Are we disenchanted with democracy? Our politicians? Our future? Where is democracy going and what role do we play? Join the discussion with Richard Evans former member of Federal Parliament and Joel Deane, award-winning poet, journalist, speechwriter and author of Catch and kill: The politics of power.

Event Date Wednesday 23 October, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 23 October, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia, affecting mostly females, with an estimated 250 people diagnosed daily. In this information session presented by Dementia Australia, you will learn about the main causes, signs and symptoms of dementia.

 

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Event Date Friday 25 October, 10:00am
Event End Date Friday 25 October, 11:00am
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Explore the legal and ethical issues of writing a memoir. Find ways to protect your privacy and the privacy of others while being true to your story

Event Date Friday 25 October, 10:30am
Event End Date Friday 25 October, 12:00pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss your old mix-tapes? Heard you can “stream” music but not sure where to start? This session will explain what Spotify is, how it works, setup playlists to share with friends, and help you discover new and old favourites.

Event Date Saturday 26 October, 10:30am
Event End Date Saturday 26 October, 12:00pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get started with robotics. Build an mBot, learn some basic coding and learn how to get your robot zooming, flashing, playing music or soccer. No experience necessary.

Event Date Wednesday 30 October, 6:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 30 October, 7:30pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Witches, wizards and spooky fun for children aged 5-12 years. Come dressed in your spookiest outfit. Don't miss out on our third annual Halloween-themed party!

Bookings essential. Bookings open September.

Event Date Thursday 31 October, 5:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 31 October, 6:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

What makes a poem memorable and inspiring?

Develop techniques and gain insights to inspire and inform your own poetry with Homegrown writer, Dr Chris Ringrose.

Event Date Saturday 2 November, 10:15am
Event End Date Saturday 2 November, 12:45pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.
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Event Date Saturday 2 November, 1:30pm
Event End Date Saturday 2 November, 3:30pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you love books and talking about books? This session is all about the books you love, hate and are challenged by. Share your ideas and stories.

Event Date Wednesday 6 November, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 6 November, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate summer at storytime in the park. Bring a rug and enjoy pond life stories, songs and craft under the golden elm tree.

In case of rain this storytime will be held at Williamstown Library.

Event Date Wednesday 6 November, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 6 November, 11:00am
Location Williamstown Botanic Gardens