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Tell me! What's happening in June?

Summary

Brimbank Writers Awards Writing Workshops, Community Planting Days, and Brimbank Men's Health Day is what's happening in June.

Brimbank Writers Awards Workshops
Attend a workshop and you'll go into the draw to win a one-year membership to Writers Victoria!

Workshops are at no charge. For bookings visit Brimbank Libraries, phone 9249 4181 or email writersfestival@brimbank.vic.gov.au.


Songwriting Workshop with Motley
Learn ideas and techniques to help you write lyrics with musician/songwriter, Motley.

  • Tuesday 2 June 2015, 5.30-6.30pm
    Visy Cares Hub,
    Room 2, 80B Harvester Road,Sunshine


Short Story Workshop with Robert Skinner
Bring your ideas along to this workshop exploring the art of short story writing with editor of short story magazine , Robert Skinner.

  • Thursday 4 June, 6.30-7.30pm
    Sydenham Library
    1 Station Street,Taylors Lakes


Children’s Writing Workshop with 100 Story Building
Create a looping comic using just one piece of paper and a pen. The end is the beginning and the beginning is the end. It’s storytelling, but not as you know it.

  • Wednesday 10 June, 4-5pm
    St Albans Library
    71A Alfrieda Street, St Albans


EAL Workshop with Amra Pajalic
Pick up ideas to help you share your story, whether it is biographical, a short story, or poem, with local favourite, Amra Pajalic.

  • Thursday 11 June, 1.30-2.30pm
    AMES St Albans
    16 Victoria Square, St Albans


Poetry Workshop and Coffee with Lorraine Marwood
Join Lorraine Marwood over a coffee at The Granary Café to learn a variety of poetic forms, structures and imagery to assist you to create engaging and original poetry.

  • Saturday 13 June, 2-3pm
    The Granary Café
    2 Devonshire Road, Sunshine


Memoirs: Writing a Non Boring Family History with Hazel Edwards
Learn tips on crafting your family history in a format others will want to read. Participants will receive earlier print editions of Writing a Non Boring Family History.

  • Friday 19 June, 2-3pm
    Deer Park Library
    Cnr Neale and Station Rds, Deer Park

 

Exhbitions - Here and Now: Stories of Belonging and Through the Eyes of Yin
Here and Now: Stories of Belonging is the art and words of participants of the Jesuit Community College English language support program who are currently seeking asylum and refuge in Australia.

Through the Eyes of Yin explores with compassion and appreciation the women who were part of the tradition of footbinding.

 

Community Planting Day: Koroit Creek
Restore the rocky escarpment along Kororoit Creek by planting bird attracting trees, shrubs and creepers. Enter the creek corridor behind the tennis courts, next to 62 Selwyn Street, Albion.

Bring your own gardening gloves and water bottle. Wear sturdy shoes, long trousers, a long sleeve top and hat!

Children under 16 must be supervised by a responsible adult. For the comfort of all, leave your pets at home.

  • Saturday 13 June, 10am - 12:30pm
    62 Selwyn Street (Melway ref: 26 D11)
    Albion
    9249 4700 
    environment@brimbank.vic.gov.au
    No Charge
  • 10am: Registration
    10.15am: Site Safety Conversation
    10.30am: Planting and maintenance activities.
    12noon: Light refreshments
    12.30pm or a BBQ lunch (no charge) and an opportunity to catch up with other volunteers and Council staff.

 

Brimbank Men’s Health Day
The 2015 Men's Health Week explores “MoMENts In Time”, the idea that all those little and not-so-little moments in life can add up to make a huge difference. The program includes:

  • Pop-Up Brimbank Men’s Shed
  • Health information talks and special guest speaker
  • Health food demonstration
  • Personal health checks
  • Hearing checks
  • Bunnings DIY workshop
  • Fruit tree grafting workshop
  • Light lunch provided

 

  • Thursday 18 June, 10am-2pm
    Westvale Community Centre
    45 Kings Rd, St Albans
    Bookings required: 9249 4665
    westvale@brimbank.vic.gov.au
    No charge

 

Community Planting Day: Jones Creek
Improve the health of our waterways by planting River Red Gums and reeds along Jones Creek (Melway ref: 26 A5)

Bring your own gardening gloves and water bottle. Wear sturdy shoes, long trousers, a long sleeve top and hat!

Children under 16 must be supervised by a responsible adult. For the comfort of all, leave your pets at home.

No charge

  • 10am: Registration
    10.15am: Site Safety Conversation
    10.30am: Planting and maintenance activities.
    12noon: Light refreshments
    12.30pm or a BBQ lunch (no charge) and an opportunity to catch up with other volunteers and Council staff.