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Ryde

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
Healthier weight
Stronger bones
Improved flexibility, balance and posture
Increased energy
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

Cost
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).


Blacktown

How long till it’s gone? An introduction to the breakdown of waste

Sciencefest waste breakdown talk

An insightful and informative look into the breakdown time of different waste types and the reasons behind the time to breakdown. Presented by Blacktown City Council’s Sustainable Resources Officer, Matthew Davis.

When Wednesday, 22 August 2018 | 06:30 PM – 07:30 PM

Location Max Webber Library, Cnr. Flushcombe Rd & Alpha Street, Blacktown 2148

Cost Free

Contact Max Webber Library 9839 6677


Chastwood

Wildlife Watching Birds: Talk Night

This Event has been rescheduled to 30 August. Booking for waiting list available here

Henry Cook is an ecologist and an award winning wildlife photographer and a member of The Difficult Bird Research Group (DBRG ) and has raised almost $200,000 for on the ground conservation projects to help Swift and Orange-bellied Parrots through crowdfunding.

He will talk about the work he and the DBRG have done to help secure successful breeding for the migratory swift parrot and about crowd funding. Refreshments will be provided after the talk.

For more information visit difficultbirds.com

Contact: Liz Powell on 02 9777 7871 or email Liz.powell@willoughby.nsw.gov.au

Wildlife Watching Birds: Talk Night

Start Date & Time: Thursday, 23 August 2018 6:30 pm

End Date & Time: Thursday, 23 August 2018 8:00 pm

Address: Chatswood Library, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood

Cost: Free

 

 


PARAMATA

THE STORY ROOM – CREATIVE WRITING FOR KIDS

Parramatta Library – The Story Room is back!

Do you like writing stories? Do you want to develop more skills and confidence with your creative writing?

City of Parramatta Library, in partnership with WestWords is holding a 5-week creative writing workshop for primary students. The program is dedicated to developing creative writing techniques, with a focus on descriptive narrative.

Students will discover the joy of storytelling, and the creative ways it may be done. A final presentation of individual creative writing pieces will happen on the last week of the program.

Suitable for ages 9 to 12 years. Participants must attend all 5 sessions.

Where Parramatta Library

When August 23, 2018 3:30pm – 4:30pm


CITY

Sally Aplin: sculpture exhibition

This exhibition is for everyone as the artist’s work is colorful, tactile and fun.

From tiny handbags in copper and enamel to kinetic wall sculpture that captures the colours of Australia, you are guaranteed to be delighted with these virtuosic vitreous enamels.

When
Weekdays, 10am to 5pm
Saturdays, 10am to 1pm
Sundays, all day
Wednesday 8 August to Saturday 22 September 2018

Where 39 Orwell St, Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011, Australia
Cost Free

 


KU-RING-GIA

Wildflower Art and Garden Festival 2018

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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
Email: stivesevents@kmc.nsw.gov.au

Website: Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Art and Garden Festival
Cost: Free

About
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.

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