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Space Rocks!: School Holiday Workshop

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Space Rocks! : A space crafts workshop for kids

Thursday 8 July, 10 am – noon

Ages: 5+ FREE

Learn all about Australia in the space age on our special guided tour of Out of This World for children. Then make your very own various space crafts to take home.

This workshop focuses on the Earth’s moon, far away stars, comets and asteroids. Kids will make a moon phase viewer, moon rocks to take home as well as a glow in the dark comet.

This is a FREE event; bookings are essential.

In conjunction with the exhibition Out of This World: Australia in the space age on tour from 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:

• Please cancel your booking if you can no longer attend.

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

• Bookings must be made by parent/guardian.

• 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.

Space Tech Take Over: School Holiday Workshop

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Space Tech Take Over: A space technology workshop for kids

Wednesday 7 July, 1 pm – 3 pm

Ages: 6+ FREE

Learn all about Australia in the space age on our special guided tour of Out of This World for children. Then make your very own rubber band-powered space rover and think up new technology for future space missions.

Children will learn about various space technology featured in Out of This World and dream up new machines. They will have the chance to bring their invention to life using various media and build their own Nano Rover.

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 on tour from 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:

• Please cancel your booking if you can no longer attend.

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

• Bookings must be made by parent/guardian.

• 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.

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

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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.

A workshop for teachers, musicians, accompanists and aspiring accompanists led by expert Tonya Lemoh.

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Teachers, musicians, accompanists and aspiring accompanists:

Gain an insight into the world of accompaniment. What to expect, how to prepare, what happens in the rehearsal and performance space, what’s the difference between an accompanist, repetiteur and coach.

For Instrumentalists and Singers:

Learn all about what to expect, how to prepare, what happens in the rehearsal and performance space, what’s the difference between an accompanist, repetiteur and coach.

Award-winning pianist Tonya Lemoh holds performance degrees from conservatoriums in Australia, the US and Denmark, and completed her Ph.D at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Australia. She has extensive international performance experience as soloist and associate artist, having appeared in recitals, festivals and concerto performances in Europe and America. Prior to her position as lecturer on the piano faculty of the University of Copenhagen for ten years, Tonya was staff accompanist at the Boston Conservatory of Music. During her time in Boston she enjoyed collaboration with vocalists and instrumentalists, working in the capacity of associate performer, vocal coach and repetiteur. A keen interpreter of new music, she has performed in international new music festivals in Australia and throughout Scandinavia, and was a former member of the Nordlys Quartet. Tonya has performed and recorded for ABC Radio, Danish National Radio and Danish television. She has released several critically acclaimed recordings, the latest being the complete works of Australian composer Raymond Hanson, released by Grand Piano label, Naxos. The album received a five star review and was selected as Editor’s Choice in Limelight magazine, May 2021.

Award-winning pianist Tonya Lemoh presents a masterclass for HSC and AMEB Students.

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International pianist Dr Tonya Lemoh has worked as an associate artist in Europe, Australia and America, accompanying and collaborating with singers and instrumentalists. Here is your opportunity to get receive feedback and inspiration before your AMEB and HSC exams.

Award-winning pianist Tonya Lemoh holds performance degrees from conservatoriums in Australia, the US and Denmark, and completed her Ph.D at the Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, Australia. She has extensive international performance experience as soloist and associate artist, having appeared in recitals, festivals and concerto performances in Europe and America. Prior to her position as lecturer on the piano faculty of the University of Copenhagen for ten years, Tonya was staff accompanist at the Boston Conservatory of Music. During her time in Boston she enjoyed collaboration with vocalists and instrumentalists, working in the capacity of associate performer, vocal coach and repetiteur. A keen interpreter of new music, she has performed in international new music festivals in Australia and throughout Scandinavia, and was a former member of the Nordlys Quartet. Tonya has performed and recorded for ABC Radio, Danish National Radio and Danish television. She has released several critically acclaimed recordings, the latest being the complete works of Australian composer Raymond Hanson, released by Grand Piano label, Naxos. The album received a five star review and was selected as Editor’s Choice in Limelight magazine, May 2021.

Participants $20

Observers $5

Racing Rockets: drop in and make session

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RACING ROCKETS: DROP IN AND MAKE SESSION

Friday 2 July, 10am – 1pm | Ages: 3+ | FREE

Due to enhanced COVID precautions, bookings are now essential via Eventbrite.

https://racingrocketsorm.eventbrite.com.au

Step back into the dawn of the space age with our school holiday, drop in and make session for kids of all ages.

Book your place and visit the museum activity space between 10am and 1pm on Friday 2 July to make your very own straw rocket. See how far your rocket can fly!

Allow approximately 20 mins to complete the activity.

If the room is at full capacity when you arrive, your name will be placed on a waitlist and you can visit the Out of This World exhibition while you are waiting.

All children must be supervised by an adult or guardian for this activity.

Kids can also pick up their FREE Space Mission booklet and rocket building activity to complete at home from the Museum front desk.

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.

Rockin’ rockets : School Holiday Workshop

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Rockin’ rockets: A design challenge and science experiment for kids

Wednesday 30 June, 1pm – 3pm

Ages: 5+

Cost: $10

Learn all about rockets in Australia on our special guided tour for children of Out of This World and design your own Alka Seltzer rocket that will be launched outside. There will also be time to design a second mixed media rocket based on the rockets on display.

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

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.

* 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.

• 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.

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 library@cwl.nsw.gov.au.

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.