Use Less Plastic - Make Our Coast More Fantastic
Join Newcastle Council in celebrating World Environment Day by taking part in a month long series of activities! Let's work together to protect our marine life and keep our coastline beautiful and plastic free. Together we can make a difference!
All these events are free! To book for the screening of 'Blue' click on the 'Eventbrite' link below. To register for all other events email email@example.com or phone 4974 2733.
Looking Between the Grains
Sunday 27 May 12:30pm to 3pm Stockton Beach (front of SLSC)
How clean are our beaches? Find out at the Stockton Beach Community Clean Up using a micro plastic sieve (all ages - family friendly).
Sandy Stories of Stockton Beach
Tuesday 5 June 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Stockton RSL (29 Douglas Street, Stockton)
Delve into an international and local problem - micro plastics and discover the life lurking in the sand of Stockton Beach (all ages).
Sandy Stories of Newcastle Beaches
Thursday 7 June 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Newcastle City Hall (Hunter Room)
Delve into an international and local problem - micro plastics and discover the life lurking under your sandy toes (all ages).
The Hidden Life of Sand
Saturday 9 June 10am to 12pm
Stockton Beach (beach side of Lynn Oval)
A 'hands on' investigation of life in the sand with the University of Newcastle (all ages - family friendly). Please wear covered shoes, bring a bottle of water and rain jacket if rain is forecast.
Life at Low Tide
Saturday 23 June 9:30am to 12pm
The Cowrie Hole (meet Newcastle Baths carpark)
Ramble through rock poools with experiences naturalist, John Simpson to discover fascinating interidal life (all ages - family friendly). Please wear covered shoes, bring a bottle of water and rain jacket if rain is forecast.
'Blue' Film Screening (PG)
Thursday 28 June 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tower Cinemas (King Street, Newcastle)
With an introduction and discussion by Tim Silverwood from Take 3 for the Sea (all ages). Book Eventbrite tickets
Saturday 30 June 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm
Bar Beach Lookout
Listen to educator Jeannie Lawson talk all things whale whilst watching these ocean giants swim past (all ages - family friendly).
Plastic Free Living - Sew Easy!
Saturday 7 July 9:30am to 12pm
Newcastle Library (The Space - Level 1)
Celebrate Plastic Free July by dropping in to our family friendly sewing session to make your own reusable drawstring veggie bags (all ages - family friendly).
These events are jointly funded by Newcastle City Council and the NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.