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February 2018 Events

Greens Events:


Illawarra Greens Monthly Meeting

11am-1pm, Sunday 4th February at Fairy Meadow (and the first Sunday of every month)

With guest speakers Greens MLC Justin Field and Illawarra Aboriginal Land Council chair Paul Knight

For more details contact Stephen Young


UoW Young Greens O-week stall
11.20am-2.30pm 20-22th February with Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon


Illawarra community events:

Consultation regarding crossing points for Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul 
Community members, Council's traffic engineers and RMS
Date: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Time: 5.30pm-7pm - drop in anytime for a conversation 
Where: Endeavor Room, Thirroul Community Centre and District Library

Bulli Community Garden Planting Day
9am-10am, Sunday 11th February
Bulli Community Centre, 328 Princes Highway, Bulli, New South Wales 2516 

Peace Oration
SPEAKER: GEM ROMULD is Australian Director for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. ICAN was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 in recognition of our role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Date: Wednesday 7th February
Location: The College Sports Hall of Edmund Rice College, Mt Keira Road, Mt Keira. (Parking on site and Disability access)
Time: 5.45pm for 6.30pm
Pre-Talk Refreshments
RSVP essential by emailing  [email protected] at West Wollongong Rotary

Bushcare Summer Walk - William Beach
6-8pm on Wednesday 7th February meet at the Prince Edward Drive Car Park to then walk along Mullet Creek and through the Bushcare site.

Beach Clean Up
8.30am-9.30am Friday 9th February at Stanwell Park hosted by Coal Coast Organics

Flame Tree Food Co-operative – new location!
Opening from 9am on Tuesday 13th February at 355 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul.
(Between now and then, trading as usual from 1/374 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirrou)

Bushcare Summer Walk - Hill 60
6-8pm Wednesday 14th February
Meet at the park across from Port Kembla public school on Gloucester Boulevarde, and walk along Fishermans beach then up to the top of Hill 60 and back down to the meeting spot. Estimated distance 2km. Participants should strong shoes, long pants and long sleeves, a hat and bring some water to drink. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. The walk is not suitable for prams or strollers. Please dont bring dogs.
For more info Contact: Greg Fikkers - email or 4227 7450

Pride Tide gig featuring Ted Danson with Wolves, MSH DJ + Ok, Now Spit
8pm, Rad Bar on 17th February 2017

Gratitude on a Plate 
A conscious food festival featuring short films, workshops, cooking demos, panel discussions and stalls.
Sunday 18th February, 10am-4.30pm at ITEC, Coniston

Sanitary Pad Sewing for Africa
7-8pm Tuesday 20th February at Port Kembla Community Centre

Don't Forget Manus and Nauru Protest
12noon Thursday 22 February at Liberal Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells office, 6 Regent St, Wollongong

Protest Bisalloy Steels deal with the Israeli Military #BDS
Meeting at Wollongong University Bus stop at 12 then heading to Unanderra to protest at Bisalloy Steels headquarters
12noon-3pm, Friday 23rd February

Jobs for Women Fundraiser
Sally McManus will speak at this documentary film fundraiser about the Wollongong women that won jobs at BHP's Port Kembla Steelworks and changed the laws against gender discrimination.
6.30pm Wednesday 28 February at Novotel North Wollongong – Admiral’s Room

Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee.
Every Tuesday: 5:30pm-7:30pm @ Flourish Australia, 3 Station Street Wollongong.

SCARF Trivia Night
Fourth Tuesday from 6pm @ The Little Prince Bar, Globe Lane, Wollongong.
A fun(d)raiser for Wollongong based SCARF (Strategic Community Assistance for Refugee Families).

Events beyond the Illawarra: