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

100% KYLIE - coming to The GONG!

Friday 6 July

7pm

Ages: All ages event!
Cost: Time Bomb Table: $62, Posh Pit: $57, Royal Box: $80 (comes with a bottle of sparkling wine between two!), Group of 10: $57, Gallery: $57
Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Grab your besties, mums group, your daughter or even your hubby and party a la Minogue Friday 6 July at Wollongong Town Hall! The World’s No 1 Kylie Show celebrates 30 years of Kylie’s music with it’s Greatest Hits Tour - starring world renowned impersonator Lucy Holmes in a full concert production!
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Beachside Ice Skating - Novotel Northbeach - with REAL ice this year!

7 - 22 July

Sessions start from 12pm

Ages: All ages - except Friday & Saturday evenings which will hold 2 additional sessions from 8pm that are strictly over 18 only sessions
Cost:
Venue: Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Winter in Wollongong - Winter is coming to the beach with an open-air genuine REAL ice skating experience on our rooftop terrace this July! Unlike last year, the ice rink is real ice, so let the whole family marvel at ice skating by the beach! Give your children Winter Wollongong memories they can cherish forever...
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Wellness Warriors - Getting You Fit and Lean! By Have to Have Health

Two start dates: 18 June & 2 July 2018!

Ages: 18 years +
Cost:
Venue: Have to Health
Get back on top of your health and feel amazing! Join our awesome and supportive movement today!
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Cupitt's Growers Market

Last Saturday of the month

10am  to 12pm    to  Sat 30 June 18

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

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BlueScope WIN Wollongong Eisteddfod

Refer website for session times.

 to    Sat 2 June 18 to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue: IPAC, Wesley Church & Auditorium & Wollongong Conservatorium of Music.
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adults $8 & Children $4

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Strings with Voices | Steel City Strings

2pm & 7.30pm

 to    Sat 23 June 18 to  Sun 1 July 18

Venue: Wollongong, Burrawang and Kiama
Address: Kiama & Wollongong NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $40 Concession: $35 Student: $20 Child (under 18): $10 Family (2 x adults + 2 x children): $90

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Technology and Children: the good, the bad and the unknown

5.30pm  to 7.30pm    to  Tue 26 June 18

Venue: Zig Zag Hub
Address: Suite 103 (Upstairs), 95-109 Crown St (Wollongong Mall) Wollongong NSW 2527
Ages: ALL
Cost: FREE

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Mini Makers - Warilla Library

Every Wednesday during school term.

2pm  to 3pm    to  Wed 27 June 18

Venue: Warilla Library
Address: Cnr Lake Entrance and Shellharbour Roads Warilla NSW 2528
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Cost: FREE

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Royal Australian Mint Rascals and Ratbags Roadshow Wollongong

 to     to  Wed 27 June 18

Venue: Crown Street Mall
Address: Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Dragons v Eels

Starts at 7.50pm  to     to  Thu 28 June 18

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown and Harbour Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for ticket prices

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Storytime at Stocklands Shellharbour

Every Friday during school term

10.30am  to 11am    to  Fri 29 June 18

Venue: Stocklands Shellarbour - out the front of Target
Address: 211 Lake Entrance Road Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Cost: FREE

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Mercedes-Benz Wollongong Dance Championship

 to    Sat 30 June 18 to  Sun 1 July 18

Venue: University Hall - University of Wollongong
Address: University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: There is a juvenile category for those competing under the age of 13
Cost: Tickets prices start from $20

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Berry Market and Country Fair

1st Sunday of the Month (Except February)

8am  to 2.30pm    to  Sun 1 July 18

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: Corner Alexandra and Victoria Streets Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Christ Church Kiama presents Students from Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring the Brass Five

From 2.30pm  to     to  Sun 1 July 18

Venue:
Address: 1 Terralong Street Kiama NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: $25 each

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Culburra Beach Markets

First Sunday of every month

 to     to  Sun 1 July 18

Venue: Located opposite the Culburra Bowling Club
Address: Corner West Crescent and Prince Edward Avenue Culburra NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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The Farm’s Market

Usually First Sunday of the Month

10am  to 3pm    to  Sun 1 July 18

Venue: Killalea State Park
Address: Killalea Drive Shell Cove NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free Entry

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100% KYLIE

Show starts 7pm  to     to  Fri 6 July 18

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Cnr Crown & Kembla Sts, Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Suitable for all ages!
Cost: From $57

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Kids Disco - Dapto Leagues Club

First Friday of Every Month

6pm  to 10pm    to  Fri 6 July 18

Venue: Dapto Leagues Club
Address: Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 6 - 12 years
Cost: FREE

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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Market

First Saturday of each month

8am  to 1pm    to  Sat 7 July 18

Venue: Woollamia Road Huskisson
Address: Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free Entry

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Huskisson Market

Held on the Second Sunday of every month

9am  to 4pm    to  Sun 8 July 18

Venue: Held on the sporting ground adjacent to the Huskisson Bowling Club
Address: Huskisson Road Corner of Kiola Street Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Marine Rescue Ulladulla Wharf Markets

Held on the second Sunday of each month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 8 July 18

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

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Questacon Fascinating Science Exhibition

Open during centre trading hours

 to    Mon 9 July 18 to  Sun 22 July 18

Venue: Ground Level, Gateway Building Wollongong Central
Address: 200 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition

10am  to 10pm   Thu 12 July 18 to  Tue 17 July 18

Venue: Old Fire Station - Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 253
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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HARS Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - Tarmac Open Day

The Tarmac Days are held on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of every month.

9.30am  to 3.30pm   Fri 13 July 18 to  Sun 15 July 18

Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Address: Airport Rd Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: $15.00 per adult $5.00 per child or $35 per family

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Make a Set and Tell a Story Workshop - School Holiday Workshop

1pm  to 3pm    to  Fri 13 July 18

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Corner Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost: $30

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Silly Sock Puppets Workshop -School Holiday Workshop

10am  to 12pm    to  Fri 13 July 18

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Corner Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 6 - 9
Cost: Tickets: $30

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Swan Lake on Ice

Refer website

 to    Fri 13 July 18 to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Croan & Harbour Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: Refer website

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Callala's Friendly Markets

Second Saturday of every month

10am  to 2pm    to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue: Callala Bay Community Centre
Address: Emmett Street Callala Bay NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Christmas in July at Windjammers

12pm  to 9.30pm    to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue: Windjammers Restaurant
Address: 2-14 Cliff Road Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: $89 per adult | $79 Accor Plus Members 13-16yrs $30 | 5-12yrs $15 | 0-4yrs FREE

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Kangaroo Valley Farmers Market

Second Saturday of the Month

8.30am  to 1pm    to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue:
Address: 165 Moss Vale Rd Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Monthly Cafe Market - Fairy Meadow

Second Saturday of each month

8am  to 11am    to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue: Fairy Meadow Anglican Church
Address: Cnr Princes Hwy & Jardine Streets Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Sunrise at the Illawarra Fly

Second Saturday of every month

6am  to 9am    to  Sat 14 July 18

Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk
Address: 182 Knights Hill Road Knights Hill NSW 2577
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adults $65, Child (13-16 years) $50, Child (5-12 years) $30, Child (2-4 years) $15.

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Winter Orchid Show

9am  to 4pm   Sat 14 July 18 to  Sun 15 July 18

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for admission prices.

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Merrigong Creativity Camp – July School Holidays

9am  to 3pm   Mon 16 July 18 to  Fri 20 July 18

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Corner Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5 - 13
Cost: Child: $290 20% discount for additional siblings or when booking all three camps (Creativity Camp prices include a ticket to see their respective school holiday show. )

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The 78-Storey Treehouse

Fri 20 Jul, 12.30pm & 3pm Sat 21 Jul, 12pm & 3pm.Relaxed Performance: Sat 21 Jul, 10am

 to    Fri 20 July 18 to  Sat 21 July 18

Venue: Illawarra Performing Arts Centre
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Recommended for ages 6 years +
Cost: $39

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Jamberoo Music Festival

Various times

 to     to  Sat 21 July 18

Venue: Club Jamberoo, Jamberoo School of Arts Hall, Jamberoo Youth Hall
Address: Jamberoo NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: Early Bird Ticket: $59 Concession (pensioner/u18s): $39 Child (under 12): Free with adult ticket holder

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The Disability Trust 2018 Gala Night

6pm  to 11pm    to  Sat 21 July 18

Venue: Wests Illawarra
Address: 1 Hargreaves Street Unanderra NSW 2526
Ages:
Cost: $250

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Beauty and the Beast

7pm  to 9pm    to  Fri 27 July 18

Venue: Shellharbour Anglican College Multipurpose Hall
Address: 1 Piper Drive Dunmore NSW 2529
Ages: 4+
Cost: $15

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Greenacres Mountain to Mountain Challenge

From 8.30am  to     to  Sun 29 July 18

Venue: Mount Keira
Address: 112 Mount Keira Road Mount Keira NSW
Ages: All ages - walk or run. Need to register.
Cost: Refer website for registration costs. Children under 18 FREE.

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Nowra Chilli and Chocolate Festival

9.30am  to 3.30pm    to  Sun 29 July 18

Venue: Shoalhaven City Turf Club
Address: 96 Albatross Road South Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: All ages
Cost: $5 entry, Under 16 FREE

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Kiama Bodyboard Slam

Refer website for schedule

 to    Mon 30 July 18 to  Thu 9 August 18

Venue: Surf Beach Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Peter Pan

7.30pm & 2pm

 to    Fri 3 August 18 to  Sun 5 August 18

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $55 Children U13: $50 Student: $50

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