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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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Bush

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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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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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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Potted Potter

28 Oct - 2 Nov 2014

Southbank

Potted Potter - a Parody by Dan and Jeff is back by popular demand after a sell-out 2012 season. Playing to sold-out houses all over the world,...

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Paint Your Own Christmas Plate

Melbourne Pottery Painting School Holidays

29 Oct - 20 Dec 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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Sound of Drawing

31 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Experienced artists from Polyglot Theatre guide children through creative drawing exercises on a table wired for sound. With a variety of drawing...

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Clunes Booktown

Clunes Booktown For Kids Festival

1 Nov 2014

Clunes

From $20 - $70

Come to a world before vegemite and step back in time to the early 1900s when teddy bears were invented, along with crayons, cellophane and...

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Fright Night - Zombie Apocalypse

1 - 4 Nov 2014

Healesville

The Zombie Apocalypse comes to life at Hegend Maze's Fright Night. Zombies are real; they're just not what you think they are, scientists have...

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Hedgend Halloween

Hedgend Halloween

1 - 4 Nov 2014

Healesville

Come to Victoria's famous Hedgend Maze this Halloween for an ultimate day of family fun. Remember to dress in your Halloween costume to receive a...

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Shell Questacon Science Circus Public Exhibition - Shepparton

Shell Questacon Science Circus Public Exhibition - Shepparton

1 Nov 2014

Shepparton

From $5 - $18

The Shepparton Sports Stadium will soon be overflowing with exciting hands-on science exhibits when the Shell Questacon Science Circus comes to town....

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Tape It!

2 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Imagine a drawing that has become bored of paper and wandered off the page in search of new adventure. If this sounds appealing, drop into ArtPlay...

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Shell Questacon Science Circus Public Exhibition - Echuca

Shell Questacon Science Circus Public Exhibition - Echuca

2 Nov 2014

Echuca

From $5 - $18

The Stubberfield Sports and Entertainment Centre will soon be overflowing with exciting hands-on science exhibits when the Shell Questacon Science...

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Family Open Cockpit Day

Family Open Cockpit Day

8 Nov 2014

Moorabbin Airport

From $5 - $20

The Australian National Aviation Museum presents it's first Family Open Cockpit Day on Saturday, 8 November, 2014. Open Cockpits include F-111, DH...

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Thomas hauling the train

Day out with Thomas at Puffing Billy

8 - 9 Nov 2014

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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The story sessions

The story sessions with Leigh Hobbs

9 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Join the State Library of Victoria for the inaugural Story sessions to spend Sunday with Leigh Hobbs, one of Australia's favourite children's...

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Playing With Shadows

12 - 13 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Watch as your drawings leap to life, off the page and onto the stage. You are guided through the process of designing and making your own unique...

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Shell Questacon Science Circus - Ararat

Shell Questacon Science Circus - Ararat

13 Nov 2014

Ararat

From $5 - $18

The Ararat YMCA will soon be overflowing with exciting hands-on science exhibits when the Shell Questacon Science Circus comes to town. The Shell...

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Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day - Holy Rosary School

15 Nov 2014

Kensington

Plans for the Holy Rosary Family Fun Day on Saturday 15 November 2014 are well underway, promising to be bigger and better than ever. The Fun Day is...

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Santa's Magical Kingdom

Santa's Magical Kingdom

15 Nov - 23 Dec 2014

Caulfield East

Santa's Magical Kingdom, in collaboration with Santa Claus's North Pole Corporation, have signed an exclusive deal to once again bring all the magic...

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Shell Questacon Science Circus - Geelong

Shell Questacon Science Circus - Geelong

15 Nov 2014

Norlane

From $5 - $18

The Leisuretime Centre will soon be overflowing with exciting hands-on science exhibits when the Shell Questacon Science Circus comes to town. The...

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Fairy Girl

Fairy Party

16 Nov 2014

Keilor

From $10 - $10

A whimsical day out at Overnewton Castle, come join the fairies as they come out and play. Overnewton Castle was built in 1849 and now stands as a...

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kidZcapers Festival

Kidzcapers Festival

16 Nov 2014

Rochester

Rochester will once again host the fantastic children's festival kidZcapers. This annual event is set to be full to the brim with safe, educational,...

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Massive Hip-Hop Choir for Babies

16 Nov 2014, 19 - 20 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $15 - $15

Join the Massive Hip-Hop Choir for this workshop designed specifically for babes in arms and crawlers with their carer. Experience the joy of being...

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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar Family Film Session

22 Nov 2014

Carlton

Culture Mamas invites the whole family to join them on a spectacular journey to Madagascar to discover the incredible true story of nature's greatest...

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Performance Club

1 Nov 2014, 8 Nov 2014, 15 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014

Melbourne

In this series of Performance Club, explore the 'Yes!' game, discover the great director, writer or performer you are. You will master some important...

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Massive Hip-Hop Choir Workshop

16 Nov 2014, 23 Nov 2014

Melbourne

From $25 - $25

The Massive Hip-Hop Choir workshop for 9 to12 year olds provides the opportunity for collaborative songwriting, rapping, body percussion and singing...

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Paddington High Tea

Paddington High Tea

23 Nov 2014

Southbank

Melbourne's Langham Hotel invites all the little cubs out there to pull on their wellies and enjoy a memorable Paddington high tea in the ballroom....

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Paddington High Tea

Paddington High Tea

23 Nov 2014

Southbank

Melbourne's Langham Hotel invites all the little cubs out there to pull on their wellies and enjoy a memorable Paddington high tea in the ballroom....

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Couch Guerillas

27 Nov 2014, 29 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Do you like playing on your couch? What are your moves? What does your couch become in your imaginary games? Join dance and design artists to explore...

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Frankston's Christmas Festival of Lights

29 Nov 2014

Frankston

Bring together your family and friends and create your magical family memory at Frankston's Christmas Festival of Lights 2014. Santa and Mrs Claus...

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Surprise!

3 - 4 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Big dots that bounce, little dots that pop, spots you make mess with, polka dots that make silly sounds and fly, open and shut them! Ms Pock-a-Dot...

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Tricky Traps

6 - 7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

The incredible design and engineering feat of the spiders' web will become an object of wonder and inspiration when ArtPlay is transformed by a...

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Wonder Fish Weaving

6 - 7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

From $15 - $15

Create a woven wonder fish using a mix of natural materials such as leaves and twigs as well as wool, found objects and recycled bit and bobs. You...

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Pirate Sunday at Polly Woodside

Pirate Sundays at Polly Woodside

2 Nov 2014, 7 Dec 2014

Southbank

From $9.50 - $43

X marks the spot at Polly Woodside on the first Sunday of the month. Dress as a pirate and head to Polly Woodside to help us search for hidden...

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Santa's Christmas Spectacular

15 - 16 Nov 2014, 20 - 23 Nov 2014, 27 - 30 Nov 2014, 4 - 7 Dec 2014

Docklands

Come to a Wonderland Christmas Spectacular where you can enjoy all of your favourite Christmas treats - the North Pole with daily snow falls daily,...

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Playground Beasties

13 - 14 Dec 2014

Melbourne

The ArtPlay playground panels are in need of some sprucing up and we need you! Artist Gregory Alexander will lead you through the process of creating...

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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

8 Nov 2014, 15 Nov 2014, 22 Nov 2014, 29 Nov 2014

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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1954 Young Sun Special

Puffing Billy's Young Sun Special Celebrations

13 Dec 2014

Belgrave

From $25 - $99

On Saturday 13 December 2014, the Puffing Billy Young Volunteers Representatives Team will be celebrating 60 years (and two days) since the first...

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Dine by the water at Steakhouse 66

Christmas Day Lunch - Steakhouse 66

25 Dec 2014

Docklands

From $39 - $89

Sit back and relax with your family and friends this Christmas and let Steakhouse 66 treat you to an unforgettable Christmas Day Lunch. Take in the...

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The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

27 Dec 2014 - 24 Jan 2015

South Yarra

From $25 - $90

Glenn Elston's acclaimed production returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne with a splash, a crash and a "poop poop" to bring the story to...

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New Year's Eve at Fed Square

31 Dec 2014 - 1 Jan 2015

Melbourne

On New Year's Eve, Fed Square will beat to the sound of African drums in a free program of live music and dance performances. Bring the family or...

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Caribbean Pirates

Caribbean Pirates

5 - 24 Jan 2015

Southbank

Join the most crazy and colourful pirates of the Caribbean as they regale their life stories on the high seas, battling for booty from passing...

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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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Franskton Waterfront Festival

Frankston Waterfront Festival 2015

17 - 18 Jan 2015

Frankston

Over two exciting days, bring family and friends together for a weekend of entertainment, activities, market stalls, food, wine and more at the...

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Chinese Lion Dance at Piers Festival

Piers Festival

25 Jan 2015

Port Melbourne

The Piers Festival will bring the Port Melbourne piers precinct to life with a spectacular display of music, dance, markets, exhibitions, forums and...

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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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Mower Racing

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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