We've got a variety of Council and community events and activities on the Northern Beaches to suit everyone. Take a look at the calendar or select a category for upcoming events. 

There's also a range of activities you can do online - join a webinar, watch a live stream, or view a recorded video in our digital library.

Check out other courses & activities at your local Community Centre or our Hello Manly website.

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We encourage local not-for-profit community groups to publicise their events here too (conditions apply). Please note: listing here does not mean Council endorses the event or the organiser's products.

Please note: Our event calendar is not intended to advertise regular programs or classes. If they are held in one of our Community Centres, please submit to include in our Course and Activity Directory

Fri 1 Mar
Sun 14 Apr
Eden Stewart Solitude unveiled painting (NBSC Freshwater Senior Campus) (003)

Out Front 2024: Thirty years of Express Yourself

1 Mar - 14 Apr 2024 - An annual exhibition of artworks by HSC Visual Arts students, selected from the 20 secondary schools across Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M current exhibition, Education and Learning, Exhibitions, Youth
Fri 1 Mar
Sun 14 Apr
Collaborative workshop with Studio A and Bushlink

Bleeding Hearts and Morning Glory: Artwork by Guy Fredericks & Chloe Watfern with Studio A

1 Mar – 14 Apr 2024 - A collaborative project developed by artist Guy Fredericks, Studio A, Dr Chloe Watfern, and MAG&M, Bleeding Hearts and Morning Glory is a socially engaged exhibition that encourages people with intellectual disabilities to participate in conversations about climate change. The project engages neurodivergent people across the Northern Beaches involved in climate action, caring for country, tending local gardens, and working with community groups focused on climate solutions.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade MANLY
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M current exhibition, Disability, Education and Learning, Exhibitions, Youth
Sat 2 Mar
8.00 AM - 2.00 PM
Car boot sale with blackboard describing what's on sale

Avalon Car Boot Sale

Don’t send your unwanted goods (clothes, toys, household items, sports equipment) to landfill… sell them at the Avalon Car Boot Sale at Dunbar Park Avalon.
Dunbar Park Avalon
Avalon Car Boot, Council Events, Waste Reduction Events, Markets
Sat 2 Mar
8.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Watercraft auction

Score yourself a bargain at Council's live watercraft auction. Items include small dinghies, kayaks and paddleboards.
Rowland Reserve Bayview NSW
Council Events, Sport and Recreation
Sat 2 Mar
12.00 PM - 4.00 PM
Painting with watercolours

Watercolour Art Class

Exploring elements of nature, learn the basics of painting with watercolours.
Manly Library, 1 Market Place Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, Education and Learning, Youth
Sun 3 Mar
7.00 AM - 8.00 PM

Clean Up Australia Day

Volunteer for Clean Up Australia Day and help keep our neighbourhood pristine,
Council Events, Waste Reduction Events, Environment and Sustainability
Sun 3 Mar
8.00 AM - 2.00 PM
International Women's Day Markets

International Women's Day Markets 2024

Celebrating creative local women, allowing them to showcase and sell their art, craft, jewellery, accessories, clothing or product that they have personally made, designed or created.
James Meehan Reserve Clyde Rd Dee Why
Council Events, Women, IWD, Markets
Mon 4 Mar
5.30 PM - 6.15 PM

Teen fitness

A 45-minute circuit style cross-training class will give your teen a great workout combining cardiovascular exercise with strength training every Monday evening.
Warringah Aquatic Centre 1 Aquatic Drive Frenchs Forest
Aquatic, Community Group, Council Events, Sport and Recreation, Youth
Wed 6 Mar
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
Saltwater Women illustration

Saltwater Women Talk

Join us during International Women's Week and learn the often hidden stories of the Saltwater Women of Sydney.
Mona Vale Library 1 Park Street Mona Vale
Council Events, Education and Learning
Thu 7 Mar
Sun 17 Mar
Reaching for the Stars - Catriona Pollard

Catriona Pollard's Solo Exhibition - Luminosity of Spirit

Catriona Pollard's solo exhibition ‘Luminosity of Spirit’ explores our spiritual connection to nature using beautiful woven sculptures to access the visceral and organic landscapes of spirit within nature.
Curl Curl Creative Space, 105 Abbott Rd Curl Curl
Art and Culture, Curl Curl Creative Space
Thu 7 Mar
1.30 PM - 3.30 PM
Bushlinks creative responses to their land-care work.  Done as part of the workshop led by Guy Fredericks.JPG

Climate Lassos and Care for Place

Join Guy Fredericks, Studio A, and Chloe Watfern for a creative workshop that responds to their exhibition, Bleeding Hearts and Morning Glory.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade MANLY
Art and Culture, MAG&M Talks and Events, Disability
Thu 7 Mar
3.30 PM - 4.30 PM

STEM Corner at Dee Why Library

Drop in to the library and explore the range of STEM activities.
Dee Why Library 725 Pittwater Rd Dee Why
Children and Families, Council Events, Education and Learning
Thu 7 Mar
6.00 PM - 7.30 PM
Galmatic Car maintenance workshop

Car Maintenance Workshop

Learn basic car maintenance skills and feel confident to open the bonnet of the car to check the oil, coolant, fluid and battery.
PCYC Car Park Dee Why – Level 2 Civic Parade Dee Why
Council Events, Women, Education and Learning, Youth
Thu 7 Mar
7.30 PM - 8.30 PM
Combination of wind turbines and solar panels

100% Renewable Energy Group Power Purchase Agreement Information Session 4

Northern Beaches Council is hosting this information session to support the launch of Business Green Energy's 100% renewable electricity offer for local business and organisations operating in the Northern Beaches area.
Glen Street Theatre Cnr Glen Street, Blackbutts Rd Belrose
Business Development, Community Group, Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability, Council Events, PPA, Sustainability Business Network
Fri 8 Mar
7.00 AM - 9.00 AM
Womens Day Breakfast

International Women's Day Breakfast 2024

Northern Beaches Council will be hosting a breakfast on International Women's Day at the Manly Pacific where you are invited to join us for a delicious breakfast with a guest speaker, a special event raffle and networking opportunities.
Manly Pacific Sydney MGallery Collection Manly
Council Events, Women, IWD
Fri 8 Mar
6.00 PM - 8.00 PM

Iconically Us Art Exhibition

Visit Leigh Binskin's exciting new art collection and search the layers of nostalgic sentiment to evoke your own treasured memories of our local Northern Beaches culture.
Sugar House Studios 73 Winbourne Road Brookvale
Art and Culture