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posted 23/10/2018

Community Billboard 23 October – 30 October

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydneys Plan for the future- Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected

Potts Point Men's Group

A safe and informal place for men to gather and share their experiences of life and grow together.

From time to time special speakers will attend and elucidate on mental health, diet, relationships, emotions, wisdom and spirituality.

Tuesdays, 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Tuesday 23 October 2018 to Tuesday 25 June 2019

Reginald Murphy Community Centre
19 Greenknowe Avenue, Potts Point

Miss Jacqui's Ballerinas: Pyrmont

Miss Jacqui’s classes use exciting and engaging music to introduce ballet and jazz techniques in a fun and stimulating environment. The classes are aimed to build children’s confidence and imagination through dance and movement.

These classes are a beautiful introduction to the world of dance, especially created for young curious minds.

Holiday classes and workshops available during the school holidays.

For children aged 18 months to 5 years.

Contact Miss Jacqui to try a class today!

Mondays, 10am to 1pm
Tuesdays, 9am to 11.30am
Monday 29 January to Tuesday 11 December 2018

Pyrmont Community Centre
Corner John and Mount Streets, Pyrmont

Dance with me class: $18.00
Little Ballet class: $22.00
Little Jazz Tap class: $18.00

Whales | Tohorā

Come eye-to-eye with the world’s largest animals!

Dive into the immersive Whales | Tohorā exhibition that brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum.

Presenting the latest cetacean research from the international scientific community, Whales | Tohorā explores the diversity, biology and adaptation of whales to life in our oceans and celebrates their role in South Pacific Islanders’ rich cultural history.

Exhibition highlights:

Be enthralled by the sheer variety, size and scale of whale skeletons, including the 18m skeleton of a Bull Sperm Whale
Walk through a life-sized heart of a Blue Whale
Hear a symphony of whale noises in the sound chamber
Enjoy breathtaking live footage from the deep ocean
Get hands-on and touch the vertebra and rib of a fin whale
Uncover the rich whale-riding stories and traditions of the Māori culture
Every day, 9.30am to 5pm

Saturday 20 October 2018 to Sunday 28 April 2019

Australian Museum
Cnr William & College Streets, Sydney

Adult: $27.00
Children (5-15): $14.00
Children (0-4 years): Free
Concession: $22.00
Family (2 Adults + up to 3 children): $72.00
Family (1 Adult + up to 3 children): $49.00

The Calyx: Plants with Bite

Plants with Bite tells the story of the captivating and bizarre world of carnivorous plants. As fascinating as they are horrifying, these plants are truly a miracle of evolution.

Sun, soil and sky – this is all most plants need to survive. Yet carnivorous plants can thrive in inhospitable environments by luring, trapping, killing and digesting insects.

At this free floral display you’ll get to see the iconic Venus flytrap: an example of a ‘snap trap’. You can also observe the ‘pitfall’, ‘flypaper’, ‘lobster-pot’ and ‘bladder’ styles of traps.

Combining botany with hands-on activities, Plants with Bite showcases these fascinating plants while bringing awareness to the ways in which many species are currently under threat due to habitat loss.

Curated by horticulturalists at The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, this is the largest vertical floral wall in the southern hemisphere.

Every day, 10am to 4pm
Monday 1 October 2018 to Monday 30 September 2019

The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Feast of K-Chopsticks: Korean Craft and Design

Feast your eyes on Korean craft and design! Spanning relics, artifacts and handicrafts, Feast of K-Chopsticks showcases a wide variety of artistic chopsticks related to local craftsmanship in Korea.

Chopsticks are widely used across East Asia, and are commonly used by around 30 per cent of the global population. Although the shape of the sticks differs from country to country, one thing remains constant: they are comprised of 2 identical sticks. The factor that most influences the design of the chopsticks is local cuisine and local cooking traditions.

Recent chopstick designs make you want to hold them. When holding chopsticks of various shades and colours, the hand becomes part of the design. From earthy designs using materials found in nature, to use of eco-friendly non-toxic materials, such as silicon and corn, chopsticks continue to evolve.

This exhibition is made possible with the support of Cheongju City, South Korea.

Weekdays, 10am to 6pm

Wednesday 10 October to Friday 9 November 2018

Opening night: Wednesday, 10 October, 5pm to 8pm.

242 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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