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Events and activities for parents and babies, toddlers and school aged children in the Wollongong and Illawarra area.

Greater Union Shellharbour - Disney Classics Festival!

24 February - 18 March

Refer website for session times

Ages: All
Cost: Disney Classic Tickets $8 (online booking fee applies)
Venue: Greater Union Shellharbour
All Tickets $8 for the perfect film festival for your little one!
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FREE Come & Try Hockey Registrations Dates

2 & 9 March

4.30pm - 5.30pm

Ages: 6 - 15 years
Cost: FREE
Venue: Uni of Wollongong Hockey Field
No cost, no obligation, just for fun! Join a group of amazing kids learning team skills, hand/eye coordination and leadership - while getting fit!
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Kids Run - Community Kids Fitness Event! Raising funds for YOUR local primary school

Sun 4 March 18

8am start (before Nippers)

Ages: 4yrs - adult
Cost: From $21 (plus booking fee) with $5 donated back to your school
Venue: Bulli Beach
Kids Run is a community fitness event that is being staged to raise funds for local primary schools, through the participation of their students. For every student that enters - $5 will be donated back to their school and every child will go into the draw to win $500 for their school. This year we again have Kids Run Medals and all new timing chips this year.
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Kids' Fishing Workshops - Illawarra & South Coast!

April School Holidays & October Long Weekend

10am - 2pm

Ages: 8 - 14 years of age
Cost: $40 per child
Venue: Lake Illawarra, Greenwell Point, Batemans Bay, Tuross Head & Merimbula
Is your child keen to develop their fishing skills, while also having lots of fun, making new friends and learning about fishing sustainability? Kids' Fishing Workshops are proving to be a popular school holiday activity and it's no surprise why!
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Choppers for Charity

9am  to 5pm   Fri 23 February 18 to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Sussex Inlet RSL Club
Address: 200 Jacobs Drive Sussex Inlet NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Illawarra Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish and Boat Show 2017

9am - 5pm Friday & Saturday 9am - 4pm Sunday

 to    Fri 23 February 18 to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Illawarra Turf Club, Kembla Grange
Address: Princes Highway Kembla Grange NSW 2526
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adults $15, Kids up to 16 years FREE

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Bottom of the Harbour Event

9am  to 12pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: The Waterfront, Shellharbour
Address: Harbour Boulevard Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Bunnings Bellambi - Kids' Game Makers Workshops

12pm  to 1pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Bunnings Bellambi
Address: Cnr Bellambi Lane & Watts Lane Bellambi NSW 2518
Ages: Kids
Cost: FREE

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Bunnings Warrawong - Kids Game Makers Workshops

12pm  to 1pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Bunnings Warrawong
Address: Bayview Centre, Northcliffe Drive Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: Kids
Cost: FREE

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Cupitt's Growers Market

Last Saturday of the month

10am  to 12pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Cupitt’s Winery
Address: 58 Washburton Rd Ulladulla NSW 2539
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Go4Fun - Healthy Kids Program (UOW Sports Hubl)

Every Saturday during school term

9am  to 11am    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: UOW Sports Hub
Address: Building 9, University of Wollongong Gwynneville NSW 2500
Ages: 7-13 years
Cost: FREE

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Hangout Saturdays - Wollongong Youth Centre

Every Saturday during school term

1pm  to 4pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Wollongong Youth Centre
Address: 85 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12-18 years
Cost: FREE

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Inflatable Fun at Oak Flats Pool

1pm  to 3pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Oak Flats Swimming Pool
Address: Hope & Kingston Streets Oak Flats NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: Pool entry fees apply

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Kiama Makers & Growers Market

4th Saturday of each month

9am  to 2pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Black Beach, Kiama Harbour
Address: Shoalhaven Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Kiama Sevens

Commencing at 8:30 am.

 to     to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Kiama Showground
Address: 1 Bong Bong Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Nowra Makers Market

Every fourth Saturday of the month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Jelly Bean Park
Address: Egan's Lane Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Safer Drivers Course for Learner Drivers - Wollongong PCYC

9am  to 10.30am    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Wollongong PCYC
Address: Exeter Avenue North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Teens
Cost: $145

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Shoalhaven Heads Seafood and Fresh Produce Fair

Every Saturday

8am  to 1pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Heads Hotel
Address: River Road Shoalhaven Heads NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Storytime - Shellharbour City Library & Museum (Saturday)

Every Saturday during school term.

11am  to 11.30am    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Shellharbour City Library & Museum
Address: Cnr of Cygnet & College Avenue Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Cost: FREE

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Tongarra Crossing Day @ Illawarra Light Railway Museum

10am  to 3pm    to  Sat 24 February 18

Venue: Illawarra Light Railway Museum
Address: 48A Tongarra Road Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: Entry fees apply. 

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2018 Illawarra Disability Sport Family Day

10am  to 5pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Beaton Park Leisure Centre
Address: Foley Street Gwynneville NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Barefoot Yoga @ The Farm

6pm  to 7pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Kiosk - Killalea State Park
Address: Killalea State Park, Killalea Drive Shell Cove NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: Gold coin donation (charity event)

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Berry Produce Market

Held every second Saturday and fourth Sunday of the month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Andrew Place Park
Address: 102 Queen Street Berry NSW 2536
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Bulli Foragers Market - Farmers Market

Sundays

9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Bulli Showground
Address: Grevillea Park Road Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Coledale Market

4th Sunday of the Month (except for March when they are on March 29th)

9am  to 3pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Coledale Public School
Address: 699 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Coledale NSW 2515
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Gold coin entry

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Dapto Showground Market

Sundays

7am  to 1pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Dapto Showground
Address: Princes Hwy Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc “Rock & Mineral Fair”

Rock Scramble: 12noon

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Stuart Park
Address: Stuart Park North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Illawarra Live Steamers

Open to the public every fourth sunday of the month

8.30am  to The gates open about 8:30am and trains usually run from 10am until mid afternoon.    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Stuart Park
Address: 2 Virginia St North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Each passenger pays $2 for the 4 to 7 minute train trip.

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Marine Rescue Wharf Markets Ulladulla

Every second Sunday of the month

8.00am  to 2.00pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Ulladulla Harbour
Address: Ulladulla Wharf Ulladulla NSW 2539
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Mollymook Markets

Fifth Sunday of the month

8.30am  to 2pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Mollymook
Address: Mitchell Parade Mollymook NSW 2539
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Pyree Village Art and Handmade Market

Fourth Sunday of every Month

9am  to 1.30pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: 888 Greenwell Point Road, Pyree
Address: 888 Greewell Point Road Pyree NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Splash and Dash Festival Illawarra

Refer website for schedule.

 to     to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: North Wollongong Beach Fore-Dune
Address: Cliff Road North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Kids distance events available.
Cost: Refer website.

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Village Market Place Shellharbour

Last Sunday of the month

10am  to 3pm    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Pioneer Park (next to skate park)
Address: Addison Street Little Park NSW 2529
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Weekly Kiama Stingray Show

10am  to 10.20am    to  Sun 25 February 18

Venue: Kiama Harbour
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Babies Love Books - Oak Flats Library

Every Monday during school term

10am  to 10.30am    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Oak Flats Libray
Address: Central Avenue Oak Flats NSW 2529
Ages: 0 - 18 months
Cost: FREE

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Born To Read Early Literacy Program - Warrawong Library (Monday)

Every Monday & Friday during school term.

10am  to 11am    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: Level 1, 67-71 King Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 0-12 Months
Cost: FREE

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Bring Your Baby Movie Sessions - Greater Union

Every Monday

10.30am  to     to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Greater Union Shellharbour
Address: 4 Memorial Drive Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: Mums & Bubs
Cost: $10*each (plus online fee of $1.20) Kids under 5 years FREE

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Green Bean Cafe - Soccerman

Every Monday

10am  to 11am    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Green Bean Cafe
Address: Corrimal NSW 2519
Ages: 1 - 7 years
Cost: $7 for unlimited play during opening hours (ages 1-8 only). Free entry for children under 12 months.

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Kidz Connect - Dapto Library

Every Monday during School Term

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: 93 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 5- 12 years
Cost: FREE

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Reading for Children - Shellharbour City Library

12.30pm  to 1.30pm    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Shellharbour City Library
Address: 76 Cygnet Ave Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Oak Flats Library

Every Monday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Oak Flats Library
Address: Cnr Central Avenue and Fisher Street Oak Flats NSW 2529
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Cost: FREE

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Toddler Time @Corrimal Library

Every Monday

11am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 26 February 18

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Babies Love Books - Albion Park Library

Every Tuesday during school term.

10am  to 10.30am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Albion Park Library
Address: Russell Street Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: 0 - 18 months
Cost: FREE

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Born To Read Early Literacy Program - Corrimal Library

Every Tuesday during school term

10am  to 11am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2513
Ages: 0-12 Months
Cost: FREE

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Code the Gong - Wollongong Youth Centre

Every Tuesday during school term

4.30pm  to 6pm    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Wollongong Youth Centre
Address: 85 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12 - 24 years
Cost: FREE

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Hangout Tuesdays - Wollongong Youth Centre

Every Tuesday during school term

3pm  to 6pm    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Wollongong Youth Centre
Address: 85 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12-18 years
Cost: FREE

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Safer Drivers Course for Learner Drivers - Lake Illawarra PCYC

5.30pm  to 7pm    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Lake Illawarra PCYC
Address: Reddall Parade Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Ages: Teens
Cost: $145

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Sensory Storytime - Wollongong Library

Every Tuesday during school term

10am  to 11am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 3 - 5 years. Designed for children who identify as being on the autism spectrum or who have other special needs who will be starting kindergarten in 2019 and their carers.
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Albion Park Library

Every Tuesday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Albion Park Library
Address: Russell Street Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: 3-5 years of age
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Warrawong Library

Every Tuesday

11am  to 11.30am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: 1, 67-71 King Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 3-5 years
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Wollongong Library

Every Tuesday

11am  to 11.30am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 3-5 years
Cost: FREE

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Toddler Time @ Dapto Library

Every Tuesday

10.30am  to 11am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: Dapto Ribbonwood Centre, 93-109 Princes Hwy Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Wriggle & Jiggle Storytime @ Thirroul

Every Tuesday during school term

10am  to 10.30am    to  Tue 27 February 18

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 352-358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 0 - 2 years
Cost: FREE

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Babies Love Books - Warilla Library

Every Wednesday during school term.

10am  to 10.30am    to  Wed 28 February 18

Venue: Warilla Library
Address: Cnr Lake Entrance & Shellharbour Rds Warilla NSW 2529
Ages: 0 - 18 months
Cost: FREE

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