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Space Chase Summer Reading Challenge
Doncaster Libraries are please to announce that the national space themed Summer Reading Challenge has started. Take part with your child over the summer hoilday, sign up for FREE with Doncaster Libraries. Get FREE access to books, with fun, special creative activities taking place in libraries during the summer holidays. Including: Aliens are coming poetry workshops for children aged 5-12 to design their own alien and write a poem about them. A man on the moon construction workshop for children aged 5-12 to create a junk model rocket. Mungo and the spiders from space Drama/ Comic workshop for children aged 7-12 to act out and create their own comic page. How to catch a star science workshop for children aged 5-12 make a straw rocket and test it out to see how far it will travel. Throughout the challenge, library staff and volunteers support your children, helping them to discover new authors and illustrators and to explore a wide range of different types of books. How it works - Children sign up for free at their local library and receive a Space Chase collector folder - Children borrow and read library books of their own choice during the summer, collecting special stickers to complete their folder along the way. - Library staff and volunteers are on hand to advise and run family-friendly activities. - Children who complete the Summer Reading Challenge are presented with a certificate and a medal For more information visit
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Community Activities for Rise
Cast will be hosting several FREE workshop out in the community over the summer in preparation for Rise - the large outdoor performance - in September. Drop into one of the following sessions and get involved:
  • Askern Community Hub- Wicker Bird making Workshop Monday 12th Aug 10am-1pm
  • Cast- Placard making workshop Wednesday 14th Aug 10am- 1pm T shirt designing workshop Wednesday 14th Aug  1:30pm- 3:30pm
  • Doncaster Pride- T shirt designing workshop Saturday 17th Aug  12pm– 3pm
  • Doncaster Wool Market- Placard/ T shirt designing workshop Saturday 24th Aug 10-2pm
You can find more info about this year's outdoor spectacular, Rise, and register for tickets here 
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Free Summer Holiday Family Workshops at darts
darts (Doncaster Community Arts) has announced a series of new free drop in activities for families, in addition to its programme of Happy Holidays Family Workshops.
These inclusive and welcoming family workshops include:
  • Draw Doncaster: using fabric paints and other arts and crafts, help us to create a colourful map of Doncaster!
  • Word Play: create a giant word picture, play with different languages and have fun making stories at The Point
The workshops take place on Tuesdays in the holidays from 10am – 12pm and 1 – 3pm(13th and 20th August). All families with children age 4-11 are welcome. Assistant Director, Helen Jones said: “We are really keen to get to know our neighbours and would love to invite people living near The Point on South Parade to pop in and meet us! We are a welcoming building with lots on offer and our staff our really friendly. “These activities are designed so that families can pop in and try something new and fun – either for 10 minutes or for the whole two hours!” The Scribble Doodle & Draw exhibition in the Gallery at The Point has also been extended until 2nd August so families have more time to visit and get involved in the activities while they are on holiday. For information about all of the activities at The Point over the summer holidays,
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