Thursday, June 17th, 2010 - City of Bayswater
CRAFTY critters and tasty treats are on offer at City of Bayswater libraries in WA during the July school holidays, as part of a range of free activities to keep the kids busy.

Designed for children aged six and over, it’s a chance to design stylish T-shirts, create stuffed animals, enjoy tacos and dips and make sparkling sun catchers, illuminating aliens and baskets using recycled materials.

The program across the three City of Bayswater is as follows:

Morley Public Library: REmida (basket weaving), 3pm-4.30pm, July 8; Felties (making stuffed animals), 3pm-4pm, July 13; Design a T-shirt, 3pm-4pm, July 15 (bring your own coat hanger).

Maylands Public Library: Felties, 2.30pm-3.30pm, July 6; Dip day, 2.30pm-3.30pm, July 13.

Bayswater Public Library: Mad Martians (make your own alien), 2.30pm-3.30pm, July 7; Mexican Fiesta (tacos and crafts), 2.30pm-3.30pm, July 9, Sun Catchers, 2.30pm-3.30pm, June 14.

Bayswater Public Library is at 25 King William Street, Bayswater; Gerry Leeuwangh Public Library (Morley branch) is at 7 Dewar Street, Morley, and Maylands Public Library is on the corner of Guildford Road and Eighth Avenue, Maylands.

All activities are free but bookings are required on (08) 9272 0980.

school hols: There’s a chance for kids to make their own stuffed animals as one of many free activities on offer from the three City of Bayswater libraries.

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City of Bayswater

The City of Bayswater is a local government area in the inner north-eastern suburbs of the West Australian capital city of Perth, about 9km north-east of Perth's CBD, and includes the suburbs of Bayswater, Beford, Embleton, Maylands, Morley and Noranda and parts of Mount Lawley and Dianella. It covers an area of 32.8 square kilometres and has a population of 55,801.

Originally, the Bayswater Road District was created in 1897 and, in 1961, it became a shire before attaining City status in 1983. The City of Bayswater is divided into four wards and represented by 11 councillors with the Mayor elected from among the councillors.

Recent developments in the City of Bayswater include the opening of the Galleria shopping centre in 1994, on the site of the old Boans building that burnt down in 1986. Morley is now the largest commercial district outside of Perth and Fremantle and further growth is expected.
Chris Thomas
P: (08) 9272 0923


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