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Spring Into Nature Festival 2023

4 September 2023

Spring into Nature Festival 2023 with City of Charles Sturt, from 1 October.

We are hosting a range of exciting events to connect with nature and one another.

There will be a range of activities held throughout October and the school holidays across our Libraries and Community Centres plus there's a Green Living Showcase event held all day at Civic Centre on Saturday 7 October.

View the Nature Festival Program

Green Living Showcase at Civic Centre on Saturday, 7 October

The event this year will be bigger again!

Sophie Thomson will join us again for a couple of  'Bringing life to your Nature Strip' workshops, and mingle with people, answering questions.

Verges Alive Plant Sales will also be made available for pay and collect on this day, but they must be pre-ordered here by Sunday, 1 October 2023.

Click below to register for other Green Living Showcase Events:

Westside Bike Tour 
Community Gardening Bus Tours
Verges Alive Plant Pre-Orders

Green Living Showcase Schedule

All Day Events - 12:30pm-4:30pm

  • 12:30pm–4:30pm. Verges Alive - Plant collection. Civic Centre Internal Street
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm. Repair Cafe. Civic Centre Internal Street
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm. Bike Kitchen. Lawn at rear of Civic Centre
  • 12:30pm-4:30pm - Various stalls in the Woodville Town Hall


  • 10am-12pm. Nature Crafts Drop-In (5-12 years) Civic Library
  • 12:30pm-1:15pm. Bringing Life to your Nature Strip - Sophie Thomson. Civic Centre, Room CC1
  • 12:30pm-2:00pm. All Things Bees - Observation Hive - Josh D'Ambrosio. Civic Library
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm. Veggie Swap - Francoise Piron. Lawn at rear of Civic Centre
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm. Semaphore Compost Network - Tim Walsh. Lawn at rear of Civic Centre
  • 1:15pm-2:00pm. Plant Propagation (TBC) - Steven Hoepfner. Civic Centre Courtyard
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm. Native Bees - Katja Hogendoorn. Civic Centre, Room CC1
  • 2:00pm-3:15pm. Fowlers Vacola Preserving Workshop - Francoise Piron. Civic Centre, Room CC2/3
  • 3:15pm-4:15pm. European Honey Bee - Josh D'Ambrosio Civic Centre, Room CC2/3
  • 3:30pm-4:15pm. Bringing Life to your Nature Strip - Sophie Thomson. Civic Centre, Room CC1