150 days of community weeks 16 – 20

Week 16 (wb 21 June)

  • Cut back on screen-time
  • Help carry something heavy
  • Plan a reunion of family, friends, or those with whom you had a special connection
  • Find out what’s going on at your local library
  • Read the local news faithfully
  • Buy a BBQ and invite others over for a meal
  • Fix it even if you didn’t break it
  • Pick it up even if you didn’t drop it

Week 17 (wb 28 June)

Week 18 (wb 5 July)

  • Sit in your front garden
  • Be nice when you drive
  • Make gifts of time
  • Volunteer at your local school
  • Become a neighbourhood champion
  • Send a ‘letter to the Editor’ about a person or event that helped build community

Week 19 (wb 12 July)

  • When inspired, hand-write personal notes to friends and neighbours
  • Attend gallery openings
  • Greet people
  • Organise a day of front-garden sales
  • Invite friends or colleagues to help with a DIY project
  • Lobby for a better playground
  • Help children on your street plan and run a lemonade stand

Week 20 (wb 19 July)

  • Organise a ‘play out in the street’ project
  • Open the door for someone who has his or her hands full
  • Say hi to those in lifts
  • Invite a friend to go for a walk
  • Offer to look out for your neighbour’s home while they are away
  • Organize a fitness/health group with your friends or colleagues
  • Recycle more