What's On | Wednesday 30th July 2014..
** 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 ..
|The Magic Garden: MBF Foundation Healthy Kids Unit|
Help your children learn about healthy eating and healthy activity and have fun with this self-contained interactive unit.
The Magic Garden is an imaginative environment, developed in consultation with health experts, where 2-8 year olds can play..
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** Competitions | Fun & Games Events **
|Australian Singing Competition|
AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST SINGING COMPETITION
ANNOUNCE ELEVEN SEMI-FINALISTS
National Adjudicator Jeffrey Black
With Special Guest Simon Tedeschi
Eleven young singers from Australia and New Zealand have been chosen from nearly 80 applicants to co..
|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 ..
** 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 Bald Archy Prize - 2014|
Created in 1994 as a spoof of that more serious competition, the Bald Archy Prize provides artists of all styles and standards with a genuine opportunity, ranging from the hilarious to the bizarrely vulgar, to create portrait paintings of humour, dar..
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** 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 **
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX Cinema at Darling Harbour has the world's largest IMAX screen.
What's showing at IMAX this week
Wednesday 23 July 2014
--> 10:00 am Hubble 3D
--> 11:00 am Great White Shark 3D
--> 12:00 pm Hidden Universe 3D
--> 1:00 pm Hubbl..
** 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 **
|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 **
|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..
** 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..
** 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 **
|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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