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HISTORY HILL

Sun December 1 - Tue December 31

Weekends; Long Weekends and School Holidays 10am – 4pm (Closed 25 Dec). History Hill has the largest privately owned gold rush collection on display in Australia focusing on the land, the time and the people of Australia's gold rush era.

JENOLAN CAVES CHILDREN’S TOURS

Sun 1 December 2019, - Fri 31 January 2020,

Come and experience the Stones & Bones tour and Bats, Bugs & Beasties at Jenolan
Caves. Tours are run on selected days for children aged 7 to 11yrs. These tours allow
children to experience the caves through fun activities they can understand. Charges
apply. Bookings essential.

Mondays at the Museum

Mon December 16 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Mon 16 December 2019,

ORANGE REGIONAL MUSEUM, ORANGE. Look and make at Orange Regional Museum with activities and craft for Under 5s in 2019. This free program is designed for parents/carers with children aged between 3-5 years

Harmonie – Grenfell Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Mon December 16 at 2:15 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:15 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon 16 December 2019,

GRENFELL. With experienced and trained group facilitator Simone Gough. Fun and easy. For all ages. $10-15 per lesson.  Registered NDIS provider. Registered for Creative Kids vouchers. To book call 0427 471 696.

Harmonie – Woodstock Ukestra & Hand Drumming Groups

Tue December 17 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue 17 December 2019,

WOODSTOCK. With experienced and trained group facilitator Simone Gough. Fun and easy. For all ages. $10-15 per lesson.  Registered NDIS provider. Registered for Creative Kids vouchers. To book call 0427 471 696.

A TRADITIONAL NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Tue December 17 at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

MISS TRAILS HOUSE BATHURST. Miss Traill’s House and Garden will be adorned with Christmas decorations for ‘A
Traditional Night Before Christmas’

FREE movie screening TOY STORY 4

Thu December 19 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

FORBES YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE.

KIDS’ NIGHT TOUR @ ABERCROMBIE HOUSE

Fri December 27 at 7:30 pm

Enjoy a tour of the house and garden walk. Bring a torch or borrow one. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Chocolate milk and cookies on the veranda at the conclusion. For children aged from 7yrs (with adult). Bookings essential - from Bathurst Visitor Information Centre (6332 1444)

Age of Fishes Museum in Canowindra

Sat December 28 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Tue 31 December 2019,

CANOWINDRA. OPEN DAILY. A chance discovery in 1955 revealed an extensive fossil bed dating from the Devonian Period. This 360-370 million year old fossil deposit contains the remains of thousands of freshwater fish

LEGO Club – Orange Library

Mon December 30 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until Mon 30 December 2019,

ORANGE. LEGO club is for anyone aged 6+ to sit in and build things with us. It is held on the last Monday of each month.

Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum

Wed 1 January 2020,
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of the month, repeating until Thu 30 April 2020,

BATHURST. Open Daily. The Somerville Collection features some of the finest and rarest specimens of mineral crystals and fossils from around the world.

Cleverness Art School January School Holiday Classes

Wed 1 January 2020, - Fri 20 March 2020,

ORANGE
- ROPE RAINBOWS 🌈 ages 10+
- TIE DYING ages 6+
- ‘MUM AND ME’ Chalk Pastels age6+ (can be Grandparent and me, Dad and me....)
- PALETTE KNIFE PAINTING adults
- STOCKING SCULPTURES age 10+

Musical Busking Workshops

Fri 3 January 2020, at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Fri 3 April 2020,

COWRA. The Musical Busking Workshops are a way of enabling young people (under 18yo) to develop confidence to play music in public and to later play on their own as a busker (if they so wish).

DIY CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP

Wed 8 January 2020,

FORBES YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE. Limited spaces available - Registration Essential (registration forms to come)
Contact Council's Youth Officer or 6850 2300, check out Forbes Youth Action Team on FB

Summer Holiday Art Workshops

Thu 9 January 2020, - Fri 17 January 2020,

PLATYPUS GALLERY FORBES. Summer School Holiday fun and creative artistic explorations led by Karen Ritchie and Ro Burns.

School Holiday Lapidary Workshops

Mon 13 January 2020, - Tue 14 January 2020,
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One event on Thu 23 January 2020, at 12:00 am

Workshop 1: Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th January, 2020. or Workshop 2: Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th January, 2020. For more information: Contact Paul Martensz either on mobile: 0427 896 945, or Email: martensz.paul@gmail.com

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The What’s On calendar covers arts events happening across the NSW Central West. These events are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Whilst all care is taken and accuracy is our priority we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. To contribute an event email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au