Join novelist Jock Serong in this workshop that explores how to use fiction to reveal the truth about the past.
You will learn:
• ways of thinking about “truth” in historical fiction
• a range of research methods that are accessible to all of us
• ideas for keeping it lively and avoiding dust and mildew
This event is held in partnership with the Surf Coast Shire.
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Are you sick of all the bad news? Hear heart-warming stories of inspirational locals who are making a difference. Hear Jacqui Bennett talk about her passion, Humans in Geelong, which uses the powerful medium of storytelling to create positive social change. The aim is to inspire, connect and strengthen our community by showcasing stories of cultural diversity, sustainable practices, health and wellness, equity, creativity and opportunities.
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Waurn Ponds Library
Join us and experience Kanopy, a film streaming service available to all library users. Enjoy thought-provoking movies in a community setting. Please note film rating before booking, as rating will be enforced.
Do you like to knit or sew? We would love you to make pouches or liners to keep kangaroo joeys safe and warm. If you, or your craft group can help with making some pouches, please join us at the Corio Library and help us keep some joeys warm this winter.
Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Come along to this hands-on workshop that will give you an introduction to the arts of Japanese Calligraphy (Shodo) and flower pressing (Oshibana). Get a taste of these art forms and their relationship to the Japanese aesthetic tradition. Presented by Japanese expatriate and Leopold local Kazuko Horii-Watson. Participants should bring a smock or wear clothes that can get messy.
Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm
If you're an international student, migrant worker, asylum seeker or refugee, this workshop will help you understand your legal rights as an employee in Australia. How much should you be paid in your job? What should you do if you are injured at work? Join us and learn about your basic rights at work in this session with the Migrant Workers' Centre. The Centre helps migrant workers understand their rights and be empowered to enforce them.