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Event – Environment Resource Center Launch – Saturday 10 November

Posted in Events by Ferne Edwards on November 8th, 2007

The City of Melbourne is launching its new Environment Resource Centre at East Melbourne Library & Community Centre.

Saturday 10 November 2007
10am – 2pm
East Melbourne Library & Community Centre, 122 George Street, East Melbourne (Melways Ref. 2G D4).

Come along and join in the celebrations at the East Melbourne Library. See our new range of environmental books, magazines, videos, DVDs, software programs and government information including flyers and newsletters. You can also be informed on upcoming environmental workshops and events as well as exchange your old showerhead for a free water-efficient one valued at $34.

The Environment Resource Centre is a fantastic resource for people wanting to lighten their environmental footprint and make a difference. Experts are available on the day to provide practical advice and simple tips. See the energy and water saving displays and enter our competition to win a worm farm.

Guest speaker is Mike OConnell who designed and built his own house using Passive Solar design principles together with Solar Hot Water heating and permaculture garden. With his Telecommunications, IT, Construction and Renewable Energy experience he is expert at bridging the gap between technical and non-technical people.

There will be a Childrens Story time with activity ideal for 5-6yr olds. A light lunch will be provided.

Program
10am – Library opens,all displays open
11am – 11:45am: Childrens story time: Unos Garden by Graeme Base (led by Jeanette Becklar)
11:45am – noon: Welcome (Deputy Lord Mayor Gary Singer)
Noon – 1pm: Lunch (provided by Cultural Catering)
1pm – 1:45pm: ‘Reducing Energy Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Cost in the Home’ (presentation by Mike O’Connell, Alternative Technology Association)

For more information, please visit the City of Melbourne website. To RSVP for catering purposes only, please call the City of Melbourne on 9658 9658.

Resource Centre

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