Celebrate World Environment Day at Coolum this year!
On Sunday June 5, Coolum Civic Centre and Jack Morgan Park will transform into a family-friendly fun day to celebrate the 50th United Nations World Environment Day.
50th World Environment Day Celebration in the park
Only One Earth – Family Fun Day
WHERE: Jack Morgan Park and Coolum Civic Centre
WHEN: 5 June, 10am-4pm
Come and enjoy some of the finest eco-tainment on the Sunshine Coast with hands on art, sustainability exhibitors, talks, free plants, local musicians and more.
There is something for everyone to enjoy.
Enjoy eco arts activities
Glossy Cockatoo Mural with Damien and Jarrah Kamholtz
Live mural painting inspired by the iconic and special Glossy black cockatoo. See this work come to life and get involved in large-scale colourful fun.
Darn it! Recycled Fashion with Shaye Hardisty and Ketakii Jewson-Brown
Learn recycling in style and model conscious and colourful fashion.
Weaving with Kilagi Nielsen and Renè Bahloo
Two of the Sunshine Coast’s most respected weavers, share their skills and passion for fibre art.
Collective Collage with Chony Bowden
Make your mark and contribute to a shared artwork as we learn fun techniques to map the animals and plants of the Sunshine Coast.
Crafty Plastics with Yanni Van Zijl
Make baby-turtles and other crafty critters from everyday household waste.
Be a Birdwing with Liz Capelin
See a super-sized butterfly and get your photo taken as the magnificent and vivid Richmond birdwing butterfly.
Clay Bugs with Kim Schoenberger
Let’s play with clay! Make your own bugs and crawly creatures.
Eco Arts program curated by Third Nature Projects
Relax on the lawn with a picnic and enjoy the talents of local musicians
With European influences Solar blends a Middle Eastern feel with Soul and Blues. Solar takes her listeners on a journey around the world with her distinctive sounds and heart wrenching vocals. Her performances are a combination of highly energised guitar artistry, foot stomping rhythms and heartfelt melodies.
ANNA & JORDAN
Introducing Australian indie folk pop duo, Anna & Jordan. Their music is fun, charming, and folky. They have been described as the "epitome of original folk", telling their stories with their original songs and enchanting their listeners with their flawless harmonies.
JC & THE TREE
JC & the Tree has touched the hearts of every audience they've performed to. Combining the songwriting skills and luscious voice of Mr Tree with the experience of JC on the violin and keys, they have a wide range of original repertoire combining vocal harmonies to create a unique sound journey for all audiences to appreciate.
SOLUA is an original Soulful trio. Through their conscious music, they bring a happy vibe full of rhythm and grooves. Inspired from different cultures and genres from the French Caribbean to Brazil.
Connect with Council Exhibitors
- BushCare Sunshine Coast
- Sunshine Coast Libraries
- Living Smart
- Sunshine Coast Biosphere
- Responsible Pet Care
- Waste to Resources – Green Waste (including truck)
- Waste to Resources – Recycle Right (and other recycling info)
- Natural Areas - Flying Fox and Turtle Care (talk, info, mascot)
- Sunshine Coast Place Making and Design team
Connect with Sustainable Living Exhibitors:
- Go For Zero – founder Ellie Degraeve shares how to get started on your zero waste and toxic free journey
- The Micro Gardener – Anne Gibson shares seasonal gardening tips and incredible edibles for small spaces
- Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast
- Habitance – Energy Positive Architecture
Connect with Community Exhibitors
- Sea Shepherd Sunshine Coast
- Bat Rescue
- Sarah Pye, Childrens Author
- Sunshine Coast Environment Council/WED Festival Program
CONTACT: [email protected] or call 0430 187 366.
This is event is supported by Sunshine Coast Council as part of the 2022 WED Fest program www.wed.org.au