Events, Playgroups

New urban plaza opens in the heart of Randwick

An outdoor plaza on Waratah Avenue in Randwick opened this week, providing community members with a new leisure and recreation space. The plaza, situated off Belmore Road in the heart of Randwick, features terraced seating, tables, new trees and garden beds, and accessible pathways for prams and wheelchairs. Randwick City Mayor Philipa Veitch said: “The new plaza is part of Council’s ongoing commitment to providing more open and outdoor spaces for community members to enjoy. “It is an important addition to the main shopping and dining hub in Randwick, where many people work and pass through every day. “The new…

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Kids, Playgroups, Playgroups

Bondi Toy Library opens at Waverley Library!

Visit the Bondi Toy Library at its new location in the children’s section of Waverley Library. Join Waverley mayor Paula Masselos at the official opening event on Tuesday March 26. Children are invited to browse the shelves, play with the toys and explore this wonderful not-for-profit community resource. We will also be celebrating Bondi Toy Library’s 40th birthday! Want to take some toys and games home with you? Speak to our staff about becoming a Bondi Toy Library member and start borrowing immediately. when: Tue, 26 Mar 2024 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Where: Waverley Library 32-48 Denison Street Bondi…

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For Mums, Parenting, Playgroups

Celebrating mums who volunteer in the eastern suburbs

It’s National Volunteering Week, which is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering and recognises the vital support that millions of volunteers provide to their communities. Here in the Eastern Suburbs, there is an inspiring team of mums who volunteer their time to run Bondi Beach Playgroups, a not-for-profit community playgroup operating at 3 venues in the Waverley Council area. The group is supported by Waverley Council with financial grants and venues, but all activities of the group are conducted by volunteers. The volunteers are all dedicated to creating inclusive and welcoming spaces for families to connect and play. They turn…

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Inspiration, Kids, Playgroups

5 reasons why you should book Rose Bay Cottage for your next kids’ birthday party

Take the hassle and expense out of your next kids’ birthday party by hiring one of the Woollahra council  community venues. Rose Bay Cottage, located on the corner of Woollahra Golf Club on O’Sullivan Road, is a perfect choice for kids’ birthday parties and other family celebrations. Here are some reasons why. Safe outdoor and indoor play areasIf your party guests consist of little runners and climbers, you can breathe easy at Rose Bay Cottage. There’s a fully fenced outdoor play area with fun equipment and toys, a soft-fall surface to protect against knocks and bruises and a shade sail.There’s…

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Events, Parenting, Playgroups

Navigate the parenting journey

South Eastern Community Connect offers a range of services and activities for new parents to navigate the parenting journey. South Eastern Community Connect organises regular weekly Playgroups, Parenting skill building programs and family fun days. Checkout below the programs and activities that South Eastern Community Connect have, and don’t forget the SECC Family Fun Day at Saturday the 14th May 2022. Playgroups. The early years of parenting can feel like one, long, sleepless night… Parents and carers face all kinds of challenges, and the right kind of support is crucial. That’s why South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) runs a range…

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