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Jul
6
Mon
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Jul
7
Tue
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Jul
8
Wed
[SUSPENDED] Magic of Storytelling Playgroup | Anzac Park, West Ryde@ Anzac Park, West Ryde
Jul 8 @ 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.

Jul
10
Fri
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Jul
13
Mon
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Jul
14
Tue
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Jul
15
Wed
[SUSPENDED] Magic of Storytelling Playgroup | Anzac Park, West Ryde@ Anzac Park, West Ryde
Jul 15 @ 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.

Jul
17
Fri
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Jul
18
Sat
[SUSPENDED] Mini Trains | West Ryde@ Mini Trains
Jul 18 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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.

West Ryde Mini Trains
Looking down from the overpass

The Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society was formed in 1948 on its present site. They open on the third Saturday afternoon of each month from 1.30pm to around 4.30pm.

West Ryde Mini Trains

They have three miniature railways and offer rides on trains hauled by miniature steam locomotives. The park grounds are a popular location for children’s birthday parties or small group afternoon gatherings. For the enthusiast, it is a good spot to just lie back and watch those steam trains work hard pulling heavily loaded passenger trains.

West Ryde Mini Trains

  • They have a kiosk which sells drinks, ice cream, cakes, chips, etc.
  • Entry is $4 for adults and $2 for children. Rides are $2 each for all ages UPDATED: August 2018.
  • PLEASE NOTE: You must wear enclosed shoes in order to ride the trains.

Other Things Nearby

West Ryde Library

Jul
20
Mon
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time | North Ryde Library, 2pm@ North Ryde Library
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time | North Ryde Library, 2pm @ North Ryde Library | North Ryde | New South Wales | Australia

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time is for children aged 0 to 2 years. Introduce your baby to rhymes, songs, fingerplays, basic books and other bouncing babies.

Held during school terms.

  • Eastwood Library – Wednesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 10.30am
  • North Ryde Library – Monday 2pm, Tuesday 10.30am
  • Ryde Library – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am
  • West Ryde Library – Monday and Tuesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am

All the songs and rhymes for Rhyme Time are available in the Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time Booklet(PDF, 3MB).

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time | West Ryde Library, 2pm@ West Ryde Library
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time | West Ryde Library, 2pm @ West Ryde Library | West Ryde | New South Wales | Australia

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time is for children aged 0 to 2 years. Introduce your baby to rhymes, songs, fingerplays, basic books and other bouncing babies.

Held during school terms.

  • Eastwood Library – Wednesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 10.30am
  • North Ryde Library – Monday 2pm, Tuesday 10.30am
  • Ryde Library – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am
  • West Ryde Library – Monday and Tuesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am

All the songs and rhymes for Rhyme Time are available in the Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time Booklet(PDF, 3MB).

Jul
21
Tue
West Ryde Wombats Playgroup | West Ryde Community Hall@ West Ryde Community Hall
Jul 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

West Ryde Wombats is a community playgroup for children 0-5yrs held at West Ryde Community Hall on Monday , Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am.

Our playgroup is a chance for the kids to explore different toys, interact with other kids and generally have fun running around and playing in a clean, large and safe space as well as a chance for parents to connect with other local parents.  

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Most of our playgroup is spent in free play and parents take turns organising a weekly group activity for the kids, such as craft, cooking or singing.

The hall provides a great, large, bright space for the kids to play in, with a wide range of toys for babies through to pre-schoolers. There is a covered outside area, which we have access to most weeks (as it is shared with another organisation).

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

Our playgroup is run by the parents/ carers attending. All families are required to participate in the roster for group activities (and morning tea for the Monday group), setting up and packing up toys and other equipment as well as other organisational duties from time to time.

Our sessions follow the NSW public school term dates, with four terms a year of between 9-11 weeks. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. We are associated with Playgroup NSW and all families attending need to be members of Playgroup NSW.

West Ryde Wombats

Children attending playgroup must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times. Grandparents, nannies or other carers are most welcome. We respectfully ask that the accompanying parent/carer speak English for safety reasons and follow instructions from playgroup committee members.

Storytime | Ryde Library, 10am@ Ryde Library
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Storytime | Ryde Library, 10am @ Ryde Library | 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)