March 2019 | Over the fence
A COUPLE of events coming up in Ulverstone may be of interest to residents of Meander Valley. The first is a Mental Health and WellBeing Workshop for people 65+. Participants will be presented with the latest Australian and Tasmanian research finding on what is known to be important and meaningful to people, especially Tasmania.
Local priorities will be identified and local opportunities explored. Free workshop 9:30am through to 2:30pm. Catering is provided. Register at www.eventbrite. com/e/people-65-mental-health-wellbeing-workshop-tickets-53943495447 or call Roslyn Evenett 6421 3618 for more information.
The second is Back to the Future. Ulverstone’s North West Ecofest is being held on April 13th, 2019 – 10.00am to 4.00pm. The theme is Back to the Future: where the Wisdom of the past meets the innovation of the future. Entry to the festival is by gold coin donation. The festival offers an opportunity to engage with some local community groups, businesses and individuals who are willing to share expertise in the areas of sustainability, wellbeing and the environment.
Stalls, workshops and talks as well as food, buskers and children’s activities will complete the experience. Special guest is Tasmania’s very own “Food Guru” and Senior Citizen of the Year, Sally Wise. Bring your old batteries, mobiles, spectacles to be recycled. Cycle, walk, car share and don’t forget your own water bottle. Contact Anne 0407 614 985.