Let's Chill

Join us this winter for a range of programs and events for all ages!

Our exciting Let's Chill Winter Activity Guide is now available!

This includes everything from children’s activities, gallery events, workshops,  and much more. You will find all you need on this page including dates and times, booking links, prices and a range of additional information.

We look forward to welcoming you, your friends and family to loads of great activities on offer throughout City of Prospect this winter!

Wonder Exhibition

Wonder - DreamBIG

Wonder is an art exhibition by Prospect's primary school students exploring their thoughts around the concept of 'how other people see me'.

When: Thursday 16 May - Sunday 23 June during Library opening hours
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: All ages
Websitewww.prospect.sa.gov.au/ProspectGallery

Painting from life - Live Portrait Session

Painting from Life
To celebrate Refugee Week we are inviting a local resident to speak of their experience of being a refugee, while Adelaide artist Daniel Connell paints their portrait live.
When: Tuesday 18 June, 6.00pm - 8.00pm    
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 12+ years
Website: https://liveportraitpainting.eventbrite.com.au

Drypoint Printing

Drypoint Printing
Come and try drypoint printing with Simone Tippett of Union St Printmakers. Drypoint printing was made famous by Rembrandt and with modern materials, you too can make fabulous original prints!
Session 1
When: Tuesday 2 July, 4.00pm to 5.30pm
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 7-13 years
Cost: $10
Website: https://kidsdrypointprinting.eventbrite.com.au
Session 2
When: Tuesday 2 July, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 13+ years
Cost: $20

Celebrating NAIDOC

Celebrating NAIDOC
Selected works from the Adelaide Festival Centre Works of Art Collection will be on display. Exhibition opening Thursday 4 July at 6.00pm.
When: Thursday 4 July - Sunday 11 August, during Library hours      
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free
Website: https://www.prospect.sa.gov.au/ProspectGallery

Open Gymnastics Session

Open Gymnastics Sessions
Jump, swing, roll at an open session in Inner North East Adelaide (INEA) YMCA’s gymnastics hall in Walkerville.
Morning Session
When: Monday 8 July, 11.00am - 12.00pm
Where: INEA YMCA, 39 Smith St, Walkerville
Ages: 4 - 8 years
Cost: $5
Tickets: https://childrensgymnastics.eventbrite.com.au
Afternoon Session
When: Monday 8 July, 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Where: INEA YMCA, 39 Smith St, Walkerville
Ages: 8+ years
Cost: $5

Sketching 101

Sketching 101
Join accomplished artist Fran Callen in a drawing skills workshop. Drawing techniques covered in this session include blind contour drawing, gestural drawing and the use of mixed media.
When: Tuesday 9 July, 2.00pm - 4.00pm      
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 8+ years

Green Screen Photos

Green Screen Photos
Bring your own props and costumes along and be snapped in an out of this world location! Make sure you don't wear green - we'll explain all about the science of why.
When: Wednesday 10 July, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 5+ years
Cost: $5
Website: https://greenscreenphotos.eventbrite.com.au

Painting Class

Painting Class
This unique course allows  students to gain a better understanding of colours, mixing and painting their own expression with guidance of a professional artist.
When: Thursday 11 July, 2.00pm - 4.00pm    
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 8+ years

3D Printing for kids

3D Printing for Kids
See a 3D printer in action and design your own keyring that we'll print for you to collect at a later date.
When: Friday 12 July, 2.30pm - 4.00pm    
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 8+ years
Cost: $5
Tickets: https://3dprintingforkids.eventbrite.com.au

Cork Succulent Workshop

Cork Succulent Workshop
Make a cork succulent magnet which you can pop on your fridge and watch grow. Easy care and a fantastic way of adding a splash of colour to your kitchen.
When: Monday 15 July, 10.00am - 11.00am    
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 5+ years
Cost: $5
Tickets: https://corksucculent.eventbrite.com.au

Introduction to group and dance fitness

Introduction to Group and Dance Fitness
Have you ever wondered what goes on in a gym? Come along and find out! Introduction to group fitness and dance fitness. Discuss positive body image and good food choices to fuel your body.
When: Monday 15 July, 4.00pm - 5.00pm        
Where: Inner North East Adelaide YMCA Walkerville, 39 Smith St, Walkerville    
Ages: For girls aged 8 - 16 years
Cost: $5
Tickets: https://groupfitnessintro.eventbrite.com.au

Cartooning

Cartooning
Come and learn how to express your ideas in cartoon form. Starting with the basics of cartooning, learn a few techniques which will aid you to creating your own cartoons.
When: Tuesday 16 July, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 7+ years
Cost: $5
Tickets: https://cartooningbasics.eventbrite.com.au

Movie Afternoon

Image - Movie Session

Please ring Prospect Library on 8269 5355 for movie title.

When: Wednesday 17 July, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 5+ years
Cost: $5
Ticketshttps://movietime.eventbrite.com.au

Make A Fairy House Lamp

MAke a Fairy Lamp

Make a fairy lamp which you can give as a gift or keep on your bedside table. You can make it as cute and colourful as you want.

When: Thursday 18 July, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 5+ years
Cost: $10
Tickets: https://fairylamp.eventbrite.com.au

Bricks for Kids

Bricks for Kids


Children will be constructing amazing technical models with motors and batteries to make their creations come to life! They will design intricate mosaic builds and let their imaginations soar with our LEGO creative free play.

When: Friday 19 July, 2.30pm - 4.30pm    
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 5+ years
Cost: $5
Ticketshttps://bricksforkids.eventbrite.com.au

Children's Writing Competition

2019 Children's Book Week banner

This year’s Book Week theme is ‘Reading is My Secret Power’, and students are encouraged to submit a writing entry based on the theme.

When: Entries close    
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: Primary school, Reception to Year 7
Cost: Free
More info: www.prospect.sa.gov.au/childrens-writing-competition

Come & Try Barista Workshop

Barista Workshop

Come along for a great experience, good coffee and an opportunity to get a taste of what it is like to make coffee on a commercial coffee machine. Fun, experience and support, presented by Experience Café.

When: Thursday 1 August
Sessions: 10.00am - 10.30am; 10.45am - 11.15am; 11.30am - 12.00pmWhere: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas Street, Nailsworth
Ages: 15+ years
Cost: $5
Tickets: https://experiencecafe.eventbrite.com.au

Beginners Guide To Travelling

Beginners Guide to Travel


First time travelling overseas? Receive tips and information to ensure your international trip is safe, stress free and lives up to your dreams! Presented by Travel Managers Prospect.


When: Tuesday 13 August, 6.00pm - 6.45pm
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 15+ years
Cost: Free
Ticketshttps://beginnersguidetotravel.eventbrite.com.au

Small Ship Cruises

Small Ship Cruises

Small ship cruises offer authentic experiences to the worlds most interesting destinations. Lean about the plethora of options available. Presented by Travel Managers Prospect.

When: Tuesday 13 August, 7.00pm - 8.00pm    
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 18+ years
Cost: Free
Ticketshttps://smallshipcruises.eventbrite.com.au

Poles of Art

Poles of Art

An exhibition of Stobie Pole art celebrarting 31 creative years of Prospect Gallery. Official exhibition opening is on Thursday 22 August at 6pm.

When: Thursday 22 August - Sunday 29 September, during library hours    
Where: Prospect Gallery, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Free
Ticketswww.prospect.sa.gov.au/ProspectGallery

Tabletop Games Fun!

Table Top Fun

Come along for awesome tabletop fun with the gang from BrainHackr. There'll be games for all ages and skill levels, from Rhino Hero and Polar Panic to Codenames and Pandemic.

When: Tuesday 27 August, 4.00pm - 7.00pm    
Where: Prospect Library, 1 Thomas St, Nailsworth
Ages: 8+ years
Cost: Free
Ticketshttps://tabletopfun.eventbrite.com.au