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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.

Submit your event

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

What's on

Fri 9 Dec
4.00 PM - 7.30 PM

Christmas by the Beach

All your favourite traditional carols and a children's Christmas show bringing entertainment for the whole family.
James Meehan Reserve, Dee Why
Markets, Music and Dance, Council Events, Christmas
Mon 29 Aug
Sun 12 Feb

Simone Douglas, detail from Eternal Return, 2022

Simone Douglas: MAG&M Art Wall

29 Aug 2022 - 12 Feb 2023 - Northern Beaches born, New York based artist Simone Douglas takes over MAG&M’s façade.
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Council Events, - MAG&M future exhibition
Fri 21 Oct
Sun 4 Dec

photo of the 2022 Advanced Diploma graduates from Northern Beaches TAFE Ceramics by Mark Rose

Resonance

21 Oct - 4 Dec 2022 - an exhibition of works by the 2022 Advanced Diploma graduates from Northern Beaches TAFE Ceramics
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, - MAG&M current exhibition
Fri 21 Oct
Sun 4 Dec

David Thomas, Taking a Timeline for a Walk, (Min Sun/red), 2011. Image courtesy of the artist and Blockprojects Gallery, Melbourne

ABSTRACT REALITIES: The MAG&M Project

21 Oct – 4 Dec 2022 - Abstract Realities: The MAG&M Project Julian Goddard Sarah Robson David Thomas
Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Manly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions, Council Events, - MAG&M current exhibition
Fri 28 Oct
Sat 31 Dec

Inconvenience Store - PCYC Dee Why

The Inconvenience Store has everything you never needed and more
PCYC, Dee Why
Art and Culture, Environment and Sustainability, Council Events, Waste Reduction Events
Mon 14 Nov
Fri 16 Dec

Christmas Wishing Tree

Come in to any of our Northern Beaches Council Libraries to collect a tag and buy a gift to match this Christmas.
Children and Families, Community Group, Christmas
Wed 30 Nov
Sun 4 Dec

Liminal Nexus Collective

Sydney University graduating Masters Architecture students respond to the Uluru Statement From the Heart
Curl Curl Creative Space, Nth Curl Curl
Art and Culture, Curl Curl Creative Space, Council Events
Thu 1 Dec
Tue 31 Jan

Bookopoly Summer Reading Challenge

Take on the Bookopoly reading challenge this summer!
Children and Families, School Holidays, Youth, Council Events
Fri 2 Dec
10.00 AM - 4.00 PM

Painting the Beaches Exhibition

Paintings of various beaches along the Northern Beaches. Original artwork, prints and cards available.
Mona Vale Creative Pop Up, Mona Vale
Art and Culture, Mona Vale Creative Pop-up, Exhibitions
Fri 2 Dec
10.00 AM - 1.00 PM

Self-watering Garden Beds – Wicking Beds

An exciting workshop on building and managing a wicking bed – a self-watering garden.
Kimbriki ECO House & Garden Education Centre, Ingleside
Community Group, Education and Learning, Environment and Sustainability
Mon 14 Nov
Fri 16 Dec

Christmas Wishing Tree

Come in to any of our Northern Beaches Council Libraries to collect a tag and buy a gift to match this Christmas.
Children and Families, Community Group, Christmas
Thu 1 Dec
Tue 31 Jan

Bookopoly Summer Reading Challenge

Take on the Bookopoly reading challenge this summer!
Children and Families, School Holidays, Youth, Council Events
Fri 2 Dec
1.30 PM - 3.30 PM

Manly Movie Club - December

Enjoy free monthly screenings on the big-ish screen at the Library.
Manly Library, Manly
Art and Culture, Seniors, Council Events
Sat 3 Dec
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Kids Christmas Movie Screenings

Drop in for a classic Christmas movie to get you in the festive spirit!
Mona Vale Library, Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Christmas
Sat 3 Dec
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Kids Christmas Movie Screenings

Drop in for a classic Christmas movie to get you in the festive spirit!
Manly Library, Manly
Children and Families, Council Events, Christmas
Mon 5 Dec
Fri 16 Dec

Christmas Story Times

Come along to celebrate Christmas with your little ones at our special Christmas Story Time sessions.
Children and Families, Music and Dance, Council Events, Christmas
Wed 7 Dec
10.00 AM - 12.00 PM

Memory Lane Café

Meet with others who can provide friendship and support while enjoying some entertainment and light refreshments.
Avalon Recreation Centre, Avalon Beach
Community Group, Health and Wellbeing, Seniors
Wed 7 Dec
4.00 PM - 5.00 PM

Merry Makerspace Circuit for Kids

Visit Forestville Library this December and sample our Merry STEM and Makerspace technologies at the Merry Makerspace Circuit.
Forestville Library, Forestville
Education and Learning, Council Events, Christmas
Thu 8 Dec
10.00 AM - 11.00 AM

Meerkat Christmas Story Time with Aura Parker

Author and illustrator Aura Parker will lead a special Christmas story time event to celebrate the release of her latest book Meerkat Christmas.
Warringah Mall Library, Brookvale
Children and Families, Education and Learning, Music and Dance, Council Events, Christmas
Sat 10 Dec
1.30 PM - 3.00 PM

Kids Christmas Movie Screenings

Drop in for a classic Christmas movie to get you in the festive spirit!
Mona Vale Library, Mona Vale
Children and Families, Council Events, Christmas

Monsters of Dance

Wed 30 Nov
Sun 4 Dec
2022
'Step Back In Time' - Concert 1 - Wednesday 30th November Join our JUNIOR, PRETEEN AND TEEN Dancers as they show off their concert routines set to...
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Heather Evans Dance Studios

Sat 3 Dec
2022
Show 1 - Dance the Magic - 1:30pm Dance The Magic is presented by Newport students at Heather Evans Dance Studios to celebrate 25 years of teaching...
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ERO Dance Company presents 2022 Showcase

Mon 5 Dec
2022
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we invite you to come along to witness the exquisite talent ERO Dance Company has to offer. Prepare yourselves...
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Bourne 2 Dance

Sat 10 Dec
2022
Bourne 2 Dance presents "Magic Toy Shop" our end of year concert! Have you ever wondered what happens in a toy shop when everyone has gone home for...
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Lane Cove Dance Academy

Thu 15 Dec
Sat 17 Dec
2022
Lane Cove Dance Academy presents Jack's Nightmare. Come join us as we follow Jack's adventure on his quest to rescue Sally. Tickets on sale: 16...
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Christmas Stories with R.A. Spratt

Sun 18 Dec
2022
In this whirlwind of storytelling, R.A. Spratt (best selling author of Friday Barnes and Nanny Piggins ), will be performing her favourite Christmas...
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NIDA Open School Holiday Workshops

Mon 9 Jan
Fri 13 Jan
2023
Spend a week exploring performance for both stage and screen in this practical introduction to acting. Develop skills in improvisation, text analysis...
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