South Coast region
New South Wales, Australia 
Australia Day Celebrations Wollongong
Date Fri 26th Jan 2018
This family friendly, alcohol-free community celebration of Australia Day is the largest event on Wollongong's calendar.

Activities start early in the morning with the Illawarra Aquathon and continue throughout the day with multiple entertainment stages, stalls, amusement rides, hands-on children's activities, street theatre and beach and water fun culminating in a spectacular fireworks display over Wollongong harbour.
Illawarra Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish and Boat Show
Date Fri 16th Feb 2018 to Sun 18th Feb 2018
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    The Illawarra Caravan, Camping, 4WD, Fish and Boat Show will be at Kembla Grange - don't miss one of the best outdoor events on the South Coast.

    Find your new dream boat or caravan, and while you're at it check out the freestyle bike show, the fishing show, and the reptile awareness show! With over 175 exhibitors you are sure to find what you're after to turn your next trip into an unforgettable adventure!

    Check out the all new web site or check them out on Facebook for your chance to win free passes!

Australian Surf Rowers League Open
Date Sat 17th Feb 2018 to Mon 19th Feb 2018
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    The Australian Surf Rowers League travels to Shellharbour for its Grand Final of events this season. This event has been embraced by the surf lifesaving community all around Australia, and together surf lifesavers look forward to continued relationships for many years to come. The sport of surf rowing requires effective team work and a high level of fitness, two attributes of the Royal Australian Navy. Surf rowing as a sport is an ideal means to promote the healthy ideals of the Royal Australian Navy.

    The Australian Surf Rowers League and its members provide an important community service by conducting Surf Lifesaving duties, beach patrols on many Australian beaches. The partnership alliance aims to increase public understanding of Navy and the importance of the Navy values ... Honour, Honesty, Courage, Integrity and Loyalty.

    An event not to be missed.
Pearl Izumi Huskisson Long Course Ultimate Triathlon Festival
Date Sat 17th Feb 2018 to Mon 19th Feb 2018
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    The Husky Long Course Ultimate Triathlon Festival has grown to become one of Australia's most loved Long Course events.

    Along with the Long Course race, they have a packed program that includes Sprint and Enticer distance triathlons, Ocean Swim, Fun Runs, Miniman kids' triathlon and a massive Health and Lifestyle Expo. Huskisson is a spectacular spot to race and holiday with great local cafes and restaurants, a range of accommodation from camping, cabins, motels, the famous Husky Pub through to beach front homes.

    Pack up the family and make a weekend of it and experience all that the unspoilt Shoalhaven has to offer.
Choppers for Charity
Date Fri 23rd Feb 2018 to Sun 25th Feb 2018
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    Choppers for Charity is three days of fun filled community activities of barefoot bowls, golf, trivia night, a street parade with lots of stalls, and entertainment. There will be motor bikes, cars, emergency vehicles, and a dragon boat on parade, as well as the CareFlight helicopter on display. There will be a wooden boats sail past and the Sussex Inlet River Dragons on their dragon boat taking people out for a trial paddle.

    The weekend is always a family friendly, fun filled three days, with lots of exciting things to see and do.

    Visit the Sussex Inlet Choppers for Charity web site for more information.
Walk to dFeet MND Illawarra
Date Sat 24th Feb 2018
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    Please join the Walk to d'Feet MND Illawarra. The name of this event reflects the hope and inspiration these special days provide for the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Community.

    The Walk will commence at 10am, starting and finishing at Bulli Reserve, Trinity Row behind the Bulli Surf Club. The Walk is approximately five kilometres, and is wheelchair, stroller and dogs on lead friendly. They encourage you to walk and wheel with your family, friends and pooches.
Rock and Mineral Fair
Date Sun 25th Feb 2018
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    Members of the Illawarra Lapidary Club will be selling minerals, fossils, crystals, lapidary work, jewellery, books, and lapidary equipment at the Rock and Mineral Fair. There will be a "Rock Scramble" at 12 Noon where children and young people can "bag" themselves a specimen.

    For further information, please contact Gary on the mobile number provided.
The Great Ocean Pool Crawl
Date Mon 5th Mar 2018
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    The Great Ocean Pool Crawl is an annual charity event, raising much needed funds for Cancer Council NSW - swim two laps in seven Ocean Pools (in the Illawarra).

    The fun day begins at the Corrimal Hotel where you jump on the free courtesy buses that will take you from pool to pool. The first pool, Coalcliff will be a 10am start. Enjoy two laps in each rock pool before heading onto the next: Wombarra, Coledale, Austinmer, Bulli, Woonona, Towradgi.

    On completion of the seventh pool (Towradgi), visit the surf club for a warm shower and then on to a nearby location for entertainment, prizes and some yummy lunch.

    Bring your favourite Sunday swimmers/bathers/boardies/budgie smugglers, sun protection (including sunscreen/zinc, t-shirt/rash and vest/steamer and hat), towel (a couple would be handy). Be creative with your attire, you could win Best Outfit!

    See you on the day!
Mud Muster Shoalhaven
Date Sun 18th Mar 2018
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    The South Coast of NSW is about to get down and dirty when Australia's Mud Muster heads back to hit the Shoalhaven.

    Get ready for mud, sweat, and beers as you all get just a bit messy. It will test you, push you, and have you meet at least one of your mortal fears.

    Mud Muster is the teams based obstacle and mud event that is Australian owned, Australian designed and 100 per cent Australian made!

    Get your mates, work teams, family and friends together for all the hurt and fun of Shoalhaven Mud Muster.

    For more information check out the Mud Muster web site.