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Upcoming events and activities for parents and babies, toddlers and school aged children in the Wollongong and Illawarra area.

FREE - Car Tyre Safety Workshop for Young Drivers / Parents! By Jax Tyres

Sat 20 October 18

1pm-2pm

Ages: 16 years+
Cost: FREE
Venue: Jax Tyres Warrawong
Tyre Safety and learning what keeps us safely on the road is critical for all drivers! Bring your L platers, P Platers or young drivers to this FREE workshop and learn the 101 of tyre safety plus how to change a tyre!

Great for anyone needing to stay safe on the road - this is one hour you'll be really pleased you invested in car safety... Places limited so bookings essential!
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FREE Support Workshop for carers of kids with autism, ADHD or disabilities

Wed 24 October 18

10am-12pm AND 7pm-9pm

Ages: All parents and carers welcome
Cost: FREE - Bookings essential
Venue: Wollongong Tennis Club
Join guest speaker, Megan Borlase from Lojic Institute (Ph.D., & Board Certified Behaviour Analyst) who is presenting some of the latest evidence based behaviour interventions from behavioural science and positive behaviour support. Understand how you can implement these to improve behaviour outcomes in your child - whilst encouraging their unique sense of self to shine and not be lost in a society that doesn't understand the 'difference'. Plus you'll have the chance to meet other parents and carers who may well be facing similar challenges to you.
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MagicZoom Play Zone Halloween Party! Games, craft, disco, prizes and more!

Saturday 27 October

11.30am - 1pm

Ages: All ages
Cost: Entry fees apply for entry into MagicZoom
Venue: Magic Zoom
An opportunity to have some awesome FUN at MagicZoom and share your Easter hat creations to win some AWESOME prizes!
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The Lord Mayor's Picnic in the Park - For 2019 School Starters & their families!

Sunday 4 November

10am - 12pm

Ages: For 2019 school starters & their families
Cost: FREE
Venue: MacCabe Park - southern end
Come and Join Billy Back Pack and Bright Spark at our Lord Mayors' Transition to School Picnic on Sunday 4 November, 12pm- 2pm at MacCabe Park, Wollongong. FREE entertainment and giveaways for 2019 School Starters!
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Sculpture in the Garden - Wollongong Botanic Gardens

7am  to 6pm   Thu 6 September 18 to  Wed 22 May 19

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

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Berry Gardens Festival

10am  to 4pm   Thu 18 October 18 to  Sun 21 October 18

Venue: Various locations around Berry
Address: Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: $5 - $20. Children U18 years FREE

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Express Yourself - Focusing on emotional intelligence for young people (ages 12-15).

10 week program

4pm  to 6pm   Thu 18 October 18 to  Thu 6 December 18

Venue: The Salvation Army
Address: 11-13 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12 - 15 years
Cost: FREE

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Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

9am  to Till late   Fri 19 October 18 to  Sun 21 October 18

Venue: Kangaroo Valley
Address: 179 Moss Vale Road Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for ticket prices. Kids U12 years FREE

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Unanderra Public School Village Fair

4pm  to 8pm   Fri 19 October 18 to 

Venue: Unanderra Public School
Address: 49 Derribong Dr Cordeaux Heights NSW 2526
Ages: School age children and families
Cost: Free entry

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2018 Doll, Bear & Craft Fair

9.30am  to 3pm    to  Sat 20 October 18

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall, Main Auditorium
Address: Corner Crown & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Gold coin entry

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Terara Public School Country Fair

 to     to  Sat 20 October 18

Venue: Terara Public School
Address: Millbank Road Terara NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Big Red Kidney Walk

10am  to 1pm    to  Sun 21 October 18

Venue: Coalcliff Surf Life Saving Club
Address: Coalcliff Surf Life Saving Club Coalcliff New South Wales (NSW) 2508
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult $20, Child $10, Family of 4 $50

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Sand And Sea Festival

 to    Fri 26 October 18 to  Sun 28 October 18

Venue: Jervis Bay
Address: 9 Beach Street Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages:
Cost:

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SCARF Hand in Hand Art Exhibition & Family Day

Refer website for times

 to    Fri 26 October 18 to  Sun 28 October 18

Venue: iAccelerate, Innovation Campus
Address: Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Cost is a gold coin donation to SCARF (Family Day)

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Spooky Carnival

4pm  to 9pm    to  Fri 26 October 18

Venue: Helensburgh Public School
Address: Fletcher Street Helensburgh NSW 2508
Ages: Suitable for all ages
Cost: Free entry

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The Wollongong Central Stair Climb Challenge

 to From 11am/11.30am start    to  Fri 26 October 18

Venue: Wollongong Central Crown Tower, Upper Crown Street Mall
Address: Crown Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Anyone and everyone who wants to challenge themselves
Cost: $40

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Halloween Outdoor Movie Night & Raffle

5pm  to 9pm   Sat 27 October 18 to  Sat 27 October 18

Venue: Towradgi Public School
Address: Carters Lane Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
Ages: 0-100
Cost: Free - $15

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Helensburgh Country Fair

Stalls will be active in the park from 8am, with the opening at 10am.  to     to  Sat 27 October 18

Venue: Charles Harper Park, Helensburgh
Address: Parkes Rd Helensburgh NSW 2508
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Men in Pink Tights

8pm  to 10.10pm    to  Sat 27 October 18

Venue: IPAC - IMB Theatre
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $69.90 Children: $49.90 Conc/Pens: $64.90 Group of 10+: $64.90

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Shoalhaven River Festival

 to     to  Sat 27 October 18

Venue: Nowra
Address: Scenic Drive Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Car Show & Family Day @ Jamberoo

10am  to 2pm    to  Sun 28 October 18

Venue: Kevin Walsh Oval
Address: Churchill Street Jamberoo NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: Gold coin donation

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Dogs Day Out

10am  to 1pm    to  Sun 28 October 18

Venue: Albion Park Showground
Address: 108A Tongarra Rd Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: Gold coin donation (All proceeds go to DCH Animal Adoptions)

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Hand in Hand 2018 Family Day

10am  to 12pm    to  Sun 28 October 18

Venue: IAccelerate Cub
Address: IAccelerate Centre 239, Innovation Campus Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: *Cost is a gold coin donation to SCARF Refugee Support*

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A Day out With Thomas - Trainworks

9.30am  to 4pm   Sat 3 November 18 to  Sun 4 November 18

Venue: Trainworks
Address: 10 Barbour Road Thirlmere NSW 2572
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for admission prices

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The Wiggles Wiggle Pop! Big Show

10am & 1pm

 to     to  Sat 10 November 18

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown & Harbour Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer booking link

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MotherJumpers

6am  to 8pm   Sat 10 November 18 to  Sun 11 November 18

Venue: Skydive Australia
Address: Stuart Park North Wollongong. NSW 2500
Ages: Call skydive centre on 1300 663 634 to confirm
Cost: $100 commitment to jump - fundraise the rest

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Santa's Little Elves - Personalised Letters from Santa Claus

 to    Tue 4 September 18 to  Tue 4 December 18

Venue:
Address: online at www.santaslittleelves.com.au Australia wide
Ages: 3+
Cost: $12.95

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