sunset cinema, williamstown

sunset cinema, williamstown

Smaller and friendlier than its larger counterparts, Sunset Cinema is perfect for those who love to socialise but hate crowds & queues. (Mamma raises her hand…!). Bring your own bean bag or picnic rug OR get a ticket to the lawn lounge where they provide the bean bags (some popcorn and a drink) - you can also hire them if they have any left.

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leisurelink aquatic and recreation centre, grovedale

leisurelink aquatic and recreation centre, grovedale

Mamma thinks this is more like a massive waterpark than just a swim centre, and the perfect place to dive in for some indoor aquatic FUN! With a 50 metre pool, learn to swim pool, warm water pool for exercise, toddlers pool, spa and sauna, two massive 12.5 metre high water slide, a water adventure park and a kids splash pad (phew!), you’re going to have a hard time getting the kids to leave!

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|NEW| hoyts cinema, the district docklands

|NEW| hoyts cinema, the district docklands

The new Hoyts at The District Docklands has just opened and it is a little different from the usual kind of cinema. Firstly, every single seat in the entire 8 cinema complex is a powered recliner! Ahhhhh! So good! It really is a touch of luxury to get you fully in the mood to relax and enjoy yourself.

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otway blueberries, gellibrand

otway blueberries, gellibrand

When you go through as many blueberries as Mamma’s family, seeing row upon row of these little delicious gems is a sight to see! Otway Blueberries has been around since the 90’s and they provide blueberries all around the Otways and surf coast. You can, of course, pick your own stash here though too - and Mamma sure does LOVE pickin’!!

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museum of the moon, scienceworks - spotswood

museum of the moon, scienceworks - spotswood

Mamma loves the moon and rarely misses an opportunity to gaze up at it when it is at its fullest and brightest.
Well, this is an amazing opportunity to get up close and take some time to marvel at Earth's only permanent natural satellite. Museum of the Moon at Scienceworks is quite breathtaking.

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st kilda ferry from williamstown, williamstown (gem pier)

This little adventure couldn’t be more perfect! The boat ride across the bay is beautiful, stress free, swift, exciting and most of all fun. Your St Kilda destination is gorgeous, arriving at St Kilda pier, immersed in the beachside vibes - it truly feels like you are on a little holiday!

Oh and The St Kilda ferry and their crew are so lovely - assisting with getting prams on board and they are so lovely with the kids too.

Mamma suggests a Sunday is a good option - the St Kilda Esplanade market is on and always nice to peruse the stalls, stop for some food tuck yummies and take in the atmosphere. You could always plan a family trip to Luna Park or if you are on a tight budget pack a picnic and head for the absolutely lovely Veg Out Community Gardens or St Kilda Botanical Gardens.

Mamma’s special mention: Gem Pier, Nelsons Place and Commonwealth Reserve here in Williamstown is a are a great place for adventure too.

the nitty gritty

Operating times vary across the seasons (Friday, Saturday and Sunday until November)

for up to date pricing - click here

Bookings recommended to avoid disappointment

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Gem Pier
Williamstown

office ours, spotswood

Calling all small biz folks! Many of us local biz owners know the pitfalls that come with working from home. You know what we are talking about. A lack of motivation, nobody but the dog to 'high five' when you get a win, distractions of THAT pile of washing staring at you from the corner of the room and a general need to connect and interact with other peeps. Well, that all changed for Mamma when we discovered OfficeOurs. This place is just fantastic and much more than a co-working space. Firstly, the open office layout is modern, roomy and bright, secondly the meeting rooms, kitchen and facilities are great. It honestly makes a huge difference in the working day to be around other busy people going about their day. Motivation levels increase and we forgot all about the fact we hadn't made the bed when we left the house.

So there are a couple of options here - you can grab a share desk from about $5 an hour, this gives you access to the meeting rooms, photocopying and buckets of coffee and chats with the fab office manager Jordan.

Mamma's special mentions : OfficeOurs invites everyone to take part in social and professional activities including: end of week drinks, networking opportunities, professional development opportunities and much more.

the nitty gritty

Pricing is from $5 per hour or check out their monthly packages click here

 

208 Hall St
Spotswood