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Events & Activities

 

2019 Events

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Plastics Recycling Facility Tour

Unfortunately this tour has been postponed due to circumstances beyond our control. We will be re-scheduling the tour once dates become available.

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Community Clean Up

As part of the Lane Cove 2066 Litter Challenge we aim to make Cunninghams Reach completely litter free for everyone to enjoy.

Bring the whole family to this community clean up. All ages are welcome.

Bags, gloves. litter pickers and refreshments are provided. Every participant receives a native plant.

When: Tuesday 9th July, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where:  Cunninghams Reach, Linley Point

RSVP here.

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Fermenting 101

Learn how to make common fermented foods and drinks in this hands-on workshop. Every participant will take home a Jun starter – a fermented tonic made of green tea and honey.

When: Saturday 17th August, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Living and Learning Centre, 180 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

Bookings essential

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Natural Baby Care

Learn what products can be used for natural baby care, what nappies are the least damaging to the environment, what toxic materials are used to make some toys and how to save money in this informative workshop.

When: Tuesday 3rd September, 9:30am - 11:30am

Where: Cove Room, Lane Cove Civic Centre, 48 Longueville Road, Lane Cove.

Bookings essential

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Sustainability Lane

Join your local community at Sustainability Lane, featuring over 20 stalls filled with sustainable living ideas showing how small changes to your lifestyle can have a big impact.

Bring your own coffee cup, drink bottle and reusable
bag.

When: Sunday 13 October, 9:00am –4:00pm                                                  
Where: Burns Bay Road (outside Australia Post)

Visit the Sustainability Lane site for more information and to apply for a stall.

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Shinehub

Are you interested in installing solar or batteries at your home or business but don't know where to start? Solar and battery technology can reduce your electricity bills by 90% or more while protecting you from electricity price increases and dramatically lowering your carbon footprint. Come to this free information event to learn how solar and batteries work, speak to independent solar experts, and get access to exclusive bulk-buy discounts on solar panel and/or battery systems as part of the ShineHub Community Solar Program*.


*The session hosted by Council is for information purposes. Council’s
support for this information session regarding affordable access to
solar panels does not imply any endorsement or non-endorsement
of third-parties involved in this event.

When: Saturday 26 October, 10:30am – 12:30pm or Wednesday 30 October, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Bookings essential

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Green Shopping, Sustainable Eating and Ethical Food Choices

Learn how to make ethical food choices at the shops. Examine the connection between our choices and shop product placement, the importance of food miles and learn how to avoid waste.

When: Saturday 2 November, 9:30am – 11:30am
Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Bookings essential

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Clothing and Jewellery Swap

Celebrate National Recycling Week and update your
wardrobe at the same time. Bring along up to six quality pieces of clothing and six pieces of jewellery. When you check your items in you will receive buttons as currency to trade for ‘new’ items.

When: Saturday 16 November
Check in – 10:00am
Swap – 11:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Cove Room, Lane Cove Civic Centre, 48 Longueville Road, Lane Cove

Bookings essential

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Sustainable Christmas Workshop

Craving a more sustainable Christmas this year? Help the planet and your pocket at the same time in this free workshop. Create decorations from
recycled materials and make a beeswax wrap to take home as a gift.

When: Saturday 7 December, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Bookings essential

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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.