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posted 18/02/2020

Community Billboard 18– 25 February 2020

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

Botanic Gardens scavenger hunt

Urban Hunt trails are a popular series of cryptic adventures around Sydney that make for a fantastic activity to do with friends, family, colleagues or even on a first date!

Botanic Bonanza is Urban Hunt’s longest trail yet. Take in secret spots, next-level scenery and heaps of fun facts as you puzzle to solve 20 cryptic clues around the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens. There are plenty of scheduled rest stops to relax too, making for an awesome day out.

Team sign up is via the Urban Hunt website and the trail is played via Facebook Messenger. We recommend teams of 2-4 people, so all players can receive the clues to their device.

Get your team together and enjoy the gardens like never before by signing up now!

Use promo code WHATSON for 20% off this trail!

Are you ready for an adventure?

Where: The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney NSW 2000

When: Every day, 9am to 5pm
Now until Saturday 14 March

Cost: Per team: $45.00
With promo: $36.00
Book tickets through the website

Serbian Festival Sydney 2020

Experience the fascinating world of Serbia with the Serbian Festival at Darling Harbour!

This free, family friendly cultural event will be filled with food galore to tantalise your taste buds and live cultural entertainment that everyone will enjoy.

Be inspired and tempted with the delights at the festival with plenty of food including Serbian doughnuts, traditional pastries and tasty savoury dishes.

Activities will be spread out from Tumbalong Park to ICC Forecourt.

The festival will showcase traditional folk dance performances and musical acts. For a list of the program, visit our Facebook.

Be sure to scribble in this date and enjoy a weekend filled with cultural fun!

Where: Tumbalong Park
11 Harbour St
Sydney

When: Saturday 22 February from 12pm to 10pm
Sunday 23 February from 11am to 8pm

Cost: Free

Learn Free Tai Chi at Potts Point and Centennial Parklands

Free tai chi classes to suit all age groups.

Potts Point - Tuesday nights 6 to 7:15pm

Centennial Parklands - Tuesday Mornings 10 to 11:15am (subject to weather).

Join others in a friendly and accepting environment with regular beginner classes.

Health benefits include improved circulation, balance and posture, increased strength and flexibility, and reduced stress.

Feel free to drop by any of our classes and meet our instructors

Everyone welcome.

Wear loose clothing and flat footwear.

Learn more on our website.

Where: 58-60 MacLeay St
Potts Point NSW 2011

When: Tuesday 23 February
6pm to 7:15pm

Cost: Free
You can book tickets via the website

Artexpress 2020

The Art Gallery of New South Wales presents Artexpress 2020, showcasing outstanding works of art created by NSW students for the Higher School Certificate (HSC) Visual Arts examination in 2019.

One of the Gallery’s most popular exhibitions, the 36th annual Artexpress brings the work of the next generation of artists and creative thinkers into the public arena; presenting a snapshot of the passions, curiosities and concerns occupying the minds of young Australians.

This year’s exhibition at the Gallery features 48 artworks selected from 8552 student works submitted for the 2019 HSC and includes works by students from government and non-government schools from across metropolitan and regional NSW.

The exceptional bodies of work represent a broad range of approaches across 12 art forms, including painting, drawing, photo-media, sculpture, ceramics, time-based works, designed object, documented form, printmaking, textiles and fibre and graphic design.

Artexpress 2020 represents the independent voice of young people and reveals complex investigations of a range of issues that are important to them.

A selection of photographs of artists at work, along with sketchbooks and other materials drawn from Australia’s largest artist archive, the Gallery’s National Art Archive, will be on display alongside the student works and will feature range of objects, documenting the practice of artists including Grace Crowley, Anne Dangar, Janet Dawson, Mona Hessing, Robert Klippel, Janet Lawrence, Lloyd Rees, Judy Watson and Fred Williams.

Artexpress is a joint partnership between the NSW Education Standards Authority and NSW Department of Education in association with the Art Gallery of New South Wales, also the principal venue.

Where: Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery Road, Sydney NSW 2000
Upper Asian gallery, Level G

When: Every day, 10am to 5pm
Now until Sunday 26 April

Cost: Free

Queer Screen's 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival

Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival captures the continuing evolution of queer film and characters.

The festival runs from 13-27 February across various cinemas in Sydney.

Tickets are now on sale.

Where: Event Cinemas – George Street
505-525 George Street, Sydney

When: Weekdays, 6:30pm to 11pm
Saturdays, 1:30pm to 11pm
Sundays, 1pm to 10pm
Now until Thursday 27 February

Cost: Full price: $19.90
Concession: $17.90
You can book tickets through the website

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