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Upcoming Events

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.

​Parents of Kids with ADHD - Lunch Club. Marsden Clinical Psychology

6 consecutive Wednesdays starting 28th April 2021.

1 - 2pm

Ages: For parents of Kids with ADHD
Cost: $300
Venue: Online Zoom Meetings - Marsden Clinical Psychology
This is an educational series of workshops run by Dr Nick Marsden, Clinical Psychologist and Director of Marsden Clinical Psychology, for parents of Kids with ADHD.

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Werri Slash Surf Competition

7am  to 4pm   Sat 1 May 21 to  Sun 2 May 21

Venue: Werri Beach, Gerringong
Address: Pacific Avenue Gerringong NSW 2534
Ages: Divisions include Open Mens, Open Womens, Senior Mens, Junior U/19 Boys, Cadet U/16 Girls and Cadet U/14 Boys.
Cost: Refer website

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Golden Easter Egg Hunt

 to    Sat 27 March 21 to  Sun 18 April 21

Venue: Crown Street Mall
Address: Crown Street Mall Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE!

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Get social at Wollongong Youth Centre these School Holidays!

Hang Out: Every Tuesday and Wednesday through school holidays, 1 - 5pm / Late Night: Every Thursday and Friday through school holidays, 3.30 - 7.30pm

 to    Thu 1 April 21 to  Tue 20 April 21

Venue: Wollongong Youth Centre
Address: 85 Burelli S Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12 - 18 years
Cost: FREE

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Have fun at your local Library these School Holidays!

See Library website for various locations, dates, and times

 to    Fri 2 April 21 to  Mon 19 April 21

Venue: Wollongong City Libraries
Ages: 5 - 18 years
Cost: FREE and Paid options

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Civic Centre Market

11am  to 2pm    to  Sat 17 April 21

Venue: Shellharbour Civic Centre
Address: Corner Cygnet & College Ave Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Pedal in the Park

8am  to 12pm    to  Sun 18 April 21

Venue: McCabe Park, Wollongong
Address: Church Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Suitable for: Families and children
Cost: FREE

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The Learner Log Book Run - Shellharbour & Kiama

6pm  to 8.30pm    to  Tue 20 April 21

Venue: Shellharbour & Kiama
Address: Shellharbour & Kiama 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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THE WIGGLES - We’re All Fruit Salad Tour!

10am & 1pm  to     to  Tue 20 April 21

Venue: WIN Entertainment Centre
Address: Corner Crown & Harbour Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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

6pm  to 8pm    to  Wed 21 April 21

Venue: KIama City Council
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Learner drivers
Cost: FREE

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9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 2 May 21

Venue: Illawarra Lapidary Club House
Address: 51 Meadow Street Tarrawanna New South Wales 2518
Ages: Suitable for all ages
Cost: Free

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Corrimal Park Farmers and Foodies Market

First Wednesday of the month

12pm  to 5pm    to  Wed 5 May 21

Venue: Corrimal Park
Address: 204 Princes Highway Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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ESDM for Parents living with children with ASD

5 weekly sessions: 10.30am - midday

10.30am  to MIdday   Thu 27 May 21 to  Thu 24 June 21

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Building 21, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue Keiraville NSW 2500
Ages: ESDM for Parents/Carers
Cost: $780.00 per person, Families may use NDIS funding for the full cost of the workshop (Parent Capacity Building).

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Kiama Coastal Classic Running Festival

All day event

 to     to  Sun 6 June 21

Venue: Black Beach, Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2535
Ages: All ages - run, jog or walk it!
Cost: Refer website for registration costs.

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Kiama Fun Run

 to     to  Sun 13 June 21

Venue: Kiama

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Bluey’s Big Play

Performance times: TBC

 to    Wed 4 August 21 to  Sun 8 August 21

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Suitable for all ages. Recommended for children 2+
Cost: All tickets: $45.90 Group 4+: $41.90

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Folk by the Sea - Kiama

Various times - refer website

 to    Fri 24 September 21 to  Sun 26 September 21

Venue: Kiama
Address: Bong Bong Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: Youth (12-18yrs) (2 Day) $30 ▪ Child (U/12yrs) (2 Day) Free

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Just – Live On Stage!

Mon 27 Sep, 10am & 12.30pm Tue 28 Sep, 10am & 12.30pm. Relaxed Performance Tue 28 Sep, 10am

 to    Mon 27 September 21 to  Tue 28 September 21

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 7+. Things might get messy!
Cost: All tickets: $33

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Pete The Sheep

Fri 1 Oct, 10am & 12.30pm Sat 2 Oct, 10am & 12.30pm. Relaxed Performance Sat 2 Oct, 10am

 to    Fri 1 October 21 to  Sat 2 October 21

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 4+.
Cost: All ticket: $33

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