Things to do in Bayside: July 7-13
This week’s guide is packed with school holiday activities for the kids.
Friday ☀️ 18°
😛 School Holidays @ Kidsfest - Holiday Kids Club: 9:00am - 12:00pm at Rockdale Uniting Church, 5 Bay Street, Rockdale. Kidsfest is a low-cost holiday kids club for children aged 5 - 12. Activities include games, crafts, inflatables, and singing. Open to all children in the community. Tickets are $10 per day. Book here or contact Cassy on 0425 222 397.
Saturday ☁️ 20°
🌳 Bushcare at Hawthorne Street Natural Area: 9:00am - 12:00pm meeting at Leo Smith Reserve, Ramsgate (at the corner of the tennis courts near the walking track). Bushcare is a chance to meet likeminded people and get some exercise while looking after the local environment. Learn more and register.
🌳 Bushcare at Stotts Reserve: 9:00am - 12:00pm at Stotts Reserve, Bardwell Park (the group meets at 156 Kingsland Road North, Bexley North). Learn more and register.
🎭 The Elixir of Love Opera: 7:30pm - 10:00pm at Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale. Rockdale Opera presents Gaetano Donizetti's enduring, joyous and ever popular comic opera, The Elixir of Love. Tickets are $35 - $55 and doors open from 6:30pm. The performance is roughly 2 hours 15 minutes with one interval. Learn more and book.
Sunday ☀️ 17°
🎭 The Elixir of Love Opera: 2:00pm - 4:30pm at Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale. Rockdale Opera presents Gaetano Donizetti's enduring, joyous and ever popular comic opera, The Elixir of Love. Tickets are $35 - $55 and doors open from 1:00pm. The performance is roughly 2 hours 15 minutes with one interval. Learn more and book.
Monday ☀️ 19°
🖍️ School Holidays @ The Brightspace - Creative Workshop: 9:30am - 12:00pm (doors open 9:15AM) at The Brightspace, Ground Floor 1, 1371 Botany Road, Botany. Creative workshops taught by experienced artists for kids aged 5 - 12, of all skill levels. Parents can stay or drop and go. Tickets are $59 which includes the equipment and light snacks. Book here.
🖼️ School Holidays @ Eastgardens Library - Indigenous Weaving: 10:30am - 12:00pm at Eastgardens Library, 152 Bunnerong Road Eastgardens. Join Muruwarri artist, Virginia Keft, for an interactive weaving, collage and creativity workshop for children and families. The free 90-minute workshop is suitable for 5-12 year olds while introducing the group to the artist’s weaving techniques while thinking about themes of place and nature to create a vibrant and personal weaving artwork. Learn more and reserve a spot.
Tuesday ☀️ 19°
🧪 School Holidays @ Rockdale Library - Science Workshop: 10:30am - 11:30am at Rockdale Library, 444-446 Princes Highway, Rockdale. Mix like a chemist as you make your own bubble mixture. Use your scientific investigation skills to help you master the art of Bubbleology. This free activity is suitable for kids aged 5-12 years. Learn more and reserve a spot.
🎥 School Holidays @ Sans Souci Library - Winter Movie Club: 10:30am - 11:30am at Sans Souci Library, 104 Russell Avenue, Sans Souci. Beat the chill outside with a cosy winter-themed movie session at the library! For enquiries, call 9562 1583. Learn more and reserve a spot.
✍️ School Holidays @ Ramsgate RSL - Kids Bingo: 11:00am - 12:30pm in the Gallipoli Room, Ramsgate RSL, corner Ramsgate Road & Chuter Avenue, Sans Souci. Hosted by Time for Trivia, this kids bingo session is only $2 per person to play. Note: adult supervision is essential which requires purchasing a ticket to attend. Book here.
Wednesday ☀️ 19°
📖 School Holidays @ Eastgardens Library - Creative Writing: 10:30am - 11:30am at Eastgardens Library, 152 Bunnerong Road Eastgardens. Does your child have an interest or passion for storytelling? In this creative writing workshop, author of Half My Luck and The Sideways Orbit of Evie Hart, Samera Kamaleddine, will take kids through her top tips for storytelling and share insights into the publishing world. This workshop is suitable for kids currently in Years 3-6 at school. Learn more and reserve a spot.
🤖 School Holidays @ Mascot Library - LEGO Robotics: 10:30am - 11:30am at Mascot Library, 2 Hatfield Street, Mascot. Combining science, technology, engineering and mathematics, this hands-gives kids the opportunity to build and test robots. This free activity is suitable for kids aged 8-12 years. Learn more and reserve a spot.
☃️ School Holidays @ Bexley North Library - Snowman Line Art: 10:30am - 11:30am at Bexley North Library, 24 Shaw Street, Bexley North. In this free activity, suitable for kids aged 5-8, the kids will make a snowman artwork using line art. Learn more and reserve a spot.
🏆 Trivia Night: From 6:30pm at One Drop Brewing, 5 Erith Street, Botany. Flex your knowledge muscles while enjoying handcrafted brews. Grab your mates, form a team, and get ready to compete for epic beer-fueled prizes and bragging rights. Book a table.
🏺 Dynamic Ceramics with Klaypots @ Archie Rose: From 6:30pm at Archie Rose Distilling Co, 85 Dunning Ave, Rosebery. Sculpt your way to the living room of your dreams with homewares handmade by you, in a ceramics class at the Archie Rose Bar & Cellar Door. With help from Karina Goudie from Klaypots, learn step-by-step how to create uniquely crafted ceramic items of your own! And with a complimentary cocktail upon arrival followed by discounted drinks all night, you’ll be sure to walk away with a new star for your mantlepiece as the creative juices flow on through you. Tickets are $80. Learn more and book here.
Thursday ☀️ 19°
🐧 School Holidays @ Arncliffe Library - Penguin Dreamcatcher: 10:30am - 11:30am at Arncliffe Library, 11 Firth Street, Arncliffe. In this craft, the group will be using tissue paper to create a suncatcher that looks like a snowflake. This free activity is suitable for kids aged 5-8 years. Learn more and reserve a spot.
❄️ School Holidays @ Sans Souci Library - Snowflake Suncatcher: 10:30am - 11:30am at Sans Souci Library, 104 Russell Avenue, Sans Souci. In this craft, the group will be using tissue paper to create a suncatcher that looks like a snowflake. This free activity is suitable for kids aged 5-8 years. Learn more and reserve a spot.
School Holidays @ Rockdale Library - Bubble Wrap Craft: 10:30am - 11:30am at Rockdale Library, 444-446 Princes Highway, Rockdale. Kids aged 5-8 are invited to a bubble wrap painting session, where the group will be using bubble wrap to create a winter landscape. Learn more and reserve a spot.
🐕 School Holidays @ Ramsgate RSL - Dr Katrina & The Wonder Dogs: 11:00am - 12:00pm in the Auditorium at Ramsgate RSL, corner Ramsgate Road & Chuter Avenue, Sans Souci. A team of border collies will perform shows and trick demonstrations on stage to entertain and educate dog lovers of all ages! Note: children will be seated on the carpet around the The Wonderdogs performance arena and Adults on rowed seating behind this area. Tickets are $10 per person. Book here.
👪 School Holidays @ Creativity Wild Mosaics - Mosaic Class: 2:00pm - 3:30pm at Creativity Wild Mosaics, 1471 Botany Road, Botany. Looking for a fun and educational way to spend time with your kids? Join a mosaic-making class in a real artist's studio! Kids will learn new skills and unleash their creativity, while you get to enjoy some quality bonding time with them and make a mosaic of your own. Tickets are $45 each. This activity is suitable for kids aged 3 and up. Kids who are 7 or older can attend without their grown-ups. Littlies must be accompanied by a paying grown-up. Book here.
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