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!
Wednesday, 15 August 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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Armadale Writers’ Group
Armadale Writers’ Group
Wednesday, 15 August 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, 15 August 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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Outside the Frame Art Awards
Wednesday, 15 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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Storytime: Seville Grove
Thursday, 16 August 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, 16 August 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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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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Kelmscott Crafters
Kelmscott Crafters
Saturday, 18 August 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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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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Couch to Kilt Running Program
Sunday, 19 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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Games Morning
Monday, 20 August 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, 20 August 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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CoderDojo
Monday, 20 August 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, 21 August 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, 21 August 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday, 21 August 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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Starting a Business Workshop
Thursday, 23 August 2018 - 9am to 12pm

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don't know where to begin, this free workshop will take you through the essentials.

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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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Keep Calm and Colour
Keep Calm and Colour
Sunday, 26 August 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Help alleviate stress and inspire creativity with adult colouring sessions.

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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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Genealogy Groups: Family Tree Group
Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 10am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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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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Lego Buddies
Lego Buddies
Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 10am to 11am

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

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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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Free skate clinic - all skill levels & ages (Roleystone Skate Park)
Saturday, 1 September 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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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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Genealogy Groups: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 5 September 2018 - 9.30am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Seville Grove
Wednesday, 5 September 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 - Pharmacy Services and Aged Care Assessment
Wednesday, 5 September 2018 - 1.30pm to 4pm

Pharmacy services available and Aged Care Assessment Team and My Aged Care.

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The Cook Book Club
Friday, 7 September 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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Python in the Library!
Saturday, 8 September 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

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

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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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NovelNibbles: Days
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Have you read a good book lately?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 12 September 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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Fun and cheap ways to organise your home
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Professional Organiser Sara Hall will show you how to get your storage solutions right the first time.

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NovelNibbles: Nights
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Have you read a good book lately?

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Sorting Digital Photos
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Finally get your treasured photo memories sorted!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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NAO Robotics
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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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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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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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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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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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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