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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Wildflowers of Armadale: Fabulous then, Fabulous now!
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 9am to 4pm

The rich story of the wildflowers of Armadale will bloom to life this month when the Wildflowers of Armadale exhibition opens on 29 April.

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Kelmscott Crafters
Kelmscott Crafters
Saturday, 21 July 2018 - 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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Games Morning
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 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, 23 July 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Archaeology of the Somme
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Join archaeologist Sue Carter in taking a look at what remains at the Somme, scene of the worst catastrophe in British military history.

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CoderDojo
Monday, 23 July 2018 - 3.30pm to 5pm

CoderDojo is a fun, free, and social coding club for young people aged 7-17 years old.

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Create Your Own Free Graphics to Brand Your Business - It’s Easy with Canva…
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 9am to 12.30pm

Learn how to create great looking graphics for flyers, social media covers/posts, web banners, memes and infographics at no cost using the excellent software tools on Canva.

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Pregnancy Yoga
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 9.15am to 10.30am

Offers a range of benefits including mindfulness, improves sleep, relieves tension, increases strength and stamina and aids in recovery.

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Storytime: Armadale
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 10.45am to 12pm

Offers a range of benefits including mindfulness, improves sleep, relieves tension, increases strength and stamina and aids in recovery.

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Armadale Writers’ Group
Armadale Writers’ Group
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 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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Baby Rhyme Time: Armadale
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 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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Genealogy Groups: Family Tree Group
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 10am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Storytime: Seville Grove
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 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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Business Armadale Showcase - FUNdamentals Occupational Therapy
Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 6pm to 7.30pm

FUNdamentals Occupational Therapy supports children and their families to develop the fundamental skills necessary for successful participation in all aspects of life.

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Making natural ointments
Friday, 27 July 2018 - 10am to 12pm

Nirala Hunt from Nirala-Naturally will teach you how to identify and use herbs to make ointments boosted with essential oils.

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Keep Calm and Colour
Keep Calm and Colour
Sunday, 29 July 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Help alleviate stress and inspire creativity with adult colouring sessions.

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Learning English Through Storytime
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 9am to 10am

These Learning English Through Storytime workshops assist families to improve and practice English in a fun educational environment.

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Genealogy Groups: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 9.30am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Seville Grove
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

These sessions provide you and your baby with the chance to bounce and sing-a-long to some favourite rhymes.

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Positive Ageing Sessions: Wills and Power of Attorney
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 1.30pm to 4pm

Wills - what you need to consider and Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) and Enduring Power of Guardianship (EPG).

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Reversing Global Warming
Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 5.45pm to 7.30pm

Learn about a comprehensive scientific study of 100 solutions that together, could actually reverse global warming by 2050.

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The Cook Book Club
Friday, 3 August 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

The Cook Book Club is a new group that invites you to share a recipe or two, talk about food and share some of your tasty treats.

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Lego Buddies
Lego Buddies
Saturday, 4 August 2018 - 10am to 11am

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

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Beyond the first draft with Laurie Steed
Saturday, 4 August 2018 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Join acclaimed short story author Laurie Steed as he takes you behind the scenes in the judging and editing of short stories for competitions and publication.

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Couch to Kilt Running Program
Sunday, 5 August 2018 - 8am to 9am

A five week running program that will take you from the couch to running in the 5K Perth Kilt Run 2018 event.

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Jim Diers - A world of possibilities for our community
Tuesday, 7 August 2018 - 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Renowned international community development practitioner, Jim Diers, has a passion for getting people engaged with their communities and in the decisions that affect their lives.

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Baby Rhyme Time: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 8 August 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

These sessions provide you and your baby with the chance to bounce and sing-a-long to some favourite rhymes.

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NovelNibbles: Nights
Wednesday, 8 August 2018 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Have you read a good book lately?

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Outside the Frame Art Awards
Saturday, 11 August 2018 - 11am to 4pm

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

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Scitech shows for the family
Saturday, 11 August 2018 - 1.30pm to 3pm

Celebrate National Science Week and bring the family along to enjoy two fun science shows presented by Scitech.

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Spring into Armadale Fashion Show 2018
Saturday, 11 August 2018 - 3pm to 5.30pm

The City's fourth Spring into Armadale Fashion Show, Love is in the Air Wedding and Bridal Expo, is in the stunning surrounds of Araluen Botanical Park.

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Managing Risk in Small Business
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 8.30am to 1.30pm

This workshop is designed for small business owners who would like to learn more about identifying and managing risk across the whole spectrum of business, including financial, operational, growth and safety.

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NovelNibbles: Days
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Have you read a good book lately?

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Watercolours with Jude Scott
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Watch Jude Scott create beautiful artworks and listen to her talk about technique and sources of inspiration.

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Money Matters: Managing your Money
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

This session provides information on personal financial planning, setting goals for the future, long term needs, reducing debt and protecting assets.

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Sensory fun for babies!
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 10am to 11am

Bond and explore with your baby as you enjoy an inviting and stimulating play space in the library.

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My Answers to Cancer with Cathy Brown
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Cathy Brown's terminal diagnosis initiated an amazing journey, which led to a lifelong commitment to share her knowledge and insights to help others.

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Framed Fiesta
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 6pm to 9pm

The music and arts event for 13 – 18 year olds.

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It's Yates Springtime at Araluen
Saturday, 18 August 2018 - 9am to 6pm

Features over 145,000 Tulips planted throughout the Araluen Botanic Park as well as thousands of other bulbs and flowers in full bloom.

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Food, fun and fallacies of childhood
Saturday, 18 August 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Some people have vivid memories of their childhood - some are fun memories, some are mischievous.

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Sing with Me
Friday, 24 August 2018 - 10am to 10.45am

Join Fairy Gabi for a fun interactive session of action songs!

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Model making with Kevin Bradney
Monday, 27 August 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Meet model making enthusiast Kevin Bradney and admire his carefully crafted drive-in theatre model as seen in the April edition of Australian Model Railway magazine.

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Money Matters: Understanding Superannuation
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

This session provides information on some myths about superannuation, how superannuation works, tax and social security implications and superannuation at retirement.

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Women of a Certain Age with Liz Byrski and Jodie Moffat
Friday, 31 August 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Join writer Liz Byrski and editor Jodie Moffat for an evening of discussion and reflection on their life experiences as a woman over forty. Find out how these experiences informed the creation of this excellent anthology.

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Lunch with some Criminal Minds!
Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 12pm to 2pm

Join Sara Foster, David Whish-Wilson, Felicity Young and host Tony Buti as they discuss the theme Truth is stranger than fiction – how real crime inspires.

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Norman Jorgensen: The art of writing for Children and Young Adults
Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Just as reading should be fun, writing should also give you pleasure. It is about letting your imagination run wild and free.

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Writing and the rural experience with Fleur McDonald
Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 5pm to 6pm

Often referred to as The Voice of the Outback, Fleur McDonald is an author and farmer who has used her bestselling novels to not only entertain, but to promote her agricultural community and the issues within it.

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Sabrina Hahn: Connecting with Nature
Sunday, 2 September 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Come and be inspired by Sabrina's energy and knowledge and understand how her writing inspires us to make meaningful connections with nature for the benefit of all.

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Highland Gathering and the Perth Kilt Run
Sunday, 9 September 2018 - 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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Hawkers Markets
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 5pm to 8pm

If you love great food, culture and live music, then these markets are for you!

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Dogs Day Out
Sunday, 28 October 2018 - 10am to 2pm

Everyone is invited to bring along their canine friends to the City’s annual Dogs’ Day Out.

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Fire Expo
Sunday, 4 November 2018 - 9.30am to 4pm

Join gardening guru Chris Ferreria and guest speakers who will discuss bushfire management including how to fire protect your home and how to live better in a bushfire prone environment.

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Small Business Cash Flow Essentials
Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 4pm to 6pm

This interactive session discusses why cash flow is vital to proactively manage, how cash flow planning works in a practical sense, different methods/softwares available to manage cash flow, discuss three way models and a range of other vital issues.

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Carols by Candlelight and Christmas Parade
Friday, 7 December 2018 - 6pm to 8.30pm

In an annual Christmas tradition the City of Armadale invites you to join in the festive spirit of the holiday season with Carols by Candlelight.

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