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Whats On : June 2008
An asterisk * indicates that bookings are essential for this activity. 8 consultant, deck hand, ambulance driver in WWII, radio broadcaster and more! Her books include: Time out for Living, House On The Hill, and her most recent book, Burnt Sunshine. Morning tea provided, bookings required. *First Friday club – Friday 4 July 10-11.30am Performance by Brisbane- based Scandinavian instrumental group ‘Kupaleja’, playing a variety of Scandinavian music including traditional folk dance tunes. Instruments include guitar (with vocals), nyckelharpa (Swedish keyed fiddle) and accordian. Morning tea provided, bookings required. Special interest groups *English conversation skills – Thursdays 1-3pm. Enjoy practising English conversation skills in a friendly relaxed environment. Contact Amelia on (07) 3849 7070 for more information. Scribblers on Sunday – Sunday 8 June 10am-12.30pm. Creative writing and poetry group. Contact Rae on (07) 3395 0797 for details. Carindale book discussion group – Wednesday 18 June 1pm. Contact Karen on (07) 3899 8371 for details. Carindale writer’s group – Thursday 12 and 26 June 9am. Contact Beverley on (07) 3821 1245 for details. Writers’ worx – Sunday 22 June 1-3.45pm. Group assignments, readings and critiques to encourage and improve writing skills. Contact Robyn on (07) 3847 9116 for more information. Chermside Library (07) 3403 7200 Children’s events Children’s storytime – Wednesdays 10.30-11.15am and Sundays 10.30-11.15am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children 2-4 years. Babies, Books and Rhymes – Mondays 11-11.30am and Fridays 11-11.30am. Learn action rhymes and songs that help teach your little ones new language skills. Ideal for children up to 2 years. Classes and workshops *Mousercise – Sunday 8 June 1.30-3pm and Tuesday 17 June 9.30-11am. Learn how to navigate a computer screen using a mouse. *eLearners – Four week computer course beginning Wednesday 4 June and continuing each Wednesday 9-11am. Please note: The following sessions require basic mouse skills. *Genealogy online – Sunday 1 June 1.30-3pm. Presented by the Queensland Family History Society. *Introduction to computers – Sunday 15 June 1.30-3pm and Tuesday 24 June 9.30-11am. *Introduction to internet – Tuesday 3 June 9.30-11am and Sunday 22 June 1.30-3pm. *Introduction to email – Tuesday 10 June 9.30-11am and Sunday 29 June 1.30-3pm. Create a free email account. Displays MoB Out and About Exhibition: Brillustration: Children’s picture book illustrators in Brisbane – Thursday 5-Monday 30 June. This Museum of Brisbane exhibition profiles 11 Brisbane illustrators. See colourful artworks, learn quirky facts: who fed her pet rabbit green jellybeans? And who keeps animal skulls in their studio? Join us to discover our Brisbane illustrators. Australian Scottish community display Carebus display – Wednesday 18 June. Special interest groups *Book club – Tuesday 10 June 6.30-8.30pm. Contact Andrea on (07) 3359 6372 for details. *Writers group – Thursday 26 June 1.30-3.30pm. Unleash your creativity and join like-minded souls interested in exploring their writing talents. Meeting monthly, this group aims to encourage the development of writing skills through links with the Queensland Writer’s Centre and published authors. Book chat – Friday 20 June 1.30-2.30pm. Coopers Plains Library (07) 3403 1530 Children’s events Children’s storytime – Thursdays 10-10.45am. Stories, songs and rhymes for children 2-4 years. Pyjama-rama bedtime stories and rhymes – Wednesday 4 June 6-6.30pm. Children are welcome to come in their pyjamas and bring their