Community Events

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Tue, May 2

Living Smart Mitcham

Hosted by Christy Spier

Have you wondered how you can make your life more sustainable? Do you want to respond positively to issues like climate change? Do you want to meet people who care about the environment and sustainability?

Then Living Smart is for you!

Through hands-on activities, group based learning techniques, and guest speaker appearances, participants will delve into ten Living Smart sustaibability topics and leave the course armed with practical ways to help themselves and their community live more sustainably.

Topics range from gardening for produce to energy and transport, and are delieved by two experienced faciliators who help bring like-minded people together to create real change in the community. It also includes a field trip to see first hand how environementally sustainable concepts can be implemented. There is no need to have a strong background in sustainability, those who are curious are encouraged to join.

This course cost has been subsidised by City of Mitcham. Priority will be given to City of Mitcham residents and numbers are limited.

Brought to you by City of Mitcham and Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board. The Living Smart program is coordinated by Be Living Smart Inc. For more about Living Smart courses see

For more information please contact Lynda Curtis on 0490 214 536 or

Fri, May 19

Transitions Film Festival 2017

Hosted by Transitions Festival

The Transitions Film Festival is a visionary program dedicated to spotlighting the complex challenges, cutting-edge ideas, creative innovations and mega-trends that are redefining what it means to be human.

We present positive, solutions-focused films and showcase cutting-edge ideas from around the world, along with the creative, academic, governmental, community and business leaders who are creating change locally

The Transitions Film Festival returns to Adelaide this May with another enthralling line-up of cutting-edge documentaries about the existential challenges, mega-trends, game-changing technologies and creative visions that are redefining what it means to be human.

The festival focuses on sharing positive stories about the solutions to society's greatest challenges and showcases the local heroes and changemakers who are building a better world.

Featuring a stellar line-up of powerful films and inspirational guest speakers, the Transitions Film Festival runs from the 19th – 28th May at the Mercury cinema. The Future is now!


Full program at

Sat, Jun 3

World Environment Fair

Hosted by Brian Haddy

In the lead up to World Environment Day on 5 June 2017, the inaugural World Environment Fair (WEF) on the weekend of 3-4 June brings together the community to celebrate the environment. It provides a unique opportunity to hear from environment advocates, support brands and businesses that share their values, and to take home ideas to help safeguard our environment.

One of the most exciting events of 2017, WEF will host a variety of entertainers, keynote speakers and feature an impressive line-up of more than 50 exhibitors. Australia’s largest nature play area, a wildlife interactive display garden, water and energy saving ideas, talks and debates on issues concerning the environment and conservation will be held across a jammed packed weekend.

WEF will be held at the Adelaide Showground’s Goyder and Jubilee Pavilions and feature two entertainment stages, a bush cafe, reptile and native displays, giant interactive EnviroPledge Wall, and a stack of activities for the whole family.

Environment and conservation community organizations are invited to apply for a FREE booth at the event, on the condition that they offer some form of hands-on activity. 

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