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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.

Hair Braiding Pop Up Shop is back! Stockland Shellharbour

From Monday 18 January!

Ages: From 2 years old +. This is suitable for everyone boys girls men and women.
Cost: Prices varies from styles we start from $20 to +
Venue: Stockland Shellharbour Centre - opposite JaysJays & Angus & Coote.
Louna Hair & Beauty is back at Stockland Shellharbour from Monday 18th January 2021! Come and get your hair braided by our professional talented team!
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Kid's Uni Innovation Campus. High Quality Child Care 3-6 years. Enrol for 2021.

Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm

Ages: 3 - 6 years of age
Cost: Refer KIds' Uni
Venue:
Providing long day care from a newly renovated, large indoor and outdoor facility, our team is proud to have achieved a 100% rating of Exceeding National Quality Standards under the National Quality Framework for all four Kids' Uni services.
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Sunset Cinema Wollongong is Summer! All your family-favourite movies!

Screening Thursday to Saturday, December 17th – February 27th

Gates open at 6.30pm.

Ages: All ages.
Cost: $20 adult, $14 child. Free for under 3's
Venue: Botanic Garden Wollongong
We’re back! From December 17th join us in the lush surrounds of the Botanic Gardens. Enjoy the sun going down and the stars coming out as Sunset Cinema brings you the ultimate Australian summer experience.
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Xtreme B-Force Martial Arts - Join now and receive 1 month unlimited classes for FREE! Wollongong & Illawarra. Kids/teens/adults karate classes.

Offer ends 25 March, 2021

Ages: 4 years- adults
Cost: Join now and receive 1 month unlimited classes for FREE.
Venue: Xtreme B-Force Martial Arts
A family-friendly, encouraging and inclusive premier training centre for aspiring martial artists for 4 years right up to adults! And we are open for Term 1, 2020 enrolments now.
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Ava Dance Centre - OPEN DAY + FREE Trial Class Offer!

Saturday 23rd January

Ages: 3 years and above
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Ava Dance Centre - Berkeley
On Saturday 23rd January, Ava Dance Centre are hosting on Open Day where you will get the opportunity to see our facilities, trial free dance classes, meet some of our teachers and discuss enrolments.
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Award Winning Kids Dance Classes. NEW Coledale Classes. Covid-safe

Term 1, 2021

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: Active & Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: MIss Zoe's School of Dance
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! We are now taking bookings via email now all 3 of our dance studios - Wollongong, Kiama and Coledale! This is your chance to join Wollongong's most popular and awarded dance school!
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The Young Writers Program - South Coast Writers Centre

Term 1, 2021

Ages: 11 - 18
Cost: Creative Kids Vouchers are applicable to this program.
Venue: All classes are held in The Ocean Room at Wollongong Town Hall.
The program is built on active, workshop-based learning and practice, with the aim to be both a class and community, where young writers can develop their craft and create work they are proud of, all in a relaxed, inclusive, and supportive space.
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Gravity Gym - Term 1, 2021 enrolments! Claim your Kids Active or Creative Voucher

Term 1, 2021

Refer online schedule

Ages: From 6 months!
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Gravity Gymnastics is a brand new indoor gym space for bubs, kids and teens of all shapes, sizes and abilities! AND they are excited to introduce their Term 4 Schedule of classes for ages starting from 6 months - right up to adults!
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Circus Monoxide - Term 1, 2021. Free Morning Trial Classes! Creative AND Active kids rebate approved'

Term 1, 2021

Refer timetable

Ages: Classes are available for everyone from 2 years old to adults.
Cost: 25 Free Trial Classes in our new morning Circus fitness program! Children who are enrolled in school can get a $100 discount on term fees with an Active or Creative Kids Voucher.
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Circus Monoxide is proud to announce their online classes for Term 4, 2020! There is a great list of classes already, and our timetable of activities will increase during the term.
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Ready Steady Go Kids - TERM 1, 2021 ENROLMENTS. Get onboard with this award-winning multi-sport program!

Refer Term 1, 2021 Timetable

Ages: 1.5-6 year olds
Cost: Refer website. Approved Active Kids Voucher Provider.
Venue: NEW Bulli Classes, Coniston, North Wollongong and Unanderra
National What's On 4 Kids Awards - BEST National Pre-Schooler Activity for 2017, 2016 & 2015.
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Project Bucephalus - Robotics Online - After School STEM Robo Classes Term 1, 2021

Term 1, 2021

Ages: Weekly class is open to students aged 7+. Master Classs open to high school and older only.
Cost: Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: Online Program
The Project Bucephalus Unlimited Program has been expanded to include “Robotics Online” – our attempt to continue offering STEM classes to families within their homes. Project Bucephalus Robotics is a Wollongong-based group that has many years of experience running robotics activities for children in the Illawarra & Shoalhaven.
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NumberWorks'nWords - Individualised Learning Program and Free Assessment

Term 1, 2021

Ages: 5 - 16 years of age
Cost: Contact centre. English students can use Creative Kids vouchers towards tuition.
Venue: NumberWorks'nWords - Wollongong
Students have missed a lot of school already, we can help them catch up and relieve you of the home schooling burden and boost your child's confidence and get them off to a great start in Term 2, 2020. We cater for ages 5 - 16 years of age across Maths and English.
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Join our beautiful Little Groovers family in 2021!

Term 1, 2021

Ages: 18 months - 7 yrs
Cost: We accept both Active and Creative Kids Vouchers.
Venue: Jamberoo
Little Groovers is now offering classes across three venues Jamberoo, Dapto & Windang! Little Groovers specialises in pre-school dance focusing on classes for children 18 months - 5 years.
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Zig Zag Hubs School Holiday Workshops for young entrepreneurs

11 - 22 January, 2021

9am - 4pm

Ages: 10 - 15 years
Cost: From $66
Venue: Zig Zag Hub - Wollongong
Have you heard about Zig Zag Hub's School Holiday Workshops for budding young entrepreneurs? We’ll be hosting a series of 5hr Workshops for young entrepreneurs these school holidays.
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Fun-damentals Summer Holiday Program - find out why kids AND parents cannot get enough of this super popular program!

17 - 24 December and 4 - 27 January

8am - 6pm

Ages: Primary School Age
Cost: 1st child $55 – discounts apply for siblings. CCS subsidy is available.
Venue: Lindsay Park Primary School
Fun Games, Sports, Arts and Crafts, Creative Arts for all skill and age levels!
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Oh help! Oh no! It’s The Gruffalo and he’s BACK these Summer holidays at Illawarra Fly!

Saturday 19 December – Tuesday 26 January

Open daily 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm).

Ages: All ages!
Cost: The Gruffalo experience is included in price of Treetop Walk. Adults from $22.50. Children from $13.50. Zipline Tour (includes Treetop Walk): Adults from $67.50. Children from $40.50.
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
Our next school holiday feature is coming soon!
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School Holidays at Revolution Laser Tag Arena! Plus your chance to WIN the Ultimate Adventure Pass

Summer School Holidays!

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: Refer at time of booking.
Venue: Revolution Laser Arena
Our next exciting School Holiday activities and programs are coming soon - stay tuned!
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Summer at The Scarborough - NEW Juice Bar NOW OPEN! Family and pet-friendly venue

Juice Bar open from 9am every weekend!

Ages: All ages family-friendly dining
Cost:
Venue: The Scarborough Hotel
KIDS EAT FREE, Summer dinner offer PLUS extended summer trading ours at The Scarborough Hotel!
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School Holiday Writing Program - The South Coast Writers Centre

Thursday 14 January

10am - 4.30pm

Ages: 8 - 18 years of age
Cost: $25 - $50
Venue: Coledale Community Hall
Join the South Coast Writers Centre’s school holiday program for a day of interactive workshops for primary and high school-aged readers and writers at Coledale Community Hall!
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Flip Out Albion Park! SCHOOL HOLIDAY JUMP SPECIALS!

Summer school holidays!

Ages: All ages
Cost: One hr jump + slushie bottle $20 / Two hr jump + slushie bottle $28. After Dark Disco $20
Venue: Flip Out Albion Park
The big green trampoline has arrived in Albion Park! Come in and meet the friendly team at Flip Out's brand new venue in the Illawarra! Flip Out Albion Park opens these October School Holidays and will be open every day of the holidays so you can get your bounce on!
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Green Connect Family Farm Tours - NEW Twilight Tour!

Monday 18 January & Saturday 23 January

Ages: All ages. The farm is not readily accessible by pram so you'll need to carry infants.
Cost: Tickets are $14 per person and kids aged two and under are free.
Venue: Warrawong
Do you want your kids to understand where their food comes from and the hard work that goes into producing it? Are you looking for a fun and interactive experience for the whole family these school holidays?
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Summer School Holidays at Hangdog - Plus your chance to WIN the Ultimate Adventure Pass!

Summer School Holidays

Ages: From 4 years.
Cost: Refer at time of booking.
Venue: Hangdog Climbing Gym
Our next exciting School Holiday activities and programs are coming soon - stay tuned!
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WaterWorld Summer School Holidays at Science Space Wollongong PLUS Science Camps!

Summer School Holidays. Camps run 11 - 22 January (almost sold out!)

Ages: All ages. Science camps for kids aged 6-12 years.
Cost: Check our website for pricing.
Venue: Science Space
Science of Water Summer School Holidays! From new shows to special features we are bringing you even more fun for the whole family and a great escape from the coming wet weather!
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Bring the family for a fun walk on the Blue Mile

Public Blue Mile History Tours: Every Friday and Saturday morning (930am – 12pm)

Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $22, Senior/Concession/Student: $17, Children (5-12yrs): $12 Family: (2 x Adults & 2 x Children): $58 * Children under 5yrs FREE of charge
Venue: Inside Industry – Visitor Centre
BlueScope Steel and the Port of Port Kembla welcomes children and families to their facilities these school holidays! Kids and families can learn all about the vital role the Port Kembla Plant and Port have played in “sustaining Australia”.
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Wheelchair Basketball Come N Try

2pm  to 4pm    to  Fri 22 January 21

Venue: Shellharbour City Stadium
Address: 110 Croome Rd Croom NSW 2527
Ages: all ages
Cost: free

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