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[27 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]

Devinely Fit Yoga & Lifestyle invites you to join us and over 1 billion people around the world to our very special Earth Hour 2012 celebration!

Date: Saturday 31 March 2012

Time: 7:30-9:30 pm

Venue: Devinely Fit Yoga & Lifestyle, 1/44 Manning Street, Kiama

Bring along a plate to share, cushion to sit on, candles, BYO, and guitars, bongo drums, banjoes, didgeridoos, flutes, spoons, anything UNPLUGGED!

Donation: $10 per person – all funds will go to Save The Kimberley

RSVP: Megan 0478 810 170 or Liama 0414 079 383

Bookings are essential, as places are limited.

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Christmas Crafts – Wollongong | ]

Learn how to make paper beads, Christmas decorations, cards and much more from recycled materials.

Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre, Madoline Street, Keiraville

Cost: $8 pay on the day

Contact: Enquiries call Wollongong Botanic Garden Office 4225 2636 or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Creating a Habitat Workshop – Wollongong | ]

Learn about the benefits of creating backyard habitats through designing, planting and creating a unique habitat garden display around the Discovery Centre. This handson interactive workshop will equip you with information on native plant species and habitat types to attract different animals to your backyard.

Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre, Madoline Street, Keiraville

Cost: $8 (includes morning tea and a native plant to get you started at home)

Contact: Enquiries call Wollongong Botanic Garden Office 4225 2636 or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Wollongong Botanic Garden Greenplan Summer Sale | ]

Wollongong City Council residents are invited to take advantage of our summer plant sale. Please bring your rates notice with you.

Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Greenplan Nursery, Northfields Avenue, Keiraville (next to the soccer fields). Look for the green flags.

Cost: Plants from $6.50. Cheque or debit/credit card (no cash or American Express accepted)

Contact: No bookings required. Enquiries call Wollongong Botanic Garden Office 4225 2636 or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Make a No Dig Garden – Wollongong | ]

Make a no dig garden in a foam box to take home. Please bring sunscreen and a hat.

Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre, Madoline Street, Keiraville

Cost: $8 pay on the day

Contact: Enquiries call Wollongong Botanic Garden Office 4225 2636 or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Putting the Fun in Fungi Workshop – Wollongong | ]

Fungi are colourful, interesting and extremely important parts of our natural environment. This workshop aims to teach about this diverse and unique kingdom through simple identification of common fungi and discovery of their key roles in the natural world through interactive exploration of the beautiful Wollongong Botanic Garden.

Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden, Discovery Centre, Madoline Street, Keiraville

Cost: $8 (includes morning tea and a take home mushroom growing box)

Contact: Enquiries call Wollongong Botanic Garden Office 4225 2636 or email botanicgarden@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

WollongongBotanic Garden,Discovery Centre,Madoline Street,Keiraville

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Kids Fishing Workshop – Warilla | ]

Kids 8-14 years are invited to come and learn to fish safely and responsibly on Saturday 10 December at Reddall Parade Park, near the kiosk on the south-east side of Windang Bridge, Lake Illawarra.

The day runs from 10am – 2pm and involves fishing techniques, bag and size limits and fish handling for catch and release. The cost is $40 per child and includes rod and reel combination, shirt, hat, tackle box and showbag – all to take home! Instructors are experienced volunteers and staff from the NSW Department of Primary Industries.

Bookings are essential as there is a maximum …

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[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Coomonderry Swamp Bird Watching Tour – Seven Mile Beach | ]

Conservation Volunteers is hosting a free guided bird watching walk in the scenic Seven Mile Beach National Park from 8am-11am on Saturday 3 December.

The walk will take you through some spectacular stands of Eucalypts before going out onto the shores of Coomonderry Swamp which is the largest freshwater coastal wetland in southern NSW and is a known habitat for many species of birds; including the Australasian Bittern.

Members of Illawarra Birders Inc will be on hand to assist with bird identification, so if you are keen to learn some bird ID skills then this is the walk for you! …

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[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Shoalhaven Poultry Auction – Berry | ]

Venue: Berry Poultry Pavilion located at the Berry Showground, Alexandra Street Berry NSW.

Date: Sunday 20 November 2011.

Time:Poultry Shed will open from 8.30 am to view the birds and the auction will commence at 9.30am.

All buyers must register prior to bidding and payments are by cash only.

All birds will have informational cage labels with breed, gender, age and colour to help you in the buying process. Plus knowledgeable volunteers will be happy to answer all your questions about the birds up for auction. Food and all accessories needed for your new …

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[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Slow Food Lunch In Kiama Community Garden | ]

Taste the growing season and help celebrate the 1st birthday of the Kiama Community Garden.

Slow Food Saddleback and the Kiama Community Garden Committee will harvest the freshest veg and cook up brunch in the garden on Sunday 27th November 10am—12noon.

Tickets $20 per person.

Places are limited and may be secured upon payment by online transfer to ‘Slow Food Saddleback Inc’, ANZ Gerringong, Acc No 486571427, BSB 012628. Please include your name on deposit and confirm by email to mchugh-timbs@bigpond.com.

RSVP Wed 23rd Nov.

Brunch starts at 10am in the Garden, located beside the Kiama Leisure Centre (parking in the Leisure Centre Car Park).

This event is presented by Slow …