■ THE next History in the City talk is by Dr Lenore Layman on October 1 and will be on death by poison in WA in the Victorian age. The talk will be held at the Citi-place conference room at Perth Railway Station Concourse from 2pm. For more information, call 9386 3841 or 9342 3439.
■ OPEN House for seniors meets every Thursday from 9.30am for games of scrabble, canasta, dominos and mahjong. The open house runs until noon at the Church of Christ in Wembley Downs. For more information, call Jenny on 9341 6273.
■ THE Royal WA Historical Society will have a display at the Royal Show in the Agriculture Hall of Fame. The display includes 19th and 20th century photographs and a “made in WA” themed exhibit. For more information about the Royal WA Historical Society, call 9386 3841 or email email@example.com.
■ AUSTRALIA’S National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney is now accepting applications for its prestigious full-time tertiary courses in theatre, television and film. NIDA head of acting Jeff Janisheski said they were looking for applicants who demonstrated skill, passion and commitment. “We never know where we might discover a future student and that is what makes auditioning for NIDA an exciting experience for all involved,” Janisheski said. Auditions will be held in Perth in November. Visit www.nida.edu.au.