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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
 
2015: April | May

April 2015



Event:
Carer Experience Course
Date:
Mondays: 20 April to 25 May
Location:
23 St Georges Road, Penshurst
Time:
10:30am-1pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Do you care for a family member with Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and other types of dementia? You are welcome to attend this course covering What is Dementia?, Communication, Resilience, How to deal with behaviours of concern, Grief and loss and information and relevant services
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9580 0688
Website: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
$5 per session
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Stotts Reserve Bushcare Group
Date:
Fourth Saturday of the month (not January, not December) - 25 April, 23 May, 27 June, 25 July, 22 August, 26 September, 24 October, 28 November
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:
Adam Smith on 9562 1703, 0411 028 198 or asmith@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
ANZAC Centenary Morning Tea
Date:
Monday 27 April
Location:
Arncliffe Community Centre, 35 Forest Road, Arncliffe
Time:
10:30am-11:30am
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Kirsten Broderick, local historian from Rockdale City Council will talk about the men listed on the WW1 Honours Board which was discovered in the old Methodist Church by Keith Boog and other Arncliffe Men's Shed members
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9503 9900 - RSVP is essential as space is limited
Email: Arncliffe.Community@3bridges.org.au
Web: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Free but gold coin donation appreciated
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Information Session on Means Testing
Date:
Wednesday 29 April
Location:
Arncliffe Community Centre, 35 Forest Road, Arncliffe
Time:
1:30pm-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
The Department of Human Services will be doing a free information session to discuss means testing for Pensioners, assets and income, recent changes to deeming and income streams, gifting and concession cards
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9503 9900 - RSVP is essential as space is limited
Email: Arncliffe.Community@3bridges.org.au
Web: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


May 2015



Event:
Dungeons & Dragons
Date:
Saturdays - 7 March, 11 April, 2 May, 6 June, 25 July, 22 August, 19 September, 10 October, 14 November, 12 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:
Statements of Heritage Impact Workshop
Date:
Tuesday 5 May
Location:
Rockdale City Council, 2 Bryant Street, Rockdale
Time:
10am-12noon
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Tailored specifically for owners of heritage properties, this workshop will provide the tools needed to prepare a Statement of Heritage Impact to accompany a Development Application for minor works to a heritage item. The workshop will look at how to research and prepare a Statement of Heritage Impact and how to assess the impact of works on the significance of the property. The workshop will be especially suited for heritage items in the Rockdale LGA
Phone for Details:
Council's Heritage Advisor Louise Thom on 9562 1746 or lthom@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free but bookings are essential as places are limited
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
Date:
3 weekly sessions (x2) and 5 weekly sessions - starting from Thursday 7 May (see flyer for more information)
Location:
Arncliffe Community Centre, 35 Forest Road, Arncliffe
Time:
3 weekly session night seminars (Thursday) - 7pm-8:30pm
3 weekly session day seminars (Monday) - 1pm-3pm
5 weekly session night courses (Thursday) - 6pm-8pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Positive Parenting seminar and course covers the topics of the power of positive parenting, raising confident, competent children and raising resilient children
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9503 9900
Web: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Free but gold coin donation appreciated
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Hawthorne Street Bushcare Group
Date:
Second Saturday of the month (not January) - 9 May, 13 June, 11 July, 8 August, 12 September, 10 October, 14 November, 12 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:
Adam Smith on 9562 1703, 0411 028 198 or asmith@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Binnamittalong Gardens Bushcare Group (Bardwell Valley)
Date:
Third Saturday of the month (not January) - 16 May, 20 June, 18 July, 15 August, 19 September, 17 October, 21 November, 19 December
Location:
Binnamittalong Gardens (end of Veron Road), Bardwell Valley
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:
Adam Smith on 9562 1703, 0411 028 198 or asmith@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Guided Walking Tour: Monterey Fibro Moderne
Date:
Saturday 16 May
Location:
Meet at Scarborough Park - opposite 97 Monterey Street (the western end)
Time:
10am-11:30am
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Fast disappearing, the modest fibro houses of the early 20th Century bay side suburb of Monterey show ingenuity and an eye to the architectural fashions of the time. Available on the day as part of the walk, the recently published Visitor Guide by Michael Bogle and Charless Pickett celebrates this small collection of distinctive fibro houses that celebrate modernity. Join Council's Heritage Advisor on a walking tour of Monterey's Fibro Moderne
Phone for Details:
Council's Heritage Advisor Louise Thom on 9562 1746 or lthom@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free but bookings are essential as places are limited
Inclement Weather:
Walk will be cancelled


Event:
Free Workshop for Supervisors of Learner Drivers
Date:
Monday 18 May
Location:
Meeting Room 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
6:30pm-8:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Free workshop
Phone for Details:
Bookings essential by contacting Council's Road Safety Officer, Sue Watson 9562 1701
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Albie Thomas Rockdale Fun Run
Date:
Sunday 24 May
Location:
Collection bibs at large picnic shelter in Peter Depena Reserve, Dolls Point
Time:
8:30am start time
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Be part  pf the scenic "Albie Thomas" Rockdale Fun Run

This 5km run/walk or 1km walk is routed through Peter Depena Reserve and Cook Park, one of the flattest runs in Sydney boasting great views of Botany Bay.

Funds raised will go to the Knights of St George Heart Assocation for the St George Hospital Cardiac Surgery Unit.

Online registrations: www.rockdalefunrun.com.au

Participants must be over the age of 7 as at Sunday 24 May 2015. Participants under the age of 12 years must be accompanied by an adult

Other details: St George District Athletics Club - www.sgdac.org
Phone for Details:
Council on 9562 1666
Cost:
Pre-entry Adults $25 and $15 for Children under 18. Register online by 8pm on Thursday 21 May.
On the day entry $35 per Adult and $25 per Child under 18
Non-refundable
Inclement Weather:
A decision will be made on the morning of event


Event:
Bird and Bike Breakfast
Date:
Saturday 30 May
Location:
Landing Lights, Arncliffe (near Barton Park Driving Range)
Time:
7am-9am
Access for people with disabilities:
N/A
Information:
Visit Landing Lights Wetland in Arncliffe, for a bird watching and bike repair workshop, with a free breakfast!

The outdoor workshop will be held Landing Lights Wetland, with a local bird expert. Sydney Bike Skills will show participants basic bicycle repair skills.

- This workshop is suitable for all levels of cyclists including kids!
- Breakfast will be provided
- Bring your bike!
- For walking around the wetland, bring suitable outdoor clothes, a bottle of water and sunscreen.  A pair of binoculars will help you to see the birds

Please RSVP online as place numbers are limited
Phone for Details:
Council on 9562 1666
Cost:
Free but RSVP online as place numbers are limited
Inclement Weather:
A decision will be made on the morning of event


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