30 Jul

Art in the Park – Birds Nest Baskets (Fully booked)

Birds are the architects of the animal world, you can join your feathery friends and surprise yourself with the beauty of the lovely little nest you compose. You will learn contemporary basket making processes along with the harvest and preparation of plant and recycled materials to make a birds nest like basket.

Bookings are essential. Numbers are limited.

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02 Aug

Pesona Indonesia

Saturday 2 August 2014

Darwin Waterfront Precinct 4pm to 8.30pm

Celebrate our thriving and successful Indonesian community by joining the festivities at the Darwin Waterfront.

Come and enjoy Indonesian music, dance and food from the local Indonesian community.

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This is a free event.
No glass or alcohol.

02 Aug

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 waterbottle, towel and sun protection.

06 Aug

Art in the Park – Felt Brooches with Janie Andrews

Using a combination of different fabrics, participants will be able to assemble beautiful cloth brooches, embellishing them with beads and trimmings.

The workshop will run from 5.30pm to 7.00pm.

Bookings are essential. Numbers are limited.

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09 Aug

Gatorade Open Water Swim Series

Saturday 9 August 2014
The open area (beyond the stinger net) of the Recreation Lagoon will be closed to the public from 3pm -6.30pm in order to hold 2014 Gatorade Open Water Swimming Series meet (1.2km, 3km) and Community Swim Event (800m, public invited to participate). Spectators are welcome. For more details visit or contact Swimming NT on 8981 5483.

13 Aug

Art in the Park – Making your own fishing fly

 Making your own fishing fly with Emma Stocker

Discover the secret desires of fish while exploring the traditional art of making your very own fishing fly.

The workshop will run from 5.30pm to 7.00pm.

Bookings are essential. Numbers are limited.

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17 Aug

Hands on Science Time – 17 August, 10am-12pm

Sunday, 17 August 2014, 10am-12pm, FREE

The CSIRO Education centre of the NT will set out a range of hands on science tasks for all children young and old, to explore, invent and discover. Science surrounds us and if we want to create the next great idea or invention, we must first grasp what we already know. By doing science we better understand science. You may even make the longest potential energy chain or witness extreme releases of energy.

Children will have the opportunity to explore and engage in a variety of science experiments on Darwin Waterfront lawns from 10am until12pm.

Activities are free, no bookings are required.

21 Aug

Vietnamese Water Puppets – 21 to 24 August 2014, from 6.30pm

Originating as far back as the 11th Century, the Vietnamese Water Puppets will be performed for your entertainment at the Darwin Waterfront Recreation Lagoon.

Come along to enjoy this free spectacular of Vietnamese folklore which was traditionally performed in the flooded rice fields in the Red River Delta.

 This event is part of the Darwin Festival program.

 This is a free family-friendly event. Strictly no glass or alcohol.


30 Aug

Free Movie Under the Stars – The Croods (PG)

Saturday 30 August 2014, 7pm, FREE
The Croods  (PG)

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures – and their outlook is changed forever.

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

21 Sep

Splashfest Family Fun Day – Celebrating Water Safety Week

Splashfest Family Fun Day – Celebrating Water Safety Week Sunday 21 September 2014

 To celebrate Water Safety Week come along to enjoy a free family friendly event, on Sunday 21 September from 10am to 2pm.
There will be free entertainment for the whole family with bouncy castles, waterslides, waterproof temporary tattoos, craft workshops and much more.
There will also be information available on water safety and demonstrations by the Lifeguards.
Splashfest is a free community event as part of Water Safety Week 2014. Water Safety Week, a Territory Government initiative, is the Territory’s wettest week in September focused on creating awareness about keeping ourselves and others safe in, around and on the water.