9.30am – 11amStorytime/Rhymetime for pre-school aged children and their parents/carers. Drop in for stories, songs, fun and games from different countries and in a variety of languages.
Presented by SCARF. Supported by The Red Room and City of Sydney Libraries.
11.30am - 12pmLocal primary and secondary school students from a refugee background will come and share their own original poems. These poems have written in both their first languages and in English, and make up the A Poetry Object Installation also on display in the Town Hall.
Presented by Red Room Poetry and the NSW Department of Education.
12.30pm – 1.30pmJoin one classroom made up of nine nationalities and languages as they share folk tales and cultural stories on stage, using drama and theatre for expression and language acquisition.
Presented by Warrawong HS Intensive Language Centre and Merrigong Theatre Company.
A Mile in My Shoes*
6pm – 9pmHear stories from four SCARF community members and savour traditional snacks from Liberia. Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar!