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School holidays, What to do

Woollahra Autumn School Holiday Activities

There are so many fun events happening during the Autumn school break. From stop motion animation, clay craft fun, movies and so much more. And best of all, they’re really affordable and some are even free! School Holiday events at the Library: 13-21 April Come along and enjoy our exciting events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where you can get involved in cartooning, stop motion animation, clay modelling, movies and more. Find out more and book. Some library activity highlights include: Animate-a-mate Cartoon Drawing Workshop (5-9 yrs) Join Toon Creations these holidays and discover how to make your…

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Events, School holidays, What to do

GERMAN CULTURAL DAY

Family-friendly community event celebrating German culture For the first time, the Goethe-Institut and Woollahra Council jointly invite everyone to enjoy German culture in all its diversity. The festivities will include a vibrant mix of food and drink, live music and performances, information, language courses and entertainment as well as special activities for kids and young adults. On the first of April 2023, let’s all gather around our heritage building in our corner of the leafy suburb of Woollahra to celebrate with our community. The Eureka Reserve at our front door, boasting an original piece of the Berlin Wall, forms the…

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Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

Five of the best kayaking and SUP spots in Woollahra

One of the most spectacular ways to explore the magnificent Woollahra Council coastline is on a kayak or stand up paddle board (SUP). There are some gorgeous secret spots that can be easily reached with a bit of paddling and the bonus of gaining some exercise while admiring the scenery. We’ve put together a list of our favourite kayaking and SUP spots so it’s time to start exploring our local waters. Most of these spots offer kayak and paddle board hire or you could, of course, bring your own. 1. Point Piper Kayaking from the stretch of beach between the…

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School holidays, What to do

Discover One Bright Pearl in Blackburn Gardens

If you’re visiting Murray Rose Pool for a dip over the holidays, make sure to check out this brilliant new sculpture outside the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. One Bright Pearl, by internationally renowned artist Lindy Lee, is a 260kg mirror-polished stainless steel sculpture, measuring 2m in diameter. Symbolic of the diversity of Woollahra’s community, One Bright Pearl reflects on new beginnings and modern migration. The work was selected by Woollahra Council’s Public Art Panel and is the most significant commission by Woollahra Council with principal support from The Carla Zampatti Foundation and other commission donors. “One Bright Pearl is inspired…

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Events, Kids, School holidays, What to do

Woollahra Summer school holiday activities 2022/23

We’ve been waiting the entire year for summer and now it’s here!  The kids are on school holidays for six weeks and we’ve got some fun-filled activities to keep the kids entertained in December and January. There are creative craft workshops, games, movies and more.  And best of all, they’re really affordable and some are even free! School Holiday events at the Library Come along and enjoy our exciting school holiday events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where kids can create a bot, experiment with Minecraft, watch a show and relax in front of a movie. Find out more and…

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Parks & Playgrounds, What to do

Top things to do in Woollahra this Spring

Spring is one of the best seasons in Woollahra. The temperature is just right, the crowds haven’t arrived yet and the flowers and trees are blooming. Here are our suggestions for what to do in our local area during this glorious time of year. Admire our jacarandas Our local area is even more beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again! Read more about the best spots in our…

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Inspiration

The Woollahra Garden Awards have returned for 2022!

They are our sanctuaries: the places we spend time in to relax, connect with nature and grow our own produce. Now more than ever, we have come to appreciate our gardens and the benefits they bring. Woollahra Council would like to invite residents, businesses, school groups and community organisations to showcase their gardens by entering the 2022 Woollahra Garden Awards for the chance to win some great prizes. Whether your garden is big or small, we want you to share your creativity and sustainable gardening practices. Entries can be submitted in four categories: Best Sustainable Garden (including school and community…

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School holidays

Spring school holiday activities 2022

Spring has sprung, birds are singing, flowers are blooming and school’s out for Spring break. These school holidays there are some wonderful garden-themed activities on offer for kids of all ages. There are creative craft workshops, movies and more.  And best of all, they’re really affordable and some are even free! School Holiday events at the Library Come along and enjoy our exciting Spring garden-themed events at Woollahra, Paddington and Watsons Bay libraries, where kids can build bird house or a fairy garden and relax in front of a movie. Find out more and book. Some library activity highlights include: Garden…

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What to do

Recycle it Saturday

Recycle a range of household items for free at problem waste drop-off events throughout the year. Problem wastes cannot be recycled through standard facilities and often require specific machines or processes to recycle them. Only certain materials are accepted at these events, so please have a look at the list of materials below. The next Recycle it Saturday event is open to residents of Waverley Council, City of Sydney, and Woollahra Council and is scheduled for: Saturday 27 August 2022 at the Alexandra Canal Depot, 67C Bourke Road, AlexandriaThis external link will open in a new window, 9am-3pm (Access to this location is via…

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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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