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Day at the Wanneroo Museum

Children at the museum looking at objects

  • Date: Saturday 6 July to Saturday 20 July 2019 // museum opening hours
  • Location: Wanneroo Regional Museum, Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
  • Cost: FREE

Visit the Wanneroo Regional Museum these July school holidays where you will learn what a museum curator does, handle some real artefacts from the collection and design your own mini exhibition! Participate in another exciting museum scavenger hunt and make a craft project to take home.

Uthando Doll Workshop at Clarkson Library

Uthando Doll

  • Date: Monday 8 July 2019 // 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Clarkson Library, Cnr Ebb Way & Ocean Keys Blvd, Clarkson
  • Cost: $10 for materials to be paid on the door

The Uthando Project Team will supply a doll for each participant to dress with assorted materials and demonstrate a technique to work with fabrics that doesn’t involve sewing.  

Participants will have the opportunity to learn how the dolls help African children and their carer, as an invitation to play.  They can choose whether to donate the doll or keep it to share the message with others about of the KwaZulu-Natal community.  

Two-thirds of children there are living in poverty, and all have been affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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Discover the Rhythm and Power of African Drumming at Yanchep/Two Rocks Library

African drumming workshop

  • Date: Monday 8 July 2019 // 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Location: Yanchep/Two Rocks Library, Lisford Avenue, Two Rocks
  • Cost: FREE but booking essential

Akwaaba means welcome in the Akan language from Ghana. and this drumming workshop will get everyone moving to the beat.  Each participant will be provided with a traditional African hand drum and other percussion instruments bring alive the rhythms of Africa.

Led by Paul Osei Kofi, Akwaaba has been entertaining a wide variety of audiences for over 20 years with energetic, powerful and interactive performances, drum circles and workshops. 

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Winter Olympics - ages 9-12

Olympic rings

  • Date: Monday 8 July 2019 // 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Hainsworth Youth Centre, 29 Hainsworth Avenue, Girrawheen
  • Cost: FREE

Work as a team across an array of fun games and activities sports in order to win the Winter Olympics.

Your strength as a team will be tested, so bring your excellent communication skills and sports attire to complete the games.

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Uthando Doll Workshop at Wanneroo Library

Uthando Doll

  • Date: Tuesday 9 July 2019 // 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Wanneroo Library, Wanneroo Library & Cultural Centre, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
  • Cost: $10 for materials to be paid on the door

The Uthando Project Team will supply a doll for each participant to dress with assorted materials and demonstrate a technique to work with fabrics that doesn’t involve sewing.  

Participants will have the opportunity to learn how the dolls help African children and their carer, as an invitation to play.  They can choose whether to donate the doll or keep it to share the message with others about of the KwaZulu-Natal community.  

Two-thirds of children there are living in poverty, and all have been affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Book now

Face Mask Workshop - ages 9-16

Face Masks

  • Date: Tuesday 9 July 2019 // 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Location: Yanchep Community Centre, 7 Lagoon Drive, Yanchep
  • Cost: $8

Come and make your own fantastic carnival mask.

Learn about fantastic masks from around the world before designing and creating your own personal mask.

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Discover the Rhythm and Power of African Drumming at Wanneroo Library

African drumming workshop

  • Date: Wednesday 10 July 2019 // 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Location: Wanneroo Library, 3 Rocca Way, Wanneroo
  • Cost: FREE but booking essential

Akwaaba means welcome in the Akan language from Ghana. and this drumming workshop will get everyone moving to the beat.  Each participant will be provided with a traditional African hand drum and other percussion instruments bring alive the rhythms of Africa.

Led by Paul Osei Kofi, Akwaaba has been entertaining a wide variety of audiences for over 20 years with energetic, powerful and interactive performances, drum circles and workshops. 

Book now

Flora and Fauna Fun Day - ages 9-16

Planting trees

  • Date: Wednesday 10 July 2019 // 9:30am to 2:30pm
  • Location: Middleton Park, Alexander Heights
  • Cost: $10

Discover the fascinating flora and fauna we have in our City.

Come along and take part in a tree planting, followed by lunch, a fauna visit and talk, and learn about traditional Noongar culture, and create a piece of artwork as a group.  

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Times Up Escape Room - ages 12-18

Egg timer

  • Date: Friday 12 July 2019 // 10:15am to 2:30pm
  • Location: Wanneroo Youth Centre, Cnr Ariti Avenue and Wanneroo Rd, Wanneroo
  • Cost: $15

See if you can beat the clock and Escape the Room!

Race against the clock to solve the clues we need to escape at Times up Escape Room!

We will be working together as we solve the clues and complete two different rooms before heading to the park  for some lunch and other games!

Lunch will be provided! Please wear closed in shoes!

Bus pick-up/drop-off

Yanchep: 9:15am - 3:00pm
Clarkson: 9:45am - 3:20pm
Wanneroo: 10:00am - 2:45pm
Hainsworth: 9:30am - 3:15pm

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Discover the Rhythm and Power of African Drumming at Clarkson Library

African drumming workshop

  • Date: Monday 15 July 2019 // 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Location: Clarkson Library, Cnr Ebb Way & Ocean Keys Blvd, Clarkson
  • Cost: FREE but booking essential

Akwaaba means welcome in the Akan language from Ghana. and this drumming workshop will get everyone moving to the beat.  Each participant will be provided with a traditional African hand drum and other percussion instruments bring alive the rhythms of Africa.

Led by Paul Osei Kofi, Akwaaba has been entertaining a wide variety of audiences for over 20 years with energetic, powerful and interactive performances, drum circles and workshops. 

Book now

Ultimate Survivor - ages 9-14 - FULLY BOOKED

Survivor logo

  • Date: Monday 15 July 2019 // 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Clarkson Youth Centre, 59 Key Largo Drive, Clarkson
  • Cost: FREE

Outwit, Outplay and Outlast! Become the Ultimate Survivor!

Compete in your team to overcome problem solving challenges throughout the day for your chance to be named the Ultimate Survivor.

Uthando Doll Workshop at Alkimos Pop Up Library

Uthando Doll

  • Date: Tuesday 16 July 2019 // 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Alkimos Pop Up Library, Graceful Boulevard, Alkimos
  • Cost: $10 for materials to be paid on the door

The Uthando Project Team will supply a doll for each participant to dress with assorted materials and demonstrate a technique to work with fabrics that doesn’t involve sewing.  

Participants will have the opportunity to learn how the dolls help African children and their carer, as an invitation to play.  They can choose whether to donate the doll or keep it to share the message with others about of the KwaZulu-Natal community.  

Two-thirds of children there are living in poverty, and all have been affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Book now

Gamer's Paradise - ages 9-16 - FULLY BOOKED

People playing games

  • Date: Tuesday 16 July 2019 // 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Yanchep Community Centre, 7 Lagoon Drive, Yanchep
  • Cost: $3

Board games, card games, skill teasers. Can you win them all?

Get your team through the Forbidden Desert, prove your skills at jenga, Outwit your friends in a multitude of challenges.

Discover the Rhythm and Power of African Drumming at Girrawheen Library

African drumming workshop

  • Date: Wednesday 17 July 2019 // 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Location: Girrawheen Library, 6 Patrick Court, Girrawheen
  • Cost: FREE but booking essential

Akwaaba means welcome in the Akan language from Ghana. and this drumming workshop will get everyone moving to the beat.  Each participant will be provided with a traditional African hand drum and other percussion instruments bring alive the rhythms of Africa.

Led by Paul Osei Kofi, Akwaaba has been entertaining a wide variety of audiences for over 20 years with energetic, powerful and interactive performances, drum circles and workshops. 

Book now

Urban Deck Art and Skate - ages 12-18

Skateboard

  • Date: Wednesday 17 July 2019 // 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Wanneroo Youth Centre , Cnr Ariti Avenue and Wanneroo Road, Wanneroo.
  • Cost: $7.50

Create your own Urban Deck Art and Free Skate at Wanneroo Skate Park.

Use Urban Art Skills to create your own skateboard deck to take home. Bring your own BMX/Scooter/Skatboard for a Skate in between at The Wanneroo Skatepark.

Lunch will be provided.

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Family Quiz Night - ages 8 and up

Quiz night poster

  • Date: Friday 19 July 2019 // 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Location: Banksia Room, Wanneroo Civic Centre , 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo
  • Cost: $5

Gather the family together and see who the ultimate Quiz Master is! 

Test your knowledge with a fun and interactive quiz night suitable for all ages young and old, Grandparents to Grandkids, cousins, uncle’s even family friends are welcome. Be quick to book your table and secure your place to become the Quiz Master.

At only 5 dollars a table you cannot miss this fun interactive night.

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NAIDOC Week 2019 activities - 2 to 18 July 2019

NAIDOC Week 2019

There are a number of events taking place during and around NAIDOC Week to explore and celebrate Aboriginal culture. Click below for more information and how to book.

NAIDOC Week 2019 activities