Mon December 16, 2019

Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms at Market City

Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms at Market City
16/12/2019 @ 12:00 am - 7:00 pm

This Christmas, step inside Market City’s Christmas Infinity Rooms – three mind-blowing, multi-sensory and 100% Instagrammable spaces which will provide a festive experience that is truly out of this world!

Head to the Centre Court on Level 1 of Market City from 8 November to experience these magical illusions, including a mesmerising fluorescent Christmas vision and a magical reindeer forest encased in mirrored walls that allow you to gaze into infinity. Perfect for that Christmas-themed snap or to take you away from the hustle and bustle of shopping, this installation is sure to inspire and delight.

While you’re there, also be sure to head to level three and the newly completed 1909 Dining Precinct for a deluxe Asian feast from one of ten premier restaurants.

For more information, visit www.marketcity.com.au/infinityrooms

COST: Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms for FREE

Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Playgroups in the Ryde Area
16/12/2019 @ 9:00 am

We’ve created a listing of all the playgroups local to the Ryde area including times, activities and locations. Feel free to email us if you know something we don’t! You can also find more options on the Playgroups NSW website.

 

Monday

 

Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday and Wednesday.

Cutler Parade playgroup is a friendly place for parents and carers to bring the kids each week. It runs on Mondays & Wednesdays. Fees are $30 per family a term.

 

North Ryde Coxs Road Playgroup

North Ryde School of Arts Community Centre (above the library) – 201 Cox’s Road, North Ryde

9.30am -11.30am during school term. All ages are welcome. The first two trial weeks are free. After that, you will be asked to become a member of Playgroup NSW and contribute $3 a week to cover costs.

 

Rydalmere Public School Playgroup 

Rydalmere Public School – 397 Victoria Rd, Rydalmere

9:30am to 11:30am during school term for 0-5-year-olds Gold coin donation to attend.

 

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

West Ryde Community Hall – 3/5 Anthony Road, West Ryde

9:30am – 11:30am Monday and Friday for children 0-5 years. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. The playgroup is affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

 

 

Tuesday

 

Eastwood Young Mothers Playgroup

167 Shaftesbury Road, Eastwood

10am during school term. For Mums under 24ish with children of any age. Free entry, cake and coffee provided. For more information contact 

Elsie: 9874 7458 or Julie: 0432 584 032 & julie.bullen@savethechildren.org.au

 

Italian Bilingual Playgroup, Meadowbank

30-32 See Street, Meadowbank

10am – 12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2-5 year olds. Fun and interactive sessions in Italian and English filled with stories, games, music and art and craft activities, our playgroup makes learning another language fun.

Call 9807 2272 or email info@ibs.nsw.edu.au to reserve your spot.

 

Macquarie Anglican Playcentre

St George’s Hall Balaclava Rd Eastwood

10am – 12pm for 0-5-year-olds. Play with others, listen to Bible stories and have fun! Both playgroups are full but have a waitlist.

 

St John’s Anglican Church

152 Coxs Road, North Ryde

9.30am -11.30am every Tuesday morning during school term – $3 per session.

 

Villa Maria Playgroup

Holy Name of Mary Parish Hall, corner of Gladesville Rd and Mary St Hunters Hill

9.30am-11.30am during school term. Children from 0-5 years. All welcome. A gold coin donation is appreciated with each visit.
 

 

 

Wednesday

 

Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday and Wednesday.

Cutler Parade playgroup is a friendly place for parents and carers to bring the kids each week. It runs on Mondays & Wednesdays. Fees are $30 per family a term.

 

Figtree Playgroup

Fairyland Hall – Church St, Hunters Hill

10am – 12pm for children 0-5 years old. Indoor and outdoor play, toys, games and craft. $30 per term per family or $7.50 per session per family. Bring a piece of fruit to share!

 

Magic of Storytelling Playgroup 

Anzac Park, West Ryde

10am – 11.30am during school term. There are different stations set up (craft, blocks, books, babies, sport) plus the playground. Children can move between stations freely and there’s no need to stay for the full 1.5 hours

 

Our Lady Queen of Peace Gladesville Playgroup

Parish Hall – Cnr Westminster Road and Oxford Street, Gladesville

9:00am -10:30am during the school term for children 0-5 years old. There is craft, morning tea, prayer, story and music time.

 

West Ryde Anglican Playtime

Bellevue Ave and Dickson Ave, West Ryde (in the church)

10am – 11am during school term. All ages welcome.

 

 

Thursday

 

Italian Bilingual Playgroup, Meadowbank

30-32 See Street, Meadowbank

10am – 12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2-5 year olds. Fun and interactive sessions in Italian and English filled with stories, games, music and art and craft activities, our playgroup makes learning another language fun.

Call 9807 2272 or email info@ibs.nsw.edu.au to reserve your spot.

 

Gladesville-Boronia Park Uniting Church Playgroup

93 Pittwater Rd, Gladesville

9.30am – 11am during school term. Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with their pre-school children get together to have fun playing, doing craft, singing and enjoying morning tea together. $2 per child. For more info contact Marilyn 0419164140.

 

Marsfield Minis Playgroup

Marsfield Community Church – 58-60 Agincourt Rd, Marsfield

10am-12pm during the school term for children 0-5 years. Free play, singing, story, craft and morning tea (provided). Cost is $35 per family per term or $5 per casual visit. Contact Liz to join 0438 328 807

 

North Ryde Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

River’s Edge Playgroup

River’s Edge Church – 7/ 2 Holker Street, Newington

10am to 11:30am during the school term. Enjoy coffee or tea whilst the kids enjoy playtime, craft and song and finish with morning tea (BYO). Suitable for kids 0-6 yrs and costs $2 per family, per visit.

For more information please contact Ali on 0409 635 802 or Ivanka on 0405 312 971

 

St Charles Primary School, Ryde

2a Charles Street, Ryde

9am – 11am during school term. Join in for a morning of craft, play and friendship. Bring along recess, ahat & water bottle for your child. Located in the Parish Centre.

For further information contact Philippa Manley philippa.manley@syd.catholic.edu.au

 

 
53 Maxim St Meadowbank – Parish hall (enter via school)
 
9.15am- 11am during term time in the Parish Hall. Enjoy a morning of friendship, play, arts and craft, group time with a book and songs, a morning tea and outside playground time. Bring $2 and a piece of fruit to share!
 
Each session is themed and full event details can be found on the Facebook page or by emailing the Family Educator –  kirrily.mcdermott@syd.catholic.edu.au 

 

 

West Epping Uniting Church Playgroup

West Epping Uniting Church – Carlingford Rd & Orchard St, Epping

9.30 – 11am for children 0-5 years old. Cost is $3, BYO a drink and snacks.

 

 

Friday

 

Junior Jivers

Christchurch Gladesville Upper Hall – entry from Western Crescent

10am – 11:45am during the school term. It is a music and movement group for children aged 2-5 years (younger siblings welcome) taught within a Christian context. The cost is $27 for the term for one child or $45 for 2 or more children ($3 per child per week/$5 per family per week).

 

Mainly Music, Epping

LifeWay Lutheran Church – 56 Norfolk Rd, Epping

10am – 12pm during the school term. Cost is $5 for one caregiver & one child. Additional children or adults are an extra $2 each (newborns – 18 months are free). The group is full but they welcome you to come along to one session for free and leave your details on the waitlist.

 

West Ryde Anglican Music and Play

Bellevue Ave and Dickson Ave, West Ryde (in the church)

10am – 11.30am during the school term. They sing, dance, play instruments, hear Bible stories, play, chat and have fun! There’s also a bible chat time that runs after the formal part of the program where parents are welcome to chat about the bible or hear Bible storytelling in Mandarin. All welcome, bring your own morning tea 🙂 The cost is $15 per term per family to cover craft supplies and to buy new equipment for the children.

 

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

West Ryde Community Hall – 3/5 Anthony Road, West Ryde

9:30am – 11:30am Monday and Friday for children 0-5 years old. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. The playgroup is affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

 

Library Story Time and Rhyme Time

Library Story Time and Rhyme Time
16/12/2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Check out this link for a full listing of all kids activities at events at our local libraries including:

  • Ryde Library
  • Gladesville Library
  • West Ryde Library
  • Eastwood Library
  • North Ryde Library
  • Epping Library
  • Carlingford Library
  • Dundas Library
  • Parramatta Library
Christmas in the Square, Sydney Olympic Park

Christmas in the Square, Sydney Olympic Park
16/12/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate Christmas with us!

Join in the Christmas spirit with a nightly celebration in Jacaranda Square. Bring your colleagues, family, friends and neighbours to the Square from 21 November to 24 December to celebrate the festive season.

Each night from 6pm, there will be various activities and entertainment, an opportunity to connect with the local community and celebrate the season together. Then every half hour from sunset until 10pm, everyone can enjoy a little Christmas Magic, – a light projection that turns the Square into a magical light spectacular, sure to entertain any age group!

Make sure you don’t miss out on opening night, Thursday 21st November where Santa will drop by as well as some special guests! A night not to be missed!

From the 6th December, grab your last minute Christmas gifts and stocking fillers with the Christmas Pop Up Stalls open each night from 6pm.

Free Parking Offer

We are offering FREE Car parking (only in P6 Boom-gated Carpark ) if you enter the carpark after 5:30pm and can show evidence receipts from the retailers in the precinct and they spent $30 or more that night

 

More info here.

Voices of Angels: Twelve Days of Christmas

Voices of Angels: Twelve Days of Christmas
16/12/2019 - 17/12/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Escape into a Christmas fantasy land with uplifting festive music performed by Sydney Children’s Choir in the heart of the city this December 16 & 17.

Performed over two nights, Voices of Angels is an uplifting journey through the twelve days of Christmas. The program pairs the days of the much-loved Christmas carol and their associated gifts with beautiful music from across the centuries.

Under the direction of Gondwana Choirs Associate Artistic Director Sam Allchurch for the first time, the Sydney Children’s Choir will perform the music of Benjamin Britten and William Mathias, alongside new music by Sally Whitwell and Joseph Twist and other adored Christmas songs.

Sydney Children’s Choir is joined by the Voices of Angels orchestra, led by Helena Rathbone.

Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Sydney Children’s Choir was founded as a single ensemble by Lyn Williams AM in 1989 and has grown to include more than 500 young people, comprising of performing choirs and training ensembles. The choir is known for its distinctive Australian choral sound, precision and discipline, honed through its world-renowned Choral Training Program.

Voices of Angels: Twelve Days of Christmas is presented by City Recital Hall and Gondwana Choirs.

For the full program and bookings, visit www.gondwana.org.au/whats_on/voices-of-angels-the-twelve-days-of-christmas/

Tue December 17, 2019

Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms at Market City

Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms at Market City
17/12/2019 @ 12:00 am - 7:00 pm

This Christmas, step inside Market City’s Christmas Infinity Rooms – three mind-blowing, multi-sensory and 100% Instagrammable spaces which will provide a festive experience that is truly out of this world!

Head to the Centre Court on Level 1 of Market City from 8 November to experience these magical illusions, including a mesmerising fluorescent Christmas vision and a magical reindeer forest encased in mirrored walls that allow you to gaze into infinity. Perfect for that Christmas-themed snap or to take you away from the hustle and bustle of shopping, this installation is sure to inspire and delight.

While you’re there, also be sure to head to level three and the newly completed 1909 Dining Precinct for a deluxe Asian feast from one of ten premier restaurants.

For more information, visit www.marketcity.com.au/infinityrooms

COST: Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms for FREE

Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Playgroups in the Ryde Area
17/12/2019 @ 9:00 am

We’ve created a listing of all the playgroups local to the Ryde area including times, activities and locations. Feel free to email us if you know something we don’t! You can also find more options on the Playgroups NSW website.

 

Monday

 

Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday and Wednesday.

Cutler Parade playgroup is a friendly place for parents and carers to bring the kids each week. It runs on Mondays & Wednesdays. Fees are $30 per family a term.

 

North Ryde Coxs Road Playgroup

North Ryde School of Arts Community Centre (above the library) – 201 Cox’s Road, North Ryde

9.30am -11.30am during school term. All ages are welcome. The first two trial weeks are free. After that, you will be asked to become a member of Playgroup NSW and contribute $3 a week to cover costs.

 

Rydalmere Public School Playgroup 

Rydalmere Public School – 397 Victoria Rd, Rydalmere

9:30am to 11:30am during school term for 0-5-year-olds Gold coin donation to attend.

 

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

West Ryde Community Hall – 3/5 Anthony Road, West Ryde

9:30am – 11:30am Monday and Friday for children 0-5 years. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. The playgroup is affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

 

 

Tuesday

 

Eastwood Young Mothers Playgroup

167 Shaftesbury Road, Eastwood

10am during school term. For Mums under 24ish with children of any age. Free entry, cake and coffee provided. For more information contact 

Elsie: 9874 7458 or Julie: 0432 584 032 & julie.bullen@savethechildren.org.au

 

Italian Bilingual Playgroup, Meadowbank

30-32 See Street, Meadowbank

10am – 12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2-5 year olds. Fun and interactive sessions in Italian and English filled with stories, games, music and art and craft activities, our playgroup makes learning another language fun.

Call 9807 2272 or email info@ibs.nsw.edu.au to reserve your spot.

 

Macquarie Anglican Playcentre

St George’s Hall Balaclava Rd Eastwood

10am – 12pm for 0-5-year-olds. Play with others, listen to Bible stories and have fun! Both playgroups are full but have a waitlist.

 

St John’s Anglican Church

152 Coxs Road, North Ryde

9.30am -11.30am every Tuesday morning during school term – $3 per session.

 

Villa Maria Playgroup

Holy Name of Mary Parish Hall, corner of Gladesville Rd and Mary St Hunters Hill

9.30am-11.30am during school term. Children from 0-5 years. All welcome. A gold coin donation is appreciated with each visit.
 

 

 

Wednesday

 

Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday and Wednesday.

Cutler Parade playgroup is a friendly place for parents and carers to bring the kids each week. It runs on Mondays & Wednesdays. Fees are $30 per family a term.

 

Figtree Playgroup

Fairyland Hall – Church St, Hunters Hill

10am – 12pm for children 0-5 years old. Indoor and outdoor play, toys, games and craft. $30 per term per family or $7.50 per session per family. Bring a piece of fruit to share!

 

Magic of Storytelling Playgroup 

Anzac Park, West Ryde

10am – 11.30am during school term. There are different stations set up (craft, blocks, books, babies, sport) plus the playground. Children can move between stations freely and there’s no need to stay for the full 1.5 hours

 

Our Lady Queen of Peace Gladesville Playgroup

Parish Hall – Cnr Westminster Road and Oxford Street, Gladesville

9:00am -10:30am during the school term for children 0-5 years old. There is craft, morning tea, prayer, story and music time.

 

West Ryde Anglican Playtime

Bellevue Ave and Dickson Ave, West Ryde (in the church)

10am – 11am during school term. All ages welcome.

 

 

Thursday

 

Italian Bilingual Playgroup, Meadowbank

30-32 See Street, Meadowbank

10am – 12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2-5 year olds. Fun and interactive sessions in Italian and English filled with stories, games, music and art and craft activities, our playgroup makes learning another language fun.

Call 9807 2272 or email info@ibs.nsw.edu.au to reserve your spot.

 

Gladesville-Boronia Park Uniting Church Playgroup

93 Pittwater Rd, Gladesville

9.30am – 11am during school term. Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with their pre-school children get together to have fun playing, doing craft, singing and enjoying morning tea together. $2 per child. For more info contact Marilyn 0419164140.

 

Marsfield Minis Playgroup

Marsfield Community Church – 58-60 Agincourt Rd, Marsfield

10am-12pm during the school term for children 0-5 years. Free play, singing, story, craft and morning tea (provided). Cost is $35 per family per term or $5 per casual visit. Contact Liz to join 0438 328 807

 

North Ryde Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

River’s Edge Playgroup

River’s Edge Church – 7/ 2 Holker Street, Newington

10am to 11:30am during the school term. Enjoy coffee or tea whilst the kids enjoy playtime, craft and song and finish with morning tea (BYO). Suitable for kids 0-6 yrs and costs $2 per family, per visit.

For more information please contact Ali on 0409 635 802 or Ivanka on 0405 312 971

 

St Charles Primary School, Ryde

2a Charles Street, Ryde

9am – 11am during school term. Join in for a morning of craft, play and friendship. Bring along recess, ahat & water bottle for your child. Located in the Parish Centre.

For further information contact Philippa Manley philippa.manley@syd.catholic.edu.au

 

 
53 Maxim St Meadowbank – Parish hall (enter via school)
 
9.15am- 11am during term time in the Parish Hall. Enjoy a morning of friendship, play, arts and craft, group time with a book and songs, a morning tea and outside playground time. Bring $2 and a piece of fruit to share!
 
Each session is themed and full event details can be found on the Facebook page or by emailing the Family Educator –  kirrily.mcdermott@syd.catholic.edu.au 

 

 

West Epping Uniting Church Playgroup

West Epping Uniting Church – Carlingford Rd & Orchard St, Epping

9.30 – 11am for children 0-5 years old. Cost is $3, BYO a drink and snacks.

 

 

Friday

 

Junior Jivers

Christchurch Gladesville Upper Hall – entry from Western Crescent

10am – 11:45am during the school term. It is a music and movement group for children aged 2-5 years (younger siblings welcome) taught within a Christian context. The cost is $27 for the term for one child or $45 for 2 or more children ($3 per child per week/$5 per family per week).

 

Mainly Music, Epping

LifeWay Lutheran Church – 56 Norfolk Rd, Epping

10am – 12pm during the school term. Cost is $5 for one caregiver & one child. Additional children or adults are an extra $2 each (newborns – 18 months are free). The group is full but they welcome you to come along to one session for free and leave your details on the waitlist.

 

West Ryde Anglican Music and Play

Bellevue Ave and Dickson Ave, West Ryde (in the church)

10am – 11.30am during the school term. They sing, dance, play instruments, hear Bible stories, play, chat and have fun! There’s also a bible chat time that runs after the formal part of the program where parents are welcome to chat about the bible or hear Bible storytelling in Mandarin. All welcome, bring your own morning tea 🙂 The cost is $15 per term per family to cover craft supplies and to buy new equipment for the children.

 

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

West Ryde Community Hall – 3/5 Anthony Road, West Ryde

9:30am – 11:30am Monday and Friday for children 0-5 years old. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. The playgroup is affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

 

Chipmunks Macquarie - Bring a Can and Entry is Free!

Chipmunks Macquarie - Bring a Can and Entry is Free!
17/12/2019 - 17/12/2020 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Reach into the back of that pantry and help bring some Christmas cheer to families in need.

Chipmunks is helping Food Bank NSW to make a difference this Christmas by running a FREE ENTRY event on Tuesday 17th December.

Any child who brings along a can of food (minimum 400g) can swap it for a FREE ENTRY into Chipmunks on Tuesday 17th December.

Don’t forget to bring socks to wear for both adults and children.

Please respect our no outside food and drink policy – bottled water and baby puree are the only exceptions.

Library Story Time and Rhyme Time

Library Story Time and Rhyme Time
17/12/2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Check out this link for a full listing of all kids activities at events at our local libraries including:

  • Ryde Library
  • Gladesville Library
  • West Ryde Library
  • Eastwood Library
  • North Ryde Library
  • Epping Library
  • Carlingford Library
  • Dundas Library
  • Parramatta Library
Christmas in the Square, Sydney Olympic Park

Christmas in the Square, Sydney Olympic Park
17/12/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Celebrate Christmas with us!

Join in the Christmas spirit with a nightly celebration in Jacaranda Square. Bring your colleagues, family, friends and neighbours to the Square from 21 November to 24 December to celebrate the festive season.

Each night from 6pm, there will be various activities and entertainment, an opportunity to connect with the local community and celebrate the season together. Then every half hour from sunset until 10pm, everyone can enjoy a little Christmas Magic, – a light projection that turns the Square into a magical light spectacular, sure to entertain any age group!

Make sure you don’t miss out on opening night, Thursday 21st November where Santa will drop by as well as some special guests! A night not to be missed!

From the 6th December, grab your last minute Christmas gifts and stocking fillers with the Christmas Pop Up Stalls open each night from 6pm.

Free Parking Offer

We are offering FREE Car parking (only in P6 Boom-gated Carpark ) if you enter the carpark after 5:30pm and can show evidence receipts from the retailers in the precinct and they spent $30 or more that night

 

More info here.

Melrose Park Christmas Carols & Movie

Melrose Park Christmas Carols & Movie
17/12/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Join in at the Melrose Park Christmas Carols and Movie Event!
 
Tuesday 17th December 2019
 
38-42 Wharf Road (Old Pfizer Site), Melrose Park 2114
6pm – Christmas Carols

8:30pm – Movie (Elf)

** Limited Parking Available Onsite**

Food, Entertainment, Kids Activities and a Visit from Santa!

Everybody Welcome!

 
Carols in the Park, North Ryde

Carols in the Park, North Ryde
17/12/2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join in at family-friendly Christmas carol program featuring live music. Santa Claus will also be handing out lollies on the day.

Bring a rug to sit on if you wish.

There will be a free sausage sizzle from 6:30pm.

Note: Carols will be indoors in the case of wet weather.

 

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Ryde District Mums Closed Facebook Group Business Night

Ryde District Mums Closed Facebook Group Business Night
17/12/2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sign up to the Ryde District Mums business directory and not only attract customers via those that visit our website, but also gain access to the twice-monthly (1st & 3rd Tuesday) business night held in our closed Facebook group of nearly 10k local mums! 

Click here to join!

 

Wed December 18, 2019

Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms at Market City

Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms at Market City
18/12/2019 @ 12:00 am - 7:00 pm

This Christmas, step inside Market City’s Christmas Infinity Rooms – three mind-blowing, multi-sensory and 100% Instagrammable spaces which will provide a festive experience that is truly out of this world!

Head to the Centre Court on Level 1 of Market City from 8 November to experience these magical illusions, including a mesmerising fluorescent Christmas vision and a magical reindeer forest encased in mirrored walls that allow you to gaze into infinity. Perfect for that Christmas-themed snap or to take you away from the hustle and bustle of shopping, this installation is sure to inspire and delight.

While you’re there, also be sure to head to level three and the newly completed 1909 Dining Precinct for a deluxe Asian feast from one of ten premier restaurants.

For more information, visit www.marketcity.com.au/infinityrooms

COST: Experience the Christmas Infinity Rooms for FREE

Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Playgroups in the Ryde Area
18/12/2019 @ 9:00 am

We’ve created a listing of all the playgroups local to the Ryde area including times, activities and locations. Feel free to email us if you know something we don’t! You can also find more options on the Playgroups NSW website.

 

Monday

 

Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday and Wednesday.

Cutler Parade playgroup is a friendly place for parents and carers to bring the kids each week. It runs on Mondays & Wednesdays. Fees are $30 per family a term.

 

North Ryde Coxs Road Playgroup

North Ryde School of Arts Community Centre (above the library) – 201 Cox’s Road, North Ryde

9.30am -11.30am during school term. All ages are welcome. The first two trial weeks are free. After that, you will be asked to become a member of Playgroup NSW and contribute $3 a week to cover costs.

 

Rydalmere Public School Playgroup 

Rydalmere Public School – 397 Victoria Rd, Rydalmere

9:30am to 11:30am during school term for 0-5-year-olds Gold coin donation to attend.

 

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

West Ryde Community Hall – 3/5 Anthony Road, West Ryde

9:30am – 11:30am Monday and Friday for children 0-5 years. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. The playgroup is affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

 

 

Tuesday

 

Eastwood Young Mothers Playgroup

167 Shaftesbury Road, Eastwood

10am during school term. For Mums under 24ish with children of any age. Free entry, cake and coffee provided. For more information contact 

Elsie: 9874 7458 or Julie: 0432 584 032 & julie.bullen@savethechildren.org.au

 

Italian Bilingual Playgroup, Meadowbank

30-32 See Street, Meadowbank

10am – 12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2-5 year olds. Fun and interactive sessions in Italian and English filled with stories, games, music and art and craft activities, our playgroup makes learning another language fun.

Call 9807 2272 or email info@ibs.nsw.edu.au to reserve your spot.

 

Macquarie Anglican Playcentre

St George’s Hall Balaclava Rd Eastwood

10am – 12pm for 0-5-year-olds. Play with others, listen to Bible stories and have fun! Both playgroups are full but have a waitlist.

 

St John’s Anglican Church

152 Coxs Road, North Ryde

9.30am -11.30am every Tuesday morning during school term – $3 per session.

 

Villa Maria Playgroup

Holy Name of Mary Parish Hall, corner of Gladesville Rd and Mary St Hunters Hill

9.30am-11.30am during school term. Children from 0-5 years. All welcome. A gold coin donation is appreciated with each visit.
 

 

 

Wednesday

 

Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday and Wednesday.

Cutler Parade playgroup is a friendly place for parents and carers to bring the kids each week. It runs on Mondays & Wednesdays. Fees are $30 per family a term.

 

Figtree Playgroup

Fairyland Hall – Church St, Hunters Hill

10am – 12pm for children 0-5 years old. Indoor and outdoor play, toys, games and craft. $30 per term per family or $7.50 per session per family. Bring a piece of fruit to share!

 

Magic of Storytelling Playgroup 

Anzac Park, West Ryde

10am – 11.30am during school term. There are different stations set up (craft, blocks, books, babies, sport) plus the playground. Children can move between stations freely and there’s no need to stay for the full 1.5 hours

 

Our Lady Queen of Peace Gladesville Playgroup

Parish Hall – Cnr Westminster Road and Oxford Street, Gladesville

9:00am -10:30am during the school term for children 0-5 years old. There is craft, morning tea, prayer, story and music time.

 

West Ryde Anglican Playtime

Bellevue Ave and Dickson Ave, West Ryde (in the church)

10am – 11am during school term. All ages welcome.

 

 

Thursday

 

Italian Bilingual Playgroup, Meadowbank

30-32 See Street, Meadowbank

10am – 12pm Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2-5 year olds. Fun and interactive sessions in Italian and English filled with stories, games, music and art and craft activities, our playgroup makes learning another language fun.

Call 9807 2272 or email info@ibs.nsw.edu.au to reserve your spot.

 

Gladesville-Boronia Park Uniting Church Playgroup

93 Pittwater Rd, Gladesville

9.30am – 11am during school term. Mums, Dads, Grandparents and Carers with their pre-school children get together to have fun playing, doing craft, singing and enjoying morning tea together. $2 per child. For more info contact Marilyn 0419164140.

 

Marsfield Minis Playgroup

Marsfield Community Church – 58-60 Agincourt Rd, Marsfield

10am-12pm during the school term for children 0-5 years. Free play, singing, story, craft and morning tea (provided). Cost is $35 per family per term or $5 per casual visit. Contact Liz to join 0438 328 807

 

North Ryde Cutler Parade Playgroup

2 Cutler Parade, North Ryde (behind Community Aid)

9.30am -11.30am Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

River’s Edge Playgroup

River’s Edge Church – 7/ 2 Holker Street, Newington

10am to 11:30am during the school term. Enjoy coffee or tea whilst the kids enjoy playtime, craft and song and finish with morning tea (BYO). Suitable for kids 0-6 yrs and costs $2 per family, per visit.

For more information please contact Ali on 0409 635 802 or Ivanka on 0405 312 971

 

St Charles Primary School, Ryde

2a Charles Street, Ryde

9am – 11am during school term. Join in for a morning of craft, play and friendship. Bring along recess, ahat & water bottle for your child. Located in the Parish Centre.

For further information contact Philippa Manley philippa.manley@syd.catholic.edu.au

 

 
53 Maxim St Meadowbank – Parish hall (enter via school)
 
9.15am- 11am during term time in the Parish Hall. Enjoy a morning of friendship, play, arts and craft, group time with a book and songs, a morning tea and outside playground time. Bring $2 and a piece of fruit to share!
 
Each session is themed and full event details can be found on the Facebook page or by emailing the Family Educator –  kirrily.mcdermott@syd.catholic.edu.au 

 

 

West Epping Uniting Church Playgroup

West Epping Uniting Church – Carlingford Rd & Orchard St, Epping

9.30 – 11am for children 0-5 years old. Cost is $3, BYO a drink and snacks.

 

 

Friday

 

Junior Jivers

Christchurch Gladesville Upper Hall – entry from Western Crescent

10am – 11:45am during the school term. It is a music and movement group for children aged 2-5 years (younger siblings welcome) taught within a Christian context. The cost is $27 for the term for one child or $45 for 2 or more children ($3 per child per week/$5 per family per week).

 

Mainly Music, Epping

LifeWay Lutheran Church – 56 Norfolk Rd, Epping

10am – 12pm during the school term. Cost is $5 for one caregiver & one child. Additional children or adults are an extra $2 each (newborns – 18 months are free). The group is full but they welcome you to come along to one session for free and leave your details on the waitlist.

 

West Ryde Anglican Music and Play

Bellevue Ave and Dickson Ave, West Ryde (in the church)

10am – 11.30am during the school term. They sing, dance, play instruments, hear Bible stories, play, chat and have fun! There’s also a bible chat time that runs after the formal part of the program where parents are welcome to chat about the bible or hear Bible storytelling in Mandarin. All welcome, bring your own morning tea 🙂 The cost is $15 per term per family to cover craft supplies and to buy new equipment for the children.

 

West Ryde Wombats Playgroup

West Ryde Community Hall – 3/5 Anthony Road, West Ryde

9:30am – 11:30am Monday and Friday for children 0-5 years old. The fee to attend is $20 per school term per family to cover the hall rent, toys, equipment and craft consumables. The playgroup is affiliated with Playgroup NSW.

 

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