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Kids’ toy and clothes swap

Do you have toys, clothes, and/or books that your children have outgrown? Join us for a morning of toy, clothes, and book swapping! While the swapping gets done, we have creative and sensory play activities so everyone is sure to be entertained. In collaboration with Mountain Kids Sensory Play  and 1 Million Turtles Community Conservation Program … Read more

Forest Voices – a Mount Tomah community event

Join us for a relaxed round table discussion with local experts to find out what’s been happening in our area and help plan for the future of our region. From 1pm – 4pm November 26th, 2022 in the Waratah Room at Mt Tomah Botanical Gardens. Round Table Discussion led by Billy Gruner. Guest speakers: Allen … Read more

Blue Mountains Playback Theatre

Playback Theatre re-enacts stories and moments told from audience member’s lives. The improvisations of troupe members are unique and they contribute to reflection, connection and community. The Blue Mountains Playback Theatre Company will bring a special focus on community and resilience – in recognition of the tough few years we have been through, and as … Read more

How can community be better involved in disaster prep & recovery?

Join Deputy Mayor Dr Sarah Redshaw, Prof Amanda Howard, Michael Morris and community voices to explore shared responsibility, what we have learned, and how communities are responding to an escalation of climate disasters. Beyond the Street: the need to develop the level of community? Contemplating risk, mutual understanding and shared responsibility as an individual, a … Read more

Imagining & Developing a Wellbeing Economy for the Blue Mountains

Imagining & Developing a Wellbeing Economy for the Blue Mountains Together An Action for Community and Environment (ACE) workshop for the Festival of Resilience. Is it possible for us in the Blue Mountains to survive the uncertain future we face with climate change?  Perhaps even to thrive? We think we can!  Join us as we … Read more

Ann Palumbo at Chapters and Leaves

Chapters and Leaves will be hosting songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ann Palumbo playing her own material as part of the annual Faulconbridge Fence Art initiative. This is a community even which encourages residents to get creative and hang art works on their fence or house frontage for the weekend. Beginning during lockdown, it was very popular … Read more

Farm It Forward Growing Local Food and Community Workshop and Tour

Join us at 9.30am until 12.30 pm for a comprehensive tour of the main FiF Headquarters and how-to workshop by FiF Coordinator Manu ! Location: Clear View Parade Hazelbrook (see ticket link for more info) In this three hour morning/afternoon session, you will learn: Why backyard and community farms are vital to a resilient future … Read more

Blue Mountains Annual Probus Day

Probus Clubs provide friendship, fun and fellowship for active retirees through outings, club meetings with speakers and various activities. As we know, connection with others is key to the health and wellbeing of people through all stages of their lives. Friendship in retirement is key to a positive outlook and greater resilience as we age. … Read more