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Sound Worlds

6 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Awaken the hidden sounds in daily objects. They're just waiting to spring out with a little encouragement, so rub, knock, bump and drop to get them...

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Meet the Alpacas

Meet the Alpacas at Creswick Natural Fibres in Daylesford

6 Sep 2014

Daylesford

With the cooler months, it can be a challenge to find something a little different to keep your kids entertained. Why not bring them to the Creswick...

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Chinese Moon Festival - Lunar Tour

Chinese Moon Festival - Lunar Tour

6 Sep 2014

South Yarra

From $22 - $70

Celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival with a visit to Melbourne Observatory. In Chinese culture, the Moon is a symbol of harmony and unity and...

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See Peppa Pig at Walk With Me

7 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Now in its fifth year, Walk With Me is a national 2km or 4km walk that raises awareness that one in four Australians are impacted by disability....

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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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Dora's Pirate Adventure

12 - 13 Sep 2014

Southbank

Dora, her best buddy Boots the Monkey and the rest of their friends embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate...

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April Underhill

20 - 28 Sep 2014

Carlton

April and Esme Underhill have never collected a tooth before. Mum and Dad always do it. But tonight it's their turn. So, equipped with a bag, a coin...

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Frank's Survival Guide to Freedom

20 - 28 Sep 2014

Carlton

There are 19 billion chickens on this planet. Frank is just one young bird making a stand as a free-range radical using every sneaky trick in the...

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Royal Melbourne Show

20 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Flemington

The Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria's largest annual community event, bringing together the very best of entertainment, agriculture, attractions and...

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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. With daily appearances by Captain Barnacles and Kwazii and...

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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 Alpacas 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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KidsFest 2014

20 - 21 Sep 2014

Mooroopna

From $2 - $2

SPC Ardmona KidsTown is the home of North East Victoria's biggest children's outdoor festival, KidsFest 2014. Come and experience a festival plays...

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Trop Jr Filmmaking Workshop

6 Sep 2014, 22 - 23 Sep 2014

Melbourne

"This five day workshop (spread over 12 weeks) is designed to teach kids 15 and under the skills to make a short film to be entered in Trop Jr,...

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Children's Festival at SkyHigh

Children's Festival at SkyHigh Mount Dandenong

22 Sep - 2 Oct 2014

Mount Dandenong

Join SkyHigh Mount Dandening in the school holidays for their Children's Festival. Activities can include Igor The Giant's treasure hunt, pony rides,...

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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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ArtPlay Backyard

24 - 26 Sep 2014

Melbourne

ArtPlay will have all sorts of materials on hand for you to create your artwork. Draw in the sand, build sculptures with recycled and natural...

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Before I Fell Asleep

20 - 21 Sep 2014, 24 - 25 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Before I Fell Asleep is an immersive theatrical experience that follows the story of a young child who builds an imaginary city in the transient...

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Tracking with the Pitcha Makin Fellaz

26 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Melbourne

First explore some Aboriginal stories about the Yarra River and the area outside ArtPlay, then meet the Fellaz (a group of 7 Aboriginal men from...

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Naturally Loddon - Kamarooka Project 10-year Anniversary Celebration

28 Sep 2014

Kamarooka

Northern United Forestry Group will host this family-friendly event to celebrate ten years of its successful Kamarooka project from 10am to 1pm....

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Slimefest

Nickelodeon Slimefest 2014

28 Sep 2014

Parkville

Slimefest is a family-friendly music festival, designed just for kids and featuring stars, DJs, live performances by local and international artists,...

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Festival of Colours Celebration

28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

Th wonderful, playful, sensory experience of Holi is a vibrant celebration of tradition and truth. Participants bless one another by throwing,...

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Coal Creek Pirates Day

28 Sep 2014

Korumburra South

Looking for something to do during the school holidays or just enjoy dressing up, then Coal Creek has another fun-packed day for the family! Enjoy a...

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Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST 2014

28 Sep 2014

Parkville

From $56.38 - $105.31

For the first time ever Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST is coming to Melbourne! Promising the most slime of all time, SLIMEFEST 2014 is doubling the dose to...

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Alpacas

Meet Alpacas in Sassafras

28 Sep 2014

Sassafras

With the cooler months, it can be a challenge to find something a little different to keep your kids entertained. Why not bring them to the Creswick...

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Tropscore Jr Music Composition Course

Tropscore Jr Music Composition Course

20 Sep 2014, 25 Sep 2014, 29 Sep 2014

Southbank

The exciting APRA Tropscore competition has opened up to kids 15 and under! This three day workshop (spread over 10 days) teaches kids the skills to...

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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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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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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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Junior Rangers – The Bee's Sneeze

24 - 26 Sep 2014, 1 - 3 Oct 2014

Parkville

Springtime is upon us and once again the air is filled with nature's wheezy, sneezy golden dust. Celebrate spring by joining the City of Melbourne...

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Get animated! School holiday workshops

29 - 30 Sep 2014, 2 - 3 Oct 2014

Melbourne

From $30 - $40

Explore the art of animation and make your own movie in these hands-on workshops for children. Choose from traditional hand-drawn animation or get...

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Re-inventing 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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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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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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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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Round and Round

8 Oct 2014

Melbourne

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

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Family art-ivity: Where Sport Meets Art

13 Sep 2014, 30 Sep 2014, 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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Mornington Farmers' Market

13 Sep 2014, 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

2 Oct 2014, 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

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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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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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 Kidfzfest

26 Oct 2014

Winchelsea

From $15 - $60

The Trick or Treat Kidzfest is a "Spooktacular" Hallloween Family Festival Celebrating All Things Spooky/ Awarded the prestigious Surf Coast Shire...

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Wodonga Children's Fair 2014

26 Oct 2014

Wodonga

Held during National Children's Week, the action-packed 'Games of yesteryear' program will be interactive and entertaining, featuring, live...

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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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Halloween Spooktacular Scarefest

31 Oct 2014

Docklands

Visit Wonderland Fun Park in October and enjoy spooky entertainment, face painting, trick or treating with roving performers, ghoulish goodies, crazy...

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Coal Creek Village

Halloween at Coal Creek

31 Oct 2014

Korumburra

From $1 - $5

All aboard the ghost train for this spooky Saturday! Try tricks or treats, bob for apples or bust your best ghoulish moves at the monster bash disco.

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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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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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