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Mingle - Upcoming Events


Wednesday mornings at Stromlo Cottage

Stromlo CottageJoin us for a cuppa on Wednesday mornings at Stromlo Cottage between 9.30am – 11.30am. We would love to chat to you about how we can use the Cottage for Molonglo Valley community events and activities, and just say hello! Keep an eye on the Molonglo Valley Facebook or this page for activities happening each week.

The cottage is located on Noffs Crescent in Coombs.

  • Wednesday 21 February - Seniors catch up

Stories from Stromlo Cottage

Tuesday 20 February 2018
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Stromlo Cottage, Noffs Crescent, Coombs

Join us as we welcome past residents of Stromlo Cottage to tell their stories of living in the home. 

This will be an informal session and an opportunity to ask questions on the history of the cottage and its surrounds. There are some great stories to be told!

We also know of a few residents who are interested in establishing a group to research some of the history. We would love your help to start recording all the information from this night. 

Please register your attendance online at www.storiesfromstromlocottage.eventbrite.com.au


Sips & Sounds

Sips & SoundsSaturday 24 February 2018
4pm to 8pm
Stromlo Cottage, Noffs Crescent, Coombs

Sips & Sounds is an opportunity for the grown-ups of Wright and Coombs to enjoy a community event designed for them, with beer, wine, cider, good food and great music, all lined up to create a relaxing social evening on the last Saturday in summer.

This event is for residents of the Wright and Coombs, and attendance is free, and we’ve organised food and drink to be available for purchase. Because of liquor licensing we need to monitor attendance numbers on the day so please make sure you register online via Eventbrite to secure your spot.

For event information and online registration please visit https://mvsipsandsounds-2018.eventbrite.com.au


Save the Date

Here’s an overview of the upcoming activities we’re currently working on, stay tuned for more information!

  • Stromlo Terrace Communal Composting Trial
  • March 2018 - Clean up Australia Day, Neighbour Day, Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 2018 - Molonglo Valley Markets
  • 27 May 2018 - Molonglo Valley's Biggest Morning Tea
  • October 2018 - Molonglo Valley Community Sports Day
  • December 2018 - Molonglo Valley Christmas Carols
  • Land care group, Ranger Walk

Wright Community Book Box Launch

Sips & SoundsFriday 16 February 2018
8am to 8.45am
Link Park, Dot Butler Street, Wright (near Peter Cullen Way)

We’re so excited to be launching the second community book box in the Molonglo Valley and we hope you can join us for the official launch! 

Bring along a book to swap for a delicious muffin on your way to work or school. San from Our Dream Café will also have his coffee and famous hot chocolates on offer. 

After the success of the book box in Coombs a group of residents have come together and built a second book box, and this one will be located in Link Park in Wright. The design has been inspired by the Pink-tailed worm-lizard and the book box looks amazing - a great job by everyone involved! 

A book box works as a free book exchange where you can come together to meet and share books. Residents are invited to pick up a book (or two or three) to take home and enjoy, or to place any books they would like to share with their community. The book box is designed to be used by all ages, so it is important that any books shared are appropriate.

Read more about the first Molonglo Valley book box here.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the book box please email mingle@commsatwork.org

We hope you can join us for the official launch and that you enjoy your new community book box!

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