Blue Mountains Conservation Society
BOB BROWN TO GIVE MICK DARK TALK FOR THE FUTURE
We are pleased to announce that Bob Brown, the former senator and lifelong advocate for the environment, will give the 2017 Mick Dark Talk for the Future on the 21 September 2017 at the Hub, Springwood.
The Mick Dark Talk is co-presented by the Blue Mountains Conservation Society and Varuna, the National Writers' House.
The Mick Dark Talk for the Future honours the generosity and legacy of Varuna's founding patron Mick Dark, with a talk to inspire community discussion of environmental issues of local and global significance.
An acclaimed author, photographer and lifelong activist, Bob Brown rose to prominence when he led the campaign to save the Franklin River in the 1980s. After 10 years in the Tasmanian Parliament, Bob was elected to the Senate in 1996 where he served for 16 years. He was leader of the Australian Greens from 2005 to 2012, when he retired from the parliament to establish the Bob Brown Foundation.
The 2017 Mick Dark Talk for the Future will be held on Thursday 21 September at 7:30pm at The Hub in Springwood. This will be a popular event so make sure you get your tickets!
Tickets are $30 (adults), $27 (concession), and $18 (under 18s) and will be available from The Hub from August 1, 2017.
We attend the LAWSON MAGPIE MARKETS at Lawson Public School on the Great Western Highway from 9am to 2pm on the 3rd Sunday of the month from August through November and February through May.
We are also at the BLACKHEATH COMMUNITY MARKETS at Blackheath Public School on the Great Western Highway from 9am to 1pm on the first Sunday of the month from August through May. At both these markets we offer a big variety of plants with many specials.
- (No Markets June & July)
- 06 Aug - Blackheath Markets
- 20 Aug - Lawson Markets
- 03 Sep - Blackheath Markets
- 17 Sep - Lawson Markets
- 01 Oct - Blackheath Markets
- 15 Oct - Lawson Markets
- 05 Nov - Blackheath Markets
- 19 Nov - Lawson Markets
- 02 Dec - Blackheath Markets
- 17 Dec - Lawson Markets
MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS
The Management Committee meets at 9.15am once a month at the Mid Mountains Community Centre in Lawson.
Society members are welcome to attend.
- 19 August
- 16 September
- 18 November
- 21 October
- 16 December
20 July - 08 August - Gardens of Stone inspired art exhibition
AUGUST29 August @ 2pm Janine Kitson Talk venue TBC