BiospHERO Day: Sunshine Coast Biosphere community festival

two boys making a seed pod

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The Metropolitan (MET)

South Sea Islander Way Maroochydore, QLD 4558

Ticket Prices

General Admission

FREE

Celebrate people and nature this BiospHERO Day, our Sunshine Coast Biosphere’s first community festival with free and family-friendly fun for everyone! Get in quick to register at Eventbrite for free workshops: Pikki mini canoe Kidz Art and Relax Seed bombs Bush critters Pre-register for the Repair Café

Bring your reusable cups, water bottles, plates and cutlery. Travel BiospHERO style and ride, walk, bus or carpool to the event.

Don’t forget to bring your broken small household items and clothes that need mending to the Repair Café to give your goods a second chance at life. Please note no electrical items.

BiospHERO Day will offer something for all ages, with great tips on how to live, work and play sustainably in our Sunshine Coast Biosphere.

YOUR CHECKLIST

Bring: Reusable cup, cutlery, water bottle, sunscreen and sun-safe wear.

Booking: Registrater for free workshops through Eventbrite.

More questions? See the FAQs below

BIOSPHERO DAY: WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO

  • Bush food tastings
  • Jump on the smoothie bike and blend your own pedal-powered smoothie
  • Listen to Biosphere soundscapes from around the world
  • Performances from Kids in Action BiospHEROES
  • Local food producers and agribusinesses
  • Fun games
  • Live music
  • And much more!

BiospHERO Day is the culmination of a week-long program of events celebrating people and nature in our Sunshine Coast Biosphere as part of the International Day for Biosphere Reserves.

MORE EVENTS

Land Holds Memory art exhibition

Artist reflections on walking, listening and creating in the landscape

October 20 to December 3

Caloundra Regional gallery

https://gallery.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/land-holds-memory/ 

Practical Permaculture with Morag Gamble

Workshops for home and community gardening

Various dates

Sunshine Coast Libraries

Free, registration essential

https://library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/ 

NExT Forum: (Dis)connect – Humankind and the Biosphere

November 2

University of the Sunshine Coast

Tickets $30, all proceeds to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (Qld) Ltd

https://www.usc.edu.au/community/events/next-forum-dis-connect-humankind-and-the-biosphere 

Kids in Action roadshow

See the brilliant ideas of our young BiospHEROES

On display during November

Arts and Ecology Centre, Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens 

BIOSPHERO DAY FAQS

Parking: Off-street parking (free on weekends) available at Sunshine Coast Parade and Red Bill Lane. See the Maroochydore parking area map:

https://publicdocs.scc.qld.gov.au/hpecmwebdrawer/Record/20878781/File/document

Getting there: Travel BiospHERO style and walk, ride or carpool all or part of the way! Check the translink Journey Planner for public transport options.

Accessibility: This event is fully wheelchair accessible.

Cost: All activities and workshops are free to participate, so get in early to register your place! Food and drink will be available for purchase.

What to bring: Reusable cup, cutlery, plate, water bottle sunscreen and sun-safe wear. Don’t forget to bring your broken small household items (non-electrical) for mending at the Repair Café.

Interested in learning more about our Biosphere? Visit the Sunshine Coast Biosphere page on Sunshine Coast Council's website. 

This event is supported by the Sunshine Coast Biosphere. 

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