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Events, Parks & Playgrounds

The Great Bat, Count the bats and help the Park!

To manage one of the largest urban bat colonies in Sydney, our rangers have to know the size of flying-fox population and monitor population trends. That’s why they need to count them. Get your family together and join our volunteers. You will be in groups headed by an expert volunteer who will show you how the bats are counted. An amazing hands-on experience. What will you do: Hear fascinating facts and stories about one of the largest urban bat colonies Help to count the bats Enjoy a beautiful afternoon in the park What to bring: Enclosed & comfortable shoes Warm…

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Events, Kids

Bush school: Connect children to nature

Want to get your kids off the screens – and out into nature? Join our Bush School program!  Bush School at Centennial Park will get your kids moving, creating, and thinking in a stimulating outdoor environment every week, giving them a chance to explore, discover and learn at their own pace. This unique nature play program tailored for children aged 2.5 – 5 years is led by our expert education rangers, who bring urban children and their parents back to nature in the heart of Centennial Park. The program is designed to inspire a love for the natural world in children through outdoor games,…

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Events

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM ‘SHAKESPEARE UNDER THE STARS’ IN CENTENNIAL PARK

Australian Shakespeare Company director Glenn Elston OAM is delighted to announce that the jewel in Shakespeare’s comedy crown, A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be coming to Sydney! After receiving rave reviews from London’s Kew Gardens’ season in 2021, this production will be presented for the very first time ‘under the stars’ in Sydney’s beautiful Centennial Park from 9 to 28 April.   Shakespeare’s delightful comedy will dazzle and delight audiences of all ages with the park forming the ideal background as audiences are taken on a riotous ride through the world of lovers, fairies and fools in this enchanting tale of…

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Events, What to do

Moonlight Cinema returns for another summer of starlit cinema

Moonlight Cinema, brought to you  by Energizer, is back at Centennial Park from 23 November 2023 to 24 March 2024, for a fantastic season of your favourite movies under the stars. Pack a picnic, invite your loved ones, and bask in the magic of outdoor cinema. Moonlight Cinema has all the latest blockbusters, new releases, and timeless classics, creating the perfect setting for an unforgettable evening. A favourite amongst families, groups of friends and for that special date night, Moonlight Cinema is the quintessential summer experience. It’s more than a movie experience, it’s an opportunity to kick back in the…

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Inspiration, What to do

First section of Kingsford to Centennial Park cycleway now open

Cycling between Kingsford and the City just got a little easier with the first stage of a 1.8km separated cycleway officially opened on Friday 10 November 2023, by Randwick Mayor Philipa Veitch. The new 1.1km cycleway section starts at the intersection of Houston Road and Barker Street and travels north onto Day Avenue and then Doncaster Avenue finishing at Todman Avenue. The next 700m section between Todman Avenue and Alison Road along Doncaster Avenue will open in late December 2023. The cycleway forms an important connection between Kingsford and Kensington linking with existing cycleways at Centennial Park to access the…

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Events, Parks & Playgrounds

Celebrate National Science Week at Centennial Park with Science in the Swamp!

Once again, Sydney kids and their families are invited to immerse themselves in a FREE scientific discovery as Science in the Swamp returns to Centennial Park. The day is jam-packed with interactive stalls, live shows and hands-on experiments carefully curated by parklands educational team. This year’s event will feature more than 30 activity stations, the chance to learn from real-life scientists as well as a NEW and exciting addition to the event, the Ask A.I. Science Show, an interactive experience designed to spark young imaginations and explore the future of scientific discovery. Ginger, the incredible life-sized roaming dinosaur. A pop-up…

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School holidays, What to do

Moonlight Cinema returns for another summer of starlit cinema

Pack a picnic, gather the loved ones and celebrate the arrival of summer with a cinematic night out under the stars! Moonlight Cinema brought to you by Energizer returns to Centennial Park from 24 November 2022 – 26 March 2023 for another blockbuster season of hit flicks. Catch the summer’s biggest blockbusters, new releases, advanced screenings and cult classic films under a starlit cinema screen. A favourite amongst families, groups of friends and for that special date night, Moonlight Cinema is the quintessential summer experience. It’s more than a movie experience, it’s an opportunity to kick back in the outdoors and relish in…

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Kids, School holidays, What to do

What’s on this month at Centennial Parklands

If you’ve visited Centennial Parklands this week, you will have noticed many of our garden beds have already burst into colour with the arrival of spring. As the weather starts to warm up, now is the perfect time to gather in the Parklands with friends and family by booking a picnic, celebrating NAIDOC with our rescheduled event, joining our spring school holiday programs, or getting active when Centennial Park plays host to the 20th anniversary of the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival this month. I look forward to seeing you out and about in the Parklands soon. Joshua French, Acting Chief Executive, Greater…

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