Science in the Scrub is a free family event as part of National Science Week, hosted by Western Sydney Parklands Trust, with grant funding from the Australian Government.
Science in the Scrub will be held Sunday 14 August from 11am-3pm.
Science in the Scrub will be set up in the Lizard Log Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands.
Science in the Scrub is a free community family event - everyone is welcome to attend!
Yes, Science in the Scrub will run rain or shine. It may be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. If the event is cancelled, a message will be posted on our website and social media channels (Facebook and Twitter), so make sure you follow us to stay up to date.
Absolutely! Dogs are welcome to join the fun. However, we ask that you keep your dog on a leash at all times during the event. We also ask that you keep your pooch away from food stalls at all times.
Yes – there will be a number of food trucks and plenty of picnic areas available, so families can settle in and make the most of the day.
No – you do not need a ticket to attend. Science in the Scrub is a FREE community event!
Parking at Lizard Log is limited, so we strongly recommend taking public transport to get to Science in the Scrub:
Bus 835 from WSU Penrith to Prairiewood, alighting at The Horsley Drive before Cowpasture Rd, Wetherill Park (Stop 2164148), then walk 900m to destination
Yes. There is free parking available at the Parklands, though this is limited. Please follow directions given by traffic controllers on the day.
Yes, accessible parking will be available. People requiring accessible parking will need to make themselves known to a traffic controllers and present a valid mobility parking permit.
We that recommend you bring:
If the event is cancelled for any reason, a message will be broadcast through our social media channels and on this website. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay up to date!
In case of an emergency, please follow the directions of Western Sydney Parklands staff and emergency services.
Follow Western Sydney Parklands on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Like our Science in the Scrub Facebook Event and invite your friends too!
Tag and share your photos using the hashtags #scienceinthescrub #westernsydneyparklands
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