Transition Towns Kiama Meeting

The agenda for the meeting is: Work out arrangements for taking Transition Towns Kiama to the next stage. Hear about details of FutureFest Illawarra 2012 Plan our first public activity. BYO lunch. Tours of our Bush Food Garden will be available after the main event. For more information or to RSVP, contact Edwin Humphries.

Illawarra Biodiversity and Local Food Event – Wollongong

Venue: Wollongong Old Court House – Wollongong Come along to the launch of the GROW LOCAL Illawarra Edible & Native Garden Guides, and the re-launch of the Illawarra Remnant Bushland Database. The official launches start at 3pm, and following proceedings there will be project displays and interactive workshops from 3pm-6pm. There will be free copies of … [Read more…]

Jamberoo Anglican Church Annual Country Fair

The Jamberoo Anglican Church will be holding their Annual Country Fair at the church hall (45 Churchill St) on Saturday, 15 October from 9am – 2pm. Jamberoo Community Growers will have a fundraising stall at the fair. We’ll be selling some seedlings, gardening magazines, potted plants, etc. There will be various stalls at the fair … [Read more…]

Backyard Chook Keeping Workshop – Kiama

This workshop is for both newcomers to backyard chooks as well as current chook owners. It is aimed at encouraging good health and well-being for poultry and consequently for the family eating the eggs! Bookings are essential as places are limited. Please contact Kiama Council on ph 4232 0416 or email for more information and bookings.

Household Chemical Cleanout – Berkeley

Clean Out your household chemical clutter the right way at a local drop off site. Paint, pesticides, poisons, gas bottles, fire extinguishers, book chemicals, motor oils, fuels and fluids, car batteries, flourescent light bulbs and more accepted. Where: Fred Finch Park Sporting Complex, Hooka Creek Road, Berkeley Cost: Free Contact: Call the Environment Line on 131555 or … [Read more…]

Bike Day Out – Wollongong

For budding cyclist, the gentle commuter or those seasoned in the saddle. See the latest in bikes – road, mountain, folding, electric, customised, BMX, have a free bicycle safety checks, with live music and more! Foreshore Park overlooks Belmore Basin, just north of the roundabout at the northern end of Marine Drive, Wollongong. Where: Foreshore Park … [Read more…]

Wollongong Botanic Garden Greenplan Day

Local residents only – plants $6 and $8.50. No cash accepted – card only. Limit of 25 plants per rates notice. Where: Greenplan Nursery, Northfields Avenue Keiraville – Look for the green flags Contact: For enquiries contact Wollongong Botanic Garden Office – 4225 2636

Giant Car Boot Sale – Corrimal

Everyone is welcome to comae along, grab a bargain and enjoy the atmosphere. If you are a Wollongong resident, get involved & register a site in the Giant Car Boot Sale – Reuse, Repair & Recycle. Where: Underwood Carpark, Spring in to Corrimal Cost: Free Contact: To register contact or phone 42277262

Bird Identification Workshop – Wollongong

Come along and learn about the birds of the Illawarra. Includes displays and bird watching in the gardens. Where: Wollongong Botanic Garden Discovery Centre. Cost: Free Contact: Booking essential: Ailee Calderbank or phone 0457- 847022

Natural Baby Care Workshop – Warrawong

Learn tips about modern cloth nappies and baby care, so you can save money as well as the planet for your little ones. New and expectant parents and carers welcome. Where: Warrawong Library Cost: Free Contact: Book with Warrawong Library – 42278133 or email