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Glass doesn’t make very good compost!
bin is full,” is something Geoff Atkinson, MRC’s Education Manager, often hears. His advice is to talk to your neighbours and see if they have some spare room in their recycling bin. You can also try to make room in your own bin by crushing cardboard boxes so they take up less room or, if you really have to, remove the cardboard and place that in the green-top bin because at least the cardboard can be composted.
Unfortunately, glass deposited into the green-top bins can’t be used to make compost. This glass needs to be removed and is sent to landfill, but some of the glass still remains at the end of the process and contaminates the compost. This glass could more beneficially be utilised if residents placed it in the yellow-top recycling bin.
If you have a lot of bottles and jars take them to a recycling centre like those at Tamala Park or Balcatta. Large amounts of sheet glass, particularly broken glass from doors, windows and tables should be taken to and disposed of at your local tip or transfer station.
“I have too much glass and my recycling
The ‘No Glass in the green-top bin’ campaign has prompted residents to divert their glass away from the green-top bin but we need to keep up the effort and spread the word to those who haven’t yet changed their behaviour because glass doesn’t make good compost. For more information see www.mrc.wa.gov.au
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very year the Resource Recovery Facility in Neerabup processes over 100,000 tonnes of general household waste collected from the Cities of Joondalup, Vincent and Wanneroo and the Town of Victoria Park. Here the organic part (food scraps, lawn clippings, garden pruning’s, paper etc.) is removed from the other waste and is turned into a composted soil conditioner.
To reduce this glass contamination and to improve recycling outcomes, the Mindarie Regional Council (MRC) and its member councils, supported by the Waste Authority, is running a ‘No Glass’ campaign to encourage residents to make use of their yellow-top recycling bins to dispose of bottles and jars.
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ictoria Carlton Programs are again offering their popular Christmas Present Making workshop just before Christmas. This workshop gives children a chance to make presents for their family and to connect with the joy of giving. Limited places are available, so please email Victoria directly on email@example.com to find out more and to make a booking.
attitude. The course also helps children deal with bullying and social issues and generally improves self-esteem. Interestingly, children who attend this course also tend to achieve higher academic results! It’s suitable for all ages but the January one is specially designed for children aged 6–11. Please email Victoria directly for more information – or give her a call on 0409 911 135.
The ever-popular holiday course will be held in January, with individual and group sessions that help children prepare for the year ahead – and work on any problem areas in their schooling. These BOOST sessions really set children up for success for the new academic year.
Bookings are also now open for parent counselling sessions and January’s academic assessments.
EQ4KIDZ is a fully researched 15-hour intensive course to help children develop resilience, self-esteem and an ‘I can’
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They’re are also accepting bookings for parents who would like to book their children (ages 6–15) in for group and individual tuition in Term 1, 2018.
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ENDEAVOUR THEATRE COMPANY Presents
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A Christmas Pantomime by Peter Nuttall
he festive spirit comes to Claremont this year in a new location – Claremont Oval on Davies Road. And this year promises to be bigger and better than ever.
November 10, 11, 17, 18 at 8pm November 12 & 19 Matinee at 2.30pm
There will be plenty of Christmas-themed activities to keep the little ones entertained – with craft activities, a merry-go-round, camel rides, a mini-farm, silent disco and roving performers such as Christmas angels, magicians and three piece band.
Hamersley Community Recreation Centre, Belvedere Road, Hamersley. Tickets $22 • Concession $19 • Children under 12 $15 Children under 5 Free • Matinee Special - 1 Adult plus 2 children $50 BOOKINGS
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The fun begins at 5pm. Don’t forget to pack a picnic rug and settle down in front of the main stage for the 7pm Christmas carol sing-a-long – with the Methodist Ladies’ College (who are celebrating 110 years in the Claremont community!). The annual Christmas in Claremont event is proudly presented by the Town of
Claremont and supported by Mirvac, Methodist Ladies’ College and Claremont Tigers. Sunday 3 December at Claremont Oval on Davies Road. Family Entertainment from 5pm. Carols by Candlelight from 7pm.
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Begin this unique immersive theatre experience with a game of hide and seek before entering the enchanted wardrobe to the white and wintery world of Narnia – where you can meet its famous resident, Mr. Tumnus.
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Go on a family adventure at Escape from Pompeii isit WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle to uncover the story of Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue.
Managing children’s behaviour in a positive way. With Dolly Bhargava
Ever wonder how a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) thinks and feels?
In 79 AD Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under huge waves of volcanic debris and ash, which ultimately preserved these two maritime cities.
SD is characterised by difficulties in two areas – in social communication and interaction, and in restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour. Want to understand how a child with ASD thinks and feels? Here we go …
Don’t miss this opportunity for the whole family to explore the stories that unfolded as a result of the eruption, and learn how the Roman Empire gained unprecedented power.
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I’m in a busy playground that has lots of play equipment. I’m on a swing and next to me is a long queue of kids waiting to have a turn. I have difficulties with understanding non-verbal language, so I am oblivious to their frustrated facial expressions and body language. I also struggle with mind reading, so I have difficulties imagining the impact of my behaviour on others.
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After a while, someone says sarcastically ‘some people just love swinging!’ but because I am very literal in my understanding I think they simply mean that I love swinging. I keep swinging.
There are lots of kid’s activities, including the Roman military touch-table and a costume corner – where you can get dressed up in full character! Will you choose a soldier’s uniform or a toga?
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I finally get off the swing. I want to play on the seesaw now. However, there are other kids on the seesaw. After waiting for a short while, I start screaming. People think I am in pain, but I just want to use the seesaw. I find waiting very hard. Someone comes over and tries to calm me down but I can’t understand what they are saying. I hear a few words but the rest of them just disappear. I wish they would write it down or draw me a picture because then I could
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understand better. They ask me how I feel, but I can’t understand properly – or describe what I’m feeling.
RESTRICTED, REPETITIVE PATTERNS OF BEHAVIOUR I’m in a kindergarten classroom. I feel unsafe and insecure because my routine has been disrupted. Everything feels unpredictable and I can’t keep up. A person who is usually there might suddenly go away, there are new toys, and our activities are sometimes done in a different way or at a different time. So I try to engage in activities or behaviours that are directly under my control. This helps me reduce my stress. I keep on spinning the wheels of the car, or I flap a piece of paper in front of my eyes, or sift sand repetitively through my fingers. If I concentrate on doing these things then I can block out other things. This is my way of dealing with boredom, stress or being uncomfortable. I also have sensory sensitivities, and can easily become overwhelmed by the noise and lights in the room. Then I start throwing things, screaming and hiding under the table. I hope by seeing the world through the perspective of a child with ASD it has given us all some insight and understanding.
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JUMP! have crafted a successful learn-toswim curriculum that fosters water confidence in children from as young as three months of age.
rowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children under five years old. Children can drown in less than 30 seconds in anything from a bucket of water, a bath, fishpond or backyard swimming pool.
The Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2017 reported a 32% increase in 0 to 4-year-old drownings this year, which is why JUMP! believes swimming should be taught early as a life skill.
Kids aquatic survival school believe that teaching a child aquatic survival skills, adds a layer of defence in the prevention of drowning. Equipping a child with life-saving skills could give them, their parents and emergency services those crucial minutes that might make all the difference. At Kids Aquatic Survival School children aged from six months to six years can learn when to roll when they need to breathe, how to turn around in the water and the different positions they can use if they fall in the water. To be an aquatic problem solver, call Lauren on 0448 003 264,
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LEARN YOUR With Kids Aquatic Survival School your child can acquire aquatic survival skills in less than 8 weeks. Such as; 1. Breath control, how to grab, reach up and turn to the side. 2. If they are out of arms reach, how to swim (dog paddle) to the side 3. How to roll back to float, rest and breathe 4. How to incorporate the sequence of swimming and floating if safety is further than one breath away
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These fun, six-week programs, offer children and parents the opportunity to develop confidence in the water and learn about beach safety, with each age group accommodating different levels of skill and confidence.
Seadragonz Swim School in Perth provides engaging lessons taught by qualified and experienced instructors who offer personalised tuition. The water is heated to a comfortable 33 degrees, classes are small and services include water familiarisation for babies from two months, toddler and pre-school classes and intensive holiday swim lessons.
These fun 6 week programs offer children (aged 2-7) and their parents the opportunity to learn about beach safety and develop confidence in the water.
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Megan’s son Oliver wouldn’t touch the water’s edge when he first started – but each week he became more comfortable. ‘He loved the songs and activities that helped him relax,’ she said. ‘By the end of the six weeks he was not only playing in the shallows but was so excited to splash around! He can’t wait to go again this summer.’
Research also shows early swimmers reach developmental milestones faster and are often ahead in literacy and numeracy – so what better time and place to learn these skills than at WA’s most awarded swim school?
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and around the water. It also fast tracks their physical and mental development.
family day at the beach can be made much more enjoyable by developing some basic water confidence and surf awareness skills, such as those taught in Surf Life Saving WA’s SurfBabies and SurfKids programs.
Swimming is grinning
The Seadragonz motto is “swimming is grinning” and they always try to keep parents and children smiling throughout lessons.
‘Learning to swim isn’t just for older kids,’ said Ian Campbell, managing director of JUMP! Swim Schools. ‘Forty six per cent of our students are under four years old and that is testament to our ability to teach babies as young as three months of age’.
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Alice in Cuckoo Land by Peter Nuttall presented by Endeavour Theatre Company. The nasty Queen of Hearts hates Christmas,
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Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue WA Maritime Museum – Running now until 4 February 2018. 9.30am–5pm In 79 AD Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under huge waves of volcanic debris and ash (which ultimately preserved these two
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Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous Back, bigger and better than ever before, prepare for a close encounter with the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Featuring 23 moving, life-size animatronic models of the Cretaceous period – approximately 145-66 million years ago – this is an exhibition the whole family wouldn’t want to miss. The scale and authenticity of these magnificent beasts will blow you away, as they move and breathe with thrilling lifelike accuracy. With more dinosaurs than ever before, including two monstrous Tyrannosaurus Rex, the exhibition is an all-ages experience to remember. Step inside a meteorite crater and roam with dinosaurs using cutting edge augmented reality. Dedicated kids’ activities encourage discovery, with a centrally-located play zone, digital dinosaur track experience and more. Perth Covention & Exhibition Centre.
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maritime cities and the residents who were unable to escape). As many tried to flee, the Roman navy attempted a heroic but ultimately tragic rescue of victims stranded at the foot of the volcano. When excavation began 1700 years later researchers were astounded to find buildings, objects and remains of those who died in one of history’s most famous natural disasters. Reports and rare artefacts have made it possible for us to view this part of ancient history. Don’t miss this opportunity to join us and explore the disaster that unfolded as a result of the eruption, and learn how the control of the Mediterranean gave the Roman Empire unprecedented prosperity. museum.wa.gov.au
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even more than she hates people stealing her jam tarts! She keeps locking everyone in her dungeons, including poor Santa Claus who has been in the dungeons so long that at first he can’t remember who he is. Alice & friends including Chester the Cat, Floppy the White Rabbit & the Mad Hatter work together to free Santa so he can bring Christmas to Cuckoo Land. Mother Wobbly, Alice’s mother, the long suffering King of Hearts and the ‘guards’ Dumb and Dumber all add to this hilarious pantomime. Nov 10, 11, 17, & 18 @ 8pm Matinee Shows Nov 12 & 19 @ 2.30pm. Hamersley Community Recreation Centre, Belvedere Road, Hamersley
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Subi Farmers Market Saturdays from 8am–12pm at Subiaco Primary School, 271 Bagot Road Subiaco.
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Dinosaur Discovery Seminar Series 6–9pm, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dr Kenny Travouillon. Australia’s age of mammals: platypuszilla to killer kangaroos. So, you already know your Australovenator from your
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Lah-Lah and Buzz Meet WASO The popular stars of ABC KIDS are coming to visit the West Australian Symphony Orchestra with an educational musical show. Sing, dance and meet new instrument friends in this fun and engaging concert for 3–7 year olds. All live action is projected onto a big screen above the stage. 11am and 1pm, Perth Concert Hall. Go to waso.com.au or call 9326 0000.
Escape from Pompeii: Sunday Seminar Series An Introduction to the Roman Navy: Ships, Weapons and Tactics. 3–4pm, WA Maritime Museum. Join us for a unique series of expert talks that delve into the history, science and culture behind life around the Bay of Naples 2000 years ago. Your seminar ticket entitles you to free entry to Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue exhibition and the WA Maritime Museum. Seminars are $10 per person. Book your ticket at museum.wa.gov.au/pompeiiseminars
the gates, the Perth Pet Expo showcases the latest pet products, services and technologies for owners and their furry friends! Exhibition spaces are still available for local businesses to participate in THE PetWorking event in WA. If you have a pet-related business or want to be part of the expo, email email@example.com or call 1300 175 388. For more information visit perthpetexpo.com.au
Christmas Market at Pineview Lifestyle Village – Tapping Play area for children, including giant dominoes, giant noughts and crosses and ball toss. Also craft stalls, sausage sizzle, Devonshire teas, jewellery, cakes, fresh flowers, dog treats, and more! Piadina Della Nonna will also be serving the finest Italian coffee, with award-winning and
freshly ground Costa D’oro beans. Lindt hot chocolate with marshmallows is also a favourite. Come join us from 11am–3pm at 48 Ashley Road, Tapping (parking at Spring Hill Primary School). Entry is free. For more info call Diana or Denise on 9306 0384 or 9306 0290.
Castledare Miniature Railway Castledare Miniature Railway is Australia’s longest 7 1/4” gauge railway, running trains through the Canning River Regional Park. 10am–2pm at Niana Station. Visit castledare.com.au or call 9356 2290.
Mumpreneur Market Tour Learn about how you can start your own business & the pop up stall opportunities available at the Wanneroo Markets.
A Pet Lovers’ Paradise Bring your pet and family to the Perth Pet Expo 2017 brought to you by Meals for Mutts! Celebrating its 4th Anniversary on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5 November at Claremont Showground, be part of this fun weekend filled with attractions for pet lovers of all ages. With thousands of people and pets expected to come through
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous et ready for a ROARsome day out! Western Australian Museum has brought back the incredibly popular Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous exhibition at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
It took Perth by storm in 2014 and now it’s back bigger and better than ever before with more incredible animatronic creatures. Dinosaur Discovery features 23 lifesize models of some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the Earth, including two magnificent Tyrannosaurus rex. This year you can experience cutting-edge augmented reality experiences, a digital dinosaur track, the play zone and dedicated kids’ activities that encourage learning and discovery. Prepare for a close encounter of the Cretaceous kind as these magnificent beasts come to life! Now showing at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre until 31 January 2018. Tickets are selling fast. Book now at the WA Museum’s website: museum.wa.gov.au or call 1300 134 081.
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Escape from Pompeii: Sunday Seminar Series Volcanic Eruptions and Pompeii. 3–4pm, WA Maritime Museum. Join us for a unique series of expert talks that delve into the history, science and culture behind life around the Bay of Naples 2000 years ago. Your seminar ticket entitles you to free entry to Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue exhibition and the WA Maritime Museum. Seminars are $10 per person. Book your ticket at museum.wa.gov.au/pompeiiseminars
The Tomatis® Method Information Webinar Is your child having learning difficulties? Find out how The Tomatis® Method can help your child overcome these issues by registering for their Information Webinar event on November 15. For more information or to register, call 1800 677 010 or www.tomatis.com.au
Rotary Club of Wembley Parents, Teachers Talk Guest Speaker Maya Manning, Clinical Psychologist. Children’s Anxieties: Helping, Understanding & Supporting Children With Chronic Worry & Anxiety. Is your child an unhappy bundle of worry? - Always anxious? Can’t sleep? Perhaps wets the bed? Has a tummy ache before every test? A headache every Sunday before the start of the new school week? Tetchy with siblings? Always losing the plot? Tense and miserable? Then this talk is for you. 9am at Cambridge Bowling Club, Chandler Avenue, Floreat. Gold Coin donation for coffee. Enquiries - Jeanette Wood : 0413 190 412 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinosaur Discovery Seminar Series 6–9pm, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Professor Mike Bunce Characterising ancient DNA from fossil bones. So, you already know your Australovenator from your Therizinosaurus and are looking for something more? Join WA Museum experts
for a packed seminar, which is sure to blow your mind and make you rethink the way you look at the prehistoric world. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Guests are welcome to stay and explore the exhibition at the conclusion of the seminar. Recommended age 15+. Tickets from museum.wa.gov.au/museums/offsite/dinosa ur-discovery-seminar-series
Parent Workshop (Developing Self Regulation) Practical & interactive parenting workshop addressing following parental concerns: Introduction to self regulation, Develop various types of self regulation social/emotional behaviour | prosocial behaviour | cognitive & motivation in early childhood, Influences on self regulation development Caregiving practices trauma), Parent strategies & skills & Home environment strategies. 9am – 3pm. 61 Welshpool Business Enterprise Centre. 33-37 Murray Rd S, Welshpool. For more information, contact Behaviour Zen on FB or call 0423 293 254
The Osborne Park Show! Enjoy an unbeatable line-up of spectacular entertainment and exciting attractions at the103rd Osborne Park Show 2017. It will be a day out with family and friends you’ll never forget! Enjoy face painting, balloon twisting, bubble blowing, pony rides, showbags and the bustling sideshow alley, live music, fireworks and more. Friday 6pm to 10pm and Saturday 18 November, 10am–10pm, at Robinson Reserve, Tuart Hill. Visit osborneparkshow.com.au.
Development of Self Regulation in Primary School Children (5 – 12 year olds) This practical and interactive workshop will address the following: Introduction to self regulation. Development of the various types of self regulation (social/emotional behaviour, prosocial behaviour, cognitive and motivation) in primary school children Influences on self regulation development (e.g. caregiving practices, trauma). Strategies for educators to promote development of self regulation skills. Environmental strategies to promote the child’s self regulation development. 61 Welshpool Business Enterprise Centre. 3337 Murray Rd S, Welshpool. For more information, contact Behaviour Zen on FB or call 0423 293 254
Castledare Miniature Railway – Retina WAMaking track to cure blindness Hosted by Retina Australia. FREE Fundraising Family Fun Day - lots of activities to keep the kids entertained. Castledare Miniature Railway is Australia’s longest 7 1/4” gauge railway, running trains through the Canning River Regional Park. 10am–2pm at Wilson Park Station. Visit castledare.com.au or call 9356 2290.
Cretaceous pop-up bar 24 November, 15 December and 19 January, 5.30–9pm at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Join WA Museum
Authentic Italian for the whole family iadina Della Nonna, an authentic Italian food van in Wanneroo, serves delicious homemade Italian specialties that will satisfy even the fussiest eaters. Their two specialties –their crescione (Italian pie) and signature dish, piadina – will have mouths watering all over town.
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The Wanneroo Show There’s so much to watch, taste, try and buy at this year’s Wanneroo Show. Begin your day with the thrilling rides of Side Show Alley or watch the showjumping in the arena. There will be interactive small animal farms, spectacular motocross action, pony rides and log chopping too. And don’t miss the sheep shearing and whip-cracking demonstrations! Don’t forget to stick around for the massive fireworks display each evening. Held at the Wanneroo Showground from 4–10.30pm on Friday 24 November and 9am–10.30pm on Saturday 25 November. For a 20% discount on side show rides and games, visit discountshowtix.com and prepurchase your tickets.
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a unique series of expert talks that delve into the history, science and culture behind life around the Bay of Naples 2000 years ago. Your seminar ticket entitles you to free entry to Escape from Pompeii: the untold Roman rescue exhibition and the WA Maritime Museum. Seminars are $10 per person. Book your ticket at museum.wa.gov.au/pompeiiseminars
Rottnest Island Nature Play Day - FREE Thanks to our friends from Rottnest Express and Rottnest Island Authority, we are excited to host another Nature Play Day on Rottnest Island. This year we will also include some festive fun! So pack your bag and bring some water, a hat, snacks, sunscreen, and swimsuit and join us for a day of fun as we explore, discover and play within the natural beauty of Rottnest Island. So get your playgroup together - friends and family are welcome - and start planning your Rottnest adventure! 11am – 1.30pm. Heritage Common, Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island. For more information and your ferry and accommodation code, please contact Playgroup WA on 1800 171 882 or email: email@example.com
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Christmas in Claremont! The festive spirit comes to Claremont this year in a new location at Claremont Oval on Davies Road, promising to be bigger and better than ever. Claremont Oval, Davies Road. Family Entertainment from 5pm. Carols by Candlelight from 7pm.
Dinosaur Discovery Seminar Series 6–9pm, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dr Kate Trinajstic. Sex, the early years and a 370 million year old fish from WA So, you already know your Australovenator from your Therizinosaurus and are looking for something more? Join WA Museum experts for a packed seminar, which is sure to blow your mind and make you rethink the way you look at the prehistoric world. Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start. Guests are welcome to stay and explore the exhibition at the conclusion of the seminar. Recommended age 15+. Tickets from museum.wa.gov.au/museums/offsite/dinosa ur-discovery-seminar-series
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