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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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S.T.E.A.M Punks Club - Wollongong Library

1st Thursday of the month.

4pm  to 5pm    to  Thu 5 March 20

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5-7 years
Cost: FREE

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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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Lego Club at Dapto Library

2nd Monday of the month.

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 9 March 20

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: 93 - 109 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: 5 - 12 years of ages
Cost: FREE

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HSC Workshop: Creative Writing with Will Kostakis

5.30pm  to 7pm    to  Tue 10 March 20

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Open to Years 11 and 12.
Cost: FREE

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Learn Safe Workshops - Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers

6pm  to 8pm    to  Tue 10 March 20

Venue: Wollongong City Council
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Learner drivers
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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Dumbledore's Army - A monthly meeting of wizards and muggles to create, discuss and enjoy all things Harry Potter.

Once a month during school term

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 16 March 20

Venue: Wollongong City Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12 - 18 years of age.
Cost: FREE

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HSC Workshop: English Common Module with Jane Sherlock - Dapto Library

5pm  to 8pm    to  Tue 17 March 20

Venue: Dapto Library
Address: #89, 111 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: Open to Year 12.
Cost: FREE

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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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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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