Fri August 31, 2018

Ryde Carlile Swimming Club - Junior Race "Try" Night

Ryde Carlile Swimming Club - Junior Race "Try" Night
31/08/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come and try out club racing and learn more about competitive swimming.

Races are held over 25 metres in all strokes.

Swimmers must be able to swim 25 metres unassisted.

WHEN: Friday 31st August

WHERE: Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre

COST: Pool entry fees apply

FREE sausage sizzle for swimmers!

Entries can be made online via https://goo.gl/forms/9CyRVhdOQNWlxWon1

OR

Email entries to ryde.carlile@gmail.com by 6pm Thursday 24th August with the swimmers:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Races to be swum (25m/50m back, free, fly and breast)

OR

Register on the night (please arrive by 5;45pm)

For more information visit www.rydecarlile.org.au

OR

contact Alison Wunsch – registrar@rydeswimmingclub.com.au

Hope to see you there!

 

Sat September 1, 2018

Pilates in Eden Gardens, Macquarie Park

Pilates in Eden Gardens, Macquarie Park
01/09/2018 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am

Join Anja from Go For Fit, for a Pilates class in the garden!  Anja’s pilates classes have been developed by physiotherapists and focus on correct movements and breathing to deliver optimum results.  Pilates is a much-loved form of exercise and is a perfect way to start the day with its stress relieving and calming benefits whilst also being active enough to energise for the day’s activities.  The classes are structured to be suitable for a range of fitness levels and abilities and exercises are easily adapted to individual requirements.

Classes run at 7.30am in the gardens every Saturday morning from February 3rd with the last class being March 24th.

In the event of wet weather, classes will be held under cover.

Just bring a mat and water bottle and enjoy!

Book here

Baby & Child CPR + First Aid @ NORTH RYDE!

Baby & Child CPR + First Aid @ NORTH RYDE!
01/09/2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is a baby & child focused CPR class run by Kidsaver for families in Ryde and Surrounds!

Kidsaver is the only paediatric first aid provider where classes are exclusively delivered by Registered Nurses who are specialists in paediatrics. Additionally, Kidsaver have the support of Westmead Private Hospital, one of Sydney’s leading maternity hospitals. Look on our website to see what people are saying about Kidsaver Courses www.kidsaver.com.au

This will be a comprehensive CPR & First Aid class, designed for parents, expecting parents, grandparents, family members or anyone involved in the care of young babies or children (birth – 8 years).

You will learn how to perform life saving CPR & first aid skills for the most common child related emergencies such as choking, drowning, burns, temperatures, febrile convulsions, seizures, falls, head injuries, broken bones, poisoning, bites & stings, dehydration, allergies & anaphylaxis and more.

The class is presented as a ‘hands on’ practical workshop where you will have ample opportunity to practice CPR & first aid skills on state of the art manikins. The take out for you from this class will be the confidence to act quickly and calmly in an emergency until help arrives, as a result you could save the life of your baby or child.

All our trainers are highly experienced and qualified with Masters level and Nationally recognised training qualifications as well as over 10 years experience training paediatric CPR.

At Kidsaver we are so passionate and committed, we want to empower everyone in the community with the knowledge and skills to be able to save the lives of babies and children.

Not to be missed!

Market By The River, Ermington

Market By The River, Ermington
01/09/2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The market is held twice a month on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month in Halvorsen Park, and features an exciting line up of high-quality fresh food, drink, artisan and handmade stalls.

Halvorsen Park is right by the river, offering a beautiful backdrop for browsing through stalls, enjoying the delicious food and drink on offer, and catching up with friends and family. 

This market was launched in partnership with City of Parramatta Council.

More info here.

smooth Festival of Chocolate, Sydney Showground

smooth Festival of Chocolate, Sydney Showground
01/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The smooth Festival of Chocolate is a two-day celebration of decadent desserts and sweet treats for the whole family, at Sydney Showgrounds on Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 September 2018.

From rich dark bean, to bar chocolate made by hand, to mouth-watering macaroons, silky smooth gelato, hand piped profiteroles – the smooth Festival of Chocolate will bring your dessert dreams to life!

This year the festival has a greater focus on families, with more features and activities than ever before. With free kids cooking classes, special character appearances, a free Ferris wheel and more, the smooth Festival of Chocolate will have plenty for the young, and young at heart to enjoy!

The ticketed event will include a charity donation to OzHarvest, access to all the exhibitors, grandstand seating at the Callebaut Test Kitchen, access to the smooth Relaxation Station, the smooth stage, the Callebaut Royal Agricultural Chocolate judging and the smooth Kids zone with special entertainment for the whole family.

Ticket prices: All prices include booking fees & GST

Single Day Adult Ticket: $23

Single Day Children’s Ticket (5-17 years): $171

Family Ticket (2 x adults, 3 x children): $55

Taste of Coogee Festival

Taste of Coogee Festival
01/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Taste of Coogee Festival is a celebration of great food and wine by Sydney’s iconic Coogee Beach. It’s held on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd September 2018 (Father’s Day) at Coogee Oval, Brook Street, Coogee Beach.

This year we will be charging a small $5 admission fee for all over 18s. Single day entry tix may be pre-booked on this LINK

Our Father’s Day Long Lunch is back. Tickets for this may be pre-booked on this LINK

For those over 18, in order to purchase alcohol, an RSA age check is required. For $15 this check will provide patrons with a wrist band, a souvenir tasting cup and ONE token redeemable for a “tasting” drink at alcohol trader stalls. To save time, combined entry/drink ID tickets for over 18s are also available for pre-purchase on this LINK

Click here for a peak at some of 2017 Day One 

Showcasing Sydney’s best restaurants, boutique breweries and the country’s amazing vineyards with a weekend of wine & beer tastings, cooking demonstrations and local entertainment. In 2016 the festival moved to Coogee’s famous Cricket Oval, and raised over $15,000 for the local Charity – The Coogee Lions. This year’s “Taste” returns on the first weekend of September. Stay tuned as we announce more stallholders and musical acts shortly.

Eastwood Night Markets

Eastwood Night Markets
01/09/2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A weekly night market perfect for the family located in Eastwood Plaza every Saturday from 4.00pm to 10.00pm. Enjoy cultural food delights such as Chinese, Thai, Taiwanese, Malaysian, Wood Fire Pizza, Gelato and many more. Shop the stalls including different products every week and a big variety of pot plants to choose from.

Children can enjoy a jumping castle and fishing games every week.

More info here: https://www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/Events/Listing/Eastwood-Night-Markets

Paddy's Night Food Markets, Flemington

Paddy's Night Food Markets, Flemington
01/09/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

On the first Saturday night of each month, Paddy’s Night Food Markets pops up to serve hungry Sydneysiders with the best of gourmet food trucks from around the city.
 
Gather your squad, bring an appetite and come join us for some #forknflava action!
 
🚚  Gourmet food trucks – each serving up their own unique and tasty creations
  Undercover area – operates rail, hail or shin… no exceptions!
🚗  Plenty of parking – plus easy to access by public transport
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦  Great night out for family and friends – and a perfect date night!
🐶  Pet friendly – bring the WHOLE crew along for the fun

 

application@sydneymarkets.com.au

paddysnightfoodmarkets.com.au

instagram.com/paddysnightfoodmarkets

Sun September 2, 2018

Blak Markets Father's Day

Blak Markets Father's Day
02/09/2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the great men in your life at the Father’s Day Festival! Bring your dad, grandad, uncles and brothers and spend the day enjoying the Blak Markets in the Parklands. Taste bushfood fresh from the BBQ, join an artist workshop to learn traditional arts and crafts, watch a warrior dance and so much more. And if you’re up for it come along for the IMF Warrior Run in the morning.

Boomerang Bags Ryde – Make Reusable Bags at Top Ryde

Boomerang Bags Ryde – Make Reusable Bags at Top Ryde
02/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Forgot your shopping bag? 5 for Ryde want to make sure you always have a plastic-free option. That’s why they’re coming together to upcycle old material into new Boomerang Bags. They will be donating them to local shops in the Ryde area (so people can borrow and bring back) as part of their community driven initiative to tackle plastic pollution at the grassroots level.

JOIN IN THE FUN and make new friends.

Volunteers are needed to help cut materials, pin, iron, stamp and sew. All ages welcome and no experience required.

Hobby Sew are generously providing use of their sewing machines, equipment and salvaged material… so just bring yourself.

When: The first Sunday of every month from 10am – 12.30pm

Where: HOBBY SEW Top Ryde City Shopping Centre
Level 2, Shop MM20
(For easy and direct access, enter via the Pope Street Carpark Entrance – Via Smith Street)

Hobby Sew will also reward the volunteers with a 10% discount on any purchases made in store.

More info here!

smooth Festival of Chocolate, Sydney Showground

smooth Festival of Chocolate, Sydney Showground
02/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The smooth Festival of Chocolate is a two-day celebration of decadent desserts and sweet treats for the whole family, at Sydney Showgrounds on Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 September 2018.

From rich dark bean, to bar chocolate made by hand, to mouth-watering macaroons, silky smooth gelato, hand piped profiteroles – the smooth Festival of Chocolate will bring your dessert dreams to life!

This year the festival has a greater focus on families, with more features and activities than ever before. With free kids cooking classes, special character appearances, a free Ferris wheel and more, the smooth Festival of Chocolate will have plenty for the young, and young at heart to enjoy!

The ticketed event will include a charity donation to OzHarvest, access to all the exhibitors, grandstand seating at the Callebaut Test Kitchen, access to the smooth Relaxation Station, the smooth stage, the Callebaut Royal Agricultural Chocolate judging and the smooth Kids zone with special entertainment for the whole family.

Ticket prices: All prices include booking fees & GST

Single Day Adult Ticket: $23

Single Day Children’s Ticket (5-17 years): $171

Family Ticket (2 x adults, 3 x children): $55

Taste of Coogee Festival

Taste of Coogee Festival
02/09/2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Taste of Coogee Festival is a celebration of great food and wine by Sydney’s iconic Coogee Beach. It’s held on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd September 2018 (Father’s Day) at Coogee Oval, Brook Street, Coogee Beach.

This year we will be charging a small $5 admission fee for all over 18s. Single day entry tix may be pre-booked on this LINK

Our Father’s Day Long Lunch is back. Tickets for this may be pre-booked on this LINK

For those over 18, in order to purchase alcohol, an RSA age check is required. For $15 this check will provide patrons with a wrist band, a souvenir tasting cup and ONE token redeemable for a “tasting” drink at alcohol trader stalls. To save time, combined entry/drink ID tickets for over 18s are also available for pre-purchase on this LINK

Click here for a peak at some of 2017 Day One 

Showcasing Sydney’s best restaurants, boutique breweries and the country’s amazing vineyards with a weekend of wine & beer tastings, cooking demonstrations and local entertainment. In 2016 the festival moved to Coogee’s famous Cricket Oval, and raised over $15,000 for the local Charity – The Coogee Lions. This year’s “Taste” returns on the first weekend of September. Stay tuned as we announce more stallholders and musical acts shortly.

Superhero Sundays – The Ranch

Superhero Sundays – The Ranch
02/09/2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

SUPERHERO SUNDAY!

On the First Sunday of every month, Ranchies Kids Club members get a special visit from our superhero friends! Mums and Dads be sure to bring your camera along as the kids dress up as their favourite superhero!

Superhero Appearances are between 12-2pm.

For more info click here.

The Ranch North Ryde Super Hero Sundays

 

Mon September 3, 2018

Playgroup

Playgroup
03/09/2018 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Full a full listing of all the local playgroups and the dates and times they run, visit our article Playgroups in the Ryde Area

Library Story Time and Rhyme Time

Library Story Time and Rhyme Time
03/09/2018 @ 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
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