Inspiration, School holidays

Autumn School Holiday Activities, Woollahra

There are so many fun events happening during the Autumn school break. From drumming and dance to jungle craft and Dungeons and Dragons! We have activities to suit children of all ages these school holidays. School Holiday events at the Library: 11-22 April Come along and enjoy our exciting jungle-themed events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where you can get involved in jungle craft, African drumming and African dance workshops; and for older children zentangle drawing and Dungeons and Dragons events. Find out more and book. Some library activity highlights include: Jungle Craft (5-8yrs) Come and make some…

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Monday's Mum Profiles

Monday’s Local Mum, Josephine Bridge

Hi!  My name is Jo, I’m an artist and illustrator based in Woollahra.  I live near Cooper Park with my husband Chris and our girls Emily and Annabelle.  My background is in Architecture, but I’ve recently made the decision to focus full-time on my lifelong passions, fine art and botanical illustration. I’m really interested in the native flora of Sydney – through my drawings, I hope to raise awareness of our amazingly diverse local species, and ultimately, help conserve our precious bushland.  I volunteer with the Bushcare group in Cooper Park, and was recently commissioned by Woollahra Council to illustrate…

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Health & Wellbeing, Inspiration, Parks & Playgrounds

Five of the best local dog walks

Dogs living in the Woollahra Council area are lucky pooches. Our four-legged fur babies (along with their owners of course) are welcome to explore some of the most stunning beaches, parklands and coastline in Sydney. While there are some paw-fect spots where dogs can enjoy energetic off-leash play, dog carers love taking their pups for on-leash strolls in our beautiful local area. Here are some favourite local dog walks in the Woollahra area and surrounds. Rose Bay Beach and Promenade Rose Bay is a pooch paradise. Rose Bay Foreshore (between Dumaresq Reserveand Percival Park) is pure doggy delight as hounds…

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For Mums, Inspiration

Grand Reopening of Double Bay’s Libraries slippery slide

Today’s three year olds don’t remember a world without Covid restrictions.For them, even small signs of things getting back to normal are a big deal.  At least it seemed that way earlier this week at the grand reopening of the Woollahra Libraries Double Bay slippery slide, which closed in March 2020 due to public health restrictions.  On the morning in question, a small crowd of toddlers formed a somewhat orderly queue, cheering as library staff removed the big red ribbon. Nicholas, a local three year old, and his mum Victoria got there early and were lucky enough to be first…

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Parks & Playgrounds

Lyne Park Playground Renewal, have your say

Woollahra Municipal Council is consulting the local community. Lyne Park Playground is getting an upgrade! Help us make this marquee play space a high quality, inclusive destination for all the children that visit from near and far. Tell us what you want to see in the new Lyne Park Playground via a short survey before Friday 11 March. Lyne Park Playground in Rose Bay is one of our LGA’s most well-loved and used children’s play spaces, given its prominent position on Sydney Harbour and proximity to many nearby recreational and social activities. However, the majority of its existing play equipment…

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