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Mingle - Upcoming Events


Wright and Coombs Community Information Night

Community Info Night

Thursday 24 May 2018
7pm to 9pm
Charles Weston School, Woodberry Avenue, Coombs - Entry via the hall door

Following the success of the last event, the Suburban Land Agency is hosting another Community Information Night. All Coombs and Wright residents are invited to come along to hear about local updates from a number of guest speakers. To make sure we have enough space for everyone we ask that you register your attendance online at https://infonight-may2018.eventbrite.com.au

If you have any topics you would like covered please email them to mingle@act.gov.au before COB Friday 4 May 2018. 

The event will be live streamed on Facebook so those who can’t attend have the option of watching from home. On the day you will be able to view the live stream video on the Molonglo Valley Mingle Facebook page simply by visiting www.facebook.com/MolongloValleyMingle.

 Below are a few things to keep in mind if you plan on watching the event from home. 

  • You do not need a Facebook account to view the video, simply type in www.facebook.com/MolongloValleyMingle
  • You will only be able to see a video in the news feed once the recording begins 
  • The video will also be uploaded on this web page a few days after the event

An agenda will be made available closer to the time.


Residents Activities Catch Up - April

Stromlo Cottage

Thursday 19 April 2018 
6.45pm-9.00pm
Stromlo Cottage, Noffs Cres Coombs

Are you keen to get involved in Mingle community activities? Join us for our monthly catch up.

If you are interested in planning events like the Biggest Morning Tea, Eid Festival, Christmas Carols, Gardening Group or the Community Sports Day come on down! Now is the time!

Please arrive 6.45pm to grab a cuppa before we start at 7pm. Email Karen Jesson at karen.jesson@commsatwork.org if you are interested in coming along!

We look forward to you joining us for a relaxed but productive evening. 


Young at Heart at the Cottage

Stromlo CottageWednesdays – 11, 18 April 2018
10.00am - 12.00pm
Stromlo Cottage, Noffs Cres Coombs

Wednesday mornings at the cottage are dedicated to retirees in the area who want to connect with others in their community. Come on down if you think this is for you-and please feel free to let your neighbours know.

The cottage is located on Noffs Crescent in Coombs.


Wright and Coombs Book Club

Stromlo Cottage

Tuesday 15 May
Third Tuesday of every month
7.00 - 9.00pm
Stromlo Cottage (Noffs Crescent, Coombs)

If you live in Wright or Coombs, enjoy reading and would like to connect with others in your community then this activity is for you. Bring along a friend, some snacks to share and head on down!

Email Jane at molonglobookgroup@gmail.com to RSVP or for more information.  


Molonglo Valley Markets

MV Markets

Sunday 8 July 2018 
10am-2pm
Stromlo Cottage, Noffs Cres Coombs

Two passionate residents are excited to announce the first Molonglo Valley Markets! 

Bec and Kiran have been working hard to bring the markets to life, and at last all their work has come to fruition. 

Come on down and support this community led event, have a coffee, check out all the beautiful wares, and catch up with your neighbours!

When: Sunday 15 April 2018 10am-2pm
Where: Stromlo Cottage, Noffs Cres Coombs
What: Crafts, Jewellery, Take Home Food, Coffee, Plants and more!!
How much: Gold coin entry per family

Stall holder places are still available – so if you are interested contact Bec and Kiran at molonglovalleymarkets@gmail.com

Or keep up to date on Facebook

See you there!! 


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
  • 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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