Welcome to the HISH Event Calendar! We aim to get the community regularly engaging with science, technology and maths activities and events. Feel free to browse through the upcoming events and find out what’s on in the Hunter.

Looking for a type of event that isn’t on our calendar? Why not get in touch and let us know what type of events you would love to see in the Hunter.

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January 1 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
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Annually - submissions due 10 November

Annual project-based learning activity with submissions due 10 November. Teams of students identify an investigation within any area of interest; they determine a question or problem to address, then design a study and collect and analyse data and ultimately present

Children’s Day

July 4

Kids’ Education & Activity Day

Nature Is Fun

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Children’s Activities - from 10:30am - $5 (Bookings Essential)

Acacia Month

August 1 - August 31


NSW Super Challenge

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 17 @ 2:30 pm

The Science and Engineering Newcastle Committee are hosting the NSW Super Challenge at The Forum at The Newcastle University. 28 of the best schools from across NSW will compete over three days at this event for a position in the

Biodiversity Month

September 1 - September 30


Father’s Day

September 3

Family Day Out, Music & Food


September 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Col Maybury has been for nearly 30 years President of the Astronomical Society of the Hunter. For 16 years he was an Astronomy and Science reporter with 2NUR FM. He wrote an astronomy column for the Mercury for nearly 20

Spring Fair

September 24

Stalls, Food, Music, Plants & Fun

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