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Celebrating Cultural Diversity - Walking the Path of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Free

These compelling sessions will examine the worldwide Humanitarian refugee crisis and give context to the Australian humanitarian program in recognition of Cultural Diversity Week. Be moved by stories of courage and resilience from two local young people. They will take you on the journey of life, a world of persecution and the joys and challenges of being settled in Australia. This event is supported by Diversitat’s Equip Program and funded by Department of Employment’s Empowering Youth initiative.

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Keeping Backyard Chooks

Always wanted to keep backyard chooks? Presenters from the Geelong and District Poultry Club will talk about buying, feeding and housing backyard chooks as well as how to keep them healthy and producing eggs.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Bannockburn Library

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Book Chat

Come and chat about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet new people. No booking required.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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Upcycled Book Craft

Breathe new life into old books. Create jewellery, cards, practical pieces, sculptural works and more using old books and other recycled materials. Creative and fun session of crafting and community.

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Waurn Ponds Library

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Our Ayurvedic body Type

Cassandra Perry is an accredited yoga instructor, and therapist in Reiki & Emmett technique. Participants will discover their own Ayurvedic body type and gain insight into how people relate to each other according to their type.

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

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Peace Cranes For Peace

The traditional Japanese origami paper crane is a world-wide recognizable symbol of peace. Come along to a workshop and join in this project of gifting peace, healing and harmony in the world by creating paper peace cranes. The Peace Cranes created will be collected and displayed in exhibits around Geelong in time for International Day of Peace on 21st September 2017.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

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Music Therapy: using music to support health and wellbeing

Jessica Higgins is a registered music therapist. Learn more about music therapy and how it works to support personal development. The session will include song-writing and experiential relaxation

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Newcomb Library