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HIVE Planetarium Show

North West

3 January 2023 - 4 February 2023

Home to the largest planetarium in Tasmania, visitors will be able to study the night sky and learn from our experienced staff, including resident expert and Principal Astronomer, Dr. Martin George. Our Planetarium will take…

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Kids

Bush Adventures – Just for Adults

South

14 January 2023 - 4 March 2023

The City of Hobart’s Bush Adventures Program fosters curiosity, wonder and delight in our natural world. The Just for Adults 2022 program is starting with: Alpine Guided Walk on 14 Jan Dorney House – Porter…

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Kids

Bush Kids (2-5 yrs old)

South

31 January 2023 - 1 March 2023

The City of Hobart’s Bush Adventures Program fosters curiosity, wonder and delight in our natural world. Bush stories involves an active morning of exploring wild places, discovering amazing plants, fantastic fungi, and finding creatures big…

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Event

World Wetlands Day

South

4 February 2023

Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2023. Whether you want to learn about wetland species, be part of a traditional ceremony or do some hands-on activities – we’re sure there’s something that suits you! Free activities on the…

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Flight Lines to Tasmania: the critical challenges to migratory shore birds

South

9 February 2023

This is a chance to join author Andrew Darby and the widely recognised  bird expert Dr Eric Woehler to hear in depth about extraordinary long distance migratory shorebirds and their lives on our coasts. Flight…

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Book Launch

The Aurora Chaser’s Handbook: in pursuit of Tasmania’s Southern Lights

South

10 February 2023

Margaret Sonnemann started a Facebook group hoping to ensure that she never missed another display of the Aurora Australis. What she didn’t expect was to become part of an adventurous, rapidly growing community of “aurora…

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Kids

After-school STEM Club @ Hive

North West

16 February 2023 - 30 March 2023

Join us for Hive’s After-school STEM Club in Term 1 2023! Sessions will run every Thursday afternoon from 3:30 – 5:00pm from 16 February to 30 March. Each session will include a short STEM presentation,…

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Talk

How to talk about climate change: an intimate lecture

North

18 February 2023

Tim Flannery is the 2007 Australian of the Year. In 2013 he founded, and is chief councilor of, the Australian Climate Council. He is currently Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Climate Change at the Australian Museum,…

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Lecture

The peril of naming things

North

26 February 2023

Naming things, an ancient human activity that enables us to make sense of our surroundings, carries a risk of distorting our perceptions of them. The success of the Linnaean system influenced attempts to label other…

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Workshop

Good Fermentation Takes Time

North

28 February 2023

This Masterclass on fermentation brings Tasmanian doing interesting fermentations to the table to share their activities and learnings whilst providing an opportunity for participants to learn about equipment and services available. Cost: $50 for AIFST members…

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Lecture

A very great idea? Acclimatisation in Tasmania, 1862 – 1895

South

6 March 2023

This lecture focuses on Tasmania’s acclimatization experience with British animals and birds, with particular reference to the Tasmanian Acclimatisation Society formed in 1862. Acclimatisers were motivated to introduce birds like pheasants, partridges and quail and…

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