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Little Day Out is a curated list of fun things to do for kids in Sydney. We save you time by selecting just six weekend activities we think are the best of what's on

The Royal Botanic Garden - Children's Week Picnic, 10:30am - 1:30pm, Free, Age: 5 - 10 years old

The Royal Botanic Garden - Children's Week Picnic, 10:30am - 1:30pm, Free, Age: 5 - 10 years old

The free event from 10.30am till 1.30pm will include a range of activities including storytelling, roving entertainers, seed planting and a mud kitchen.  Families will also be able to participate in the fun nature trail experience to discover some of the delights of the garden for children.

Families and friends are invited to put on their play clothes, pack a picnic lunch and bring their children for a relaxing day of fun, play and celebration.

Please note this event has been rescheduled to Sunday 18 November 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience.

NSW Children’s Week 2018 will be celebrated from Sunday 21 October through to Sunday 28 October and is celebrated annually to mark Australia’s ratification of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

The picnic will be an opportunity for all people to come together to acknowledge and celebrate our children.

NSW Children’s Week Ambassador, Mr Andrew Johnson, the Advocate for Children and Young People said that Children’s Week is an opportunity to reflect on the importance of realising child rights: "Children’s Week is a time to reflect on ensuring that we are doing all we can to ensure the rights of children are realised."

For more information please have a look at the official website here

When: Sunday 18 November, 10.30am - 1.30pm 

Age: All ages

Price: Free, Register now here

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Where: The Children's Fig
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney

Parking: Limited metered parking is available on Mrs Macquaries Road. Public transport is recommended. Aside from metered street parking, the closest car parks are:

Domain Car Park
St Marys Road, Sydney
Phone 02 9232 6165
www.domaincarpark.com.au

Secure Parking
Hudson Building 131 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Phone 02 8912 4900
www.secureparking.com.au

Sir Stamford at Circular Quay
93 Macquarie Street (entry Albert Street), Sydney
Phone 02 9252 4600

Sydney Opera House Car Park
Macquarie Street, Sydney
Phone 02 9247 7599
www.wilsonparking.com.au

Nearest Food and coffee: Botanic Restaurant

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