Ocean Keys Shopping Centre to offer music and literature as part of entertainment for customers

Julie Hills with Neive (2), of Butler. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography
Julie Hills with Neive (2), of Butler. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

LITERATURE and music are part of entertainment fare for customers as Clarkson’s main shopping centre.

Nicole Ngulube wtih Kundwani (2), of Clarkson. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

A group of local parents and their children enjoyed an interactive reading of three books about friendship recently as part of Ocean Keys Shopping Centre’s monthly story time and craft event.

Elayah (13), Vanessa, McKayla (9) and Scott Thomson, of Merriwa. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

Led by the librarians from Clarkson Library, the free event aims to engage children with books and foster an interest in reading, while also giving parents an opportunity to make friends.

Ronel and Emily Osbourn (10), of Ridgewood. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

The ‘Tiny tots storytime and craft’ sessions take place in the food court on the first Monday of each month.

Sharon Hall (centre) with Merriwa residents Eva (5) and Wade (3) Goodge with Aria Williams (3) of Connolly, and Caitlyn Hotchin (4), of Clarkson. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

Due to the Easter break, the next one will be on April 9 from 10.30am to 11.30am.The shopping centre’s Community Showcase has been giving young musicians opportunities to share their musical talents with an audience in recent weeks.

William (8), Lara and Alexandra van Niekerk (11), of Clarkson. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

Last Thursday, Butler teen Izzi Green graced the stage to perform a range of songs from a variety of genres while families enjoyed the atmosphere and children played in the free games zone.

Izzi Green performing. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

The showcase runs until May 31, with performances by different emerging artists every Thursday night between 4.30pm and 7.30pm.

Scarlette (1), Charlotte (3)and Yiwen Xiao, of Burns Beach. Picture: ASCP Commercial Photography

Local budding musicians wanting to take part can contact the centre by calling 9407 2400 or emailing oceankeys.reception@ampcapital.com.

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