Following the success of the recent Autumn Art Exhibition, the Northern Beaches Art Society Inc. are thrilled to be able to present "Spectrum", the 76th Annual Awards Art Exhibition and Sale. This year the exhibition will be held from Friday June 17 to Sunday June 19, at the Community Centre, Newport - 11-13 The Boulevarde, Newport.
Entry to the exhibition is free and will be open from 2pm on Friday, from 9am to 5pm on Saturday and from 9am to 4pm on Sunday from 9am to 4pm. The Official Opening will be from 6pm to 8pm on Friday June 17. Northern Beaches Mayor Michael Regan will be opening the exhibition.
A number of new members, who joined after visiting the previous exhibition, will have works on display at this exhibition. Visitors will be able to see a vast array of works in a variety of mediums and styles in oils, watercolours, acrylics, and pastels as well as drawings covering a plethora of subjects. Visitors will be able to purchase raffle tickets to win a beautiful watercolour painting by Lyndall Clegg. All proceeds from this raffle will go to the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. For more information about the Art Society: www.northernbeachesartsociety.org.
The artists from the Warringah Printmakers Studio are inviting the community to share in their printmaking with an exhibition showcasing the year of printmaking from 2021-22. Covering a wide variety of styles and techniques, there is something to appeal to everyone. The exhibition runs from Monday, June 13 until Sunday June 26. The exhibition at Creative Space, 105 Abbott Road, North Curl Curl, runs from Thursday, June 16 until Sunday June 26. There will be an exhibition open event on Saturday June 18 from 3-5pm.
Do you knit? Crochet? Cross stitch? Embroider? Draw? Paint? Do you dabble in papercrafts, wire sculpture, mosaics or model making? Whatever your creative outlet the Knit and Craft Circle invite everyone to join them this Thursday June 16 from 2pm to 3pm.
Sign up to the Zoom meeting to share what you love doing, what you are working on and any pro tips. Meet some new people and get inspired. All you need for each session is a genuine interest in chatting crafts and learning from each other's experiences.
The Manly-Warringah Choir is delighted to return to the concert platform after a Covid enforced break of over two years.
Choristers and orchestra, led by Musical Director Dr Carlos Alvarado, will celebrate the Choir's return to public performances by presenting a programme of uplifting music at St John's Church Dee Why on Sunday afternoon, July 17. The choral music includes selections from Handel's incomparable Messiah (including the Hallelujah Chorus) and his stunning Coronation Anthems, with the orchestra playing Edward Elgar's delightful Serenade for Strings. Tickets cost $35 and are available through the website www.manlywarringahchoir.org.au or by calling 0411 777 738 or 0432 656 798.
If you're wondering what to go and watch this month, head on down to the Northern Beaches Youth Theatre's June Production of Jessica Bellamy's School of Sharks. This play is a family-friendly, clever, humorous but deep look at the struggles young people endure. It invites many discussions about environment, anxiety, privilege and emotional wellbeing. Shows begin on Thursday June 16, with more to come on June 18, June 23 and June 25. Tickets can be booked online at www.trybooking.com/events/landing?eid=901879&
Come and join Balgowlah Rotary Club's "Cars'n Clues Road Rally" on June 26. This will be a fun day out, suitable for all ages. Discover new places on the Northern Beaches while testing your navigating and knowledge skills. Staggered starts from the Seaforth Oval. Take a journey around the Northern Beaches for about 2 hours (if you don't get lost), stopping on route that the clues indicate and answer questions at the spot. You never know what you may discover. Great prizes for adults & children to be won. All funds raised go to Balgowlah Rotary Club's International, Local and Youth Projects.
Walk-and-talk with the refugee community along Dee Why Lagoon on Sunday, June 19. Enjoy food from some yummy food trucks. There will be cultural music, dance and drumming and a Football Australia soccer installation.
World Refugee Day is a day to extend an open-hearted welcome to people who have recently arrived in Australia with refugee experience. It is also a day to celebrate the strength, resilience and contribution that people with refugee experience bring to our communities.
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