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Night Life – Great Southern Bioblitz Launch

Fri 24 November at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Frogs, Bats and Moths, oh my! Learn about the creatures that come to life while you are sleeping at this free, family-friendly event.

  • Celebrate with us the launch of Lithgow’s first participation in the Great Southern Bioblitz, and learn how you can take part.
  • Join a walks with experts to search for frogs and bats.
  • Learn how you can help wombats.
  • Kids activities.
  • Meet some moths.
  • Free dinner provided (details coming soon).

This is a free event however registration is essential, and spaces are limited. Please click here Select tickets | Night Life – Great Southern Bioblitz Launch Event | Humanitix to register for catering purposes.

Throughout the night in the hall there will be information displays, including a Kanimbla Wombats stall, with kids colouring-in, and the chance to ask all your wombat questions. From dark there will be a moth-attracting light set up, and participants can get involved in photographing and learning about the moths we find.


Fri 24 November
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Vale Community Hall
Mort St
Vale of Clwydd, NSW 2790 Australia
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(02) 6354 9999
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

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