Redland Snapshot – 29 July


Trees for Weeds Day

When: Saturday 1 August, 10am-4pm
Where: Indigiscapes, 17 Runnymede Road, Capalaba

Exchange unruly, invasive weeds for native plants at our mainland Trees for Weeds Day. Claim a free native plant for every plastic shopping bag of weeds you bring along (up to five plants per person). Council’s weed experts will be available for advice on managing weeds. The native plant nursery will be open for sales. All weeds are welcome, however, this year’s focus is Wild Tobacco, Chinese Burr, Morning Glory and Green Cestrum.

For more information call IndigiScapes on 3824 8611.

Wellington Point community meeting

When: Wednesday 29 July, 5-6.30pm
Where: Wellington Point Community Hall 347-371 Birkdale Rd, Wellington Point

A community meeting to discuss proposed street closures on the fourth Friday of the month for the new Wellington Point Retro Markets. The closures will affect a section of Main Rd and the Village Green carpark, Wellington Point.

For more information email wendy.boglary@redland.qld.gov.au.

Library talk

South Brisbane Storm Chasers

When: Saturday 1 August, 1-3.30pm
Where: Capalaba Library, Noeleen St, Capalaba

Discover the wild world of storm chasing from experienced weather enthusiasts.

Bookings essential. Call 3843 8010 ($5 per person).

Weed control – Russell Island

When: Wednesday 5 August, 2-3pm
Where: Russell Island Library, 22 High St, Russell Island

Learn how to eradicate obnoxious weeds from your backyard ahead of the Bay Islands Trees for Weeds Day on 15 August. Bring along weeds for identification.

Family Sunday at the Gallery

When: Sunday 2 August, 10am-1pm (drop-in session)
Where: Redland Art Gallery – corner Middle and Bloomfield Sts, Cleveland

Join us at Redland Art Gallery for fun family art activities suitable for all ages. No RSVP required. Parents must remain with children while participating.

Mayoral Prayer Breakfast

The annual Redland City Mayoral Prayer Breakfast will be held on Friday 28 August 2015 at Redlands Sporting Club. Tickets are now on sale from RPAC.

Visit www.rpac.com.au (Upcoming Events) or call 07 3829 8131.

Apply for a community grant today

Turn your ideas into reality with funding from Council’s Community Grants Program. Round 1 is now open with applications accepted until Friday 28 August 2015.

Visit www.redland.qld.gov.au/grants for information and application forms.

Open meetings

General meeting: Wednesday 29 July 9.30am

General meeting: Wednesday 12 August 9.30am

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