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Published April 29th 2019
A list of fun & entertaining events for all this May
This May there will be plenty of free & ticketed events for all ages, interests and budgets to enjoy throughout the Inner West.

The List below features Events including festivals, community events, fairs, markets, workshops, classes, music, concerts, family-friendly and more:

1. Sydney Writer's Festival: Troll Hunting with Ginger Gorman
When: Thursday, 2 May 2019: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Ashfield Town Hall, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield
Cost: Free
Details: Join Ginger Gorman in conservation with Lex Hirst as they explore harrowing stories of predator trolling, cyber hate victims and the systematic failures of social media companies and law enforcement to keep us safe as well as possible solutions to this growing issue. Click here for the website.

2. Make and Create: Origami Forget-me-not Workshop
When: Friday, 3 May 2019: 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: St Peters Town Hall, St Peters Library, 39 Unwins Bridge Rd, Sydenham
Cost: See website.
Details: This workshop will teach you how to learn origami folding techniques as well as how to create flowering forget-me-not. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook


3. Star Wars Party
When: Saturday, 4 May 2019: 8pm-4am
Where: The Marly, 145 King St, Newtown
Cost: Free
Details: This event will feature a night of intergalactic indulgence with a celebration of Star Wars. There will be entertainment, themed cocktails, dress-up boxes, trivia's, meet & greet opportunities, and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Marlborough Hotel Facebook


4. SecondHand Saturday
When: Saturday, 4-6 May 2019: 9am-2pm
Where: Various locations across Inner West- see website.
Cost: Free
Details: This community market event will feature 3 days of Garage Sales, community spirit and pre-loved treasures. See the website for all locations. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from I Love Annandale & Lilyfield Facebook


5. A Festival of Music
When: Sunday, 5 May 2019: 2pm-4pm
Where: Leichhardt Town Hall, Cnr Marion & Norton Streets, Leichhardt
Cost: Adults: $5pp & Family: $10
Details: This festival will present a varied mix of bright entertaining music with audience participation. There will be classics, jazz, rock n' roll, movie themes and contemporary hits. Afternoon tea will also be served at the Event around 2:30pm. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Leichhardt Celebrity Brass Facebook


6. Welcome Creative Hub Workshops
When: Monday, 6 May 2019: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Wharf Road Recreation Hall, (Building 504), Wharf Rd, Callan Park
Cost: $30pp
Details: This workshop event will feature two workshops: Create-a-Puppet and F.I.Y (Film It Yourself). The workshops will run for five weeks. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from SSI Arts & Culture Facebook


7. Tea & Chocolate Workshop
When: Saturday, 4 May 2019: 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: 85 Reynolds St, Balmain
Cost: $50pp
Details: This delicious workshop will be a gourmet experience and celebration with demonstrations on how these two ancient and nutritious products complement, enhance and contrast each other. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from The Tea Atelier Facebook


8. Free Girls Only Skate Workshop
When: Sunday, 5 May 2019: 9am-12pm
Where: Sydenham Green Skatepark, 53 Railway Rd, Sydenham
Cost: Free
Details: This workshop will include a 2x Skateboarding coaching sessions and 1-hour Open Skate Jam. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Facebook


9. Mother's Day Paper Flower Bouquets Workshop
When: Thursday, 9 May 2019: 4pm-5pm
Where: Ashfield, Library, Level 3, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield
Cost: Free
Details: This child-friendly event will help the little ones learn the art of creating beautiful lasting paper flowers to give to their special person on Mother's Day. The Workshop is suitable for ages 8-12. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook


10. Film Club: Sami Blood
When: Thursday, 9 May 2019: 6pm-8pm
Where: Leichhardt Library, Piazza Level- Italian Forum, 23 Norton St, Leichhardt
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will showcase Sami Blood- a Swedish movie about a reindeer-breeding Sami girl who is exposed to the racism of the 1930s at her boarding school and starts dreaming about another life. But to achieve it, she has to become someone else and break all the ties with her family and culture. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook


11. Film Club: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri
When: Thursday, 14 May 2019: 2pm-4pm
Where: Leichhardt Library, Piazza Level- Italian Forum, 23 Norton St, Leichhardt
Cost: See website.
Details: This movie is about a mother personally challenging the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook


12. Celebrate 2044
When: Sunday, 19 May 2019: 11am-4pm
Where: Tillman Park, Unwins Bridge Rd, Tempe
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase all that is wonderful about 2044. There will be entertainment, gourmet eatery, local beers, family-friendly activities, outdoor games, live music and more. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Facebook


13. Dulwich Hill Skate Park Comp.
When: Saturday, 25 May 2019: 11am-4pm
Where: Dulwich Hill Skate Park, Dulwich Hill
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase entertainment, prizes to be won, raffles, displays, opportunities to witness skate, scooter and BMX events. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Skate Park Leagues Facebook


14. National Reconciliation Week: Aboriginal Games & Dance Workshop for Kids
When: Tuesday, 28 May 2019: 10am-12:30pm
Where: Ashfield Library, Level 3, 260 Liverpool St, Ashfield
Cost: Free
Details: This child-friendly workshop will help the little ones to learn about traditional dances and their meanings. There will be dance performances, games and more. The Workshop is suitable for ages 5-12. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook


15. Film Club: The Seagull
When: Thursday, 30 May 2019: 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Ashfield Library, Level 3, 260 Liverpool St, Ashfield
Cost: See website.
Details: The film is set in the early 20th century, and is about an ageing actress and her lover visiting the estate of her elderly brother. Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook


16. Film Club: Kiss Me Deadly
When: Friday, 31 May 2019: 2pm-4pm
Where: Balmain Library, Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling St, Balmain
Cost: See website.
Details: This film is about a doomed female hitchhiker that pulls Mike Hammer into a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious "great whatsit". Click here for the website.

Image Courtesy from Inner West Council Library and History Facebook
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