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*ONLINE* Literary Trivia - Flying 1940s

Free

"In the Mood" for some swinging, big-band-infused trivia from the decade that brought us literary classics like "1984" and "The Catcher in the Rye", and the movies "Citizen Kane" and "Casablanca"?

Join us for a fun-filled, light-hearted evening of 1940s-themed trivia and test your knowledge of this humdinger of a decade!

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  • Virtual Event Wednesday, 12 October 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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Orchestra Geelong Seniors Concerts

CANCELLED: 

Orchestra Geelong is sorry to announce that our concert for the Geelong Seniors Festival (Oct 15 2022) is cancelled. This is due to us unfortunately finding ourselves without a conductor (a very important role in an orchestra) and not being able to find a replacement at short notice. We look forward to rescheduling this event in 2023 and hope to have the pleasure of your attendance then.

 

 

Saturday, 15 October 2022 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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*IN-PERSON* Edible Plants in Your Neighbourhood

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From fruit trees to weeds, many neighbourhoods are full of edible plants. Why not come along and learn about edible flora in your area?

In this session we will cover the resources and tools available online and through the library to help you to identify edible plants.

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Monday, 24 October 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Newcomb Library

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*ONLINE* Get to Know: Horror

As the spooky season approaches, why not come along and join our hunt for great new Horror reads?

Have you read everything by Dean Koontz, Stephen King or Clive Barker?

Join us as we dive into the Horror genre and help you to discover your next favourite scary author.

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Saturday, 29 October 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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*IN-PERSON* Guenter Sahr & Charles Manila - The Aubade

Writers' Workshop presented by Geelong Regional Libraries

This is a poetry workshop specifically concerned with the non-prescriptive form of the aubade (leave-taking, lament at parting).

Aubade poems are “daybreak” love songs that welcome the new morning but also lament the end of the night. Thus, it is typically about lovers parting at dawn.

This workshop welcomes interested writers from diverse skill levels, ages 16+.

Ticket prices:
$30/$20 for GRLC Members/$10 concession card holders

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Saturday, 29 October 2022 - 10:30am to 3:30pm
Belmont Library

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Saving Family Stories

Introduction to the Photo and Video Digitisation Station

Get those photos, VHS tapes, slides and film negatives out of storage and learn how you can bring them to digital life, ready to share with family and friends! This orientation session will provide you with an overview of using our photo and video digitisation station equipment, information on what you'll need to bring to convert your old slides, film negatives and VHS tapes, and how to book your individual session to start digitising your family stories! You are welcome to bring along a slide, photo or negative to share and practise with.

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Monday, 7 November 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Belmont Library

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Learn to Use: Visible Mending

Learn how to give your clothes a new life with visible mending!

Bring in jeans or other items of clothing in need of repair for this hands-on workshop.

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Wednesday, 23 November 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Chilwell Library