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posted 16/07/2019

Community Billboard 16-23 July 2019

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.

Balance bike clinics

Suitable for children aged 3 to 8 years

Clinics run every Saturday from 9am to 11am.

No need to book, just turn up and register with the instructors at the Sydney Park Cycling Centre.

This is an interactive class designed to get parents involved in their children’s learning. Bikes and helmets are provided, or you can bring your own.

Where: Sydney Park Cycling Centre
410-416 Sydney Park Road, Alexandria

When: Saturdays, 9am to 11am
until Saturday 27 July 2019
Wednesday 17 July from 9am to 11am
Thursday 18 July from 9am to 11am
Friday 19 July from 9am to 11am

Cost: Free

Makerspace school holiday workshops

Sensational series of free creative workshops for kids aged 5 to 12 years.

Schools out, so to celebrate, we’ve got free hands-on making sessions for kids. They’ll have fun while they get creative with electronics and robotics. Just BYO imagination and get constructing.

This school holidays we’ll be exploring motion, electronics and robotics.

Makedo making: 8-12 years
Use our makedo tools to construct your own cardboard creations including sculptures, wearable costumes and toys.
• Kings Cross: Tuesday 9 July: 1pm-2pm

Marble run: 8-12 years
Use our new marble run peg boards to guide balls through a series of courses.
• Customs House: Tuesday 9 July: 11am-1pm
• Waterloo: Friday 19 July: 11am-12pm

Junk bots: 5-8 years
Combine recycled materials and a DC motor to create a moving junk bot.
• Green Square: Monday, 8 July: 11am-12pm
• Newtown: Thursday 18 July: 11am-12pm

littleBits: 8-12 years
Combine our littleBits electronic building blocks to create fun electrical circuits.
• Ultimo: Thursday 11 July: 11am-12pm

Edison Robots (5-8 years)
Build Lego armour and put your robot to the test in Hebocon-style robotic play
• Surry Hills: Wednesday, 10 July: 11am-12pm

Workshops are free, however bookings are recommended as places are limited.

Everything is provided, and parents or guardians need to stay in the library during the session.

Where: City of Sydney Library
At our branches (see event description for details), Sydney

When: Thursday 18 July from 11am to 12pm
Friday 19 July from 11am to 12pm

Cost: Free

WinterFeast Night Market

Gourmet food | Wine | Craft beer | Artisan goods

Mosman’s WinterFeast night market is the new destination to celebrate the fresh tastes and flavours of winter. The market features artisan market stalls with gourmet food, tastings, fashion, jewellery, textiles, hand-crafted goods, licensed area and much more.

Wander through Mosman Square and the Village Green which will come alive after dark with fairy lighting, music and entertainment. The event will also feature a lunar light, softly illuminating the area as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the landing of the first man on the moon!

Where: Mosman Square and Village Green
Myahgah Road, Mosman

When: Thursday 18 July from 4.30pm to 9pm

Cost: Free

Royal Art Society of NSW ballot exhibition

Beautiful paintings by top Sydney artists

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s ballot exhibition draw so get in early to purchase tickets. Viewing the exhibition is free.

How does it work?

Artists of the society donate original paintings. The paintings are hung on the walls and a catalogue is produced.

Ticket holders come to the gallery during the viewing times and list their favourite paintings. On Sunday 4 August at 12 noon we draw the tickets one by one until all tickets are drawn. When your ticket number is drawn out you say which painting you would like to have and the painting is taken off the wall and given to you. Every person purchasing a ticket will choose a painting. There are always more paintings on walls than tickets sold so that everyone has a choice of paintings. Don’t miss this fun event!

Head to the website for more information and see some of the paintings available.

Where: 25-27 Walker St, Lavender Bay

When: Weekdays, 10am to 4pm
Weekends, 11am to 4pm
Now until Sunday 4 August

Cost: Free

School holiday circus and flying trapeze

Fun circus workshops and activities that kids will love!

Circus Arts will take kids on the adventure of their lives with amazing high flying trapeze and circus workshops these school holidays!

Mega Mix Circus

Try all the tricks of the circus in this jam packed, 2 hour class. Kids will learn juggling, hula hoops, plate spinning, diabolo, acro-balance, low aerials, pyramid building and fly on the high flying trapeze! All levels of ability are welcome.

Flying Trapeze

Don’t let the school holidays be a drag. Flying trapeze is an activity everyone can do together! Master the knee hang, backflip to the net and catch in 1 session. Have fun together and create memories you will never forget!

Where: Olympic Blvd, Sydney Olympic Park

When: Every day, 10am to 6.30pm
Now until Sunday 21 July

Cost: Mega Mix Circus Workshop: $49.00
Flying Trapeze: $66.00

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