Seems spring is a little impatient to visit this year, which is fine by us! There are so many fun family events this month that we had trouble picking our top 10, so we picked 15 instead to highlight (listed in date order). The Cherry Blossom Festival is definitely a stand out for us this month as well as all the cool science week activities!

Make sure to also look over all the other key events happening this month listed after the top 15 picks. And remember to check out our guide to the 15 latest new things for families to do in the area.

Grab a sausage sizzle from any local Bunnings on Friday 3rd August and help our drought stricken farmers! All funds raised go towards Buy a Bale of Hay – Making a difference to Australian Farming Families.

Not sure how you can fight the #WarOnWasteAU? There’s plenty of small changes you can do in your everyday life and make a big difference. Pledge to refuse plastic straws, use a reusable coffee cup, water bottle and bag or even put takeaway in your own containers. On Friday 3 August from 8am-1pm, head down to the Parramatta Farmers Market in Centenary Square, make a pledge and get a FREE reusable bag or bottle!

3Market By The River | Saturday 4th August

Market By The River is a great, local market on the 1st Saturday of the month at Halvorsen Park in Ermington along Parramatta River from 9am to 2pm.

4Moocooboola Festival | Sunday 5th August

Moocooboola Festival is a free community event on Sunday 5th August set in the beautiful Boronia Park in Hunters Hill from 9.30am to 4pm.  There will be lots of free family activities and all day live entertainment, including a market bazaar with over 120 stalls, a spiegelesque tent, a dog show, a mobile rock climbing wall and rides.

5Poppy the Possum’s Birthday | Monday 6th August

Poppy the Possum is turning eight! And you’re invited to wear red to the Bush School in Central Gardens Merrylands for a morning of stories and songs to celebrate on Monday 6th August from 10am to 11am.

6Science in the Wild | Saturday 11th August

Science in the Wild is an outdoor family day that gives children and their parents the opportunity to learn about science in a relaxed fun atmosphere at The Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan. The incredible roving Dinosaur will be coming back as well and show you a bit of pre-historic fauna.

7Science and Tech Expo | Saturday 11th August

As part of Science Week, Ryde Library is hosting a Science and Tech Expo on Saturday 11th August from 9:30am to 4pm. Come along and touch, see and experience all things science, including Big Science show, Virtual Reality demonstrations and electric car and scooters.

8India Day Fair | Saturday 11th August

Celebrate India’s Independence Day at Parramatta Park on Saturday 11th August from 12pm to 8pm. A day filled with celebration, dance and music, rides, food, stall, performances and fire works!

Playfulness and merriment abounds as Family Fair returns for another year. Bring the family along to Rouse Hill House & Farm for a day of fun and nostalgia on Sunday 12th August from 10am to 4pm.

10Wallabies Fan Day | Sunday 12th August

Want to get up close and personal with the Qantas Wallabies? Come along to the FREE fan day on Sunday 12th August at Grantham Reserve in Seven Hills.

11Cherry Blossom Festival | 17th to 26 August


Celebrate the beautiful cherry blossom at the annual Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival held over 10 days, from Friday 17th August to Sunday 26th August 2018, at the Auburn Botanic Gardens. Take photos under a sky of pink, meet Hello Kitty, snack on Japanese food, beat a drum and watch sumo wrestling. Plus lots more, including a kids themed day for the first time this year!

12The Innovation Games | Saturday 18th August

Part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week, The Innovation Games is a free event full of new ways to taste, touch and see science and technology in ACTION on Saturday 18th August at Cathy Freeman Park.

13Colouring Dreams Family Fun Walk | Sunday 19th August

Bring your kids and join the Family Fun Walk on Sunday 19th August at Cabarita Park to support children that are doing it tough! House to Grow is a registered charity that provides the Colouring Dreams program, free creative workshops for children. This event will raise funds for the program which has been benefiting young kids in Rhodes since June.

14Magpies Family Fun Day | 19th August

Cheer on the Wenty Magpies in three exciting matches of rugby league. This is a great family event which will also include free rides, a jumping castle and petting zoo for the kids. There will also be a special appearance by our very own Macca the Magpie.

15Children’s Book Week | 18th – 24th August 2018

Book Week is a time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays. Storytimes during this week will take on the book week theme and kids are encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character.


What’s On In August – Other Key Events

Here are the other key events we have found so far for July. And you can see more on our Facebook page.

Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am Meadowbank Ferry Wharf
Help keep plastic and debris out of our oceans and waterways. Please meet at 7:50 AM opposite Meadowbank Wharf. Kindly apply sunscreen, and wear full sleeves, covered shoes, sunglasses/hat. If possible, please bring gloves, we[...]
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Carmen Drive Reserve
City of Parramatta Council invites you to join a FREE Family Fun Day event at Carmen Drive Reserve to celebrate the upgrades to the shop frontage, new carpark, amenities block and playground. This event will[...]
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Top Ryde City Shopping Centre
Join us on the last Sunday of the month for crafts and other fun activities for the whole family from 11am to 2pm in the Food Court on LG1. See below for the schedule of[...]
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Feb 26 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Garden (Level 1) at The Children's Hospital Westmead
**PLEASE NOTE** The Farmers Market has moved to a NEW location and can now be found in the Children’s Garden (Level 1) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Follow the signs. Farmers Market is an[...]
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Club Parramatta
Head to the new Club Parramatta on Wednesday Feb 26th from 11am to 2pm for a FREE Dolittle themed Kids Day. There will be an Animal Puppet Show, Colouring In, Games and more! Plus checkout[...]
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
Come down to The Bower’s Repair Cafe in Parramatta on the last Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm. The repair cafe is free, but bookings are essential! You can bring your broken items and they’ll put[...]
Feb 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Parramatta Park
Bat Night is hosted by WIRES North West at Parramatta Park. It usually includes kids’ arts, crafts and activities, a talk by bat carers about Australian microbats and flying foxes, and most excitingly of all[...]
Feb 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Strathfield Park
Strathfield Movies in the Park is back for the 2019-2020 season! Head to the fabulous Strathfield Park for the latest box office hits under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic – anything you need[...]
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Bella Vista Farm
Bella Vista Farm opens its doors on the 1st Sunday of each month from 9am to 2pm to the general public for FREE. Relax in the peaceful grounds of the Farm or bring a family[...]
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wascoe Siding
Real coal-powered steam, electric and/or petrol powered trains run on the 1st Sunday of the month (except January) – subject to the weather (rain or certain fire danger levels). **IMPORTANT:All train passengers must be wearing[...]
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Butcher and the Farmer Meadowbank
Bring the little ones down on the first Sunday of every month to experience the fun of interacting with our adorable animal friends
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Mar 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Alice Watkins Reserve
The Redbank Track along Toongabbie Creek is sadly dotted with lots of rubbish. Join us on Sunday 1st March to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Clean Up Australia Day by removing litter from Toongabbie Creek[...]
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Parramatta Library
Evening story time is back and held every second Tuesday until 31 March. Can’t make it to story time during the day? Find yourself looking for something to do while daylight savings is on? Come[...]
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Parramatta Library
It’s a New Year, school is back and so is Craftastic Kids Club! This month we’re into all things summer and shimmery so we’re making glittery seashell picture frames to add a touch of summer[...]
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Galston Valley Railway
The Galston Valley Railway is open to the public on the second Sunday of every month. Come along and enjoy a train ride with the kids, or just watch the trains go by! You can[...]
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Parklea Markets
Parklea Markets FREE Family Fun Day September 8th 11:00am to 2:00pm FREE Virtual Reality rides for all ages FREE Animal Farm from KindiFarm with baby lambs and kids, baby calf, piglet, sheep, goats, baby chicks,[...]
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Winston Hills Mall
Join Clown Sparkles with FREE Face Painting, Fun and Games on the second Tuesday of every month (exc. school holidays) from 10am – 2pm in the play area at Winston Hills Mall. It’s FREE for everyone[...]
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Mar 11 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Garden (Level 1) at The Children's Hospital Westmead
**PLEASE NOTE** The Farmers Market has moved to a NEW location and can now be found in the Children’s Garden (Level 1) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Follow the signs. Farmers Market is an[...]
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 14 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Bankstown Steam Locomotive Society
Bankstown Steam Locomotive Society operate a miniature 5″ gauge live steam railway, which is located at Ruse Park, Hoskins Avenue, Bankstown. Their Public Running Day is the 2nd Saturday of each month (except January). Members[...]
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Parramatta Park
Going on a Dairy Precinct Tour is your chance to explore one of Australia’s oldest buildings, rarely seen until now. Parramatta Park Trust runs the guided tours on the second Saturday of each month at 11am[...]
Mar 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm 6-8 Cutler Pde North Ryde
Our next Twilight Community Market on Saturday, 14th December between 4.00-8.00pm will have a special Christmas theme. Visitors from near and far come to connect and shop while supporting our friendly and talented stall holders.[...]
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Strathfield Park
Strathfield Movies in the Park is back for the 2019-2020 season! Head to the fabulous Strathfield Park for the latest box office hits under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic – anything you need[...]
Mar 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Nurragingy Reserve
After years of planning and work, Nurragingy Miniature Railway opened on Sunday 17th November. It runs on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 10am until 3pm. Train rides are $3 each with passengers under[...]
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Parramatta Library
Evening story time is back and held every second Tuesday until 31 March. Can’t make it to story time during the day? Find yourself looking for something to do while daylight savings is on? Come[...]
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Market Place
EAT, DRINK, SHOP and PLAY at the Newington Pop Up Markets. With fine foods, gorgeous jewellery and homewares, fashionable kids-wear, kid’s activities and more they’ll be something the whole family can enjoy. And you can[...]
Mar 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Mini Trains
Mini Trains West Ryde is a fantastic, affordable event for all families. Based in West Ryde, just behind Coles, it isn’t too far from the Parramatta region. The Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society was formed[...]
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Mar 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Mar 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Mar 25 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Garden (Level 1) at The Children's Hospital Westmead
**PLEASE NOTE** The Farmers Market has moved to a NEW location and can now be found in the Children’s Garden (Level 1) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Follow the signs. Farmers Market is an[...]
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
Come down to The Bower’s Repair Cafe in Parramatta on the last Saturday of every month from 10am-12pm. The repair cafe is free, but bookings are essential! You can bring your broken items and they’ll put[...]
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Strathfield Park
Strathfield Movies in the Park is back for the 2019-2020 season! Head to the fabulous Strathfield Park for the latest box office hits under the stars. Bring a blanket, a picnic – anything you need[...]
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Top Ryde City Shopping Centre
Join us on the last Sunday of the month for crafts and other fun activities for the whole family from 11am to 2pm in the Food Court on LG1. See below for the schedule of[...]
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Parramatta Library
Evening story time is back and held every second Tuesday until 31 March. Can’t make it to story time during the day? Find yourself looking for something to do while daylight savings is on? Come[...]
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Anzac Park, West Ryde
The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde. It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down[...]
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Parramatta Library
It’s a New Year, school is back and so is Craftastic Kids Club! This month we’re into all things summer and shimmery so we’re making glittery seashell picture frames to add a touch of summer[...]
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Richill Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Bella Vista Farm
Bella Vista Farm opens its doors on the 1st Sunday of each month from 9am to 2pm to the general public for FREE. Relax in the peaceful grounds of the Farm or bring a family[...]
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
The Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 200 years ago. Come and visit this slower lifestyle. Read more about our recent visit here. The Australiana Pioneer Village[...]
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Wascoe Siding
Real coal-powered steam, electric and/or petrol powered trains run on the 1st Sunday of the month (except January) – subject to the weather (rain or certain fire danger levels). **IMPORTANT:All train passengers must be wearing[...]
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Newington Armory
On every Sunday, Riding the Rails takes visitors on a 30min train ride around part of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot, on a train once used to transport missiles, torpedoes and other WW2[...]
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sturt Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van is visiting 5 parks in the City of Parramatta each week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van[...]
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lake Pavilion, Bicentennial Park, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore the natural environment in a fun and interactive way with Ranger Judy and Joseph, reading stories, doing craft and wondering amongst the trees. The FREE Mini Park Rangers program runs each Tuesday morning during[...]
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Wenty Leagues
Tiny tots Tuesday takes place each week at Wenty Leagues, at a new time of 11am to 2pm. There is a different activity each week. DECEMBER 3 | Brick Building Workshop Get creative this Christmas[...]

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