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03/24/2017 at 02:07. Facebook
Haymarket Library is going Steampunk to send Youth Week off with a *bang*!

A hybrid sci-fi subgenre, this post-apocalyptic imagining marries modern tech with steam-powered machinery. Explore life in an alternative history where retro-futuristic inventions and fictional machines set the scene. Come in costume or make something to wear on the day.

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Youth Week: Steampunk remake party

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City of Sydney
03/22/2017 at 09:55. Facebook
Four things to get excited about ahead of Vivid Sydney's return in May

#VividSydney

What’s new at Vivid Sydney in 2017

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City of Sydney
03/20/2017 at 08:45. Facebook
We've taken the hard work out of planning for the school holidays: see 25+ activities to keep your kids busy in the April break.

What to do in Sydney these school holidays

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Sydney Harbour Bridge, c.1930. The arch was joined in August 1930 and the steel decking was then hung from the arch from the centre outwards. This photo, donated to City of Sydney Archives by Robert Bunter, shows the first piece of steel decking being installed.

This weekend marks the 85th anniversary of the Bridge’s official opening.
This photograph of Sydney Harbour Bridge has never been seen by the public until now. It is part of a set of 1930s pics recently donated to our archives, just in time for the Bridge's 85th anniversary this weekend

Pic: City of Sydney Archives / Photographer: Percy James Bryant. With thanks to donor Alice Barbara Lloyd

PS: Check out the construction workers in the bottom right hand corner!
Early morning swimmers were treated to magical skies over Prince Alfred Park Pool : @isabelladobozy #sydneylocal

Did you catch this morning's sunrise? Share your pics
Who runs the world? This #InternationalWomensDay, we explore local spots named after female change-makers of Sydney's past.

Pictured: Early feminist, pacifist & human rights activist Jessie Street (Inset image courtesy National Library of Australia) #IWD2017

6 Sydney spots dedicated to powerful women of our past

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81 years old and no sign of slowing down… meet the man who might just be Australia's oldest personal trainer
Our float for the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, Say Yes to Love. Pic: Katherine Griffiths
Sydney is awash with rainbows as we celebrate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

Pic: @yeawclub via Instagram

#creatingequality #sydneymardigras
Learn how open data is changing the way we understand, design and live in cities #sydcitytalks

CityTalks: Data Driven Design

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The countdown is on until Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! ♥ [ Ow.ly Link ]

5 ways to make the most of Mardi Gras this weekend

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It's a gloomy start to Autumn, but AJ the cockatoo doesn't mind. He paid a little visit to #sydfest HQ this morning. Pic: Sydney Festival #sydneylocal
We're down to the last hours of summer in Sydney! A beautiful capture of February's final sunset ☀ : @sergioblancoo #sydneylocal
March means it's time for Art Month Sydney, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and HEAPS more ✨

Pic: James Ambrose

What to do in Sydney this March

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Nothing short of breathtaking! Love this pic by @_danieltran_ ✨ #sydneylocal
Got e-junk around your house? It's time to clear it out! Bring it to our March drop-off day and we'll recycle it for you for free.

E-waste drop-off day March

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This afternoon's #sydneystorm in two images ⚡

Stay safe out there!
Romance never goes out of style

Flower stands in Martin Place, October 1933
: City of Sydney Archives
Hyde Park in summer. Photo: Katherine Griffiths