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Explore your own backyard at a fun-filled community barbecue

 

There’s nothing like a good ol’ fashioned bushtucker barbecue to help you get back in touch with your roots. The folks at Landcare Australia are putting on a community celebration of our natural environment. Last year, over 500 people flocked to Woodlands Historic Park in the name of sustainability education (and free ice cream). Judging by this year’s fun-filled program, Live. Grow. Explore. 2014 promises to be bigger than ever.

From the CBD, it’s less than 30 minutes to the carefully preserved park. Its lush surroundings are the perfect setting to hear from Melbourne celebrity gardener Vasili Kanidiadis, and to learn how to start your own veggie garden, grow indigenous plants and protect your home from bushfires. Kids will delight in the ever-popular reptile encounters and face painting. And no matter what your age, an educational walking tour through the park’s peaceful trails is a rare treat.

Once you’re all tuckered out, sit by the stage and soak up the sounds of local live music acts including a young Koori didgeridoo player, a spoken word performer, and African hip-hop band the Flybz

 

By Rose Johnstone   |  

Live. Grow. Explore. Community Day details

Address
Woodlands Dr, Greenvale 3059

Telephone 03 9662 9977

Price FREE
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Date Sun 23 Mar 2014

Open Noon-3.30pm

Woodlands Historic Park map

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