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SWAP MEET At Whit­tle­sea agri­cul­tural show­grounds, Yea Rd, Whit­tle­sea, Satur­day, De­cem­ber 7. Sites avail­able out­side $25, in­side $35. Pub­lic en­try $5 from 7.30am. In­cludes dona­tion of $1 to RCH car dis­play sup­port­ing Royal Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal can­cer ward, $10 dona­tion in­cludes driver only. Car for sale $15. Cater­ing on grounds. De­tails: 0419 128 969.

TWI­LIGHT HILL CLIMB Gipp­s­land Car Club’s mul­ti­club twi­light hill climb at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yal­lourn. A CAMS L2S or L2SJ li­cence is re­quired for com­pe­ti­tion. Scru­ti­neer­ing 10am un­til 12.15pm. Prac­tice be­gins at 10am. Timed com­pet­i­tive runs from 1pm un­til dusk. En­try forms and reg­u­la­tions: gipp­s­land­car­club.com.au

HEATHCOTE PARK Heathcote Park race­way, Mopar Na­tion­als Drag Rac­ing and Show & Shine. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing 11am-5pm. Ad­mis­sion $20, kids un­der-14 free. De­tails: Face­book at Mopar Na­tion­als or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au

MO­TOCROSS Un­der lights. Bac­chus Marsh Mo­tocross Club’s an­nual twi­light mo­tocross open race meet, at Cum­mings Rd, Maddin­g­ley. Rac­ing 2.45-11pm. Ju­niors and se­nior classes, open to all rid­ers. FMX show, live DJ. Spec­ta­tors wel­come. Adults $10, chil­dren $5 and fam­ily $30. De­tails: 0408 107 017 or bm­mxc.org

ROSEDALE SPEED­WAY All­star Sprint­cars, ladies and men’s stan­dard sa­loons, com­pact speed­cars, at Rosedale Speed­way. Gates open at 2pm, rac­ing from 5.30pm. Fam­ily $50, adults $20, kids 12-16 $10. De­tails: 0408 051 344.


CAR SHOW Make-A-Wish car show and fam­ily day at Essendon Fields (Mel­way 16-B8). All pro­ceeds go to Make-A-Wish. Dis­play cars from 8am, $15. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion from 9am by gold coin dona­tion. Clas­sics, cus­toms and hot rods. De­tails. Brian 0417 361 019.

AN­NUAL MRA TOY RUN Sup­ported by the Vic­to­rian Mo­tor­cy­cle Coun­cil. Once again, Calder Park is the desti­na­tion this year for a fun­filled day to sup­port the Sal­va­tion Army. Rid­ers dress up their bikes, trikes and scoot­ers with Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions and ride to the desti­na­tion to give toys and food for the kids at Christ­mas. Sal­va­tion Army trucks will be wait­ing to re­ceive the gen­er­ous gifts from the bik­ers. De­tails: toyrun.org.au

GEE­LONG TOY RUN The 21st an­nual Har­ley Own­ers Group toy run leaves Richie Boule­vard, East­ern Beach, Gee­long (Mel­way 452 D3) for Queen­scliff at 10.30am. Hosted by the Gee­long Har­ley Own­ers Group, en­try is free and all bikes are wel­come. De­tails: Craig 0400 587 684 or go to the

web­site gee­longhog.com.au

CHAR­ITY TOY RIDE Mo­tor­cy­cle and scooter rid­ers will gather at Alexan­dra Ave near the Swan St bridge for an 11.30am de­par­ture. No en­try fee. Just roll up for a 6km ride to Fa­ther Bob’s HQ in Al­bert Park. Gifts can in­clude new toys, tinned food or cash. Bike show with mu­sic, cafes and the beach. De­tails: youtube.com/watch ?v=ZoJvui8viW4

DROUIN SPEED­WAY Fam­ily Christ­mas meet­ing. Elim­i­na­tor Cup — open stan­dard sa­loons, Vic mini sprints, Div II hot rods, ladies and ju­niors stan­dard, open sedans/sports sedans, ju­nior 1200s, plus a visit from Santa. Adults $15, fam­ily $40, pen­sion­ers $10, chil­dren 12-16 years $10, un­der-12 years free. Gates open 8.30am, rac­ing starts 11am. De­tails: 0422 289 133.

GEE­LONG SWAP MEET At Beck­ley Park, Corio (Mel­way 432 G 4), for all makes and mod­els of vin­tage, vet­eran and clas­sic ve­hi­cles plus, new and used per­for­mance equip­ment and all types of au­to­mo­tive me­mora­bilia. Early bird pub­lic en­try be­fore 8am is $10, af­ter 8am $5. De­tails: Gra­ham 9585 6567.

BREAK­FAST CLUB The Gipp­s­land Sport­ing and Clas­sic Car Reg­is­ter’s break­fast club is on the sec­ond Sun­day of each month. Bring your sport­ing, clas­sic or spe­cial ve­hi­cle. Browse or chat with fel­low en­thu­si­asts and grab a cup of cof­fee or bite of break­fast. All wel­come. War­ragul CBD 8-10am. De­tails: sport­in­greg­is­ter.org.au


CRUISE NIGHT Cruise Night on Mon­day, 6pm. Gee­long Show­grounds, Break­wa­ter Rd en­trance. Hot rods, chrome bumpers wel­come. $5 en­try. Sausage siz­zle, gate prize. De­tails: Ray 0400 932 444 or gee­longstreetrod­ders.com


HEATHCOTE PARK Test and tune plus burnout prac­tice. Gates open 8.30am, Rac­ing 11am-4pm. $60 to race, $20 for spec­ta­tors, kids un­der 14 free. Fully catered. De­tails: 0416 072 478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au


STEEL BUMPERED XMAS A Steel bumpered Christ­mas dis­play, where all steel­bumpered, pre-1980 clas­sics, cus­toms and hot rods are in­vited to a pre-Christ­mas dis­play at Fac­tory 2 / 167 Princes High­way, Hal­lam. No en­try fee. From 10am to 3pm. De­tails: Steve 8790 2713.


HEATHCOTE PARK Box­ing Day chal­lenge. Gates open 8.30am, qual­i­fy­ing from 11am, rac­ing un­til 9.30pm. Com­pe­ti­tion rac­ing and burnouts $25 for spec­ta­tors, kids un­der-14 free. Fully catered. De­tails: 0416 072478 or heath­coter­ace­way.com.au


PIC­NIC IN THE PARK At Morn­ing­ton Park, Morn­ing­ton. Join the Con­fed­er­ates Rod and Cus­tom Club for the first cruise of 2014. En­try is free and the event is open to all rods, cus­toms and clas­sics. Gates open at 9am. Park­ing in the park for the first 400 cars only. De­tails: (AH) Jim 5997 5300 or Shane 9893 5484.


SHOW & SHINE Sun Coun­try Mo­tor­cy­cle Show & Shine (vin­tage to mod­ern) at Yar­ra­wonga fore­shore 10am2pm (reg­is­ter from 8am). Ex­hibitors $2, pub­lic gold coin dona­tion, 10 years and un­der, free. Vic­to­rian Po­lice His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety mo­tor­cy­cle and ve­hi­cle dis­play, and test your skill on the Honda HRT mo­tor­cy­cle sim­u­la­tor. De­tails: Barry 5873 4267 or sun­coun­trycar­club@gmail.com

RIDE TO RE­MEM­BER The 6th an­nual Grampians Ride to Re­mem­ber, in Ararat and the Grampians, open to all li­censed mo­tor­cy­cle en­thu­si­asts. Con­ducted un­der po­lice es­cort. Starts from the Ararat Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, Barkly St, Ararat, at 9.30am and trav­els a stun­ning ru­ral 200km cir­cuit, re­turn­ing for a re­lax­ing bar­be­cue in the Alexan­dra Gar­dens in Ararat. Reg­is­tra­tion is $30 for rid­ers and pil­lions, in­clud­ing the bar­be­cue lunch, com­mem­o­ra­tive 2014 ride badge and com­pli­men­tary bot­tled wa­ter fol­low­ing the event. Hosted by the Vic­to­ria Po­lice Blue Rib­bon. For more in­for­ma­tion phone 5356 2351.

Get into gear at the swap meet and car dis­play tomorrow at the Whit­tle­sea Show­grounds.

The An­nual MRA toy run is on again this Sun­day.

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