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Seniors Festival - Never Too Late to Make it! Expo

Saturday, 10 April 2021

Seniors Festival - Never Too Late to Make it! Expo

Never Too Late to Make it! - Seniors Festival

We hope our expo will expose the huge range of creative activities that older residents can enjoy.

  • When: Saturday 10 April - 10am to 3pm
  • Where: Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre

Program of events

  • 10.30am to 11am - Knitting a Cotton Washcloth with Sunday Stitch and Bitch
    Hand-knitted washcloths are very practical, easy to knit and fast to finish. They make great gifts from newborns to great aunts. There will be a kit for the workshop with knitting needles, cotton yarn and a simple pattern that you can take home. A selection of extra patterns will be available for the enthusiastic. Sunday Stitch and Bitch is a beautiful and kindred group of women that share a love of stitching in its many different forms.
     
  • 11am to 12pm - Stonewave Taiko Workshop - Biamanga Room
    Stonewave Taiko is a Japanese drumming group, practicing and performing the dynamic art form of Wadaiko.

    Regionally based in Bega, Stonewave Taiko is a highly skilled group of community performers led by professional musician David Hewitt. Formed in 2013, Stonewave Taiko currently boasts over 40 members from a diversity of ages and walks of life.

    At this workshop during the Never Too Late To Make It! Expo, participants can expect to play a variety of drums, feel the power and energy of drumming, and most importantly, will have fun!

    https://www.facebook.com/StonewaveTaikoDrumming
     
  • 12pm to 1pm Lunch - free sausage sizzle
     
  • 1pm to 1.30pm - Acting Workshop with Theatre Onset
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/530100527116666
     
  • 1pm to 1.30pm - Machine Embroidery Workshop with Bega Valley Machine Embroidery Group
    Demonstrating the process of setting up designs from a computer onto Embroidery Sewing Machines to produce a range of handicrafts. The machine will then create the selected design on the fabric while the machinist changes the cotton colours when needed.
     
  • 1.30pm to 2pm - Introduction to iPads with Bega Valley Shire Library
    Come along and learn what an iPad is and the basics of using one. This workshop is for people who have never used an iPad but are interested in finding out what they can do. No experience necessary.
     
  • 1.30pm to 2pm - Knitting a Cotton Washcloth with Sunday Stitch and Bitch
    Hand-knitted washcloths are very practical, easy to knit and fast to finish. They make great gifts from newborns to great aunts. There will be a kit for the workshop with knitting needles, cotton yarn and a simple pattern that you can take home. A selection of extra patterns will be available for the enthusiastic. Sunday Stitch and Bitch is a beautiful and kindred group of women that share a love of stitching in its many different forms.
     
  • 2pm to 2.30pm - Library Online with Bega Valley Shire Library
    https://library.begavalley.nsw.gov.au/cp_themes/default/page.asp?p=DOC-KBU-32-26-07

Come and find your new creative pursuit!

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Event Details

What

When

Saturday, 10 April 2021 All Day

Where

Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre

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