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Owls Outing – MSO Dvořák Under the Stars

January 24, 2016

The Melbourne Brown Owls are headed to they Sidney Myer Music Bowl for the MSO’s Dvořák Under the Stars performance. More details to come but pencil in this event on Wednesday February 17. This is the first of the MSO’s 2016 Sidney Myer Free Concerts and will make for a lovely evening of music in the Royal Botanic Gardens. Check out the MSO site for the programme and details… http://www.mso.com.au/whats-on/2016-season/myerfree/ I will update this event with more information in the…

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Brisbane: Christmas Party

December 7, 2015
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    It’s time for the last meet up of the year, our Christmas Party! Come along for a final catch up, make Christmas Gift Tags with Michelle and Woven Stars using basic basket weaving techniques with Rebecca. Date: Sunday 13 December, 10:30am-12:30pm Venue: The Nest, 720 South Pine Road, Everton Park (opposite the Matilda Service Station). Park in the front yard or the surrounding streets. Cost: $10 (pay on the day, cash only) What to Bring: Bring a Christmas plate…

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Brisbane: Paper Lanterns

October 5, 2015

Make beautiful lanterns from paper or cardboard for Christmas, your next event or to pretty up your home. Sunday 11 October 10:30am – 12:30pm Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane CBD FREE, BYO materials RSVP essential to brisbanebrownowls@gmail.com for a list of materials to bring.…

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October Session of the Melbourne CBD Brown Owls

September 29, 2015

Looks like the weather is warming up in Melbourne… the Bureau of Meteorology predicts it is going to be over 30 degrees on Monday (phew!). Obviously you should be planning to enjoy the fine weather with fellow Owlies at Madame Brussels on Tuesday October 6 at 6:30 pm. Bring your crafty project, your colouring-in, your paper crafts, or don’t bring anything! Just make sure you join us for a drink or a snack and a chat, we really are lovely…

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Spring has Sprung! September Session of the Brown Owls CBD Chapter

September 1, 2015

The blossoms are out, the sun is shining a little more, and hayfever season is well and truly here! For some respite from the September Melbourne winds we will be seeking shelter for a few hours in Madame Brussels on Tuesday September 8 at 6:30 pm. Bring your portable craft project along (knitting, crochet, origami, cross stitch, colouring in, whatever!) or if you don’t have one, come along anyway! I can confirm that we had a lovely group of ladies…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 Reboot

August 9, 2015

    Yes, that’s right, come Monday night we’re holding down the power button and rebooting the Melbourne 3000 chapter of Brown Owls! To ease us back into the groove it will be a very laid-back event with BYO craft project. If you are sans crafty project, that’s cool, come along for some inspiration, chats, good food and a beverage. We have had requests from beginner knitters for a lesson in casting-on and basic knitting, and also for a beginners…

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How To Start A Brown Owls Group

July 6, 2015
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Do you want to start your own Brown Owls group? Here’s what you need to do: 1. Find a no-cost or low cost venue 2. Have at least two members at launch date 3. Share skills, snacks and chats with crafters of all levels 4. Welcome beginners 5. Have fun! If you would like to launch a group, please let me know. I’ll then add you as an author on the Brown Owls blog (so you can post meeting details, news…

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Welcome To The New Look Brown Owls Blog

July 5, 2015
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Hi gang, What else would I do when I’m home sick on a Sunday but revamp our Brown Owls blog.  Here’s hoping you have like the changes. Looking very much forward to seeing all the things that are going on in a MUCH nicer way! x Pip   PS: Any queries about access to the blog etc – shoot me an email!…

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Brisbane: Meet Pip Lincolne!

June 9, 2015
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Pip Lincolne is coming to Brisbane! In place of our usual Brisbane Square Library meet up in June you are all invited to hear from Pip and then join in afterwards for a special pom pom making workshop, places are limited for the workshop, read on for important booking information!Lord Mayors Writers in Residence Pip Lincolne Australian blogger-crafter extraordinaire Pip Lincolne has delivered her ode to living a balanced, fulfilled life with her latest book Craft for the Soul – a…

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Brisbane: Market Stall to raise money for The Leukaemia Foundation

April 19, 2015
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Just in time for Mother’s Day! The Brisbane Brown Owls market stall to raise money for The Leukaemia Foundation is this Sunday! It’s time for our first market stall to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation, specifically for the Myleoproliferative Neoplasms (MPN) trust fund within the Research Trust of the Foundation, an important area of research on a rare group of diseases. Thank you so much to everyone who has taken part in creating beautiful items for the stall,…

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