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Reconciliation Week (event held in conjunction with the Botanic Gardens Open Day)

Cumberland Council will celebrate National Reconciliation Week with events during the Auburn Botanic Garden Open Day on Sunday 28 May, 10am-4pm including:

  • Didgeridoo performances
  • Indigenous art workshop for kids
  • Bush tucker tasting
  • Indigenous cultural talks with traditional tools, storytelling and song
  • Aboriginal Elder Uncle Lex will make a Coolamon (wood/bark container), leaving behind a scar tree

Cumberland libraries will also offer free Indigenous craft sessions for primary school aged students throughout National Reconciliation Week. No bookings necessary. All sessions run from 3.30pm-4.30pm.

  • Monday 29 May, Guildford Library
  • Tuesday 30 May, Wentworthville Library
  • Wednesday 31 May, Auburn Library, Merrylands Library and Regents Park Library
  • Thursday 1 June, Greystanes Library and Lidcombe Library
  • Friday 2 June, Granville Library