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posted 11/03/2020

Community Billboard 10-17 March 2020

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected

Art and Climate Change: Art Month Sydney Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Gallery Warming: Making art and architecture in a climate crisis

As we face the biggest challenge of our generation, artists, designers and architects worldwide are confronted with the urgent need to tackle climate change and ensure a sustainable practice.

They also have an opportunity to lead the way in climate change awareness, and the call for action. Panellists include Jed Long, Co-Founder and Project Director, Cave Urban; Angela Tiatia, artist. Moderated by Matt Endacott, Urban Renewal Consultant and Director of the Newcastle Art Gallery Foundation.

Where: UTS Gallery
Level 4, 702 Harris Street, Ultimo

When: Wednesday 11 March from 6pm to 8pm

Cost: Free
Book tickets through website

City farm volunteer working bee, weekdays Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Come and get hands-on with one of our regular Sydney City Farm working bees.

Tasks vary but can include watering, weeding, plant care, plant propagation, potting and other farm-related activities.

This is a great opportunity to get involved with Sydney City Farm and meet others in your community.

No experience needed. Just bring a can-do attitude and we will show you everything you need to know.

Upcoming session:

Wednesday 18 March from 9am to 10:30am
Please wear clothes that can get dirty and covered sturdy shoes. Bring a hat and water bottle.

Bookings essential. No group bookings please.

Where: Sydney City Farm
52 Barwon Park Road, St Peters

When: Wednesday 18 March from 9am to 10:30am

Cost: Free

Exhibition: Emilie Sheehan at Something for Jess Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Something for Jess presents a new pop-up exhibition of Australian prints by British artist and designer Emilie Sheehan, who lives and works in Sydney.

Inspired by the unique, native wildlife and landscape in Australia, her range of funny and delightful Aussie prints showcase her love story to Australia. Her outsider’s perspective embraces the Aussie sense of fun and charm.

All the prints are on sale, with 10% of the profits will go to WIRES (wildlife rescue) charity.

She mixes hand-drawn and watercolour with digital techniques to create playful and bold imagery. Her work creates new personalities, brings joy, while putting a smile on peoples’ faces.

Emilie is a comedy obsessive, inspired by New Yorker cartoons, the energy of Quentin Blake, and the original Paddington Bear illustrations.

These products are made in, and represent Australia and are the perfect memento to a wonderful country.

The exhibition will run at Something for Jess from now until 11 April everyday until 3pm.

Where: 27 Abercrombie St
Chippendale

When: Weekdays, 7am to 3pm
Saturdays, 8am to 3pm
Sundays, 8:30am to 3pm
Now until Saturday 11 April

Cambridge Markets EQ: Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

A new weekly Friday market for Sydney.

Please come along and support this new market with direct-from-farmers produce, organics, artisan products, delicious international hot food plus a free jumping castle and face painting for the kids at the launch. And some cool tunes.

A Cambridge Markets production. Don’t forget we still have Wednesdays and Saturdays too! You can now visit Cambridge Markets EQ 3 times a week - under a market canopy!

Where: The Entertainment Quarter
122 Lang Road, Moore Park
Under the Market Canopy

When: Friday 13 March from 8am to 2pm

Drowning In Plastic: Free screening

Trillions of pieces of plastic are choking the very lifeblood of the earth. Every marine animal, from the smallest plankton to the largest mammals, is being affected.

Wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin visits scientists working at the cutting-edge of plastics research and joins work with some of the world's leading marine biologists and campaigners to discover the true dangers of plastic in the oceans and what it means for the future of all life on the planet, including humans.

Where: Juanita Nielsen Community Centre
31 Nicholson Street, Woolloomooloo

When: Wednesdays, 7:30pm to 9pm
Now until Wednesday 23 December

Cost: free
Book Tickets through website

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