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Federal Community Children’s Centre will host Connecting to Country on Sunday June 25 10am–2pm. Photo supplied
Federal Community Children’s Centre will host Connecting to Country on Sunday June 25 10am–2pm. Photo supplied

Federal Community Children’s Centre is holding a Connecting to Country day to celebrate Aboriginal culture and respect for the environment on Sunday June 25 over 10am–2pm.

It will feature a program by a local Widjabul elder and Aboriginal artists across dance, song, story and visual arts; Uncle Gilbert Laurie will be holding a yarning circle throughout the day for children and parents to learn more about the dreaming stories of the area.

A highlight of the childcare centre is the bush-tucker living classroom that was made in 2014.

It is created with local bush tucker from the area, and you will be able to take a tour around the garden and learn to identify some native plants.

There will also be workshops on how to make a living cubby, natural silk dyeing and weaving workshops.


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