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Emily Floyd: The Dawn for Kids

Emily Floyd: The Dawn for Kids

21 Nov 2014 - 1 Mar 2015

Melbourne

In 'The Dawn for Kids', Emily Floyd invites visitors to experience two interactive spaces that encourage creativity using letters and words. The...

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

16 Dec 2014 - 1 Mar 2015

Geelong

Take a look at the world's most amazing wildlife photography, in Geelong until 1 March.

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Dare to Enter Lion Gorge at Melbourne Zoo!

Dare to Enter Lion Gorge at Melbourne Zoo

20 Dec 2014 - 28 Feb 2015

Parkville

This summer, Melbourne Zoo opens its newest experience - Lion Gorge. Dare to enter Lion Gorge and come face-to-face with the magnificent African Lion...

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Art Aquarium Makes a Splash at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Art Aquarium Makes a Splash at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

20 Dec 2014 - 27 Jan 2015

Melbourne

This summer, see hundreds of amazing tropical fish, then bring your own ideas to life in the interactive Art Aquarium, proudly supported by Crayola....

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Hippo Beach at Werribee Zoo!

New Hippo Beach at Werribee Open Range Zoo

20 Dec 2014 - 28 Feb 2015

Werribee South

From $13.60 - $30.80

Cool off this summer at Werribee Open Range Zoo's as the new best beach in town opens for the first time. Hippo Beach provides an oasis in the summer...

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Splash into summer at Healesville Sanctuary!

Splash into summer at Healesville Sanctuary

20 Dec 2014 - 28 Feb 2015

Healesville

Splash into summer at the Sanctuary. Chill out in our misty the misty spray zones, wade through the Badger Creek Sprinkler Spray and discover how...

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True Blue Aussie

True Blue Aussie at Hedgend Maze

27 Dec 2014 - 28 Jan 2015

Healesville

From $20 - $25

Come to Victoria's famous Hedgend Maze and Laser Sport these Summer school holidays for a True Blue Aussie day of family fun. To join in the fun,...

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The Smurf's High Tea

The Smurf's High Tea

29 Dec 2014 - 30 Jan 2015

Southbank

The Langham, Melbourne, is turning blue - and you should too! Dress up as your favourite Smurf - maybe Smurfette or Jokey Smurf or Papa Smurf - and...

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Kids Activities

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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Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015

9 - 31 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Make sure you're at AAMI Park for tough tussles between regional rivals when Australia hosts its biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup.

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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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The Boy Who Loved Tiny Things

The Boy Who Loved Tiny Things Exhibition

21 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Come and explore the mysterious collection of The Boy Who Loved Tiny Things. You will see some tiny things. They may have been here for a very, very...

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Exxopolis

SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival

23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

Southbank

See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.

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Summer in the Parks

Summer in the Parks

30 Jan 2015

Bendigo

With the arrival of Summer, it's time to enjoy a feast of family entertainment, activities and events as part of the City of Greater Bendigo's annual...

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Summer in the Parks - Moonlight Movie Oxley

Summer in the Parks - Moonlight Movie Oxley

30 Jan 2015

Oxley

Grab your family and friends and pack your own chair, blanket or beanbag and settle in for a great show on the big screen. Kids' Activities and...

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Cautionary Tales for Children

Cautionary Tales for Children

14 - 15 Feb 2015

Southbank

From $15 - $15

Cautionary Tales for Children reimagines Hillaire Belloc's wonderful wordplay as a cabaret, starring the extraordinary Virginia Gay with original...

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Marc Martin

The Story Sessions with Marc Martin

15 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Learn how Marc Martin creates his illustrated children's books then use these skills to make a collaborative storybook in this hands-on workshop....

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For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson.

For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson.

17 Feb 2015

Melbourne

From $5 - $20

The Wheeler Centre has invited children's author and entertainer Julia Donaldson, creator of The Gruffalo, to take young readers on a musical and...

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For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson in Geelong.

For Five. A Gala for five year olds with Julia Donaldson in Geelong.

18 Feb 2015

Geelong West

From $5 - $20

The Wheeler Centre has invited children's author and entertainer Julia Donaldson, creator of The Gruffalo, to take young readers on a musical and...

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8th National Clydesdale & Heavy Horse Festival

8th National Clydesdale & Heavy Horse Festival

21 - 22 Feb 2015

Werribee South

If you love the majestic Clydesdale horse, come and see them and other heavy horse breeds at the Eighth National Clydesdale & Heavy Horse Festival....

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Couch Guerillas Performance

22 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Is the family couch a hotly contested piece of territory at your place? Do you like to roll and slide on your couch, or build amazing cushion worlds?...

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Teddy Bear's Picnic 2015

Teddy Bear's Picnic 2015

22 Feb 2015

Melbourne

From $10 - $30

Rippon Lea House & Gardens are absolutely thrilled to present the 25th annual Teddy Bear's Picnic. This special occassion is being marked with...

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Australian International Airshow

Australian International Airshow

24 Feb - 1 Mar 2015

Lara

Bring the family, meet the pilots and celebrate the power of flight with stunning aerial displays of vintage, commercial and military aircraft.

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Chocolate Story Time

Chocolate Story Time

4 Feb 2015, 11 Feb 2015, 18 Feb 2015, 25 Feb 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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Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Festival

28 Feb 2015

Heywood

From $15 - $20

Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Committee will be celebrating their 22nd Annual Festival on 28th February 2015. Entertainment is available for all...

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Moomba

Moomba Festival

6 - 9 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Love Melbourne, Love Moomba! A celebrated part of the Melbourne events calendar for 60 years, Moomba will be back in 2014 with an exciting program of...

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Tape Me a River

Tape Me a River

7 - 9 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Imagine a drawing that has become bored of paper and wandered off the page in search of new adventure. Now imagine the setting for this creative...

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Tomato Slam

Tomato Slam

15 Mar 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Bacchus Marsh

Tomato Slam Festival at The Fruits of Life is a great day out for the whole family. Dive into 4000kgs of tomatoes for your chance to win! It's tomato...

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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

31 Jan 2015, 7 Feb 2015, 21 Feb 2015, 28 Feb 2015

Yarra Glen

From $30 - $30

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

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Water to Water Festival

Water to Water Festival

21 Mar 2015

Mount Martha

The Inaugural Baany to Warrna Ngargee is a groundbreaking Indigenous music and cultural festival in the glorious Briars Park, Mt Martha, Mornington...

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Kids Adventure

Kids Adventure Festival - Mt Baw Baw

28 - 29 Mar 2015

Mt Baw Baw

This Kids Adventure Festival at Mt Baw Baw will immerse kids in nature and give them a chance to re-connect and experience the great outdoors! A...

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Adventure Kids Festival (Mt Baw Baw)

Adventure Kids Festival (Mt Baw Baw)

28 - 29 Mar 2015

Mt Baw Baw

Following the success of the stand alone event in April 2014, the Adventure Kids Festival returns in 2015 as a series of four events, offering...

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Thomas hauling the train

Day out with Thomas at Puffing Billy

28 Feb - 1 Mar 2015, 14 - 15 Mar 2015, 21 - 22 Mar 2015, 28 - 29 Mar 2015

Emerald

From $15 - $26

See Thomas in full steam at Puffing Billy's station; entertainment for the entire family. Attractions include: - A 20 minute train ride with Thomas...

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Barbie Princess Power High Tea

Barbie Princess Power High Tea

30 Mar - 2 Apr 2015

Southbank

To celebrate the upcoming release of Barbie in Princess Power, pop on a pink cape and fly into The Langham, Melbourne for a special high tea. Little...

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Barbie Princess Power High Tea

Barbie Princess Power High Tea

30 Mar - 2 Apr 2015

Southbank

To celebrate the upcoming release of Barbie in Princess Power, pop on a pink cape and fly into The Langham, Melbourne for a special high tea. Little...

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Storytime

Storytime

28 Jan 2015, 4 Feb 2015, 11 Feb 2015, 18 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities brought to life by the Library's Chief Storyteller. Stay and explore or read a book of...

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Easter Eggs at Dinner Plain

High Country Easter Festival

3 - 5 Apr 2015

Dinner Plain

Visit Dinner Plain for an Easter not to be missed! Events run daily within the village for children to enjoy. Don't forget the Omeo Rodeo, a...

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Bendigo Easter Festival

3 - 6 Apr 2015

Bendigo

Commencing in 1871, the Bendigo Easter Festival is the oldest continuous running community festival in Australia. It's a celebration of Bendigo's...

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Campbells Easter Picnic

4 - 5 Apr 2015

Rutherglen

Relax at the Easter Picnic at Campbells Wines - a perfect time to unwind with friends and family! Scott Solimo and Amanda return once again. Enjoy...

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter at All Saints Estate

4 - 5 Apr 2015

Wahgunyah

Taste the latest vintages and newly released wines before enjoying a gastronomic experience at the Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate. Discover...

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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter at St Leonards Vineyard

4 - 5 Apr 2015

Wahgunyah

Taste St Leonard Vineyard's fine single vineyard wines, enjoy the outdoors, and let the kids run free on the lush lawns. St Leonards cafe will be...

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Falls Creek Easter Festival

Falls Creek Easter Festival

3 Apr 2015, 5 Apr 2015

Falls Creek

This April Falls Creek will again host the annual Easter Festival. There are loads of activities for all ages including the Easter egg hunt, the...

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Sprout

The Big Sprout Fest

12 Apr 2015

Coldstream

From $2 - $2

Adams Farms is very excited to be holding the very first Big Sprout Fest. (Yes that's right a Brussels Sprout Festival, who would of thought!) It's...

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Adventure Kids Festival (Lake Mountain)

Adventure Kids Festival (Lake Mountain)

18 - 19 Apr 2015

Marysville

From $50 - $80

Following the success of the stand alone event in April 2014, the Adventure Kids Festival returns in 2015 as a series of four events, offering...

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Grampians Grape Escape - Kids Events

2 - 3 May 2015

Halls Gap

Grape Escape brings together foodies and families for a weekend of jam-packed kids entertainment and culinary delights among the spectacular...

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Market scene

Mornington Farmers' Market

14 Feb 2015, 14 Mar 2015, 11 Apr 2015, 9 May 2015

Mornington

From $2 - $2

Held on the second Saturday of every month, the Victorian Farmers' Market Association (VFMA) accredited Mornington Farmers' Market gives residents of...

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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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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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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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Tesselaar Tulip Festival

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

10 Sep 2015, 6 Oct 2015

Silvan

The annual Tessellar Tulip Festival celebrates spring in the Dandenongs with a month of family and music events, and a blooming showcase of flowers.

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