Have a look at these free events happening across Greater Sydney. We recommend that you contact the organiser to confirm that their event is still going ahead and visit your local council website for more events.
Inside the Tide Exhibition – Sydney
Inside the Tide has over 20,000 plants on display and one of the largest living green walls in the Southern Hemisphere.
Location: The Royal Botanic Garden, Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney
When: Every day, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Ends Sunday 31 July.
T: 9231 8111
Mahjong at Gordon Uniting Community Centre – Gordon
Join a small group of Mahjong players who meet every Friday morning during School term. The group plays western style Mahjong.
Location: Gordon-Pymble Uniting Church, 18 Cecil Street, Gordon
When: They are meeting next on Friday, 1 July 2022, 10 – 11:30 am Please call before attending.
T: 0480 223 981
Nepean River Parkrun – Penrith
Parkrun is a free, weekly 5km timed run for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. Participants are all invited to catch up after the run for a coffee.
Location: Tench Reserve, Tench Avenue, Penrith
When: The next run is Saturday 2 July 2022 starting at 8:00 am.
NAIDOC event – Penrith
Celebrate the significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and this year’s theme, Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!, a call to action for systemic change. There will be performances, food, activities, stalls, and much more.
Location: Jamison Park, South Penrith
When: 7 July, 10 am – 4 pm
T: 4732 7777
Heal Strong NAIDOC event – Penrith
Sydney Region Aboriginal Corporation is excited to host this event that has music, stalls, kids’ activities and cultural and arts workshops. An Elders cafe will be available with complimentary tea, coffee and lunch.
Location: Sydney Region Aboriginal Corporation Community Hub, 51-57 Henry Street, Penrith
When: 15 July, 10 am – 2 pm
T: 4721 1536
National Indigenous Art Fair – The Rocks
The Blak Markets will host the National Indigenous Art Fair on Sydney Harbour during NAIDOC Week. There will be artworks, bush tucker cooking demonstrations, weaving and cultural workshops, live music, children’s activities and Aboriginal dance performances.
Location: Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay, The Rocks
When: Saturday 2 July and Sunday 3 July 2022, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
T: 0499 252 599
Willoughby Symphony in the Park – Willoughby East
Experience stunning music from opera and Broadway by Willoughby Symphony Orchestra.
Location: Willoughby Park, McClelland Street, Willoughby East
When: Sunday, 10 July 2022, 2 – 4:00 pm
T: 9777 1000
Penrith Show 2022 – Penrith
Entertainment, rides, side show alley, trade stalls, competitions, exhibitions performances and so much more!
Location: Penrith Paceway/Showground, 141-147 Station Street, Penrith
When: 27 & 28 August 2022
T: 4721 2375
This article originally appeared in the July 2022 edition of Link Wentworth’s resident newsletter.