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2017 Guringai Festival

Events below are part of the 2017 Guringai Festival


Sydney Native Bees - Installation & Discussion

Free Event

Sydney Native Bees

Please join us in welcoming a newly rescued, natural habitat 'Native Stingless Bee Nest' into our community, with a short introductory talk and Q & A on our native 'solitary & social' bees. Learn about Aboriginal people’s integral relationship with 'Ngarruu' - the Sugarbag Bee, through medicine, tools, food and spirit and how to connect and contribute to the conservation of indigenous biodiversity in Sydney's urbanised environment.

Made possible by: Sydney Native Bees, ASGMWP and Permaculture Northern Beaches

More details: dan@sydneynativebees.com

When: 10:00am - 11am/Noon Sunday 28th May 2017

Where: Coastal Environment Centre, 1 Lake Park Road - Pelican Path, Narrabeen



Commemorate National Sorry Day

Free Event All Welcome

Commemorate National Sorry Day

A time for all Australians to reflect on the profound grief and trauma experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, particularly members of the Stolen Generation. It is also an opportunity to celebrate their strength and resilience, and to reaffirm our shared commitment to healing and reconciliation.

Together we can make a difference!

BBQ and afternoon tea. Aboriginal artefacts will be on display>

Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country.>

Didgeridoo playing, Aboriginal dancing, local Aboriginal sisters singing. Boomerang painting Kids.>

Hosted by ASG-MWP - info@ASGMWP.net - 02 9982 1425

When: 2pm - 6pm Sunday 28th May 2017

Where: Scout Hall, Bilarong Reserve 53 Wakehurst Parkway, Narrabeen

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Singing Up Country

Fantastic night. Dinner and Show for just $50

Singing Up Country

Dinner and Show celebrating his 60 year musical journey. Johnny Nicol, great jazz guitarist and singer, is a Birri-gubba man from North Queensland. This year he celebrates his 60 years in show business at a Dinner and Show by telling stories and performing pieces from his long musical journey. Hosted by the Frenchs Forest Catholic Parish Social Justice Group in partnership with the Northern Beaches Aboriginal Community, as part of the continuing journey of Sharing the Story, Sharing the Land.

$50 plus booking fee

Raffle up until on the night - TBA

https://www.trybooking.com/PBRF

When: 6:30pm - 9:30pm Friday 2nd June 2017

Where: St Anthony In The Fields, 46 Myoora Road, Terrey Hills



Narrabeen Lagoon Walk

Free Event

Narrabeen Lagoon Walk

A great exploration especially for children's eyes: extraordinary biodiversity set within the surprisingly ever changing landscape of the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment. Allow 4 -5 hrs. BYO lunch and water.

When: 10am - 2pm Saturday 3rd June 2017

Where: 27 Morgan Rd, Oxford Falls, end at Deep Creek and carpool back.
For bookings or more details: Conny Harris 0432 643 295



Bushwalk in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment

Free Event

Bushwalk in the Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment

A walk you will remember forever. See great views from Red Hill. Bring your camera with you. We will walk down to Oxford Falls and carpool back. Allow 4 hours. BYO lunch and water.

When: 10am - 2pm Sunday 11th June 2017

Where: 2-10 Cromer Rd 300 meters after entrance to Cromer Golf Club.
For bookings or more details: Conny Harris 0432 643 295



Movie Screening: Jasper Jones

Free Event

Jasper Jones

Growing up in a small country town in 1965, Charlie’s uneventful life is turned on its head when the town outcast, an Indigenous boy named Jasper Jones appears at his window begging him for help.

Jasper has found the dead body of local girl Laura Wishart, beaten, bruised and hanging from a tree. Terrified he will be blamed for her death Jasper enlists Charlie to help find the true killer.

Made possible by: Josephine & Roy Mustaca of Collaroy Cinema.

When: 10am - Noon Wednesday 14th June 2017

Where: Collaroy Cinema 1097 Pittwater Road, Collaroy 2097



Walk the Basin Track with Uncle Laurie Bimson

Festival Special: $20 (Max 30)

Walk the Basin Track with Uncle Laurie Bimson

At the site you will be told stories of times long gone by. There will be explanations as to how the rock carvings were used as school rooms for Aboriginal children. Bring your camera for the view from West Head. Amazing!

When: 10am - 1pm Sunday 25th June 2017

Where: West Head Rd Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park



2017 NAIDOC Theme - Our Languages Matter

This is a Free Night including light supper.

2017 NAIDOC Theme - Our Languages Matter

Keeping the Language Alive How You Can Help with Special Guest Speaker David Tribe

When: 7:30pm - 9:30pm Monday 10th July 2017

Where: Mona Vale Memorial Hall, 1606 Pittwater Rd, Mona Vale



2017 Autumn Elimatta

Elimatta is the quarterly magazine produced by the ASG.

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