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Upcoming 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.

Summer at The Scarborough - Kids Eat FREE + Pizza & Gelato + Happy Hour!

Open late for summer until Saturday 15 February!

Ages: All ages family-friendly dining
Cost: *Kids Eat FREE + *Happy Hour (*T&C's apply)
Venue: The Scarborough Hotel
KIDS EAT FREE, Summer dinner offer PLUS extended summer trading hours at The Scarborough Hotel!
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Australia Day Family BBQ at Windjammers Restaurant - Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

Sunday 26 January

Lunch 12.30pm - 3.30pm. Dinner: 6pm - 9pm

Ages: All ages family-friendly dining
Cost: Adults - $89 | Accor Plus Members - $79. Children 13-17yrs - $49 | 5-12yrs $29 | 0-4yrs FREE
Venue: Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Join us for a family-friendly Aussie BBQ & seafood buffet with a 3 hour beverage package and live entertainment!
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Reset your Stress Workshop: Support South Coast families impacted by bushfires.

Saturday 29 February, 2020

10am - 4pm

Ages:
Cost: Instead of tickets attendees are asked to a buy a $100 gift card that will go directly to families in South Coast Communities.
Venue: Sage Hotel Wollongong
In this one day workshop four practitioners come together to provide you with the information and tools you need to reflect on and deal with your stress, and all proceeds will go to helping families hit by fires to buy essential items.
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Wollongong City Libraries - School Holiday Activities

Various times

 to    Mon 6 January 20 to  Tue 28 January 20

Venue: Wollongong City Libraries
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: FREE

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Kids Water Colour Workshops

10am  to 1pm   Mon 20 January 20 to  Fri 24 January 20

Venue: Figtree Grove Shopping Centre
Address: 19 Princes Hwy Figtree NSW 2525
Ages: 5+
Cost: FREE

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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 Celebrations - Breakfast by the Lake

7am  to 10am    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Reddall Reserve
Address: 13 Reddall Parade Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry/$4 breakfast

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Australia Day Celebrations & Light Show Feature

 to     to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Belmore Basin - Wollongong Harbour
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Public Event

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Australia Day Celebrations across Kiama

Early till late

 to     to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Across Gerringong, Jamberoo, Kiama Downs and Kiama
Address: Kiama & surrounds NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE and at cost

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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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Australia Day Ozzy Doggy Show

3.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: The Ozzy Doggy Show will be held opposite the northern end of Lang Park, near Wollongong Harbour.
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: Pre-registrations are open until 5pm Monday 13 January. Use our online form to sign up.

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Toddler Time: Arts & Crafts at Figtree Grove

10am  to 1pm    to  Thu 30 January 20

Venue: Figtree Grove Shopping Centre
Address: 19 Princes Hwy Figtree NSW 2525
Ages: 1-4 years
Cost: FREE

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132nd Berry Show

7.30am  to 10pm   Fri 31 January 20 to  Sat 1 February 20

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: 35 Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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The Farms Market

4pm  to 8pm    to  Sun 2 February 20

Venue: Killalea State Park
Address: Killalea State Park Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: Gold coin entry

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WWIS Positive Relationships 8 Week Course for Women - Term 1, 2020

Thursday evenings and Wednesday mornings

10am/6.15pm  to 12pm/8.15pm   Tue 11 February 20 to  Wed 1 April 20

Venue: WWIS
Address: 170 Corrimal Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: FREE

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Celebrating Asian Culture Family Fun Day

12pm  to 3pm    to  Sun 16 February 20

Venue: Wollongong Art Gallery
Address: Corner Burelli & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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ROCK SWAP - Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 23 February 20

Venue: Stuart Park
Address: George Hanley Drive North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Suitable for all ages
Cost: FREE

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Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival 2020

All day event

 to    Fri 6 March 20 to  Mon 9 March 20

Venue: Multiple Venues, Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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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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Maggie Dent: From the Sandpit to Adulthood

7pm  to 9pm    to  Mon 16 March 20

Venue: St Luke's Dapto
Address: Moombara Street Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: Early Bird Ticket - $20 until Nov 30th 2019. Tickets - $35 each

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Sculpture in the Garden - Wollongong Botanic Gardens

9am  to 5pm   Sat 4 April 20 to  Thu 23 April 20

Venue: Wollongong Botanic Gardens
Address: Murphys Avenue Keiraville NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Learn To Love Yourself - A One Day Retreat For Teen Girls

10am  to 4pm    to  Fri 17 April 20

Venue: Ray of Light
Address: 20 Cope Place Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: 13-18 years
Cost: $75 early bird $90 standard

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Wings Over Illawarra 2020

Gates open: 9am. Flying Display begins at 10:30am  to    Sat 2 May 20 to  Sun 3 May 20

Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Address: Airport Road Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tickets start from $20

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