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. 

July

August

National Science Week Expo

Explore the latest in science and technology with interactive exhibits for kids and adults

Date: Fri 10 Aug

Time: TBC

Venue: Ryde Library

Learn more.

Small space productive gardening - booked out

Learn how to transform your balcony or small space into a productive, edible oasis.

Date: Sat 11 August

Time: 2 sessions

10am - 1pm

TBC  (Mandarin and Cantonese speaker present)

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library.

Learn more and book online.

National Science Week - 3D printing workshop- booked out

See your designs come to life on a 3D printer. Book a free session to use our software.

Date: Tues 14 Aug

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library.

Learn more and book online!

Wildflower Garden Festival

Talk to plant experts, meet the local wildlife and enjoy food and entertainment amongst the wildflower.

Date: Sun 26 Aug

Time: 9am - 4pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Learn more.

September

Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

The Open Day and Seedling Sale will have organic vegetable and hear seedlings, along with home-made cakes, jams and local honey.

Date: Sat 1 Sep

Time: 9am -12pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

Learn more.

Native plant propagation

Learn the techniques to propagate and grow a range of native seedlings. Take home a plant!

Date: Wed 5 Sep

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: 430 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Learn more and book online.

Bee and insect hotel workshop

Create your own habitat hotel to take home and attract some wonderful native bees and other insects in your garden.

Date: Wed 12 Sept

Time: 10am - 1.30pm

Cost: $30 pp (2 habitats)

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Learn more and book online.

Building forum - Cancelled

Due to unforseen circumstances this event has been cancelled.

Date: Thurs 20 Sep

Time: 6 - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

Introduction to bushcare

Support your local environment and become a Bushcare Volunteer. A welcome to new and interested residents.

Date: Wed 26 Sep

Time: 6.30pm - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

Learn more and book online.

October

Aquaponics workshop

Discover the up-and-coming world of Aquaponics as we share the technical skills needed to support thriving fish and plants.

Date: Mon 8 Oct

Time: 9am - 5pm

Cost: $50 pp

Venue: Gordon Library

Learn more and book online.

An evening with David Holmgren

Environmental designer, futurist and pioneer of the permaculture concept, David presents his new book, Retrosuburbia, creating homes and communities that are resilient and sustainable.

Date: Wed 10 Oct

Time: 6 - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Gordon Library

Learn more and book online.

Solar and battery storage talk

Join us as we share the latest updates on solar power and batteries for your home.

Date: Thurs 11 Oct

Time: 6 - 8pm

Cost: Free!

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

Learn more and book online.

Wonky to wonderful

Learn to create delicious chutneys from rupe produce. Reduce food waste and indulge in tasting and free recipes.

Date: Tues 24 Oct

Time: 6 - 8pm

Cost: $10

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Depot, Pymble

Learn more and book online.

November

Weed awareness and native plants

Discover how to identify weeds and selective native plants for your garden.

Date: Sat 11 November

Time: 8.30am - 3pm (Mandarin and Cantonese speaker present)

Cost: Gordon Markets.

Learn more.

Water tank know-how

Find out everything about connecting and getting the most out of your tank.

Date: Thurs 20 Nov

Time: 6 - 8pm

Cost: $10

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

Learn more and book online.

December

Christmas gift workshop

Create a range of sustainable gifts for friends and family. Including soaps, cosmetics and felt toys.

Date: Sat 8 Dec

Time: 1 - 4pm

Cost: $10

Venue: Roseville Arts Centre.

Learn more and book online.

More events available soon!

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