Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

Are Climate Activists Funny?

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 6th, 2012

9 November , 2012
8:00 pmto10:00 pm

Quit Coal, Climate Action Moreland and Beyond Zero Emissions are putting on a whole night where people can come and watch climate activists trying to be funny! It is comedy for, by and about the climate movement. So it’s bound to be hilarious, right?

Plus it will be raising money to help people affected by climate change through Tulele Peisa, an organization of the people of the Carteret Islands who are organizing their own relocation as their islands are inundated by sea level rise.

So make sure you get down to the Brunswick Town Hall on November the 9th. There will drinks and prizes and the almost certain humiliation of environmental campaigners. Everybody’s favourite mining magnate Twiggy Palmcock will be making an appearance too!

Tickets $20 full, $15 concession, $30 proactive supporter, $50 Climate Champion!


BYO Tomatoes for throwing.

November 9, from 8pm
Brunswick Town Hall
233 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Hot Diggity: Fundraising music festival for Luscombe St community garden

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on February 23rd, 2012

26 February , 2012
12:00 pmto8:00 pm
Source: Moreland Food Gardens Network

All Tomorrow’s Potatoes and Mountain Goat Beer proudly present Hot Diggity: a free music festival in the lush surrounds of Luscombe Street Community Garden, Brunswick.

Seven amazing bands have been handpicked to get you dancing on the grass…

  • Juke Baritone & The Swamp Dogs (Syd)
  • Abbie Cardwell & The Chicano Rockers
  • Mikelangeolo & The Tin Star featuring St Clare
  • Merri Creek Pickers
  • Sib & Eddie James
  • Coral Lee & The Silver Scream
  • Frank Lee Darling

There will be a brightly painted food truck plus Mountain Goat Steam Ale, Kelly Brothers cider and bike-powered smoothies on tap to wash it all down.

Sunday February 26th.  Gates swing open at midday and close up at 8pm.

Entry is completely free so bring your best friends and make a day of it. All bar profits will be used to grow the garden in coming seasons.

>> Hot Diggity on Facebook

Plant Sale to Support the Stewart Lodge Wellbeing Garden

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on October 14th, 2011

22 October , 2011
10:00 amto1:00 pm
Source: Moreland Food Gardens Network

Stewart Lodge is a supportive residential service for over 80 residents who might otherwise not have a place to call home. The wellbeing garden engages residents and local volunteers in tending a kitchen garden which provides fresh produce for meals and incorporates garden therapy activities for residents to increase physical activity and mental wellbeing.  All proceeds from the sale will go back into growing and maintaining the garden.

10 am – 1pm, Saturday 22 October
83-85 Stewart Street, Brunswick

If you would like to find out more about the garden, make a donation or become a volunteer please email Julie West;

Comic Emissions: Comedy Gala Night

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on July 18th, 2011

13 August , 2011
7:30 pmto10:00 pm

Early Bird Ticket Prices until July 31
Bookings through TryBooking

Victorian Oranges for Healthy Fundraisers

Posted in Movements, Seeking by Kate Archdeacon on June 21st, 2011

Source: Melbourne Community Farmers’ Markets

Want to raise funds for your community or school? Want to support the Australian Citrus Industry? Want to promote rural education? Move over crap chocolate, Nangiloc Primary School has a great idea! In a nutshell, during the Navel orange season (July – Oct) you place an order for 3kg bags of fresh oranges for $5. Local fruit, packed at a local packing house will be processed by the children from Nangiloc Primary School as part of an enterprise learning program. Then, for every bag your school or organisation sells, you will earn one dollar whilst supporting Victorian citrus growers, seasonal fruit and Nangiloc Primary School. Find out more by phoning (03) 5029 1483 or email Nangiloc Primary School

Funk it for the Frontline/ & Reggae for the Rangers: Thin Green Line Fundraiser

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on April 6th, 2011

14 April , 2011
12:00 amto11:00 pm

Funk it for the Frontline/ & Reggae for the Rangers.

The Thin Green Line Foundation and Prince Bandroom proudly present a conservation fundraiser.  All profits supporting Park Rangers and the families of rangers killed on the frontline of conservation and proactive community conservation projects in Africa, Latin America and South East Asia.

With special guests BOMBAS (FULL BAND), ANGEL VOICE, MAKO and many more.

Thursday 14th April 2011 Doors 8:00pm

Tickets $25.00 + booking fee available, 03 95361168, in person at all Moshtix outlets and

CERES Harvest Fete 2011

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on March 18th, 2011

19 March , 2011
9:00 amto2:00 pm

Celebrate our Autumn Harvest with a Country Style Fete
    Chook Tours
    Cake Competition – more details on the website
    Merri Harvest Dinner (including performance of Home)
    CERES Seedlings for sale direct to public
    Gardening Workshops
    Books, Magazines and Pet Accessories
    Kids Craft
    Harvest Parade
    Low Carbon Technologies
Saturday 19 March 2011, 9am – 2pm at CERES

For more details visit the CERES site.

CERES Global: Fundraiser

Posted in Events by ceres on November 10th, 2010

25 November , 2010
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Finish Line: Run for a Safe Climate

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 23rd, 2009

Source: Climate Action Calendar


Run for a Safe Climate is a unique and powerful project aimed at protecting life, property and the great natural icons of our country from a slide towards catastrophic global warming.  The run is being performed by active and serving members of Australia’s emergency services– firefighters, paramedics, police, military and emergency services workers – many of whom were directly exposed to recent climate-driven disasters in Australia such as the 2009 Victorian bush fires.

Our running group feels very strongly that global warming presents an unprecedented threat to our food bowls, cities, water, health, security and great natural icons, and has become motivated to run 6000 kilometres across Australia to raise money for an essential scenario and risk-management planning exercise for Australia — the Safe Climate Australia Transition Plan.  A team of 25 trained runners from the various emergency services will run in a relay over 6000 kilometres to link Australia’s unique, world-renowned natural icons, most of which will be devastated if atmospheric greenhouse gas levels are not brought back to a safe climate threshold. We will also visit some of the great climate solutions that are the key to a low-carbon and clean-energy future – solar thermal and wind plants, geothermal and clean marine-derived energy sources and research facilities.

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Hazlewood Trivia Night – All Welcome

Posted in Movements by Kate Archdeacon on August 5th, 2009

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Bookings and Website.