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Trace the History of Your House Part 2: Following the People - Bendigo

24 August 2017 | Free

Join Vivien Newton of Bendigo Library to learn how Rate Books, Directories and Electoral Rolls create the framework for your house history by identifying the people who lived there. See Trace the History of Your House - Part 1.  Part of our National Family History Month…

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Beginner's Guide to Ancestry - Woodend

24 August 2017 | Free

Delve into your family’s background in this introduction to the library’s family history eResources including Ancestry. Part of our National Family History Month activities - see other events.  BOOKINGS REQUIRED

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Religion in the Archives - Bendigo

24 August 2017 | Free

Sunday as a Day of Rest and the Moral Pestilence of Horse Racing: Religion in the Archives Two of Bendigo Regional Archives Centre’s longest petitions are connected to 19th century Sandhurst citizens protesting potential invasions to their rights and beliefs. Join Dr Michele Matthews for a…

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Microbusiness Pop Up Expo - Bendigo

25 August 2017 | Free

Calling all business operators! Are you a microbusiness operator looking to showcase your business? Bendigo Library is hosting a Microbusiness Pop-Up Expo as part of the Bendigo Small Business Festival and we are seeking stallholders. For enquiries please contact Robin:e. robinp@ncgrl.vic.gov.aup. 5449 2752 Note…

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The Blurbs - Childrens Book Week Finale - Bendigo

25 August 2017 | Free

A fabulous finale to Children’s Book Week! Come along and enjoy kid’s rock band The Blurbs performing theatre and song based on this year’s Childrens Book Council shortlisted titles. Ages 5-12 years. BOOKINGS REQUIRED - PLEASE BOOK ONLY FOR THE…

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Book Launch: K9 Heroes - Woodend

26 August 2017 | Free

Help us celebrate the launch of local author Dee White’s new book ‘K9 Heroes’ based on true stories about dogs who have saved people’s lives. Bring along your dog and tell us in 25 words or less why your dog is a hero…

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Bendigo Volunteer Leaders Network - Bendigo

28 August 2017 | Free

A Bendigo Volunteer Resource Centre event. Promoting Best practice in Volunteer Management to Leaders of Volunteers. Activity Room 1, Bendigo Library PHONE OR EMAIL BOOKINGS REQUIRED:Phone 5441 1404 or email info@bgovolunteers.org.au

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Beginner's Guide to Ancestry - Castlemaine

29 August 2017 | Free

Delve into your family’s background in this introduction to the library’s family history eResources including Ancestry. Please note this sesssion finishes at 3pm, not 4pm as advertised in the printed program. Part of our National Family History Month activities - see other events.  BOOKINGS REQUIRED

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Little Bang Discovery Club - Gisborne

30 August 2017 | Free

Celebrate Numeracy and Literacy Week at Gisborne Library. Learn some scientific literacy skills. Discover the wonderful world of science with the Little Bang Discovery Club. Be surprised, be inspired, and have hands on fun. Drop in, no bookings required. Ages 5-8 years. See more info on the LBDC.

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Jennifer Ackerman: The Genius of Birds - Castlemaine

31 August 2017 | Free

American science writer and New York Times bestseller Jennifer Ackerman talks about her latest book ‘The Genius of Birds’. She explores the latest scientific research, giving us a new view of birds as cunning, playful, clever, artistic, and socially and…

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