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Film festival visits Thirroul and Corrimal

To celebrate the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages, a film festival featuring Indigenous voices from around the world will be held at Corrimal and Thirroul libraries next month. The first week of the festival in July coincides with NAIDOC Week and features Australian Indigenous content, with the second week highlighting movies that tell … Continue reading

Concert to celebrate youth week at Bellambi Point

A SPORTS workshop, featuring live music, interactive art, food and much more will be held at Bellambi Point as part of Youth Week. Wollongong City Council’s Youth Services has a range of events planned with a music concert and sporting activities at Bellambi Point, live music, aerosol art, skateboarding in Berkeley and a rolling racer … Continue reading

Moonlight Movie returns to Corrimal’s Ziems Park this weekend

MOONLIGHT Movies are back for 2019 with The Never Ending Story to play on the big screen this Saturday February 16 at Robert Ziems Park, Corrimal. The cult classic was adapted from Michael Ende’s children’s book and follows the adventures of Bastain Balthazar Bux. Released in 1984, the much-loved adventure film for kids of all ages tells … Continue reading

Moonlight movies returns

MOONLIGHT Movies returns to the north with two screenings at Corrimal and Thirroul during December. Wollongong City Council will present on Friday December 1, Boss Baby (G) at Ziem’s Park Corrimal, while on the following Saturday night, Finding Dory (G) will screen at Thirroul Beach Reserve. The Corrimal event is being presented in partnership with Corrimal … Continue reading

School holiday activities

Wollongong City Council is making it easy to keep the kids busy these school holidays, with an exciting range of programs on offer across Council services. The Botanic Garden will be offering Holiday Boot Camp Fun from 10am – 12.30pm daily from 7 to 10 April. Kids will be able to take on an obstacle … Continue reading

Movies coming to Thirroul Beach

  THE movies are coming to Thirroul Beach. Summer in the Gong is presented by Wollongong City Council, TAFE Illawarra and the IMB Building Society and will feature the movie Happy Feet screening at Thirroul’s Beach Reserve, on Saturday November 8. IMB CEO Robert Ryan said IMB has supported this family event for four years … Continue reading

History comes to life at Thirroul library

THIRROUL District Library will host a series of weekly talks through October and November, each presented by an author or guest speaker. The free, one hour talks at 5pm on Wednesdays are an opportunity for the community to hear some compelling true life stories, and to look into a local fictional work inspired by true … Continue reading

Plenty to do during holidays

FROM a World Cup themed treasure hunt through the Botanic Gardens, to a pizza and movie night in the library, there’s something to entertain all the kids these school holidays. “We’ve got loads of activities happening right across our area so no matter where you live, you won’t have to travel far to join in … Continue reading

Youth celebrate in Wollongong

YOUTH Week in Wollongong will be celebrated with nine days of events and activities including art markets, live music, movie nights, a ‘Big Day In’ and a great debate with the city’s Lord Mayor. Wollongong Youth Services Co-ordinator Toby Schaefer-Darling said Youth Week is a chance for young people to celebrate, showcase their talents and … Continue reading

Waterfall rail tragedy remembered on stage

TO commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Waterfall rail tragedy, Merrigong Theatre Company has commissioned and produced a new work from critically-acclaimed playwright Alana Valentine, with the world premiere season at Illawarra Performing Arts Centre this week (August 28 – September 7). Using verbatim sources including the Special Commission of Inquiry transcript, as well as … Continue reading

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