Mu­seum events

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SU­PER SCI­ENCE SATUR­DAY

The Aus­tralian Mu­seum is ded­i­cat­ing a day to hand­son ex­per­i­ments and events for young physi­cists and bi­ol­o­gists. Kids and teens can learn about vol­ca­noes, Abo­rig­i­nal medicine and ed­i­ble plants. They can ex­tract the DNA from fruit and hold a lizard. àAus­tralian Mu­seum, 1 Wil­liam St, Dar­linghurst 2001. 02 9320 6000. www.aus­tralian­mu­seum.net.au. 9.30am-4.30pm. $0-$20. Sat Aug 12.

JAMES GUL­LIVER HAN­COCK ARTIST-IN-RES­I­DENCY

Han­cock is known for his play­ful il­lus­tra­tion style and books like All the Build­ings in Syd­ney. Vis­i­tors can watch the il­lus­tra­tor work across the house and grounds gain­ing in­spi­ra­tion from what he sees. àRose Sei­dler House, 71 Clis­sold Rd, Wahroonga 2076. 02 9989 8020. syd­neyliv­ing­mu­se­ums.com.au/rose-sei­dler­house. Sun 11am-3pm. $0-$12. Aug 6, 13, 20 & 27.

ASTRON­OMY IN THE PARK

Swap Fri­day night drinks for a trip to the park and a chance to learn more about the uni­verse. Pro­fes­sional as­tronomers from the Syd­ney Ob­ser­va­tory willl talk about the plan­ets and the cos­mos, and you can have a go at their tele­scope. An Abo­rig­i­nal ed­u­ca­tor will also share sto­ries about the sky. àCen­ten­nial Park 2021. 02 9339 6699. www.cen­ten­ni­al­park­lands.com.au. 6-8pm. $15-$29. Fri Aug 11.

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