What’s On

Welcome to our Whats On Calendar, with so many, mostly free, fun events for families and kids all in one handy spot! Head over to the Key Events Calendar for our top picks of local events. And you can see a long list of family-friendly events via the events section of our Facebook page.

NOTE: The event information provided in our What’s On Calendar is correct at the time we enter it. Event organisers do however change or cancel events from time to time. Please make sure to check the event organisers website/ Facebook page (link provided) before leaving for the event.

Aug 24 @ 8:00 am George Kendall Riverside Park
It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock. The run starts at George Kendell Riverside Park, Ermington, Sydney, Australia. Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in the coffee van at[...]
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
The AnnanROMA festival is bigger and better this year! Running over two days for the first time since it began 12 years ago, the festival will showcase the best in the business! International cuisines,BBQ and[...]
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Penrith Showgrounds
The Annual Penrith District Show is returning in 2019 for the 176th time! https://www.facebook.com/penrithshownsw/videos/2139987309456338/ The main attractions will be the D Max Isuzu Precision driving demonstration, stilt walkers and a Sunday Demolition Derby. Plus, Penrith[...]
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Auburn Botanic Gardens
Celebrate the beautiful cherry blossom at the annual Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival over 9 days, from Saturday 17th August to Sunday 25th August 2019, at the Auburn Botanic Gardens. Take photos under a sky of[...]
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Delight in ‘all things daffodil’ at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden from 24th August to 1st September 2019 The annual Daffodil Festival celebrates this beautiful yellow flower, which is one of the first bulbs to[...]
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bunnings Blacktown
Bunnings Blacktown Kids Activities and DIY Workshops Every Saturday and Sunday, Bunnings Blacktown puts on free face painting from 10am and then craft activities from 11am to 2pm in the DIY Workshop.
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
Bunnings Seven Hills run DIY workshops for kids on the weekends from 10:30am to 3pm. There is a different theme each week, such as garden, woodworking, painting, mosaics and recycled wall art. Kids can make fun[...]
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Rashays Merrylands
Bring the kids in to Rashays Merrylands for a day of FUN!!! 😃🙌⁠ Free face paint⁠ Fairy floss⁠ Kids eat for free* Activities and games⁠ Saturday the 24th of August 11AM – 4PM⁠ only at[...]
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Ryde Library
Come and join us for a morning of stories and fun play! All ages are welcome! Ryde Library – Saturdays 11 am – 12 pm
Aug 25 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Royal School for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC)
The North Rocks Markets is a local community market run by members of the Rotary Club of Carlingford since 1983. The markets are open to the public every Sunday from 7am to 1pm. Entry is by[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
The AnnanROMA festival is bigger and better this year! Running over two days for the first time since it began 12 years ago, the festival will showcase the best in the business! International cuisines,BBQ and[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Penrith Showgrounds
The Annual Penrith District Show is returning in 2019 for the 176th time! https://www.facebook.com/penrithshownsw/videos/2139987309456338/ The main attractions will be the D Max Isuzu Precision driving demonstration, stilt walkers and a Sunday Demolition Derby. Plus, Penrith[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Auburn Botanic Gardens
Celebrate the beautiful cherry blossom at the annual Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival over 9 days, from Saturday 17th August to Sunday 25th August 2019, at the Auburn Botanic Gardens. Take photos under a sky of[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden
See Sydney in full bloom! The 50-year-old Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden is at its botanical best each Spring. To give everyone the chance to see the visual splendour of the change of season, the Garden hosts[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Delight in ‘all things daffodil’ at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden from 24th August to 1st September 2019 The annual Daffodil Festival celebrates this beautiful yellow flower, which is one of the first bulbs to[...]
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Scouts Museum, Building 140, Newington Armory
Every Sunday, offered between 9.30am – 2pm (each session is 30 minutes) – Newington Armory Calling all super sleuths! This is an exit or escape room activity program where a small group of people enter[...]
Aug 25 @ 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[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Newington Armory
The BirdLife Discovery Centre provides opportunities for people to learn about and engage with birds in their natural habitat. It is located in the Newington Armory – formerly the Royal Australian Navy Armaments Depot in[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bunnings Blacktown
Bunnings Blacktown Kids Activities and DIY Workshops Every Saturday and Sunday, Bunnings Blacktown puts on free face painting from 10am and then craft activities from 11am to 2pm in the DIY Workshop.
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Silverwater Park
Help improve the health of Parramatta River by removing a heap of rubbish along the foreshore at Silverwater Park with other local families. It will be low tide for this clean up so some of[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Stockland Wetherill Park
The Designer Markets is Sydney’s number one Pop Up retail market specifically for designers to showcase their exclusive range. The Designer Markets will be at Stockland Wetherill Park on the last Sunday of each month. Trading[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm Bunnings Seven Hills
Bunnings Seven Hills run DIY workshops for kids on the weekends from 10:30am to 3pm. There is a different theme each week, such as garden, woodworking, painting, mosaics and recycled wall art. Kids can make fun[...]
Aug 25 @ 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[...]
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm McIlwaine Park Rhodes East
Come along to the free Riverside Community Day at McIlwaine Park in Rhodes this Sunday, 25th August, from 1-3pm 😄 Learn about marine life through fun games and activities, enjoy a free BBQ lunch, coffee[...]
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm YMCA Epping
You’re Invited to our Futsal Open Day on Sunday 25th August 2019. 4-6pm – Open Session (Seniors) Come and join in our open futsal games, meet new people, and have fun! 6-7pm – FREE Sausage[...]
Aug 26 @ 9:15 am – 11:45 am Northmead Uniting Church
The Northmead Uniting Church Supported Playgroup is called Café Play. It is a great morning of fun, learning and friendship for young children and their families/carers. ALL WELCOME Please note: Parents are responsible for the supervision of their own[...]
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Delight in ‘all things daffodil’ at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden from 24th August to 1st September 2019 The annual Daffodil Festival celebrates this beautiful yellow flower, which is one of the first bulbs to[...]
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Rydalmere Public School
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[...]
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am West Ryde Community Hall
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[...]
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am Merrylands Library
Reading is important for every child and it’s never too early to start. Bring your baby to the Cumberland Council’s Baby Rhyme Time for songs, rhymes, reading and fun. Each session runs for 15 minutes. Baby[...]