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Hume City Council recognises the rich Aboriginal heritage within the municipality and acknowledges the Gunung Willam Balluk of the Wurundjeri as the Traditional Custodians of this land. Council embraces Aboriginal living culture as a vital part of Australia's identity and recognises, celebrates and pays respect to the existing family members of the Gunung-Willam-Balluk and to Elders past and present. To help save paper, let us know if you would like to receive Live Green News by email only. Feedback and contributions are welcome and can be emailed to environment@hume.vic.gov.au or call 9205 2200. hume.vic.gov.au/livegreen This newsletter is printed on ecoStar+ 100% Recycled Silk EVENTS School holiday children's gardening workshop Are your kids curious about gardening? Share the joy of gardening with the whole family at this beginners' vegie growing workshop for children aged three to eight. Learn how to successfully grow vegies in summer. 3pm–4.30pm, Thursday 23 January Tullamarine Library, 58 Spring Street, Tullamarine Great Green Guided Tour The Great Green Guided Tour is on again! Visit various community-led sustainability projects across Hume, from Community Gardens to a grasslands advocacy project, vertical wall gardens and more sustainable cafes. Meet others involved with the growing Enviro Champions network of passionate community members working to make Hume a more sustainable place to live. 10am–3pm, Sunday 16 February Meet outside Hume City Council offices, 1079 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows Family Fauna Finds Come along to this family-friendly and free evening event to encounter some of the wildlife living along Deep Creek in Bulla. You will hear about the discoveries that ecological consultants Biosis have made across Hume and the survey methods used to find our precious fauna. Copies of the Birds of Hume and Fauna of Hume will be available to take home. Please bring a torch and wear comfortable shoes to walk in. 7.30pm–9pm, Wednesday 26 February Trap Street Reserve, Trap Street, Bulla Major Events and Festivals Summer is here and there's lots happening in Hume City! Join us for a free movie and live entertainment at Summer Sessions: Movies and Music. Summer Sessions are held throughout January, February and March in locations across the city! This year's program includes a special Australia Day Summer Session on Sunday 26 January in Broadmeadows Civic Plaza. Don't forget to put Craigieburn Festival (Sunday 29 February, Craigieburn ANZAC Park) and Broadmeadows Street Festival (Sunday 5 April, Tanderrum Way) in your calendar. The Sustainable Environment team will be running a range of activities for children at Craigieburn Festival and Broadmeadows Street Festival. Come say hello to find out more about local initiatives, Environmental Scholarships and the Enviro Champions program. For more information about all of Council's major events and festivals, visit hume.vic.gov.au/events To register for any of these events visit livegeenhume.eventbrite.com or contact Sustainable Environment on 9205 2200.

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