What’s on cal

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Toongabbie East Public School Playgroup | Wednesdays@ Toongabbie East Public School
Aug 12 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am

Toongabbie East Public School Playgroup is super well resourced and has a terrific facilitator! It is provided by Community Hubs and for kids 0-5yrs. You just need to bring a piece of fruit to share.

Toongabbie East Public School Playgroup

[SUSPENDED] Magic of Storytelling Playgroup | Anzac Park, West Ryde@ Anzac Park, West Ryde
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Magic of Storytelling playgroup is now held weekly from 10am to 11:30am at Anzac Park, West Ryde.

Magic of storytelling

It is free to attend and you don’t need to register in advance – just go down to the playground at ANZAC Park. During the playgroup, there is:

  • Reading, music, sports, other stations for free play
  • Craft activities
  • Staff-led reading and rhyme time from around 11.00am

This playgroup is a collaboration of local community organisations working together including The Northern Centre (formerly Ryde Family Services), CCA, Integricare, Ryde Council and United Way. It is available to all families in the area, including families who are enrolled to receive the monthly Imagination Library book program, through United Way Australia.

ARTplay | Museum of Contemporary Art@ MCA
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us on Wednesdays during the school term and get ready to PLAY as you and your tot discover an interactive artwork you can touch!

ARTplay

Have fun exploring a range of exhibition-related games and toys, settle into the story corner, read a book and join in at music time for a sing along.

  • Perfect for ages 0–5 years.
  • Please note this event does not occur during school holidays.

New ticket information & timing

  • $7 + booking fee per family (up to 2 adults and 3 kids in one family group)
  • Two ticketed entry times available at 10am and 11am. Limited doors sales on the day, advanced booking highly recommended.
  • Free entry for MCA Family Members*

Due to the popularity of this event, we are currently trialling advanced bookings for this program. Parents and carers are strongly advised to book a ticket online as only a limited number of tickets will be available on the door.

There are two entry times available during each event: 10am and 11am. You will be asked to select a session when you complete the online booking process.

Please note that all tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Tickets will only be refunded if the event is cancelled. If you can no longer attend, please feel free to give your ticket to a friend.

For any enquiries related to this program, please contact us at [email protected] or call 02 9245 2400.

*Family Members do not require a ticket: please show your member card upon entry

*Event runs until midday

Greystanes Groovers Playgroup | Nemesia Park Hall, Greystanes@ Nemesia Park Hall
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Greystanes GrooversGreystanes Groovers runs Monday to Friday in the morning. Each playgroup session has a slightly different age group (see guide below) and only Monday and Friday groups currently have spots available.

  • Monday: Babies (Under 2), 10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Tuesday: All ages, 10am to 12pm
  • Wednesday: All ages, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday: All ages, 10am to 12pm
  • Friday: All ages – FULL

local playgroupsGreystanes Groovers are very well equipped, with numerous toys and activities to engage children from babies to school age. The hall at Nemesia Street Park is very well suited for playgroup as it has a large open area inside as well as a full fenced area outside.

When attending Greystanes Groovers you can expect your child to enjoy a variety of different toys, from slides, balance beams and mini trampolines to toy car garages and cars to toy prams and dolls. A variety of activities are also on offer, including musical instruments, dress ups, a toy kitchen and building blocks. Most weeks (working off a prearranged roster) one parent will arrange a craft activity, anything from simple colouring in to constructing items and decorating them with paint and glitter.

Greystanes GrooversWhile at Greystanes Groovers there is time for morning tea. We ask that everyone bring along a piece of fruit and this will be chopped up and shared on a platter by all the children. Morning tea for the adults is arranged by just one parent each week on a rostered basis.

To participate in Greystanes Groovers you must be a member of Playgroup NSW. In addition to this, $28 per family per term is payable to Greystanes Groovers to cover the costs of hiring the hall and running the playgroup (replacing toys, craft materials and cleaning items).

If you would like to know more, or come along and visit one of our sessions we would love to meet you. Please contact us and we can arrange a time with you!

Hrashk (Armenian Language) Playgroup | Ryde@ Ararat Hall, Quarry Road. Ryde
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hrashk (Armenian Language) Playgroup | Ryde @ Ararat Hall, Quarry Road. Ryde | Ryde | New South Wales | Australia

Hrashk Playgroup is an Armenian language playgroup run at the Ararat Hall on Quarry Road in Ryde on Wednesdays from 10:30am – 12:30pm.

Redsee’s Story Time (rhyme time for 2-5yrs) | Constitution Hill Library@ Constitution Hill Library
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Redsee's Story Time (rhyme time for 2-5yrs) | Constitution Hill Library @ Constitution Hill Library | Constitution Hill | New South Wales | Australia

Come along and join in with songs, stories and rhymes!

Redsee’s Story Time (rhyme time for 2-5yrs) | Ermington Library@ Ermington Library
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Redsee's Story Time (rhyme time for 2-5yrs) | Ermington Library @ Ermington Library | Ermington | New South Wales | Australia

City of Parramatta libraries encourage parents and caregivers to read to their children from birth.

Join us for a fun and exciting story time filled with songs, stories and rhymes every Wednesday from 11am to 11:30am.

Age: 2 to 5 years

Contact Ermington Library on 02 9806 5869.

Storytime | Gladesville Library@ Gladesville Library
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Storytime | Gladesville Library @ Gladesville Library | Gladesville | New South Wales | Australia

Preschool Storytime is for children aged 2 to 5 years. Introduce your child to the wonderful world of books.

Held during school terms.

  • Eastwood Library – Tuesday and Thursday 11 am (note: on the 1st Thursday of the month, 11 am, Bilingual Storytime will be held for all ages)
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 11 am
  • North Ryde Library – Wednesday 11 am
  • Ryde Library – Tuesday 10 – 10.45 am and 11.15 am – 12 noon (note: on the 1st Tuesday of the month, Bilingual Storytime)
  • West Ryde Library – Wednesday 11am (note: on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Bilingual Storytime will be held for all ages)
Storytime | North Ryde Library@ North Ryde Library
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Storytime | North Ryde Library @ North Ryde Library | North Ryde | New South Wales | Australia

Preschool Storytime is for children aged 2 to 5 years. Introduce your child to the wonderful world of books.

Held during school terms.

  • Eastwood Library – Tuesday and Thursday 11 am (note: on the 1st Thursday of the month, 11 am, Bilingual Storytime will be held for all ages)
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 11 am
  • North Ryde Library – Wednesday 11 am
  • Ryde Library – Tuesday 10 – 10.45 am and 11.15 am – 12 noon (note: on the 1st Tuesday of the month, Bilingual Storytime)
  • West Ryde Library – Wednesday 11am (note: on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, Bilingual Storytime will be held for all ages)
Toddler Rhyme Time (1-3yrs) | Wentworthville Library@ Wentworthville Library
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Toddler Rhyme Time (1-3yrs) | Wentworthville Library @ Wentworthville Library | Wentworthville | New South Wales | Australia

Bring your child to our Toddler Rhyme Time sessions for songs, rhymes, reading and fun especially for active toddlers. Each session runs for 30 minutes.

Toddler Rhyme Time – Locations & Times for 2018

  • Auburn Library every Tuesday at 11:00am
  • Greystanes Library every Monday at 11:00am
  • Merrylands Library every Monday and Thursday at 11:00am
  • Wentworthville Library every Wednesday and Friday at 11:00am

There are no Toddler Time sessions during Public and School Holidays

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Redsee’s Toddler Rhyme Time (2-4yrs) | Parramatta Library@ Parramatta Library
Aug 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Redsee's Toddler Rhyme Time (2-4yrs) | Parramatta Library @ Parramatta Library | Parramatta | New South Wales | Australia

Redsee’s Toddler Rhyme Time is a movement based session that encourages literacy through action based songs, rhymes and stories.

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West Epping Uniting Church Playgroup | Epping@ West Epping Uniting Church
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
West Epping Uniting Church Playgroup | Epping @ West Epping Uniting Church | Epping | New South Wales | Australia

From birth to preschool

The West Epping Unity Church holds a playgroup every Thursday during school term from 9.30am to 11.30am. It is an opportunity to play and chat. The cost is $5 per session and you need to bring a drink and snacks for your child/children.

For information or questions contact church office 9868 3574 or email [email protected]

Greystanes Groovers Playgroup | Nemesia Park Hall, Greystanes@ Nemesia Park Hall
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Greystanes GrooversGreystanes Groovers runs Monday to Friday in the morning. Each playgroup session has a slightly different age group (see guide below) and only Monday and Friday groups currently have spots available.

  • Monday: Babies (Under 2), 10:30am to 12:30pm
  • Tuesday: All ages, 10am to 12pm
  • Wednesday: All ages, 10am to 12pm
  • Thursday: All ages, 10am to 12pm
  • Friday: All ages – FULL

local playgroupsGreystanes Groovers are very well equipped, with numerous toys and activities to engage children from babies to school age. The hall at Nemesia Street Park is very well suited for playgroup as it has a large open area inside as well as a full fenced area outside.

When attending Greystanes Groovers you can expect your child to enjoy a variety of different toys, from slides, balance beams and mini trampolines to toy car garages and cars to toy prams and dolls. A variety of activities are also on offer, including musical instruments, dress ups, a toy kitchen and building blocks. Most weeks (working off a prearranged roster) one parent will arrange a craft activity, anything from simple colouring in to constructing items and decorating them with paint and glitter.

Greystanes GrooversWhile at Greystanes Groovers there is time for morning tea. We ask that everyone bring along a piece of fruit and this will be chopped up and shared on a platter by all the children. Morning tea for the adults is arranged by just one parent each week on a rostered basis.

To participate in Greystanes Groovers you must be a member of Playgroup NSW. In addition to this, $28 per family per term is payable to Greystanes Groovers to cover the costs of hiring the hall and running the playgroup (replacing toys, craft materials and cleaning items).

If you would like to know more, or come along and visit one of our sessions we would love to meet you. Please contact us and we can arrange a time with you!

Holy Trinity Playgroup | Baulkham Hills@ Holy Trinity Baulkham Hills
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Holy Trinity Playgroup | Baulkham Hills @ Holy Trinity Baulkham Hills | Baulkham Hills | New South Wales | Australia

Tuesday & Thursday Holy Trinity Playgroups: 10 – 12noon, during school terms

Children from 0 to pre-kindergarten are welcome to bring a parent or carer along to playgroup for fun, toys, morning tea and friendship. Bring along a piece of fruit to be cut & shared.

This playgroup is said to be extremely warm and welcoming.

For more information contact

*Please note our Tuesday playgroup is currently full.