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Thank you to Rotary Club of Sydney Cove!

Thank you to Rotary Club of Sydney Cove!

15 Nov 2012

We say a big Martian thanks to Rotary Club of Sydney Cove for the generous donation of 5 refurbished laptops, complete with software, all delivered to our door. The computers...

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Volunteer of the Month!

Volunteer of the Month!

15 Nov 2012

MARGARET MCGREGOR: We could not have compiled the figures for our first term of operations, and first school holiday period without the help of the unflappable Margaret McGregor. Margaret bravely...

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Launching Prof Robyn Ewing’s latest book

Launching Prof Robyn Ewing’s latest book

15 Nov 2012

Last Tuesday night the Sydney Story Factory was honoured to host the launch of our vice-president, Robyn Ewing’s, latest book, Creative Arts in the Lives of Young Children. Robyn edited...

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The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

14 Nov 2012

We are thrilled to report that the figures for our first term of operations, and first school holiday period, look very healthy indeed. Over term 3 and the October school...

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SPIRIT ANIMALS WORKSHOP

SPIRIT ANIMALS WORKSHOP

07 Nov 2012

Craftketeer Kitiya Palaskas came in to help us find out which secret spirit animal lives inside us, then write a fable about our new friend, and make a mask of...

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Snippets from the Sunday Workshop …. Mission

Snippets from the Sunday Workshop …. Mission

30 Oct 2012

Mission By Fred Bekker  Today He went into the hut, searching, when suddenly the light coming from the doorway was blocked, and he slowly turned around to hear chief Oofaoompa...

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Thursday Workshop: Ghost Story Recipes!

Thursday Workshop: Ghost Story Recipes!

29 Oct 2012

On Thursdays this term, the kids are working on writing their own ghost stories. Here are a few samples of their recipes for a perfect ghost story! To Make a...

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Book Club with Markus Zusak

Book Club with Markus Zusak

29 Oct 2012

Yes, it’s on! All volunteers are invited to the Sydney Story Factory Book Club, at 7.30pm on Tuesday, October 30th, at the SSF. Our guest speaker is Markus Zusak, who...

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Libby Hathorn comes to the SSF!

Libby Hathorn comes to the SSF!

26 Oct 2012

Libby Hathorn is an award-winning author of more than fifty books for children and young people. Translated into several languages and adapted for stage and screen, her work has won...

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WE’RE LOOKING FOR PARTY MARTIANS

WE’RE LOOKING FOR PARTY MARTIANS

24 Oct 2012

As a way of raising money to fund our writing programs, the Sydney Story Factory will be hosting Martian-themed children’s parties on Saturdays. We have a head party Martian, but...

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Find Your Spirit Animal Workshop!

Find Your Spirit Animal Workshop!

19 Oct 2012

We’re very excited to have craftketeer Kitiya Palaskas come in and help us with a workshop in a couple of weeks, all about finding your Spirit Animal… Kit is an...

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One Perfect Day… In Rome

One Perfect Day… In Rome

17 Oct 2012

WRITE AROUND THE WORLD WITH HELEN BARRY – Young authors from The Sunday Writing Club describe their perfect day. BY YOSRA DARAWSHE Start the day with an appetising breakfast of...

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One Perfect Day … On Valkyrie Island

One Perfect Day … On Valkyrie Island

17 Oct 2012

WRITE AROUND THE WORLD WITH HELEN BARRY – Young authors from The Sunday Writing Club describe their perfect day. BY SURYANSH Feel the adrenaline rush while canoeing down rapids and...

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One Perfect Day …. In New York

One Perfect Day …. In New York

17 Oct 2012

WRITE AROUND THE WORLD WITH HELEN BARRY – Young authors from The Sunday Writing Club describe their perfect day. BY TONY ZHEN Wake up at 6AM – Take a cab...

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One Perfect Day … In Bejing

One Perfect Day … In Bejing

17 Oct 2012

WRITE AROUND THE WORLD WITH HELEN BARRY – Young authors from The Sunday Writing Club describe their perfect day. BY IRENE AND ELAINE ZHONG Explore the luxury and wonder of...

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