Events, Food

Green Square’s new outdoor fresh food market

Green Square locals can enjoy a new shopping and dining destination with Zetland now home to a weekly fresh produce market. More than 50 stalls selling farm fresh and organic fruit and vegetables, as well as smoked seafood, baked goods and other gourmet treats will set up at Green Square plaza every Saturday from 8am to 2pm. Cured meats and cheese stalls will also join the markets from April. Homewares, fashion pieces and gifts, as well as live music and activities for kids, will also be at the community markets. Green Square Market will involve local businesses, organisations and performers….

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Health & Wellbeing, Kids

Benefits of Jiu Jitsu Training for Kids

Jiu-Jitsu is a form of martial arts that originated in Japan and was later developed in Brazil. It is a highly effective system of self-defense that focuses on grappling techniques and submission holds to subdue opponents. Jiu-Jitsu has become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reason – it offers a wide range of benefits for people of all ages and abilities. If you’re looking to get in shape, learn self-defense, or just try something new, joining our SJJAZETLAND Jiu-Jitsu Academy can be an excellent decision. Here are just a few of the many benefits that you can expect…

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Inspiration, Kids

National Ride2School Day

  Ride2School is a nationwide program delivered by Bicycle Network designed to support schools to encourage, empower and enable more students to get physically active on their journey to school. Bicycle Network is a one-stop shop for all your riding needs. You can find all information that you need for riding, from getting started and bike maintenance to keeping up to date with changing road rules from their website. This year, National Ride2School Day will be on Friday, 24th March 2023. In 2022, 370,777 students participated in this nationwide program with 911 registered schools (307 schools participated for the first…

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Kids, School holidays, What to do

Gunyama Park Summer Free Open Day

Gunyama Park will be holding an open day on Saturday 10 December. There’ll be a range of in-centre activities, events, and prizes up for grabs throughout the day, including; Group Fitness Mega Marathon from 7am FREE entry into the pool from 10am – 3pm Giveaways, spin-to-win, and activities for kids and families Fitness challenges in the gym, including push-up, row and plank challenges. Free kids swim assessments Meet the team, including the centre manager, swim instructors and fitness experts PLUS more Where: Gunyama Park Aquatic and Recreation Centre 17 Zetland Avenue Zetland 2017 When: Saturday 10 December from 10am to 3pm….

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Parks & Playgrounds

The Drying Green Park launch, Zetland

Join us for the official opening of this new park. There’ll be music, free bike tune-ups, coffee and gelato. The Drying Green takes its name from the site’s industrial past. Wool washing was one of the first industries in Green Square and fleeces were spread across grass in the area to dry. This area of natural wetlands was used by Gadigal people for thousands of generations. Our reimagined wetlands run with harvested stormwater cleansed by streaming through plants. The park has trees, barbecues, picnic areas, shade structures and lawns for friends and family to gather and play or relax. You’ll…

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Health & Wellbeing, Parks & Playgrounds

Check out these new indoor sports courts in Alexandria

The city of Sydney has opened 2 new indoor courts as Perry Park continues to transform into a bustling sporting precinct We’ve brought more of our courts indoors at Perry Park Recreation Centre so lovers of netball, futsal, badminton, volleyball and basketball can play and practice year round, no matter the weather. International level futsal games can be hosted at the centre for the first time and tiered seating for bigger crowds is now available. 4 indoor courts at the centre are now available for sports competitions and hire. Work on a FIFA-sized multipurpose sports field, spectator seating and an…

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