Events

Events

The City of Armadale organises and funds an extensive range of community events. Boasting twilight concerts in Minnawarra Park, a range of exhibitions, an art and craft festival, Australia Day fireworks extravaganza and the largest Scottish festival in WA there is something for everyone to enjoy. All events are free. The City would also like to acknowledge the event sponsors for their support.

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Lego at the Library - free play! - Weekdays
Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 9am to 6pm

Build some Lego creations when you visit the Kelmscott Library anytime during the holidays.

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Make your own book at the Library - Weekdays
Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 9am to 8pm

Become a published author and illustrator by making a hotdog book anytime during the holidays at Armadale Library.

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Genealogy Groups: Family Tree Group
Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 10am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Excess Baggage
Excess Baggage
Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 10am to 4pm

This exhibition explores what happened to the men and women from the local district who enlisted and survived World War 1.

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Men's Social Group
Thursday, 25 April 2019 - 2pm to 4pm

This group is for men interested in meeting and socialising together.

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Writing Groups: Come Write In
Friday, 26 April 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

Writing groups provide an interactive and supportive environment, offering mentoring and encouragement throughout your writing endeavours.

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Games Morning
Monday, 29 April 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

If you love playing board games join us on Monday mornings for a free session with like-minded players.

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Storytime: Kelmscott
Monday, 29 April 2019 - 10.30am to 11am

Come and hear stories, sing songs and enjoy a craft activity afterwards.

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Women In Business - Speed Networking Morning Tea
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

Speed Networking is like Speed dating!

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Storytime: Armadale
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 10.30am to 11am

Come and hear stories, sing songs and enjoy a craft activity afterwards.

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Purple People Show
Purple People Show
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 - 7pm to 8pm

An internationally awarded, hilarious, high energy, husband and wife duo performing acrobatic stunts and dangerous feats of grandeur; all wrapped in bright and zany costumes!

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Writing Groups: Armadale Writers' Group
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

Writing groups provide an interactive and supportive environment, offering mentoring and encouragement throughout your writing endeavours.

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Genealogy Groups: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 9.30am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Armadale
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11am

These sessions will provide you and your baby with the chance to bounce and sing along to some favourite rhymes, and also learn new tunes to entertain and educate your baby at home.

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Positive Ageing Sessions: Find Cancer Early and Aged Care in a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Community
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 1.30pm to 4pm

Sessions with representatives from Cancer Council WA and Members of United In Diversity .

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Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Inklings Writers' Workshop
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - 5.45pm to 7.45pm

Writing groups provide an interactive and supportive environment, offering mentoring and encouragement throughout your writing endeavours.

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Armadale Arts Festival
Friday, 3 May 2019 - 8am to 5pm

Armadale will be transformed into a mecca of art and creativity this May for the Armadale Arts Festival.

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Baby Rhyme Time - Harrisdale Shopping Centre
Friday, 3 May 2019 - 10am to 10.30am

The rhythm and repetition of rhymes helps babies and children learn about words, sound and language formation.

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Perth Male Choir
An evening at the Library with the Perth Male Voice Choir
Friday, 3 May 2019 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Join us for a magical hour of beautiful singing with the Perth Male Voice Choir.

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Kelmscott Crafters
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

This friendly community craft group welcomes all crafters to come along to share ideas and socialise at Kelmscott Library.

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Lego Buddies
Lego Buddies
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 10am to 11am

Come along with your favourite Lego buddy and enjoy building some Lego creations.

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Minnawarra Art Awards
Minnawarra Art Awards
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 11am to 4pm

The renowned Minnawarra Art Awards attracts some of Western Australia’s leading artists, resulting in a professionally curated exhibition featuring a variety of mediums.

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Armadale Young Writers' Awards Writing Workshops: Year 3 & 4
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 11am to 12pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with Mark Greenwood who will provide writing tips and offer encouragement at these free writing workshops.

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Armadale Young Writers' Awards Writing Workshops: Year 5 & 6
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 1pm to 2pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with Mark Greenwood who will provide writing tips and offer encouragement at these free writing workshops.

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Armadale Young Writers' Awards Writing Workshops: Year 7 to 12
Saturday, 4 May 2019 - 2.30pm to 3.30pm

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with Mark Greenwood who will provide writing tips and offer encouragement at these free writing workshops.

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Native Plants for Residents
Sunday, 5 May 2019 - 9am to 12pm

In partnership with Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group, we are launching this program to supply our residents with free native plant seedlings for their gardens.

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Crafts
Armadale Crafters
Sunday, 5 May 2019 - 1pm to 3pm

This friendly community craft group welcomes all crafters to come along and socialise at the Armadale Library.

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Beeswax Wraps with Karla Hooper
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Beeswax wraps are a sustainable alternative to plastic cling wrap and can be made easily at home.

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Baby Rhyme Time: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11am

These sessions will provide you and your baby with the chance to bounce and sing along to some favourite rhymes, and also learn new tunes to entertain and educate your baby at home.

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Technology Buddies - Armadale Library
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Need help with technology?

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NovelNibbles: Nights
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Have you read a good book lately?

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The Armadale Knitting & Crochet Group
The Armadale knitting and crocheting group
Thursday, 9 May 2019 - 9am to 11.30am

Do you love to knit or crochet? Bring your supplies and come along to our friendly group at the library!

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Bilingual Storytime in German
Friday, 10 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11.15am

Share stories, songs, rhymes and craft in English and other languages.

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Natasha Lester
Creating Characters that Readers Love
Saturday, 11 May 2019 - 1pm to 3.30pm

International best selling author Natasha Lester will show you how to write a main character who is the heart and soul of your story.

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Richard Offen
Lost Perth with Richard Offen
Monday, 13 May 2019 - 2pm to 3pm

Join Richard as he discusses the creation of his book Lost Perth and its wonderful collection of photographs of Perth buildings and some of the institutions.

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NovelNibbles: Days
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Have you read a good book lately?

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Introduction to LinkedIn for Business Professionals - Beginner
Friday, 17 May 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

Jo Saunders will show you how LinkedIn can be used to showcase your brand, and turn connections into potential clients, through content and conversation.

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Bilingual Storytime in Tamil
Friday, 17 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11.15am

Share stories, songs, rhymes and craft in English and other languages.

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The Importance of Diversity in Literature - new perspectives
Friday, 17 May 2019 - 6pm to 7pm

How important is it that published works reflect the lives of all Australians?

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Artbeat Youth Fest
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 11am to 3pm

Live music, game zone, inflatabooth, resume-rescue station, DJ Tobias and so much more.

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Gabriel Evans
Designing Characters with Gabriel Evans
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 1pm to 3pm

Join Gabriel for an energetic and creative afternoon designing picture book characters and developing stories for them.

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Freedom of Information
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 6pm to 7pm

This session will provide an overview of Freedom of Information in a Local Government context.

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National Simultaneous Storytime! Alpacas with Maracas
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 - 11am to 11.30am

Join us, along with thousands of libraries, schools and bookstores across Australia, as we read the book Alpacas With Maracas by Matt Cosgrove.

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Bilingual Storytime in Mandarin
Friday, 24 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11.15am

Share stories, songs, rhymes and craft in English and other languages.

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Juliet Marillier
Real, pretend and in between: Writing historical fantasy with Juliet Marillier
Saturday, 25 May 2019 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Author Juliet Marillier will address these questions and talk about ways to make your fantasy story come alive for the reader.

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County Spelling Bee
Sunday, 26 May 2019 - 4.30pm to 6.30pm

The Mayor and Councillors invite all volunteers living or volunteering in the City to attend our National Volunteer Week Celebrations.

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What am I throwing away?
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - 2pm to 3pm

Examine a week's worth of domestic rubbish and learn ways to reduce your waste and avoid single use plastic.

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Bilingual Storytime in Czech
Friday, 31 May 2019 - 10.30am to 11.15am

Share stories, songs, rhymes and craft in English and other languages.

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Rethinking Waste
Tuesday, 4 June 2019 - 6pm to 7pm

Examine a week's worth of domestic rubbish and learn ways to reduce your waste and avoid single use plastic.

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Websites & Selling Online - E-commerce 101 (Beginner)
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 - 9.30am to 11.30am

A website would give your business credentials and we will go through the benefits of websites.

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The Visual Power of Instagram for Business (Beginner)
Friday, 28 June 2019 - 1pm to 3.30pm

If you have a visual aspect to your brand, Instagram could be a platform to use to grow your small business.

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Outside the Frame Art Awards
Saturday, 10 August 2019 - 10am to 4pm

Outside the Frame Art Awards showcases some of the best contemporary artwork by young artists across Perth.

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Highland Gathering and the Perth Kilt Run
Sunday, 6 October 2019 - 8.30am to 4.30pm

Join us to celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia!

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Carols by Candlelight and Christmas Parade 2018
Carols by Candlelight and Christmas Parade
Friday, 6 December 2019 - 6pm to 8.30pm

This family friendly Christmas event is bursting with community pride and celebration as it showcases some of the incredible talent from the Armadale area.

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