8 Things to do next week

The Gympie Times - - LIFE -

TUES­DAY, Jan­uary 16

1. Draw­ing Shells

WHEN: Tues­day, 10am-noon

WHERE: Gympie Re­gional Gallery, 39 Nash St

COST: $8.50 per per­son

PHONE: 5481 0733

EMAIL: gallery@gympie.qld .gov.au

Brush up your draw­ing skills with the gallery’s Ed­u­ca­tion Of­fi­cer, San­dra. Learn how to con­struct a draw­ing us­ing graphite and char­coal through ob­ser­va­tion and ba­sic draw­ing tech­niques. Suit­able for 10+ years - 15 places avail­able.

2. Be a Pharoah

WHEN: Tues­day, 1pm-3pm

WHERE: Gympie Re­gional Gallery, 39 Nash St.

COST: $8.50 per per­son

PHONE: 5481 0733

EMAIL: gallery@gympie.qld .gov.au

Make a “selfie” as an Egyp­tian Pharoah in­spired by the ex­hi­bi­tion This Very Egypt by Tarja Ahokas. Use gold and colour­ful paint with artist Prue. Suit­able for 6-12 years - 15 places avail­able.

3. Bat­tle Bots in Im­bil

WHEN: Tues­day, 10.30-11.30am

WHERE: Im­bil Li­brary 123-125 Yabba Rd, Im­bil

PHONE: 5484 5488

EMAIL: li­brary@gympie.qld .gov.au

Cre­ate, modify and pro­gram Lego Mind­storms to com­pete in the ul­ti­mate ro­botic bat­tle.

Book­ings es­sen­tial. 14 places.

WED­NES­DAY, Jan­uary 17 4. Bat­tle Bots at Goomeri and Kilki­van

WHEN: Wed­nes­day, 10.30-11.30am(G) and 2pm-3pm (K)

WHERE: Goomeri and Kilki­van Li­braries.

PHONE: 4168 4340 (G) or 5484 1209 (K)

EMAIL: li­brary@gympie.qld .gov.au

Cre­ate, modify and pro­gram Lego Mind­storms to com­pete in the ul­ti­mate ro­botic bat­tle.

Book­ings es­sen­tial. 14 places.

5. Fairy Face Paint and Quiver Art at Rain­bow Beach and Tin Can Bay

WHEN: Wed­nes­day 10.30am-11.30am (TCB) and 2.30pm-3.30pm (RB)

WHERE: Tin Can Bay and Rain­bow Beach Li­braries

PHONE: 5486 4355 (TCB) or 5486 3705 (RB)

EMAIL: li­brary@gympie.qld .gov.au

Meet Tina the Fairy and have your face painted with a fun de­sign. Colour your Quiver art and bring it to life with the Quiver app. No book­ings re­quired.

6. Cre­ative Car­touches at Amamoor

WHEN: Wed­nes­day, 10am-noon

WHERE: Amamoor Hall, 35 Busby St, Amamoor.

COST: $8.50 per per­son

PHONE: 5481 0733

EMAIL: gallery@gympie.qld .gov.au

De­sign a plas­ter car­touche (your Egyp­tian name) neck­lace with artist Mara us­ing Egyp­tian hy­ro­glyp­ics. Held at Amamoor Hall. Book at the gallery. Suit­able for all ages - 15 places avail­able.

7. Flip­book An­i­ma­tion

WHEN: Wed­nes­day, 1pm-3pm

WHERE: Gympie Re­gional Gallery, 39 Nash St, Gympie

COST: $8.50 per per­son

PHONE: 5481 0733

EMAIL: gallery@gympie.qld .gov.au

An­i­mate your draw­ings by mak­ing a flip book us­ing Post-it note book­lets. An­i­mate a dugong or mer­maid swim­ming, or per­haps some­thing out of the or­di­nary jump­ing out of the wa­ter. Held with artist Mara and in­spired by the ex­hi­bi­tion How to Raise a Siren by Todd Fuller. Suit­able for 8-12 years - 15 places avail­able.

8. The Mag­i­cal Coral Reef at Mothar Moun­tain

WHEN: Wed­nes­day, 1pm-3pm WHERE: Mothar Moun­tain Hall, Lot 374 Noosa Rd, Mothar Moun­tain.

COST: $8.50 per per­son

PHONE: 5481 0733

EMAIL: gallery@gympie.qld .gov.au

Cre­ate a mag­i­cal coral reef us­ing paint­ing and print­ing tech­niques, then em­bel­lish with col­lage and found ma­te­ri­als. Held at Mothar Moun­tain Hall by artist Max­ene. Book at the Gallery. Suit­able for 6-12 years - 15 places avail­able.

PHOTO: DONNA JONES

GO­ING POTTY: Sasha Ste­wart was cre­at­ing an Egyp­tian style pot at the Gympie Gallery as part of their school hol­i­day fun ac­tiv­i­ties last Tues­day.

PHOTO: DONNA JONES

Tilly Ste­wart is con­cen­trat­ing hard on her Egyp­tian-style pot at the Gympie Gallery.

PHOTO: JA­COB CAR­SON

Halle Liver­more, Mara Jaenke and Charli Liver­more do some tie-dye­ing at the Gallery.

PHOTO: GREG MILLER

Fairy Tina Van face paint­ing Alexis Briggs of Gympie with her brother Izaac watch­ing on.

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