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Zoo on the Move at Vaucluse House

Did you know that the grounds of Vaucluse House almost became a zoo? This January, we imagine what could have...

FREE DANCE DAYS AT BRENT STREET STUDIOS

If you’ve always wanted to get your little one into dance, let them experience the Eastern Suburb’s favourite dance...

Five local walks in the East

There are many family-friendly scenic trails within the Eastern Suburbs that are packed with adventure, gorgeous views and fun...

Monday's Local Mum, Barbara Gruber

Where and how long have you lived in Sydney’s east? I moved from Berlin to Paddington in January 2019....

The Pedal Club – Let your kids grow into cycling, not out of it

A brand new concept has arrived on Sydney’s shores… The Pedal Club; Australia’s first and only kids bikes subscription...
Events, Kids, What to do
Zoo on the Move at Vaucluse House
Kids
FREE DANCE DAYS AT BRENT STREET STUDIOS
Parks & Playgrounds, What to do
Five local walks in the East
Monday's Mum Profiles
Monday's Local Mum, Barbara Gruber
Kids, Parks & Playgrounds
The Pedal Club – Let your kids grow into cycling, not out of it

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About Eastern Suburbs Mums

Welcome to Eastern Suburbs Mums

 

All about life as a mum in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

 

Eastern Suburbs Mums was created for mums and their families to connect with what is going on in Sydney’s east.

It’s a place for Mums where you can find out about your local area, what’s on, where to get help, advice and more...

 

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Pixar Putt, The Entertainment Quarter. Now open.

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Events, Kids, What to do

Zoo on the Move at Vaucluse House

Did you know that the grounds of Vaucluse House almost became a zoo? This January, we imagine what could have been if the animals took up residence. Spot the playful animal illustrations, go wild and get creative in our activity hub, and try to identify the animal sounds in the pleasure garden. Plus, book into one of our Zoo Talks with Taronga Zoo or join the Procession of the Animals in Erth’s Marvellous Menagerie puppetry workshop. These activities take place outdoors with limited capacity. What’s on   Animals on parade 13–30 January, Vaucluse House gardens, free event Playfully illustrated by artist…

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Kids

FREE DANCE DAYS AT BRENT STREET STUDIOS

If you’ve always wanted to get your little one into dance, let them experience the Eastern Suburb’s favourite dance classes at Brent Street Come along and experience our award winning dance programs this January – free of charge! We’re hosting fun dance classes, you can meet our team, tour the studios, try on and grab your merchandise, enrol in classes and programs… and more! No dance experience required – and the more the merrier! We encourage everyone near and far to come along and experience a little bit of the Brent Street magic at these open days. Wear some comfy…

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Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

Five local walks in the East

There are many family-friendly scenic trails within the Eastern Suburbs that are packed with adventure, gorgeous views and fun playgrounds. The team at Woollahra Council have put together a number of different walks where you can explore our gorgeous surroundings. Visit Woollahra Council for more exciting trails. Cooper Park Trail Cooper Park is the Eastern Suburbs’ hidden gem. With a natural creek flowing through and towering native trees, it feels like you’ve escaped the city and found yourself in a primeval forest. The whole area is criss-crossed by paths, but make sure to check out our Go Slo for a…

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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Barbara Gruber

Where and how long have you lived in Sydney’s east? I moved from Berlin to Paddington in January 2019. The plan was to live here for two years, but then COVID hit and turned the world upside down — so we’re still here! We are very grateful to have spent the pandemic years living in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. During lockdown, when we were unable to leave our 5km radius, I often thought we live in the best 5km radius in the world! Three words that describe what it’s like to live in the eastern suburbs? Community. Beautiful. Beach. How many…

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Kids, Parks & Playgrounds

The Pedal Club – Let your kids grow into cycling, not out of it

A brand new concept has arrived on Sydney’s shores… The Pedal Club; Australia’s first and only kids bikes subscription service.  Fresh off the back of their launch last year and winning the People’s Choice Award at the Hatch Taronga Accelerator, The Pedal Club’s mission is simple; to reduce the unnecessary carbon footprint of the kids bike industry, and to keep good bikes from cluttering homes and streets, and most importantly out of landfill.  For the equivalent weekly cost of a couple cups of coffee, parents can choose from a range of kids bikes to be delivered to their door, as…

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Inspiration, Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

Summer School Holiday Fun

The school holidays are here and it’s the perfect time for kids to connect with nature and explore Centennial Parklands. With a range of exciting and educational school holiday programs at Centennial Parklands, there’s something for every little curious mind! Take a look at our programs below and register your child for a fun summer experience like no other. Nature & Art – Eco Art for Kids Dates: 20 & 28 Jan Join our friendly and experienced Education Rangers for two hours of creative exploration with nature. Through a series of ephemeral and take-home craft activities, children will be guided…

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Events, What to do

Free entertainment, activities and ice cream on offer for Australia Day

This year, we’ll observe Australia Day with a range of food trucks as well as free activities, live entertainment and ice cream at an afternoon event taking place at Kensington Park from 12 noon to 4pm on Wednesday 26 January 2022. Also taking place at the La Perouse Museum is a free performance by Aboriginal Elder and musician Vic Simms along with the All Star Band, from 4 to 5pm. Council’s Citizenship Ceremony and Community Service Awards will take place earlier in the day, from 9.30am to 11am at the Prince Henry Centre in Little Bay. This is for invited…

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Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

Find your Wild Summerama Treasure Hunt

Download the app and Go treasure hunting with Second Nature Are you ready for a treasure hunt like no other? Team up with friends, family and other locals and seek out nature’s local hidden treasures around the eastern suburbs. Claim the podium and win great prizes. How does it work: You have 1 month to complete the hunt, across different special nature sites in the eastern suburbs. There are 11 missions to complete in total. You can choose to visit all locations in one hit, or visit each or a few at your leisure over the month. There will be prizes…

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Events, What to do

Pixar Putt returns to take Sydney to infinity…and beyond, this summer!

Get ready to kick some serious putt when Pixar Putt returns to take Sydney to infinity…and beyond, this summer! Australia’s much loved open-air mini golf sensation is inspired by some of Pixar’s most adored films. Putt your way around 9 or 18 holes at the Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park for a limited season from 26 November until Sunday 6 February. This immersive open-air mini-golf sensation is made up of interactive putt-putt holes inspired by the stories, characters and icons from some of Pixar’s most beloved films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc, Soul, The Incredibles, and more and will feature…

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Parks & Playgrounds

5 top spots to keep cool this summer

The Woollahra Council area boasts many gorgeous parks, reserves and playgrounds, as well as scenic harbourside pools, beaches and baths. La Niña may be playing havoc with our summer plans but we’re optimistic about gorgeous sunny days ahead. When the mercury rises, it’s time to grab your swimmers, hat and sunscreen and cool down in the tranquil waters along the stunning coastline within the Woollahra Council area. We picked five of our favourite spots to keep cool this summer. 1) Snorkelling in Camp Cove Camp Cove Beach is one of those ‘secret’ spots that locals would love to keep all…

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