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by hellingera
posted 18/03/2021

Community Billboard 18-25 March 2021

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

Harmony Day 2021 Concert

Waverley Council is teaming up with the Sydney Improvised Music Association to celebrate Harmony Day with a free concert in Oxford Street Mall, Bondi Junction on Sunday 21 March, 11am to 3pm.

The event features a range of incredible musicians with musical backgrounds spanning from our rich Aboriginal cultures to Persia and Mali. From a stage in the middle of the Mall, experience amazing performances by YulugiThis external link will open in a new window, Eishan EnsembleThis external link will open in a new window and Moussa DiakiteThis external link will open in a new window.

Supported by the NSW Government’s Festival of Place – Summer Fund initiative, the community is invited to come down to the Mall, bask in beautiful sounds from across the globe, and take advantage of the wonderful selection of nearby food and drink outlets available for Sunday lunch.

When: 21st March 2021 Time: 11-3pm

Where: Oxford Street Mall, Bondi Junction
More info visit website below

The Other Art Fair

We're pleased to announce the return of Australia's favourite independent artist showcase to Sydney to its 5000sqm expansive indoor/outdoor venue of The Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve.

The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art, gives you the opportunity to meet a curated selection of over 110 independent artists and browse thousands of pieces to suit every budget under one roof. With prices starting from as little as $100, this is an art fair for everyone. Whether you're a first-time art buyer, seasoned collector, curator, investor, gallery owner, art lover or anything in between, you are guaranteed to find something to add to (or start!) your collection.

Plus, with performances, DJ sets, art installations and a fully-stocked bar awaiting you, The Other Art Fair has everything you need to enjoy a cultural, creative day out in a Covid-safe environment.

Where: The Cutaway, Barangaroo
1 Merriman Street, Millers Point

When: Thursday 18 March from 4pm to 10pm
Friday 19 March from 2pm to 10pm
Saturday 20 March from 10am to 6pm
Sunday 21 March from 10am to 5pm

Cost: Adult advanced ticket: $20
Book tickets through the website

CityTalks: A green led recovery featuring Jane Fonda

Hear from renowned climate activist and author Jane Fonda as we discuss how bold action is needed to mitigate the global climate emergency.

In the past year, Australians stood up to confront enormous challenges.

The drought, storms and catastrophic bushfire season followed by the Covid-19 pandemic have challenged us profoundly.

Governments, business and communities have shown the ability to collaborate and act urgently to address these challenges. It is long past time we take a similar approach and accelerate bold innovation and urgent responses to the climate crisis.

This CityTalks will help progress a national conversation about the urgent action needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks, improve affordability and drive economic opportunity.

The City of Sydney has been at the forefront of action to mitigate global warming and the NSW Government is leading the way on renewables for our state.

A national target for net-zero and a green-led recovery tabled in the Australian Parliament could provide business with certainty on our national climate policy.

Join renowned global and local leaders who are taking bold action for a green led recovery, to ensure a more resilient future.

Welcome
Clover Moore, Lord Mayor City of Sydney

In conversation – pre-recorded
Jane Fonda, Academy Award winning actor, producer, activist and author

Keynote speaker: Lille Madden, Sydney organiser, Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network

Keynote speaker: Professor Ross Garnaut AC, Professorial Research Fellow in Economics, University of Melbourne and author of ‘Reset’

Discussion panel
Matt Kean MP, Minister for Energy and Environment, Member for Hornsby

Zali Steggall OAM MP, Independent Member for Warringah

Lisa McLean, CEO, NSW Circular

Facilitator: Patricia Karvelas, presenter and host, ABC News and Radio National
Live captioning is available for this event.

Where: Online
See event description for details on how to connect.

When: Tuesday 30 March from 6:30pm to 8pm

Cost: Free - book tickets through website

St. Patrick’s Day in The Rocks

Don't miss Sydney St. Patrick’s Day Festival returning to The Rocks on Sunday 21 March. Kicking off at 11 am with a traditional smoking ceremony, festival-goers can enjoy some toe-tapping live music from some of Sydney’s best-known Irish acts, world-class Irish dance performances, taste some of the best Irish food Sydney has to offer and feel a little closer to home on the Irish National Day all while overlooking the iconic Circular Quay and Rocks precinct.

When: Don't miss Sydney St. Patrick’s Day Festival returning to The Rocks on Sunday 21 March. Kicking off at 11 am with a traditional smoking ceremony, festival-goers can enjoy some toe-tapping live music from some of Sydney’s best-known Irish acts, world-class Irish dance performances, taste some of the best Irish food Sydney has to offer and feel a little closer to home on the Irish National Day all while overlooking the iconic Circular Quay and Rocks precinct.

Where: George St
The Rocks

When: Sunday 21 March from 11am

Cost: Free

Nights at the Museum - Australian Museum

Why not visit the Australian Museum after hours?

The Australian Museum will be opening its doors until 9pm on Thursdays until the end of March for visitors to delve into its newly renovated and reopened spaces.

Visit after work or a day in the sun and wander through the summer blockbuster Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family (open until 15 March, paid ticket required), shake your bones to the tunes of an awesome line-up of DJs and relax at the pop-up bar.

Tickets are not required for Nights at the Museum, however guests are required by the NSW Government to register their details on arrival for COVID-19 contact-tracing purposes.

Nights at the Museum Program:

Enjoy the sounds some of Sydney's best DJs

Kids and big kids can get creative in Prehistoric Playground play space.

Become a Member and discover more of the AM on a Meet the New Museum Member only tours. Every hour, free with limited capacity. Book at the Members Lounge on arrival.

Delve into the collection on a short 3 Objects gallery spotlight tour where you'll learn the stories behind three key specimens. Every 30 mins, free with limited capacity. Book at Crystal Hall main entry on arrival.

Visit exhibitions Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family (open until 15 March, paid ticket required) and Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year.

Registration is not required for these events.

Buy tickets to Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family

The Australian Museum is COVID Safe

The Australian Museum is observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information.

This initiative is part of the Summer in the City program proudly funded by the NSW Government in association with the City of Sydney. We’re working together to revitalise the city centre.

Where: Australian Museum
Cnr William & College Streets

When: Thursday 18 March from 5pm to 9pm
Thursday 25 March from 5pm to 9pm

Cost: Free
Book tickets through website

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