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Lane Cove Council

February 2020

Leap Year Litter

29 February 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a morning paddle to protect marine life in Sydney Harbour!Join us for a morning of kayaking paddle along the Lane Cove River whilst making your way around our foreshore areas collecting litter.Clean-ups are a great way to bring the community together, raise awareness, and start the conversation about reducing litter at the source. Kayaks supplied, medium level fitness required, no kayaking experience needed.Minimum age 11 years old. Under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Bags,…

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Synergy Youth Centre – Carriageworks Tour and Food Crawl

29 February 2020 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Synergy Youth Centre, 178 Longueville Road
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Come along with youth workers to check out the exhibitions & markets at Carriageworks in Redfern. Afterwards there will be a food crawl along King Street in Newtown. Ages: 11-18. Opal Cards provided. Meet at 9:30am at Synergy Youth Centre and return at 3:30pm.Bookings essential.

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March 2020

Lane Cove Bush Kids – Fur, Feathers and Scales

4 March 2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Tambourine Bay Park, Tambourine Bay Road
Riverview, NSW 2066 Australia
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Fur, Feathers and ScalesAustralia is lucky to have a variety of native animals such as koalas, kookaburras and pythons. We’ll be learning about some of these unique Aussie animals, going on a bushwalk and getting creative with bush craft.Ages: 2 to 5 yearsImportant information: • Bookings are essential for both adults and children for all activities. Once children's spots are booked out, any remaining adult spots are NOT to be used for children. • Activities are for 2 to 5…

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Grow Plants for Breast Cancer Research

7 March 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lane Cove Community Nursery, Lloyd Rees Drive, Pedestrian entrance to the Nursery is adjacent to the Council Depot via a short bush track (enter via the gate).
Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 Australia
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Help to grow plants for breast cancer researchAll welcome to help propagate seedlings which will be later sold through The Huge Plant Sale to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. Also a great way to pick up useful propagation skills - no experience needed!Bookings essential.

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Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

11 March 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Terrace Function Room – Lower Ground Floor, Lane Cove Community Hub, Pottery Lane
Lane Cove, Australia
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Where There's A Will, There's A WayLocal Solicitor Fay Frischer will provide you will general information on how to write a Will.

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Lane Cove Bush Kids – Hide & Seek

12 March 2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Blackman Park, Lloyd Rees Drive, Meet past the playground
Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 Australia
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Hide & SeekDo you play hide and seek? Animals do – they camouflage themselves to hide from prey or predators. Come along to have some fun on a bushwalk seeking and learning about the strategies animals use in the bush to hide. Ages: 2 to 5 yearsImportant information: • Bookings are essential for both adults and children for all activities. Once children's spots are booked out, any remaining adult spots are NOT to be used for children. • Activities are…

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Learn to Love your Laptop: Thursdays 12 and 19 March

12 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lane Cove Library, Library Place
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Learn to Love your Laptop: Thursdays 12 and 19 MarchExperienced computer trainer, Ferg Brand, will deliver a two-lesson program on Windows 10 to help you feel more confident using your laptop. During these two friendly, small group sessions you will learn to navigate around the screen, keyboard and mouse as well as some basic shortcuts to get you started. Bring your own laptop. Bookings essential as places are limited.

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International Women’s Day 2020

12 March 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Terrace Function Room – Lower Ground Floor, Lane Cove Community Hub, Pottery Lane
Lane Cove, Australia
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Celebrate International Women's Day in Lane CoveInternational Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements and works to advance gender equality. Join Lane Cove Council to hear from inspiring and successful Lane Cove women. Gain insight into their personal journeys and the events and people that have shaped their success. This will be followed by a Q&A panel. #EachForEqualLai Coates – Malaysian-born artist and potter, architect and devotee of Peranakan culture.Norma Tracey – Social worker and psychotherapist.Bridget Kennedy – Artist, gallery director, creativity…

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Wild Foods and Medicinal Plants

14 March 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lane Cove, Location TBC, 48 Longueville Road
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Discover wild foods and medicine found in the bushExplore some of the wild foods and medicines that can be found in Sydney’s bushland with bush tucker guru and survival expert Jake Cassar. A fascinating insight into the natural world around us.Please note: venue information provided after booking and closer to the date.Bookings essential.

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Lane Cove Bush Kids – Beetles

20 March 2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Tambourine Bay Park, Tambourine Bay Road
Riverview, NSW 2066 Australia
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BeetlesThere are 300,000 known species of beetles in the world – Whirligig, Water, Click beetles and lots more! We’ll be learning, exploring and looking for beetles on our bushwalk and decorating one of our own to take home.School Holiday Activity 2 to 10 yearsImportant information: • Bookings are essential for both adults and children for all activities. Once children's spots are booked out, any remaining adult spots are NOT to be used for children. • Activities are for 2 to…

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NBN Access Network Information Session

21 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Terrace Function Room, Lane Cove Community Hub, 1 Pottery Lane
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Find out more about the NBN in Lane CoveThe nbn™ access network is replacing most existing home phone and internet services across Australia.In some areas of Lane Cove the nbn™ is ready to be connected, while in other areas it is at construction stage and should be ready for connection in April. A representative from nbn™ will be at the Lane Cove Civic Centre during March to answer any questions you may have.

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NBN Access Network Community Forum

24 March 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Terrace Function Room, Lane Cove Community Hub, 1 Pottery Lane
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Find out more about the NBN in Lane CoveThe nbn™ access network is replacing most existing home phone and internet services across Australia.In some areas of Lane Cove the nbn™ is ready to be connected, while in other areas it is at construction stage and should be ready for connection in April.Come along to this general information sessions and find out the steps you will need to take to be ready for the connection.

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Green Cleaning

28 March 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lane Cove Library, Library Walk, Library Place
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Swap out the bad and ugly in your home for the fresh and clean!Don't know where to start with detoxing your home of chemical laden, plastic ridden products in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry? Join this workshop and learn how to swap out the bad and ugly for the fresh, clean and good! Make your own cleaning products to take home, along with the recipes.

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Lane Cove Bush Kids – Noisy by Nature

31 March 2020 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Meet at Blackman Park, End of Lloyd Rees Drive, opposite playground
Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 Australia
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Noisy by NatureWho’s noisy in nature? This time of year, it’s the cuckoos – Channel-billed and the Common Koel and of course, our Sydney cicadas! And let’s not forget the iconic Laughing Kookaburra. Join us for lots of noise in the bush with a bushwalk, craft and fun!School Holiday Activity 2 to 10 yearsImportant information: • Bookings are essential for both adults and children for all activities. Once children's spots are booked out, any remaining adult spots are NOT to…

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April 2020

Recycling Champions

4 April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lane Cove Civic Centre, 48 Longueville Road
Lane Cove, NSW 2066 Australia
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Wanted: Recycling Champions Are you passionate about recycling? Become the ‘go to’ person for your fellow neighbours who have recycling and waste questions. We are looking for enthusiastic people who live in unit blocks who want to help their neighbours recycle better. Training and resources provided.

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HarbourCare Kayak Cleanup

18 April 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for a morning paddle to protect marine life in Sydney Harbour!Join us for a morning kayaking along the Lane Cove River whilst we leap around our foreshore areas collecting litter.Cleanups are a great way to bring the community together, raise awareness, and start the conversation about reducing litter at the source. Kayaks supplied, medium level fitness required, no kayaking experience needed.Minimum age 11 years old. Under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Bags, gloves, litter pickers…

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May 2020

Plants and Tools Swap

16 May 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lane Cove Community Nursery, Lloyd Rees Drive, Pedestrian entrance to the Nursery is adjacent to the Council Depot via a short bush track (enter via the gate).
Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 Australia
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Calling all plant and DIY enthusiasts!Bring healthy plants and working tools such as drills, screwdrivers, shears and more to this free Plants and Tools Swap! The swap is a great way to bring diversity to your garden and update your tool inventory, without spending a cent!

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June 2020

Build your own Nest Box

13 June 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lane Cove Community Nursery, Lloyd Rees Drive, Pedestrian entrance to the Nursery is adjacent to the Council Depot via a short bush track (enter via the gate).
Lane Cove West, NSW 2066 Australia
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Build your own nest box!Nest boxes replicate natural shelters such as tree hollows. They are fun to make and provide a secure home for many years to come. Join us and make your very own nest box to attract native wildlife to your garden. All materials are supplied.Suitable for ages 8 and above.

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