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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 - Mother's Day, Sunday 9 May

Sunday 9 May

Ages: All ages
Cost: Various
Venue: Timbermill Studios
Send some love this Valentine's Day with one of Twig and Bo Florist's stunning floral displays and gifts!
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Babies Proms – Four Strings Four Seasons

Sunday 20 June, 2021

9.30am. Approx. 45 mins (no interval).

Ages: All ages! But it will be enjoyed most by children aged 6 months - 8 years.
Cost: General admission, $20; Family of 4 $65 (Max 2 adults)
Venue: The Music Lounge - Wollongong Town Hall
A string ensemble sails through the seasons! Discover what it would be like to experience four seasons in one day as accomplished local ensemble Clear Strings perform Vivaldi's Four Seasons.
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Gymbaroo Illawarra 3 Week trials available in Term 2! Neuro-developmental programs for babies and children from birth to school readiness.

Term 2, 2021

Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years
Cost: 3 Week trials available in Term 2!
Venue: The Berkeley Neighbourhood Centre on Winnima Way in Berkeley.
GymbaROO is the only parent-child program in the world that specialises in research-based, neuro-developmental, fun learning classes for babies to school aged children.
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Term 2 Young Entrepreneur After School Sessions - Zig Zag Hub

Term 2, 2021

After school sessions

Ages: Program is divided into two age groups: 7 - 11 years and 12 - 18 years
Cost: We accept Creative Kids Vouchers!
Venue: Zig Zag Hub
Hey Parents! Is your youngster eager to learn new skills?We can help them develop their enterprise skills and turn their idea into a business - and we want to help see our youth succeed at their passion in creating new and exciting ways to contribute to our world.
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Ready Steady Go Kids - TERM 2, 2021 ENROLMENTS. Get onboard with this award-winning multi-sport program!

Refer Term 2, 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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Miss Zoe's School of Dance - Award Winning Kids Dance Classes, Term 2. NEW Coledale Classes.

Term 2, 2021

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: Active & Creative Kids Voucher Approved
Venue: MIss Zoe's School of Dance
Come and see the Miss Zoe's difference! We are now taking bookings via email now all 3 of our dance studios - Wollongong, Kiama and Coledale! This is your chance to join Wollongong's most popular and awarded dance school!
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Circus Monoxide - Term 2, 2021. FREE Juggling and Clowning Trial Classes! Creative AND Active Kids rebate approved. Design your own class using Dine and Discover vouchers.

Term 2, 2021

Refer 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 proud to announce their online classes for Term 4, 2020! There is a great list of classes already, and our timetable of activities will increase during the term.
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Project Bucephalus - After School STEM Robo Classes Term 2, 2021

Term 2, 2021

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:
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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WEA ILLAWARRA Creative Kids Courses - Term 2 starts 3 May - Program out NOW!

Term 2 starts 3 May, 2021

Ages: 8 - 18 years of age
Cost: Creative Kids Voucher approved courses
Venue: WEA Illawarra
​WEA Illawarra has a fantastic range of kids courses from 8 years of age - and they are all *Creative Kids Voucher approved!
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Gravity Gym - Term 2, 2021 enrolments! Claim your Kids Active or Creative Voucher

Term 2, 2021

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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My Tiny Dancer - dance classes for 18mths – 5yrs. TERM 2, 2021 Enrolments

Term 2, 2021

Ages: 18mths - 5 yrs
Cost: Registered for both Creative AND Active Kids Vouchers.
Venue: Corrimal Community Centre and Corrimal Region Uniting Church
My Tiny Dancer is FUN for the kids (but totally stress-free for you!)
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ALL NEW Term 2 at Burgh Kids and Teens!

All classes start Monday 19 April.

Ages: 2 years - adults
Cost: Early Bird Discount until April 18th. Extra 5% off with 3 or more classes. CREATIVE & ACTIVEKIDS vouchers accepted
Venue: Burgh Healthy Hub
​The Burgh Healthy Hub is excited to announce its Kids and Teens Program for Term 2, 2021!
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Join our beautiful Little Groovers family in 2021! Acrobatics and Dance!

Term 2, 2021

Ages: 18 months - 7 yrs
Cost: We accept both Active and Creative Kids Vouchers.
Venue: Jamberoo
Our exceptional early years program is like no other and caters exclusively for little boys and girls aged 18 months - 7 years of age. At Little Groovers, we truly believe kids learn best when they are having fun.
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Kids Only VIP Movie at Hoyts

Saturday, 17 April

11am to 2pm

Ages: KIDS ONLY event, 5 year olds to 12 year olds only.
Cost: $24.95 - NSW Dine & Discover vouchers are accepted
Venue: Hoyts - Warrawong Plaza
Drop the kids off at a supervised and private screening of "Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway" movie while you enjoy some You-Time.
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All kids meals $9 each these Easter School Holidays! Woonona Bulli RSL

Available from Thursday 1st April to Sunday 18th April, 2021.

Ages: For kids!
Cost: All kids meals $9 and includes soft drink & ice cream
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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Bring the family on a variety of fun and exciting guided tours with Inside Industry!

Public Steel Tours: Scheduled for every Friday & Saturday morning (9.30am – 12.30pm).

Ages: Working Port – Port Kembla History – Blue Mile History: All ages. Steel Tours: 10yrs or older.
Cost: Prices vary for each tour – starting from $12 per child and $65 for family tickets.
Venue: Inside Industry – Visitor Centre
BlueScope Steel and the Port of Port Kembla welcomes children and families to their facilities these school holidays! Kids and families can learn all about the vital role the Port Kembla Plant and Port have played in “sustaining Australia”.
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Showtime in the City! Wollongong Central

3 - 18 April

From 9am

Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE and Paid Events. FREE Circus Workshops. Some rides and attractions require 1 (refer website link for details).x ticket per person for entry.
Venue: Rides: Crown Street Mall Attractions: Level 1, Gateway Building
Rides, carnival games, animals, face painting and more!
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Lollyland – Sweet Science at Science Space Wollongong

Daily activities. Camps run 6 - 16 April

Camp runs 9am - 3pm.

Ages: Kids aged 6-12 years who have a love for designing, creating, exploring and inventing.
Cost: Camp: $100/day (members receive 10% off/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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Circus Fun in the April School Holidays at Circus Monoxide!

April School Holidays

9am - 3.30pm

Ages: Suitable for primary school-aged children.
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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Project Bucephalus - Robo Camp returns! Wollongong workshops and NEW Nowra dates!

12 - 16 April

9am - 3pm & 10am - 4pm

Ages: Suitable for ages 7 and up.
Cost: Creative Kids voucher approved.
Venue: TAFE Campus (Wollongong) and UOW Shoalhaven Campus (Nowra)
Get ready to Robot these April School Holidays! Students (aged 7+) learn to design, build, and program LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robots – and have a lot of fun in the process!
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CIY.Club School Holiday Camps - Minecraft Team Play, Game Coding and more! Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.

Wednesday 7 April & Friday 16 April

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7-17 years
Cost: $99. Claim your Creative Kids Rebate!
Venue: Warilla Library
Includes popular Game Coding Camps - kids will learn awesome skills and will LOVE this holiday club!
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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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Mother’s Day High Tea

12pm  to 2pm    to  Sun 9 May 21

Venue: Five Barrel Brewing
Address: 318 Keira St Wollongong Nsw 2500
Ages: All ages, family-friendly event
Cost: $59

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ESDM for Parents living with children with ASD

5 weekly sessions: 10.30am - midday

10.30am  to MIdday   Thu 27 May 21 to  Thu 24 June 21

Venue: Early Start Discovery Space
Address: Building 21, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue Keiraville NSW 2500
Ages: ESDM for Parents/Carers
Cost: $780.00 per person, Families may use NDIS funding for the full cost of the workshop (Parent Capacity Building).

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Kiama Coastal Classic Running Festival

All day event

 to     to  Sun 6 June 21

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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Kiama Fun Run

 to     to  Sun 13 June 21

Venue: Kiama
Address:
Ages:
Cost:

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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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