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Summer 2018–2019 School Holiday Inspiration
Our Summer 2018-2019 school holiday guide is bursting with entertaining and educational holiday workshops, performances and events in and around Sydney’s Inner West! Be sure to book in advance to take advantage of early-bird specials and to avoid d...
Inner West Mums Honoured at the Gowland Awards 2018
On Monday 26 November, the Inner West Mums Facebook group was honoured at the 2018 Gowland Awards, hosted by law firm Gowland Legal at the Parliament of New South Wales. The inaugural event celebrates individuals whose efforts to raise awareness o...
Livvi’s Place, Five Dock
Timbrell Park, Henley Marine Drive, Five Dock   Livvi’s Place, Five Dock is a much-loved award-winning playground that encourages children of all abilities to play side by side. A joint initiative of the Touched by Olivia Foundation, th...
Paper Rock Scissors Pop-Up Art Sale!
Paper Rock Scissors Art Studio will be holding a one-off pre-Christmas event on 1 and 2 December: a pop-up art sale! Prue Burnstein will be opening the studio to the public with the opportunity buy the artwork that she has completed throughout the...
Step into a Virtual Reality Winter Wonderland at Market City
This Christmas, Market City, in the heart of Sydney’s Chinatown, is inviting shoppers and gaming enthusiasts to step into an exciting virtual reality winter wonderland. From 23 November, visitors will be able to participate in a custom-built, fr...
Steel Park, Marrickville
531–565 Illawarra Road, Marrickville With a pleasant setting alongside the Cooks River, Steel Park is a favourite local spot for gatherings and parties, particularly during the summer months. The park has a playground, a waterplay area, a sporti...
Christmas Pottery for the Peeps!
Paper Rock Scissors Art Studio is holding a special weekend workshop for kids on Saturday 15 December from 2–5 pm. This is a great opportunity for kids to make some gifts to give at Christmas instead of the need to buy. Handmade gifts are always...
Mary O’Brien Reserve, Zetland
Joynton Avenue and Tilford Street, Zetland   In a highly residential part of Zetland lies the excellent Mary O’Brien Reserve, with two children’s playgrounds, picnic facilities, seating, lush grassy space and attractive landscaping, wh...
Pirrama Park, Pyrmont
Pirrama Road, Pyrmont Pirrama Park is an attractive harbourside park that ticks a lot of boxes: engaging playground, including a water play area, grassy space, paths for riding bikes and scooters, contemporary toilet facilities and a great cafe wi...
How to Avoid Mosquito Bites
Insects are never far from the Inner West Mums’ minds, it seems, and time and again our trusty local entomologist (insect scientist) Tanya Latty has answered group members’ cries of ‘what’s that spider/scary-looking bug? Should I be worried?...
Healthy Afternoon Tea Ideas for Primary School Aged Kids
Rachel Eagleton, Clinical Nutritionist   What do your kids like to eat after school? Do they go to afterschool care? Do they get something healthy to eat there? Recently I was asked to review the afternoon tea menu of a group of out of ...
A Guide to Travelling to Sri Lanka with Kids
Are you dreaming of your next family holiday? Considered Sri Lanka? Ishanthi Gunawardana has the lowdown.    Quite frankly, Sri Lanka beats Bali, Fiji and Thailand hands down as a holiday destination with kids. Sure, there’s a little mo...
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december, 2018

11nov(nov 11)2:00 pm24feb(feb 24)6:00 pmSpring Summer FestivalFree Family Fun

29nov(nov 29)10:30 am20dec(dec 20)12:00 pmThe Autism Advisor Information and Support GroupsA free information and support group for parents and carers of children 0-7 with autism*.

06dec(dec 6)10:30 am27(dec 27)12:00 pmThe Autism Advisor Information and Support GroupsA free information and support group for parents and carers of children 0-7 with autism*.

11dec(dec 11)2:00 pm24mar(mar 24)6:00 pmSpring Summer FestivalFree Family Fun

13dec(dec 13)10:30 am03jan(jan 3)12:00 pmThe Autism Advisor Information and Support GroupsA free information and support group for parents and carers of children 0-7 with autism*.

16dec10:00 am4:00 pmThe Makers’ Nest Design MarketSydney's locally made design market

16dec10:00 am4:00 pmBlak Markets Christmas Festival

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