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ECOBURBIA DOCO ON URBAN SOLUTIONS

Posted in ecoburbia, environment, fremantle by freoview on February 8, 2017

Fremantle’s Ecoburbia presents the movie: A Convenient Truth – Urban Solutions from 
Curbita Brazil.

 Friday February 10th.
 7pm for a 7.30 start

This inspirational documentary shows a city where urban solutions are not just theory, but a reality. The film shows innovations in the areas of transportation, recycling, social benefits (affordable housing), parks, and the great philosophy behind the successful leaders that transformed Curitiba in a model green city.

This movie will be held at Ecoburbia – 16 Livingstone Street in Beaconsfield. It is outside and it can get chilly so dress appropriately. There is seating in the garden but feel free to bring a folding chair if you are more comfy – or some pillows.

Feel free to bring you dinner from 7pm The movie will start at 7.30pm.

Please walk or come by bike. If you have to drive please park at the Primary School on Hale Road, not on Beard Street.

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FREO ECOBURBIA AND THE TEA PARTY

Posted in ecoburbia, fremantle, politics by freoview on October 31, 2016

ECOBURBIA PRESENTS! ASTROTURF WARS

Friday November 4. 7.30 pm.
The Tea Party movement has taken American politics by storm. But is this truly a populist uprising or one of the greatest feats of propaganda ever seen? Australian filmmaker Taki Oldham sets out to answer this question, finding that behind the movement’s rhetoric of “freedom” versus “socialism” lies a highly co-ordinated network of shadow groups, funded by the likes of billionaire ideologues Charles and David Koch. Are the tea party protesters really just pawns in a plan to replace government with a privatised America?

This movie will be held at Ecoburbia – 16 Livingstone Street in Beaconsfield. We will be inside MORTUNG – our community space. There are some dining chairs available but feel free to bring a folding chair if you are more comfy – or some pillows for the floor. The space is not heated so dress appropriately.

We will not be sharing food over winter, but coffee and tea will be available, and we encourage you to stay and have a debrief after the movie. The movie will start at 7.30 pm

Please walk or come by bike. If you have to drive please park at the Primary School on Hale Road, not on Beard Street. See you at Ecoburbia!

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CELLO JOE AND TONI TONE AT ECOBURBIA HOUSE CONCERT

Posted in concerts, ecoburbia, fremantle by freoview on February 2, 2016

Monday February 8th -featuring (all the way from SanFranciso via Melbourne) CelloJoe and Toni Tone.
Supported by Charlie MGee

CelloJoe records on stage with a loop pedal and produces intricate tapestries of harmony, melody, and rhythm. His beatboxing and funky cello grooves form a rich soundscape for intelligent lyrics and his music spreads love, joy, laughter and conscious vibrations. Basically he’s an international bicycle touring vagabond troubadour cellist beatboxer.

Toni Tone is a singer, dancer, puppeteer, artist and creator. She sings and raps with CelloJoe and starts the party everywhere she goes.

Kooky uke & clever lines based on the principles of permaculture,Charlie Mgee has been touring the world for the past 3 years with his band Formidable Vegetable Sound System and is back for a brief while on home turf in Freo.

Tickets are only $25 plus some snacks to share. Numbers limited so bookings essential – BOOK HERE

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ECOBURBIA LIFE IS LIVING SMART

Posted in ecoburbia, fremantle, living smart by freoview on October 12, 2015

My mates Shani and Tim run Fremantle ECOBURBIA, so here some info from them about the next course at the Growers Green Markets:

10 things about a Living Smart course you might be interested to know:

– it covers ten topics – gardening for food and wildlife, water, power, transport, healthy home and you, living simply, waste and community,
– it goes for seven weeks, 2.5 hours per session
– there is at least one outing,
– what you do in the course depends on what the group wants to do,
– there are hands on or discussion activities in every session,
– the focus is not on lots of information but on taking action,
– participants say their favourite bit is taking action and meeting like minded people,
– people also say they don’t want it to end,
– it only costs $80 / $40 concession,
– this term there are courses in Beaconsfield, Spearwood and Rockingham
So really? – you should enrol now – http://www.livingsmart.org.au

This term there are courses in Fremantle on Sunday mornings (at the Growers’ Green market in Beaconsfield), on Thursday nights in Spearwood (at the Cockburn Civic Centre), and Tuesday morning in Rockingham. There is even a course in Sydney!

The courses in Fremantle and Spearwood will be facilitated by Ecoburbia. Tim and Shani are the most experienced facilitators in Australia, so you will be in good hands.

The course is only $80 for the full seven weeks, which includes Living Smart membership. Call Shani if you have questions. 0417 941 991 or ecoburbia@gmail.com

There are more details below. Have a look and then head to the Living Smart website for more information and to enrol.
FREMANTLE GROWERS GREEN
Sunday mornings 9am – 11.30am
Starting October 25th
South Fremantle Senior High School

Roel Loopers

ROEL FOR FREO! Beaconsfield Ward. Truly Independent.

Written and authorised by Roel Loopers of 5 Maxwell Street, Beaconsfield 6162.

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