Wednesday, January 8
ESCAPE into a land of imagination with the free Summer Story series for children of all ages at Lidcombe Library, 11am-12pm. Details: 8757 9064.
BERALA Community Centre will be hosting a free green sustainability workshop for primary and secondary aged children, 10am-12pm. Children can take part in plant potting, make eco cards and learn about Indigenous culture including bush foods and Aboriginal instruments. Bookings: 8757 9026.
Thursday, January 9
CHILDREN of all ages can escape into a land of imagination with the free Summer Story series at Granville Library, 11am-12pm. Details: 8757 9061.
Friday, January 10
MERRYLANDS Bowling Club will be hosting ‘Jack Attack for Kids’, 9.30-11am. This free fun and inclusive form of bowling is aimed at children, aged five to 12, of all skill levels and includes rubber stepping mats, targets, obstacles and activity cards, along with the easy to handle bowling balls. Details: 8757 9619.
Sunday, January 12
RIDE the Rails around the historic Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park, with departures every 30 minutes from 11am-1.30pm. Travel on the trains that transported munitions. Tickets: $5 (free for under three-year-olds). Details: 9714 7888.
ENJOY fun art activities with the Creative Connections Program at the Peacock Gallery in Auburn Botanic Gardens, 12-3pm. Details: 8745 9794 or eventbrite.com.au.
Monday, January 13
AUBURN Library will host the free Summer Story series, 11am-12pm. Suitable for children of all ages. Details: 8757 9060.
CHALLENGE yourself and join the Colour Wars hosted by Cumberland Council at Darling Street Park in Greystanes, 9am-11am. For children aged five to 12, this free school holiday event involves a range of team challenges including tug of war, a balloon tower and eating challenges while players are showered in coloured powder. Wear old clothes and don’t forget a hat and sunscreen. Details: 8757 9619.
Tuesday, January 14
PENSIONERS and Senior Card Holders can swim free of charge at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre (SOPAC) from 8am-3pm. Four hours of free parking is available in P2, adjacent to the Aquatic Centre on parking ticket validation.
CHECK out displays by SydLUG (Sydney Lego Users Group) and join the fun with a free Lego brick building day at Guildford Library from 10am-4pm. For children aged five and up.
LET your imagination go wild with the free Summer Story series at Merrylands Library, 11am-12pm. Suitable for children of all ages. Details: 8757 9065.
FREE computer classes are held at the Auburn Centre for Community on Thursdays, 10am-12pm; at the Berala Community Centre on Thursdays, 10am-12pm; and the Guildford Community Centre on Mondays, 10am-12pm.
ENJOY the outdoors with a game of disc golf at Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park on weekends, 10.30am-3.30pm. Bring your own and play for free or hire discs for a refundable $10.
TO help households reduce organic waste, the council has a Compost Bin and Worm Farm Rebate of up to $50. For info, call 8757 9000, or visit cumberland.nsw.gov.au.
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