Living Smart Festival

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Living Smart Festival

Speers point Park

Sat, 23 September 2017
8:00 am

Discover ideas and activities to help you live a more sustainable life, at the Living Smart Festival in Speers Point Park this Saturday, 23 September.

Council’s Manager Sustainability, Alice Howe, said this year’s festival features sustainable workshops and demonstrations, kids’ activities, market stalls, music, entertainment and more.

“We’re thrilled to be delivering another bumper program for this year’s Living Smart Festival,” Dr Howe said.

“Whether you want to be more sustainable at home, create wholesome, ethically-produced meals for your family, revamp your wardrobe with pre-loved pieces, or just enjoy a fun day out with the family, the Living Smart Festival is for you.”

Program highlights include free outdoor yoga, cooking with Paul West from River Cottage Australia, Raid My Wardrobe pop-up, Tiny House display, art installations, the Lake Macquarie Farmers Market, as well as hands-on craft events and eco-workshops throughout the day.

Living Smart Festival is one of Lake Macquarie’s largest community events, attracting more than 20,000 people annually. To find out more about the festival, visit lakemac.com.au/living-smart-festival.

Move

Time

Event

8am

Free outdoor yoga with Whole Living

9.30am

Drumming with Earthen Rhythms

10am

Hula hoop workshop with Circulafae

10.30am

Drumming and kids’ yoga with

Earthen Rhythms and Whole Living

11am

Official welcome from Mayor of Lake Macquarie, Councillor Kay Fraser

11.30am

Drumming and kids’ yoga with

Earthen Rhythms and Whole Living

Noon

Seniors’ yoga with Yogic Wisdom

1pm

Hula hoop workshop with Circulafae

1.30pm

Guided meditation with Whole Living

 

Grow

Time

Event

9am

Urban farming 101 with

Feedback Organic Recovery

10am

Backyard bees with Urban Hum

11.15am

Worm farming with Willina Worms

Noon

Recycled pallet wicking garden bed workshop with Feedback Organic Recovery

 

Eat

Time

Event

9am

Harnessing the wild with Wholefood Family

10am

Sustainable kitchen with Paul West

11.15am

Beeswax food wraps workshop with

Belmont Neighbourhood Centre

Noon

DIY kids’ jellies with Whole Living

1pm

Sustainable kitchen with Paul West

Live

Time

Event

10am

Meal planning workshop and question and answer session with LessMess

Noon

The Power of Posture with Total Balance Chiro

1pm

De-clutter workshop and question and answer session with LessMess

 

Play

Time

Event

All day

Art and craft with Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

All day

Dreamtime stories

All day

Face painting

All day

Hunter Valley Zoo

All day

Ocean Action Pod

All day

The Rover

All day

Mud kitchen

 

Do

Time

Event

All day

Raid My Wardrobe pop-up

All day

Lake Macquarie Farmers Market

All day

Tiny House display

All day

Urban farm

All day

School gardens competition display

All day

Pop-up upcycled clothing workshops

All day

Clothing repair cafe

All day

Make your own shopping bag

All day

Live music

All day

Community rag rug project

All day

Art installations

 

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