CHOOSING Hope is an initiative from Bears
of Hope and welcomes anyone who has been either directly or indirectly impacted by miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. The event will be held on Sir James Mitchell Park from 3pm to 5pm on October 15. Join Bears of Hope for this beautiful remembrance event to acknowledge and honour the life and loss of babies, as well as support bereaved families in a community setting. It incorporates a walk followed by a service and flower release over the Swan River in memory of lost babies. There will also be a small selection of amazing stallholders on the day offering personalised mementos for purchase. Adults $20, children $10 (under 2 free), family $45 (2 adults + 2 children) extra children $5, corporate (610 people) $15 each.
STAR Wars Reads Day returns in celebration of a galaxy far, far away and the joy of reading. Victoria Park Library will participate in the sixth annual installment of this global event on October 7 between 1pm and 2pm. There will be storytelling, activities and the opportunity to have your photo taken with your favourite Star Wars character. Dress up in Star Wars gear and go in the running to win a prize. Bookings can be made on the Town of Victoria Park’s website.
JOIN the local history curator of the Belmont Museum for a discussion about some of Belmont’s darkest stories. Find out about the community’s historic stories on October 5 from 1pm to 2pm.