WHAT: Casserole Workshop w/ Soulla Chamberlain
DATE: Thursday 11 June
MORE: Learn how to make dead-easy, mouth-watering, nutrient-dense meat and vegetable casseroles - just the ticket to warm up your cockles and building immunity over these cooler months.
WHAT: Full Moon Women's Circle
DATE: Wednesday 3 June
MORE: Beautiful goddess, join me for an evening of connection with like minded soul sisters, restorative yoga, guided meditation and space to delve into your femininity.
During our 2 hours together you will:
- Have time to rest, restore and renew with gentle restorative yoga and a guided meditation
- Explore what it is to be a sacred woman in her power
- Gather in a safe and sacred environment to connect with other women, laugh and share our life experiences in a way that feeds our soul
Women’s Circles have existed for thousands of years, providing support, grounding, and devotion to the Divine Feminine.
The Full Moon is a very magical time, perfectly suited for reflection and setting intentions.
WHAT: Compost, Worms or Bokashi
DATE: Friday 5 June
MORE: Making your own fertiliser is one of the most important steps towards a productive and sustainable home garden. But how can you choose between all the systems available? What are the advantages of worms over compost, or compost over worms, and what on earth is a bokashi bucket? In this workshop Kat Lavers will talk you through the pros and cons of household organic waste recycling systems. This won’t be a complete ‘how to’ guide for each option, but it will help you figure out which is right for you to avoid wasted time, money and effort. This is a free event! A World Environment Day special event, hosted by Hobsons Bay City Council and the EnviroCentre.
WHAT: Mind Body Spirit Festival
DATE: Friday 5-Monday 8 June
MORE: Enjoy an exciting, fun-filled day at Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and natural therapies show. Learn from over 200 exhibitors, attend free inspirational seminars, book yourself a psychic reading, try some body pampering, watch the free stage performances, join a free meditation session and taste some delicious health foods!
Indulge yourself; see, try and buy unique products and gifts from more than 150 pop-up shops selling jewellery, cosmetics, music, books, giftware, clothing, crystals, educational courses, body treatments and more!
WHAT: Go Green ! Greenpoint Festival
DATE: Saturday 6 June
MORE: Come meet Green companies, health & wellness organizations, energy companies, community groups, community gardens, park advocates, craft vendors, and schools in Brooklyn's beautiful McCarren Park. Now in its 8th year, Go Green! Greenpoint is a fun and informative day of exhibits, presentations and activities promoting Earth Day values.
WHAT: Eco Make Over Party
DATE: Thursday 4 June
MORE: Grab your girls for an all-natural party with proceeds going back to the rainforests of Sumatra!
WHAT TO EXPECT: Try It On, Test It On, Take It Home, Save the Sumatran Rainforest
- A fun music-filled "green" party
- Peruse sustainable fashion brands of only the healthiest and earth-friendly fabricsand ethics
- Makeup applicationfrom makeup artists from non-animal tested makeups
- Complimentary sustainable goodie bags filled with organic treats, goodies, and makeup
- Vegan snacks provided by:
Vegan Pastries by Baking for Joy
- Inspirational talk about Sumatran rainforest conservation to be given by Gabby Wild!
100% of all ticket sales
10% of all fashion, beauty, & makeup purchases
Go back to The Gabby Wild Foundation's Sumatran Rainforest Conservation project! Come Support!
WHAT: Rainwater Harvesting Workshop
DATE: Saturday 30 May
MORE: Want to install a rain barrel but not sure how? Thinking about ripping out your lawn, but not sure where to begin? Learn how simple DIY projects can maximize your ability to harvest the rain.
Harvesting rain is an effective and easy way to conserve water. Find out how berms, swales and native plants combine to create rain gardens and other rain harvesting solutions. Participants will learn how & why rainwater harvesting is a valuable asset to any landscape. Rebates are available from $75 to $100 per rain barrel!
Receive step by step instructions on how to perform a site analysis, create a design, choose appropriate plant species and learn the steps necessary to install a rain garden, rain barrel or both!
Save water, save money and make your home the envy of all!
WHAT: Introduction to Essential Oils w/ Hope Gillerman
DATE: Saturday 6 June
MORE: An Introduction to Essential Oils with Hope Gillerman, founder of H. Gillerman Organics.
Did you know that essential oils are more than an appealing, beautiful scent? When used effectively in your daily routine, essential oils become a natural form of self-healing, supplying you with the basics for a healthy immune system and a way to counteract the harms of stress, pain, and travel. Come and meet workshop presenter Hope Gillerman, founder of H. Gillerman Organics – a line of potent, organic essential oil remedies. Learn what everyday self-healing with essential oils involves and explore how to make your own blend.
WHAT: Ideas for the good : The role of Social Enterprise in Building Sustainable Futures
When: Tuesday 2 June
MORE: Goodlab SW is supported by University of Bristol, UWE and Social Enterprise Works
This event is delivered in partnership with Bristol Green Capital Partnership and Low Carbon South West
Social enterprises play a key role in the sustainability agenda, developing entrepreneurial, community-led solutions in areas such as housing, waste, food, and energy.
This event will focus on the core value that social enterprises offer the challenge of building new solutions - and ask how we can form partnerships to further these aims.
WHAT: The Art of being You : A Women's Workshop
DATE: Thursday 11 June
MORE: This is an opportunity to step off the treadmill of a busy life and spend a few vital hours nurturing the inner you. Based around the physical practice of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation, this workshop allows us to practice together and co-create a community of women who are dedicated to living life as the very happiest version of themselves.
In this evening's session we will focus on bringing consciousness and power to the heart centre, and connecting with our inner guiding light. Every day and encounter presents us with the option of choosing loving (expansive) or fearful (contracting) thoughts and the meditation and physical kriya this evening are tools that can be called on to help you choose love as much as possible.This uplifting and invigorating practice will prepare us for the powerful vibrations of a gong meditation with our guest Maren Lander who will lead us in a special 30 minute journey.