Libraries After Dark has arrived! If you’re looking for something exciting to do on a Friday night, Pakenham Library is now open til 9pm on Fridays and has a fantastic range of activities and entertainment to give you a great start to the weekend! Browse the events we have coming up below!
Family Fun – Friday Night Film And Games At The Pakenham Library
Every Friday evening from February 2022
Family movies, games and challenges are a great way to start the weekend at the Pakenham Library. Together you can enjoy a family friendly movie, play board games and GIANT GAMES, or participate in family challenges. Join friends and families for the fun.
Friday Night Book Group
First Friday of every month at 7pm, starting in 2022
Looking to expand your reading and meet other book lovers? Join our Friday evening book group! Each month, members catch up and discuss a different title, provided by the library. The group is led by a staff member, so feel free to join in!
Girls Night In – Mocktails in the Garden
Friday 14 January at 7pm
Come in and relax in the ambience of a lovely social summer evening in our discovery garden! Enjoy sipping on a refreshing mocktail with ingredients grown from the garden and have a chat and a laugh with staff and good company
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Group Sound Meditation
Friday 21 January 2022 at 7pm
A Positive Music Sound Bath is a beautiful soundscape of rich meditative tones, soothing and mesmerizing harmonious vibrations of ancient Tibetan singing bowls with airy sweet melodic native flute notes, grounding medicine drum rhythms and angelic sounds of chimes.
Unplug from your day-to-day activities, stress and worry as Peta Minter from Positive Music takes you on a calming and blissful Sound Bath meditative journey, a total relaxing experience for the mind, body and spirit.
Bad Art Competition
Friday 28 January 2022 at 7pm
Do you love the idea of unleashing your inner artist but not sure you have the skills? This night is for you! If you’ve ever wanted to enter an art competition but were afraid you might not make the cut then fear not, this bad art competition is all about average pieces with the least amount of effort and the most amount of fun!
Drumming Circle With Peta From Positive Music
Friday 11 February, 2022 at 7pm
You are invited to come and enjoy the powerful rhythm and positive energy of a drumming circle, facilitated by Peta Minter from Positive Music.
Open Mic Night
2nd Friday of every month commencing Friday 11 February 2022, 7pm
Ever wanted your five minutes of fame? Now is your chance! Whether you are a budding poet, actor or musical artist there is a spot for you to show your stuff at our monthly open mic night.
Girls Night In the Kitchen – Italian Flavours
Friday 18 February at 6pm
Come in and relax in the ambience of a lovely social summer evening in our discovery garden! Enjoy sipping on a refreshing mocktail with ingredients grown from the garden and have a chat and a laugh with staff and good company.
Friday 25 February 2022 at 6:30pm
Learn how to create a beautiful piece of your own with watercolours in a fun night of painting and laughter with artist Jodie from Copperdesigns.
Girl’s Night In – Sustainable Crafting With Glass Painting
Friday 18 March 2022 at 6:30pm
Breathe new life into an old vase, add some pizazz to a plain jar, or turn an old wine bottle into a talking piece. Join the Pakenham library team for inspirational ideas to create something special by upcycling glassware you have at home or second hand glassware treasure found at the op-shop.
Art Series With Rob Matheson
Friday 25March 2022 at 6:30pm
Bring along your choice of subject matter and local artist Rob Matheson will guide you with various painting techniques to bring it to the canvas! Bookings are for three sessions, where each person will continue to work on one piece of art over the three months. Beginners welcome.