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Council runs this event annually in association with the St George Athletics Club Inc. The event consists of a 5km Fun Run/Walk and a 1km Fun Run/Walk at Peter Depena Reserve, Dolls Point along the Botany Bay foreshore. Funds raised from the Fun Run are donated to the Knights of St George Association for the St George Hospital Cardiac Surgery Unit.
Each year the local community has the opportunity to nominate businesses within the Rockdale Local Government Area (LGA) that deserve to be rewarded and recognised for achieving excellence in business, customer service, overall presentation and initiative. The 2012 Awards Ceremony was held at the Grand Roxy in Brighton Le Sands.
Food 'n' Groove is held at Bexley Oval on Stoney Creek Road, Bexley featuring a celebration of music, food and dance from around the world. In 2012, the entertainment featured a variety of cultures and styles including Brazilian, Chilean, Latin, Indigenous, Caribbean and blues music and dancers. Enjoy live music, interactive dance, global cuisine, market stalls and kids' rides. Food 'n' Groove also featured sustainable food, information and demonstrations. 2012's Food 'n' Groove also aligned itself to be a part of the month-long Crave Sydney International Food Festival, presented by Citibank. Bring a blanket and the family for a spectacular afternoon of colour, movement and festivities.
Expressions of Interest are now open for amusement ride providers for Food 'n' Groove 2013 as well as for stallholders. We have also made provision for stallholders to apply online.
Enjoy Christmas under the stars at the beautiful beach side setting of Brighton-Le-Sands at Lady Robinsons Beach. This fun family event includes entertainment from local performers and church groups, a special guest appearance by Santa.
Celebrate the eve of the New Year by the picturesque beachfront stretching from Kyeemagh to Ramsgate. A spectacular fireworks display will set the night alight by the bay at Brighton-Le-Sands. To get the best view head to Lady Robinsons Beach and watch the amazing fireworks explode in the sky at 9pm.
On the shores of Botany Bay this iconic celebration takes place at Peter Depena Reserve - Russell Avenue, Dolls Point. The day consists of a Flagraising, Citizenship Ceremony and Rockdale Citizens of the Year Presentations, a traditional Welcome to Country, family entertainment including face painting and a community sausage sizzle.
Rockdale City Council conducts Citizenship Ceremonies approximately every six months for Rockdale City residents. The Ceremony formally welcomes new citizens. If you are interested in becoming an Australian Citizen, please contact the Department Of Immigration & Citizenship by phoning 131 880 or checking their website www.citizenship.gov.au
creARTivity is the launch event to the Rockdale Arts Festival 2013. The Rockdale Arts Festival runs between Saturday 16 March and Sunday 24 March featuring a range of arts events, workshops, activities and exhibitions across the City. creARTivity is a free event for all ages featuring craft workshops, art displays by local artists, live music and sporting activities. creARTivity will be held in Arncliffe Park, Arncliffe on Sunday 17 March, 11:30am-3:30pm. Bring a picnic rug and share in the creation of these exciting activities!
For performer, stallholder, production and general enquiries on the events listed above please contact the City Media & Events Unit via email on email@example.com