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>> Baby Rhymetime & Storytime Holiday Break Monday 19 December 2016

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

There will be no Storytime & Baby Rhymetime sessions from December 19 until 22 January (inclusive).

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>> Summer Concert 22 January Sunday 22 January 2017

Braithwaite Park, The Boulevard, Mount Hawthorn,



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>> School Holiday Activity - HEY PRESTO Magic Show! Tuesday 24 January 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, WA, 6007

A magic show for all ages. Hey Presto is putting the fun back into magic.
Suitable for all ages, bookings are essential.

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>> Library Closure - Australia Day Public Holiday Thursday 26 January 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

The Library will be closed on Thursday 26 January 2017 for the Australia Day Public Holiday.

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>> Summer Concert 5 February Sunday 5 February 2017

Hyde Park , Vincent and William Streets, Perth ,



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>> Jenny Davis of Agelink Theatre Wednesday 8 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

Twenty three years ago Jenny Davis founded Agelink Theatre with the idea of using her skills as a writer, director and actor to bring to life onstage local oral histories. In 2016 Jenny won overall Champion Senior of the Year for her work with Agelink and will be sharing many of her experiences with the audience.

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>> Computers for Seniors Workshops Wednesday 15 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

Our next Computers for Seniors Workshop is on Wednesday 15 February 2017 10am to 12noon.
Workshops are limited to 15 attendees and bookings are essential.

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>> Summer Concert 19 February Sunday 19 February 2017

Banks Reserve, Joel Terrace, Mt Lawley ,



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>> Mount Hawthorn School Archives launch Wednesday 22 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

A launch to celebrate the safe storage of the Mount Hawthorn Primary School's and Margaret Kindergarten's archives in the Local History Centre.

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>> Summer Concert 26 February Sunday 26 February 2017

Hyde Park , Vincent and William Streets, Perth ,



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Menu Wise

-25.2743980,133.7751360

Menu Wise debuts in the Beatty Park Café.
Join us for a healthier alternative.

Local History Image Library - Now Online

Great news for all those who are curious to see old photographs of Vincent – many of the photographs in our Local History Collection are now accessible anywhere, anytime via the new online image library. Get browsing!

Due to popular demand, new Circuits Class launched! Thursday 13 June 2013

220 Vincent Street, North Perth, 6006 WA -31.93636460,115.84896570

Are you in need of motivation?
Don’t have enough time to get a whole body workout?
Want to spice up your workouts?

Access & Inclusion

The City of Vincent recognises the importance of creating a community where there is equal access for all members to participate ...

Access & Inclusion

The City of Vincent recognises the importance of creating a community where there is equal access for all members to participate in activities and access facilities.

Secure bike shelter

Unfortunately bike theft does occur at Beatty Park – so we recommend using our new secure bike shelter when you ride your bike. It’s easy!

Baby Rhyme Time Wednesday 6 January 2016

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 WA -31.9351370,115.8458950

Songs and rhymes - every Monday & Thursday

The new Beatty Park: a game changer

220 Vincent Street, North Perth, 6006 WA -31.93636460,115.84896570

The $17.5m redevelopment of Beatty Park is now complete and the new facility will once again propel Beatty Park to the forefront of aquatic sports and fitness and leisure facilities in Perth.

'AWSOM' charity project

A group of dedicated teachers from the Beatty Park Swim School travel to Vietnam on an annual basis to run swimming and water safety clinics for disadvantaged, disabled and orphaned village children along the Mekong River...

Beaufort Street > History callout

The Local History Team would like to capture more of the history of Beaufort Street for our collection...can you help?

FREE WIFI & INTERNET

Please note the City’s opening hours over the festive season this year for the Administration and Civic Centre (Admin) and the Library and Local History Centre (Library).

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Stories from our past

Stories which have been featured in our Local History Quarterly newsletters.

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Local History Image Library

City of Vincent Library and Local History Centre's Local History Image Library

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News

Latest news from the City of Vincent Library and Local History Centre

Storytime

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 WA -31.934254,115.845584

Stories and activities - every Monday & Thursday

Secure bike shelter

Unfortunately bike theft does occur at Beatty Park – so we recommend using our new secure bike shelter when you ride your bike. It’s easy!

Beatty Park Clubs

Clubs meeting at Beatty Park

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Book-a-Librarian

Book a 30 minute one-on-one session with a librarian who can help you with a range of topics.

Café Menu

Beatty Park Leisure Centre Café offers a choice of Pool Side Café and Lounge Café where we offer a delicious range of hot & cold food, drinks & Ice-creams. Dine–in or take away

Wellness Rooms

Somerville Nutrition and Chris Jackson Life Coach details

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LES MILLS GRIT SERIES STARTS 20/11

30 Minute High Intensity Interval Training

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Library Statistics

View a snap-shot of the City of Vincent Library & Local History Centre's Monthly Statistics

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STARTS NOVEMBER 20th

Les Mills GRITT Series High Intensity Training

The Beaufort Arms Hotel, 1934

Beaufort Arms Hotel / Lone Star Saloon

Brief history of the hotel on the corner of Beaufort and Newcastle streets, Perth.

Newspaper photo of the foundation stone for the Charles Street Markets.

Charles Street Markets

The foundation stone for the Charles Street Markets, on the corner of Duke Street, West Perth was laid in 1905. this is an investigation into what happened to these markets.

R P Fletcher Grandstand at Leederville Oval, 1960

Leederville Oval: A Mount Hawthorn man's vision, 1959

A newspaper article from 1959, suggesting that Leederville Oval should be developed for the 1962 Games and to be the main football stadium rather than Subiaco Oval.

Immigration card photos of Massa Singh, front and side view.

Massa Singh: Cameleer and resident of 123 Richmond Street, Leederville

The story of cameleer traders who were based at 123 Richmond Street, Leederville.

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Stories from our past

This story was featured in the Winter 2016 Local History News Quarterly.

Young Kathleen Gornall riding her bike in Egina Street, Mount Hawthorn, 1914

The Gornall family tragedy of 1916

The Gornall family lived in Egina Street Mount Hawthorn. In 1916 they purchased a beach block at Scarborough and went there for a holiday. Tragedy ensued and five people ended up drowned. This event was instrumental in the formation of the Scarboro Surf Lifesaving Club.

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Telling your story: making a video Wednesday 22 March 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

Telling your story of your family story, illustrated with photographs in a video, can be much more appealing to your family than reading about it. Be inspired in how to make a video for your children and grandchildren.

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Baby Rhymetime & Storytime Holiday Break Monday 19 December 2016

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

There will be no Storytime & Baby Rhymetime sessions from December 19 until 22 January (inclusive).

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School Holiday Activity - HEY PRESTO Magic Show! Tuesday 24 January 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 WA -31.93592,115.84516

A magic show for all ages. Hey Presto is putting the fun back into magic.
Suitable for all ages, bookings are essential.

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Library Closure - Australia Day Public Holiday Thursday 26 January 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

The Library will be closed on Thursday 26 January 2017 for the Australia Day Public Holiday.

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Jenny Davis of Agelink Theatre Wednesday 8 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -25.2743980,133.7751360

Twenty three years ago Jenny Davis founded Agelink Theatre with the idea of using her skills as a writer, director and actor to bring to life onstage local oral histories. In 2016 Jenny won overall Champion Senior of the Year for her work with Agelink and will be sharing many of her experiences with the audience.

Friends of Local History

The Local History Centre invites interested members of the public to register their interest in becoming members of the Friends of Local History Group.

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Mount Hawthorn School Archives launch Wednesday 22 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

A launch to celebrate the safe storage of the Mount Hawthorn Primary School's and Margaret Kindergarten's archives in the Local History Centre.

Group Fitness Timetables

Quick link to all our Health & Fitness Program timetables!

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BEATTY PARK MEMBER GROUP FITNESS APP

Group Fitness App for Members

Watch Around Water

Watch Around Water was initiated in 2004 following a number of drowning deaths involving young children at major public pools in WA to address the issue of parental supervision at public pools...

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eSmart Libraries Cybersafety

Information about eSmart Libraries Cybersafety resources

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Computers for Seniors Workshops Wednesday 15 February 2017

99 Loftus Street, Leederville, 6007 Western Australia -31.935920,115.845160

Our next Computers for Seniors Workshop is on Wednesday 15 February 2017 10am to 12noon.
Workshops are limited to 15 attendees and bookings are essential.

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Grandstand repair

Maintenance matters at Beatty Park...

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GRIT COMING SOON

GRIT Series 30- minute high intensity interval training

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Australia Day opening hours

Beatty Park is open on the Australia Day Public Holiday (26 January 2017) but with modified hours. View the class timetables here.

Administration and Civic Centre

244 Vincent Street (cnr Loftus Street)

Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

PO Box 82, Leederville, 6902

Telephone: (08) 9273 6000

Fax: (08) 9273 6099

Email: mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

After Hours: (08) 9273 6061 - emergencies only