Time again for Parkes Library’s annual book sale from 4 to 9 June 2018. Prices start at 50 cents. Many bargains!
Julie Frank “Call Me Frank”
Tuesday 19 June, 10am, Parkes Library
Call me Frank is a collection of autobiographical stories of men over 50 telling it like it is at this stage of their lives. The stories are honest, sometimes confronting and always inspirational. It is a companion book to Feisty, Fabulous & 50+, a collection of 21 ‘warts and all’ autobiographical stories of women navigating their way through their 50s. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or on 6861 2309 by 17 June.
15 to 28 June, Parkes Library
Its 100 years since May Gibbs’ adorable characters found their way into the homes and hearts of Australians. We are celebrating with a display from the State Library of NSW featuring May Gibbs’ iconic artwork. May Gibbs was Australia’s first full-time, professionally trained children’s book author and illustrator, and the display features reproductions of some of her most beloved characters including the gumnut babies and the brothers Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Thursday 21 June, 6pm, Parkes Library
In celebration of international Make Music Day, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra will share a global broadcast of its performance of Verdi’s Requiem live from the Sydney Opera House. With the support of Create NSW, ABC Classics, Sydney Opera House Creative Learning, Music Australia and the Australian Music Association. RSVP by 19 June on 6861 2309 or email@example.com