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

Disclaimer: The details of each event are subject to change and may be weather reliant. Please contact individual event holders prior to attendance to confirm details. Some events require pre-booking.

Try TIGS Year 7 | 28 July 2020

Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Session times: 8.30am - 3.10pm

Ages: Open to all ages
Cost: Free to attend
Venue: The Illawarra Grammar School (TIGS)
Is your child currently in Year 6 and interested in experiencing a day in Year 7 at The Illawarra Grammar School? Join us for Try TIGS Year 7 on Tuesday 28 July!
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WIN Groceries for a Year at Warrawong Plaza!

Competition ends 5:30pm Friday 31 July 2020.

Ages: This competition is open to the public.
Cost: To qualify simply spend $50 or more at any of our stores.
Venue:
In the month of July every time you shop you have the chance to go into the draw to WIN $500 to spend each month for 1 year at Warrawong Plaza.*
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Xtreme B-Force Martial Arts - NEW 2020 Class Timetable/FREE Trial Class. Wollongong & Illawarra. Kids/teens/adults karate classes.

Ages: 4 years - adults
Cost: FREE Trial Class Offer
Venue: Xtreme B-Force Martial Arts
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Ready Steady Go Kids - TERM 3, 2020 ENROLMENTS. Get onboard with this award-winning multi-sport program!

Term 3, 2020. Enrolments open - Friday 26 June

Refer 2020 Timetable

Ages: 1.5-6 year olds
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Bulli, Coniston, North Wollongong and Unanderra
National What's On 4 Kids Awards - BEST National Pre-Schooler Activity for 2017, 2016 & 2015.
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Award Winning Kids Dance Classes. We are open for TERM 3 - enrol now!

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: Active & Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: MIss Zoe's School of Dance
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! We are now taking bookings via email now all 3 of our dance studios - Wollongong, Kiama and Coledale! This is your chance to join Wollongong's most popular and awarded dance school!
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EC Sportz Swim Lessons - Term 3, 2020: FIRST LESSON FREE!

Term 3 Swim Lessons

Ages: Swimming lessons: babies to adults.
Cost: NEW MEMBERS: First lesson FREE! Active Kids & Creative Kids Provider.
Venue: EC Sportz Swim & Surf School
We offer a FREE trial lesson for swim lessons and we are both an Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate Approved Provider!
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Gravity Gym - Term 3, 2020 enrolments are open now! Claim your Kids Active or Creative Voucher

Term 3, 2020

Refer online schedule

Ages: From 6 months!
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Gravity Gymnastics is a brand new indoor gym space for bubs, kids and teens of all shapes, sizes and abilities! AND they are excited to introduce their Term 4 Schedule of classes for ages starting from 6 months - right up to adults!
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Gymbaroo Illawarra TERM 3 - Neuro-developmental programs for babies and children from birth to school readiness.

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years
Cost: $220 ten week term face to face IN-CENTRE, $130 ten week term ONLINE only
Venue: Berkeley Neighbourhood Centre
GymbaROO is the only parent-child program in the world that specialises in research-based, neuro-developmental, fun learning classes for babies to school aged children.
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Inside Industry & Port Kembla Steelworks - online, historical journey of discovery for families!

Term 2, 2020

Ages: All ages!
Cost: FREE educational and fun online content for families.
Venue: Inside Industry
Kids and families can learn all about the vital role the Port Kembla Plant and Port have played in “Sustaining Australia” and take a fascinating online journey through what has made our region!
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Join our beautiful Little Groovers family in 2020! Enrolments for Term 3 are now open!

Term 3, 2020

Ages: 18 months - 7 yrs
Cost: We accept both Active and Creative Kids Vouchers.
Venue: Jamberoo
Little Groovers is now offering classes across three venues Jamberoo, Dapto & Windang! Little Groovers specialises in pre-school dance focusing on classes for children 18 months - 5 years.
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Better Rehab - Kids therapeutic services. School Holidays Newsletter Issue! NDIS Registered

July School Holidays

Ages: For kids!
Cost: FREE list of therapeutic activities that will keep your children busy!
Venue: Better Rehabilitation
With the school holidays just starting we have a list of therapeutic activities that will keep your children busy, allow you to connect with your child and at the same time help develop important skills such as language and physical skills!
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School Holiday Giveaway at Warrawong Plaza!

7 - 18 July

10am - 2pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: Simply spend $20 in Centre then take your receipts to the Kiddy Booth to claim up to 2 activity packs per day*.
Venue: Kiddy Booth (Centre Court) - Warrawong Plaza
Simply spend $20 in Centre then take your receipts to the Kiddy Booth to claim up to 2 activity packs per day*.
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Take advantage of the outdoors these school holidays at Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

Open every day from 4 - 19 July. Zipline Tour and Cafe closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Ages: All ages!
Cost: The Gruffalo experience is included in price of Treetop Walk. App is free to download. General Admission Adults from $22.50, Children from $13.50. Zipline Tour (includes Treetop Walk) Adults from $60, Children from $36. Be sure to book online to secure your spot and save 20%!
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
What could be better these school holidays than experiencing nature with a newfound perspective from the Illawarra Rainforest?
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Zig Zag Hub Young Entrepreneurs Program for school years 5 - 12! School Holidays SPECIAL OFFER

July School Holidays

Ages: For students in school years 5-12.
Cost: Special July School Holidays price of just $69 - That's less than $18 per session!⠀⠀⠀⠀
Venue: Zig Zag Hub - Wollongong
WOW - a short course for High School kids to develop critical skills, build confidence and learn the steps to creating their own business! This fun, creative course inspires teen's to find and build their skills and confidence whilst guiding / mentoring them through the steps of business creation!
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Join us at Wollongong Central for our Feel Good Fun-Fest

22 June - 26 July

Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE family FUN! FREE Kids Activity Packs
Venue: Wollongong Central
As we move towards lighter and brighter times, we wanted to celebrate with a collection events and experiences to make you feel good! Here's what's happening at Wollongong Central as part of our Feel Good Fun-Fest this June-July!
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July School Holidays – Grand Reopening Celebrations

July School Holidays

10am - 4pm daily

Ages: Kids aged 6-12 years who have a love for creating, exploring and inventing.
Cost: Check our website for pricing.
Venue: Science Space
While we are temporarily closing our doors to the public, we are launching a virtual science at home offering. Today, our first video is LIVE and on our website.
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Circus Monoxide's July School Holiday Program

14 - 16 July (Tuesday & Thursday only)

4 half day events/2 hour sessions

Ages: Suitable for primary school-aged children.
Cost: Each session is $45 per student.
Venue: Circus Monoxide
We have created four half day holiday workshops! Sign up for one or all of them!
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Gravity Gymnastics - July School Holiday Program!

6 - 17 July

Full & half day (morning & afternoon) sessions available

Ages: From 5 years of age
Cost: $45 for full day or $20 for half day
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Get the kids out of the house and keep them active! Themes include Ninja Fun, Street, Tumble & Tricks, Gymnastics and Games & Challenges!
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Project Bucephalus - Robo Camp is back! Face to face and virtual classes these holidays!

9 - 17 July

9am - 3pm

Ages: Suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $92 - $170, with discounts available. Creative Kids voucher approved.
Venue: All workshops conducted at TAFE Campus (Wollongong), with the exception of Workshop #5: Mine Sweeper (Virtual).
Get Ready to Robot! Project Bucephalus is delighted to announce a partial return to face-to-face LEGO Robotics classes in the July school Holidays
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Virtual Science School Holiday Programs - Liquid Nitrogen and Kitchen Chemistry!

10 July & 23 July

Various times

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: From $10! Ticketing is per device - buy a ticket and bring the whole family along!
Venue: Virtual Programs
Can't go to holiday programs? No problem... we'll come to you! Interactive science camp from the comfort of your own home!
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Flip Out Albion Park! Learn to Flip Holiday Program + SCHOOL HOLIDAY JUMP SPECIALS!

Open every day of the school holidays!

Learn to Flip Holiday Program (Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Ages: All ages! Learn to Flip Holiday Program for 10-16 years only.
Cost: $18 for 1hr jump + socks OR slushie / $28 for 2hr jump + socks OR slushie
Venue: Flip Out Albion Park
The big green trampoline has arrived in Albion Park! Come in and meet the friendly team at Flip Out's brand new venue in the Illawarra! Flip Out Albion Park opens these October School Holidays and will be open every day of the holidays so you can get your bounce on!
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Trees Adventure Nowra Park - We are open these Winter School Holidays for energetic explorers!

School holidays: Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm

Ages: From 4 years +
Cost: General tickets are from $25. KidZip sessions are $55.
Venue: Trees Adventure Nowra Park
Australia’s First Cliff Edge Experience! Only 1 hour from Wollongong, Trees Adventure Nowra Park is an exhilarating 2 Hour experience with 2m low easy courses up to 25m high insane ones! Soar through the trees on flying foxes and thrilling aerial challenges!
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Hangdog Climbing Gym returns these School Holidays!

July School Holidays

Ages: From 4 years.
Cost: Refer at time of booking.
Venue: Hangdog Climbing Gym
Your favourite combination of fun and fitness is back!! Hangdog Climbing Gym is back and ready to throw some great new climbs your way.
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Revolution Laser Arena is back these July School Holidays!

July School Holidays!

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: Refer at time of booking.
Venue: Revolution Laser Arena
Revolution Laser Arena is back just in time for the holidays and we can't hold back our excitement!
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EC Sportz - July School Holiday Program. Swimming, Sports + MORE!

14 - 17 July

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7 - 13
Cost: Merchandise/rego pack including hat, bag, bottle, shirt included. Costs: 1 day- $139, 2 days - $199, 3 days- $229. We accept Active & Creative Kids Vouchers.
Venue: West Wollongong Primary School
EC Sportz is a locally owned family run business with 30 years in the industry offering Swim Lessons for all ages as an Austswim and Royal Life Saving Recognised School - PLUS we also offer a Kids Gym with Ninja Parkour, Weights, Boxing, Yoga, Running and Sport Games and MORE
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Family Farm Tour at Green Connect

July School Holidays

60 mins

Ages: All ages. The farm is not readily accessible by pram so you’ll need to carry infants.
Cost: $14pp. Kids under 3yrs can come for free but everyone else (including adults) needs a ticket.
Venue: Warrawong
Join our friendly, informative, hands-on tour for you and the kids!
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FREE Heartfulness Meditation And Relaxation At Wollongong

6.30pm  to 7.30pm   Mon 17 February 20 to  Thu 17 December 20

Venue: Corrimal District Library And Community Centre
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages:
Cost: FREE

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Mini Mondays - Science Playdate for 0-6 year olds

Every Monday

9.30am  to 10am   Mon 9 March 20 to  Tue 22 December 20

Venue: Science Space Wollongong
Address: 60 Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 0-6 year olds
Cost: Children under 6 are free with one paid adult entry. Activity sessions are free! This new activity is FREE for all members.

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UOW Early Start Conference

9am  to 5pm   Mon 13 July 20 to  Wed 15 July 20

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: UOW, Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: EARLY BIRD - SPECIAL RATE ($450.00) / Full registration will be $550 once Early Bird close on 31 March 2020 Students ($110.00) / Must have a valid student ID Card Association Members ECA ($495.00)

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Junior Groovers Disco - The Fraternity Club

6pm  to 8.30pm    to  Fri 11 September 20

Venue: The Fraternity Club
Address: Fairy Meadow
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Tickets are just $10 per child, and includes a packet of chips, a Fraternity Club drink bottle & a flashing toy.

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