What's On | Wednesday 11th December 2013..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|Drawtism for Autism|
The young-at-heart get sketching, guessing and laughing for autism for Drawtism for autism.
Retro games are back in 2013! Sharpen your pencils for Drawtism. Host your own guessing word game at home, for kids, in the classroom, at a dinner, for a b..
** Children | Family Events **
The Museum's Grace Bros courtyard has been transformed into a new outdoor playground.
Children will have lots of fun playing on the state-of-the art equipment. And it's right next to the cafe, so parents and carers can relax at the courtyard table..
|Golden Ridge Animal Farm|
Bring the children to the Golden Ridge Animal Farm for hands on farm fun!
Hold baby chicks, ducklings and rabbits, milk the cow, bottle feed baby lambs and kid goats or have a pony ride!
Go on a farm walk to feed the sheep and goats with bread ..
|Kids and Christmas fun at Westfield Eastgardens|
This Christmas, Westfield Eastgardens are upping the ante and have plenty on to keep the kids busy.
They can meet some of their favourite TV characters, including Elmo, Dora The Explorer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Sponge Bob Square Pants or B..
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|Circus Oz: Cranked Up|
Circus Oz is back in 2014.
Cranked Up is coming. Book now!
Circus Oz was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1978. The company's 30th birthday year marked three successful decades of international touring, as well as confirming its place in the he..
** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|Lorenzo's Tuesday Night Special|
Tuesday Night Special
Receive a free bottle of Chianti when two courses each (when dining as a couple) are ordered!
At Lorenzo's Italian Eatery we would love to help you plan, create & enjoy your next party, special celebration or work function..
|Sydney Chocolate Tours|
Indulge in the Sydney Chocolate Tours, in exquisite chocolate, enjoying the finest coffee and tea, then walk it all off in a couple of hours, all the time soaking up the historical atmosphere of the city of Sydney as your tour progresses!
** Exhibitions | Art & Photo Events **
Forgotten Songs, by Michael Thomas Hill (completed 2011), a permanent installation at Angel Place, Sydney.
Forgotten Songs commemorates the songs of fifty birds once heard in central Sydney before they were gradually forced out of the city by Euro..
|War Is Over | if you want it: Yoko Ono|
Experience the works of legendary artist, peace activist and musician – Yoko Ono – when the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia brings War Is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono exclusively to Sydney this summer.
Famously described by John Lennon as..
** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|One Direction | Madame Tussauds|
ONE DIRECTION WAXED AND TO ARRIVE IN SYDNEY
Madame Tussauds Sydney is preparing for the arrival of the biggest pop sensation on the planet, the much anticipated One Direction wax figures! The boys will make their official debut at the attraction o..
|Opening Night: The Pool Collective Redux|
The Pool Collective, a hub of award winning image-makers, will launch their fifth issue of their self-titled iPad publication on Thursday, December 5 at the Black Eye Gallery in Darlinghurst. The Pool Collective Redux is a unique, interactive exhibit..
|Studio 20/17 End of Year Showcase|
New Collections Showcase 2013, 3rd – 24th December 2013
Our much anticipated annual Christmas Showcase at Studio 20/17 is always a destination for the discerning buyer seeking a thoughtful, handmade piece for that special gift. Throughout the mont..
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** Festive | Christmas Events **
|Christmas Lights Sydney & NSW|
December is that wonderful time of the year when everyone wants to know where the best Christmas light displays are in Sydney?
The 2013 Sydney Christmas Lights Guide will help you and your family plan to see all of Sydney's best Christmas Light d..
|Sydney Christmas Lights & Projections|
Soak up the atmosphere as we illuminate the beautiful sandstone walls of Sydney Town Hall this Christmas.
Watch in wonder, as every evening after sunset, the George Street facade of the building springs to life with spectacular light projections...
** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX Cinema at Darling Harbour has the worldï¿½s largest IMAX screen.
What's showing at IMAX this week
Wednesday 11 December
--> 10:00 am Hubble 3D
--> 11:00 am Hidden Universe 3D
--> 12:00 pm Born To Be Wild 3D
--> 1:00 pm Under ..
** Markets | Art, Craft & General Events **
|Grand Bazaar Trash & Treasure Market|
Grand Bazaar Trash & Treasure Market in Prestons is a unique, interesting, exciting and unusual family outing open Wednesdays and Sundays.
From the average Mums and Dads with their stall selling garage sale type bits and pieces, the ethnic fruit a..
|Newcastle Organic Food & General Market|
The Newcastle Market is a weekly market held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9am-3pm, at the corner of Hunter and Thorn Streets.
The markets are a general market with stalls selling art, second hand goods along with stalls offering up fresh, loc..
|Penrith Showground Markets|
Visit the Penrith Showground Markets held every Wednesday, from 8.30am to 1.30pm.
The Penrith Showground bursts into a bargain-hunters paradise every WEdnesday, with between 250-300 stalls every week selling a variety of products, ranging from pla..
** Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events **
|Entertainment Quarter Fresh Produce Market - EQ Market|
Lovers of fine foods will be pleasantly surprised by the EQ's Fresh Produce Market, held each Wednesday and Saturday from 10am.
Under cover of our sail structure, we welcome you to sample the freshest regional produce and gourmet foods. Many of o..
|Sydney Fish Market|
Australia's only working fishermen's market, the Sydney Fish Markets is colourful and vibrant and offers visitors and Sydneysiders the opportunity to experience an authentic working fish market.
Business for the market begins at 5.30am when seafo..
** Museum & Science Events **
|Castle Hill Powerhouse Discovery Centre|
The Powerhouse Discovery Centre: Collection Stores at Castle Hill is part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, along with the Powerhouse Museum in Darling Harbour and Sydney Observatory at the Rocks.
The Powerhouse Discovery Centre is the M..
|CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope - 'The Dish'|
The famous Parkes observatory, as featured in the Australian movie 'The Dish', is a landmark radio telescope nearly 50 years old, yet still considered to be one of the best single dish radio telescopes in the world.
As well as a great view of the ..
|Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections|
Cyberworlds: Computers & Connections, a permanent exhibition at Powerhouse Museum.
Computers are the defining technology of our time. Unlike other machines that are designed to carry out a specialised task, the computer is a general-purpose devic..
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|Guided Group Tours ABC Ultimo Centre|
The ABC Ultimo Centre brings together all aspects of the national broadcaster, including Television, Radio, New Media, Transmission and News and Current Affairs.
The guided tour is likely to include a visit to one of our two digital state-of-the-a..
** Performing Arts | Theatre | Opera Events **
|The Lion King|
The Lion King comes to Sydney's Capitol Theatre, 12th December 2013 to 19th March 2014.
In its 16th year, The Lion King remains ascendant, continuing to reign as a cultural phenomenon and one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since ..
** Public Awareness Events **
|WEA Sydney turns 100 on 3 November!|
WEA Sydney turns 100 on 3 November! Its Spring program is overbrimming with festivities for all of Sydney to join the Centenary birthday celebrations. A guest lecture by Hugh Mackay, Adult Learners Week, Open Day, a formal birthday party and more - a..
** Sales | Special Offers Events **
|Etsy Christmas pop-up|
Buying thoughtful and one-of-a-kind gifts will be easier than ever this holiday season, when Etsy, the place to buy and sell unique goods, opens the doors to its Christmas pop-up shop in central Sydney on Thursday, 28 November.
For 15 days Etsy is..
** Trips | Tours Events **
|Australian Museum Behind the Scenes Tour|
Less than one percent of the Australian Museum's vast collection is on display. The Behind the Scenes Tour offers visitors the opportunity to see all those items kept in storage behind the scenes.
Sneak a peek at an irreplaceable collection of mo..
|Australian Museum Tours|
Australian Museum Tours offer daily guided tours of the Museum by experienced guides, highlighting popular attractions from their exhibitions.
You'll visit all the major exhibitions on display and get your questions answered along the way. Tours ..
** Trivia and Quiz Events **
|The City Hotel Pub Trivia|
Trivia Night from 6.30pm
Forget the notion of old school trivia with 1980s sporting questions and a calm, uninhibited atmosphere. City Hotel’s pub trivia is hosted by eclectic and charismatic characters and features taste testing rounds, paper aer..
** Workshops | Classes & Clinics Events **
The Showreel course is one of Screenwise's most popular courses, offering students hands on screen acting training and a professional Showreel at graduation. There are two intakes each year in January & July.
Applications are now open for the next..
|[CTRL][P] Objects on Demand |
[CTRL][P] Objects on Demand is a 3D printing lab, an exhibition and pop-up shop.
Taking over the gallery this summer, [CTRL][P] is a collaboration with the talented folk at Courtesy Of The Artist (COTA). This jam-packed program includes Des..
** Zoological & Farms Events **
|Nura Diya Aboriginal Wildlife Experience|
Take a special Aboriginal wildlife tour at Taronga Zoo, showcasing the strong link between aboriginal people, their culture and wildlife.
Developed with Aboriginal people, and led by an Aboriginal Guide, Nura Diya takes visitors on a walk-through ..
|Taronga Western Plains Zoo|
With over 3sq km of wild and wonderful bushland and 700 animals, Taronga Western Plains Zoo offers a safari adventure right in the heart of NSW.
Find yourself surrounded by magnificent wildlife on wide open plains. Whether you stroll across the g..
Taronga Zoo is just 12 minutes from the city by ferry, with breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and free shows and keeper talks throughout the day.
Visit Taronga Zoo and discover our five Asian Elephants at play on their earth mounds.
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