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Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Saturday 28th July 11:00am - 3:00pm

Categories: General Events


Every individual with a disability and/or mental health deserves to SHINE!

Seven NDIS providers have come together who share this passion and are excited to invite you to our first free Christmas in July event.

Come and join us for a fun and festive day - we have so many exciting activities planned for you:
- Interact with your local community
- Watch live performances from Chance to Dance 
- Participate in a drumming and percussion circle 
- Play a game of soccer with new friends 
- Pull silly faces at our photo booth
- Immerse yourself in our arts and crafts
- Enjoy a free sausage sizzle and light refreshments
- Have a Christmas photo with Santa
- And more

You will also have the chance to win:
- An iPad
- Signed Newcastle Knights Jersey
- Double pass to the last game of the NRL season, (5 available)

We are a team of seven organisations that have been working collaboratively to create a series of free Sydney Hunter Inclusive Network Events (SHINE) which are fun, interactive and informative for people with disability and their families. You will have the chance to learn more about the kind of supports we offer and how we can help you reach your goals. These organisations are:

- Nextt
- Dolleina
- Home Care Heroes
- One Community
- Recovery Station
- Hit 100
- National Disability Support Partners

Thank-you to our amazing sponsors:

- Woolworths
- Police Citizens Youth Club NSW
- Newcastle Knights
- Chance to Dance

Register now to secure your tickets, and we look forwarding to see you on the day.

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