Community Billboard – 5 – 12 March 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.
Run the World: International Women's Day (Eve) Party
The Soda Factory is extremely proud to present an extra special celebration for the Ladies…..get ready for ‘Run The World’ Beyonce Tribute.
Join us as we raise our glasses to all the kickass women out there & celebrate how AMAZING you are.
The time has come for your inner Yonce to make a FIERCE comeback! Our very special guest Emily Hanks & Friends will be struttin’ her stuff with the ladies to bring you all your fav Bey Bangerz. With over 4 hours of live music PLUS DJs til very late, you’ll be Crazy In Love before the End Of Time.
♥ $12 Froze
(We’ll be donating $1 for every froze purchased to Fitted For Work..more info below)
♥ $5 Bey Burgers
♥ $5 drinks until 7pm
♥ LIVE TUNES with Emily Hanks & Friends
♥ Free Entry
So grab your Single Ladies (and Fellas) and remember… turn up FLAWLESS coz we woke up like this!
International women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural & political achievement of women.
Fitted for work is an organisation helping disadvantaged woman get back on their feet through services which help them build their skills and develop their confidence in order to achieve meaningful work.
Book your Area via firstname.lastname@example.org
Walk -in’s always welcome x
Where: The Soda Factory
16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills
When: Thursday 7 March from 5pm to 2am
Art Month Sydney
10th yearly city-wide celebration of contemporary art and artists
Galleries and creative spaces across Sydney will throw open their doors for the 10th yearly Art Month Sydney, a massive city-wide celebration of contemporary art and artists.
The milestone festival boasts its biggest ever program of free exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions, artist talks, studio visits, tours, precinct nights, and parties.
See unique exhibitions and get into the minds of Sydney’s artists, with the biggest ever range of artist talks at various venues across the city.
Art Month will fire up after dark in a different part of the city each Thursday with the flagship Art at Night: Precinct Nights Paddington and Woollahra (7 March), Waterloo and Green Square (14 March), East Sydney (21 March), and Chippendale and Redfern (28 March). Galleries in each precinct will open late, from 6pm to 8pm, for curated Art Month walking tours, followed by spectacular Art at Night parties until late.
See works from some of Sydney’s most exciting private collections with perennial festival favourite, Collectors’ Space at 541 Art Space in Sydney city (7 – 23 March), and pop into The Studio Open presented by Art Month at The Other Art Fair at Australian Technology Park (14 – 17 March), offering a sneak-peek into some of Sydney’s most dynamic artist studios.
Head north side for Art Month’s second Unrepresented Artist Exhibition, Saturated Terrain, at Incinerator Art Space in Willoughby throughout the month, and take the North Shore Art Tour on 30 March. Catch a flick with The Art of Film – a series of three film screenings and talks – in partnership with the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival.
Discover Sydney’s flourishing creative spaces with the full festival program at the official website.
Where: Sydney CBD
George Street, Sydney
When: Every day, 9am to 10pm
Thursday 7 March to Saturday 30 March
Botanic Garden Scavenger Hunt
Uncover the best of Sydney's favourite garden on this cryptic, self-guided adventure beneath the trees!
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!
Our Botanic Bonanza trail is Urban Hunt’s longest trail yet! It includes secret spots, next-level scenery around Sydney Harbour, heaps of fun facts about the gardens and surrounding areas plus scheduled rest stops.
Work as a team to enjoy the gardens like never before by signing up now!
There is no limit to the number of players in each team but for the best experience we recommend a maximum of 4.
Simply visit the Urban Hunt website or search Urban Hunt on Facebook Messenger to sign up.
Use promo code SUMMER10 for 10% off this trail!
Are you ready for an adventure?
Where: The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney
When: Every day, 9am to 5pm
Until Saturday 30 March
Cost: Per team: $30
With promo: $27
Sleepover at the Australian Museum
The Museum is a very different place after dark, when the hoards of visitors have left and the lights go out. Join us for an unforgettable overnight experience at the Australian Museum.
Enjoy a buffet dinner and get up close to native Australian animals, such as crocodiles, before coming face-to-face with our resident Muttaburrasaurus – an Australian dinosaur that lived around 100 million years ago. Embark on a tour by torchlight to discover secrets and stories of our objects and collections before relaxing in the theatre to watch a family favourite film. The evening is topped off by sleeping next to some old dinosaur favourites including Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus. In the morning, you will wake to a continental breakfast at our rooftop cafe followed by an exclusive viewing of our current special exhibition. When there is no special exhibition on, we program Wild Yoga as the morning activity.
Ages: 6 – 12 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are not permitted without a child. Adult to child ratio of 1:3 required for sleepovers.
Ticket price includes:
• Buffet dinner and continental breakfast at our rooftop café
• Oz Wildlife Show
• Torchlight tour of the museum galleries
• Film Screening (‘Night at the Museum’ (2006), however, this can change depending on current special exhibition)
• Sleep in a Dinosaur Gallery (bedding equipment not included)
• Special Exhibition Entry. Whales | Tohora closes 28 April 2019. The DinoSnore in June will feature a special morning activity of Wild Yoga!
• Guests receive a goody bag to take home that includes a dinosaur sleep mask and bamboo toothbrush.
GST and booking fee included in ticket price. There is no price difference between adults and children.
What to bring:
• All sleeping equipment i.e. camp mat, sleeping bag, pillow
• Comfortable sleeping clothes
• Water bottle
• Toothbrush, toiletries and wash cloth (no showers available)
Where: Australian Museum
Cnr William & College Streets, Sydney
Meeting Place: Museum Entrance, Cnr William and College St
When: Friday 8 March 2019 from 6pm to 8am
Friday 12 April 2019 from 6pm to 8am
Friday 7 June 2019 from 6pm to 8am
Friday 8 March 2019 from 6pm to 8am
Friday 12 April 2019 from 6pm to 8am
Friday 7 June 2019 from 6pm to 8am
Cost: Member: $130
Raise funds for a worthy cause
Coastrek is a 30km to 60km team trekking challenge for fun, fitness, friends and philanthropy which journeys along some of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
Explore the magic of Sydney Harbour, hiking 30km or 60km of rugged coastline, spectacular bays, secret bush trails and historic sites. Don’t miss out on completing this incredible adventure challenge with your friends while restoring sight.
• Maroubra (60km) or Rushcutters Bay (30km) to Manly
• 60km and 30km events
• Teams of 4, at least 50% women
• Raising funds for The Fred Hollows Foundation
Coastrek has inspired nearly 25,000 people, mostly women, off the couch and into hiking, and raised over $20 million for charity.
Coastrek is a life-changing adventure. When you sign up for Coastrek, you embark on months of adventure – planning, preparation, training, fundraising, chatting, walking, shopping – and you raise funds for good.
Your energy and enthusiasm will radiate from you as you are motivated and inspired by your challenge!
Join us and experience the magic.
Where: Sydney Harbour
Port Jackson, Sydney
When: Friday 15 March from 8am to 5pm
Cost: Ticket: $172.00