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Aboriginal cultural talks: Sky, Country and Culture

Aboriginal cultural talks: Sky, Country and Culture

Join this free series of talks with Gadigal custodian, Elder and cultural educator Uncle Jimmy Smith.
31 Jul 2024
Guided Walks

Guided Walks

Discover your Botanic Garden with our volunteer guides
Tomorrow
Free heritage tour of former Sydney General Post Office

Free heritage tour of former Sydney General Post Office

Discover the rich history of the former Sydney General Post Office building with Fullerton Hotel's resident guide
Tomorrow
Icons: images in rock ’n roll culture

Icons: images in rock ’n roll culture

Blender Gallery is excited to partner with Monster Children to present this incredible collection of images.
Tomorrow
City of Sydney online book club: Authors for NAIDOC Week

City of Sydney online book club: Authors for NAIDOC Week

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
Tomorrow
Tabletop games afternoon, 16 years +

Tabletop games afternoon, 16 years +

Play fun contemporary favourites with fellow gamers in the city
28 Jul 2024
Cooking and homework help for ages 13 to 18

Cooking and homework help for ages 13 to 18

Free after-school program to learn healthy recipes and safe cooking and kitchen skills.
29 Jul 2024
Soapbox orators in The Domain

Soapbox orators in The Domain

Sit in a chair in a beautiful park and argue with the ratbags, or get on a ladder and be one
28 Jul 2024
Shot

Shot

400 photographs, 200 photographers, 3 centuries.
Tomorrow

What to do in Sydney this July

From NAIDOC Week to Australia’s favourite art awards – here are 10 events to chase away the winter blues.

Workshops and programs

Pine Street Creative Arts Centre

Ceramics: studio access program (Thursdays)

Ceramics: studio access program (Thursdays)

Experienced students can further develop their own projects with support from an expert ceramicist in this 6-week course
Tomorrow
Ceramics: studio access program (Saturdays)

Ceramics: studio access program (Saturdays)

Experienced students can further develop their own projects with support from an experienced tutor in this 6 week course
27 Jul 2024
Jewellery: etched metal jewellery

Jewellery: etched metal jewellery

Create your own etched jewellery, in this 5-week introductory course for beginners
4 Aug 2024
Inbranch and online programs

City of Sydney Library

City of Sydney online book club: Authors for NAIDOC Week

City of Sydney online book club: Authors for NAIDOC Week

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
Tomorrow
Storytime at Glebe Library, 3 to 5 years

Storytime at Glebe Library, 3 to 5 years

A fun storytelling program combining stories, rhymes, and singing.
Tomorrow
Tabletop games afternoon, 16 years +

Tabletop games afternoon, 16 years +

Play fun contemporary favourites with fellow gamers in the city
28 Jul 2024
Laser cut basics: make your own rubber stamp 16+ years

Laser cut basics: make your own rubber stamp 16+ years

Create your own laser cut rubber stamp in this 3-hour interactive workshop for ages 16 and over
29 Jul 2024
Makertime: open access 16+yrs

Makertime: open access 16+yrs

Get hands-on experience at the Darling Square Library Makerspace
30 Jul 2024

Thursday 1 August from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

CityTalks: What is driving Sydney's future prosperity?

Join us at our next CityTalks: I choose Sydney - what is driving Sydney's future prosperity?

Events and activities for all ages

Community Centres

Accessible yoga class

Accessible yoga class

Everyone is welcome to this yoga class, no experience necessary
Tomorrow
Chinese painting for beginners to advanced

Chinese painting for beginners to advanced

A free weekly class for beginners, led by an experienced Mandarin speaking tutor
Tomorrow
Fitness class for older adults

Fitness class for older adults

Weekly lower impact class including strength training and aerobic exercise to improve balance and flexibility
Tomorrow
Lunch with friends

Lunch with friends

Order your lunch and make new friends at the Cliff Noble Centre
Tomorrow
Mat pilates at Juanita Nielsen Community Centre

Mat pilates at Juanita Nielsen Community Centre

A floor-based workout that focuses on correct body alignment, core strength and stability
Tomorrow
Be a part of the events, hands-on volunteer programs, workshops and talks at Sydney’s urban farm

Sydney City Farm

Sydney City Farm volunteer working bees

Sydney City Farm volunteer working bees

Help out with farm activities, from watering and weeding to planting and harvesting
Tomorrow
Bush food discovery tour

Bush food discovery tour

Sample bush foods and find out what you can grow in your backyard or balcony
21 Sep 2024
10 - 18 August

National Science Week

Orchid Walk

Orchid Walk

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Orchid glass house at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
11 Aug 2024
Celestial Emu

Celestial Emu

Premiere of the Celestial Emu short film
13 Aug 2024
Tamara Davis: Dark Energy

Tamara Davis: Dark Energy

Uncover the wonders of the cosmos with astrophysicist Tamara Davis in this live talk.
13 Aug 2024
Athena Aktipis: A Field Guide to the Apocalypse

Athena Aktipis: A Field Guide to the Apocalypse

How do we go about thriving in the face of constant change? Evolutionary biologist Athena Aktipis has the answers.
14 Aug 2024
Jennifer Gunter: Menstruation, Menopause & Medical Mythology

Jennifer Gunter: Menstruation, Menopause & Medical Mythology

Deep dive into medical history and menstrual mysteries with New York Times bestseller, Jennifer Gunter.
15 Aug 2024
Knitting with neuroscience: Meet the researchers

Knitting with neuroscience: Meet the researchers

Hear from 4 neuroscientists while raising your knitting needles to create something unique with Neural Knitworks.
15 Aug 2024
SciFest 2024

SciFest 2024

Bringing science out of the lab with interactive activities, games, live stage shows, talks, and more!
16 Aug 2024
Surviving our Planet with Powerhouse

Surviving our Planet with Powerhouse

Volunteers share stories of how science and technology revolutionise our world and its surviving species.
17 Aug 2024
Demo day: quantum technologies & dark matter discovery

Demo day: quantum technologies & dark matter discovery

Drop in to visit the National Quantum & Dark Matter Road Trip in Sydney and discover all things quantum and dark matter!
17 Aug 2024