Illawarra Greens Events
UoW Young Greens Clubs Day Stall
Wednesday 1st August 11-2pm at Duckpond Lawn, University of Wollongong
Illawarra Greens Monthly Meeting
11am-1pm at Fairy Meadow on Sunday 5th August.
For more details contact Stephen Young
At 1pm we move onto a local café for lunch and a chat.
Illawarra Community Events
Stop Wage Left in the Gong!
6pm on Wednesday 1st August at North Gong Pub
Psychology of Peace
Monday 13th August 6.30pm at Edmund Rice College, 112 Mt Keira Road, Mount Keira
All welcome to come hear the Prof Daniel Hutto, the keynote speaker at the Illawarra People for Peace's (IP4P) Annual General Meeting. IP4P exist to create practical peacemaking and community harmony opportunities in the Illawarra area and allow like-minded individuals to meet and network.
Facebook reminder: https://www.facebook.com/events/2129933763911931/
The Art of Seed Saving
Friday 17th August, 10.30-11.30am at Shellharbour Library
Learn about the wonderful world of seeds! From sowing and growing to collecting and storing.
Paradise Lost: The Erosion of NSW Environmental Laws, NSW 2011-2018
Friday 17 August, 17:30–18:30pm at UoW, Building 43 - Sciences Teaching Facility, Keiraville
Kate Smolski, CEO of Nature Conservation Council of NSW is presenting the 2018 Allan Sefton Memorial Lecture
For more information about the event see here: https://smah.uow.edu.au/sees/UOW234632.html
Facebook reminder: https://www.facebook.com/events/1792614187496577/
The Circus Party
Saturday 18th August, 8pm at Illawarra Leagues Club, 97-99 Church Street, Wollongong
Unity Illawarra are celebrating with drag shows, games and running away with the circus. Unity is a not-for-profit organisation committed to providing support for the GLBTQI community and their family and friends in Wollongong.
Facebook reminder: https://www.facebook.com/events/185441852159488/
Sunday 19th August, 10am-2pm at Wisemans Park, Gwynneville
Science and Arts festival with guided nature walks, space show, fire talks, propagation workshops, 3D workshops and more.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/145337676299890/
Sunday 19th August at 3-6pm at City Diggers, Church St, Wollongong
Moira Tyers, Bruce Watson and Wendy Ealey are performing an Illawarra Folk Club concert to celebrate the life and times of those who have quietly shaped this nation.
$20 members/$25 nonmenbers - more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/478812022545336/
Tickets $50: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=393538
Friday 24th August, 10.30-11.45am at NSW Government office block, 84 Crown St, Wollongong
Meet NSW Dept of Planning and Environment (DPE) and then proceed to Wollongong City Council to against the day of Indian-owned coal mining company, Wollongong Coal Ltd. DPE and Council bureaucrats have supported and enabled Wollongong Coal to pollute our environment and foul our air. They have failed to monitor and enforce compliance regarding the Russell Vale slag heap, dragging out the process of investigations for years, while limiting transparency and accountability.
More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/699507187055226/
Tickets $5 - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/film-music-from-manus-tickets-48818607770
Friday 24 August, 7pm at Two and You, 7 Crown Lane, Wollongong
This film is testament to the unassailable human spirit and poses one of the questions that will define this century: Will our global society emerge from fear, isolation, and self-interest and choose a path of openness, freedom, and respect for humanity?
Tickets $18 - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/human-flow-an-intimate-screening-at-two-and-you-tickets-48625712816
7pm on Friday 3 August 2018 at the Food Truck Servo, Port Kembla.
Another fun, femme night of music, storytelling, and much laughter.
Boomerang Bags Illawarra Sewing Bee
Every Tuesday 5:30pm-7:30pm at Flourish Australia, 3 Station Street Wollongong.
5pm-8pm on Tuesday 21 August at Port Kembla Community Centre
Monthly Sewing Bee sewing menstrual kits on the third Tuesday of the month. All welcome. Non-Sewers too!
6pm on Tuesday 28 August at The Little Prince, Globe Lane, Wollongong
A fundraiser to support refugees entrants to build a sense of belonging and navigate the practical and personal challenges of starting a new life in Wollongong.
Calendar reminder: https://www.facebook.com/events/2088188538082892/
Book tickerts: https://www.trybooking.com/SHUA
Events beyond the Illawarra
Fix NSW Transport - City Lantern Walk
5.30-7.30pm Saturday 11 August starting at Sydney Town Hall Square
The Berejiklian NSW government is wasting $45 billion on WestCONnex and other toll roads while public transport is falling to pieces. Join the Illawarra Rail Fail contingent to shine a light on extra carriages, accessible platforms and frequent and faster South Coast rail services.
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/184634588836161/
Protest to Defend Your Right to Protest
Wednesday 15 August at 8.30am-10.30am at NSW Parliament, Macquarie St, Sydney
If we are serious about living in a democracy then come along and help protect our right to protest. The new law gives them the power to prohibit any protest or demonstration on public land. Protest with us outside NSW Parliament at 8.30am before we move a disallowance motion inside Parliament strip this authoritarian law from the statute books.
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/221015491844126/