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Events for 24th Sep 2018 - 30th Sep 2018

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Enter the pirate’s lair – if you dare!

Model ship

Yo ho ho! Enter the buccaneer’s den!

Open Wednesday to Saturday // 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Closed Sundays and Public Holidays.

With its very own pirate ship children will find a bounty of swashbuckling activities and seafaring history.

From creating your own treasure chest, following a mystery map, ship building, and making your own Jolly Roger flag, you’ll be sure to have a bootyful time!

No bookings required.

In the Service of Humanity - 60 Years of St John Ambulance in Wanneroo exhibition.

St John's Ambulance Brigade

Discover the history and growth of this amazing volunteer based organisation in a new exhibit at the Wanneroo Regional Museum.

Visiting hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday - closed
Public holidays - closed

Inspired by the medieval Knights of St John who offered care and shelter for pilgrims and crusaders, the Order of St John was revived in Victorian England. It formed the St John Ambulance Brigade to put the Order’s humanitarian ideals into practice which spread across the world. Sixty years ago a service was established in Wanneroo quickly becoming a crucial community resource.

Visit during the School Holidays to take part in some fantastic activities with a First Aid theme, dress up as a doctor and tend to patients in a play surgery, find treasures of the past in a new museum clue hunt or craft a skeleton puppet to take home. 

Join us on the 26 September and October 3 between 10:30-12:30pm for a visit from the St John 000 Heroes. Visit includes bandaging demonstrations, the recovery position puzzle board, 000 Hero book and bear readings and more. 

Contact the Wanneroo Regional Museum on 9405 5920 for any queries.

It's All About the Past

Its all about play

Every Monday during school term 10:00am - 11:00am

Come and learn all about Wanneroo's history!

This exciting program is designed for children aged 2-5 years old and their accompanying grown up. 

You will learn all about our past through songs, stories, crafts and by exploring our museum. 

No booking is required, but please come early as space is limited!

 

Self-directed workshop: Write your own migration message

Message in a bottle

Life is a bottle of memories… so fill it with things worth remembering!

Contribute to artist Claire Davenhall’s artwork, ‘Migration Messages’ in a bottle, by writing a message to a beautiful person who lives far away… and share your message via the global community. 

Book here

Image:  Claire Davenhall, ‘Migration Messages 2013’. Plastic wine bottles, flotsam & jetsam, textiles, luggage tags, shipping chain, fishing rope.
 

TREASURED Exhibition

shelsher nurture cow art collection

Come along and be swept away by a new exhibition celebrating the spirit of curiosity and the act of discovery.

Open Monday to Saturday // 10:00am - 4:00pm. Closed Sundays and Publich Holidays.

Stepping away from traditional ideas of treasure, TREASURED turns our gaze towards the natural environment, heritage and art to explore ideas of value and significance.

TREASURED is part of the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre’s Find Your Treasure series which incorporates Children’s Book Week across City of Wanneroo libraries, a Pirate’s Lair in the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre conference room and much more. 

For more information, click below:

Find Your Treasure Series

Image:  Amanda Shelsher, ‘Nurture’, bone china, acquired 2004, City of Wanneroo Art Collection.

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