Events

01 Oct

Free Beginners Tai Chi

tai chi2Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am every Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.

 

01 Oct

Free movie under the stars – Finding Nemo (G)

Finding NemoFinding Nemo (G),  Saturday 1 October, 7.15pm

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Bring along a picnic rug and relax on the Waterfront lawn under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or bringing along a homemade picnic.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.
No alcohol or glass.

02 Oct

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

aqua-zumbaEvery Sunday –  9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs).

Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

03 Oct

School Holiday Fun – Origami workshop

dwnwf-family1-72_4716Monday 3 October – Origami workshop

From 10am to12 pm.

Click here to find out what else is on these school holidays.

All activities are free and no bookings required.

04 Oct

School Holiday Fun – Come and try gymnastics

dwnwf-family2-72_9612Tuesday 4 October – Come and try gymnastics

From 10 am to 12 pm.

Click here to find out what else is on these school holidays.

All activities are free and no bookings required.

05 Oct

School Holiday Fun – Toonworld cartoon drawing

dwnwf-family1-72_4683Wednesday 5 October – Toonworld cartoon drawing

From 10am to12 pm.

Click here to find out what else is on these school holidays.

All activities are free and no bookings required.

06 Oct

Archery attack games

dsc01895Thursday 6 October – Archery attack games

From 10 am to 12 pm.

Click here to find out what else is on these school holidays.

All activities are free and no bookings required.

07 Oct

Leukaemia Foundation’s walk Light the Night

adina-apartment-hotel_635_395_FFFFFF_s_c1_c_ cFriday 7 October, from 5pm to 7pm
Light the Night is the Leukaemia Foundation’s annual fundraising walk to help more Australians beat blood cancer by improving survival rates and quality of life.

For more information please got to lightthenight.org.au/event/darwin

07 Oct

October School Holiday Fun

DwnWF Family1 72_4716Monday 3 October to Friday 7 October

From 10am to 12pm (midday)

Enjoy loads of free activities for kids these school holidays at Darwin
Waterfront.

Monday 3 October – Origami workshop
Tuesday 4 October – Come and try gymnastics
Wednesday 5 October – Toonworld cartoon drawing
Thursday 6 October – Archery attack games
Friday 7 October – Silent Disco dancing workshop

Click here to view poster.

07 Oct

School Holiday Fun – Silent Disco dancing workshop

create-atmosphere Friday 7 October – Silent Disco dancing workshop

From 10 am to 12 pm.

Imagine a children’s disco party where there is peace and quiet, where all the children are engaged in dancing and other silent activities.

Click here to find out what else is on these school holidays.

All activities are free and no bookings required.

08 Oct

Free Movie Under the Stars – Little Boy (PG)

Little_Boy_poster_usaSaturday 8 October, 7pm

The Northern Territory Government’s Department of Arts and Museums, The Territory Remembers program is partnering with Darwin Waterfront to present a free screening of Little Boy.

When auto mechanic James Busbee (Michael Rapaport) is sent to fight the Japanese during World War II, he leaves behind his wife (Emily Watson) and two sons, London (David Henrie) and Pepper (Jakob Salvati). Pepper feels his father’s absence most keenly, and can’t wait for him to return home. An encounter with a magician (Ben Chaplin) and advice from a priest (Tom Wilkinson) convince Pepper that the power to bring his dad back safely may be within himself and his actions.

Bring along a picnic rug and relax on the Waterfront lawn under the stars with family and friends. There are dinner specials available from local businesses or bring along a homemade picnic.
Movie goers are encouraged to arrive at 6.30pm to secure a spot on the lawns.

No alcohol or glass.

08 Oct

Free Beginners Tai Chi

tai chi2Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am every Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.

09 Oct

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

aqua-zumbaEvery Sunday 9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

15 Oct

Free Beginners Tai Chi

Every Saturday at 7am

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am each Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.
Bring your own water bottle, towel and sun protection.

 

16 Oct

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

Aqua Zumba

Every Sunday at 9am.

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

17 Oct

Free Anzac Exhibition

facebook-post-1000x100017 October – 24 October  2016 Darwin Convention Centre 

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience, will be held at the Darwin Convention Centre from 17 to 24 October 2016.  The event is Australia’s largest travelling exhibition, currently on its nationwide tour, visiting 23 towns and cities across Australia until April 2017.

This once-in-a-lifetime experience is the flagship community project of the Anzac Centenary national programme. It is presented by the Australian Government, the Australian War Memorial and the Australian Defence Force, and proudly supported by the Commonwealth Bank and Telstra.

Highly experiential, with interactive technology employed throughout, the Experience features more than 200 artefacts from the Australian War Memorial that tell the story of Australia’s involvement in the First World War, and all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations to the present day.

It’s a free exhibition but visitors will need to book tickets for session times on the official website www.spiritofanzac.gov.au

You can find a video preview of the exhibition here.

22 Oct

Free Beginners Tai Chi

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Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am every Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.

24 Oct

Free Anzac Exhibition

facebook-post-1000x100017 October – 24 October  2016 Darwin Convention Centre

 

The Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience, will be held at the Darwin Convention Centre from 17 to 24 October 2016.  The event is Australia’s largest travelling exhibition, currently on its nationwide tour, visiting 23 towns and cities across Australia until April 2017.

 

This once-in-a-lifetime experience is the flagship community project of the Anzac Centenary national programme. It is presented by the Australian Government, the Australian War Memorial and the Australian Defence Force, and proudly supported by the Commonwealth Bank and Telstra.

 

Highly experiential, with interactive technology employed throughout, the Experience features more than 200 artefacts from the Australian War Memorial that tell the story of Australia’s involvement in the First World War, and all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations to the present day.

 

It’s a free exhibition but visitors will need to book tickets for session times on the official website www.spiritofanzac.gov.au

 

You can find a video preview of the exhibition here.

 

29 Oct

Free Beginners Tai Chi

tai chi2

Immerse in the tranquil parklands of the Darwin Waterfront at 7am every Saturday morning with beginners Tai Chi on the lawns.

Your fully qualified instructor will show you how to focus and connect each breath with every movement whilst practicing this Chinese martial art – consisting of slow, controlled movements and postures.

Classes are free and designed to suit all ages and levels of fitness.

30 Oct

Mix 104.9 Storm Safety Sunday

Sunday 30 October, 9am to 3pm

Mix 104.9 will host an outside broadcast and community event to promote cyclone safety.

There will be a range of activities on the lawns, stall holders and fun for the kids.

 

 

06 Nov

Aqua Zumba Fitness Class

Aqua Zumba

Every Sunday at 9am

Aqua Zumba is perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness including pregnant women, young mums with children and seniors.

Adults $12, children $8 (under 15yrs). Price includes all day Wave Lagoon entry until 6pm.

20 Nov

Christmas Saltwater Craft Fair

Natalie Uhing THE PINK HOUSE mixed media on canvasSunday 20 November, 9am-1pm

The Saltwater Craft Fair is an outdoor art gallery with the laid back feel of a Darwin market.
Darwin’s best artisans and craftspeople will be selling handmade artworks. All work on sale is original, handmade and crafted in the NT.

The 20th of  November will be the perfect time to tick off your Chrstmas shopping list with unique gifts that will be treasured. You will find everything from the pottery, to silk painting, to glass bead jewellery, to textile and much more.

For more information or to register for a stall, please email admin@tactilearts.org.au

27 Nov

NT Variety Santa Fun Run

IMG_0460Bring the whole family and run, walk, skip, hop your way to the finish then enjoy the family activities on offer at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct.

The 2 km Variety Santa Fun Run in Darwin will take place at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct with registrations from 7am with the run commencing at 8am.  After the run enjoy the special family activities on offer at the Darwin Waterfront, enjoy a coffee and brunch or take a refreshing dip in the Wave Lagoon.

So come and join the jolly sea of red and help raise much needed funds for sick, special needs and disadvantaged children. Your funds go towards providing practical equipment, services and experiences for kids that need your help most.

 

 

11 Dec

On Sunday 11 December, Santa will be at
the Darwin Waterfront between 11.00am and 2.00pm. 

Put on your togs and get ready to join the Santa Fest at Darwin’s Wave Lagoon from 11am to 2pm.

Enjoy loads of fun including a disco party and dance competitions, Christmas craft, prizes up for grabs and Christmas treats from Santa!

Santa will also make an appearance at precinct restaurants and cafes. Normal entry fees apply to the Wave Lagoon.

 

18 Dec

Santa Visits the Wave Pool

On Sunday 18 December, Santa will be at
the Darwin Waterfront between 11.00am and 2.00pm. 

Put on your togs and get ready to join the Santa Fest at Darwin’s Wave Lagoon from 11am to 2pm.

Enjoy loads of fun including a disco party and dance competitions, Christmas craft, prizes up for grabs and Christmas treats from Santa!

Santa will also make an appearance at precinct restaurants and cafes. Normal entry fees apply to the Wave Lagoon.

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