September 2018

Illawarra Greens Events

Illawarra Greens Monthly Meeting 
11am-1pm on Sunday 2nd September 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 Community Events

Illawarra Rail Fail Campaign Video Shoot
Sunday 2nd September, 5pm-7pm at Circus Monoxide, 3/3 Princes Hwy, Fairy Meadow
Filming a campaign video for better rail to an original jingle that has been composed by local musician, Jeremy Boulton. Roles range from AV tech to dancers and extras.
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Heroines Anthology Launch at WORD SALAD
Wednesday 5th September, 6-8pm at Philanthropy Tribe, 151 Crown Street, Wollongong
Hear from the writers of The Heroines anthology - short stories and poetry that place women in the realm of the fantastical, from reimagined folk and fairytale, to mythology made startlingly new.
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The Heroines Festival
Saturday 8th September, 12pm-5pm at Thirroul District Community Centre
A celebration of feminist writers who reclaim, restore, and reimagine women’s stories.
Out of the Shadows, In To The Light
Friday 14th September, 5.30pm-8.30pm at North Wollongong Beach
A community walk, speakers and live music event organised by the Youth Reference Group at Headspace to stigmatize mental health, and acknowledge the incredible and life-saving possibilities of communities that speak openly about mental health and suicide.
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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Events Beyond the Illawarra

Rise for Climate Action
Saturday 8th September 10am at Martin Place, Sydney
International day of action to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil free world that works for all of us.
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Act Up: #EndCoal in Newcastle
12-16 September in Newcastle
Join Front Line Action Against Coal (FLAC) with a fun, non-violent direct action campaign against the world’s largest coal port. On 12 and 13 September FLAC will host training sessions on all aspects of a non-violent campaign, as we converge on Newcastle. Bring your skills, your ideas, your mates and your passion to take our planet back! On 14 and 15 September we will launch a series of actions to starve the Newcastle port of coal.

Giiyong Festival
Saturday 22nd September, 10am-10pm at Jigamy, Eden
A multi-arts festival, celebrating traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture within the Yuin Nation. Baker Boy, No Fixed Address, Benny Walker, Nooky plus local acts including Gabadoo and Chelsy Atkins.
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