Wollongong Celebrates World Circus Day at Circus Monoxide
There’s something for everyone on WORLD CIRCUS DAY!!!
Book in ASAP as these places will fill fast during school holidays:
A WHOLE day of Circus Fun from 9am to 9pm. Drop in and play anytime throughout the day.
9-10am Beg Adagio/Acro Yoga (13yrs – adults): 8 spots FREE, 8spots at 1/2 price at $8
*Balance. Stretch. Build. Trust. Adagio is the performance of partner acrobalance poses and associated yoga-style movements that involve stationary balances by a pair of people. We will balance on our feet, hands, shoulders, knees, thighs, in a variety of positions and orientations including horizontal, vertical or even upside down. “Learn to Base and come Fly with us!”
10-11am Family Circus (All Ages): 8 spots FREE, 8spots at 1/2 price at $8/person over 2yrs [under 2yrs are free]
*”Families that play together stay together”. Family circus is a great way to shake the sillies out, connect & learn in a fun environment focused on safety, fitness and creativity. This is a general circus class; meaning you will sample the beginnings of many things circus including aerials.
As a family circus class we will have varying ages and skill levels. Our trainers are able to assist with the diversity of this class and are a young circus family themselves.
*There must be at least one person over 18yrs old in the family
11am-12pm Pop-Up Playgroup: (By Donation- Give if you can; cool if you cant 🙂
*Circus Monoxide is one of the many proud sponsors of Pop-Up Playgroup; a by-donation 0-5yrs community playgroup that pops-up at various locations, days & times doing various activities all over the Illawarra. This playgroup is aimed for 0-5 years old. Please feel free to invite friends and family of all ages on this day as it is during school holidays and is World Circus Day!
11:30am-1:30pm Circus Feeds the Community- Free Shared Lunch
*Some local businesses have donated some items for our community lunch. We are also asking the community to feel free to contribute to a beautiful lunch by bringing a dish or snack to share. If you are unable to bring something; don’t worry there will be plenty to go around.
2-4pm Stilts for Starters (10 yrs – adults): 8 spots for FREE, 8 spots for 1/2 price at $10/person
*Always wanted to walk tall? See the world from new heights? If you can walk; we can teach you to stilt walk.
2-4pm Stilt Development (13 yrs – adults): 8 spots for FREE, 8 spots for 1/2 price at $10/person
**Want to learn a bit more about stilting; how to balance with a friend, new ways to get up & down, dancing, etc- come create, play and add to your stilt skill set.
4-6:30pm Free Circus Film Showing (All Ages)
*Relax and watch a popular circus film projected onto our handstand wall. If you like; juggle while you watch or sit in a tissue swing- play, eat, stay and enjoy the winding down of the day.
4-7pm – Circus Feeds the Community- Free Shared BBQ for every one
*Have a feed while you meet and enjoy the Wollongong Circus Community, juggle, watch a circus movie, enjoy our awesome space & World Circus Day! Local business will donate some items and we are also asking people bring a dish or snack to share. If you are unable to contribute- don’t worry there will be plenty to go around.
5:30-7:30pm Juggle Jam (All Ages): Free
*Come along and join us to juggle, play with all sorts of objects like hula hoop, poi, spin sticks, diablo and more! Some of us have our own LED light up juggling gear we will bring to play with so bring yours too if you have some:) Learn some new tricks, group juggles or just have fun trying new things.
7:30-9pm Fire Fun [Show followed by instruction]
(13yrs – adults):
BYO Fire gear or fuel- FREE
Using ours: 8 spots for FREE, * spots for $15/person)
*Hannah Indigo, our new hoops teacher is showin her flare with a short fire show at 7:30pm following by some fire instruction for fire enthusiasts of all levels. Come along earlier, eat, warm up, and practice with objects that are NOT ablaze from 4-7:30pm. Have fun with fire or just sit back and enjoy the spectacle. (Fire activities are weather dependant).
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