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Mourning jewellery
30 March 2019 2:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Join Hayden Peters, jewellery historian and scholar, as he guides us through 500 years of mourning jewellery, art and fashion. Discover why the jewels of death and love define how we see these symbols of grief and affection today. Saturday 30 March, 2pm–4pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room
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Marvels, magic and mayhem
31 March 2019 2:00 AM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Presented with a flourish by Elio Simonetti, Marvels, magic and mayhem will astound, astonish and amuse the whole family. Sunday 31 March, 2pm–2.45pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room Please note: all adults will require a ticket. Children are not to be left unsupervised. Suitable for ages five and up. Free event.
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Nutrition for life and healthy foods
2 April 2019 7:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Tuesday 2 April, 7pm–8pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room Just what are the best foods to eat to optimise your health and wellbeing? Get up-to-date with the latest nutritional research, learn the best ways to keep your energy levels stable, get the low down on sugar and the current thinking on fats. This session uncovers the links between mental health, diet, behaviour, gut health and lifestyle.
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Basic computer workshop
5 April 2019 10:30 AM
Carnegie Library - Tech Room
7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Get online with confidence. This workshop covers basic computer skills.
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Games boy '18
10 April 2019 2:00 PM
Theatrette
Glen Eira Town Hall, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield Victoria 3162
Comedian and super-fan of fun, Sean Murphy, leads us on a hilarious, interactive exploration into the best games from around the world. Great fun for young and old. Learn a little and laugh a lot in a show that takes history, play and silliness to new heights! Following the performance, Sean will host an interactive workshop where you can create games of your own! Wednesday 10 April, 2pm–4pm Glen Eira Town Hall — Theatrette Please note: Adults will require a ticket
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Zentangle
11 April 2019 2:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Join Eat Sleep Spray Repeat for Zentangle: doodling combined with the zen-like state it creates. Come along and join in this mindful art practice. Thursday 11 April, 2pm–3pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room Suitable for ages eight and up.
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Skateboard decks
16 April 2019
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Join Aa is for Art in painting your very own one-of-a-kind skateboard deck! Learn how to sketch a design on paper, transfer onto the board, colour using pencil, paint and markers, and finally how to seal with lacquer for a finished product. Tuesday 16 April 10am–1pm — strictly for ages seven to nine 2pm–5pm — strictly for ages 10 to 15 Carnegie Library and Community Centre —Boyd Room
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Mini piñatas
18 April 2019 2:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Time to get creative and make a mini piñata! Choose from a number of designs including unicorns, emoji, pineapples and watermelons or make your own unique creation. Thursday 18 April, 2pm–4pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room Suitable for ages six and up.
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Villers- Bretonneux — what really happened?
24 April 2019 7:00 PM
Theatrette
Glen Eira Town Hall, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield Victoria 3162
In March 1918 Germany launched an immense offensive that led to Britain’s gravest crisis of WW1. Australian soldiers rushed to the rescue, influencing the destiny of the world. The culmination of their important contribution was the celebrated counter-attack that recaptured the vital town of Villers-Bretonneux. Join author Ross McMullin as he deep-dives into the truth behind the end of the German advance. Wednesday 24 April, 7pm–8pm Glen Eira Town Hall — Theatrette
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David Astle - the puzzle master
28 April 2019 2:00 PM
Theatrette
Glen Eira Town Hall, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield Victoria 3162
Peek inside the black-and-white box of a cryptic crossword and you will find wonders.This session will unlock the secrets of each clue recipe, as well as pass on the pleasures of solving and making your own clues. Far more than your chance to unravel a single puzzle, David’s chat is a challenge to open your mind to deeper wordplay. Sunday 28 April, 2pm-3pm Glen Eira Town Hall - Theatrette
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Basic computer workshop
3 May 2019 10:30 AM
Carnegie Library - Tech Room
7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Get online with confidence. This workshop covers basic computer skills.
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Reading Tails
4 May 2019
Caulfield Library
Glen Eira Town Hall, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield VIC 3162
Caulfield Library Glen Eira Libraries is proud to present the launch of Reading Tails. Created for reluctant readers, this program allows kids to build their reading confidence in a non-judgmental, safe and positive atmosphere. With a professional therapy dog and handler, Reading Tails will create motivation for anxious students to develop a love of reading across this school term program.
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It’s vintage darling! 1950s hair and make-up
5 May 2019 2:30 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
The ladies of Thread Den are visiting to deliver a workshop that is all about perfect pouts, alluring winged eyeliner and beautifully brushed out brick sets. Participants will learn the essentials of retro hair and make-up, covering voluminous hairstyles with big, soft waves influenced by Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Jayne Mansfield and Jane Russell. A perfect event for Mother’s Day. Sunday 5 May, 2.30pm–5.30pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre —Boyd Room
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True crime - the panel
8 May 2019 7:00 PM
Theatrette
Glen Eira Town Hall, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield Victoria 3162
Panel: Meshel Laurie, Emily Webb, Rachael Brown and Vikki Petraitis Celebrating 25 years of writing true crime, author Vikki Petraitis leads this intriguing panel about true crime writing and how podcasts are changing the landscape of crime reporting. Not only is true crime a popular genre, but often the attention garnered by these books and podcasts can make a significant difference in a police investigation.
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Internet searching basics and setting up an email account
17 May 2019 10:30 AM
Carnegie Library - Tech Room
7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
A workshop to learn searching basics and how to set up an email account.
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Robotics — Lego WeDo 2.0
19 May 2019 10:00 AM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Learn how to build and program robots using Lego WeDo 2.0 kits and iPads in this Robokids workshop. Perfect for all kids who like to build, be creative and enjoy figuring out how things work! No experience necessary. Sunday 19 May, 10am–12pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room
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Robotics — EV3 Robots
19 May 2019 1:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Test, troubleshoot and revise code to improve robot performance and conquer specifically designed challenges. EV3 robots will already be built so you can explore features like ultrasonic, touch, and colour sensors. No experience necessary, beginners and advanced roboticists are all welcome. Sunday 19 May, 1pm–4pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room Strictly ages nine to 13.
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Japanese ink art
25 May 2019 2:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Join artist Junko Azukawa to learn the traditional art of Japanese ink painting (Sumi-e). Using different ink tones and brush techniques Sumi-e allows you to capture the essence of objects from the natural world onto washi paper made from the mulberry tree. A truly special and mindful workshop. Saturday 25 May, 2pm–4pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room
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Twined mats
28 May 2019 5:00 PM
Boyd Room
Carnegie Library and Community Centre, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie Victoria 3163
Gunditjmara Artist and Master Weaver Aunty Bronwyn Razem will share stories of her family and the traditional practice of weaving while teaching you how to create a twined mat. Tuesday 28 May, 5pm–9pm Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room