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Orange Regional Museum Exhibition Opening – Pollinators

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Pollinators is a collaboration between Orange Regional Museum, Orange Regional Gallery and the SPARKE Network of local public primary schools. This innovative program engages local children in creative art-making and environmental education, culminating in an installation of student artwork that explores pollinating insects, birds, bats and other small mammals.

FREE, all welcome. Light non-alcoholic refreshments will be served.

This is a COVID safe event. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential.

Friday Music for Little Ears – Orange Library

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Music and dancing for young children.

Music for Little Ears is perfect for children aged 2-5.  Music is proven to stimulate learning and literacy. Initiate little ears to classical music, singing, percussion, dancing and musical games.  Join Samantha Bartholomeusz from the Orange Regional Conservatorium for a morning of music and dancing at Orange City Library.

Music for Little Ears is a six-week program.

Harmony Storytime in Japanese and English – Orange Library

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Join us for our special Harmony Week Storytime.

You will love Tuesday’s Storytime in Japanese and English.  Fiona will a special guest storyteller, as we read Where Happiness Hides by Anthony Bertini and local illustrator Jennifer Goldsmith.

Stay for some craft, and join us in celebrating the theme Everyone Belongs!

Storytime at Orange City Library is lots of fun. We read stories, sing songs, play games and make craft. They are held during the school term and cater for preschool children and their carers. Storytime is free and each session lasts approximately one hour.

 

Wednesday Music for Little Ears – Orange Library

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Music and dancing for young children.

Music for Little Ears is perfect for children aged 2-5.  Music is proven to stimulate learning and literacy. Initiate little ears to classical music, singing, percussion, dancing and musical games. Join Samantha Bartholomeusz from the Orange Regional Conservatorium for a morning of music and dancing at Orange City Library.

Music for Little Ears at Orange City Library is a six-week program.

Harmony Storytime in Telugu and English – Orange Library

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Join us for our special Harmony Week Storytime.

You will love Tuesday’s Storytime in Telugu and English.  Fiona will welcome Vani, our special guest storyteller, as we read Where Happiness Hides by Anthony Bertini and local illustrator Jennifer Goldsmith.

Telugu is a language spoken in southern India.

Stay for some craft, and join us in celebrating the theme Everyone Belongs!

Storytime at Orange City Library is lots of fun. We read stories, sing songs, play games and make craft. They are held during the school term and cater for preschool children and their carers. Storytime is free and each session lasts approximately one hour.

Library Up Late – International Women’s Day – Orange City Library

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Celebrate IWD at Orange City Library with movies, refreshments and special guest Cr Joanne McRae.

This International Women’s Day, join us at Orange City Library for Library Up Late, where we dim the lights, add refreshments and enjoy the Library after dark.

We will be chatting ‘women in politics’ with special guest, Orange City Councillor Joanne McRae.

Discussion will be followed by two short films, courtesy of Kanopy.

Book a table for you and your party. All welcome.

Resin Workshop – Resin Cheeseboard Workshop

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Resin Basics Cheeseboard Workshop
Date: Saturday 06/03/2021
Location: Studio on Anson 225 Anson Street, ORANGE NSW
Duration: approximately 1-1.5 hours
Time: 9am-10am 
Attendees: 10-12

Cheeseboard Resin Workshop 
Jo and Jed from well known Lil Blue Bird resin art, Jo is a self taught resin artist and Jed wood enthusiast from Orange will take you through the new BASIC class, its a quick one hour workshop where we introduce you to resin.
In this class you will make:
1 x serving platter (cheeseboard/paddle board)
We know people are time poor, so we thought how can we make this quicker and more affordable. This will be a streamlined class where everyone will do the same board but you choose the colours.
What will you get 
Create your very own resin and timber masterpieces using natural timber paddle boards
A Lil’ Blue Bird Apron, which will be yours to keep.
All materials, including an Acacia Wood Paddle Board or similar dependent upon stock availability.
An extensive range of pigments & colour additives to use. We provide all Safety equipment, mask, gloves, glasses. A discount on any purchases made on the day.
What do you bring
Your ideas and creativity
Closed in shoes required, please wear old clothes and long hair must be tied back.
Bring your friends and have a great afternoon getting creative together.
Please note: Resin needs to cure for 24hrs, we will arrange a time for you to collect your artwork.
Not suitable for pregnant women or under 16 years of age.
Avoid disappointment. Enrol early. (classes limited to 10-12 people)
Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via email or SMS.
Gift Vouchers are available and are listed as a separate product on our web page
We reserve the right to cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstance or of the minimum numbers aren’t reached, tickets will be fully refunded or you may select to book in on another date.
Perfect for beginners.
This workshop is suitable for individuals and couples as well as for a hens party, special occasion, birthday, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.
Book yourself into one of our workshops today. If you have any questions please use the contact us option on the web page.

Be Connected – FREE Technology Sessions at Orange City Library

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Orange City Library are holding free one-on-one technology sessions.

  • Let us help you get the most from your device
  • Learn more about your tablet, laptop or smartphone
  • Send photos via email to family and friends
  • Set reminders, change your ringtone or make text larger
  • and more!

Sessions run for half and hour each, between 10:00am and 12:00pm every Tuesday in March.

So that we can find out about your technology needs, bookings must be made in person:

  • via phone on 6393 8132
  • via email at library@cwl.nsw.gov.au
  • or at the desk at Orange City Library

Chalk it Up: school holiday workshop – The art of decorating writing slates 

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Chalk it Up: The art of decorating writing slates (ages 5 – 18yrs)

Check out our fantastic local history exhibition ‘Inherit: old and new histories’ with our education team. Then have fun making your very own decorated writing slate to take home (also known these days as a chalkboard)

All art materials will be provided.

Thursday 21 January 2021

1pm – 3pm

Cost: $10.00

In conjunction with the exhibition ‘Inherit: old and new histories’.

All children under the age of 13yrs will need to be signed in/out by a parent/guardian.