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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.
The Fairy Magic Show
2 Oct 2016, Wonderland Spiegeltent
Wear your favourite fairy dress and fairy wings and enjoy a magical ride into the world of Fairy Lee.
Pool Re-opening at North Melbourne Recreation Centre
1 Oct 2016, North Melbourne Recreation Centre (aquatic facilities)
Make a splash at the North Melbourne Recreation Centre, with the pool re-opening coming up on grand final day.
Fimo Jewellery Making
30 Sep 2016 - 1 Oct 2016, No Vacancy Gallery
Take part in a jewellery-making workshop for kids during the school holidays.
Australian Animal Show at North Melbourne Library
29 Sep 2016, North Melbourne Library
Come along to the Wild Action: Australian Animal Show at North Melbourne Library, part of the 'Spectacular September' school holiday program.
Craft Morning Extravaganza at Southbank Library
29 Sep 2016, Southbank Library at Boyd
Unleash your creativity at the crafting Extravaganza at Southbank Library, part of the 'Spectacular September' school holiday program.
Now You See Me
29 Sep 2016, ArtPlay
Spin three towers of blocks that feature the colourful portraits of eight young people.
Terrarium Making with Candy Sparkles
29 Sep 2016, No Vacancy Gallery
Join Candy as she shares her recipe for terrarium success, showing kids how to make their very-own take-home 'plant pet'.
The Sounds and Science of Play
28 Sep 2016 - 29 Sep 2016, ArtPlay
Create your own work inspired by Narinda Cook's 'play' exhibition.
Drawing Club with Rob Bowers
28 Sep 2016, No Vacancy Gallery
Join like-minded people in an atmosphere of experimentation, potential collaboration and play in a drawing class with artist Robert Bowers.
Table Tennis Tournament at Library at The Dock
28 Sep 2016, Library at The Dock
Challenge your friends to a table tennis tournament, part of the 'Spectacular September' school holiday program at Library at the Dock.
More to explore
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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