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Children's Week in Eurobodalla 19th to 29th Oct

Children's Week is celebrated across Australia every October as a way to recognise the right of every child to be healthy, safe and happy.

It's a time for children to demonstrate their talents, skills and abilities. Thousands of children and families will join in activities and events hosted by schools, playgroups, childcare providers, kindergartens, libraries, cultural groups and community groups.

There are plenty of fun events and activities for Eurobodalla kids and families to enjoy during Children's Week.

For more information about 2019 Children's Week activities in Eurobodalla please contact Council's Children's Development Officer, Jessica Bourke:

T: 4474 1338 M: 0437 997 287


What’s on in Eurobodalla

Literary Salon Kids' Spots at the Bas | Moruya

The Bas invites the youngest members of the community to learn about the world of art in this year's Literary Salon Exhibition. At the specially prepared Kids' Spots, children can discuss, draw and solve puzzles as they view the exhibition.

Where: Basil Sellers Exhibition Centre, corner of Vulcan and Campbell streets, Moruya When: Exhibition runs 5 to 27 October. Opening hours Tuesdays to Sundays, 10am - 4pm Cost: FreeMore info

Introduction to the Circle of Security parenting group | session one

The Circle of Security is an eight week program designed to enhance relationships between parents and children. It teaches parents methods to better understand what their children might be trying to communicate with them through their behaviour.

Where: Moruya Chiro and Wellness Centre, 1/24 Ford  Street, Moruya When: Monday 14 October, from 9.30am Cost: Free More info: Contact Rosalind Veness on 0474 095 432 or email

Introduction to the Circle of Security parenting group | session two

The Circle of Security is an eight week program designed to enhance relationships between parents and children. It teaches parents methods to better understand what their children might be trying to communicate with them through their behaviour.

Where: Moruya Chiro and Wellness Centre, 1/24 Ford  Street, Moruya When: Wednesday 16 October, from 9.30am Cost: Free More info: Contact Rosalind Veness on 0474 095 432 or email

Maleficent Two movie fundraiser | Narooma

Join us to watch the the sequel to the popular children's movie Maleficent and help to raise funds for seriously ill children and their families, with $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Starlight Foundation.

Where: Narooma Kinema, 94 Campbell Street, Narooma When: Saturday 19 October, 12.30pm arrival and nibbles for a 1pm screening Cost: $15 per person including pre-screening nibbles More info

3Bs Playgroup | Moruya

Where: Moruya Public School, Evans Street, Moruya When: Monday 21 October, 10am - 12pm Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

The Reading Tree | Batehaven

Explore early literacy in the outdoors. Join us for storytime and morning tea under the trees at Corrigan's Reserve.

Where: Corrigan's Reserve Inclusive Playground, Beach Road, Batehaven When: Monday 21 October, 10am - 12pm Cost: Free, but bookings are preferred for catering More info

Little Builders Storytime | Batemans Bay

Celebrate Children's Week at your local library by joining a Little Builders Story time activity. There will be Duplo block building playtime, fun construction and building themed stories and all little builders get to wear their very own hard hat! Where: Batemans Bay Library, Hanging Rock Place, Hanging Rock, Batemans Bay When: Monday 21 October, 10.30-11.30am Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

Open Arms young parents group | Batehaven

Meet other young parents in Eurobodalla while the kids enjoy art and craft time. Open Arms is a small, supportive group that meet three times a month. Afternoon tea will be available at this session.

Where: Batemans Bay Family and Children's Centre, Melaleuca Crescent, Batehaven When: Monday 21 October, 1-3pm Cost: Free More info: Contact Anita Macartney on 0407 959 602 or email

3Bs Playgroup | Batemans Bay

Where: Batemans Bay Primary School, Mundarra Way, Surfside When: Tuesday 22 October, 9-11am Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

Parenting Grandparents support group launch | Moruya

Parenting grandparents are invited to come together each month to share experiences, find support and connect with others in a relaxed and safe environment.

Where: Rec Room, Dr Mackay Community Centre, 9 Page Street, Moruya When: Tuesday 22 October, 10am-12pm Cost: Free More info

Children's Week Fun Day | Batemans Bay

Where: Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, Deep Creek Dam Road, Batemans Bay When: Wednesday 23 October, 10am - 12pm Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

Little Builders Storytime | Moruya

Celebrate Children's Week at your local library by joining a Little Builders Storytime activity. There will be Duplo block building playtime, fun construction and building themed stories and all little builders get to wear their very own hard hat!

Where: Moruya Library, Vulcan Street, Moruya When: Wednesday 23 October, 10.30-11.30am Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

Yarn to Learn Playgroup open day | Mogo

Find out what Mogo Aboriginal Preschool has to offer and meet the families that are part of the Yarn to Learn playgroup. Morning tea will be provided at the open day.

Where: Mogo Aboriginal Preschool, Annett Street, Mogo When: Thursday 24 October, 9.30-11am Cost: Free More info: Contact Anita Macartney on 0407 959 602 or email

NSW Maritime Patrol Boat tour and picnic: | Narooma

Where: Apex Park, Williamson Drive, Narooma When: Thursday 24 October, 10am - 12pm Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

3Bs Playgroup | Wallaga Lake

The 3Bs Playgroups are a great opportunity for families to have fun together while preparing young children for school. Activities include storytime, music time, morning tea and activities aimed to improve math, science, social skills, creativity and physical abilities.

Where: Wallaga Lake Family Centre, Cemetery Road, Wallaga Lake When: Thursday 24 October, 10.30-12.30pm Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

Little Builders Storytime | Narooma

Celebrate Children's Week at your local library by joining a Little Builders Storytime activity. There will be Duplo block building playtime, fun construction and building themed stories and all little builders get to wear their very own hard hat!

Where: Narooma Library, Field Street, Narooma When: Thursday 24 October, 10.30-11.30am Cost: Free, but bookings are essential More info

The Reading Tree | Moruya

Explore early literacy in the outdoors. Join us for storytime and morning tea under the trees at Moruya's Riverside Park.

Where: Riverside Park, Shore Street, Moruya When: Friday 25 October, 10am - 12pm Cost: Free, but bookings are preferred for catering More info

Aboriginal Culture Day and book launch | Mogo

Come by Mogo Aboriginal Pre-School for a celebration of Aboriginal culture and the official launch of the new book titled 'Barlings Beach'. 'Barlings Beach' celebrates the strong connection our local Aboriginal community has with the Barlings Beach area through photography, artwork and stories.

Where: Mogo Aboriginal Pre-school When: Tuesday 29 October, from 10.30am Cost: Free, RSVP to allow for catering consideration More info: Contact Julie Farquhar on 4411 8453 or email

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