Sustainability events calendar

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We release a calendar of sustainability and environmental themed activities every four months, to inspire and educate the Ku-ring-gai community. Thanks to the Environmental Levy, almost all events are free. You can view all events on this page, or download the calendar by clicking the banner below.

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Book your place online

Click on the link below each event to learn more and book online. You will have the option of registering your details on our booking system, making it easier for frequent attendees of our events. If you have any issues with the booking system, please call 9424 0893. 

Events

August

Land snails walk and talk

Join ecologist Kurtis Lindsay as he takes you on a fascinating field trip and helps you to discover the world of our Australian Native Snails.

Date: Friday 25 August

Time: 9am - 11am

Venue: To be advised.

Learn more and book online.

Introduction to solar power and battery storage for homes

Find out the latest information on solar with batteries for your home from expert Nigel Morris.

Date: Tuesday 29 August

Time: 6pm - 9pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon.

Learn more and book online.

Muogamarra Nature Reserve walk - booked out

Open for just six weeks each year to preserve fragile ecosystems and Aboriginal Heritage, join a tour of this beautiful landscape.

Date: Tuesday 29 August

Time: 8.30am - 12.30pm

Venue: Muogamarra Nature Reserve, Cowan.

Learn more and join the waitlist.

September

Turramurra Spring community open day

Enjoy a day out discovering organic plant varieties, sampling homemade cakes and jams, attending a vegetable garden clinic and enjoying morning tea.
Date: Saturday 2 September
Time: 9am -12pm
Venue: Turramurra Community Garden, Turramurra
Learn more

Seasonal tick talk

Come join this talk by presenter Dr Nathan Lo, senior lecturer at the University of Sydney on the Australian Tick.
Date: Wednesday 6 September
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon
Learn more and book online

Bushwalk with a Ranger

Join our rangers for a free bushwalk at the Wildflower Garden.

Date: Thursday 7 September

Time: 10am-1pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, St Ives.

Learn more and book online

Family bushwalk

Mums, dads and carers welcome along with bubs and toddlers for a fun bushwalk with a ranger. Bookings essential!
Date: Monday 11 September
Time: 10am -12pm
Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
Learn more and book online

October

Reuse and restore your clothes workshop

Join local experts Time and Again as they show you how to give new life to your clothes. Bookings essential!
Date: Saturday 7 October
Time: 9:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $10pp
Venue: Roseville Arts Centre, Roseville.
Learn more and book online

Discover your local plants

Come along and get all the advice you need on building a native garden.
Date: Saturday 14 October
Time: 10am - 3pm
Venue: St Ives Shopping Centre
Learn more

Aussie backyard bird count

Join our Birdlife Australia presenter to learn about the upcoming Aussie bird count.
Date: Monday 16 October
Time: 6:30pm -8pm
Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon
Learn more and book online

Ride2Work Day breakfast event

Commuters cycling to the city and elsewhere are invited to drop by for a free breakfast and bike check.
Date: Wednesday 18 October
Time: 6:30am - 8:30am
Venue: To be advised.
Learn more

Plant propagation workshop

Learn from the experts how to propagate plants from cuttings. Bookings essential!
Date: Friday 20 October
Time: 10am -12pm
Cost: $10pp
Venue: 430 Mona Vale Road, St Ives.
Learn more and book online

November

Bluegum Forest walk

Enjoy a beautiful guided walk through Sheldon Forest, a high conservation area containing some of the last remnants of Bluegum and Sydney Turpentine Ironbark Forest. Bookings essential!
Date: Wednesday 1 November
Time: 9:30am -11:30am
Venue: Sheldon Forest, meeting point to be confirmed.
Learn more and book online

Pools and spas workshop

Get ready for summer and learn from the experts how to reduce the energy consumed by your pool pump by more than 70%!
Date: Tuesday 7 November
Time: 6pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon
Learn more and book online

Gift wrapping with cloth - the art of Furoshiki

Create meaningful and sustainable gifts for your friends and family using this ancient Japanese art. Bookings essential!
Date: Saturday November 11
Time: 10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm.
Cost: $10pp
Venue: Roseville Arts Centre, Roseville.
Learn more and book online

Sustainable Food and Wine night

Join us as we present a sumptuous feast of sustainable food and wine from around NSW. Bookings essential!
Date: Wednesday 15 November
Time: 7pm - 10pm
Cost: $50pp
Venue: Kipling's Garage Bar and Restaurant, Turramurra.
Learn more and book online

Bamboo Creations workshop

As part of our Sustainable Christmas series, learn the ancient art of creating items from bamboo. Bookings essential!
Date: Wednesday 15 November
Time: 10am - 1pm
Cost: $10pp
Venue: Gordon Library
Learn more and book online.

Soap Making workshop

Learn how to make your own soap to take home.
Date: Friday 17 November
Time: 10am-12pm
Venue: Turramurra Library, Turramurra.
Learn more and book online.

December

Sustainable pet toys

Learn to create a variety of pet toys from a range of materials. Bookings essential!
Date: Wednesday 6 December
Time: 6pm-10pm
Cost: $10pp
Venue: Roseville Arts Centre, Roseville.
Learn more and book online.

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