2019 Working Bee dates

Participating in working bees is a great way to contribute directly to the centre and to get to know other parents and carers.

Working Bees coming up in 2019

  • Sunday 13 January 2019 - Time – 9am-12pm (8.30am sharp-9am Breakfast) - (prior to Merri opening for the year)
  • Saturday 23 March 2019 – Time – 9am-12pm (8.30am sharp-9am Breakfast)
  • Sunday 19 May 2019 - Time – 9am-12pm (8.30am sharp-9am Breakfast)
  • Saturday 27 July 2019 - Time – 9am-12pm (8.30am sharp-9am Breakfast)
  • Sunday  20 October 2019 - Time – 9am-12pm (8.30am sharp-9am Breakfast)


Merri Gardens and Maintenance Sub-Committee


What do we do?

  • Co-ordinate and implement indoor and outdoor maintenance and minor developments, mostly through working bees
  • Oversee the smooth running of working bees on the day
  • Working bees involve: cleaning, maintenance, repairs, minor construction, gardening, and are held once per term.

What’s the time commitment?

  • We meet generally once per term, a couple of weeks before a working bee, to determine and prepare for the tasks required
  • We communicate by email or phone at other times.
  • Leading the preparation for and attendance at a minimum of one working bee is required.

What skills can you contribute to the G & M subcommittee?

  • Any of the following: planning, organising, ‘handy person’, carpentry, gardening, even just a willingness to help.

You don’t have to be a member of the Committee of Management to join the sub-committee. If you’re interested or want to know more, please let Helen know.