City of Parramatta Council recently gave the Constitution Hill Shopping Village a $130,000 upgrade. There’s new seating, gardens, parking facilities and more.
To celebrate these upgrades, you can enjoy a week of FREE family fun activities, including dance, art and coding workshops, chance to win $50, craft kit, online storytime and promotional offers from local retailers.
1Free Kids Workshops
Three local stores are offering FREE workshops during the Constitution Hill Family Fun Days. There’s dance, art and coding workshops available for children 5 to 14yrs+. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL. Register your interest via the form on Council’s website and then the relevant business will respond to you to confirm your place. NOTE: there are limited spots available.
Art Workshops – Sharz Art Design
Sharz Art Design are offering a number of different art workshops for kids 4yrs+.
- Monday 26th October: Preschool playtime fun for preschoolers (4-5yrs) at 12pm to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 2pm
- Tuesday 27th October: Paint a water picture (5yrs+) from 4:45pm to 5:15pm
- Wednesday 28th October: Learn to draw workshop (5yrs+) from 5pm to 5:30pm
- Thursday 29th October: Preschool playtime fun for preschoolers (4-5yrs) from 12pm to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 2pm
- Friday 30th October: Paint a water picture (5yrs+) from 4:45pm to 5:15pm
- Saturday 31st October: Learn to draw workshop (5yrs+) from 5pm to 5:30pm
Dance and Drama Workshops – Bust A Move
Bust a move at these different workshops.
- Monday 26th October
- boy hip hop (5yrs+) from 3:45pm to 4:30pm
- senior girls hip hop (9-14yrs+) from 5:15pm to 6pm
- Tuesday 27th October:
- 8/u troupe (7 -8yrs) from 4pm to 5:30pm
- Wednesday 28th October:
- junior recreational (4-7yrs) from 4pm to 4:45pm
- primary acrobatics (4-7yrs) from 4:45pm to 5:30pm
- drama (7yrs+) from 5:30pm to 6:15pm
- senior musical theatre (9-14yrs+) from 6:15pm to 7pm
- senior recreational (8-11yrs+) from 7pm to 7:45pm
- senior tap (9-14yrs+) from 7:45pm to 8:30pm
- Thursday 29th October:
- grade 1 ballet (4-7yrs) from 4pm to 4:45pm
- level 1 acrobatics (7-9yrs) from 4:45pm to 5:30pm
- junior musical theatre (4-8yrs) from 6:15pm to 7pm
- grade 3 ballet (8-10yrs) from 7pm to 7:45pm
- Friday 30th October:
- senior acrobatics (9-14yrs) from 6pm to 6:45pm
- Saturday 31st October:
- kinderballet tots (3-5yrs) from 9am to 9:45am
- kinderballet mummy and me (2yrs) from 9:45am to 10:15am
- kinderballet jumpin jacks from 10:15am to 11am
- 6/U troupe (4-6yrs) from 11am to 12pm
- junior/ intermediate acrobatics (6-10yrs) from 12pm to 12:45pm
- junior/ intermediate recreational (6-10yrs) from 12:45pm to 1:30pm)
Coding Workshop – Codertainment
Codertainment are running 30min coding trial lessons on:
- Wednesday 28th October at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm and 6:30pm
- Thursday 29th October at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm and 6:30pm
- Saturday 31st October at 9am, 9:30am, 10am and 10:30am
Tune in to 1 of 3 virtual Aussie authors story time with the City of Parramatta Lord Mayor, Councillor Bob Dwyer. The storytime videos will be posted at 10am on Council’s Constitution Hill Family Fun Day page:
- Monday 27th October
- Tuesday 28th October
- Thursday 30 October
3Hallowread at Constitution Hill Library
Visit Constitution Hill Library to see their special Halloween display and borrow some books to enter the Hallowread competition (see below). While there, also make sure to collect a Halloween craft kit and colouring in sheets. They’re available from 19th October to 2nd November but there are limited stocks available. Keep in mind the reduced opening hours of the library at the moment. On weekdays it’s open from 10am–12pm and 2pm–4pm and on weekends the library is closed.
4WIN 1 of 5 $50 At Parramatta Gift Cards
Simply borrow four books from Constitution Hill Library and make a purchase from one of the retailers at Constitution Hill Shopping Village between 19th October and 16th November to go into Go the draw to WIN 1 of 5 $50 At Parramatta Gift Cards. Then submit the hard-copy library and local store receipts to the Constitution Hill Library collection box in person. You can enter as many times as you like but can only win once. NOTE: receipts must be originals. View the Hallowread Competition Terms and Conditions (PDF).
5Promotional Offers from Local Retails
Visit Constitution Hill Shopping Village to see what weekly specials are on. Here’s the special from Emma Crescent Pharmacy.
Finding Constitution Hill Shopping Village
The shopping village at Constitution Hill is just behind the library, from the intersection of Hollis Street, around onto Emma’s Crescent.
There is street parking in front of the library as well as behind, off Greenleaf Street.
And before or after a visit to the library and shops, there’s a small playground to enjoy at Greenleaf Park.