Due to the risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and acting on advice of lead NSW and Federal health authorities, Council has taken the decision to cancel or change a number of our community events, programs and activities.

Our top priority is the health and safety of our staff and community. These are difficult circumstances and we appreciate your patience and understanding.

Please follow all Federal Government guidelines relating to social distancing and public gatherings.

Summary of cancelled / postponed events

Please see the website calendar for updates and contact numbers relating to these changes.

This information relates to events between 18 March and 30 June. Please check back regularly for updates and cancellations.

Council events

  • all Manly Art Gallery & Museum exhibitions, openings and talks (including Society events)
  • all Glen Street Theatre
  • all Library events & programs (see all)
  • all Anzac events
  • all Warringah Aquatic Centre, Manly Aquatic Centre
  • all Coastal Environment Centre events (eg Rock Platform Tours, Bird Shows, Sugar Gliders and Kids on the Coast school holiday program)
  • all Youth events (3x3 Basketball, Northern Composure, Band Nights) programs and youth exchange programs (Brewarrina and Japan)
  • Parent Night (All about Youth, Michael Carr-Gregg)
  • Discobility
  • Youth Week
  • National Volunteers Week
  • Big Ideas Forums
  • Creative Space exhibitions and events
  • World Food Markets
  • Taste of Manly
  • Environmental talks
  • HSC Lecture Series
  • Earth Hour, World Environment Day, 
  • Grants Information Sessions (alternate request a phone callback service available)
  • Busking on the Beaches
  • Waste Education workshops and events (eg Bags to Riches, Avalon Car Boot Sale, beeswax wraps, reusable nappies)
  • Chemical Cleanout

Council programs and meetings

  • GLAM
  • Community lunches (Manly Seniors Centre & St Matthews Manly)
  • Children's programs at all Library branches - Storytime, Rhyme Time, Baby Bounce
  • Community Nursery
  • Bushcare programs
  • Volunteers meetings
  • Youth Advisory Group
  • Council Committee Meetings

External events and programs

Please visit the external website for updates and contact numbers relating to these changes.

  • all Anzac events
  • Surf Lifesaving events - both Senior & Junior (Branch Championships, carnivals, ocean swims, surfboat titles)
  • Manly Arts and Craft Market
  • Melanoma March
  • all Creative Space exhibitions and events
  • Lifeline Classic
  • Another Level Marathon
  • Australian Beach Netball (North Steyne)
  • Eggs by the Lake (North Narrabeen)
  • Paddle NSW (Narrabeen Lagoon)
  • Aussie Night Markets (Mona Vale)