Everyones Ithaca Festival 10am 7th June 2014


Everyone is invited to Everyones Ithaca Festival

Save Our Waterways Now invites you to celebrate Everyone’s Ithaca Creek with a festival in Jubilee Park on Saturday 7 June from 10am to 2pm.
The festival will celebrate the local community’s work restoring Ithaca Creek to its natural state and observe World Environment Day.
Bring the family down to Jubilee Park on Crown Street in Bardon and enjoy:
• live music with Alan Boyle, Jeremy Newell, and Amber McIntosh
• re-using weed trees, Camphor Laurel wood craft products on show and hands-on weaving with Cats Claw
• Yoorala Street Community Garden display
• catchment trailer display, and
• a sausage sizzle and other refreshments.
• native fish display
For more information check the web site at www.saveourwaterwaysnow.com.au


Volunteers are needed to run the festival. Usually most of the work done at these SOWN events is done by the same few members. If you can help even for a few hours, please call Sarah-Jane on 0411526330 or Leo Lee 0n 0409536533.

Weaving with Weeds Workshops

Artist Kris Martin will be offering 2 basketry workshops using Cats Claw Creeper.

Weave your own fruit bowl basket, entirely from Cat’s Claw Weed vines.
Learn about Cat’s Claw weed and how to put this Nationally Significant Weed to positive use.

The basketry workshop covers how to find your materials,how to treat your materials,
starting a basic basket, shaping and finishing.

People get a great deal of satisfaction from creating their own baskets,especially from weeds and greatly enjoy use their hands for this relaxing and therapeutic art form.

Workshops will run from 10 – 12 or 12 – 2.

They are suitable for ages 8 and up and are $30 per person with all materials included.

Spaces are limited so please email Sarah-Jane Abbott to make a booking: sarahjanea@gmail.com