Events 2019

Science Shows - Gums to Bums!

Tue 8, 15, 22 & Thur 10, 17, 24 Jan
Follow the path of your breakfast, find out if you are a super taster & help make some poo!
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Fizz & Ferment - Talk & Pop Up Science

Wed 9 Jan
Family- friendly fermentation fun! Learn about the science, health benefits and delicious flavour of fermented foods.
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Exquisite Drawing Machines - Drop in Drawing

Wed 16 Jan
Drop in experimental drawing event where you can make all sorts of weird and wonderful drawings.
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The Next Wave of Plastic - Pop Up Science

Fri 18 Jan
Get hands on while sieving for micro plastics and learn about the impacts our plastic waste is having on our local environment
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Geoscience Rocks! Pop Up Science

Mon 21 Jan
Dig for fossils and even make your own one to take home at this free geo pop up science event
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Slippery Slime Workshop

23 Jan 2019
Get messy while you learn about the science of slime and create your very own slippery slime to take home!
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Saucy Science for Vivacious Valentines

Thurs 14 Feb
Special Valentine's Day evening at Newcastle Museum
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The Low End Exhibition

Sat 16 Feb
Join Ackeron st Records for a showcase of musical manipulation.
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Bean to Cup - Talk

Sun 17 Feb
Learn about all the coffee hows and whys at this free public talk presented by coffee experts from Crema
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Shaping and Managing the Newcastle Coastline

Tue 19 Feb
A presentation focused on our local coastline
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Valuation Day

Saturday 16 March
Book in for a 15-minute informal discussion about your most cherished heirlooms and hidden treasures.
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Hunter Past in Photos 11

Thurs 28 Mar
Discover the history of Newcastle revealed through photographs
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WORKSHOP: Introduction to Crime Writing with Sandi Wallace

Fri 5 April
For writers keen to start or develop their crime-writing skills in long or short form.
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NM:PM Roaring Twenties Razors & Ratbags

Sat 6 Apr
Dress up in your 1920s glad rags and join us for a one night only underground party!
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Crime at the Museum - Newcastle Writers Festival

Three free events will be held at Newcastle Museum for this years Newcastle Writers Festival. The Story of a Fire: Inside the mind of an arsonist Unlocking the Puzzle A Shrink in the Clink
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Sat 4 May & Sun 19 May
A guided history walking tour of the Honeysuckle area
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Science Shows - Quake & Shake

Tuesday 9 & 16 Thursday 11 & 18
Learn about how rocks can fold, snap, melt and explode at our free science shows!
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SOLD OUT - Turukilliko NESA-accredited Teacher Professional Development Day

Mon 5 Aug
Incorporate Indigenous Knowledge and Culture into Primary and Secondary classrooms in this one day Teacher professional Development Day.
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Science Week at Newcastle Museum

Mon 12 - Sun 18 Aug 2019
Celebrate Science Week at Newcastle Museum. We have lots of interesting activities for you!
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