Community Events

World Environment Day - clean up the Canning River Foreshore with River Guardians

Sunday 5 June is World Environment Day.  Please join River Guardians and partners Keep Australia Beautiful WA, Canning River Residents Environment Protection Association and City of Canning to clean up the foreshore along the Canning River to help protect the wildlife and flora that lives there.

Date: Sunday 5 June 2016

Time: 8.30am for registration – the event will finish at 11am

Location: Shelley Beach Park Riverton Drive North (look for the KAB and River Guardians banners)
Rubbish bags and gloves will be provided.
Morning tea will be provided at 10am and there is free coffee for those that bring their own reusable coffee cup!
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Reconciliation Week Events - Free Events, all welcome

Makura Festival

Saturday 28 May
9am - 1pm
Kent Street Weir Park, Wilson

Live local music, displays, art activities, health and wellbeing stalls, traditional dance performances, native animals.
Organised by Richmond Wellbeing, Ruah Services and the City of Canning. View flyer here

Run for reconciliation on 28 May - start the day with Parkrun
Run or walk 5km and earn a free breakfast roll. Wear red, yellow and black to show your support.
Register here: parkrun/canningriver.com.au 

Nyoongar Language Lessons
Tuesdays 31 May to 21 June 
5.00 - 6.00pm
Riverton Library, 67 Riley Drive, Riverton
Book on 9231 0944, See flyer below for more details

Nyoongar Cultural Talk and Walk
Presented by Leonard Thorn, Nyoongar Educator
Thursday 2 June
10.30 - 11.30am
Starts at the Canning River Eco Education Centre
Crn Kent St and Queens Park Rd, Wilson
Bookings essential, RSVP to Kelsie Koontz on 9231 0748 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
View flyer here

 

Day to Day Sustainability in Early Years Settings
presented by Little Green Steps

Introducing what sustainability means in an Early Learning service and how it fits in with the NQS and EYLF. The workshop is spread over two afternoons.

Saturday 11 and 18 June
1.00 - 3.15pm
Canning River Eco Education Centre
Crn Kent St and Queens Park Rd, Wilson

View flyer here
To register go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3SYMW3W
For more information contact Megan Mentz by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  

Odd Fodder 'Bush Tucker' Workshop

Saturday 11 June

Canning River Eco Education Centre
Crn Kent St and Queens Park Rd, Wilson

Designed to introduce you to the abundance of native foods and to show you how to cultivate and integrate them into your own backyard.
Cost: $5 pp

Register online here or contact Brooke for further information on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 0406 449 369

 

FREE Home Sustainability Audit!
The City of Canning is offering FREE Home Advisory Visits. Residents only. Read more.