December 2018

Illawarra Greens Events

Illawarra Greens Monthly Meeting 
11am-1pm on Sunday 2nd December (first Sunday of the month) at Fairy Meadow.
For more details contact Illawarra Greens convenor Stephen Young
At 1pm we move onto a local café for lunch and a chat.

Illawarra Greens Christmas Gathering
Saturday 15 December 5-8pm: Illawarra Greens Christmas gathering at 
Towradgi Beach Park, end of Towradgi Rd. BYO food and drinks. Beach,
playground, bbq and tables provided. 
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Illawarra Community Events

Slavery to Southern Cross
Saturday 1 December 2018, 7:00pm at The Phoenix Theatre, 24 Bridge St, Coniston, NSW 2500
Andreea Kindryd is a story teller like no other. She’s a sassy Septuagenarian, reaching for 80. A family history of slavery, Malcom X, Gene Coon/Star Trek, Hippie Trail in Asia and more. 
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Mums Matter, Babies Count rally
Wednesday 12th December, 12 noon at Loftus St entrance to Wollongong Hospital. Better Births Illawarra invites you to support our local midwives gain political commitment for staff ratios that include babies too! Bring your family and stand beside our amazing midwives to advocate for the safe service our bubs and mums deserve. Facebook reminder:

She'll Be Right 
7pm on the first Friday of the month at the Food Truck Servo, Port Kembla.
Another fun, femme night of music, storytelling, and much laughter.
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Boomerang Bags Illawarra Sewing Bee
Every Tuesday 5:30pm-7:30pm at Flourish Australia, 3 Station Street Wollongong.

Days for Girls Sewing Bee
5pm-8pm on third Tuesday of the month at Port Kembla Community Centre
Monthly Sewing Bee sewing menstrual kits on the third Tuesday of the month. All welcome. Non-Sewers too!

SCARF Monthly Trivia Night
6pm on fourth Tuesday of the month 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.
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Beyond the Illawarra

"Rubber Jellyfish" Cronulla Film Screening
Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 7.30pm stalls open for 8.30pm film commencement, at Greater Union, Cronulla
We all know that throwing rubbish on the ground is littering, so why is letting a balloon float away seen as something different?
Rubber Jellyfish is a feature-length documentary that explores the effects of helium balloons on the environment, wildlife and human beings.