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Robotics for adults

Logan Central Library QLD Logan Central

Saturday September 7th

Learn how to use different robots for Adult Learners’ Week. No prior experience necessary.

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue: Logan Central Library

Location: 26 Wilbur St, , Logan Central QLD 4114

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Organiser: Logan City Libraries

Phone: 07 3412 5420

Website: http://libevents.logan.qld.gov.au/eventsignup.asp?ID=152908

Email: libraries@logan.qld.gov.au

Free Tai Chi and Qigong in Albert Park

1st Victorian Sea Scout Hall VIC Albert Park

Saturday September 7th

Tai Chi (Taijiquan in Chinese) is literally an internal Chinese Martial Art that has been practiced in China since the 16th Century. Qigong is “Energy/Breath Work” that dates back thousands of years. They are a tranquil and graceful way of keeping fit, improving your health, and helping to prevent the stresses and strains of modern living. Classes include Qigong breathing and meditation techniques; strength, flexibility, balance and coordination exercises; martial applications and forms. The classes are created as the perfect mind-body exercise program for all Australians based on well-researched and tested guidelines from the best sport universities, organisations and professionals in China and Australia. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

8.45am - 10.15am

Venue: 1st Victorian Sea Scout Hall

Location: 7 Aquatic Drive, Albert Park VIC 3206

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Organiser: JinLi Wushu-Tai Chi Pty Ltd

Phone: 0407941101

Website: www.jinli.com.au

Email: info@jinli.com.au

Wildflower Walk

Rainbow Beach Library QLD Rainbow Beach

Saturday September 7th

Wildflower Walk

Join us for a wonderful morning out as we walk through the surrounds of Rainbow Beach. Don’t Forget Boots, Hat, Water Bottle and Insect Repellent.

Rainbow Beach Library – Saturday 7 September 10-12noon

Bookings essential: phone 5486 3705 or click here to book online via Eventbrite 

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

2pm-4pm

Venue: Rainbow Beach Library

Location: 32 Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach QLD 4581

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 5486 3705

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Car Restoration

Gympie Library QLD Gympie

Saturday September 7th

Car Restoration

Join Rob White from the Gympie Historical Auto Club as he discusses the tips and tricks on how to restore vintage cars as well as sharing some of stories of his favourite restoration projects.

Gympie Library –  Saturday 7 September 10am-11am

Bookings essential: phone 5481 0859 or click here to book online via Eventbrite 

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

10am-11am

Venue: Gympie Library

Location: 8-14 Mellor Street, Gympie QLD 4570

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 5481 0859

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Monstera Drop Dish

Tin Can Bay Library QLD Tin Can Bay

Saturday September 7th

Monstera Drop Dish

In this workshop learn how to create beautiful DIY drop dish that can be used to decorate your home or to give as a gift.

Tin Can Bay – Saturday 7 September 10-11am

Bookings essential: phone 54845488 or online via Eventbrite

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

10am-11am

Venue: Tin Can Bay Library

Location: 47 Tin Can Bay Road, Tin Can Bay QLD 4580

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Organiser: Gympie Regional Libraries

Phone: 54864355

Website: https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/library

Email: library@gympie.qld.gov.au

Fact or Faction: Read–Write–Connect during ALW2019 – Botany and Plants

Peppermint Grove Beach Community Centre WA Peppermint Grove Beach

Saturday September 7th

The Shire of Capel Libraries are hosting and organising a series of activities during Adult Learners Week. All activities are open to the community and will be presented in four locations across our Shire (Gelorup, Capel, Peppermint Grove Beach, Dalyellup and Boyanup).
We have named our ALW event: Fact or Faction to encourage the community to find out and be inspired about factual topics presented in innovative presentations and to learn how biographies and personal memoirs are written with a mix of facts and opinion.

Botany and plants

On Saturday 7th September, there will be a presentation on local plants by a well know Botanist and author Eleanor Bennett.  At this event there will be a question and answer session on local south west plants and community gardens.

Other Fact or Fiction: Read–Write–Connect activities include:

  • 2 September: Artificial intelligence: Our human future (Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School)
  • 3 September: Autobiography workshop (Capel Library)
  • 4 September: Felting (Capel RSL Hall)
  • 8 September: Traditional trades (South West Rail and Heritage Centre)

Refer to the ALW events calendar for more details of these events.

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue: Peppermint Grove Beach Community Centre

Location: , Peppermint Grove Beach WA 6271

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Organiser: Shire of Capel

Phone: 08 9727 0222

Website: www.capel.wa.gov.au

Email: info@capel.wa.gov.au

Family history: Irish genealogy for beginners

ACT Heritage Library ACT Fyshwick

Saturday September 7th

Learn how to trace your Irish ancestry using online records. Presented by the Heraldry and Geneaology Society of Canberra.

Most people can trace their Irish ancestors to the mid-1800s however searching further back requires some guidance and specialised knowledge. Nick Reddan is a Fellow of the Irish Genealogical Research Society and joins us to share his knowledge gained over 30 years of family history research.

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Dates

  • Saturday September 7th

Times

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Venue: ACT Heritage Library

Location: 255 Canberra Avenue, Fyshwick ACT 2609

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Organiser: Libraries ACT

Phone: (02) 6207 5163

Website: https://www.library.act.gov.au/find/history

Email: act.heritage.library@act.gov.au

Adult Learners Week Rondels Art Exhibition – Tea Tree Gully Library Foyer

City of Tea Tree Gully Library SA Modbury

Monday September 2nd
Tuesday September 3rd
Wednesday September 4th
Thursday September 5th
Friday September 6th
Saturday September 7th
Sunday September 8th

Rondels Exhibition. Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week. Tea Tree Gully Library foyer 2–8 September. This exhibition will celebrate beginner to advanced participants from Five Community centre art programs who have painted Rondels.

 

 

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Dates

  • Monday September 2nd
  • Tuesday September 3rd
  • Wednesday September 4th
  • Thursday September 5th
  • Friday September 6th
  • Saturday September 7th
  • Sunday September 8th

Times

10:00 am – 5:00 pm Mon–Fri
11:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday

Venue: City of Tea Tree Gully Library

Location: 571 Montague Road, Modbury SA 5092

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Organiser: City of Tea Tree Gully Library

Phone: 08 8397 7425

Email: jackie.hallam@cttg.sa.gov.au