Green events

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Brisbane City Council offers a range of events and activities to help you learn to live more sustainably. These are held at our Council libraries, environment centres and other natural areas and include a range of free or low cost classes and workshops on gardening, composting, worm farming and more.

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Friday, 30th September | 9:30am - 12:30pmDownfall Creek Bushland Centre, 815 Rode Road, McDowall, Australia

Brisbane Nature Rangers - Celebration Day 2016

Bookings essential. Calling all Brisbane Nature Rangers! Children will meet a local wildlife carer and her furry friends, get creative dyeing and decorating T-shirts (BYO white cotton T-shirt) and enjoy a complimentary sausage sizzle. Please bring a washed, plain white, 100% cotton T-shirt for the art workshop. This activity is for children aged 7 and over. All children must be accompanied by an adult carer.

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Friday, 30th September | 9:30am - 11:30amBoondall Wetlands Environment Centre, 31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall

Brisbane Nature Rangers - Sensory Overload for Teens

Bookings essential. This activity is for teenagers 13 – 19 years. Do you like a creative challenge?  Enjoy getting out into nature? Love taking photos on your digital or mobile phone camera? Then come along and meet some like-minded young creative individuals on an experimental photography outing with a difference!   Please bring your own digital or mobile phone camera and USB transfer cable and know how to use them.

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Friday, 30th September | 10:00am - 3:00pmSkygate, 11 The Circuit, Brisbane Airport, Qld, 4008

Eco Fair at Skygate

Bring your family along to Skygate (next to DFO Brisbane Airport) where we will be hosting a week of entertainment and exhibitors for our inaugural EcoFair. Sit back and enjoy a coffee while you watch your little ones learn about sustainability and the environment with exciting daily activities and interactive workshops. Workshops will be available out the front of Woolworths and opposite the kids playscape in the Skygate Dining Precinct.

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Friday, 30th September | 6:00pm - 8:00pmDownfall Creek Bushland Centre, 815 Rode Road, McDowall, Australia

Brisbane Nature Rangers - Night Adventures - Raven Street Reserve

Bookings essential. Brisbane Nature Rangers and their adult carers will enjoy a guided night-walk to learn about our nocturnal wildlife – and try to spot some creatures of the night! Participants will walk 2kms and the activity will continue in light rain. This activity is for children aged 6 and over. All children must be accompanied by an adult carer.

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Saturday, 1st October | 8:00am - 9:00amKarawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre, 149 Acacia Road, Karawatha

Yoga

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun!

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Saturday, 1st October | 8:30am - 9:30amMitchelton Library, 37 Heliopolis Pde, Mitchelton

Mitchelton Organic Gardeners

Visit the Mitchelton Library deck to discuss the library's community citrus grove and herb garden.

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Saturday, 1st October | 9:00am - 11:00amBoondall Wetlands Environment Centre, 31 Paperbark Drive, Boondall

Nature walk in Boondall Wetlands

Discover the natural beauty and hidden treasures of these internationally important wetlands on Brisbane’s doorstep with a guided walk. Check if a Volunteer Guide is available at the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. If a Volunteer Guide is not available on the day of your visit, explore the wetlands on your own walk with binoculars (you can borrow with photo I.D.), art totem guides, children’s hide ‘n’ seek trails, track booklets, bird guides, and information on plants and animals. Visitors can also enjoy children’s activities and displays at the Environment Centre. Free car-parking. Please click on the activity title for more information.

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Saturday, 1st October | 9:00am - 2:00pmKenmore Library, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore

Fun Palaces: Make your own tiny terrarium

Everyone an artist, everyone a scientist! Celebrate the arts and science during the first weekend in October. Simply visit the library to participate in fun events celebrating the community and culture. Hosted by Kenmore Garden Club. Ideal for people of all ages.

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Saturday, 1st October | 9:00am - 2:00pmKenmore Library, Kenmore Village, 9 Brookfield Road, Kenmore

Fun Palaces: Mini ikebana

Everyone an artist, everyone a scientist! Celebrate the arts and science during the first weekend in October. Simply visit the library to participate in fun events celebrating the community and culture. Join in and learn all about flower arrangements! Hosted by Kenmore Garden Club. Ideal for people of all ages.

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Saturday, 1st October | 10:00am - 3:00pmRoma Street Parkland, 1 Parkland Boulevard, Brisbane Qld 4000, Australia

Tree whispering

Come along to the delightful free ecoarts program, Tree Whispering, to unleash imaginations and get creative. People of all ages are invited to design messages on leaves for the tree and then attach them to the beautiful community made installation in the Banyan tree grove. Location: Celebration precinct

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29 September 2016