May in Sydney & NSW

Winter is approaching in May and it’s time to get a bit cerebral at the Sydney Writers Festival. Mother’s Day is on the second Sunday in May.

May 2017 Events in Sydney and New South Wales

  • Australian Office Professionals Day – Visit our Secretary’s Day page for gift ideas.
  • International Composting Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness about the importance of this valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. We can compost to help scrap carbon pollution by avoiding landfilling organic materials and helping to build healthier soils.
  • 14 May (Sunday) 2017 – Mothers Day Second Sunday in May. See Mother’s Day gifts and gift ideas Australia
  • Trees for Mum – free national event offers motherless children a way to remember their mum, and celebrate the beauty of life, by planting a tree in her honour. Go to the website for more information.
  • Mothers Day Classic – An annual fun run which aims to raise money for breast cancer research. Proceeds will go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
  • 31 May (Wednesday) 2017 – State of Origin Game One – in Brisbane (See our State of Origin page or tickets available through viagogo)

May Events from the forum

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Cruises - Convicts Harbour Cruise with Lunch and Sparkling Wine - Sydney HarbourAdrenalinCruises – Convicts Harbour Cruise with Lunch and Sparkling Wine – Sydney Harbour

The Convicts, lunch and drinks tour is a unique guided harbour tour that gives you the chance to get up close and personal with Sydney’s colourful convict history. (from Adrenaline)

Sailing, Tall Ship Lunch Cruise with Drinks Package - SydneyAdrenalinSailing, Tall Ship Lunch Cruise with Drinks Package – Sydney

Step back in time with a Sydney Harbour Cruise on a magnificent square rigger tall ship! Hoist the mainsail, or simply relax, enjoy lunch and watch scenic Sydney go by. (from Adrenaline)

Whale Watching Cruise - Circular Quay, SydneyAdrenalinWhale Watching Cruise – Circular Quay, Sydney

Dont miss an amazing opportunity to see Humpbacks and the occasional Southern Right whale off Sydney during the annual migration. (from Adrenaline)

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