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Whats On : August 2009
sChool holidAy events kEEpING CHICkENS IN yOuR BACkyARD *Sunday 27 September 10am-12.30pm, Mt Coot-tha Library Make chickens a part of your productive back yard. Presented by Kym Burnell-Jones, accredited trainer specialising in animal husbandry and permaculture in urban settings. Amanda MacTaggart, graduate of Queensland Agricultural College and devout chicken lover will also focus on keeping chickens as pets. ButtERFLy GARDENING *Saturday 10 October 10-11am, West End Library Learn about the secrets of butterfly gardening, the butterfly lifecycle and how to attract more butterflies to your garden. Presented by Frank Jordan co-author of Create More Butterflies and co-founder of the Butterfly and Other Invertebrates Club. WHAt’S BuGGING yOu? *Saturday 10 October 9.30am-12.30pm, Toowong Library Learn how to identify, control and prevent pest and disease outbreaks in your garden. Get involved in making organic sprays and learn the role that balanced nutrition plays in creating a healthy organic garden. Presented by ABC Radio’s gardening expert Annette McFarlane, author of Successful Gardening in Warm Climates. SOLAR COOkING *Saturday 17 October 10-11am, Garden City Library Find out more about solar cooking principles, using direct sunlight to cook your daily food and learn how to make an inexpensive cooker to bake or roast food. A great way to save power in the home. Presented by solar cooking enthusiasts Stan and Jane Cajdler. BELLIS: LESSONS IN SuStAINABLE LIvING WItH JERRy COLEBy-WILLIAMS *Saturday 24 October 10am-12 noon, Garden City Library *Sunday 25 October 10.30am – 12.30pm, Mt Coot-tha Library Find out about living in ‘Bellis’, Brisbane’s sustainable house and garden in Wynnum, with homeowner Jerry Coleby-Williams. Jerry, who is active in the environmental and gardening sector and a presenter of ABC TV’s Gardening Australia program, shares his experience of living sustainably in the suburbs. *Find out more about sustainable living. Call Council on (07) 3403 8888 to reserve your place. Visit the library catalogue to viewWhat’s On online 5