Games Social/Cultural Program

We are proud of our culture, our arts and we love our special events in the Deaf community – be it comedy, trivia night, history, film night or storytelling. Australian Deaf Games delivers the perfect stage to create, manage and enjoy our social/cultural program.

This program will embrace a variety of activities/events to celebrate and showcase our unique culture.

What’s on in Lake Macquarie

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Venue contact details and website bookings

Opening CeremonySaturday13-Jan3.00pm to
Deaf Seniors LunchSunday14-Jan11am to
Deaf Seniors
YogaMon to Fri15 to 19
Sailing – NCYCMonday15-Jan9.30am to 12.30pmBooking
ConvoAuTuesday16-Jan10.00am to
CoastXP AdventureTues to Weds16, 17 Jan2.00pm to 4.30pm 11.30am to  Booking
EARP Distillery ToursMon to Weds16, 18, 19 JanVariousearpdistillingco.comBooking
Summer ARTSPACE free family artmaking (Auslan guided)Sunday14 January10amMuseum of Art and Culture Lake MacquarieBooking
Auslan Storytime – Belmont LibraryMonday15 January10am – 11amBelmont Library, ngarrabangbaBooking
Auslan Storytime – Toronto LibraryThursday18 January10am – 11amToronto Library, tirrabiyangbaBooking
Lunch on the Lake CruiseThursday18 January12-2:30pmBooragul Public WharfBooking
Life of Pi – Film Screening with Closed CaptionsThursday18 January7:30pm – 10pmWarners Bay Theatre, baramayibaBooking
MAP mima: Curator Tour of Exhibition and Auslan InterpretedFriday19 January1 – 3pmMulti-Arts Pavilion (MAP mima) Lake MacquarieBooking
MAP mima Family Immersive DiscoFriday19 January5pm – 9pmMulti-Arts Pavilion (MAP mima) Lake MacquarieBooking
Laughs for Deaf Mental HealthFriday19 January11am –
MAC yapang presents Auslan Interpreted Exhibiton tourSaturday20 January10:30am & 11:15amMuseum of Art and Culture yapang, Lake MacquarieBooking
Australian Deaf Games Closing CeremonySaturday20 January4pm – 9pmMulti-Arts Pavilion (MAP mima) Lake Macquarie

The following are the current updates:

Games Hub

NEX (Convention Centre)
309 King Street
Newcastle West
NSW 2302

Opening Ceremony

NEX (Convention Centre)
309 King Street
Newcastle West
NSW 2302

Closing Ceremony

Multi-Arts Pavilion (Art Centre)
96 Creek Reserve Road
Speers Point
NSW 2284

Subject to changes.