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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.

Twig & Bo Florist, Bulli - Let us send your love and help lift those lockdown blues / Care packages, hampers + more / Covid-safe delivery

No contact deliveries in place, FREE local delivery

Ages: All ages
Cost: Upon enquiry
Venue: Timbermill Studios
Chase away those lock down blues, we are running our no-contact delivery service during lockdown - the Twig & Bo team are here and ready to take your orders online, or call the studio on 0433273202. pre-order pick ups available, we will arrange a time for your no-contact pick up.
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ASPIREbels - monthly strengths-based program exploring autism and girlhood. Marsden Psychology's Kids Clinic

Next monthly meetup Friday 20 August

6pm - 9pm

Ages: Open to girls and young women from 14 to 18 years old.
Cost: $150 - dinner will be provided. NDIS claimable.
Venue: Marsden Psychology's Kids Clinic
ASPIREbels is a strengths-based program that explores and celebrates autism and girlhood, whilst promoting resilience, self-esteem and friendships. Each month, we will delve into a new topic (autism acceptance, mental health, consent etc) and share experiences.
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Gravity Gym - LOCKDOWN 2.0 - Gymnastics Online

Term 3, 2021 - start date is now Saturday 31 July

Refer online schedule

Ages: From 6 months!
Cost: Refer website
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Gravity Gymnastics is a brand new indoor gym space for bubs, kids and teens of all shapes, sizes and abilities! AND they are excited to introduce their Term 4 Schedule of classes for ages starting from 6 months - right up to adults!
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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Award Winning Kids Dance Classes / Zoom dance classes + online dance bday parties too!

Face to face classes will resume once lockdown ends.

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: Active & Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: MIss Zoe's School of Dance
Face to face classes will resume once lockdown ends. Check out what's online at Miss Zoe's during lockdown.
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ALL NEW Treetop Arts Program for kids and teens!

All classes start later July (date TBC)

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: CREATIVE & ACTIVE KIDS vouchers accepted
Venue: Burgh Healthy Hub
The Burgh Healthy Hub is excited to announce its NEW Treetop Arts Program for Term 3, 2021 (formerly Burgh Kids and Teens!)
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Circus Monoxide - Term 3, 2021 Online Program. Creative AND Active Kids rebate approved.

Term 3, 2021 - Online Program on now

Refer online program timetable

Ages: Classes are available for everyone from 2 years old to adults.
Cost: Creative AND Active Kids rebate approved.
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Circus Monoxide is back for Term 3 with a huge range of classes; aerials, tumbling, juggling, balance, flexibility, and so much more!
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Ready Steady Go Kids - TERM 3, 2021 ENROLMENTS PAUSED. Get onboard with this award-winning multi-sport program!

Term 3 start date TBC

Refer Term 3, 2021 Timetable

Ages: 1.5-6 year olds
Cost: Refer website. Approved Active Kids Voucher Provider.
Venue: NEW Bulli Classes, Coniston, North Wollongong and Unanderra
National What's On 4 Kids Awards - BEST National Pre-Schooler Activity for 2017, 2016 & 2015.
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Project Bucephalus - After School STEM Robo Classes Term 3, 2021 (scheduled to start 2 August)

Robo Clubs will be back in operation from August 2nd.

Ages: Thursday Thirroul Class for under 8 years. All other classes - 7 years+
Cost: $21.50 - $32.50 per week. Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: Across Wollongong, Shellharbour and Nowra
The Project Bucephalus Robo Club is a robotics program for children aged 7+. It is suitable for both Primary and High-School age children, and uses LEGO® MINDSTORMS® technology to provide an introduction to robotics!
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1 - 8 July

9am - 3pm & 10am - 4pm

Ages: Suitable for ages 7 and up.
Cost: $140 - $170 (Creative Kids voucher approved).
Venue: TAFE Campus (Wollongong) and UOW Shoalhaven Campus (Nowra)
After approval from NSW Health/Service NSW, the Wollongong Robo Camps are still running! The activities will be run according to a strict COVID-Safe plan and can only take registrations from children within the Wollongong/Shellharbour area.
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CANCELLED. Join the Midnight Gang on their amazing adventures!

Wednesday 30 June and Thursday 1 July

10am & 12.30pm

Ages: Ages 6+. Includes haze.
Cost: All tickets: $33
Venue: IMB Theatre | Illawarra Performing Arts Centre
The team behind The13-, 26-, 52-, 78- and 91-Storey Treehouses bring David Walliams' bestselling book to life on stage!
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CLOSED UNTIL SATURDAY 10 JULY. All kids meals $9 each these Winter School Holidays at Woonona Bulli RSL - PLUS drink + $4 family specials too!

Available from Friday 25th June through to Sunday 11th July.

Ages: All ages, family-friendly dining venue.
Cost: All kids meals $9 and include soft drink and ice cream. $4 drink special PLUS $4 family specials!
Venue: Woonona Bulli RSL Club – Brasserie
All kids meals $9 each these Easter school Holidays at the family-friendly Woonona Bull RSL!
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POSTPONED: Winter Science Lab Workshops + Discovery Space sensory & stem playground! Wollongong Central

26 June - 11 July

From 9am

Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE and Paid Events.
Venue: Wollongong Central
Welcome to Chillville at Wollongong Central these WInter School Holidays!
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STILL OPEN AT THIS STAGE: A Birthday TREE-T to remember! Trees Adventure Nowra

Open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm during holidays. Check in is 15min prior.

Ages: From 3 years +
Cost: Prices start from $28.
Venue: Trees Adventure Nowra Park
Australia’s First Cliff Edge Experience! Only 1 hour from Wollongong, Trees Adventure Nowra Park is an exhilarating 2 Hour experience with 2m low easy courses up to 25m high insane ones! Soar through the trees on flying foxes and thrilling aerial challenges!
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CANCELLED DUE TO COVID. CIY.Club July School Holiday Camps - Game Coding, 3D design + more! Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.

Thursday 1 July & Tuesday 6 July

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7-17 years
Cost: $99. Claim your Creative Kids Rebate!
Venue: Warilla Library
Get your child involved in the exciting world of coding today! See you at one of our coding camps these school holidays!
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CANCELLED DUE TO COVID. Writingtastic School Holiday Program - The South Coast Writers Centre

Monday 28 June & Tuesday 29 June

Kids can attend one workshop or as many as they like!

Ages: From 8 years +
Cost: Workshops: $35 (SCWC Members)/$40
Venue: Coledale Community Hall
Calling all budding young writers! Join the South Coast Writers Centre’s school holiday program for a day of interactive workshops for primary and high school-aged readers and writers at Coledale Community Hall!
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CLOSED UNTIL 9 JULY. Flippin' cool WINTER school holiday JUMP SPECIALS + DJ Night - Flip Out Albion Park!

July School Holidays!

Ages: All ages
Cost: Jump for 1 hour + a pair pf limited edition Flip Out grip socks - all for just $20! Jump for 2 hours + a pair pf limited edition Flip Out grip socks - all for just $28!
Venue: Flip Out Albion Park
The big green trampoline has arrived in Albion Park! Come in and meet the friendly team at Flip Out's brand new venue in the Illawarra! Flip Out Albion Park opens these October School Holidays and will be open every day of the holidays so you can get your bounce on!
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CLOSED UNTIL 9 JULY. School Holiday Winter Program at The Burgh! Outdoor Ninjas, Aerials, Trampoline!

5 - 9 July

10am - 3pm (full day), 10am - 1pm (half day) or 9am - 5pm option.

Ages: 5 - 14 years
Cost: $60 full day, $45 half day or $255 for the full week (15% off).
Venue: The Burgh Healthy Hub - Helensburgh
Come and learn 3 artforms in one at Burgh with our experienced crew! Outdoor Ninjas, Aerials, Trampoline!
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Gravity Gymnastics - June/July School Holiday Program!

Monday 28 June - Friday 9 July!

Full day 8am - 5.30pm / Half day 9am - 12pm

Ages: 3 - 13 years of age
Cost: Full day $50 / Half day $25
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Our June/July School Holiday Program is here! We have programs running from Tuesday 6th April through to Friday 16th April!
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TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID. Science of Sport School Holiday Camps - Science Space Wollongong

28 June - 9 July

Full program of science and planetarium shows. Camp runs 9am - 3pm.

Ages: Kids aged 6-12 years who have a love for designing, creating, exploring and inventing.
Cost: Camp - Creative Kids voucher accepted
Venue: Science Space Wollongong
From science hunts to fairy floss to livestreamed liquid nitrogen ice cream making, your child will be transported to a wonderful world of Wonka-inspired science!
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CANCELLED. Circus Holiday Program JULY 2021

28 June - 9 July

9am - 3.30pm

Ages: 5 - 18 years of age
Cost: You can book in for a day ($75) or a whole week ($320). You can also use a Creative Kids Voucher to gain a $100 discount if you book 2 or more days.
Venue: Circus Monoxide
Circus Monoxide’s popular holiday program is back! Students learn everything from trapeze to tumbling, tightwire to juggling. Circus is a fun way for your kids to be active while developing confidence, friendship and amazing skills
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Babies Love Books - Shellharbour City Library & Museum

Every Thursday during school term.

10am  to 10.30am    to  Thu 18 March 21

Venue: Shellharbour City Library & Museum
Address: Cnr of Cygnet & College Avenue Shellharbour City Centre NSW 2529
Ages: 0 -18 months
Cost: FREE. Bookings essential for these sessions.

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Bluey’s Big Play

Performance times: TBC

 to    Wed 4 August 21 to  Sun 8 August 21

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Suitable for all ages. Recommended for children 2+
Cost: All tickets: $45.90 Group 4+: $41.90

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Folk by the Sea - Kiama

Various times - refer website

 to    Fri 24 September 21 to  Sun 26 September 21

Venue: Kiama
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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Just – Live On Stage!

Mon 27 Sep, 10am & 12.30pm Tue 28 Sep, 10am & 12.30pm. Relaxed Performance Tue 28 Sep, 10am

 to    Mon 27 September 21 to  Tue 28 September 21

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 7+. Things might get messy!
Cost: All tickets: $33

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Pete The Sheep

Fri 1 Oct, 10am & 12.30pm Sat 2 Oct, 10am & 12.30pm. Relaxed Performance Sat 2 Oct, 10am

 to    Fri 1 October 21 to  Sat 2 October 21

Venue: IPAC
Address: 32 Burelli Street Wollongong NSW 2500
Ages: Ages 4+.
Cost: All ticket: $33

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Activate - Youth Week 2021

Installation activation 6 - 10pm / Live Music in the Audi 6.30 - 9:30pm

6pm  to 10pm    to  Fri 23 April 21

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

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