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[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on 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.

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[7 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on 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 both the GROW LOCAL Illawarra Edible and Native Garden Guides, you can meet our local permaculture champions, learn about the living classrooms project and find out about what native plants grow in your neighbourhood.

Also go into the draw …

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[7 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on 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 selling cakes, books, sweets, handcrafts, toys and lots more, with fun activities for the kids and morning/afternoon tea for the grownups. Barbecue lunch will be available as well.

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[9 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on 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 juliee@kiama.nsw.gov.au for more information and bookings.

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[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on 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 visit www.cleanout.com.au.

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[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on 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

Cost: Free

Contact: For inquiries, contact Healthy Cities Illawarra 4226-5000 or email jillm@healthyillawarra.org.au

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[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on 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

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[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on 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 GT@wollongong.nsw.gov.au or phone 42277262

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[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on 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 acalderbank@wollongong.nsw.gov.au or phone 0457- 847022

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[14 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on 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 GT@wollongong.nsw.gov.au