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Earth Hour – 8.30pm this Saturday (March 24)

An Invitation: Wherever on the planet you are – turn your lights off  from 8.30pm to 9.30pm (1 Hour), Saturday, March 24 – to unite with others in demonstrating our commitment to the earth in reducing the effects of climate … Continue reading

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Deep Ecology Ritual

Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm CERES Environment Park, Melbourne, Australia, 3057 – View Full Map A ritual to empower creative action for the environment. *Are you an activist looking for a place to find a nourishing and supportive … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, November 12, 2017 10am Learning Centre, CERES   Bring your pet (or animal photo) for a blessing.  The blessing ceremony will take place outside the Learning Centre at CERES and will start at 10am. Barbara Allen, first Chaplain of … Continue reading

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Earth Hour – Saturday, March 25 8.30-9.30pm (local time)

Earth Hour launched in Sydney in 2007, with 2.2 million people and 2,100 businesses participating in the ‘lights off’ event. Just one year later, Earth Hour became a global phenomenon with over 35 countries, and an estimated 50-100 million people … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – March 8

While International Women’s Day is often seen as a day to celebrate women, and their achievements, it is important not to lose sight of the political edge that this day has always had. The earliest Women’s Day observance was held … Continue reading

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midsumma celebration

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National Tree Day

Last Sunday, July 31, was National Tree Day. While some groups planted 100’s of trees, we planted just one: a carefully chosen Eucalyptus crenulata.  We will be able to see it from the windows in the Learning Centre and when … Continue reading

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Today, October 16 is World Food Day

In Australia, when it comes to food we are so fortunate.  There is an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, the range of foods is enormous, the quality is high, food handling standards are strict, and the influence of many … Continue reading

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A Prayer for New Year

Crackers pop and Catherine wheels spin where once bells would have rung to declare New Year has begun. Here in this bright,  shiny time we have, again, the chance to check our place in the universe, to realign and chart … Continue reading

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September 21 – Be Heard!

MELBOURNE  When: 11am, Sunday 21st September 2014 Where: Meet at State Library, march to Treasury Gardens RSVP: http://act.350.org/event/peoples_climate/7675

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