Clean Up Australia Day – Gold Coast

When: 05/03/2021 – 07/03/2021 all-day
Where: Gold Coast Area

Gecko is proudly coordinating Clean Up Australia Day on the Gold Coast again in 2021 together with the City of Gold Coast.                                                                        Important dates for 2021        […]

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Gecko Talks-Bats Are Beneficial-24th February in Currumbin RSL

Gecko Talks-Bats Are Beneficial-24th February in Currumbin RSL
When: 24/02/2021 @ 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Currumbin RSL, 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin Qld 4223

Speaking of bats, many believe these nocturnal animals carry and bring disease; but according to Maria Nicolae of Bats Queensland this is a myth. “On the contrary”, she says, “bats are extremely useful and play an important ecological role. Flying foxes are the long distance nocturnal pollinators of Australia’s hard wood forests and microbats keep harmful insects at bay by eating them.” Maria, who is[…]

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Gecko Talks-Topic to be decided

Gecko Talks-Topic to be decided
When: 24/02/2021 @ 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Currumbin RSL, 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin Qld 4223

Subject to be decided   Gecko Talks is on the 4th Wednesday each Monday February to November 2021. When:                  Wednesday, Time:                     6:45PM for 7:00PM Start Where:                 Currumbin RSL, 165 Duringan Street, Currumbin Cost:                      FREE, after booking (Come early and buy a delicious RSL meal)    

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Gecko Talks-Currumbin’s Eco Village Celebration

When: 25/11/2020 @ 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Currumbin RSL

The Ecovillage in Currumbin celebrates 15 years of living in harmony with nature Co-Founder Kerry Shepherd speaks at Gecko Talks The Ecovillage in Currumbin celebrates its 15th birthday, however co-founder Kerry Shepherd was already involved 8 years before the first residents moved in. Kerry and her late husband Chris Walton created a blue print for a village where humans and nature could exist in harmony.[…]

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Discovery Trail 8-10am – School Holiday Program

When: 22/01/2021 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Gecko House, 139 duringan Street, Currumbin

Book through https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/ Let’s see what wonders we can find in Currumbin Estuary, like soldier crabs, etc Walking, observing, story, games, sand sculptures. Suitable children 509 year old.

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Tidal Pools 8-10am – School Holiday Program

When: 21/01/2021 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Tallebudgera Bridge on the grass on the eastern side near the beach school

Book through https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/ Children explore tidal pools and discover the creatures living there. Walking, observing, story, games, sand sculptures. Suitable children 5-9 year old.

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Marvellous Megabats 8-10am – School Holiday Program

When: 15/01/2021 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Preston Park right at the end of Michelle Drive, Currumbin

Book through https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/ Children look for the bats in the trees and learn about how they pollinate our rainforests and that they are the only mammals that can fly. Walking, observing, story, games, sand sculptures For children 5-9 year old

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Funky fish 8-10am – School Holiday Program

When: 13/01/2021 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Gecko House, 139 duringan Street, Currumbin

Book through https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/ Children catch tiny fish and learn about them and then gently put them back into the creek. Walking, observing, story, games, sand sculptures For kids 5-9 year old

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Animals in Trees 8-10am School Holiday Program

When: 11/01/2021 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Gecko House, 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin

Book through https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/ Children are detectives finding evidence of animals that live in trees. Walking, observing, story, games, sand sculptures. For children 5-9 year old

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Mystery Program 8-10am – School Holiday Program

When: 08/01/2021 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Gecko House, 139 Duringan Street, Currumbin

Book through https://gecko.org.au/ecodiscoverers-holiday-programs/ Children work as detectives finding evidence of animals that live in the Currumbin Estuary. Walking, observing, story, games, sand sculptures.   Children 5-9 year old.

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