Things are slowly returning to normal, and we’re seeing a few of our favourite places open their doors – just at the right time for school holidays! Here are the top kid-friendly events happening throughout the week ahead.
TEENS WORKSHOP: BAD ART ZINES
Thursday July 9, at 6pm // Online with QAGoMA
Join artist and sparkle queen Rachel Burke in this no-pressure journaling and zine workshop for teens! Scribble, collage and sew your heart out as Rachel talks you through her creative process.
FIRESIDE AT HOTA
Friday July 10 thru to Sunday August 2 // HOTA, Surfers Paradise
For four weekends from July 10, Fireside will bring together great art, great food and great conversation. Expect the best homegrown talent, quirky cabaret, great comedy and so much more.
FUN AT ROBINA TOWN CENTRE
Open now // Robina Town Centre, Robina
Robina Town Centre’s most beloved attractions are here, just in time for the school holidays! Explore a world of optical illusions and murals at ArtVo, strike up a game at Zone Bowling or jump for joy with thrill-filled Aero Jump – but only until Sunday July 12.
PLAY CLUB: AFTER DINNER
Tuesday July 14, at 7.30pm // Zoom with QLD Theatre
The latest installment of Queensland Theatre’s ‘Play Club’ is coming up this Tuesday, bringing a live reading of Andrew Bovell’s ‘After Dinner’ to your screen. Among the famous five performing the parts is one very familiar voice to Aussie parents: Melanie Zanetti, the voice of ‘BLUEY’s mum!
EVENT CINEMAS RE-OPENING OFFER
Limited time only // Various locations
Event Cinemas are open once again and they’re offering half-price adult tickets across all movie experiences to celebrate! This weekend, catch ‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ ‘Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarves,’ ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ and more.
Now thru to August 31, from 10am until 5pm // Queensland Museum, South Brisbane
Find trinkets and treasures you’ve never seen before in this fun scavenger hunt around the collections and galleries of the Queensland Museum. Download your scavenger hunt list, and be sure to book your free timed ticket before you visit.
CREATIVE KIDS ONSITE
Now thru to December 31, from 9am until 12pm // The Common at West Village, West End
Don’t miss out on a bevvy of free, fun, kid-focused workshops, on every day for all ages! Explore magic on Mondays or enjoy Eco Tuesday, Art and Science Wednesday, Sensory Thursday, Construction Friday or take part in varying craft sessions on the weekends!
70 THINGS TO DO THESE WINTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Looking for more school holiday fun? Check out these ‘70 things to do these winter school holidays‘ as (we know!) you can never have enough activity inspiration for the kids. Bust boredom with these winter and COVID-friendly activities!
Market mad? Check out our market calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art markets on this month in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
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