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!

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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Armadale Arts Festival
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 8am to 5pm

Is a creative program of live music, urban art, dance, literature and arts and crafts, all showcasing the incredible talent coming from this region.

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Minnawarra Art Awards
Minnawarra Art Awards
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 9am to 3pm

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

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Storytime: Seville Grove
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Step into Volunteering
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Are you interested in volunteering but aren’t sure how to get started?

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Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Inklings Writers’ Workshop
Thursday, 24 May 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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Microsoft Excel and Word Q & A Sessions
Saturday, 26 May 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Do you need help with Microsoft Excel or Word?

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Games Morning
Monday, 28 May 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, 28 May 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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CoderDojo
Monday, 28 May 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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Pregnancy Yoga
Tuesday, 29 May 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, 29 May 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday, 29 May 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, 30 May 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, 30 May 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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Technology Buddies - Armadale Library
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Need help with technology?

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Books on Wheels
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 12.55pm to 3.55pm

We assist people to visit the library and select their materials.

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Genealogy Groups: Family Tree Group
Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 10am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Kelmscott Crafters
Kelmscott Crafters
Saturday, 2 June 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, 2 June 2018 - 10am to 11am

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

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

Help alleviate stress and inspire creativity with adult colouring sessions.

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Chatting with Anthea Hodgson
Tuesday, 5 June 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Anthea Hodgson is a fourth generation farm girl from the Wheatbelt of Western Australia who loves to write.

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Genealogy Groups: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 6 June 2018 - 9.30am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Seville Grove
Wednesday, 6 June 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: Waste and Recycling in Armadale and NDIS
Wednesday, 6 June 2018 - 1.30pm to 4pm

What happens to the rubbish in our two rubbish bins.

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Firewise Garden Installation
Wednesday, 6 June 2018 - 2.30pm to 4.30pm

The City of Armadale in conjunction with the Forever Project and Sustainable Outdoors will create a Firewise demonstration landscape at the Roleystone Hall.

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Understanding your Financials
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 7.30am to 9.30am

Do you know what the break-even point is for your business? The difference between profit and cash in the bank?

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NovelNibbles: Days
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Have you read a good book lately?

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Bark Busters
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Heather Branchi, dog behavioural therapist and trainer from Bark Busters, will provide general tips and tricks for good dog management.

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Baby Rhyme Time: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 13 June 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, 13 June 2018 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Have you read a good book lately?

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Style me beautiful with Kate Bird
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Everyone can look and feel their very best with the right advice on style and colour.

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Free Carers Workshop 4 - Grief and You
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - 12.30pm to 3.30pm

In this workshop we focus on loss and the process of grief as separate to the experience of bereavement.

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Cupcake Decorating: Cook Book Club Launch
Friday, 22 June 2018 - 10.30am to 12pm

A cake decorating demonstration by pastry chef Paula Fitzgerald from Charles & Violet, to launch our new Cook Book Club.

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Happy Bowels with Dr Michael Levitt
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Meet Dr Michael Levitt, highly respected surgeon and leading authority on bowel disorders who has restored hundreds of patients to bowel health and happiness.

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Bush Tucker
Friday, 29 June 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Dale Tilbrook from Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery will host a bush tucker talk and tasting experience.

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Cardboard Robots, Creatures and Monsters
Tuesday, 3 July 2018 - 10am to 11.30am

Create your own cardboard robot, creature or monster in this fun workshop at History House Museum this school holidays.

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Robot Cartooning
Wednesday, 4 July 2018 - 10am to 11am

Join talented author/illustrator James Foley for a fun session drawing robots and other interesting bits and bobs.

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Junior Robotics and Coding
Thursday, 5 July 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

SciTech will deliver an inspiring workshop in robotics building your child’s foundation skills in coding.

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The Cook Book Club
Friday, 6 July 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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Crafternoon
Friday, 6 July 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Popsticks, pipecleaners, paper cups, pegs and polystyrene.

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Fun with Fossils
Monday, 9 July 2018 - 2pm to 3.15pm

Travel through time and investigate extinct life in this fascinating workshop. Learn about fossils, conduct a dig and put together some giant puzzles of extinct animals.

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Lego at the Library
Thursday, 12 July 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Are you up to the Lego challenge?

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Fizzy Things! Teen Scene - July
Friday, 13 July 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Design and engineer your own take-home contraption with Scitech.

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A Place in the Country with Chris Ferreira
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Chris Ferreira’s company, The Forever Project, now runs one of Australia’s most innovative sustainability and behavioural change programs.

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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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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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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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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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