Events & Activities

30 YEARS CELEBRATIONS FOR SCONE!

30 YEARS CELEBRATIONS FOR SCONE!

What a fabulous celebration for ADFAS Scone! On Tuesday April 13, the 30 Year Anniversary of this lovely society was honoured in style with a lecture on ‘Plants and People Who Changed our Gardens’ presented by Fiona Ogilvie, followed by a delicious lunch on the lawns...

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New Venue for Newcastle

New Venue for Newcastle

While Societies have been busy kicking off the new ADFAS season, Newcastle society may have come up trumps with their fabulous new venue!  Christ Church Cathedral was the stunning location for Julian Bickersteth, President of the Association of ADFAS, to present his...

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CAR BOOT PICNIC FOR ADFAS BOWRAL

CAR BOOT PICNIC FOR ADFAS BOWRAL

ADFAS Bowral & District decided to launch their year off to a great start this week with a car boot picnic. The venue was kindly supplied by Fred & Margie Krahenbuhl, in their paddock in Berrima. The weather was not quite what Chair Kirstie Graham was hoping...

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Byron Bay – a Virtual Lecture

Byron Bay – a Virtual Lecture

Virtual Screening - The Architecture of Mughal India: Palaces, Mosques, Gardens and Mausoleums Members of ADFAS Byron received an unexpected surprise at our first get together for 2021 - the virtual screening of UK Lecturer - Dr John Stevens’ lecture - The...

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Molonglo Plains First Live Lecture

Molonglo Plains First Live Lecture

In December 2020, ADFAS Molonglo Plains committee arranged a live lecture, an exciting venture indeed as it was the first one held since lockdown. This took place in November, in a new venue for the committee, the Queanbeyan Bicentennial Hall. They also held their...

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Gold Coast Bus Trip

Gold Coast Bus Trip

Last November, ADFAS Gold Coast Society braved COVID-19 restrictions and ventured north by coach for a day trip to the Redland Shire. It is bordered by Brisbane, Logan, and Southern Moreton Bay, and includes a number of islands such as North Stradbroke and...

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ADFAS Cairns raising funds with a Bookstall!

ADFAS Cairns raising funds with a Bookstall!

ADFAS Cairns had an extremely innovative idea to raise much needed funds for their committee – and they held a very successful Book Stall at Gordonvale Markets in November to raise money for their society. Great idea Cairns, in what has turned out to be a very...

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Pokolbin’s Car Boot Picnic

Pokolbin’s Car Boot Picnic

ADFAS Pokolbin hosted a car boot picnic in October at Sculpture in the Vineyards, located at Stonehurst Cedar Creek winery. A fabulous time was had by all. The rain held off and even a bit of sunshine showed up! Delicious box lunches were provided by 'The Deck'...

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Serenade for Byron Bay

Serenade for Byron Bay

ADFAS Byron Bay members were treated at the weekend to a brilliant performance by Francis Atkins, their Young Musician of the Year, at the home of Helen Stahmann in Broken Head. Helen is a member of ADFAS Toowoomba, and a great supporter of the Arts. The afternoon...

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