Get into your inner Creative
Jul
25
to Dec 14

Get into your inner Creative

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Kids’ Art Adventures Creative Workshops

Every second Sunday, 10.30am–12pm

Hands-on workshop at the MAG&M inspire kids aged 5–11 to learn about photomontage, printmaking, sculpture, illustration and painting. Children are inspired through engaging with a range of exciting artists and artworks, learning about different art forms and mediums, and taking home a creation of their own.

  • 4 Feb : Paint & draw en plein air
  • 18 Feb : Paint & draw en plein air
  • 4 Mar : Mixed media self portraits
  • 18 Mar : Mixed media self portraits
  • 1 April : Sumi-e ink painting
  • 15 April : Photomontage
  • 29 April : Photomontage
  • 13 May : Drawing into clay
  • 27 May : Drawing into clay
  • 10 June : Pattern & colour mixing
  • 24 June : Pattern & colour mixing

$25 per session (materials and refreshments included)

To book or find out more
Phone: 9976 1421
Email:  artgallery@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
 

Life Drawing Studio

Every second Tuesday, 7.15–9.15pm

Want to build confidence and practise your creative skills? MAG&M Society runs a regular evening life drawing studio that is open to all, at any level of drawing skill. Mingle and make new friends over refreshments during the half-time break.

  • 6 February
  • 20 February
  • 6 March
  • 20 March
  • 3 April
  • 17 April
  • 1 May
  • 15 May
  • 29 May
  • 12 June
  • 26 June

$10 MAG&M Society members, $17 non-members (half-time break refreshments included)

To find out more
Phone:       9976 1421
Email:  artgallery@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

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Christmas in July at Balgowlah RSL
Jul
28
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas in July at Balgowlah RSL

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Head to The Wine Room at Balgowlah RSL for a three-course gourmet feast that includes a number of shared plates for entree and dessert which have been designed by Chef Shane Rider.

Enjoy this magical time of the year with family and friends.  Book a table of ten and save on your ticket prices. Tickets are $70 members | $75 non members.

Date: Saturday 28th July
Time: 7:00pm
Tickets: $70 members

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Sun-Herald City 2 Surf
Aug
12
7:00 AM07:00

Sun-Herald City 2 Surf

Runners of all ages, all abilities and from all over Australia will be gearing up for The Sun-Herald City2Surf presented by Westpac.
The iconic 14 kilometre event, serious runners and first-timers alike are invited to ‘save the date’ for the world’s largest run and Sydney’s favourite sporting event.
For more information on how to register or to find out more about the event, visit the website.

For more information: city2surf.com.au

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The Color Run
Aug
19
3:00 PM15:00

The Color Run

Welcome to the Happiest 5k on the Planet, where we’re less about your personal best and more about having the time of your life!

Join us on a 5km fun run where you’ll be doused from head to toe in coloured powder, while also dancing your way through dreamy foam clouds and experiencing thousands of perfect photo ops! You can walk, skip, run or dance the course – whatever takes your fancy!

With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow:
1 . Wear white at the starting line
2 . Finish plastered in colour!

The fun doesn’t stop at the Finish Line! Our epic Finish Festival will give the chance for all our fabulous Color Runners to burn a few extra calories by showing off their finest dance moves! Think music, dancing and of course our infamous Color Throws! Trust us when we say, this is the best post-5k party on the planet!

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James Cameron - Challenging the Deep Exhibition at Australian National Maritime Museum
Sep
15
to May 19

James Cameron - Challenging the Deep Exhibition at Australian National Maritime Museum

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James Cameron – Challenging the Deep is a major new immersive exhibition that traces Cameron’s lifelong pursuit of and achievements in deep ocean science, technology and exploration including his record breaking dives in DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, the submersible vessel he designed that was built in Sydney.

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Blackmores Sydney Running Festival
Sep
16
3:00 PM15:00

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Described as one of the most scenic and spectacular courses in Australia, the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival attracts around 33,000 participants annually.

In 2013 the Blackmores Sydney Marathon was the first Australian marathon to be broadcast live in 23 years. The popularity of the Sydney Marathon has attracted both international and local elite athletes and as a result in 2014 the Sydney Marathon achieved Gold Label by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).

The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival consists of four exciting events, all crossing the Sydney Harbour Bridge with the Marathon, Half Marathon and Bridge Run (10 kilometre Certified) distances finishing at the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Family Fun Run (3.5 kilometre) at Sydney's prestigious Conservatorium of Music. 
Runners, joggers and walkers of all skill levels and ages will experience a challenge or a fun day out to explore the extraordinary scenic views of Sydney.

For more information: www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au

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Yours and Owls Festival 2018
Sep
29
to Sep 30

Yours and Owls Festival 2018

As the sun set on last year's monumental Yours & Owls Festival, with an all-star line-up and largest sold-out crowd to date, fans and music-lovers nationwide have been waiting with anticipation to see if 2018 will deliver yet another weekend filled with bangin' tunes and dance floor vibes.....and the good people behind Y & O's have not disappointed!

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Manly Jazz
Sep
29
to Oct 1

Manly Jazz

The internationally acclaimed Manly Jazz is known worldwide for its beautiful location and the diversity of music it presents, from traditional New Orleans jazz to funk, Latin, fusion, blues, gospel, swing and roots - with performances in multiple indoor and outdoor venues including major stages alongside the world famous Manly Beach.

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Night Noodle Markets
Oct
1
to Oct 31

Night Noodle Markets

Good Food Month’s Night Noodle Markets returns to Hyde Park with 40 sizzling food stalls serving up the best street food from across the Asian region. 
Sydney’s very own Asian hawker market will also feature family-friendly live music, DJs, LED-lit dancing dragons, and the always popular bespoke dessert creations which you’ll only find at the Night Noodle Markets.
And to make things quick and easy, the markets will again be cash-free, so you’ll be able to spend less time queuing, and more time eating.

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The Wharf Revue
Oct
3
to Oct 13

The Wharf Revue

Those indefatigable kings of comedy, sorcerers of satire and masters of mockery, Jonathan Biggins and Drew Forsythe are back in the saddle and gearing up for another glorious year of political satire. We like to think of it as continuity with change.

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Hunter Valley Uncorked- Balmoral
Oct
7
3:00 PM15:00

Hunter Valley Uncorked- Balmoral

Immerse yourself in the Hunter Valley way of life and unearth the tastes, sights and stories of the beautiful wine soaked haven at one of Sydney’s great icons, Balmoral Beach. Meander through the myriad of stalls and sample gourmet delights, or just sit back in the sunshine and enjoy the live music from Soul Shack Entertainment amongst an exquisite fusion of wine, food and good company. 
Hunter Valley's finest drops will be in circulation, including Craft Beer makers and Restaurants and producers including, will be serving up their mouth watering bites.

For more information: www.winecountry.com.au

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Spring Cycle
Oct
14
3:30 PM15:30

Spring Cycle

Proudly supported by Transport for NSW, Spring Cycle attracts riders of all ages on bikes of all shapes and sizes, providing a unique opportunity to ride over and past Sydney's icons and landscapes. There are three rides, the Classic Ride, City Ride, and the Challenge Ride.
Managed by Bicycle NSW, the iconic routes begin in North Sydney before travelling over the Harbour Bridge, along the Cahill Expressway, through the Royal Botanic Gardens, into the Rocks and Pyrmont. The Classic and Challenge Rides continue through the picturesque suburbs of the Inner West and finish at Sydney Olympic Park.
The event celebrates cycling as a healthy, environmentally sustainable transport and leisure option. 
To find out more details and to register go to the website.

For more information: www.springcycle.com.au

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Oktoberfest in the Gardens
Oct
27
3:30 PM15:30

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Inspired by our love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, Oktoberfest in the Gardens features two massive big top beer halls, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco and an eclectic mix of entertainment and competitions across multiple stages throughout the afternoon and evening.

Taste your way across Europe with a large selection of imported German beer, cider, wine and a range of other beverages.

Last year’s events SOLD OUT so make sure you get in quick.

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7 Bridges Walk
Oct
28
7:30 AM07:30

7 Bridges Walk

The annual Cancer Council NSW Seven Bridges Walk covers 28km through some of the most scenic locations in Sydney Harbour.

The past 11 years have seen more than 100,000 walkers take part and raise over $4 million for cancer.

It’s not a race and everyone’s a winner. You can start at any of the seven event villages and walk clockwise around as much or little of the circuit as you like. As part of the festivities, you’ll find food, music and activities at each village.

This event is a great way to see Sydney, be part of something big, get active and raise funds for cancer research, support and prevention. Get your walking shoes on – let’s go!

Where: Sydney
When: Sunday, 28 October 2018
Cost: $35 – $60


Read more at https://www.cancercouncil.com.au/event/cancer-council-seven-bridges-walk/#Q6mG1bz6uS13Sk0D.99

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Honour The Being - A Solo Exhibition by Jaimee Paul
Jul
21
3:00 PM15:00

Honour The Being - A Solo Exhibition by Jaimee Paul

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A winter's afternoon of art and animals. 'Honour The Being' a solo exhibition from Sydney Road Gallery artist Jaimee Paul. 

Come face to face with a life-sized White Rhino, an over-sized German Short Haired Pointer dog and a trio of Cockatoos, introductions that will leave you wanting to know more

Afternoon drinks on Saturday the 21st of July from 3 - 6pm. 

This exhibition runs from Thursday 19th July until Sunday the 5th of August.
If you can't make the opening, the exhibition runs from:
Thursday 19th of July to August 5th.
Gallery open hours: Thursday to Saturday: 10am - 4pm.
Sunday: 9am - 12pm
Sydney Road Gallery. 563 Sydney Road, Seaforth.

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Bricks for Kidz - Wild About Animals
Jul
9
11:00 AM11:00

Bricks for Kidz - Wild About Animals

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Join the new Harbord Diggers during the July School Holidays for a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® special event.

The kids will explore the animal kingdom, creating animals that move with the motorised LEGO® Technics and building creative 3D animals with colourful LEGO® Bricks. 

This activity is suitable for children ages 5+ (primary school aged). 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® is the world’s leading (and largest) provider of educational play and fun workshops with LEGO® Bricks and are thrilled to host two amazing events at Harbord Diggers this school holiday. 

Tickets are strictly limited
Cost: $15 per child+ GST & booking fee.

To book, head to our Member Services desk or phone 9938 1444


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NAIDOC Week
Jul
8
to Jul 15

NAIDOC Week

2018 National NAIDOC Theme: Because of her, we can!

NAIDOC Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation.

Under the theme -Because of her, we can! - NAIDOC Week 2018 will be held nationally from Sunday 8 July and continue through to Sunday 15 July.

As pillars of our society, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played – and continue to play - active and significant roles at the community, local, state and national levels.

As leaders, trailblazers, politicians, activists and social change advocates, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women fought and continue to fight, for justice, equal rights, our rights to country, for law and justice, access to education, employment and to maintain and celebrate our culture, language, music and art.

They continue to influence as doctors, lawyers, teachers, electricians, chefs, nurses, architects, rangers, emergency and defence personnel, writers, volunteers, chief executive officers, actors, singer songwriters, journalists, entrepreneurs, media personalities, board members, accountants, academics, sporting icons and Olympians, the list goes on.

They are our mothers, our elders, our grandmothers, our aunties, our sisters and our daughters.

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Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

ELODIE HEALY QUINTARD

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Northern Beaches singer/songwriter Elodie Healy Quintard is performing on various dates in Manly.

She is currently completing her Bachelor of Music and Artists Management and heading into the studio again to put down some more original music, as well as being the female vocalist on Johnie Pee’s Hip Hop album Bigger Things. Supporting him at Oxford Arts Factory and touring in Perth, WA.
No Charge

Instagram @elodie.music

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Author Talk: Bluebottle by Belinda Castles
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Author Talk: Bluebottle by Belinda Castles

Join local author Belinda Castles as she discusses her newest dramatic release Bluebottle.

Bluebottle is an incredibly atmospheric and claustrophobic novel set in Bilgola Beach. It follows the Bright family and their father’s obsession with a local missing girl. Going back and forth between the past and present it shows how this obsession shaped the family’s lives.

Gripping and evocative, Bluebottle is a story of a family bound by an inescapable past, from the award-winning author of The River Baptists and Hannah and Emil.

Belinda is a writing teacher and former book editor, and will also talk about reading as a writer, and how at the heart of most writers is a child who just wants to live in books.

General Admission: $5
Bookings Essential

BOOK NOW>

 

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Jun
27
12:00 AM00:00

Soccer World Cup at The Park House - Game 3

World Cup at The Park House

Game 3: Australia vs. Peru

The Socceroos are ready to tackle another World Cup and we cannot wait!! Come and support the Green and Gold as we fight like Aussies do to make it through to the second round of the World Cup.

Front Yard will be playing all Socceroos games Live and Loud on the biggest screen on the Northern Beaches.  Get your game day crew down for burgers, beers and specials on the day to support the Socceroos. We will be showing all games that start before midnight live on our big screen!

Special thanks to Budweiser who will be giving away some awesome prizes and merch.

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Surviving Year 12 with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg
Jun
26
6:30 PM18:30

Surviving Year 12 with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

Surviving Year 12

Northern Beaches Council Youth Services Team are proud to announce that Dr Michael Carr-Gregg will be returning to the region in June 2018 to deliver his engaging 'Surviving Year 12' presentation.
 
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is one of Australia's highest profile psychologists, author of 11 books, broadcaster and a specialist in parenting, adolescents and the use of technology for mental health.
 
The ‘Surviving Year 12’ evening is designed to prepare parents and students for final school years, through providing practical tips and strategies from the applied psychological research. Attendees will learn strategies to study smarter, deal with stress and anxiety, set effective goals, keep things in perspective and enjoying the final year of school.

The event is free but bookings are essential.

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Paua
Jun
24
9:00 PM21:00

Paua

Taking you to that place via Reggae fusion, soulful RNB urges, incognito jazz spills, 808 ends, Paua is one of the most innovative bands while maintaining an uncluttered heavy roots-reggae groove and relatable, catchy lyrics.

Many of Paua’s releases have hit #1 on the iTunes reggae charts in Australia, New Zealand and abroad, such as the ground breaking 2016 album “Sometimes”, conscious 2015 single “What’s It Gonna Take”, and 2014 single “Losing My Religion” – a reworking of the REM classic. Smash hit “Coming Home” from the 2011 self-titled debut album has become a household favorite and audiences recite the lyrics word-for-word. Paua’s releases have received mainstream and regional radio play in the South Pacific and globally.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pauareggaemusic/
Listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84o9pDOH4Y4

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Jun
24
5:30 PM17:30

ELODIE HEALY QUINTARD

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Northern Beaches singer/songwriter Elodie Healy Quintard is performing on various dates in Manly.

She is currently completing her Bachelor of Music and Artists Management and heading into the studio again to put down some more original music, as well as being the female vocalist on Johnie Pee’s Hip Hop album Bigger Things. Supporting him at Oxford Arts Factory and touring in Perth, WA.
No Charge

Instagram @elodie.music

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2018 Holden State of Origin -- Game II
Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

2018 Holden State of Origin -- Game II

In 2018, the Holden State of Origin Series will be played in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane between NSW Blues and QLD Maroons. With QLD claiming glory again in 2017, the Blues under new coach Brad Fittler will be seeking redemption.

Whatever state you're in, whoever you get behind, make sure you don’t miss these three Origin blockbusters!

https://tickets.nrl.com/origin

 

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The Sea Gypsies
Jun
22
9:30 PM21:30

The Sea Gypsies

The Sea Gypsies are based on the Central Coast, NSW. 

A unique 5-piece alternate rock band who can really pull a crowd, and whose music has been described by Tone Deaf as "immensely good tunes that manage to capture a vibe rooted in indie rock".

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theseagypsiesband/
Listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7knlGQhiZI

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STUMPS, The Rucksaks & Astral Plane at The Park House Food & Liquor
Jun
22
to Jun 23

STUMPS, The Rucksaks & Astral Plane at The Park House Food & Liquor

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STUMPS, who have just wrapped up a small tour between Sydney and Melbourne, to promote their most recent EP, will be at the Park House Food and Liquor on Friday 22nd June. Supported by trouble makers The Rucksaks and local based rising stars Astral Plane it's set to be an amazing night of music. 

Come on down early and stay way past bed time.

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Jun
21
to Jun 22

Soccer World Cup at The Park House - Game 2

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World Cup at The Park House

Game 2: Australia vs. Denmark

The Socceroos are ready to tackle another World Cup and we cannot wait!! Come and support the Green and Gold as we fight like Aussies do to make it through to the second round of the World Cup.

Front Yard will be playing all Socceroos games Live and Loud on the biggest screen on the Northern Beaches.  Get your game day crew down for burgers, beers and specials on the day to support the Socceroos. We will be showing all games that start before midnight live on our big screen!

Special thanks to Budweiser who will be giving away some awesome prizes and merch.

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Eagle Eye Jones w/Velvet Trip
Jun
21
9:00 PM21:00

Eagle Eye Jones w/Velvet Trip

With roots in London, Sydney band Eagle Eye Jones, blend funk rock with psychedelic blues groove, which makes any crowd move. After a year of playing together, Eagle Eye Jones have worked hard on refining a sound that they proudly call their own. Smothered by bluesy lead breaks and poetic lyrics, they have drawn inspiration from a melting pot of artist such as Jeff Buckley, Sopwith Camel and the Grateful dead, allowing them to create a truly unique sound that is showcased boldly in their live performances. 
It is their explosive tempo changes, catchy hooks and funk driven grooves that encapsulate their performance and leave the crowd wanting more.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EagleEyeJones-442711172774190/

FREE ENTRY. DOORS OPEN 5PM, MUSIC FROM 9PM. $8 SAILOR JERRY ALL NIGHT. $10 HOTDOG & TINNY.

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Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

ELODIE HEALY QUINTARD

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Northern Beaches singer/songwriter Elodie Healy Quintard is performing on various dates in Manly.

She is currently completing her Bachelor of Music and Artists Management and heading into the studio again to put down some more original music, as well as being the female vocalist on Johnie Pee’s Hip Hop album Bigger Things. Supporting him at Oxford Arts Factory and touring in Perth, WA.
No Charge

Instagram @elodie.music

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