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Friday 30th July

Storytime

Lake Mac Libraries

Swansea Library, 9:30am-10am

Books and Babies

Lake Mac Libraries

Speers Point Library, 11am-11:30am

Films @Rathmines: Monty Python- Life Of Brian

Rathmine Theatre

Rathmines, 6pm-9pm

Art in Your Community: Natural History

Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 10am-4pm

Max Dupain: Art and War

Rathmines Theatre

Rathmines, 10am-2pm

A portrait of Australia

SEEN@Swansea

Swansea, 10am – 2pm

Awaba Know Our Stories

Seen@Swansea

Swansea, 10am-2pm

Dobell in New Guinea

Wangi Library

Wangi Wangi, 10am – 4pm

Yarns Parai- Stories on Country

MAC- Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 4pm

Digital Mentor Sessions

Lake Mac Libraries

Multiple Locations, Lake Macquarie

Cash Housie & Bingo

Club Macquarie

Argenton, 11am-1:30pm

Dave The Minion Family Disco

Megamania

Charlestown, 5pm

Glen Harrison in The Courtyard

Club Charlestown

Charlestown, 5pm

Alias at Club Charlestown

Club Charlestown

Charlestown, 8pm

Matt McLaren LIVE

Edgeworth Bowling Club

Edgeworth, 9pm-11pm

Saturday 31st July

Backyard Composting & Worm Farms

Belmont Neighbourhood Centre

Belmont, 9am-11:30am

Sculpture Owl Class

The Place: Charlestown Community Centre

Charlestown, 10am-4pm

Newcastle Ultimate Fungal Wizardry

The Place: Charlestown Community Centre

Charlestown, 11:30am-1:30pm or 2:30pm-4:30pm

Lake Macquarie Rogaine

Lake Mac Council

Watagan Mountains, 12am

Lake View Parkrun

The Shores Way

Belmont, 8am

Lake Mac Parkrun

First Street

Booragul, 8am

A portrait of Australia

SEEN@Swansea

Swansea, 10am – 2pm

Awaba Know Our Stories

Seen@Swansea

Swansea, 10am-2pm

Max Dupain: Art and War

Rathmines Theatre

Rathmines, 10am-2pm

Dobell in New Guinea

Wangi Library

Wangi Wangi, 10am – 4pm

Art in Your Community: Natural History

Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 10am-4pm

UoN Open Day: Ourimbah & Central Coast Clinical School

Lake Macquarie Council

University of Newcastle, 10am-2pm

Yarns Parai- Stories on Country

MAC- Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 4pm

Christine Tyrell

Club Catalina 

Rathmines, 6pm-11pm

Bogan Bingo Adults Night

Edgeworth Junior Soccer Club

Edgeworth, 7.15pm

Bobby C LIVE

The Gunyah Hotel

Belmont, 7pm-10pm

The Boys Light Up 40th Anniversary Tour

Toronto Hotel

Toronto, 2pm-9pm

Christmas in July Toy Raffle

Club Macquarie

Argenton, 9am

Sunday 1st August

Art Space

MAC- Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 10:30am-12:30pm

Homegrown @ Speers Point Park

Homegrown Markets

Speers Point, 10am-2pm

Yarns Parai- Stories on Country- Saretta Fielding Workshops

MAC- Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 1pm-2:30pm

Art in Your Community: Natural History

Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 10am-4pm

Yarns Parai- Stories on Country

MAC- Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 4pm

Lake Macquarie Food Truck Crawl

Various Locations

4:30pm – 7:30pm

Awaba Know Our Stories

Seen@Swansea

Swansea, 10am-2pm

Dobell in New Guinea

Wangi Library

Wangi Wangi, 10am – 4pm

A portrait of Australia

SEEN@Swansea

Swansea, 10am – 2pm

Gammin: A story of young mob in cyanotype

Museum of Art and Culture

Booragul, 10am – 4pm

National Tree Day Planting in KBR

Ocean View Parade

Charlestown, 10am-12pm

Learn to Salsa Dance

Wallsend Pioneers Memorial Hall

Wallsend, 6pm-7pm

The Fabulous Caprettos

Toronto Hotel

Toronto, 2pm-8pm

Out & About

Looking for family walks and places to explore? Check out our latest articles here:

Jul 20
Visiting Osmond Reserve at Swansea

Tucked away at the back of Swansea Lakeside Caravan Park is the gorgeous Osmond…

Jul 07
Allambee park, playground, and cafes at Valentine.

Well known for it’s ANZAC Day service, Allambee Park offers families a place to…

Jun 29
An awesome day out at Richley Reserve, playground & Blackbutt Reserve

As a child, Blackbutt Reserve was such a magical place. I remember visiting with my…

Jun 18
At Chapman Oval playground, kids can play beside the channel

Location, location, location! I don’t think it gets better than this. Chapman…

Jun 18
Swansea channel walk, ride and explore the bridge

Ever driven over Swansea Bridge and not even thought twice about what’s below?…

Jun 17
Kids love the inclusions at our Tingara Heights playground

We love discovering new playgrounds and the Tingara Heights playground has some really…

Jun 10
It’s a colourful play at the new Whitebridge playground!

Splash some colour in your day with a visit to Whitebridge playground. Stop by the…

Jun 01
Bennett park, playground, and pontoon at Valentine foreshore.

This park has it all. Loads of space, BBQ facilities, lakeside adventuring, an awesome…

Apr 11
The new Attunga Park Playground at Charlestown is a hit with locals!

Attunga Park sits in the centre of Charlestown. A wide open space, perfect for kicking…

Feb 18
Neegulbah Park Playground is a big hit in Macquarie Hills

Perfectly shaded by nature, the Neegulbah Park Playground in Macquarie Hills is ready…

Jan 19
Marks Oval Playground gets an upgrade and the kids love it!

We’ve driven past a few times and didn’t notice the new playground. Maybe…

Jan 05
Taylor Park at Barnsley now offers so much more for kids!

Nestled among the trees in Taylor Park, is Barnsley’s new playground complex.…