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Meadowbank Regional Playground

Meadowbank Regional Playground

We'd had Meadowbank Regional Playground on our list for months. We finally got there recently and WOW, it's completely mind blowing! In terms of playgrounds it's without a doubt one of the best we've ever seen and our kids were talking about their next visit walking back to the car!
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Winter school holidays boredom buster list

Winter school holidays boredom buster list

Here's a long list to keep everyone entertained these school holidays and many options are indoor activities suitable for rainy week one ... theatre shows, ice skating, free activities at shopping centres, Harry Potter bingo and more! Then there's also lots of free outdoor options for week two when the sun returns.
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Things to do on rainy days

Things to do on rainy days

Do you and your busy little ones go stir crazy when it rains for a few days? If you still like to get out each day with your little one even when it's raining, here are some ideas for things to do in the Hills and surrounds that won't leave you drenched!
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Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! for NAIDOC celebrations in Burramatta

Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! for NAIDOC celebrations in Burramatta

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and the City of Parramatta will join the activities with Burramatta NAIDOC on Sunday 10 July. The event is a family-friendly celebration for the whole community featuring children's workshops, market stalls, delicious food as well as some great performances.
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The Owl & the Pussycat at Riverside Theatres

The Owl & the Pussycat at Riverside Theatres

Ahoy! Come set sail with this charming show for kids that explores the universal themes of love, adventure, harmony and acceptance. You might even meet a honey-hooked Sea Bear, an itty bitty Kitty and a punky Piggy Wig! On for two days only during the upcoming school holidays at Riverside Theatres Parramatta.
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Riverside Theatres presents Roald Dahl and the imagination seekers

Riverside Theatres presents Roald Dahl and the imagination seekers

Take the kids to the theatre these upcoming school holidays! Especially made for ages 6 and up, the show is an immersive and interactive performance, involving games and imaginative play, while exploring Roald Dahlʼs extraordinary stories, including The BFG and The Twits along the way! Mon 4 - Thurs 7 July.
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Cremorne Point Walk Sydney

Cremorne Point Walk Sydney

The Cremorne Point Walk is an easy 3km harbour walk that's both kid and dog friendly with spectacular views across to the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the city.
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Bobbin Head Nature Playground

Bobbin Head Nature Playground

While we've all been staying home, the playground at Bobbin Head at Mount Colah in the Ku-Ring-Gai National Park has had a much needed facelift and what a beautiful nature playground it is now!
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HDM visits Wonder.full Eatery

HDM visits Wonder.full Eatery

Wonder.full Eatery in Knightsbridge opened in 2021 - a super brave time to open! But the cosy venue has weathered the storm and is serving great food and coffee to locals. If you haven't visited, it's well worth popping by. 
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15% off with local business Burra Blinds!

15% off with local business Burra Blinds!

Burra Blinds is a small business new to the Hills. Owned and operated by Cameron Burge, he personally measures, quotes and installs all jobs so you only need to deal with one person throughout the whole process. And Burra Blinds is offering a 15% discount to Hills District Mums!
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Check out Base 181 Studios at its upcoming open day!

Check out Base 181 Studios at its upcoming open day!

Do your kids love music? Do they love to dance? At Base181 Studios your child will go from busting their first moves to becoming a confident dancer! And for kids 3 - 10 years of age you can check out the studio at its open days in July!
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HDM visits L’Americano Espresso Bar

HDM visits L’Americano Espresso Bar

With 2020 being the year it was, we were starved of new cafes and restaurants opening in the Hills! But one little gem managed to pull it off and has been quietly serving its fans since September. These fans may be disappointed that word is out because we strongly suggest you put a visit in your diary asap!
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Finding the will

Finding the will

As parents, the importance of having a Will in place can't be ignored. But what's involved and what do you need to consider? Here's some great information to get you started.
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