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 munitions. With snippets of commentary from on-board tour guides, Riding the Rails takes you past buildings dating back to the 1890s, including explosives storehouses and workshops, cottages, and a wharf.
And make sure to have a play at the fab Blaxland Riverside Park while you are there!
Tickets for Riding the Rails can be purchased on the day at the Armory Visitor Centre (located near the main entrance to Newington Armory).
11.00am, 11.30am, 12 noon, 12.30pm, 1.00pm, 1.30pm
- Cost: $5 for all passengers. Children under 3: free if seated on an adult’s lap; if seated on chair, $5
- Tickets/Bookings: Purchase tickets on the day at the Armory Visitor Centre
- Age: All Ages
- More info: Call 02 9714 7888
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 will be at Sturt Park in Telopea on Mondays from 9am to 11am. It starts back in 2020 on 2nd February.
This is your chance to come along and meet other local families and enjoy play time with your little one. Playgroup NSW is all for play so you can expect a wide range of activities including LEGO® DUPLO, Crayola colouring, sensory play, story and music time and lots more.
Here is the Playgroup NSW Play Van weekly schedule for term 1, 2020:
- MONDAY – Sturt Park, Telopea
- TUESDAY – Sherwin Park, North Parramatta
- WEDNESDAY – Rosella Park, Harris Park
- THURSDAY – Richill Park, Constitution Hill
- FRIDAY – Jubilee Park, Parramatta
Rydalmere Public School Playgroup is a community playgroup located in the grounds of Rydalmere Public School.
They welcome children from 0-5 years of age and their parents or carers from the local area.
It runs on Monday from 9.30am to 11:30am throughout the school term and there is a gold coin donation to attend.
Gooden Drive Reserve Playgroup has space for new members on Mondays from 10am to 12pm. The playgroup is best suited for kids ‘almost 2 and upwards’. The cost is $40 per term per family.
Please email [email protected] for more info.