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Lift for Life in Marsfield
24 July to 20 September 2018, on Tuesdays and Thursdays (twice a week) from 09.15 am – 10.15 am (arrive 9.00 am). Free come & try sessions 24 July and 26 July 2018
Enrol in the Lift for Life® program. This eight week introduction is a low-cost outdoor resistance training program for seniors and retirees. This program is conducted outdoors in a small group and includes 16 sessions delivered by an accredited Lift for Life® Trainer.
Lift for Life® can help you reach your health goals:
Better diabetes control
Increased muscle strength and tone
Improved flexibility, balance and posture
Advanced bookings are essential. Places strictly limited. Late enrolments accepted. Click on the Book Online button below or call 9952 8222.
BYO water, water bottle and sunscreen.
Clothing must be suitable for physical activity. Hats must be worn.
Footwear must be enclosed, non-slip sole and suitable for physical activity. NO thongs, sandals or open toed shoes.
Booking confirmation with program information and participation forms will be emailed or posted to registered participants in advance.
Each participant will be provided with a free short one-on-one consultation pre-program.
The Lift for Life® program is for seniors and retirees at risk of type 2 diabetes and/or other chronic conditions. Any fitness level, even if you haven’t been active in a while. For more information contact the Active Recreation Officer on 9952 8222.
This is an Active In Ryde program brought to you by the City of Ryde.
Contact Active Recreation Officer – City of Ryde Phone: 9952 8222
Free come & try sessions 24th July & 26th July 2018, then $75 for 8 week program (16 sessions). Payment required on 31st July and can be made via EFTPOS payment (saving or cheque account) OR via credit card (VISA, Mastercard and AMEX which will include a small merchant fee).
Lift for Life in Marsfield
This September we are hosting the Sustainable September Eco Festival – a month of events and activities designed to showcase sustainability in action. Learn practical ways you can save money, live healthier and protect the environment.
We have a lot of activities that you can get involved in including:
Sustainable living workshops
- Sat 1 Sept – Backyard Chickens
- Sat 8 Sept – Worm Farming and Composting
- Sat 8 Sept – Kombucha ($20)
- Mon 10 Sept – Guilds Workshop
- Sun 16 Sept – Planting out a garden ($20 per family)
- Tue 18 Sept – De-clutter & simplify life without costing the earth
- Sun 23 Sept – Foraging for edible weeds with Diego Bonetto
Places are limited and booking is essential. Book online at sustainableblacktown.eventbrite.com or phone 9839 6055 during office hours.
- Sat 8 Sept – Travelling Plant giveaways – Blacktown Leisure Centre, Stanhope Gardens
- Sat 15 Sept – Travelling Plant giveaways – Harvey Park, Quakers Hill
- Sat 22 Sept – Travelling Plant giveaways – Blacktown Showground, Blacktown
For the Bushcare events below view the 2018 Bushcare calendar for start times.
- Sat 1 Sept – Bushcare: Doonside Cresent and Tregear Reserve
- Sat 1 Sept – Sustainability Hub working bee
- Sun 9 Sept – Bushcare: Dr Charles McKay Reserve
- Sun 9 Sept – Bushcare: Banks Reserve and Nurragingy Reserve
- Sat 15 Sept – Bushcare: Snowy Reserve
- Sun 16 Sept – Bushcare: Knudsen Reserve
- Sun 16 Sept – Sustainability Hub working bee
- Sun 23 Sept – Bushcare: Faulkland Cresent and Whitehaven Reserve
- Saturday, 01 September 2018 | 09:00 AM
- Sunday, 30 September 2018 | 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM
71 seven hills south, Seven Hills 2147 View Map
Start Date & Time: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 11:00 am
End Date & Time: Sunday, 9 September 2018 4:00 pm
Address: Art Space on The Concourse, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood NSW 2067, Chatswood
Saturday 1 September, 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday – Friday, 11am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday, 11am – 4pm
Terri Tang and Yingying Chen make bold statements on contemporary issues
Soft Explosion focuses on universal humanistic concerns in many aspects of our daily lives from a female perspective. Two artists explore the possibilities of various media and art forms including sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, installation, textile and moving image art; each illustrates specific topics with surprising and bold takes on contemporary issues.
Image credit: Terri Tang, in collaboration with Mei Su Chen, Mourning Breast (detail), 2017, mixed media
Contact: Terri Tang on 0420 496 150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RAISING CHILDREN IN A 3-GENERATION FAMILY – IN MANDARIN
Parramatta Library – An information session about “Raising Children in a 3-generation family” in Mandarin to inform, educate and increase awareness of the following
- What a child needs for growth, biologically and psychologically
- What are the facts in a family?
- Grandparents’ situation in a foreign country
- The parents’ roles and responsibilities
- We all grow through conflicts
Presented by Melody Qu, Positive Psychotherapist and Counsellor from Bridging Hope Charity Foundation
This program is jointly organised by Parramatta Library and Chinese Australian Services Society (CASS).
Free | Bookings essential. To register phone CASS on 9789 4587 press 2 for reception.
Where Parramatta Library
When August 27, 2018 10:30am – 12:00pm
Fully equipped gymnasium for kids
Every day, 9am to 9.45am
Monday 13 August to Friday 28 September 2018
Wildflower Art and Garden Festival 2018
For : Toddlers & babies, Young children, Teens, Adults, Seniors, Families, Everyone
When: Sun 26 Aug 2018 at 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Where: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
420 Mona Vale Road (entry off Richmond Avenue), St Ives
Contact details: Contact Person: Les Currie Telephone: 9424 0354
Website: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Art and Garden Festival
Australian natives are some of the most striking flowers in the world.
The 50-year-old Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden in St Ives is home to thousands of beautiful native wildflowers.
The Garden is at its botanical best each Spring. To give everyone the chance to see the visual splendour of the change of season, the Garden hosts the Wildflower Art and Garden Festival in August each year.
Children will enjoy free activities including pond dip netting, craft workshops and live native animal presentations.
Guided walks will allow visitors to soak up some of the Wildflower Garden’s history and best-kept secrets while live music performances from community groups fill the Garden with beautiful music.