Thursday 1 June, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Lane Cove Library
Come along and join other beginner and experienced knitters to knit squares for Wrap with Love. This is a drop-in session. No booking required.
Children’s Voices for Reconciliation
Thursday 1 June, 10:30am – 12:00pm, The Canopy
Join us at The Canopy as we celebrate Reconciliation Week. School groups will perform their interpretation of this year’s theme ‘Be a Voice for Generations’. The event invites everyone to use their voice to share their truths among others. This event includes song, dance and art from local North Shore Schools. No booking required.
Greenhouse by Joost
Thursday 1 June, 5:00pm - 9:00pm, The Alcott or online
Imagine a house that grows its own food. That’s the vision of environmental campaigner Joost Bakker, who was once dubbed the ‘Poster Boy of Zero Waste Living’ by The New York Times. Be inspired by this documentary screening following Bakker as he builds a self-sustaining home in central Melbourne, followed by a panel. The panel will be guided by MC, Jo Taranto, founder of Good for the Hood. Speakers will be announced once confirmed. Bookings essential.
Friday 2 June, 9:30am – 11:30am, Lane Cove Library
If you are looking for help with any technology issues (laptops, phones, tablets, internet, etc.) then Digital Discoveries is a 30-minute session where you will receive one on one assistance with a Librarian. Please bring along your device.
Walk and Yarning Circle
Friday 2 June, 10:30am - 12:00pm, Longueville Park, Stuart Street, Longueville
Leading up to Reconciliation Week, we take some time to reflect on the theme 'Be a Voice for Generations'.
Join us for a walk through Country and a Yarning Circle, a traditional way of dialogue and sharing cultural knowledge. Hear about local Aboriginal culture and heritage with Karen Smith from the Aboriginal Heritage office.
You are invited to ask your own questions about our shared histories and cultures and how we can all contribute to a reconciled Australia.
First Fridays: World Environment Day
Friday 2 June, 3:15pm – 4:30pm, Lane Cove Plaza
Join Scienza Viva in Lane Cove Plaza as they take you through some amazing science experiments in celebration of World Environment Day on Monday 5 June. Free event.
Lane Cove Bush Kids: Nature’s Night Shift Term Activity
Friday 2 and Thursday 8 June, 9:45am – 11:15am, Blackman Park, Lane Cove West, meet far end of Lloyd Rees Drive, past the playground
Nature’s awake while you’re asleep! Join us to learn about who’s awake in the night. We’ll read a book, discover nocturnal animals, go on a bushwalk and create night-time nature craft. For ages 2-5.
Book online for Friday 2 June.
Book online for Thursday 8 June.
English Conversation Classes
Tuesday 6 June – 27 June, 10:00am – 2:45pm, Lane Cove Library
Join a free, small and friendly English class. These classes aim to improve English conversation skills for people with English as a second language. You will cover everyday conversation and information about Australian society, culture and customs.
- 10:00am – 11:30am Beginner English class – suitable for absolute beginners
- 12:30pm – 1:30pm Elementary Conversation – some spoken English required
- 1:30pm – 2:45pm Intermediate Conversation – suitable for more confident speakers.
Held Tuesday during school term. Free event. No booking required.
World Ocean's Day
Thursday 8 June, 10:00am, Tambourine Bay Park
This event will see us clean up creeks, parks, mangroves and bushland, all while enjoying a beautiful bushwalk. Clean-ups are a great way to bring the community together, raise awareness, and start the conversation about reducing litter at the source. This World Oceans Day make a difference and prevent our local waterways from carrying pollutants into the ocean, resulting in a cleaner, healthier environment.
The event will commence at Tambourine Bay Park and progress around the foreshore and bushland surroundings before returning to our starting location.
Saturday Sounds: Majazzter Duo
Saturday 10 June, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza
Grab your dancing shoes and swing on down to Lane Cove Plaza and join the Majazzter Duo as they serenade you with fun dance tunes and Italian classics. Free event.
Tuesday 13 June, 2:30pm – 3:30pm, Greenwich Library
Enjoy afternoon tea while working on your latest craft project or knitting squares for Wrap with Love. This is a drop-in session. No booking required.
Tuesday 13 June and Tuesday 20 June, 4:00pm - 5:30pm, Synergy Youth Centre
Join Aunty Suzie and
Aunty Caroline from the Gai-mariagal Festival for a series of wellbeing and
creative workshops at Synergy Youth Centre. Workshops include activities such
as weaving, rock painting, and clay sculptures.
Lane Cove Bush Kids: Uno's Garden
Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 21 June, 9:45am – 11:15am, Gore Creek Reserve, St Vincents Rd, Greenwich
Discover Uno and his garden full of Moopaloops, Puddlebuts, Tumbletops and a Snortlepig! Graeme Base’s wonderful book, Uno’s Garden, is the inspiration for this activity. We’ll be reading from his book, going on a fun bush walk, practicing our counting and getting creative.
Book online for Tuesday 13 June.
Book online for Wednesday 21 June.
Military History Talk – Doughboys and Aussies together in WWI: A Mistake or Enduring Partnership?
Tuesday 13 June, 6:15pm – 7:45pm, Lane Cove Library
Hear Lieutenant Colonel David Deasey OAM RFD discuss the role of American soldiers serving with Australian military during World War I, and the implications it would have for future conflicts.
Men's Health Week - Free Men's Cooking
Thursday 15 June, 10:00am -12:00noon, Living and Learning Centre, 180 Longueville Road, Lane Cove
Enjoy preparing and eating a three-course feast under the guidance of our home economics tutor.
Men's Health Week: Free Intro to Weightlifting
Friday 16 June, 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Lane Cove Aquatic and Leisure Centre
Join this small group personal training session teaching the basics of weightlifting.
Child Car Seat Safety Checking Clinic
Saturday 17 June, 9:00am – 1:00pm, Lane Cove Council Car Park
The clinic offers parents/carers the opportunity to get the Child Car Seat checked, adjusted or fully fitted for free by an Authorised Restraint Fitter. Any parts will cost extra.
Bookings: Call 9911 3536 or email email@example.com
Growing Ferns and Groundcovers
Saturday 17 June, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Lane Cove Community Nursery
Become familiar with a range of native ferns and groundcovers and gain tips on how to propagate them.
Woodford Bay Nature Day
Sunday 18 June, 1:00pm - 3:00pm, Longueville
Plant native seedlings and enjoy a guided nature walk along the peaceful foreshore of Woodford Bay.
All welcome to this fun, family-friendly afternoon, a great way to spend time in nature whilst caring for your environment. Tools and refreshments provided.
In Conversation with Sarah Martin – 'Dear Psychosis'
Tuesday 20 June, 6:15pm – 7:30pm, Lane Cove Library
Hear local author Sarah Martin share her confronting, dramatic, no-holds-barred account of her family's experience following their daughter's first-ever psychotic episode in Istanbul.
Refugee Week Event
Thursday 22 June, 5:00pm - 7:30pm, Lane Cove Library
Enjoy an Afghani supper whilst learning about the challenges and successes of Afghan Women on the Move. Hear about Shahrnaz Rafi's journey from Afghanistan's Civil War in the 1990s to her successful legal and volunteering career in Australia.
Animals of the Dreaming
Saturday 24 June, 10:00am – 11:00am, Lane Cove Plaza
Meet amazing native animals, each with their own special character, and hear stories and songs about these animals and the Dreamtime as told by Brewarrina Aboriginal Elder Col Hardy OAM. Free event.
Poets in Residence Group
Monday 26 June, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Lane Cove Library
Interested in writing poetry? Join our Lane Cove Poets in Residence group to discuss your writing and share poetry. No booking required.
Ben's Book Club: 'Echo Lake' – Joan Sauers
Tuesday 27 June, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, online
Join best-selling author Ben Hobson in conversation with international screenwriter and producer Joan Sauers. In the sleepy, scenic Southern Highlands of New South Wales, a beautiful young woman goes missing. Six years later, recently divorced historian Rose McHugh leaves the city to start a new life there. Rose stumbles across some buried film, opening up a Pandora's Box, and realises there is a killer at large. The villages and forests are a perfect setting for this atmospheric and haunting novel. 'Echo Lake' is a compulsive debut thriller, which will keep you guessing.
Bookings open soon.
Moments in Music – Verdi and Puccini
Wednesday 28 June, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Lane Cove Library
Join local Musician Graham Ball as he reflects on the lives, and music, of two great opera composers, Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini.
Writer in Residence Group
Thursday 29 June, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Lane Cove Library
Join our Lane Cove Writers in Residence group who meet monthly to share stories, discuss creative writing ideas and writing methods. No booking required.
3D Printing Design: Stencil Art
Friday 30 June, 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Lane Cove Library
Join us as we explore how to incorporate 3D printing into art and craft. We will learn some basics of 3D printing design and then use a 3D printed stencil to create a beautiful piece of wall art. For adults. Cost $5.00 plus booking fee.
Library events for Juniors
Wednesday 28 June, 3:30pm – 4:30pm, Lane Cove Library
Come and try Osmo coding and games. A hands-on system that lets you compose music, run your own pizza shop, create artwork, and learn some magical maths. Free event for children aged 5 -10 years.
Mondays, 11:00am – 11:30am, Greenwich Library
Ages 3-6. Held weekly during school term. No booking required.
Tuesdays, 11:00am – 11:30am, Lane Cove Library
Ages 0-3. Held weekly during school term. No booking required.
Thursdays, 11:00am – 11:30am, Lane Cove Library
Ages 3-6. Held weekly all year. No booking required.