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What's On

Written by: The Cowra Phoenix

Whats on in Cowra

15 June – 1, 2, Books! At Cowra Library. 10:30am to 11:30am. In 1, 2 BOOKS! We read books, sing and play to encourage engagement with language and literacy. Sessions are lively and stimulating for both children and adults. Cowra Library 1, 2 BOOKS! is held every Wednesday during the school term and caters for babies, toddlers and children from birth to 3 years, and their carers. Cowra Library 1, 2 BOOKS! is free and each session lasts approximately one hour. Bookings are essential at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/cowra-library-1-2-books-tickets-255014012777?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

Until 19 June – Baltic Mini Textiles. Cowra Regional Art Gallery, 77 Darling Street, Cowra. Launched in 1993 in Gdynia, Poland, the Baltic Mini Textile Gdynia exhibition is one of Europe’s leading reviews of textile miniatures. The juried event is held every third year. It features artists from around the globe. The small scale (20 x 20 x 20cm) allows artists to experiment with complex, intricate techniques and use delicate and ephemeral materials. The selection of textiles on display demonstrates a diversity of techniques and fascinating artistic solutions. Toured by Warwick Art Gallery

15 June – The Drover’s Wife. 10:00am - 11:50am. Cowra Civic Centre. Tickets $14. A reworking of the 1892 Henry Lawson short story, The Drover’s Wife is a subversive directorial and writing debut by Leah Purcell, who stars as the legendary Molly Johnson. On an isolated farm in the alpine country of the Snowy Mountains, the heavily pregnant Molly and her young children are struggling to survive in the absence of her drover husband. When an Indigenous fugitive, Yadaka (Rob Collins) arrives on her property, Molly initially meets him with hostility. Gradually, Yadaka proves helpful in challenging situations, and seems to provide a link to Molly’s past, uncovering brutal truths and secrets which must be confronted.

16 June – Storytime At Cowra Library. 10:30am - 11:30am. Storytime at Cowra Library is lots of fun. We read stories, sing songs, play games and make craft. Storytime sessions are held every Thursday during the school term and cater for children from birth to 6 years, and their carers. Storytime is free and each session lasts approximately one hour. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow the event to run on time. The storyteller and audience are disrupted by people arriving late. Please bring your enthusiasm, but leave your mobile phone in your bag/pocket, turned off or down.

17-19 June – Cowra Showcase. Cowra Civic Centre. Cowra Musical & Dramatic Society is celebrating being back on the stage with Cowra Showcase featuring Cowra’s finest talent. Cowra Showcase brings to the stage many of the hit tunes of past musicals including classics like Cabaret, Oklahoma, Calamity Jane, Annie Get Your Gun, Company and Follies, as well as songs from contemporary musicals The Greatest Showman, Wicked, Jekyll & Hyde, Matilda, Chicago and Waitress the Musical. Audiences will love some of the popular numbers from Andre Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado and stage and screen musical Man of La Mancha amongst others. Book early, use your NSW Discover Vouchers for tickets and enjoy the not-to-bemissed Cowra Showcase! Tickets are available online, by phone or in person: cowraciviccentre.com; 02-6340 2130. Adult $25, Concession $20, Child & School Student $15.

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