After some inspiration for what to do with the kids these April school holidays? Then have a read of our top 20 picks. While key school holiday events can be found in the What’s On Calendar below, there are a few more in the events section of our Facebook page.
- Tags 2017 3D games 5 for ryde 7 bridges walk 7 to 13 yr olds active parramatta Activities Addventageous Adele adult adults only AFL after school alex&co Alice alice in wonderland All ages alpaca animal farm Animals AnnanROMA annual reading day ANZAC ANZAC day apps april april school holidays aquatopia Armenian Armory armory gallery Arnotts Bakery art art and craft art show art unleashed art workshop ARTexpress arts astronomy auburn auburn botanic gardens Auburn Library Auburn Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre Auction Auslan australia day Australian australian botanic gardens australian heritage festival Australian History australian movies australian museum australian national maritime museum Australian Warship Australiana Pioneer Village autumn autumn fair Autumn Harvest Festival Babes + Picnics Babies Babies r us baby baby bel bakes Baby Bounce baby clothes baby prom balloon animals balloon twisting balloons bankstown bankstown sports club bar barbie Bardo Park Barista's Shout Day baseball bat night bathurst baton relay Bats baulkham hills Baulkham Hills Sports Club Beauty and the Beast beecroft Beecroft village Beer bella vista bella vista farm belmore park benevolent society Bernie Mullane Reserve BFG bicentennial park bicycle nsw Biennale of Sydney big wedgie biggest BBQ bike Bike Rides Bikes billy cart bilpin bingo Biodiversity bird birds birkenhead point factory outlet birthday blacktown Blacktown Bowling Club blacktown city council blacktown city festival blacktown city festival week Blacktown Council blacktown rsl Blacktown Show blacktown showground Blaxland blaxland riverside park blenheim park Blinky Bill blue mountains bmx BMX bike bollywood Bollywood Dancing Bondi book fair book reading book sale Book Week boomerang Boomerang Bags boronia park boss baby botanic gardens botany bay breast cancer Brick Building brick show brickpit bruce miller garden club bruce miller reserve Brunch buffalo creek reserve bullying Bungarribee bungarribee park bunnings bunnings blacktown bunnings rydalmere burger burramatta burwood burwood festival burwood park bus bush bush school bush tucker Bush Walk Bushcare Bushland bushwalk butterfly cabarita cabramatta cafe cafe play cake campbelltown campfire camping can day cancer council candy Canterbury Bankstown Council Cantoo car boot sale car park car seat caravan card making carlingford carlingford court carlingford library carnival Carols cars castle hill Castle Hill RSL castle hill showground castle hill tavern Castle Towers casula Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre cca celebrity chef centenary square central gardens Ceramic Painting Ceramics Chand Raat Eid Festival Character Appearances charity chatswood cherries cherry blossom festival cherry blossoms Cherrybrook children chinese new year chipmunks chippendale chocolate chocolate wheel christian christian community aid christmas Christmas Carnival Christmas Craft christmas lights Christmas Shopping christmas show Christmas tree christmas trees Christmas Twilight Markets christmas wonderland church church based church-run churros cinema Cinema in the Park circular quay circus City city of canada bay city of parramatta City of parramatta council city of penrith city of ryde City to Surf Clarendon clean up australia clothes clothes swap Club Club Merrylands Bowling cockatoo island Cocoa Rush Chocolate Shop & Cafe coding coffee Coffee with a Cop collect eggs colonial colouring in comedy night comic commonwealth games community community consultation community expo community forum community garage sale community garden community health Community Leadership Workshops Community Migrant Resource Center Community Migrant Resource Centre competition Composting concert concord concord carnival concord rsl club Constitution Hill Constitution Hill Library construction cooking cooking class cooking competition Cooking demonstrations cool parramatta cop cosplayer Costco cotton on kids Counting CPR cracker carnival craft craft beer Crafts crocodile crocs crocs playcentre Cubby House Co cultural dress cultural festival Cultural Walk Culture Cumberland Council cumberland hospital cumquats cupcakes curry cycling Cystic Fibrosis Dads dance dance party Dances Dancing danish darling harbour day trip Declutter Deepavali Deepavali Fair denistone Despicable Me 3 diabetes Diamond Jubilee Fair Dinner dinosaur Dinosaur Dig dinosaur hunt Dinosaurs Dirrabari Reserve Dirt Girl disco Discovery Disney Film Display displays Diwali Dog Day dog friendly dogs donuts dooleys lidcombe doonside Dora Dance Party doughnut Dr Kirsty Goodwin dragon dancing Dragons dress ups drinks drop-in session dundas Dundas Area Neighbourhood Centre Dundas Ermington Uniting Church dundas library dundas neighbourhood centre dundas park dundas valley E-Waste early man east ryde easten creek easter easter bunny easter egg Easter Egg Hunt easter eggs easter parade easter show eastern creek raceway eastwood Eastwood Plaza eastwood public school eat street Echidna Kids Eden Gardens education Eel Festival Eels egg hunt eid festival electronic waste Elephant Toothpaste Elizabeth Farm emergency services emu plains Endeavour Park Endometriosis Australia epping epping aquatic centre epping boys Epping Library epping oval Ermington ermington library ermington west public school Ettamogah Hotel event cinema expo face painting Facepainting fagan park fair Fairfield fairfield city council fairfield council fairfield library fairy garden Families family Family Activity Family Afternoon family day family day out Family Entertainment family event family fair Family Festival family friendly Family Fun family fun day family movie family night Family Trivia Night Fan Day farm Farm animals farmer farmers market fashion spree father's day featherdale Featherdale Wildlife Park Female Ferdinand Ferragosto festival festival of colours festival of light Festival of Lights festival of the winds festival weekend festivals Fete field of mars field of mars reserve Fiji film finger bun Fire fire stations Fireman Sam Fireworks First aid fishing Fitness Class trials five dock Flora and Fauna Protection flowers food food fest food festival Food stalls food truck food trucks football fords farm forest park free Free Activities Free Amusement Rides free coffee Free Entertainment Free Event free family day free movie Free Movies Free storytelling free ticket Free Weekend free workshop Fresh food fresh fruit fruit picking fun fun science Fun4Kids fundraiser fundraising future artists club Gallipoli Mosque games Garage Sale garage sale trail garden Garden island gardening george kendall riverside park georges river Gift bags giggle and hoot girl guides girls Give and Take Giveaways gladesville gladesville library Gledswood Farm Day Gledswood Homestead & Winery gluten free golden ridge governor phillip Gracewood Centre grand opening Grandparents day granny smith granville granville south greek festival greystanes greystanes groovers Greystanes Library greystanes shopping centre guided bushwalk Guided Tour guided walk guidlford guildford guildford bowling club Guildford West gumnut toddle GWS Giant Gypsy Show Halal halloween halvorsen park Handmade Harmony Day harris park harvest hawkesbury show hawkesbury showground Healing Feeling Gathering health Health and Fitness heritage hi-5 high tea hills hills district history hobby sew holi holroyd holroyd gardens home care heroes Home decor homemaker prospect Homewares hornsby Hornsby Library hornsby park hornsby shire council Horrible Harriet horses Horses Birthday hoskins reserve hotel house to grow hunters hill huntington's ice skating iceskating ikea Imagine Ermington inclusive India Day Indian indoor play area inflatable Information night international foods international women's day Irish Italian Jewellery John Curtin Reserve john wearn jones park jubilee park july Jumping Castle june long weekend jungle book katoomba Kellyville kellyville pets Kellyville Public School kid friendly kids kids activities Kids Backyard kids bingo kids clothes Kids Day Kids Disco kids in need nsw kids in the park kids workshop kidtopia kinder cafe Kings Langley kings school kirspy kreme kissing point park Kodu Korean Festival Ku-ring-gai Council Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden Lah Lah lah lah band lake parramatta lego lego bricks library lidcombe lidcombe centre Lidcombe Library Lidcome lidcome centre life choices foundation lifeline light display lightening mcqueen Lighthouse lightplay Lil Kidz Constructions lil miss collins lion dancing lions club lions park Lisgar Gardens literacy Little Chicks at the Flicks live bands Live Entertainment live music Live Well Fair liveable parramatta liverpool liverpool city council livvi's place lizard log local cusine Local Plants Local soldiers Locale Arts and Cultural Festival Locale Festival lollipops Lollipops Parramatta long weekend Loy Krathong lucky door prizes luna new year lunar festival lunar new year mac macquarie macquarie centre macquarie park macquarie university Magic Show magician Make Bullying History make butter Mambara Track man cave mandarins maritime museum market Market By The River markets marsden park masterclass Max Brenner max webber library mays hill mca meadowbank park Medical medieval melrose park melrose park public school merrylands merrylands rsl Michel’s Patisserie mid week date night million paws mini golf mini trains Minions MNM Drum Dance moana model train monkeys mood lab moon festival morning tea Morrison Bay Park moss house mothers day mothers group Mothers Support Group Mount Annan mount druitt mount wilson movember Movie movies movies in the park ms mt druitt mt wilson multicult Multicultural Mums Mums & Co. murray farm Museum museum of fire Museums Discovery Centre music Music by the River Music Mojo Musical Festival musical instruments Musical Morning Tea musical performances my kids market myer mygym NAIDOC NAIDOC Week nanny National Breast Cancer Foundation national simultaneous storytime national tree day national trust native animals nature Nature Reserve nbc sports club Neapean River Neighbour Day netball neuroblastoma new parent new park new playground New Years Eve newington Newington Armory Newington Armory Gallery newington marketplace Nickelodeon night market Night Markets Night of Lights Night Out no bookings north parramatta north parramatta heritage precinct north rocks North Rocks Public School north rocks shopping centre north ryde North Ryde RSL north shore mums North Sydney northmead northmead public school Northmead Uniting Church nsw police nsw rail museum Nurragingy Reserve NYE oatlands Oatlands Public school observatory oktoberfest old government house Olympic Park open air cinema Open Day Open Garden Weekend opening OR orange blossom festival Our living River outdoor Outdoor Activities outdoor cinema outdoor fitness outdoor playgroup outdoor storytime outside of parramatta outside parramatta outside Parramatta area outsideparramatta Over 7 paddy's market painted rocks painting pancake day panthers penrith parade Parent and Child Parent Workshop Park park feast Park open day parramasala parramatta Parramatta Actors Centre Parramatta Area parramatta artists studio Parramatta Council parramatta eels Parramatta Farmers Market parramatta female factory Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre parramatta lanes Parramatta Library parramatta mission Parramatta Park Parramatta Police Transport Command Parramatta River parramatta river foreshore parramatta rocks Parramatta RSL parramatta rsl club parrapickers paw patrol pcyc pcyc parramatta Pemulwuy pendle hill pennant hills penrith penrith city council penrith panthers peppa pig Performance pet friendly peter rabbit pets petting zoo physical activity pick your own Pilates Pinta Crafts pioneer village pit stop pj masks planning plastic play play zone playdough playground playground upgrade playgroup Playgroup NSW Police pool Pool Party pop culture pop-up cafe popcorn Poppy making poppy the possum powerhouse PR PR. school holidays Prairiewood Pre-loved goods preschool preschooler Preschoolers pride picnic primary school kids primewest auburn megamall Prince Alfred Square. Prizes prospect pub pudding putney putt putt queens long weekend RAAF Base Williamtown rail museum Ramadan re-opening Reading reading program real festival Real life stories Recycle recycled art Recycled Craft recycling redsee Reduce Reduce Plastic refugee week refugees regents park relay for life religious Repair repair centre reptile show Reptiles responsible cafes reuse Reverse Garbage rhodes rhodes waterside rhyme time richmond richmond good food markets RIDBC ride rides Rides. Fireworks ringrose park rivergum cottage Riverside riverside cinema Riverside Theatre riverside theatres robots rock painting party roller skating Rooftop Party Rookwood Cemetery Rooty Hill rosehill rosehill gardens rosehill racecource rotary rotary carlingford Rotary Club rotary markets Rouse Hill Rouse Hill Farm rouse hill house and farm Rouse Hill Town Centre royal botanic garden RR rspca rspca nsw ruby's wish rugby rugby league run stem run2cure running rural fire rural fire service rydalmere rydalmere bowling club rydalmere park rydalmere public school rydalmere wharf rydalnere Ryde ryde aquatic centre Ryde Council Ryde District Historical Society ryde eastwood leagues club Ryde Hunters Hill Symphony Orchestra ryde library ryde lights ryde park Ryde Police Area Command ryde pools safari safety sale salvos sand art sand sculpture santa santa run Scavenger Hunt scholastic australia Scholastics school age School aged school fete School groups School Holiday school holidays school holidays 2017 school holidays parramatta Science Science Experiments science festival science week science workshops scout scouts Screen on the Green Sculptures second hand ses Sesame St seven hills seven hills plaza shaun Shaun the Sheep sheep Sheraton shop shopping shopping center shopping centre Shoppings ShoreShocked show Showbags sing skate skating sleigh run smurfs Snakes snow social inclusion week sorry day south granville south wentworthville Special Olympics Australia sport sport camp sporting personalities Sports sports camp Sports clinics spot on children's festival spot on festival spring spring cycle spring harvest festival spring school holidays St Charles Catholic Primary School st johns St Patrick's Day Stalls stanhope gardens state library nsw steam trains Stingray Surf Rider stockland stockland baulkham hills stockland merrylands stockland wetherill park Stories story time storytelling storytime strathfield park strawberries street fair street library Sundae Building Competition sunday Sunday service Supanova superhero supported playgroup supporting charity sustainability SWAP Sweets swim swimming swimming pool sydney Sydney Blue Sox sydney cbd sydney festival Sydney Harbour Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society Sydney Living Museums Sydney Metro sydney motorsport park Sydney Olympic Park sydney olympic park aquatic centre Sydney Park Sydney Pregnancy Babies and Children Expo Sydney Royal Easter Show sydney showground sydney swans sydney town hall Sydney Trapeze School sydney wildlife sydney writers festival Symbio Wildlife Park symphony talent show Teddy Bears Picnic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tella Balls Dessert Bar telopea telopea community fair telopea public school telopea sacc ten pin bowling tench reserve tennis term classes thai culture The Australian Hotel & Brewery the backyard The Bookbinder The Bower The Children's Hospital at Westmead the connection rhodes the connections the connections rhodes the container the epping club the hills the joan The Northern Centre the ranch the ranch hotel the red tree the rocks The Vogue Cafe The Wiggles theatre third settlement reserve Thirlmere Thomas thomas the tank engine thornleigh Tiny Tots toddler toddler time toddler tuesday toddlers tomato toongabbie Toongabbie Anglican Church toongabbie public school top ryde top ryde city touched by olivia tours Town Fair toys Toys r us Traditional Dance train Train rides trains transport Transport Heritage Expo triathlon Triple J Hottest 100 trivia trolls tropfest truck show Tuesday Tumbalong Park Turtles Twilight Markets Under 18s under 5s under the sea under the stars upcycle upjohn park Vikings Sports Club Village Festival vineyard creek reserve vintage steam train ride virtual reality visit penrith vivid vivid sydney volunteer Walk wannabees ward angels Wascoe Siding waste water water festival water fun water park water play waterslide waterview cafe Waterway Waverton waves weekly markets weet-bix welcome zone well being went leagues Wenthworthville wentworth point Wentworthville wenty leagues west epping west pennant hills west ryde west ryde marketplace west ryde mini trains western sydney Western Sydney Cycling Network Western Sydney Parklands Western Sydney Wanderers westfield westfield hornsby westfield parramatta westies westleigh westmead hospital westpoint westpoint shopping centre wet wetherill park Wetherill Park Library Wetlands What's on where's wally white ribbon day Wiggle Tour wiggles wilberforce wild mushrooms Wildflowers wildlife display windsor Wine wine festival winery winston hills winston hills mall winter winter wonderland winterfest winterlight Wires wiseman's ferry Wistaria Festival Wisteria Festival woolwich woolwich pier hotel woolworths Workshop World Chocolate Day world environment day World Water Day World's Biggest Playgroup Day Worm Farming wow festival wreath laying wyatt park yoga young adult youth youth forum youth week Zest Fest zootopia zumba