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Melbourne Pottery Painting School Holidays

5 Jan - 20 Dec 2015

Elsternwick

Pottery Painting at Glaze It Studio is a unique, fun and creative activity for all ages and occasions, which involves decorating ready-to-paint...

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Baby bounce

Baby bounce

21 Jan - 30 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Join in a fun session of stories, songs and rhymes, designed for children two and under to explore language with the Library's own show-stopping...

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Gorilla Rangers on Patrol

Gorilla Rangers on Patrol at Werribee Open Range Zoo

28 Mar - 31 May 2015

Werribee South

Calling all rangers. Go on a guided gorilla patrol to help monitor, track and care for gorillas at Werribee Open Range Zoo this autumn. The adventure...

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Celebrate Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary

Celebrate Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary

28 Mar - 31 May 2015

Healesville

This autumn join us for Corroboree at Healesville Sanctuary - our biggest celebration of Indigenous people and culture. Launching on 28 March,...

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Miss Fisher Exhibition

Miss Fisher Exhibition

1 May - 30 Sep 2015

Elsternwick

Step into Rippon Lea and enter the opulent 1920s world of the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher and her crime fighting associates. Based on the novels of...

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Performance Club

Performance Club

2 - 30 May 2015

Melbourne

From $70 - $70

Physical theatre tells stories through movement, body language, hand gestures and sometimes even with objects. As a group, devise your own stories as...

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Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family

Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family

23 May - 4 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family - if you thought you knew tyrannosaurs, think again. Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family explores how these terrifying...

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Close Encounters

Close Encounters

24 - 31 May 2015

Melbourne

From $15 - $15

Make a real Japanese lantern from shoji paper and wood, and find out about all the animals and plants that used to inhabit Australia but have since...

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Ersatz Fantasia

Ersatz Fantasia

24 May 2015

Lilydale

Toys, games and plastic products that might otherwise end up in landfill take a new form in the Ersatz Fantasia Project. Created by artist Rachael...

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Little Big Shots: International Film Festival For Kids

Little Big Shots: International Film Festival For Kids

30 May - 8 Jun 2015

Melbourne

An inspiring, meaningful and fun-filled festival, Little Big Shots features the best in local and international children's shorts, animations,...

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Choco-Licious Junior Chocolatier Classes at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

Choco-Licious Junior Chocolatier Classes at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery

30 May 2015

Yarra Glen

Join the European chocolatiers on Saturday morning for their latest Junior Chocolatier Class series at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Kids...

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Minnie Mouse High Tea

Minnie Mouse Polka Dot High Tea

31 May - 1 Jun 2015

Southbank

From $79 - $84

The Langham Melbourne is getting a Minnie makeover. Minnie Mouse is excited to visit her friends in Melbourne, so much so that with the help of her...

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Confetti Fair Junior

Confetti Fair Junior

31 May 2015

Williamstown

From $5 - $5

Confetti Fair Junior is the boutique party fair for all things kids, bringing the products and inspiration to experienced and novice party-planners...

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Come and Try Fishing Day for kids

Come and Try Fishing Day for kids

31 May 2015

Greta South

Come and try fishing day for kids is a chance for the family to have great day out and learn to fish. There will be a free bus from Wangaratta 8....

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's Education Week

Education Week

1 - 7 Jun 2015

Southbank

Join the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and internationally acclaimed music educator, Paul Rissmann, for the MSO's fifth annual Education Week. A...

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Close Encounters Installation

Close Encounters Installation

5 - 6 Jun 2015

Melbourne

View over 240 lanterns lighting up the ArtPlay space in a beautiful display, drawn from the Japanese obon festival tradition, where the lanterns...

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Inside the Brick Geelong 2015

Inside the Brick Geelong 2015

6 - 8 Jun 2015

Geelong West

From $10 - $12

Rediscover the magic of building and join Inside the Brick for a major exhibition of Models made from thousands of LEGO Bricks, a large hands on...

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Inside the Brick Geelong 2015

Inside the Brick Geelong 2015

6 - 8 Jun 2015

Geelong West

From $10 - $44

Rediscover the magic of building and join Inside the Brick for a major exhibition of Models made from thousands of LEGO Bricks, a large hands on...

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Steam Rally Echuca

Steam Rally Echuca

6 - 7 Jun 2015

Echuca

From $8 - $65

Steam Rally Echuca will excite and entertain every enthusiast and member of the family. With 550 exhibits, it makes it the largest 'moving' steam...

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Aussie Heroes in Books with Hazel Edwards

Aussie Heroes in Books with Hazel Edwards

6 Jun 2015

Woodend

Join a fun session in the library looking at Aussie Heroes in Books with Hazel Edwardsin in both fact and fiction. Find out about real people;...

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Wine and Wildlife

6 - 8 Jun 2015

Healesville

World renowned as the best place to view Australian wildlife, Healesville Sanctuary has another great reason to celebrate this winter. Over the...

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International Festival of Language and Culture

International Festival of Language and Culture

7 Jun 2015

South Wharf

The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) is an annual celebration and showcase the range of linguistic talents and cultural...

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Octonauts Live! Operation Reef Shield

Octonauts Live! Operation Reef Shield

15 Jun 2015

Wangaratta

Captain Barnacles and his trusty crew join forces with a host of colourful Australian reef dwellers on a mission to save the Great Barrier Reef in...

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Chocolate Story Time

Chocolate Story Time

27 May 2015, 3 Jun 2015, 10 Jun 2015, 17 Jun 2015

Yarra Glen

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery want you to join them for Chocolate Story Time. Children can enjoy exciting chocolate themed stories read by...

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Queenscliffe

Queenscliffe Bricks

20 - 21 Jun 2015

Point Lonsdale

From $6 - $10

Queenscliffe Bricks is a display of Lego models provided by the Melbourne Lego User Group and organised by the Rotary Club of Queenscliffe. 2015 is...

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Meet the Alpacas at Creswick Woollen Mills

Meet the Alpacas at Creswick Woollen Mills

23 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Creswick

Looking for a school holiday activity with a difference? Meet the alpacas at the Creswick Woollen Mills. These gentle animals communicate by humming...

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Cranky Bear

Cranky Bear

23 - 24 Jun 2015

Ballarat central

From $10 - $22

Flamboyant friends Zebra, Lion and Moose each think they know how to solve the Bear's crankiness but their shenanigans just make him even crankier....

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Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill

27 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Ballarat central

These school holidays, Sovereign Hill will be transformed into a dazzling Winter Playground with a night spectacular program like never before....

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 Creswick Woolen Mills Cutest Cria

Creswick Woollen Mills Cutest Cria

27 Jun 2015

Creswick

The annual Cutest Cria Competition introduces Creswick Woollen Mills' newest Crias (or alpaca babies). Have your photo with the alpacas posted on...

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Lion at Dusk

Wild Nights

27 Jun - 11 Jul 2015

Werribee

Bring your torch and a sense of adventure to Wild Nights at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Track lions, cheetah and hippos in the dark, toast marshmallows...

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M.A.D.E  School Holiday Program

M.A.D.E School Holiday Program

27 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Eureka

From $8 - $12

Hey kids, keep active during the colder months with M. A. D. E's Winter School Holiday activities. Unearth some frosty facts with the self-guided...

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   Flame Festival - Kryal Castle  School Holiday Program

The Festival of The Flame at Kryal Castle

27 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Ballarat

From $19 - $89

Winter is coming. Instead of hibernating indoors, Kryal Castle is encouraging visitors to grab a coat, embrace the season and warm up at The Festival...

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Ice Skating Rink

Ballarat Pop-up Ice Skating Rink

27 Jun - 12 Jul 2015

Ballarat central

From $5 - $20

Get the kids out of the house during the school holidays and into some traditional winter activities at the pop-up ice skating rink in the Ballarat...

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Cheetah at Dusk

Wild Nights at Werribee Open Range Zoo

27 Jun - 11 Jul 2015

Werribee

Bring your torch and sense of adventure to Wild Nights at Werribee Open Range Zoo these school holidays. From 27 June to 11 July, Werribee Open Range...

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Fun4Kids Festival

Fun4Kids Festival

28 Jun - 4 Jul 2015

Warrnambool

Fun4Kids Festival is Australia's best children's festival made up over 80 live performances and an incredible array of kids activities throughout a...

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Holiday Program – Heroes and Villains

Holiday Program – Heroes and Villains

29 Jun - 11 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Under the guidance of professional performers and educators, participants will spend the week acting, directing and performing with like-minded...

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Tim Credible the Magician

Magic School with Tim Credible the Magician

29 Jun - 10 Jul 2015

Northcote

Has your child ever wanted to learn magic? This interactive workshop brings children into the world of magic, and teaches them how to perform some...

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Tim Credible and Ace

Tim Credible's Family Magic Show

29 Jun - 10 Jul 2015

Northcote

A dynamic, interactive comedy magic show presented by one of Melbourne's favourite children's entertainers, Tim Credible the Magician. Guest starring...

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Multiversical at ArtPlay

Multiversical at ArtPlay

1 - 3 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Make your own sculpture of a person using colourful non-toxic clay, traditional sculpture techniques and clever tricks. Learn how to use armatures...

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Kids with Taste of Vietnam

1 - 10 Jul 2015

Richmond

OTAO Kitchen brings your kid a Taste of Vietnam, an authentic Vietnamese cooking experience. OTAO share knowledge and passion for Vietnamese foods in...

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Wallace and Gromit

Wallace and Gromit

3 Jul 2015

Docklands

Powered by brilliant storytelling, invention, affection and wit – no one creates animated mayhem quite like crackpot inventor, Wallace, and his...

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Inside the Brick Bendigo 2015

Inside the Brick Bendigo 2015

4 - 5 Jul 2015

Bendigo

From $12 - $12

Rediscover the magic of building and join Inside The Brick for a major exhibition of Models made from thousands of LEGO Bricks, a large hands on...

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HI-5 House of Dreams

HI-5 House of Dreams

4 Jul 2015

St Kilda

The sun is setting and it's time for the big Hi-5 sleepover party. With the help of Chats, the Dream Master and her magical Dream Catcher, your Hi-5...

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Argus

Argus

8 - 9 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Argus explores the attempts of a little creature trying to find a home in a world where he just doesn’t fit in. As he journeys over vast terrains to...

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Chloe and Christi: Sequins and Secrets Masterclass

Chloe and Christi: Sequins and Secrets Masterclass

11 Jul 2015

Parkville

Chloe and Christi are excited to visit their fans in Wollongong for a very special masterclass - this special event gives you the once in a lifetime...

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Music and Children

Musical Tots

29 Apr - 17 Jun 2015, 16 Jul - 17 Sep 2015

Kensington

From $225 - $225

Musical Tots is fun, age appropriate play based classes in which children have the opportunity to play various tuned and untuned percussion...

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Real Madrid

2015 International Champions Cup

18 - 24 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Nine Touring and Events, TLA Worldwide and RSE Ventures are bringing the most significant football event ever to be seen in this country, The...

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Kids love the Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest

Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest

1 - 30 Aug 2015

Walhalla

During the month of August, Walhalla Historic Township celebrates winter with the Vinter Ljusfest: a display of special lighting, moving images and sound.

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Falls Creek Sled Dog Classic

Falls Creek Sled Dog Classic

1 Aug 2015

Falls Creek

The annual sled dog classic at Falls Creek sees teams of Huskies racing through the village under lights. This unique event showcases Siberian...

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