night Market is returning to the Queen Victoria Market and will run every Wednesday until April 11. Enjoy street food stalls and festival bars; and more than 130 artisan fashion, homewares and general merchandise traders.


Christmas market

Do all your festive shopping at a Christmas market at the Wyndham Vale Community Centre, 86 Manor Lakes Boulevard, Manor Lakes, on Saturday, December 16, from 5-9pm. Enjoy food, face-painting, handmade items, entertainment and coffee.