Community events

Plastic Free July

Choose to refuse single use plastic this July! Start by saying NO to plastic bags, coffee cups, straws and plastic bottles. Try these handy hints to get you started.... Head to one of Fremantle's Responsible Cafes, and receive a discount on your coffee when you BYO cup. Check out www.responsiblecafes.org for your closest cafe. Take your reusable water bottle to one of the City of Fremantle's two ProAcqua machines and fill up your water bottle - save plastic and money! The ProAcqua machines can be found in Esplanade Park and King's Square. Get rewarded for recycling! Take your used plastic bottles and aluminum cans to the City of Fremantle's reverse vending machine in Esplanade Park, and choose one of six coupons from local businesses. Coupons currently on offer include:  Ohana Acai Bar – get a free coffee when you BYO cup – limited time only! Boost Juice – buy one juice, get one for $1 Coffee Club – buy one small coffee, get one free San Churros – buy one get one free churros for one WA Maritime Museum – 20% off Museum and Exhibition Entry Time Zone – 10% off when you purchase a timed play package.

Bag it Movie Night

Join Hilton Harvest to celebrate Plastic Free July!  This Friday night, 6-9pm at Fremantle PCYC (2/34 Paget st Hilton). This award winning film, Bag it, is a little bit serious, a little bit funny and a lot inspirational.  The evening will also feature a short stop motion clip shot by a young filmmaker inspired to share the plastic free message.  Bring a plastic free supper to share before the movie. Tea/coffee provided. We will have access to the PCYC kitchen too if you want to heat anything up or keep a pot of soup warm. BYO crockery and cutlery, we will have mugs. Tickets are $10 or $5 concession or Hilton Harvest members. (School kids free) All proceeds go to Hilton Harvest!https://www.trybooking.com/298029  Suitable for kids - very appropriate for upper primary kids.

July Voicebox

Voicebox Monday 31 July featuring Robert Wood, Roland Leach and Lucy Czerwiec + open mic @ Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, 19 Blinco St Fremantle.  Doors open 6:30 for 7pm start, $10/$6 cash only. Vegan offerings from Roark & Co (byo welcome) Don't miss your opportunity to listen, read... Desire, Despair, Delight ♥

Sing Sing Sing Not Your Normal Choir

Are we a traditional choir? No! We are an open participation group where anybody who wants to attend is welcome to sing and perform as part of the choir.revolves around one song. Each week revolves around one song. The amazing David Harwood teaches the arrangements to participants, and then we end the hour of song by performing the newly learnt song. Every couple of months we will perforate our weekly meetings with even bigger meetings in magnificent places, with magnificent guests. What do you say. Let's get singing! Songs so far include: Sweet Child O Mine (GNR), Am I Ever…

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Stackwood Made Local Winter Market

After the success of last year's Made Local Market we are bringing the event back to Stackwood this August. The winter edition of the market will focus on local makers, and will host more than 25 stalls selling locally made gifts and wares such as ceramic planters, artist prints, textiles and jewellery.  Stallholders include Bed Tonic, Bahru, Leo and Spargo, Floral Army, Neighbourhood Press and Many Peaks Assembly. The Stackwood studio residents will also be sharing their wares, including ceramics studio Winterwares, art by Sally Mundy and organic products by the newest member of the Stackwood fold Clean Slate Skincare (scroll down for the complete list). The Stackwood concept store will also be full of…

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The Left Bank CASINO ROYALE Charity Event

Join us for the second Casino Royale Event on Friday, 18th August 2017, when our upstairs River Bar turns into a Casino for one night – here in “Monte Freo”. Again, the event is in support of the charity Conquer Cystic Fibrosis.  Put on your best suit/evening gown, walk along the red carpet, sip on Champagne, enjoy delicious canapes and gamble all night (with funny money)…  There’ll be four different gambling tables available – Roulette, Black Jack, Vegas Dice and a Poker Room. The gambling as such will be with funny money, but various prizes are up for grabs! And the best…

2017 Autism West Symposium

The must-see event in 2017 for individuals on the autism spectrum and their family members, educators, service providers and researchers. Friday 3 & Saturday 4 November 2017 We’re connecting and empowering people on the spectrum by showcasing inspirational speakers, people, organisations and thought leaders doing amazing work within the community. The 2017 Autism West Symposium will focus on ‘The Big Picture’, looking beyond childhood as those on the autism spectrum move into adulthood, with a particular focus on developing social skills, independence, and finding meaningful employment. The program will include presentations, break-out sessions, a fireside chat, and more. Who Is It For? Our annual symposium is for people on the autism spectrum and their families and carers, as well as educators, researches and health professionals. The Format Taking place across one and a half days, the 2017 Autism West Symposium will include presentations, break-out sessions, a fireside chat, and more. We will also be featuring employers and educational professionals championing the education and employment of those with ASD. *Early bird discounts available until 31 August 2017 The Speakers We have some exciting speakers already confirmed, including: Graeme Simsion - Best-selling author of ‘The Rosie Project Jeanette Purkis - Author, speaker and autism advocate Kerry Magro - Once non-verbal, he is now an international public speaker Jacquiline den Houting - Psychologist with lived experience with Asperger Syndrome Matt Schneider - CEO of Optika Solutions, where over 50% of the employees are on the autism spectrum Carla Burn - Network Leader and Mentor at the iCan Network Barb Cook - Founder and Editor in Chief of Spectrum Women Magazine Click here to download the event flyer. Venue:  Esplanade Hotel, 46-54 Marine Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160 Event Date: Friday 3 November 2017 & Saturday 4 November 2017 Further information: Contact Autism West on 08 9383 6123 or email Event Coordinator, Janine Ripper, at marketing@autismwest.org.au.  Accomodation The 2017 Autism West Symposium will be held at the beautiful Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle, Western Australia. We have secured limited discounted accommodation at the Esplanade for those wanting to make the most of the event. To book and claim your discounted accommodation please click here. Booking Information: All tickets include Credit Card Processing Fee. Early bird discounts available until 31 August 2017 Registration fees include morning tea and lunch on Day One and morning tea on Day Two Autism West reserves the right to make changes to the program Autism West may ask you to present proof of your eligibility for a concession Please note that registration is non-refundable, but we are happy for you to transfer it to someone else.


Community events

Fremantle has a great selection of community events for the whole family. There is also some great live music from local bands, dance classes, workshops and much more so make sure you check out our list of events to make sure you don’t miss some of the great local things to do in Fremantle.