Activities and Events Home / Community / Action for sustainability / Activities and Events Page ContentFind community workshops, events and programs for sustainable living.Sustainability Events CalendarDateTimeEventVenueMore Information28 October 20179.30am-3.00pmSustainability Festival featuring gardening and DIY workshops and presentations, family entertainment and local business stallsGroat Street, North BeachVisit the Groat Street Festival website for detailsMonthlyVariousTransition Town Stirling Film Nights and workshopsVariousVisit the Transition Town Stirling website for details2nd Saturday each month10.00am - 12.00pmNorthern Community Share: swap, shuffle, share excess produce, unwanted items, seeds and cuttingsWest Stirling Neighbourhood Centre, DoubleviewVisit the Transition Town Stirling website for detailsLast Sunday each monthMorningResponsible Runners: Beach clean upsVarious BeachesCheck their Facebook for locations and times Event planning and opportunitiesNeed assistance planning a community event? Visit the Event Planning and Opportunities page of the City's website for checklists, guidelines, event application forms, and other forms including 'Application to Sell Food at an Event'.Transition Town Stirling's EventsThis proactive community group meets regularly and runs a variety of free or low cost community events including movie nights, and workshops for home and garden including sewing, cooking and gardening. Transition Town Stirling is a community group based in the City of Stirling and surrounds. It's purpose is to reconnect community with the common goal of sharing knowledge for living more sustainably.For information about their upcoming events visit their website or the Stirling Farmers Markets first Sunday of each month.Responsible Cafes ProgramThe City of Stirling has supported the Responsible Cafes Program. The program aims to connect cafes to environmentally conscious consumers and help reduce the waste generated by takeaway cups and lids. Participating cafes offer their customers a discount or incentive to bring their own reusable takeaway cup and are then promoted by the Responsible Cafes Program and the City of Stirling. Visit the Responsible Cafes website for more information.Groat Street Festival The third Groat Street Festival will be held on Saturday 28 October 2017. The festival will feature gardening and DIY workshops for adults and children, family entertainment, local musicians, bushwalks in Star Swamp, food vendors, and dozens of stalls by small local businesses and not-for-profit organisations. The event organisers and Transitions Town Stirling are looking for volunteers to help make the event a success. Please visit the Groat Street Festival Facebook page or website for more information. Community Garden EventsMany of the community garden's in the City host a variety of events including composting demonstrations, worm farming workshops, chook keeping presentations, seed saving and more. Contact the gardens for more information:Joondanna Community Garden - Website or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWestminster Community Garden - Facebook or email westminsterCFG@gmail.comHamersley Habitat Community Garden - Facebook or Website National and Global EventsHere's a few of the many state, national and global events that relate to environment and sustainability.February: Clean Up Australia Day, World Wetlands Day (2 February)March: Bike Week, Harmony Day (21 March), World Water Day (22 March), Earth Hour April: Great Cocky CountMay: National Sorry Day (26 May), International Compost Week, National Reconciliation WeekJune: World Environment Day (5 June)July: Plastic Free July, NAIDOC Week, National Tree DayAugust: National Science WeekSeptember: National Biodiversity Month, Sustainable House DayOctober: World Animal Day, National Organic Week, Ride to Work Day, Aussie Backyard Bird Count, National Water Week, National Walk to Work DayNovember: National Recycling WeekDecember: International Volunteer DayFor more events visit the Department of Environment event calendar.