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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 library@cwl.nsw.gov.au

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

By No Comments

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 library@cwl.nsw.gov.au

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 library@cwl.nsw.gov.au. 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.

Amazing Space Sliders: School Holiday Workshop

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Amazing Space Sliders: A space art workshop for kids (age 5-12 yrs)  

Tuesday 29 June, 10 am – noon

Ages: 5+ FREE

Learn all about Australia in the space age on our special guided tour for children. Then make your very own space scene to take home.

Young artists fascinated by space imagery will love building their own intergalactic artwork. This kinetic space scene contains moveable rockets, spaceships and astronauts.

A range of art materials will be available for space slider making.

This is a FREE event; bookings are essential.

All children must be signed in/out by a parent/guardian.

In conjunction with the exhibition Out of This World: Australia in the space age. A national touring exhibition developed and presented by the National Archives of Australia.

* COVID-19 GUIDELINES *

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

If you are sick, please do not attend, as you could endanger all Museum visitors.

Hand sanitisers must be used upon entry.

Social distancing guidelines of 1.5m must be respected.

Please sign in with the QR code or with Ipad upon entry of the visitor centre.

Terms and Conditions:

• Children’s medical and allergy information must be disclosed upon registration.

• 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.

• Attendees at this event may be photographed/recorded with such images/footage being used for promotional purposes by Orange Regional Museum and Orange City Council on websites, social media, and in newspapers. Please indicate permission upon registration.

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 library@cwl.nsw.gov.au. 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.

Orange Harmony Day 2021

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As the weather cools, warm up with Brazilian Samba this weekend as Orange celebrates International Harmony Day.

On Saturday, March 20, the south court, between the Orange City Library and the Orange Regional Museum will be a sea of colour as special guest, dancer Fattisha Kamara, showcases her high-energy, Afro Brazilian and Afro Caribbean Candombe performance.

The celebration begins at 4pm and is expected to finish at about 8pm. Entry is free and craft activities for children will be on offer, as well as a range of performances from local cultural dance groups.

A variety of multicultural food is available for purchase, such as Indonesian, Moroccan tea, Indigenous, and much more.

Limited outdoor seating is provided and guests are encouraged to bring their own fold up chair, or picnic rug to sit on.

Guests must sign in using the QR code provided, and must remain seated with the same small group throughout the celebration, with the exception of purchasing food or drinks.

Loud and Proud: A school holiday poster-making workshop for kids #2

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Loud and Proud: A poster-making workshop for kids (age 5-12 yrs)  

Check out the amazing display of posters in ‘Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda’ with our education team. Then have fun making your very own poster on something you feel strongly about.

A range of art materials will be available for poster making.

Thurs 14 January and Thurs 21 January 2021

10 am – 11.30 am

In conjunction with the exhibition ‘Hearts and minds: wartime propaganda’ on tour from the Australian War Memorial. 

This is a FREE event; bookings are essential.

All children must be signed in/out by a parent/guardian.

ORANGE REGIONAL GALLERY – FREE GUIDED TOUR

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Orange Regional Gallery is offering free guided tours of Visions of Country with exhibition Curator, Lucy Stranger.

Spanning early Australian modernists to present day artists, Visions of Country presents works from the Orange Regional Gallery Collection that examine different encounters and impressions of land. A genre that grips the imagination of artists and the public, the landscape continues to inspire and challenge artists, with vast results.

Click on the Eventbrite link below and select the tour time you would like to attend.

Wednesday 18 November 2020 from 12:30-1:30pm
Friday 20 November 5:30 – 6:30pm

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

https://visionsofcountryguidedtour.eventbrite.com.au

Youth Drop in Hub

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Our Orange Youth Hub will be open every weekday throughout school Holidays for all young people aged between 12 and 24 years of age. There will be games, internet, music,, art, footy, food and a whole lot more in a clean and safe enviroment.

So calling all young people, 12 to 24 years of age, come down and get to know the staff and enjoy all these free activities these school Holidays. Hope to see you there!