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Recreate Insect Hotels
03 Sep 2017 10:00am
Recreate & Community Sharing Garden
Cnr Phillis St & Showground Tce, Mount Pleasant South Australia 5235
Support biodiversity & provide homes to a range of insect pollinators & pest controllers that are essential to a healthy environment and garden. During this hands on practical workshop you will make an insect hotel ready to take home and install in the garden. Using a variety of recycled materials and learning cold-connect joining techniques, you will be able to creatively explore how to best provide shelter and nesting space for a range of beneficial bugs, creepy crawlies & insects.
Volunteer Celebration & AGM
06 Sep 2017 11:00am
Recreate & Community Sharing Garden
Cnr Phillis St & Showground Tce, Mount Pleasant South Australia 5235
The Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Inc is hosting a special lunch to celebrate the fantastic work of our volunteers working in our community. A short, sharp and shiny Annual General Meeting will be included to showcase project works over the last year. All are welcome!
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Recycled Mosaics
17 Sep 2017 10:00am
Recreate & Community Sharing Garden
Cnr Phillis St & Showground Tce, Mount Pleasant South Australia 5235
Learn how to design, create & grout your own mosaics. Upcycling a range of broken crockery & tile offcuts, you will learn two different mosaic techniques. Suitable for beginners and those who want to extend their mosaic experience, your completed pieces will be ready to take home and install in your garden.
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Natural Dye Workshop
22 Oct 2017 10:00am
Mount Pleasant Natural Resource Centre Inc
132 Melrose Street, Mount Pleasant South Australia 5235
Part art, part science, part experimentation, all fun! A practical hands on workshop where you will learn sustainable techniques for natural dye extraction using plants. Covers preparation, process and use of natural dyeing techniques and how to create different dyeing effects. This workshop will primarily focus on natural dyes for fabrics, giving you the means to recreate and renew clothing and textiles in a sustainable and ecologically mindful way.
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Recreate Wirework Sculpture
05 Nov 2017 10:00am
Recreate & Community Sharing Garden
Cnr Phillis St & Showground Tce, Mount Pleasant South Australia 5235
This workshop will give you a good introduction to sculpting with wire. You will learn to safely use wire sculpting tools, including how to build & use your own wire jig. Cold connect techniques such as correct wire twitching & wire crimping, as well as how to successfully transfer a drawn image into a wire sculpture, 2D & 3D techniques will be taught.
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For the Birds: Recreate habitat and garden sculpture
26 Nov 2017 10:00am
Recreate & Community Sharing Garden
Cnr Phillis St & Showground Tce, Mount Pleasant South Australia 5235
Using a range of recycled materials & cold connect sculpture techniques, you will create a wondrous home for our native birds that will also do double duty in your garden as a unique sculptural piece. You will create one or more beautiful pieces to take home & install in your garden & the skills to keep creating & experimenting with lovely ‘junk’!