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Music in the Park

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Live music in Cook Park – taking you around the world in one hour – by Orange’s award-winning brass band under Conductor Phil Rees (OAM). Bring your friends, bring your dog, bring a picnic and be entertained in Orange’s most beautiful park.

Venue: Cook Park Rotunda, Summer Street, Orange

 

Mondays at the Museum (Term 4)

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Monday at the Museum is a one-hour, fun-filled, art and craft session designed to engage and educate 3 – 5-year-olds and their carers.

Each week we explore a different object in the museum’s exhibition space and complete a craft activity based on our observations.

Our Mondays at the Museum mornings are a great opportunity for parents and carers to enjoy time with their children in an educational environment and meet up with other Orange families.

Siblings under three years are welcome to attend with their carers. All children must be supervised at all times by their parent, carer or guardian.

Please be aware that no food or drink can be consumed inside the Museum, except for tightly sealed water bottles.

Booking details:

https://ormondayst4.eventbrite.com.au

Please book your ticket in the supervising adult’s name. In the booking process, there will be a space to include any attending children and their ages. Remember to book a ticket for both yourself and your child, so we can keep an eye on numbers.

If you need to cancel your booking, you can cancel free tickets to an event before the event starts. Go to “Tickets,” select your order and choose “Cancel Order”. If you want to cancel a single ticket in your order, contact the event organiser.

If you cannot book due to sessions being full, please give us a call or add your details to the waitlist.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:

• If you are sick, please do not attend.

• Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.

• Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.

Image: Monday’s at the Museum participants and an artmaking activity. Orange Regional Museum 

Historic Carcoar Guided Tour

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Friends of Orange Regional Museum are holding a tour of historic Carcoar. The tour will be led by members of Carcoar Historical Society and local historian Elizabeth Griffin. As you all know Carcoar is a beautiful village, 45 minutes drive from Orange. It is the home of 5 museums –  Hospital Museum, Courthouse, Toy Museum, Stables Museum (oldest building in Carcoar?),  Military Museum (closed for renovations). It is the third oldest town west of Blue Mountains. This self-drive guided tour will include a street walk of the many historic buildings in the village, visit four museums and lunch at the local pub. Dr Geoff Watson will chat about some local connections to bushrangers such as Johnny Vane.
Costs includes guided tour, entry to 4 Museums and a pub lunch
Lunch will be provided at the Royal Hotel. Please choose from the following menu so we can pre-order: Roast of the Day, Crispy Beer Battered Flathead Fillets and chips or Homemade Lasagne.
This is rare opportunity to get the full story of the history of Carcoar and visit four superb museums.

Mondays at the Museum: Term 3

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Monday at the Museum is a one-hour, fun-filled, art and craft session designed to engage and educate 3 – 5-year-olds and their carers.

Each week we explore a different object in the museum’s exhibition space and complete a craft activity based on our observations.

Our Mondays at the Museum mornings are a great opportunity for parents and carers to enjoy time with their children in an educational environment and meet up with other Orange families.

Siblings under three years are welcome to attend with their carers. All children must be supervised at all times by their parent, carer or guardian.

Please be aware that no food or drink can be consumed inside the Museum, except for tightly sealed water bottles.

Booking details:

https://museummondayst3.eventbrite.com.au 

Please book your ticket in the supervising adult’s name. In the booking process, there will be a space to include any attending children and their ages. Remember to book a ticket for both yourself and your child, so we can keep an eye on numbers.

If you need to cancel your booking, you can cancel free tickets to an event before the event starts. Go to “Tickets,” select your order and choose “Cancel Order”. If you want to cancel a single ticket in your order, contact the event organiser.

If you cannot book due to sessions being full, please give us a call or add your details to the waitlist.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:

• If you are sick, please do not attend.

• Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.

• Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.

Evening for Educators: Stronger Smarter – Yarn Up with Jordon Moore

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Evening for Educators: Stronger Smarter – Yarn Up with guest speaker Jordon Moore 

Join local educator Jordon Moore for a special presentation and conversation around Indigenous education and best practice when working with First Nations students. 

Thursday 2 September 2021

5pm – 6.30pm

FREE

(Talk begins at 5.30 pm with drinks and nibbles served from 5 pm) 

Book Now: https://efestrongersmarter.eventbrite.com.au

Jordon is currently working as an (DoE) Aboriginal Education Officer with a local High School & has since been privileged to work across a number of community services including Orange City Council, Orange Aboriginal Community Working Party, Department of Communities & Justice and the Orange NAIDOC Week’s Community Committee, supporting the capacity of the community service sector of Orange & the surrounding areas.

Jordon also hosts ‘The Deadly Times’ Podcast. Tune in and have a listen on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. 

If you have any questions contact us via email at [email protected] or phone us on 02 6393 8444.

Image: Cleverman exhibition installed at ACMI. Phototographer: ©Michael Jalaru Torres

This event is running in association with our current exhibition Cleverman. An ACMI touring exhibition. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program.

Orange Regional Museum is open 9 am – 4 pm daily

Entry is Free

If you have any questions about Orange Regional Museum feel free to contact us at [email protected] or call (02) 6393 8444

Science in the Library Kitchen – School Holiday Workshop

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Explore scientific principles in the Library Kitchen – with explosive results!

Our STEM Kitchen experts are donning their protective goggles and putting the clean-up crew on standby because things are going to ERUPT in the Library Kitchen!

Become an amateur volcanologist these holidays as we explore the scientific principles of chemical reactions and nucleation and learn about geophysics, geochemistry and seismology.

That’s right; it’s time to make a volcano!

Wear some old clothes, because this can get messy!

We are running two sessions of this activity:

  • Monday 5 July 2021 – 10:00am-11:30am
  • Wednesday 7 July 2021 – 10:00am-11:30am

Please only book each child into one of these sessions, as numbers are limited.

This activity is designed for children aged 8 and over.

Tickets available for registration Monday 21 June 2021 at 7:00pm. Please do not worry about printing tickets, our staff will happily check you in on the day.

Should you have any queries, please contact us on 6393 8132 or by email at [email protected]

Terms and Conditions:

  • Bookings must be made by parent/guardian.
  • Separate bookings must be made for each child attending.
  • Children under the age of 12 will need to be signed in and out by a parent/guardian/authorised adult.
  • Children’s medical and allergy information must be disclosed upon registration.
  • Please only book for one Science in the Kitchen Session, as numbers are limited.
  • Attendees at this event may be photographed/recorded with such images/footage being used for promotional purposes by Central West Libraries and Orange City Council on websites, social media, and in newspapers. Please indicate permission upon registration.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:

  • If your child sick, please do not attend, as they could endanger all Library visitors.
  • Spaces are very limited. If you cannot attend please cancel via Eventbrite, so that your spot can be offered to those on the waitlist.
  • Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.
  • Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.
  • Participants who do not follow these guidelines may be asked to leave the session by Library Staff.

Science in the Library Kitchen – School Holiday Workshop

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Explore scientific principles in the Library Kitchen – with explosive results!

Our STEM Kitchen experts are donning their protective goggles and putting the clean-up crew on standby because things are going to ERUPT in the Library Kitchen!

Become an amateur volcanologist these holidays as we explore the scientific principles of chemical reactions and nucleation and learn about geophysics, geochemistry and seismology.

That’s right; it’s time to make a volcano!

Wear some old clothes, because this can get messy!

We are running two sessions of this activity:

  • Monday 5 July 2021 – 10:00am-11:30am
  • Wednesday 7 July 2021 – 10:00am-11:30am

Please only book each child into one of these sessions, as numbers are limited.

This activity is designed for children aged 8 and over.

Tickets available for registration Monday 21 June 2021 at 7:00pm. Please do not worry about printing tickets, our staff will happily check you in on the day.

Should you have any queries, please contact us on 6393 8132 or by email at [email protected]

Terms and Conditions:

  • Bookings must be made by parent/guardian.
  • Separate bookings must be made for each child attending.
  • Children under the age of 12 will need to be signed in and out by a parent/guardian/authorised adult.
  • Children’s medical and allergy information must be disclosed upon registration.
  • Please only book for one Science in the Kitchen Session, as numbers are limited.
  • Attendees at this event may be photographed/recorded with such images/footage being used for promotional purposes by Central West Libraries and Orange City Council on websites, social media, and in newspapers. Please indicate permission upon registration.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:

  • If your child sick, please do not attend, as they could endanger all Library visitors.
  • Spaces are very limited. If you cannot attend please cancel via Eventbrite, so that your spot can be offered to those on the waitlist.
  • Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.
  • Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.
  • Participants who do not follow these guidelines may be asked to leave the session by Library Staff.

LEGO Club at Orange Library – School Holiday Workshop

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Roll up, roll up! Step right this way, for a thrilling LEGO club in the library!

These holidays in LEGO club we will be creating the ultimate amusement park.  THINK: Rip-roaring roller coasters! Spine-tingling ghost trains! Delectable Dagwood Dogs! Mouth-watering fairy floss!  Come and join us as we work together to design and build the Amazing, the One-and-Only, Orange City Library Amusement Park – all in LEGO!

We are running two sessions of this activity:

  • Monday 28 June 2021 – 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Thursday 1 July 2021 – 10:00am-12:00pm

Please only book each child into one of these sessions, as numbers are limited.

This activity is designed for children aged 6 and over.  Tickets available for registration Monday 21 June 2021 at 7:00pm
Should you have any queries, please contact us on 6393 8132 or by email at [email protected] Please do not worry about printing tickets, our staff will happily check you in on the day.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Bookings must be made by parent/guardian.
  • Separate bookings must be made for each child attending.
  • Children under the age of 12 will need to be signed in and out by a parent/guardian/authorised adult.
  • Children’s medical and allergy information must be disclosed upon registration.
  • Please only book for one LEGO Club Session, as numbers are limited.
  • Attendees at this event may be photographed/recorded with such images/footage being used for promotional purposes by Central West Libraries and Orange City Council on websites, social media, and in newspapers. Please indicate permission upon registration.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

  • Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:
  • If your child sick, please do not attend, as they could endanger all Library visitors.
  • Spaces are very limited. If you cannot attend please cancel via Eventbrite, so that your spot can be offered to those on the waitlist.
  • Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.
  • Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.
  • Participants who do not follow these guidelines may be asked to leave the session by Library Staff.

The Beanies LIVE! at Orange City Library – School Holiday Event

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A sing-along and dance-along, educational show from musical group The Beanies.

Join us for a musical adventure sure to delight the young and young-at-heart!

ARIA-nominated and award-winning musical group The Beanies will be LIVE at Orange City Library these school holidays. Get ready to sing, dance, laugh and learn at this interactive, educational concert.

Following the concert there will be an opportunity to meet Laura, Mim and Michael for an autograph or selfie!

This activity is designed for children aged 2-8 years old, but will be enjoyed by all ages.

This is a free event, but bookings are essential.

Tickets available for registration Monday 21 June 2021 at 7:00pm.

Please do not worry about printing tickets, our staff will happily check you in on the day.

Should you have any queries, please contact us on 6393 8132 or by email at [email protected]

Terms and Conditions:

  • In accordance with Orange City Council’s Child Safe Policy all children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied by an adult or responsible young adult over the age of 16.
  • Your attendance at events supported by Central West Libraries may be digitally recorded through photographs and/or video recordings. Images may be used for promotional purposes on council’s websites, publications, social media or by newspapers. By attending this session you agree to these terms. If you do not wish your image (or the image of your child) to be published, please notify staff before the event.
  • Bookings are essential and spaces are limited.
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow the event to run on time.

** COVID-19 GUIDELINES **

Our events are impacted by Covid-19 guidelines in the following ways:

  • If you or your child are sick, please do not attend, as you could endanger all Library visitors.
  • Spaces are limited. If you cannot attend please cancel via Eventbrite, so that your spot can be offered to those on the waitlist.
  • Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.
  • Physical distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.
  • Participants who do not follow these guidelines may be asked to leave the session by Library Staff.

1, 2 BOOKS! – Orange Library

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Stories, songs and actions for 1 and 2 year olds.

In 1, 2 BOOKS! we read books, sing and play to encourage engagement with language and literacy.

1, 2 BOOKS! builds upon the skills introduced during the Ten Minutes a Day workshops, focusing on older babies, aged 1 and 2 years. We use nursery rhymes, action songs, finger plays and stories in a fun and interactive way.

Sessions are lively and stimulating for both children and adults.

1, 2 BOOKS! is held Mondays and Tuesdays during Term time.