Obelisk Coastcare:
  Call for volunteers

Local residents are invited to join Obelisk Coastcare group in activities including planting and weeding at its monthly working bees at Obelisk Reserve. These activities are vital to conserve and prevent our coastal healthland areas from becoming degraded. This reserve contains Themeda australis grasslands, an ecologicai threatened community which requires protection for its future survival. The working bee is around 3 hours duration, no experience necessary and tools are supplied.

Time: 8am start
When: From Friday 2 March 2012
Where: Ordnance Street, The Hill
Wear: Long pants, long sleeved shirt, covered shoes, broad brimmed hat, sunglasses, gloves and drinking water.

To register your interest contact:

Obelisk Coastcare volunteer Lois Simpson
Council’s Community projects Officer
Phone: 041 1 722 563 Email: rbroadfoot –at– ncc.nsw.gov.au

lf you can not make it to our working bee this month you are welcome to register your interest or come along to the next working bee.
See dates below for the next 5 months:

  • Friday 2 March 2012
  • Friday 7 April 2012
  • Friday 4 May 2012
  • Friday 1 June 2012
  • Friday 6 July 2012
Obelisk - Map courtesy of Google Maps

Map showing the Obelisk area with the yellow cross indicating where we meet

Fundraising initiative

Friends of King Edward Park invite you to

People’s Park Art Exhibition
Saturday 25 February 10am – 5pm

(Proceeds to Friends of King Edward Park)

WHERE: Newcastle East Public School, Tyrrell Street

You are invited to a Champagne Event at 7pm at the school –
Selected Artworks will be auctioned

$10 Donation on entry, RSVP required on 49295867

The community arts festival is a fundraiser for Friends of King Edward Park to raise much needed funds for the upcoming Land & Environment Court case defending public access to an area within King Edward Park that is to be developed for private use. Friends of King Edward Park aim to raise funds for ongoing preservation of the park.

Enquiries contact Gael lesgael@bigpond.net.au or 49295867

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