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Events & Activities

 

The 2017 Sustainability Events program for July to December is outlined in the Get Involved brochure. View the remaining events below. 

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Sustainability Events Brochure: Get Involved: July - December 2017


AUGUST

Boomerang Bags Meet up

The first sewing bee for Boomerang Bags will be this month. Join us the second Thursday of each month to sew, stamp pockets, cut fabric, iron bag handles and more! Can't make it to a workshop but still want to participate from home? Get in contact for a pattern kit and instructions. Boomerang Bags is a community driven initiative tackling plastic pollution at the grassroots level. Bags are going to be placed in the Lane Cove Sustainability Action Group's Bagshare bins in the Lane Cove Village for shoppers to 'borrow'.

Second Thursday of each month (reoccurring)
Thursday 10 August
10:30am - 2:30pm
Stokes Street Meeting House, 23A Stokes St, Lane Cove North
Email ldemattia@lanecove.nsw.gov.au or phone 9911 3507


Get Crafty: Crochet With Recycled Materials 

Interested in creating a stylish basket made from recycled materials?
Saturday 12 August, 10:00am – 12:00pm

The Living and Learning Centre
180 Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Bookings essential
Register online or phone 9911 3507

 

DIY Cloth Beeswax Wraps

Come along to this free workshop to create your own reusable cloth wraps. Made from beeswax, jojoba oil and cotton these are safe to use for covering food and are a clever and quaint plastic alternative.

Workshop 1: Fully booked.

Thursday 17 August, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Lane Cove Library, Library Walk Lane Cove

Workshop 2: Fully booked.

Wednesday 23 August, 10:30am – 12:30pm

Lane Cove Library, Library Walk Lane Cove

Workshop 3: Fully booked.

Monday 28 August, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Lane Cove Library, Library Walk Lane Cove

 

SEPTEMBER

Blogger Alexx Stuart's Cooking Demo on Organic Veggies 

Book in for this cooking demo which will cover everything from delicious veggie recipes, the benefits of buying and eating organic produce as well as the importance of understanding where your veggies are coming from!

Saturday 2 September
10:00am - 12:00pm
Living and Learning Centre, 180 Longueville Road
Register online or phone 9911 3507

Cloth Nappy Workshop

Cloth nappies have made a comeback with good reason, come and find out why. Includes free cloth nappy to try out at home.

Thursday 7 September
10:30am – 12:30pm
Lane Cove Library
Children and babies are welcome.
Bookings essential. Register online or phone 9911 3507

FREE Thursday Night Flick 'Tomorrow' (PG)

Join us for a film which will leave you feeling inspired about what you can do as one person to help lessen your environmental impact. French Film ‘Tomorrow’ (2015), celebrates the efforts of grassroots communities across the globe reinventing agriculture, energy, the economy and education in an effort to find solutions to the growing environmental problems.

Thursday 7 September
From 7:00pm
The Zenith, McIntosh Street & Railway Street, Chatswood
Bookings essential. Register online or phone 9911 3507

Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee

Second Thursday of each month (reoccurring)
Thursday 7 September
10:30am - 2:30pm
Stokes Street Meeting House, 23A Stokes St, Lane Cove North
Email ldemattia@lanecove.nsw.gov.au or phone 9911 3507

Free Family Crop Swap at Food Faith Community Garden

Lane Cove Council, Crop Swap Sydney and FoodFaith have partnered together to host a huge, family friendly swap at Lane Cove’s very own community garden. Bring home grown veggies, fruit, seeds, honey, herbs, or even bake a cake and swap with your neighbours for free. Stay tuned for more exciting
details.

Saturday 30 September

9:30am – 11:00am
Food Faith Garden, Hughes Park
304 – 341 Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove. In the event of wet weather the event will take place in the Waterview Community Centre beside the garden. 

 

Waste to Art Workshop

Kids will learn to weave as they create sea creatures from plastic waste and learn about plastic pollution in the ocean.

Monday 25 September, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Synergy Youth Centre, 8 Little Street, Lane Cove
Bookings essential. Register online or phone 9911 3507

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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.