Tuesday, August 28, 2012

rich land wasteland & bimblebox

author sharyn munro is including boonah and beaudesert in her travels talking about her book rich land wasteland. sharyn will talk about her harrowing investigation into how coal is killing australia. 

we'll also be screening bimblebox the documentary which explores the huge Australian coal export industry.

boonah event
where: unit 7, the outlook, 4001 boonah ipswich road, boonah
when:   6.30pm thursday 13 september
entry:   gold coin donation
with:     light refreshments

beaudesert event
where: the centre, brisbane street, beaudesert

when:  6.30pm friday 14 september
entry:  gold coin donation
with:    light refreshments
see www.richlandwasteland.com.au and www.bimblebox.org for more info on the book and documentary.

signed copies of the book, and DVDs will be available for purchase at the events.

please contact julie via email or phone 0435 992 798 with any queries.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

enviro arts workshops

here's some great creative workshops for september, october and november.

megan bayliss from the junk wave will be running a bag weaving master class teaching participants how to create handbags woven from plastic food packaging. this workshop will be held on saturday october 27 from 9.30am to 2.30pm.

it's $60 or $50 if you register with a friend. see the junk wave page for more info.

start collecting any plastic food packaging like chip and lolly packets. even if you can't come, we'd love to have your packaging and save it from landfill.

bec andersen will be running a rug making workshop teaching participants to weave rugs from old fabrics and tshirts. this workshop is scheduled for saturday november 24.

the workshop is $80 or $60 with an early bird registration by 30 october.

more info coming soon, or email Julie now with your expression of interest to attend.

in september we'll be at the boonah library running some free fun workshops for kids for the spring school holiday live green program.

krys and melinda belfield's workshop will be decorating CDs to create fridge magnets on tuesday 2 october from 10am - 11am.
sally hart's workshop will be on thursday 27 september from 2pm - 3pm. sally's still working out what she will do, but it will be fun.

see the council website for more information on the full live green library program. register directly with the boonah library on 5463 4289 or via email.