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

Bubs to Tweens Indoor Market - pre-loved goods market for maternity, baby, kids and pre-teens!

Sunday 16 June, 2019

9am - 12pm

Ages: Caters for maternity, babies and children to age 12
Cost: There is a charge for entry to the market - Adults $3, Children FREE
Venue: Dapto Ribbonwood Centre
Bubs To Tweens Indoor Market and offers stalls for new, creative, boutique, preloved, kidpreneur, charity and community awareness!
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Early Start Discovery Space is turning 4! Party like a Superhero!

24 - 26 May

9am to 4pm

Ages: From Birth to 10 years
Cost: 50% off general entry – only $7.50 per person. FREE for members. Members can bring a guest for FREE! All activities are free after entry.
Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Join us for three days of birthday fun, featuring all things Superhero – with interactive experiences, shows and workshops. Be sure to come dressed as your favourite Superhero and party with us!
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Keeping Kids Safe in Cyberspace - with Australia's leading Cybersafety & Educator Susan McLean

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

7pm - 9pm

Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: FREE Admission
Venue: Cedars Christian College
Cedars Christian College is proud to bring acclaimed speaker on Cybersafety education and awareness to the Illawarra, for a FREE one night only event for parents and carers.
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Joyful Parenting Course - Relax and finally feel like the calm, confident and mindful parent you really want to be.

5 June - 10 July (Wednesday evenings)

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: $245-$295 (Payment by instalments and discounts for couples are available).
Venue: Wollongong Yoga Centre
Based on Freya Dawson's book "Joyful Parenting", this course will bring you relief from the stress and worry of raising your children. This course provides a clear and achievable path to punishment-free parenting even with the most spirited and challenging children.
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Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends in Wollongong!

14 - 16 June, 2019

Refer event times below.

Ages: All ages
Cost: Tickets from $33
Venue: WIN Stadium
Grab your mouse ears and get ready for a worldwide party as Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends skates into Wollongong at WIN Stadium!
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Port Kembla Steelworks and Public Port Tours

 to    Fri 3 May 19 to  Sat 29 June 19

Venue: BlueScope Northgate Entrance
Address: Springhill Rd Coniston NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer admission costs

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Bellambi 5 x 5 2019 - Community Walking Event

Meet at 3.30pm / Walk at 3.45pm

3.30pm  to    Tue 7 May 19 to  Tue 4 June 19

Venue: Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre
Address: 49A Cawley Street Bellambi NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Raising Respectful Sons - Mothers & Sons 6 Week Program

Every Thursday during Term 2

4pm  to 6pm   Thu 16 May 19 to  Thu 13 June 19

Venue: Ilawarra Women's Health Centre
Address: 2/10 Belfast Avenue Warilla NSW 2528
Ages: For mums and their sons aged 6 - 8 years of age
Cost: FREE

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Enchanted Dinner at Mt Keira Scout Camp

6pm start  to    Fri 17 May 19 to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Mt Keira Scout Camp
Address: Mount Keira NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: Adults: $50.00 | Children: $25.00

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KidsFest Shellharbour 2019

Refer website for times

 to    Mon 20 May 19 to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Various location across Shellharbour City
Address: Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: 0-12 years
Cost: FREE

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26 St George Illawarra Dragons v Cronulla Sharks

Starts at 4pm  to     to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown and Harbour Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Please refer website for costs

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Berry Produce Market

Held every second Saturday and fourth Sunday of the month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Andrew Place Park
Address: 102 Queen Street Berry NSW 2536
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Botanic Garden Day - Wollongong Botanic Garden

Open from 10am  to     to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Address: Murphys Avenue Gwynneville NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Activities

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Bulli Bazaar Carboot Sales

From 9am  to     to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Bulli Showground
Address: Grevillea Park Rd Bulli NSW 2515
Ages: All welsome!
Cost: FREE

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Bulli Burn

Race starts at 8am  to    Sun 26 May 19 to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Sandon Point Reserve, Bulli
Address: Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for registration costs.

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Coledale Market

4th Sunday of the Month

9am  to 3pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Coledale Public School
Address: 699 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Coledale NSW 2515
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Gold coin entry

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Green Connect Backyard BBQ Season Change Celebration

1.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Green Connect
Address: 40 Flinders Street Wollongongq NSW 2500
Ages: Everyone welcome!
Cost:

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Illawarra Live Steamers

Open to the public every fourth sunday of the month

8.30am  to The gates open about 8:30am and trains usually run from 10am until mid afternoon.    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Stuart Park
Address: 2 Virginia St North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Each passenger pays $2 for the 4 to 7 minute train trip.

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Jamberoo Village Market

Last Sunday of the Month

9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Reid Park
Address: Cnr Allowrie & Churchill Streets Jamberoo NSW 2533
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Planted - Vegan Market

9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: The Waterfront Town Centre - Shellharbour
Address: 100 Cove Blvd Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Shellharbour Village Harbourside Markets

4th Sunday of the month

 to     to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Little Park
Address: Addison Street Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Term 2 Performance Day Concerts - Wollongong Conservatorium of Music

3.30pm  to 5pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Conservatorium of Music
Address: Murphys Avenue Keiraville NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Wollongong. It's time for a Chemical Cleanout.

9am  to 3.30pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Fred Finch Park Sporting Complex car park,
Address: off Bedford Street Berkeley NW
Ages:
Cost: FREE

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Babies Love Books - Oak Flats Library

Every Monday during school term

10am  to 10.30am    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Oak Flats Libray
Address: Central Avenue Oak Flats NSW 2529
Ages: 0 - 18 months
Cost: FREE

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Bullet Journals (8+) - Corrimal Library

Every Monday during school term only.

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW
Ages: 8 +
Cost: FREE

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Drop in Duplo - Wollongong Library

Every Monday during school term

9.30am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 27 May 19

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

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Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc - OPEN DAY

9am  to 2pm    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Tarrawanna
Address: 51 Meadow Street Tarrawanna NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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

6pm  to 8pm    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Shellharbour City Council
Address: Shellharbour NSW
Ages: Learner drivers
Cost: FREE

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Mini Makers - Warilla Library

Every Monday during school term.

10.30am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Warilla Library
Address: Cnr Lake Entrance and Shellharbour Roads Warilla NSW 2528
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Oak Flats Library

Every Monday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Oak Flats Library
Address: Cnr Central Avenue and Fisher Street Oak Flats NSW 2529
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Cost: FREE

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Teen Scene - Wollongong Library

Held fortnightly on a Monday

4pm  to 5pm    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12 - 18
Cost: FREE

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Toddler Time @Corrimal Library

Every Monday

11am  to 11.30am    to  Mon 27 May 19

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2518
Ages: 2 to 3 years
Cost: FREE

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Babies Love Books - Albion Park Library

Every Tuesday during school term.

10am  to 10.30am    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Albion Park Library
Address: Russell Street Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: 0 - 18 months
Cost: FREE

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Born To Read Early Literacy Program - Corrimal Library

Every Tuesday during school term

11am  to 12pm    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Corrimal Library
Address: 15 Short Street Corrimal NSW 2513
Ages: 0-12 Months
Cost: FREE

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Code the Gong - Wollongong Youth Centre

Every Tuesday during school term

4.30pm  to 6pm    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Youth Centre
Address: 85 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12 - 24 years
Cost: FREE

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Hangout Tuesdays - Wollongong Youth Centre

Every Tuesday during school term

3pm  to 6pm    to  Tue 28 May 19

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

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National Reconciliation Week - Early Start Discovery Space

9am  to 4pm   Tue 28 May 19 to  Sun 2 June 19

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Northfields Avenue, UOW Campus Wollongong NSW 2522
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tickets: $20

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Robo Club - Shellharbour City Library & Museum

Every Tuesday during school term

3.45pm  to 5.45pm    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Shellharbour City Library & Museum
Address: Cnr of Cygnet & College Avenue Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529
Ages: 7 - 18 years
Cost: $30 (inc GST) per week. This includes use of robot kits and computers. Discounts for those bringing their own MINDSTORMS® sets.

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Storytime - Albion Park Library

Every Tuesday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Albion Park Library
Address: Russell Street Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: 3-5 years of age
Cost: FREE

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Storytime - Warrawong Library

Every Tuesday

11am  to 11.30am    to  Tue 28 May 19

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 10.30am    to  Tue 28 May 19

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

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The Women's Patch - Grow Your Own Organic Fruit & Vegetables

Every Tuesday

10am  to 12.30pm    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Dapto Community Farm
Address: 29 Darkes Rd Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: Women
Cost: FREE

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Toddler Time @ Dapto Library

Every Tuesday

10.30am  to 11am    to  Tue 28 May 19

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 28 May 19

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

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Babies Love Books - Warilla Library

Every Wednesday during school term.

10am  to 10.30am    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: Warilla Library
Address: Cnr Lake Entrance & Shellharbour Rds Warilla NSW 2529
Ages: 0 - 18 months
Cost: FREE

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Bundaleer - Wollongong Youth Centre

Every Tuesday during school term.

3pm  to 5pm    to  Tue 28 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Youth Centre
Address: 85 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 12-24 years
Cost: FREE

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Green Bean Cafe - Yoga Marc

Every Wednesday during school term

10am  to 10.30am    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: Green Bean Cafe
Address: Corrimal NSW 2519
Ages: 1- 7 years
Cost: $7 for unlimited play during opening hours (ages 1-8 only). Free entry for children under 12 months.

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Kiama Farmers’ Market

Every Wednesday

3pm  to 6pm    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: Surf Beach, located on Manning Street
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Kidz Connect - Thirroul Library

2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th ​Wednesday of the month

3.30pm  to 4.15pm    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: Thirroul Library
Address: 356 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: K - Year 6
Cost: FREE

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Kidz Connect - Warrawong Library

Every Wednesday during school term.

3.30pm  to 5pm    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: Warrawong Library
Address: 43-65 Cowper Street Warrawong NSW 2502
Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: FREE

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Puckeys Night Market

Last Wednesday evening of every month

4pm  to 9pm    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: The UOW Innovation Campus
Address: Puckey Avenue Innovations Campus - UOW NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FRE admission

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Storytime - Warilla Library

Every Wednesday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Wed 29 May 19

Venue: Warilla Library
Address: Cnr Lake Entrance & Shellharbour Rds Warilla NSW 2528
Ages: 3 - 5 year olds
Cost: FREE

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Toddler Time @ Warrawong Library

Every Wednesday

10.30am  to 11am    to  Wed 29 May 19

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 @ Wollongong

Every Wednesday during school term

10am  to 10:30am    to  Wed 29 May 19

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

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Wriggle & Jiggle Storytime @Corrimal Library

Every Wednesday during school term

11am  to 11.30am    to  Wed 29 May 19

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

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1800 022 222

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