August in South Hobart

posted 31 Jul 2014, 13:41 by SHSC Secretary   [ updated 31 Jul 2014, 18:48 ]
The Art Of Happiness - today 6:00 PM to 8:30pm
Discover how to boost your 'Well-Being at Work' today from at 6:00 PM to 8:30. by exploring the value of positive humour in the workplace with Daryl Peebles from the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. Daryl will talk about his research and the implications for you.  Join us and come away with strategies to increase your productivity and well being at work.Details on facebook and tickets can be booked at

Community Garden - Sun 10th August 10-12
Our next working bee is on Sun 10th August 10-12. The focus will be planting fruit trees and we will also be doing general garden maintenance such as weeding. You are all welcome to come and help this beautiful garden be ready for Spring. People wanting to sign up for a plot, or to be part of the food forest, please fill in the membership form found on our website.

Growers GatheringSun 24th August
Our next working bee is on Sun 24th August. Who would like to host us? Please contact Cindy at if you'd like to invite us, this or any month, to wander around your garden and share afternoon tea - we bring the food! Growers Gatherings are for anyone interested in growing food - it's a fabulous opportunity to talk gardening to your heart's content, and share in our combined local wisdom and experience.

BushAdventures - Winter calendar
As always, there are great Bush Adventures activities occurring in our backyard in August. Check out the Winter calendar of events for information.

Understorey Network
Each year the Understorey Network organises a volunteer growers scheme whereby members either grow plants for themselves, grow plants for other members or projects, or receive plants for their own properties or projects. If you are interested in getting involved or finding out more, please contact Understorey Network coordinator, Oliver Strutt on 6234 4286 or The closing date for registering for this year’s growers’ scheme is the 10th of September.