Nerd Alert - hands on science fun - Messing Around with Boats

Wed 16 Jan 2019
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Hands-on science for curious kids who like to make things, experiment, use gadgets and find out cool stuff. We'll discover WHY stuff happens, WHAT makes things the way they are and HOW things work! We'll make fun gadgets, we'll mix up chemical compounds,...

Evening Skies Exhibition

Daily (Wed 16 Jan - Wed 06 Mar 2019)
Lindsay's Cafe, 12 Norman Lindsay Crescent, Faulco...
This exhibition of recent work by local artist Vanessa Whittington goes on display from the middle of January in the Cafe. Meet the Artist: From 2pm Sat 19th Jan. View these beautiful pieces and enjoy a scone & coffee with friends.

Kids Holiday Programme

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 23 Jan 2019
Wed 16 Jan
Winmalee Public School Whitecross Rd Winmalee
For information and booking regarding this programme please contact: Springwood Uniting Church Office Phone 47513951 Coordinator Mary-Ellen Jamieson Mob 0415 533491

Kids (8-10 yrs) Pizza Party Workshop with Madame Lasagne

Wed 16 Jan 2019
Lyttleton Stores, 1/2 Badgery Crescent, Lawson
These holidays we have a seriously fun workshop for kids with Madame Lasagne’s Kids’ Pizza Parties! In this playful pizza making class kids will get to have some fun making pizza dough and a simple source to match. This is a wonderfully fun way to learn...

Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis

Daily (Fri 18 Jan - Sat 19 Jan 2019)
The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre High Street...
Start the year by taking a trip into the deep south with Sun Rising: The Songs That Made Memphis. Designed to inform and educate the audience while rocking them senseless, Sun Rising revisits Memphis’ famed Sun Records, focusing on the early period o...

The Swell Sisters; Sweethearts of the '60s

Fri 18 Jan 2019
Palais Royale 230 Katoomba Street Katoomba NSW 278...
Mandy, Sarina and Jo are The Swell Sisters, cheeky Sweethearts of the ’60s. The Supremes, The Ronnettes, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin and more – the Sisters re-create the soundtrack to your favourite musical era with all the songs, sass and style...

School Holiday Movie Screening - Disney's Moana (PG) @ Blackheath Pool

Fri 18 Jan 2019
Blackheath Pool, Gardiners Crescent, Blackheath
Disney's Moana will be screening on the Big Screen at Blackheath Pool. Arrive early to snag the best seats in the house. The movie screening is FREE after pool entry is paid.

Cinema under the stars - The Fifth Element

Fri 18 Jan 2019
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke Street, K...
Relax under the stars this summer during the Cultural Centre’s new courtyard cinema program. The bar will be open for a refreshing beverage and hot buttery popcorn, while our big screen revisits a selection of contemporary classics. Screenings will begin...

Jenolan Caves 4WD Adventure

Daily (Sat 19 Jan - Sun 20 Jan 2019)
Jenolan Caves
4WD Tag-a-Long Tour exploring rugged 4WD trails from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves and beyond, staying at beautiful Caves House, Jenolan Caves. Easy to Medium Grade 4WD Tour, suitable for standard 4WD vehicles, with driver training provided. $760 per couple,...

Summer Garden Dinner & Music

Sat 19 Jan 2019
Lyttleton Stores, 1/2 Badgery Crescent, Lawson
Come and listen to some beautiful live music by Maizy Coombes in the summer garden at Lyttleton Stores. Cooking from the new outdoor fire we will create a three course meal with matching drinks for you to enjoy. Fresh and local seasonal produce,...

Lady Luck Afterparty

Sat 19 Jan 2019
The Baroque Room
The Lady Luck Festival will shine at The Lady Luck After Party featuring The Voodoo Rhythm Shakers, DJ Gav Bean and a dance show by the amazing Sydney Swing Katz.

Open Studio - Resident Artists Miguel Olmo & Marian Tubbs

Sat 19 Jan 2019
Penrith Regional Gallery, 86 River Road, Emu Plain...
Penrith Performing & Visual Arts is delighted to announce that our studios are OPEN for business. Join our studio resident artists Miguel Olmo and Marian Tubbs on Saturday 19 Jan for a free viewing in their studios for a chance to see their most...

Lady Luck Festival 2019

Sat 19 Jan 2019
The Carrington Hotel, 15 - 47 Katoomba Street, Kat...
10th Anniversary Celebration The Lady Luck Festival was formed in 2009, created for the rockabilly and vintage enthusiasts, showcasing 'customs and culture' from the fabulous 1950's. More information and program at the website link.

Cheese Making Workshop

Sat 19 Jan 2019
Lyttleton Stores, 1/2 Badgery Crescent, Lawson
WHAT TO EXPECT In this 6 hour workshop you will learn the secrets of Camembert, one of the most iconic of all French cheeses. You will learn how to develop and mature the bland rubbery curds of cultured, rennet milk into a creamy elegant and fragran...

The Art of Indigo Dyeing

Sun 20 Jan 2019
Lyttleton Stores, 1/2 Badgery Crescent, Lawson
WHAT TO EXPECT This beginner level workshop will provide an introduction into vat dyeing and the particular methods used for Indigo. We will look at simple tie resist and graduation dyeing techniques in order to achieve surface patterns on our fabrics....

School Holiday Flix for $7 - My Neighbour Totoro (G)

Mon 21 Jan 2019
Blue Mountains Theatre, 106 Macquarie Road, Spring...
Beat the heat these school holidays with cool movies the whole family will enjoy! My Neighbour Totoro (G) - A gentle, beautifully animated film celebrating friendship and family. Enchanting and suitable for all ages. Fresh popcorn, choc tops and drinks...

School Holiday Art workshop - Blue Mountains Bush Landscape Pastels

Mon 21 Jan 2019
Art Club Kids - Grose Road Faulconbridge 2776
DESCRIPTION Pastel and mixed media drawing in the open air. Learning the art of perspective and investigating the colours of the bush around us. This workshop is suited to all ages 7-16 years. Each child will develop a unique artwork through a series...

Painted Pots Kids Workshop

Tue 22 Jan 2019
The Creative Fringe - Unit 6/51 York Rd Penrith
A fun workshop with the kids creating their own painted terracotta pot to paint with a dirty pour technique. Plants can then be potted into them for a fun look Suitable for ages 8+ Bookings at the website link.

Fluid Art Canvas for Kids Workshop

Tue 22 Jan 2019
The Creative Fringe Unit 6/51 York Rd Penrith
Break the school holiday boredom and let the kids creativity ooze using all the messy stuff you don’t want to at home! Let the kids go wild with paint creating their very own masterpiece by selecting their own colours then using them to paint using...

Tai Chi For Beginners

Daily (Tue 22 Jan - Mon 18 Feb 2019)
Tuesday Night: Springwood Uniting church, Lower Hall...
Tai Chi - Beijing 24 Form for beginners.
This is known as the National Standard, created for exercise and health benefits. The exercise group is for both men and women of all ages. Tai Chi improves: joint mobility, flexibility and muscular strength...

Summer Holiday Workshops @ Penrith Regional Gallery

Daily (Tue 22 Jan - Fri 25 Jan 2019)
Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest 86...
Focus Exhibition: The Ideal Home For Ages 5-14 Jump into our January holiday workshops and stimulate your imagination and creativity! Workshops include Recycled Weaving, Kaleidoscope Home, Animation Transformation, Cool Clay Vases, Watercolour Houses,...

School Holiday Flix for $7 - Ballerina (PG)

Next Wed 23 Jan
Blue Mountains Theatre, 106 Macquarie Road, Spring...
Beat the heat these school holidays with cool movies the whole family will enjoy! Ballerina (PG) - Dreams can come true with hard work, perseverance and friendship. Fresh popcorn, choc tops and drinks will be available to purchase from the snack bar....

Nerd Alert — Hands-on Science fun! - Water Rockets

Next Wed 23 Jan
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah
Hands-on science for curious kids who like to make things, experiment, use gadgets and find out cool stuff. We'll discover WHY stuff happens, WHAT makes things the way they are and HOW things work! We'll make fun gadgets, we'll mix up chemical compounds,...

Penrith Showground Market

Every  Week on Wednesday until Wed 18 Dec 2019
Wed 16 Jan
Penrith Showground 141-147 Station Street Penrith
Every Wednesday morning. Plants, fruit & vegetables, clothing, lingerie, tools, craft supplies, auto supplies, pets, bric a brac and more!

Gallery Blackheath Summer Exhibition

Every  Week on Friday, Saturday, Sunday until Sun 03 Mar 2019
Fri 18 Jan
Gallery Blackheath, 44 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath...
The Gallery is open from Friday to Sunday (& holidays) from 10am to 5pm or by appointment.

Bilpin Community Markets

Every  Week on Saturday until Sat 21 Dec 2019
Sat 19 Jan
Bilpin Community Hall Bells Line of Road Bilpin
A community run market in Bilpin open every Saturday. Locals get together and sell fruit, veg, flowers, herbs, arts and crafts Everyone welcome.

Bubble Soccer - Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre

Selected Dates until Thu 24 Jan 2019
Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre, Catalina Ave,...
The Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre will be running Bubble Soccer on Thursday the 10th, 17th and 24th January. This activity books out quite quickly so make sure you ring ahead and book. Tickets and bookings are essential, call to reserve your...

School Holiday Slide Night - Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre

Selected Dates until Fri 25 Jan 2019
Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre, 11 Plateau...
Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre will be hosting their School Holiday Slide Night each Friday of the School Holidays (excluding Public Holidays). Bookings are essential, so please contact the Springwood Centre directly on (02)4723 5111.

School Holiday Fun - Inflatable Slide @ Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre

Every  Week on Friday, Monday until Fri 25 Jan 2019
Fri 18 Jan
Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Centre, Catalina Avenue,...
The Inflatable Slide will be featured at the Katoomba Centre each Monday and Friday of the School Holidays (excluding Public Holidays). Two slide sessions on each day, the first from 12:15pm-1:00pm and the second from 1:00pm-1:45pm.

Emu Craft Market

Monthly on the 2nd Saturday
Sat 09 Feb 2019
Nepean Creative & Performing Arts High School...
2nd Saturday of the Month. Selling products that are generally not available in shops with special emphasis on goods that have been made locally.

The Foundations Monthly Market

Monthly on the 2nd Sunday
Sun 10 Feb 2019
The Foundations Portland
Join us for The Foundations Monthly Markets, on the 2nd Sunday of every month. The Market has now moved to an indoor location to ensure that no matter the weather, we will be open for business! Each market will have a theme so be sure to check it out...

Open Day at Heritage Museum

Selected Dates until Sun 27 Jan 2019
Valley Heights Rail Museum 17b Tusculum Road Valle...
Be prepared for a COOL day out at the Museum and enjoy reduced admission as there will be no rides on this day due to annual maintenance and inspections. All of the great exhibits will be open to the public, including the recently air-conditioned sho...

Shakespeare’s Rose Riot – Everglades

Daily (Sun 13 Jan - Sun 27 Jan 2019)
37 Everglades Avenue Leura 2780 NSW
This summer Sport for Jove celebrates ten incredible years of theatre-making, ten summers of thrilling and surprising outdoor theatre, with an immersive and ambitious season, 'Shakespeare’s Rose Riot'. As part of the Leura Shakespeare Festival Everglades...

Winmalee Artisan Markets

Monthly on the 2nd Sunday
Sun 10 Feb 2019
Winmalee Public School Cnr Whitecross Road and Leslie...
Monthly on the 2nd Sunday All Proceeds are Fundraising for the School. We showcase Local talent. Handmade Product Predominantly. Candle Makers Artists Quality Meats & Produce Dressmakers Preserves & Sauces Jewelry Craft Local Honey Food Vendors...

WATERCOLOUR Workshop with Artist David Wardman

Monthly on the 1st Sunday
Sun 03 Feb 2019
Studio, 7 Emily Street, Katoomba, The Blue Mountai...
For beginners and more advanced participants. A one day structured workshop, an intensive but highly enjoyable process aimed at raising the skills and confidence of the participant. We study the materials and techniques to discover new ways of seeing...

School Holiday Fun - Pool Games @ Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Pool

Selected Dates until Tue 22 Jan 2019
Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Pool, Catalina Avenue,...
Each Tuesday during the school holidays, the Katoomba Sports and Aquatic Pool is coming alive with Pool Games between 12:00-1:00. If you are interested in joining the fun call ahead on (02)4780 5156 to save a spot. Tickets to the Pool Games are $...

Bubble Soccer - Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre

Selected Dates until Tue 22 Jan 2019
Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre, 11 Plateau...
The Springwood Aquatic and Fitness Centre will be running their Bubble Soccer on each Tuesday of the School Holidays (excluding Public Holidays). Tickets and bookings are essential, call (02)4723 5111 to reserve your spot.

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