" The garden is fantastic. Teaching these skills to our children is critical. Family needs to get on board. " - danielle
" Gardening teaches many different skills for life. Not only do the community contribute to a sustainable food source and gardening skills, but also creates a team of caring community members . " - carolinemgale
" Had our class out there today. Weeding, watering, sharing and learning. Something the whole school and the community takes pride in" - MickBent
" As a parent who participates in the Stop N Play session we find this an amazing group, we dig, plant, water, make garden craft and take home some of the food to try. My kid has a great time and so do I." - WaverleyCommunity
" that would be awesome, invite agencies to show what's available & all organisations in our local area. Would this be open to all ages??" - trish
" Open to everyone but with a particular focus for young people. They'd love to see Live music, Free food, Inflatable activities, 'sideshow' style activities, X Box on the big screen, competitions, graffiti walls, face painting, just to name a few!" - AndyBeeston
" Maybe adding a local youth bands, music competition as part of the entertainment" - Rebekka
" Sounds Great ... Would it be good to link the festival to a theme week or other event such as RUOK Day, youth week or Neighbor day ? " - redexell
" Have our local schools talent to host a mini talent show as both the primary & High school have a band either through the Esk Band program. Any help you need just yell out Andy Beeston. Invite both the lions & Rotary clubs to have bbq's, with hot & cold drinks on offer.
" - trish
" I'm lucky enough as the Healthy Families Worker at NSCC to work really closely with Caz, our Community Familiy Worker and I agree, she does a fantastic job out in our community and really cares about the children and families in our area!" - bellafountain
" 7248- I have had the pleasure of working alongside Caz and she is passionate and dedicated to the community and the families in it. It is a great pleasure to learn from such a positive role model.
People like Caz and places like the Northern Suburbs Community Centre are vital for community " - Lorettas
" Our community tells us the NSCC Community Family Workers (networkers) continue to support, connect, advocate, inform, refer, enabling community to know what's happening in their local area. This has been through schools, outreach, playgroups, events, picnic and plays, child health, expos and lots more 7248" - Northern Suburbs Com
" Through the Community Family Worker MRC Multicultural Playgroup families find out free events in their local community and promote educational programs which enhances skills for everyday life. 7248" - MRC Playgroup
" MRC Multicultural Playgroup is FUN and operates in Mowbray for local and migrant parents with children under five, where they can enhance their learning in a safe, supportive environment.
" - MRC Playgroup
" The team at NSCC (Northern Suburbs Community Centres) run a wide variety of programs such as the PEEPS program (out of school hours) and would love to develop more in response to community need if the funding can be made available!" - bellafountain
" Great Idea !!! I agree. It is the only program for that age in the community. Could they add a pram walking component to it as well in the nicer weather ?? That would be fun" - Matilda
" Great idea Matilda!!! I feel like it helps not only with issues of social isolation for mums and dads but it also gives the children of the community a wonderful outlet for socialisation, physical activity and development.
Keep up the great work Northern Suburbs Community Centre " - Sammi
" Great idea Matilda!!! I feel like it helps not only with issues of social isolation for mums and dads but it also gives the children of the community a wonderful outlet for socialisation, physical activity and development. Keep up the great work Northern Suburbs Community Centre- 7248
" - Sammi
" Our community tells us that it's important to have a choice of where playgroups are located, community based can help pave the way into school settings 7248" - Northern Suburbs Com
" 7248- acceptance and value happens best when groups and events are designed by the community for the community otherwise you just have outside organisations doing what they think is right for the community. " - Lorettas
" 7248- it is so important to have a sense belonging and pride in where you live. The Northern Suburbs Community Centre is great at adding to that community with all that they do. " - Sammi
" I work in Rocherlea/Mayfield (7248) and have found it really vital that we are listened to as a community but also as people. Sometimes programs just arrive that 'someone, somewhere' has decided we need rather than actually asking us what we feel would be valuable and the best way for us to learn it." - bellafountain
" A great way of taking cooking programs to the community, could be alongside the NSCC Peace of the Garden veggie box program a community member from Rocherlea tells us" - Northern Suburbs Com
" 7248 - the scope of this is enormous! Would be great for community outreach as well as taking cooking sessions out into the community or even to be used at events to encourage community participation and connection." - bellafountain
" What a great way to reach and engage the community." - ChrisCross