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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.

ORM Talks: Astronomy in the central west

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Join local astronomers and space photographers, Niall and Rodney to hear all about astronomy in the central west.

ORM Talks: “Astronomy in the central west” with Niall McNeil and Rodney Watters

Friday 18 June 2021

Light refreshments provided from 5.30pm,   with the presentation starting at 6pm. 

Book here: https://ormtalksastronomy.eventbrite.com.au 

Our place in the universe is very small. From our blue planet Earth, we can peer into the night sky and see the cosmos, bringing to life its beauty with the aid of modern telescopes, cameras and image processing software. The central west is an ideal place to do astronomy, being blessed with superb skies and low levels of light pollution. For amateur astronomers like Niall MacNeill and Rodney Watters, there are few better places to observe and photograph the heavens.

Niall & Rodney will share the beautiful sights they have photographed over several years from the central west. Expanding outwards from the Earth and starting with our closest neighbor, the Moon, they will take us on a journey through our solar system. Looking at inner rocky planets to the gas giants and then beyond to the ice giants, we will also look at objects such as nebulae and star clusters within our galaxy, then finally, at immense distances, a fantastic array of galaxies millions of light-years away.

Meet Hugh Mackay Talking About The Kindness Revolution

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Generous, erudite, optimistic and candid … Hugh Mackay knows how to bring out the best in ourselves and in our society, in both good and troubled times.

To quote from the book’s opening chapter: ‘To be kind – always and to everyone – is to be fully, gloriously human, and every act of kindness is one more step towards a better society.’ This is not just the launch of a book; it is a call for a revolution.

Hugh Mackay is a social psychologist, and the author of twenty-two books, including eight novels. His non-fiction writing covers social analysis, psychology, communication and ethics. He is currently an honorary professor in the Research School of Psychology at the Australian National University.

The event will be supported by Collins Booksellers, Orange and books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

New Landholders Seminar

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Central Tablelands Local Land Services will be hosting a seminar for new rural landholders, to provide them information to assist them to enjoy and better manage their rural blocks. Presentations will include: Managing livestock, Rural Crime Prevention, Protecting your properties from fire, managing feral animals and weeds and managing the natural environment. The seminar is free but bookings are required https://www.trybooking.com/BQWKR The seminar will run from 5 – 7pm and will be followed by a light supper.

Jim Hazelton Born to Fly: Book Launch

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What motivates a pilot to sit in the cockpit of a light aircraft for days, overloaded with fuel, alone over a vast ocean? This is the remarkable story of the late Jim Hazelton, local pioneer Australia aviator.

The first Australian to fly the Pacific solos in a single-engine aircraft in 1964, Jim crossed the Pacific over 200 times, revelling in the hazardous business of ferrying light aircraft.

He cut his teeth instructing pupils in Tiger Moths in the early 1950s and then thrived in the dangerous business of agricultural flying before taking up ferrying in the 1960s. Such was Jim’s love of flying that he continued to ferry to the very end of his life. Amassing more than 50,000 hours in 130 aircraft types over 64 years – he criss-crossed the globe like few pilots of his generation.

Renowned for his unique instructing style and flying ability, Jim was respected and admired by all who shared his cockpit. He was a pilot with a rare gift, a man who found himself literally at one with the sky.

The event is supported by Collins Booksellers, Orange and books will be available for purchase at the event.