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SEPTEMBER 2014

Sept

Shellharbour Bike About

Shellharbour Bike About will be held on Sunday 14 September 2014 starting at the Lake Illawarra PCYC. Click here for more information and an entry form.

Please contact Council on 4221 6111 for more information.

 

Sept

History week

Tongarra museum hosts historic bus tours of Shellharbour City for history week.

Please contact Council on 4221 6111 for more information.

 

13 Sept

Bushcare Major Day Out - Saturday 13 September from 10am - 12 noon

Bushcare's Major Day Out is a day specifically designed to give every one of us the opportunity to find out more about our bushland. It’s a fun day where people of all ages and those who've never tried Bushcare before, can join in and help improve our natural environment alongside experienced Bushcarers.

Tullimbah Landcare will be hosting an Open Day for Bushcare Major Day Out on Saturday 13 September from 10am - 12 noon. On the day we will be removing Lantana. Come along and see the fantastic work done in Elizabeth Brownlee Reserve by the Tullimbah Land Group since 1999. A free BBQ lunch will be provided, so grab your hat, wear some sturdy shoes, long sleeves, pants and sunscreen and meet at Elizabeth Brownlee Reserve (end of Digby Close) in Albion Park. Tools and gloves will be provided. Please RSVP to Ruth on 0402 027 221 by 12 September.


15 Sept

Nature by Night Spotlight Walks

Come along on a spotlighting adventure and hear about the amazing natural environment at Blackbutt Forest and the nocturnal creatures that call this place home. Local nature expert Carl Glaister will guide two walks from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Monday 15 September and Wednesday 24 September. Bring your torch and if we're lucky we may even spot some nocturnal creatures.

These free spotlight walks are organised by Shellharbour City Council and priority is given to Shellharbour City Council residents. Young people aged over 12 years are welcome to attend if accompanied by an adult. As these walks are very popular, residents can only book in for one of the two walks.

Places are limited and bookings essential by calling Council on 4221 6111 or emailing sustainability@shellharbour.nsw.gov.au. The meeting location will be given upon booking.


16 Sept

EarthWorks Course
Tuesday 16 September, 2014

If you are a resident of Shellharbour City and would like to start home composting or would like to know how to build your own worm farm, book into a Free Earthworks course today!

Bookings are essential. Please call 4221 6111.
More information...

24 Sept

Nature by Night Spotlight Walks

Come along on a spotlighting adventure and hear about the amazing natural environment at Blackbutt Forest and the nocturnal creatures that call this place home. Local nature expert Carl Glaister will guide two walks from 5:30pm – 7:30pm on Monday 15 September and Wednesday 24 September. Bring your torch and if we're lucky we may even spot some nocturnal creatures.

These free spotlight walks are organised by Shellharbour City Council and priority is given to Shellharbour City Council residents. Young people aged over 12 years are welcome to attend if accompanied by an adult. As these walks are very popular, residents can only book in for one of the two walks.

Places are limited and bookings essential by calling Council on 4221 6111 or emailing sustainability@shellharbour.nsw.gov.au. The meeting location will be given upon booking.

OCTOBER 2014

Oct

Carers Week

Carers Week aims to raise awareness of carers, the caring role and relationships, and carer supports and services. A carer is a person who provides unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail aged.

Please contact Council on 4221 6111 for more information.

 

10 - 18 Oct

Grab a Bargain from Council's Nursery in celebration of Fair Food Week October 10 - 18

In celebration of National Fair Food Week, Council's nursery is offering the following specials from the 10 -18 October:

  • 10% off all Fruit Trees
  • 10% off all Bagged Potting Mix and Bagged Compost
  • Buy 10 Herbs/Vegies and 1 bag of Vegie and Herb potting mix for $34.50 save $5.45
  • Buy 10 get 2 free potted colour

The nursery is open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.45pm (except public holidays), and in celebration of National Fair Food Week they will also be open on Saturday 11th and 18th of October from 8-30 to 1pm. This is a great opportunity for those who can't make it to the nursery during the week to head along.

You can visit the nursery at 132 Industrial Road, Oak Flats (enter by River Oak Place, Oak Flats), call them on 4221 6191 or email nursery@shellharbour.nsw.gov.au.

 

25 Oct

Baby & Kids Market
Saturday 25th October, 8am - 12pm
Centenary Hall Albion Park
FREE ENTRY

Quality pre-loved items. Visit www.gmgc.com.au/market or email gmgc@shellharbour.nsw.gov.au for more details.

 

26 Oct

Oak Flats Billy Cart Derby
Sunday 26 October, 8am
Central Ave, Oak Flats

 

26 Oct

Dogs Day Out

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NOVEMBER 2014

Nov

Celebration of Ability

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. The day also seeks to increase awareness of the benefits of the integration of people with disability in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
IDPwD brings together individuals, businesses, community organisations, and governments from every corner of the world to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions, skills and achievements of people with disability.

Please contact Council on 4221 6111 for more information.

 

25 Nov

White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day is a male-led campaign that seeks to change the attitudes and behaviours that lead to and perpetuate violence against women.

Each year, Shellharbour City Council supports White Ribbon Day with a series of public awareness campaigns during the week of White Ribbon Day including a fundraiser event at Bunnings to raise money for the Illawarra Local Committee Against Domestic Violence.

Please contact Council on 4221 6111 for more information.


All event information is correct at the time of publishing.


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