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Find ways to entertain the whole family over the school holidays. There's so much happening in the city, including plenty of free and low cost kids' activities.
Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue - Saturday 08 April 2017 to Sunday 09 April 2017 - Kids & family

Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue

8 Apr 2017 - 9 Apr 2017, Margaret Court Arena
Paw Patrol Live is coming to Australia for an action-packed, high-energy musical adventure based on the hit animated Nickelodeon TV series.
Mr Snot Bottom's Seriously Stinky Songs - Saturday 08 April 2017 to Saturday 15 April 2017 - Kids & family

Mr Snot Bottom's Seriously Stinky Songs

8 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017, Melbourne Town Hall
Kids' comedian, Mr Snot Bottom, returns with brand new, hilariously disgusting tunes for the whole family.
Now Hear This – A Live Sound Effects Workshop - Friday 07 April 2017, 10:30am to noon, 1:30pm to 3pm - Kids & family

Now Hear This – A Live Sound Effects Workshop

7 Apr 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Use fruit, hardware, balloons, water and more to create a real time soundscape for a play.
Smurfs High Tea - Monday 03 April 2017 to Tuesday 25 April 2017 - Kids & family

Smurfs High Tea

3 Apr 2017 - 25 Apr 2017, The Langham, Melbourne
Each school holidays The Langham captures the imagination of young ones with a children's themed High Tea - this time it's the Smurfs.
Mr Stink - Saturday 01 April 2017 to Sunday 09 April 2017 - Kids & family

Mr Stink

1 Apr 2017 - 9 Apr 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Hold onto your nose for this touching, twisted and very smelly adaptation of David Walliams' award-winning children's book, live on stage!
Cerita Anak (Child’s Story) - Thursday 30 March 2017 to Sunday 02 April 2017 - Kids & family

Cerita Anak (Child’s Story)

30 Mar 2017 - 2 Apr 2017, Arts Centre Melbourne
Cerita Anak (Child's Story) takes pre-school children and their adults on a sea journey never to be forgotten.
Baby Bounce - Wednesday 01 March 2017 to Thursday 01 June 2017 - Kids & family

Baby Bounce

1 Mar 2017 - 1 Jun 2017, State Library of Victoria
Share this fun session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged two and under, held three times a week.
Play Pod - Wednesday 01 March 2017 to Tuesday 06 June 2017 - Kids & family

Play Pod

1 Mar 2017 - 6 Jun 2017, State Library of Victoria
Play Pod is the State Library's program for children aged under eight years, packed with activities to read, create and play.
Storytime - Wednesday 01 March 2017 to Thursday 01 June 2017 - Kids & family

Storytime

1 Mar 2017 - 1 Jun 2017, State Library of Victoria
Have fun with stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities brought to life by the Library's chief storyteller. For ages three to five.
Board Game Club - Tuesday 21 February 2017 to Tuesday 06 June 2017 - Kids & family

Board Game Club

21 Feb 2017 - 6 Jun 2017, North Melbourne Library
North Melbourne Library plays host to glorious battles, scandalous trickery and inspired community planning with their Board Game Club.

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There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice-skating.
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Melbourne has loads of events and activities for children. There are family-friendly festivals like Moomba, school-holiday workshops, exhibitions and more.

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