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Events and activities held for school aged children in the Wollongong and Illawarra area.

Webers Circus - A Touch of Wild West comes to Shellharbour!

21 February - 10 March

Morning, afternoon & evenings times available

Ages: All ages, family-friendly event!
Cost: VIP, Ringside, A Reserve & B Reserve tickets available
Venue: Shellharbour
The show will take you and your family on a wild west adventure with death defying acrobats, funny clowns, trick dogs, Miniature Ponies, Russian swing and much much more! So saddle up, get you hat and cowboy boots on and let Webers Circus take your on a Wild West adventure for the whole family!
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360 ALLSTARS - spectacular physical theatre event for 5 years and up!

Tues 2 April - 7pm & Wed 3 April - 11am

Ages: Ages 5 to 105. Contains haze and strobe lighting.
Cost: $32.50 - $112.50
Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
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Kids Comic & Cartooning Workshops (with Marcelo Baez)

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 11 February 19

Venue: Corrimal Community Centre
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW
Ages: 8-13 years
Cost: $15pp

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Webers Circus - Shellharbour

5pm  to 9pm   Thu 21 February 19 to  Sun 3 March 19

Venue:
Address: Lake Entrance Road Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: TBA

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Family Friendly Fridays - ​Family Friendly Movie (Dapto Library)

5.30pm  to 7.30pm    to  Fri 22 February 19

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: 89/111 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Summer Sounds 2019

5.30pm  to 9pm    to  Fri 22 February 19

Venue: Wollongong Youth Services
Address: 85 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Choppers for Charity

9am  to 5pm   Sun 24 February 19 to  Tue 26 February 19

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

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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 24 February 19

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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Splash Wollonong

Refer website for schedule.

 to     to  Sat 2 March 19

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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The Great Illawarra Walk 2019

 to     to  Sat 2 March 19

Venue: Wollongong
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Family-friendly event
Cost: Registrations are now open; $40 per adult and $20 per child.

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Thirlmere Festival of Steam

Refer website for activity times and schedule

 to    Sat 2 March 19 to  Sun 3 March 19

Venue: Trainworks Thirlmere
Address: 10 Barbour Road Thirlmere NSW 2572
Ages: All ages
Cost: Visiting the Thirlmere Festival of Steam precinct is FREE. Additional activities are at cost.

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Family Yoga & Mindfulness

10am  to 11am    to  Sun 3 March 19

Venue: Bulli Community Centre
Address: 328 Princes Highway Bulli NSW 2519
Ages: All ages
Cost: Pricing - $20/ 2 family members, $25/ 3, $30/ 4 + (Babies and Toddlers 0-2 years free)

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Kidz Connect - Dapto Library

First Monday of the month during school term only.

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 4 March 19

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

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

First Tuesday of the month during school term

3.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Tue 5 March 19

Venue: Helensburgh Library
Address: 57 Walker Street Helensburgh NSW 2508
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: FREE

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

First Wednesday of the month during school term only.

3.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Wed 6 March 19

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 356 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: FREE

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‘The Crucible’ by Arthur Miller presented by Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts

Thursday 7th March 7pm Friday 8th March 7pm Thursday 14th March 7pm Friday 15th March 7pm Saturday 16th March 1pm Saturday 16th March 7pm

 to    Thu 7 March 19 to  Sat 16 March 19

Venue: Wollongong High School of the Performing Art
Address: lysaght Street Fairy Meadow
Ages:
Cost: Adult: $22 Concession / Student: $18

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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 8 March 19 to  Sun 10 March 19

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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Junior Groovers Disco - The Fraternity Club

6pm  to 8.30pm    to  Fri 8 March 19

Venue: The Fraternity Club
Address: 11 Bourke Street Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
Ages: 6 - 12 years
Cost: $10

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Illawarra Annual Brick Spectacular

From 10am  to 4pm/5pm   Sat 9 March 19 to  Sun 10 March 19

Venue: Kembla Grange Racecourse
Address: Princes Highway Kembla Grange NSW 2526
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adults $7.00 | Children $5 | Under 3 free

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Rock’n Vintage Roll 2019

Sat, 9 March 6.00pm – 10.00pm Sun, 10 March from 10.00am

 to    Sat 9 March 19 to  Sun 10 March 19

Venue: Ryan's Hotel, Thirroul
Address: 138 Phillip Street Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: Family friendly event
Cost: Adults: $5.00 | Kids: free

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TIGS Information Evening

6pm  to 8pm    to  Tue 5 March 19

Venue: TIGS Goodhew Research Centre (School Library)
Address: 10-12 Western Avenue Mangerton NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: FREE Admission

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Learn Safe Workshops - Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers (Wollongong)

6pm  to 8pm    to  Tue 12 March 19

Venue: Wollongong City Council
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Learner drivers
Cost: FREE

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Class Clowns 2019 – Wollongong Heat (the search for Australia's funniest teens!)

4 - 6pm: Workshop 7pm: Performance

 to     to  Wed 13 March 19

Venue: The Music Lounge - Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Corne Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 12+. Contains strong language.
Cost: Adult: $22 Concession: $18 Children u12: $18 Groups 10+: $15

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A Day out With Thomas - Trainworks

9.30am  to 4pm   Sat 16 March 19 to  Sun 17 March 19

Venue: Trainworks
Address: 10 Barbour Road Thirlmere NSW 2572
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for admission prices

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Moonlight Movies - Figtree: Trolls

Starts at 7.30pm. Gates open at 6pm  to 10pm    to  Sat 16 March 19

Venue: Roy Johanson Park, Figtree
Address: Euroka Street West Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Wollongong Triathlon Festival (Miniman for the 7 - 11 year olds)

6am - 4pm (Saturday) & 5am - 2pm (Sunday)

 to    Sat 16 March 19 to  Sun 17 March 19

Venue: Wollongong Harbour
Address: Marine Drive Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: From 7 years (MiniMan)
Cost: Refer website for registration cost.

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Cedars Christian College - Early Learning Centre OPEN DAY

5.30pm  to 7pm    to  Tue 19 March 19

Venue: Cedars Christian College
Address: Waples Road Farmborough Heights NSW 2526
Ages: 3 - 5 years of age
Cost: FREE

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The Ultimate Learner Log Book Run - Day Run (Special Event)

8.30am  to 2.30pm    to  Sun 24 March 19

Venue: Shellharbour, Kiama & Wollongong
Address: Wollongong, Kiama & Shellharbour NSW
Ages: All learner drives must have 40 or more log book hours.
Cost: FREE (inc. driver reviver stop snacks & McDonald’s voucher on completion)

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Wollongong 5k Colour Frenzy

7.30am  to 11.30am    to  Sun 31 March 19

Venue: Stuart Park, Wollongong
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: Early Bird: Adult $25.00 | Child (5-12yrs) $10.00 | Family (2 x Adults + 2 X Children) $60.00

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Moonlight Movies: The Never-Ending Story (Thirroul)

10pm

Gates open 5.30pm  to     to  Sat 6 April 19

Venue: Thirroul Beach Reserve, Thirroul
Address: Thirroul NSW 2518
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Moonlight Movies: Thirroul

Gates open at 5.30pm and film screens at 7pm (on sunset). Event concludes at 9pm.

 to     to  Sat 6 April 19

Venue: Thirroul Beach Reserve
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival

9am  to Till late   Sat 6 April 19 to  Sun 7 April 19

Venue: Thirroul Community and Library Center, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, & Thirroul Beach Park
Address: Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Shellharbour Ocean Swim

8am  to 1pm    to  Sun 7 April 19

Venue: Wollongong Street, Shellharbour Village
Address: Wollongong Street Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: Junior Swim - 12 years and under only.
Cost: Refer website

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Matilda's Farmyward Easter Special!

 to    Mon 8 April 19 to  Thu 18 April 19

Venue:
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: $230 plus gst. This is HALF THE PRICE of our regular bookings…Places will go fast !!

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Illawarra Reptile Society Show

10am  to 3pm    to  Sun 14 April 19

Venue: Illawarra Sports Stadium
Address: Hooka Creek Road Berkeley NSW 2506
Ages: All ages
Cost: Family: $25.00 | Adult: $10.00 | Kids: $5.00

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Opera Carnivale – 7 Little Australians

4.30pm  to     to  Sun 14 April 19

Venue: Spiegeltent Wollongong | Arts Precinct
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 8+. Contains smoke/haze.
Cost: All tickets: $25

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Merrigong Creativity Camp – April School Holidays

9am  to 3pm   Mon 15 April 19 to  Thu 18 April 19

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Corner Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5 - 13 years of age
Cost: 4 day camp: $240 per child* *20% discount for additional siblings or when booking all three camps. Cost includes a ticket to see the scheduled school holiday kids’ show with the group.

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Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus

Various times

 to    Wed 17 April 19 to  Sun 28 April 19

Venue: Spiegeltent Wollongong - IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 4 -12 years
Cost: All tickets: $28

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Tilbury Classic Ocean Swim at Culburra Beach

8am  to 12pm    to  Sat 20 April 19

Venue: Culburra Beach
Address: 4 Farrant Avenue Culburra Beach NSW 2540
Ages: Minimum age - 13 years.
Cost: Entry fee - $30 online ($35 on race day)

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Greenwell Point Kids Fishing Workshop

 to     to  Tue 23 April 19

Venue: Greenwell Point
Address: Greenwell Point Rd Greenwell Point
Ages: 8 -14 years
Cost: $40

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Kids Fishing Workshop - Windang

Refer website for times

 to     to  Wed 24 April 19

Venue: Windang
Address: 77 Reddall Parade Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Ages: 8-14 year olds
Cost: $40 per child

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The K.I.S.S Arts Festival

9am  to 5pm   Fri 26 April 19 to  Sun 28 April 19

Venue: Black Beach Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: All events are free and family friendly!

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SurfLife Gerringong Surf and Music Festival

All day event

 to    Fri 3 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Gerringong Park
Address: Gerringong NSW 2534
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Possum Magic - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

Tuesday 7th May Tue 7 May 1pm & Wed 8 May 10.30am & 12.30pm

 to    Tue 7 May 19 to  Tue 8 May 18

Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
Address: 42 Bridge Rd Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: Ages 3-8. Performance will contain pyrotechnics.
Cost: $18.00 - $25.00

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Comic Gong 2019

10am  to 4pm    to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall, Main Auditorium
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Admission

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KidsFest Shellharbour 2019

Refer website for times

 to    Mon 20 May 19 to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Various location across Shellharbour City
Address: Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: 0-12 years
Cost: FREE

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Jump First, Ask Later - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

1pm & 7pm

 to     to  Tue 21 May 19

Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre (SEC)
Address: 42 Bridge Rd Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: Ages 10+. Contains some loud music.
Cost: $32.50 - $112.50

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BlueScope WIN Wollongong Eisteddfod

Refer website for session times.

 to    Sat 1 June 19 to  Sat 13 July 19

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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StoryFest

 to    Fri 21 June 19 to  Sun 23 June 19

Venue: Various locations within Milton
Address: Milton NSW 2538
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Mercedes-Benz Wollongong National Dancesport Championship

 to    Sat 29 June 19 to  Sun 30 June 19

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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NAIDOC at Koonawarra

10am  to 2pm    to  Thu 11 July 19

Venue: Koonawarra Community Centre
Address: 36 Fowlers Road Koonawarra NSW 2530
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE

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Botanic Garden Day - Wollongong Botanic Garden

 to     to  Sat 13 July 19

Venue: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Address: Murphys Avenue Gwynneville NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Activities

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