Get ready for a Summerama like no other! From photography competitions and creative workshops through to treasure hunts, nature walks and beach clean ups, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! These community led and Council events will help you get out and about, take action and appreciate our gorgeous local environment.

Biomimicry Inventions (19 January 2022)

Join artist and scientist, Laura Jade, to learn about biomimicry inventions. What's that exactly? Creations inspired by mimicking nature! Take part and choose a natural phenomenon to inspire your own inventions and artworks.

When: Wednesday 19 January (10am - 11am for people aged 6 - 8) and (1pm - 2pm for people aged 9 -12)

Where: Online via Zoom

Book your spot for the 10am session here and 1pm session here

Biomimicry Inventions is a Waverley Council-run event.

Upcycled Masterpieces with Lisa Patroni (20 January 2022)

Join artist Lisa Patroni to transform household waste into artworks worthy of the Archibald! Learn how to combine colour, texture and tone with found materials to make incredible abstract artworks. You'll never guess these materials were destined for landfill once you see what Lisa does with them.

When: Thursday 20 January (10am - 11am for people aged 6 - 8) and (1pm - 2pm for people aged 9 - 12)

Where: Online via Zoom

Book your spot for the 10am session here and 1pm session here

Upcycled Masterpieces is a Waverley Council-run event.

Beach clean-ups (26 March 2022)

Please note due to Covid-19, the beach clean-ups have been postponed. The Bondi beach clean-up has been rescheduled to Saturday 26 March. Book your spot for the Bondi clean-up here. The Bronte beach clean-up is yet to be rescheduled.

Join us for a beach clean-up in Bondi or Bronte. Bring your friends or family and roll up your sleeves to help keep our amazing beaches beautiful!

Into running or exercising? The clean-up at Bondi will include a 4km run with three bootcamp stops. If you don't like running, come for the clean-up part of it!

When: Sunday 16 January, starting at 9am and you can come for as long or as little as you like

Where: Bronte Beach and Bondi Beach

Book your spot for the Bronte clean-up here and the Bondi clean-up here

The beach clean-up events are run by Plastic Free Bronte, Responsible Runners and SeaBees.

Love the Coast photo competition (1 Dec 2021 to 22 Jan 2022)

Keen to win $300 cash prize and a 121 session with acclaimed World Press photographer Rohan Kelly? Then, get outdoors, get snapping and enter your inspiring photos in Council’s Love the Coast photo competition to win wonderful prizes.

When: 1 Dec 2021 to 22 Jan 2022

Click here for more info on how to enter. Good luck!!!!

Love the Coast is a Waverley Council run event

Find your Wild Treasure Hunt (1 to 30 Jan 2022)

Are you ready for a treasure hunt like no other? Team up with friends, friends or other locals and seek out nature’s local hidden treasures around the eastern suburbs. Claim the podium and win great prizes!

When: 1 to 30 Jan 2022

Click here for more info on how to enter. 

Find your Wild is a Waverley Council run event.

Nature Walks

Please note due to Covid-19, the nature walks have been postponed. The nature walks are yet to be rescheduled.

Explore magical Bronte Gully on a Guided Walk and connect with a little wilderness in our local 'hood!

Eastside Community Group (ECG) will take you on an informative and entertaining stroll from Bronte Park up to the waterfall, discovering plants, birds and other creatures along the way. The Gully will never look the same to you again.

When: Sunday 30 January, 2 to 4pm (last walk to depart at 3.15pm)

Where: Meet near the playground at Bronte Park

Book your spot here 

The nature walks are run by the Eastside Group of the Wilderness Society

Please contact Ale Torres at

Please note, as the COVID-19 situation evolves, we will continue to follow advice from the NSW Public Health Orders and will modify or cancel Summerama activities if required. 

For Council run activities please contact Ale Torres via email or phone 0481 835 061.

For Non-Council activities such as the beach clean-ups please contact Plastic Free Bronte or Responsible Runners and for the Nature Walk please contact

  • Please remember to observe current NSW health orders at all times.
  • If feeling unwell, please stay at home and get tested, and follow NSW Health orders
  • Always follow instructions from event organisers.
  • Remember to keep social distancing (1.5 meters) at all times
  • We encourage you to wear a mask
  • Face to face activities such as the nature walks and beach clean-ups are covid safe events. All participating adults must be double vaccinated.
  • Always stay on the path, be mindful of your steps particularly around stairs, trees and rocks.

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