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Whats On : June 2008
An asterisk * indicates that bookings are essential for this activity. 6 Bracken Ridge Library (07) 3667 6060 Children’s events Children’s storytime – Fridays 10.30-11.30am. Classes and workshops *Introduction to the internet – Please contact the library to make a booking. Display MoB Out and About Exhibition - Eat, drink and be merry: Ceramics from the Collection – This Museum of Brisbane exhibition showcases a selection of ceramic vessels celebrating the simple pleasures of food and drink, including pieces from early Brisbane potteries to contemporary ceramics influenced by Japanese aesthetics. Brisbane Square Library (07) 3403 4166 Acoustics on Sunday Acoustics performance – Sunday 29 June 12noon-2.15pm, Sound and Vision Lounge, Level One. Some of Brisbane’s finest singer songwriters will be performing in the library on the last Sunday of each month. This month, don’t miss the original sounds of Murphy’s Pigs, Michelle Hartman and Pirate Brides. *Acoustics on Sundays music workshop – Sunday 29 June 10am- 12noon, Community meeting room. A short history of crime in folk song and rhyme – twisted tales of revenge, murder and misadventure from old murder ballads to 1940’s cabaret! Bookings essential. Book launch Book launch – Saturday 7 June 2.30pm. Tiered Theatrette. Erwin Cabucos’ Green blood and other stories features 15 short stories exploring Australian identity and the cultural experiences of Filipino-Australians in Brisbane and other Australian cities, and in the Philippines. Launched by guest speaker Garry Collins, English Teachers Association of Queensland. Children’s events Children’s storytime – Saturdays and Sundays 11am, Children’s Lounge, Level One. Stories, songs, rhymes and craft for children 2-4 years. Babies, Books and Rhymes – Fridays 11-11.30am Children’s Lounge, Level One. Learn action rhymes and songs, which help teach your little ones new language skills. Choose your own adventure – Tuesday 1 July 2-2.30pm. In this fabulous writing adventure with Renee Dillon, 8 to 12 year olds will explore strange worlds, battle with weird creatures and find their way through a mysterious maze. Classes and workshops *Introduction to computers – Tuesday 10 and 24 June 10.30am- 12noon. Learning Lounge. *Introduction to the internet – Every Wednesday 10.30am-12noon. Learning Lounge. *Origami classes – Every Wednesday and Friday 9.30-11am, Suspended meeting room, Level One. *City dwellers children’s theatre classes – Thursday 12 and 26 June 4-5pm, Community meeting room. This is a fun and dynamic class for children wanting to learn more about drama and theatre. Children will learn new skills, develop self-confidence and meet new friends. Suitable for ages 7-12. Bookings essential. Wednesday book circle – Wednesday 4 June 12noon-1.30pm, Meeting Room 1.3, Level One. Discuss set titles. This month, Digging to America by Anne Tyler. For more information contact Frances on (07) 3367 3478. *Thinkers’ Corner - Philosophy on Sundays – Sundays 1, 15 and 29 June and 13 July 11am-12.30pm. Meeting Room 1.10, Level One. A series of lessons on the nature of existence. Thinkers’ Corner philosophy course is conducted fortnightly over four meetings, and explores the nature of our beliefs: who, what, how and why we are. Presented by Michael Woodrow. Maximum 20 participants. Bookings essential. *Sustainable fashion workshop – Sunday 15 June 12.30-2pm. Community meeting room. Meet designers Hannah and Monika and find out how to get started in ‘green’ fashion design. Express your personal style and learn how to remake an existing garment. 15 people maximum. Bookings essential. Coffee 33 *Coffee 33 author talk – Tuesday 17 June 11am, Literature Lounge. Late last year a delightful book called Coffee 33 was produced by Robert Chapman and Ross Allen. The book contains photographs and information about 33 of Brisbane’s