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Event Calendar Listing

 
 
If you would like to list your event on this site, please either fill in our online Event Listing Form or download and complete the PDF form version. If the latter, once completed, please bring it to Council's Customer Service Centre at 2 Bryant Street, Rockdale or fax it to (02) 9562 1777 or scan and email it to rcc@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
 
2015: July | August | September | October | November | December
2016: January

July 2015



Event:
Go4Fun - Free Healthy Living Program for Kids
Date:
Mondays - 13 July to 14 September
Location:
Hurstville Aquatic Centre, King Georges and Forest Road, Hurstville
Time:
4pm-6pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Go4Fun is a 10 week healthy lifestyle program for 7-13 year olds delivered by dieticians and exercise physiologists. The program aims to encourage kids to be more active. Extra activities could include Zumba, karate, swimming, bike riding and other fun sports
Phone for Details:
Phone: Linda Trotter 9382 8641
Web: www.go4fun.com.au/where/south-eastern-sydney
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Mums and Bubs Yoga
Date:
Every Wednesday - from 15 July to 16 September
Location:
3Bridges Arncliffe Community Centre, 35 Forest Road, Arncliffe
Time:
10:30am set up for 10:40am-11:30am
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Postnatal classes are a great way to get fit, bond with your child and make new friends. Limited spaces, bookings essential. BYO mat and towel
Phone for Details:
9503 9900
Website: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
$12 per class for both Mum and Bub
Inclement Weather:
Indoors events


Event:
A Shopfront Production: Romeo & Juliet
Date:
Season runs from Friday 17 July to Saturday 1 August
Location:
Shopfront Theatre, 88 Carlton Parade, Carlton
Time:
7pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
The cofounder of Shopfront, Dr Errol Bray is returning to direct this production with Kirsty Jordan who was a "Shopfront Kid" in the 1980's
Phone for Details:
-
Cost:
$18 Adults
$12 Concession (plus booking fee) @ rnjshopfront.eventbrite.com.au
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


August 2015



Event:
Stepping On (Falls Prevention) Program
Date:
Mondays from 3 August to 14 September - follow up day on Monday 9 November
Location:
3Bridges Arncliffe Community Centre, 35 Forest Road, Arncliffe
Time:
1pm-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
This program will provide information on how to reduce your risk of falling and maximize your independence at home. This program is for anyone over 65, living independently in community and able to walk independently or on a stick and if you have a fear of falling or have had a recent fall
Phone for Details:
9580 0688
Website: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Indoors events


Event:
Aftercare Young Adults Activities
Date:
Thursdays in August (6, 13, 20 and 27)
Location:
Various
Time:
11am
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Aftercare run various activities for under 35's for social and emotional wellbeing
Phone for Details:
9314 8770
Website: www.aftercare.com.au
Cost:
Various costs depending on activity
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Hawthorne Street Bushcare Group
Date:
Second Saturday of the month (not January) - 8 August, 12 September, 10 October, 14 November, 12 December
Location:
Hawthorne Street, Monterey (corner of tennis courts near walking track)
Time:
9am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Environmental Strategy Unit on 9562 1703 or avandine@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Binnamittalong Gardens Bushcare Group (Bardwell Valley)
Date:
Third Saturday of the month (not January) - 15 August, 19 September, 17 October, 21 November, 19 December
Location:
Binnamittalong Gardens (end of Veron Road), Bardwell Valley
Time:
9am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Environmental Strategy Unit on 9562 1703 or avandine@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Free English Classes
Date:
Thursdays - 20 August to 19 November
Location:
Kogarah Uniting Church, 16 Gray Street, Kogarah
Time:
10am-12 noon
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Would you like to learn English for everyday conversation? Would you like to better understand the TV or radio? Would you like to improve your English for study or employment? Kogarah Community Services in partnership with St George TAFE Outreach offers free English classes for Australian residents
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9587 6622
Email: info@kogarahcommunity.org.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Author Talk
Date:
Thursday 20 August
Location:
Pindari Room, Level 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
6pm-7pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Jeff Apter introduces his book Tragedy : The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing
Phone for Details:
Phone Rockdale City Library on 9562 1824. Bookings essential on LibraryEvents
Cost:
Free but bookings essential
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Stotts Reserve Bushcare Group
Date:
Fourth Saturday of the month (not January, not December) - 22 August, 26 September, 24 October, 28 November
Location:
Stotts Reserve, Kingsland Road North, Bexley North (entrance beside number 156)
Time:
9am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
No
Information:
Volunteer to help look after Rockdale's natural areas and meet like-minded people. Morning tea provided. Wear your gardening clothes and bring a bottle of water
Phone for Details:
Environmental Strategy Unit on 9562 1703 or avandine@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
Postponed to following month


Event:
Public Meeting: Calling All Community Gardeners!
Date:
Saturday 22 August
Location:
Sans Souci Literary Institute, 109 Ramsgate Rd, Ramsgate
Time:
10am-12:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Council has drafted a Policy on community gardening and we are looking for your feedback. The Draft Rockdale City Council Community Gardens Policy outlines:

- What a community garden is
- Where community gardens can be established
- The types of gardens Council will support
- How to identify a suitable garden site
- How to develop garden management plans
- All the insurances and legal aspects of community gardening
- The various roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in a community garden
- The procedures and forms for starting a community garden

If you would prefer to view a hard copy, please visit one of our branch libraries or the Administration Centre at 2 Bryant Street, Rockdale.

Feedback can be emailed until 4:30pm on Friday 25 September 2015 to mhourihan@rockdale.nsw.gov.au or mailed to:

c/o Place Outcomes Unit
Rockdale City Council
PO Box 21
Rockdale NSW 2216

If you are interested in community gardening please come along to this public meeting. At the meeting you will have a chance to give feedback on the Policy, hear from community gardeners from neighbouring Councils, discuss possible locations for community gardens and the formation of a community garden group in the Rockdale area.

If you are interested in attending the community meeting please RSVP online, email mhourihan@rockdale.nsw.gov.au or call 9562 1663 for further information.
Phone for Details:
RSVP online
Email mhourihan@rockdale.nsw.gov.au
Call 9562 1663 for further information
Cost:
Free but RSVP is essential
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Dungeons & Dragons
Date:
Saturdays - 22 August, 19 September, 10 October, 14 November, 12 December
Location:
Level 1, Rockdale Town Hall, 448 Princes Highway, Rockdale
Time:
Doors open: 11:45am
Session: 12 noon-4:45pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Fantasy role-playing game for teenagers 13+
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9562 1821 or online
Cost:
Free, but online bookings are essential. Bookings open two weeks before the scheduled date (see above)
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


Event:
Bexley North Public School Fair
Date:
Sunday 30 August
Location:
Bexley North Public School, 116 Kingsland Road, Bexley North
Time:
10am-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Everyone welcome. Fun for all the family.

Rides: Sizzler, Rock Wall, Mega Slide, Cups & Saucers, Adrenalin Rush, Bungee Trampoline
Food: Snow Cones, Souvlakia, Kefta, Falafel, Sausage Sizzle, Fairy Floss, Devonshire Teas
Attractions: Camel Rides, Performances, Circus Workshops, Kids Art & Craft, Books & Plants, Market Stalls

Unlimited Ride Wristbands - $25 ($30 on the day) or $5 per ride - purchase online or from school
Phone for Details:
Email: bnpsfundraising@gmail.com
Facebook: BNPS School Fair
Cost:
Free entry
Inclement Weather:
N/A


September 2015



Event:
Cyber Smart Seminar
Date:
Wednesday 16 September
Location:
3Bridges Community Centre, 23 St George Road, Penshurst
Time:
2pm-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
This seminar includes tips on how to keep your privacy, danger signs to watch for, safe practices to follow
Phone for Details:
Phone: 9580 0688
Website: www.3bridges.org.au
Cost:
Gold coin donation
Inclement Weather:
Indoors event


October 2015



Event:
Free Workshop for Supervisors of Learner Drivers
Date:
Mondays - 12 October 2015 and 21 March 2016
Location:
Pindari Room, Town Hall, Rockdale
Time:
6:30pm-8:30pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Free workshop for supervisors of Learner drivers. Bookings essential
Phone for Details:
Phone: Council's Road Safety Officer on 9562 1701
Email: Council's Road Safety Officer
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


Event:
Breakfast Torque
Date:
Sunday 25 October
Location:
Waratah Oval, Sutherland
Time:
8am-11am
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Motorcycle safety event
Phone for Details:
Phone: Council's Road Safety Officer on 9562 1701
Email: Council's Road Safety Officer
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


November 2015



Event:
Free Child Restraint Fitting/Checks
Date:
Tuesdays - 10 November, 15 March 2016 and 21 June 2016
Location:
TBA on booking (which is essential)
Time:
10am-3pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Free child restraint fitting/checks
Phone for Details:
Phone: Council's Road Safety Officer on 9562 1701
Email: Council's Road Safety Officer
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


December 2015



Event:
Carols by the Sea
Date:
Saturday 5 December
Location:
Lady Robinsons Beach, Brighton Le Sands
Time:
6pm-9pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
The free event features the fabulous Monica Trapaga as host. Come and join local community groups with carol singing. Come early and buy a sausage sandwich from the local Scouts. Glow candles on sale. An appearance by Santa!
Phone for Details:
Council's Customer Service (02) 9562 1666
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
A decision will be made on the day


January 2016



Event:
Australia Day on Botany Bay Foreshore
Date:
Tuesday 26 January
Location:
Depena Reserve, Russell Avenue, Dolls Point
Time:
8:15am-1pm
Access for people with disabilities:
Yes
Information:
Start your day early with Council's Official Ceremony with Rockdale's Australia Day Ambassador. After the Official Ceremony, local Scouts will provide a community sausage sizzle until run out. There will also be lamington making, free face painting, entertainment by Peppermint Jam, Aboriginal Dancing and a drumming workshop with Soul Drumming
Phone for Details:
Council's Customer Service (02) 9562 1666
Cost:
Free
Inclement Weather:
N/A


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