A day at the park..

If you live in Sydney and you’re looking for an amazing outdoors area to get those steps in, I highly recommend Mt Anna Botanical Gardens! With free entry and heaps of trails, it’s the perfect area for little kids and adults like! With numerous lakes, wildlife and fauna your kids will love the botanical gardens!

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Free Activities in Sydney- January 2017

Hello there friends! I cannot believe we’re already into 2017!! I’m so excited at what 2017 is going to bring in! If you live in Australia and have kids you may be going crazy.. the Summer school holidays are so so long!

Below are my top picks for events going on in January for kids. On a side note- I would recommend clicking on the clicks to make sure you don’t need to register in advance for the event!

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January 2017

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 01 02  03 04 05 06 07
 
Children’s Play Bus– Redfern
 
Little Darlings Night Owls Kids’ Film Festival Begins- Darling Harbour
Zootopia on the Boulevard Movie Screening- Sydney Olympic Park
Balance Bike Clinics Begin– Alexandria
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
Captain America: Civil War Movie Screening– Sydney Olympic Park
The Good Guys Super Hero Academy begins- Sydney Olympic Park
Children’s Play Bus– Redfern
The Rocks Discovery Program Begins– The Rocks
Heroes and Villains Craft Challenge– Dulwich Hill
Hollywood Movie Magic– Marrickville
Design a superhero badge– St Peters
Storks Movie Screening– Sydney Olympic Park
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Free Totem Skate School– Carnes Hill
Children’s Play Bus– Redfern
Free Totem Skate School– Carnes Hill
Free Totem Skate School– Carnes Hill
The Lion King Movie Screening– Sydney Olympic Park
The Good Guys Super Hero Academy ends- Sydney Olympic Park
The Jungle Book Movie Screening– Sydney Olympic Park
The secret life of pets movie screening– Sydney Olympic Park
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 
Children’s Play Bus– Redfern
Little Darlings Night Owls Kids’ Film Festival Ends- Darling Harbour
Balance Bike Clinics ends- Alexandria
Australia Day Celebration– Liverpool
Children’s Festival– Sydney
 The Rocks Discovery Program ends- The Rocks
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Birds of the Armory Walk– Sydney Olympic Park
Children’s Play Bus– Redfern
 
 

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Free Activities in Sydney- November, 2016

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Hello there friends! Below are my top picks for events in November. I love this time of year, as Christmas slowly begins to creep into our stores and streets! On a side note- I would recommend clicking on the clicks to make sure you don’t need to register in advance for the event!

November 2016

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 01 02 03 04 05
 
Pram walking group– Wattle Grove
 
Carnes Hill Night Live– Carnes Hill
Herb planting workshop-The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
Free Bike Clinic– Alexandria
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
 
Mobile Play Bus– Redfern
Carnes Hill Night Live– Carnes Hill
Animal Farm-The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
North Sydney Community Centre Open Day– North Sydney
St Jude’s Spring Fair– Randwick
Victoria Park Pool Open Day– Camperdown
A very furry Christmas– Alexandria
Christmas Countdown hosted by Cadbury– The Rocks
Prince Alfred Park Pool Open Day– Surry Hills
Free Bike Clinic– Alexandria
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
JDRF Fun 5km Walk and Kids Activities– Cathy Freeman Park
Mobile Play Bus– Redfern
 
Carnes Hill Night Live– Carnes Hill
Yo Yo Competition-The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
Free Bike Clinic– Alexandria
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
 
Mobile Play Bus– Redfern
 
Carnes Hill Night Live– Carnes Hill
Free Bike Clinic– Alexandria
Toy Exchange– The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
Free dance workshops for preschoolers– Camperdown
Christmas on the Green Concert– Hyde Park
27 28 29 30
Christmas in Pyrmont– Pyrmont
Mobile Play Bus– Redfern
Storytime in Braille– Sydney
 
Storytime in Braille– Sydney
 

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Free Kids Events, Sydney- October, 2016

light-brown-and-light-red-colored-cushion-sofa-interior-design-photo-collageAs I did for September– below are my top picks for events in October, for ages beginning roughly at 3. On a side note- I would recommend clicking on the clicks to make sure you don’t need to register in advance for the event!

October 2016

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 30 (Oct) 31 (Oct)      01
       
02 03 04 05 06 07 08
 
Chinese Garden Springtime DIY Flower Pots– Chinese Garden of Friendship, Sydney
Storytime– Newtown
Free Lego Brick Building– Artarmon
Spring Expo– Carnes Hill
Circus Solarus Dinosaur Dig begins- Sydney Olympic Park
Sports star and dance star begins- Sydney Olympic Park
Welcome Home our Paralympians– Martin Place
Lego Free PlayWaterloo
Kids in the Kitchen– Birkenhead Point
Free Lego Brick Building– Artarmon
Create a giant Peach mobile St Peters
Kids in the Kitchen– Birkenhead Point
Free Lego Brick Building– Artarmon
Kids in the KitchenBirkenhead Point
Edible Art for Children– North Sydney
Family Screening of Movie: Matilda– Stanmore Library
Free Lego Brick Building– Artarmon
Frog and Tadpole Study Group– Bicentennial Park
Kids in the KitchenBirkenhead Point
Family Funday @ NSW Parliment– Sydney
Light the Night– Nawi Cove
Kidtopia Festival– Paramatta Park
Free Lego Brick Building– Artarmon
Kids in the KitchenBirkenhead Point
Kidtopia Festival– Paramatta Park
Princess Esra Appearance– Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
09 10 11 12 13 14 15
 
Kidtopia Festival– Paramatta Park
Storytime– Newtown
Go4Fun Healthy Kids Program– Alexandria
Lego Free PlayWaterloo
 
Zootopia under the stars (movie screening)– Mosman
Australia Open’s Table Tennis Championships begins- Sydney Olympic Park
Taronga Zoo 100yr Birthday Parade– Sydney CBD
Spiderman Appearance– The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
 
Storytime– Newtown
Lego Free PlayWaterloo
Go4Fun Healthy Kids Program– Alexandria
 
Sculpture by the Sea BeginsBondi
Ian Thorpe Aquatic and Fitness Centre open day– Ultimo
Light the City– The Domain, Sydney
Cupcake Decorating Class– The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
Circus Solarus Dinosaur Dig begins- Sydney Olympic Park
Storytime– Newtown
Lego Free PlayWaterloo
Create a giant Peach mobileStanmore
Go4Fun Healthy Kids Program– Alexandria
 
 
Create a giant peach mobileDulwich Hill
Playdough Fun– The Baker & Builder Cafe, Parramatta

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Free events around Sydney!

CLIMB HIGHThere are a few websites floating around that have lists of free events for kids around Sydney. When I started Growing a Bebé, I wanted to make it a point to post about good free events for other mums however trying to cover all the different websites was a bit hard. Below are my top picks for September for ages beginning roughly at 3. On a side note- I would recommend clicking on the clicks to make sure you don’t need to register in advance for the event!

September 2016

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
        01 02 03
       
Storytime– Ultimo
Rock ‘n’ Rhyme– Glebe
 
04 05 06 07 08 09 10
 
Lego Free Play– Waterloo
 
Kids Makerspace– Surry Hills
Storytime– Ultimo
Rock ‘n’ Rhyme– Glebe
Smooth Festival of Chocolate– The Rocks
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
 

Smooth Festival of Chocolate– The Rocks
Festival of the winds (Kite festival)– Waverley

 

Mum and Bub- Exercise your mood week begins- Redfern
Lego Free Play– Waterloo
 
Storytime– Ultimo
Rock ‘n’ Rhyme– Glebe 
 
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
 
 
Lego Free Play– Waterloo
 
Storytime– Ultimo
Rock ‘n’ Rhyme– Glebe
The essential Baby and Toddler Show– Moore Park
The essential Baby and Toddler Show– Moore Park
Family Fun Day and Outdoor Movie– Double Bay 
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 The essential Baby and Toddler Show– Moore Park
Convoy for Kids- Truckies care for kids– Sydney Olympic Park
Circus Solarus Dinosaur Dig begins- Sydney Olympic Park
Lego Free Play– Waterloo
Create a giant Peach mobile– Stanmore
 
 
Create a giant Peach mobile– Dulwich Hill

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