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Aug, 2019

Miles Bookclub

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Miles Bookclub will meet 10am, Saturday 7 September 2019 to discuss The Cartographer by Peter Twohig. Melbourne, 1959. An 11-year-old boy witnesses a murder as he spies through the window of a strange house. God, whom he no longer counts as a friend, obviously has a pretty screwed-up sense of humour: just one year before, the boy had looked on helplessly as his twin brother, Tom, suffered a violent death.  Now, having been seen by the angry murderer, he is a kid on the run. With only a shady grandfather, […]

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Aug, 2019

Miles Writer’s Group

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Do you have a desire to express yourself through the written word? Join a local group of enthusiastic writers who set writing challenges each month and then share their results in an atmosphere of good humour and support. The group meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 5pm at The Windsor Hotel. All members are free to follow their own project and enjoy support from the group. New writers welcome by contacting Roxy Bidgood at ribidgood@nullgmail.com

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Aug, 2019

Coming Soon ~ A Naturalist’s Life: a response to the flora and fauna of the Western Downs

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Join us for the Official Exhibition Opening of A Naturalist’s Life: a response to the flora and fauna of the Western Downs by Grace Lithgow and Karen Gaskell John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery A Naturalist’s Life showcases botanical drawings and hand painted ceramics from renowned Queensland naturalist and artist Grace Lithgow. The botanical drawings are a detailed record of the regions Acacia species and fascinating fungi to be found in the West – held in trust for the Western Downs community by the Lapunyah Art Gallery. Hand painted ceramic collection will […]

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Aug, 2019

Storytime for Toddlers at Miles

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Art and language fun is the aim of Storytime for Toddlers.  Sessions are especially beneficial for children between 18 months and 4 years. Storytime for Toddlers will focus on talking, playing, singing and reading. 13 Aug – @ the Library – Safe Space 20 Aug – @ the Library – Jungle Animals Bookings are essential. P: 4628 5330 E: miles.library@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Looking for a Storytime session closer to you? Click here for details of Storytime in our other branches.

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Aug, 2019

Dabble at Dogwood

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DABBLE AT DOGWOOD Mixed media workshop with Ruby Purple ‘Loving Layers’ Saturday 24 August, 12pm–3pm For teens and adults $10 per person Click on the link for info https://bit.ly/2v0IDFb Ruby Purple Creations

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Aug, 2019

Recognition by Penny Eamer

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On the Curved Wall Recognition An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Penny Eamer Recognition celebrates an artist’s subconscious recognition of design, composition, line & form, that often lie hidden within our everyday life. EXHIBITION DATES 29 June – 20 August 2019 Image caption: Penny Eamer | Iron lace 2018 | Watercolour and pen and ink on watercolour paper | 42cm x 56cm

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Aug, 2019

Coming Soon ~ Outback Connections

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On the Curved Wall Outback Connections Artwork and wearable art created from natural materials by Ruby Purple Outback Connections is a body of work created in response to Ruby Purple’s Artists Residency at Curtin Springs Station in the Central Australian Desert in the Northern Territory. Ruby designs and creates artworks from natural grasses, paper and found materials.  She aims to bring awareness to the importance of preserving our natural world by capturing the fragility and strength of nature and it’s ever changing balance. OPENING DATE  Friday 23 August, 6.30pm EXHIBITION DATES […]

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Aug, 2019

Safe Space Curated by Christine Morrow

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Safe Space brings together three-dimensional art works by twelve contemporary Australian artists that explore psychological aspects of physical space. It features a range of figurative elements and narrative themes with social, and sometimes political, resonances. Many of the works in this exhibition take as their point of departure: the human body, its dimensions, the spaces it occupies, the narratives that contain it and the theatre or spectacle that unfolds around it. Participating Artists: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah, Alex Seton, Claire Healy + Sean Cordeiro, David Cross, Franz Ehmann, Karla Dickens, Keg de Souza, […]

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