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Time of Marrai'gang - Bana'murrai'yung (wet becoming cooler) April - June

The time of the year when the cries of the Marrai'gang (Quoll) ...more

Please make a submission objecting to the loss of 370 Bus Route

A weekend 370 bus service from Annandale to Coogee Beach was introduced in the 1940s. Buses ran every 20 minutes via Newtown and St Peter's Station to Beach Street, Coogee. The full fare was 8d (shillings) and child fare was capped at 3d.-1940 'NEW BUS SERVICE.', The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), 26 January, p. 12. , viewed 08 Jun 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17658334

The 370 bus service was re-introduced in the 1990s (from memory) to run from Leichhardt Market Place opposite Boomalli Artists' Coop to Coogee. It started of as a limited service.

It is now proposed to cut the 370 service in preparation for the privatisation of more of the bus network ...https://perambuler.ramin.com.au/2021/06/370-bus-from-leichhardt-to-coogee.html

Please make a submission before 30 June at https://www.mysydney.nsw.gov.au/SE_bus_changes

1-13 Parramatta Road, Annandale - Voluntary Planning Agreement(Submissions close on 30 June 2021)

Key features of the draft Agreement
*the embellishment and dedication of land for road widening along McCarthy Lane Annandale
*the construction and dedication of land of a three and half metre wide through site link for improved pedestrian and cyclist access and amenity along Johnston’s Creek
*a public lift and stairs

Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (Clause 25E) - Explanatory Note for planning agreement under section 7.4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
1-13 Parramatta Road, Annandale
1 Introduction
The purpose of this Explanatory Note is to provide a plain English summary to support the notification of a draft Planning Agreement (Planning Agreement) under section 7.4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (Act), prepared in connection with a development at 1-13 Parramatta Road, Annandale (D/2017/161) (Development Consent)...1-13_Parramatta_Road_Annandale_Draft_explanatory_note_final.docxs

Make submissions at https://yoursay.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/1-13-parramatta-road-vpa

1-5 Chester Street[East}, Annandale - Voluntary Planning Agreement

Inner West Council and Corvas Pty Ltd aft Corvas Unit Trust and are proposing to enter into a Voluntary Planning Agreement which would take effect on the date it is executed by both parties.
Key features of the Agreement
Land transfer to Council
Works in kind in construction of the site through site link including landscaping and lighting
Monetary contributions
More at https://yoursay.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/chester-street-annandale-vpa

William of Solar Music Brass and Woodwind

William runs interior of op shopSolar Music Brass and Woodwind on Parramatta Road Annandale. A Bass player, former teacher and Band Director, William has pivoted to Running a business restoring and repairing Brass and Woodwind instruments.

Parramatta Road, Annandale is also home to a couple of Guitar shops

Felicity Wilcox & Adrian Lim-Klumpes
Thursday the 24th of June

JOHNSTON ST JAZZ SOLO JAZZ PIANO MASTER SERIES VIII
88x8 jazz piano master series VIII Solo performances by :

Felicity Wilcox is an ARIA and AACTA-nominated Australian composer/performer whose output encompasses concert music, film music, songwriting and improvisation, music for theatre, installation, live events, and radio. She has received commissions for many leading ensembles, and for over 60 screen productions. Her compositions are regularly performed and broadcast in Australia and internationally. As a pianist, she plays in the improvising trio Wilcox, Encarnacao, Swanton Trio (W.E.S.T.) with renowned bassist Lloyd Swanton (The Necks) and versatile indie guitarist John Encarnacao (The Nature Strip). She has performed in bands with Jess Ciampa, Inga Liljestrom, Veronique Serret, Anthea Cottee, Tim Crow, Cameron Undy, Ben Rosen, and many others. Her improvisational sonic language mixes beautifully executed, lyrical piano performances with extended techniques using objects and implements to trigger unexpected and unfamiliar sound worlds.Felicity's isolation video project is beautiful.

Adrian Lim-Klumpes (formerly Adrian Klumpes) is a performer and composer from Sydney, Australia. He performs primarily on piano with electro acoustics and preparations. Adrian has composed a range of works and has undertaken commissions for chamber ensembles, choreographers and filmmakers. As a member of several improvising post-modern jazz ensembles including Triosk, 3ofmillions and currently Tangents, he plays piano, rhodes electronics, and mallet percussion. Adrian has released several albums including two solo albums, Be Still and Yield. Andrew listens to Yield quite often, it's beautiful. Also beautiful is the videoclip for Move.

$30/$15 concession, tickets at trybooking.com/BRDFM or at the door

We love seeing you in person... but if you're interstate or international (or have a sleeping child), we're streaming at facebook.com/JohnstonStreetJazz/live

--- the future ---

1 July : Young Women's Jazz Orchestra
Sunday 4 July 7pm : Nat Bartsch quartet : Forever More
Monday 5 July 11am : Nat Bartsch Solo : Forever, and No Time At All
8 July : Michael Griffin Octet
15 July : Cameron Undy "Ghost Frequency"
29 July: Felicity Wilcox album launch
5 August: Hilary Geddes Quintet
12 August: Brazilian twist
19 August: Phillip Johnston sax quartet
26 August: Carl Dewhurst with Chloe and Jacques
2 September: Koopman/Clark/Thomas
23 September: Josh Shipton jazz orchestra
Thursdays 8pm $30/$15
81 Johnston St Annandale
Tickets: Trybooking.com

Annandale Galleries HISTORIC BARKS & SCULPTURE
MANINGRIDA and YIRKALLA 1996 - 2009

Please join us for the opening of this exhibition from the personal collection of BILL & ANNE GREGORY A rare opportunity to view stand out works that were acquired at the time of their exhibition between 1996 - 2009.
Exhibition dates: 21 May – 2 July
110 Trafalgar Street Annandale
More at http://www.annandalegalleries.com.au/

Recitals at the Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church

Future Concerts (Entry by donation)

More at https://www.hunterbaillie.com/upcoming-events

heart of annandale Annual Art Exhibition

Heart of Annandale is a community art exhibition for the Inner West. It celebrates artistic conversations about our suburbs, providing a platform for all community members to participate. The exhibition includes musical performances, creative workshops, and social activities designed to enhance community interaction, inclusivity and promote local talent.
Heart of Annandale is completely run by the members of Village Church Annandale and is supported by the Inner West Council and generous local businesses.

2021 Theme: 'Adapt'

Each year, Heart of Annandale has an exhibition theme to help springboard and focus our creative energies and provoke thought and conversation about our lives in the Inner West.

This year's theme allows us to consider some of the ways we've adapted to new circumstances and done things differently, particularly in the face of challenges. But it doesn't just have to be about human experience - you could consider physical or natural environments, industry or ideology. Perhaps you'd just like to delve into some good old adaptation - take the theme where you will!

Entries Close: 6pm Friday 2 July
Exhibition Open: 10-25 July, 12-5pm every day
Opening Night: Friday 9 July, 6-8pm
Closing Celebration: Saturday 24 July, 6-8pm

More Information and Enter via https://heartofannandale.sydney/

people in hallAnnandale Bag Making Bee by Boomerang Bags Sydney Inner West

We just celebrated our fourth year and it seems that we have now got our mojo back after a quiet 2020.
Can you believe we have made 8780 bags in those four years. It's amazing and I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who has played a role in helping us make such a big impact on the circulation of plastic bags in Sydney.
We are holding our regular Bees on the second Sunday of every month (including this Sunday 16 May) and we would really love you to be part of these. 1-5pm at the Annandale Neighbourhood Centre.
We have a monthly stall at the Summer Hill Flour markets.
We have our bags at:
Village Wholefoods n Marrickville
Alfalfa House in Newtown
Tart Sisters in Ashfield
Noff shops all over Sydney
It is so pleasing to hear that our bags are still popular but we have limited supplies at the current time. To keep up with the demand we really need more helpers. If you are unable or not keen to come to the Sunday Bees please get in touch as we can arrange for home work to be delivered.
We have plans to branch out into a range of other sustainable items which will reduce the need for plastic - so far we have been trialling reusable make up wipes and bunting for parties.
If you are keen to reengage with this important work then please get in touch (rachel powell < boomerangbagssydneyinnerwest @ gmail.com > no spaces in email address!) or pop along on Sunday.

Annandale Community Centre
Back Hall 79 Johnston St, Annandale

More information: https://www.facebook.com/boomerangbagssydneyinnerwest/

Announcing Annandale Bookies

A Short History of Australia (Manning Clark), Azadi (Arundhati Roy), Why don't you look where you are going (Ward and Rigby), Ideas for Australian Cities, Bernard Shaw - Plays Pleasant, Dark emu (Bruce Pascoe), Tall Poppies (Susan Mitchell), Stranger Country (Monica Tan), The Secret River (Kate Grenville), Welcome to Country (Marcia Langton)

Pitch Non-fiction books.

8-10am Thursdays at a Cafe in Annandale... more

Annandale Craft Group Resumes

signs advertising activities outside community centre

The Annandale Craft Group meets THURSDAYS 11am-4pm at the Annandale Community Centre... Five Women working on their craft Projectmore

Annandale Drawing Group

Annandale Drawing Group - Monday Mornings

This group is self motivated - artists of all skills are welcome to bring their own materials and projects to work in a shared and supportive environment.
There is no cost to attend.
Mondays, 9am-1pm during school terms. Please note that the group is currently full, but you can be placed on a waiting list.
Annandale Community Centre (upstairs)
79 Johnston Street, Annandale 2038

More at https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/live/living-arts/creative-spaces/arts-organisations-venues-and-creative-businesses/art-groups-and-classes

Tai Chi has also resumed: Over 50s Tai Chi

Tuesdays at 11.45am at Annandale Community Centre

Join a free trial class then pay $6 per class.
To book call 9533 4422 or info@share.org.au
Class are offered by the Share not for profit organisation. More info at https://share.org.au/classes/courses/tai-chi/

Loaded Dog Folk Club

loaded dog folk club

60 mins each act, unless otherwise stated

Saturday 24th April door opens 7 for 7.30 start
Daniel Kelly + Cap in Hand

*Back Hall, Annandale Community Centre, 79 Johnson St, Annandale
*/Disability access, supper available, BYO. $20/18 /Enquiries & bookings – Sandra 9358 4886

More Information: folkfednsw.org.au/event/cap-in-hand-daniel-kelly-share-the-bill-the-loaded-dog/

Johnstons Creek naturalisation

Between the Crescent and Rozelle Bay

December 2020 - Community Update (pdf)

More about the project at www.sydneywatertalk.com.au/johnstonscreek

Booth Street Bridge and Johnston Creek Path

arch bridge over deep concreted channel with sandstone embankmentarch bridge over deep concreted channel with sandstone embankment Drystone Wall, Johnston's Creek Drystone Wall, Johnston's Creek

Path along from Chester Street to Booth Street along Johnston Creek: https://yoursay.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/leichhardt-and-camperdown-streetscape-improvements (Wigram Road design.pdf)

" The Booth Street Bridge, Annandale spans the Johnstons Creek Sydney Water stormwater channel south of Wigram Road. The purpose of the project is to create wider pedestrian footpaths, construct a bicycle path on the eastern side of the bridge, provide crash barriers for public safety and strengthen the base of the existing road structure."..https://www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/develop/works-and-projects/council-capital-works-projects/upcoming-and-ongoing-projects/booth-street-bridge-widening

Op Shop and Community Food Pantry Annandale

man and womanWayne and Marghanita at Sydney City Mission Annandale Op Shop

Sydney City Mission Op Shop & Food Pantry at 181 Parramatta Road Annandale.

"seeking Donations for our Community Food Pantry, especially Long Life Food Produce ie: Tin Vegies, Cereal, Long Life Milk, Pasta, Rice, 2min Noodles, Muesli Bars. If you are able to share this need amongst our community, we would be ever so grateful. Things have been ever so tragic since Covid19, so may people are struggling financially, out of work, in need of basic essentials ie: Food, Personal Care Products, Sanitising PPE and counselling/pastoral care support for depression, anxiety, mental health."-Manager & Community Events Co-ordinator Sydney City Lifestyle & Mission Centre

Libraries and Art Galleries

Annandale Self Guided Walks

Free Historical and Eco walks around Annandale...http://ramin.com.au/annandale/eco-annandale-walk.shtml

Dorian's Flowers

7 Pritchard Street Annandale, two people with cat in front of house with flowershttps://www.instagram.com/doriansflowers/

art gelleryThe Wayne Ashton Gallery

Annandale couple Wayne Ashton and Libby Douglas are behind the Wayne Ashton Gallery at 11 Northumberland Avenue Stanmore

Libby is a Jewelry Maker who creates statement pieces, funky slightly retro styles, colour and more colour. ...libbydouglasjewellerydesigns.com/pages/about-libby

Wayne Ashton's work spans painting, ink drawings and fiction. This includes the highly acclaimed novel Under a Tin-Grey Sari, 12 solo exhibitions, many group shows and three radio dramas...http://www.wayneashton.com/online_art_gallery_artist_biography.htm

Lou's Chilli

road planCocoacoffee has diversified into chilli sauce and oils as well as stocking dried chillies at 103 Parramatta Road Annandale

Louis and Terence roast their own coffee beans and make their own chocolate onsite and from scratch. All of their sources are direct trade - straight from the farmer to your coffee cup...cocoacoffee.com.au/

Ron's Records

We Buy Records Rock, Jazz, Punk etc Enqu. Here or phone 0401093664 7 Days a weekRon buys Small or large collections - and will and can collect. Interested in rock, pop, reggae, jazz, blues, funk/soul, psychedelic, classical, hiphop, folk and punk. Combined budget of $50,000 per collection. Record dealers in Sydney for 18 years & based in Johnston St. Annandale , NSW...ronsrecords.com.au

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