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Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema - February program

Grab your picnic basket and blanket and head out to the Kookaburra Cinema for an evening of great entertainment under the stars. Check out this month's program:-
Sat 1 & Sun 2: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (M)
Fri 7 & Sat 8: Sorry we Missed You (MA15+)
Sun 9: Balloon (M)
Fri 14: Mrs Lowry and Son (PG)
Sat 15 & Sun 16: Cats (CTC)
Fri 21 & Sat 22: Bombshell (M)
Sun 23: Pain and Glory (MA15+)

Gates open 6.30pm, show starts 7.45pm.
Cost $15 adults, children $10. Program details here

Mundaring Arts Centre - Opening exhibition for 2020

Opening night 7pm - Friday 7 February 
Gallery 1 & 2 - Homo Eclectic
Hans Arkeveld is one of WA’s foremost artists and sculptors. This retrospective exhibition documents his 50-plus year multi-disciplinary practice and long-term engagement with the University of Western Australia Anatomy Department, and draws on his passion for the machinations and form of the human body as well as social justice issues.

Mundaring Arts Centre is open Tues to Fri 10am-5pm, Sat and Sun 11am-3pm. Closed Mondays and public holidays. 7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. Tel: 9295 3991 or visit website here

Twilight mountain bike ride and accommodation package

Saturday 8 February & Sunday 9 February
Forge Farm Riding School and Artsportive are partnering to offer a special 16km twilight ride along the beautiful KepTrack between the villages of Chidlow and Wooroloo. 
The package includes escorted ride, dinner and overnight accommodation at Fettler's Crossing in Wooroloo, plus a light breakfast and morning tea on Sunday. The ride to Fettler's Crossing will leave from Chidlow on Saturday at 5pm. Limited spots available. View event on Facebook hereEmail Wendy or T: 0427 444 051 for enquiries and bookings

Short Street Kitchen Raw Treats workshop

Saturday 8 February
Learn to make some beautiful refined sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free treats that are free from harmful preservatives and chemical additives. Learn the techniques of how to naturally flavour and sweeten raw foods.

Sample everything as you go along, take some goodies home and save some room for afternoon tea after a wander in the garden. 1pm-4.30pm. Learn more here.

Capture the Light - photography refresher course

Saturday 8 February
Has it been a while since you've picked up your camera and forgotten what you once knew? Join professional photographer Anna-Mair of Capture the Light Photo Tours for this special 3 hour small-group refresher course, where you will cover all of the manual modes of your camera; ISO, metering and using picture style. You'll also be guided through different compositional techniques like rules of thirds, leading lines, foreground interest as well as looking at ways to train your eye to see a shot.

Anna-Mair has many years' experience teaching photographers from beginner to advanced. As well as the formal part to the session there will plenty of time to put the theory into practice.  Workshop runs 9am-12pm. Find out more here.

Mundaring Twilight Markets

Saturday 8 February
Mundaring Twilight Markets makes a return to the streets of Mundaring this month for the fourth consecutive year.  With over 150 stalls including food trucks and street performers, the event promises a family-friendly carnival atmosphere. This event is brought to you by Mundaring Rotary Club in partnership with Shire of Mundaring and Mundaring Community Bank Branch Bendigo. 5pm-9pm. View Facebook here.

Treat that special Someone at Amaroo Retreat & Spa

Friday 14 February
What does Valentine’s Day mean to you? Is it spoiling your loved one with a romantic dinner or treating them to a luxurious lunch? Then, this Valentine’s Day, Amaroo Retreat & Spa has you covered!

Lunch served 12pm-4pm, with full menu available or Dinner 5pm-late, with a special 3 course set menu and serenading from 
Dove Music (6pm-10pm). Bookings are essential!💕 Find out more on Facebook.

Relax and enjoy Valentine's Day at The Chidlow Tavern

Friday 14 February
Celebrate your loved one with a romantic lunch or dinner at The Chidlow Tavern. The kitchen will be offering romantically-themed blackboard specials in addition to the full menu for the more traditional taste buds. The kitchen is open for lunch 11.30am-2.30pm and dinner 5.30pm-8.30pm. Reserve your table today. T: 9572 4154, Email or message Katie on Facebook

The Writing Juggle: Workshop for Women Writers

Saturday 15 February
Do you want to write, but just can’t find the time? Join KSP Fellow-in-Residence and award-winning local author Tabetha Rogers Beggs to find ways around the Mum/writing juggle.  There will be open and candid conversation about the difficulties of juggling your everyday life with your creative one, plus writing exercises and creating a schedule that works for you. 1pm-4pm. View Facebook event or T: 9294 1872

Chidlow Hall Market Day

Saturday 15 February
Chidlow Hall monthly markets are back for 2020!

This month the regular markets will be replaced with a special Twilight Markets from 4pm-7pm.  Browse the beautiful range of local, handmade crafts, artworks, giftware, skincare, homemade jams, chutneys, cakes, locally grown fruit and veg, plants and more.

Chidlow Hall, Old Northam Rd, Chidlow. View Facebook event here.

Mundaring Arts Centre - Masterclass with Ben Joel

Sunday 16 February
Celebrate the work of Hans Arkeveld, one of WA’s foremost and most influential artists during his retrospective exhibition Homo Eclectic in this 4-hour drawing workshop with Ben Joel. Using Arkeveld sculptures as subjects, this workshop will be directed towards:
- Drawing as an aid to the development of visual inventiveness.
- Boosting the skills and strategies of seeing, in order to draw with  efficiency, speed, observational accuracy and purpose.
- The development of drawings as artworks in their own right. 10am-2pm, suitable for 16+ yrs. View website here.

Cool Summer with Mundaring Folk 'n' Blues Club brought to you by Shire of Mundaring

Sunday 16 February
Enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon in the park with performances by local artists from a range of music genres including Bluegrass Parkway.

Tickets for this event are not necessary, however you can register here for the chance to win one of the great prizes on offer.  This event is alcohol free. View event on Facebook here.  4pm-6pm. Mundaring Sculpture Park, Jacoby St, Mundaring

Mundaring Folk n Blues Club - February

Friday 21 February
This month Mundaring Folk 'n' Blues Club welcomes the internationally renowned pipers Brighde Chembeul & Jamie Murphy, currently touring Australia exhibiting their extraordinary skills and haunting sounds of the Scottish small pipes and Irish Uilleann pipes. Sharing the bill; outstanding local musicians Mark Turner & Kane Shaw presenting an array of contemporary and self-penned songs on guitar and double bass along with Phil Beck, a stalwart of Perth and Australia's folk circuit having just returned from Tasmania's Signet Festival. 

Entry $10. Doors open 6.45pm. Bar & food available. Show starts 7.30pm. Mundaring Sporting Club, Coolgardie St, Mundaring. View website here Email mundaringfolknblues@gmail.com

Cinema under Starlight proudly brought to you by Shire of Mundaring

Saturday 22 February
Secret Life of Pets 2 (PG)
Arrive early to enjoy the pre-show fun with face-painters, giant bubble activities, local fire brigades, community group stalls, ice cream and coffee vans and much more.  BYO picnic dinner and visit the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Travelling Farm.

Gates open at 6.00pm with film starting at sunset.

Glen Forrest Oval, Marnie Rd. View event on Facebook here.

Rediscover Nature, Rediscover Yourself at Lake Nenia, Mundaring

Lake Nenia is now taking weekday and weekend bookings for planning away-days and workshops. Professional facilitators, catering, transport and accommodation packages are available to ensure the focus of your team is on outcomes and team building.  Two large beautiful multi-purpose studios and deck overlook the 8 acres including a stunning lake, expansive lush lawns, a magical tea-tree forest and native jarrah bushland.  Everyone will leave feeling re-charged and focused on delivering your strategy. Visit website here.

Marloo Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland

Friday 28 February - Opening night
Follow Alice down the rabbit hole as a cast of over 80 performers lead you on a magical adventure around the town of Easingwold. This brand new version of the much loved story will come to life as part of Easingwold's Little Fest weekend and will transport audiences to the nonsensical world of wonderland. You'll join Hatters and Hares for tea, converse with Cats and Caterpillars and avoid the fearsome Queen of Hearts along a journey that just gets curiouser and curiouser.

Show times: Wed, Fri & Sat curtains up at 7.30pm. Sun matinees 2pm. Marloo Theatre, 20 Marloo Rd, Greenmount. Visit website

Mundaring Weir Hotel - Sunday Sessions

The iconic Mundaring Weir Hotel provides the perfect laid-back atmosphere for a Sunday chill out. The traditional lamb spit roast is served every Sunday - carving and serving starts at around 1pm.

Live music from one of three resident folk bands, together with the spectacular backdrop of Beelu National Park makes this an extra special way to spend a Sunday in the Perth Hills. Mundaring Weir Precinct. Tel: 9295 1106 or visit website.

Parkerville Tavern - a great place to catch up

The Parkerville Tavern is a lovely old family pub and restaurant in the heart of Perth Hills. Steeped in history, this double-storey federation style pub is a local favourite. The beautifully restored “Parky” is ideal for families with a great line up of live, local music on Fridays from 6.30pm and Sundays 4pm-7pm. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to find out what's on this month. 6-18 Owen Rd, Parkerville. T: 9295 4500

The Mundaring Hotel - Heart of the Hills since 1899

The Mundaring Hotel is a family-friendly restaurant, bar and beer garden located in the heart of Mundaring. The hotel offers an extensive A La Carte Menu with top quality pub favourites as well as exquisite dishes from The Daily Specials Board, tapas bites and kids meals. Check out the menus here. Courtesy bus Fridays &  Saturdays from 6pm-midnight.
LIVE MUSIC on Friday and Saturday 7.30pm-10.30pm. Visit them on Facebook page. Cnr Nichol/Jacoby St, Mundaring.  T: 9295 1006

Mount Helena Tavern & Restaurant

Known locally as The Mounties, the historic Mount Helena Tavern was brought to life in 1902. The Tavern is a traditional Australiana-style pub with a country feel that appeals to families, withits large beer garden and kids playground - perfect for relaxing through the lazy days of summer.

Live music Friday & Saturday nights. Visit Facebook here to check out what's coming up this month. 900 Keane St, Mount Helena. T: 9572 2121

Bush Bounty exhibition at Mundaring District Museum

Exhibition runs throughout February
‘Bush Bounty’ explores the many ways people, past and present, encountered West Australian flora.  From food and medicine, to decoration on clothing and domestic items, this exhibition celebrates how the State’s extraordinary botanical diversity has been utilised in the everyday and commonplace. 

Mon-Sat 9.30am-4pm, Sun 10am-2.30pm (except New Year's Day) Mundaring District Museum, Old School, 7225 Gt Eastern H'way, Mundaring. 
Emily Pelloe Illustration, from Charles Gardner & Emily Pelloe, Wildflowers of WA, 1938

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