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. 

We encourage all our local not-for-profit community groups to publicise their events here too.

Wed 6 Sep
Mon 25 Sep
Woolie Art on a wall

Where is Woollie?

Go on the hunt to find this colourful wool creature.
Across different location on the Northern Beaches during the Manly Arts FestivalManly
Art and Culture
Wed 6 Sep
Thu 28 Sep
Spectrum Art Exhibition samples

Spectrum 7 Art Showcase

Bear witness to the artistic talent of 22 members of Art & Soul Collective Inc., in a showcase of painting, drawings and prints installed at Glen Street Theatre, Belrose.
Glen Street TheatreBelrose
Art and Culture, Community Group, Exhibitions
Fri 8 Sep
Sun 29 Oct
Image detail: Dick Frizzell, Phantom on motorcycle, silkscreen


The Phantom, created in 1936 by Lee Falk, was the first costume ‘superhero’ and pre-dated both Superman (1938) and Spiderman (1962).
Manly Art GalleryManly
Art and Culture, Council Events, Exhibitions, Families
Fri 8 Sep
Sun 26 Nov

3 Boats

This unique exhibition presents a rare and original Manly Pier dodgem boat, alongside an early Manly Junior sailing dinghy - both vessels from the mid-20th Century. These craft...
Manly Art Gallery & MuseumManly
Art and Culture
Sat 9 Sep
Sun 24 Sep
Hadyn Wilson, Locus non consequensia

Locus Non Consequensia

Locus Non Consequensia or ‘Location of no consequence’ is a project that began in the early 2000’s and existed only as a concept and a collection of drawings. The intention now is...
West Esplanade (near tourist bus zone)Manly
Art and Culture
Sat 9 Sep
Sun 24 Sep
Artist Jess Cochrane painting

Jess Cochrane - Solo Exhibition at The Plant Room

From the bathroom walls of Sydney's iconic Landsdowne Hotel to Manly's The Plant Room, Jess Cochrane brings her solo show to life for Manly Arts Festival.
The Plant RoomManly
Art and Culture, Exhibitions
Thu 21 Sep
10.15 AM - 10.45 AM

Story Time

Come along with your child to listen to stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and play games with action and movement. Ages 3 - 5 years. Sessions available during NSW school term only...
Warringah Mall LibraryBrookvale
Children, Education and Learning, Families, Music and Dance
Thu 21 Sep
10.30 AM - 11.15 AM

Pre-School Storytime

Enjoy listening to stories, singing songs and rhymes and a craft. A different theme each week. Tuesdays and Thursdays during NSW school terms only. Ages 3-5 years
Manly LibraryManly
Children, Education and Learning, Families, Health and Wellbeing, Music and Dance
Thu 21 Sep
11.00 AM - 11.30 AM

Rhyme Time

Come along with your little one to an interactive session of rhymes and songs to help develop early literacy skills. Ages 0-2 years. This is a free service and bookings are not...
Forestville LibraryForrestville
Children, Families
Thu 21 Sep
2.00 PM - 3.00 PM
parkland with path and tree

Community Consultation: Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery

Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery is conducting a vital Community Engagement Project to help develop a plan for the cemetery's future and best shape this important community asset.
Frenchs Forest Bushland CemeteryDavidson
Community Group, Environment and Sustainability, Families