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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.

Reach families NOW with your online program/activity/service - advertise with Parents Guide Illawarra / What's On In Wollongong

Ages: Birth - Teenagers
Cost: From $39 + GST for promotion across ALL of our channels and both of our platforms
Venue: Parents Guide Illawarra and What's On In Wollongong
If you are looking to promote your business right now, for example, an online program/resource/activity/course, no-contact local deliveries, etc, that can HELP and SUPPORT our local families and community, we have Advertising Packages from $39 +GST with full promotion across all of our channels across both of our sites – What’s On In Wollongong and Parents Guide Illawarra.
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Boost your immunity NOW - NEW Wellness/Vitamin Infusions - Ignite MediSpa at Wollongong Private Hospital

Ages: 20 years of age +
Cost: POA
Venue: Wollongong Private Hospital
Given the current situation, they are offering their NEW Cell IV Infusions to help strengthen the immune system. This is a fantastic opportunity to be proactive with your health and take a preventative approach to your wellbeing.
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Brew Accounting: Financial peace of mind/SOS NOW for individuals and businesses. Govt Stimulus Package advice. FREE Consult.

Available 52 weeks of the year

Contact us now.

Ages: Businesses, families, SMSF's and individuals
Cost: FREE 15 minute discussion
Venue: Brew Accounting
Whether you are an individual, family, SMSF or small to medium business - right now, there is a real fear about how the current COVID-19 crisis will impact and threaten your financial security, livelihood and the future of your business or savings.
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Local GP Steps Up With Thrive Medical

Telehealth or in-clinic consultation

Ages:
Cost: As of Monday 30 March, we can bulk bill. Medications can be home delivered by staff for a small fee, if required.
Venue: Thrive Skin Clinic
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, experienced local General Practitioner Dr Jemima Grant, is opening the doors of her aesthetic clinic space to support her community with much-needed medical services.
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Knit, Knot, Weave – Creative Weekend Workshops - Early Start Discovery Space

Knit, Knot, Weave will run across 5 Saturdays. Choose the workshops you like or book in for all 5.

10.30am  to 11.30am   Sat 7 March 20 to  Sat 4 April 20

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Building 21, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 7 years +. Parent supervision required – participation always encouraged.
Cost: $10 members / $12.50 non-members per workshop

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Exploring Circuits – Creative Weekend Workshopst - Early Start Discovery Space

Exploring Circuits will run across 5 Sundays. Choose the workshops you like or book in for all 5.

10.30am  to 11.30am   Sun 8 March 20 to  Sun 5 April 20

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Ground floor, Building 21 University of Wollongong, Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 6 years +. Parent supervision required – participation always encouraged.
Cost: $10 members / $12.50 non-members per workshop

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Mini Mondays - Science Playdate for 0-6 year olds

Every Monday

9.30am  to 10am   Mon 9 March 20 to  Tue 22 December 20

Venue: Science Space Wollongong
Address: 60 Squires Way North Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 0-6 year olds
Cost: Children under 6 are free with one paid adult entry. Activity sessions are free! This new activity is FREE for all members.

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Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival

9am  to Till late   Fri 3 April 20 to  Sun 5 April 20

Venue: Thirroul Community and Library Center, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, & Thirroul Beach Park
Address: Thirroul NSW 2515
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 April 20

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

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Sculpture in the Garden - Wollongong Botanic Gardens

9am  to 5pm   Sat 4 April 20 to  Sun 31 May 20

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

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The Farms Market - April

10am  to 3pm    to  Sun 5 April 20

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

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Safe Series Workshop - supported by KU Figtree Preschool.

4pm  to 6pm    to  Mon 6 April 20

Venue: KU Figtree Preschool
Address: 77 Uralba street Figtree NSW
Ages: Parents/Carers
Cost: FREE

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Foragers Monthly Sunday Market

Second Sunday of every month

9am  to 3pm    to  Sun 12 April 20

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

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Code Like a Girl - 3-day coding camps over the school holidays.

8.45am  to 3.30pm   Wed 15 April 20 to  Fri 17 April 20

Venue: UOW
Address: Northfields Avenue Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: 8 - 11
Cost: $255

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Junior Groovers School Holidays Day Disco & Karaoke - The Fraternity Club

1.30pm  to 4pm    to  Fri 17 April 20

Venue: The Fraternity Club
Address: Fairy Meadow
Ages: All Ages
Cost: $10 per child, and includes a packet of chips, a Fraternity Club drink bottle & a flashing toy.

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Learn To Love Yourself - A One Day Retreat For Teen Girls

10am  to 4pm    to  Fri 17 April 20

Venue: Ray of Light
Address: 20 Cope Place Bulli NSW 2516
Ages: 13-18 years
Cost: $75 early bird $90 standard

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Joy and Mess - Sparking Young Imagination Through the Arts

6pm  to 8pm    to  Wed 22 April 20

Venue: Location: TBC
Address:
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE

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SurfLife Music Festival

All day event

 to    Fri 1 May 20 to  Sat 2 May 20

Venue: Gerringong Park
Address: South Werri Beach NSW
Ages: All ages
Cost: Free and ticketed

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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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OPEN DAY MARKET - ILLAWARRA LAPIDARY CLUB INC. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED.

Annually

9am  to 2pm    to  Sun 3 May 20

Venue: Illawarra Lapidary Club House
Address: 51 Meadow Street Tarrawanna NSW 2518
Ages: Suitable for all ages
Cost: Free

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Comic Gong 2020. THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED.

10am  to 4pm    to  Sat 16 May 20

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

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Household Chemical Cleanout

9am  to 3.30pm    to  Sun 24 May 20

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

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UOW Early Start Conference

9am  to 5pm   Mon 13 July 20 to  Wed 15 July 20

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: UOW, Northfields Ave Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages:
Cost: EARLY BIRD - SPECIAL RATE ($450.00) / Full registration will be $550 once Early Bird close on 31 March 2020 Students ($110.00) / Must have a valid student ID Card Association Members ECA ($495.00)

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Junior Groovers Disco - The Fraternity Club

6pm  to 8.30pm    to  Fri 11 September 20

Venue: The Fraternity Club
Address: Fairy Meadow
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Tickets are just $10 per child, and includes a packet of chips, a Fraternity Club drink bottle & a flashing toy.

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