Illawarra Greens. Social justice, environmental sustainability, peace and non-violence and grassroots democracy.

March 2018 Events

Illawarra Greens Events

UoW Young Greens New Members Drinks
6pm at Unibar on Thursday 1st March

Illawarra Greens Monthly Meeting 
11am-1pm at Fairy Meadow on Sunday 4th March.
For more details contact Stephen Young
At 1pm we move onto a local café for lunch and a chat.

Greens Bushwalk Club: Helensburgh Temple to Scarborough
10am-3pm Sunday 11th March
Join Greens MLC David Shoebridge for a 9km bushwalk from the Helebsburgh Temple to Kellys Falls, the Wodi Wodi track and the Seacliff Bridge.
Meet: Exact meeting spot details provided on RSVP to [email protected]
Transport: Train to Helensburgh Station


Illawarra community events:

E-waste and the marine environment - ATA Wollongong Branch
Thursday 1st March, 6.30pm-8pm at ITAMS Building, Innovation Campus, Squires Way, Fairy Meadow

Flame Tree Food Co-operative Grand Opening
Saturday 3rd March, 9am-2pm at 355 Lawrence Hargraves Drive, Thirroul

Bulli Community Garden working bee
From 9am on Sunday 4th March at Bulli Community Centre, 328 Princes Highway, Bulli

Beat the Bottle: Clean Up Australia Day
1-4pm, Sunday 4th March at North Beach

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

Opening Night for the Servo Food Truck Bar
6-10pm, Thursday 1st March in Port Kembla
Featuring the Lurkers, Holy Locust, Mama's Broke

Port in a Storm gig
3-9pm Sunday 11th March, Servo Food Truck Bar, Port Kembla
Celebrate diversity and foster unity with local, interstate and international live music acts, performance and food.

Chauka Please Tell Us the Time - Film Screening
6.30pm-9pm on Thursday 15th March at Gala Cinema, Warrawong
More info: Refugee Action Collective Illawarra

Green Connect Farm Blitz
10am-4pm at Saturday 17th March 2018, Urban Grown Farm, Warrawong
Volunteer for the day at local permaculture market garden that employs refugees and young people, and produces weekly vegetable boxes for over 50 families. Plus a delicious lunch with great company.

Stop Adani: A Mighty Force Film Screening
3-4.30pm, Sunday 18th March at Excelsior Hall, Thirroul Community Centre and District Library, Thirroul

UoW Rally: Fund Education, not war!
12.30-1.30pm at McKinnon Lawn, University of Wollongong main campus, Gwynneville

Illawarra train to Time2Choose Rally
Saturday 24th March - travel together to the state-wide protest against coal and gas, in support of renewables.
The train departs Shellharbour at 9.18am, Dapto at 9.32am, Wollongong 9.47am, Nth Gong 9.49am, Thirroul 9.58am, Helensburgh 10.23am and arrives at Martin Place at 11.23am.

Wollongong Palm Sunday Protest
12noon Sunday 25th March 2018 meet at Crown St Mall stage
More info: Refugee Action Collective Illawarra

SCARF Trivia Night
6pm on Tuesday 27th March (every fourth Tuesday) @ The Little Prince Bar, Globe Lane, Wollongong.
A fun(d)raiser for Wollongong based SCARF (Strategic Community Assistance for Refugee Families).

Illawarra Environmental Education Network
5.30-7.30pm at Illawarra Environmental Education Centre, Killalea, Shellharbour 
Contact Julia Barnes 

Wollongong Coastal Zone Management Plan Information Night
6-8pm on Wednesday 28 March 2018 at Level 9 Function Room, Wollongong Council Administration Building, 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong. RSVP by phone 4227 7111 or email: [email protected]

Stop Adani Film Night: A Mighty Force
6-8pm on Thursday 29 March at Kiama CWA Hall, 70 Shoalhaven St, Kiama


Events beyond the Illawarra:

NSW Greens float in the Sydney Mardi Gras
Saturday 3 March

Bentley Effect Film Screening
Wednesday the 7th of March, 6:30pm at Bundeena Public School, 48R Scarborough Street, Bundeena
Communities across NSW are fighting back against Coal Seam Gas mining. Hear from special guest speaker  David Quince, a grazier from Tambar Springs and former Gunnedah Shire Councillor

International Womens Day Breakfast with Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi
Thursday 8 March:

Science Hub in the Pub - Clean Energy 
6.30-8.30pm on Tuesday 20th March at Tathra Hotel
The Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub presents “Jumping Jack Flash – High Voltage Rock and Roll in the renewable energy economy! A climate change and musical adventure.”  Dr Matthew Nott from Clean Energy for Eternity will provide the latest information on how science can help our local community transform the way we use energy. The Wild Martins will supply the soundtrack for the night! Limited finger food provided free

Sydney says #NeverAgain 
4:30pm on Fri 23 March 2018 at the U.S. Consulate General Sydney, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney Hosted by Gun Control Australia and David Shoebridge

Palm 'Friday' Vigil - Justice for Refugees
6-7pm on Friday 23 March 2018 at Corbett Plaza, Cnr Bong Bong & Wingecarribee Sts., Bowral

Massive state-wide rally - save NSW from coal & gas mining
12noon-2pm on Saturday 24 March at state parliament, Macquarie St:

Wollongong: support the biggest ever early education walk-off!
4.30-6.30pm on Tuesday March 27 at McCabe Park, Wollongong