Excited Particles Science Time, Deep Oceans and non-stop discovery is on the menu at Questacon these school holidays.
Kids always have an amazing time exploring science in fun, interactive exhibits, shows and displays plus a range of activities for the celebration of Canberra's Centenary in 2013.
Experience a winter wonderland at Skate in the City in Canberra. Don your skates and enjoy ice skating on a giant outdoor rink. If you prefer to be a spectator, head to the rink on Friday and Saturday evenings for Stars on Ice and, on Friday evenings, check out funky fashions at the Fashion Parade on Ice. Under 5’s will love ‘Snow Box’ where they can make their own snowmen.
Garema Place, Canberra City, ACT
Friday 28th June - Sunday 28th July
Adult $15, Concession $12, Family $44, Under 5’s FREE with a paying Adult
(02) 6162 2759
Snuff out those truffles at the Canberra and Capital Region Truffle Festival. One of life’s delicacies, truffles will be the star of this event with truffle hunts, truffle cooking classes and truffle experts to chat with. Local restaurants will also be cooking truffle inspired dishes so you will have plenty of opportunities to indulge. Fun for all ages!
Various locations around Canberra
Friday 21st June - Sunday 28th July (or until the truffles have gone)
FREE & ticketed events
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The Hobart City Council Bush Adventures program offers environmentally focused activities and adventures in our local bushland reserves. Activities are designed for specific age groups from 2 yrs to adult and include a range of intriguing walks, creative activities, team games and specialised workshops.
This season we delve into the lives of local shore birds, get up to date on the situation of our Tassie Devils, find out more about fabulous fungi indoors and get back to botanical drawing. We explore stories of old from New Town and see what it was like to visit Antarctica in the early days.
Little ones hear the tale of Edna the Echidna, build brilliant bush mobiles, get soggy with froggies and buzz about in the big Bush City. They fight to survive in a great game of bush challenges and discover how a bird is like a plane. For bigger kids there is the chance to have a drawing lesson with talented animal artist Jane Burrell and those who like a physical challenge get a tantalising taste of rock climbing.
Visit the website for full details
Henry Jones Art Hotel, Launceston will host the Tasmanian leg of the Australia-wide search for the 2013 Girlfriend Rimmel Model Search - the same search that launched the careers of Samantha Harris, Abbey Lee Kershaw, Alyssa Sutherland, Sarah Stephens, Catherine McNeil and Ruby Rose.
All Tassie teenage girls aged 13 and over are invited to enter by filling in the entry form in the May issue of Girlfriend and attending the Hobart roadshow event on Sunday, 7 July at 11am.
For all the details and prizes! visit the website
Take the boredom out of these school holidays and take your kids along to one – or more – of our exciting school holidays activities!
Building something amazing with Lego at Devonport, Ahoy me hearties pirate fun and winter mobiles at Hobart, exploring the wild west making a teepee and totem pole at Scottsdale, catch the reading bug with door hangers and bug art at Launceston, Make an indigenous inspired candle light or French knitting creation at Kingston, get into computers in the Kids IT Zone and Discovery Rangers at Glenorchy, recycle your old socks into puppets at Rosny and enjoy storytime and craft at New Norfolk.
For what's on these school holidays at a library near you click here.
The place to be for all things fun, fantastic and family, Darwin's Waterfront once again has a program of exciting events for the July school holidays.
Learn to Surf kids classes, a Crocodile Obstacle Course to celebrate Territory Day on July 1, Spectacular Science presented by CSIRO, the Urban Quest Finals on July 6 - see the Territory's most talented 10-19 year olds!
Dry Season School Holiday Activities run until July 19 and include art and craft, cricket workshop, Science in the Sun and a whole lot more.
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