World Environment Day FREE FESTIVAL – Hobsons Bay

Come and celebrate World Environment Day with a family-friendly festival this Sunday, June 2nd.  Find out how our local community is taking action on climate change and how we can get involved in in creating a climate resilient and sustainable community.

A range of free workshops and presentations will be hosted throughout the afternoon around Logan Reserve and surrounds (bookings required – click here to register).

PLUS There will be children’s activities throughout the day; including roving performers, the SES interactive emergency vehicle and environmental theatre performances.


FREE Vasili’s Garden – Building resilience to climate change through local food production

(supported by My Smart Garden)

Come along to an edible garden workshop hosted by Vasili Kanidiadis, gardening legend and host of Network 7’s Vasili’s Garden and get your gardening questions answered.

 Bookings required – click here to register


FREE Mrs Ticklebottom “Plastic and Our Oceans” Children’s Theatre
the Altona Library at
1:30pm – 2pm and 3pm – 3.30pm


This is a show about plastics and the ocean, how our actions are effecting the environment and what little things we can all do to help make it better. Join Mrs Ticklebottom as she goes on a redemptive journey from litterbug to environmental heroine, meeting many different animal characters and some evil plastic wrap on her adventures. This can be enjoyed by the whole family

No bookings required


Wayapa Wuurrk
ALTONA BEACH
2pm – 2.45pm 3pm – 3.45pm

Based on ancient Indigenous knowledge and wisdom, this workshop uses Earth mindfulness, deep breathing and narrative meditation and movement to provide a sense of belonging to the Earth while creating holistic wellbeing.

 Bookings required – click here to register 


Erin Rhoads – Tackling climate through food waste
2:30 - 3pm
Join author and eco activist Erin Rhoads (AKA the Rogue Ginger) as she shows you how to halve your bin content by reducing food waste. This lively discussion will focus on the simple and fun steps you can take to reduce the amount of food we throw away, which is the biggest source of household waste and a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. You will learn the importance of writing a shopping list, tips for using food scraps, fun recipes for cooking with the whole vegetable, and finding a compost style that works for you and your family. 

 Bookings required – click here to register           


Rod Quantock
Logan Reserve (Marquee 2)
3.15pm-3.45

Australia’s best loved comedian Rod Quantock OAM explains climate change with compelling flare and humour.

 Bookings required – click here to register


There really are some great events happening folks - check out their timetable of events, grab the family and head down (some bookings need but it is FREE!)

the nitty gritty

Sunday June 2

from 1pm - 4pm

FREE and FUN!

Logan Reserve, Louis Joel Gallery, Altona Library and Altona Beach

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