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WHAT’S ON LAKE MAC: Your guide to July events in Lake Macquarie

There’s a stack of great events happening in Lake Mac this month and we’ve teamed up with Lake Macquarie City Council to tell you all about them.

Check out the guide below.


Lake Macquarie Rogaine

Grab your teammates and explore beautiful rainforests, pristine creeks, friendly fauna and an extensive track network at the Watagan Mountains. Featuring a 6 hour and 12-hour event option.

When: Saturday 31 July 2021
Where: Watagan Mountains


6 Week Natural Illustration course

Explore different techniques, mediums, and art styles for depicting a range of nature subjects (both flora and fauna) with botanical scientific illustrator and nature artist, Molly Gill. $150 pp, Discover Vouchers accepted.

When: Wednesday 14 July – Wednesday 18 August 2021
Where: Musuem of Art and Culture

Volunteer Information Session

The Arts, Culture and Tourism team at Lake Macquarie City Council is looking for volunteers to support events, exhibition spaces and community programs.

When: Tuesday 20 July 2021
Where: Warners Bay Theatre

Art Club: Tuesdays @ Wangi

At these workshops, students will explore different kinds of artworks, media, techniques and materials. The cost for the 4-week course is $110. Creative Kids Vouchers accepted.

When: Tuesday 27 July, 3 August, 10 August, 17 August 2021
Where: Wangi Library Creative Hub, Lake Macquarie


Rewilding the Urban Soul with Claire Dunn

Join us for July’s Living Smart Book Club featuring Claire Dunn’s brand-new book Rewilding the Urban Soul – searching for the wild in the city with guest host ABC’s Dan Cox. This event is online, so you can join in from the comfort of your home.

When: Wednesday 7 July 2021
Where: Online

HSC Success: Exam Ready

Discover the tips and tricks to get exam ready so you can achieve your best result.

When: 13 July 2021
Where: Charlestown Library

National Theatre Live: No Man’s Land

Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart lead the cast in this glorious revival of Harold Pinter’s comic classic. Tickets $25 per person, includes drinks and catering.

When: Friday 23 July 2021
Where: Rathmines Theatre

Films @ Rathmines: Monty Python – Life of Brian

Enjoy this film favourite with a glass of wine under heritage high ceilings. Tickets $25, Discover Vouchers accepted.

When: Friday 30 July 2021
Where: Rathmines Theatre


For more information about all the great events happening in Lake Macquarie City Council please visit the Lake Macquarie City Council event’s directory by clicking the link below.