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Sustainability events in Ku-ring-gai

Every four months we release a calendar of sustainability and environment-themed events to inspire and educate the Ku-ring-gai community. Thanks to the Environmental Levy, almost all of the events are free!

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Alternatively you can view the individual events which are listed below.

Book your place online

You can now book your place for our events online. Simply click on the ‘Book online’ link listed on the event page for each of the events listed below.

You will be presented with the option of registering your details on our booking system, this will make it easier for frequent attendees of our events to book in each time. If you have any issues using the booking system, please call 9424 0893. 

Click here to request to receive the sustainability calendar, either by post or by email.

DIY green cleaning home products - booked out!

Have a healthier home and save money by making your own green cleaning products.

Date: Sunday 26 February 2017

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Depot, Pymble

Tick information evening

Dr Sheryl van Nunen from Royal North Shore Hospital gives an update on ticks and the latest research on tick allergies in Australia.

Date: Monday 27 February 2017

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon

Learn more about the event.

Introduction to cheese and yoghurt making - booked out!

Learn how to make labneh, ricotta and yoghurt from leftover milk.

Date: Saturday 4 March 2017

Time: 9:30am - 11:30am

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Bushwalk and tai chi session - booked out!

Take in the beauty and serenity of the bush with an hour of relaxing Tai Chi.

Date: Thursday 9 March 2017

Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Venue: Meeting point to be advised

Raingarden design and construction workshop

Learn how to create an attractive raingarden at home which helps local waterways.

Date: Sunday 26 March 2017

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Venue: Meeting point to be advised

Learn more about the event.

Native snail talk

Kurtis Lindsay will introduce you to the fascinating range of Australian native snails.

Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017

Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers, Gordon

Learn more about the event.

Productive ponds information session

Learn how to convert your pool to a pond.

Date: Wednesday 5 April 2017

Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Venue: To be advised

Learn more about the event.

Welcome bus tour of Ku-ring-gai

You are invited to a free tour of the environmental and sustainability highlights of Ku-ring-gai.

Date: Friday 7 April 2017

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Venue: To be advised

Learn more about the event.

Crop and swap at Gordon library's Secret Garden

Local gardeners are invited to bring produce and seeds to swap with other green thumbs.

Date: Saturday 8 April 2017

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

Venue: The Secret Garden, Gordon Library

Learn more about the event.

Introduction to keeping chickens

Come to our fun and informative workshop and you'll be enjoying organic eggs in no time.

Date: Sunday 23 April 2017

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Learn more about the event.

Woodcarving workshop - kitchen implements - booked out

Learn how to carve gorgeous kitchen implements.

Date: Saturday 29 April 2017

Time: session 1 - 11:00am - 1:00pm (booked out) and session two - 2:00pm - 4:00pm (booked out)

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Arts Centre, Roseville