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Environmental Events & Activities

Council's Environmental Events and Activities Program provides many opportunities for residents to attend and participate in environmental events and workshops.

You will learn about Logan's natural environment, meet new people and have fun.

The popularity of the program is increasing every year and bookings have become essential with reserve lists for nearly every workshop.

What's on

Enjoy a range of free environmental events and activities which are delivered seasonally.

Download the Environmental Events and Activities Autumn Program for March to May 2017 (PDF 6022 KB). Links to each event can be found within this document or alternatively view the Health, Environment & Waste Branch event listings below.

Bookings

Events are free and run by Logan City Council for Logan residents, bookings are essential and places are limited. Booking information is contained within each event description. Links to each event and the booking details can be found within the documents above or within the below 'Upcoming events' listings (for the Health, Environment & Waste Branch events).

Alternatively you can contact Council's Health, Environment & Waste Branch on environment@logan.qld.gov.au or phone 3412 4491 for enquiries relating to the program.

E-newsletter

Council also produces an environmental events e-newsletter that provides information on Council’s environmental events and activities program and other events happening in or around the City of Logan that are run by community organisations and groups.

Submit an event to the e-newsletter or subscribe below.

Upcoming events

Mar30

Location:
Logan Central Library

Admission:
Free

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Logan Bat Chat

Thursday, 30th Mar 2017 5:30pm

Just when we’re getting ready for bed, the bat night-shift begins! Come one and all to see and learn fascinating facts about bats, watch the family movie Hotel Transylvania (Rating PG), and enjoy some fun bat activities. Light refreshments provided. Family-friendly event. Bookings: phone 3412 4100 or online at http://loganlibraries.org/whats-on/
Apr1

Location:
St Clare's Primary School

Admission:
Free

Category:
Community; Entertainment; Environmental; Live Music or Concert

Connecting our Communities: Yarrabilba & Logan Village Family Fun Day

Saturday, 1st Apr 2017 10:00am-2:00pm

A free family fun day to officially launch the City of Logan's program - Connecting our communities: Yarrabilba and Logan Village. Free entertainment from local musicians Junior and Mad Mike, kids activities with Sparky Do Dah, eco-talks by Roman Spur and Claire Bickle, stalls, food trucks. No bookings required.
Apr2

Location:
Cornubia

Admission:
Free - run by Logan City Council for City of Logan residents

Category:
Environmental

Nature Explorers

Sunday, 2nd Apr 2017 9:00am-11:00am

Calling all budding nature explorers, join Sparky Do-dah for a series of games and a walk through nature to discover and connect with our local environment. Ages: 5-10, parents/guardian supervision required. Bookings essential - https://natureexplorers.eventbrite.com.au For more environmental events and activities visit: logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents
Apr8

Location:
Logan North Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Logan Bat Chat

Saturday, 8th Apr 2017 1:00pm

Autumn is upon us, and with the change in season brings changes in nature. Learn weird and wonderful facts about bats you never knew! Watch the family movie Hotel Transylvania (Rating PG), and enjoy some fun bat activities. Light refreshments provided, family-friendly event. Bookings: phone 3412 4140 or online at http://loganlibraries.org/whats-on/
Apr29

Location:
Springwood

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Fantastic Fungi

Saturday, 29th Apr 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

Join us for an interesting foray into the fabulous world of fungi! Workshop presented by the Qld Mycological Society and includes a forage in the forest to find some fungi. Ages: Family friendly. Bookings essential - https://fantasticfungi.eventbrite.com.auThis event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
May12

Location:
Marsden Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Library After Dark: Logan Bat Night

Friday, 12th May 2017 5:30pm

Learn weird and wonderful facts about bats you never knew! Watch the family movie Hotel Transylvania (Rating PG), and enjoy some fun bat activities. Light refreshments provided, family-friendly event. Bookings essential - phone 3412 4180 or online at http://loganlibraries.org/whats-on/This event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
May13

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

Saturday, 13th May 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required.
May14

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Glossy Black-Cockatoo Birding Day

Sunday, 14th May 2017

Join residents from all over SEQ to simultaneously search for this threatened bird. You can be part of collecting valuable local information to help conserve this species. Lucky draw prizes available. Ages: family-friendly event. Register your interest to participate by email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or ph 3412 4491This event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
May28

Location:
Griffith University Logan Campus

Admission:
Free

Category:
Arts and Crafts; Community; Entertainment; Environmental; Live Music or Concert

Logan Eco Action Festival

Sunday, 28th May 2017 10:00am-3:00pm

Logan’s most successful FREE environmental event promoting all things eco in a free, fun, family environment! Join us for free music, eco-exhibitors,workshops, wildlife displays, giveaways, and FREE kids activities, rides and more! For more information visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/LEAF. Family friendly event & no bookings required.This event is run by Logan City Council. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
Jun3

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

Saturday, 3rd Jun 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required.
Mar30

Location:
Logan Central Library

Admission:
Free

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Logan Bat Chat

Thursday, 30th Mar 2017 5:30pm

Just when we’re getting ready for bed, the bat night-shift begins! Come one and all to see and learn fascinating facts about bats, watch the family movie Hotel Transylvania (Rating PG), and enjoy some fun bat activities. Light refreshments provided. Family-friendly event. Bookings: phone 3412 4100 or online at http://loganlibraries.org/whats-on/
Apr1

Location:
St Clare's Primary School

Admission:
Free

Category:
Community; Entertainment; Environmental; Live Music or Concert

Connecting our Communities: Yarrabilba & Logan Village Family Fun Day

Saturday, 1st Apr 2017 10:00am-2:00pm

A free family fun day to officially launch the City of Logan's program - Connecting our communities: Yarrabilba and Logan Village. Free entertainment from local musicians Junior and Mad Mike, kids activities with Sparky Do Dah, eco-talks by Roman Spur and Claire Bickle, stalls, food trucks. No bookings required.
Apr2

Location:
Cornubia

Admission:
Free - run by Logan City Council for City of Logan residents

Category:
Environmental

Nature Explorers

Sunday, 2nd Apr 2017 9:00am-11:00am

Calling all budding nature explorers, join Sparky Do-dah for a series of games and a walk through nature to discover and connect with our local environment. Ages: 5-10, parents/guardian supervision required. Bookings essential - https://natureexplorers.eventbrite.com.au For more environmental events and activities visit: logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents
Apr8

Location:
Logan North Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Logan Bat Chat

Saturday, 8th Apr 2017 1:00pm

Autumn is upon us, and with the change in season brings changes in nature. Learn weird and wonderful facts about bats you never knew! Watch the family movie Hotel Transylvania (Rating PG), and enjoy some fun bat activities. Light refreshments provided, family-friendly event. Bookings: phone 3412 4140 or online at http://loganlibraries.org/whats-on/
Apr29

Location:
Springwood

Admission:
Free

Category:
Environmental; Health and Fitness

Fantastic Fungi

Saturday, 29th Apr 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

Join us for an interesting foray into the fabulous world of fungi! Workshop presented by the Qld Mycological Society and includes a forage in the forest to find some fungi. Ages: Family friendly. Bookings essential - https://fantasticfungi.eventbrite.com.auThis event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
May12

Location:
Marsden Library

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Entertainment; Environmental

Library After Dark: Logan Bat Night

Friday, 12th May 2017 5:30pm

Learn weird and wonderful facts about bats you never knew! Watch the family movie Hotel Transylvania (Rating PG), and enjoy some fun bat activities. Light refreshments provided, family-friendly event. Bookings essential - phone 3412 4180 or online at http://loganlibraries.org/whats-on/This event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
May13

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

Saturday, 13th May 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required.
May14

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Glossy Black-Cockatoo Birding Day

Sunday, 14th May 2017

Join residents from all over SEQ to simultaneously search for this threatened bird. You can be part of collecting valuable local information to help conserve this species. Lucky draw prizes available. Ages: family-friendly event. Register your interest to participate by email environment@logan.qld.gov.au or ph 3412 4491This event is run by Logan City Council for Logan residents. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
May28

Location:
Griffith University Logan Campus

Admission:
Free

Category:
Arts and Crafts; Community; Entertainment; Environmental; Live Music or Concert

Logan Eco Action Festival

Sunday, 28th May 2017 10:00am-3:00pm

Logan’s most successful FREE environmental event promoting all things eco in a free, fun, family environment! Join us for free music, eco-exhibitors,workshops, wildlife displays, giveaways, and FREE kids activities, rides and more! For more information visit www.logan.qld.gov.au/LEAF. Family friendly event & no bookings required.This event is run by Logan City Council. Please visit logan.qld.gov.au/environmentalevents for a complete listing of all environmental events and activities run by Logan City Council....
Jun3

Location:
Browns Plains Waste & Recycling Facility

Admission:
View event details

Category:
Environmental

Compost and Worm Farming Workshop

Saturday, 3rd Jun 2017 10:00am-12:30pm

The workshop will teach you how to successfully establish and maintain a home composting and worm farming system, providing options for different styles and methods of organic recycling.The workshop will include a behind-the-scene bus tour of the tip face and recycling facilities. Refreshments and morning tea are provided and one workshop participant will win a compost bin or worm farm.Children over the age of 10 are welcome to attend.Registrations are required.