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2017 Calendar


Regular Events

General Meetings - At the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, on the 4th Thursday of each month (except December).

Fleurieu Group - Meetings are normally on the third Thursday of each month at Encounter Centre on Ring Road at 7.30pm unless indicated otherwise.  Extra meetings are held on the first Tuesday at a member's garden. Contact Secretary on 8552 7396 for more details.

Para Districts - Meetings on 2nd Wednesday of month, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

Local Group meetings - in several regional centres, all members are welcome to join meetings and excursions of any group.

Plant Sales - In Adelaide in Spring and Autumn and also in some regional centres.

COOTS (Conservation of Our Threatened Species) - Weekends away throughout the year and occasional workshops & planning activities. Contact COOTS Coordinator Jeff Reid on 0447 995 777 for details.

Parrakie Group Contact President or Secretary

Southern Eyre Group Contact President or Secretary

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Annual General Meeting Thursday March 23rd at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
Speaker: Member's Corner Presentations.

Fleurieu Group
7th March 2017. Informal Garden Visit at 2:00pm For further details , please contact the Secretary.
16th March 2017 Disappearing habitat of the Port Elliott area - Denzel Murfet. For further details , please contact the Secretary.

Para Districts Wednesday March 8th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East

COOTS Seed sowing day at the Clubrooms on the 19th March. Project Pine Point Fri 24th to Sun 26th March. Contact COOTS Coordinator for details.

Northern Yorke Peninsula Group
9th March 7:30pm meeting at South Tce Clubrooms - Coral Johnston - Plants and Birds of the Blanchtown region
12th March 10:00am South Tce working bee followed by lunch and member garden visit.

Brinkworth Group
Wednesday 22nd Tea meeting at 6.30pm followed by speaker Mr. Paul Dipuglia from Neutrog Fertilizers

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General Meeting Thursday April 27th at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur Street, Unley, 7:30pm
Speaker: Robert Lawrence 'Tools for Identifying Native Orchids in the Wild'.

Para Districts Wednesday April 15th, 7:30om in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

Australian Plants Society (SA Region) Inc Autumn Plants Sale

  • Saturday 29th April 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday 30th April 10am to 4pm
  • Adelaide Showgrounds, Wayville.
  • Gold Coin Donation.
  • Large range o SA grown plants from $5.00, including rare, grafted and local provenance.
  • Free pH soil testing, expert advice, workshops, rare books, artists, children's activities and much more.
  • Workshop Details TBA
  • A list of plants available will be on our website a week before the sale.

Fleurieu Group
4th April 2017. Informal Garden Visit at 2:00pm For further details , please contact the Secretary.
23rd April 2017 Nangawooka Open Day 11:00am to 4:00pm at Nangawooka Flora Reserve. For further details , please contact the Secretary.

Northern Yorke Peninsula Group
6th April 7:30pm meeting at South Tce Clubrooms - Ian Roberts - Topic TBA

COOTS Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April, Cape Jervis Coastal Community Group working bee near the ferry terminal at Cape Jervis. Contact Carolyn Schultz on 0448 909 881 for details.
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd Project Lands End, Contact COOTS coordinator for details.

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General Meeting Thursday May 25th at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm 
Speaker: Professor Hans Greisser 'Medicinal Properties of Eremophilas'.

Fleurieu Group
2nd May 2017. Informal Garden Visit at 2:00pm For further details , please contact the Secretary.
18th May 2017 Leonore's visit to Mt Augustus. For further details , please contact the Secretary.

Northern Yorke Peninsula Group
6th May Northern York Peninsula Native Plants Sale and Display - Kadina Showgrounds. Download a flyer for this sale here. (29 kbyte pdf).
11th May 7:30pm meeting at South Tce Clubrooms - Members 4 minute presentations and Field Trip Slideshow
14th May Opening of NYP Community Art Exhibition at Moonta Gallery of the Arts, Moonta Town Hall, George Street Moonta. Read this document for more informaiont about the Art Exhibition. (429kbyte pdf)

Para Districts Wednesday 10th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

 

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General Meeting Thursday June 22nd at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
Speaker: Philip Ekers 'Natives as Bonsai'.

Para Districts Wednesday June 14th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

Northern Yorke Peninsula Group
8th June 7:30pm meeting at South Tce Clubrooms - Native Grass Propagation

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General Meeting Thursday 27th at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
Topic:  TBA

Para Districts Wednesday July 12th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

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General Meeting: Thursday 24th at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
Speaker: Julian Craig 'Snake Awareness for your Garden'.

Para Districts Wednesday August 9th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

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General Meeting: Thursday 28th at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
Speaker: TBA

Para Districts Wednesday September 13th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

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General Meeting: Thursday 26th at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
Speaker: TBA

Para Districts Wednesday JOctober 11th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

Spring Expo: Native Flower Display and Plant Sale TBA

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

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General Meetings: Thursday 23rd at the Unley Community Centre, 18 Arthur St, Unley, 7.30pm.
QUIZ NIGHT!! Rev up those brain cells and join the fun. Please bring along a plate of goodies to share and a small Kris Kringle gift (max. cost $10)

Para Districts Wednesday November 8th, 7.30pm in Gawler East Primary School Library, Finch Street, Gawler East.

COOTS (Contact COOTS Coordinator for details).

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There is no General Meeting in December but COOTS goes marching on..
 
Have a Happy Festive Season and see you again in 2018.