2017 Calendar

  All members are welcome to attend District Group meetings.   If your group has an activity that you would like advertised, email it to the office.
  The District Group Diary was compiled by Jan Carnes.

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January February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Wed 4 North Shore Plant propagation 1 pm - 4 pm at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
Sat 7 Blue Mountains Picnic and Walk at Mount York. Meet at the end of the Mount York road at 9.30 am
Wed 11 Parramatta And The Hills Propagation at Bidjiwong Community Nursery commencing at 10am
Wed 18 North Shore Plant propagation 1 pm - 4 pm at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
Sun 29 Coffs Harbour Outing to Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Garden. Leader: Barry Kemp looking at 'palm-like' plants
Sun 29 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Mon 30 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Tue 31 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
February January | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Wed 1 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops) Speaker: Karlo Taliana on 'Rare and Unusual Australian Plants'
Wed 1 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Wed 1 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Thu 2 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why. 'Show & Tell'
Thu 2 Southern Highlands Meeting 2pm in the CWA rooms in Elizabeth St Moss Vale (between the Fire Station and Wingecarribee Shire Council Chambers)
Thu 2 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Fri 3 Blue Mountains Annual General Meeting and speaker 8 pm in the Information Centre at Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve
Fri 3 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Sat 4 Menai Wildflower Propagation at Illawong Rural Fire Brigade starting 1 pm. Learn some new techniques from Cris Breitenbach
Sat 4 Menai Wildflower Working bee at Illawong Rural Fire Brigade starting 9 am
Sat 4 South East Region Meeting 10am at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden. Subject: Native plants flowering in summer in member's gardens.
Sat 4 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Sun 5 Sutherland Charlotte Pass Trip
Wed 8 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong. Speaker Bruce Higgs of Darvill Nursery on 'Plant Nutrition'
Wed 8 Parramatta And The Hills Propagation at Bidjiwong Community Nursery commencing at 10am
Thu 9 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra. Speaker: Ron Witz on 'All about Bees'
Fri 10 Central Coast Meeting at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm start) in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong. Speakers: Sandra & Steve Wilson on 'Solitary & Social Australian Native Bees'
Fri 10 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Sat 11 Southern Tablelands Propagation Work at Jen's (cuttings)
Sun 12 Central Coast Social for APS Central Coast Members: Bamboo Buddha Cafe
Sun 12 North Shore Garden Visits: Gardens of Hugh Jones and Wendy Grimm
Tue 14 Coffs Harbour Meeting 7 pm at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Steaker: Pia Dollman on 'Land Care'
Wed 15 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 15 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Jack Nash Place, Currans Hill. Speaker: Narelle Happ on 'How to Grow Bush Tucker using Organics and the Permacultuure Method'
Wed 15 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea. Speaker: Charlotte Mills on 'Native Animals and the Seed bank in the Arid Zone'
Tue 21 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House Armidale Speaker: Patrick Laher on 'Garden Design, Plant Selection & Care'
Thu 23 Southern Tablelands Propagation Work at Jen's (cuttings)
Fri 24 Blue Mountains Plant Identification Field Trip led by Margaret Baker
Sat 25 APS NSW Region Quarterly meeting hosted by the Menai Wildflower Group. The day starts for the hardy at 9.30 am with a 2 km walk on Barden Creek. This walk is subject to numbers and weather so if you wish to participate contact menaiwildflower@ausplants.com.au. After APS general business at 1 pm Lloyd Hedges will speak on 'The Pink Flannel Flower: What has been learned'. From 11 am the gardens at the Fire Station will be open. These are maintained by the Menai group
Sat 25 Parramatta And The Hills Meeting 2 pm at Gumnut Hall, Gumnut Place, Cherrybrook AGM followed by Speaker: Judy Horton on 'Privet Gully to Rainforest'
Sun 26 Armidale And District Markets in the Mall 8 am - 12.30 pm
March January | February | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Wed 1 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops) Speaker from Neutrog Fertilisers
Wed 1 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 2 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 2 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Fri 3 Blue Mountains Meeting 8 pm in the Information Centre at Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve
Sat 4 Armidale And District Working Bee at the Arboretum (1 pm - 4 pm)
Sat 4 Menai Wildflower Propagation at Illawong Rural Fire Brigade starting 1 pm
Sat 4 Menai Wildflower Working bee at Illawong Rural Fire Brigade starting 9 am
Sat 4 South East Region Meeting 10.30am A Gardening Questions & Aanswers Session at at the home of Pete and Jenny John in Narooma
Sun 5 Blue Mountains Clean Up Austraila Day
Sun 5 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Mon 6 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: Introductory Talk and Walk
Wed 8 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong. Jason will speak on Stanley island - Yindayin. This is one of seven remote and ruggedly attactive islands which form the rich cultural landscape of Flinders Group National Park in north Queensland
Wed 8 Parramatta And The Hills Propagation at Bidjiwong Community Nursery commencing at 10am
Thu 9 Nowra Meeting and AGM 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra. Speaker Lesley on 'A Tour of the Australian Garden Cranbourne'
Fri 10 Central Coast AGM at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm start) in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong. Topic: Photos
Fri 10 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby. Speaker: Gwenda Lister on 'A Walk Through the Simpson Desert'
Sat 11 Southern Tablelands Walk at 'Silver Wattle' near Lake George
Sun 12 Central Coast Bushwalk 9.30am at Orimbah
Sun 12 North Shore Walk in West Head Area
Mon 13 Coffs Harbour Outing to North Coast Regional Botanic garden Herbarium. Alex Floyd will lead and explain the process and workings of the herbarium. Meet at the main gate at 10 am
Mon 13 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Plant Kingdom'
Wed 15 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 15 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 15 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd
Thu 16 Southern Tablelands Propagation Work at Jen's (seed and cuttings)
Sat 18 Central West Walk in Lithgow and District Community Nursery and Hassans Walls Reserve. Contact Merle Thompson (02) 6352 3805
Sun 19 Central Coast Plants in Pots group meeting at 3pm 83 Malison St Wyoming
Sun 19 Nowra Propagation Day at Janice and Ruan's Jasper brush Property
Sun 19 Southern Tablelands Propagation Work at Jen's (seed and cuttings)
Mon 20 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Flowers'
Tue 21 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House Armidale Speaker: Peter Croft on 'The Effects of Fire on Plants and Animals'
Fri 24 Blue Mountains Plant Identification led by Margaret Baker (Registered participants only)
Sat 25 Parramatta And The Hills Activity: Meet 10 am at the Hills Council's Environment Centre, Curry Ave Annangrove. Curry Ave is off Annangrove Rd just before the Annangrove shops when approaching from Castle Hill. Leslie Waite from the centre will choose the most floristically attractive walk at the time. After returning to the centre there will be a cuppa before looking at a demonstration garden and other interesting parts of the centre where environmental issues are shown
Sun 26 Armidale And District Markets in the Mall 8 am - 12.30 pm
Mon 27 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Fire and the Sandstone Flora'
April January | February | March | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Sat 1 Armidale And District Working Bee at the Arboretum (1 pm - 4 pm)
Sat 1 South East Region Peter Ollerenshaw, from Bywong Nursery, on Breeding of Cultivars, featuring Correas
Sat 1 Southern Tablelands Walk at Nadgigomar NR eastern section
Sun 2 Blue Mountains Walk. Meet at the entrance to the National Park at the end of White Cross Road Winmalee. Leader Jim Ward
Sun 2 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Mon 3 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Banksia (Protaceae)'
Tue 4 Coffs Harbour Meeting 7 pm at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Speaker: Barry Kemp on 'Native Plants of the Pea Family'
Wed 5 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops) Speaker: Dr Trevor Wilson (National Herbarium of NSW) on 'Pollination of Prostanthera and its Allies
Wed 5 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland. 'Members Night'
Thu 6 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why. Martyn Robinson: 'Night Insect Walk'. Bring a torch and suitable shoes. Supper followed by a show and tell session.
Thu 6 Southern Highlands Meeting 2pm in the CWA rooms in Elizabeth St Moss Vale (between the Fire Station and Wingecarribee Shire Council Chambers). Speaker: Ben Walcott on 'Lets Visit some Australian Gardens'
Thu 6 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 8 Menai Wildflower Propagation meeting 1 pm (with the East Hills Group) at Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Sun 9 Central West Propagation Workshop at the Blue Wren Bush Farm Nursary, Wattle Flat. Contact Marcia Bonham (02) 63371117
Sun 9 Newcastle Outing to Watagan Forest for a Fungi Foray
Wed 12 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong. Speaker Lisa Harvey on 'Powerful Owls'
Wed 12 Parramatta And The Hills The Hills Propagation at Bidjiwong Community Nursery commencing at 10am
Wed 12 Southern Tablelands Wetlands Garden Maintenance
Thu 13 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra. The Wirreecoo Wildflower Garden will be featured - it has a long and interesting history
Fri 14 Central Coast Meeting and Book Sale at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm start) in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong. Speaker: Kevin Sokes on 'A Tour of the Soth Western Region of W.A.'
Sat 15 Northern Beaches Walk 10 am at Lane Cove Bushland park. A fungus walk with Ray and Elma Kearney. Contact Penny Hunstead (0415 613 870) if you intend to go.
Sun 16 Central Coast Bushwalk to Tuggerah Nature Reserve South Tacoma - see newsletter for details
Tue 18 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House. Speaker: Jane Pickard on 'Buildin and Revitalising Soils using a Permaculture Approach'
Tue 18 Newcastle Outing to Mt Sugarloaf
Wed 19 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 19 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 19 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd. Subject: 'Are our cities hostile environments for floral visitors?'
Fri 21 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby. Speaker: Doug Rickard on 'Soil for Your Native Garden'
Sat 22 Parramatta And The Hills Meeting 2 pm at Gumnut Hall, Gumnut Place, Cherrybrook. Speaker: Jann Mulholland will (by popular demand) give a second lesson on the painting of our flora following her talk last year
Sun 23 North Shore Group Activity at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 10 am- noon Soil Testing Workshop in Dampier's Clearing run by Julie-Ann Short.
Fri 28 Blue Mountains Plant Identification Field Trip led by Margaret Baker
Fri 28 Nowra Plant Identification Walk 9.30 am at Shoalhaven Heads. Meet at the end of River Rd past Shoalhaven Heads Tourist Park
Sun 30 Armidale And District Markets in the Mall 8 am - 12.30 pm
May January | February | March | April | June | July | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Mon 1 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Parts of the Plant - Fruit'
Wed 3 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops). Speaker: Liza Schaeper, Principal Project Officer: - Saving our Species, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Wed 3 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland. Speaker: Chad Beraneck on 'Wildflower Gardening for Frogs and Plant Species to Attract Different Frog Species'
Thu 4 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 4 Southern Highlands Excursion at 2 pm to the Robertson Rainforest. Leader Helen Tranter
Thu 4 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 6 Armidale And District Working Bee at the Arboretum (1 pm - 4 pm)
Sat 6 Blue Mountains Bus Trip to Grevillea Park
Sat 6 Grevillea Study Group Illawarra Grevileea Park Open Day. www.grevilleapark.org for details
Sat 6 Menai Wildflower Propagation 1 pm at Illawong Rural Fire Station nursery, Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Sat 6 Menai Wildflower Working Bee 9 am at Illawong Rural Fire Station nursery, Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Sat 6 South East Region Bush activity around Nerrigundah
Sat 6 Southern Tablelands Walk on private property - near Currawang
Sun 7 Grevillea Study Group Illawarra Grevileea Park Open Day. www.grevilleapark.org for details
Sun 7 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Mon 8 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Introduction to Fungi'
Tue 9 Coffs Harbour Meeting 10 am at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Speaker: Alison Moore on 'The Flora of Tasmania'
Wed 10 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong. Speaker: Eric Whitby
Wed 10 Parramatta And The Hills The Hills Propagation at Bidjiwong Community Nursery commencing at 10 am
Thu 11 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra. Speaker Nick Delong (author of a newly released book)
Fri 12 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby. Speaker Tom Szymanski on 'Bush Tucker'
Sat 13 Central Coast Group Activity: Social Day at Mt Penang gardens
Sat 13 Central Coast Meeting at 1.30 pm for 2 pm start in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong. Speaker: Graeme Ingall on 'Propagating Native Plants'
Sat 13 Grevillea Study Group Illawarra Grevileea Park Open Day. www.grevilleapark.org for details
Sat 13 North Shore Group Activity: Garden Visit
Sun 14 Coffs Harbour Outing: Cathederal Rock NP 60 km west of Dorrigo
Sun 14 Grevillea Study Group Illawarra Grevileea Park Open Day. www.grevilleapark.org for details
Mon 15 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Ferns'
Tue 16 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House. Speaker: Peter Metcalf on 'Plants to Attract Birds to the Garden'
Tue 16 Newcastle Outing to the Awabakal area. Meet 10 am at Webb Park opposite 9 Beach Rd. Contact: Angela Speering (4959 3895 or 0435 993 895)
Wed 17 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 17 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 17 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
Sat 20 APS NSW Region Quarterly Gathering and AGM hosted by the Central Coast Group. Program: 9.30-11.30 Mt Penang Garden Visit; 12.00 noon AGM and Election of Officers; 1.00 pm - 2.00pm Lunch - Sausage Sizzle $2.50 - Tea & Coffee available or BYO; 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm Speaker. Entry $5
Sat 20 Southern Tablelands Walk at reserve in Tallong
Mon 22 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Parts of the Plant - Leaves and Stems'
Sun 28 Armidale And District Markets in the Mall 8 am - 12.30 pm
Mon 29 North Shore Walks and Talks 9.45 am for a 10.00 am talk at Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden St Ives. Subject: 'Rainforests'
June January | February | March | April | May | July | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Thu 1 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 1 Southern Highlands Meeting 2pm in the CWA rooms in Elizabeth St Moss Vale (between the Fire Station and Wingecarribee Shire Council Chambers). Speaker Dr Stephen brown on 'Butterflies'
Thu 1 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 3 South East Region Meeting 10 am at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden. Speaker: Dianne Clarke on 'My Role at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden'
Sat 3 Southern Tablelands Walk in Morton NP via Bundanoon
Sun 4 Blue Mountains Bus trip to Barren Grounds NR
Sun 4 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Wed 7 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops)
Wed 7 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 8 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
Fri 9 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Sat 10 Central Coast Meeting at 1.30 pm for 2 pm start in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong
Sat 10 Menai Wildflower Meeting at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Tue 13 Coffs Harbour Meeting 7 pm at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Steaker: Gwyn Clarke on 'WA Flora'
Wed 21 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 21 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
July January | February | March | April | May | June | August | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Sat 1 South East Region Meeting at Eurobodella Regional Botanic Garden. Speaker John Knight on 'Identifying Eucalypts'
Sat 1 Southern Tablelands Bees/Birds/Soils presentations
Sun 2 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Wed 5 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops)
Wed 5 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 6 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 6 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 8 Blue Mountains Annual Seminar. Speakers: Paul Rymer on 'Peas citizen Sceince Research Program'; David King on 'Garguree Swamp care' and Dick Turner on 'Regent Honey Eater Recovery Program'
Sat 8 Central Coast Meeting at 1.30 pm for 2 pm start in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong
Tue 11 Coffs Harbour Meeting 10 am at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Discussion: 'A Plant for Every Situation'
Wed 12 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Thu 13 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
Fri 14 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Wed 19 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 19 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
Sun 23 Coffs Harbour Outing: Fortis Creek NP 20 km north of Grafton
Thu 27 Parramatta And The Hills Group Activity: Visit to the Mount Annan Seed Bank
August January | February | March | April | May | June | July | September | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Wed 2 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops)
Wed 2 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 3 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 3 Southern Highlands Meeting 2pm in the CWA rooms in Elizabeth St Moss Vale (between the Fire Station and Wingecarribee Shire Council Chambers)
Thu 3 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 5 Blue Mountains Weekend away
Sat 5 South East Region Landscape feature with designer Shane Doherty
Sat 5 Southern Tablelands Walk at Pomaderris Reserve
Sun 6 Blue Mountains Weekend away
Sun 6 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Mon 7 Blue Mountains Weekend away
Tue 8 Blue Mountains Weekend away
Tue 8 Coffs Harbour Meeting 7 pm at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Steaker: John Ross on 'Proteaceae'
Wed 9 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Thu 10 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
Fri 11 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Sat 12 Central Coast Meeting at 1.30 pm for 2 pm start in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong
Tue 15 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House Armidale
Wed 16 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 16 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
September January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | October | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Sat 2 APS NSW Region Annual Get-Together Hosted by the Coffs Harbour Group. For more details click here
Sat 2 South East Region Isopogons and Petrophiles - Phil Trickett and Catriona Bate
Sat 2 Southern Tablelands Walk in Monga NP via Braidwood
Sun 3 APS NSW Region Annual Get-Together Hosted by the Coffs Harbour Group. For more details click here
Sun 3 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Wed 6 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops)
Wed 6 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 7 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 7 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Fri 8 Central Coast Meeting at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm start) in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong
Fri 8 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Sat 9 Blue Mountains Spring Show 10 am - 3 pm in Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve
Sun 10 Blue Mountains Spring Show 10 am - 3 pm in Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve
Tue 12 Coffs Harbour Meeting 10 am at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Subject 'Get-Together Debrief'
Wed 13 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 13 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Thu 14 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
Thu 14 Southern Tablelands Propagation Work at Jen's (seeding)
Sun 17 Southern Tablelands Propagation Work at Jen's (seeding)
Tue 19 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House Armidale
Tue 19 North Shore Group Trip Away to Nelson Bay
Wed 20 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 20 North Shore Group Trip Away to Nelson Bay
Wed 20 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
Thu 21 North Shore Group Trip Away to Nelson Bay
Fri 22 North Shore Group Trip Away to Nelson Bay
Sun 24 Coffs Harbour Outing: Mary Gibson's Garden. Macksville
October January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | November | December
Day Date Group Event
Sun 1 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Wed 4 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops)
Wed 4 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 5 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 5 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 7 South East Region Narooma garden of Joan Lynch
Sat 7 Southern Tablelands Walk at South’s Reserve via Kooringaroo Rd
Sun 8 Blue Mountains Walk along the Morgan Road Fire Trail (Northern Beaches). Leader Connie Harris
Tue 10 Coffs Harbour Meeting 7 pm at Coffs Harbour Regional Botanic Gardens. Angela Lownie will coordinatoe a discussion on 'Economic Uses of Native Pants'
Wed 11 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Thu 12 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
Fri 13 Central Coast Meeting at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm start) in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong
Fri 13 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Tue 17 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House Armidale
Wed 18 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 18 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 18 Southern Tablelands Wetlands Garden Maintenance
Wed 18 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
Sun 22 Coffs Harbour Outing: Conglomerate SF - Plum iddinjg Road via Sherwood Road off Bucca Road. Leader: Craig Henderson
Fri 27 Blue Mountains Plant Identification Field Trip led by Margaret Baker
November January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | December
Day Date Group Event
Wed 1 East Hills Meeting 7.00pm (for 7.30 start) at Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd Lugarno (opposite the Chivers Hill Lugarno shops)
Wed 1 Newcastle Meeting 7.30 pm at Hunter Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland
Thu 2 Northern Beaches Meeting 7.15 pm at Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why
Thu 2 Southern Highlands Meeting 2pm in the CWA rooms in Elizabeth St Moss Vale (between the Fire Station and Wingecarribee Shire Council Chambers)
Thu 2 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Sat 4 South East Region AGM at Horse Island, Pruning
Sat 4 Southern Tablelands Walk at Reedy Creek TSR
Sun 5 Blue Mountains Walk along Burramoko Ridge. Blackheath. Leader Jim Ward
Sun 5 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Wed 8 Menai Wildflower Meeting 7 pm at the Illawong Rural Fire Brigade Old Illawarra Road, Illawong
Thu 9 Nowra Meeting 7.30 pm in the North Nowra Community Centre, 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
Fri 10 Central Coast Meeting at 7.00 pm (for 7.30 pm start) in Philip House, Old Mount Penang Rd Kariong
Sat 11 North Shore Meeting 7.30 pm for 8 pm at Willow Park Community Centre, Edgeworth David Ave, Hornsby
Tue 14 Coffs Harbour AGM
Wed 15 Armidale And District Forum at 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm in ASCA House Armidale
Wed 15 Hunter Valley Meeting 7.45 pm at Polish Hall, Corner of Grant & Old Rose Streets, Maitland
Wed 15 Macarthur Meeting 7 pm in Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill
Wed 15 Sutherland Meeting 8 pm at Gymea Community Hall, 39 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea
December January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November
Day Date Group Event
Fri 1 Blue Mountains Christmas party - see the newsletter for details
Sat 2 Southern Tablelands Xmas party, AGM and property walk - Raina’s place
Sun 3 Sutherland Working bee: from 9.30 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela
Thu 7 Sutherland Working bee: from 9 am at Joseph Banks Reserve Manooka Place, Kareela