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

Paint The Gong REaD! Celebrate BrightSparks' 5th Birthday!

Thursday 2 May

9.30am - 11.30am

Ages: 0 - 5 years
Cost: FREE
Venue: Dapto Mall - Ground Floor
All families with children 0 - 5 years are invited to come and celebrate BrightSpark's 5th Birthday with us at Dapto Mall, Thursday 2 May from 9.30am - 11.30am!
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Wings over Illawarra 2019 is ready to take off! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular is almost here!

Saturday 4 May - Sunday 5 May, 2019. Gates open 9am - 5pm. Airshow 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Ages: All ages family-friendly event!
Cost: Book your tickets online and SAVE over 35%. Kids under 5 years of age are FREE.
Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Wings Over Illawarra 2019 - something for EVERY FAMILY MEMBER! Australia's best annual airshow spectacular, right here in the Illawarra, returns Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th May 2019 - make sure you put the dates in your diaries and join us for an aviation extravaganza! Tickets ON SALE NOW!
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Join us at the Illawarra Early Parenting Centre Open Day at Figtree Private Hospital!

Sunday 5 May, 2019

10am - midday

Ages: All welcome!
Cost: FREE Event
Venue: Illawarra Early Parenting Centre - Figtree Private Hospital
Do you have a little one aged between 2 months and 2 years of age? Do you need assistance with sleep routines, feeding or general parenting support? Join us at the Illawarra Early Parenting Centre Open Day at Figtree Private Hospital:
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Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Yoga Escape Experience

10am  to 4pm   Sat 6 April 19 to  Sat 27 April 19

Venue: Narrawallee
Address:
Ages:
Cost:

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Youth Week 2019 – celebrating our young people

Various times - refer website

 to    Thu 11 April 19 to  Thu 18 April 19

Venue: Dapto, Wollongong, Bellambi & Berkely
Address:
Ages: All ages community event
Cost:

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Fun-damentals School Holiday Program

8am  to 6pm   Mon 15 April 19 to  Fri 26 April 19

Venue: Lindsay Park Primary School, Thames Street, Wollongong
Address:
Ages: Primary-school aged children
Cost: 1st child $50 - discounts apply for siblings. CCS Subsidy available.

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School Holiday Program 2019 - Cringila Community Centre

15, 17 & 26 April

10am  to 1pm    to 

Venue: Large Hall - Cringila Community Centre
Address: 32-40 Lake Ave Cringila NSW
Ages: 3 - 10
Cost: FREE

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Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus

Various times

 to    Wed 17 April 19 to  Sun 28 April 19

Venue: Spiegeltent Wollongong - IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 4 -12 years
Cost: All tickets: $28

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Black Duck Ceramics - April School Holiday Ceramics Workshops

10am  to 12pm   Tue 23 April 19 to  Fri 26 April 19

Venue: Black Duck Ceramics
Address: 82 - 84 Princes Highway Fairy Meadow
Ages: Refer website
Cost: Refer website

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Little Gardeners School Holiday Activity

10am  to 1pm   Tue 23 April 19 to  Sat 27 April 19

Venue: Dapto Mall - Located on Level One near kids play
Address: Corner Princes Highway & Moombara Street Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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The K.I.S.S Arts Festival

9am  to 5pm   Fri 26 April 19 to  Sun 28 April 19

Venue: Black Beach Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: All events are free and family friendly!

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Waterbug Wonders at Carrington Falls

10.30am  to 12pm    to  Fri 26 April 19

Venue: Meet: Carrington Falls Picnic Area (Thomas’ Place)
Address: Robertson NSW 2577
Ages: Suitable for children 4 to 12 years. As this activity is in and around water, all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Cost: Child $10. Accompanying adults free.

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Cupitt's Growers Market

Last Saturday of the month

10am  to 12pm    to  Sat 27 April 19

Venue: Cupitt’s Winery
Address: 58 Washburton Rd Ulladulla NSW 2539
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Kiama Makers & Growers Market

4th Saturday of each month

9am  to 2pm    to  Sat 27 April 19

Venue: Black Beach, Kiama Harbour
Address: Shoalhaven Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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NSW Touch Junior State Cup Final

 to    Sat 27 April 19 to  Sun 28 April 19

Venue: Fairy Meadow
Address: Elliots Rd Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
Ages: Refer website
Cost: Refer website

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The KISS Arts Festival

27th & 28th April 2019

12 noon  to 5pm   Sat 27 April 19 to  Sun 28 April 19

Venue: Black Beach Reserve, Kiama Harbour
Address: Kiama Harbour Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: yes
Cost: FREE

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Wesley Centre Markets (formerly Nowra Makers Market)

Every fourth Saturday of the month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sat 27 April 19

Venue: Jelly Bean Park
Address: Egan's Lane Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Berry Produce Market

Held every second Saturday and fourth Sunday of the month

8am  to 2pm    to  Sun 28 April 19

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

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Coledale Market

4th Sunday of the Month

9am  to 3pm    to  Sun 28 April 19

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

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Bermagui Growers Market

Every Thursday

2.30pm  to 5pm    to  Thu 2 May 19

Venue: Lamont Street, Bermagui
Address: 73-79 Lamont Street Bermagui NSW 2546
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Berry Farmers' Market

Every Thursday afternoon

 to     to  Thu 2 May 19

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

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2019 NSW Bodyboard State Titles

Refer website for schedule

From 10am  to    Fri 3 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Various locations
Address:
Ages: Competitor divisions include Grommets, Cadets, Juniors, Grand Masters and Opens.
Cost: Refer website

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Arts in the Valley

Various times

 to    Fri 3 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Kangaroo Valley Hall
Address: 177 Moss Vale Road Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
Ages: All ages
Cost: For bookings and prices please refer website.

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Bulli Bazaar

First Friday of each month

From 5pm  to     to  Fri 3 May 19

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

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Science Space Up Late Family: Star Wars Night

5.30pm  to 8pm    to  Fri 3 May 19

Venue: Science Space
Address: 60 Squires Way, Innovation Campus North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for ticket pricing

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SurfLife Gerringong Surf and Music Festival

All day event

 to    Fri 3 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Gerringong Park
Address: Gerringong NSW 2534
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Horsley Community Day

10am  to 2pm    to  Sat 4 May 19

Venue: Horsley Community Centre
Address: 82 Bong Bong Rd Horsley NSW 2530
Ages: 0-100!
Cost: Gold coin donation entry

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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Twilight Market

First Saturday of every month

3pm  to 7pm    to  Sat 4 May 19

Venue: Woollamia Road, Huskisson
Address: Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Nan Tien Health & Wellbeing Markets

First Saturday of every month

9.30am  to 2.30pm    to  Sat 4 May 19

Venue: Nan Tien Temple Courtyard
Address: 108 Berkeley Rd Berkeley NSW 2506
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Open Day @ The Illawarra Grevillea Park

10am  to 4pm   Sat 4 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Grevillea Park
Address: Grevillea Park Road Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult $5, Children FREE

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Werri Slash Surf Competition

7am  to 4pm   Sat 4 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Werri Beach, Gerringong
Address: Pacific Avenue Gerringong NSW 2534
Ages: Divisions include Open Mens, Open Womens, Senior Mens, Junior U/19 Boys, Cadet U/16 Girls and Cadet U/14 Boys.
Cost: Refer website

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Wings Over Illawarra Air Show 2019

9am  to 5pm   Sat 4 May 19 to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Address: Airport Road Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for admission prices.

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Bally's Patch - Communal Meet Up

1st Sunday every month

9am  to 12pm    to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Bally's Patch, Balgownie
Address: Lot 21, Church Street Balgownie NSW 2519
Ages: All welcome!
Cost: FREE

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Culburra Beach Monthly Markets

First Sunday of every month

 to     to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Located opposite the Culburra Bowling Club
Address: 210 Prince Edward Avenue Culburra NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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High On Tea

1pm  to 4pm    to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: The Balgownie Hotel
Address: 114 Balgownie Rd Balgownie NSW 2519
Ages:
Cost: $55 pp

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Music in the Park

First Sunday of Every Month

From 1pm  to     to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Hindmarsh Park
Address: Terralong Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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RIDEIN2BMX- Come and try

Two sessions: 11:00am - 11:45am 11:45am - 12:30am

 to     to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Croome Road Sporting Complex
Address:
Ages: All ages welcome!
Cost:

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The Berry Markets

1st Sunday of the Month (Except February)

8am  to 2.30pm    to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: Corner Alexandra and Victoria Streets Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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The Learner Log Book Run - Wollongong

9.30am  to 12pm    to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Wollongong
Address: Wollongong, Kiama & Shellharbour NSW
Ages: All learner drives must have 40 or more log book hours.
Cost: FREE (inc. driver reviver stop snacks & McDonald’s voucher on completion)

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Walk to dFeet MND Illawarra

10am  to 12pm    to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: Trinity Row, Bulli
Address: Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for registration costs.

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Wollongong Wolves v Blacktown City FC

 to     to  Sun 5 May 19

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Burelli & Harbour Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult $10, Child U16 FREE

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Human Nature - Little More Love Tour

7.30pm  to     to  Tue 7 May 19

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown & Harbour Streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: Platinum $150 Gold $100 Silver $89.90

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Possum Magic - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

Tuesday 7th May Tue 7 May 1pm & Wed 8 May 10.30am & 12.30pm

 to    Tue 7 May 19 to  Tue 8 May 18

Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
Address: 42 Bridge Rd Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: Ages 3-8. Performance will contain pyrotechnics.
Cost: $18.00 - $25.00

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A Practical Guide to Introducing Solids - FREE Workshop

1pm  to     to  Wed 8 May 19

Venue: Village Practice
Address: 24 Park Rd Woonona East NSW 2517
Ages: Parents/Carers
Cost: FREE

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High Tea for Kids, Mums & Grandmothers - Woonona Bulli RSL

10.30am  to 12pm    to  Wed 8 May 19

Venue: Woonona Bulli RSL
Address: 455 Princes Hwy Woonona NSW 2517
Ages: All ages
Cost: $15 per Adult / $10 per Child

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Northern Coffee Morning - for families of children with an autism spectrum disorder to join our coffee morning “family”, to share information and support.

10.30am  to 12.30pm    to  Wed 8 May 19

Venue: Towradgi Beach Hotel
Address:
Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: FREE

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Burradise Festival at Culburra Beach

Refer website

 to    Fri 10 May 19 to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Fred Evans Lane, Culburra Beach
Address: Fred Evans Lane Culburra Beach NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE and Paid options

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HARS Historical Aircraft Restoration Society - Tarmac Open Day

The Tarmac Days are held on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday of every month.

9.30am  to 3.30pm   Fri 10 May 19 to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Illawarra Regional Airport
Address: Airport Rd Albion Park Rail NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: $15.00 per adult $5.00 per child or $35 per family

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2019 Ocean & Earth NSW Junior Regional Titles - South Coast

All day event

 to     to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue: Various locations
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: Competitor divisions are from U/12 to U/18 for both boys and girls.
Cost: FREE for spectators

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Big Country

 to     to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: 35 Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Callala's Friendly Markets

Second Saturday of every month

10am  to 2pm    to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue: Callala Bay Community Centre
Address: Emmett Street Callala Bay NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Comic Gong 2019

10am  to 4pm    to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue: Wollongong Town Hall, Main Auditorium
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Admission

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Culburra Beach Surf Bash

Refer website for event schedule

 to    Sat 11 May 19 to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Culburra Beach
Address: Culburra Beach NSW
Ages: All ages spectators
Cost: Refer website for competition entry

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Kangaroo Valley Farmers Market

Second Saturday of the Month

8.30am  to 1pm    to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue:
Address: 165 Moss Vale Rd Kangaroo Valley NSW 2577
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Mother & Daughter Floral Painting - Mother's Day

10am  to 2pm    to  Sat 11 May 19

Venue: The Woolshed Yallah
Address: 601 Princes Highway Yallah NSW 2530
Ages:
Cost: Tickets · $175

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Celebrate Mothers Day at Steamers Bar and Grill

8am - 10am & 12pm - 3.30pm

 to    Sun 12 May 19 to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Steamers Bar & Grill
Address: 1 MarineDrive Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All welcome!
Cost: Refer website

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Football Star Academy Dapto (Free Soccer Clinic)

9am  to 11am    to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Football Star Academy Dapto
Address:
Ages:
Cost: FREE

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Foragers Mothers Day Market

Sundays

9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Bulli Showground
Address: Grevillea Park Road Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE entry

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Huskisson Market

Held on the Second Sunday of every month

9am  to 4pm    to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Held on the sporting ground adjacent to the Huskisson Bowling Club
Address: Huskisson Road Corner of Kiola Street Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Huskisson Mother's Day Classic

8am  to 12pm    to  Sun 12 May 19

Venue: Voyager Memorial Park, Huskisson (behind Huskisson RSL)
Address: Owen Street Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult $20 Child $10, Children U3 FREE

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Positive Partnerships - 2 Day Autism Workshop for Parents & Carers

9.30am  to 2.30pm   Tue 14 May 19 to  Wed 15 May 19

Venue: The Vue Room: The Nineteenth - Wollongong Club
Address: 151 - 161 Corrimal Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Parents & Carers
Cost: FREE to attend

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour - Wollongong

7pm  to 10pm    to  Thu 16 May 19

Venue: UOW
Address: 47 Northfields Avenue Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult: $30.50 Child: $22.50 Group: $27.50

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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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JindyAndy Community Market

Third Saturday of every month

9.30am  to 2.30pm    to  Sat 18 May 19

Venue: Jindyandy Mill
Address: 719 Greenwell Point Road Pyree NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Castagne Day

10am  to 4pm    to  Sun 19 May 19

Venue: The Fraternity Club
Address: 11 Bourke Street Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
Ages: All ages
Cost: $20 per child.

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National Motoring Heritage Day Berry

7am  to 3.30pm    to  Sun 19 May 19

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: 35 Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Vintage, Historic & Classic vehicles $5, Spectators $2, Children under 12 FREE

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk

Breakfast 8am. Registrations from 9am with the walk commencing at 10am  to 1.30pm    to  Sun 19 May 19

Venue: Reddall Reserve
Address: Reddall Parade Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adult online: $18.00 on day: $20.00 Child/Concession online: $9.00 on day: $10.00 Family online: $27.00 on day: $30.00

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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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Jump First, Ask Later - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

1pm & 7pm

 to     to  Tue 21 May 19

Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre (SEC)
Address: 42 Bridge Rd Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: Ages 10+. Contains some loud music.
Cost: $32.50 - $112.50

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Girls Big Day Out

9am  to 5.30pm    to  Sat 25 May 19

Venue: The Sage Hotel
Address: 60-62 Harbour Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: $89pp

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Berry Celtic Festival

9.30am  to 4pm    to  Sun 26 May 19

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Adults $15. Children under 15 years 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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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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Walk for Reconciliation

 to Meeting time: 8.30am for a departure time of 8.45am.    to  Fri 31 May 19

Venue: Meeting point: Vacant land adjacent to Holy Spirit College (corner Cawley Street and Rothery Street).
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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BlueScope WIN Wollongong Eisteddfod

Refer website for session times.

 to    Sat 1 June 19 to  Sat 13 July 19

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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SeeChange Jervis Bay Arts Festival

 to    Sat 1 June 19 to  Mon 10 June 19

Venue: Dent Street, Huskisson
Address: Dent Street Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE Entry

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Junior Groovers Disco - Albion Park Bowling Club

First Friday of the month

6pm  to 8.30pm    to  Fri 7 June 19

Venue: Albion Park Bowling Club
Address: 32-52 Taylor Rd Albion Park 2527
Ages: 0-12yrs
Cost: FREE

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2019 Kiama Red Cross Fun Run

From 7.30am  to     to  Sun 9 June 19

Venue: Kiama Surf Beach
Address: 74 Manning St Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends

Friday 14 June 2019 at 11:00am - Sunday 16 June 2019 at 5:30pm

 to    Fri 14 June 19 to  Sun 16 June 19

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown & Harbour Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Bubs To Tweens Indoor Market

9am  to 12pm    to  Sun 16 June 19

Venue: Ribbonwood Centre
Address: Princes Highway Dapto New South Wales
Ages: 0-12years
Cost: Adults $3 Children FREE

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StoryFest

 to    Fri 21 June 19 to  Sun 23 June 19

Venue: Various locations within Milton
Address: Milton NSW 2538
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Luka Lesson In Session - HSC Seminar

9.30am  to 1.30pm    to  Sat 22 June 19

Venue: Shellharbour Civic Centre
Address: 76 Cygnet Avenue Shellharbour
Ages: HSC students
Cost: $50.00 - $55.00

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Angels at Work: Hats, Heels and Sparkling High Tea

1pm  to 3.30pm    to  Mon 24 June 19

Venue: Sage Hotel, Wollongong
Address: Unit 60/62 Harbour St Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: Refer website

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Kiama Coastal Classic Running Festival

All day event

 to     to  Mon 24 June 19

Venue: Black Beach, Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2535
Ages: All ages - run, jog or walk it!
Cost: Refer website for registration costs.

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Getstoned Crystal & Gem Show

10am  to 5pm   Sat 29 June 19 to  Sun 30 June 19

Venue: Port Kembla Golf Club
Address: Golf Place Primbee NSW 2505
Ages: All ages
Cost: Tickets at the door $5 per person. Children under 16 enter for Free!

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Mercedes-Benz Wollongong National Dancesport Championship

 to    Sat 29 June 19 to  Sun 30 June 19

Venue: University Hall - University of Wollongong
Address: University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: There is a juvenile category for those competing under the age of 13
Cost: Tickets prices start from $20

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Wollongong Roller Hawks

5pm  to 9pm    to  Sat 7 July 18

Venue: Wollongong
Address: Croome Road Albion Park NSW 2527
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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NAIDOC at Koonawarra

10am  to 2pm    to  Thu 11 July 19

Venue: Koonawarra Community Centre
Address: 36 Fowlers Road Koonawarra NSW 2530
Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE

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Skatefest Kiama

All day event

 to     to  Fri 12 July 19

Venue: Kiama Skate Park
Address: Havilah Place Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Sussex Inlet Annual Family Fishing Carnival

Refer website for specific event times.

10am  to 4pm   Fri 12 July 19 to  Wed 17 July 19

Venue: Jacobs Drive, Sussex Inlet
Address: Sussex Inlet NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Botanic Garden Day - Wollongong Botanic Garden

 to     to  Sat 13 July 19

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

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Robot Song (experience parenting a child on the Autism Spectrum) - Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre

Monday 15th July Mon 15 Jul 6.30pm, Tue 16 Jul 11am & 2pm and Wed 17 Jul 11am & 2pm

 to    Mon 15 July 19 to  Wed 17 July 19

Venue: Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
Address: 42 Bridge Rd Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: Ages 8-12 years. Contains themes about Autism Spectrum.
Cost: All tickets $22

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The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss!

10am & 12.30pm

 to     to  Mon 15 July 19

Venue: IPAC - IMB Theatre
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Recommended for ages 3+
Cost: Premium: $29.99 Premium Family (2 adults & 2 children): $27.50 Adult: $27 Children U13: $27 Family 2 adults & 2 children: $22.00 Group 10+: $20

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The Surfer and the Mermaid

Thu 18 Jul, 10am Fri 19 Jul, 10am & 12.30pm Sat 20 Jul, 10am* & 12.30pm * Relaxed performance

 to    Thu 18 July 19 to  Sat 20 July 19

Venue: BG Theatre - IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 4 - 12 years
Cost: All single tickets: $28

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Jamberoo Music Festival

Various times

 to     to  Sat 20 July 19

Venue: Club Jamberoo, Jamberoo School of Arts Hall, Jamberoo Youth Hall
Address: Jamberoo NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: Early Bird Ticket: $59 Concession (pensioner/u18s): $39 Child (under 12): Free with adult ticket holder

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Lah Lah Stripy Sock Club Show

11am  to     to  Sat 27 July 19

Venue: Woonona-Bulli RSL
Address: 455 Princes Highway Woonona NSW 2517
Ages: All ages
Cost: $27.50. Children 12 months and under FREE with a paying adult.

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Greenacres Mountain to Mountain Challenge

From 8.30am  to     to  Sun 28 July 19

Venue: Mount Keira
Address: 112 Mount Keira Road Mount Keira NSW
Ages: All ages - walk or run. Need to register.
Cost: Refer website for registration costs. Children under 18 FREE.

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Nowra Chilli and Chocolate Festival

9.30am  to 3.30pm    to  Sun 28 July 19

Venue: Shoalhaven City Turf Club
Address: 96 Albatross Road South Nowra NSW 2541
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Travelling Film Festival Wollongong

Refer program for screening times.

 to    Fri 2 August 19 to  Sun 4 August 19

Venue: Greater Union Cinemas
Address: 68 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for ticket prices

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The South Coast Beer and Burger Festival

 to     to  Sat 3 August 19

Venue: Crooked River Wines
Address: 11 Willowvale Rd Gerringong NSW
Ages:
Cost: Kids have free entry

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Husky Half Running Festival

From 8am  to     to  Sun 18 August 19

Venue: Hawke Street, Huskisson
Address: Huskisson NSW 2540
Ages: From ages 12+
Cost: Refer website for regisration costs.

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Stockland KidzWish Christmas Party

10am doors open  to 1pm    to  Fri 23 August 19

Venue: WSEC
Address: Corner Crown & Harbour streets Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Illawarra & South Coast children aged under 18 years who are sick, disadvantaged or have a disability and their carers
Cost: FREE

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Kiama Bodyboard King Pro

All day event

 to    Fri 30 August 19 to  Sun 8 September 19

Venue: Surf Beach - Kiama
Address: Kiama NSW 2533
Ages:
Cost: Refer website

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Berry Small Farm Field Days

8am  to 4pm   Fri 6 September 19 to  Sat 7 September 19

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Sculptures at Killalea 2019

9am  to 5pm   Fri 13 September 19 to  Sun 22 September 19

Venue: The Farm - Killalea State Park
Address: Killalea Drive Shell Cove NSW 2529
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE to the general public.

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South Coast Food and Wine Festival

 to    Fri 13 September 19 to  Sun 15 September 19

Venue: Berry Showground
Address: Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Illawarra Relay For Life

From 9.30am  to    Sat 14 September 19 to  Sun 15 September 19

Venue: Foleys Road, Gwynneville
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for registration costs.

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Folk by the Sea - Kiama

Various times - refer website

 to    Fri 27 September 19 to  Sun 29 September 19

Venue: Kiama Showground
Address: Bong Bong Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost: Youth (12-18yrs) (2 Day) $30 ▪ Child (U/12yrs) (2 Day) Free

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Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts

Fri 4 Oct, 10am Fri 4 Oct, 12.30pm Sat 5 Oct, 10am* & 12.30pm * Relaxed performance

 to    Fri 4 October 19 to  Sat 5 October 19

Venue: IPAC - IMB Theatre
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 5- 12. Contains haze, smoke, strobe effects and loud music.
Cost: All tickets: $32

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ReBoot in Bermagui

 to    Sat 5 October 19 to  Sat 6 October 18

Venue: Lamont Street, Bermagu
Address: Bermagui NSW 2546
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website for registration costs.

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Yours and Owls Festival 2018

12pm  to 10pm   Sat 5 October 19 to  Sun 6 October 19

Venue: Stuart Park
Address: George Hanley Drive North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 18 years +
Cost: TBC

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The Illawarra Festival of Wood

10am  to 5pm   Sat 12 October 19 to  Sun 13 October 19

Venue: Bulli Showground
Address: Princes Highway Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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DP Battle Royale: Surf Competition

Refer website for times.

 to    Fri 18 October 19 to  Sun 20 October 19

Venue: Thirroul Beach
Address: The Esplanade Thirroul NSW 2515
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival

9am  to Till late   Fri 18 October 19 to  Sun 20 October 19

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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Sand And Sea Festival

 to    Fri 25 October 19 to  Sun 27 October 19

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

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Shoalhaven River Festival

 to     to  Sat 26 October 19

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

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Car Show & Family Day @ Jamberoo

From 9.30am  to 2pm    to  Sun 27 October 19

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

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Festival of Choirs

 to     to  Sun 27 October 19

Venue: Kiama Showground
Address: Bong Bong Street Kiama NSW 2533
Ages: All ages
Cost:

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Illawarra Lapidary Club: Jewellery Gems and Minerals Festival

9am - 4pm (Saturday) & 9am - 3pm (Sunday)

 to    Sat 2 November 19 to  Sun 3 November 19

Venue: Heininger Hall - (part of the) Dapto Ribbonwood Centre
Address: 109 Princes Highway Dapto NSW 2530
Ages: All ages
Cost: $3. Children under 12 years FREE

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triHusky Huskisson Triathlon Festival (Little Husky)

 to     to  Sun 3 November 19

Venue: Huskisson
Address: Hawke Street Huskisson NSW
Ages: All ages!
Cost: Refer website

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Oz Flight Sim Expo 2019

10am  to 4pm   Sat 23 November 19 to  Sun 24 November 19

Venue: HARS Aviation Museum
Address: Illawarra Regional Airport Albion Park Rail NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: $20 Adults - $15 Senior/Concession - $8 Children 5-14yo Children under 5 are FREE - Must be accompanied by an Adult at all times.

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Kiama Auto Expo - Rotary Clubs of Gerringong and Kiama

 to     to  Sun 24 November 19

Venue: Kiama
Address: 2 Bong Bong Street Kiama NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Wollongong Makers Market

8.30am  to 4pm    to  Sat 30 November 19

Venue: UOW Innovation Campus North Wollongong
Address: Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: All ages
Cost: Donation

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Fairgrounds Festival

Various times

 to    Fri 6 December 19 to  Sat 7 December 19

Venue: Berry Showgrounds
Address: 35 Alexandra Street Berry NSW 2535
Ages: All ages
Cost: Refer website

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Shellharbour Skate and Surf Festival

 to    Fri 6 December 19 to  Sun 15 December 19

Venue: Shellharbour
Address: Shellharbour NSW
Ages:
Cost:

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Callala Carols

4pm  to 8.30pm    to  Sun 22 December 19

Venue:
Address: 44 Emmett Street Callala Bay NSW 2540
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
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Medicare
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Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

Australian Breastfeeding Ass.
1800 686 2 686 222

Tresillian Help Line
1300 272 736

Mental Health Line
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