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Events and activities held for 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.

Young Entrepreneur’s Program 2020 - FREE Information evening for students and parents!

Wednesday 11 December, 2019

6pm - 8pm

Ages: Suitable for students aged between 7-18.
Cost: FREE Information Evening
Venue: Zig Zag Hub
FREE Information Evening for parents and students that will further explore the benefits of the program, what is offered and enrolment information for Term, 1, 2020
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SantaFest Outdoor Cinema Wollongong!

Saturday 14 December, 2019

7pm for a 7.30pm screen start time.

Ages: All ages, family-friendly event!
Cost: FREE Community Event
Venue: Lang Park
To get the kids in the right Christmas spirit, we'll be screening the family friendly "Arthur Christmas" (see snippet of movie below) via a MASSIVE screen for all to see!
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McDonalds Illawarra Santa Fest Carols Wollongong

Sunday 15 December, 2019

4pm - 9pm

Ages: All ages, family-friendly event!
Cost: FREE Community Event
Venue: Lang Park
Come and enjoy the evening of carols, food and family fun and get into the Christmas spirit - everyone welcome! Fantastic evening fireworks display!
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Christmas in the City! Festive season FUN has arrived at Wollongong Central! Santa photos, Workshops, Sales + MORE!

Until 24 December, 2019

Ages: All ages
Cost: Paid and FREE activities
Venue: Wollongong Central & Wollongong City Centre
This sales event is not to be missed – there will be city wide entertainment and activities for the whole family to enjoy, along with promotions and offers that will ensure you tick off that Christmas list early!
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Shellharbour Skate and Surf Festival

 to    Fri 6 December 19 to  Sun 15 December 19

Venue: Shellharbour
Address: Shellharbour NSW
Ages:
Cost: FREE

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Surf and Skate Festival Shellharbour

Various times - check event schedule

 to    Sat 7 December 19 to  Sun 15 December 19

Venue: Shellharbour Skate Park
Address: The Farm- Killalea Reserve Shellharbour NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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The Drama Studio - Bats

7.30pm  to 9.25pm   Tue 10 December 19 to  Wed 11 December 19

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $35 Children U12/Student: $22 Pensioner/Senior: $22

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Bauble Night at Village Practice

6.30pm  to 8.30pm    to  Sat 14 December 19

Venue: Village Practice, Woonona
Address: 24 Park Rd Woonona East NSW 2517
Ages: Kids need to come with an adult - suitable for 5 years and up
Cost: FREE

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Figtree Community Carols

5.30pm  to 9pm    to  Sat 14 December 19

Venue: Figtree High School
Address: Gibsons Road Figtree NSW 2525
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE entry, low cost rides and food vendors

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FREE Santa Photo (One Agency)

2pm  to 4pm    to  Sun 15 December 19

Venue: Guest Park, Fairy Meadow
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Santa Photo for families, kids and pet!

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ROCK THE BLOCK 2019 - Street Beatz Hip Hop Wollongong End of Year Concert

11am  to 6pm    to  Sun 15 December 19

Venue: Street Beatz Hip Hop Wollongong
Address: Unit 8 / 83-85 Montague St Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer ticket link

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Santa Fest Wollongong 2019

5pm  to 9pm    to  Sun 15 December 19

Venue: Lang Park, Wollongong
Address: Lang Park Wollongong NSW 2517
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Children's Christmas Craft - Kiama Library

10.30am  to 11.30am    to  Wed 18 December 19

Venue: Kiama Library
Address: 7 Railway Parade Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: Primary school-aged children
Cost: FREE

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Home Alone | Dive in Movies @ Jamberoo Action Park

6pm  to 7.30pm    to  Sat 21 December 19

Venue: Jamberoo Action Park
Address: 1215 Jamberoo Rd Jamberoo NSW
Ages: RATED: PG
Cost: FREE on the day with any entry admission paid.

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New Year’s Eve - Wollongong

 to     to  Tue 31 December 19

Venue: Belmore Basin, Wollongong
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Kids HONK! Band - HONK! Oz Festival of Street Music

Officially runs from Thursday 5pm through to Saturday Afternoon 3pm.

 to    Thu 9 January 20 to  Sat 11 January 20

Venue: Wollongong Conservatorium of Music & The Wollongong Arts Precinct
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 9-13 years of age
Cost: Registration is $25 - includes a 2016 HONK! Oz T-Shirt

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Albion Park Show

8.30am  to 11pm   Sat 18 January 20 to  Sun 19 January 20

Venue: Albion Park Showground
Address: 108A Tongarra Road Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: Al ages
Cost: Children under 5yrs - Free Saturday Adults: $15.00 Children: $10.00 Aged Pensioners: $10.00 Family: $40.00 Sunday Adults: $10.00 Children: $5.00 Aged Pensioners: $5.00 Family: $25.00

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Operation Ouch - Anita's Theatre

1pm  to 4.45pm    to  Wed 22 January 20

Venue: Anita's Theatre
Address: 264 - 270 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer booking link

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172nd Annual Kiama Show

8.30am  to 10.30pm   Fri 24 January 20 to  Sat 25 January 20

Venue: Kiama Showground
Address: 2 Bong Bong Street, (off Manning Street) Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: $5 - $35

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Australia Day Aquathon 2020 + Warrigal Fun Walk

8am - 10am (Acquathon). 10am (Walk)  to 11.15am (Presentation)    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Wollongong Boat Harbour
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages, all abilities!
Cost: Refer website for registration costs

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Australia Day Fireworks

From 9am  to     to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Wollongong Harbour
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Australia Day in Wollongong

8am  to 9pm    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Belmore Basin, Flagstaff Hill & Lang Park
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Events

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Moonlight Movies - Figtree: The LEGO Movie

Gates open at 6pm  to 10pm    to  Sat 14 March 20

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

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