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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: May | June

May 2015



Event:
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)
Date:
3 weekly sessions (x2) and 5 weekly sessions - from Thursday 7 May (see flyer for more information)
Location:
3Bridges 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:
Author Talk
Date:
Thursday 28 May
Location:
Pindari Room, Level 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
6pm-7pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Isaac Bacirongo and Michael Nest introduce their book Still a Pygmy. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing
Phone for Details:
Phone Rockdale City Library on 9562 1824. Bookings essential on LibraryEvents
Cost:
Free but bookings essential
Inclement Weather:
Indoors 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 at the 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 by Wednesday 27 May as place numbers are limited

The Australian Government's National Landcare Programme
This project is jointly funded by Rockdale City Council and the Cooks River Alliance with funding through the Australian Government's National Landcare Programme.
Phone for Details:
Council on 9562 1666
Cost:
Free but RSVP online by Wednesday 27 May as place numbers are limited
Inclement Weather:
A decision will be made on the morning of event


June 2015



Event:
Starting School Information Session
Date:
Tuesday 2 June
Location:
Council Chambers, Level 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
6pm-7pm (registration starts at 5:45pm)
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Information session for parents preparing their child for starting school
Phone for Details:
Phone Rockdale City Library on 9562 1821. Bookings essential on LibraryEvents
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Aftercare - Young Adults Activities
Date:
Thursdays - 4, 11, 18, 25 June
Location:
Various
Time:
11am
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Aftercare run various activities for under 35's for social and emotional wellbeing
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9314 8770
Web: www.aftercare.com.au
Cost:
Various costs depending on activity
Inclement Weather:
Various


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:
Hawthorne Street Bushcare Group
Date:
Second Saturday of the month (not January) - 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:
Environmental Strategy Unit on 9562 1703 or avandine@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Understanding Solar Energy for the Home
Date:
Saturday 13 June
Location:
Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
10am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes (lift repairs dependant)
Information:
Join two independent experts to learn about choosing a solar power system for your home and LED lighting. Participants will walk away with the knowledge and confidence to:
- Choose a solar system that suits your house or apartment
- Select a provider that best meets your needs
- Understand the installation process
- Maximise your solar system and energy use to achieve the best results possible
- Participants will also be able to take part in a demonstration on how LED lighting works and learn about the range of different LED lighting options available. LED lighting can reduce your lighting costs by up to 80% by making the right choices for your house or apartment
Phone for Details:
Council's Environmental Project Officer on 9562 1663
Cost:
Free but RSVP on Eventbrite - Understanding Solar Energy for the Home as place numbers are limited
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Crime Prevention Talk with NSW Police
Date:
Monday 15 June
Location:
3Bridges Arncliffe Community Centre, 35 Forest Road, Arncliffe
Time:
2pm-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
The NSW Police will be presenting a free information session on personal, home and car safety, tips and fraud scams. Light refreshments provided. Please RSVP as space is limited
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9503 9900
Email: Arncliffe.Community@3bridges.org.au
Web: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Free but gold coin donation appreciated
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Author Talk
Date:
Thursday 18 June
Location:
Pindari Room, Level 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
6pm-7pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Carol Baxter will introduce her new book Black Widow. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing
Phone for Details:
Phone Rockdale City Library on 9562 1824. Bookings essential on LibraryEvents
Cost:
Free but bookings essential
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Binnamittalong Gardens Bushcare Group (Bardwell Valley)
Date:
Third Saturday of the month (not January) - 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:
Environmental Strategy Unit on 9562 1703 or avandine@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Seminar by Vyara Kaneva - The 3 Common Dangers We Face When Kicking Bad Habits and How To Avoid Them Forever
Date:
Friday 26 June
Location:
Sans Souci Library, 104 Russell Ave, Sans Souci
Time:
1pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Do you need help in sticking to your plan for a fresh start and a healthier life? Clinical hypnotherapist Vyara Kaneva from "You Can Change Hypnotherapy" will give practical advice on dealing with bad habits and addictions such as smoking, drugs, gambling, shopping or food. Vyara will explain the 3 common dangers we face when kicking bad habits and how to remove the obstacles that are preventing us from creating lasting change
Phone for Details:
Phone 9562 1824. Bookings essential on LibraryEvents
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Stotts Reserve Bushcare Group
Date:
Fourth Saturday of the month (not January, not December) - 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:
Environmental Strategy Unit on 9562 1703 or avandine@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


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