The holidays are here and it’s time to find ways to keep cool, keep entertained and maybe learn a new skill these school holidays.
Here’s my picks for great local activities and events I have come across,
to help local and visiting parents plan ways to entertain, educate and engage the kids these school holidays in Townsville.
APRIL 4 TO 11 – PETER RABBIT CRAFT ZONE AT WILLOWS
Hop into Willows these school holidays and get crafty with Peter Rabbit and friends in the Peter RabbitTM Craft Zone! Plus,
We have 40 family passes to see Peter Rabbit 2TM at Readings Cinemas to giveaway to lucky participants.
Spaces are limited and bookings are essential.
APRIL 6 – MY FIRST GALLERY AT UMBRELLA STUDIO
Calling all children 3-5 years old!
Join Umbrella from 9:30am Tuesday 6 April 2021 for a fun arts experience.
We are excited to share our gallery and encourage children to view, experience and make art. This will be a pilot for a series of My First Gallery programs for our youngest audience – come along and give us feedback so we can shape future programs! This time around we’ll be looking at the Mudpickers exhibition and exploring all things mud (without the mess)!
We’ll be reading stories, talking about the artworks and making muddy art textures and objects from nature into artwork.
Tickets $10 per child
Limited to 10 spaces
Bookings close 4pm Monday 5 April 2021
APRIL 6 TO 16 – KIDS STAY ACTIVE HOLIDAY CAMPS
Indoor Activities include Table Thttps://www.townsvillefamilylife.com/events/kalynda-chase-regional-tennis-kids-stay-active-holiday-camps/ennis, Uno, Mini Tennis, Connect 4, Giant Jenga, Kids Scrabble, Bocci, Ninga, Guess Who and Movie Hour etc, Laser
APRIL 7 – HOLIDAY BREAK AT COMMUNITY GRO
Looking for a break from the holidays?
Join us at our Garbutt Centre on Wednesday, 7th April from 9am-11am for a time out.
For the parents = FREE Coffee Van (Archer Coffee).
For the kids = FREE Face Painting.
APRIL 7, 9, 14, 16 – PITSTOP KARTING KIDS DRIVER ACADEMY
Want to learn about Karting or improve your karting skills?
Are you between 128cm tall and 150cm tall?
Then come and join Pitstop Karting’s Kids Driver Academy!
Cost: 1-Hour Session for $90
12 months Pitstop Karting Membership, 3x 10 Minute Sessions
Pitstop Karting Lanyard, Expert Driver Tuition
Track Walk Through, Additional 10 minute session
Slush Puppie Drink
Start – 9:00am
Finish – 10:00am
(Arrive 15 minutes prior for prompt start)
Limited Spots available
APRIL 9 – MOTHER DAUGHTER 5-9YRS CONNECTION HIGH TEA
Sensational Girls Network is North Qld’s only mother daughter Connection Experience. SGN is a unique opportunity to spend quality time and create an unforgettable memory together. This amazing event will strengthen your relationship. This is a special Connection Experience for young children aged 5-9 years old and is only 2 hours to suit younger children. Now is the time to empower your daughter with unconditional love before adolescence.
Julie is the founder & facilitator for Sensational Girls Network. She has been a specialist early childhood teacher for many years and has 3 children of her own. Julie has specially designed a program with intention and love for mothers and daughters to connect.
APRIL 11 – SURFACE GRAFFITI WORKSHOP AT UMBRELLA
Calling all children 10-14 years old! Join Umbrella and local artist Lisa Ashcroft from 10:30am – 12pm Sunday 11 April 2021 to create your own abstract canvas piece.
You will be guided through a variety of materials (including watercolours, acrylics and oils) and a range of surface patterns, culminating in a colourful work inspired by your own style and individuality. This workshop will take place in Umbrella’s downstairs Makerspace at 408 Flinders St (next to Mary Who? Bookshop and opposite Woolworths).
Tickets $40 per child
Limited to 20 spaces
Bookings close 5pm Friday 9 April 2021
APRIL 13 – HOLIDAY FUN AT CHIPMUNKS HOSTED BY COMMUNITY GRO
Join us at Chipmunks on Tuesday, 13th April from 9am-10am for some real holiday fun.
FREE Entry to Chipmunks will be covered by Community Gro for up to 15 children,
along with their parents, which includes entry to a Private Function Room – please remember that children must be wearing socks.
(Parents will need to cover cost of any food or drink).
REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL and closes Wednesday, 7th April @ 9am.
GYMBAROO TOWNSVILLE HOLIDAY PROGRAM
GymbaROO has been operating in Australia and around the world for over 35 years.
Our unique, research based programs unlock your child’s potential in their most formative years preparing them for life and learning!
Whatever you get up to these school holidays, have fun, enjoy connecting with your community and be sure to #townsvillefamilylife in your pics,
I would love to see what you get up to!
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