OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
What have we learnt about our solar sys- tem and how has it changed over time? This talk, by John Sarkissian, OAM, Opera- tions Scientist at the CSIRO Parkes Radio Observatory, will include a discussion of new planetary systems discovered around other stars and the Parkes Telescope’s contribution to our advancement in knowledge. The talk will also touch on the lat- est search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) research at Parkes. Thursday, 27th April at 10am, Parkes Library (morning tea included) Please RSVP by 26 April on 6861 2309.
LAW WEEK EVENT – CYBER SAFETY
Law Week, a nationwide initiative to promote community awareness and understanding of the law, is being held from 15-21 May. Parkes Library is hosting a Legal Aid NSW event: Cyber safety for older people. This presentation outlines common on-line scams, how to identify them and provides practical tips on protecting yourself online. It also covers how to report scams to au- thorities. Thursday, 18th May, at 10.30am, Parkes Library. Please RSVP for catering purposes – 6861 2309.
RANDOM WEAVING WORKSHOP Artist Lanny Mackenzie is returning to Parkes to hold her Random Weaving/Free Flow workshop. The versatile weaving method can be used to make a variety of forms ranging from small delicate vessels to bigger baskets. Natural and recycled materials are used. Saturday, 10th June from 10am – 3pm, Parkes Library. Very lim- ited spaces. Please book on 6861 2309.