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  • Charing Cross Christmas Window Competition thumbnail Charing Cross Christmas Window Competition 01/12/2016 to 30/12/2016

    Come on down and see the inaugural Charing Cross Christmas Window Competition that Waverley Council is running from the 1-30 December, with support from Bondi & Districts Chamber of Commerce. The 1st prize winner will be announced on Wednesday 7 December at 4.30pm at the winning shop. Shoppers, we encourage you to get involved by posting photos of your favorite window on Facebook or Instagram using the tag  #CharingXmas. The first prize is a $2000 Media package and the judging panel will consist of the Mayor Sally Betts, Mary-Anne President of the Bondi & Districts Chamber of Commerce and ‘Hoppo’ our very own Lifeguard and star on Bondi Rescue.

  • The Royal Croquet Club thumbnail The Royal Croquet Club 24/11/2016 to 04/12/2016 Kids

    The Royal Croquet (RCC) club is a truly immersive lifestyle festival, providing unforgettable experiences for all ages through unique offerings cultivating the arts, music, theatre and of course food trends. RCC is set to make its Sydney debut at iconic Bondi Beach from Thursday 24th November until Sunday 4th December.

    RCC is a playground of music, experiential arts, food, unique bars and most importantly croquet- making it an all ages party like no other. 

    Operatinghours

    Mon - Thurs 4pm - 11pm 

    Fri- Sat 12noon - midnight

    Sunday 12noon - 10pm

    Noise hotline: 0477 547 127 

    For more information visit www.royalcroquetclub.com.au
  • Norman Andrews House Food Drive thumbnail Norman Andrews House Food Drive 01/12/2016 to 14/12/2016

    Spread a Little Festive Cheer this Christmas!

    You can help the less fortunate this holiday season by donating non-perishable food to Norman Andrew's House this December. The food will be used to create hampers for people who need some support during the festive season. If you would like to make a donation, we have Council collection baskets at:

    Waverley Council Chambers – Bondi Road and Paul St, Bondi Junction
    Waverley Customer Service Centre – 55 Spring St, Bondi Junction
    Waverley Library – 32 – 48 Denison St, Bondi Junction
    Mill Hill Community Centre – 31 – 33 Spring St, Bondi Junction

    Food will be accepted until Wednesday the 14th of December.

    For further enquiries please contact the Mill Hill admin team at adminmillhill@waverley.nsw.gov.au or 9083 8999.

    Thank you for supporting our community!

  • Greater Sydney Commission - West District thumbnail Greater Sydney Commission - West District 01/12/2016 to 01/12/2016

    Here at Council we’ve worked closely with the Greater Sydney Commission to develop plans for our district’s future.We encourage you to get involved with the Commission’s work. A community group briefing and open community drop in session will be held in our district over the next couple of months, so please see the below from the Greater Sydney Commission.

    When: 6pm-9pm Thursday 1 December 

    Where: PenrithCity Council Library Theatrette, 601 High Street, Penrith

    To register your interest in attending please click on this link

    For those who are unable to attend, there will also be a community drop in session in your district to find out more about the draft District Plans – details of this year’s activities can be found below. This is just the beginning and there will be more opportunities in February and March 2017, which will be publicised.

    If you have any questions about the sessions, please contact us on 1800 617 681 or engagement@gsc.nsw.gov.au

    You can also join the conversation by visiting our website www.greater.sydney, or our social media pageson Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn – search for Greater Sydney Commission.

    We look forward to your group’s participation in shaping the District Plans over the coming months. 

  • Have Your Say - Bronte Village Centre and Park Entry Upgrade thumbnail Have Your Say - Bronte Village Centre and Park Entry Upgrade 03/12/2016 to 03/12/2016

    Waverley Council is upgrading Bronte Road Village Centre and improving the entry to the park. 

    For more information and to share your thoughts, we'd like to invite you to Have Your Say on Saturday 3 December, from 9am to 12pm at Bronte Park. We'll be in the park, right near the Bronte Road entrance.

    Keep up to date on this project by visiting haveyoursaywaverley.com.au 

     

  • Greater Sydney Commission - North District thumbnail Greater Sydney Commission - North District 03/12/2016 to 03/12/2016

    Here at Council we’ve worked closely with the Greater Sydney Commission to develop plans for our district’s future.We encourage you to get involved with the Commission’s work. A community group briefing and open community drop in session will be held in our district over the next couple of months, so please see the below from the Greater Sydney Commission.

    When: 10am-1pm Saturday 3 December 

    Where: Dougherty Centre 7 Victor Street, Chatswood

    To register your interest in attending please click on this link

    For those who are unable to attend, there will also be a community drop in session in your district to find out more about the draft District Plans – details of this year’s activities can befound below. This is just the beginning and there will be more opportunities in February and March 2017, which will be publicised.

    If you have any questions about the sessions, please contact us on 1800 617 681 or engagement@gsc.nsw.gov.au

    You can also join the conversation by visiting our website www.greater.sydney, or our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn – search for Greater Sydney Commission.

    We look forward to your group’s participation in shaping the District Plans over the coming months. 
  • Access ALL Areas Festival Shorts Program 2016 thumbnail Access ALL Areas Festival Shorts Program 2016 03/12/2016 to 03/12/2016

    Waverly Council welcomes the whole community to join people with disabilities to celebrate the many contributions they make to Australian life.

    The 2016 short film program includes 9 short films including the perspectives of people with disability in many of the films and emphasises the importance of inlcuding everyone.

    From the courage of five year old Su who is determined to get his red ball back from thieves to the story of a woman who had to flee from her country, Access All Areas 2016 will delight and inspire. 

    Screening with open captions, wheelchair access and accessible toilets.

    Cost: Free event

    Where: Waverly Library Theatrette 32/48 Denison St, Bondi Junction

    When: 10.30am - 11.30am

    Contact: Carly 9083 8919 carly.tremble@waverley.nsw.gov.au

  • Bondi to Bronte Swim thumbnail Bondi to Bronte Swim 04/12/2016 to 04/12/2016

    Take part in the 16th annual Macquarie Bondi to Bronte Ocean Swim.

    The Bondi to Bronte is one of Sydney's and Australia’s most iconic ocean swims. Starting at Bondi Beach, swimmers finish their journey at Bronte SLSC, the world’s first Surf Life Saving club.

    There are some great new additions to the program for 2016 so visit www.bonditobronte.com.au for event details

  • Waverley Sketchflash thumbnail Waverley Sketchflash 07/12/2016 to 07/12/2016 :

    Each Wednesday
    4.00pm - 5.30pm
    Library Ground Floor Study Room

    Draw your surrounds and become part of our eCollection of library life.
    All skill levels, ages and experience welcome.

    FREE
    Sketchbooks are provided.

    Bookings essential at Eventbrite or call 9083 8777.

  • Hugh Bamford Reserve Bushcare Group thumbnail Hugh Bamford Reserve Bushcare Group 10/12/2016 to 10/12/2016 :

    Join like-minded locals and help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces. You'll learn about native plants and wildlife, and enjoy the well-being benefits from time spent in nature. Bushcare volunteers play a vital role in caring for our coastal native bushland. Come regularly or whenever it suits. No experience necessary and supervised children are welcome. Tools, gloves and morning tea are provided.  

    Based on the coastal northern end of Bondi beach at Dover Heights, this is a spectacular view not to be missed, a great way to be outdoors and make new friends. 

    When: The second Saturday of the month 9am-12noon

    Where: End of laneway between 46 and 48 Wentworth Street, Dover Heights 

    More information: bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au  

  • Waverley Park Multi-Purpose Courts Opening thumbnail Waverley Park Multi-Purpose Courts Opening 10/12/2016 to 10/12/2016

    Join Mayor Sally Betts and Waverley Council in celebrating the opening of Waverley Park's Multi-Purpose Courts!

    These courts have been brought to life by the overwhelming amount of feedback from the community requesting more sporting facilities in the community.

    The three multi-purpose courts can accommodate a variety of sports such as netball, basketball and tennis. They can support social sports, coaching and skill development, and local school activities.  

    There will be some fun activities on the courts and free coffee and cupcakes will also be provided to celebrate this incredible addition to our community.

    The Multi-purpose courts are located in the south west corner of Waverley Park. You can access this area through Goldie Avenue, St Mary's Avenue or Waverley Park.

    Please RSVP by 7 December 2016 to Tessa Pentony at tessa.pentony@waverley.nsw.gov.au.

     

    Please note, parking in this area is limited. We recommend you leave the car at home, car pool or utilise public transport.  

  • Bronte Gully Bushcare Group thumbnail Bronte Gully Bushcare Group 11/12/2016 to 11/12/2016 :

    Join like-minded locals and help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces. You'll learn about native plants and wildlife, and enjoy the well-being benefits from time spent in nature. Bushcare volunteers play a vital role in caring for our coastal native bushland. Come regularly or whenever it suits. No experience necessary and supervised children are welcome. Tools, gloves and morning tea are provided.

    When: Every second (alternate) Sunday of the month 9am-12noon

    Where: Bronte Park end of the gully 

    More information: bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au  

  • A reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol thumbnail A reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol 12/12/2016 01/01/1970 Monday 12 December
    10am-12pm, with intermission
    Waverley Library - Level 1 Theatrette

    Geoff Usher, member of the international Dickens Fellowship and committee member of the NSW Dickens Society will be presenting a public reading of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol.

    Charitable gold coin donation. All funds raised for Norman Andrews House.
    Light refreshments provided.

    Bookings essential at eventbrite.com
  • Bronte Waterfall Bushcare Group thumbnail Bronte Waterfall Bushcare Group 14/12/2016 to 14/12/2016 :

    Join like-minded locals and help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces. You'll learn about native plants and wildlife, and enjoy the well-being benefits from time spent in nature. Bushcare volunteers play a vital role in caring for our coastal native bushland. Come regularly or whenever it suits. No experience necessary and supervised children are welcome. Tools, gloves and morning tea are provided. 

    When: The second Wednesday of the month 9am-12noon

    Where: Beside 468 Bronte Road, Bronte 

    More information: bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au  

  • Have Your Say Day - Gibson Street Reserve Playground Upgrade thumbnail Have Your Say Day - Gibson Street Reserve Playground Upgrade 14/12/2016 to 14/12/2016

    Waverley Council is planning to upgrade Gibson Street Reserve Playground. 

    Before we do this, we'd like you to come along and Have Your Say on Wednesday  14 December, from 3.30-5.00pm at Gibson Street Reserve Playground (corner of Gibson and Brown Street, Waverley)

    We want to hear from people with an interest in Gibson Street Reserve Playground and find out what they would like to see there in the future.


    Cant make it?
    Have your say on our online survey at haveyoursaywaverley,com.au

     

  • Carols by the Sea 2016 thumbnail Carols by the Sea 2016 14/12/2016 to 14/12/2016

    Bondi Park, Bondi Beach 

    5-8:30pm

    Welcome in the festive season at this year's Carols by the Sea at Bondi Beach. This merry annual event brings the community together to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. With children's entertainment, Christmas tunes and carol singing, it's a great way to celebrate the festive season.

    Be sure to get down to Bondi Park, Bondi Beach for this free, festive, community event! Bring along your Christmas spirit, singing voices and a rug to sit on!

    Click here for more information. 

     

  • Diamond Bay Bushcare Group thumbnail Diamond Bay Bushcare Group 17/12/2016 to 17/12/2016 :

    Join like-minded locals and help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces. You'll learn about native plants and wildlife, and enjoy the well-being benefits from time spent in nature. Bushcare volunteers play a vital role in caring for our coastal native bushland. Come regularly or whenever it suits. No experience necessary and supervised children are welcome. Tools, gloves and morning tea are provided. 

    When: The third Saturday of the month 9am-12noon

    Where: End of diamond Bay Road, Vaucluse 

    More information: bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au  

  • Eastern Reserve Bushcare Group thumbnail Eastern Reserve Bushcare Group 17/12/2016 to 17/12/2016 :

    Join like-minded locals and help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces. You'll learn about native plants and wildlife, and enjoy the well-being benefits from time spent in nature. Bushcare volunteers play a vital role in caring for our coastal native bushland. Come regularly or whenever it suits. No experience necessary and supervised children are welcome. Tools, gloves and morning tea are provided. 

    Help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces.

    When: The third Saturday of the month 9am-12noon

    Where: End of Lancaster Road, Dover Heights

    More information: bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au  

  • Dads Read Gala Event thumbnail Dads Read Gala Event 17/12/2016 01/01/1970

    Saturday 17 December 2016
    10am -11am
    For the final Dads Read gala event of the year we go wild with a Mini Beast show!

    There will be activities for children to learn more about natural habitats, along with storytelling, songs and craft.
    See a Giant Cockroach, Tropical Centipede, Rainforest Scorpion, Snails, Silk worms and even an Australian Tarantula!
    Best suited for 0-5 year olds and their male carers, but the whole family is invited.

    Free event!
    RSVP to Dads Read launch and monthly sessions via Eventbrite or call 9083 8722


    Dads Read developed by State Library of Queensland

  • Tamarama Bushcare Group thumbnail Tamarama Bushcare Group 20/12/2016 to 20/12/2016 :

    Join like-minded locals and help make a positive difference to one of our special green spaces. You'll learn about native plants and wildlife, and enjoy the well-being benefits from time spent in nature. Bushcare volunteers play a vital role in caring for our coastal native bushland. Come regularly or whenever it suits. No experience necessary and supervised children are welcome. Tools, gloves and morning tea are provided.

    When: Every third Tuesday of the month 9am-12noon

    Where: The seat at the base of Tamarama Waterfall

    More information: bushcare@waverley.nsw.gov.au  

  • NYE Dudley Page thumbnail NYE Dudley Page 31/12/2016 to 01/01/2017

    New Years Eve, Dudley Page Reserve 2016

    Waverley Council invites families to celebrate the New Year at Dudley Page Reserve, Dover Heights. This event is perfect for families with a relaxed family entertainment plus amazing views of the harbour fireworks.

    Bring a picnic and rug and enjoy this New Years Eve Family event with a free jumping castle, face painting,playground, DJ, music & dancing. Licensed bar & food stalls. 

    Strictly NO BYO or GLASS TENTS or UMBRELLAS. No parking

    Wheelchair accessible.

    Adult ticket $35 (includes 1 adult and children up to 5yrs)

    Concession ticket $15 (includes pensioners, registered carers, children 5-16yrs)*

    Don’t miss out- this event will sell out - GET YOUR TICKETS NOW to avoid disappointment 

    6pm – 12.30am

    Purchase tickets online at moshtix.com.au or call 1300 438 849 (booking fees apply) or in person at Waverley Council Customer Service Centre, 55 Spring Street, Bondi Junction.

    NO booking fee applies at Customer Service Centre

    *Children under 18 must have a valid ticket and be accompanied by a ticket holdingparent, adult legal guardian or adult eligible carer at all times

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