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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Wildflowers of Armadale: Fabulous then, Fabulous now!
Thursday, 20 September 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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Story Dogs with Erik and friends
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 4pm to 5pm

Come and read to Erik and his friends during the Australian Reading Hour!

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Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Thursday, 20 September 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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Python in the Library!
Saturday, 22 September 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Do you want to get into coding, but don’t know where to start?

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Keep Calm and Colour
Keep Calm and Colour
Sunday, 23 September 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Help alleviate stress and inspire creativity with adult colouring sessions.

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Games Morning
Monday, 24 September 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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Pregnancy Yoga
Tuesday, 25 September 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, 25 September 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday, 25 September 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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Beat the bugs puppet show
School Holiday Programme - Beat the Bugs Puppet Show!
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 11.30am to 12pm

This puppet show has been developed to help reduce anxiety associated with vaccination and also develop children's health literacy.

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Reimagining Armadale
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Come and hear renowned futurist, Peter Newman, the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University in Perth, Australia.

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Armadale Writers’ Group
Armadale Writers’ Group
Wednesday, 26 September 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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Freedom Fairies
School Holiday Programme - Freedom Fairies: Dreamcatchers
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 10am to 11am

Enjoy some magical craft with a Rainbow Flower Fairy and a Pirate.

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Baby Rhyme Time: Armadale
Wednesday, 26 September 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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Freedom Fairies
School Holiday Programme - Freedom Fairies: Wands
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Enjoy some magical craft with a Rainbow Flower Fairy and a Pirate.

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The Armadale Knitting & Crochet Group
The Armadale knitting and crocheting group
Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 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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Genealogy Groups: Family Tree Group
Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 10am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Dreamcatcher
Dreamcatchers are Magic!
Thursday, 27 September 2018 - 10am to 11.30am

Bring your creativity and imagination to History House Museum and make your own magical dreamcatcher.

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Bananas the Clown
School Holiday Programme - Bananas the Clown!
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 11am to 11.45am

Bananas the Clown will perform a fun filled show of magic, puppets, juggling and laughter for all the family.

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NAO Robotics
School Holiday Programme - NAO Robotics Workshops for 5 to 7 year olds
Monday, 1 October 2018 - 10am to 10.45am

See one of the worlds most advanced humanoid robots in action!

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Storytime: Kelmscott
Monday, 1 October 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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NAO Robotics
School Holiday Programme - NAO Robotics Workshops for 8 to 11 year olds
Monday, 1 October 2018 - 11am to 11.45am

See one of the worlds most advanced humanoid robots in action!

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Teen Scene - NAO Robotics Workshop
Monday, 1 October 2018 - 1pm to 1.45pm

See one of the world's most advanced humanoid robots in action!

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Crafternoon
School Holiday Programme - Crafternoon
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Conjure up some magical craft using a variety of materials and turn an ordinary afternoon into a spellbinding one.

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Genealogy Groups: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 9.30am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Positive Ageing October 2018
Positive Ageing - The Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and Osteoporosis
Wednesday, 3 October 2018 - 1.30pm to 4pm

Come along and learn how the innovative research team at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research are working together to defeat major diseases that impact our community.

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Lego at the Library
School Holiday Programme - Lego at the Library
Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Build an enchanted kingdom and mystical lands!

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The Cook Book Club
Friday, 5 October 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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Kelmscott Crafters
Kelmscott Crafters
Saturday, 6 October 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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Lego Buddies
Lego Buddies
Saturday, 6 October 2018 - 10am to 11am

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

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Learn to Sketch with Jude Scott
Learn to Sketch with Jude Scott
Monday, 8 October 2018 - 2pm to 3.30pm

Absolute beginners and more experienced artists alike are invited to a sketching workshop with award winning artist Jude Scott.

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CoderDojo
Monday, 8 October 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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NovelNibbles: Days
Tuesday, 9 October 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Have you read a good book lately?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 10 October 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, 10 October 2018 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Have you read a good book lately?

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Learning English through storytime
Learning English Through Storytime
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 9.30am to 10.30am

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

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Bullet Journalling
Bullet Journalling with Amanda Kendle
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Bullet Journalling is an ever growing trend and it can help you be super productive!

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Core Communications Workshop for Small Business Owners
Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 9.30am to 12.30pm

What impact is your style of communication having on your business?

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Free skate clinic - all skill levels & ages (Forrestdale Skate Park)
Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 9am to 11am

The City partners with the crew at Skateboarding WA to activate our great skate parks with free skate clinics.

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Connecting Community and Business - Town Teams
Monday, 22 October 2018 - 5.30pm to 7.30pm

The City is hosting its second 'Connecting Community and Business' event, providing the chance for local groups to network and create potential partnerships.

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Anna Jacobs
An afternoon with Anna Jacobs
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Meet Anna Jacobs – one of the world's bestselling authors!

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Graham Seal
Great Bush Stories with Graham Seal
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

From larrikins to convicts, explorers to pioneers, please join us for some tales tall and true!

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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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The pleasures and pitfalls of publishing a family history
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

With a particular focus on Western Australia's convict history and the transportation of Britain's criminals to our shores, don’t miss Bevan Carter's fascinating talk.

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VisAbility
VisAbility
Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 11am to 1pm

VisAbility is a leading provider of disability services specialising in supporting people who are blind or vision impaired.

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Sensory fun for babies!
Friday, 2 November 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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Walking the Camino with Noel Braun
Friday, 2 November 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Noel decided to walk the most popular routes of the Camino; the ancient pilgrimage route that lead across France and Spain to Santiago de Compostela in the north-west of Spain.

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Free skate clinic - Intermediate skill level/Skate Jam (Roleystone Skate Park)
Saturday, 3 November 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

The City partners with the crew at Skateboarding WA to activate our great skate parks with free skate clinics.

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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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Colour therapy
Colour Therapy with Judith K
Friday, 9 November 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Learn how the energy of colours can enhance moods, assist in relieving stress and anxiety, and improve general mental health.

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The Wasteless Pantry
Monday, 12 November 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Come along to an interactive workshop on reducing the waste in your kitchen and beyond and learn to Waste Less, Live More!

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The power of local knowledge
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 - 10am to 2pm

Workshops and/or presentation on the power of knowledge - measuring impact and telling our story.

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Transforming Healthiness into Happiness
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 5.30pm to 7.30pm

A City sundowner event bringing together community groups, residents and businesses to hear about Health and Wellbeing.

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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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Free skate clinic - Intermediate skill level/Skate Jam (Armadale YAA Skate Park)
Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 5pm to 7pm

The City partners with the crew at Skateboarding WA to activate our great skate parks with free skate clinics.

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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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