Wed January 17, 2018

60 Tails – 60 Years of Guide Dogs exhibition

60 Tails – 60 Years of Guide Dogs exhibition
17/01/2018 - 28/01/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the 60 year history of Guide Dogs at the 60 Tails – 60 Years of Guide Dogs exhibition this January at The Concourse Art Space in Chatswood.

 

The exhibition will showcase the services and achievements of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT through photographs, posters and hand-painted ceramic model dog collection boxes. There will also be opportunities to cuddle young Guide Dog puppies, pat Ambassador Dogs, and watch a working Guide Dog demonstration – perfect for the school holidays.

 

Since Guide Dogs NSW/ACT opened its doors in 1957, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT has been delivering life-changing services to people who are blind or vision impaired. Throughout this period, the organisation has experienced significant changes from how dogs are bred and trained, to the innovative accessible technologies that give people with vision impairment freedom and mobility.

 

 

What:                   60 Tails – 60 Years of Guide Dogs Exhibition

 

When:                  17 – 28 January

10am – 5pm, Wednesday to Friday, and 10am – 4pm Saturday and Sundays

Extended hours on Friday 19 January until 8pm and Wednesday 24 January until 6.30pm

 

Where:                 The Concourse Art Space, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

 

How:                     Free activity – ideal for school holidays

 

 

Pat a pooch – meet and cuddle our Guide Dog puppies in the Art Space

11am, 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm

Wednesday 17, Thursday 18, Saturday 20, Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Saturday 27 January

 

Guide Dog demonstrations on The Concourse green

On the hour at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm

Wednesday 17, Thursday 18, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 January

Mon January 22, 2018

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience
22/01/2018 @ All Day

THE BRICKMAN IS LOOKING FOR ‘AWESOME’ BRICKIES TO HELP SMASH ANOTHER LEGO® BUILDING RECORD AT BRAND NEW EXHIBITION!

Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught announces new Brickman Awesome national tour!

Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is smashing another ‘awesome’ LEGO® record with his latest Brickman exhibiton and he’s on the hunt for Australian brickies to help him along the way!

Brickman Awesome presented by Toyota is kicking off its national tour in Sydney next month and has already broken LEGO® records before it has even opened!

Marking Ryan’s third exhibition made entirely from LEGO® bricks, Brickman Awesome will showcase the tallest LEGO® model in the Southern Hemisphere – a NASA SLS rocket standing at a whopping 7.5m tall and built from more than 450,000 bricks!  Taking more than 500 hours to create, Ryan has pushed LEGO® building boundaries by installing an in-built lighting system giving the effect that the rocket is blasting off into space!

The exhibition will be made up of 38 never-seen-before LEGO® models, totalling more than 1.5 million bricks and clocking up more than 4,500 hours of build-time!  Brickman Awesome will also showcase the only life-sized LEGO® Harley Davidson ever made and the largest ever LEGO® Caterpillar 797 dump truck! Adding to the awesome-ness is a full-sized LEGO® Australian saltwater crocodile, weighing over 60kgs and built using more than 40,000 LEGO® bricks!

If that’s not awesome enough, visitors will be forgiven for thinking they have stepped inside a zoo as they find themselves surrounded by a LEGO® Kangaroo, Koala and even a giant Orca Whale!

Brickman Awesome has been exclusively curated by Ryan McNaught and his expert team – Ryan is the only LEGO® Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere and one of only 14 in the world.

LEGO® fanatics will have lots of opportunities to show off their building skills at Brickman Awesome – visitors can help the Brickman team expand their LEGO® colony of Emperor Penguins, build their very own time machines and even put them on display next to Ryan’s LEGO® models of Doctor Who’s TARDIS and the DeLorean from Back to the Future!

There will be a 24 hour Toyota and TEG Live pre-sale starting at 9am on November 30th and tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9am on December 1st.  Tickets on sale at www.ticketek.com.au

Telstra Thanks is offering a 20% discount on exhibition tickets from 9am on Friday 1 December until 5pm on Monday 11 December, exclusively for Telstra customers.  Head to telstra.com/arts for more details on how to purchase.

Brickman Awesome will be in Sydney from 26th December 2017 until 4th February 2018 at the ICC Sydney, Convention and Exhibition Centre, before continuing around Australia, stopping in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane

 
Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps
22/01/2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free art-making activity for families

Create a stylish collar, cuff or cap using paper and a range of art materials to make your own 17th century Dutch-inspired couture, taking your cue from the work on display in the exhibition Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age: masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. All materials and instructions are provided.

Tue January 23, 2018

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience
23/01/2018 @ All Day

THE BRICKMAN IS LOOKING FOR ‘AWESOME’ BRICKIES TO HELP SMASH ANOTHER LEGO® BUILDING RECORD AT BRAND NEW EXHIBITION!

Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught announces new Brickman Awesome national tour!

Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is smashing another ‘awesome’ LEGO® record with his latest Brickman exhibiton and he’s on the hunt for Australian brickies to help him along the way!

Brickman Awesome presented by Toyota is kicking off its national tour in Sydney next month and has already broken LEGO® records before it has even opened!

Marking Ryan’s third exhibition made entirely from LEGO® bricks, Brickman Awesome will showcase the tallest LEGO® model in the Southern Hemisphere – a NASA SLS rocket standing at a whopping 7.5m tall and built from more than 450,000 bricks!  Taking more than 500 hours to create, Ryan has pushed LEGO® building boundaries by installing an in-built lighting system giving the effect that the rocket is blasting off into space!

The exhibition will be made up of 38 never-seen-before LEGO® models, totalling more than 1.5 million bricks and clocking up more than 4,500 hours of build-time!  Brickman Awesome will also showcase the only life-sized LEGO® Harley Davidson ever made and the largest ever LEGO® Caterpillar 797 dump truck! Adding to the awesome-ness is a full-sized LEGO® Australian saltwater crocodile, weighing over 60kgs and built using more than 40,000 LEGO® bricks!

If that’s not awesome enough, visitors will be forgiven for thinking they have stepped inside a zoo as they find themselves surrounded by a LEGO® Kangaroo, Koala and even a giant Orca Whale!

Brickman Awesome has been exclusively curated by Ryan McNaught and his expert team – Ryan is the only LEGO® Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere and one of only 14 in the world.

LEGO® fanatics will have lots of opportunities to show off their building skills at Brickman Awesome – visitors can help the Brickman team expand their LEGO® colony of Emperor Penguins, build their very own time machines and even put them on display next to Ryan’s LEGO® models of Doctor Who’s TARDIS and the DeLorean from Back to the Future!

There will be a 24 hour Toyota and TEG Live pre-sale starting at 9am on November 30th and tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9am on December 1st.  Tickets on sale at www.ticketek.com.au

Telstra Thanks is offering a 20% discount on exhibition tickets from 9am on Friday 1 December until 5pm on Monday 11 December, exclusively for Telstra customers.  Head to telstra.com/arts for more details on how to purchase.

Brickman Awesome will be in Sydney from 26th December 2017 until 4th February 2018 at the ICC Sydney, Convention and Exhibition Centre, before continuing around Australia, stopping in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane

 
City of Ryde Immunisation Clinic

City of Ryde Immunisation Clinic
23/01/2018 @ 9:00 am - 8:30 pm

Held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. In December it will be on the 2nd Tuesday only.

The City of Ryde Council has been providing an immunisation service to our local community for over 50 years.

This service is available for all children from newborn to five years of age regardless of place of residence. Fully accredited Immunisation Nurses provide an efficient, caring and professional service.

You do not need a Medicare card to attend.

Clinics are regularly held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month – except for December.  Here’s the link to check on dates and location.

http://www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/Community/Children-and-Families/Immunisation

Please check the schedule below.

  • Venue – Clinics are held in the West Ryde Hall, 1A Station Street, West Ryde.
  • Parking – 2 Hours free parking is available under Coles supermarket – entry via Market St
  • Times – Two sessions are conducted on clinic days: 9.30 am – 11.30 am and 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
  • Administration Fee – currently a small  administration fee per child is requested.
  • No appointment necessary.
  • Medicare card is not required.

If you have children with immunisation records from overseas or they require a catch-up schedule, please contact the Immunisation Coordinator prior to attending the clinic.

If you need further information please contact the Immunisation Coordinator on 9952 8268 or email your enquiry to jpage@ryde.nsw.gov.au

 

Eastwood Young Mothers Playgroup

Eastwood Young Mothers Playgroup
23/01/2018 @ 10:00 am

Young mums play group for Mums under 24ish with children of any age

  • Weekly meet ups: Tuesday’s @ 10am during the school term at 167 Shaftesbury Road, Eastwood
  • A great way to meet mummy friends in a safe a secure environment.
  • No fees, includes free tea and coffee and cake
  • Aircon
  • Supportive environment for both mums and kids
  • Inside and outside play areas
  • Occasionally run free programs: music classes, parenting talks, childhood nurse visits, counser on site if you want a chat, financial advice and many more resources if you wish

For more information contact:

Elsie: 9874 7458

Julie: 0432 584 032 or julie.bullen@savethechildren.org.au

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps
23/01/2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free art-making activity for families

Create a stylish collar, cuff or cap using paper and a range of art materials to make your own 17th century Dutch-inspired couture, taking your cue from the work on display in the exhibition Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age: masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. All materials and instructions are provided.

Alice in Wonderland Australia - a theatrical adventure for the whole family

Alice in Wonderland Australia - a theatrical adventure for the whole family
23/01/2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Follow us down the rabbit hole for a mad cap ride! Alice in Wonderland has been reinvented with a unique Australian flavour and will have children and adults alike whooping in delight.

For over 150 years Alice in Wonderland has captured the imaginations of children all over the world, and now returns in a fresh, exciting and all new Australian adaptation for the whole family.

Lewis Carroll’s whirling, fantastical masterpiece is faithfully and beautifully recreated as a nonstop, madcap theatrical adventure for the whole family. See the classic kids’ tale in an all new Australian adaptation by multi award-winning playwright Mary Anne Butler, starring Dubs Yunupingu as Alice.

As part of Sydney Festival, this wonderful show, from the producer of the critically acclaimed and immensely popular The Very Hungry Caterpillar, will have its world premiere at Riverside Theatre, Parramatta.

For booking details, please visit www.aliceinwonderlandlive.com

 
 
Adult Glee Club - Weekly Singing Group, GORDON

Adult Glee Club - Weekly Singing Group, GORDON
23/01/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Do you enjoy singing? Or are you interested in trying a new activity that sees you do more than just shower singing and carpool karaoke?

Come and join this growing group of diverse adults who come together to sing various well-known songs while having a good time. Our Gordon based Adult Glee Club has mums from the Ryde and Northern Districts areas participating, and we’re always on the look out for new members to join our weekly singing group. Expect to sing anything from pop to rock, musical theatre, golden oldies and event the odd current hit.

There’s no auditions, no experience needed. Just a willingness to give it a try and have a good time while doing so. It’s so healthy for the body and mind to sing regularly and lowers stress levels and anxiety. The people are welcoming and if you’ve never sung in a choir or group before, don’t be scared. Our choir directors are very welcoming and will ensure you improve over time (even if you think you can’t).

For more information or to join simply visit www.adultgleeclub.com.au or www.facebook.com/theadultgleeclub

 

 

Wed January 24, 2018

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience
24/01/2018 @ All Day

THE BRICKMAN IS LOOKING FOR ‘AWESOME’ BRICKIES TO HELP SMASH ANOTHER LEGO® BUILDING RECORD AT BRAND NEW EXHIBITION!

Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught announces new Brickman Awesome national tour!

Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is smashing another ‘awesome’ LEGO® record with his latest Brickman exhibiton and he’s on the hunt for Australian brickies to help him along the way!

Brickman Awesome presented by Toyota is kicking off its national tour in Sydney next month and has already broken LEGO® records before it has even opened!

Marking Ryan’s third exhibition made entirely from LEGO® bricks, Brickman Awesome will showcase the tallest LEGO® model in the Southern Hemisphere – a NASA SLS rocket standing at a whopping 7.5m tall and built from more than 450,000 bricks!  Taking more than 500 hours to create, Ryan has pushed LEGO® building boundaries by installing an in-built lighting system giving the effect that the rocket is blasting off into space!

The exhibition will be made up of 38 never-seen-before LEGO® models, totalling more than 1.5 million bricks and clocking up more than 4,500 hours of build-time!  Brickman Awesome will also showcase the only life-sized LEGO® Harley Davidson ever made and the largest ever LEGO® Caterpillar 797 dump truck! Adding to the awesome-ness is a full-sized LEGO® Australian saltwater crocodile, weighing over 60kgs and built using more than 40,000 LEGO® bricks!

If that’s not awesome enough, visitors will be forgiven for thinking they have stepped inside a zoo as they find themselves surrounded by a LEGO® Kangaroo, Koala and even a giant Orca Whale!

Brickman Awesome has been exclusively curated by Ryan McNaught and his expert team – Ryan is the only LEGO® Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere and one of only 14 in the world.

LEGO® fanatics will have lots of opportunities to show off their building skills at Brickman Awesome – visitors can help the Brickman team expand their LEGO® colony of Emperor Penguins, build their very own time machines and even put them on display next to Ryan’s LEGO® models of Doctor Who’s TARDIS and the DeLorean from Back to the Future!

There will be a 24 hour Toyota and TEG Live pre-sale starting at 9am on November 30th and tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9am on December 1st.  Tickets on sale at www.ticketek.com.au

Telstra Thanks is offering a 20% discount on exhibition tickets from 9am on Friday 1 December until 5pm on Monday 11 December, exclusively for Telstra customers.  Head to telstra.com/arts for more details on how to purchase.

Brickman Awesome will be in Sydney from 26th December 2017 until 4th February 2018 at the ICC Sydney, Convention and Exhibition Centre, before continuing around Australia, stopping in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane

 
The Magic of Storytelling Playgroup

The Magic of Storytelling Playgroup
24/01/2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

The Magic of Storytelling Playgroup is a free outdoor playgroup. Families with children aged 0-5 are welcome to join the playgroup – you simply turn up on the day, no prior registration required.

We have a range of activities each week including different toys and games, sport equipment, books and craft.

Please BYO water and snack, plus weather appropriate clothing. Join our facebook group to receive updates and connect with the community.

Rhyme Time - Ryde, Eastwood and Gladesville Library

Rhyme Time - Ryde, Eastwood and Gladesville Library
24/01/2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time

For children aged 0 to 2 years. Introduce your baby to rhymes, songs, fingerplays and other bouncing babies. Lapsit introduces babies to basic books.

Held during school terms. 

  • Eastwood Library – Wednesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am 
  • Gladesville Library – Wednesday and Friday 10.30am 
  • North Ryde Library – Monday 2pm, Tuesday 10.30am 
  • Ryde Library – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am 
  • West Ryde Library – Monday and Tuesday 2pm, Friday 10.30am

All the songs and rhymes for Rhyme Time are available in the Ryde Rockers Rhyme Time Booklet(PDF, 3MB).

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps
24/01/2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free art-making activity for families

Create a stylish collar, cuff or cap using paper and a range of art materials to make your own 17th century Dutch-inspired couture, taking your cue from the work on display in the exhibition Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age: masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. All materials and instructions are provided.

Thu January 25, 2018

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience

Brickman Awesome - LEGO® Experience
25/01/2018 @ All Day

THE BRICKMAN IS LOOKING FOR ‘AWESOME’ BRICKIES TO HELP SMASH ANOTHER LEGO® BUILDING RECORD AT BRAND NEW EXHIBITION!

Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught announces new Brickman Awesome national tour!

Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught is smashing another ‘awesome’ LEGO® record with his latest Brickman exhibiton and he’s on the hunt for Australian brickies to help him along the way!

Brickman Awesome presented by Toyota is kicking off its national tour in Sydney next month and has already broken LEGO® records before it has even opened!

Marking Ryan’s third exhibition made entirely from LEGO® bricks, Brickman Awesome will showcase the tallest LEGO® model in the Southern Hemisphere – a NASA SLS rocket standing at a whopping 7.5m tall and built from more than 450,000 bricks!  Taking more than 500 hours to create, Ryan has pushed LEGO® building boundaries by installing an in-built lighting system giving the effect that the rocket is blasting off into space!

The exhibition will be made up of 38 never-seen-before LEGO® models, totalling more than 1.5 million bricks and clocking up more than 4,500 hours of build-time!  Brickman Awesome will also showcase the only life-sized LEGO® Harley Davidson ever made and the largest ever LEGO® Caterpillar 797 dump truck! Adding to the awesome-ness is a full-sized LEGO® Australian saltwater crocodile, weighing over 60kgs and built using more than 40,000 LEGO® bricks!

If that’s not awesome enough, visitors will be forgiven for thinking they have stepped inside a zoo as they find themselves surrounded by a LEGO® Kangaroo, Koala and even a giant Orca Whale!

Brickman Awesome has been exclusively curated by Ryan McNaught and his expert team – Ryan is the only LEGO® Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere and one of only 14 in the world.

LEGO® fanatics will have lots of opportunities to show off their building skills at Brickman Awesome – visitors can help the Brickman team expand their LEGO® colony of Emperor Penguins, build their very own time machines and even put them on display next to Ryan’s LEGO® models of Doctor Who’s TARDIS and the DeLorean from Back to the Future!

There will be a 24 hour Toyota and TEG Live pre-sale starting at 9am on November 30th and tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9am on December 1st.  Tickets on sale at www.ticketek.com.au

Telstra Thanks is offering a 20% discount on exhibition tickets from 9am on Friday 1 December until 5pm on Monday 11 December, exclusively for Telstra customers.  Head to telstra.com/arts for more details on how to purchase.

Brickman Awesome will be in Sydney from 26th December 2017 until 4th February 2018 at the ICC Sydney, Convention and Exhibition Centre, before continuing around Australia, stopping in Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane

 
Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps

Drop in and make: Collars, cuffs and caps
25/01/2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free art-making activity for families

Create a stylish collar, cuff or cap using paper and a range of art materials to make your own 17th century Dutch-inspired couture, taking your cue from the work on display in the exhibition Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age: masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. All materials and instructions are provided.

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