29 July 2011

Red Carpet event for premiere of RED DOG


What: Red Carpet event for premiere of RED DOG
Where: Event Cinemas, 500 George Street,
When: 6pm Tuesday 2 August
Cost: FREE
Info: Australia’s newest film star, Koko the red-cloud kelpie, will be joined by cast and crew plus local celebrities at the Sydney premiere of his debut feature RED DOG
Link: http://www.reddogmovie.com.au/

27 July 2011

National Tree Day


What: National Tree Day
Where: Australia Wide,
When: Sun 31st Jul
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: New research commissioned by Planet Ark and sponsored by Toyota has just been released. The research report titled Climbing Trees - Getting Aussie Kids Back Outdoors, investigates childhood interaction with nature and how this interaction has changed in just one generation.
Link: http://treeday.planetark.org/

Ride for Life


What: Ride for Life
Where: Centennial Parklands, Moore Park,
When: Sun 31st Jul
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: his is the one day a year in cycling where cancer survivors, kids with their mums & dads, past Olympic champions, corporate groups, amateur and professional cyclists can take up the challenge and help raise the much-needed funds for the establishment of the first Cancer Survivor Centre
Link: http://www.rideforlife.org.au/

The Rocks Aroma Festival

What: The Rocks Aroma Festival
Where: The Rocks,
When: 31st July
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.therocks.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Annual_events.htm

Sydney Tweed Ride

What: Sydney Tweed Ride
Where: Town Hall
When: Sunday 31st July
Cost: FREE
Info: Sydney's most enjoyable (and fashionable) bike ride is back! An ambling, elegant and graceful cycle around Sydney for dapper gents and fancy ladies, from Town Hall to a secret location. So grab a touch of tweed and join us on Sydney's 3rd annual Tweed Ride - followed by Tweed games and a picnic at a soon-to-be-disclosed location!
Link: http://mccyclery.com.au/tweedride/

26 July 2011

Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race

What: Audi Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race
Where: The Heads, Sydney Harbour
When: 30th July
Cost: FREE
Info:  the 384 nautical mile race has attracted fleets of between 70 and 80 yachts each year, with entries coming mainly from New South Wales and Queensland, but also from Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and New Zealand.
Link: http://www.cyca.com.au/editorial.asp?key=794

Geoffrey Rush red carpet event of "The Eye of The Storm"

What: Geoffrey Rush red carpet event of "The Eye of The Storm"
Where: Dendy, Opera Quays, Circular Quay,
When: 6pm Wednesday 27th July
Cost: FREE
Info: In the Sydney suburb of Centennial Park, two nurses, a housekeeper and a solicitor attend to Elizabeth Hunter as her expatriate son and daughter convene at her deathbed. But in dying, as in living, Mrs Hunter remains a powerful force on those who surround her.
Link: http://www.dendy.com.au/Movie/The-Eye-Of-The-Storm

Swiss Food Festival

What: Swiss Food Festival
Where: Swissôtel, Market Street,
When: 30th July to 7th Aug
Cost: $79
Info: Swiss Master Chef Daniel Frutiger and Executive Chef Justin Zammit will tempt the palate at the Swiss Food Festival this winter. In conjunction with the Sydney Winter Festival, guests can enjoy flavours of Switzerland with an appetising choice including Swiss Chäs Chüchli (Cheese tartlets), Züri-Gschnätzlets
Link: http://www.swissotel.com/EN/Destinations/Australia/Swissotel+Sydney/PROMOTIONS/gourmet/swiss-food-festival-buffet.htm

25 July 2011

Sydney International Boat Show

What: Sydney International Boat Show
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre and Cockle Bay Marina, Darling Harbour,
When:10am -8pm  28 July - 1 August, 2011 (Thursday – Monday)
Cost: $16.50
Info: http://www.sydneyboatshow.com.au/

24 July 2011

Winter Festival

What: Winter Festival
Where: Cathedral Square, St. Mary's Road, Sydney
When: 22nd Jul to 11th Aug
Cost: Ticket Purchase to Skate
Info: Sydney thrill seekers can enjoy the experience of the the country’s largest open air Strepsils Cool Ice Skating rink, measuring an impressive 1,000m², whilst food-lovers can sample some of the most delicious dishes from over 20 winter-loving countries.
Link: http://www.winterfestival.com.au/

The Sydney Retirement & Lifestyle Expo

What: The Sydney Retirement & Lifestyle Expo
Where: Rosehill Racecourse,
When: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm - Friday July 22 to Sunday July 24
Cost: Ticket purchase
Info: The Expos showcase the latest in products, services and innovations from the Pet & Animal and Retirement & Lifestyle industries.
Link: http://www.emsaust.com.au/?doc=Sydney-Retirement-Lifestyle-Expo

23 July 2011

Cirque du Soleil - Saltimbanco

What: Cirque du Soleil - Saltimbanco
Where: Acer Arena, Olympic Park
When: 27th july to 5th Aug
Cost: From $69
InfoSaltimbanco -from the Italian "saltare in banco", which literally means "to jump on a bench"-explores the urban experience in all its myriad forms: the people who live there, their idiosyncrasies and likenesses, families and groups, the hustle and bustle of the street and the towering heights of skyscrapers. Between whirlwind and lull, prowess and poetry, Saltimbanco takes spectators on an allegorical and acrobatic journey into the heart of the city.
Link: http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/saltimbanco/tickets/sydney.aspx

19 July 2011

Stress Down Day

What: Stress Down Day
Where: Australia Wide
When: All day Friday 22nd July
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Whether you want to slip-on your slippers, go to work or school in your pyjamas or in a fun costume, it's all for a good cause as long as it helps you and the people around you to take some time out from your busy lives, have fun, stress less and feel better.
Link: http://stressdownday2011.gofundraise.com.au/

Qantas Wallabies v Springboks

What: Qantas Wallabies v Springboks
Where: ANZ Stadium, Olympic Park, Homebush
When: Sat 8pm 23rd July
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: 2011 Castrol Edge Tri Nations
Link: http://www.rugby.com.au

Danny Green v Antonio Tarver

What: Danny Green v Antonio Tarver
Where: Sydney Entertainment Centre
When: Wednesday 20th July
Cost: Ticket purchase
Info: IBO cruiserweight champion Danny Green (31 wins, 27 KO's,3 losses) will put his world title on the line when he steps onto the canvas to face former light-heavyweight world champion Antonio "Magic Man" Tarver (28 wins, 19 KO's, 6 loses)
Link: http://www.dannygreen.com.au/

The Bike & Lifestyle Show

What: The Bike & Lifestyle Show
Where: The Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park,
When: 22nd to 24th July
Cost: $25
Info: Show will showcase dozens of exhibits and stands from a wide array of cycling and lifestyle goods and service providers.
Link: http://www.bikeshow.org.au/

17 July 2011

The 9th Annual ASTRA Awards

What: The 9th Annual ASTRA Awards
Where: Sydney Theatre, Walsh Bay,
When: 6pm Thursday 21st July
Cost: FREE to star watch, Special Invitation for Event.
Info: Stars will arrive on the Red Carpet between 6-7pm before Awards are handed out in a 90 minute theatre style ceremony. Guests will then celebrate at the official on site After Party where Channel [V]’s Danny Clayton and Jane Gazzo will be spinning the decks.
Link: http://www.astraawards.com/

Ballet Revolucion

What: Ballet Revolucion
Where: State Thetre, Market Street
When: 19th July To  24th July
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: http://statetheatre.com.au/MovieDetails.aspx?EventId=128

15 July 2011

Spring Bridal Expo

What: Spring Bridal Expo
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
When: 16th and 17th July
Cost: $25
Info: The annual Australian Bridal Service Spring Spectacular, featuring the best of Sydney's bridal retailers takes the planning of your wedding to a whole new level.  With over 200 accredited retailers featuring at this event this is a weekend not to be missed!
Link: http://www.springbridalexpo.com.au

13 July 2011

Sydney Manga and Anime Show

What: Sydney Manga and Anime Show
Where: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Center, Darling Harbour
When: 16th July
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: http://www.smash.org.au/

Bastille Day Celebration

What: Bastille Day Celebration
Where: City Hotel, 347 Kent Street,
When: 6.30pm 14th July
Cost: $15 to $25 on door after 10pm
Info: LOUNGE MUSIC by French Mafia, MOULIN ROUGE by Dargie Entertainment,
Link: http://bastilledaysydney.com.au

BARCLAYS Premier League Trophy

What: BARCLAYS Premier League Trophy
Where: Centre Court, Level 3, Westfield, Bondi Junction,
When: 12.00pm-1.45pm, 2.15pm-4.00pm, 4.30pm-6.00pm, Saturday 16 July
Cost: FREE, Photos available for $5
Info: Marcel Desailly, one of the Barclays Premier League legends, will appear centre court alongside the Premier League Trophy, for an exclusive interview followed by a limited photograph session with the trophy for fans who attend the event.
Link: http://westfield.com.au/bondijunction/news-and-events/events/2011/barclays-premier-league

Qantas Wallabies v Samoa

What: Qantas Wallabies v Samoa
Where: ANZ Stadium, Olympic Park, Homebush
When: Sun 2pm 17th July
Cost: Ticket Purchase
Info: As many as four players could make their debuts for Australia after the Qantas Wallabies match day squad for Sunday’s Castrol Edge Rugby Test against Samoa was named today.
Link: http://www.rugby.com.au

12 July 2011

Diabetes Awareness Week


What: Diabetes Awareness Week
Where: Martins Place, CBD, Sydney,
When: Sunday 10 - Saturday 16 July
Cost: Fundraiser
Info: Diabetes Awareness Week is a week aimed at raising awareness of diabetes. This year we will focus on the prevention of diabetes and its complications with a specific spotlight on eye health and the prevention of vision loss.
Link: http://www.australiandiabetescouncil.com

Fireworks Darling Harbour

What: Fireworks Darling Harbour
Where: Cockle Bay Darling Harbour
When: 8.30pm Sat  16th Jul
Cost: FREE
Info: Spend an evening at Harbourside feasting on succulent seafood, hearty steaks or Asian fusion as fireworks light up the sky
Link:  http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm

Underbelly Arts Festival

What: Underbelly Arts Festival
Where: Cockatoo Island
When 12pm to 10 pm Sat 16th Jul
Cost: $15
Info:Watch art unfold as over 150 artists collaborate on exciting, innovative and experimental projects during the 10-day residency, The Lab. Or come to The Festival, our big finale showing off and celebrating fruits of the artists’ hard work.
Link: http://underbellyarts.com.au/2011/

09 July 2011

Lady Gaga and her ‘Little Monsters’


What: Lady Gaga and her ‘Little Monsters’
Where: Town Hall, Sydney
When Wed Eve 13th Jul
Cost: Special Tickets Needed from 2DayFM
Info:  Lady Gaga fans prepare to descend on Sydney Monster Hall next Wednesday night for the music event of the year, GAGA LIVE, hosted by 2DAY FM
Link: http://www.sydneymonsterhall.com/

07 July 2011

Friday Night Fireworks Darling Harbour

What: Fireworks Darling Harbour
Where: Cockle Bay Darling Harbour
When: 9.30pm Fri  8th Jul
Cost: FREE
info: Private Fireworks

05 July 2011

Fireworks Darling Harbour

What: Fireworks Darling Harbour
Where: Cockle Bay Darling Harbour
When: 8.30pm Sat  9th Jul
Cost: FREE
info: http://www.darlingharbour.com/sydney-Things_To_Do-Harbourside_fireworks.htm

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) National Finals

What: The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) National Finals
Where: Acer Arena, Olympic Park, Homebush
When Sat 9th Jul
Cost: Ticket purchase
Info: See what you won't see anywhere else: fast-paced, adrenalin-pumped action that pits man against a tonne of beast in the TOUGHEST SPORT ON EARTH!
22 bull riders, 52 buck outs, and a night you'll never forget.
This is NOT a rodeo. This is the USA’ Professional Bull Riders - 100% Bull Riding
Link: http://www.pbraustralia.com