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Regular Events

Regular 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.

AWARE Program: 9 week after school group for young people aged 13 to 18 living with a family member with mental health concerns who they support.


3.30pm  to 6pm   Thu 25 July 19 to  Sun 29 September 19

Venue: The Salvation Army Wollongong,
Address: 11-13 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 13 - 18 years of age
Cost: FREE

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Triple P - Positive Parenting Program

Thursdays during Term 3

10am  to 12pm   Thu 25 July 19 to  Thu 12 September 19

Venue: The Foundery - Shell Cove
Address: 132 Wentworth Street Port Kembla NSW 2529
Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: Your donation of $5 per session assists our costs

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Breakout: What Unlocks the Box? Early Start Discovery Space

Saturday 10, 17, 24 & Sunday 11, 18 & 25 August

10.30am OR 1.30pm  to     to  Sat 10 August 19

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Ground floor, Building 21 University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members per session (up to 6 children).

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Code the Gong - Wollongong Library

First and third Monday of the month during school term

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 19 August 19

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 8 - 12 years
Cost: FREE

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S.T.E.A.M Punks Club - Dapto Library

Third Monday of the month during school term

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 19 August 19

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: 89/111 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: FREE

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Baby Storytime - Kiama Library

Third Tuesday of the month

10am  to 10.30am    to  Tue 20 August 19

Venue: Kiama Library
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: 0-24 Months
Cost: FREE

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Southern Coffee Morning - for families of children with an autism spectrum disorder to join our coffee morning “family”, to share information and support.

10.30am  to 12.30pm    to  Wed 21 August 19

Venue: The Shellharbour Club
Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: FREE

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Kiama Makers & Growers Market

Usually 4th Saturday of each month

10am  to 3pm    to  Sat 24 August 19

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

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Wesley Centre Markets (formerly Nowra Makers Market)

Every fourth Saturday of the month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sat 24 August 19

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

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Coledale Markets

4th Sunday of the Month

9am  to 3pm    to  Sun 25 August 19

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

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Science Space
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Dr David Greening
The Ballet School Woonona

Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

13 20 11

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

Australian Breastfeeding Ass.
1800 686 2 686 222

Tresillian Help Line
1300 272 736

Mental Health Line
1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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