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Sunday, August 28, 2016
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Events for the months of August, September 2016
Deja-Vu Art Exhibition
Monday, July 18, 2016
to Sunday, October 02, 2016

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Deja-Vu is the current exhibition at the Eskleigh Art Gallery at Perth. Works for viewing and sale from members of Launceston Art Society. Watercolours, oils, acrylics and more by Phillipa Hirst, Pauline Winwood, Louise Skabo, Olga Parr, John Doyle, Darren Meader, Lynne Hutchins, Carlene Bullock, Beth Faulkner and others. 10am - 3pm daily.

Eskleigh Gallery, Scone Drive, Perth, Tasmania
Deja-Vu poster

Blessing of the Bonnets. A Chrisina Henri event
Sunday, September 18, 2016
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
A Christina Henri event. A Blessing of the Bonnets will take place at St Andrew's Uniting Church, Evandale at 9.46am. Morning tea at 11.15am. At 12.15pm a formal luncheon at Evandale Memorial Hall - pre-bookings essential. Honoured guest Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania. $25 per head. An event for people with convict heritage and links. Christina Henri's stunning art installation travels in various forms around the country and the world. Roses from the Heart is the first Memorial to all women sentenced to transportation as convicts to Australia. 25,566 cloth bonnets symbolises the women whose lives have been shrouded by a veil of amnesia for far too long.

St Andrew's Uniting Church
Evandale Community Centre   
Blessing Bonnets

A Sporting History of Avoca District
Sunday, September 25, 2016
to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A sporting History of the Avoca District… a walk down memory lane. Explore the pictorial history of the past sporting heroes of the Avoca and Rossarden District. See the inventions first created at Bona Vista and the Avoca Racing Track that were copied and then used all around Australia and then the world. Recall the Avoca Roo Shoot that sparked bitter public debate in the 1960s. On display: original trophies, uniforms and memorabilia. Come and enjoy the Avoca Spring Festival and see this amazing exhibition of the many sporting events enjoyed in the district and where several residents went on to achieve fame in their field. Presented by the Avoca Museum and Information Centre.

Boucher Park, Blenheim St, Avoca
Mary Knowles   
Avoca Sporting History

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