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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

Centennial Park - Science in the Swamp, 11am - 3pm, Free, Age: 3+

Centennial Park - Science in the Swamp, 11am - 3pm, Free, Age: 3+

A fun, free family festival of science displays and activities to celebrate National Science Week (11 - 19 August)

Batman, Spiderman, Wonder Woman, or Cat woman - we all know about their fantastic strength and abilities. But did you know you can find fantastic superpowers right here in the Centennial Parklands? Join our scientists at their stalls and they will show what amazing superpowers you find in nature. Super sight, super hearing, super strength and camouflage are only some of the capabilities you will discover. The incredible roving Dinosaur will be coming back as well and show you a bit of pre-historic fauna.

Be sure to put on your cape and dress up as your favourite superhero for this great event.

PLEASE NOTE: you are not required to register in advance for this program as it is a free event. However, if you do register in advance, as a thank you from Centennial Park you'll go into the draw to win 1 of 3 double passes to one of our WILD PLAY programs! Simply register below and follow the prompts for your chance to win.

Visitors and superheros can roam the stalls of Science in the Swamp and the rest of the Park until their heart is content but please be aware the Ian Potter Children's WILD PLAY Garden will be closed for the month of August for some much needed rejuvenation. 

For more info, check website

When: Saturday 18 August 2018
11am to 3pm

Age: Recommended for children from 3 years on, families and science enthusiasts of all ages.

Where: Loch Avenue South, Centennial Park, Dickens Dr, Centennial Park NSW 2021, Australia For a map of Centennial Park Download here.

Cost: Free family science activities in swamp surrounds of Centennial Park. Some exhibitors have activities that may involve a small charge or donation. Food and drink will also be available for purchase.

Parking: Parking available in Centennial Park, however, is limited. Always park in designated parking areas - front first along Grand Drive's parking bays also be aware of the timed parking zones at specific points, particularly around main entry gates

Nearby Food: Pack a picnic/BBQ or nearby cafes The Green House
Awesome Coffee: Jamaica Blue Cafe, Entertainment Quarter

Surry Hills, Mums and Kids wellness session, 10am - 12pm, $35, Age: 5+

Surry Hills, Mums and Kids wellness session, 10am - 12pm, $35, Age: 5+

Sydney Olympic Park - Innovation Games, 12pm - 5.30pm, Free, Age: 5+

Sydney Olympic Park - Innovation Games, 12pm - 5.30pm, Free, Age: 5+