What’s On in and around the Southern Gazette area, May 21-28

What’s On in and around the <i>Southern Gazette</i> area, May 21-28

SOUTH Perth’s McDougall Kindy is hosting an open day on May 26, 10am-noon.

The open day is an opportunity for families with children aged 3-4 years to explore the facilities and meet with teachers.

This year, as part of the day’s festivities, participants will be weaving CDs, which will form part of a larger public art installation.

Visit www.mcdougall-kindy.com.au.

JOIN heart and lung surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp on May 30, from 6.30-7.30pm at Manning Community Centre as she answers the age old question: can you die from a broken heart?

With a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours from the University of Western Australia, Dr Stamp will take you into the operating theatre, explain what she sees in patients with heart complications and how a life-saving transplant works.

Book sales and signing available on the night.

Parking available off Bradshaw Crescent. Visit www.eventbrite.com.au.

VICTORIA Park Library will have a teddy bears’ picnic for children aged two to five years on May 23, from 10-11.30am.

Bring your favourite teddy, picnic and rug and enjoy farm animals, face painting, sand art, stories and games. Free coffee and tea will be available for parents and carers.

Bookings are essential.

Call 9373 5500.

KENT Street Senior High School is holding its Open Day on May 25, from 1-3pm.

The school is well known for its aviation, cricket and, fashion and arts design specialist programs.

In addition to these programs, the school offers a broad range of secondary schooling curriculum, catering to diverse backgrounds, interests, aptitudes and needs, from years 7 to 12.

Visit www.kentstreetshs.wa.edu.au.

THE City of Belmont is running a presentation on plastic-free living at its Civic Centre on June 6, from 6.30-8pm.

Plastic Not So Fantastic will cover how to switch your thinking and minimise single-use plastics in your home and your life to save money and the planet.

Register via email to environment@belmont.wa.gov.au or call 9477 7257.

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