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VicBears UNION – July 2018 **The Big Charity Cheque**

VicBears & The Laird proudly presents: UNION – Where The Tribe Gathers Saturday, 28 July 2018 – from 5:00pm til Late ———————————— July UNION Highlights: > SH18 Big Cheque Charity Donation to Minus 18 > Mannhaus Members Give-Away > FREE Gourmet BBQ and First Drink for all VicBears Members > Live DJ David Virgona > Club Desk and Cloak ———————————— Our monthly UNION event continues to deliver a welcoming social night of fun, food, drink and dance – it’s where the bear tribe gathers! We’re keeping the fourth Saturday of every month as our UNION night at The Laird. **SH18 Big Cheque Charity Donation** After a huge Southern HiBearnation, we’ve got a chunk of money we’re ready to donate to our chosen charity, Minus 18. The Big Cheque will be ready to hand over with the final amount being revealed on the night! **FREE Gourmet BBQ Snack and First Drink for all VicBears Members** Our Gourmet BBQ continues in the beer garden, and we ain’t talking no sausage-in-bread boringness! Gourmet BBQ treats from the talented guys at LA VILLA SALUMI will be on offer and we can’t wait to again taste Drew’s onion relish back on our buns! BBQ items will also be available for purchase. **Mannhaus Members Give-Away** Every month we give away a great Mannhaus Gift Package to one lucky VicBears Member who is at UNION. Grab your entry ticket from the Club Desk and your number could be drawn. Generous products and $25 gift-vouchers provided by the ever generous Mannhaus guys! **Live DJ David Virgona** From 8:00pm, we’ll ramp up the party and let our woofy DJ take over the decks and bring on the dance! We warmly welcome back the ever-woofy David Virgona to July UNION as he brings us the beats. He kicks off at 8:00pm and we plan to make this UNION one you can dance all night to! **VicBears Club Desk** We’ve given our Club Desk a make-over with friendly Committeemen to welcome you with info on your membership, and any club or event questions you may have. New electronic monitors will keep you up to date with current club events, and the club announcements will be done early and quickly!! Club Desk (in Nuggets Bar) from 5:00pm – 10:00pm. Official Club Welcomes & Announcements at 9:00pm. So join us @ UNION at The Laird on Saturday, 28 July See you there – VicBears Team.

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Lazy Yum Cha Sunday Lunch @ The Potsticker – July 2018

LAZY YUM CHA SUNDAY LUNCH 1:00pm, Sunday 22 July 2018 The Potsticker, 58 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield North Website The Potsticker offers a blend of Asian cuisine in a stylish presentation, highlighting exquisite & visual stimulation. The menu encompasses inspirational use of Malay, Chinese & Japanese ingredients & herbs. It’s a little bit fancy at value-for-money prices! And the Sunday Yum Cha is apparently to die for! Check out the full menu here: Menu So come and join us for a chilled afternoon at our monthly Lazy Sunday Lunch with your bear mates, for some great food and company – just pay for your own food and beverages. >> Please CLICK “Going” on the Facebook Event if you plan to attend this lunch, so we can book tables to accommodate us all in one group<<

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VicBears AQUABEAR – July 2018

The Pool @ Collingwood Leisure & Recreation Centre 1 hour Water Aerobics Class from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Sunday, 15 July 2018 $10 per person (cash on the day) Lots of water, a bunch of bears and plenty of low-impact aerobic activity – a great fun and relaxing way to spend an hour on a Sunday afternoon. Followed by a bite to eat a nearby cafe if you’re peckish! Please make sure to arrive before 1:45pm and keep an eye out for our Committeeman at the front entrance to the pool. Bring your bathers, towel, $10 cash and a willingness to jump into the deep end – this is AquaBear! We have two lanes booked out for ourselves and our delightful instructor Judy to help guide us through the motions. We will be heading into the venue at 1:45pm to get changed and prepared as the class starts promptly at 2pm. Anyone arriving after 1.45pm will need to let reception know that they’re attending the “VicBears class with Judy at 2pm” to pick up their wristband and class ticket and make sure to see the VicBears Committeeman before the end of the event. AquaBear – A BearHART Initiative. ———————————————- Please note that use of the spa, gym or facilities other than the pool and change rooms is at an extra cost to the individual and is not covered by VicBears Inc for this event.

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SH18 Dinner Italiano – Pre BEARDARAMA

BEARS GROUP DINNER ITALIANO Special Pre-BEARDARAMA Event No tickets – just turn up and pay for what you order —————————————— As a Special Offer for anyone attending BEARDARAMA, our friends at Ciao Ciao Italiano, 260 Chapel Street, Prahran are offering a 30% DISCOUNT to anyone booking dinner before the event. Ciao Ciao Italiano’s menu incorporates over 20 delicious pizzas, including vegan and gluten free options, as well as a huge assortment of pasta, risotto, schnitzels, salads and more that will satisfy the hungriest bear!! And then top off your meal with a selection from a variety of traditional Italian desserts, sweet pizzas and cakes. Ciao Ciao Italiano is licensed, so a great range of bottle and tap beers, cider, wine and soft drinks is also available for you to order. Check out the menu at http://ciaociaoitaliano.com.au/menu/ So call them on 9510 5404 and mention BEARDARAMA when you book, to claim your 30% DISCOUNT. Alternatively, go online at https://www.dimmi.com.au/make-booking/ciao-ciao-italiano?mode=Widget&referrerUrl=http://www.ciaociaoitaliano.com.au and add “BEARDARAMA 30%” under “Company” when you are completing your booking details] After you’ve eaten, Pawn & Co is only about 100 metres away down Greville Street, for all the fun of BEARDARAMA.
 

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SH18 RoundUp by Mannhaus

TICKET PRICES: FREE for SH18 Party Pass holders $20 VicBears Members $25 Brethren Club Members $30 Non-Club Members ——————————- And just when you think you’ve had enough partying, we insist you find the energy to wrap up your HiBearnation with the ever-popular RoundUp by Mannhaus. Once again, we return to the iconic Peel Hotel, and take over the dance floor, lounges and bar to deliver an afternoon “tea dance” style party to end our week long celebration like there’s no tomorrow! DJ David Virgona will be belting out the music that will keep you moving and squealing for more. RoundUp has been the must-go-to final event of Southern HiBearnation for over 20 years and this year will further enhance that legacy. With the generous support and creative input from our mates at Mannhaus, we are set for a wild fun ride to round-up our huge week of bear celebrations.

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SH18 Final Farewell Lunch

TICKET PRICES:
FREE event to attend – buy your own food & beverages
Stomping Ground – Menu ——————————-Our Final Farewell Lunch brings all the bears together over pub-style food, refreshing beverages and great company. Lunch is being held at the Stomping Ground Beer Hall, just a few mins stroll between The Peel and Laird hotels, the Stomping Ground offers a fantastic menu selection of classics and new dishes – something truly for everyone!This European-style beer hall delivers an amazing space to socialise, relax in the company of our bear bothers and enjoy 30-plus beers on tap – with many of their own brews ready to serve. Order your food at the bar and chill for an hour or two, before the short walk up the road to The Peel for Roundup, our final event of SH18.

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SH18 Mr Australasia Bear Contest

  TICKET PRICES: FREE for SH18 Party Pass holders $10 for Everyone Else —————————– Time to represent! Bears from around Australasia come together for the bear-night-of-nights, competing for the title of them all – Mr Australasia Bear. Working through their paces on The Laird main stage, our contestants will no doubt delight, thrill, entertain and arouse us. Working through 3 rounds, the guys will demonstrate their bear pride while striving to represent all of us as the new title holder! Contest night is the peak event of Southern HiBearnation and one of the most popular nights, as attendees pack The Laird Hotel to enjoy the show! Our experienced hosts will keep things moving on stage and ensure the contestants show us their best! Grab the Party Pass to ensure priority entry to the event, or a pre-sale ticket to get in the door. We can’t guarantee door sales on the night, as this event typically books out prior to the night.

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SH18 Afternoon Chill

We’re heading West for a few hours to chill at the new Pride of our Footscray [POOF] community gay bar, for a relaxing afternoon of games, music, food and drinks. The bears will take over the entire POOF Bar from 3:00pm, with full access to the pool tables, Sports Room with FOX Sports, 2 karaoke rooms and tasty delivered food from a range of nearby restaurants. Matt and the Bar Team are putting on some drink specials and can’t wait to look after all the SH18 punters for a relaxed afternoon ahead of the big Mr Australasia Bear 2018 Contest at night. FREE event and everyone welcome! Check out the POOF website: http://www.prideofourfootscray.bar TRANSPORT: Catch any train to FOOTSCRAY station, and POOF is a 4 minute walk.

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SH18 HUNK Dance Party

TICKET PRICES: FREE for SH18 Party Pass holders $20 VicBears Members $25 Brethren Club Members $30 Non-Members ——————————– HUNK up to the Big Dance Party of SH18 – where people from our bear-village gear up and party into the wee hours! If you’ve been saving up that special outfit or gear for a party with a difference – this is the one to wear it to! Grab your favourite pair of Levi’s, that special harness or jocks and boots combo – you have permission to wear whatever you want (with the appropriate footwear of course!). Custom lighting, Fhunky DJs Jayson Leahy (MEL) and Jason Conte (MEL) will be playing mixes of your favourite dance tracks, along with chunky go-go bears – and you’re ready to HUNK! It’s whatever you want it to be and more!

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SH18 Free Film @ 3: Deadpool

SH18 FREE FILM @ 3 Friday: DEADPOOL (2016) [1hr 48mins] Movie trailer: https://youtu.be/jpBrKk-txWI Every weekday during Southern HiBearnation 2018, you can hangout and enjoy a movie on the Big TV screen @ Mannhaus Level 2. We’ve got a room full of bean bags, along with FREE popcorn, soft drinks, coffee & tea to enjoy during the show. Seats are limited – so it’s first come, first served and it’s all FREE! Arrive early to check out all the cool gear and goodies at Mannhaus and grab 10% discount off all purchases when you flash your SH18 Party Pass dogtag. Image may contain: text