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Centre for Growing Sustainability Official Opening Day

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Centre for Growing Sustainability Official Opening Day

Time: May 18, 2013 from 9am to 3pm
Location: Big Pineapple
Street: 76 Nambour Connection Rd
City/Town: Woombye
Website or Map: http://centreforgrowingsustai…
Phone: Cath Manuel – Centre Director 0408060997
Event Type: open, day, free, workshops
Organized By: CGS
Latest Activity: May 14, 2013

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Event Description

‘Growing Sustainability’ Official Opening Event for the Centre for Growing Sustainability.

Saturday 18th May, 2013 9am to 3pm

The ‘Growing Sustainability’ Official Opening will showcase the vision and aims of the CGS, to the Sunshine Coast community and beyond.

This event will provide a platform for everyone from the community and also within industry to share our vision, showcase products and services and to join together to create a sustainable, secure future.

There will be the official opening ceremony, FREE Mini Workshops in our Living Classroom, guest speakers and the Sustainability Expo. More information on the event HERE

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We are excited about the presenters who will be speaking on various topics at CGS HQ and  the Big Pineapple Function Centre.


We also have fun activities for the kids....

  
9am- 1pm – Face Painting (CGS HQ garden)  http://pinterest.com/dablissbomb/arty-things/
9am-10:15am – Kids' Potting – Anne Gibson, The Micro Gardener  (CGS HQ garden) 
10:30 –11am  - Official Opening Ceremony with tree planting.  ALL WELCOME!!
11am – Nature Weavers kids' garden art https://www.facebook.com/TheNatureweaversPlace?fref=ts
11:15 –  Storytelling (CGS HQ)

VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED PLEASE...


We are looking for people to meet and greet visitors, assist our speakers and help with garden and kids' activities.  T-shirt, hat and lunch will be provided. 

All volunteers please come for orientation on Tuesday 14th May from 10am to 11am - Morning Tea will be provided. 

If you want to be part of 'The Crew' (Event Team) at the Growing Sustainability Expo please email
admin@centreforgrowingsustainability.org

The Big Pineapple - 76 Nambour Connection Rd, Woombye

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Comment by Elaine de Saxe on May 13, 2013 at 8:28

Sounds like something we need. There seems to be a lot of ecological-awareness on the Sunshine Coast so it's appropriate that a permanent location for activities is located there.

Comment by Lissa on May 13, 2013 at 8:17

I have an unavoidable appointment that morning in the other direction. I hope it's a big success!

Comment by Lissa on March 8, 2013 at 8:25

The link they provided doesn't work. Use the net address for more information. There's also a FB page.

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