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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : April 15th 2009
22 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, April 16, 2009 MB SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW > Thursday 09 April to Wednesday 22 April Here we go again for another fabulous show when the country comes to town. Join the throng for the Ring Events, the wool-judging, the wood-chopping, heaps of gut-churning side-shows, and of course the biggest and best sample bags that kids can't resist. It's great family entertainment, but more than that it's a fascinating look at the country-way-of-life. www.eastershow.com.au AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM > Sunday 12 April to Sunday 26 April Kids Deck -- Discover Darwin Be a junior naturalist. Dress up in costume and use microscopes to identify the strange animals Charles Darwin saw on his famous voyage. From 10am -- 4pm. Holiday fun ticket: adults free, $7 child > Sunday 12 April to Sunday 26 April Face painting Charles Darwin encountered some remarkable animals during his voyage including exotic birds, crabs, seals and other sea creatures. Now you can become one of the animals in our animal face painting sessions. From 11am -- 2pm. Holiday fun ticket: adults free, $7 child www.anmm.gov.au CENTENNIAL PARKLANDS > Tuesday 14 April and Thursday 23 April Unbelievable Bugs! (craft included) Did you know that there are about 6,000 different types of bugs in Australia? Come and learn about the different bugs found in the Parklands and make a bug of your very own to take home. 10.00 am--11.00 am. Children (2--5 yrs) $10.50, Friends $8.50. Meet Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Dr. > Wednesday 15 April and Monday 20 April Flora the Explorer (materials included) Go on a quest to help Flora find her friend Pos the possum by following the map and the clues and answering some environmental questions about Centennial Parklands. 10.00am -- 11.00 am. Children (2--5 yrs) $10.50, Friends $8.50. Meet Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Dr. > Monday 20 April Kids Art -- Art on the Move (materials included) Create artwork as we take a walk and capture the beautiful landscapes in Centennial Park. 1.00 pm--3.00 pm. Children (6--12 yrs) $15.50, Friends $12.50. Meet Shelter Pavilion, Parkes Dr. > Wednesday 22 April and Thursday 23 April Ranger for a day holiday program (craft included) Join Rangers for a half-day or full-day and participate in guided walks, art and craft, fun games and activities. Learn about how Rangers care for our plants and wildlife. 9.00 am--3.30 pm. Children (6--12 yrs). Full day (9.00 am--3.30 pm) $60, Friends $48. Half day 9.00 am--Noon or 12.30 pm--3.30 pm) $30, Friends $24. Meet at Superintendent's Residence, Paddington Gates. > Friday 24 April Orienteering and Mini-Rogaine Come and learn about how to use maps and compasses to find your way around Centennial Parklands and then compete in a three hour mini-Rogaine! The morning will be spent learning how to navigate. After lunch, Ranger- accompanied teams will compete to win the inaugural 2009 Centennial Parklands Mini- Rogaine Trophy. 9.00 am--3.30 pm. Children (10--12 yrs) $60, Friends $48. Bring morning tea, lunch and a good supply of water and snacks. Meet Superintendent's Residence, Paddington Gates. www.centennialparklands.com.au CITY OF SYDNEY > Tuesday 14 April Stencil Art with Chris Tamm Newtown Library - FREE If you are inspired by street art then this is a fantastic introduction to making stencils. Learn about different materials as well as selecting and designing an image. Please note: sharp cutting implements will be used under supervision. No aerosol spray cans are used in this activity. For 8 - 16 year olds. 11.00am - 12.30am. Repeated at 1.30pm - 3.00pm. Telephone: 8512 4250 > Thursday 16 April and Friday 17 April Library Palooza: It's a Tribute with Playstation Ultimo Library & Waterloo Library FREE Dancing Queen or Smells like Teen Spirit: unleash your pop princess or inner rock god with a fun day of singing and air guitar. Bring your friends and be a duo or band, or just go solo. Prizes for fancy dress. For 8 - 16 year olds. Bookings essential. COCKATOO ISLAND > Daily Ships Ahoy Treasure Trail -- FREE Take the kids to Cockatoo Island these holidays for a fun-filled treasure hunt. Simply grab a free map from the visitor centre as you arrive on Cockatoo Island and let the fun begin! www.cockatooisland.gov.au DARLING HARBOUR > Friday 10 April to Monday 13 April Darling Harbour HOOPLA! This year's Darling Harbour Hoopla promises to be more spectacular, chaotic and hilarious than ever before! For the first time ever, Sydney's sensational circus and street theatre festival will feature the Hoopla Big Top -- an authentic big top circus tent -- and new, edgy evening performances at Carnival Nights. www.darlingharbour.com SYDNEY AQUARIUM AND WILDLIFE WORLD > Daily The Discovery Trail The Discovery Trail is an amazing journey where you can get up close to the world's largest collection of Aussie animals including koalas, snakes, sharks, kangaroos and lots more. www.myfun.com.au SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK >MondaytoFriday13--17&20--24April Secrets of Spiders Join the tour and discover the spider secrets. There's time for craft and a walk through the beautiful parklands to discover all the answers. 10.30am - 12noon. > Every day Crack the Code Using a compass, orienteer yourself around the centre of Sydney Olympic Park. Collect the clues along the way, decode the message and collect your prize from the Visitor Centre. 9.30am -- 4.30pm. $5 per person. 7-14 years. > Wednesday 15 April Basketball Clinic -- Beginners Beginners have fun learning the basics of basketball under the guidance of a qualified instructor. 10.30am -- 12noon. $25. THE ROCKS DISCOVERY MUSEUM > Monday to Friday, 14 to 24 April HMS Discovery These April school holidays, kids can imagine life as 'crew' aboard the HMS Discovery during the new fun-packed, interactive learning experience. Kids from four to 12 years can participate on a "voyage" of the HMS Discovery utilising a simulated 1792 ship's deck, wharf warehouse. At 10:30 am and 12:15pm. www.therocksdiscoverymuseum.com.au Open every day SYDNEY AQUARIUM & WILDLIFE WORLD VISIT connect to your community close to home matters Visit a photo gallery that pu you in the pic Consumers are involved in their local community and want to engage with a medium that reflects their values. The more engaged consumers are, the more likely they are to act upon the messages they receive. For more information on how your business can engage with the local community contact your Inner West Weekly advertising consultant on 9018 3592. Source: Engaging Communities, The Leading Edge (June 2008) Hello. . .
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