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Tesselaar Tulip Festival

Tesselaar Tulip Festival

11 Sep - 7 Oct 2014

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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Kids Activities

Melbourne Pottery Painting School Holidays

19 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

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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Spring has Sprung at Cooks' Cottage

Spring has Sprung at Cooks' Cottage

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

East Melbourne

Spring has sprung! Step back in time these school holidays, and experience 18th century living at Cooks' Cottage. Discover how this quaint building...

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Meet the Healesville Sanctuary Bush Babies

20 Sep - 7 Dec 2014

Healesville

Spring is baby time! Head to Healesville Sanctuary this spring and meet some adorable bush babies, including dingo puppies, a koala joey and many...

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Spellbound Illusion Spectacular

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Docklands

Spellbound Illusion Spectacular is an entertainment extravaganza unlike any other, starring world class illusionist Michael Boyd. It features amazing...

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Village Kids

Village Kids

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Werribee South

Come run like a zebra or prowl like a Wild Dog with Werribee Open Range Zoo’s school holiday program, Village Kids. Young explorers will have a blast...

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Dinosaur Adventures

Dinosaur Adventures

20 Sep - 12 Oct 2014

Ringwood

Did you hear the Dino-roar? The Dinosaurs are back bigger and bitter at Eastland Shopping Centre these school holidays. These life-size creatures...

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Be a Bug Explorer at Melbourne Zoo

20 Sep - 30 Nov 2014

Parkville

Explorers get ready! This spring, bring the kids to Melbourne Zoo for the chance to discover a world of bugs like no other. Start your journey by...

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Meet the Octonauts at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Sound the Octo-alert! Dive into action with the Octonauts at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Direct from the hit animated TV show, get ready to explore,...

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Footy Fever Hits the Mighty MCG These School Holidays

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

East Melbourne

As the most exciting part of the footy season comes about, the National Sports Museum offers kids the chance to embrace footy fever, as well as share...

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School Holiday Event: Meet the Alpacas and Baby Cria's at Creswick Woollen Mills

20 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Creswick

Stave off school holiday boredom with a visit to the alpacas at Creswick Woollen Mills. These friendly creatures are inquisitive and great with kids.

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Shrine school holiday activity

Shrine of Remembrance Family Audio Tour

22 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Follow a specially designed family audio tour through the Shrine of Remembrance's exhibition 'Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World...

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Barbie Secret Door High Tea

22 Sep - 9 Oct 2014

Southbank

During the spring school holidays, little princesses are encouraged to don their tiaras, tulle and pearls for a magical Barbie high tea, and be swept...

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Marlin

25 Sep - 11 Oct 2014

Southbank

Billy Grogan's dad used to tell her life is wild and finds its own way home. But he never did. He went fishing for a marlin two years back and never...

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Castlemaine Childrens Litearture festival

Castlemaine Childrens Literature Festival

29 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Castlemaine

From $15 - $15

The Castlemaine Children's Literature Festival will be held between 29th September and 5th October 2014. The festival is set up to celebrate reading,...

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Something From Nothing

30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

St Kilda

Based on a Jewish folk-tale, this is a story of a young boy's special relationship with his Grandfather and the wonderful gifts his Grandfather...

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Cartoon Network Toon Machine

30 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Chadstone

Cartoon Network Toon Machine, an interactive indoor mega structure, is set to make its Asia Pacific debut in Australia putting kids firmly in control...

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Marlin Expedition

The Marlin Expedition

1 - 5 Oct 2014

Southbank

Last night an extraordinary fish was accidentally hauled up. Its life can only be saved by returning it to the deep, but our fisherman needs your...

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I Think I Can

I Think I Can

1 - 5 Oct 2014

Southbank

Choose a miniature puppet and play out your new life on a large-scale model railway. I Think I Can brings together model trains, intricate puppetry,...

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Numurkah Lake School of Celtic Music Song and Dance - Four Day Celtic Workshop

2 - 5 Oct 2014

Numurkah

Moira Arts and Culture Inc is hosting the inaugural Numurkah Lake School of Celtic Music Song and Dance. The Four Day Celtic Workshop starts on...

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Reinventing the Wheel

2 - 12 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $15 - $15

Re-invent the wheel as you learn how to construct your own machine out of recycled materials. Lids become wheels, boxes become bodies and string...

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What Does the World Need To Hear?

3 - 4 Oct 2014

St Kilda

What Does the World Need To Hear is part of Kaleidoscope - a micro-festival of performance and participatory experiences for children under 12 years....

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The Kazoos – What’s Up Croc

4 Oct 2014

Hamilton

From $12 - $15

The Kazoos rock my world Chris Cheney - lead singer and frontman for ARIA Award winners The Living End. The show is a fast paced ride full of comedy,...

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Font Factory

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Workers are needed to create a font out of nothing but rubbish. Use recycled materials to make an R out of bottle caps or an M out of sticks, put it...

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Snap's Kakadu Club

4 Oct 2014

Docklands

Australia's leading female ventriloquist, Lindi Jane, presents Snap's Kakadu Club, featuring Snap Crocodilous, the cheeky crocodile from Kakadu. Snap...

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Hand Puppet Workshop

4 Oct 2014

Bairnsdale

From $40 - $40

How to make and perform with hand puppets, presented by Gavin Roberts from the Stratford Courthouse Theatre come along and learn something about the...

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Bring your kids to meet out kids at Sovereign Hill

Bring your kids to meet Sovereigh Hill's Kids

5 Oct 2014

Ballarat

These school holidays, Sovereign Hill will come alive with the sounds of bleating and baa-ing, as children can learn about animals on the goldfields...

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Round and Round

8 Oct - 10 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Round and round the painting goes, where it stops nobody knows! Kids, join artist Hayley Rivers as she paints in circles. Use salad spinners to spin...

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There's Science in Your Food

There's Science In Your Food

8 Oct 2014

Clayton

The Australian Synchrotron creates a light one million times brighter than the sun, to give researchers x-ray vision. Industrial and scientific...

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Family art-ivity: Where Sport Meets Art

9 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Held at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, in each workshop families will enjoy a tour of the exhibition, before making their own artwork inspired by a...

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Listen Softly

9 - 10 Oct 2014

Melbourne

For a movement and play experience full of texture, sound, music and colour, join artist Emma Salzano in a little ArtPlay wonderland, which is sure...

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Mornington Farmers' Market

11 Oct 2014

Mornington

From $2 - $2

Held on the second Saturday of every month from 8. 30am until 1. 00pm, the VFMA accredited Mornington Farmers' Market gives residents of Mornington...

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Frankston City Mayor, Cr Brian Cunial and his dog Max

Pets' Day Out

12 Oct 2014

Frankston

Treat yourself, your pet and your whole family to the pet event of the year. Pets' Day Out 2014 promises to be an exciting day of entertainment and...

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Art and Big Ideas

12 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $15 - $15

Do you know what philosophy is? It means 'the love of wisdom', and Plato wrote that philosophy begins with wonder. Lots of things can make us wonder....

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Primo

Primo

15 - 19 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Imagination and wonder take centre stage in Primo, an underwater spectacle created especially for the creative minds of two to five-year-olds. From...

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Naturally Loddon - Boort Carp Fishing Competition

18 - 19 Oct 2014

Boort

From $10 - $10

Boort Angling Club's family carp fishing competition on the shores of Little Lake Boort will be held on Saturday 18 October and Sunday 19 October....

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Main Street Mornington Festival

19 Oct 2014

Mornington

The Main Street Mornington, Food, Wine and Performing Arts Festival is a local favourite event and this year is looking to be even better than last...

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'The Singing Classroom' with Sue Arney at Melbourne Recital Centre

Children's Week: The Singing Classroom - workshops with Sue Arney

20 Oct 2014

Southbank

Children will use their voices to sing all together with their teachers in this fun and interactive music workshop. Students and teachers will...

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Little Kids' Day In - Dinosaur Day at Scienceworks

Little Kids' Day In - Dinosaur Day at Scienceworks for Children's Week

20 Oct 2014

Spotswood

Bring your little kids to Scienceworks this Children's Week and enjoy a day of fun dinosaur-themed activities especially for under 6's and their...

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Collingwood Children's Farm

Children’s Week Picnic at the Collingwood Children’s Farm

21 Oct 2014

Abbotsford

The Collingwood Children's Farm, nestled on a bend in the Yarra River at Abbotsford, is the venue for the City of Yarra annual Children's Week...

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Romp & Stomp Fun Day for Children

Romp & Stomp Fun Day for Children

22 Oct 2014

Carlton

Dinosaur puppets, live exhibits, dance workshop, oh my! Romp and stomp into Melbourne Museum for heaps of great activities including live music,...

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Spring into Play

23 Oct 2014

Berwick

Spring into Play is the City of Casey's Children's Week Event. You are invited to play and have fun in the out of doors at the beautiful Old Cheese...

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Voices on Screen

Voices on Screen

20 - 21 Oct 2014, 23 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Celebrate Children's Week with ACMI and join in the fun with a focus on communication and connection through an inspiring film screening, introduced...

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Children's Week Kids Movie and Dress Up Night

24 Oct 2014

Euroa

Euroa Kindergarten in conjunction with Strathbogie Shire Council will provide a free family movie to celebrate Children's Week 2014. Patrons can...

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Face Your Fears Week at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

25 Oct - 4 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Does the thought of spiders leave your hair standing on end? Or perhaps the thought of a slithering snake makes you quiver with fear? Sea Life...

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Children's Week Workshops

Children's Week Workshops

18 Oct 2014, 25 Oct 2014

Melbourne

During Children's Week, discover what is important about where you live in our free creative arts workshops for children aged five to eight, and nine...

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St. Paul's Primary School Bentleigh Fete

26 Oct 2014

Bentleigh

The St. Paul's Bentleigh Primary School Fete is one of the most popular fetes in the Bayside area. St. Paul's has held their annual fete for over 25...

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The Boy Who Loved Tiny Things

26 Oct - 9 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Do you have a favourite tiny thing? Using clay and illustration, storytelling, magnifying glasses, projection and mirrors, come and investigate the...

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Childrens Week Picnic

Childrens Week Picnic

26 Oct 2014

Werribee South

Wyndham City will proudly present the Children's Week Picnic at Werribee Park on Sunday 26 October 2014 from 10am to 4pm. This free event is a fun,...

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Trick or Treat Kidz Fest

26 Oct 2014

Winchelsea

From $15 - $60

At the historical and haunted Barwon Park Mansion in Winchelsea the Trick or Treat Kidz Festival will again treat kids and adults alike. Dress up in...

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