What's On | Wednesday 25th 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..
** 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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** 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 **
|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 **
|Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2016|
Inspiring and engaging on human rights issues
through film art music & conversation.
In the lead up to its ninth year HRAFF continues to provide a platform whereby creatives organisations and the Australian public are brought together by their co..
|What's Showing @ IMAX|
IMAX Cinema at Darling Harbour has the world's biggest IMAX screen.
What's showing at IMAX this week
Wednesday 18 May 2016
10:00 AM - UNDER THE SEA 3D
11:00 AM - AMERICA WILD 3D
12:00 PM - ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR 3D
1:00 PM - HUBBLE ..
** 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 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..
|Penrith Showground Markets|
Visit the Penrith Showground Markets held every Wednesday, from 8.30am to 1.30pm.
We have between 250 – 300 stalls every week selling a variety of products, ranging from plants, fruit & Veg, clothing, lingerie, tools, craft supplies, auto supplies..
** 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..
|Kiama Farmers Market|
The Kiama Farmers’ Market is held EVERY Wednesday at Black Beach, on the foreshore of beautiful Kiama Harbour.
You couldn’t wish for a more picturesque backdrop for your weekly shopping expedition! The market is started each week by the “ringin..
** 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 **
|Howie The Rookie|
Howie The Rookie is a white-knuckle ride through a nightmare Dublin, where enemies and allies are interchangeable, where the most brutal events take on a mythic significance.
The Howie Lee (Andrew Henry) gets dragged into a bizarre feud of honour..
|MY NAME IS ASHER LEV|
Premiering in Sydney after an award-winning Off-Broadway season is the classic coming-of-age story, MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Aaron Posner based on the novel by Chaim Potok.
MY NAME IS ASHER LEV won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding N..
|The Imperial Bells of China|
Touring to Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne in May and June 2016, The Imperial Bells of China returns to Australia with a new production which incorporates new elements including dance and folk songs.
In 1978, the 2,400-year-old bronze and stonech..
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** 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..
** Talk | Discussion Events **
|Tom Dusevic - Whole Wild World|
Australia. Eric will also ask what is the way forward for reformers today?
Walkley Award-winning journalist Tom Dusevic discusses his exuberant and compelling memoir, Whole Wild World, a sensory and glorious tale of growing up in suburban Sydney i..
** 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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** 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..
** 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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