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Nature Play at Kingston Park

South

12 October 2021 - 26 October 2021

Kids will have fun playing, learning and exploring outdoors with nature based art, science and literacy activities for two- to four-year-olds. Please supply snack, hat and water. Parents are encouraged to stay with their children.…

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Talk

Breathing New Life – a Public Lecture by Tim Smallbon

North

24 October 2021

Breathing New Life outlines the journey of the Cressy Research Station, founded in 1937 and becoming a Land Army training centre through the Second World War, then a farmer training facility and then a centre…

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Webinar

Exploring Hobart’s Antarctic Future

Online

26 October 2021

How does Hobart’s unique role as one of the five Antarctic Gateway cities influence its urban identity and future city-shaping policies? This CityTalks conversation will unpack how Hobart’s future is shaped by its strong connection…

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Kids

Make a Bird’s Nest

South

26 October 2021

Springtime is nest making time. Learn about what makes a nest comfortable, safe and strong. This activity is especially for preschoolers. Younger siblings are also very welcome. Fran Parker is an experienced primary school and…

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Exhibit

Butterfly Brilliance floor talks

North

26 October 2021 - 16 November 2021

Discover how butterfly collections chart climate and landscape change, and what it means for butterfly survival. Built through 50 years of butterfly research, experts Ian Knight and Trevor Lambkin amassed a private collection of over…

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Exhibit

Flora : The Art and Science of the Plant 2021

South

26 October 2021 - 6 November 2021

The Botanical Art Society of Australia (BASA) comes to Hobart for the first time, bringing a cache of local and interstate botanical artworks. BASA has 400 members throughout Australia with the aim of promoting botanical…

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Webinar

Where Physics Ends and Metaphysics Begins

Online

27 October 2021

Are there any phenomena to which the scientific method should not or could not be applied? How far can we stray from or challenge accepted theories before it becomes non-scientific and out of scope? Does…

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Exhibit

Penguin Architecture – Exhibition and Talks

South

28 October 2021 - 31 October 2021

An exhibition of artwork with a purpose. Artists have collaborated with scientists to design ceramic little penguin nesting modules to be placed in Derwent Little Penguin colonies. This event will provide people with the opportunity…

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Talk

Soaking It Up, The Incredible Lives Of Marine Sponges

South

28 October 2021

Sponges aren’t just good for cleaning the shower; they’re an important part of coral reef ecosystems. They act as a hotel for many other reef species, they filter huge volumes of seawater and they can…

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Forthside Field Day

South

3 November 2021

Join the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) for a family friendly day at the Forthside Vegetable Research Facility to view the research trials, hear from researchers and industry innovators, and discover the smart technology in…

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Talk

Brain Hack: Sharing the secrets to productive learning, backed by neuroscience

South

7 November 2021

Our brains change as we age, making it significantly harder to learn – but it doesn’t mean an old dog can’t learn new tricks! There are smarter ways to learn than whatever it is you’re doing…

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