Ride in style to the World Environment Day Dinner

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The annual celebration of World Environment Day is being hosted by the Conservation Council at the National Arboretum on Saturday 3 June. 

Warm yourself during the Canberra winter, as Janet Jeffs of Ginger Catering cooks up a treat using local, seasonal produce. Your ticket will include a three-course meal and wine, plus champagne and canapes to start.

The MC for the evening will be the wonderful Lish Fejer from ABC radio. 

Don’t miss out on unique regional food and wines, live music from Sebastian Field, inspiring speakers including Professor Penny Sackett (physicist, astronomer, current member of the ACT Climate Council and former Chief Scientist of Australia), with a range of fun activities including a silent and live auction. Mingle with the best like-minded community of people passionate about the Canberra region’s air, water, flora, wildlife and land. 

Pedal Power members have access to 10 EXCLUSIVE discounted tickets at $99 – so get in quick! Ring the Conservation Council on 02 6229 3200 to reserve your spot NOW. You’ll need to quote your Pedal Power membership number.

A bike ride will be led from Civic to the Arboretum, leaving at 6:00 pm from City Bus Station Platform 11, outside the Melbourne Building. For those needing some help up the hill, a free ACTION bus, chartered from Civic is stopping to pick up bike riders at the foot of the hill, at the Lindsay Pryor carpark on Barren Joey Drive (site of a new Park and Pedal facility) at 6.40pm. (The charter bus leaves Civic at 6:30 pm, also from City Bus Station Platform 11).

Everyone who rides part or all the way or uses the ACTION bus will go into the exclusive draw for the World Environment Day Dinner’s Sustainable Transport Raffle, with first prize being a Perpetual Motion IV electric bike from Switched on Cycles valued at $2,000.

Bus riders will be issued raffle tickets on the bus while bike riders who ride all the way will be issued tickets by the ride leader (or if they ride on their on, on presentation of their (slightly sweaty) bike helmets). Bus riders will also be the first in the doors at the Arboretum, which will only open with the arrival of the charter bus at approximately 6:45 pm.

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