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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.

TIGS Open Day | 10 March | Academic Distinction. Global Possibilities.

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Information Sessions will be held at 10.30am and 6.00pm.

Ages: Preschool to Year 12
Cost: Free to attend
Venue: The Illawarra Grammar School (TIGS)
TIGS Open Day is coming up on Tuesday 10 March 2020. Discover an educational experience where your child can achieve their academic and individual best!
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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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Illawarra Annual Brick Show, supporting Kidzwish

Saturday 7 March - Sunday 8 March

10am - 5pm / 9am - 4pm

Ages: All ages, family-friendly event!
Cost: $10 pp or $45 for a family of 5. Kids under 3 FREE.
Venue: Illawarra Sports Stadium
Over 30 Master Builders from all over NSW & the ACT will be travelling to Wollongong on the 7th & 8th of March to showcase their brick building skills using LEGO.
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Early Start Speaker Series 2020 - School Readiness

Wednesday 11 March, 2020

6pm - 7.30pm

Ages: Adults only
Cost: $15 per person ($10 for members). All attendees will receive a free school readiness resource to take home on the night.
Venue: Building 21, G.08, Early Start, University of Wollongong
Our first Speaker Series of 2020 takes an in-depth look at all aspects of the transition and provides practical advice on how to prepare for a positive and successful start to big school for both your children and your family.
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Wings over Illawarra 2020 - Australia's best annual airshow spectacular is almost here! SAVE on online tickets!

Saturday 2 May - Sunday 3 May, 2020. Gates open 9am - 5pm. Airshow 11am - 4pm.

Ages: All ages family-friendly event!
Cost: Book your tickets online and SAVE! Kids under 5 years of age are FREE.
Venue: Shellharbour Airport
Wings Over Illawarra 2020 - something for EVERY FAMILY MEMBER! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular, right here in the Illawarra, returns Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May 2020 - Tickets ON SALE NOW!
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Xtreme B-Force Martial Arts - Wollongong & Illawarra. Kids/teens/adults karate classes.

Term 1, 2020

Ages: 4 years- adults
Cost: Come try a FREE Trial Class!
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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SINGsational - singing, piano, guitar and music theatre lessons / Wollongong.

Term 1, 2020

Ages: All ages, styles, levels welcome
Cost: Enquire upon booking.
Venue: SINGsational
Do you always wish you learned to sing? Make that dream come true in a relaxed and fun environment with SINGsational. Enrol now for Term 1 for singing lessons!
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UniActive Swim School: Professional instructors, quality facilities and fresh air. Registrations open for 2020.

Term 1, 2020

Ages: 3 years +
Cost: Learn to Swim : $15 per class. Squads: $13 per class. Special offer: 50% discount for third child (must be from the same family). Prices are subject to change.
Venue: UniActive
Located within the University of Wollongong grounds, we have been teaching children to swim for over 25 years.
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - NEW Coledale Studio - get first 2 weeks FREE. Enrol for 2020 - Award Winning Kid's Dances Classes

Term 1, 2020

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: ZERO Registration Fee.
Venue: Wollongong, Kiama & Coledale
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! Miss Zoe's has been servicing the Illawarra for 12 years - they opened in Kiama in 2018 and in 2019 have opened up in Coledale!
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CIY.CLUB Kids Term 1, 2020 Coding Workshops. Claim your Creative Kids Rebate!

Term 1. 2020 starts Monday 3 February

Afternoon sessions

Ages: 7 - 17 years
Cost: Contact CIY Club. Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.
Venue: Science Space, TIGS, Bulli High School & Warilla Library
Now every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in Term 4!
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EC Sportz Swim & Kids Gym - Term 1, 2020: Saturday Nippers, Swimming Lessons, Learn to Surf and Kids Gym.

Swim/Surf Lessons: 28 Jan. Saturday Nippers: 1 Feb. Kids Gym & Teen Fit: 3 Feb.

Ages: Saturday Nippers: 6 years +. Swimming lessons: babies to adults. Learn to Surf: 5 years +. Kids Gym: 7 years +
Cost: First lesson for FREE! Active Kids & Creative Kids Provider.
Venue: EC Sportz Swim & Surf School
We offer a FREE trial lesson for swim and gym lessons and we are both an Active Kids and Creative Kids Rebate Approved Provider!
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KMA Martial Arts Wollongong - Term 1, 2020! Fitness and self defense for kids & adults

Term 1, 2020

Ages: 3 years of age - adults
Cost: Active Kids Rebate Provider.
Venue: KMA Martial Arts Wollongong
KMA Martial Arts provides physical training and continual learning, in a fun and friendly atmosphere, suitable for kids and adults alike
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Gravity Gym - Term 1, 2020 enrolments are open now! Claim your Kids Active Voucher.

Term 1, 2020

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, 2020 Enrolments NOW OPEN! Creative AND Active Kids Rebate Approved.

Term 1, 2020

Refer timetable

Ages: 2 years - adult
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Fly into the circus this school term! Classes at Circus Monoxide aim to develop strength, confidence and skills in a fun, accepting and non-competitive environment. There is something for everyone in these classes, from 2 year olds to adults, and for all skill levels. Try aerials, tumbling, or, try everything in a general circus class.
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NumberWorks'nWords - English and Maths tuition from qualified professionals. Boost your child's confidence and learning in 2020! FREE Assessment.

Term 1, 2020

3.30pm - 7.30pm weekdays.

Ages: 5 - 16 years of age
Cost: Contact centre
Venue: NumberWorks'nWords
Kids Tutoring which is fun but gets great results! Every student has an individualised plan and works towards agreed personal goals. Results are celebrated.
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Toddler Time: Summertime Fun at Figtree Grove

10am  to 1pm    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Figtree Grove Shopping Centre - Next to Wendy's
Address: 19 Princes Hwy Figtree NSW 2525
Ages: 1-4 years
Cost: FREE

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Teen Yoga - School Term Program

Wednesdays during school terms

4:30pm  to 5:30pm   Wed 5 February 20 to  Wed 8 April 20

Venue: Old Courthouse Wollongong
Address: 1 Harbour Street Wollongong NSW 2517
Ages: 12-18
Cost: $165.00 (Active Kids Vouchers accepted)

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Splash Swim School

Monday Afternoons

 to    Mon 10 February 20 to  Mon 6 April 20

Venue: Port Kembla Youth Project
Address: www.pkyp.org.au North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: $11 per lesson

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Homework Hub

Tuesday Afternoons

 to    Tue 11 February 20 to  Tue 31 March 20

Venue: Port Kembla Youth Project
Address: Port Kembla NSW 2505
Ages: Primary and High School Students
Cost: Free

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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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FREE Heartfulness Meditation And Relaxation At Wollongong

6.30pm  to 7.30pm   Mon 17 February 20 to  Thu 17 December 20

Venue: Corrimal District Library And Community Centre
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages:
Cost: FREE

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See Change Program

Weekly

10am  to 12pm   Tue 18 February 20 to  Tue 24 March 20

Venue: The Salvation Army First Floor Program
Address: 11-13 Burelli St Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Parents/Carers
Cost: Gold Coin Donation

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Sharks Pop-Up Exhibition - Stockland Shellharbour

 to    Sat 22 February 20 to  Fri 20 March 20

Venue: Stockland Shellharbour - Centre Court, near Woolworths
Address: 211 Lake Entrance Rd Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival presents Class Clowns 2020 – Wollongong Heat.

4 - 6pm: Workshop 7pm: Performance

7pm  to 9pm    to  Wed 26 February 20

Venue: The Music Lounge - Wollongong Town Hall
Address: Corne Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 12+. Contains strong language.
Cost: Adult: $22 Children/Student: $18 Pensioner/Seniors: $18 Group of 10+: $15 A per transaction fee of $6.95 applies for phone and online bookings.

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One Door Wollongong - Young Carers Program: 6 week after school group for young people aged 13 to 18 living with a family member with mental health concerns who they support.

Thursdays

3.30pm  to 6pm   Wed 26 February 20 to  Thu 30 April 20

Venue: The Salvation Army Wollongong,
Address: 11-13 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 13 - 18 years of age
Cost: FREE

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R.A.G.E - Thirroul Library

www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au/library/library-events/kids-events/rage-thirroul-2020-t1

3.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 356 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 8-13 years
Cost: FREE

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R.A.G.E [Reading Arts Gaming Entertainment] - Warrawong Library

Last Thursday of the month during school term

3.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: 133 King Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 8 - 12 years
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Corrimal Library

Every Thursday during school term

11am  to 12pm    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW
Ages: 3 - 5
Cost: FREE

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Toddlertime at Thirroul Library

Every Thursday

10am  to 10.30am    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 352-358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Toddlertime at Wollongong Library

Every Thursday during school term

10am  to 10.30am    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Wriggle & Jiggle Storytime @ Wollongong

Every Wednesday during school term

10am  to 10:30am    to  Wed 27 February 19

Venue: Wollongong Central Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 0- 2 years
Cost: FREE

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Wriggle and Jiggle at Warrawong Library

Every Thursday during school term.

10.30am  to 11am    to  Thu 27 February 20

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: Level 1, 67-71 King Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 0 - 2 years
Cost: FREE

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100 Stories Before School - Corrimal Library

Last Friday of the month

10am  to 11am    to  Fri 28 February 20

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW
Ages: Pre-school age
Cost: FREE

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Born to Read at Thirroul Library

Every Friday during school term.

11am  to 12pm    to  Fri 28 February 20

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 356 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 0-12 months
Cost: FREE

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Drop in Duplo - Corrimal Library

Every Friday during school term only.

9.30am  to 1pm    to  Fri 28 February 20

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address:
Ages: 3 years +
Cost: FREE

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Family Friendly Friday - Family Movie

5.30pm  to 7pm    to  Fri 28 February 20

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

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Storytime - Dapto Library

Every Friday

10.30am  to 11.30am    to  Fri 28 February 20

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: Dapto Ribbonwood Centre, 93-109 Princes Hwy Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 3-5 years
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Thirroul Library

Every Friday

10am  to 11am    to  Fri 28 February 20

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 352/358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 3-5 years
Cost: FREE

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Vietnamese Children's Dancing - Warrawong Plaza

11.30am  to 12.30pm    to  Sat 29 February 20

Venue: Warrawong Plaza - Centre Court
Address: Cnr Cowper and King St Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE

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Drop in Duplo - Wollongong Library

Every Monday during school term

9.30am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 2 March 20

Venue: Wollongong City Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 3 years +
Cost: FREE

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Drop-In Duplo at Dapto Library

Every Monday during school term.

9.30am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 2 March 20

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: 93-109 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: Recommended for ages 3+.
Cost: FREE

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Mini Mondays - Science Playdate for 0-6 year olds

Every Monday

9.30am  to 10am    to  Mon 2 March 20

Venue: Science Space Wollongong
Address: 60 Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 0-6 year olds
Cost: Children under 6 are free with one paid adult entry. Activity sessions are free! This new activity is FREE for all members.

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Toddlertime at Corrimal Library

Every Monday

11am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 2 March 20

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages: 2 to 3 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 3 March 20

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

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Storytime - Warrawong Library

Every Tuesday

11am  to 12pm    to  Tue 3 March 20

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: 1, 67-71 King Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 3-5 years
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Wollongong Library

Every Tuesday

10am  to 11am    to  Tue 3 March 20

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 3-5 years
Cost: FREE

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Toddlertime at Dapto Library

Every Tuesday

10.30am  to 11am    to  Tue 3 March 20

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: Dapto Ribbonwood Centre, 93-109 Princes Hwy Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Wriggle & Jiggle Storytime @ Thirroul

Every Tuesday during school term

10am  to 10.30am    to  Tue 3 March 20

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 352-358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 0 - 2 years
Cost: FREE

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Toddlertime at Warrawong Library

Every Wednesday

10.30am  to 11am    to  Wed 4 March 20

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: Level 1, 67-71 King Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Wriggle & Jiggle Storytime @Corrimal Library

Every Wednesday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Wed 4 March 20

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages: 0 - 2 years
Cost: FREE

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Wriggle & Jiggle Storytime @Dapto

Every Wednesday during school term.

10.30am  to 11am    to  Wed 4 March 20

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: Dapto Ribbonwood Centre, 93-109 Princes Hwy Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 0 - 2 years
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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Super Rugby NSW Waratahs versus Waikato Chiefs

7.15pm  to     to  Fri 6 March 20

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown and Harbour Streets, North Wollongong NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: All NSW Waratahs members and fans are invited to the final training session before our home match in Wollongong against the Chiefs. This is a ticketed event, please redeem your FREE ticket via the event website link.

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Knit, Knot, Weave – Creative Weekend Workshops - Early Start Discovery Space

Knit, Knot, Weave will run across 5 Saturdays. Choose the workshops you like or book in for all 5.

10.30am  to 11.30am   Sat 7 March 20 to  Sat 4 April 20

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Building 21, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 7 years +. Parent supervision required – participation always encouraged.
Cost: $10 members / $12.50 non-members per workshop

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Exploring Circuits – Creative Weekend Workshopst - Early Start Discovery Space

Exploring Circuits will run across 5 Sundays. Choose the workshops you like or book in for all 5.

10.30am  to 11.30am   Sun 8 March 20 to  Sun 5 April 20

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Ground floor, Building 21 University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 6 years +. Parent supervision required – participation always encouraged.
Cost: $10 members / $12.50 non-members per workshop

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Storytime with Warrawong Library

On every second Thursday of the month.

10.30am  to 11.30am    to  Thu 12 March 20

Venue: Warrawong Plaza - Level 2 Playground
Address: Cnr King & Cowper Street Warrawong NSW 2502
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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Playground Official Opening with Bluey - Wollongong Central

9am  to 1pm    to  Sat 14 March 20

Venue: Level 1, Crown Building
Address: 200 Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: This is a free event, however BOOKINGS ARE REQUIRED to secure your time with Bluey in centre.

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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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LEGO Club - Thirroul Library

Fourth Wednesday of the month

4pm  to 5pm    to  Wed 25 March 20

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 356 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Helensburgh Library

Every month on the 4th Wednesday of the month.

10.30am  to 11.30am    to  Wed 25 March 20

Venue: Helensburgh Library
Address: Walker Street Helensburgh NSW 2508
Ages: 3 - 5 years of age
Cost: FREE

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th Anniversary Pizza Party

Doors open 6:30pm for 7pm show time.

7pm screening, doors open 6.30 pm for pizza and refreshments  to 9.30pm    to  Fri 27 March 20

Venue: Science Space
Address: 60 Squires Way Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Rating: PG (there is sexually suggestive content)
Cost: $17.90 + Eventbrite booking fee

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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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Safe Series Workshop - supported by KU Figtree Preschool.

4pm  to 6pm    to  Mon 6 April 20

Venue: KU Figtree Preschool
Address: 77 Uralba street Figtree NSW
Ages: Parents/Carers
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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