Science in the Swamp
Events, Kids

Science in the Swamp – Celebrate National Science Week in Centennial Park

After a two-year hiatus, the ever-popular Science in the Swamp returns to Centennial Parklands on Sunday 21 August, in celebration of National Science Week.  A free family day out jam-packed full of science, fun and discovery, learn about the Parklands, meet our native animal residents and let your curiosity guide you as Dickens Lawn transforms into a pop-up village of scientific delights! Unearth your inner scientist through hands-on, family-friendly science experiments and displays, learn bush survival skills with Greater Sydney Parklands’ educators at our Bush Craft Village, and be sure to keep an eye out for the incredible roaming dinosaur, who…

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Events, Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

Celebrate National Tree Day With Woollahra Council

Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment, reconnect with nature and your community. Come and join us at Christison Park on National Tree Day – 31 July 2022. We will plant a range of locally native plants at this scenic ocean foreshore site to beautify the park and extend the habitat corridor for small birds and other wildlife. Everyone is welcome! After your planting, enjoy some snacks and let the kids join our interactive native wildlife program. When: Sunday 31 July 2022, 9:30am-12:30pm Where: Christison Park, Vaucluse Register Online “The whole goal of National Tree Day is…

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Events, Inspiration

Entries to City2Surf 2022 are open

The City2Surf Story Over the last 51 years City2Surf has transformed from a local road race into the world’s largest fun run and a bucket list event for Sydneysiders, along with thousands of participants from across the country and around the world. Whether you walk, jog or run the famous 14km course from Hyde Park to Bondi Beach, City2Surf is all about hitting the streets and having fun with your family, friends and thousands of others while also raising an incredible amount of money for charity. Maybe you’ve raced every year (shout out to our Legends!), or love the thrill…

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Events, What to do

Beach Breaks Festival Maroubra

Beach Breaks and the Havaianas NSW Grommet State Titles are back for 2022! The event will be held on Sunday 24 July 2022 at Maroubra Beach from 11am – 4pm. Beach Breaks is a free community event that celebrates the proud and colourful surfing history and culture of Maroubra Beach. There will be live music, entertainment, workshops, activities for the kids! For the first year ever, Mckeon St will be closed to traffic and will hold outdoor dining in the streets and live music, so come grab a bite to eat and support local businesses. The Surfing Walk of Fame…

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Events, School holidays, What to do


Be part of the upside-down photo craze that is taking the world by storm, with House Down Under – Australia’s first ever inverted house photo experience.  The first of its kind in Australia, House Down Under, takes the phrase “turn your world upside down” to a whole new level! The unique attraction gives the impression it has been dropped from the sky, creating a museum of illusion to take mind bending images.  “What an honour and dream it is to be able to introduce the inverted house photo experience to Australia. House Down Under is a unique twist of perception where…

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Events, Inspiration, What to do

Find Your Sparkle with The Langham Sydney’s My Little Pony High Tea During the July School Holidays

Giddy up! It’s time to trot into The Langham, Sydney to celebrate the new Netflix  animated special My Little Pony: Make Your Mark. On weekdays from Monday 4 July until Friday  15 July, The Langham, Sydney is hosting a My Little Pony-themed children’s tea inspired by the  My Little Pony world of Equestria.   Children will enjoy a generous selection of sweet and savoury treats, a My Little Pony watch party,  a colouring-in activity and a My Little Pony gift to take home.   Children are encouraged to dress up in sparkles, bring along any of their favourite ponies and  enjoy visiting…

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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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Events, Food

The Global Table

Everyone is taco-ing about it – Global Table is back. The heart of Bondi Junction will be transformed into a cultural extravaganza of food, music, dancing and entertainment this May. Bring your butter half along on Sunday 7 May to feast your senses on an array of international food stalls. It might sound cheesy, but you’re guaranteed to have a grate day at this year’s event with a 35 metre long communal table in Oxford Street Mall. Don’t go bacon any hearts- share your food with friends, or you could take the opportunity to meet some new ones. Waverley Mayor…

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Eating Out with Kids, Events, Food, What to do

Newmarket Fair to light up Randwick from ‘dawn to dusk’ this April

Newmarket Randwick will be transformed into a ‘dawn to dusk’ spectacle of wellness, florals, live music, wine tasting and glowing light installations as they launch the first Newmarket Fair, running from Thursday 28th April to Sunday 1st May. The four-day festivities will give locals of all ages a chance to explore and taste all that Newmarket and its food and beverage retailers have to offer, along with an exciting list of activities and pop-up market stalls in support of local and small businesses.  Early birds can enjoy free 45-minute yoga classes on Saturday and Sunday morning, hosted by Yogamigos. Stretch,…

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Sydney Park community planting day

Come and join to plant a native shrub in Sydney Park. Everyone is welcome to help restore native vegetation at this community planting event in Sydney Park. You’ll help with the City of Sydney’s efforts to restore 14 hectares of bushland for native conservation and biodiversity protection. Please dress sun-safe. We recommend closed shoes, trousers, hats and long sleeves. Bring your own water bottle and gardening gloves (we can supply gloves if needed). Light refreshments will be available and you can join a biodiversity walk of Sydney Park and tours of Sydney City Farm. We recommend public transport as parking…

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