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August 2018

Science Improv Comedy Workshop

August 15 @ 18:00 - 19:00
CityHive, 184 Marine Tce
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530 Australia
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Free 28 spots left

Come learn some improv skills and have some fun as the Mid West regions oldest and most famous comedy improv troupe THE GREAT PRETENDERS get scientific in a Science themed Improv Comedy Workshop.  Improvisation Comedy, or improv, is a form of live theatre comedy in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Often improvisers will take a suggestion from the audience, or draw on some other source of inspiration…

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Film Harvest Presents Scinema

August 15 @ 18:00 - 20:00

SCINEMA is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere showcasing the best in science cinema from around the world. SCINEMA is a celebration of the power of the moving image to inspire the young, satisfy the curious, explain the baffling and ask the impossible. Cost: Adults $16 Senior/Child $13 from the venue or online closer to event date. Tickets can be purchased via: http://oranacinemas.com.au/geraldton.html  

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Science Improv Comedy Jam

August 15 @ 19:15 - 21:00
CityHive, 184 Marine Tce
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530 Australia
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Free 28 spots left

Come have some fun as The Comedy Emporium gets scientific in a Science themed Improv Comedy Jam. We will play a number of fun games with a science twist in the spirit of National Science Week. Improvisation Comedy, or improv, is a form of live theatre comedy in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Often improvisers will take a suggestion from the audience, or draw on some other…

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Secret Spaces: Bureau of Meteorology Tour 2

August 16 @ 12:30 - 13:30
Bureau of Meteorology, Lot 101 Arthur Road
Moonyanooka, WA Australia
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Free

Geraldton Meteorological Office is a weather station that is part of the Bureau of Meteorology’s national observation network. Learn how the Bureau measures rainfall, temperature and evaporation. A weather balloon release is included in the tour. Free weather information packs available.

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10 Star Sustainable House Tour #1

August 16 @ 16:30 - 17:30
197a Augustus Street, 197a Augustus Street
Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
Free Sold out

Visit a ten star energy rated house that requires no artificial heating or cooling, utilises many reclaimed and natural materials, harvests rainwater and considers indoor air quality through careful product choices. With rising energy costs this is a great example of a future proof design on a small lot perfect for starters or downsizers. Take a self-guided tour then stick around to ask any questions you may have from the passionate designer with over 20 years’ experience in passive solar…

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Inspiring Women in Science Breakfast

August 17 @ 07:00 - 09:30
Zeewijk Training Restaurant, 173 Fitzgerald St
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530 Australia
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$18.5 – $30.00 39 tickets left
2018 Inspiring Women In Science Breakfast

Inspiration, networking and breakfast, with renowned astronomer Dr Natasha Hurley-Walker.  Natasha is an astronomer who uses radio waves to explore the distant reaches of the Universe. She obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2010, and moved to Australia in 2011 to help commission a cutting-edge radio telescope that is a precursor to the much larger Square Kilometer Array. Her latest achievement is using this telescope to survey the whole sky, providing masses of data on exploded stars,…

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Batavia Coast Maritime Institute Tour

August 17 @ 16:00 - 18:00
Batavia Coast Maritime Institution, Separation Point Close
Geraldton, WA 6503 Australia
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Free 29 spots left

The Batavia Coast Maritime Institute (BCMI) campus is a state of the art training, research and development facility located on the oceanfront of the picturesque Separation Point in Geraldton. Opening in 2006 after ten years of planning and development, BCMI has positioned itself as a world class centre of excellence, specialising in the areas of aquaculture, marine and environmental science research and training. For more information: https://www.centralregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/campuses/batavia-coast-maritime-institute

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Chapman River Friends Wildlife Walk

August 18 @ 09:00 - 11:00
Spalding Park, Spalding Park
Geraldton, Western Australia 6530 Australia
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Free 12 spots left

Join Chapman River Friends (CRF) on a Wildlife Guided Walk to discover the park (364 ha) with a different view. This native bushland in the heart of Geraldton is home to more than 300 plant, 123 bird, 22 reptile and frog species, plus kangaroos and echidnas. Your safety is YOUR responsibility. Paths are rough. Wear appropriate bush clothes, closed sturdy shoes, sunhat, sunscreen, raincoat, BYO water bottle. This event is suitable for Children 6 years and above. Chapman River Friends…

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10 Star Sustainable House Tour #2

August 18 @ 11:30 - 12:30
197a Augustus Street, 197a Augustus Street
Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
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Free Sold out

Visit a ten star energy rated house that requires no artificial heating or cooling, utilises many reclaimed and natural materials, harvests rainwater and considers indoor air quality through careful product choices. With rising energy costs this is a great example of a future proof design on a small lot perfect for starters or downsizers. Take a self-guided tour then stick around to ask any questions you may have from the passionate designer with over 20 years’ experience in passive solar…

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