JOIN South Perth Libraries on May 1, from 10am-noon, for a free workshop on Chinese calligraphy as part of its Mind Lounge series.
Chinese calligraphy is both a form of writing and artistic expression that can be traced back to the Shang dynasty of 1100BC.
Silkroads Chinese calligraphy instructor Choi will teach participants how to create the flowing text using special brushes, ink, paper and silk. Bookings are essential.
SUSTAINABILITY experts Shani Graham and Tim Darby will host Living Smart, a seven-week course that will teach participants how to create a simpler, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.
The course is a great way to learn more about what you can do in your own life to become more sustainable, from saving power and water to thinking about transport, healthy homes and lifestyles, growing your own food and retrofitting your home.
A wide range of topics will be explored, with lots of time for thinking and sharing with others.
The course starts May 10, from 6.30-9pm, at the South Perth Civic Centre.
THE WA Rabbit Council is hosting the Rabbit Extravaganza at Curtin Stadium on May 5 and 6. It is the first time the free event has been brought to WA.
There will be eight rabbit shows over the weekend – judged by international and interstate judges – and there will be rabbit pet shows and fancy dress competitions both days.
They have invited Cats WA, Cavy West, Chooks in the City and the Reptile Society, which will all be having shows and displays. There will also be the Incredible Creatures petting zoo and lots of market stalls.
LIVING History: Reading the People of Belmont will be held at Ruth Faulkner Public Library on Tuesday, May 1.
Join for an interactive panel discussion featuring representatives from the diverse cultures and communities within the City of Belmont, hosted and moderated by author, broadcaster and former Heritage Perth executive director Richard Offen.
Light refreshments will be available from 6pm.