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Seniors Online Games

Get your daily dose of games, updated daily, to keep testing your brain! Games include code-crackers, crosswords, Sudoku, trivia, and word searches.

3000 Daffodils - Daffodil Day

The Cancer Council's Daffodil Day is Friday 28 August, and are asking supporters to cut, sew, stick, glue, knit and crochet daffodils or yellow items to sell this year. They have a guide with ideas to get your started. The aim is to create 3000 daffodils - the same number of Tasmanian's diagnosed with cancer each year.

Island of Ideas Public Lecture Series

Island life may be on hold, but the ideas don't stop flowing. And, if anything, this challenging period is encouraging us to come up more ideas – about work, education, interaction and meeting our basic needs. Utas will continue to share ideas through online platforms, presenting a mix of engaging new talks and some popular past events.

2020 Yarn Bomb

The Royal Hobart Hospital Yarn Bomb is back this year and though there is no installation date yet because of COVID-19, people can start knitting, crocheting, or making pom-poms now. Help make people laugh, smile and sing during difficult times.

Stories in September - Submissions

Story submissions are now open for the 2020 Stories in September Festival. Stories can be visual, sound stories or text, and multiple stories can be submitted. Submissions can be free (uploaded to website, not eligible for prizes) or paid (eligible for one of five $1000 cash prizes) and are due by 30 August 2020.