Sustainability events calendar

Woodcarving workshop

We release a calendar of sustainability and environmental themed activities every six 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 button below.

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Book your place online

We are pleased to offer a new event booking platform through Eventbrite, enabling a more user-friendly booking experience.

Click on the highlighted link below each event to book online. If you have any issues with your booking , please call 9424 0893. 

Please note that these events are only available to Ku-ring-gai residents. Please see our Sustainability Events terms and conditions for more information.

February

Waste Free Kitchen workshop

Learn how to create healthy meals and snacks for busy households with zero waste.

Date: Wed 20 Feb

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Depot, Pymble.

Learn more and book online.

March

Bush Foods Discovery

Find out about local bush foods, their uses and plants for your garden.

Date: Fri 8 March

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Learn more and book online.

Guided Bushwalk

Take a wander through the unique Sheldon Forest. Mandarin and Cantonese speaker present.

Date: Wed 20 march

Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Learn more and book online.

Greenstyle - Winter Warming your Home

Find out how to warm your home this winter without breaking the bank!

Date: Wed 27 March

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library.

Learn more and book online.

Greenstyle - One on One Sustainability Sessions

Book in a 30 minute session to discuss how you may reduce your energy and water bills whilst improving thermal comfort of your home.

Date: Multiple dates

Time: 10am - 5pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Libraries

Learn more and book online.

Introduction to Bushcare

Hands-on workshop for new volunteers and anyone keen to learn about local native plants and weed management including removal techniques.

Date: Sat 30 March

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: 2nd Gordon Scout Hall, Rosedale Road, Gordon.

Learn more and book online.

April

Crop Swap event

Come along to this popular event to swap your goods!

Date: Sat 6 April

Time: 9.30am - 11am

Cost: Free!

Venue: West Pymble Community Garden.

Learn more and book online.

Solar Printing in Nature workshop

Local artist Marguerite de Fondaumiere teaches the fundamentals of solar printing with local plant species

Date: Wed 10 April

Time: 9.30am - 2.30pm

Cost: $20 (Materials supplied)

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden.

Learn more and book online.

Water Sensitive Gardens

Discover how to keep your garden green and our creeks healthy by using stormwater run-off in rain gardens and contouring your property.

Date: Thurs 11 April

Time: 9.30am - 1pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: TBA

Learn more and book online.

New Residents Bus Tour

A great tour showcasing some of our unique natural areas and major council projects.

Date: Fri 12 April

Time: 9.30am - 1pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Turramurra Shops

Learn more and book online.

May

ABC of Decluttering

Freshen up your life and your wardrobes as the experts from Less Mess explain how to declutter and simplify your cupboards.

Date: Sat 4 May

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Roseville Arts Centre.

Learn more and book online.

Secrets of Wildlife Photography

Local resident and wildlife photographer Chris Charles shares the stories, images and techniques behind capturing some of the world's beautiful birds. 

Date: Tues 7 May

Time: 6.30pm - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library

Learn more and book online.

Dehydrating workshop

Laurie from CropSwapAustralia discusses how to dehydrate and extend the life and flavours of food, tea, herbs and more

Date: Fri 10 May

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Depot, Pymble.

Learn more and book online.

Propagating workshop

Learn the tips and techniques to propagating a range of common herbs for use year round and take home a few with you.

Date: Sat 18 May

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: 430 Mona Vale Road, St Ives.

Learn more and book online.

June

Terrarium workshop

Tue Ngli Au from Art Love Plant will show you how to create your own succulent with her locally grown plants.

Date: Tues 4 June

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $10 (plants and soil mix provided)

Venue: 430 Mona Vale Road, St Ives.

Learn more and book online.

Creek Restoration workshop

Do you have a creek on your property or want to help one nearby? 

Date: Sat 8 June

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: TBC

Learn more and book online.

Solar and Battery Storage Talk

Find out the latest information on solar and battery technology from James Martin of Solar Choice.

Date: Tues 18 June

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library.

Learn more and book online.

Bushfire Retrofit presentation

Not sure what to do to protect your home? Fix the gutters, replace windows, plant fire-resistant plants?

Date: Thurs 20 June

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library.

Learn more and book online.

More events available soon!

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