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What's on this week

Wed 16 Jan 2019 to Wed 23 Jan 2019


Red Cross Volunteers Needed - Red Cross across the coast is currently recruiting volunteers to the Emergency Services Team.
Would you like to help the community in times of need, receive training and be part of a team that provide services Before, During and After an emergency?
For more information visit the Red Cross at



Lola Greene: Cultural Jewels at the Burnie Art Gallery - A touring exhibition from the Australian Design Centre

The eighth in the Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft series, Lola Greene: Cultural Jewels presents this renowned shell worker and artist from Tasmania whose stunning work is highly coveted by both public and private collectors around the world.

This exhibition is supported by : Australian Design Centre, Visions of Australia, The Australian Council for the Arts, QVMAG, UTAS, Create NSW and IAS Art Moving and will be held at the gallery between 22nd December  - 3rd February. Official opening will take place on 16th January contact the gallery for more information 

Alison Thomas Exhibition - Burnie Artist Alison Thomas presents a series of painting at the Burnie Art Gallery from Saturday 22nd December until Sunday 3rd February. 

Inspired by a residency at Camac Art Centre, Marnay-sur-Seine, France, local artist and teacher, Alison Thomas, presents a series of paintings exploring her love of all things French

Official opening 21 December, 6pm for a 6.30pm start

Special Guest Speaker: Dr Wayne Brookes

Please RSVP by 19 December to the Gallery

Rural Health Tasmania Family Fun Day –
 Rural Health will be celebrating 2 years in Wynyard by hosting a Family Fun Day at  St Brigid’s Primary in Wynyard – 44 Jackson Street on Wednesday 16th January from 10am until 2pm. 
This free event will have lots for the family, food, entertainment, games, prizes and more!
For more information visit Rural Health on Facebook.


Make Your Own: Compasses, ID Tags, and Periscopes - Discover and construct items that were an everyday part of a soldier’s life during WWI: a compass to help guide the way; an ID tag with your name and number; and a trench periscope used by the ANZACs in the trenches. Drop-in anytime between 10.00am & 3.00pm at the Burnie  Regional Museum.


Burnie Historical Society Guest Speaker Shane Pinner From the Blythe River to the Dial Range: A Mining History -  7.30pm, this is a free event and will be held at the Burnie Library. Everyone welcome,


Burnie Farmers Market - Ducks are on the menu this market. Not to eat! Racing ducks presented by Rotary Club of Somerset. Come along to meet them in person as they do laps in the pool in preparation for the BIG race on Australia Day. While you are here meet all our regular stallholders who have everything from hot food, fresh produce, coffee, cakes, honey, second hand, clothing, crafts, garlic, pet supplies, bread plants, spices and and and it goes on. Usually 50+ stalls so there is just simply