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Stringybark Festival 2020 (Online Event)

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Tonyi the Worm

Knox City Council and Knox Arts and Events are bringing you the first ever Virtual Stringybark Festival on Sunday 18 October from 9am to 9pm thanks to their Major Sponsor, Stud Park. Celebrating home grown creativity, sustainability stories, backyard projects and more, there's a unique mix of virtual programs, workshops, presentations, performances, etcetera.

See the full program here for entertainment and activities streamed live to Facebook. If you missed the live events, worry not. All videos will be available to watch on the Stringbark YouTube Channel.

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Gardening Workshop

The Day Programs are filled with Bookable Workshops and they're all FREE. You'll find full details and booking links via the Program. Where there are no event pages on Facebook, the booking links will give you comprehensive details about the event and speakers running the workshops.

10am - Your path to sustainability - Book here
1pm - Your gardening questions answered - Book here
2pm - Kids backyard science - Book here
3pm - Making your backyard and balcony buzz - Book here

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Beeswax Lip Balm Making

Other day programs that don't require bookings are as follows.

9am - MC Address - Festival Opener with host Will Tait
9.15am - Stringybark Breakfast - hosted by Lillie Giang, it's bruschetta for brekkie, topped with all the goodness you can imagine
9.45am - Bush Foods with Jamie Simpson - discover plant uses specific to Melbourne; used for food, medicine and hardware
10.15am - Tonyi the Worm with Jasmin Thomas - interactive, learn what everyday waste can be fed to composting worms instead of the bin
10.45am - Stretch and Mobility Session - take a break from being sedentary and stretch

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Panzanella Salad by Lillie Giang

11.15am - Edible Gardening & Cooking with The Basin Backyard - a cooking session using their own produce and handmade products
11.45am - Sustainable Homes - Indoor Plant Design & Care with Put Your Heart Into It - learn more than just plant care eg. symbolism, feng shui and placement and more
12.15pm - Puppet Show and Storytime with Eastern Regional Libraries - a reading of Benny Bungarra's Big Bush Clean Up
12.55pm - Backyard Exercises with Deakin Melbourne Boomers - stretching, gym activities, nutrition and more
1.15pm - Beeswax Lip Balm Making with Holly's Backyard Bees - learn about beeswax and how to use it to make beautiful homemade products free of preservatives

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Fluffy pancake with mixed berry compote by Lillie Giang

1.45pm - Threatened and Endangered Species with Reptile Encounters - get up close and personal with some of the most threatened and endangered species
2.15pm - Tapestry with Plants Chaco Kato - a DIY tapestry with plants materials eg. falling leaves, twigs
3pm - Nature Play Journaling with Forest Walks - collect nature items, create nature journals and share stories
3.30pm - Family Yoga with Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre - get the whole family involved
4pm - Backyard Kitchen with The Basin Community House - on the menu, Okonomiyaki Japanese pancake and Panzanella Salad
4.30pm - Family Fun Dance with Kreationz Cheer and Dance - a fun dance routine for the whole family

All live streamed to the Facebook page.

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Bo'Ness (The Voice) on Sun 18 Oct 7pm

Come evening, get ready to be entertained by musicians strutting their talent; as the Festival comes to a close at 8.45pm with an MC Address.

5pm - ASV Academy - covers, originals and theatre and includes Bo'Ness giving a performance as well
6pm - Jason Vorherr - bass player, guitarist and lead vocalist
6.30pm - Joel James - multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter, cover artist and producer
7pm - Bo'Ness - identical twins from The Voice, boasting sibling harmonies
7.30pm - The Gami Gami Devils - 5 piece band playing country originals and covers with a twist
8pm - Hannah Schmidli - indie/acoustic; experimenting with jazz/blues inspired styles

Find link downloads as follows - in PDF format, pertaining to above events.

Stringybark Breakfast Recipe - The Food Affectionist
Backyard Kitchen Recipes - The Basin Community House
Honey Garlic Fried Rice Recipe - The Basin Backyard

Put the date in the diary and make the Festival a family affair!

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Hannah Schmidii - singer songwriter
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Why? Knox's Stringybark Virtual Festival 2020
When: Sunday 18 Oct 2020 from 9am-9pm
Where: Online
Cost: FREE
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