AWESOME MOVIE SOUND
EFFECTS WORKSHOPS AWESOME will be running movie sound effects workshops during the July school holidays. Join artist Kero O'shea to create your own movie sound effect sound track. Suitable for ages six to 12 years.
DETAILS: State Library of WA, 12.30pm, July 4,5, 6, 11, 12 and 13. Places $20.30 at www.trybooking.com/qgqm.
I AM RAVANAI amravana is an epic Indian story of love, lust, kidnapping and death. The latest production by Saraswati Mahavidhyalaya will be a visual feast of Indian dance, acting and song with live and pre-recorded music, along with Indian sets and costumes. DETAILS: Heath Ledger Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, July 7 to 10. Tickets from www.ticketek.com.au.
MUSIC FOR PLEASURE Music for Pleasure winter concert series returns this year with an eclectic music program. This concert will feature the 2nd Avenue Singers performing contemporary, retro and world music in four-part harmony. DETAILS: War Memorial Town Hall, Cottesloe Civic Centre, Broome St, 3-5pm, Sunday, July 9. Tickets from $10 with Michelle on 0418 943 726 or at www.trybooking.com/288589.
LINDA BETTENAY Author Linda Bettenay will talk about her books
Starlight and her latest release, Theapplecorewars, explaining how she uses historical fact and weaves it into historical fiction. Morning tea is provided and the author’s books will be available for sale. DETAILS: Waratah Club, Nedlands Community Care, Dalkeith, 10-11.30am, Wednesday, July 12. More on 9386 6170.
MOZART! MAYHEM! WITH
MUSIC BOOK: Join early childhood music specialist Danielle Joynt for a jumbly jam of singing, dancing, storytelling, playing, moving, imagining, listening, and crafting with music
DETAILS: Pelican Centre, 105 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne 10.15- 11am, Wednesday, July 12. Children and adults $10 each, under 12 months free, bookings on www.trybooking.com/quiu.
EINSTEIN Einstein’s Top Secret Science is back. Aimed at five to 12-year-olds, it provides a chance to learn about what our planet is made from while having fun with hands-on activities. DETAILS: Mt Claremont Community Centre, 10.30-11.30am, Thursday, July 13. Bookings essential at nedlands.evanced.info/signup or call 9273 3644.
THE GOOD FOOD + WINE SHOW
From discovering new products, ingredients and cooking ideas to learning tips and tricks from some of Australia’s most revered chefs, visitors to this year’s event are sure to leave feeling inspired to embark on their next culinary adventure. DETAILS: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, July 14 to 16. Tickets from $25 at www.goodfoodshow.com.au.
THE ARRIVAL Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s production of Shaun Tan’s award-winning story
Thearrival blurs the boundaries of performance, digital animation and puppetry with Tan’s beautiful illustrations. The emotional show will touch anyone who has bid farewell to a loved one. It is suitable for ages six years and older.
DETAILS: Dolphin Theatre, UWA, until July 15. Tickets from $19 at www.sppt.asn.au.
TREASURE OF THE GOLDEN
DRAGON Some pesky pirates have raided Shipwrecks Museum and hidden the Treasure of the Golden Dragon. Follow the treasure trail and take a pirate’s share of the loot with your very own silvery coin to take home and a paper craft treasure chest to decorate. Ages four years and older.
DETAILS: Shipwrecks Museum, Cliff St, Fremantle, 10am-2pm, until July 16. Cost $4. ICE SKATING AT ELIZABETH QUAY The event includes open air ice skating with falling snow as well as an ice slide and giant jumping castle while raising funds for Variety, the children’s charity.
DETAILS: Elizabeth Quay, The Esplanade, Perth, until July 16. Opening hours, ticketing and more at www.skatingat.com.au.