Please note children under 16 years of age must be supervised by a responsible adult at all community planting day events.

For the comfort of all, please leave your pets at home and remember to bring along your own gardening gloves and water bottle, and wear a pair of sturdy shoes, long trousers, long sleeve top and hat.



Sunday 18 September, 10.30am–12noon

Birds of Brimbank

Calder Rise Park, 19A Barwon Avenue, Keilor

Come and see the birds of prey found soaring above Keilor. Learn about their needs and behaviour, and see them up close with ‘Full Flight’.


Thursday 22 September, 10am–12noon

Bike ride

Isabella Williams Reserve, corner of Opie and Neale Roads, Deer Park

School holiday fun for families. Discover Kororoit Creek by bike. BYO bike. All children must be accompanied by an adult.



Sunday 9 October, 10am–3pm

Home grown day

West Sunshine Community Centre, 25 Kermeen Street, Sunshine West

A day combining all the essential ingredients to having a productive garden. Bookings essential. Contact 9249 4740 for more information.


Saturday 15 October, 10am–12noon

Wildflower walk

Grasslands in Derrimut - meet at Paramount Grasslands, 436A Foleys Road, Derrimut

Spring reveals the diversity of wildflowers in our endangered grasslands. Discover the hidden wonders in our suburbs with a guided walk.


Wednesday 19 October, 6–7pm

Aussie Bird Count Walk

Meet at Albion Community House – an Eco Living Centre, opposite 62 Selwyn Street, Albion

Take part in the Backyard Bird Count. Join the local experts, and contribute to the national bird records.