The launch of Celebrating Diversity in 4017 and surrounds and Global Kitchen event
This Event has been booked out

Saturday, 18 June 2016 – noon

The documentary will celebrate participation in the local community, recording the positive impact of refugee families and individuals.

Mary Meets Mohammed
Sunday, 29 June 2016 – 6pm

Stafford Heights Baptist Church, 268 Appleby Road, Stafford Heights

Screening of the film Mary Meets Mohammed (rated PG) followed by cultural conversations by refugees and asylum seekers. Food will be served

RSVP: Leanne Rogers
0421 647 934 or lrmusic@bigpond.com

The Road to Tooleybuc
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 – 5.30pm

Annerley Baptist Church Hall, 560 Ipswich Road, Annerley

The Road to Tooleybuc raises awareness of refugee issues, promoting understanding of refugee journeys and their contribution to our society. Following the movie, there will be a panel discussion and community feast cooked by the Rohingya and Persian communities. Hosted by Andrew Bartlett, the panel includes:

  • Jonathan Sri, Councillor for The Gabba Ward
  • Sujauddin Karimuddin, Rohingya community leader
  • Jessica Black, Nundah Community Enterprise Cooperative
  • Alyas Inshaa, MDA case worker and member of the Afghan Hazara community
  • Mal McKenna, the Fuller Centre for Housing and has also started a community enterprise involving refugees
  • Lida Daliri: MDA Community Worker and member of the Persian community

For more information, please call (07) 3255 9982

Screening of Celebrating Diversity in 4017 and surrounds and #CreateWelcome Week celebration
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 – 10am-2pm
SANDBAG Community Centre, 153 Rainbow Street, Sandgate

Screening of the documentary Celebrating Diversity in 4017 and surrounds, plus entertainment throughout the day, featuring Karen dancers and music, Ethiopian coffee demonstration, Bhutanese lunch, screening of SANDBAG’s #CreateWelcome Week video, and #CreateWelcome Social Booth.

10am: Ethiopian coffee demonstration and tasting
11am: Entertainment by dancers and band from the local Karen Community and short film screenings
Noon: Bhutanese lunch of dumplings and mild curry

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Matilda on (07) 3869 3244 or mmarsh@sandbag.org.au

Celebrating Diversity in 4017 and Surrounds and morning tea
SANDBAG Community Centre, 153 Rainbow Street, Sandgate
Thursday, 23 June 2016 – 10.30am-11.30am

Screening of short films highlighting creating welcome for refugees and people seeking asylum and Celebrating Diversity in 4017 and Surrounds and a morning tea.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Matilda on (07) 3869 3244 or mmarsh@sandbag.org.au