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01 Oct 2017 | Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - HEAT 2
12pm at Stockland Baldivis, 20 Settlers Ave, Baldivis WA 6171
The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Competition (formerly know as the Festival of New Talent) is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the mu... find out more
01 Oct 2017 | Get to Know Geocaching
2pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Bring your family and friends along to the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre to learn all about Geocaching; the fast growing activity that gets everyone outdoors. Join Breht from West Oz Geocaching in this hands on session suitable for all ages! Bookings open Monday,... find out more
03 Oct 2017 | Space Chimps - Family Movie
10am at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for a family movie 'Space Chimps' (G). Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet. Snacks provided. Bookings open... find out more
03 Oct 2017 | Parkour Clinic
11am at Baldivis Youth Space, Tranby Drive, Baldivis
Young people are invited to a free Parkour Clinic these school holidays with the crew from Perth Parkour on Tuesday 3 October 2017, from 11am – 12.30pm at the Baldivis Youth Space, Tranby Drive, Baldivis. All skill levels are welcome, register on the day. For more inf... find out more
03 Oct 2017 | Bookstars@Safety Bay Library
3.30pm at Safety Bay Library
Come along to Bookstars and check out some cool 'out of this world' books and make your own amazing alien mask. For ages 6 - 12 years. Bookings essential. Please call Safety Bay Library on 9528 8611. Bookings open Monday 11 September.   find out more
04 Oct 2017 | Spaceman Storytime
10am at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre and be whisked away to Galaxies and Nebulas by amazing Spaceman storyteller Glenn Swift. Bookings open Monday, 11 September and registration is essential for this free event which is suitable for ages 3+. To register, ... find out more
04 Oct 2017 | Bringing the Dead to Life
10am at Rockingham Arts Centre
Draw from a range of special exhibits from the Academy of Taxidermy - Museum of Natural History and create your own flip/concertina book from your chosen specimens. These will be displayed on the walls of the gallery. For more information, or to register, contact the Rockin... find out more
04 Oct 2017 | Get Your Art Spinning at the Library
10am at Rockingham Central Library
Make your drawings fly through the air with this amazing spinning sculpture. Attach your work to cover a 2m high fame, which will be the centre piece of the exhibition for the opening night of LIVING LINES. For more information, or to register, contact the Rockingham A... find out more
04 Oct 2017 | Get Your Art Spinning at the Library
1pm at Rockingham Central Library
Make your drawings fly through the air with this amazing spinning sculpture. Attach your work to cover a 2m high fame which will be the center piece of the exhibition for the opening night of LIVING LINES. find out more
04 Oct 2017 | Spaceman Story Time
1pm at Safety Bay Library
Be whisked away to Galaxies and Nebulas by our amazing Spaceman storyteller Glenn Swift. For ages 4+. Bookings essential. Please call Safety Bay Library on 9528 8611. Bookings open Monday 11 September.   find out more
04 Oct 2017 | Spaceman Story Time
3pm at Warnbro Community Library
Be whisked away to Galaxies and Nebulas by our amazing Spaceman storyteller Glenn Swift. Suits ages 4+ Bookings open on Monday, 11 September. To book, call Warnbro Community Library on 08 9528 8577 or email wclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au   find out more
05 Oct 2017 | DIY Galaxy
1pm at Warnbro Community Library
Come along and get creative at the library, making our own version of our wondrous Galaxy. Craft activity suitable for ages 5-12 years. Bookings open on Monday, 11 September. To book, call Warnbro Community Library on 08 9528 8577 or email wclcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au ... find out more
06 Oct 2017 | Spinning Zoetropes
10am at Rockingham Arts Centre
Create the illusion of motion with spinning Zoetropes, watch through special slots and bring your drawings to life with these amazing machines! Your interactive Zoetropes will be displayed in the gallery on plinths for the public to enjoy. For more information, or to regist... find out more
06 Oct 2017 | Community Open Day
10am at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for our annual Open Day and discover everything that is available at the centre! There'll be water play, Edison Robotics, art activities, the Imagination Playground and much more. All activities are free! No bookings ... find out more
06 Oct 2017 | Seniors and Carers Expo
10am at Mike Barnett Sports Complex, Cnr Goddard Street and Dixon Road, Rockingham
Seniors are invited to the free Seniors and Carers Expo being held at the Mike Barnett Sports Complex on Friday 6 October from 10am-2pm. There will be 140 stalls providing information from local groups and organisations, government departments and businesses. Free refreshme... find out more
07 Oct 2017 | Wrapping up the Gallery
10am at Rockingham Arts Centre
Using Jacq Chorlton murals as inspiration, work together on an outdoor temporary ephemeral installation to extend the living lines of the Big Draw mural into the gallery space for the Big Draw exhibition opening night on Saturday. For more information, or to register, conta... find out more
07 Oct 2017 | Get Your Art Spinning at the Library
10am at Rockingham Central Library
Make your drawings fly through the air with this amazing spinning sculpture. Attach your work to cover a 2m high fame which will be the centre piece of the exhibition for the opening night of LIVING LINES. For more information, or to register, contact the Rockingham Arts Ce... find out more
07 Oct 2017 | Rockingham Twilight Markets
5pm at Churchill Park
Come down for a night on the foreshore! Sample the delicious food whilst listening to acoustic vibes and browse the market stalls while the kids are entertained by the activities! For more information, contact Street Hassle Events on 9524 5386 or markets@streethassle.com.au... find out more
07 Oct 2017 | 80's Night for Telethon
6.30pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Baldivis Events brings you a fancy dress 80's night all proceeds donated to Telethon. Live, local band Yooveex and DJ Steve Branson will be pumping out your favorite 80's tunes. For more informatrion, contact Baldivis Events on 0406 664 165 or baldivisevents@gmail.c... find out more
08 Oct 2017 | Makers and Creators: Macramé
2pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Discover the art of Macramé. Use unique knotting techniques to create your very own wall hanging. Learn something new, get creative and have fun. Bookings are essential. For more information, or to register, contact Mary Davies Library and Community Centre on 9591 0800 or m... find out more
08 Oct 2017 | Living Better Longer - Cooking Demonstrations
4pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join us for encouragement and information sharing about how we can simply live better for longer. The Living Better Longer Network events include plant based cooking demonstrations, recipes and generous tastings along with seminars on health related topics and a pop-up book st... find out more
09 Oct 2017 | Social Connector Luncheon Group
12pm at Pink Duck
Don’t have plans on the second Monday of each month? Want to get out and meet new people in Rockingham and try our fantastic food at local restaurants and cafes? All you need is a spare two hours a month from 12pm to 2pm. Anyone can attend and transport is available to t... find out more
09 Oct 2017 | VividVoices
12.30pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Weekly community singing for adults; VividVoices. We sing fun songs. No experience necessary. All ages of adults invited. Don't have to be able to read music, just love to sing. For more information, contact Sue on 0414 205 919 or sue@vividvoices.com.au   find out more
10 Oct 2017 | Publishing 101
10am at The Lab Factory, Mc Nicholl Street, Rockingham.
Publishing a book can be a daunting experience. Local publisher Karen McDermott will share with you her knowledge and tips for publishing success.  For more information, contact Karen on karenmcdermott@live.com.au   find out more
10 Oct 2017 | Bookstars Club
3.30pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for a fun once-a-month club for young (6 to 12 year old) book lovers. Bookstars Club is free. Bookings are essential. Call us on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au to book.   find out more
11 Oct 2017 | Lets Talk Asthma Forum
9am at Gary Holland Community Centre
The Asthma Foundation will be holding Let’s Talk Asthma information forums in the local community. With one out of nine people suffering from asthma, we want to increase awareness in the community about asthma and asthma first aid. People are not always aware of the s... find out more
11 Oct 2017 | Your Journey to Great Gut Health: Introduction to Fermenting
10am at Rockingham Central Library
In this two hour interactive workshop presented by Lee Hughes of Nourish Me Now, we will learn why gut health is so important and cover the basics of fermenting to help you on your way. Samples and information sheets will be provided on the day. For more information, or to ... find out more
11 Oct 2017 | iHELP Program
2.25pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Need help with your computer, mobile phone, iPad or other, similar device? Looking to make the most out of modern technology? Then join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for free sessions run on Wednesday afternoons. Bookings are essential. To register your... find out more
11 Oct 2017 | CoderDojo @ Safety Bay Library
3.45pm at Safety Bay Library
Come to Safety Bay Library's FREE CoderDojo club! Ages 8-17 years. Must bring own laptop or tablet. Sessions run fortnightly on Wednesday afternoon. Bookings are essential. Contact Safety Bay Library on 9528 8611 for more information.   find out more
13 Oct 2017 | Life Drawing Workshop
7pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join Artist Rachel Lemon at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre as she takes the class through the basics of sketching the nude form. Wine provided to get the creative juices flowing! Registrations are essential. Contact Mary Davies Library and Community ... find out more
14 Oct 2017 | Dyslexia Awareness Week - Running in RED
8am at Churchill Park
The City of Rockingham is partnering with the Language and Literacy Learning Centre and Parkrun Rockingham to present Running in RED to help raise Dyslexia awareness. Grab your sneakers, remember to wear red and join us for Running in RED! For more information, contact the ... find out more
14 Oct 2017 | Kids Yoga Rockingham (3-6 YO)
10am at Rockingham Regional Environment Centre (Naragebup)
These classes introduce young people to yoga principles and poses in an interactive and fun way using stories, games, music, imagination and fun! Celebrating the spring season, this term's yoga will be inspired by an 'In The Garden' theme. Come and enjoy the bene... find out more
14 Oct 2017 | Life Drawing-A-Thon
1pm at Gary Holland Community Centre
A five hour life drawing and portraiture session with three models sitting at a time, to give the artist a wide variety of subject matter to inspire them. This will take place in the RRA studio and in the adjoining multi-purpose room opposite the studio. The attendees wil... find out more
15 Oct 2017 | Furry Friends Fun Day
10am at Rockingham Dog Club, off Crater Place, Bungaree Oval, Rockingham
Come along and enjoy a fun filled informative morning with your pet! Rockingham Dog Club, (off Crater Place), Bungaree Oval, Rockingham Microchip your pet for discounted rate of $35 (cash only) Free entry Pet related stalls Pet photo prop Showbags Enjoy the off... find out more
15 Oct 2017 | Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - HEAT 3
12pm at Warnbro Centre, 206 Warnbro Sound Ave, Warnbro WA 6169
The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Competition (formerly know as the Festival of New Talent) is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the mu... find out more
15 Oct 2017 | Safety Bay Tennis Club Open Day
1pm at Royal Road, Safety Bay
Its that time of year again! Tell your friends, family and co-workers to come along to the Safety Bay Tennis Club Open Day. Open to anyone looking to pick up a racquet for the first time or returning to the game. All ages and levels welcome for a free, fun day of tennis. ... find out more
17 Oct 2017 | Anti-Poverty Week
10am at Salvation Army Building, Corner Willmott Ave and Read St, Cooloongup
Do you struggle financially? Do you want to know how to grow your own produce to save money? Come along to the Anti-Poverty Expo. For more details contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au   find out more
17 Oct 2017 | Japanese Taiko Drumming Workshop
6pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for Taiko. A fantastic workout Taiko builds concentration, improves memory, is a terrific stress relief, and the ultimate mind, body, soul activity. No musical or drumming experience is needed at all. Registrations open M... find out more
18 Oct 2017 | iHELP Program
2.25pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Need help with your computer, mobile phone, iPad or other, similar device? Looking to make the most out of modern technology? Then join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for free sessions run on Wednesday afternoons. Bookings are essential. To register your... find out more
19 Oct 2017 | Wellness and Nutrition Workshop
6pm at Warnbro Community Library
Are you a woman on the go? Putting family and career ahead of your own health? Come along to Warnbro Community Library for this informative workshop and learn some tips for good health and wellness for the busy modern woman. Registrations for this free event open on 2nd Oct... find out more
20 Oct 2017 | Toddler Movie
10.30am at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Come along to Mary Davies Library and Community Centre and enjoy a movie toddlers will love, and time-out for parents. Adults and children five years and under welcome, morning tea will be provided. Registrations are essential as spaces are limited. To book your place call us ... find out more
21 Oct 2017 | Makers and Creators: Macramé
10am at Rockingham Central Library
Discover the art of Macramé. Use unique knotting techniques to create your very own wall hanging. Learn something new, get creative and have fun. Bookings are essential. For more information, or to register, contact Rockingham Central Library on 9528 8683 or rclcontact@rock... find out more
21 Oct 2017 | Practical Sustainability
10.30am at Safety Bay Library
Join us at Safety Bay Library for a light hearted collaborative discussion lead by Sunny Miller. He will share his tips for living a sustainable life including food processing, gardening, harvesting and much more. Registrations essential call us on 9528 8611 or email sblcon... find out more
21 Oct 2017 | Teen Yoga
11am at Rockingham Regional Environment Centre (Naragebup)
Take the time to block out the world and listen only to your mind and body. Discover simple ways for releasing tension and creating space for being yourself. Come and experience how relaxed you feel after a 50 minute yoga session. For more information contact Hayley. For bo... find out more
21 Oct 2017 | Light the Night Rockingham
5.30pm at Churchill Park
Join us for an inspiring Light the Night walk in Rockingham. Bring your family along and enjoy a picnic before the walk. Now in its tenth year, Light the Night is a unique event bringing Australia’s blood cancer community together in more than 100 locations to remember a... find out more
22 Oct 2017 | MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer
7am at Veterans Memorial Park
A two-day charity bike ride raising vital funds for cancer research at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Riders will begin their journey in South Perth and cycle to Mandurah where they will camp overnight. Day two sees them stop along the way in Rockingham for r... find out more
22 Oct 2017 | Semi-abstract in Colour with Anna De Jagar
10am at Gary Holland Community Centre
Learn to draw with a fluid line while looking at the subject matter, then find excitement in choosing colour to complete your semi abstract painting. To register, or for more information, contact Rockingham Regional Arts on 0405 718 459 or rra.inc@bigpond.com   find out more
22 Oct 2017 | Heartlines for Lifeline
10am at Rockingham Arts Centre
The Heartlines for Lifeline is an art exhibition and auction with all proceeds going to Lifeline WA. Over 50 WA artists, and some interstate, have donated art pieces for us to sell. Come along and make a bid on your favourite piece and help us support Lifeline. For more inform... find out more
22 Oct 2017 | Secret Harbour Spring Market Fair
11am at Secret Harbour Primary School Oval
 Secret Harbour Handmade and Unique Market Stalls Live Entertainment Gourmet Food Vans Community Fundraisers and Displays, Amusement Rides Face Painting. For more information, contact Street Hassle Events on 9524 5386 or markets@streethassle.com.au ... find out more
22 Oct 2017 | Heartlines for Lifeline
11.30am at Rockingham Arts Centre
Artists, both local and interstate, have donated an assortment of art pieces - painting (all media), wood turning, sculpture, crochet, mosaics for us to auction with all proceeds going to Lifeline WA. Come along, place your bid and help us raise some much needed funds to train... find out more
22 Oct 2017 | Artisan Bazaar
1pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Come and meet local makers and creators at our Artisan Bazaar series of markets. Bring your friends along, browse the selection of handmade items and chat to the craftsmen. Stallholder enquiries to mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au   find out more
24 Oct 2017 | Organise, Create and Declutter
10.30am at Rockingham Central Library
Join us for this fun, interactive workshop where Kate from Little Miss OCD will help participants to become organised and clutter free. Participants are encouraged to bring a bedroom sheet set with them to practice their folding techniques. For more information, or to regis... find out more
25 Oct 2017 | Shape Your Future Youth Careers Expo
10am at Gary Holland Community Centre
To provide a one-stop-shop for job seekers and youth aiming to find career pathways that would suit their skills, interest and personality types based on three key opportunity areas: Employment Support – Jobactive, PATH program and providers in the region Em... find out more
25 Oct 2017 | Teddy Bear's Picnic
10am at Fantasy Park
Grab your favourite teddy, pack a picnic and join the Rockingham Early Years Group for the Teddy Bear's Picnic. There will be information stalls and children's activities as well as bouncy castles and an animal farm. For more information contact the City on 9528 033... find out more
25 Oct 2017 | Steps into Volunteering
1pm at Rockingham Central Library
Wanting to volunteer in the community? Not sure how to get started? Come along to this no obligation session to learn about the opportunities and benefits of volunteering. For more information, contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au   find out more
25 Oct 2017 | iHELP Program
2.25pm at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Need help with your computer, mobile phone, iPad or other, similar device? Looking to make the most out of modern technology? Then join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for free sessions run on Wednesday afternoons. Bookings are essential. To register your... find out more
27 Oct 2017 | Outdoor Cinema
6pm at
After dark, the movie Toy Story (G) will be screened on a pedal powered cinema. Attendees will need to pedal the 10 stationary bikes for the movie to be screened. Come down and have some fun and lend some pedal power. Wilson Park (next to Safety Bay Library) For more inform... find out more
27 Oct 2017 | Makers and Creators: Macramé
6.30pm at Warnbro Community Library
Discover the art of Macramé. Use unique knotting techniques to create your very own wall hanging. Learn something new, get creative and have fun. Bookings are essential. For more information, or to register, contact Warnbro Community Library on 9528 8577 or wclcontact@rocki... find out more
28 Oct 2017 | Castaways Sculpture Awards
9am at Rockingham Foreshore
The 2017 Castaway Sculpture Awards will be held on the Rockingham Foreshore from 28 October to 5 November 2017. Visit the beach to see more than 60 different sculptures made from recycled materials. Entries cover three different categories including Op... find out more
28 Oct 2017 | Castaways Sculpture Awards 10th Anniversary Celebration
10am at Churchill Park
Come down to the Rockingham Foreshore to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Castaways Sculpture Awards. The City will be hosting a free community celebration, with family friendly art activities and stalls in the park. Live music will be performed during the day, including ... find out more
28 Oct 2017 | Introduction to Drawing
10am at Safety Bay Library
Ever thought about learning to draw, or would you like to improve your skills? Well join us at Safety Bay Library for a one off introductory class to everything drawing. Registrations essential call us on 9528 8611 or email sblcontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au to book your place... find out more
28 Oct 2017 | Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - GRAND FINAL
1pm at Rockingham Foreshore, Rockingham Beach Road, Rockingham WA 6168
The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Competition (fornerly known as the Festival of New Talent) is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the m... find out more
29 Oct 2017 | Kids Yoga Sundays (3-6 years)
9.30am at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Kids Yoga comes to the Mary Davies Library this spring season! The perfect activity for warming little bodies and minds.  Bring your 3-6 yo’s along on Sunday mornings at 9.30am for a 45min interactive class bursting with vibrancy and imagination through yoga games, ... find out more
29 Oct 2017 | Kids Yoga Sundays (7-10 years)
10.30am at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
Introduce your young people (7-10 years) to the physical and mental benefits of yoga in this interactive, fun and educational yoga series at Mary Davies Library! We will enjoy face yoga, laugh yoga, traditional poses, yoga games, alphabet yoga, music, dance and more! Classes w... find out more
29 Oct 2017 | Leather Workshop
2pm at Warnbro Community Library
Join us at Warnbro Community Library for a 2.5 hour class and learn the tricks of the leather trade with Kristy from Farlands Leather. You will be supplied with a variety of leather colours and some vegan options too for you to craft your own purse or wallet. Registrations ... find out more
30 Oct 2017 | Making the Change: Introduction to the Associations Incorporated Act 2015
6pm at Administration Centre
The presentation highlights some of the key responsibilities of incorporated associations and explains the process to review and update the rules (Constitutions) to meet the new law requirements. For more information, contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockingham.wa.... find out more
31 Oct 2017 | Seniors Week - Healthy Eating and Weight Management
9am at Warnbro Community Library
Presented by Juniper Community, the Healthy Eating and Weight Management seminar is aimed at people who are trying to improve the quality of their diet and people who are trying to lose weight. For more information, contact the City on 9528 0333 or customer@rockin... find out more
31 Oct 2017 | Healthy Eating and Weight Management
9am at Warnbro Community Library
Presented by Juniper Community, the Healthy Eating and Weight Management seminar is aimed at people who are trying to improve the quality of their diet and people who are trying to lose weight. For more information, or to register, contact Warnbro Community Library on 9528 ... find out more