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Sustainability events in Ku-ring-gai

You can now book your place for our events online. Simply click on the 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. 

Slash your bills-energy efficiency at home

Learn from our energy efficiency expert about the simple things you can do around your house to reduce your energy bills without affecting your lifestyle

When: Wednesday 21 September, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Where: Turramurra Community Hall, Turramurra

Draught-proofing your home: a hands-on workshop

Our building sustainability expert demonstrated how to detect draughts and missing insulation. We will also discuss how to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient all year round

When: Sunday 25 September, 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: To be advised

Kids holiday drawing and painting workshop ‘Radical Recycling!’

In this fun class we'll draw, paint and make fantastic robots, people and other creatures out of recycled materials. A great way to learn how to reuse items and turn them into a masterpiece!

When: Friday 30 September, 10am - 4pm (Full day workshop) 
Where: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Ave Roseville 2069

Kids holiday drawing and painting workshop ‘Radical Recycling!’

In this fun class we'll draw, paint and make fantastic robots, people and other creatures out of recycled materials. A great way to learn how to reuse items and turn them into a masterpiece!

When: Friday 07 October, 10am - 4pm (Full day workshop) 
Where: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Ave Roseville 2069

Ride2work day: free brekky for riders

Whether your ride to work regularly or are thinking about it, your are welcome at our free brekky event! Learn about Ku-ring-gai's cycle routes and our plans to support cyclists

When: Wednesday 12 October, 6.30am - 8.30am

Where: Gordon Recreational Reserve, Gordon

Introduction to Bushcare and WH&S talk

An informative welcome to all new volunteers and those wishing to find out more about the Bushcare program

When: Sunday 16 October, 9.30am - 11.00am

Where: Council Chambers, Gordon

Bee split viewing morning

Watch the amazing process of splitting the hives of the stingless native bees to help grow local bee numbers

When: Monday 17 October, 10.00am - 11.00am

Where: 430 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Climate Wise Communities - Turramurra workshop

Watch the amazing process of splitting the hives of the stingless native bees to help grow local bee numbers

When: Thursday 20 October, 6.15pm - 8.00pm

Where: Turramurra Public School, 174 Kissing Point Road, Turramurra

Speed date a sustainability expert

Bring your home renovation plans and designs for advice from Australia's leading sustainable home and garden experts

When: Saturday 22 October, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Where: Ku-ring-gai Town Hall, Pymble

Veggie gardening for balconies and small spaces

Steve Willis will guide you on how to set up a yummy, thriving balcony garden

When: Saturday 29 October, 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: To be advised

Regenerate Blue Gum High Forest day

Join us for a half day of bush regeneration in the Blue Gum High Forest on Rosedale Road, St Ives

When: Sunday 30 October, 9.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Rosedale Road, St Ives

Productive ponds information session

Learn how you can convert your backyard swimming pool into a natural pond and feed your family

When: Thursday 3 November, 10.00 - 11.30am

Where: Council Chambers, Gordon

Aboriginal cultural bushwalk

This walk through bushland at Roseville Chase will take in Aboriginal rock paintings and some stunning views across Middle Harbour

When: Tuesday 8 November, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Where: Roseville Chase, meeting point to be advised

Water sensitive garden design

The importance of garden design features such as swales and raingardens to slow storm water run-off from your property will be discussed, as well as how to plan and install them

When: Sunday 13 November, 10.00am - 12.30pm

Where: Council Chambers, Gordon

Bush foods discovery walk

Bush foods enthusiast Jake Cassar will lead us on a fascinating walk through local bushland to show just how easy it is to find delicious and nutritious bush foods

When: Saturday 19 November, 10.00am - 12.00pm

Where: Sheldon Forest, meeting point to be advised

Green funerals

Compare the environmental impacts of cremations and burials and learn about eco-friendly coffins, shrouds, natural burials and living legacies

When: Wednesday 30 November, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Where: Council Chambers, Gordon