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Roman Revival

Join us for a celebration of all things from ancient Rome, as we dig into this world to uncover the story of Escape from Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue exhibition. Explore our Roman military uniform touch-table, as well as our In Fashion toga draping and Roman ladies’ costume demonstration. Try out your own Roman style from the costume corner, and decorate your own paper-craft centurion helmet to take home. You can also decorate a Roman battleship and watch it sail across our digital animation screen!Event is free, however WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply. 

Shiver Me Timbers

Shiver me timbers! Get on board and join in our seafaring adventures. Track down the pesky and adventurous sailor rats in the Riddled with Rats trail before they nibble all of our ship’s biscuits! With the sharp eyes of a Rat Detective, you’ll have to search high and low to find these hide-and-seek experts. Join in the Pirate Parade by dressing up as your favourite swashbuckling sailor or marvellous mermaid and take part in our parade (11am daily). Listen to salty seafaring tales of adventure in our Pirate Storytelling and you might be taken to far-away lands (10:30am daily). Then have some paper-craft fun by decorating Mini Pirate Kite or a 3D Ratty Companion.

Smokin' BBQ and Chilli Festival

The inaugural Smokin' BBQ and Chilli Festival is a family friendly, free event and for a small donation, you'll get the opportunity to taste the best, American style, low and slow barbecue, brisket and pulled pork that WA has to offer, with samples from the top competitive BBQ teams and there'll also be artisan chilli producers there too with their rubs, sauces, jerky and plants and even a chilli eating competition. Even better 100% of donations go to the Answers for Archer charity. It's going to be an absolutely crackerjack weekend!

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Squishy Circuits | Electric Conductive Dough

A fun, hands-on activity working with mouldable circuit dough (conductive and insulated clay). Create shapes, forms, characters, animals while learning basic electrical circuits lighting LEDs. A one hour school holiday electronic circuit activity. Ages 5+ years old Introduction to Physical Computing with Conductive Circuit Dough! {Under 10's will require parental supervision during course.} Limited space, book in advance. Cost $28. When: one hour sessions available 10am, Saturday, 23 and 30 September during the School Holidays Where: Thinklab 51-57 Market Street, Fremantle (3 Blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs)

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Fremantle Round House School Holidays

Discover WA’s oldest public building this school holidays. Find out what the ‘curfew bell’ was used for, how many cells the Round House had in the 1800s, and maybe even get locked up in our stock and pillory! At 1pm (sharp) each day, join us as we fire the cannon and lower the time ball on the Gun Deck next to the Round House. Visitors are welcome to be our ‘Honorary Gunner’ of the day and we accept advance bookings via the Round House website to avoid disappointment - so come and celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or 'just because'! The Round House is open from 10.30am to 3.30pm daily.

Nyoongar Art Classes

Immerse yourself at the WACC in a Nyoongar cross cultural workshop, focusing on traditional painting methods while exploring the significance behind Indigenous art.

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Crochet & Knitting Class with Lynn Jones

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet and knit? Now is the time! The lovely Lynn Jones is a master of craft and will be teaching a much requested introduction to crochet and knitting lesson at our Fremantle store. All materials included to start your wooly journey off! Morning tea and a delicious treat from The Little Polka Dot Pantry is also included.

Pirate Day on the Duyfken

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19 and here at Duyfken we get into the swing of this fun time of the year with our annual Pirate Themed Day. This year we will be laying hostage to Duyfken on Saturday September 23 with the ship open for fellow pirates to venture aboard between 11.00am and 4.00pm. So there will be plenty of Arrrrs and Ahoy Matey…and if you keep your eyes out you may spot a Davey Jones, a Blackbeard, the odd Jack Sparrow and even Cap’n Teague! There’ll be plenty of fun going on…with the odd public flogging or two…or even three. Bring the children…dress up…just be there. It’s as cheap as chips too with Adults $7.50, Children $2.50 and Concessions for the ‘oldies’ at $5.00.

Game Electronics Introductory Class

Learn by doing a fun hands-on physical activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the button to the Raspberry Pi single-board computer’s input/output wiring to drive a Scratch video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can build the controller button, colour, re-animate, and program the game through simple block coding. All Ages 7+ years old Video Game Electronics! {Under 10's will require parental supervision.} Limited space, booking essential. Located 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

Step Into Social

Step Into Social is a social group for young adults 18-30 on the autism spectrum in Fremantle, Western Australia.Now running 3 groups fortnightly on a Saturday, Step Into Social provides a space in Fremantle for individuals to hang out, to have fun, and to meet people with similar interests. About Step Into Social: Step Into Social is run with the active involvement of group members, with Autism West staff facilitating activities the group members agree on. These groups are great places to develop friendships while enjoying various activities, meals and excursions, and where possible, we support the delivery of special projects such as coding, art and film-making.In 2017, the Step Into Social group launched a documentary exploring what engaged them as young adults living in Perth. Here’s a sneak peak of the trailer.

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Coding Club Fun for School Holidays

Free Fun Coding for all ages. Use your own laptop or tablet for this activity. Also, you can get some free information about the Raspberry Pi SBC (single-board computer). Bring your own Internet enabled laptop, tablet, or (if you have one) a Raspberry Pi to learn more about it as well as to do some fun coding. Under 10's will require parental supervision. Note: This "Coding Club Fun for School Holidays" is different from the other Gizmo Cats School Holiday courses being run, or the introductory making an electrical push-button class also listed on Fremantle Story. This is may be the start of a new coding club (Coderdojo) on Saturday (or other day) afternoons that may continue into the school term depending upon interest and feedback. We are located just 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

Beachside Bubbles

Coast Port Beach presents Beachside Bubbles at its stunning beach side venue this September. Enjoy an evening of live music, delicious canapes and more. All washed down with tastings of bubbles from all around the world. - Test Your Knowledge -Do you know your prosecco from your champagne? Can you taste the difference between a sparkling wine and a French Cuvee? bring your friends and have some fun testing your knowledge. - Sunset - Experience Western Australia's stunning sunset from our unique beach side venue while you enjoy the event and mingle.- Tickets Only $10 -Your ticket includes tastings, canapes, and entertainment from 6pm - 9pm. ...