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CommUnity

CommUnity

Let's get together for mental health
16 Nov 2022
Handmade Christmas cards (8–12 years)

Handmade Christmas cards (8–12 years)

A creative, hands-on workshop for kids aged 8-12 years to create handmade Christmas cards.
Today 4pm to 5.30pm
Make a manifestation necklace

Make a manifestation necklace

Learn how to make manifestation amulets and charms with a crystal amplifier at home
Today 9pm to 9.45pm
Introduction to Chinese painting

Introduction to Chinese painting

A free weekly class for beginners, led by an experienced Mandarin speaking tutor
Tomorrow
Ableton live for all levels beginner to advanced

Ableton live for all levels beginner to advanced

A free face to face super course facilitated by Billy Kang from TAFE (Ultimo)
Tomorrow
Maker time: Regular makerspace sessions

Maker time: Regular makerspace sessions

Gain practical makerspace skills and experience in this regular 3-hour session
Tomorrow
Wheel throwing class for beginners

Wheel throwing class for beginners

Experiment and learn how to make your own ceramics at this fun beginner’s wheel throwing class
Tomorrow
Art Gallery of New South Wales opening celebrations

Art Gallery of New South Wales opening celebrations

Nine days of free art, music, performances and talks to celebrate the opening of the new Art Gallery of NSW building
Tomorrow
Discovering the Bible

Discovering the Bible

A forum to discuss and explore the meaning of faith and life through the bible
Tomorrow
DIY eco-luxe bath bombs

DIY eco-luxe bath bombs

Make eco-luxe bath bombs and botanical products at home
Tomorrow
Go4Fun Online

Go4Fun Online

Free online healthy lifestyle program for busy families
Tomorrow
Hand Embroidery Class for Beginners

Hand Embroidery Class for Beginners

Learn basic embroidery skills and express your creativity playing with threads and colours
Tomorrow
IARC's lunchtime immigration series

IARC's lunchtime immigration series

A lunchtime webinar series on various immigration topics for services that support migrant and refugee communities
Tomorrow
Join business owners across Australia

Join business owners across Australia

SavvySME brings the best business ideas, tools and experts for small and medium-sized businesses.
Tomorrow
Kokedama making workshop

Kokedama making workshop

Learn how to make Japanese Kokedama in Sydney's Northern Beaches
Tomorrow
Learn wire wrapping jewellery making at home

Learn wire wrapping jewellery making at home

Learn how to craft beautiful pendants and earrings to wear, gift or sell at this online class
Tomorrow
LinguaKidz online language classes for kids

LinguaKidz online language classes for kids

'Discover a World of Fun with Languages' with lessons in Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese
Tomorrow
Make your own gemstone mala

Make your own gemstone mala

Learning stringing and knotting techniques and gemstones properties
Tomorrow
Opening celebrations: AGNSW’s stunning new building

Opening celebrations: AGNSW’s stunning new building

Nine days of free art, music, performances and talks to celebrate the opening of our new building.
Tomorrow
Qigong classes

Qigong classes

Get an introduction to Qigong at any level of experience and fitness
Tomorrow
Sculpture classes

Sculpture classes

Model a portrait in clay, carve a garden sculpture or create a bird in wire
Tomorrow
Weekly drawing for kids classes

Weekly drawing for kids classes

Sydney Language Solutions provide a high variety of drawing classes for children aged from 3 years old
Tomorrow
Weekly language classes for kids

Weekly language classes for kids

Sydney Language Solutions provide a high variety of languages classes for children aged from 3 years old
Tomorrow
Weekly volunteer session

Weekly volunteer session

Get started working with, and learning from, our team on the farm
Tomorrow
IT troubleshooting

IT troubleshooting

Get help to use your laptop, tablet or smartphone from our English and Cantonese speaking tutor.
9 Dec 2022
100 Climate Conversations: Rose Amal

100 Climate Conversations: Rose Amal

Pioneering chemical engineer Rose Amal speaks about developing engineering systems harnessing energy from the sun
9 Dec 2022
Acting class with Suzi

Acting class with Suzi

Learn acting skills from an experienced tutor in this 2-hour weekly class for adults
9 Dec 2022
Beginner's Kintsugi workshop

Beginner's Kintsugi workshop

Learn the beginner's Kintsugi method in just 2 hours
9 Dec 2022
Billy Blue College of Design Graduate Exhibition

Billy Blue College of Design Graduate Exhibition

Join us on campus to explore your future career in Design and Creative Technology.
9 Dec 2022
Christmas wreath-making workshop

Christmas wreath-making workshop

Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and get into the festive spirit
9 Dec 2022
Clay and sip pottery wheel class

Clay and sip pottery wheel class

Try the pottery wheel and enjoy a sip of wine at this Sydney workshop
9 Dec 2022
DIY candle making at home

DIY candle making at home

Learn how to make candles at this fun online class
9 Dec 2022
Growing big in small spaces: Gardening workshops

Growing big in small spaces: Gardening workshops

Small spaces can yield big results when productive gardens are designed according to permaculture principles
9 Dec 2022
Singing class with Joe

Singing class with Joe

Learn how to sing in this fun class for all levels of experience
9 Dec 2022
Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio in Sydney

Teen Acting Classes: New York Style Acting Studio in Sydney

A 9 week term focused on encouraging teens across Australia to build their acting skills on stage and on screen.
9 Dec 2022
Civic participation workshops

Civic participation workshops

Transform your informal group to a formal organisation and access City of Sydney grants to support your community
10 Dec 2022
Introductory Blacksmithing Workshop

Introductory Blacksmithing Workshop

Learn the fundamental techniques of blacksmithing and forge a project or two on the day
10 Dec 2022
Kokedama workshop: Make a set of three

Kokedama workshop: Make a set of three

Learn how to make Kokedamas at Sydney's highest-rated Kokedama workshop
10 Dec 2022
Make your own fragrance: perfume workshop

Make your own fragrance: perfume workshop

Looking for unique things to do in Sydney? Learn to make perfume
10 Dec 2022
Printmaking holiday gift wrapping paper 12+

Printmaking holiday gift wrapping paper 12+

Create unique gift wrap paper for the upcoming holiday season using monoprint and block printmaking
10 Dec 2022
Razorhurst True Crime Tour

Razorhurst True Crime Tour

Sydney 1929: Tilly Devine & Kate Leigh rule the underworld. Razor Gang Wars erupt. Blood flows. Walk their territory.
10 Dec 2022
Smartphone photography class

Smartphone photography class

Learn how to take quality photos with your smartphone
10 Dec 2022
Succulent terrarium workshop

Succulent terrarium workshop

Learn how to make a DIY terrarium using succulent plants
10 Dec 2022
Weekly art classes for children

Weekly art classes for children

Drawing and painting workshops for children of all ages
10 Dec 2022
Aboriginal art and culture gathering - Cancelled

Aboriginal art and culture gathering - Cancelled

A welcoming creative space for people to come and explore art and learn about Aboriginal culture
10 Dec 2022
DIY eco resin coasters

DIY eco resin coasters

Learn how to make coasters the eco-resin way at this hands-on virtual class
11 Dec 2022
DIY Soy wax candles basics for beginners workshop

DIY Soy wax candles basics for beginners workshop

Learn how to make custom soy wax candles including bonus recipe that will repel insects this summer
11 Dec 2022
Eco-luxe bath bomb making workshop

Eco-luxe bath bomb making workshop

Learn how to make DIY bath bombs and foot soaks in Marrickville
11 Dec 2022
Make your own unique mug

Make your own unique mug

Discover a unique way of making a mug with your personal imprint
11 Dec 2022
Silver jewellery making class for beginners

Silver jewellery making class for beginners

Craft your own pair of sterling silver in this hands-on Sydney workshop
11 Dec 2022
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
11 Dec 2022
Tropical Terrarium Workshop with Tanqueray

Tropical Terrarium Workshop with Tanqueray

The Plant Doctor will guide you through how to build your terrarium, from the different layers to plant placement and even a bit of landscaping
11 Dec 2022
Xmas Pop-Up Ceramic Market

Xmas Pop-Up Ceramic Market

We are selling hundred of beautiful handmade ceramics
11 Dec 2022
Kung Fu classes

Kung Fu classes

Open to all ages, experience and fitness levels
12 Dec 2022
Beer + Bubs

Beer + Bubs

Childbirth education for dads at the pub
13 Dec 2022
Behrouz Boochani: Freedom, Only Freedom

Behrouz Boochani: Freedom, Only Freedom

2022 Wallace Wurth Lecture. What will it take for Australia to treat those seeking asylum with dignity and respect?
13 Dec 2022
Generation Women Sydney: Anniversary

Generation Women Sydney: Anniversary

A monthly event that brings together six women/ non-binary performers from six generations to share their story
13 Dec 2022
Sewing class with Valeria

Sewing class with Valeria

Get help with your sewing projects in this 2 hour fortnightly session
13 Dec 2022
Ukulele class: Beginners to advanced

Ukulele class: Beginners to advanced

Strum your troubles away in this fun class for all ages and levels of experience
14 Dec 2022
Christmas Book Club with Ben & Maya

Christmas Book Club with Ben & Maya

Join Ben Hobson and Maya Linnell for a Christmas special featuring Maya’s latest rural romance ‘Paperbark Hill'
14 Dec 2022
Glee Kids

Glee Kids

We're launching our all new Glee Kids Program from May and we'd love your child to be part of it
14 Dec 2022
Australian Landscape Painting with Ross Laurie

Australian Landscape Painting with Ross Laurie

Renowned landscape painter Ross Laurie shares his knowledge in this 2 day intensive painting workshop
15 Dec 2022
Christmas gift tags and decorations (12+)

Christmas gift tags and decorations (12+)

A creative, hands-on workshop for people aged 12 years and over to create handmade Christmas gift tags and decorations.
15 Dec 2022
Powerhouse Late: Vault x Arcadia

Powerhouse Late: Vault x Arcadia

Celebrate the launch of the Arcadia exhibition with a special Powerhouse Late presented in partnership with VAULT.
15 Dec 2022
Wheel throwing fundamentals with Sammantha Cree

Wheel throwing fundamentals with Sammantha Cree

Interested in pottery? Learn how to use a potter's wheel in this one-day weekend workshop for beginners and beyond
15 Dec 2022
100 Climate Conversations: Brett Summerell

100 Climate Conversations: Brett Summerell

Botanist Brett Summerell speaks about using the latest technology to protect native species from climate change
16 Dec 2022
Cold process soap making class

Cold process soap making class

Learn how to make your own luxury cold process soap
17 Dec 2022
Storytime at The Women's Library

Storytime at The Women's Library

Cynthia’s stories for babies and young children are fun and warm, and sure to spark their imagination
18 Dec 2022
Woodwork Tools Class for Kids (9-12 Years)

Woodwork Tools Class for Kids (9-12 Years)

Learn how to use simple hand tools to build your own timber creation.
20 Dec 2022
DIY Terrarium Making at Home

DIY Terrarium Making at Home

Build your own terrarium at home, all materials delivered
21 Dec 2022
Powerhouse Summer School Holiday Program

Powerhouse Summer School Holiday Program

Immersive summer school holiday workshops for kids aged 5-15 at Powerhouse Ultimo
21 Dec 2022
Night photography short course

Night photography short course

Master low light shots and how to use a tripod effectively
24 Dec 2022
Make a comeback from a health crisis

Make a comeback from a health crisis

Learn from a regenerative detox specialist to rebuild your body from the inside out
26 Dec 2022
How to Search for My Polish Heritage

How to Search for My Polish Heritage

Learn skills to start their journey on finding out about one’s Polish heritage focusing on the period of time post-WWII.
31 Dec 2022
Flower Painting Workshop with Basia Zielinska

Flower Painting Workshop with Basia Zielinska

Artist Basia Zielinska invites participants to her studio to create their own floral painting.
2 Jan 2023
Gondwanan plants in biochrome – Renata Buziak artist talk

Gondwanan plants in biochrome – Renata Buziak artist talk

Join us in conversation with Renata about her art featuring a selection of Gondwanan lineage plants
4 Jan 2023
Pisanki Workshop with Agata Radna

Pisanki Workshop with Agata Radna

Come and learn to decorate an Easter egg using the ancient Polish technique of Pisanki.
5 Jan 2023
Andrzej Chciuk. Pisarz z antypodów | Author’s Talk

Andrzej Chciuk. Pisarz z antypodów | Author’s Talk

Book launch by Dr Bogumiła Żongołłowicz “Andrzej Chciuk. A Writer from the Antipodes”
6 Jan 2023
Daughter’s search for peace | Author’s Talk

Daughter’s search for peace | Author’s Talk

Meet the author Helen Topor presenting a gripping and rare family story of her father’s journey to Australian shores
6 Jan 2023
Polish Your Fiction | Creative Writing Workshop

Polish Your Fiction | Creative Writing Workshop

Discover the international power of the written word and learn how to write based on the 1834 epic poem “Pan Tadeusz”.
6 Jan 2023
Power of resilience: story of a Polish family | Authors Talk

Power of resilience: story of a Polish family | Authors Talk

Meet the author Anna Burns presenting her inspiring book ’Resilience’ a powerful family story of strength and resilience
6 Jan 2023
Wedding flower bouquet workshop

Wedding flower bouquet workshop

Techniques and design concepts for romantic and natural flower arrangements
8 Jan 2023
Ancestral trauma clearing ceremony

Ancestral trauma clearing ceremony

Start dissolving timelines from your familial and ancestral to find yourself in unconditional love
9 Jan 2023
Ancestral trauma clearing circle

Ancestral trauma clearing circle

It's time to rewrite your story and break free from your lineage in a sacred space
9 Jan 2023
Future Vet Kids Camp

Future Vet Kids Camp

Future Vet Kids Camp is an exciting veterinary-inspired face-to-face and virtual school holiday program.
9 Jan 2023
Music Camp for Kids 5-12 Years! Marrickville

Music Camp for Kids 5-12 Years! Marrickville

Let us turn your kids into musical superstars! Music camp is the most fun and educational activity these holidays.
10 Jan 2023
The Party

The Party

UNSW Galleries and Sydney WorldPride present THE PARTY
14 Jan 2023
School holidays: Maker and creator (8-12 years)

School holidays: Maker and creator (8-12 years)

Harness all things inspirational and inventive with this sensational 2-hour creative workshop for kids
17 Jan 2023
City of Sydney Online Book Club : Holiday Reads

City of Sydney Online Book Club : Holiday Reads

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
19 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

The concept for this banner design came from the Pounding Rabbit in the Moon story and traditional rainbow costumes
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

The concept was inspired by the characteristics of this year’s zodiac animal, the Water Rabbit.
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Anew is a series of artworks representing growth, transition and connection celebrating the Year of the Rabbit.
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

This work, Rabbit Family on New Years’ Day, repurposes 2 Japanese visual techniques from very different ages
21 Jan 2023
Collage and stitching workshop with Ema Shin

Collage and stitching workshop with Ema Shin

Create unique textile pieces with the slow, calm and personalised stitching methods used in her own practice
21 Jan 2023
The Yin and Yang of the Rabbit

The Yin and Yang of the Rabbit

An illustrated talk by the Chinese Heritage Association of Australia on the rabbit in Chinese customs and culture
21 Jan 2023
Future Science Talks Sydney

Future Science Talks Sydney

Hear how today's science might impact your life tomorrow!
1 Feb 2023
Pottery - Friday class

Pottery - Friday class

Learn the basics of hand building, glazing, decorating and wheel work.
3 Feb 2023
Half Day Sculpture Workshop

Half Day Sculpture Workshop

Get hands-on at this creative workshop: learn sculpting techniques and how to set up your workspace
4 Feb 2023
Paper mache decoupage bowls

Paper mache decoupage bowls

Learn a clean, neat papermache technique. No clag!
4 Feb 2023
The NSW Chinese Women's Relief Fund (1937- 1941)

The NSW Chinese Women's Relief Fund (1937- 1941)

Peter Hack, a researcher of modern Chinese history will share an unknown part of early Chinese Australian history.
4 Feb 2023
Photography beginners class

Photography beginners class

Do you have a new digital camera, but everything is overwhelming so you’re stuck in Auto?
6 Feb 2023
Creative writing class

Creative writing class

Know you’ve got a story to tell, but you can’t seem to get started?
9 Feb 2023
Printmaking class

Printmaking class

Learn the traditional art process of printing with a creative and fun course.
9 Feb 2023
Knife making workshop

Knife making workshop

Learn how to forge your own chef knife in a day
15 Feb 2023
World Finance Forum

World Finance Forum

World Finance Forum equips finance leaders with the skills to drive business through the year ahead
16 Feb 2023
Secrets of Longevity Workshop

Secrets of Longevity Workshop

Traditional diets provide invaluable clues about achieving good health and longevity.
18 Feb 2023
An evening with 500 queer scientists

An evening with 500 queer scientists

Come along to an evening with 500 queer scientists to join vibrant conversations and hear stories
20 Feb 2023
CISO Sydney 2023

CISO Sydney 2023

Bringing together some of Australia’s prominent InfoSec executives responsible for championing the cybersecurity agenda
20 Feb 2023
Bush food discovery tour

Bush food discovery tour

Sample bush foods and find out what you can grow in your backyard or balcony
25 Feb 2023
Ukulele Beginners Class

Ukulele Beginners Class

The ideal course for those who have already completed the beginners course
26 Feb 2023
Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference

Sydney WorldPride Human Rights Conference

Sydney WorldPride will host the largest LGBTQIA+ Human Rights Conference ever to be held in the southern hemisphere
1 Mar 2023
Rainbow History Class: Live Show at Sydney WorldPride

Rainbow History Class: Live Show at Sydney WorldPride

It’s time to brush up on the LGBTQIA+ history not taught in school with Tik Tok sensation Rainbow History Class
2 Mar 2023
Sydney Build 2023

Sydney Build 2023

Sydney Build is Australia's largest construction, architecture and infrastructure show
6 Mar 2023
Pitching for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Pitching for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Students displaying entrepreneurial talent will deliver pitches for brand new business ideas to a panel of judges
8 Mar 2023
Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership

This panel discussion seeks to unpack issues commonly experienced by women in the workplace.
8 Mar 2023
Herb propagation hands-on session

Herb propagation hands-on session

Learn to grow tasty herbs at home from seeds, cuttings and division
11 Mar 2023
Eat like a Mediterranean Workshop

Eat like a Mediterranean Workshop

Everyone is talking about the Mediterranean Diet and its benefits for health.
18 Mar 2023
Offcut challenge #2

Offcut challenge #2

Challenge yourself to build something using just wood scraps
1 Apr 2023
Prof. Brian Greene Live - The Twilight of Time

Prof. Brian Greene Live - The Twilight of Time

Brian Greene is touring across Australia and New Zealand to explore the fascinating story of our universe.
1 Apr 2023
Rupi Kaur at Sydney Opera House

Rupi Kaur at Sydney Opera House

Literary phenomenon, artist and performer Rupi Kaur is set to captivate Sydney audiences this March.
1 Apr 2023
City of Sydney library Online Book Club: Earth Month

City of Sydney library Online Book Club: Earth Month

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration.
27 Apr 2023
City of Sydney online book club: activism and protest

City of Sydney online book club: activism and protest

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration
25 May 2023
City of Sydney online book club: classics

City of Sydney online book club: classics

If you love books, this is a great opportunity to connect with other readers online and find literary inspiration
29 Jun 2023
Band classes for kids: trial sessions

Band classes for kids: trial sessions

Has your child ever dreamed of joining a band? Well, now is the time
23 Aug 2023