The Teddy Bears’ Picnic is a free family friendly event.

Where: Lisgar Gardens, Lisgar Road, Hornsby NSW 2077
When: Sunday 3rd April 2016 from 11:00 to 16:00
What: a free family fun day
How: free parking on William Street or train to Hornsby Station (map below)

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic 2016 presents a rich and diverse program for the whole family. Along with the much-loved parade of Teddys and carers, there will be many entertaining activities for children:

* Music :
Ukulele by the Hornsby BUGs
Hornsby North School band
Hornsby South School band
Music by Jim Jam Music – NEW

* Move your body activities:
Zumba for kids (Zumba for kids with Katya)
Hula hoops performances (Spinjoy Hoop Dance)
Yoga for kids (Connect Kids Yoga) – 4 to 8 years – NEW

* Active and quiet activities:
Science workshop (Young Scientists) – 6 to 12 years- NEW
Animals to pat (Hornsby Heights Vet Hospital) – NEW
Face painting (Rainbow Face Painting)
Story telling
Teddy Health check (St John Ambulance Cadets)
Drawing and colouring competition
Guessing competition

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic is proudly part of the Healthy Living Festival.

Families are invited to come with their picnic blanket and basket, or they can purchase Fresh falafels and French crepes on site (CASH ONLY). Cordial, tea and coffee will be available for a gold coin donation.

An inclinator / lift at the end of Lisgar Road facilitates access for disabled visitors and families with prams.

Parking near Lisgar Gardens, Hornsby NSW



Lisgar road is a no through road and there are no parking spaces so please avoid entering Lisgar road except to drop off people or equipment.

Parking is available on William street, behind the Odeon Cinema.

Coming by train? The entrance to Lisgar Gardens is 15 minutes walk (1300m) from Hornsby Station. At the station, take the exit on the right towards Hornsby West Side.  William street will then lead you to Lisgar Road, second street on your left.

Rain cancellation? Check this website for updates at 10:00 Sunday 3rd.

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Click on the images below to see the full program or download our pdf.



Do you find a free community event is something worth helping?  Assist us by volunteering 1 or 2 hour(s) on Sunday 3rd April 2016! There are a variety of tasks to perform and you can help from 9:00am to 5:00pm, depending on your schedule!

You are just 2 minutes and three easy steps away from becoming involved in this great day:    Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot

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