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Castlemaine: Market, then Welcome Dinner
17 June 2017
Castlemaine – Refugee Week
Planned activities and events are:
• Sat 17th: RAR stall at Wesley Hill Markets.
• Sat 17th: Welcome dinner, to be hosted by the Uniting Church, possibly with the Chatwarblers singing.
• Tues 20th: Possible charity concert with the Castlemaine Singers and Macapella.
• Sun 25 June: Lecture on ‘Human rights, children, and children in detention’, to be hosted by the Anglican Church – speakers will be human rights advocate Dr Olivia Ball and Christine Hill, an early child development specialist who has worked in the Broadmeadows detention centre.
• Film screening: Council has bought the film ‘Constance on the Edge’ and plans to host a screening at the Phee Broadway during Refugee Week
• Council-run community forum to discuss and provide feedback on the Council Action Plan and continue to move forward with the ‘Welcome Zone’ agenda, including discussion about Mount Alexander becoming a SHEV Council.
• Library event: Possibly scheduling something on a ‘Philosophy in the Library’ night (first Thurs of each month) – tbc