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The 2016 Bassendean Visual Art Awards is on again – and we are in a new home!
Thursday 22 September - Wednesday 29 September
Bassendean Community Hall (downstairs)
Thurs – Sun 10am-4pm
Mon (public holiday) 1pm-4pm
Bassendean Visual Art Awards OPEN weekend
Saturday 24th September
Make & do Workshops – make pomp-poms, tassels, CD sun catchers
Wands: Harry Potter or Fairy, intro to stitching.
3pm – 4pm Rub shoulders with likeminded creatives!
Sunday 25th September
More make & do Workshops – pomp-poms, tassels, Create with Paper
Wands: Harry Potter or Fairy, CD Sun catchers
View the Council Art Collection: 10am-12noon.
Old Perth Road Markets Day
Australia’s Big Day of GOOD STUFF is coming to Bassendean!
Local treasure hunters will no doubt discover “Good Stuff” when Australia’s fastest-growing reuse and sustainability community event, the Garage Sale Trail, comes to the Town of Bassendean on Saturday, 22 October 2016.
Look out for Ashfield CAN’s highly successful garage sale at Gary Blanch Reserve, which will also be part of this national rummage.
Register your garage sale for FREE at www.garagesaletrail.com.au.
The first 2,500 sellers to register by 25 September in participating council areas will also receive a FREE Promo Pack in the mail.
Need more info? Check in for Facebook updates – Arts & Events Facebook Page www.facebook.com/bassendeanartsandevents or Town’s Page www.facebook.com/bassendeancouncil/ Or contact our Economic Development or Recreation & Culture Business Units on 9377 8000.
Nominations open for the Australia Day WA Citizen of the Year Award!
Know someone who should be recognised for their work in our community? It’s time to nominate for The Australia Day WA, Citizen of the Year Awards. Presented by Local Government within local communities across Western Australia on Australia Day, the Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution during the current year, and/or to those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.
Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.
Nominations close on 31 October 2016, please nominate at: http://www.citizenshipawards.com.au/nominate/
The Town of Bassendean is now an official partner of Act-Belong-Commit to raise awareness of the things that everyone can and should do to protect mental health and stay mentally healthy. The campaign prescribes being active, building a sense of belonging and having a sense of meaning and purpose in life for good mental health. The more we do things in our community for our own mental health, the stronger the community becomes. The stronger the community we live in, the better for our mental health.
Bassendean Activity Centre
Preferred Concept Plans now available for viewing
Following on from the recent Planning Design Forums, draft concept plans for Bassendean Oval, the BIC Reserve and the Wilson Street carpark are now available for viewing on Landcorp's website at www.landcorp.com.au/bassendean.
Graffiti in your Town
The Town has a graffiti contractor called Graffiti Force.
If you notice any graffiti contact Graffiti Force on 1300 308 551 to have it removed.
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