Have a look at the free events below across Greater Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
But first, we want to remind you to try something new with the help of the NSW Government’s Dine & Discover vouchers. NSW residents can use $100 in free vouchers at most businesses. This includes:
- 2 x $25 vouchers at cinemas, theatres, live music venues, amusement parks and other entertainment venues.
- 2 x $25 vouchers for dining in restaurants, cafes, bars, wineries, pubs and clubs.
Dine & Discover ends on Wednesday 30 June 2021. Once you apply online you can use your vouchers through the Service NSW app on your phone. Read the Terms and Conditions and apply on the Service NSW website.
Colonial walk in modern Sydney – City of Sydney
Learn more about your city with a free walking tour in the heart of Sydney’s historical district.
When: Each Friday, 16 April to 14 May 2021, 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: 110 Elizabeth St, Sydney
Seniors Community Choir – Ryde
New choir for seniors living in the Ryde community. No singing experience required. The Shalom Centre is wheelchair accessible.
When: Wednesday 7 May to Wednesday 21 July 2021, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Shalom Centre BaptistCare, 159/165 Balaclava Rd, Macquarie Park
Phone: 9346 1240
Community Lunch – Blue Mountains
For a gold coin donation, you can join your neighbours for a delicious two-course lunch.
When: Every Monday except public holidays, from 10.30 am
Location: Baptist Church Hall, Macquarie Rd, Springwood
Phone: 4754 4050
Richmond Good Food Market – Richmond
Browse local stalls and pick up some of the Hawkesbury’s finest fruit, veggies and other delicious goods.
When: Every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Richmond Oval, 180 Windsor St, Richmond
Phone: 0427 892 960
Australian Heritage Festival – North Sydney
Take a guided tour of the Coal Loader with historian Dr Ian Hoskins and Karen Smith from the Aboriginal Heritage Office. Learn about the history including the Aboriginal significance of the site.
When: Saturday 15 May 2021, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, 2 Balls Head Drive, Waverton
Castlecrag Meander & Poetry Reading – Willoughby
Enjoy morning tea, poetry readings and a walk through Walter Burley Griffin Reserves and Castlecrag.
When: Thursday, 20 May 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Grassed area opposite 56 Sunnyside Crescent, Castlecrag.
Phone: 9777 7942
Blacktown City Festival Week – Blacktown
A whole week of fun events kicks off to celebrate Blacktown City Festival Week, beginning with the famous Medieval banquet.
When: Saturday 22 May to Sunday 30 May 2021
Location: Across the Blacktown council district
Phone: 9839 6000
Creating canopies at Schoolhouse Creek – Penrith
Give back to your local community by planting some trees and restoring our precious habitat. Training, tools and refreshments provided.
When: Wednesday 9 June 2021, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Phone: 4724 2148
Birdland exhibition – Northern Beaches
Attend this exhibition featuring photos of birds by well-known Australian artist Leila Jeffreys.
When: Saturday 3 April 2021 to Sunday 20 June 2021, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Manly Art Gallery & Museum, West Esplanade Reserve, Manly
Phone: 9976 1421
This story originally appeared in the first edition of the: Link Wentworth newsletter.