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Upcoming Events

Upcoming 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.

Summer at The Scarborough - Kids Eat FREE + Pizza & Gelato + Happy Hour!

Pizza and gelato available Monday - Friday from 4pm - 7pm. Happy Hour after 5pm.

Ages: All ages family-friendly dining
Cost: Kids Eat FREE + Summer Dinner Special + Happy Hour
Venue: The Scarborough Hotel
KIDS EAT FREE, Summer dinner offer PLUS extended summer trading ours at The Scarborough Hotel!
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Australia Day Family BBQ at Windjammers Restaurant - Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

Sunday 26 January

Lunch 12.30pm - 3.30pm. Dinner: 6pm - 9pm

Ages: All ages family-friendly dining
Cost: Adults - $89 | Accor Plus Members - $79. Children 13-17yrs - $49 | 5-12yrs $29 | 0-4yrs FREE
Venue: Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Join us for a family-friendly Aussie BBQ & seafood buffet with a 3 hour beverage package and live entertainment!
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Wollongong City Libraries - School Holiday Activities

Various times

 to    Mon 6 January 20 to  Tue 28 January 20

Venue: Wollongong City Libraries
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 5 years +
Cost: FREE

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Kids Water Colour Workshops

10am  to 1pm   Mon 20 January 20 to  Fri 24 January 20

Venue: Figtree Grove Shopping Centre
Address: 19 Princes Hwy Figtree NSW 2525
Ages: 5+
Cost: FREE

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Bushfire Fundraiser & Lunch - Yoga Playgroup Wollongong

10am  to 12pm    to  Tue 21 January 20

Venue: Yoga Playgroup
Address: 29 Byrarong Avenue Mangerton NSW 2500
Ages: 0-5
Cost: $15

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Operation Ouch - Anita's Theatre

1pm  to 4.45pm    to  Wed 22 January 20

Venue: Anita's Theatre
Address: 264 - 270 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer booking link

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172nd Annual Kiama Show

8.30am  to 10.30pm   Fri 24 January 20 to  Sat 25 January 20

Venue: Kiama Showground
Address: 2 Bong Bong Street, (off Manning Street) Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: $5 - $35

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Australia Day Aquathon 2020 + Warrigal Fun Walk

8am - 10am (Acquathon). 10am (Walk)  to 11.15am (Presentation)    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Wollongong Boat Harbour
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages, all abilities!
Cost: Refer website for registration costs

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Australia Day Celebrations - Breakfast by the Lake

7am  to 10am    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Reddall Reserve
Address: 13 Reddall Parade Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry/$4 breakfast

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Australia Day Celebrations & Light Show Feature

 to     to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Belmore Basin - Wollongong Harbour
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Public Event

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Australia Day Celebrations across Kiama

Early till late

 to     to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Across Gerringong, Jamberoo, Kiama Downs and Kiama
Address: Kiama & surrounds NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE and at cost

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Australia Day in Wollongong

8am  to 9pm    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: Belmore Basin, Flagstaff Hill & Lang Park
Address: Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Events

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Australia Day Ozzy Doggy Show

3.30pm  to 4.30pm    to  Sun 26 January 20

Venue: The Ozzy Doggy Show will be held opposite the northern end of Lang Park, near Wollongong Harbour.
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: Pre-registrations are open until 5pm Monday 13 January. Use our online form to sign up.

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Toddler Time: Arts & Crafts at Figtree Grove

10am  to 1pm    to  Thu 30 January 20

Venue: Figtree Grove Shopping Centre
Address: 19 Princes Hwy Figtree NSW 2525
Ages: 1-4 years
Cost: FREE

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132nd Berry Show

7.30am  to 10pm   Fri 31 January 20 to  Sat 1 February 20

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: 35 Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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The Farms Market

4pm  to 8pm    to  Sun 2 February 20

Venue: Killalea State Park
Address: Killalea State Park Shellharbour NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: Gold coin entry

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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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Celebrating Asian Culture Family Fun Day

12pm  to 3pm    to  Sun 16 February 20

Venue: Wollongong Art Gallery
Address: Corner Burelli & Kembla Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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ROCK SWAP - Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 23 February 20

Venue: Stuart Park
Address: George Hanley Drive North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Suitable for all ages
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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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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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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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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Wings Over Illawarra 2020

Gates open: 9am. Flying Display begins at 10:30am  to    Sat 2 May 20 to  Sun 3 May 20

Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Address: Airport Road Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tickets start from $20

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