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Whats On : July 2008
5 Bracken Ridge Library (07) 3667 6060 Children’s events Children’s storytime – Fridays 10.30-11.30am. Classes and workshops Computer and internet classes – Introduction to the computer and internet classes are offered at Bracken Ridge Library. Call the library for more information. Holiday fun Little Jake, the Australian Green Tree Frog – Wednesday 2 July 2pm. See page 3 for details. Ideal for primary school age children. Brisbane Square Library (07) 3403 4166 Brisbane Festival Film screening: Mangaire Bene (to eat well) – Daily during July 2pm, Tiered Theatrette. Mangiare Bene is an ethno-documentary film showing an intimate and touching portrait of a successful migrant family who worked hard, openly embracing the new opportunities Australia offered while remaining proud of their Italian heritage. Running time 75 mins. *Film screening: Mangaire Bene and artist talk and tour – Sunday 13, Saturday 19 and Wednesday 23 July 11.30am-2pm, Tiered Theatrette. See the film, hear the talk and enjoy the tour of My Home My History and displays. ‘My Home My History’. A documentary photographic collection that tells the story of a generation of Italians who left their homeland after WWII to start a new life in Australia. La Casa: Food, friends and family by Dr Suzanne Goopy. An intimate collection of images and artefacts exploring ‘Italianness’ and ‘Identity’ in Australia. Children’s events Children’s storytime – Saturdays and Sundays 11am, Children’s Lounge, Level One. Includes a craft activity. Babies, books and rhymes – Fridays 11-11.30am Children’s Lounge, Level One. Classes and workshops *City dwellers children’s theatre classes – Thursdays 17 and 31 July 4-5pm, Community meeting room. Children will learn new skills, develop self-confidence and meet new friends. Ideal for children 7-12 years. Origami classes – Wednesdays and Fridays 9.30-11am, Suspended meeting room, Level One. *Introduction to computers – Tuesday 8 and 22 July 10.30am-12 noon, Learning Lounge, Level One. *Introduction to the internet – Wednesdays 10.30am-12 noon, Learning Lounge, Level One. Events *Acoustics on Sunday: Songwriting workshop – Sunday 27 July 10am-12 noon, Community meeting room. See inside back cover for details. Acoustics on Sunday, Performances – Sunday 27 July 12 noon-2.15pm, Sound and Vision Lounge, Level One. See inside back cover for details. Holiday fun Choose your own adventure – Tuesday 1 July 2pm. Go on a weird and wacky adventure as you write your own ‘choose your own adventure’ story with Renee Dillon. Ideal for children age 6+ years Daisy May, the impossibly cool cat: a mini-musical – Wednesday 9 July 11am. See page 3 for details. Ideal for primary school age children. *Film editing workshop – Thursday 3, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 July 10am-3pm. Ideal for young people 13 years and over. Participants must be able to attend on all three days and bring along blank CD and earphones. Places limited. Wii Olympics – Wednesday 2, Thursday 3 and Friday 4 July 11am-12 noon, City Zoo, Level One. Compete for your place in the Brisbane Wii Olympics representative team, or just join in the free Wii time. Wii guitar hero – Wednesday 2, Thursday 3 and Friday 4 July 2.30-3.30pm, City Zoo, Level One. Special interest groups Wednesday book circle – Wednesday 2 July 12 noon-1.30pm, Level One (Meeting room 1.3). Read and discuss Black Swan Green by David Mitchell. Call Frances on (07) 3367 3478 for more information. *Thinkers’ corner: Philosophy on Sundays – Sunday 13 July 1.15-3pm, Level One (Meeting room 1.10). The last in this series of discussions on