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 21 Jun
11.00 AM - 11.30 AM
Artwork by Edie Holmes Akemarr

Curatorial Exhibition Tour

Exhibition curator Djon Mundine OAM FAHA will talk about the western desert arts centres and artworks in the exhibition.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, 1a West Esplanade Manly
Art and Culture, MAG&M Talks and Events
Fri 21 Jun
12.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Reset the Dial

A crucial event aimed at addressing the pressing issue of domestic violence. We have a lineup of expert speakers who will share their insights and expertise on combating domestic violence, including discussions on healthy masculinity, consent, respectful relationships, and the cultural challenges faced by young people.
Sofitel Sydney Wentworth 61, 101 Phillip St Sydney
Community Group
Fri 21 Jun
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
Tania Blanchard Author

A Woman of Courage with Tania Blanchard

Join author Tania Blanchard for an afternoon tea as she discusses her historical novel, A Woman of Courage.
Mona Vale Creative Space Gallery, above Mona Vale Library, 1 Park Street Mona Vale
Council Events, Authors Talk
Sat 22 Jun
9.00 AM - 3.00 PM

Second Hand Saturday

Meet your neighbours, grab a bargain and help the environment too at a Second Hand Saturday garage sale.
Council Events, Environment and Sustainability
Sat 22 Jun
10.00 AM - 3.00 PM
Forestville on Show

Forestville on Show

Enjoy live music, entertainment, face painting, shops on show, specials and so much more at The Centre, Forestville
The Centre Forestville Forestville
Live Music, Children and Families, Council Events
Sat 22 Jun
11.30 AM - 1.30 PM
performer standing at a microphone

Pride and Poetry Workshop

Join award-winning queer artist Mohammad Awad for a masterclass in writing honest poetry and authentic storytelling. Suitable for ages 15-25.
Manly Library, 1 Market Place Manly
Council Events, Education and Learning, Youth, Mardi Gras
Mon 24 Jun
10.30 AM - 12.30 PM
Zena Shapter standing in front of bookcase filled with books

Workshop: Creative Writing with Zena Shapter

Join award-winning author Zena Shapter for an enriching creative writing experience!
Mona Vale Creative Space Gallery Level 1, Mona Vale Civic Centre, 1 Park Street Mona Vale
Art and Culture, Mona Vale Pop-up Gallery
Mon 24 Jun
1.00 PM - 3.00 PM
Hand holding pencil over crossword

Conquering Cryptic Crosswords

Over this two-session course created for beginners, crossword expert Ralph Penglis will show you how to unravel the riddle of the cryptic clue and tricks of the trade.
Warringah Mall Library Shop 650/145 Old Pittwater Road Brookvale
Council Events, Education and Learning, Seniors
Tue 25 Jun
4.00 PM - 5.30 PM
Macrame rainbow keychains in a row

Rainbow Macramé Workshop at Warringah Mall

Celebrate Pride Month at the Library and learn the art of macramé rainbows. Free workshops, ages 12 - 18 years.
Warringah Mall Library, level 2, 145 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale
Art and Culture, Council Events, Education and Learning, Youth, Mardi Gras
Wed 26 Jun
Sun 7 Jul
Bella La Spina

The Poetics of Motion - Bella La Spina

Considered the ‘mouth’ of the Northern Beaches, the Spit Bridge has been reimagined in this exhibition by Bella La Spina which utilises the traditional processes of copper etching to create a unique stop-motion video.
Curl Curl Creative Space 105 Abbot Rd Curl Curl
Art and Culture, Curl Curl Creative Space, Exhibitions
Wed 26 Jun
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
Author Cindy Davies with her new book

Local Author: Cindy Davies

Join local author Cindy Davies as she discusses her latest book, The Favourite of the Harem.
Manly Library, 1 Market Place Manly
Council Events, Authors Talk, Seniors
Thu 27 Jun
9.30 AM - 11.30 AM

Create & Connect

Explore art making, creative expression and relaxation in our open studio art therapy workshop.
Avalon Creative Space 32 Old Barrenjoey Road Avalon Beach
Art and Culture, Avalon Creative Space
Thu 27 Jun
1.00 PM - 1.45 PM
Billy the Bandicoot

Billy the Bandicoot Story Time at Warringah Mall

Meet Billy the Bandicoot at the library. Billy will share a story about all of his animal friends who live in our backyards and bushland.
Warringah Mall Library, lvl 2, 145 Old Pittwater Rd Brookvale
Children and Families, Council Events, Bushcare, CEC Events, Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability