The National Calendar | Do Something!
Do Something's guide to community events

01 Sep -
30 Sep

disCONNECT to reCONNECT

disCONNECT to reCONNECT

1. Try ‘disconnect’ challenges that can help you to start some great, mindful habits with regards to your personal use of technology. 2. Try ‘reconnect’ challenges focused on your social connections and bringing people together face to face to foster

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29 Sep

AUSTRALIAN HIMALAYAN FOUNDATION ‘ON TOP OF THE WORLD’ GALA DINNER - SYDNEY

AUSTRALIAN HIMALAYAN FOUNDATION ‘ON TOP OF THE WORLD’ GALA DINNER - SYDNEY

The On Top of the World’ dinners, will raise urgently needed funds to support the AHF’s ongoing projects in education, health and environmental projects in Nepal, India and Bhutan. The Sydney dinner will feature Peter Garrett singing from his debut solo album, A Version of Now; and special guest Pertemba Sherpa, triple Everest Summiteer from Nepal

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01 Oct -
31 Oct

Breast Ever Brunch

Breast Ever Brunch

Help create change in the lives of women with breast cancer by hosting a Breast ever Brunch this October. Whether you decide to host a brunch at home or a morning tea at work, every dollar you raise this October will help women with breast cancer when they need it most. You can help create change in her life today. Visit www.breasteverbrunch.org.au to get your FREE host kit!

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01 Oct -
30 Nov

Light the Night

Light the Night

Every day 35 Australians are diagnosed with blood cancer. Raise funds and walk with us this spring to help more Australians beat blood cancer. Gather with family and friends to shine a beautiful lantern: gold to remember someone, white for your own journey or blue to show you care. Search for a walk near you lightthenight.org.au.

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02 Oct

The Bloody Long Walk Brisbane

A 35km walk from Sandgate to South Brisbane to raise funds to find a cure for mitochondrial disease.

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03 Oct

World MSA Day

World MSA Day

This is a day which is celebrated world wide to raise awareness of a rare neurological disease called Multiple System Atrophy (MSA). On 3rd October each year members are encouraged to walk a mile and/or light a candle to raise awareness. Please see website http://www.world-msa-day.org/World-MSA-Day/HOME.html

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When:
08:00am - 11:59pm
Email:
admin@nhwa.com.au
More:
nhwa.com.au

03 Oct -
09 Oct

Neighbourhood Watch Week

Neighbourhood Watch Week

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is a community led safety and awareness program working in partnership with police. It aims to prevent crime, stop social isolation and increase the safety, security and quality of life for everyone in the community. NHW Week aims to raise awareness of and promote membership to local NHW programs and the benefits of belonging to a local NHW group.

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07 Oct

Odd Socks Day

Odd Socks Day

Odd socks day is a light-hearted approach to remind people that anyone can have an odd day, and that stigma is still one of the greatest barriers to people seeking help and recovering from a mental illness.

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When:
07:00pm - 11:30pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets
Phone:
03 9533 1213
Email:
jleeming@netspace.net.au
More:
hummingbirds.org.au

08 Oct

Hummingbirds Great Gatsby Dinner

Hummingbirds Great Gatsby Dinner

Hummingbirds Great Gatsby Dinner supporting the O’Brien Foundation. Raising funds supporting the O'Brien Institute of Regenerative Surgery, on Saturday, 8 October at 7.00pm at the RACV City Club, hosted by Peter Smith OAM, from Channel Nine. Three-course menu, unlimited beverages, and exceptional entertainment including Headstrong, Tim Ellis, and The Great Gatsby Cotton Club Party.

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12 Oct

Hollywood Scandal for Dogs for Diggers

Hollywood Scandal for Dogs for Diggers

A night of intrigue, mystery and murder, for a cause. The format is quite simple and you can be as interactive as you choose. If you wish to sit back and watch then you can do that or you can choose to get really involved and solve the murder. Raising funds for The Young Diggers and the Young Diggers Dog Squad to help our diggers suffering from PTSD.

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15 Oct

Light it Red for Dyslexia

Light it Red for Dyslexia

‘Light it Red for Dyslexia’ is a volunteer initiative to light significant monuments and landmarks across Australia in the colour RED for Dyslexia Awareness, on the 15th October 2016. Various volunteer Dyslexia support and community groups nationwide have come together to bring the initiative to fruition. #lightitredfordyslexia

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Access:
Disabled parking, Free parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
Phone:
0419565756
Email:
vcmperth@outlook.com
More:
rockrattleroll.com

15 Oct -
16 Oct

Rock Rattle and Roll Festival for Telethon

Rock Rattle and Roll Festival for Telethon

This event is a two day festival raising funds during part of Western Australia's much loved Telethon Charity Event weekend . Held on the official Telethon weekend -15th and 16th of OCTOBER. Wanneroo Show Grounds. Come celebrate our past and dig deep for Perth's biggest and best loved charity, Telethon Rock Rattle and Roll Festival for Telethon.

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15 Oct

Breakaway Inc GATSBY GALA

Breakaway Inc GATSBY GALA

Join us in your Gatsby Getup at the Redcliffe RSL, Take the opportunity to network while enjoying great food, beverages, live music, surprise performances and most excitingly the chance to get involve and bid on great prizes in our auction and raffles raising funds for our disability services. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 100 attendees and a fundraising profit of $12,000.

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When:
05:00pm - 09:00pm
Access:
Disabled parking, Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Guide dog friendly
More:
www.MoonlightWalk.com.au

21 Oct

MS Moonlight Walk

MS Moonlight Walk

On Friday evening, 21 October, thousands of people will join the fight against MS and walk in the 18th annual MS Moonlight Walk. This year’s walk is expected to be the biggest yet and raise $600,000 to fund support services for more than 3,700 Queenslanders living with MS, and fund research projects to find a cure, so get involved today! REGISTER today and to raise awareness and funds for MS.

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23 Oct

The Bloody Long Walk Melbourne

The Bloody Long Walk Melbourne

A 35km walk from Yarra Bend Park to St Kilda to raise funds to find a cure for mitochondrial disease.

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25 Oct

Help2Reach

Help2Reach

HELP2Reach will bring together business, training and support agencies to help guide your path for the future. Come along to meet with the region’s largest employers, educators and support agencies in a fun, energetic environment. WHERE: PCYC Deception Bay ADDRESS: 100 Maine Terrace Deception Bay, QLD WHEN: Tuesday, 25 October 2016 TIME: 10.30am – 3.30pm

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28 Oct

Day for Daniel 2016

Day for Daniel 2016

Get involved with raising awareness of Child Safety & Protection. The theme of the event is WEAR RED & EDUCATE! What can you do? REGISTER your School, Business or Event at www.dayfordaniel.com.au Download our FREE educational Resources Kit from www.danielmorcombe.com.au POSTER: http://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/wh1.thewebconsole.com/wh/5246/images/DFD_Poster_2015.pdf

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30 Oct

The Bloody Long Walk Canberra

The Bloody Long Walk Canberra

A 35km walk from Red Hill to Reconciliation Place to raise funds to find a cure for mitochondrial disease.

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30 Oct

Trailblazer By The Sea

Trailblazer By The Sea

Trailblazer By The Sea is South Australia's freshest individual, team or family event. Walk or run one of the course options along Adelaide's great coastline. Go solo, get a team together, bring your friends and / or family! Four distances (8, 14, 29 and 50km). The funds you raise will help Rotary Club of Adelaide charities, Surf Life Saving SA and SAHMRI.

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01 Nov -
30 Nov

Movember

Movember

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces across the country. The aim of Movember is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, with a specific focus on prostate cancer and depression in men.

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