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Events 2018

July

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Menagerie Exhibition

Venue: DADAA Lancelin Hub - Wangaree Community Centre, 131 Gingin Rd, Lancelin WA 6044

A troupe of friendly animals – in the form of sculptures, paintings and drawings – is calling the DADAA Lancelin Hub home for the school holidays.

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MDWA Coffee Morning

Venue: The Niche, 11 Aberdare Road, Nedlands WA 6008

Muscular Dystrophy WA hosts Coffee Mornings on the first Tuesday of every month at The Niche in Nedlands.

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Muscular Dystrophy WA’s School Holiday Program

Venue: Aquarium of Western Australia (AQUA), 91 Southside Drive, Hillarys 6025

Muscular Dystrophy WA’s school holiday program provides days of fun recreational activities to school-aged children who have neuromuscular conditions.

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Alice in Wonderland Meets Peter Rabbit

Venue: Perth Town Hall - Cnr Hay St & Barrack St, Perth

PETER RABBIT IS BACK!! Act-Belong-Commit's sponsored presentation of "Alice in Wonderland Meets Peter Rabbit" at the Perth Town Hall July 4, 5, 6 & 7th 2018. Shows 10.00am & 11.30am Daily

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This year’s theme celebrates the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.

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Muscular Dystrophy WA’s School Holiday Program

Venue: In conjunction with Rocky Bay.

Muscular Dystrophy WA’s school holiday program provides days of fun recreational activities to school-aged children who have neuromuscular conditions.

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Basic Key Word Sign Workshop

Venue: 11-13 Baling Street, Cockburn Central WA 6164

Key Word Sign is aimed at parents/carers or support staff who would like to learn how to improve communication with someone who has complex communication needs.

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Independence in your home may mean a number of different things to you. For some it’s the difference between being able to open doors or turn off lights. For others it’s the ability to make breakfast or hear the doorbell. Join Kelvin Kong and Danielle Smitham from the Assistive Technology Solutions Team at Rocky Bay as they dive into the topic of home independence with the use of technology.

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Autism: What are the Early Indicators?

Venue: Autism Association of WA – Shenton Park, 215 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park WA 6008

What are the early indicators of Autism? What role can parents and people who work with children play in supporting early diagnosis and intervention?

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Mixed reality exhibition

Venue: DADAA Fremantle - 92 Adelaide Street, Fremantle WA 6160

New works installed at DADAA Fremantle. DADAA is pleased to present the next phase of our highly successful Mixed Reality project – extending realities for artists with disability using digital technologies.

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Black Friday Planet Party

Venue: Carine Hall - Carine open space, cnr Beach Rd & Davillia Rd, Carine.

Join in the fun as astronomy and stargazing clubs from around WA get together for a Planet Party! It's Black Friday with a difference. You'll see Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and Venus through telescopes out on the oval. It's family-friendly and FREE.

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Purposeful PaperArt Exhibition

Venue: Bitches Brew Artspace, 62 High Street, Fremantle

Purposeful PaperArt is a colourful collection of recycled designs created by Josh Flintoff and Courtney Smith, who are the young men behind the Really Useful Recyclers.

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Can Touch This at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Venue: Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009

Join us for a touch and verbal descriptive tour of the two current exhibitions at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery – Stewart Scambler’s ‘Fragment’ and ‘Modern Australian Landscapes 1940s–1960s’. A trained guide delivers descriptions of the visual elements of artworks exhibited, along with tactile opportunities using mixed media and 3D-printed models of the artworks.

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Cultural sculptures

Venue: State Library of WA - 25 Francis St, Perth

Join DADAA and the Disrupted Festival for a 20 minute tour of the iconic sculptures situated around the State Library of WA and the Perth Cultural Centre. Using the personal headset provided, your Tactile Tour Guide will deliver a verbal description of the visual elements of the artworks.

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Life Without Limits: Tackling Unconscious Bias

Venue: His Majesty's Theatre 825 Hay Street, Perth.

Non-profit organisation Cahoots is holding the ‘In Conversation with Cahoots’ speakers series, the first of which feature Jane Caro and Ben Aldridge in Life Without Limits: Tackling Unconscious Bias.