Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

Family Tour of How Cities Work

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Family Tour of How Cities Work

Wed 6 July at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on Tue 12 July 2022, at 10:00 am

A Mystery Bag challenge for budding engineers!

Use your problem solving skills to invent a mini machine that will make our cities in the future an amazing place to live.

Each child will receive:

Challenge Card with a problem to solve; and Mystery Bag packed with assorted materials to invent a tool or machine to meet the challenge!

Come along for some hands-on creative problem solving.

This workshop will be held in the Activity Space within Orange Regional Museum.

Suitable for kids aged 6+.

This is a FREE event, but bookings are essential.

About How Cities Work

Explore the city inside out, top to bottom in a whole new way at How Cities Work. From skyscrapers to underground networks, this interactive family exhibition reveals the secret workings of our busy urban centres.

How Cities Work is a travelling exhibition from Sydney Living Museums.

Exhibition Partner Lonely Planet Kids

In collaboration with James Gulliver Hancock

Wednesday 06 Jul 2022

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Tuesday 12 Jul 2022

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Wed 6 July
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Orange Regional Gallery
(02) 6393 8133
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Local government area
Sourced from listings, newsletters or community


Orange Regional Gallery
149 Byng Street
Orange, NSW 2800 Australia
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02 6393 8136
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form. These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at

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