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How to Book for an Event or Workshop

 

To book for an event, please click on the button under the event you want to book for.

If there is no "Book now" button, please contact the phone number below the event entry.

We are trialling the event booking service "EventBrite" and would appreciate any feedback to info@willungaenviro.org.au.

 ALL EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED ON ADVICE FROM ADELAIDE AND MT LOFTY RANGES NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT BOARD AND WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION AND THIS DECISION WAS MADE BY THE WILLUNGA ENVIRONMENT CENTRE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING. ALL YACCA GROUPS HAVE BEEN DISBANDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Events/Workshops

The WEC holds regular events including workshops and guest speakers, along with field trips. These events cover a wide range of environmental issues and there is something for everyone. We encourage participants to be FRAGRANCE FREE at these events. Some events have a fee or suggested donation associated with them. We appreciate your support of programs at the WEC including our YACCA Youth Group.

To book in for any workshops please complete the form on this page, phone the Centre on 8556 4188 or email us at: info@willungaenviro.org.au 

Keep checking back, it's always updating!

 2020 Workshops and events

Regular Boomerang Bag Workshops are BACK!!!  

Come and sew Boomerang bags to share with others! - Mondays from 10-3

Vicki and her team will welcome you. You can come along and sew for a while, cut out material for others to sew or screen print the bags. Complimented by short stories, songs and poems by the talented Z-man! Come for the whole time or for an hour! BYO sewing machine/overlocker if you have one. We have two on the premises. Free events. Thanks to all the talented men and women who assisted us to sew wildlife pouches for the bushfire victims.

 Astronomy with Mary and the Astronomical Society of South Australia - Friday the 20th March @ 7.30pm

Join us for an evening of learning about the stars.

ASTRONOMY IS THE OLDEST SCIENCE ON EARTH

The Willunga Environment Centre and The Astronomical Society Of South Australia are presenting an astronomy night.

Come and see the wonders of the night sky from an award-winning astrophotographer. Learn about the constellations and their fascinating history, as an astronomer traces them out in the sky. *Telescope viewing weather permitting. 

Making Rugs from Recycled materials - Saturday 21st March is fully booked!  WEC will subsidise the fee to $30, normally $50 which covers all materials. Classes for 3 hours from Workshop by Kylie Reynolds 

Create beautiful customised floor rugs from repurposed quilt covers, sheets and fabric scraps, complimenting a repurposing, sustainable lifestyle.

This beginners class will teach you the technique you need to start this addictive and fulfilling hobby, once you’ve completed this workshop you’ll be able to progress to the master class to make baskets, bags and pouffes.

Using a knotting technique originally from Viking times and carried into the present day by the Amish, now also called ‘toothbrush weaving’, this skill will will give you the confidence to create stunning fabric rugs that can be used to decorate your home, take on picnics or the beach.

All materials are provided and all steps are covered giving you the complete process. Workshops are held in small groups 

Permaculture Garden taste and tour

Where can all this food come from? See for yourself a local suburban food forest that  produces an abundance of diverse foods all year round with productivity increasing every year.
Monthly 11.00-1pm: March Sun 15, April Sat 26, May Sun 24, June Sat 27, July Sun 26, Aug. Sat 22, Sep. Sun 27, Oct Sat 24, Nov Sun 22 & Dec Sat 12.
Includes a cup of herbal tea and Q & A
Location: 62 Aldinga Rd Willunga
$16 

Forest Bathing

Autumn Equinox Two seperate events
Fri. March 20 7-10pm 
Sat. March 21 3-6 pm 

Locations: Weather dependent. Places of natural beauty within 20 minutes of the Willunga Environment Centre unless stated otherwise. Carpooling available

$ 30

(12 participants per instructor)

Minimal dig gardening–difficult weeds & growing vegetables - Sat Mar 28: 10.30-1.00pm 

Take “back breaking” out of the garden. , Whether its conquering kikuyu or creating a vege bed. The less digging, the better!

Location: 62 Aldinga Rd Willunga, $20, (18 participants).

War on Waste Q&A with Lynda Wedding - Limited spaces left Wednesday April 1st @ 10am

Learn more about what City of Onkaparinga is doing to minimise and manage waste and how you are involved. Find out just what can go in your kerbside bins and how to dispose of other materials.

Bring your questions & let’s chat 

Permaculture adventure - Adelaide Food Fringe Event - Saturday 4th April 10-4pm 

Exploring living lightly, healthily, cheaply, and meaningfully. Let’s start with what you have and see where you could go. 

Includes harvesting food from the garden and making lunch together. 

Bird Watching Excursions -  Monday 6th April 

Our next event will be at Laratinga Wetlands. Details will only be sent to registered participants prior to the events. Email info@willungaenviro.org.au to register your interest.

Forest Bathing Instructor’s course Easter Thur. April 9, 5.00pm – Mon 13, 3.00pm

A useful skill for facilitators of mindfulness, wellness, relaxation, yoga eco therapy & retreat experiences, corporate trainers & teachers

Maybe you just want to take yourself, or a few friends. All welcome.

Location: Weather dependent. Places of natural beauty, throughout “The Fleurieu Peninsula”, initially meeting at the Willunga Environment Centre. Carpooling and help with billet accommodation available.

$260, $220 if we billet another participant with you.

(12 participants per instructor for practical exercises.)

Making Rugs from Recycled materials - Saturday May 2nd  1-4 pm

$50 which covers all materials. Classes for 3 hours from Workshop by Kylie Reynolds 

Create beautiful customised floor rugs from repurposed quilt covers, sheets and fabric scraps, complimenting a repurposing, sustainable lifestyle.

This beginners class will teach you the technique you need to start this addictive and fulfilling hobby, once you’ve completed this workshop you’ll be able to progress to the master class to make baskets, bags and pouffes.

Using a knotting technique originally from Viking times and carried into the present day by the Amish, now also called ‘toothbrush weaving’, this skill will will give you the confidence to create stunning fabric rugs that can be used to decorate your home, take on picnics or the beach.

All materials are provided and all steps are covered giving you the complete process. Workshops are held in small groups 

Permaculture garden tour & taste - 11.00-1pm April Sat 26

Where can all this food come from? See for yourself a local suburban food forest that  produces an abundance of diverse foods all year round with productivity increasing every year.

Neville Bonney - Bush foods for the home garden IS FULLY BOOKED - Thursday 7th May @ 10am

Neville Bonney is a South Australian native plant expert, ethnobotanist and published author.
He will tell us about plants that are suitable for growing in our region, potential uses in cooking and how you may go about it.
Neville will also bring along a few samples to taste.
Please bring your money if you would like to some books he has written on the subject, or buy some plants.
In all a practical session with plenty of opportunity to ask lot’s of questions.

Composting - Sun May 10, 10-12.30pm 

It’s easy and it’s fun. We’ll discuss a number of methods, find the ingredients and make a big lasagna compost (a method not requiring  frequent turning)  

Permaculture garden tour & taste - 11.00-1pm May Sun 24 

Where can all this food come from? See for yourself a local suburban food forest that  produces an abundance of diverse foods all year round with productivity increasing every year.

Location: 62 Aldinga Rd Willunga

Permaculture adventure - Sun May 31, 10-4pm 

Exploring living lightly, healthily, cheaply, and meaningfully. Let’s start with what you have and see where you could go. 

Includes harvesting food from the garden and making lunch together.

Location: 62 Aldinga Rd Willunga

Hugelkultur - Sun June 14, 10.30 – 1pm 

Want to Improve your soil fertility & water holding capacity, increase your planting space and or dispose of unwanted organic material How do you create this “hill garden” so it really works? 

Location: 62 Aldinga Rd Willunga 

 

 

2019 Past Workshops and Events


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