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Oct, 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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Oct, 2019

Miles Bookclub

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Miles Bookclub will meet 10am, Saturday 2 November 2019 to discuss The Last of the Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman. 1954: When sixteen-year-old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as a refugee in post-war Germany. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp on the banks of the Murray in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals, all looking for work and a better life. There, Elizabeta becomes firm friends with three other girls. The Bonegilla girls rush together towards a life that seems full of promise, even as they cope with the legacy of war, the oppressive nature of family tradition and ever-present sorrow. […]

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Oct, 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. 8 Oct – @ the Gallery – A Naturalist’s Life 15 Oct – @ the Library – You’ve Got to Have a Hat 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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Oct, 2019

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. EXHIBITION DATES 24 August – 12 October 2019 […]

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Oct, 2019

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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Oct, 2019

Offerings by Gail Kutasi and Penny Eamer

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On the Curved Wall Offerings by Gail Kutasi and Penny Eamer Offerings brings together a host of interesting small hand-crafted items created with flair and care.  These tiny treasures are made from recycled materials and repurposed found objects and include fabric jewellery, small bags and art dolls. OPENING DATE  Saturday 19 October, 5.30pm EXHIBITION DATES 21 October – 10 December 2019 @ Dogwood Crossing, Miles RSVP – ALL WELCOME Wednesday 16 October 07 4628 5330 dogwood.crossing@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Image caption: Gail Kutasi | Multi-coloured cowl 2017 | Yarns | diameter 100cm

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Oct, 2019

2019 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition | Inside Out

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Join us for the Official Exhibition Opening of 2019 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition: Inside Out John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery This annual exhibition showcases the diverse talents of artists from the Western Downs and is collaboratively planned and presented by the major Galleries of the region. Inside out invites artists to reflect on their personal artist practice by looking ‘in’, to connect with their essence of creativity, and bringing ‘out’ to demonstrate through inspired work. The theme invites playful and divergent thinking and brings forth the unexpected. Curated by artist and […]

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Oct, 2019

Dabble at Dogwood

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DABBLE AT DOGWOOD Paint Along with Anna Barlett Colourful Peacock Saturday 16 November, 12pm-3pm For teens and adults $10 per person Call Dogwood Crossing on 4628 5330 or email dogwood.crossing@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Click on the link for more info https://bit.ly/2v0IDFb Image caption: Anna Bartlett | Colourful Peacock

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