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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Jack de Vos: Retrospective Exhibition
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 10am to 4pm

Join us as we explore how Jack de Vos used his skills to celebrate the Australian bush.

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Kelmscott Crafters
Kelmscott Crafters
Saturday, 21 April 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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Jack de Vos: Retrospective Exhibition
Saturday, 21 April 2018 - 1pm to 4pm

Join us as we explore how Jack de Vos used his skills to celebrate the Australian bush.

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Keep Calm and Colour
Keep Calm and Colour
Sunday, 22 April 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Help alleviate stress and inspire creativity with adult colouring sessions.

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Games Morning
Monday, 23 April 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 April 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Teen Scene - Forensic Facial Reconstruction
Monday, 23 April 2018 - 1pm to 4pm

Forensic Science is a very popular subject and the basics can be fun and exciting to learn.

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School Holiday Programme - Crafternoon
Monday, 23 April 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Make some monster crafts with plasticine and more.

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Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga: Pregnancy Yoga
Tuesday, 24 April 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 April 2018 - 10.30am to 11am

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

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Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga: Postnatal Yoga with baby
Tuesday, 24 April 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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ANZAC Day 2018
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - 5.20am

This ANZAC Day the City of Armadale will be host to a number of ceremonial services.

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

Are you researching your family history?

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Storytime: Seville Grove
Thursday, 26 April 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 April 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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School Holiday Programme - Lego at the Library
Friday, 27 April 2018 - 10am to 11am

Are you up for a Lego challenge? Build some gross and ghoulish Lego creations!

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Wildflowers of Armadale: Fabulous then, Fabulous now!
Sunday, 29 April 2018 - 10.00am to Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 10.00am

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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Starting a Business Workshop
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 - 4pm to 6pm

If you are thinking about starting a business, but don’t know where to begin, this workshop by the Small Business Development Corporation will take you through the essentials.

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6 Week Fitness Challenge
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 - 6.15pm to 7.15pm

Take the first step and take control of your health. This program is suited for all fitness levels, female and male.

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Genealogy Groups: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - 9.30am to 12pm

Are you researching your family history?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Seville Grove
Wednesday, 2 May 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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Technology Buddies - Armadale Library
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Need help with technology?

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Books on Wheels
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - 12.55pm to 3.55pm

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

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Positive Ageing Sessions: My Health record and Age pension and your choices
Wednesday, 2 May 2018 - 1.30pm to 4pm

Have you heard about My Health Record but don’t really understand what it’s all about?

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An Introduction to Meditation
Friday, 4 May 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Whether you are seeking stress reduction, relaxation, an individual meditation practice, or a deeper connection to your inner being, this workshop has something for everyone.

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6 Week Fitness Challenge: Weekend Session
Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 8am to 9am

Take the first step and take control of your health. This program is suited for all fitness levels, female and male.

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Lego Buddies
Lego Buddies
Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 10am to 11am

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

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Armadale Young Writers' Awards Writing Workshops for Year 3 and 4
Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 1pm to 2pm

Meet Norman Jorgensen, an award winning and well known Western Australian author, during these workshops and gain some writing tips!

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Armadale Young Writers' Awards Writing Workshops for Year 5 and 6
Saturday, 5 May 2018 - 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Meet Norman Jorgensen, an award winning and well known Western Australian author, during these workshops and gain some writing tips!

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CoderDojo
Monday, 7 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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NovelNibbles: Days
Tuesday, 8 May 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Have you read a good book lately?

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Baby Rhyme Time: Kelmscott
Wednesday, 9 May 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, 9 May 2018 - 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Have you read a good book lately?

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Armadale Arts Festival
Friday, 11 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
Saturday, 12 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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Armadale Young Writers' Awards Writing Workshops for Years 7 to 12
Saturday, 12 May 2018 - 1pm to 2pm

Meet Norman Jorgensen, an award winning and well known Western Australian author, during these workshops and gain some writing tips!

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Poetry in the café: Reading and writing poetry with Rose van Son
Saturday, 12 May 2018 - 2.30pm to 4pm

Enjoy a workshop and poetry reading with accomplished local poet Rose van Son.

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Writers' Group Expo
Sunday, 13 May 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Meet the creative people from our local writers’ groups and find out which group may be right for you.

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Baby Rhyme Time: Armadale
Wednesday, 16 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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Free Carers Workshop 3 - Agent of Change
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 12.30pm to 3.30pm

This workshop explores the communication patterns we have, how they prevent us from hearing and receiving what we need to support ourselves and those we care for.

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What is happiness?
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Would you like to pick up some tips on how to create an increasingly satisfying, meaningful and joyful life?

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Eric McCrum: The Birdman
Friday, 18 May 2018 - 10.30am to 11.30am

Eric McCrum is a nature educator and enthusiast who can imitate the call of almost any bird found in the Australian bush.

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Hotdog Books Competition!
Friday, 18 May 2018 - 5pm

Make your very own book and leave a copy for everyone to read in the Armadale Book Cubby.

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Kids' Illustration Workshop
Saturday, 19 May 2018 - 1.30pm to 3pm

Talented Perth authors and illustrators Sean Avery, Kylie Howarth and Briony Stewart will inspire and delight in this fun filled workshop.

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Travelling Tales with Stephen Scourfield
Saturday, 19 May 2018 - 5pm to 6pm

Join us for an hour of engaging stories with award winning travel editor, author and photographer Stephen Scourfield.

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Tales from over the back fence
Sunday, 20 May 2018 - 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Although documented history of the City of Armadale can be read in books, there are lots of stories not recorded.

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National Simultaneous Storytime
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 11am to 11.30am

Before the clock infamously strikes one, a poor mother mouse must search the house for her two missing sons.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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