Newtown Proclamation Day
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Come along for a day of festivities at Newtown Library in celebration of the proclamation of incorporation of
the Municipality of Newtown in December 1862. Featuring giveaways, workshops, walks and talks, today the Library revels in all things Newtown. Don’t miss the free lunch time concert by the Salvation Army Band on the doorstep of this historic Citadel building.
Newtown Library Proclamation Day Program
10am–4pm Collect your free Newtown by Maggie Stein and Fiona Roderick colouring-in book from the Library desk
10.30am–12.30pm Newtown Archives workshop with City Archives and Library staff
1pm–2pm HALLELUJAH lunch time concert by the Salvation Army Band
2pm–3pm The City’s History Unit launch their new self-guided historical walking tour of Newtown
3pm–4pm South Sydney Heritage Society’s Walk on Wilson departs from the Library
6pm–7pm Better Read’s Talking Heads: Newtown After Dark with Larry Writer and Rebecca Ward
Free bag or book with new or renewed Library memberships
Free Newtown Heritage Maps, walking tour brochures, postcards and bookmarks
Free pre-loved library books
Free coffee for the first 100 Library visitors from the PIE TIN in Brown Street
Commemorative items for sale
Pictorial History Newtown from Kingsclear Books, Newtown Sesquicentenary tea-towels, Sesquicentenary pies and tarts will all be available for purchase. Perfect Christmas gifts for your friends and family!
Wednesday 12 December
Bookings not required
- On Wednesday 12 December from 10.00 to 19.00
Newtown Library, 8-10 Brown St Newtown 2042 Venue details
City of Sydney Library
How to get to this event:
Call 131 500 or visit www.131500.com.au
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Newtown Library, 8-10 Brown St Newtown 2042