Events, School holidays

Spotlight Prowl for Families 2024

Dusk is a wonderful time to spot animals in Centennial Parklands. The Park is home to a variety of nocturnal creatures, from brushtail possums, microbats, and tawny frogmouths to one of Sydney’s largest colonies of grey-headed flying-foxes. Join our experienced Rangers for a fascinating and surprising spotlight walk to see how the Park transforms when the sun goes down. Meeting point: Robertson Road Gates What to bring: Enclosed & comfortable shoes Warm clothing – it gets cold after dark! Torch Camera (no flash) Waterproof clothing in case of wet conditions, the walks run rain or shine A sense of adventure PLEASE…

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Events, Kids, What to do

Free inclusive fun at Redleaf

Woollahra Council is hosting a free, inclusive afternoon of play, art and games with a difference on November 30. The Let’s Get Creative event is designed to lead up to International Day of People with a Disability on December 3, and is timed to coincide with the launch of local disability services provider Inala’s exhibition at the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Whether you or your children have a disability or not, it’ll be a great evening for the whole family, with proceedings kicking off at 4pm with a collage workshop hosted by deaf artist Sue Jo Wright. She’ll run another…

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Events, Inspiration

Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation

Ten years ago, Sydney mum Megan Maack’s world fell apart after she was told both her young children, then aged two and four, had a rare terminal illness. A disease with no known cure that would progressively take away their words, mobility, learnt skills and ability to communicate and most likely end their lives as teenagers. She was told to ‘go home and love your children’. Sanfilippo syndrome is a type of childhood dementia causing fatal brain damage. One in 169 people carry the faulty gene that causes children to be born missing an enzyme that clears waste from their…

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Events, School holidays, What to do

Family Fun Day at NSW Parliament House

Visit us at Australia’s oldest Parliament as it opens its doors for Family Fun Day, an open day packed with free, fun activities for families with children aged from 4 to 12 years. This year’s highlights include: • a cartoon workshop with the award-winning illustrator and cartoonist Eric Lobbecke • Vote for me! A voting exercise with the NSW Electoral Commission • an opportunity for you to have a say in our mock committee hearings. There will be many other activities on offer, including craft, tours of our historic chambers, roving musicians and more…! (You may even get to meet…

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