No faking the funk
THE sounds of funk and soul are headed to Kinross in the new year.
The first of the City of Joondalup’s free Music in the Park concerts will feature Cheap Fakes and The Isolites at Falkland Park on Saturday, January 12.
The Isolites – complete with horns and a rhythm section – will deliver the upbeat and happy sounds of Jamaica and the Caribbean from the 1960s, while Brisbane’s Cheap Fakes’ set list will be peppered with a mix of soul and brass-fuelled pop, funk and ska tunes.
Mayor Albert Jacob said the Music in the Park concerts continued to be popular with the local community, particularly young families.
“The locations and musical acts may have changed over the years, but this free-family-friendly festival of music remains as popular now as ever,” he said.
Guests can bring a picnic or buy food on the night. Children’s activities run from 5pm with the concert from 6pm to 8.30pm. SUMMER SESSIONS THE City of Joondalup's Summer Sessions will return this month with free activities for young people aged 11 to 17. Held on Wednesdays, the activities will include inflatables, art workshops, sports, archery attack, music and DJs. The sessions will run from 1pm to 7pm on January 9 at Tom Simpson Park, Mullaloo and January 23 at the Sorrento foreshore, and from 3pm to 7pm on January 16 at Beldon Park and January 30 at Juniper Park, Duncraig. This will be the first time a session has been hosted on Sorrento beach. All events are smoke, drug and alcohol-free. chart the history of mapping and surveying this month. The City of Wanneroo will present 'You Have to Draw the Line Somewhere' at Wanneroo Regional Museum from January 12, highlighting the important role that surveyors play. Historians believe early mapping and surveying originated in ancient Egypt and the first documented land ownership and boundary records date back to 3000BC. Since then, maps have represented the world in two dimensions. Surveyors work on a diverse range of projects from planning and design of land development to construction of infrastructure such as buildings, roads, bridges, sports fields and farms.
DRAW THE LINE A WANNEROO exhibit will
Cheap Fakes will take the stage in Kinross for Music in the Park.