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.

 Sustainability calendar (pdf. 3MB)

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.

August

Wildflower Art and Garden Festival

Talk to plant experts, meet local wildlife and enjoy food and entertainment among the wildflowers.

Date: Sun 25 Aug

Time: 9am - 4pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

Learn more

September

Bushfire Plans, will yours work?

Get your plan ready this upcoming bushfire season and keep your family cool, calm and safe.

Date: Wed 4 Sept

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

Learn more and book online

Community Garden Open Day

Turramurra Lookout Community Garden has its open day, offering delicious morning tea, spring seedlings, honey, cakes and more for sale.

Date: Sat 7 Sept

Time: 9am - 12pm

Venue: Turramurra Lookout Community Garden

Cost: Free

Towards 2040 - EV Test Drive

Your chance to test drive the latest electric vehicles.

Date: Sun 8 Sept

Time: 9am - 1pm

Cost: Free

Venue: HART site, 451 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Learn more and book online.

Guided Nature Photography Walk

Join author and photographer John Martyn for a wildflower walk - bring your digital camera!

Date: Wed 18 Sept

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden

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Introduction to Bushcare and WHS Workshop

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

Date: Sun 29 Sept

Time: 1-4pm

Cost: Free

Venue: West Pymble War Memorial Community Hall.

Learn more and book online.

October

Native Plants and Weeds Stall

Find out what native plants grow where and how to ID pesky weeds to get rid of them for good. Expert advice for every garden.

Date: Sun 13 Oct

Time: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Gordon Markets

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Our Backyard Birds

Celebrate National Bird Week as an expert from BirdLife Australia shares advice on identifying local birds and how we can create habitat for them.

Date: Mon 14 Oct

Time: 6-7:30pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Gordon Library  

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Ride2Work Day

Join us for breakfast and a bike check on your morning commute as we encourage everyone to jump on a bike and get active.

Date: Wed 16 Oct

Time: 6:30am - 8am

Cost: Free

Venue: Gordon Recreation Ground

Learn more and book online.

Towards 2040 - Water Sensitive Garden Design

We share tips and tricks on landscaping an plant selection to create an attractive, productive and water-sensitive garden.

Date: Wed 23 Oct

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

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Bush Kids: Water Surveying

Bring your school aged kids for a fascinating water survey activity with a ranger.

Date: Sat 26 Oct

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden  

Learn more and book online

November

Towards 2040 - Solar and Batteries

Join our expert as they discuss the selection, installation and latest technology for solar and battery storage in your home.

Date: Tues 5 Nov

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers

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Walking with Spiders and Insects

Dr Lizzy Lowe shares her love of spiders and insects as she leads a guided walk to see what can be discovered.

Date: Sat 9 Nov

Time: 10am - 11:30am

Cost: Free

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden  

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Sustainable Fashion Workshop

Join The Possibility Project as they share their passion for changing the fashion industry. Get advice on how to mend and extend the life of your clothes.

Date: Sun 17 Nov

Time: 10am - 11:30am.

Cost: $20

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Art Centre

Learn more and book online.

Keeping Chickens and Ducks

Thinking of having a hen house to enjoy your own fresh eggs? Learn everything you need to know to get you started.

Date: Thurs 21 Nov

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $10

Venue: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden.

Learn more and book online.

December

Natural Shampoo Bar Workshop

Just in time for Christmas, we teach you how to make your own shampoo bars.

Date: Thurs 5 Dec

Time: 10am - 12pm

Cost: $10

Venue: To be confirmed.

Learn more and book online

More events available soon!

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