Apartments: Building a Business Case for Sustainable Changes
Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

Apartments: Building a Business Case for Sustainable Changes

Join us at the beautiful St Kilda Life Saving Club for this FREE session. 

Learn from a panel of strata experts about building a strong business case to install solar, LED lighting, and other sustainable changes within your building. 

This session will explore solutions to the typical problems encountered, and include a Q&A with the panelists.

Delivered in partnership with Strata Community Association (VIC) and Stonnington City Council.

Book here.

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Dumbo Feather Christmas Fete
Dec
1
8:00 AM08:00

Dumbo Feather Christmas Fete

The annual Dumbo Feather Christmas Fete is all about coming together as a community, sharing what we each bring into this world, and providing an opportunity to support businesses that care!

You will find amazing makers and creators, B Corps, delicious crepes to eat, flower-crown making for the kids and a diverse array of gifts to do all of your festivus shopping in one place. Best of all, it’s a perfect excuse to support local businesses and get together to celebrate the year that has been.

Entry is free with door donations going to St Kilda Mums.

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Seaside Science with EPA: Summer by the sea
Jan
8
10:00 AM10:00

Seaside Science with EPA: Summer by the sea

EPA Victoria is hosting a free family friendly event at St Kilda Beach as part of the Coastcare's 2019 Summer by the Sea program.

Meet EPA’s Environmental Protection Officers and Scientists and learn about the impact of pollution and on marine life during two interactive activities. You’ll also hear how your family can make a difference and prevent and reduce litter ending up on our beaches and in our ocean.

This event is perfect for young Victorians interested in the health of our environment, oceans and marine wildlife!

Register now to attend.

What to bring: Hats, sunscreen, sun-glasses, water and wet weather gear (if a wet day).

Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian

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Sustainable Bags at Skinners
Nov
13
4:00 PM16:00

Sustainable Bags at Skinners

Parents and children at Skinners Adventure Playground have been working hard to create their very own reusable bags. The parents sew and the children decorate them. The bags will be used for other parents and park goers to use and return as they wish. Come along to the launch to help celebrate this excellent grassroots sustainability project.

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St Kilda Repair Cafe
Nov
11
2:00 PM14:00

St Kilda Repair Cafe

What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Toss it? No way! Bring it to the St Kilda Repair Café and let one of our volunteer fixers make it as good as new while you learn new skills and enjoy a cup of tea. Did we mention it's free?

2-5pm on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Last repairs start at 4:15pm.

Find our more about the St Kilda Repair Cafe here

 

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St Kilda Beach Clean - Beach Patrol
Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

St Kilda Beach Clean - Beach Patrol

  • West Beach Bathers Pavillion St Kilda (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

3182 Beach Patrol looks after the St Kilda Beaches, from Fraser Street to St Kilda Marina. These are some of the busiest beaches on Port Phillip Bay and capture a lot of litter from the Yarra River and large drains that empty onto the beach and due to the presence of the Harbour and Marina.  

If you live in 3182 or just love St Kilda beach and want to meet some enthusiastic like minded people who care for the beach and bay then contact the 3182 Beach Patrol and join us on our monthly beach cleans, at 9am on the second Saturday of each month. We clean a given section of the beach for an hour and then have a well earned coffee at one of the beach side cafes. Bring your own gloves, collection bags and litter pickers are provided but by all means bring your own.

Meeting at West Beach Bathers Pavilion to clean St Kilda West beach.

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Breakwater Clean Up
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Breakwater Clean Up

  • St Kilda Pier Saint Kilda, VIC, 3182 Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Earthcare St Kilda for a litter cleanup. Meet at the boardwalk in public area of the breakwater for a clean up of litter from the Little Penguin Colony. Please bring your Earthcare fluoro vest (if you have one) and gardening style gloves. Please wear non-slip footwear, dress for the weather and bring drinking water.

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Save On Energy Bills With Victorian Energy Compare
Oct
30
2:00 PM14:00

Save On Energy Bills With Victorian Energy Compare

Learn how to shop around for the best energy offers using the Victorian Energy Compare website. Presented by Amy Willett from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, this session will provide information on how to make informed decisions about energy bills.

The event is free - book now

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Cecil Noir Twilight Ride and Pedal-Powered Cinema
Oct
27
6:00 PM18:00

Cecil Noir Twilight Ride and Pedal-Powered Cinema

This October and November, join our celebration of everyday riding on the recently upgraded Cecil Street bike route in South Melbourne. Whether you’re a new or regular rider there’s an activity for everyone this spring, with pedal-powered cinema, bike breakfast, free tune-ups, bike confidence training and more.

Join Projector Bike for a ride from Albert Park to South Melbourne Market followed by a pedal-powered viewing of Triplets of Belleville (2003). BYO picnic to enjoy in our French café setting.

Meet at Melbourne Bike Share Station 80 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Vic 3182


Bookings from 9 September ($15/$10 concession)

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Copy of Save On Energy Bills With Victorian Energy Compare
Oct
25
3:00 PM15:00

Copy of Save On Energy Bills With Victorian Energy Compare

  • Emerald Hill Library and Heritage Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how to shop around for the best energy offers using the Victorian Energy Compare website. Presented by Amy Willett from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, this session will provide information on how to make informed decisions about energy bills.

The event is free - book now

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LAGI: Art is Power
Oct
19
to Oct 28

LAGI: Art is Power

  • Acland Street Plaza St Kilda Victoria (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the City of Port Port Phillip, in a 9 day program encompassing Art, Renewable Energy and Sustainability.

Image credit: Soundscape, A submission to the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) 2018 Competition for Melbourne. TEAM Jordan Pulling, Patrick Alexander, Eric Bischof, Ryan Mackerer



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St Kilda Adventure Playground Spring Market
Oct
14
1:00 PM13:00

St Kilda Adventure Playground Spring Market

All are welcome to the first ‘Pop Up, Op-Shop Spring Market’.

This youth-empowering, youth-led initiative is organised by local primary school children in recognition of Anti-Poverty week (14 to 20 October). All funds raised go to local charities Pay a Sack Forward and St Kilda PCYC.

Organisers have collected books, toys and clothes. Be sustainable, bring a basket, browse and enjoy the chance to upcycle some donated items.

Coffee cart onsite by “With One Bean” who return profits to environmental and educational initiatives in Timor-Leste.

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Walk This Way
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Walk This Way

Join Friends of the Earth Melbourne on a sponsored walk along 15km of Melbourne's beautiful Bayside tracks to launch our new Waste and Consumption campaign, and take action on climate.

Beginning at the picturesque Sandringham Cliffs, and journeying 15km through the coastal communities who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, we will finish up with a community picnic in the Catani Gardens on the St Kilda foreshore.

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