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Regular Events

Regular 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.

AWARE Program: 9 week after school group for young people aged 13 to 18 living with a family member with mental health concerns who they support.


3.30pm  to 6pm   Thu 25 July 19 to  Sun 29 September 19

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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Triple P - Positive Parenting Program

Thursdays during Term 3

10am  to 12pm   Thu 25 July 19 to  Thu 12 September 19

Venue: The Foundery - Shell Cove
Address: 132 Wentworth Street Port Kembla NSW 2529
Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: Your donation of $5 per session assists our costs

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Breakout: What Unlocks the Box? Early Start Discovery Space

Saturday 10, 17, 24 & Sunday 11, 18 & 25 August

10.30am OR 1.30pm  to     to  Sat 10 August 19

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Ground floor, Building 21 University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave, Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members per session (up to 6 children).

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Coledale Markets

4th Sunday of the Month

9am  to 3pm    to  Sun 25 August 19

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

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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 25 August 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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Planted - Vegan Market

9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 25 August 19

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

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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 26 August 19

Venue: Wollongong City Library
Address: 41 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Open to all high school aged students.
Cost: FREE

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Puckeys Night Market

Last Wednesday evening of every month

4pm  to 9pm    to  Wed 28 August 19

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

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Tai Chi for for all who care for a person on the autism spectrum.

1pm  to 2pm    to  Wed 28 August 19

Venue: Dapto Ribbonwood Centre (Acacia Room)
Ages: A gentle flowing movement class for all who care for a person on the autism spectrum.
Cost: FREE

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Important Numbers

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1800 022 222

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1800 882 436

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1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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