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Event Calendar Listing

 
 
If you would like to list your event on this site, please either fill in our online Event Listing Form or download and complete the PDF form version. If the latter, once completed, please bring it to Council's Customer Service Centre at 2 Bryant Street, Rockdale or fax it to (02) 9562 1777 or scan and email it to rcc@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
 
2016: July | August | September | October

July 2016



Event:
Banksia Art Gallery Exhibition
Date:
Until Thursday 28 July
Location:
14 Railway Street, Banksia (opposite Banksia Railway Station)
Time:
10:30am-5pm
Access for people with disabilities:
-
Information:
This exhibition includes works by Nauha Dabboussy and a number of local professional artists; Joe Bezzina, Bruce Sharp, Norma Tahhan and includes St George Art Society members Don Kibble, Alex De Julian, Angela Iliadis, Eleanor Anson and Jean Harrow. The exhibition will have a big range of styles and mediums
Phone for Details:
Call 0405 849 315
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
National Tree Day
Date:
Sunday 31 July
Location:
Scarborough Park, Civic Avenue, Monterey
Time:
9am-12pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Come along and plant a few trees with the family on Sunday 31 July at Scarborough Park. The National Tree Day planting will add a much needed native understorey to this important section of Rockdale's wetland and wildlife corridor, that will increase habitat for native fauna. The planting will be followed by a sausage sizzle and lamingtons!

The planting site is adjacent adjacent to the ponds roughly opposite 29 Civic Avenue, in the bushland. You will need to walk past the dog park and follow the path in. There will be signs to guide you.
Phone for Details:
Place 9562 1703 or visit treeday.planetark.org
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Check closer to day


August 2016



Event:
Free Child Restraint Fitting/Checks
Date:
Tuesdays - 2 August, 8 November, 14 March 2017, 13 June 2017
Location:
Council's carpark above the former Target building in Rockdale
Time:
10am-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Free child restraint fitting/checks - booking is essential
Phone for Details:
Phone: Council's Road Safety Officer on 9562 1701
Email: Council's Road Safety Officer
Cost:
Free but booking is essential
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Free Workshop for Supervisors of Learner Drivers
Date:
Mondays - 8 August, 20 March 2017
Location:
Pindari Room, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
6:30pm-8:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Free workshop on how to supervise a Learner Driver - booking is essential
Phone for Details:
Phone: Council's Road Safety Officer on 9562 1701
Email: Council's Road Safety Officer
Cost:
Free but booking is essential
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Red Cross Mobile Blood Service
Date:
Thursday 11 August
Location:
St George Leagues Club, 124 Princes Highway,Kogarah
Time:
10am-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
The Australian Red Cross Mobile Blood Service require donors. You can make an appointment online or by calling on 13 14 95
Phone for Details:
Phone: 13 14 95
Web: Australian Red Cross Blood Donation Service
Cost:
N/A
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Free English Classes
Date:
Every Thursday from Thursday 11 August
Location:
Kogarah Community Hub, 49 English Street, Kogarah
Time:
10am-12pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Would you like to learn English for everyday conversation? Would you like to better understand the TV or radio? Would you like to improve your English for study or employment? Kogarah Community Services in partnership with St George TAFE Outreach offers FREE English classes for Australian residents. Enrol now
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9587 6622
Email: info@kogarahcommunity.org.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Lambert Road Reserve Bushcare Group (Bardwell Park)
Date:
Second Friday of the month - 12 August, 9 September, 14 October, 11 November, 9 December
Location:
Lambert Road Reserve (entrance is next to 75 Darley Road, Bardwell Park)
Time:
9am-12pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Tool, training and morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Place Outcomes Unit on 9562 1703 or rbuzio@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Hawthorne Street Bushcare Group
Date:
Second Saturday of the month (not January) - 13 August, 10 September, 8 October, 12 November, 10 December
Location:
Hawthorne Street, Monterey (corner of tennis courts near walking track)
Time:
9am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Place Outcomes Unit on 9562 1703 or rbuzio@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Dungeons & Dragons
Date:
Saturdays - 13 August, 17 September, 22 October, 19 November, 17 December
Location:
Level 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
Doors open: 11:45am
Session: 12 noon-4:45pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Fantasy role-playing game for teenagers 13+
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9562 1821 or online
Cost:
Free, but online bookings are essential. Bookings open two weeks before the scheduled date (see above)
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Binnamittalong Gardens Bushcare Group
Date:
Third Saturday of the month (not January) - 20 August, 17 September, 15 October, 19 November, 17 December
Location:
End of Veron Road, Bexley
Time:
9am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Place Outcomes Unit on 9562 1703 or rbuzio@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Wild Things: Wildlife Rescue
Date:
Saturday 20 August
Location:
Pindari Room, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
10:30am-12pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.) has been rescuing and caring for native animals since 1985. At this talk Anne from WIRES will talk about the many types of animals that are found in our urban areas, how you can help them survive and some heart warming stories of the many animals they have rescued and helped over the years.

Registration to attend is essential on Eventbrite - Wild Things: Wildlife Rescue as numbers are limited.
Phone for Details:
Phone Council's Environmental Projects Officer on 9562 1663 or email
Cost:
Free but registration is essential as numbers are limited
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Stotts Reserve Bushcare Group
Date:
Fourth Saturday of the month - 27 August, 24 September, 22 October, 26 November, 24 December
Location:
Stotts Reserve, Kingsland Road North, Bexley North (entrance beside number 156)
Time:
9am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Place Outcomes Unit on 9562 1703 or rbuzio@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


September 2016



Event:
Wild Things: Meet the Bats!
Date:
Saturday 3 September
Location:
Syd Frost Memorial Hall, 7 Hawthorne Street, Ramsgate
Time:
5pm-7:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Have you ever heard of microbats? Did you know that they are living right here in Rockdale? They could even be living in your backyard! Join bat experts Sandra and Narawan for a talk about our amazing Australian bats and meet a real Grey Headed Flying Fox. Following the talk we will take a walk through the Hawthorne Street Natural Area, with a bat detector to 'hear' and if you are quick enough, see the microbats.

To help support our local micro bats and create much needed habitat, you will also have the opportunity to take home your very own microbat nest box to install in your backyard!

To maximise the possibility of seeing and hearing bats, this event will be held at dusk. Please bring a head torch or hand torch and wear mosquito repellent, suitable footwear and clothing. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

Registration to attend is essential on Eventbrite - Wild Things: Meet the Bats! as numbers are limited.
Phone for Details:
Phone Council's Environmental Projects Officer on 9562 1663 or email
Cost:
Free but registration is essential as numbers are limited
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Volunteer Fundamentals
Date:
Thursday 22 September
Location:
Gymea Community Aid, 39 Gymea Bay Road, Gymea
Time:
10am-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
This free course will examine the meaning of volunteering and explore various methods to boost motivation and self esteem in ourselves and others
Phone for Details:
Phone: 8558 4044
Web: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


October 2016



Event:
Wild Things: Talking Frogs With Dr Arthur 'frog man' White
Date:
Saturday 29 October
Location:
Pindari Room, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
10:30am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Have you ever wondered who is croaking in the garden or want to learn how to attract frogs to your backyard? At this workshop Dr Arthur 'frog man' White will tell you all you need to know. And as our froggy friends are often hard to spot in the 'wild', he will have a few frogs on hand, so you can really get to know these amazing creatures. Online registration essential.

Registration to attend is essential on Eventbrite - Wild Things: Talking frogs with Dr Arthur 'frog man' White as numbers are limited.
Phone for Details:
Phone Council's Environmental Projects Officer on 9562 1663 or email
Cost:
Free but registration is essential as numbers are limited
Inclement Weather:
N/A


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