What's On in Northern Beaches

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Monday 21 October

AHO Speaks at Seaforth Primary After School Care

The AHO will be visiting SOCHC And will be speaking to the children on Aboriginal Heritage and Culture
Seaforth Public School Not Open to the Public
Friday 25 October

AHO Hosts Gunyadu Aboriginal Women’s Group

AHO Not Open to the Public
Monday 28 October

Meditation – Mind the Mind

It happens at the end of December, but we won't say it. Prepare now - a short, 3 week intensive pre-season Mind the Mind meditation course. At Freshwater, Sydney's Northern Beaches, on 28th Oct, 4th and 11th November 2019. Includes brief instructions and guided meditations - suitable for new and seasoned meditators. 6.30pm - 7.30pm (Cost: free) Manly-Freshwater Meditation Group (www.vajrayana.com.au)
AHO-29 Lawrence St Freshwater Phil Hunt phil108@bigpond.net.au
Friday 15 November

AHO Speaks at St Marks

The AHO will be giving a presentation on Aboriginal Heritage and Culture during the Friday Sessions at St Marks  
St Marks Freshwater Not Open to the Public
Wednesday 20 November


The AHO will be holding their final Yarn Up for 2019 Wednesday November 20th 2019 Dee Why Council Chambers Arrive 6.30  Light refreshments provided Bookings and enquiries: aho@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au   Jakelin Troy is a Ngarigu woman from the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, and Director of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research at The University of Sydney. She is the author of The Sydney Language. Her lively talk will inform you about local Aboriginal languages and the importance of keeping languages alive. Use the link to download or print Flyer Yarn Up Flyer Jakelin Troy 20 November 2019
Dee Why Council Chambers aho@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Friday 22 November

AHO Speaks at Big Ideas

The AHO is presenting the  Acknowledgement for the Northern Beaches Big Ideas Forum.

Big Ideas: The Ageing Revolution 22 November, 6.30 - 8.30pm

Glen Street Theatre

The Big Ideas forum is all about engaging the community in a robust exchange of ideas. Big Ideas brings major issues to a local audience, combining speakers with national profile with those with local expertise. This November, the conversation turns to ageing. The Hon Susan Ryan AO will open the evening with a keynote address about the challenges of Australia’s ageing population and why we need to change how we talk about ageing. This will be followed by a panel discussion with our local champions and an audience Q&A. Add your voice to a conversation with:

The Hon Susan Ryan AO

Susan is a former Age Discrimination Commissioner with the Australian Human Rights Commission, a role she held between 2011 and 2016. She served as a cabinet minister in the Hawke Government, including as the inaugural Minister for the Status of Women, and was integral to the passing of the landmark Sex Discrimination Act in 1984. In May, Susan was appointed a Distinguished Fellow of the Whitlam Institute at Western Sydney University.

Wendy Harmer

Wendy is a comedian, author and broadcaster, who currently hosts the Breakfast show on ABC Radio Sydney. She is a former political journalist, has written eight books, including the best-selling Farewell My Ovaries, and been columnist for the Good Weekend and The Sunday Telegraph. Wendy was a member of the National People with a Disability and Carer's Council from 2008 to 2014.

Peter Watson

Peter is the coordinator of the Forest Men's Kitchen, a local initiative aiming to provide an environment for older men to gather and prepare a meal together. Forest Men's Kitchen members are empowered to have a more active, connected and rewarding life, through learning new skills, making healthier choices, and reducing social isolation.

Paula Trood

Paula is the Chief Operations Officer at the RSL ANZAC Village at Narrabeen. The Village is known for its innovative inter-generational approach and was the subject of the ABC documentary series Old People's Home for Four Year Olds. Tickets available from Glen Street Theatre from 11 October.
Glen Street Theatre Tickets available from Glen Street Theatre from 11 October.
Friday 22 November

4th Northern Beaches White Ribbon Walk

Friday, 22 November 2019 - 7:00am to 9:00am In partnership with the: Northern Beaches Domestic Violence Network. Show your support to the Northern Beaches Community and help raise awareness and say NO to Violence against women and children. Walk with us from Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club along the Manly beach front to The Corso, where the local Lions Club will provide a BBQ breakfast (gold coin donation). Please wear a white t-shirt or your uniform. RSVP We'd love to know if you're planning on attending.
Walk with us from Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club along the Manly beach front to The Corso, Contact Information
Northern Beaches Council Events
Email:     events@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Sunday 1 December

Ocean Care Day

The AHO will be in a stall on the beachfront. Come and speak to us we would be delighted to see you   Join the Northern Beaches Council along with over 45 ocean eco exhibitors, artists, musicians and ocean lovers to spread a message of positive change for our environment.  There’ll be plenty of activity around recycling plastic trash into artworks to keep it out of the ocean.   The Marine Parade with Samba band will kick off the Ocean Care Day Festival. It’s your opportunity to dress in your best marine inspired mermaid/Neptune/shark/fish/penguin/ plastic bagman outfit -  and join the parade.  Meet at 9.45am at the Manly Wharf.  We hope to have as many creatures, kids and colour in the parade as possible as we will be filming it.    Join us for a great day out, as we kick off the sand to celebrate our 26th Ocean Care Day Festival 
Manly Contact Northern beaches Council
Monday 2 December

AHO Walks for Womens Shelter

The AHO will be taking residents of the Women's Shelter on a Guided Walk and speaking about Aboriginal Heritage and Culture
Not Disclosed Not Open to the Public
Wednesday 4 December

AHO Speaks at the White Ribbon Breakfast

The AHO will be giving the Acknowledgement of Country and a short talk at the Northern Beaches  Council White Ribbon Breakfast
Golf Club Contact Council