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    Phil Cummings: Stories behind the books

    Date: April 19, 2018 - September 29, 2019

    We are very excited to announce that due to overwhelming popular demand, the Phil Cummings: Stories behind the books exhibition has now been extended to Sunday 29 September 2019. This interactive exhibition takes you into the creative mind of award-winning South Australian author Phil Cummings. From his first book, Goodness Gracious! to his latest award-winning picture book, Boy, Phil’s career spans 30 years and more than 60 publications. He continues to enchant, entertain and engage young readers today. Put together from the State Library collections as well as Phil’s personal materials and manuscripts, this exhibition is a rare opportunity to discover the secrets and stories behind Phil’s approach to the creative process of writing. Co-designed with children from Peterborough, this interactive exhibition is sure to delight children of all ages. Presented as part of the DreamBIG Children’s Festival. Please follow and like us:

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    Mini Maestros Come & Try Sessions – Chipmunks Caroline Springs

    Date: January 30, 2019 - December 11, 2019

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    Date: 30 January, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm We are offering some Come & Try Music Sessions at the Chipmunks Play Centre (Caroline Springs) again this year. Mini Maestros offers music classes for children 6 months to 5 years of age. Through music and movement we create self-reliant, confident and well-rounded learners. Come and have some music fun and see what we do before joining our classes !!! – 30 JAN – 27 FEB – 17 APRIL – 17 JULY – 9 OCT – 11 DEC 10:00am – 12:00pm : join us at any time ALL AGES WELCOME Bookings not required ($10.90 entry fee required to enter the centre, but then you can play all day!! Remember to bring your socks.) Contact us for more information: P: 0423 733 218 E: Please follow and like us:

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    Songbirds at Kathleen Syme Library

    Date: February 13, 2019 - December 11, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Come along to Kathleen Syme Library for Songbirds, a program for babies and toddlers up to 18-months old and their parents and carers. Songs, rhymes and stories will engage your budding bookworm’s mind and introduce little ones to the fun and rhythm of language. For babies and toddlers up to 18-months. Please follow and like us:

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    Kathleen Syme Library Preschool Storytime

    Date: February 13, 2019 - December 11, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Share the wonder of books with your children at Kathleen Syme Library’s Preschool Storytime. Enjoy approximately 40 to 50 minutes of fun stories, songs, rhymes and activities with your child. Please follow and like us:

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    NASA – A Human Adventure

    Date: March 15, 2019 - October 9, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 5:00 pm

    NASA – A Human Adventure is a thrilling journey through humankind’s exploration of space. Come face to face with NASA’s remarkable achievements in human space flights and space exploration – the greatest adventure that humans have ever undertaken. Discover the exciting history of rocket science and space flight, and learn about some of the most extraordinary accomplishments in space technology. NASA – A Human Adventure is the most comprehensive and extensive touring space flight exhibition in the world, featuring an extraordinary collection of more than 250 historically significant artefacts from the United States and Soviet Union space programs. The objects on display include original space flown objects, high fidelity replicas and scale models. Images courtesy of NASA. Please follow and like us:

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    Kids Collective

    Date: March 26, 2019 - December 14, 2019

    Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 am

    Parents of Brisbane rejoice – there’s a marvellous way to entertain your kids for free, all while enjoying our city’s beautiful fresh air and sun-soaked outdoors. Kids Collective is a series of outdoor classes and workshops held at South Bank and Roma Street Parkland. Activities occur throughout the year and change regularly, including gardening, music, sport, science, craft and more – oh the things you’ll do! Please follow and like us:

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    Fabric 2019 Slow Fashion Artful Living 2019

    Date: April 15, 2019 - November 17, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Fabric 2019 is presented by local and visiting industry professionals. It provides opportunities to be inspired, get informed or refine your skills. Sessions range from learning the essentials to participating in bespoke master classes. Use #fabric2019 to share your experience. Bookings are essential and places are limited. Please follow and like us:

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    Malak Marketplace

    Date: May 4, 2019 - October 26, 2019

    A unique, community market for Darwin full of food, flavour and fun. Malak Marketplace opens in Malak at Chambers Crescent Car Park, from 4pm until 9pm every Saturday of the Dry Season with approx. 50 stallholders attending. Something for everyone. At Malak Marketplace, you will enjoy shopping, live music, kids’ entertainment and beautiful, market-fresh food throughout the evening. Why you’ll love Malak Marketplace? If you’re interested in eating well, supporting local farmers and artists, then you will definitely enjoy the unique food and night market that is Malak Marketplace. This wonderful community market celebrates all the tastes of tropical life in Darwin; the food, the sounds, the flavours and the diverse cultures that bring communities to life. Please follow and like us:

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    City of Palmerston Library – Nurserytime & Storytime Programs

    Date: May 7, 2019 - December 31, 2019

    Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 am

    Nurserytime : You’re never too young to enjoy reading. Babies absorb information and react to sound and touch and the voice of their loved ones reading to them. When: Wednesdays Time: 10.00am-10.45am Nurserytime involves songs, puppets, nursery rhymes and movement chosen specifically to enhance your baby’s early literacy development. We encourage parents/carers to get a library card for their child so that they can select books to take home after attending program Please follow and like us:

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    Play Miniature Golf in the Dark

    Date: May 20, 2019 - December 31, 2019

    GlowGolf is Australia’s first and original 18 hole glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course and it is now home to possibly the smallest bar in Australia, Le Bar Europeen! Open 7 days a week, GlowGolf turns down the lights and invites you to putt your way around Australia’s famous icons! Under special UV lights, the unique displays, golf clubs and golf balls glow in the dark. Visitors are encouraged to wear white or fluorescent for maximum impact as well! “GlowGolf is open 7 days a week (including public holidays): Monday to Thursday 11am to 11:00pm Friday 11am to 11pm Saturday 10am to 11pm Sunday 10am to 8.00pm” Please follow and like us:

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    Hide & Seek Children’s Market

    Date: May 25, 2019 - November 23, 2019

    Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Hide & Seek Children’s Market is a unique showcase of creations that are skilfully hand-crafted or designed by artistic and independent locals who are passionate about creating high quality children’s style products. With a focus on hand crafted, ethically made and organic products! Soak up the sunshine while listening to live music and enjoy yummy food from some of the best food trucks the GC has to offer while the kids enjoy the activities including craft, yoga + more! See our Instagram for the line up of activities for each month. Please follow and like us: