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

01 Oct -
31 Oct

Foot Health Month

Foot Health Month

Foot Health Month is hosted every year as an initiative of the Australasian Podiatry Council, the peak body for podiatry in Australia. The Foot Health Month campaign seeks to remind the public about the significance of good foot health and encourage people to seek more information about the services that podiatrists offer.

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30 Sep -
31 Oct

National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month

Safe Work Australia National Safe Work Australia Month aims to raise awareness of workplace safety and encourage all working Australians to get involved in and concentrate on safety in their workplace to reduce death, injury and disease.

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21 Aug -
13 Nov

The Bloody Long Walk Series

The Bloody Long Walk Series

The Bloody Long Walk is a challenge to cure mitochondrial disease (mito). Walk, jog or run and enjoy spectacular scenery whilst raising vital funds to help find a cure for mito. Mito is a debilitating and potentially fatal genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to convert food into the energy needed to power muscles and major organs; 1 in 200 people are at risk of developing mito.

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22 Oct -
28 Oct

Occupational Therapy Week

Occupational Therapy Week

OT Week is run each year on the week commencing on the third Sunday in October. In 2017 it will be held from Sunday 22 October until Saturday 28 October, inclusive. OT Week helps promote the many ways occupational therapy can help people at all stages of life to reach their potential.

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When:
05:00pm - 10:00pm
More:
https://www.facebook.com/CanningShow

03 Nov -
04 Nov

2017 Canning Show

2017 Canning Show

The Canning Show is conducted each year by the Canning Agricultural, Horticultural & Recreational Society. The Show Days consist of a full scheduled sixteen hour stage show, roving entertainment, a variety of stalls, and a large sideshow with games, rides and showbags. Friday night sees the sky light up, celebrating the opening of the Show with the annual Fireworks Display at 9:00pm. Saturday

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When:
07:00am - 01:00pm
Phone:
03 9598 5621
Email:
events@kingperformance.com.au
More:
www.eurekaclimb.com.au

19 Nov

Eureka Climb 2017 - Celebrating 10 years

Eureka Climb 2017 - Celebrating 10 years

Get set for Australia’s biggest tower climb up 88 floors of Eureka Tower to the highest viewing platform in the Southern Hemisphere. Take in the fantastic view of Melbourne from the finish line at Skydeck88 and be rewarded for your climb with a special 10th Anniversary Eureka Climb finisher’s medallion! Race the clock or go at your own pace in the timed or untimed categories. Get a team

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26 Nov

Big Red Ride Sydney

Big Red Ride Sydney

THE TOUGHEST ONE-DAY RIDE OUT OF SYDNEY Our epic Big Red Ride Sydney event is now in is 5th year with 2017 set to be the BIGGEST AND BEST yet! Bondi to Katoomba - 150km Option 2 - Bondi to Richmond - 85km RIDE FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T - 100% of funds raised will go to the MDNSW Kids for Life Program to help children living with Muscular Dystrophy.

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27 Dec -
04 Feb

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience

Brickman Awesome presented by Toyota is kicking off its national tour in Sydney next month and has already broken LEGO® records before it has even opened! Opening on Boxing Day at the ICC Sydney, Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brickman Awesome will entertain LEGO® fans until 4th February 2018, before continuing around Australia, stopping in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane.

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01 Feb -
28 Feb

Sustainable Living Festival

Sustainable Living Festival

The Sustainable Living Festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face. The Festival will present a rich program of home and lifestyle solutions including talks, workshops, art, film, performance and markets to educate and inform the audience about their state of sustainability.

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01 Mar -
31 Mar

The March Charge 2018

The March Charge 2018

The March Charge is a fun personal fitness challenge that has an enormous impact on how cancer is researched and treated. Just by walking or running for Cancer Council this March, and by raising funds, you can help us Charge ahead with cancer research, prevention, advocacy and support services. Will you join us in 2018 and really tell cancer where to go?

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When:
06:00am - 11:00am
Access:
Public transport, Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets
Phone:
1800 440 155
Email:
materchicksinpink@mater.org.au
More:
https://www.womensdayfunrun.com.au/

04 Mar

RACQ International Women's Day Fun Run

RACQ International Women's Day Fun Run

The RACQ International Women’s Day Fun Run is happening on Sunday 4 March 2017. Join 10 000 women as South Bank transforms into a sea of pink for the fight against breast cancer. Run or walk the scenic 5 km or 10 km inner city river loop. Together, let’s celebrate the women in our lives and raise $620 000 for vital support services and life-saving breast cancer research at Mater. Don’t miss Bris

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When:
08:00am - 03:00pm
Access:
Free parking
Email:
waterskiqld@gmail.com
More:
http://waterskiqld.com/tournaments/tournament-nationals-2018/

29 Mar -
02 Apr

Tournament Waterkski Nationals

Tournament Waterkski Nationals

Tournament waterskiers from all over Australia will come together in Goondiwindi, QLD to battle it out to take home they Beynon Shield. Adults and children of all ages will compete in slalom, trick and jump. There will be refreshments available on site and spectators are welcome!

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30 Mar -
02 Apr

Melbourne Easter Show

Melbourne Easter Show

Celebrate Easter a different way! The 2017 Melbourne Easter Show was a fantastic weekend out for the families of Melbourne. The 2018 Melbourne Easter Show will be bringing back all the fun and excitement over the Easter long weekend. In 2018 Melbourne Easter Show is bringing a unique, family friendly “ little , big show” to the suburbs of Melbourne.

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10 May -
19 May

El Camino for the Kids

El Camino for the Kids

As part of El Camino for the Kids, you will join a group of inspiring individuals dedicated to supporting the Ronald McDonald Houses in Victoria provide a home-away-from-home for seriously ill children and their families. Trekking the beautiful and revered Spanish El Camino trail from Sarria to Santiago in Spain.

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25 May

Wild Women On Top Melbourne Coastrek

Wild Women On Top Melbourne Coastrek

The third annual Wild Women On Top Melbourne Coastrek is headed back to the Mornington Peninsula coastline on Friday 25 May 2018. Coastrek is Australia’s most popular adventure hike for women, now for the first time ever mums and dads can get their 16+teens off screens to join them. Registrations open Wednesday 1 November 2017. Coastrek hope to raise $1.8 million for Fred Hollows Foundation.

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06 Oct -
12 Oct

Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018

Neighbourhood Watch Week 2018

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Week is held annually in neighbourhoods across Australia and New Zealand. NHW group members gather in their communities to raise awareness of the Neighbourhood Watch and the benefits of belonging to a local Neighbourhood Watch group.

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