• Arden Anglican

North Rocks Public School Fete. Saturday 26 August. 10am to 4pm.

Step right up to the greatest show on earth! Get ready for a day filled with laughter, excitement and jaw-dropping performances at the North Rocks Public School spectacular circus-themed fete. Get ready to unleash your inner performer as you try your hand at juggling, hula hooping, spinning plates, and even unicycling! Whether you’re a seasoned circus enthusiast or a first-time adventurer, there’s fun for everyone under the big top.  But that’s not all! Prepare to be amazed by sensational acts that will take your breath away. Watch in awe as aerialists soar through the air, stilt walkers reach new heights, and dancers move to the rhythm of the circus beat.

With delicious food, thrilling games, kids rides and a carnival atmosphere, this is a day that the whole family will enjoy.


Blacktown City Family SportsFest. Saturday 26 August. 12pm to 4pm. Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope.

Get ready to experience the ultimate family sports extravaganza at the Blacktown City Family Sportsfest 2023 event! This incredible event is set to bring the community together for a day of thrilling action, entertainment and family fun. From exciting sports tournaments to interactive displays and activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Entry will be free from noon – 4 pm, allowing families to enjoy all that Sportsfest has to offer on the day. Families can take this opportunity to check out the range of facilities on offer at the Centre. The day will also be marked with giveaways and a chance to get 10% off memberships.  For more information see here.

Hills Open Day.  Saturday 26 August. 10am to 6pm.

Berowra Village Woodchop Festival. Sunday 27 August. 10am to 4pm. Warrina Street Oval, Berowra.


Visit Creatures of the Ice Age at Sydney Zoo. Saturday 1 July – Sunday 27 August

Get ready to chill with the coolest gang in town! Creatures of the Ice Age have emerged from their frozen hideaways and have made themselves at home at Sydney Zoo! FREE with your zoo ticket.

Follow the ice trail – grab your map and explore the zoo in search of the mighty woolly mammoth, ferocious sabre-toothed tiger, powerful polar bears and more. Go for a skate on the ice rink! Snap a pic with the larger-than-life Abominable Snowman. Check out the ride zone and craft village.
For more info & tickets visit sydneyzoo.com/ice-age/


Pick your own fruit

Check out our list of places to visit here. At the moment mandarin picking is the thing to do! And you can also get tomatoes and pink lady apples.


The Farm at Lynwood Country Club. Every Sunday 11am – 2pm.

Bring the kids along to Lynwood Country Club to see rabbits, goats and sheep! They’ll be entertained by the animal feedings and learn about life on the farm.



  • Castle Hill Farmers and Fine Food Market – Saturday 26 August. 8am to 12pm. Castle Hill Showground.
  • The Hills UPMarket  Sunday 27 August. 9am to 2pm. Castle Hill Showground


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