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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 Squishface Studio Kids Comic Jam - Saturday 09 July 2016, 2pm to 4pm - Kids & family

The Squishface Studio Kids Comic Jam

9 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
For children who can't stop drawing, this workshop teaches how to create your own fantastic comic.
Painting Movement - Saturday 09 July 2016 to Sunday 10 July 2016 - Kids & family

Painting Movement

9 Jul 2016 - 10 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
Explore the lines and curves that make up the city landscape with dancer and choreographer Mariaa Randall.
Snow Play at Harbour Town Melbourne - Friday 08 July 2016 to Sunday 28 August 2016 - Kids & family

Snow Play at Harbour Town Melbourne

8 Jul 2016 - 28 Aug 2016, Harbour Town Melbourne
Rug up and experience the snow at Harbour Town Melbourne.
Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr. - Wednesday 06 July 2016 to Saturday 09 July 2016 - Kids & family

Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr.

6 Jul 2016 - 9 Jul 2016, Union Theatre - University of Melbourne
Disney Beauty and the Beast Jr., presented by the Young Australian Broadway Chorus, is magical school holiday entertainment for the whole family.
Bush Sculpture  - Sunday 03 July 2016, 10:30am to noon, 2pm to 3:30pm - Kids & family

Bush Sculpture

3 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
Join Baluk Arts Aboriginal artists in creating your very own bush sculpture to take home with you.
Imprint - Saturday 02 July 2016, 10:30am to noon, 2pm to 3:30pm - Kids & family

Imprint

2 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
Discover the beautiful lines and curves of Arabic script and create bold geometric patterns using basic print-making techniques.
Docklands Winter Fireworks - Friday 01 July 2016 to Friday 26 August 2016 - Kids & family

Docklands Winter Fireworks

1 Jul 2016 - 26 Aug 2016, Docklands Waterfront
Start your weekend with a spectacular light show during July and August with the free Friday night fireworks over Docklands.
Shimmer (4 to 8 years) - Wednesday 29 June 2016 to Friday 01 July 2016 - Kids & family

Shimmer (4 to 8 years)

29 Jun 2016 - 1 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
Turn recycled materials into beautiful garlands of flowers that will form a shimmering forest for the Shimmer exhibition in the ArtPlay gallery.
Shimmer (9 to 12 years)  - Wednesday 29 June 2016 to Friday 01 July 2016 - Kids & family

Shimmer (9 to 12 years)

29 Jun 2016 - 1 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
Come on an adventure with shadow and light to create a collaborative installation for exhibition in the ArtPlay gallery.
ArtPlay Backyard - Wednesday 29 June 2016 to Sunday 10 July 2016 - Kids & family

ArtPlay Backyard

29 Jun 2016 - 10 Jul 2016, ArtPlay
Come and play in the ArtPlay Backyard, with all sorts of materials on hand for you to create your artwork.

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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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