What's On | Friday 6th May 2016..
** Charity | Fundraisers Events **
|65 Roses Day - Cystic Fibrosis Australia|
65 Roses Day is celebrated throughout May each year and raises money to help people with Cystic Fibrosis live longer.
Since the 1980s the average life expectancy has increased from 17 to 37.
But it’s still only 37. Give people with CF a chanc..
|Starlight Day 2016|
Starlight Children’s Foundation needs your help this Starlight Day Friday 6 May to raise $1.3 million to brighten the lives of more than 33000 sick kids and their families around Australia.
Starlight Day aims to raise much-needed funds to keep Sta..
|Starlight Day at Burger Project|
The Aussie-inspired Starlight Burger, made with 100% grass-fed beef, pineapple and beetroot, is available exclusively on Starlight Day for $12.90 at Burger Project restaurants at World Square and MLC Centre in Sydney.
In the spirit of Starlight D..
** 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 ..
|Luna Park Sydney | Open|
Grab your tickets to one of Sydney's longest-running and most iconic, fun attractions - Luna Park, on the waters of Sydney Harbour offers fun for everyone!
Featuring a host of rides, parlour games and more right on the harbour, Luna Park offers a..
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** 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 ..
** Community | School Events Events **
|Point Clare Vintage Fair|
Vintage Fair, a brand of Fairhaven Services, is a retail collective of shops located at our Point Clare head office.
Here you will find a cafe and unique mix of vintage, upcycled and second hand shopping experiences.
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm and..
** Concerts | Music Events **
|Autumn at Marquee Sydney|
Don’t miss Marquee Sydney’s killer autumn line-up showcasing Australia’s top DJ talent, including Australia’s #1 ITM DJ Timmy Trumpet, alongside Melbourne DJ and producer Will Sparks, Australia’s hottest dance export the Stafford Brothers, young gun ..
** Culinary | Wine & Dining Events **
|Australia’s Top Restaurants | Dining Program|
The 2016 Dining Program is a part of The Australian Financial Review’s Australia’s Top Restaurants presented by Qantas offers the nation’s food loving locals and visitors alike a culinary adventure like no other; with just under 100 events on offer t..
|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 **
ARTEXPRESS 2016 (16 March - 15 May) showcases the most outstanding artworks produced by the 2015 New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC) Visual Arts student cohort.
Providing insight into students’ creativity and the issues important to t..
|Biennale of Sydney 2016|
The Biennale of Sydney is a non-profit organisation that presents Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts festival.
Held every two years, the Biennale is a three-month exhibition, with an accompanying program of artist talk..
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..
** Exhibitions | Expo | Launch Events **
|Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced|
Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced
5 September 2015–28 August 2016
‘Dinnigan’s sense of adventure, determination and passion have led her to become Australia’s most recognised international fashion star. She is a dynamic, inspiring woman and her influenc..
|Evidence: Brook Andrew|
Evidence: Brook Andrew
31 October 2015–28 August 2016
Evidence: Brook Andrew is an immersive installation that draws on the rich and varied MAAS collection to explore the theme of evidence.
Brook Andrew is internationally recognised for his in..
Experimentations and experimenting both start from everyday experience. Why does the freezer door stick? How does a battery work? What is lightning? This exhibition shows how scientific and technological breakthroughs have answered questions like the..
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|Music, Martinis & Muses |
Strand Arcade, Sydney's home of designer talent and bespoke artisans will be celebrating all things of good taste during the month of May.
Music Martinis and Muses will take place exclusively on designer fashion floor, Level One; the event will k..
** Film Festivals & Showing Events **
|Gerringong Pics n Flicks - Monthly art film screenings|
Come along to the Gerringong Pics n Flicks, a monthly art film screening.
Held on the first Friday of every month (except January), the Gerringong Pics n Flicks transforms the Gerringong Town Hall on Fern Street into a cinema, screening a a new mo..
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX Cinema at Darling Harbour has the world's biggest IMAX screen.
What's showing at IMAX this week
Wednesday 04 May 2016
10:00 AM - AMERICA WILD 3D
11:00 AM - ANTARCTICA
12:00 PM - SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC ADVENTURE
1:00 PM - FORCES OF NA..
** Markets | Art, Craft & General Events **
|Chatswood Mall Market|
The Chatswood Mall Market is held on Thursdays and Fridays in the centre of the bustling Chatswood Mall precinct, which is visited by more than 30,000 people daily.
The trading hours are 9am-9pm on both Thursdays and Fridays.
A wide variety of..
|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..
|Newcastle Organic Food & General Market|
The Newcastle Market is a weekly market held Wednesdays to Saturdays 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, locally and organicall..
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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 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..
|The Rocks Farmers' Market|
Take a fresh look at The Rocks Markets!
Sydney's shopping icon has expanded to include The Rocks Farmers’ Market on a Friday, and an even bigger and better weekend market with more stalls and a dedicated designers’ section.
The Rocks Farmers’..
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** 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 **
|Georgy Girl - The Seekers Musical|
Georgy Girl is a brand new musical from Richard East, one of the originating producers of Mamma Mia! and Dennis Smith, producer of Dusty - the Original Pop Diva.
In its world premiere season, Georgy Girl tells the true story of The Seekers on th..
|The Detective's Handbook|
New Musicals Australia & Hayes Theatre Co
THE DETECTIVE’S HANDBOOK
Two Cops, No Clue
Book & Lyrics Ian Harrington, Music Olga
Directed by Johnathan Biggins
Discovered through Hayes Theatre Co’s development arm – THE DETECTIVE’..
|The Taming of the Shrew|
Sport For Jove is remounting its hugely successful production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew on the great Hollywood soundstage of the silent film era, in the York Theatre, Seymour Centre and the Riverside Theatre, Parramatta.
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** Sales | Special Offers Events **
|The Conscious Closet | Clothing Sale|
All proceeds support charity Fitted for Work
*Pre-loved * New * Designer* Women’s Clothing & Accessory SALE!!
Clothing accessories handbags and shoes from brands such as Carla Zampatti Jigsaw Scanlan & Theodore Perri Cutten Alannah Hill Veronik..
** Sporting Fixtures Events **
|Tennis Leagues | Sydney Autumn Season 2016|
Want to play in a local, friendly, singles tennis comp?
Our Sydney Tennis Leagues are a great way of playing singles tennis in a fun, friendly, social tennis comp near you. You’ll play lots of tennis, meet lots of new like-minded tennis partners a..
** 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 ..
|Day Tour | Sydney Observatory|
30 minute tour includes 3D Space Theatre, Planetarium and telescope tours.
Child (4-15yrs)*: $8
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** 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 Roar and Snore|
Join us for the Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore and be awakened by the roar of lions as they cuddle up to you in your tent!
Okay, so that last part is an exaggeration, though the Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore is still the wildest slumber party around, and..
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