It’s time to get crafty by making your very own superhero puppet out of a paper bag! Get creative and give your puppet a unique superpower, the choice is up to you!

Age: 5-8

Event Date Thursday 19 January, 11:00am
Event End Date Thursday 19 January, 12:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate Midsumma Festival by relaxing at the Newport Community Hub and enjoying tunes from some of summer’s hottest young artists. Win movie passes and other great prizes, keep cool with complimentary icy poles, drinks and mouth-watering food.

Between acts will be ‘Expression Sessions’ where you can pick up a guitar and jam in front of the audience, show off your sensitive side with poetry reading or anything else that expresses who you are. It’s your time to shine!

As part of celebrating their 25th anniversary, Hares and Hyenas queer and alternative bookstore and performance venue will be supporting this Midsumma event by running a pop bookstore on the night from 4pm to 7.30pm.

Thursday 19 January

4pm to 6pm

Newport Community Hub

Bookings

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Event Date Thursday 19 January, 4:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 19 January, 6:00pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sydney based author Will Kostakis. Kostakis has tackled and achieved the impossible. He scored his first book deal in high school and his 2016 novel “The Sidekicks” touches hearts. He perfectly depicts the pain and pleasure of the teenage world. Mixing personal anecdotes, writing tips, and advice, join Will for a fantastic evening.

As part of celebrating their 25th anniversary, Hares and Hyenas queer and alternative bookstore and performance venue will be supporting this Midsumma event by running a pop-up bookstore on the night from 4pm to 7.30pm.

Thursday 19 January

6.30pm to 7.30pm

Newport Community Hub

 

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Event Date Thursday 19 January, 6:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 19 January, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover where the wild bugs are at our latest fun outdoor Storytime in Newport.

Event Date Friday 20 January, 10:30am
Event End Date Friday 20 January, 11:15am
Location Paine Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us for two fast-paced hours of digital drama fun, as we create short movies of our favourite heroes and villains. See yourself on the big screen, travelling to other worlds, thanks to the magic of iPads, green-screen technology and creative drama games.

Ages: 8 - 12

Event Date Friday 20 January, 2:00pm
Event End Date Friday 20 January, 4:00pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

A session specially designed for your baby and preschool aged child. A fun and open sensory play session to engage the senses and encourage creative play and exploration.

Age: preschool

Event Date Monday 23 January, 10:30am
Event End Date Monday 23 January, 11:30am
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s time to grab some popcorn and escape to Sky High, a school exclusively for teenage superheroes.

Will is destined to become a sidekick as his powers don’t quite match up to those of his legendary parents. Join Will and his friends as they discover what being a hero is really all about.

Age: 8-12 (PG movie)

Event Date Monday 23 January, 2:30pm
Event End Date Monday 23 January, 4:15pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

FULLY BOOKED. Wait list only

Are you feeling creative? Come along to our manga drawing workshop to learn how to draw your very own superhero or villain!

Age: Primary

We have another Manga Drawing session on Wednesday 25 Jan to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Club open to all.

Event Date Tuesday 24 January, 10:30am
Event End Date Tuesday 24 January, 12:00pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can Bob, Helen and their superhero family leave their ‘normal’ life behind and rescue the world from total destruction? Grab some popcorn and pull up a beanbag to find out!

Age: Family Friendly (PG movie)

Event Date Tuesday 24 January, 2:30pm
Event End Date Tuesday 24 January, 4:15pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate your Summer Reading Club success with a manga drawing workshop taken by the talented Kristy Bryans. Brush up on those drawing skills and before you know it you’ll be able to draw your favourite character from your favourite summer read!

Age: 12+

Event Date Wednesday 25 January, 1:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 25 January, 2:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub