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Events & Activities

 

2020 Events

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Financing the Future

Ever wondered where your money is being invested?
Find out of the financial institutions you invest in, such as banks,
superannuation and insurance companies, are funding projects such as coal mines.

Learn how to invest in businesses that focus on climate solutions and make a positive difference.

When: Saturday 15 February 10:00am – 11:30am

Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Bookings essential.

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Sustainable Food Garden tour at Moss House

Join us as we tour The Moss House garden, an example of a vibrant,
sustainable permaculture property which has been established for more than a decade, designed with the primary goal to provide the owners with food and medicinal plants. You will have an opportunity to see elements of permaculture garden design in action and to taste some of the produce grown on the site.

The garden is on a steep site and this tour is not suitable for people with mobility restrictions.

When: Thursday 20 February, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Meet at the bottom of the footbridge near the Aquatic Centre, Little Street, Lane Cove. The bus will take you to and from the garden in Denistone.

Fully booked.

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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 Clean Up Australia Day by joining Council’s Clean Up Day at Manns Point. Refreshments provided.

When: Sunday 1 March, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Manns Point. Prospect Street, Greenwich

Bookings essential.

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Green Cleaning

Don't know where to start with detoxing your home of chemical laden, plastic ridden products in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry? Join this workshop and learn how to swap out the bad and ugly for the fresh, clean and good! Make your own cleaning products to take home, along with the recipes.

When: Saturday 28 March, 10:00am – 11:30am

Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Cost: $25 per person

Bookings essential.

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Recycling Champions


Wanted: Recycling Champions. Are you passionate about recycling?
Become the ‘go to’ person for your fellow neighbours who have recycling and waste questions. We are looking for enthusiastic people who live in unit blocks who want to help their neighbours recycle better. Training and resources provided.

When: Saturday 4 April, 10:00am – 12:00pm

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

Bookings essential.

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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: Wednesday 29 April, 6:30pm – 8:00pm and Saturday 2 May, 10:00am – 11:30am

Where: Lane Cove Library, Library Walk

Bookings essential.

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Plants and Tools Swap
 

Calling all plant and DIY enthusiasts! Bring healthy plants and working tools such as drills, screwdrivers, shears and more to this free Plants and Tools Swap! The swap is a great way to bring diversity to your garden and update your tool inventory, without spending a cent!

When: Saturday 16 May, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Lane Cove Nursery

Bookings essential.

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 World Environment Day


Celebrate World Environment Day with an Under the Sea interactive
display. Learn about the incredible animals who call the ocean their home and hold live urchins, sea stars, snails, hermit crabs and anemones. Investigate marine habitats, animal adaptations and learn how to reduce our impact on the marine environment. The show is totally interactive and allows every participant to hold and touch a large range of marine animals.

When: Friday 5 June, 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Where: Lane Cove Plaza

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Build Your Own Nest


Nest boxes replicate natural shelters such as tree hollows. They are fun to make and provide a secure home for many years to come. Join us and make your very own nest box to attract native wildlife to your garden. All materials are supplied.

Suitable for ages 8 and above.

When: Saturday 13 June, 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Lane Cove Nursery

Cost: $25 per person

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.