- Visit Creatures of the Ice Age at Sydney Zoo. Saturday 1 July – Sunday 27 August. For more info & tickets visit sydneyzoo.com/ice-age/
- Draw your Inner Barbie or Ken at Castle Hill RSL. Thursday 3 August from 7pm
- Discovery walkthroughs: Australian Innovations. Every Saturday and Sunday in August. From 11am.
- Blacktown Family Fish In. Friday 4 August, Saturday 5 August, Friday 11 August and Saturday 12 August. Mount Druitt Swimming Centre.
- Bella Vista Farm Open Day. Sunday 6 August. 9am to 2pm.
- Rouse Hill Estate open to the public. Every Sunday. 10am to 4pm.
- The Farm at Lynwood Country Club. Every Sunday 11am – 2pm. Bring the kids along to see rabbits, birds and sheep! They’ll be entertained by the animal feedings and learn about life on the farm.
- Hawkesbury Fest. Sunday 6 August. 10am to 3pm. Governor Phillip Park, Windsor.
- OLA Family Fiesta. Sunday 6 August. 1pm to 6pm. Cnr Wellgate Ave and Withers Road Kellyville.
- Kenthurst Preschool Fete. Sunday 6 August. 10am to 3pm.
- Holden Display Day. Sunday 6 August. Hawkesbury Showgrounds. Gates open at 9am.
- Thornleigh Model Railway Exhibition. Saturday 12 August, 9am to 5pm and Sunday 13 August, 9am to 4pm. Thornleigh Community Hall.
- Drag Bingo Brunch at Bella hosted by Annie Mation. Bella Vista Hotel. Saturday 12 August. From 11am.
- Family Day: Science. Powerhouse Castle Hill. Saturday 12 August. 10am to 4pm.
- 80s Rewind at Bella Vista Hotel. Saturday 12 August. From 9pm.
- Galston Valley Railway Open Day. Sunday 13 August. 9.30am – 3pm.
- Science in the Scrub. Western Sydney Parklands. Sunday 13 August. 11am to 3pm.
- Flavours of Blacktown. Saturday 19 August. 12pm to 8pm. Nurragingy Reserve.
- Jobs Fair at Castle Towers. 15 August to 19 August.
- Family Science Day. Saturday 19 August. 10am to 3pm. PHIVE & Parramatta Square, Parramatta.
- Samuel Gilbert Public School Great Fete. Sunday 20 August. 10am to 3pm.
- Nurragingy Miniature Railway. Sunday 20 August. 10am to 3pm.
- Maroota Muster. Sunday 20 August. 10am to 3pm.
- North Rocks Public School Fete. Saturday 26 August. 10am to 4pm.
- Blacktown City Family SportsFest. Saturday 26 August. 12pm to 4pm. Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope.
- Berowra Village Woodchop Festival. Sunday 27 August. 10am to 4pm. Warrina Street Oval, Berowra.
- Aussie NightMarket – Saturday 5 August. 5pm to 10pm. Castle Hill Showground.
- Sydney Boutique Markets – Sunday 6 August. 10am to 4pm. Rouse Hill Town Centre.
- Riverstone Food Markets – Saturday 12 August. 5pm to 9pm. Bambridge Lane, Riverstone.
- Castle Hill Farmers and Fine Food Market – Saturday 12 August and Saturday 26 August. 8am to 12pm. Castle Hill Showground.
- St Albans Village Market – Sunday 13 August. 10am to 2pm. St Albans.
- Dural Village Markets. Sunday 13 August. 9am to 2pm. Dural Country Club.
- The Hills UPMarket Sunday 27 August. 9am to 2pm. Castle Hill Showground.
- FREE storytime sessions for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers are held by libraries in the Hills throughout the week. For the full calendar see here.
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