The Blanc Canvas Holiday Program runs each school holidays, and consists of a range of art lessons and classes for children aged 5 and up. The program includes great variety, with a number of different mediums and subjects being used.
Each day is packed with dance classes in a mix of styles including Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Cheer Leading & more! Plus ending with a small performance for parents to see what their child has learnt that day.
During the holidays, we go crazy, have loads of fun and offer a great range of sewing and craft classes for kids aged from 5 years and up. Our Sewing Basics two day program is particularly popular. Each class has a maximum of 8 students. Kids from 9 years and up can join in our learn to sew school holiday program.
First Peoples is a shared endeavour of Museum Victoria and the Victorian Aboriginal community. The First Peoples Yulendj Group of Elders and community representatives have brought their knowledge, stories, culture, objects and images to guide the exhibition’s development.
Visit the Gallery to view works from the permanent collection as well as a vibrant program of special exhibitions. Entry to the Gallery is free.
Since its establishment in 1896 the Gallery has amassed a magnificent collection of 19th and 20th century Australian and European paintings and decorative arts, including 18th and 19th century English porcelain, British art pottery, colonial Australian silver, as well as contemporary Australian paintings, prints, sculpture and ceramics. A particular focus of the collection is early images of theGeelongregion.
The Gallery’s outstanding collection includes many works of national significance such as Eugène von Guérard’sView of Geelong (1856) and Frederick McCubbin’s A bush burial (1890).
As we enter the most exciting part of the footy season, the National Sports Museum offers kids the chance to embrace footy fever, as well as share in the greatest moments in Australia’s sporting history and participate in interactive activities.
City of Melbourne’s Junior Rangers program takes children aged five to ten on an adventure through Melbourne’s wetlands and uncovers the amazing secrets of the animals that live in the inner city parks and gardens.
Led by a qualified Park Ranger, Junior Rangers will have the opportunity to get close to creatures that live in the peaceful ponds of the wetlands and/or discover the wonders of the City of Melbourne’s many parks and gardens.
This spring, visit one of Victoria’s most precious areas of native bushland, home to an amazing range of plant and animal life. In the heart of the bushland you will discover the stunning Australian Garden, a contemporary landscaped space that showcases the beauty and diversity of Australian flora.
Our Australian Wildlife Health Centre receives over 1,500 injured and orphaned wild animals each year. Come and work alongside our vets in a unique program on real life cases involving Healesville Sanctuary’s animal collection as well as injured wildlife brought to the hospital. These school holidays our theme is Spring Babies, giving you the chance to chance to learn about how we care for our baby animals!
Vet for a Dayallows participants to work in our vet hospital for the day, helping out our vets and learning about one of the most rewarding jobs!
Spellbound Illusion Spectacular LIVE in the Wonderland Spiegeltent Theatre starring World Class illusionist Michael Boyd!
An entertainment extravaganza unlike any other with amazing illusions such as levitations and transportations, spectacular dancers, beautiful costumes and the amazing Thurston the Duck appearing and disappearing daily! It is a show for the whole family and will leave you wanting more!
For sheer fun, discovery and excitement, there’s nothing like a great value day out with family and friends at the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show, to be held from Saturday, 20 September to Wednesday, 1 October at Melbourne Showgrounds.
Conducted annually by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) to promote and celebrate Victorian agriculture, the Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest and most iconic annual community event.
Treat the kids to a day of adventure amongst the brilliant colour of the Tulips. The best bit? Kids entry to the festival is free!
We have a fantastic line up of Children’s entertainment in 2014 and are excited to announce those crazy Minions will be joining us for the first week of school holidays with the Despicable Me 2 Stage Show appearing twice daily, along with a meet and greet .
Following the recent sellout success of Cinderella, Promac Productions Australia is returning with their hilarious version of the classic Goldilocks and The 3 Bears.
Whilst keeping true to the traditional story this classic tale is brought right up to modern day with some fascinating and very funny twists.
Watch the 2 Bears enter a singing competion as the singing group “Abbear”…
Head down to Centro Oakleigh these Holidays and cook up a storm!
Kids Cooking Classes
Monday 22 to Friday 26 September
11am to 3pm daily
Located outside Woolworths
Plus… All kids attending receive a free apron and chef hat!
Join us these school holidays for FREE fun for the kids.
Live Native Animal Presentations
Monday 22 – Friday 26 September
11am, 12pm & 1pm
Level 1 outside Anaconda
Enchanted Storytelling & Face painting
Monday 29 September – Friday 3 October
Storytelling: 11am, 12pm & 1pm
Face painting: 11am – 2pm
FREE SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
MAKE & CREATE FREE SEPTEMBER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS CRAFT ACTIVITES!