Get out in April


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Perth City

Brooke Couper, Writer

There is so much going on in our city. If you enjoy getting outdoors, trying new things or exploring, here are some fun and quirky events you can attend.

City of Perth:

Tickle your taste buds with the return of the Night Noodle Markets:
Located in Elizabeth Quay, the noodle markets begin on 5 April and will leave stomachs full till 14 April. Jam-packed with different Asian stalls, the markets cater for all, with vegan and gluten-free options available.

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Scitech After Dark is on 6 April exploring the future and how science can save mankind. At $25 per adult, the event will have guest speakers, roving entertainment and explosive fireballs. Explore the future being built through present actions and provides the opportunity to dress up as your favourite character from the future (adults only event).

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On Sunday, 7 April take a 5km walk with your dog and family around the Swan River. Dogs for Diabetes includes market stall for both canines and humans, hair braiding, bouncy castles, herb planting and an adventure zone for dogs as well as a chill zone. There is something for everyone.

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With the federal election approaching, Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees will be on Sunday, 14 April. Speakers and performers will be announced closer to the date. Located at St George’s Cathedral, the movement is to demonstrate united people and organisations calling for justice and dignity for refugees.

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice Promo material 2019

If you want to take part in this movement, find more information here

City of Subiaco:

This year’s Subiaco Street Party returns on Saturday 6 April celebrating the theme: ‘around the world’, focussing on the four zones of; the Americas, Mediterranean, Asia and down under. The family and pet friendly event includes pop up bars, music, food trucks, performances, workshops and kids activities.

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Town of Claremont:

Transforming Claremont Park into an outdoor gallery, ARTTRA light festival will be lit up from 5 April to 7 April from 5pm to 9pm. There is light themed installations, performances each night and food stalls to entertain the whole family.

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Town of Mosman Park:

An afternoon involving lawn bowls, games, raffles, prizes and bite to eat the Free the Bears not-for-profit charity event can be located at the Mosman Park Bowling Club on Sunday 14 April and costs $30.

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City of Joondalup:

Commencing on 5 April and running to 7 April, the Joondalup Festival pursues to explore the galaxy and inspire all generations. Including live entertainment, art installing, circus performers, a twilight lantern parade and stargazing nights. There is plenty to discover for the whole family.

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City of Rockingham:

Rockingham’s Couch Surf includes free food and games with local youth and service. The race for youth homelessness is on the 17 April at Rockingham PYC and is suitable for teenagers aged 11-21.

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