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Waverley School Holiday Program, Winter 2024

Bookings for the Winter School Holiday Program are open from Thursday 13 June 2024. The programs are super popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. Waverley school holiday program has a great line-up of fun-filled activities, workshops and events coming up for the Winter School Holiday program. Both free and paid activities will be facilitated by a combination of Waverley Council specialist staff, artists, industry professionals and partner organisations. The following locations will be offering different programs to suit all ages: Bondi Pavilion    Bondi Festival Ice Rink Seaside Sketch Sesh Werewolves Gould St Street Party Bondi Vista Ferris…

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Kids, Parenting

New Children’s Magazines available at Waverley Library

Young readers can now embark on a journey of discovery with Waverley’s new children’s magazines! Explore the mysteries of science with How it Works, Double Helix, and Discovery Box, or discover the world with National Geographic Kids. Find mindfulness in Teen Breathe and keep up with trends in Total Girl. Just Kiddinggets you laughing and Wacky but Trueleaves you in disbelief. Storybox offers great stories for little ones and curiosity will be fed with Krash and K-Zone. Borrow them all from Waverley’s children’s library – there’s something for every young reader to discover! Location & hours Address:Ron Lander Centre, 32-48…

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School holidays

Waverley School Holiday Programs

Next School Holiday Dates: Monday 15 April to Friday 26 April 2024 Bookings for the Autumn School Holiday Program will open on Monday 18 March 2024. The Waverly Council programs are super popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. We have a great line-up of fun filled activities, workshops and events coming up for the Autumn School Holiday program. Included will be, both free and paid activities facilitated by a combination of Waverley Council specialist staff, artists, industry professionals and partner organisations. The following locations will be offering  different programs to suit all ages: Bondi Pavilion – BOOK HERE Bondi…

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Business & Career, Inspiration

Waverley Council’s Small grants program

If you are working on a project that will benefit the local community, environment, or streets and need some help, Waverley’s Small Grants Program might be an option for getting the support you need. Application process Applying for a Waverley Small Grant just got a whole lot easier! Council now uses the popular Smarty Grants online system to manage applications and reporting. The system will assist you in completing your grant application accurately and enable you to view and track your application. Some of the features of SmartyGrants are: Save your application progress and return to complete your application at…

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Inspiration

Win a Month of Free EV Charging

The 3-Councils of Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick operate an electric vehicle (EV) charging network of 25 chargers, which continues to expand as the uptake of EVs in the east doubles year on year. The 3-Councils were the first in NSW to establish public chargers, recognising that the transition to EVs is the single largest change towards achieving net-zero emissions in the Eastern Suburbs. As of January 2024, there were approximately 2,220 charging sessions per month at the Council operated public chargers. Now, THREE lucky users have the opportunity to win a month of free charging! Submissions open 1st of March…

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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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Babies, Inspiration, Kids, Toddlers

Regular Kids Programs Returning at Waverley Library

The Waverley library popular regular kids programs are returning after the summer break , the under 5s children’s programs  will be returning on Monday 29 January. These fun and interactive sessions include Book Babies (0 – 2 years), Rhyme Time (2 – 4 years) and Story Time Fun (3 – 5 years) and are a great way to introduce your child to the love of books, stories and rhymes. Regular kids’ activities & events are on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Various times vspace=”5″ Thursday Story Time Fun @ the Library for 3-5 years 1 Feb 2024 (Every week on Thursday,…

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Inspiration

10 easy ways you can save water (and money)

Water is one of the world’s most precious resources. Only 3% of the world’s water supply is freshwater – of this, only 1% is accessible for human consumption. Global water consumption has risen ten-fold since 1900, and many parts of the world are now reaching the limits of their supply. In Australia, the world’s driest continent, an average person consumes 340 litres of potable water each day within their homes. Residential water use accounts for 64% of all water supplied by Sydney Water. Why care about water quality? We swim and play in water. We drink water. Pollutants from urban…

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Kids, School holidays, What to do

Summer School Holiday Program @ Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre

We have a great line-up of fun filled activities, workshops and events coming up for the Summer School Holiday program at MWRC. Sign up quickly as spaces fill up fast. Events in this collection Soccer (6-8yrs) @MWRC Mon, Jan 15 • 10:00 AM Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre From $40.00 Save this event: Soccer (6-8yrs) @MWRCShare this event: Soccer (6-8yrs) @MWRC Soccer (9-12yrs) @MWRC Tue, Jan 16 • 10:00 AM Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre From $40.00 Save this event: Soccer (9-12yrs) @MWRCShare this event: Soccer (9-12yrs) @MWRC Basketball (6-8yrs) @MWRC Wed, Jan 17 • 10:00 AM Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre From…

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Parks & Playgrounds

Rocket ship touches down at Waverley Park

Waverley Council is thrilled to announce that the “landing” of our new rocket ship at Waverley Park playground successfully took place on Friday 20 October 2023. The excitement began at 10.30am when the rocket ship was delivered on truck to the park, followed by being craned into place alongside a bespoke launch control play tower. The rocket ship begins its journey to Waverley Park from our Sydney-based manufacturer. Image: Proludic. Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said the installation of the new rocket ship was a sight to behold and a major milestone in the Waverley Park upgrade project, proudly co-funded…

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