Community Billboard 23rd – 30th October
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.
Andrew (Boy) Charlton Biathlon Series
Join us every Thursday evening during daylight savings at the Andrew Boy Charlton Pool in The Domain at 6:30pm for Australia’s Premier Biathlon Race Series!
Come and participate in a 4km run through The Domain, and then a 300m swim. Bring your friends, family and your colleagues along to this fantastic social and fun event with the chance to win amazing weekly lucky door prizes from our sponsors! You can join in any week you like.
When: Each thursday between Thursday 09 October and Thursday 04 December from 6.30pm to 8pm; race start at 6.30pm
Where: Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool, 1C Mrs Macquaries Road Sydney 2000
How much: Individual $20 / Students $18 / Corporate Rate $16 / 10 Race Pass $170 / 20 Race Pass $300
Sydney Good Food Month
Sydney Good Food Month, part of Australia’s largest food Festival, is back again in October!
This month-long celebration will showcase the best Sydney and regional restaurants, cafes, bars and producers with a series of venue-based events and offers. Special guest is going to be Australia’s David Thompson, whose restaurant has been voted Number 1 in Asia...
When: Between Wednesday 01 October and Friday 31 October from 9am to 11pm
Where: Various event locations, Sydney 2009
How much: Free Event
Chulk Urban Art Festival
At Chalk Urban Art Festial, Customs House forecourt will become an outdoor gallery and host to a spectacular 3D artwork created by Australia’s most highly awarded pavement artist, Jenny McCracken and internet sensation Leon Keer from the Netherlands.
Come join this festival and let yourself be amazed by breathtaking art!
When: Between Saturday 25 October and Sunday 26 October from 12pm to 4pm
Where: Custom's House Library, 31 Alfred Street Circular Quay 2000
How much: Free event
Lifestart Cook For Kids
As part of its mission to support children with disabilities and their families, Lifestart will host its inaugural “Cook For Kids” Fundraising Week from 20 – 27 October.
Believing in the motto "a family that cooks together, stays together", "Cook For Kids" is an all-inclusive event that celebrates food, families and communities, aiming to raise much-needed funds to further Lifestart’s vital work across Greater Sydney.
When: Between Monday 20 October and Monday 27 October from 00.00 to 00.00
Where: Events can be held anywhere
How much: Please make a donation as every dollar helps to further the work of Lifestart
Classics At Customs: Those Mitford Girls!
Susannah Fullerton looks at the lives and works of these unconventional, aristocratic Mitford sisters.
Jessica wrote Hons and Rebels and The American Way of Death, and was a communist. Unity worshipped Hitler. Nancy was a best-selling novelist with Love in a Cold Climate. Diana became a prisoner during World War II whilst Debo was a Duchess...
When: Wednesday 29 October (12.30pm to 1.30pm)
Where: Customs House Library, 31 Alfred Street Circular Quay 2000
How much: Free event
The Jeff 'Tain' Watts Quartet
Foundry616 is thrilled to present USA drummer and composer Jeff 'Tain' Watts, a creative and innovative force in modern jazz, having worked with some incredible names in jazz over the past few decades.
He is going to play together with his renowned quartet for two exclusive nights in Sydney before heading off to headline the jazz and blues festival.
Don't miss the chance getting to see this quartet performing live!
When: Wednesday 29 October and Thursday 30 October (8.30pm to 11.00pm each)
Where: Foundry606, 616 Harris Street, Ultimo 2007
How much: General admission $40.50 / Dinner & Show $69.50 / Student, Concession $30.50
Norton Street Italian Festa 2014
Norton Street Italian Festa will celebrate its 28th year this October!
Everyone is invited to join in this fun family day out in the heart of Sydney’s ‘Little Italy’ on Norton St, Leichhardt. There will be fine Italian produce stalls, free cooking demonstrations, Italian specialty experiences, concerts and carnival activities for the kids.
Be sure to be at Festa 2014 for a great day out with family and friends – expect the unexpected!
When: Sunday 26 October (10.00am to 5.00pm)
Where: Leichhardt, Norton Street Leichhardt 2040
How much: Free event