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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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School Holiday Entertainment at Harbour Town

22 Sep - 3 Oct 2014

Docklands

Enjoy free school holiday entertainment this September at Harbour Town Docklands. During the first week of the holidays you can see Nickelodeon's...

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Trop Jr Filmmaking Workshop

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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Superhero Training Academy

Superhero Training Academy

23 - 27 Sep 2014

St Kilda

From $25 - $25

Hey Kid! The Superhero Training Academy needs you! Suit up, get the moves, get the powers and Pow! Bam! Snurk! your way to victory. The Superhero...

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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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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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Spring seed heads

Spring seed heads

23 Sep 2014, 25 - 26 Sep 2014

Cranbourne

From $3.60 - $3.60

Grow your own spring seed head at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne, using native seed. Decorate its body with the wonderful wildflower colours...

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The Harbinger

The Harbinger

25 - 26 Sep 2014

Preston

From $18 - $90

An old man hides away in a dusty old bookshop, forgotten and alone with only a handful of beautiful memories as comfort. Gone are the days of...

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Tracking with the Pitcha Makin Fellaz

26 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Capture some native Australian animals through story and paint with the Pitcha Makin Fellaz. First explore some Aboriginal stories about the Yarra...

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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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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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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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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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Festival of Colours

28 Sep 2014

Melbourne

First you will hear about the legend of Holika, a well-known Indian tale of demons, gods, magic cloaks and vengeance, told as reassurance of the...

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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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School Holidays Outdoor Cinema and Big Screen Gaming

29 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Kids will love the children's films and XBOX gaming sessions, all free at Fed Square these school holidays. Big Screen Gaming gives kids a chance to...

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Big Screen Gaming

School Holidays: Outdoor Cinema and Big Screen Gaming

29 Sep - 1 Oct 2014

Melbourne

Bring the kids to Fed Square these school holidays to watch Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, The Lego Movie, High School Musical 3 and then play...

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Night prowl

Night Prowl

30 Sep 2014

Cranbourne

From $12.40 - $16.50

Journey into the bushland to discover the native animals that emerge at night at the Cranbourne Botanic Gardens. Keep an eye out for wombats,...

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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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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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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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Still Awake Still

Still Awake Still

1 Oct 2014

Preston

From $15 - $60

Miss Ivory Tinklefinger, Queen of Sleep, is hired to sing the audience to sleep, but tonight her piano has a mind of its own. Her lullabies come...

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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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St Kilda Talks Back

1 - 2 Oct 2014

St Kilda

St. Kilda Talks Back is a playful, energetic and engaging story-telling tour of classic St. Kilda landmarks. Barking Spider Visual Theatre artists...

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Butterflies, directed by Isabel Peppard,

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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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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Wildflower fairy and elf day

Wildflower fairy and elf day

2 Oct 2014

Cranbourne

From $10.30 - $10.30

Put on your fairy wings or elf hat and enjoy a magical day of activities in the Australian Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne. Search for...

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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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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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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

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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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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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

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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'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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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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