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Thirsty Thursday – Lien restaurant – 2nd August

Thirsty Thursday – Lien restaurant – 2nd August
Posted on 20th July 2012

Members and friends are invited to meet in restaurants in and around Glebe, usually on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm, to eat and talk with other people who live in Glebe. We visit a different restaurant each month, with varying cuisines. Our next event will be on Thursday 2nd August when we will share a meal at Lien restaurant, 331 Glebe Point Road. Please email Edwina Doe or call her on 9660 7066 at least 24 hours before the dinner to let her know if you are coming, or if you are likely to be late.
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“Politicians, Pubs & Sinners” guided walking tour – 2nd August

“Politicians, Pubs & Sinners” guided walking tour – 2nd August
Posted on 18th July 2012

New Members, being those who have joined the Glebe Society in the past 12 months, are invited to join John & Di Gray on a Guided Walking Tour of titled “Politiicans, Pubs & Sinners” in Glebe. This walk for new members will be held on Thursday 2nd August at 11.00 a.m. till 12.30 p.m.
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“Glebe Waterfront Walk” guided walking tour – 11th August

“Glebe Waterfront Walk” guided walking tour – 11th August
Posted on 18th July 2012

New Members, being those who have joined the Glebe Society in the past 12 months, are invited to join Mairead Browne on a Guided Walking Tour of titled "Glebe Waterfront Walk". This walk for new members will be held on Saturday 11th August at 1.30 p.m. till 3.00 p.m. Cost = nil. Bookings are essential to president@glebesociety.org.au  Read more »

Meet the Candidates for City of Sydney Council elections – 21st August

Meet the Candidates for City of Sydney Council elections – 21st August
Posted on 16th July 2012

Another event in the series “Meet the Candidates” will be held on Tuesday 21st August, featuring the candidates in the forthcoming City of Sydney Council elections. The event will be held at Glebe Public School.
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“Late Victorian Streetscapes” guided walk for New Members – 29th July

“Late Victorian Streetscapes” guided walk for New Members – 29th July
Posted on 18th July 2012

New Members, being those who have joined the Glebe Society in the past 12 months, are invited to join Neil & Jan Macindoe on a Guided Walking Tour of the “Late Victorian Streetscapes”. This walk for new members will be held on Sunday 29th July 11.00 a.m. till 12.30 p.m.
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Thirsty Thursday – Mixing Pot restaurant – 6th September

Thirsty Thursday – Mixing Pot restaurant – 6th September
Posted on 2nd July 2012

Members and friends are invited to meet in restaurants in and around Glebe, usually on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm, to eat and talk with other people who live in Glebe. We visit a different restaurant each month, with varying cuisines.   Our next event will be on Thursday 6th September when […]  Read more »

Glebe Local Maker’s Market – 2nd Sep

Glebe Local Maker’s Market – 2nd Sep
Posted on 1st July 2012

A Glebe Local Maker’s Market will be held on Sunday 2nd September, 2pm till 5pm. It is an opportunity for local Glebe people to show and sell their own handmade arts, crafts and produce. A joint initiative of the St John’s Centre, Glebe Assistance Partnership Program & the Starving Artists Collective Inc. Venue: St John’s Centre, 132 St Johns Road, Glebe.
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New Members Welcome event – 13th July

New Members Welcome event – 13th July
Posted on 16th June 2012

An event will be held on Friday 13th July to welcome all new members who have joined during the previous 12 months. The event will be held on Friday 13th July at 6pm till 8pm, at the Harold Park Hotel, with some fun entertainment planned for the evening. $20 per head, but no charge for new members.
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NAIDOC Week event – Lunch & Film at Tranby – 5th July

NAIDOC Week event – Lunch & Film at Tranby – 5th July
Posted on 15th June 2012

For NAIDOC Week, Tranby Aboriginal College is proud to host an informal lunch in honour of local Elders, from both the Aboriginal and white communities of Glebe, to celebrate their stories and to encourage community spirit. The lunch will be held at Tranby from 11.30 – 2.30, and will be followed by a short film.  Read more »

NAIDOC event – Glebe History Ride – 1st July

NAIDOC event – Glebe History Ride – 1st July
Posted on 1st June 2012

The NAIDOC Glebe Committee will provide a Glebe History Ride, with two sessions starting from Tranby College on Family Day, 1st July at 12 and 2pm. This interactive bus tour of the Glebe area will be from an Aboriginal historical perspective. Book in to be surprised and informed about the rich history of the Glebe area and many local stories, and will incorporate sites listed on Council’s Barani Barrabugu Historical Walking Tour.  Read more »

NAIDOC Film Screening & Conversation – 3rd July

NAIDOC Film Screening & Conversation – 3rd July
Posted on 25th May 2012

A documentary film, made in 1972, records the events surrounding the establishment of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy on the lawns of Parliament House. It incorporates interviews with black activists, the work of the National Black Theatre, Aboriginal Legal Service and Aboriginal Medical Service, footage from the demonstrations and arrests at the Embassy. This is the only film to focus on the Tent Embassy and is an historic document, integral to the comprehension of the Aboriginal political struggle. Erection of the Tent Embassy on the lawns of Parliament is the most symbolic action ever taken by Aboriginal people in their struggle for justice in their own land. “Ningla A-Na” presents an inside view of Aboriginal political life.  Read more »

Bays & Foreshores Community Consulation workshop in Glebe – 23rd May

Bays & Foreshores Community Consulation workshop in Glebe – 23rd May
Posted on 21st May 2012

The first round of the Government’s community consultations on the future of the Bays Precinct began last Wednesday in Balmain. The Government agencies and Sydney and Leichhardt Councils all presented their views for future uses. Professor Jane Marceau – the sole community representative – gave a feisty response, challenging the closed approach of the agencies and calling for serious dialogue with the community and an innovative (rather than more of the same) vision for this strategic harbour site. This consultation will be repeated in Glebe at St Scholastica’s on Wednesday night 23rd May at 6-9pm. The Glebe Society urges members to attend.  Read more »

“Waste Not”, a film presentation on Waste Strategy – 28th June

“Waste Not”, a film presentation on Waste Strategy – 28th June
Posted on 16th May 2012

“Waste Not”, a film and presentation on Waste Strategy, will be presented at Benledi on Thursday 28th June at 6.00 p.m. till 7.30 p.m. Bookings are essential, with a Gold coin donation at the venue.
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Unveiling of Elsie Walk, Glebe – 28th May

Unveiling of Elsie Walk, Glebe – 28th May
Posted on 12th May 2012

The Council of the City of Sydney has named a laneway in Glebe as Elsie Walk, in tribute to Australia’s first women’s refuge for victims of domestic violence. Elsie Walk is a small laneway between Derwent Street and Derwent Lane, on the western boundary of Glebe Public School. Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney, will unveil Elsie Walk on Monday 28th May at 4.00 p.m. All members of the Glebe Society are invited to the event.
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Trivia Night fundraiser for NAIDOC week – 1st June

Trivia Night fundraiser for NAIDOC week – 1st June
Posted on 11th May 2012

NAIDOC Week will be held in Glebe in July, celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Events held in Glebe during NAIDOC week will include a Corroboree night, a Family Day and the Elders Lunch. A Trivia Night fundraising event will be held on Friday 1st June at 7pm at the Harold Park hotel, upstairs, to raise money to put on these events that celebrate and show support for the Aboriginal community in Glebe.  Read more »