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May

MARVEL Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N

Federation Square

Tuesday 1st May 2018, 10.00am - 6.00pm

Delve into the history, science, engineering, genetics, technology and ...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Exhibitions/Pages/133b8f73-9467-4701-821a-1ccc6e119a9c.aspx

In the Studio with Briony Barr (5 to 8 years)

ArtPlay

Saturday 5th May 2018, Sat: 2pm – 3.30pm; Sun: 10.30am – 12.00pm

Are rules and creativity opposite ideas? How can limitations be helpful or ev...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Workshops/Pages/7a01b905-4a7b-4314-816e-b4109f3c2a2a.aspx

Mini Make Day

Library at The Dock

Sunday 13th May 2018, Sunday 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Mini Make Day will team you up with local makers, fashion designers, artists,...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Workshops/Pages/b7bc09f8-7ebe-4a21-9855-2cea69b30c7d.aspx

Mother's Day at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo at Meerkat Bistro

Sunday 13th May 2018, Breakfast starts at 9.30am; High Tea starts at 12.30pm

Spoil mum with Breakfast or High Tea for Mother’s Day at Werribee Open Rang...

https://www.zoo.org.au/werribee

Omaru Alpacas Open Day - Mother's Day Event

Hurstbridge

Sunday 13th May 2018, 11am - 3pm

Escape the city & take in some fresh country air

This Mother\'s Day en...

https://www.weekendnotes.com/mothers-day-omaru-alpacas/

PEPPA PIG'S SURPRISE

COMEDY THEATRE

Tuesday 15th May 2018, All Day

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Australia in a bran...

https://marrinergroup.com.au/shows/peppa-pigs-surprise

Inside Out (2 to 5 years)

ArtPlay

Thursday 17th May 2018, Thu: 10.30am – 12.30pm; Fri: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Inside Out is a place for imagination and collaboration. There will be all so...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Workshops/Pages/888dcb0c-0b60-4749-a9a7-42ad4f223dc4.aspx

June

DIY Zines

ArtPlay

Saturday 16th June 2018, Sundays, 10.30am - 3.30pm; 1.00- 4.00pm

Do you love drawing, writing, collage or comics? Want to create your own zine...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Workshops/Pages/6e1dc515-4366-4167-b59c-4129713b39c2.aspxc

Curiouser and Curiouser

ArtPlay

Wednesday 20th June 2018, 10.15 - 11.00am, 11.30am - 12.15pm

Surprising sounds, curious spaces and unusual objects...

A playful landsca...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Workshops/Pages/5d0428b9-4c67-410d-9247-7b6534dca61a.aspx

Zine Fair

ArtPlay

Sunday 24th June 2018, Sunday 1.00 - 3.00pm

Check out the excellent zines, and snap up an exclusive original artwork made...

https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/FortheKids/Festivals/Pages/cb06297d-fe2c-4923-b901-67db04792c44.aspx

SLEEPING BEAUTY - A KNIGHT AVENGER'S TALE

Comedy Theatre

Saturday 30th June 2018,

Our guide to keep the kids entertained during the Winter School Holidays.
Sl...

https://marrinergroup.com.au/shows/sleeping-beauty-a-knight-avengers-tale

July

The Melbourne Magic Festival 2018

The Melba Spiegeltent & Beyond

Monday 2nd July 2018,

The spectacular Melbourne Magic Festival casts its spell acro...

http://melbournemagicfestival.com/whats-on/

April

Family Portrait Photography

Saturday 21st April 2018, 9.00am

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute sessions for up to 6 people – perfect for...

https://myfamilyphoto.com.au/family-portrait-photography-sydney/?t2=1&t3=4&ti=2&ref=wntext

SYDNEY BRICK SHOW 2018

Penrith Panthers Pavilion

Saturday 21st April 2018, 9am - 5pm

The Sydney Brick Show is an event that showcases the creations of talented ...

http://www.sydneybrickshow.com.au/

Sydney Dance Company & The Joan School Holiday Dance Workshops

The Joan

Monday 23rd April 2018, Monday 23 & Tuesday 24 April, 10am to 4pm,

Offering a variety of different dance styles for boys and girls
A fun and fo...

https://www.visitpenrith.com.au/events/workshops/sydney-dance-company

Fantastic Flight with Fizzics

The WILD PLAY Discovery Centre

Tuesday 24th April 2018, Tuesday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

See flying toilet paper, vortex smoke rings, crushing cans, exploding balloon...

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fantastic-flight-with-fizzics-tickets-42217237895?aff=3rdpartysites

May

Arctic Voices

Australian National Maritime Museum

Tuesday 1st May 2018, 9.30am-5.00pm

Travel to remote and icy lands in an interactive exhibition that’ll delight...

https://www.timeout.com/sydney/museums/arctic-voices

PLAYGROUPS FOR PRESCHOOLERS

Australian Museum

Tuesday 1st May 2018, Fridays, 9.45am

Join our weekly term-time playgroups for children aged 9 months to 3 years (T...

https://australianmuseum.net.au/playgroups-for-preschoolers

Park After Dark

The Wild Play Discovery Centre

Friday 4th May 2018,

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Ever wondered what happens in the Park at night… pick up your ...

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/park-after-dark-tickets-42182682539?aff=3rdpartysites

Family Pride

Sydney Park

Sunday 6th May 2018, Sunday, 11am

Rainbow Families is thrilled to join partners across the globe in celebration...

http://www.rainbowfamilies.com.au/new-events/2016/3/24/rainbow-families-celebrate-international-family-equality-day

Collectormania

Panthers Exhibition Pavilion

Sunday 13th May 2018, Sundays, 11am to 3pm

Collectormania toy and hobby fairs are some of the biggest fairs in Australia...

https://www.visitpenrith.com.au/events/exhibitions/collectormania

Community Fishing

Sydney International Regatta Centre

Tuesday 15th May 2018, 9.00am - 5.00pm

\'Catch and Release\' with barbless hooks every Tuesday at the Regatta Ce...

https://regattacentre.nsw.gov.au/facilities/fishing

April

Discover Day for Little Learners under 6

Queensland Museum

Tuesday 24th April 2018, Tuesday, 9.30am - 1pm

Calling all curious little learners! Queensland Museum is again hosting their...

http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/Events+and+Exhibitions/Events/2018/04/Discovery+Day+for+Little+Learners+under+6#.Wsxtj4hubIU

Starlight Family Raceday

Doomben Racecourse

Saturday 28th April 2018, Saturday 10.30am

With Bananas In Pyjamas, Hoot & Hootabelle & Shaun the Sheep

 ...

https://www.weekendnotes.com/starlight-family-raceday/

May

Powerkids: Little Artists at Play

Turbine Platform, Brisbane Powerhouse

Tuesday 1st May 2018, Daily 8.30am

Join us every Tuesday, during the school term, on the Turbine Platform. In ...

https://www.weekendnotes.com/powerkids-little-artists-at-play/

Egyptian Mummies

Queensland Museum

Thursday 3rd May 2018, Thursday

Queensland Museum has engaging exhibitions and resources that can support the...

http://www.mummies.qm.qld.gov.au/Events/Exploring%20Ancient%20Lives%20Teacher%20Preview

The Planting

Woodfordia

Friday 4th May 2018,

The Planting is a cultural, environmental and culinary festival held over thr...

https://www.queensland.com/en-au/event/the-planting

Brisbane Toy and Hobby Fair

Brisbane City Indoor Sports Centre

Sunday 6th May 2018, Sunday, 9am - 3pm

Admission: adults $5, kids 4-12 yrs / seniors $3, families $15 (2 adults 2 ch...

https://www.qt.com.au/whats-on/brisbane-toy-and-hobby-fair/113516/

Captain Cook 1770 Festival

SES Grounds

Friday 25th May 2018,

In 2018, the 26th annual Captain Cook 1770 Festival will commemorate the land...

https://www.queensland.com/en-au/event/captain-cook-1770-festival

June

A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Queensland Museum

Friday 29th June 2018, Friday

This night-time learning adventure will be one to remember. Get access to the...

http://www.mummies.qm.qld.gov.au/Events/A%20Night%20at%20the%20Museum%2020180629

May

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Burnie Arts and Function Centre

Tuesday 1st May 2018, 8:00pm – 11:00pm

Aussie comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson is hitting the road again in 2018 on his ...

https://www.eventfinda.com.au/2018/kevin-bloody-wilson/burnie

Slim Dime

Ulverstone Wharf Precinct

Friday 4th May 2018, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Melbourne-based Slim Dime head to Tasmania for some live shows.

Slim Dime ...

https://www.eventfinda.com.au/2018/slim-dime/ulverstone

MOTHERS DAY BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

Tailrace Centre

Sunday 13th May 2018, 8:00am, 12:00nn, 5:00pm

Celebrate Mothers day with those you love most at the Tailrace Centre. There\...

https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/event/mothersday

June

ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDER GROUND

Theatre Royal

Friday 1st June 2018,

A fantastical journey into the mind of Lewis Carroll.

Lewis Carroll tells ...

https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/event/alicesadventures

2018 Tasmanian Running Festival

City Park

Sunday 3rd June 2018, 8:00am – 3:00pm

The 2018 Tasmanian Running Festival, incorporating the Launceston 10k, a 5k, ...

https://www.eventfinda.com.au/2018/tasmanian-running-festival/launceston

August

AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC FESTIVAL 2018

Various

Thursday 2nd August 2018,

Four days of fascinating Antarctic experiences in Australia\'s gateway to the...

https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/event/antarcticfestival

September

Junction Arts Festival

Prince's Square

Wednesday 5th September 2018, 12:00am

Now in its eighth year, Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival is an intimate ...

https://www.eventfinda.com.au/2018/junction-arts-festival/launceston

November

Farmgate Festival

Farmgate Festival Site West Tamar

Saturday 24th November 2018, 9:00am–4:00pm

Taste, Tour and Explore up to sixteen farms in the beautiful Tamar Valley. Ex...

https://www.eventfinda.com.au/2018/farmgate-festival/launceston-northern

April

The 78-Storey Treehouse

Space Theatre

Tuesday 24th April 2018,

A stage adaptation of Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s hit kids book, this...

http://www.whatsonforadelaidefamilies.com.au/Event-The-78Storey-Treehouse-For-Family-And-Kids-5928

May

PAW Patrol: The Great Pirate Adventure

Corner Port Road and Adam Street

Saturday 26th May 2018, Saturday & Sunday at 10:30am, 1:30pm & 4pm. Monday at 10:30am & 1:30pm.

In PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure,” Mayor Goodway is get...

https://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/whats-on/event/paw-patrol-the-great-pirate-adventure

June

World Environment Fair 2018

Adelaide Showground

Saturday 2nd June 2018, 10:00am to 5:00pm

World Environment Fair 2018 returns to Adelaide Showground on the weekend of ...

https://www.weekendnotes.com/world-environment-fair/

Guided walk through Lefevre Park / Nantu Wama (Park 6)

Lefevre Park / Nantu Wama (Park 6)

Sunday 10th June 2018, 2.00pm to 4.00pm

2.00pm to 4.00pmJoin Park ambassador Valdis Dunis and APPA President Shane So...

https://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/whats-on/event/guided-walk-through-lefevre-park-nantu-wama-park-6

October

1,000 Ks 4 Kids South Australia 2018 - Camp Quality

Adelaide

Saturday 13th October 2018, 7:00am Saturday 13th October 2018

Get ready for a 1,000km, 9 day cycling challenge riding through scenic South ...

https://www.weekendnotes.com/1000-ks-4-kids-south-australia-camp-quality/

April

Kids Kerfuffle 2018

City of Stirling

Saturday 21st April 2018, Saturday 9.00am - 1.30pm

Kids can climb, jump, crawl, slide and run to their little hearts’ co...

https://www.letsgokids.com.au/events/kids-kerfuffle/

ANZAC Day 2018 March and Closing Ceremony

Esplanade Reserve along Marine Terrace

Wednesday 25th April 2018, 9.45am - 11.30am

Cheer on the marchers through the streets of Fremantle and follow the crowds ...

http://www.fremantlestory.com.au/your-story/event-festivals/festivals/anzac-day-2018/events/anzac-day-2018-march-and-closing-ceremony.html

May

Play Pals

Knowledge Centre

Thursday 10th May 2018, Thursday 9.30 - 10.15am

It’s noisy. It’s fun. It’s free!

Help your child develop their imagi...

https://www.buggybuddys.com.au/perth-event/play-pals/2018-05-10/

Lego Club

Lakelands Library and Community Centre

Thursday 10th May 2018, Thursday 4.00 - 5.00pm

Build your imagination at the Lakelands Library & Community Centre Le...

https://www.buggybuddys.com.au/perth-event/lego-club-9/2018-05-10/

Mudder's Day

Manning Park

Sunday 13th May 2018, 10.00am - 3.00pm

Nature Play WA and City of Cockburn are excited to present Mudder’s Day, a ...

https://www.natureplaywa.org.au/mudder-s-day-1

Wear Ya Wellies

Edmonds Place

Sunday 27th May 2018, 10am - 2pm

Get in to nature and a little bit messy at the annual Wear Ya Wellies at Edmo...

https://www.natureplaywa.org.au/wear-ya-wellies

June

Mud Monsters Ball

Avon Terrace, York

Sunday 3rd June 2018, Sunday, 10am - 2pm

Join Nature Play WA and the Shire of York, as we celebrate all things winter ...

https://www.natureplaywa.org.au/mud-monsters-ball-1

Disney on Ice - 100 Years of Magic

Perth Arena

Friday 15th June 2018, 6.00pm

Celebrate the legacy of Disney when the ice skating spectacular, Disney On Ic...

http://www.perthhappenings.com.au/events/disney-on-ice-100-years-of-magic

April

FlicNics

The Boulevard

Saturday 21st April 2018, 12:00am - 11:59pm.

Goyder Square will once again transform into a FREE outdoor cinema as our out...

https://www.nabo.com.au/whats-on/event/flicnics?redirected=1

June

Bringing Up Great Kids

5 Shepherd Street

Friday 1st June 2018, 9:00am - 1:00pm

This workshop takes place in blocks of three weeks with courses available in ...

https://www.nabo.com.au/whats-on/event/bringing-up-great-kids-38

2018 Beach Week

Maria Liveris Drive

Saturday 2nd June 2018, 12:00am - 11:59pm.

Come & try some of Darwin\'s premier off-the-beach sporting options at a ...

https://www.nabo.com.au/whats-on/event/2018-beach-week

July

Darwin Flying High as Kite Event Launch at 2018 Beer Can Regatta

Darwin

Sunday 22nd July 2018, 12:00am - 11:59pm

Hundreds of spectators are expected to line the shores for the free family ev...

https://www.nabo.com.au/whats-on/event/darwin-flying-high-as-kite-event-launch-at-2018-beer-can-regatta