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Jun, 2019

Rag Rug Making Workshop

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Learn how to crochet a rag rug at the Library this winter! Western Downs Libraries is pleased to be hosting Maria Staunton of Posies and Poppets for a rag rug making workshops in Dalby and Jandowae. During the FREE two hour class you will learn how to create the yarn by upcycling fabric and then how to use this to crochet a simple rug. All materials and light refreshments will be provided. Take your project and crochet hook home to finish your very own rag rug! Dalby Library Monday 29 […]

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Jun, 2019

Create at Dogwood

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Create at Dogwood Dabble at Dogwood Alcohol Ink Workshop with Jean Dwyer COLOUR YOUR WORLD Saturday 15 June, 9am-4pm For teens and adults. $30 per person Read more To book call 4628 5330 or email dogwood.crossing@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au

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Jun, 2019

Now Showing ~ Remembering Marie Makin

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On the Curved Wall Remembering Marie Makin A retrospective of the work of Marie Makin The Makin family have lovingly curated an exhibition of their late mother Marie’s work. This year marks the 35th anniversary since Marie’s passing and the exhibition brings together artwork from family and friends demonstrating a life full of passion for art. EXHIBITION DATES 4 May – 24 June 2019 @ Dogwood Crossing, Miles RSVP – ALL WELCOME Wednesday 1 May 07 4628 5330 dogwood.crossing@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au Image caption: Marie Makin | Angophora Costata | Water colour on […]

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Jun, 2019

Call Out to Western Downs Artist’s

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Call Out to Western Downs Artist’s 2019 Western Downs Regional Artist’ Exhibition | Inside Out John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery 21 October – 10 December 2019 The John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery is proudly sponsored by Murilla Hardware Supplies Artists who live and/or work in the Western Downs Regional Council area are invited to submit work in any media to the 2019 Western Downs Artists’ Exhibition in response to the exhibition theme. Inside Out invites artists to reflect on their personal arts practice by looking ‘in’, to connect with their essence of […]

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Jun, 2019

Meandarra Museum Volunteers Wanted

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Do you have a passion for research or perhaps a flair for arranging and displaying artefacts? The Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum volunteer group is always looking for new members. Our dedicated volunteers devise and construct our new exhibitions, ensure the museum is open for visitors on weekends, and assist with cleaning and maintenance of our precious artefacts. There is no minimum time commitment – we welcome anyone with an interest in our museum! If this sounds like something for you, please contact the Meandarra ANZAC Memorial Museum on 4665 6147, email meandarra.museum@nullwdrc.qld.gov.au or contact […]

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May, 2019

Debut Australian Authors

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Sink your teeth into a fantastic new book or check out a debut novel from an Australian author! We’ve got some fantastic new books at the library at the moment including: Beneath the mother tree  “Beneath the Mother Tree plays out in a unique and wild Australian setting, interweaving Indigenous history and Irish mythology.”                 Sign “A captivating novel full of strength, courage and the struggle to overcome silence.” The Van Apfel Girls are gone “Blackly comic, sharply observed and observed and wonderfully endearing, this is […]

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May, 2019

Write your life story with Mardi Sands

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Join Wandoan local Mardi Sands for a workshop on recording your life story. Come along to Wandoan Library on Wednesday 12 June as Mardi passes on her tips and tools to give you the confidence to record your own life story. Turn your memories into an heirloom your family will cherish. At a glance… When: Wednesday 12 June, 2019 9am–2.30pm Where: Wandoan Library Cost: Free, includes a light morning tea and lunch Everyone is welcome and bookings are essential, please call 1300 COUNCIL or click here to book online.

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May, 2019

Colour Me Happy at Jandowae Library

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Find out how colours affect our mood.  Relax and unwind with friends.  Come and join us to de-stress with a Colour Me Happy colouring in session! Get your creative juices flowing and relax with morning tea and a colouring in. At a glance…. When: Tuesday 18 June, 9.30am–11.30am Where: Jandowae Library Cost: FREE, includes a light morning tea All ages are welcome, from the very young through to the young at heart. Work together to bring out your creativity and take your artworks home with you. Bookings are required by Thursday 13 […]

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May, 2019

Capture the small things- Smartphone Photography

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Say goodbye to bad images. Do you have a smartphone? Are you taking full advantage of it’s camera capabilities? Moonie local Lynelle Urquhart will be sharing her expertise in photography at this FREE workshop at Moonie Library. Join us to learn how to get the most out of your smartphone camera. Become more confident in taking and editing photos, and capturing the small things in life; one day they’ll be the big things. Start recording your family and community history today. The workshop will be held on Wednesday 12 June, […]

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May, 2019

2019 Year of Indigenous Languages

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Keep indigenous languages alive. The Aboriginal language spoken in the Dalby area is the Barrunggam language. Barrunggam is also spelt as Barungam, Barrungama or Parrungoom as well as referred to as Murrumgama or Murrumningama – this may in fact refer to a dialect or regional variation as there are a couple of known dialects within Barunggam, including Bunyinni which was spoken on Jimbour Station. Would you like to know more? Reserve a copy of the following books from your local library – Welcome to Country by Marcia Langton or Languages […]

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