Community Billboard

by reception
posted 02/07/2018

Community Billboard 3th – 9th July

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.

 

Pollination at The Calyx

Colour, it's all in the eye of the bee-holder!

Ever wanted to live a fantasy world filled with plants,wonder,colour and maybe even a bit of magic?
Well the Pollination at The Calyx is just for you.

Immerse yourself in the plant world, where colour is the essential ingredient for pollination. Watch as The Calyx is transformed into an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour in the new, free floral display Pollination.

Curated by the horticultural team at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the display features a collection of plants and flowers showcasing the role colour plays in natures magnificent act of pollination.

Garden beds of vibrant coloured orchids, daisies, gardenias and lilies are set against the backdrop of the display hero – the green wall.

Where is it?:
The Royal Botanic Garden Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney The Calyx

When it it?
Every day, 10am to 4pm
Thursday 3 May to Wednesday 15 August 2018

Cost?:
Free!

What She Said

A hilarious night of established and emerging female comics!
What She Said is a weekly, all women comedy night. The event is packed with stand-up, storytelling, sketch and musical performances from Sydney’s best comics.

After a sold-out opening night, What She Said has just opened tickets to more shows!
Come on and support aspiring young comedians and challenge them to give you a good laugh!

Food and drinks available to purchase on the night.

Where is it?:
87-91 Abercrombie St, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia

When is it?:
Sundays, 6pm to 8.30pm
Sunday 22 April to Sunday 30 December 2018

Cost?:
Online: $10
At the door: $15

Learn traditional Shaolin kung fu

Want to improve your speed and power, smooth circular body movements,flexible footwork,improve your strength and flexibility, health and fitness, self-defence skills, agility and focus?

If so Shaolin kung fu is perfect for you!

Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu is an effective martial art from the Shaolin tradition.
Choy Lee Fut combines the powerful hand techniques characteristic of southern styles with the versatile kicks of the northern systems. The practice includes fist forms, weapons and Shaolin wooden dummies.

Learn from the rich martial and qigong tradition of the Shaolin temple.

Start any time regardless of your experience, age or fitness level.

Experienced teachers and a safe environment.

Get 3 weeks free.

Beginners classes are held Mondays to Thursdays.
San Da Classes are held on Fridays. Focusing on bagwork and fighting applications.
Children's classes are held on Sundays.

Where is it?:
Choy Lee Fut Kung Fu & Qigong Sydney, Goulburn Street, Sydney NSW, Australia

When is it?:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 6pm to 7.30pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6.45am to 7.45am
Fridays, 6pm to 8pm
Sundays, 10.30am to 12pm
Monday 30 April to Sunday 8 July 2018
Cost?:
Free!

Anime Architecture

Revealing the creative processes behind iconic Japanese animation films that will leave you astonished.

Curated by Stefan Riekeles, this exhibition traces the architectural world-building process of Japan’s most influential animated science fiction films.

From location photographs and concept sketches in detailed pencil drawings, through to final expression as anime cells in full colour, Anime Architecture reveals some of the intricate creative processes behind iconic Japanese animated films Patlabor: the Movie, Osamu Tezuka’s Metropolis, Ghost in the Shell and Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence.

The collection of works are by Hiromasa Ogura, Takashi Watabe, Haruhiko Higami, Mamoru Oshii and Atsushi Takeuchi.

Where is it?:
The Japan Foundation Level 4, Central Park, 28 Broadway, Chippendale Access via lifts

When is it?:
Mondays to Thursdays, 10am to 8pm
Fridays, 10am to 6pm
Saturdays, 10am to 3pm
Saturday 2 June to Saturday 11 August 2018

Cost?:
Free!

Women of Craft: NAIDOC at Barangaroo

NAIDOC week is coming up soon and what better way to get in the spirit of it then to explore Women of Craft and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their distinctive role in knowledge sharing, teaching and community life.

The one-day event showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander skills and traditions via a variety of free workshops and activities. Take part in cooking demonstrations and food tastings or attend workshops and learn basket weaving and shell jewellery-making techniques.

There’ll also be a dedicated interactive space for kids to experience storytelling, cooking and try their hand at craft activities. Plus, a large communal fire pit to enjoy, food trucks and a chance to meet dingoes from Bargo Dingo Sanctuary.

Where is it?:
Barangaroo Reserve
Barangaroo, Sydney
Stargazer Lawn, Barangaroo Reserve

When is it?:
Sunday 8 July 2018 from 10am to 5pm [ONE DAY ONLY]

Cost?:
Free!

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