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    September 2019

    Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop

    September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $35.00

    During this two hour Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop your children will learn to create a mosaic picture which they can take home with them on the day. The mosaic will be made using a combination of glass tiles, ceramic tiles, ceramic shards and flat backed beads. No cutting of tiles will be required. Templates will be provided on the day to inspire the children, and they will also be encouraged to develop their own designs. Composition and colours will…

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    Mums & Bubs Drop in Days (Dads welcome too)

    September 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 8 October 2019

    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $15.00

    Drop in Sessions for mums & bubs, toddlers & pre-schoolers - Dads Welcome Too! Every Tuesday between 11-3pm drop in anytime with your bub, toddler or pre-schooler and have a clay play. This is a great way to spend creative time with your child and also to meet other parents, and no bookings are required. The fee is $15 per child. This includes 500gm clay (additional clay is available at $2.00 per kilo), access to studio tools and equipment and…

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    School Holiday Acrylic Pouring Workshop

    September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $40.00

    School Holiday Acrylic Pouring Workshop Tuesday 24th September 1.30-2.30pm Cost $40.00 each including all materials. During this School Holiday Acrylic Pouring Workshop participants will create a beautiful canvas painting using the acrylic pouring technique. The canvas will be approximately 20x22cm. All paints will be pre-mixed, and the acrylic paint and pouring medium is non-toxic and safe for children. Parents are also welcome to join this workshop. The fee will be the same for adults. The acrylic pouring process involves a…

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    Make your own Garden Olla (ancient irrigation for your garden)

    September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $90.00

    As seen on Gardening Australia! During this 3 hour workshop you shall make your own Olla using terracotta clay and the coil building method. Your Olla will hold approximately 3-4 litres of water, and we will also make a lid. Your garden creation will remain at the studio to dry and be kiln fired. Once you learn the making method you can make as many as you need at home for your garden and bring them into the studio for…

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    Wool Meet Again Ballarat Pub Craft

    September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 13 May 2021

    An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Lakeview Hotel, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Come on down. Bring your craft project (and some show and tell). See you there!

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    Ballarat Genealogical Society monthly meeting

    September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Library, 178 Doveton Street North
    Ballarat, VIC 3353 Australia
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    ballarat and district genealogical society meetings

    4th Tuesday of each month (except Dec & Jan) 7:30pm, Meeting Room, Ballarat Central Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat This exciting program of subjects of interest to the genealogist has been arranged. Come along to the meetings and listen to those many and varied guest speakers, ask questions and find some answers to those hard to solve problems.

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    School Holiday Workshop – Pottery Colourful Aquariums

    September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $38

    During this School Holiday Pottery Workshop Children will create a gorgeous colourful sea aquarium using the rolled out slab method of construction. Details will be added using various texture methods and hand modelling. They will be decorated with coloured slip (liquid clay) and may be personalised. The finished aquarium will remain at the studio to dry and for kiln firing. The kiln-fired aquarium is strong and sturdy and can be displayed in a plate holder or as a wall hanging.…

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    School Holiday, Drop in Day, Christmas Card printing

    September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $15.00

    Print your own Christmas Card using a pre-cut foam printing block. You will have a choice of acrylic colours to create your card. Suitable for all ages - Adults & Kids - Bring the family – No booking required. The fee is $15 per person and includes studio access, guidance, and all materials.

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    Beaufort Town Market

    September 28 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    4th Satuday of every month
    Beaufort Memorial Park,, Cnr Havelock and Livingstone Streets
    Beaufort, Victoria 3373 Australia
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    gold coin

    A new country town market, that will feature artisan produce, speciality foods, wine, fresh produce, arts, crafts, hand made gifts, collectibles, children's activities, old fashioned board games, pop up Devonshire tea room, DIY workshops, entertainment, food trucks, 4th Saturday of every month, 8am to 1pm at the Memorial Garden in the heart of Beaufort.

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    School Holiday, Drop in Day – Clay Animal Faces

    September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $15.00

    Create a cute animal face of your choice from clay! Suitable for all ages- Adults & Kids - Bring the family – No booking required. The fee is $15 per person and includes studio access, guidance, all materials and kiln firing

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    October 2019

    Mums & Bubs Drop in Days (Dads welcome too)

    October 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 8 October 2019

    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $15.00

    Drop in Sessions for mums & bubs, toddlers & pre-schoolers - Dads Welcome Too! Every Tuesday between 11-3pm drop in anytime with your bub, toddler or pre-schooler and have a clay play. This is a great way to spend creative time with your child and also to meet other parents, and no bookings are required. The fee is $15 per child. This includes 500gm clay (additional clay is available at $2.00 per kilo), access to studio tools and equipment and…

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    School Holiday Printmaking Workshop : Christmas Cards

    October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $25.00

    Tuesday 1st October 1.30-3.30pm $25 including all materials. During this School Holiday Printmaking Workshop Children will create a gorgeous set of three Christmas Cards and three Gift Tags. Your child will learn about positive and negative space and then create their very own foam printing blocks using their own design which they will bring home for continued printing fun. The foam printing blocks will be made using a stylus tool – no sharp cutting will be required. These cards and…

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    School Holiday Printmaking Workshop – Christmas Cards & Gift Tags

    October 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $25.00

    During this School Holiday Printmaking Workshop Children will create a gorgeous set of three Christmas Cards and three Gift Tags. Your child will learn about positive and negative space and then create their very own foam printing blocks using their own design which they will bring home for continued printing fun. The foam printing blocks will be made using a stylus tool - no sharp cutting will be required. These cards and gift tags will be a fabulous keepsake for…

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanic Gardens – History Friends

    October 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    George Longley Building, Gillies Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens - history and heritage events

    The History Group undertakes research into the history of the Gardens. A major project which has involved members for many years is the extraction of references to the gardens primarily from Ballarat City Council correspondence files which are housed at the Ballarat Archives Centre of the Public Record Office Victoria, but also from newspapers and resources held by the Ballarat Historical Society at the Gold Museum. This primary research material has been collated to form the basis of a major…

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    Acrylic Pouring for Tweens and Teens

    October 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $70.00

    Got creative kids? Then this Acrylic Pouring for Tweens and Teens workshop is for you! During this two hour workshop we will create two paintings using the acrylic pouring technique. We will learn two techniques : a "dirty flip cup" and a "string pull". The dirty pour will result in an abstract acrylic painting, and the string pull will result in a multi-colour field of flowers as pictured in the event pic. While creating our paintings we will also discuss…

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    School Holidays Workshop – Christmas Decorations

    October 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $39.00

    Wednesday 2nd October 1.30-3.30pm $39.00 including materials and firing. During this School Holidays Workshop the Children will create a set of Christmas decorations using the slab and imprint method of construction. They will be decorated with coloured slip (liquid clay) and may be personalised. The decorations, when fired, will be threaded with Christmas themed ribbon. These decorations are great for hanging on the tree, using as gift tags or as special gifts for family and friends. This is a fun…

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    Fantastic Friends

    October 2 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    $15

    DIY craft activities for young people. Ages:8-16years Bookings required https://www.trybooking.com/BFNIU

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    Childrens School Holiday Mosaic Christmas Decorations

    October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $25.00

    During this two-hour Children's Mosaic Christmas Decorations Workshop your children will create a beautiful mosaic Christmas tree which they can take home with them on the day. The mosaic will be made using a selection of glass tiles, ceramic tiles, ceramic shards, beads, buttons, and flat-backed beads. No cutting of tiles will be required. The pre-cut wooden Christmas Tree will be painted with gold glitter paint on the back and front and then a mosaic design will be adhered to…

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    Ballarat Produce Swap

    October 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Regular monthly communal produce swap, where goods can be placed on the swap table, and whatever is needed is taken. Nothing is sold, although a donation to the host - the Ballarat Community Garden is always appreciated. Anything left at the end of the swap is taken to # Food is Free Laneway. While the focus of the swap is on produce, many other things are swapped - seeds, plants, baked goods, recycled items, books, knowledge and experience. The kettle…

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    School Holiday, Drop in Day, Make your own Acrylic Pour Painting

    October 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $15.00 – $25.00

    Family Drop-in Day – suitable for all ages… bring the kids, bring your mum, bring your aunty or uncle – all welcome! Express yourself and create your own acrylic pour painting. All paints are pre-mixed so you can just have fun pouring the paint on the canvas and experimenting. You can choose between 15x15cm canvas – $15 – or a 25 x 20cm canvas ($25.00) Your fee includes studio access, all the materials needed, and guidance to create your masterpiece.

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