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Community Billboard

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posted 12/02/2019

Community Billboard 12th February – 18th February

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected.

Fair Day

Come one, come all.

Fair Day’s an out-and-out, full-on fabulous day of fun and adventure where you can chill with a picnic spread, browse the community stalls or kick up your heels and have a dance.

Fair Day 2019 will shine a light on rising LGBTQI music talent who are reshaping the arts and culture landscape and breaking new ground.

Join us at the ANZ Main Stage to discover a mix of queer trailblazers including Mojo Juju and Electric Fields.

Meanwhile, enjoy games in the Sports Village, the deliciousness on offer from the many food trucks, or watch precious pups from across Sydney lapping up the attention at Doggywood. All that and so much more.

Our communities shine bright at Fair Day. Whether you’re young or old, tame or bold, whoever you are, whoever you love, Fair Day is the must-do event which brings us all together.

Where: Art Gallery of NSW
When: Sunday 17 February 2019 from 7.30pm to 9.15pm

Valentine's Day Dawn Bridge Climb

Love is (134 metres high) in the air this Valentine’s Day with BridgeClimb Sydney offering five couples the opportunity to profess their love on an exclusive dawn climb. Romantics have until 10th of February to submit their entry and tell BridgeClimb why they should win this experience of a lifetime.

Climbers will be treated to unrivalled 360-degree views of Sydney and receive an incredible gold-dipped Eternity Rose for the ultimate photo opportunity on top of the bridge.

Where: BridgeClimb Sydney
3 Cumberland Street, The Rocks
When: Thursday 14 February 2019 from 4am to 9am

Guided tours of Sydney Town Hall

Guided tours of Sydney Town Hall can be arranged through the Friends of Sydney Town Hall Committee. This group of dedicated volunteers is proud and passionate about this building and its rich history and enjoy sharing their knowledge with visitors.

The Friends is a not-for-profit organisation. The tours and other events raise funds to conserve items in Sydney Town Hall and acquire works of art for its civic collection.

Where: Sydney Town Hall
483 George Street, Sydney#
When: Every Tuesday from 10.30am to 12.30pm

Adventure Clues

Adventure Clues is the new fun way to explore Sydney

A fun self-guided scavenger hunt game. Uncover secret spots in the city by solving a series of cryptic clues on your mobile.

It’s the perfect day out with friends or family, a great idea for a date, fun for the solo adventurer and awesome as a team building event!

Where: Customs House
31 Alfred Street, Sydney
When: Monday 11 February to Monday 18 February 2019
Price per team: $35.00

Wendy McDonald: Quietly

The Koskela Gallery presents Quietly: a body of new landscape works by acclaimed artist Wendy McDonald.

Wendy McDonald paints from her property Thule Lagoon, near the Murray River in southwest NSW. Her work draws from the ecology of the local environment, the ebb and flow of the creeks and rivers and the dramatic changes of the seasons. She is honoured to tell the story of the ephemeral floodplain and the joys of belonging to a small community, through her art.

In Quietly, Wendy has turned to the exceptionally dry conditions of 2018; how living on the lagoon “requires an acceptance and understanding of place in all its guises. If you don’t bend, you may break. We sit here quietly whilst recognising the power of this land and its arid beauty. It embraces us as we must embrace it”.

Where: Koskela
1b/85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery
When: Saturday 26 January to Sunday 24 February 2019

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