Calendar of Events
Have a Plastic Free July event planned? Send us an email sharing the event name, date and location and a link to website/online page where people can go to find out more and we will add it to the calendar. Events we will be organising/speaking at marked with an asterix
2016 EVENTS - Western Australia
ARCHIVE - PREVIOUS YEARS' EVENTS
2015 Events - Western Australia
Event Series (multiple events) - Western Australia
- Tuesday 16 June (6.30pm) - Freo Living Smarties Plastic Free July preparation
- Saturday 20 June (1pm) - Talk "50 bits of plastic I can live without and 5 I can't), City of Cockburn
- Saturday 27 June (2pm) - Free community workshop on being plastic free, Quinns Rocks
- Saturday 4 July (10am-2pm) - Free bamboo bag decorating workshop plus songs by Eco Faeries, Dianella
- Saturday 4 July (10am) - Plastic Unwrapped - ideas, inspiration and practical skills to go plastic free. Earthwise, Subiaco
- Sunday 5 July (8.30am-11.30am) - Free bamboo bag decorating workshop by Eco Faeries, Stirling Farmers Markets
- Friday 10 July (1.30pm) - Peel Preservation Group screening of Trashed.
- Friday 10 July (7pm) - Transition Towns Stirling - Tapped the movie, North Beach
- Sunday 19 July - Sea Shepherd Perth Beach cleanup @ South Beach, Fremantle
- Friday 24 July (10am) - Plastic Free July Workshop, Luscious Cafe, Denmark
- Saturday 27 July (2pm) - Free Community workshop in West Leederville, Mindarie Regional Council
- Friday 31 July (6.30 - 8.30pm) - Let's Celebrate 2015 Plastic Free July closing party, Mosman Park
Event Series (multiple events) - Western Australia
- Albany - Plastic Free July Preparation Weekly workshops in May/June. Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood Centre Community Gardens in Albany - event details.
- Victoria Park - with 9 events during June/July to choose from there is something for everyone from movie nights to hands-on workshops and talks. An initiative of Vic Park Transition Network, Vic. Park Collective and Give a Damn, full program here.
- Margaret River -
- Boomerang Bag making sewing bee Tues 9 June @ 2/1 Charles West Ave, MR, 10-3 & 5:30-8:30 pm Mon 15 June - event details.
- Surfrider plastic free event showcasing local plastic initiatives with kids marine debris crafting activities @ Ocean Film Festival, @ MR Cultural Centre, Sat 20 June, 4:30-9:30pm
- Plastic Free July launch - Boomerang Bags, reusable cup wash-up, info stall, Sat 4th July @ MR Farmers Markets, 8am
- Bag It - free movie screening Fri 17 July @ Tingrith Meeting House, 5:30pm
- Mundaring - Wednesdays every July (10am) - Plastic Free Support Group Meeting, Wasteless Pantry
- Port Phillip EcoCentre: Plastic Ain't Fantastic Cooking School and Nude Food Cooking school. Learn new skills to go plastic free.
- Australian Marine Conservation Society - Baykeepers documentary and talk on plastic pollution (Melbourne)
- Manly Council: great Plastic Free July program with a movie night, workshops and more.
- Sydney GreenUps: 7pm Wednesday 7 July Plastic Free July event with great speakers, info and more.
- Blacktown Council: - 9.45am 18 July How Plastic is your life: Talk and Tea event.
- Avoca Beachside Markets: 9am-2pm Sun 26 July, Plastic Free July events - ecoart, sculptures, seedlings, fill your own water bottles, Heazlett Park, Avoca
- Cambodia - launch event, talks and The Last Straw initiative during July - event details.
- New Zealand - Waikato Environment Centre Potluck dinner - 5.30pm 25 June - event details.
- USA - Florida - Aquarian Bath is holding a Two Hands Project beach cleanup at Ormond by the Beach - 5.30pm Monday 6 July - event details.
2014 Events - Western Australia
- 19 June (6.30-8.30pm): Community workshop on reducing plastic with Quinns Rocks Environmental Group and MRC. Email Peg for details.
- 19 June (6.30pm): "Drastic Plastic" with Cannington Living Smarties at CREEC. Email Jodi for details.
- 19 June (7-9pm): Plastic Free July preparations with Freo Living Smarties in South Fremantle. Click here for details.
- 27 June (10.30am - 1.30pm): Plastic Free July sewing group with Transition Towns Stirling. Click here for details.
- 28 June: Plastic Free July event at Cooby Farmers Market.
- 29 June (8am -12noon): Plastic Free July popup display at Growers Green Farmers Market in South Fremantle.
- 29 June: Plastic Free July display at Midland Farmers Market with Transition Town Guildford. Click here for details.
- 3 July (6.30pm): Screening of BagIt movie, info session and food with Transition Town Mt Hawthorn. Click here for details.
- 5 July (8am-12noon): Official Plastic Free July launch at Subiaco Farmers Market with whole food chef Jude Blereau. Click here for details.
- 5 July (8am-12noon): Plastic Free July launch at Margaret River Farmers Market. Click here for details.
- 6 July (81m-12noon): Plastic Free July event at Palmyra Farmers Market.
- 9 July (9.00am-12noon): Plastic Free July sewing group with Transition Towns Stirling. Click here for details.
- 9 July (6.30pm): Free screening of 'BagIt' with the City of Kwinana. Click here for details.
- 11 July (6pm): Plastic Free July movie night with the City of Stirling and Transition Towns Stirling. Click here for details.
- 13 July: Plastic Free July event at Mundaring Sunday Markets.
- 15 July: Plastic Bag workshop at Fair Harvest Farm, Margaret River. Email Cynda for details.
- 19 July: (1pm-3pm) Make your Own Produce Bags, free sewing workshop at the Grove Community Centre. Hosted by Make New and Mend. See Facebook page event or Earth Carers event calendar for details.
- 19 July (6.30-9.15pm): Workshop on reducing plastic and BagIt movie screening with Mt Hawthorn Transition Towns and MRC. Email Peg for details.
- 22 July (6pm-8pm): Make your own shopping bag with City of Cockburn. Click here for details.
- 25 July (7pm): Mundaring in Transition screening of 'Trashed'. Click here for details.
- 31 July (7pm-9pm): PFJ Finale! At the OBH in Cottesloe with WMRC Earth Carers. Click here fore details.
- 16 June (10.30am)" Screening BagIt at Willunga Environment Centre
- 19 June (7pm): "What on earth is wrong with plastic?" presentation at Willunga Environment Centre, South Australia
- 29 June (10am): Going Plastic Free workshop at Northey St Farm, Brisbane Queensland
- 2 July (Sydney): Film & Feast - "Addicted to Plastic" documentary and local organic dinner by Transition Bondi.
- 4 July (7.00pm): Screening of 'BagIt' at Nabiac Uniting Church, NSW
- Berkeley California - (26&29 June, 13&27 July) 4 event series of films, workshops, discussions & meals at the Ecology Centre.
- 17 July (7.30pm) Screening BagIt at Grey Lynn Community Centre, Auckland New Zealand
- Plastics Anonymous (Harbourview Hotel, Raglan NZ): support group every Thursday night in July at 5pm