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Redfern Community Centre 20th birthday celebration

Redfern Community Centre 20th birthday celebration

Everyone is invited to join in the fun with a packed program of free family friendly activities and entertainment.
20 Apr 2024
Moore Park Anzac Day Dawn Service

Moore Park Anzac Day Dawn Service

The seventh ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the ANZAC Obelisk will take place at 5.15am on ANZAC Day.
25 Apr 2024
Bush Tucker Bash

Bush Tucker Bash

Take a guided bush tucker tour with Shared Knowledge around the wetlands of Centennial Park
19 Apr 2024
Sculpting the brain: Youth development and mental health

Sculpting the brain: Youth development and mental health

Experts talk us through brain development and youth mental health while we learn to knit neurons.
18 Apr 2024
He Huang: Tiger Daughter vs The World

He Huang: Tiger Daughter vs The World

As featured on Australia's Got Talent, Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, He Huang is back with a new show
2 May 2024
Yin yoga lunchtime class

Yin yoga lunchtime class

Calm your mind and balance your body in this free weekly 1-hour class for all levels of experience.
19 Apr 2024
AYO Momentum Ensemble & Altstaedt + Durkin

AYO Momentum Ensemble & Altstaedt + Durkin

Music that weaves fantastical tales and breaks all the rules. Demon Ducks and Pandemonium!!
19 Apr 2024
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

There's magic afoot in the Park as The Australian Shakespeare Company makes its long awaited return to Sydney
Today 7pm to 9.30pm
Australian Life photography competition 2024

Australian Life photography competition 2024

Enter our national photography competition for a $10,000 grand prize.
Today all day

11 - 21 April

Youth Week in the City

Events for young people by young people.

Thursday 25 April

Anzac Day

Coloured Digger event and Anzac Day March

Coloured Digger event and Anzac Day March

A service and march to commemorate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who served our country in overseas conflicts.
25 Apr 2024
Anzac Day at Coogee Bay Hotel

Anzac Day at Coogee Bay Hotel

Join us this ANZAC Day as we pay tribute to our service people. You can expect Diggers Breakfast, Two-Up and more…
25 Apr 2024
Anzac Day at Cruise Bar

Anzac Day at Cruise Bar

Help us mark Anzac Day. Two-Up in the courtyard, full restaurant menu & more…
25 Apr 2024
Anzac Day Dawn Service

Anzac Day Dawn Service

An Anzac Day dawn service will be held at the Anzac Obelisk, Moore Park
25 Apr 2024
Moore Park Anzac Day Dawn Service

Moore Park Anzac Day Dawn Service

The seventh ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the ANZAC Obelisk will take place at 5.15am on ANZAC Day.
25 Apr 2024
15 - 26 April

School holidays

Autumn School Holidays in Barangaroo

Autumn School Holidays in Barangaroo

Looking for fun school holiday activities? There’s plenty of things to do at Barangaroo.
Today all day
Kids Yoga & Drumming Workshop – Move, Groove, Darling

Kids Yoga & Drumming Workshop – Move, Groove, Darling

Get ready for a school holiday activity that'll have your kids stretching their bodies, minds, and creativity!
Today 10am to 10.45am
Tabletop games taster, 8-11 yrs

Tabletop games taster, 8-11 yrs

An introduction to modern boardgames and a chance to try some tabletop games from the library's collection.
Today 10am to 12pm
Candy Crush Slide at Market City

Candy Crush Slide at Market City

Dive into the excitement with our 9 metre dry slide for all ages over 4yrs
Today 12pm to 5pm
Chocolate High Tea

Chocolate High Tea

A chocolate-filled adventure that's perfect for the whole family.
Today 12pm to 4pm

Enter up to 2 images online by midnight on Sunday 21 April

Australian Life photography competition 2024

From the epic to the intimate, the harsh to the fragile, Australia holds so many vastly different experiences for people. We want you to show us what Australian Life looks like through your lens. For the first time, entrants aged 13 years and older can enter the competition.

Enter online by midnight on Sunday 21 April

Little Sydney Lives photography competition 2024

Budding photographers aged 5 to 12 can make their mark and show us their world. Fantastical, botanical, sibling-rivalrous, splashy or routine – we’re looking for stirring images that reveal what our young residents find intriguing.

Free small business webinars | 30 April - 25 June

Reboot

Sunday 12 May

Mother's Day

‘My Mother’ A group exhibition on a theme

‘My Mother’ A group exhibition on a theme

‘My Mother’ celebrates our mothers through the artworks of 27 artists. A diversity of media and approaches are employed.
24 Apr 2024
Walk for WAGEC

Walk for WAGEC

Walk so that women and children can walk away from violence
5 May 2024
Audra McDonald In Concert

Audra McDonald In Concert

Broadway superstar & star of The Good Fight at the Sydney Opera House
11 May 2024
Martinis with Mum

Martinis with Mum

A toast to mum. Join us for a martini making workshop in The Rocks.
11 May 2024
Mother’s Day Dinner at Altitude

Mother’s Day Dinner at Altitude

Spoil Mum to a sumptuous dining experience overlooking Sydney Harbour.
11 May 2024
Mother's Day High Tea on Level 36

Mother's Day High Tea on Level 36

Treat Mum like royalty with high tea overlooking Sydney Harbour.
11 May 2024
Mother's Day Opera High Tea

Mother's Day Opera High Tea

Treat Mum to some of the opera world's most beautiful music in this stunning hidden-Sydney venue
12 May 2024

What to do in Sydney this April

From comedy, art, talks, music and more – add these to your yes list.

Discover In-branch and online programs, plus lunchtime conversations, online workshops and classes

City of Sydney libraries

Tabletop games taster, 8-11 yrs

Tabletop games taster, 8-11 yrs

An introduction to modern boardgames and a chance to try some tabletop games from the library's collection.
Today 10am to 12pm
School Holidays: pixel art maker day 10-15yrs

School Holidays: pixel art maker day 10-15yrs

Create 8-bit inspired pixel art at the Darling Square Library Makerspace
Today 10.30am to 1.30pm
City of Sydney online book club: Narratives in nature

City of Sydney online book club: Narratives in nature

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
18 Apr 2024
Newspaper weaving, 8-11 yrs

Newspaper weaving, 8-11 yrs

Join us for a fun and creative workshop where children can learn the art of paper weaving using recycled newspapers!
19 Apr 2024
Maker and creator workshop 8-12 yrs

Maker and creator workshop 8-12 yrs

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with our sensational series of creative workshops for kids
23 Apr 2024
Weaving for Families, 8+ yrs

Weaving for Families, 8+ yrs

Join us for a fun hands-on workshop where families can learn the art of paper weaving using recycled newspapers!
23 Apr 2024
Fun with robotics, 8-11 yrs

Fun with robotics, 8-11 yrs

Come and explore what our Maker kits in the library have to offer!
24 Apr 2024
Connecting the city with the country

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
18 Apr 2024
Bush food discovery tour

Bush food discovery tour

Sample bush foods and find out what you can grow in your backyard or balcony
18 May 2024

18 April - 19 May

Heritage Festival

An annual celebration of natural, historic and Indigenous heritage with hundreds of free and ticketed events and activities for all ages, interests and budgets.

Events and activities for all ages

Community Centres

Morning tai chi class

Morning tai chi class

Balance your mind and body in this free 1-hour classes for all levels of experience.
Today 8am to 9am
Fitness class for older adults

Fitness class for older adults

New weekly lower impact class including strength training and aerobic exercise to improve balance and flexibility.
Today 1.15pm to 2pm
Hatha yoga lunchtime class

Hatha yoga lunchtime class

Build strength, flexibility, and connect with the breath in this free 1-hour class for all levels of experience.
Today 12pm to 1pm
Mixed Tuesday lunchtime futsal competition

Mixed Tuesday lunchtime futsal competition

Get healthy, have fun and play futsal with friends and colleagues
Today 12pm to 2pm
Book exchange

Book exchange

Donate your preloved books or grab a book or 2 to take home for free.
Today 9am to 5pm
20 - 26 May

Sydney Writers' Festival

Sydney Writers' Festival Secondary School Days

Sydney Writers' Festival Secondary School Days

Learn from some of the world's most exciting literary talents with Sydney Writers' Festival
21 May 2024
The untold Australian story of Maus

The untold Australian story of Maus

Join us as Holocaust survivor Mark Spigelman shares how a graphic novel helped him better understand his family history.
21 May 2024
Winning Histories – Sydney Writers' Festival

Winning Histories – Sydney Writers' Festival

Join HCNSW & a panel of historians who will discuss the art of crafting award-winning histories & captivating narratives
21 May 2024
Best Friends

Best Friends

Examine the power, influence and complexity of friendship at Sydney Writers' Festival 2024.
22 May 2024
Lauren Groff: The Vaster Wilds

Lauren Groff: The Vaster Wilds

Can we adapt to save ourselves? A Sydney Writers' Festival 2024 event.
22 May 2024
Literary Legends

Literary Legends

Unearthing the lives and writing of Clift, Hazzard and Harrower at Sydney Writers' Festival 2024.
22 May 2024
Retro Sydney Slide Night

Retro Sydney Slide Night

Snaps and stories capturing our city’s changing face. A Sydney Writers' Festival 2024 event.
22 May 2024

180 George street

Explore this new precinct with a public plaza, community space, retail, restaurants, bars, and laneways

9 March - 24 June

Biennale of Sydney

24th Biennale of Sydney: Ten Thousand Suns at UNSW Galleries

24th Biennale of Sydney: Ten Thousand Suns at UNSW Galleries

The 24th Biennale of Sydney, ‘Ten Thousand Suns’, presents a major international contemporary art event.
Today 10am to 5pm
School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

School holidays: 24th Biennale of Sydney

Free creative school holidays activities for all ages at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Tomorrow
Workshop: Interior Effects as an Outcome of War

Workshop: Interior Effects as an Outcome of War

Artist Bonita Ely conducts a workshop to explore the ongoing, intergenerational effects of undiagnosed PTSD.
20 Apr 2024
Working Class Clown

Working Class Clown

a new site-specific one-person-play by Queer Fa’afafine performance artist and playwright Tommy Misa
1 May 2024
Family Day: Soft Places

Family Day: Soft Places

A disability-led family day with participatory artworks and performances.
4 May 2024
Queer PowerPoint

Queer PowerPoint

A cult hit experimental performance
9 May 2024