Events

Events run or supported by B4C.

  • Restoration Celebration 2018

    Sunday, Aug 19, 2018 8:00am
    Tennis Avenue Park, 35 Tennis Ave, Ashgrove
    8am-12pm. Join us for a fun and informative morning featuring local band Leopold’s Treat, a guided tour of Tennis Avenue Park and Corbie Park bushcare sites and enjoy a range of presentations on the various aspects of restoration work. Free but registration required (via above link).
  • Clean-up for Keep Australia Beautiful Week

    Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 11:00am
    Gibson Island (industrial precint), Paringa Rd, Murarrie
    11am-12.30pm.
    Help to clean up this conservation zone as part of the Gibson Island Rehabilitation Project and to celebrate Keep Australia Beautiful Week. We will be starting with morning tea and then into the clean-up. We'll also have a complimentary coffee van there. Wear a hat, closed-in shoes and sunscreen. Bring your reusable water bottle. Funding for this event provided by Brisbane Airport Corporation. Thanks to Visy who will be helping with the rubbish removal and recyling.
    Everyone welcome. Please contact b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au if you can make it.
  • Whites Hill Reserve bushwalk

    Sunday, Aug 26, 2018 8:00am
    Whites Hill, meet cnr Jones Rd & Kildare St
    kookaburra on bushwalk8-9am. Walkers will see lots of wildlife on this easy one-hour walk around Whites Hill Reserve, guided by members of the Whites Hill – Pine Mountain Community Group. Please wear covered shoes, a hat and sunscreen. Meet at the reserve entrance, corner Jones Rd and Kildare St, Carina. Contact Heather Barns heather.barns@bulimbacreek.org.au / 0410 840 343.
  • Sustainability Centre Open Day

    Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 9:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    9am-12pm. Presentation at 9.30am. Have a tour of the community gardens and native plant nursery. Learn about our recent projects and activities and chat to our friendly team. We also have a book swap stand (swap any book or buy a book for $2), Boomerang Bags and natural honey for sale. Morning tea provided (gold coin donation or free for B4C members).
  • Whites Hill Reserve Bushwalk

    Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 8:00am
    Whites Hill Reserve, entry via Boundary Rd
    koala on bushwalk8am-10am. Wear closed in shoes, a hat, sunscreen and repellent. Bring water in reusable bottle. Morning tea provided.
    Meet near the toilets and playground, opposite the touch footy club house. This walk is still often referred to as 'Pat's Walk for Pleasure'. Pat hosted this walk for 20 years. Always on the second Sunday of the month, this walk includes morning tea. RSVP for catering to Heather 0410 840 343 / b4c@bulimbacreek.org.au.
  • Green Heart Fair

    Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 8:00am
    Carindale Recreation Reserve
    8am-2pm. The Green Heart Fair is Brisbane’s biggest free bi-annual community and sustainability festival, promoting innovative green living in a fun, family-friendly environment for all residents to come and enjoy. The Fair welcomes over 100 of Brisbane’s leading sustainability organisations, community groups, artisans, foodies, green-thumbs, conservationists, businesses and eco experts to share information and knowledge with Brisbane residents on how to live more sustainably. Fair goers are treated to heaps of fun activities and entertainment throughout the day with a jam-packed schedule. Wear sun protection and bring your own reusable waterbottle and coffee cup!
  • B4C General Meeting

    Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 10:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    Get an update on our recent activities. Morning tea provided. Everyone welcome. Please RSVP so we have an idea of numbers.
  • Whites Hill Bushcare Group

    Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 8:00am
    Meet at Jones Rd entrance
    8-10am. This small Habitat Brisbane group would love some help with its monthly working bee at a site within Whites Hill Reserve. Please wear suitable clothing, sunblock, sunscreen and a hat. Bring your own reusable water bottle.
  • Sustainability Centre Open Day

    Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 9:00am
    Sustainability Centre, Cnr Wright St & Old Cleveland Rd, Carindale
    9am-12pm. Come along, grab a cuppa and see a presentation at 9.30am. Have a tour of the community gardens and native plant nurser y. Learn about our recent projects and activities in your catchment and chat to our friendly team.
    Morning tea provided (gold coin donation / free for B4C members). Take a look through our book swap stand (bring a book to swap with any book or purchase one for $2). No need to RSVP, just turn up!
  • 2018 National Landcare Conference & Awards

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 9:00am
    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
    10-12 October. The 2018 National Landcare Conference offers 3 days of knowledge sharing, insightful discussion, as well as informative presentations by pioneers, leaders of NRM bodies, scientists, academics, government, and environmental, climate and biodiversity experts. With the theme ‘Landcare – Building a Better Tomorrow’, the 4 streams that will be covered include; Sustainable Agriculture – Innovation and Conservation in a Changing Landscape, Community in Action – Grassroots with a Purpose, Partnerships – Collaboration for Successful Outcomes & Environment – Improving and Protecting our Natural Assets. Early bird ends 12 August.
  • Workshop: topic TBA

    Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 10:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    Green Dean10am-12pm. Workshop funded by the Brisbane City Council 'Cultivating Community Gardens' grant. $5. Limited places. RSVP essential. Booking link available soon!
  • Flower-based switzel with Linda Brennan

    Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 10:00am
    B4C Sustainability Centre, Cnr 1358 Old Cleveland Rd & Wright St, Carindale
    10am-12.30pm. Fermented drinks are all the go, as they provide wonderful support for the gut and digestion. Switzel, also known as Shrub, is an age old drink that’s super easy to make and can be created from a variety of fruit flavours you’ll have in your home orchard or herb garden, (and sometimes your flower garden too). Learn how to make a seasonal switzel that is delicious and surprisingly good for you too. Morning tea included. Enjoy the surrounds of our Sustainability Centre in Carindale. $5 per person, pre-booking required (via link above). This workshop is supported by the Brisbane City Council Cultivating Community Gardens Grant.
  • Worn Out? 2018

    Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 6:00pm
    The Princess Theatre, Woolloongabba
    Expressions of interest are invited for the upcoming exhibition, ‘Worn OUT?’ - deadline 20 August. A great way to celebrate the #WaronWaste. The exhibition focuses on upcycled wearable art and consist of two discrete showcases, Refashion and Cosplay. The exhibition will be launched with a free opening event featuring a runway show for each of the showcases and will continue to run with a static display of selected Refashion garments, Cosplay outfits and accessories.

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