What's On | Friday 22nd August 2014..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|Daffodil Day, Friday 22nd August|
Show you care and wear a pin this Daffodil Day
Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day – Friday, 22nd August 2014
Friday 22 August is Daffodil Day, a national day of hope which provides an opportunity for Australians to contribute to a cancer-free future...
** Children | Family Events **
|Butterscotchs Playground |
After returning to join his friends The Wiggles in 2012 for what was their final year of performing as the original group, Greg Page has turned his attention to a new project, “Butterscotch’s Playground”!
With 4 new cuddly friends, Butterscotch, H..
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 ..
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|Riverside Theatres presents S by Circa|
Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary circus company, CIRCA, are bringing their Helpmann award-winning ensemble creation S to Riverside Theatres from 21st to 23rd August 2014.
Fusing acrobatics and intimate emotions, S is a full-throttle ride t..
** Comedy & Magic Events **
|Quick... Some Comedy, Quick|
Quick..Some Comedy, Quick is Australia's fastest and funniest stand up comedy show on Fridays and Saturdays at Star Bar Comedy Theatre.
Comedy for lunch Fridays
Stand up Comedy Show
12:45pm-1:15pm Lunch / 1:15pm-1:45pm
Comedy Court Stand Up ..
** Competitions | Fun & Games Events **
|Clique Photography Competition|
Clique is a 10 month program. In December 2014 we will announce the Clique amateur photographer of the year. This is the person who has the strongest portfolio from their monthly challenges.
Clique is an association for amateur photographers and ..
** Concerts | Music Events **
|Britney Spears: The Cabaret|
Not so much a cabaret show as a cry for help, Britney Spears: The Cabaret has had acclaimed seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and will play Sydney from Wednesday 20 August – Sunday 7 September at Hayes Theat..
** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|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 **
|Adelaide Artist Hossein Valamanesh at Casula |
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre will present two of Australia’s leading visual artists in a cross-cultural feast for the senses. Selected works from Vivienne Binns and Hossein Valamanesh will be showcased in a free exhibition from 19th July to 7th Sept..
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..
|The Strictly Ballroom Story|
A new exhibition celebrates the sequinned splendour of the hit stage and screen musical Strictly Ballroom.
Its thirty years since Strictly Ballroom set the world dancing and to celebrate its incredible journey, the Powerhouse Museum is presenting ..
** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|The Oopsatoreum: inventions of Henry A. Mintox|
The Oopsatoreum: a fiction by Shaun Tan and friends is an unpredictable and charming exhibition for families where inventors arise from their inventions and creative makings abound.
Oops has the quirkiest selection of museum objects, made up stori..
** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|AICE Israeli Film Festival 2014|
From rollicking comedies to sensitive dramas, from riveting, political documentaries to hot-blooded romance, the AICE Israeli Film Festival presents the best of contemporary Israeli cinema to Australian audiences.
Produced by Palace Cinemas and t..
|The 5th Korean Film Festival in Australia |
The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is back for its milestone 5th year and it promises to be bigger than ever! KOFFIA is the most celebrated annual festival in Australia to showcase the very best and latest in Korean cinema. From ground br..
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX Cinema at Darling Harbour has the world's largest IMAX screen.
What's showing at IMAX this week
Wednesday 20 August 2014
--> 10:00 am Hubble 3D
--> 11:00 am Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure
--> 12:00 pm Great White Shark 3D
** Markets | Art, Craft & General Events **
|Chinatown Night Market|
The Chinatown Night Market is a weekly market held from 4pm - 11pm every Friday.
The Chinatown Night Market features in excess of 40 stalls, offering everything from clothes and jewellery to samurai swords and art, as well as over 10 delicious and..
|Liverpool Night Markets |
Boogie on down to the August Night Markets to see stilt disco dancers, the Funky Love Squad, perform!
The Liverpool Night Markets return on Saturday, 2 August with a great range of food, stalls and entertainment – including a special performance b..
|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..
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** Markets | Farmers Food & Produce Events **
|Bathurst Organic Market|
The Bathurst Organic Market is held every Friday and Saturday at the Brooke Moore Centre Courtyard.
Enjoy fresh certified organic fruit and vegetables, along with yoghurts, cereals, eggs and more.
Home delivery service is available and it cover..
|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..
|Sydney Hawkesbury Harvest Farmers Market|
Hawkesbury Harvest brings the region to the doorstep of Sydney every Friday in the square at Cook & Phillip Park.
Features the best the Sydney region can offer in fresh season produce and gourmet products. Come and taste, buy and learn about Sydn..
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** Motor Sports | Auto Events Events **
|Sydney Motorsport Park 400 | V8 Supercars|
The V8 Supercars Sydney Motorsport Park 400, Friday 22nd August to Sunday 24 August 2014 , will host round nine of the V8 Supercars Championship.
Don’t miss the highly anticipated V8 Supercars return to Sydney Motorsport Park. The SuperSprint form..
** Museum & Science Events **
|Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame|
The Bradman Museum name has evolved into the Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame. The existing Bradman Museum collection is still here in the wonderful new Bradman Gallery.
Featuring cutting edge technology, interactive touch-scree..
|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 ..
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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 **
By Nick Payne
One relationship. Infinite possibilities.
Roland meets Marianne at a barbeque. She’s a physicist, he’s a beekeeper. They are an unlikely match, but this is not your average boy-meets-girl love story.
|Performance Space: Score|
Dance and sound art in Sydney will be celebrated in Performance Space: Score, a festival where dancers perform alongside bodybuilders, symphonies emerge from metal saws, and multi-sensory experiences emanate from transcendental orbs (yes, that’s a th..
|Strictly Ballroom | The Musical|
STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL is the inspiring story of a championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart.
This uplifting and courageous tale originated as a stage play that Baz Luhrmann devised with a group of students..
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** 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 ..
|When Rum Ran the Rocks Tour|
Step back to a magical time when rum was a currency, and Sydney's harbourside area of the Rocks was filthy rich with it. See local drinkers in their natural habitat, join them in their ablutions and learn about why rum was worth rebelling for… then a..
** Workshops | Classes & Clinics Events **
|Idea Bombing Sydney: The Gallery Edition|
Ever had an idea to make Sydney more creative, interesting and dynamic?
Idea Bombing Sydney: The Gallery Edition is an idea exchange focused on workshopping concepts and creating a physical reality for our ideas. It’s a unique pop-up designed for ..
** 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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