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! Seeing it’s the school holidays, regular playgroups and storytime go on holidays. So make sure to check out our School Holidays Calendar to see what’s on these April school holidays. And our 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.

Apr 24 all-day Riverside Theatres
A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood … After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End and Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the[...]
Apr 24 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm Children's Hospital at Westmead
Fortnightly on Wednesday, you’ll find the Hospital Farmers Market out the front of the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. The special event has live music, fresh organic produce, stacks of unique hot food stalls from around[...]
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Armory Wharf, Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park
During the April School Holidays Blaxland Riverside Park will be the home to lots of fun with the The Fun Hub on the lawn at the Armory Wharf. Runs from 15th – 19th and 22nd[...]
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Scenic World
Set among the stunning Blue Mountains, Sculpture at Scenic World is Australia’s premier regional art exhibition. It transforms the ancient rainforest into an outdoor gallery from Friday 12th April to Sunday 12th May. We ABSOLUTELY[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Winston Hills Mall
Join us for free ANZAC craft workshops where the kids will enjoy making egg carton poppies, paper cupcake poppies and colouring-in. Wednesday 24th & Friday 25th April from 10am to 2pm each day. Outside Big[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm MCA
Drop-in any time between 10am and midday and let creative play lead the way! Explore the interactive Bella Room, have fun with fancy dress, sing songs, play exhibition inspired games and put your dance moves[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Australian Pioneer Village
Open every Tuesday and Wednesday during school holidays, the Australiana Pioneer Village will absorb you into the atmosphere and activities of life over 100 years ago.   These April School Holidays come dressed as a[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Krispy Kreme Auburn
Ever wanted to decorate your own Doughnut? Well come to Krispy Kreme these school holidays for some Doughnut Decorating fun! Running on 17th, 18th, 24th, 26th and 29th April, the sessions last 20 minutes and[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Third Settlement Reserve
Bring your children along to explore the bush and uncover a wonderland of natural treasures! Kids will embark on a hunt for environmental clues in local bushland, discovering and examining many hidden treasures. This program[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Marina Square
This Easter there’ll be an interactive play space up on level one in Marina Square. It will be decked out with toys and interactive puzzles from Monday 15 April until Wednesday 17 April. After that,[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Seven Hills Plaza
Kids can make their own kaleidoscope at a free kids craft workshop at Seven Hills Plaza. Plus, kids will receive a goodie bags from Specsavers at Centre Court. Dates: Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 April[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Cumberland Council libraries
Head to a Cumberland Council Libraries for celebrate great Australian literary creatures including Grug and the gumnut babies. Free session starting at 10:30am – no bookings required Monday 15 April – Regents Park Library Tuesday 16[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Elizabeth Farm
Introduce your children to the wonder of making your own food from scratch at Elizabeth Farm these school holidays. Join us in the colonial kitchen to make dough to create damper, and learn how to[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway, Rhodes Park
The City of Canada Bay is holding an ANZAC Day service at the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway in Concord on Wednesday 24 April at 10:30am. What: Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway ANZAC Service Where: Kokoda Track[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Parramatta Library
Whatever the weather, holiday play at Parramatta Library is a nice way to spend the morning with little ones. Plus a great way to fill the gap of no story time sessions during the school holidays.[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Newington Armory
The Armory Express train is a school holidays special train tours. The train tour takes visitors on a short ride on the heritage train around parts of the former Royal Australian Navy Armament Depot. A great[...]
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park
Explore Newington Armory with this new School Holiday Scavenger Hunt! Use the map to find all the items on the list and take a photo of your self at each item. Finish the Scavenger hunt to[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Flower Power - all stores
In this FREE interactive workshop, kids learn about the unique environments plants thrive in from avid deserts to tropical rain forests. They also enjoy getting their hands dirty during a potting exercise, where they’ll plant[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Westfield Parramatta, Grill'd - Level 4 near the Cinemas
Learn to make healthy burgers and eat them too! Grill’d Westfield Parramatta will teach your little ones the tricks of the trade, and show them how to make our famous burgers from the bun up.[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Glenorie Bakery
Junior Bakers Academy is back at the delicious and fun Glenorie Bakery this Easter! Let your kids decorate their Easter Cupcakes and be part of an amazing cause! Date: 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th April[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Stockland Baulkham Hills
Join us at our Poppy Badge Making zone. Children will be able to create their very own Poppy Badge to wear to commemorate the many men and women we remember on ANZAC Day, Thursday 25[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm North Rocks Shopping Centre
Make your own slime to take home. Be creative with colours, sparkles or googly eyes. WHEN: Tues 23rd, Wed 24th & Fri 26th April TIME: 11am – 2pm Daily WHERE: Opposite Priceline COST: Free *Parental[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Baulkham Hills Sports Club
Come play some kids bingo during the school holidays at Baulkham Hills Sports Club. What will your lucky bingo numbers be? Plus afterwards/ before the kids can enjoy the fun outdoor, covered, fenced playground. Wednesday 17th[...]
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Castle Towers - Level 3, Shop 490
Flip it, roll it, bake it, eat it! Head to Castle Towers these school holidays to make the funnest food there is; pizza, nachos, sushi, trifle and special Easter cupcakes – yummo! So chose a[...]
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Westfield Parramatta
To celebrate the release of POKÉMON Detective Pikachu on the 9 May, costume character PIKACHU is visiting Westfield Parramatta for the April school holidays! When: Wednesday 24 April Time: 12pm – 3pm* Location: Level 2[...]
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lollipops Parramatta
Meet your favourite Transformers characters – Optimus Prime & Bumblebee – at Lollipops Parramatta these school holidays! The two Auto-bots will be rolling out at the play centre from 1-3PM. This exciting event is FREE[...]
Apr 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Cumberland Council Libraries - various branches
Free circus craft sessions starting at 2:30pm. No bookings required – but be on time to insure your space. Tuesday 16 April – Granville Library Wednesday 17 April – Wentworthville Library Thursday 18 April –[...]
Apr 25 all-day Riverside Theatres
A mouse took a stroll through the deep, dark wood … After sell-out seasons across the world, including London’s West End and Broadway, The Gruffalo returns to Australia. Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the[...]
Apr 25 @ 4:00 am – 6:00 am Prince Alfred Square
The march will begin at 4:15am from Parramatta RSL Club. There will be a dawn service beginning at 4:30am and wreath laying at Prince Alfred Square. Afterwards, breakfast will be served at Parramatta RSL in[...]
Apr 25 @ 5:00 am Dooleys Lidcombe
Join us to commemorate those service men and women who have served and died in wars, conflict and peacekeeping operations. 5.00am DAWN SERVICE at Remembrance Park, Lidcombe. Hosted by Lidcombe RSL Sub-Branch 1.00pm SERVICE at[...]