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Paddington

Inspiration, Kids, Parenting

Discover the extraordinary in the heart of Paddington!

We welcome you to explore our dynamic and caring school, St Francis of Assisi, Paddington. Our peaceful school in the heart of the city boasts state of the art facilities and modern learning environments.  We promote excellence in learning and teaching. Our dedicated team is committed to catering for the holistic development of each student in order to facilitate a lifelong love of learning. We embrace a Growth Mindset in order to be empowered, innovative and interconnected learners.  At St Francis of Assisi we provide opportunities to cater for the interests of all of our students. Through the Amadeus Program,…

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Parks & Playgrounds

Have your say on two new playgrounds in the East

Woollahra Council needs your help redesigning two playgrounds in the Eastern Suburbs! Thornton Reserve at Bellevue Hill or Spring Street Reserve in Paddington are both getting makeovers, and the council wants to know what you’d like to see there.  The idea is to make both spaces more accessible, safe and enjoyable, but council’s designers know that nobody knows parks and playgrounds better than the children and parents who play and hang out in them every day. The feedback process is actually pretty cool: you can fill in a survey, but you can also upload pictures of other play spaces you…

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Events, Kids

Mini Musica presents: Bossa Nova Bebe

Introduce your little ones to the joyous rhythms and beats of bossa nova with acclaimed singer and guitarist, Anna Salleh. Join Anna for a morning of gorgeous songs and stories from Brazil & beyond that are guaranteed to make you sway and move your feet! Anna first fell in love with Brazilian music as a child when her dad took her to see a film called ‘Black Orpheus’, set in the picturesque city of Rio de Janeiro at carnival time. Anna long dreamed of going to Brazil and in 2010 she packed her guitar and headed there. Today, Anna is…

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Events, Inspiration

A special invitation to celebrate International Literacy Day in Paddington

Eastern Suburbs Mums are being invited to join SeeBeyondBorders at their International Literacy Day event on September 7th to raise awareness and funds for children in Cambodia.  What do SeeBeyondBorders do?  We mentor and train teachers, introduce technology, work with local communities and run maths and literacy programs to keep children engaged and in school.  Across our programs for grades 1-3 students, we see an average increase from 37% to 72% in maths and literacy achievement standards.  We are urgently trying to reach new schools in Siem Reap Province, where quality education is needed most.  Did you know? Currently, just…

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Events, Kids

Magical Music from Aladdin

Mini Musica is delighted to be back at Paddington Uniting Church this August. Grab your magic carpet and join the Zaki Duo for a morning of fun, music and adventure, inspired by the tales of Aladdin and 1001 Nights. From the bustling marketplace of Agrabah to the dazzling Cave of Wonders, the Zāki Duo will bring the sights and sounds of this beloved tale to life. Featuring familiar favourite songs like “Arabian Nights” and “A Whole New World” combined with a selection of Kurdish and Persian folk songs. What to expect: Enjoy high calibre music in a relaxed environment in…

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Food

Indulge in live jazz and Italian dining this Wednesday night at Cipri Italian..

The Cipri Italian team are bringing a taste of the Italian Riviera to Paddington, this Wednesday 21 June.  On the night, you’ll be transported to the cliffside shores of the Italian Riviera, with all the sounds and tastes of Italy’s most picturesque northern towns.  Tuck into an exquisite degustation menu inspired by the flavours of LIGURIA: the lush and breathtakingly beautiful region on Italy’s Mediterranean coastline, nestled beneath France. Liguria’s coastline is speckled with luxurious seaside resort towns, stunning aqua inlets and a bustling coastal culture. Think Portofino, Cinque Terre, Santa Margherita…and their traditional cuisine of fresh seafood, handmade focaccia,…

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Health & Wellbeing

WHY ALTITUDE TRAINING? LEARN MORE ABOUT COMBINE AIR

At Combine Air, we are not your typical fitness business. Our model strives on making statements, getting out of bed and getting what we are worth. We are driven to deliver world-class training with a meaningful and positive impact on everyone that engages with CA. COMBINE AIR TRAINING  Combine Air’s mission is to make simulated altitude the training environment of choice for athletes  and health & fitness enthusiasts worldwide, whilst making the Combine Air brand synonymous with simulated altitude training.  COMBINE AIR RECOVERY  Combine Air Recovery offers world-class, state of the art facilities to help you recover faster, so you…

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Events, Inspiration

Paddington Morning Music Concerts for 0-6 year olds and their grown-ups!

Morning Jazz Tales Concert 9 May Mini Musica is so excited to be swinging back to Paddington Uniting Church this May. Get ready to tap, twirl, click or clap along to a morning filled with upbeat swing jazz and blue grass tunes. When you think of jazz, violin is not the first instrument that comes to mind. Join Phoebe Haselden and Andrew Scott for a swinging and bubbly time as they share the infectious toe tapping sounds of jazz violin with accordion and piano. Andrew Scott is an exhilarating performer, talented arranger and formidable composer. Having graduated from the preeminent…

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Events, Inspiration, Kids

Mini Musica’s first concert at Paddington

We are so excited to announce Mini Musica’s first concert at Paddington Uniting Church. Mini Musica concerts are delivered by professional musicians of international standing.  You can attend weekly or monthly – it’s up to you. Each venue hosts a monthly morning concert with various locations around Sydney including Paddington. Created by musical mums for lovers of live music with young families. Parents with limited time and resources when it comes to evening events can now introduce and share their love of live music in daylight hours with their children. Upcoming concerts at Paddington Uniting Church: Brilliance of Bach –…

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Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

New female changerooms at Trumper Oval to encourage more local girls to play sport

Mayor Susan Wynne was overjoyed to join NSW Sports Minister Alister Henskens, local members Alex Greenwich and Gabrielle Upton, and representatives of the AFL to announce the new female changeroom facilities at Trumper Oval last week. Easts Bulldogs Junior AFL Club has received a $310,000 grant from NSW Office of Sport for the changeroom upgrade. Council has contributed an additional $40,000 and AFL NSW another $37,000. The upgrade will include a complete renewal of the changerooms, toilets (including a new accessible public toilet), showers and umpiring areas to improve accessibility and safety for female members, those with a disability as…

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