Key Events

It’s wonderful that events are slowly starting to be held again. Here are our top picks for the coming weeks and you can see more other local events on our Facebook page.

PLEASE remember to maintain social distancing and wash your hands regularly


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.


May 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Central Gardens at the Bush School (near play equipment on Paton St side)
We absolutely loved going along to this FREE monthly outdoor storytime (when my boys were preschoolers). Things have changed a little due to covid, including that you now need to book online. Here is how[...]
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Granville Centre
You’re invited to our free community BBQ as we celebrate five years since proclamation, with five events over five days in our five council wards. Granville Ward community BBQ will he held at the Granville[...]
May 18 all-day Doyle Ground, PH Jeffery Reserve and Online
Have your say on the important Heart of Play masterplan for 7 parks in North Park! This masterplan provides the blueprint for an outdoor sporting and recreation network across seven open spaces in North Parramatta.[...]
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Point Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Wentworth Point Library Bibs n Bubs for children under 2 years[...]
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am Ermington Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Ermington Library Bibs n Bubs for children under 2 years will[...]
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Auburn Park
You’re invited to our free community BBQ as we celebrate five years since proclamation, with five events over five days in our five council wards. Regents Park Ward community BBQ will he held at Auburn[...]
May 19 all-day Across Australia
Wednesday 19th May is Wear Orange Wednesday or ‘WOW Day’. On this day we encourage communities across Australia to wear orange and thank all SES volunteers who generously give their time to help communities during[...]
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am FC Social
The FC Social in Rydalmere has partnered with Rise and Shine Kindergarten to put on a FREE weekly storytime for families with kids 0-5yrs. Enjoy a morning on the Bowling Greens as a Rise &[...]
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Parramatta Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Parramatta Library Story Time for children 0 to 5 years will[...]
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Point Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Wentworth Point Library Storytime for children 2-5 years will take place[...]
May 19 @ 11:00 am Online - International Space Station
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools,[...]
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Regents Park Library
Join us as we read books and sing songs. A take-home craft pack will be available. When booking, please include the names of all adults and children attending.
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Friend Park
You’re invited to our free community BBQ as we celebrate five years since proclamation, with five events over five days in our five council wards. Wentworthville Ward community BBQ will he held at Friend Park[...]
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Alternates between Upjohn Park and Lions Park
Come and join us for our Play in the Park play sessions. There are lots of activities and toys to play with to help your children discover and learn new gross motor, fine motor, communication[...]
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm McCoy Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Auburn Forecourt
You’re invited to our free community BBQ as we celebrate five years since proclamation, with five events over five days in our five council wards. South Granville Ward community BBQ will he held in the[...]
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Ermington Library
Put your knowledge to the test for a great evening of fun with your family. To celebrate Australian Library and Information Week, we have put together a quiz of all things about Aussies. Use all[...]
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Jubilee Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Bathurst Street Park
You’re invited to our free community BBQ as we celebrate five years since proclamation, with five events over five days in our five council wards. Greystanes Ward community BBQ will he held at Bathurst Street[...]
May 22 all-day Doyle Ground, PH Jeffery Reserve and Online
Have your say on the important Heart of Play masterplan for 7 parks in North Park! This masterplan provides the blueprint for an outdoor sporting and recreation network across seven open spaces in North Parramatta.[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre
Archaeology unearths hidden stories from our past, much like cold case detective work brings to light the truth about past crimes. See how it works in this exciting set of hands-on activities, where you will[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Nurragingy Reserve
History will come alive this May at the Nurragingy Reserve over two spectacular days at the Blacktown City Medieval Fayre. Featuring regal pageantry from the past – Kings and Queens, Lords and Ladies and Knights[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Bilpin - Pine Crest Orchard, TNT Produce, Bilpin Fruit Bowl
Apple picking season started Australia Day long weekend in Bilpin and continues until May/ June. Plus, the Bilpin Markets is on Saturday from 10am to 12pm. There are different varieties of apples available to pick[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Blacktown Arts Centre
Songlines and Sightlines is an interactive gallery experience that invites visitors to draw directly on the walls of The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. Artist and Darug knowledge holder Leanne Mulgo Watson and artist Peter[...]
May 22 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Dawson Mall, Cleeve Close, Mount Druitt
2021 marks the 24th year of the Reconciliation Walk and Gathering Concert at Dawson Mall in Mount Druitt. There will be activities for the whole family including stage entertainment, stalls, dreamtime stories, cultural workshops, art displays,[...]
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Powerhouse Community Space at Parramatta Square
The Powerhouse Museum is running free STEM workshops for kids 8 to 12yrs at its Parramatta Square Community Space this autumn.⁣ Taking place on eight Saturdays from 10th April till 29th May, the workshops are[...]
May 23 @ 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[...]
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Marina Square
There’s a new monthly market coming to Wentworth Point! Starting from 23rd May, and then on the 4th Sunday of the month, 70 stalls will be at Marina Square for you to browse and buy[...]
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm City of Parramatta Rydalmere Operation Centre
Got unwanted electronic devices at home gathering dust? Then drop them off on Sunday 23rd May in Rydalmere for FREE! This e-waste drop off day is a safe way to dispose of TVs, cameras, phones,[...]
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Nurragingy Reserve
History will come alive this May at the Nurragingy Reserve over two spectacular days at the Blacktown City Medieval Fayre. Featuring regal pageantry from the past – Kings and Queens, Lords and Ladies and Knights[...]
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Bilpin - Pine Crest Orchard, TNT Produce, Bilpin Fruit Bowl
Apple picking season started Australia Day long weekend in Bilpin and continues until May/ June. Plus, the Bilpin Markets is on Saturday from 10am to 12pm. There are different varieties of apples available to pick[...]
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Sherwin Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Blacktown Arts Centre
Songlines and Sightlines is an interactive gallery experience that invites visitors to draw directly on the walls of The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. Artist and Darug knowledge holder Leanne Mulgo Watson and artist Peter[...]
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Point Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Wentworth Point Library Bibs n Bubs for children under 2 years[...]
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am Ermington Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Ermington Library Bibs n Bubs for children under 2 years will[...]
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am Auburn Library
A story telling activity held fortnightly on Tuesday at Auburn Library, with books, songs and rhymes for children aged 0 to 3 years. Event dates 27 April, 11 May, 25 May, 8 June and 22[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Rosella Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Blacktown Arts Centre
Songlines and Sightlines is an interactive gallery experience that invites visitors to draw directly on the walls of The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. Artist and Darug knowledge holder Leanne Mulgo Watson and artist Peter[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am FC Social
The FC Social in Rydalmere has partnered with Rise and Shine Kindergarten to put on a FREE weekly storytime for families with kids 0-5yrs. Enjoy a morning on the Bowling Greens as a Rise &[...]
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bowman Hall, Campbell Street, Blacktown
oin Bluey and Bingo on stage for their live and interactive show. Bluey follows the adventures of a lovable and energetic Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her Mum, Dad and little sister Bingo. Children[...]
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Parramatta Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Parramatta Library Story Time for children 0 to 5 years will[...]
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Wentworth Point Library
Story Time in the library is back! Come along and join in for rhymes, reading and fun! Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Wentworth Point Library Storytime for children 2-5 years will take place[...]
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Merrylands Library
Join us as we read books and sing songs. A take-home craft pack will be available. When booking, please include the names of all adults and children attending.
May 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Alternates between Upjohn Park and Lions Park
Come and join us for our Play in the Park play sessions. There are lots of activities and toys to play with to help your children discover and learn new gross motor, fine motor, communication[...]
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm McCoy Park
The NEW Playgroup NSW Play Van visits 5 parks in the City of Parramatta a week during school term – returning to the same park on the same day each week. The play van will[...]
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Blacktown Arts Centre
Songlines and Sightlines is an interactive gallery experience that invites visitors to draw directly on the walls of The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre. Artist and Darug knowledge holder Leanne Mulgo Watson and artist Peter[...]
May 27 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm pin Village Green, Flushcombe Road, Blacktown
Oh sugar, it’s back! The dessert lover’s paradise ‘Sweet Indulgence’ is returning to Blacktown Festival! Sugar lovers will flock to the Village Green to satisfy their sweet-tooths with mouth-watering creations from some of Sydney’s top, hand-picked dessert[...]
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bowman Hall, Campbell Street, Blacktown
Play School is heading back on the road in 2021 after a long break with a BRAND new show “Lets Play Together” . Join Big Ted, Little Ted, Jemima and Humpty from Play School as[...]