Curly Community Garden

Past Events

Open Mic Night

Date: Saturday 17 August 2019

Time: 4:00 to 7:00pm

A Family Friendly event:

  • Garden walkthrough and potluck nibbles from 4:00pm
  • Open Mic night in the Curl Curl Community Centre Hall from 5:00pm
  • Meet the community and share your talent or just come along and join the audience
  • Send an email to to register your interest as a performer

Please BYO nibbles to share, plates, cutlery and beverages.

Garden OpEN Day

Date: Sunday 7 April 2019

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Open Day is being held in conjunction with the Northern Beaches Native Propagation Nursery,  located on the southern half of the bowling green.

The scheduled events include:

  • 10.30 am War on Waste Community Compost Program

  • 11.00 am Wildflowers Across the Beaches Talk

  • 11.30 am Food Forest Walk & Talk

  • 12.00 pm Official opening of the Northern Beaches Community Native Nursery and the Curly Community Garden

  • 12.30 pm Weird & Wonderful Veggie Tour

Please BYO reusable cup if you want to sample some Native Mint tea or other beverages!

Curly Community Garden INFO Session

Date: Saturday 23 September 2017

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am 

The Info Session is being held during one of our regular working bees. We'll be doing general garden maintenance from 9:00am and you are welcome to come early and join us for this.

The info session will include:

  • a brief history of the garden
  • an overview of what happens at our weekly working bees
  • details about our Drop & Swap composting program
  • a tour of the garden
  • information about the Food Forest that we'll be creating at the garden
  • an opportunity for any questions to be answered

All are welcome to attend. Bring your family & friends!


Date: Saturday 10 December 2016

Time: 9:00am - 11:00am - General Upkeep Working Bee
             11:00am - Garden induction
             11:30am - AGM

Place: Western Bowling Green, North Curl Curl Community Centre 
             2 Griffin Road, North Curl Curl

At the AGM, members will have the opportunity to:

  • find out and ask questions about Curly Community Garden’s operations and finances
  • speak about any items on the agenda
  • vote on any resolutions proposed.

At the meeting, members will be asked to vote to:

  • accept the annual report
  • accept the annual financial statements
  • elect members of the Management Committee .

The following special resolution will be proposed at the annual general meeting:

  • adoption of new Curly Community Garden Constitution 

What to bring/wear

  • gardening gloves
  • sun hat, sunscreen, closed shoes 
  • drinking water


Please join us make history in this great community initiative by helping set up the community garden!

Date: Saturday 12 November 2016
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm (come for an hour or come for the entire time!)
Place: Western Bowling Green, North Curl Curl Community Centre 
             2 Griffin Road, North Curl Curl

What's going to happen? 

  • Construction and planting of initial beds
  • Establishment of compost bins and shed
  • Meeting new friends

What to bring/wear

  • gardening gloves
  • sun hat, sunscreen, closed shoes 
  • drinking water
  • a shovel or spade, if you have one

You can buy a membership on our TidyHQ site at any point or at the Community Garden on the day, for $35 for an individual annual membership or $50 for a household. Or just drop in on the day to see what it's all about!

If possible, we strongly encourage you to bike or walk to the garden. Council has requested that garden members not park on site until after 9:30am on Saturdays.


Council staff will be available to answer questions and gather feedback at a Drop In Information Session held at the North Curl Curl Community Centre.

Location:  North Curl Curl Community Centre
Date: Saturday 25 June
Time: 2:00 - 3:30pm


Warringah Council held an on site workshop to discuss the future uses of the North Curl Curl Community Centre. They used a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) of the various options that have been proposed.

Date: Tuesday 8 March 2016
Time: 8:00pm
Place: North Curl Curl Community Centre, corner of Abbott and Griffin Roads

North Curl Curl Community Ctr Info Session - 5 mar 2016

Warringah Council held a Drop In Session at the North Curl Curl Community Centre (formerly the Dee Why RSL Bowling Club) as part of the Community Consultation process to determine the future uses of the site. Curly Community Garden had an information stall there to promote the garden.

Date: Saturday 5 March
Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm
Place: North Curl Curl Community Centre, corner of Abbott and Griffin Roads


An on site Information Meeting was held to raise awareness about the garden and to answer any questions the community might have. 

Date: Saturday 5 December
Time: 10:00am
Place: Corner of Pitt Road and Huston Parade, North Curl Curl

Curly Community Garden Raffle - Draw Date: 21 October 2015

The Curly Community  Garden Raffle was a HUGE success! Of the 560 tickets printed, 561 were sold! The last 58 (+1) tickets were snapped up the night of the draw at the Curl Curl Lagoon Friends AGM. 

A big congratulations to the Enright family of Curl Curl, who won the first prize of two nights accommodation at a country cottage near Bowral, generously donated by Sustainable Gardens. The second prize, a $100 voucher for Stacey Claire Hair Artistry in North Curl Curl, was won by Robin. There were eight other lucky winners.

A massive THANK YOU to everyone who donated prizes, sold tickets and purchased tickets. We raised nearly $2,000 for the garden!!   

These are the prizes that were generously donated:

  •  2 nights in a country cottage near Bowral ($800 value) - donated by Sustainable Gardens
  • $100 gift voucher - donated by staceyclaire [hair artistry] in North Curly
  • $100 travel gift voucher - donated by Blue Full Travel Service in Freshwater
  • signed copy of Indira Naidoo's Book 'The Edible City' - donated by Manly Vale Community Garden
  • a ceramic piece - donated by Karla Knight, a local, semi-retired potter
  • 'Jamie's 30 Minute Meals' cook book
  • Vouchers for fish & chips - donated by North Curl Curl Takeaway (2 prizes)
  • Car DVR - donated by KyLink, Kwai Trade Link Pty Ltd
  • i5 Wireless Charging Receiver and Wireless Charger - donated by KyLink, Kwai Trade Link Pty Ltd

Curly COmmunity Garden - expression of interest-15Aug2015

A gathering was held at the southwest corner of the old Dee Why RSL Bowling Club site to gain support for establishing a community garden there. 

Date: Saturday 15 August
Time: 10:00am