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Egg-cellent Easter

SAT 16 AND SUN 17 APRI This highly anticipated annual Easter event will bring Sydney children on the Easter Bilby’s journey through the stunning Centennial Parklands. Together with their parents, children are introduced to the story of the Easter Bilby and their very special promotion to Australia’s Easter mascot. Children engage in nature-based games and art projects celebrating Australia’s native plants and animals, follow trail maps, overcome challenges and connect with the natural world and their community! This egg-cellent adventure is all about families celebrating Easter magic in the beautiful outdoors. This is a 1-hour program led by one of our education rangers. Session times:…

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Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

Check out these new indoor sports courts in Alexandria

The city of Sydney has opened 2 new indoor courts as Perry Park continues to transform into a bustling sporting precinct We’ve brought more of our courts indoors at Perry Park Recreation Centre so lovers of netball, futsal, badminton, volleyball and basketball can play and practice year round, no matter the weather. International level futsal games can be hosted at the centre for the first time and tiered seating for bigger crowds is now available. 4 indoor courts at the centre are now available for sports competitions and hire. Work on a FIFA-sized multipurpose sports field, spectator seating and an…

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School holidays, What to do

French Explorers – Voyages to Australia

2022 marks the 250th anniversary of the first French visit to Australian shores. This exhibition explores the people who led those voyages and their achievements and legacies. You might encounter one or two surprising anecdotes along the way French Explorers – Voyages to Australia introduces some of the great 18th century French adventurers who visited these shores. Through rare objects, stunning contemporary art, costumes, a dynamic digital map, and even a creaking ship cabin, this show chronicles the personalities of the men – and women! – who played a major part in the strong ongoing connection between France and Australia….

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School holidays, What to do

Waverly Council, School Holiday Programs

OUR SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM OFFERS TONNES OF FUN TO HELP YOUR KIDS PASSIONS AND TALENTS GROW.  ART | CRAFT | SPORT | DISCO DANCE Looking for things to do these School Holidays? Waverley offers a range of great activities. The program includes both free and paid activities facilitated by a combination of Waverley Council specialist staff, artists, industry professionals and partner organisations. These activities are designed to be easy, fun and accessible which your child is sure to enjoy. For more information about the Waverly’s Councils school holiday programs: eventbrite.com.au

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School holidays, What to do

Future Vet Kids Camp makes animal adventures to remember these school holidays

Hey kids! What do you think happens when a comedian animal trainer, a Thai rescue dog and a goliath stick insect walk into Australia’s most pawpular school holiday camp for animal lovers? There’s only one way to find out! Following a sell-out January 2022 camp in Sydney, Future Vet Kids Camp’s April 2022 school holiday program is now open for registrations! The veterinary-inspired program is designed and run by twin veterinarians Drs Audrey and Alison Shen from BondiVet TV show and Aussie Mobile Vet. It caters to kids aged 9 to 16 years and encourages responsible pet ownership, the profession of veterinary medicine and surgery and a…

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Events, School holidays

Easter Egg Hunt – Kokoda Memorial Park

Come to Kokoda Park on Easter Sunday for an Easter Egg Hunt and sing-a-long. There will be chocolate eggs and live music to enjoy! While there, visit one of the local cafés for coffee or breakfast. Check Council’s social media for more information and weather updates. When: SUN 17 APR 2022 Time: 10 am – 12 pm Location: 2R Goodwood Street, Kensington Cost: Free Check: the Randwick City council website for more information  

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Events, School holidays

Visit secret rockpools with marine biologists this school holidays

Rockpool Ramble might be the funnest, slimiest and the most educational activity in Sydney this school holidays. The events, organised by Woollahra Council, pair groups if kids (4+) and parents with marine biologists, who guide them to secret beaches to get up close and personal with the creatures living in our harbourside rockpools. Taking place in Vaucluse on Tuesday April 19 and Sunday April 24, the Rockpool Rambles are truly hands on, giving children the opportunity to safely see and touch creatures like sea stars, sea hares, sea snails, anemones, urchins and cunjevoi. “We try and get beyond ‘yuck’,”says Will…

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Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

Four Fantastic Outdoor Fitness Options in Coogee

Coogee is easy to get to by bus from the city and Bondi Junction, or walk the coast path around from Bondi in the north or Maroubra in the south. If you have to drive, be warned that parking is a real headache on weekends and holidays [there’s still no meters in most streets though]. The promenade is great for walking, cycling and just people-watching: early mornings bring out the boot campers and sand sprinters, beach volleyball is set up on the sand and on the grass in the afternoons there are performers practising slack line walking, drummers, buskers, Latin…

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Events

Shen Yun 2022 in Australia

A Culture Reborn: Shen Yun Presents China Before Communism An incredible family experience! New York-based Shen Yun returns to Lyric Theatre, Wednesday 6 – Sunday 17 April, Book Now! “Exquisitely beautiful. An extraordinary experience for us and the children.” —Cate Blanchett, Academy Award-winning actress “There is a massive power in this that can embrace the world. It brings great hope… It is truly a touch of heaven.” —Daniel Herman, Former Minister of Culture of The Czech Republic In the years to come, the story of Shen Yun will become a legend about how a group of elite artists came together…

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Events, Food

Food Trucks are back for the Long Easter Weekend

Looking for some fun over the Easter long weekend? Head to Pioneers Park, Malabar where there will be food trucks all weekend long, From Thursday 14 April to Monday 18 April. Date : THU 14 APR 2022 – MON 18 APR 2022  Time : 12 pm – 8 pm Location : Pioneers Park, Malabar Address : 1160 Anzac Parade, Malabar Please note dinner service only on Thursday from 4pm to 8pm. There will be a variety of different vendors selling savoury and sweet treats, so keep an eye on your favourite food truck’s social media pages for their hours of operation. Participating…

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