Winter 2018 School Holiday Activities

Go to https://hawkesburylibrary.eventbrite.com to book into a Library activity or call the Library on 4560 4460. Payment required when booking.

Please note: Events and dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

LIBRARY

COMIC CON-VERSATION 2018

If you love comics, you’ll love this special library based comic festival celebrating comic culture with a large number of events held in libraries around Sydney. Activities range from a drawing workshop with a published graphic artist to a FREE Comic Book Day.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY

Monday 9 July 10am-5pm
Kick start Comic Con-versation at our FREE Comic Book Day. Just drop in to the library and choose from our range of second hand comics. While you are there, check out our new manga, graphic novel and comic titles or browse the anime DVD collection.
Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor
FREE –
Limit of two comics per person. All welcome


SUPA COASTERS

Tuesday 10 July 2.30-4pm
Using a little kapow create a set of coasters from old comics.
Richmond Branch Library
FREE –
bookings essential. For 5 years+


COMIC KEEPSAKE JOURNAL

Tuesday 17 July 2-4pm
Learn how to make a compendium from scrap paper and old books, then zap the cover with comic images.
Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor
$5 –
all materials supplied - bookings essential. For 8 years+.


POTIONS LAB

Thursday 19 July 10am-midday
Harness your personal super powers to create some weird and wonderful concoctions using ingredients from the kitchen cupboard.
Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor
FREE
bookings essential. For 10 years+


LIFE OF A COMIC BOOK ARTIST

Friday 20 July 2-4pm

Join Australian comic book creator Rob Feldman as he presents a visual fun and humorous look at the life of a comic book artist, followed by a comic drawing workshop.
Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor $5 – all materials supplied - bookings essential. For 7-12 years.

Children 10 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.


School holiday planner

Date

Time

What

Cost

Where

Mon 9 July

10am-5pm

Free Comic Book Day

Free

Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor

Tue 10 July

2:30-4pm

Supa Coasters

Free

Richmond Branch Library

Wed 11 July

10am-2pm

Golden Peacock + Artpac

$30

Gallery

Fri 13 July

10am-2pm

Print Mania+ Artpac

$30

Gallery

Tue 17 July

2pm-4pm

Comic Keepsake Journal

$5

Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor

Wed 18 July

10am – 2pm

Mythical Clay Creatures + Artpac

$30

Gallery

Thu 19 July

10am-midday

Superhero Lab

Free

Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor

Fri  20 July

10am-2pm

Graphic Letter Art + Artpac

$30

Gallery

Fri  20 July

2pm-4pm

Life of a Comic Book Artist

$5

Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor


HAWKESBURY REGIONAL GALLERY

Go to https://hawkesburygallery.eventbrite.com to book into a Gallery activity or call 4560 4441.Payment required when booking. All activities are prepared and delivered by professional art educators in the stimulating environment of the gallery, surrounded by high quality artworks.


GOLDEN PEACOCK

Wednesday 11 July 10am-2 pm
Learn the art of gold leaf gilding! In this workshop you will create a stunning artwork of a Peacock and a separate artwork of a detailed peacock feather using ink and cold leaf.
$30 - all materials supplied - bookings essential.
(Price includes a Paint Artpac worth $25 to take home and continue creating!)


PRINT MANIA

Friday 13 July 10am-2 pm
In this workshop you will discover three different ways to create print art, including foam print, carved block prints and beautiful sun prints.
$30 - all materials supplied - bookings essential.
(Price includes a Print Artpac worth $25 to take home and continue creating!)


MYTHICAL CREATURES FROM CLAY

Wednesday 18 July 10am-2 pm
Using airdrying clay, sculpt and then paint your very own fantasy creatures such as dragons, griffins and unicorns.
$30 - all materials supplied - bookings essential.
(Price includes a Sculpture Artpac worth $25 to take home and continue creating!)


GRAPHIC LETTER ART

Friday 20 July 10am-2 pm
Using a variety of media, learn several different design techniques to create vibrant artworks using lettering.
$30 - all materials supplied - bookings essential
(Price includes a Design Artpac worth $25 to take home and continue creating!)
All workshops are for school aged children. 10 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.


Regular activities during school term

RHYME TIME

Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor every Monday 10am-10:45am
Rhymes, songs and craft for 18 months - 3 years.


PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME

Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor every Tuesday 11am-midday
Richmond Branch, every Thursday 11am-midday

Themed stories, rhymes and craft for 3-5 years.

Above sessions are FREE – no need to book.
Sessions resume from Monday 23 July


ART AFTER SCHOOL

for school age children

Thursdays 4pm-5.30pm

Each week we explore a new genre or technique:

2 August          DRAW
9 August          MAKE
16 August        SCULPT
23 August        PAINT

$50 (Gallery Members $40) for set of four classes.All materials supplied. Please wear clothes suitable for painting. Bookings essential.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for all LMG activities.
Sign up at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/cultural to receive eNews about your choice of LMG activities

LOCATIONS:

Hawkesbury Library Service
Hawkesbury Central Library

Deerubbin Centre (Ground Floor)
300 George Street, WINDSOR NSW 2756
Monday-Friday 9am-7pm
Saturday 9am-1pm, Sunday 2pm-5pm
Closed public holidays
4560 4460

Richmond Branch Library
29 West Market Street, RICHMOND NSW 2753
Monday-Friday 9:30am-6pm, Saturday 9am-1pm
Closed Sundays and public holidays
4560 4270

www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/library
library@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
Catalogue www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/catalogue
F logowww.facebook.com/HawkesburyLibrary
Bookings http://hawkesburylibrary.eventbrite.com

Hawkesbury Regional Museum

8 Baker Street, WINDSOR, NSW 2756
Wednesday-Monday 10am-4pm
Closed Tuesdays (except by appointment for guided groups)
Public holidays: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Good Friday.
Open 10am-4pm other public holidays
Guided tours of historic Howe House: Sat-Sun 11am and 2pm
FREE ENTRY

(02) 4560 4655
www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/museum
museum@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
F logo www.facebook.com/HawkesburyMuseum
Bookings http://hawkesburymuseum.eventbrite.com

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor)
300 George Street, WINDSOR, NSW 2756
Monday, Wednesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday, Sunday 10am-3pm
Closed Tuesdays and public holidays
FREE ENTRY

(02) 4560 4441
www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/gallery
gallery@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
F logo www.facebook.com/HawkesburyGallery
Bookings http://hawkesburygallery.eventbrite.com

Library, Gallery, Museum postal address:
PO Box 146, WINDSOR, NSW 2756

* Events and dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

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