Monday, 9 March 2020

This Harmony Week, celebrate diversity on the Northern Beaches at one of the many spectacular events and open days on offer. Visit unique cultural landmarks, hear traditional stories and explore hidden treasures of our culturally diverse community. See more.

1. St Paul and St Reweis Coptic Orthodox Church Open Day

38A Stella St, Collaroy Plateau
Visit this beautiful gem tucked away in Collaroy Plateau! Father Bassilious Gad invites the community to take a tour of this unique building and its icons, and have the opportunity to find out more about the Coptic Orthodox Church. Refreshments and finger food provided.
Sunday, 15 March
11:30am – 2pm


2. Austrian Club Frenchs Forest Open Day

20 Grattan Cres, Frenchs Forest
This family-friendly event includes kids craft, traditional Austrian music and dancing, games, competitions and a special kids room with fun cultural shows. The kitchen and bar will open from 12pm – 8pm. Check out the full program for your visit.
Sunday, 15 March
1pm – 8pm


3. St Sava Church Open Day

5 Wilson Ave, Ingleside
The frescoes inside St Sava will blow you away! Father Sasha Radoicic welcomes you to explore this amazing building filled with golden light and art, and enjoy its reflection of Serbian culture on the Northern Beaches.
Monday, 16 March
10am – 1pm


4. Aboriginal Heritage Office Museum and Bush Tucker Garden

29 Lawrence St, Freshwater
Join Samaka for an unforgettable experience. Learn from his Indigenous knowledge of many different nations, and see artefacts and exhibits from across Australia. Activities include boomerang painting, storytelling and exploring the bush tucker garden.
Tuesday, 17 March
10am – 2pm


5. TAFE Brookvale Campus Harmony Week Celebration

154 Old Pittwater Rd, Brookvale
Come and celebrate our diverse community at Brookvale TAFE’s Harmony Week celebration. With a wide range of activities on offer, including Aboriginal wood carving, a range of wonderful cultural performances, a BBQ lunch, information stalls and more! Experience and enjoy our proud multicultural community in action.
Wednesday, 18 March
10.30am – 2pm


6. Bahá’í House of Worship

173 Mona Vale Rd, Ingleside
Have you always wondered what it’s like inside the magnificent Bahá’í House of Worship at Ingleside? You are invited to a special service for the Bahá’í New Year, followed by morning tea in the picnic area. Come and experience the serenity of this iconic building and gardens. As with all Bahá’í events and services, everyone is welcome to attend.
Friday, 20 March
11am – 11.40am


7. Tibetan Community Harmony Day Celebration

Walter Gors Park, Dee Why
You are invited to a unique event celebrating cultural diversity and harmony on the Northern Beaches. Bring your friends and family along. Events include a BBQ sausage sizzle and prizes for a painting competition run by the Tibetan Saturday School. Plenty of fun games including table tennis.
Saturday, 21 March
11am – 1pm


8. Bahá’í House of Worship

173 Mona Vale Rd, Ingleside
Join the Bahá’í Community for a special Harmony Service at the Bahá’í House of Worship. Readings from the scripture of the world’s religions will be read accompanied by a choir, starting at 11 am. Light refreshments will be served after the service. There will also be an opportunity for tours of the site, engage in kids activities and contribute your wishes for a harmonious and peaceful future through the creation of a harmony tree.
Sunday, 22 March
10am – 3pm


9. Northern Beaches Multicultural Communities Harmony Week Celebration

St John's Anglican Church, corner of Avon Rd and Oaks Ave, Dee Why
Northern Beaches Multicultural Communities invite the local community to join in a special celebration for Harmony Day which recognises our nation’s diversity and rich multiculturalism. Please bring a plate with your traditional food to share. There are great activities on offer, including music, storytelling about migration and early settlement, and a lucky door prize.
Monday 23 March
5pm – 6.30pm


10. Dee Why Mosque

BBQ Open Day, 12 South Creek Rd, Dee Why
The Islamic Society of Manly Warringah welcomes the community to Dee Why Mosque for a Harmony Week celebration.

Join us for a BBQ, brief presentation about the Islamic faith and tour of the Mosque.
Don’t miss this unique community event!
Saturday, 28 March
11am to 12.30pm

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