Sat February 29, 2020

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi
29/02/2020 @ All Day

Feb 6th – March 15th, 2020
Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
34 Events

American Express Openair Cinemas is thrilled to be back in Bondi for its 13th year at its birthplace, right by the beach. The ninth stop in the 2019-2020 program will not disappoint cinema-goers as it continues its stellar reputation of providing first-class festival-style access to outdoor screenings with an exciting program of food and films.

FILMS

This year’s program will kick off with a screening of the hotly anticipated Little Women (6.2). In addition, an exciting mix of new releases such as Jojo Rabbit (7.2), The Gentlemen (10.02), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (09.02) and Bombshell (26.02 and 08.03) and recent box office hits including Hustlers (19.2) Joker (24.2) and Knives Out (15.2, 9.3) will be lighting up the big screen at dusk.

Little and big kids alike will rejoice at screenings of family films Jumanji: The Next Level (9.2, 20.2), Dolittle (22.2, 5.3) and Spies in Disguise (15.02) and Valentine’s Day promises to be HOT with a screening of the cult Magic Mike (14.2) on the big screen.

FOOD

Sydney favourite, Rocketboy will bring their finger-licking pizza creations to the beachfront and Haagen Dazs will be providing ice cream scoops for film loving troops.

DRINKS

Whether you fancy a wine, beer, spirit or soft drink, you’ll find something to quench your thirst at the Cathay Pacific Bar thanks to Giesen Wines, 4Pines beers, PIMMS, Greenall’s Gin and Enjoy Water, Australian spring water in reusable aluminium cans.

It’s official, Wine Wednesdays are now a thing! Every Wednesday, guests can sample the full range of Giesen Wines (up to 8 different varieties) before picking their favourite at the bar.

FUN

The festival atmosphere will be in full swing every weekend with live music and DJ performances before the latest and greatest feature films light up the big screen.

American Express Card Members are invited to relax and enjoy the full VIP cinema experience by purchasing a ticket to the American Express Lounge. Card Members will receive their own bean bag and can get comfortable with a cushion and blanket as well as some tasty treats (fresh popcorn, ice cream, wine). American Express Card Members will also enjoy 15% off selected tickets, complimentary blanket hire and access to the American Express Garden where they can enjoy sunset drinks and purchase decadent caramel popcorn.

Premium tickets to Prime Video Lounge include reserved seating on a beanbag, service straight to your seat, a glass of wine and fresh popcorn and seats in the Kathmandu Korner will get you a camping chair, a drink, popcorn and a special discount voucher valid in all Kathmandu stores.

For those wanting to enjoy the evening picnic style, Giesen Wines are providing the perfect option with the Giesen Picnic group ticket including 4 entries to the screening, a complimentary bottle of Giesen’s newest wine, the delicious and picture perfect Riesling Blush and a comfy picnic rug for the evening.

Tickets start at $17 and are on-sale now via: openaircinemas.com.au
Bondi is the ninth Sydney stop of the Trans-Tasman American Express Openair Cinemas tour, which will go on to captivate audiences in its last stop: Christchurch.

North Ryde Farmers Market

North Ryde Farmers Market
29/02/2020 - 01/03/2020 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Welcome to North Ryde Farmers Market. Starting mid-September, this local Sydney growers market is on Saturdays from 8am-1pm. All fresh produce full of crafted artisanal goods and food from local producers. Come and get gluten-free, sugar-free cakes and baked products, fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, butter, cheese, flowers, plants and enjoy some time outdoor with your family.

 

Located in the car park of the North Ryde RSL in front of FITNESS FIRST at 27-41 Magdala Road North Ryde

 

Sun March 1, 2020

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi
01/03/2020 @ All Day

Feb 6th – March 15th, 2020
Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
34 Events

American Express Openair Cinemas is thrilled to be back in Bondi for its 13th year at its birthplace, right by the beach. The ninth stop in the 2019-2020 program will not disappoint cinema-goers as it continues its stellar reputation of providing first-class festival-style access to outdoor screenings with an exciting program of food and films.

FILMS

This year’s program will kick off with a screening of the hotly anticipated Little Women (6.2). In addition, an exciting mix of new releases such as Jojo Rabbit (7.2), The Gentlemen (10.02), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (09.02) and Bombshell (26.02 and 08.03) and recent box office hits including Hustlers (19.2) Joker (24.2) and Knives Out (15.2, 9.3) will be lighting up the big screen at dusk.

Little and big kids alike will rejoice at screenings of family films Jumanji: The Next Level (9.2, 20.2), Dolittle (22.2, 5.3) and Spies in Disguise (15.02) and Valentine’s Day promises to be HOT with a screening of the cult Magic Mike (14.2) on the big screen.

FOOD

Sydney favourite, Rocketboy will bring their finger-licking pizza creations to the beachfront and Haagen Dazs will be providing ice cream scoops for film loving troops.

DRINKS

Whether you fancy a wine, beer, spirit or soft drink, you’ll find something to quench your thirst at the Cathay Pacific Bar thanks to Giesen Wines, 4Pines beers, PIMMS, Greenall’s Gin and Enjoy Water, Australian spring water in reusable aluminium cans.

It’s official, Wine Wednesdays are now a thing! Every Wednesday, guests can sample the full range of Giesen Wines (up to 8 different varieties) before picking their favourite at the bar.

FUN

The festival atmosphere will be in full swing every weekend with live music and DJ performances before the latest and greatest feature films light up the big screen.

American Express Card Members are invited to relax and enjoy the full VIP cinema experience by purchasing a ticket to the American Express Lounge. Card Members will receive their own bean bag and can get comfortable with a cushion and blanket as well as some tasty treats (fresh popcorn, ice cream, wine). American Express Card Members will also enjoy 15% off selected tickets, complimentary blanket hire and access to the American Express Garden where they can enjoy sunset drinks and purchase decadent caramel popcorn.

Premium tickets to Prime Video Lounge include reserved seating on a beanbag, service straight to your seat, a glass of wine and fresh popcorn and seats in the Kathmandu Korner will get you a camping chair, a drink, popcorn and a special discount voucher valid in all Kathmandu stores.

For those wanting to enjoy the evening picnic style, Giesen Wines are providing the perfect option with the Giesen Picnic group ticket including 4 entries to the screening, a complimentary bottle of Giesen’s newest wine, the delicious and picture perfect Riesling Blush and a comfy picnic rug for the evening.

Tickets start at $17 and are on-sale now via: openaircinemas.com.au
Bondi is the ninth Sydney stop of the Trans-Tasman American Express Openair Cinemas tour, which will go on to captivate audiences in its last stop: Christchurch.

Lane Cove Makers Market

Lane Cove Makers Market
01/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lane Cove Plaza in the centre of the town comes alive with an array of unusual, unique handcrafted Australian made products. Artworks, jewellery, homewares, homemade jams and puddings and crafts are on display and there is always a buzz to see what’s new this month.

The market also provides musical buskers who create an infectious vibe that makes the market goers bust their best moves in the street!

Make sure you come along, browse the market, meet your friends and hang in ‘The Plaza’ on the 3rd Sunday of the month 9am to 3pm.

For more information: http://thebeachesmarket.com/market-lane-cove/

Mon March 2, 2020

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi
02/03/2020 @ All Day

Feb 6th – March 15th, 2020
Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
34 Events

American Express Openair Cinemas is thrilled to be back in Bondi for its 13th year at its birthplace, right by the beach. The ninth stop in the 2019-2020 program will not disappoint cinema-goers as it continues its stellar reputation of providing first-class festival-style access to outdoor screenings with an exciting program of food and films.

FILMS

This year’s program will kick off with a screening of the hotly anticipated Little Women (6.2). In addition, an exciting mix of new releases such as Jojo Rabbit (7.2), The Gentlemen (10.02), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (09.02) and Bombshell (26.02 and 08.03) and recent box office hits including Hustlers (19.2) Joker (24.2) and Knives Out (15.2, 9.3) will be lighting up the big screen at dusk.

Little and big kids alike will rejoice at screenings of family films Jumanji: The Next Level (9.2, 20.2), Dolittle (22.2, 5.3) and Spies in Disguise (15.02) and Valentine’s Day promises to be HOT with a screening of the cult Magic Mike (14.2) on the big screen.

FOOD

Sydney favourite, Rocketboy will bring their finger-licking pizza creations to the beachfront and Haagen Dazs will be providing ice cream scoops for film loving troops.

DRINKS

Whether you fancy a wine, beer, spirit or soft drink, you’ll find something to quench your thirst at the Cathay Pacific Bar thanks to Giesen Wines, 4Pines beers, PIMMS, Greenall’s Gin and Enjoy Water, Australian spring water in reusable aluminium cans.

It’s official, Wine Wednesdays are now a thing! Every Wednesday, guests can sample the full range of Giesen Wines (up to 8 different varieties) before picking their favourite at the bar.

FUN

The festival atmosphere will be in full swing every weekend with live music and DJ performances before the latest and greatest feature films light up the big screen.

American Express Card Members are invited to relax and enjoy the full VIP cinema experience by purchasing a ticket to the American Express Lounge. Card Members will receive their own bean bag and can get comfortable with a cushion and blanket as well as some tasty treats (fresh popcorn, ice cream, wine). American Express Card Members will also enjoy 15% off selected tickets, complimentary blanket hire and access to the American Express Garden where they can enjoy sunset drinks and purchase decadent caramel popcorn.

Premium tickets to Prime Video Lounge include reserved seating on a beanbag, service straight to your seat, a glass of wine and fresh popcorn and seats in the Kathmandu Korner will get you a camping chair, a drink, popcorn and a special discount voucher valid in all Kathmandu stores.

For those wanting to enjoy the evening picnic style, Giesen Wines are providing the perfect option with the Giesen Picnic group ticket including 4 entries to the screening, a complimentary bottle of Giesen’s newest wine, the delicious and picture perfect Riesling Blush and a comfy picnic rug for the evening.

Tickets start at $17 and are on-sale now via: openaircinemas.com.au
Bondi is the ninth Sydney stop of the Trans-Tasman American Express Openair Cinemas tour, which will go on to captivate audiences in its last stop: Christchurch.

Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Playgroups in the Ryde Area
02/03/2020 @ 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 â€“ 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
02/03/2020 @ 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

Tue March 3, 2020

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi
03/03/2020 @ All Day

Feb 6th – March 15th, 2020
Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
34 Events

American Express Openair Cinemas is thrilled to be back in Bondi for its 13th year at its birthplace, right by the beach. The ninth stop in the 2019-2020 program will not disappoint cinema-goers as it continues its stellar reputation of providing first-class festival-style access to outdoor screenings with an exciting program of food and films.

FILMS

This year’s program will kick off with a screening of the hotly anticipated Little Women (6.2). In addition, an exciting mix of new releases such as Jojo Rabbit (7.2), The Gentlemen (10.02), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (09.02) and Bombshell (26.02 and 08.03) and recent box office hits including Hustlers (19.2) Joker (24.2) and Knives Out (15.2, 9.3) will be lighting up the big screen at dusk.

Little and big kids alike will rejoice at screenings of family films Jumanji: The Next Level (9.2, 20.2), Dolittle (22.2, 5.3) and Spies in Disguise (15.02) and Valentine’s Day promises to be HOT with a screening of the cult Magic Mike (14.2) on the big screen.

FOOD

Sydney favourite, Rocketboy will bring their finger-licking pizza creations to the beachfront and Haagen Dazs will be providing ice cream scoops for film loving troops.

DRINKS

Whether you fancy a wine, beer, spirit or soft drink, you’ll find something to quench your thirst at the Cathay Pacific Bar thanks to Giesen Wines, 4Pines beers, PIMMS, Greenall’s Gin and Enjoy Water, Australian spring water in reusable aluminium cans.

It’s official, Wine Wednesdays are now a thing! Every Wednesday, guests can sample the full range of Giesen Wines (up to 8 different varieties) before picking their favourite at the bar.

FUN

The festival atmosphere will be in full swing every weekend with live music and DJ performances before the latest and greatest feature films light up the big screen.

American Express Card Members are invited to relax and enjoy the full VIP cinema experience by purchasing a ticket to the American Express Lounge. Card Members will receive their own bean bag and can get comfortable with a cushion and blanket as well as some tasty treats (fresh popcorn, ice cream, wine). American Express Card Members will also enjoy 15% off selected tickets, complimentary blanket hire and access to the American Express Garden where they can enjoy sunset drinks and purchase decadent caramel popcorn.

Premium tickets to Prime Video Lounge include reserved seating on a beanbag, service straight to your seat, a glass of wine and fresh popcorn and seats in the Kathmandu Korner will get you a camping chair, a drink, popcorn and a special discount voucher valid in all Kathmandu stores.

For those wanting to enjoy the evening picnic style, Giesen Wines are providing the perfect option with the Giesen Picnic group ticket including 4 entries to the screening, a complimentary bottle of Giesen’s newest wine, the delicious and picture perfect Riesling Blush and a comfy picnic rug for the evening.

Tickets start at $17 and are on-sale now via: openaircinemas.com.au
Bondi is the ninth Sydney stop of the Trans-Tasman American Express Openair Cinemas tour, which will go on to captivate audiences in its last stop: Christchurch.

Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Playgroups in the Ryde Area
03/03/2020 @ 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 â€“ 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
03/03/2020 @ 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
Ryde District Mums Closed Facebook Group Business Night

Ryde District Mums Closed Facebook Group Business Night
03/03/2020 @ 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 March 4, 2020

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi
04/03/2020 @ All Day

Feb 6th – March 15th, 2020
Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
34 Events

American Express Openair Cinemas is thrilled to be back in Bondi for its 13th year at its birthplace, right by the beach. The ninth stop in the 2019-2020 program will not disappoint cinema-goers as it continues its stellar reputation of providing first-class festival-style access to outdoor screenings with an exciting program of food and films.

FILMS

This year’s program will kick off with a screening of the hotly anticipated Little Women (6.2). In addition, an exciting mix of new releases such as Jojo Rabbit (7.2), The Gentlemen (10.02), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (09.02) and Bombshell (26.02 and 08.03) and recent box office hits including Hustlers (19.2) Joker (24.2) and Knives Out (15.2, 9.3) will be lighting up the big screen at dusk.

Little and big kids alike will rejoice at screenings of family films Jumanji: The Next Level (9.2, 20.2), Dolittle (22.2, 5.3) and Spies in Disguise (15.02) and Valentine’s Day promises to be HOT with a screening of the cult Magic Mike (14.2) on the big screen.

FOOD

Sydney favourite, Rocketboy will bring their finger-licking pizza creations to the beachfront and Haagen Dazs will be providing ice cream scoops for film loving troops.

DRINKS

Whether you fancy a wine, beer, spirit or soft drink, you’ll find something to quench your thirst at the Cathay Pacific Bar thanks to Giesen Wines, 4Pines beers, PIMMS, Greenall’s Gin and Enjoy Water, Australian spring water in reusable aluminium cans.

It’s official, Wine Wednesdays are now a thing! Every Wednesday, guests can sample the full range of Giesen Wines (up to 8 different varieties) before picking their favourite at the bar.

FUN

The festival atmosphere will be in full swing every weekend with live music and DJ performances before the latest and greatest feature films light up the big screen.

American Express Card Members are invited to relax and enjoy the full VIP cinema experience by purchasing a ticket to the American Express Lounge. Card Members will receive their own bean bag and can get comfortable with a cushion and blanket as well as some tasty treats (fresh popcorn, ice cream, wine). American Express Card Members will also enjoy 15% off selected tickets, complimentary blanket hire and access to the American Express Garden where they can enjoy sunset drinks and purchase decadent caramel popcorn.

Premium tickets to Prime Video Lounge include reserved seating on a beanbag, service straight to your seat, a glass of wine and fresh popcorn and seats in the Kathmandu Korner will get you a camping chair, a drink, popcorn and a special discount voucher valid in all Kathmandu stores.

For those wanting to enjoy the evening picnic style, Giesen Wines are providing the perfect option with the Giesen Picnic group ticket including 4 entries to the screening, a complimentary bottle of Giesen’s newest wine, the delicious and picture perfect Riesling Blush and a comfy picnic rug for the evening.

Tickets start at $17 and are on-sale now via: openaircinemas.com.au
Bondi is the ninth Sydney stop of the Trans-Tasman American Express Openair Cinemas tour, which will go on to captivate audiences in its last stop: Christchurch.

Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Playgroups in the Ryde Area
04/03/2020 @ 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 â€“ 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
04/03/2020 @ 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

Thu March 5, 2020

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi

American Express Openair Cinemas - Bondi
05/03/2020 @ All Day

Feb 6th – March 15th, 2020
Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
34 Events

American Express Openair Cinemas is thrilled to be back in Bondi for its 13th year at its birthplace, right by the beach. The ninth stop in the 2019-2020 program will not disappoint cinema-goers as it continues its stellar reputation of providing first-class festival-style access to outdoor screenings with an exciting program of food and films.

FILMS

This year’s program will kick off with a screening of the hotly anticipated Little Women (6.2). In addition, an exciting mix of new releases such as Jojo Rabbit (7.2), The Gentlemen (10.02), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (09.02) and Bombshell (26.02 and 08.03) and recent box office hits including Hustlers (19.2) Joker (24.2) and Knives Out (15.2, 9.3) will be lighting up the big screen at dusk.

Little and big kids alike will rejoice at screenings of family films Jumanji: The Next Level (9.2, 20.2), Dolittle (22.2, 5.3) and Spies in Disguise (15.02) and Valentine’s Day promises to be HOT with a screening of the cult Magic Mike (14.2) on the big screen.

FOOD

Sydney favourite, Rocketboy will bring their finger-licking pizza creations to the beachfront and Haagen Dazs will be providing ice cream scoops for film loving troops.

DRINKS

Whether you fancy a wine, beer, spirit or soft drink, you’ll find something to quench your thirst at the Cathay Pacific Bar thanks to Giesen Wines, 4Pines beers, PIMMS, Greenall’s Gin and Enjoy Water, Australian spring water in reusable aluminium cans.

It’s official, Wine Wednesdays are now a thing! Every Wednesday, guests can sample the full range of Giesen Wines (up to 8 different varieties) before picking their favourite at the bar.

FUN

The festival atmosphere will be in full swing every weekend with live music and DJ performances before the latest and greatest feature films light up the big screen.

American Express Card Members are invited to relax and enjoy the full VIP cinema experience by purchasing a ticket to the American Express Lounge. Card Members will receive their own bean bag and can get comfortable with a cushion and blanket as well as some tasty treats (fresh popcorn, ice cream, wine). American Express Card Members will also enjoy 15% off selected tickets, complimentary blanket hire and access to the American Express Garden where they can enjoy sunset drinks and purchase decadent caramel popcorn.

Premium tickets to Prime Video Lounge include reserved seating on a beanbag, service straight to your seat, a glass of wine and fresh popcorn and seats in the Kathmandu Korner will get you a camping chair, a drink, popcorn and a special discount voucher valid in all Kathmandu stores.

For those wanting to enjoy the evening picnic style, Giesen Wines are providing the perfect option with the Giesen Picnic group ticket including 4 entries to the screening, a complimentary bottle of Giesen’s newest wine, the delicious and picture perfect Riesling Blush and a comfy picnic rug for the evening.

Tickets start at $17 and are on-sale now via: openaircinemas.com.au
Bondi is the ninth Sydney stop of the Trans-Tasman American Express Openair Cinemas tour, which will go on to captivate audiences in its last stop: Christchurch.

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