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10 Top Events in Perth - July 2018

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Published June 12th 2018
Here you have a choice of 10 events to attend in July
This is a list of events for you to attend in July, 2018 and there are some very interesting ones included this month.

FAUNA NIGHTSTALK
This is a tour to look for fauna in Garvey Park wetland. It will be taken by Joe Tonga of Natsync Environmental.



It will be held on 3rd July from 5.45 pm to 7.15 pm at Garvey Park created wetland, Ascot.

Bookings: Register by email at: environment@belmont.wa.gov.au or contact the Parks and Environment Department on 9477 7257.
More information: here

COMMUNITY GARDEN PRODUCE SWAP AND SHARE
This group have a monthly Produce Swap & Share where they bring excess produce, seeds, seedlings, cuttings, jars etc.



If you have nothing to share, come along anyway for some interesting conversation, local knowledge and information. You will be provided with tea and coffee, and if you wish, bring along some morning tea to share!

This will be held on 7th July from 10 am to 12 noon, at RCNC Community Garden, Humphreys St, Lockyer.

DIGGING AROUND IN OUR BUSH-LAND
Digging around in our bush-land, and learning what is happening with quenda. The speaker for this event is Associate Professor Trish Fleming, who is a wildlife biologist.



This will take place on 12th July from 6 pm to 8.30 pm, at City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth.
Bookings: For bookings phone 9420 7207, or visit this website.

SHARK SLEEPOVERS
Here you can experience the excitement of sleeping under the sea! You will discover more about our amazing marine animals with a night of fascinating tours, fun marine-themed activities and a sleepover in Australia's largest single aquarium.

You will be surrounded by sharks, stingrays and hundreds of stunning fish!

This event is for children ages 7 to 12 years of age and includes:

A movie screening, complete with popcorn and snacks
Dinner
Exploring AQWA's outdoor exhibits
And more



This will be on 12th July from 6 pm to 8 am on 13th July, at the Aquarium Of Western Australia, 91 Southside Dr, Hillarys. Cost for the whole adventure is $125.

STUDYING NATURE FROM THE AIR
This is about the use of drones for collecting natural history data and will be presented by Andrew Moore.

Andrew is a Remote Pilot and Scientist and will speak and also answer your questions on drones. He will also bring one along to show you. He will explain the use of drones for natural history projects as he has done in the Perth Hills.

He will also explain what a drone actually is, and the work he has done for Murdoch University. There are a lot more projects that Andrew has worked on, and he will also show some wonderful film footage.

This event will be ideal for both children, teenagers and adults, amateurs and scientists, beginners and those with advanced knowledge about drones.

He has also done some work with wedge tail eagles and drones.



There is no set fee, however, they would like a small donation of just $3 per person for adult members ($0 for child members), and $5 per adult visitor and $1 per visiting child. This cost includes tea and coffee and home-made food and biscuits!

It will be held on 13th July from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm, at the Jorgensen Park Pavilion, Crescent Rd, Kalamunda.

You can find out more at this site.

TREE PLANTING FOR BLACK COCKATOOS
They will be planting trees again this year with cooperation from the Jane Brook Catchment Group.

The trees will be sourced from Mundaring Garden Centre, and if you would like to help on the day, please register by sending them an email at: paftewa@hotmail.com.



It will be held on Saturday 14th July from 9.30 am to 4 pm, at Railway Reserve Heritage Trail, Stoneville.

Organisers will be providing some light refreshments throughout the day but volunteers are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

You can find out more at their Facebook page.

FUN WITH FUNGI
This is a Bush Skills for the Hills workshop, and following the introduction, you will break for an early lunch and take a short walk in the National Park.

You will be taught how and where to search for fungi and bring back specimens to identify. The workshop will be presented by Roz Hart.

Roz is the Vice President of Fungimap Inc., an Australia-wide fungi organisation, and is also a member of WA Naturalists' Club Fungi Study Group.



Bookings are essential, and you can make yours at this link.

It will be held on 15th July from 10 am to 2 pm, at the Margaret Forrest Centre, Park Rd, John Forrest National Park, Hovea.

FISH FOR THE FUTURE
Do you love fishing off our beautiful coastline? Are you bewildered about catch limits and how much you can take each time?

If so, come along to this workshop run by the experts, who can answer all your questions regarding this popular pastime.



Although it is a free event, you will need to register here.

It will be held on 21st July from 10 am to 11 am at the Alkimos Pop-up Library, Gateway Shopping Centre, Alkimos.

TRILLION TREES ANNUAL PLANTING DAY AND FUNDRAISER
It is time to get ready for Trillion Trees annual planting day and fundraiser!

As the Guinness World record holders since 2014, Trillion Trees (formerly Men of the Trees) continue to lead the way. There are now only three trillion trees left in the world, which is about half what there used to be.

If each citizen plants 140 trees, we would be able to plant a trillion trees! For this effort, they need your help by volunteering on the day.



You can find out how to do this at this website, and you can register by emailing: contact@trilliontrees.org.au

The event will be held on Sunday 15th July, from 10 am to 3 pm, at Whiteman Park, Lord St, Whiteman.

REPAIR CAFE
Here you can bring in your broken items from home and fix them with the help of their volunteer experts.

They can check out bikes, clothing, small furniture, household items and low voltage electrical. For more information, or to find out what electrical items you can bring in, check out this link.

Fix,small,items,here
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It will be held on Saturday 21st July from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, at the Academy Cafe Mount Hawthorn, 1/148 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mount Hawthorn.

Take your pick of these mostly free events and book now, as these type of events usually sell out!
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Why? For various events around Perth during the month of July
When: During the month of July, 2018
Where: Around Perth
Cost: Mostly free
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