Experience the art of Peter Newton
The Under Water series is the latest work by artist Peter Newton.
Painting for the past 20 years, Peter’s art draws on his experience and memory of snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef.
Since his childhood Peter has been artistically influenced by the sea, as well as his love of surfing and the seasons.
Peter’s now a veteran of several solo and joint exhibitions locally, in Melbourne and interstate. He’s currently working on another exhibition for early in the new year.
Peter’s work can also be seen at peternewtonartist.com.

Go Mexican at Senior Manny’s Cantina
Enjoy a lively, ambient atmosphere with music and colourful furnishings at Senior Manny’s.
With a passion for Mexico, the restaurant’s owners have replicated cantinas they have visited on their Mexican holidays.
Dishes include Mexican ribs, chilli con carne, and a variety of soft tacos, nachos and salads.
The restaurant also retails Mexican items and memorabilia. Also, Sunday lunches are accompanied with live acoustic music.
Senior Manny’s is at shop 2A, 48-50 The Centreway, Lara, phone 5282 8960.

Check out Geelong Coast Kids magazine
GC’s sister publication is out now with all the information local parents of young kids will ever need.
With contributing editor Angie Hilton adding her fun flair to each edition, Geelong Coast Kids presents 40 glossy pages of stories and information on issues, ideas and activities targeted at young families.
The winter edition’s available to pick up free at hundreds of local child and family-orientated venues around Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast.
Parents can also check out the website and E-mag at geelongcoastkids.com.au or follow the GCK on Facebook.

Make a statement with hair colouring
Formerly hairdressing on Shannon Ave, Vicky Polyzos has opened Salon Meraki Colour Specialists at 77 Vines Road, Hamlyn Heights.
The salon specialises in colour, cutting and styling by Pureology, and offers L’Oreal-certified colouring specialists.
Permanent and semi-permanent colour options are available as well as ammonia-free treatments.
Blow waves and curling are also available, along with a variety of products including paraben and sulphate-free vegan shampoos and conditioners.
Men, women and children of all ages are welcome, with clients invited to choose from a range of teas and coffees while consulting Vicky.
Appointments are available by phoning 5298 3465 or visit salonmeraki.com.au or facebook.com/salonmerakics

Maintain your health and well-being
Shannon Avenue Chiropractic primary practitioner Dr Matthew Gooch has spent his life around therapy.
Following in the footsteps of his father’s 35 years in chiropractic, Dr Gooch has an emphasis on spinal health care and adjustments.
He can help patients with managing extremity complaints occuring due to injury, while his clinic also offers myotherapy.
Dr Gooch is passionate about helping patients achieve higher levels of health and well-being.
More information is available at shannonavechiro.com.au or by phoning 5221 2888.

Transform your kitchen with a new bench top
Replacing a bench top can create a lasting impression in the heart of any home.
Bench top expert Newgrove has a range of samples on display at its showroom in Breakwater, where all bench tops are made on site in a purpose-built factory.
A variety of styles and surfaces are available to choose from, with an emphasis on simplicity and clean lines.
More information is available at newgrovebenchtops.com or by phoning 5248 7101.

Arrive at the movies in style
The Murrell Group is offering a movie-night special for GC readers: two tickets to Reading Cinemas with pick-up and return in Murrell’s super-stretch limousine on a Tuesday night for just $220.
Conditions apply, so readers should contact Murrells to take up this luxurious night at the movies.
More information is available by phoning 5278 9699 or emailing murrellgroup@bigpond.com

Book in at Parkwood Motel
Parkwood motel and Apartments has a special offer for GC readers: book direct with the motel and receive 10 per cent off.
Early check-in and later 11am check-outs are available with prior approval, while a free continental breakfast is included daily for each guest.
Recent upgrades offer new seating areas outside the rooms, overlooking the central outdoor swimming pool.
Parkwood Motel and Apartments is at 8 Lilly Street, North Geelong, phone 5278 5477 or email reservations@parkwoodmotel.com.au

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