Celebrate Deerubbin

Celebrate Deerubbin — a Festival of the Hawkesbury River! Hornsby Shire Council, the Brooklyn Community Association and The Cottage would like to invite you to a special event to celebrate the Hawkesbury River and its people.

Join us on Saturday 18 June from 10am to 3pm at The Cottage (10 Dangar Road, Brooklyn) for:

  • A Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
  • A guided bushwalk to Brooklyn Dam
  • Short presentations by local industry representatives – Oyster growers, Pearl growers, commercial fishermen and the Hawkesbury-Nepean Coastal Management Program
  • A kids’ painting workshop making paint from rocks and oxides with local artist
  • Pledge for the Hawkesbury River
  • Photo exhibition by Nicole Matthews
  • ‘First Nations Weaving Circle‘ by Ngumpie Weaving
  • A sausage sizzle lunch
  • A raffle
The event will also feature stalls from:
For more details, see the event page: https://www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/…/Celebrate-Deerubbin-A
Celebrate Deerubbin
  • Pica
  • Belle Property
  • Just Better Care
  • Dural Tyrepower
  • Balmoral Homes
  • Coppernest