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Events & Activities

 

     2019 Events

2019 Events 

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Visy Materials Recycling Facility Trip

Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling once you put it in your bin? Well here is your chance to find out! Lane Cove residents are
invited to a free tour of the Visy Materials Recycling Facility at Smithfield where materials from your recycling bin are sorted.


Please note: Suitable for 18 years of age and over, you must be able to walk up and down two flights of stairs and not have a fear of heights. Because of the use of industrial magnets in the sorting process, people with pacemakers may not find the tour appropriate.

Book online.

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How to Live a Low Tox Life - with Alexx Stuart

Join other Lane Cove locals at this free event and discover how you can live a low tox life with educator, activist, change agent and author Alexx Stuart.

Wednesday 20 February                                                                                  

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Terrace Function Room,

Lane Cove Community Hub, 1 Pottery Lane, Lane Cove

Book online.

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Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee for Seniors Week

If you love to sew and care about the environment, join the Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee to make your own reusable bag. This is a chance to sew, share tips, learn new skills and spend time with like-minded people.

Sewing machines and morning tea provided.

Book online.

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Clean Up Australia Day

Community commitment to local conservation has always been strong in the Lane Cove area and Clean Up Australia Day is one of the many ways you can get involved in your local environment and make a difference.

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Clean Up Australia
Day by joining Council’s Clean Up Day at Manns Point.
Refreshments provided.

When: Sunday 3 March, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Manns Point

Book online.

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Speed Date a Sustainability Expert

Whether you are planning to renovate or build, come along to this free event to discuss your ideas and plans in 20-minute “dates” with experts.

Get advice from leading green designers and experts on energy efficiency, sustainable gardens, building materials and more. Bring along sketches, plans, photographs or utility bills for feedback and advice.

To find out more and register visit Speed Date a Sustainanbility Expert
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Eat Better and Avoid Food Waste
 
Learn how to plan healthy meals, save money and reduce food waste. Find your meal planning personality and create a personalised meal plan that
works for you. At the workshop’s conclusion, you will leave with tools to use leftovers and avoid waste.

When: Thursday 6 June, 1:00pm – 3:00pm or 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Book online.

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In Your Own Time...

Lane Cove Library has its very own Sustainable Community Collection to help inspire you to live more sustainably. The collection includes books, DVDs and magazines and with more items being added to the collection all the time you’ll be sure to find something of interest to you.