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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Are you an avid reader? Come along to this fun session and make your own felt bookmark animal to take home.
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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.
Come and chat about the books you have been reading, hear recommendations and meet new people. No booking required.
Make your own sugar or salt scrub to rejuvenate your hands and feet and refresh your soul. Take it home as a treat for yourself or as a gift for someone special. This session is best suited to adult participants.
Tuesday, 1 August 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Join local interior designer Libby Gumley for some expert design tips. Libby will discuss what is involved in designing a room and share insprirational photos of projects she has worked on.
Thursday, 10 August 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library