Jealous Saboteurs: Teen Writing Competition
Create a piece of writing inspired Francis Upritchard’s exhibition, Jealous Saboteurs at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. The exhibition opens on Saturday 12th August 2017 and runs until 26th November 2017. Visit the exhibition and pick up an entry form from the Art Gallery or any Dunedin Public Library for more details or enter online via our competition entry page www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz/events/our-competitions
Entry is restricted to high school students in years 9 to 13, and there are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd-place winners. The competition will be judged by Dunedin writer, David Eggleton and Kings High School Librarian, Bridget Schaumann.
Closing date for entries is 28 October 5pm.
12th August – 28th October
All Dunedin Public Libraries
Winners notified: Wednesday 15th November
Prize-giving: Sunday 3rd December, 12 noon
In association with the Francis Upritchard exhibition Jealous Saboteurs, and in collaboration with Dunedin Public Libraries and Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature. Check the Dunedin Public Art Gallery events page for further upcoming details of the exhibition. Any queries, contact Lynda Cullen 4743249. This touring exhibition, Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs is a joint partnership with Monash University Museum of Art and City Gallery, Wellington.
Harbour's Edge: An exhibition of maps & plans
An exhibition of maps showing development on the harbour's edge over time, with particular emphasis on reclamations.
Friday 13th October – Tuesday 31st October
Heritage Collection, 3rd Floor, Dunedin City Library, Moray Place
Plant-Based Living: Healthy & Sustainable Food Choices
A public talk by Plant-based Living Initiative will examine healthy eating and impacts both on the body and world climate.
Please join us for this exciting discussion. Healthy snacks will be provided for all.
Anna deMello - Registered Dietitian (R.D.), Master of Science (M.Sc.) Human Nutrition
Jono Drew - Medical Student, University of Otago Bachelor of Medical Sciences with Honours research topic- climate and health co-benefits
Anna and Jono are both founding members of Plant-Based Living Initiative.
Tuesday 17th October, 7pm
Mind Your Beeswax: Eco-friendly Wrap Workshops
Come along to a Beeswax Wraps Workshop and learn how to make your own beeswax wrap for just $10 per wrap. Fiona Clements who will take the workshop will supply all the materials including: re-washed cotton, local beeswax, jojoba oil and tree resin.
For more details about the workshops contact the Blueskin Bay library.
Learn more about Fiona at: http://www.senoritaawesumo.com/about.html
Tuesday 17 October 7 - 9 pm
Blueskin Bay Library Meeting Room
Suitable for adults and older children.
Registrations essential: payment to be made to Fiona on the night of the workshop. Please advise how many wraps you would like to make when registering.
Tuesday 17th October, 7-9pm
Continued Sense of Wonder: The Publisher’s Viewpoint
Guest speaker, Exisle’s Gareth St John Thomas, on the process of producing a book and the publishing scene in Dunedin.
Join us for a look at books from the Exisle stable, including their picture book imprint, EK.
Wednesday 15th November, 6.30pm for 8pm start
Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library
Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or firstname.lastname@example.org – please confirm when booking, if you would like to attend the basement tour
For more information, contact: Jackie.email@example.com
Books available to purchase on the night (cash only)