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FREE Events at Ruth Faulkner Public Library - May/June 2018

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Published May 15th 2018
There is a host of FREE events to go to here in Belmont
The City of Belmont puts on some interesting and productive events each month. They are held at the Ruth Faulkner Public Library, 215 Wright Street, Cloverdale (near the Belmont Forum Shopping Centre).

These are for all ages and include many children's events. This is a list of their May/June, 2018 events and you do need to book for most of them.

All these events are FREE!

1. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION WEEK - NATIONAL SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME
National Simultaneous Storytime is a fun and "vibrant celebration" of early literacy and Australian children's literature.

There will be a special VIP guest who will be reading Hickory Dickory Dash at 11:00 am, so dash on in for a great story that will be shared all around Australia and New Zealand.



It will be held on Wednesday, 23rd May, 2018, from 10:45 am to 11:30 am.

It is suitable for children 2 to 6 years and you need to book as places are limited. To make a booking click here.

2. LIBRARY AND INFORMATION WEEK - FIND YOUR CENTRE
This event will be focusing on how the physical body can calm an over-active mind.

This can help us to access our inner wisdom in order to promote well-being. Holistic practitioner and nurse, Lisa Throssell will guide you through easy-to-follow, creative exercises. These exercises are aimed at helping you to find your "centre" - a balanced and healing space within.



It will be held on Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. There will also be light refreshments from 6:00 pm.

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here.

3. AUSTRALIA'S BIGGEST MORNING TEA
As part of Library and Information Week, the Library will be holding a fundraising morning tea for the Cancer Council.

You are asked to bring your teddy bear along for a very special musical story time presented by Rebecca Flanagan. Here you will be celebrating libraries and literacy and at the same time raising money for a wonderful cause.



A gold coin donation would be appreciated but is not required.

This will be held on Thursday, 24th May 2018, from 10.30 am to 11.00 am. No bookings are required for this FREE event - just turn up.

4. HOP TO IT SATURDAY CLUB
This will be great fun and "EinSTeiN'S Top Secret Science" investigates the amazing human body.

Children will be able to make a "pot of snot" to take home. They will learn about other fascinating human concoctions in this hour of hands-on, interactive and educational fun.



This is for budding readers aged between 5 to 10 years. Children under 5 supervised by a parent will be offered an alternative activity table.

It will be held on Saturday, 2nd June, 2018, from 9.45 am to 10.45 am.

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking, click here.

5. LEGO CLUB - LEGO ART GALLERY
Most children LOVE Lego and at this event, they can get creative with LEGO and build a colourful masterpiece.

Or they can take the "blindfold challenge" and build a LEGO sculpture. Make some new friends and play LEGO games galore! ​

lego,club
Who doesn't love LEGO?


This will be held on Wednesday, 6th June 2018, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. It is suitable for children aged from 5 to 12 years.

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here.

6. STORIES AFTER SCHOOL - SENSATIONAL SPIROGRAPH ART
During June, local artist Boriana Todorova will lead you in creating some totally spun out art. Get ready to create your own great designs and fabulous images.

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Learn Spirograph art here


This will be held on Thursday, 7th June 2018​​, from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm. It is suitable for children aged 4 to 7 years, and a fruit platter will be served before the session.

Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here.

7. TRIPLE 8 KIDS CLUB - IT'S PLASTIC FANTASTIC
There is a big hype about plastic bags at the moment as they are choking our waterways and oceans.

In this kids club, they will learn what can be done with plastic shopping bags. Learn how to make plarn - NO this is not a "typo" - a plarn is short for "plastic yarn." Plarn is made by cutting plastic grocery bags into strips, which are then strung together into a single long strand.

Plarn is a great way to recycle plastic bags and create something new. It will also reduce, reuse and recycle in many creative ways.

This will be held on Wednesday, 13th June 2018, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. It is suitable for children who like to read and create and ages 7 years and upwards.

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Learn how to make plarn!


Book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here​.

8. PARENTING MATTERS - ALL ABOUT ADOLESCENCE
This is for parents and carers of children aged 8 to 12 years.

Parenting adolescent boys and girls can be a challenging and harrowing experience. It is a time of big social and emotional changes for them, and therefore also for parents.

This is an introductory course which can help to provide parents with an understanding of the various aspects of adolescent boys and girls. It can also give you effective ways of dealing with as well as helping/supporting both parent and child.

all,about,adolescence
Helping you with your adolescent child


It will be held on Thursday, 7th June, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

There will be light refreshments served from 5:30 pm and you can book now at this link.

9. BELMONT INTEREST GROUP - SCAM WATCH!
Are you clued up on how to avoid being scammed?

Join Felicia Malet and Lisa Richards from Consumer Protection WA for a "Cyber Safety Scams and Seniors Housing education workshop" to learn how to protect yourself.

scam,alert
Don't get caught - attend this scam alert!


This interesting talk will be held on Monday, 18th June 2018, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Light refreshments will be served from 3:00 pm and no bookings are required for this FREE event.

10. PERSON OF INTEREST - WICKED WOMEN AND DEVASTATED MEN
This is "Judicial Perspectives in the Sentencing of Domestic Murderers"

This event will be taken by Criminologist and Associate Professor in Law, Guy Hall from Murdoch University. Guy will discuss the fascinating trends in judicial sentences for men and women convicted of domestic homicide.

Interesting,event
This will be an interesting talk


This will be on Tuesday, 19th June 2018, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Light refreshments will be available from 6:00 pm and you need to book now as places are limited. To make a booking click here.

You can attend any or all of these events at the Ruth Faulkner Public Library.
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Why? For many free events at the library in Belmont
When: For the month of June 2018
Phone: 9477 7150
Where: Ruth Faulkner Public Library, Cloverdale
Cost: FREE
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