Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden, 420 Mona Vale Road, 2075
About the event
Join a Weaving Workshop with Aunty Karleen Green (Koori Artist) as she guides children aged 6-10 years through creating their own message stick and as she shares her stories of healing and Country along the way.
About the artist
Karleen Green is an Aboriginal woman who is passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills in traditional art, weaving and culture. Karleen teaches traditional ochre painting with kids through to traditional basket weaving techniques with natural fibres and plant dyes. Karleen uses natural fibres and paints (ochre) in her classes.
About Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
Set on 154 hectares of urban Sydney sandstone bushland at St Ives and adjacent to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden boasts some of Sydney’s best wildflower trails, Duffys Forest and Coastal Upland Swamp as well as 18 threatened species of Australian flora and fauna and 2 endangered ecological communities providing learning experiences in the natural environment.