08 April 2010

Heritage Festival kicks off at the library this weekend

Don't forget about the 2010 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival events being held at the library. It all kicks off this weekend with an intriguing and interactive look at Deciphering Canberra's Street and Place Names.

Date: Sunday 11 April (and repeated on Tuesday 13 April at 11 am)
Time: 2 pm - 3 pm
Venue: ACT Heritage Library (Level 1 of Woden Library), Corinna Street

Peter Phillips, a Place Names Officer with the ACT Planning and Land Authority, will share how the process of naming our suburbs, streets and public places in the national capital has evolved. This one-hour presentation includes a pictorial overview of Canberra’s place names with quiz questions and the opportunity to ask how some of our local names were assigned.

Bookings can be made online or by phoning 6205 9000.