What’s on 28 May – 1 June

Understanding Residential Development in Lane Cove
When: Thursday 28 May, 6pm
Where: Lane Cove library, 139a Longueville Rd, Lane Cove
Cost: Free (registration required)

This is an essential event for anyone in the Lane Cove local council area who is thinking of building a new home or renovating their current one. Council planners explain what is required in creating development proposals in Lane Cove, as well as what is necessary during building. The hour-long talk will cover Development Application provisions, heritage and bushland-adjacent properties, and answers to any questions you may have.

Robotics Demo and Talk
When: Saturday 30 May, 10.30am
Where: Hornsby library, 28-44 George St, Hornsby
Cost: Free (bookings essential)

Hear from students at Normanhurst Boys’ High School about the robot they built to compete in the First Robotics Australia Regional Competition. Held at Sydney Olympic Park, they competed against teams from Hawaii, China, Taiwan and Singapore, as well as from around Australia. The students will discuss the competition, their team roles and robotics in general. This talk will be held at Hornsby Library.

Dog’s Day Out
When: Sunday 31 May, 10am
Where: St Ives Showground, 450 Mona Vale Rd, St Ives
Cost: Free

Ku-ring-gai Council will be holding the annual Dog’s Day Out at St Ives Showground this Sunday. There will be a selection of free education talks, food stalls and dog trick competitions. This is a great opportunity for dog owners to get valuable information about the health and wellbeing of their pet.

Open Labs: eBook Workshop
When: Monday 1 June, 10:30am
Where: St Ives Library, 166 Mona Vale Rd, St Ives
Cost: Free

St Ives Library now has a collection of eBooks available for free download including classics, non-fiction and bestsellers. This hour-long information event held at the library will demonstrate how to download and use these ebooks. Bring your iPad or other device along to this seminar.